Sports Archive

Injury-stricken Lady Wildcats hanging tough in conference

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Every team has to deal with injuries over the course of a season; it’s part of playing varsity sports. However, the Williamsburg Lady Wildcats weren’t just bit by the injury bug, they were decimated by it. Forced to forego the junior varsity season in order to fill a full squad [ Read More ]

Returning core carrying postseason momentum into 2014 for Lady Cards

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Despite a mediocre regular season in 2013, the Felicity-Franklin Lady Cardinals were able to come together for a strong postseason run that saw the team advance to a sectional final. That late-season chemistry and a returning core of standouts has the Lady Cardinals enjoying the fruits of that success just [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate’s new culture manifesting itself on the field on Friday nights

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Bethel-Tate equaled their win total of the previous three seasons combined on Friday night as the Tigers beat Goshen, 28-16, in front of a robust home crowd on the school’s Homecoming weekend. A program in need of a culture change brought in Bill Jenike to be the catalyst for that [ Read More ]

New head coach, same goals for New Richmond boys’ golf

By Chris Chaney Sun staff When former New Richmond head golf coach Phil Heflin accepted a position as the assistant to the principal, longtime Lions athletic staple Steve Wolf stepped into a great situation with the boys’ golf team. Wolf, a former basketball coach at various levels within New Richmond schools and an avid golfer [ Read More ]

Glen Este girls’ tennis building program thanks to lower pay-to-play fee

By Chris Chaney Sun staff When the West Clermont Local School District dropped its pay-to-play fees from $495 per athlete per sport to $250, cash-strapped parents weren’t the only ones rejoicing, coaches were, too. Kevin Ammerman, the second-year tennis coach of the Glen Este Lady Trojans, said that despite a slow start to the 2014 [ Read More ]

New era for Milford water polo begins with ultimate prize in sight

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Despite graduating a strong senior class and a shakeup at the top of the program, the Milford water polo teams aren’t pulling any punches as to what they hope to accomplish in 2014; namely, a pair of state titles. The new man in charge, Kevin Metzger, is one who has [ Read More ]

Amelia takes step towards season-long goal with Week Two win over CNE

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A decisive 33-6 win at Clermont Northeastern on Friday night was just the first step for the Amelia Barons who are seeking to end a streak of 16 consecutive seasons without notching a winning record. Not since 1998 have the Barons been able to boast more wins than losses and [ Read More ]

NFHS announces highest-ever high school sports participation

The number of participants in high school sports increased for the 25th consecutive year in 2013-14 with a record total of almost 7.8 million, according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). Based on figures from the 51 NFHS member state high school [ Read More ]

Glen Este, Milford making long road trips Week Two

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Clermont County’s two Eastern Cincinnati Conference-member football teams, Glen Este and Milford, will face a unique challenge during Week Two of the 2014 football season when both travel upstate to Steubenville and Olentangy-Orange, respectively, for Friday night contests. Both Glen Este and Milford bore their trips out of necessity when [ Read More ]

CNE puts a spin on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Clermont Northeastern girls’ soccer program has been putting their own unique spin on things recently and its ALS Ice Bucket Challenge was no different. Under first-year head coach Kris Asmus, an eight-year veteran of the Fairfield Optimist Soccer Club, the Lady Rockets are enacting a new 3-5-2 formation and [ Read More ]


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