Sports Archive

Franz pitches no hitter

The WT Revs of the Withamsville-Tabasco Baseball Association C-Sr. Division were privy to one of baseball’s rarest accomplishments on Saturday, June 27. Eleven-year-old pitcher Zac Franz threw a no hitter against the Amelia Cobras. Franz struck out 12 batters and issued two just walks in the Rev’s victory in a game held at WT Ballpark.

Sporting Women to be held July 18

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The Eastern Hills Rod, Gun and Conservation Club will hold its 12th Annual Sporting Women’s workshop from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on July 18th at the club’s headquarters in Batavia. “The event started about 10 years ago,” EHRGCC president George Clark said. “The whole event is like a workshop [ Read More ]

Local golfers ply their trade in annual Met

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The 106th Annual Tony Blom Metropolitan Amateur Championship made its way out of Clermont County this year, but not without a handful of hangers-on in tow to Western Hills Country Club. Stillmeadow Country Club hosted last year’s event, bringing 168 players to the county for a week’s worth of golf, [ Read More ]

Boaters urged to avoid high water

Ohio has experienced steady rains and rising waters in the past week. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) urges Ohioans and visitors to avoid high, fast-moving water in rivers and streams. “With the increased amount of rain, extra precautions are essential to ensure that the strength, depth and speed of a river does not [ Read More ]

All-Star starters announced July 5

The starting position players for the 2015 All-Star Game, named via the 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot, will be unveiled on Sunday, July 5th at 7:30 p.m. (ET) on the “Esurance All-Star Starters Selection Show” on ESPN prior to the “Sunday Night Baseball” matchup featuring the San Francisco Giants at the Washington Nationals, Major [ Read More ]

Flash 15U impress playing up at The Ohio State University

The Flash Gold 15U baseball team traveled to the state capital over the weekend of June 13 and 14 to play up in the 16U division with the chance to play on The Ohio State University’s Nick Swisher Field in the Bill Davis Stadium with a good showing in the early rounds. A strong pool play performance saw [ Read More ]

Goshen, Williamsburg take home SBC awards

By Wade Linville and Chris Chaney Sun staff Another regular season of Southern Buckeye Athletic Conference high school baseball has come to a close, and to top off another exciting season, the conference held its annual spring sports awards banquet at Hamersville Elementary on May 26, issuing awards to the league champion teams, coaches of [ Read More ]

All-Star Color Run 5k route released

Major League Baseball, the Cincinnati Reds and The Color Run have announced the course route for The Color Run MLB All-Star 5K presented by Nike taking place on Saturday, July 11. The All-Star themed course takes participants through downtown Cincinnati starting at Sawyer Point Park, passes by Great American Ball Park and then crosses into [ Read More ]

Patrols to stop boating under the influence

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will be participating in Operation Dry Water June 26-28, as part of a nationally coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents and deaths related to boating under the influence of drugs or alcohol. “Drinking and boating are a combination that can lead to serious and even deadly, [ Read More ]

2015 All-Star cap to pay homage to history of Cincinnati baseball

Major League Baseball and New Era, the official on-field cap of MLB, today revealed a unique cap collection for the 86th All-Star Game, which will be held on Tuesday, July 14th at Great American Ball Park, the home of the Cincinnati Reds. Inspired by the caps worn on the field by this year’s host club [ Read More ]


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