Sports Archive

Batavia native, CNE alumna travels with ISU to Morocco

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Sports often have the power to take people out of their homes, transporting them, if only for a few hours, to destinations around the globe for some momentarily solace from life’s ups and downs. Playing sports, especially at a high level, can provide the athletes a more realistic escape from [ Read More ]

Milford’s Vilardo earns gold medal at Special Olympics golf tourney

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Milford’s own Johnny Vilardo earned a gold medal at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games held in New Jersey on June 12-20. Vilardo competed in the Level Four individual stroke play 9-hole division in the tournament contested at Mercer Oaks Golf Course. Vilardo said he played Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday [ Read More ]

Batavia’s Raper showcases for scouts at Super Combine

By Chris Chaney Sun staff After an impressive showing at the Blue-Grey Regional Combine at Paul Brown Stadium on Saturday, April 12, Batavia High School’s Trey Raper was selected to participate in the organization’s Northeast Super Combine on June 20-21. One of just four super combines around the nation, Raper was selected as one of [ Read More ]

Local wrestlers compete in National Duals Tournament

By Chris Chaney Sun staff For some of the best wrestlers in Clermont County, the work on the mat doesn’t stop when the scholastic season ends. Headed up by Bethel-Tate head coach Tom Donahue, six Clermont County wrestlers joined 25 of the best wrestlers from around the state to compete as the Ohio Freestyle Wrestling [ Read More ]

SBC’s top track and field stars honored at postseason awards

By Chris Chaney Sun staff League champions, regional and state qualifiers dominated the Southern Buckeye Conference’s girls’ track and field All-Star lists, which was released by the league office at the conclusion of the season. Members of the title-winning schools were honored above most others as Coaches of the Year from both divisions of the [ Read More ]

Clermont County golf course hosts 105th Men’s Met

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Stillmeadow Country Club, located in Pierce County, was the host of the 105th Annual Tony Blom Men’s Metropolitan Amateur Championship last week. The championship, which pits the best amateur golfers from around Cincinnati against one another, was won by rising University of Cincinnati senior golfer Jared Howard over 55-year old [ Read More ]

Cincinnati Polo Club is starting new season with more numbers

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A new season is underway for the Cincinnati Polo Club and while the team is entering their first full season on their new field in Goshen, more and more people are being exposed to an exciting new sport. “Over the winter, we held our winter training and coaching program and [ Read More ]

Goshen’s Munafo brothers find home on All-Star lists, if not with one lacrosse club

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Jiles and Caleb Munafo are lacrosse standouts without a team to call their own. A rising senior and junior, respectively, at Goshen High School, the Munafo brothers grew up playing lacrosse for the Milford Lacrosse Club since middle school — one of the few club teams available to out-of-district players [ Read More ]

Storch named All-American, Gregory named to All-Ohio

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A pair of Milford Lady Eagles added another impressive accolade to their respective résumés as softball standout Kayla Gregory and water polo aficionado Carolyn Storch were honored earlier this month. Both recently graduated seniors of the Clermont County school, Storch was named as an Honorable Mention All-American by the National [ Read More ]

SBC honors the area’s best tennis players with awards

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A competitive season on the tennis courts around Clermont County gave way to an impressive list of All-Conference performers from area high schools. The respective league champions were well represented on the All-Star lists, but exceptional play by non-title winning teams and individuals were recognized as well. Individual coaching awards [ Read More ]


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