Sports Archive

Milford, New Richmond get unique cultural experience through basketball

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Sports have always had a unique ability to bring people together. Whether it be rallying a group together for a common cause, acting as a distraction from tragedy or simply building a bridge between two otherwise unfamiliar factions of society, the competition, camaraderie and passion that athletics possess is rarely [ Read More ]

Traditional deer-gun hunting season is underway in Ohio

Ohio hunters have additional choices while pursuing white-tailed deer when gun hunting season opens Monday, Dec. 1, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Deer hunting in Ohio is an extremely popular activity for many people who enjoy the outdoors. More than 400,000 hunters are expected to take to the field during this [ Read More ]

Ohio Football State Championships kick off in Ohio Stadium

The final week of the 2014 OHSAA football season has arrived and 14 teams have earned the right to play for a state championship in Ohio Stadium. After 723 teams began the season in August and 224 earned playoff berths, these 14 teams have advanced through four weeks of the playoffs and will now end [ Read More ]

US Baseball Academy to hold camps at local schools

Milford High School is hosting a six week baseball camp starting January 11. Milford head coach Tom Kilgore will direct the program in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy. Classes are available for players in grades 1-12 and are limited to six players per coach. Sessions are offered in advanced hitting, pitching, catching, fielding and baserunning. [ Read More ]

Eagles’ Roth commits to play baseball at Ohio Dominican

By Shawn Sell Milford High School senior baseball player Cameron Roth will continue his academic and athletic career at Ohio Dominican College after recently committing to the school. As a junior, Roth led the Eagles with a .421 batting average on his way to first team All-Eastern Cincinnati Conference honors. He was also a first [ Read More ]

CNE’s Burden picks ONU with academics in mind

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Clermont Northeastern High School senior softball player Lexi Burden inked her National Letter of Intent to play college fastpitch at Ohio Northern University on Nov. 12 at a ceremony held at the school attended by family, coaches and friends. For Burden, the decision to choose the Polar Bears was one [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate’s Jenike inks Letter of Intent to play, study at Florida Southern

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Bethel-Tate High School senior basketball standout Brooke Jenike made her college plans official earlier this week when she committed to continue her athletic and academic career at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Fla. “Right off the bat, I thought the campus was gorgeous,” Jenike said. “I met the coach and [ Read More ]

UC Clermont softball team works, earns donations at Rincon fundraiser

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The UC Clermont College women’s softball team isn’t afraid to work for what it wants, whether it is on the field or in a restaurant like they were on Tuesday, Nov. 18. The ladies from the team held what has turned into an annual fundraiser last week at Rincon Mexicano [ Read More ]

Ohio’s spectacular Fall Color season coming to a close

This fall, Ohioans were treated to one of the best fall color seasons in recent memory as the weather cooperated just long enough to allow for vibrant hues of reds, oranges and yellows to overtake most of the state, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). “This has been one of the best [ Read More ]

Trees to Textbooks program gives back to communities

Eighteen rural Ohio school districts and their corresponding counties and townships will share $1,765,245 from the sale of timber from Ohio’s state forests. Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director James Zehringer and Smokey Bear today presented checks to the Vinton Local School District in Vinton County and the Washington-Nile Local School District in Scioto [ Read More ]

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