Sports Archive

Ohio DNR drawing duck blind lottery on Aug. 16 at 17 parks

More than 290 permits are available to hunters wishing to construct a blind to hunt ducks and geese on select Ohio State Park lakes this waterfowl hunting season. Lottery drawings will be held the morning of Saturday, Aug. 16, at 17 state parks that offer the duck blind permits, along with lotteries for 71 permits [ Read More ]

Former Milford Youth Basketball board members indicted for theft

Staff report Two former Milford Youth Basketball Association board members were indicted on July 24 by the Clermont County Grand Jury, facing charges of fourth degree felony theft after the Miami Township Police Department completed a two-month investigation. Shannon Wenzel of Miami Township and Carey Chesser of Stonelick Township were charged with making more than [ Read More ]

New Richmond Red Legs complete successful season in CCKA D-Jr.

The New Richmond Red Legs, a Clermont County Knothole Association D-Jr. Division I team, completed a successful season earlier this summer going undefeated in the first half of the season and dropping just one game in the second half. The Red Legs ended up in second place in the division, but had an admirable tournament run [ Read More ]

Demarko’s Bowling Camp teaches fundamentals in a different way

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Kathy Demarko never was your typical high school bowling coach, so it’s only true to form that her annual summer camp wasn’t a run-of-the-mill endeavor, either. The vibrant and engaging former Glen Este High School coach hosted the 13th and final edition of her summer camp last week at Cherry [ Read More ]

Kilgore named a MSA/Reds Coach of the Year Finalist

Veteran Milford High School baseball coach Tom Kilgore was recently announced as a finalist for the MSA Sports/Cincinnati Reds Coach of the Year, honoring the Greater Cincinnati area’s top skippers. The finalists were recognized on the field prior to the Cincinnati Reds’ home game on Sunday, July 27. During the 2014 season, Kilgore led the [ Read More ]

Ohio High School Athletic Association awards $55,000 in college scholarships to 49 students

The Ohio High School Athletic Association will hand out total of $55,000 in college scholarships to 49 recent high school student-athlete graduates following selections made recently by each of the OHSAA’s six District Athletic Boards. The OHSAA’s annual college scholarship program is now in its 22nd year. Of the 49 honorees, 43 will receive $1,000 [ Read More ]

Coastal Grants to improve Lake Erie access, education and water quality

Improving beach water quality, educating marina owners and boaters about environmental stewardship, and establishing maintenance protocols for storm water control measures are the key goals of projects being funded this fiscal year by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). “Coastal Management Assistance Grants allow groups to undertake projects that improve water quality, habitat, and [ Read More ]

14u Flash Gold finish off a strong summer tournament season

The Hamersville Flash 14U Gold Team coached by Shawn Whisman had a great finish to their 2014 Summer Season. On the 4th of July they played in a big tournament at Rumpke Park with top teams like the Flames, Cincinnati Baseball Club, At the Yard, Haubner and others. The Flash finished in first place beating [ Read More ]

PGA Championship gives local golf fans a chance to see the best players in the world

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Clermont County’s proximity to high-level professional sports often spoils local sports enthusiasts, but there are a still a few pros that don’t make the Queen City and its surrounding region an annual stop. Since the Web.Com Tour — formerly the Nationwide Tour — moved the Chiquita Classic away from TPC [ Read More ]

Batavia announces Hall of Fame Class of 2014

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Batavia High School announced its 2014 Hall of Fame Class earlier this week, which will include four individual inductees, three standout teams and one longtime contributor to Batavia athletics. The school will hold the induction ceremony on Aug. 29 at 6 p.m. in the high school gymnasium while also honoring [ Read More ]


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