Sports Archive

Monarchs show fans how baseball was played in 1860s

By Chris Chaney Sun staff America’s past time has always been baseball, but this year — and for the first time in Clermont County — fans can take a trip back in time some 150 years to see how the game was played when it endeared itself to a burgeoning nation. The Moscow Monarchs are [ Read More ]

Moscow’s West parlays goal into gold at Senior Olympics

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Everybody needs a goal in life. That’s what Larry West of Moscow believes. The 80-year old athlete is doing his best to become “the best looking corpse in the cemetery.” Training, walking and competing have become part of life for West in his retirement, so much so that he plays [ Read More ]

Sumpter takes over as Bethel AD, Dean of Students

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A new era is underway at Bethel-Tate High School as Joe Sumpter assumed the role of athletic director, replacing Brian Cunningham. Sumpter will also act as dean of students. “I was looking for a position down this way about midsummer,” Sumpter explained. “My family and I, we had lived in [ Read More ]

New Richmond grad Buckingham acclimating well to U. of Minnesota

New Richmond graduate Josie Buckingham, third from the left, poses with the five other newcomers to the University of Minnesota’s women’s basketball team. Buckingham got onto campus earlier this summer to better acclimate herself with the college lifestyle and prepare for the upcoming basketball season. Unfortunately, she is recovering from a twisted ankle suffered during an [ Read More ]

Natural Resources Park offers families outdoor fun next door to the State Fair

The Ohio State Fair opens Wednesday, July 23, at the Ohio Expo Center and State Fairgrounds. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) provides visitors the opportunity to experience the great outdoors only steps from the busy midway at the ODNR Natural Resources Park. The park, located in the southeast corner of the fairgrounds, is [ Read More ]

Western & Southern Open announces an impressive entry list

By Chris Chaney Sun staff   The best tennis players in the world are converging on the Greater Cincinnati Area once again this summer with all 20 of the top-10 men and women in the world participating in the Western & Southern Open at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason August 9-17, the tournament [ Read More ]

Huber inks Letter of Intent to join Campbell at Wright St.

By Chris Chaney Sun staff   Glen Este High School held a signing ceremony for graduating senior Blake Huber last month as the two-time Eastern Cincinnati Conference Bowler of the Year decided to take his talents north to Wright State University. “(Blake)’s got the game. He knows it inside and out, he knows what to [ Read More ]

Dutch Lions bring high level soccer to Cincinnati

By Chris Chaney Sun staff   On the heels of a wildly successful World Cup, soccer fans across the country have been encouraged about the potential growth and future of the game in America. For the Cincinnati Dutch Lions Football Club, they’re betting that growth can manifest itself right here in Southwest Ohio. “We’re trying [ Read More ]

Clermont Northeastern has new faces, facilities in 2014

By Chris Chaney Sun staff   Clermont Northeastern High School got a facelift during the expanse of the early summer months both in terms of facilities and leadership, allowing athletic director Mike Kirk to put into motion a plan that not only will boost the Rockets’ competitive standing, but also their ability to host major [ Read More ]

Batavia native, CNE alumna travels with ISU to Morocco

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Sports often have the power to take people out of their homes, transporting them, if only for a few hours, to destinations around the globe for some momentarily solace from life’s ups and downs. Playing sports, especially at a high level, can provide the athletes a more realistic escape from [ Read More ]


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