Sports Archive

Lions Sports Hall of Fame inducts three in class of 2014

By Chris Chaney< Sun staff New Richmond High School inducted three new members into their Lions Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, Jan. 25 following the boys’ varsity basketball team’s 100-63 victory over Bethel-Tate. Jason (Jay) Penry, John Duncan, Jr. and Denny Hopewell were honored at halftime of the contest. The trio of inductees includes [ Read More ]

Glen Este second grade team completes second consecutive undefeated season

The Glen Este Youth Football 2nd grade team picked up where they left off a year ago again running through the regular season undefeated and winning their second consecutive Super Bowl. Under the direction of head coach Tommie Miller, the Trojans racked up a 25-0 record while outscoring opponents 701-46. A dominant team on both [ Read More ]

Annual Ohio Wildlife Diversity Conference continues to grow

The 30th annual Ohio Wildlife Diversity Conference will once again highlight some of Ohio’s conservation success stories that often occur in the unlikeliest places. Entitled “Superheroes Among Us,” the conference will recognize and explore some of the amazing abilities of Ohio’s wildlife while recognizing many of the people that work so diligently to preserve and [ Read More ]

Hunters donate 58,500 pounds of venison

Ohio hunters donated 1,170 white-tailed deer to local food banks to benefit Ohioans in need during the 2013 hunting season, according to Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry (FHFH) and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). To date, food banks have received approximately 58,500 pounds of venison and 234,000 meals for needy Ohioans. One [ Read More ]

Bulldogs gearing up for exhausting home stretch

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Beginning the season 5-1, inconsistency has marred a promising start for the Batavia Bulldogs, however an experienced roster still has seven Southern Buckeye Conference games on the schedule and the opportunity to compete for a league title. “I think we’ve given a couple (games) away that we shouldn’t have, that [ Read More ]

Lady Tigers hope to parlay second half surge into sectional title shot

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A difficult start to the season has been fully pushed to the backburner for the Bethel-Tate Lady Tigers as the team wheeled off five wins in a row around the New Year thanks in large part to the return of one of the team’s leaders. “We had a rough start, [ Read More ]

Eight wrestling teams competing in the state duals

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Eight Clermont County high school wrestling teams took part in the Ohio High School Dual Team Wrestling Tournament on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at sites across Southwest Ohio. Across three divisions and multiple event sites, teams from Milford, Glen Este, Amelia, New Richmond, Goshen, Clermont Northeastern, Bethel-Tate and Williamsburg competed as [ Read More ]

Eastside Cardinals offer cost effective basketball alternative

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A growing and cost-effective answer to scholastic basketball landed in Clermont County in 2011 courtesy of Dwayne and Lisa Mack. Since then, the Eastside Cardinals have tripled in size and gained global appeal. “We are a non-profit organization,” Dwayne Mack, the president of the Eastside Cardinals said. “We are a [ Read More ]

Goshen Youth Soccer Association announces registration dates for 2014

The Goshen Youth Soccer Association is announcing that they are now taking sign up information for the spring session. The cost is $95.00 per child, but if you act quickly, you can take advantage of the early bird special and save yourself $10.00. Also, if your child will be reusing their uniform, you can save [ Read More ]

Cold weather freezes the Trojans’ early momentum

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Reversing their fate on Jan. 13 at Little Miami, the Glen Este Trojans have thawed out from the polar vortex and got back to winning basketball games after a weather-induced losing streak derailed a promising start to the season. “We got off to a good start. We were 4-1 and [ Read More ]

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