Sports Archive

Williamsburg cracks top-10 in state, eyes tournament run

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Expectations for the Williamsburg Lady Wildcats softball team were sky-high coming into the 2016 season thanks to the team’s regional final berth in 2015. Now, nearly halfway through the season, the team is 12-0, ranked 10th in the state in Division IV and on the road to Akron once again. [ Read More ]

Batavia has high expectations

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Familiarity and experience has bred expectation on the baseball diamond at Batavia High School. The Bulldogs are in first place in the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division midway through the year and are looking to claim their second division title in three years. “We have had the same core of [ Read More ]

Two Milford High School student-athletes announce college plans

By Shawn Sell The Milford High School Department of Athletics is pleased to announce that two members of its Class of 2016 will continue their athletic careers on the collegiate level. The student-athletes that have committed to continuing their academic and athletic futures include Alison McClure (Women’s Swimming & Water Polo-Penn State University) and Kelsi [ Read More ]

The British are coming to Batavia

The most popular soccer camp in North America coming this summer. With an innovative camp curriculum developed from the country that invented the sport, and with a team of coaches who grew up eating, drinking and breathing soccer, Challenger Sports are bringing young players throughout the US and Canada, an up close and personal opportunity [ Read More ]

NR’s Foote receives awards

New Richmond High School athletic director Doug Foote has received three prestigious local, state and national awards. Mr. Foote, who is a board member of the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Southwest District Board, was named Southwest District’s Athletic Administrator of the Year by the Southwest Ohio Athletic Directors Association; the Meritorious Service Award recipient [ Read More ]

Lady Broncos thump Lady Lions

By Garth Shanklin Sun Group newspapers Western Brown travelled to New Richmond to take on the Lions in baseball and softball on Monday afternoon with both the Broncos and Lady Broncos walking away victorious. On the softball diamond, Western Brown got another dominating performance in the circle from sophomore Mary Sizer. She tossed a complete [ Read More ]

Western Brown wins a pair

By Garth Shanklin Sun Group newspapers The Western Brown Broncos started the baseball season with three straight losses, two of which were by one run. In the seven games since, the Broncos have fared much better, winning four games including their a pair of victories this week. The team started off by overcoming a 4-0 [ Read More ]

Felicity’s Moore signs to play basketball at Cincinnati State

Ashley Moore, Felicity-Franklin High School’s all-time leading scorer, signed to continue her academic and athletic career at Cincinnati State during a ceremony held at the high school on April 8. Moore was the Division IV Player of the Year in the state as a junior and the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division Player of the [ Read More ]

Milford seeks fourth ECC title

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Sustained success has become the expectation of Milford baseball in recent years. However, coming into the 2016 season after losing 11 seniors to graduation, head coach Tom Kilgore was tasked with reassembling his squad. “Coming in, I think we had a number of question marks,” he said. “We returned three [ Read More ]

1st Annual ‘Putts Fore Mutts’ to be played at to Elks Run June 10

The First Annual Putts fore Mutts Golf Outing will be held Friday, June 10, 2016 at the award-winning Elks Run Golf Club (elksrun.com) in Batavia. Designed by Greg Norman, this course was rated in the top-10 in Ohio by Golfweek magazine and has hosted the U.S. Amateur Qualifiers. You will enjoy not only a great [ Read More ]


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