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Baron bowlers have high hopes for 2015

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A growing and maturing bowling program at Amelia High School has first-year head coach Damon Bauer excited about the prospects of the Baron rollers heading into the meat of their schedule in 2015. The Lady Barons’ squad is leading the way at 5-2 and the boys’ team is rounding into [ Read More ]

Undermanned Trojans win GMVWA Holiday Tourney

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Glen Este Trojans left the Greater Miami Valley Wrestling Association Division I Holiday Wrestling Tournament victorious on Sunday, Dec. 28 despite only bringing nine wrestlers to the event. “(The GMVWA) is a big tournament for us,” second-year head coach Chris Redmond said. “In the month of December, we competed [ Read More ]

Batavia hoping to improve seed position in New Year

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Switching to the big school division of the Southern Buckeye Conference, Batavia boys basketball head coach Mike Hatfield was uncertain coming into the season how his team would fare. Were the Bulldogs an improved team from the 2013-14 squad that went 13-9 and finished third in the small school SBC-National? [ Read More ]

Warriors return host of district qualifiers

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A strong contingent of returning district qualifiers headline the 2014-15 Goshen Warriors wrestling team roster that head coach Dallas Rise hopes can duplicate, if not surpass, the seven Warriors who advanced out of the sectional tournament last season. “We’ve only wrestled dual (matches) and we are 4-3,” Rise said. “We [ Read More ]

Felicity carrying over momentum from ‘14

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Momentum can often be the difference between winning and losing a game. A good defensive stand can turn into a well-run offensive set; a big block can rejuvenate a previously lackluster effort; just one thing can turn a game completely. For the Felicity-Franklin Lady Cardinals, they’re taking ‘Uncle Mo’ to [ Read More ]

Heading into New Year, Barons back atop SBC

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The more things change for Amelia basketball, the more they stay the same. Coming off of at least a share of the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division crown each of the last two seasons, head coach Craig Mazzaro has a team that is in the driver’s seat for a third [ Read More ]

Local grapplers get early-season test

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Four local high school wrestling teams took part in the annual end-of-the-year barometer that is the Southwest Ohio Wrestling Coaches Association Glenn Sample Holiday Classic, also known as the Coaches Classic, on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 20 and 21 at Harrison High School. All four schools — Amelia, Bethel-Tate, Glen [ Read More ]

Amelia’s Huber rolls third perfect game in three years

By Chris Chaney Sun staff For some, bowling a perfect game is a culmination of a lifelong struggle with the lanes; a love-hate relationship that relents one time to reward an elusive 300 score to a weary alley cat. Nic Huber isn’t weary. In fact, he’s hungrier than ever after bowling his third perfect game [ Read More ]

Clermont Northeastern poised to rocket up standings in New Year

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Georgetown might be the class of the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division this year in boys basketball, but the Clermont Northeastern Rockets are poised to shoot up the table as the team continues to grow together. “We need to continue to get better,” first-year head coach Jim Jones said. “I [ Read More ]

GE’s Click wins 250th game

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Coming into the 2014-15 season needing just six wins to reach 250 for his career, Jeff Click knew the question was not ‘if,’ but ‘when.’ ‘When’ turned out to be Wednesday, Dec. 17 at Kings High School in a 51-38 victory over the Lady Trojans’ Eastern Cincinnati Conference rivals. Perhaps [ Read More ]

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