Sports Archive

New era for Milford water polo begins with ultimate prize in sight

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Despite graduating a strong senior class and a shakeup at the top of the program, the Milford water polo teams aren’t pulling any punches as to what they hope to accomplish in 2014; namely, a pair of state titles. The new man in charge, Kevin Metzger, is one who has [ Read More ]

Amelia takes step towards season-long goal with Week Two win over CNE

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A decisive 33-6 win at Clermont Northeastern on Friday night was just the first step for the Amelia Barons who are seeking to end a streak of 16 consecutive seasons without notching a winning record. Not since 1998 have the Barons been able to boast more wins than losses and [ Read More ]

NFHS announces highest-ever high school sports participation

The number of participants in high school sports increased for the 25th consecutive year in 2013-14 with a record total of almost 7.8 million, according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). Based on figures from the 51 NFHS member state high school [ Read More ]

Glen Este, Milford making long road trips Week Two

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Clermont County’s two Eastern Cincinnati Conference-member football teams, Glen Este and Milford, will face a unique challenge during Week Two of the 2014 football season when both travel upstate to Steubenville and Olentangy-Orange, respectively, for Friday night contests. Both Glen Este and Milford bore their trips out of necessity when [ Read More ]

CNE puts a spin on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Clermont Northeastern girls’ soccer program has been putting their own unique spin on things recently and its ALS Ice Bucket Challenge was no different. Under first-year head coach Kris Asmus, an eight-year veteran of the Fairfield Optimist Soccer Club, the Lady Rockets are enacting a new 3-5-2 formation and [ Read More ]

UC Clermont trying to make it to the USCAA Tourney for 9th time

By Chris Chaney Sun staff If confidence breeds winning and in turn, winning breeds confidence, as professional golfer Hubert Green once said, then the UC Clermont women’s volleyball team must feel good about making their ninth consecutive United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Tournament this season. Head coach Joe Harpring has a new challenge on [ Read More ]

Week One loss not a death sentence for the Wildcats

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Williamsburg football team had déjà vu all over again, as Yogi Berra once put it, in their Week One loss to Reading on Friday night, but head coach Scott Lefker said the loss wasn’t nearly as significant as what he saw from his team in the second half. The [ Read More ]

Ayers named Official of the Year by OHSAA

By Chris Chaney Sun staff “Fair and balanced” isn’t just a motto reserved for Fox News, it can also be used to describe Doug Ayers of Batavia. The longtime Ohio High School Athletic Association official was recognized by the organization in June for his work behind the plate and in the field in 2013-14. He [ Read More ]

BSC Eagles win the Dog Days

Playing in the Dog Days soccer tournament for the last time as a team, the Beechmont Soccer Club Eagles came home as champions in the girls U14 age group. The next time this tournament is played these girls will be preparing for their freshman season on their respective high school teams. Led by a potent [ Read More ]

Area cross country teams get seasons underway at Early Bird

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Area cross country teams got to see for the first time in 2014 how their offseason training would stack up against their competition on Aug. 20 as Felicity-Franklin High School hosted the Early Bird Run at Washington Township Park. Five Clermont County teams took part with New Richmond and Bethel-Tate [ Read More ]


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