Sports Archive

Rocket wrestlers have big goals despite having small numbers

By Chris Chaney Sun staff With only four wrestlers out this winter for Clermont Northeastern, head coach Scott Wells is in a unique position to get the most out of each of his grapplers heading towards the postseason. “We want to extend the season as long as possible,” he said. “We want to get (everybody) [ Read More ]

Ohio Hunters harvest over 13,000 Deer during Muzzleloader Season

Hunting is the best and most effective management tool for maintaining Ohio’s healthy deer population. Hunters harvested 13,726 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2015 muzzleloader season, Jan. 2-5, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Hunters have checked 167,013 deer so far in all 2014-2015 hunting seasons, compared to 182,861 at the same point [ Read More ]

Williamsburg considers adding soccer team

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Williamsburg Local Schools may have a boys soccer team for the first time, if the school board approves a proposal. This is definitely not the first time that adding a team has been discussed, said Superintendent Matt Earley, but it is the first time that a proposal has made it [ Read More ]

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 ]

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