Sports Archive

Glen Este’s season comes to an end

By Bruce Campbell Despite their 21-1 overall mark and a 14-0 ECC championship season, Glen Este’s girls basketball team was no stranger to double digit deficits while compiling the best record in school history, having overcome them in four of their last eight games. On Wednesday, Feb. 17, in their opening state tournament game, the [ Read More ]

Registration open for Police and Fire Games

This year’s Games will be held in Lancaster during the week of June 12-17, and are being hosted by Sheriff Dave Phalen and the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office. Sgt. Jesse Hendershot will serve as the Overall Coordinator, assisted by Dep. Jeff Reed. Officers from the Sheriff’s Office, along with a few community volunteers from the [ Read More ]

New Richmond wins Shinkle Invite

The New Richmond Lions took home their second tournament title of the season on Saturday, Feb. 13 at the Steve Shinkle Varsity Wrestling Invitational hosted at Batavia. The Lions not only won the tournament, they dominated it. Second-place Purcell Marian was 103.5 points behind New Richmond’s 287.5 total. The hosts, Batavia, finished in third place, Bethel-Tate [ Read More ]

Locals swim at sectionals

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor In pools around Southwest Ohio this past week, swimmers and divers from around the district competed at four sites for the right to compete at Miami University natatorium this week. Representatives from four Clermont County high schools advanced out of the sectional round, earning the right to swim and dive [ Read More ]

Amelia claims fourth straight Southern Buckeye league title

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Updating the league championship banners in the Amelia High School gymnasium has become an annual occurrence as the Barons varsity basketball team claimed their fourth consecutive Southern Buckeye Conference American Division title last week. “None of them have been easy,” Amelia head coach Craig Mazzaro said. “We’ve earned every one [ Read More ]

Wildlife Council receives 2016-17 hunting proposals

Proposals for Ohio’s 2016-2017 deer season dates and bag limits to remain mostly unchanged were presented at Wednesday’s Ohio Wildlife Council meeting, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Among the noteworthy proposals was to move the two-day deer-gun season to Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 28-29. The county bag limits were proposed to [ Read More ]

Ohio hunters check more than 188k deer during season

Hunters checked 188,335 white-tailed deer throughout Ohio’s 2015-2106 deer season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Last year, 175,745 deer were checked during the 2014-2015 season. To help stabilize deer populations, bag limits were reduced this year, and antlerless permit use was eliminated in most counties. This year’s increase can be attributed [ Read More ]

Seven Milford student-athletes announce college plans

By Shawn Sell The Milford High School Department of Athletics is pleased to announce that seven 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: Kemper Ackermann (Men’s Lacrosse-DePauw University), Parker Clemons (Football-University of Charleston {WV}), [ Read More ]

Williamsburg, Western Brown win SBC crowns

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Batavia High School played host to the Southern Buckeye Conference’s Varsity Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 5, one of the area wrestling teams’ last primers for the Feb. 19 sectional tournament also hosted on the school’s grounds. Western Brown emerged victorious as both the American Division and overall champions, tallying [ Read More ]

Glen Este wins ECC 

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor A strong season for the Glen Este High School wrestling team had another accolade added to its collective résumé on Saturday, Feb. 5 when the Trojans dominated the Eastern Cincinnati Conference Tournament on their home mats. Glen Este bested second-place Anderson by 109.5 points and third-place Loveland by 119.5. The [ Read More ]

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