Sports Archive

Area golf teams get fall season underway

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Even before school starts around Clermont County, the fall sports season has gotten underway with eight boys’ golf teams taking part in early-season action. Following a summer filled with individual tournament play, local teams have come together to compete as a group for the first time since October of last [ Read More ]

Pair of Williamsburg track athletes sign with Rio Grande

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A pair of Williamsburg track and field athletes will continue their athletic and academic careers at the University of Rio Grande, the school announced last week. Cody Minnie and Caley Pringle inked National Letters of Intent to compete for the RedStorm track and field teams this coming season after standout [ Read More ]

Rule changes implemented for ‘14-15

Effective with the 2015 high school track and field season, the prohibition of jewelry will be eliminated. This was one of several rules changes recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Track and Field Rules Committee at its June 16-18 meeting in Indianapolis. The committee’s recommendations were subsequently approved by the [ Read More ]

Ohio DNR drawing duck blind lottery on Aug. 16 at 17 parks

More than 290 permits are available to hunters wishing to construct a blind to hunt ducks and geese on select Ohio State Park lakes this waterfowl hunting season. Lottery drawings will be held the morning of Saturday, Aug. 16, at 17 state parks that offer the duck blind permits, along with lotteries for 71 permits [ Read More ]

Former Milford Youth Basketball board members indicted for theft

Staff report Two former Milford Youth Basketball Association board members were indicted on July 24 by the Clermont County Grand Jury, facing charges of fourth degree felony theft after the Miami Township Police Department completed a two-month investigation. Shannon Wenzel of Miami Township and Carey Chesser of Stonelick Township were charged with making more than [ Read More ]

New Richmond Red Legs complete successful season in CCKA D-Jr.

The New Richmond Red Legs, a Clermont County Knothole Association D-Jr. Division I team, completed a successful season earlier this summer going undefeated in the first half of the season and dropping just one game in the second half. The Red Legs ended up in second place in the division, but had an admirable tournament run [ Read More ]

Demarko’s Bowling Camp teaches fundamentals in a different way

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Kathy Demarko never was your typical high school bowling coach, so it’s only true to form that her annual summer camp wasn’t a run-of-the-mill endeavor, either. The vibrant and engaging former Glen Este High School coach hosted the 13th and final edition of her summer camp last week at Cherry [ Read More ]

Kilgore named a MSA/Reds Coach of the Year Finalist

Veteran Milford High School baseball coach Tom Kilgore was recently announced as a finalist for the MSA Sports/Cincinnati Reds Coach of the Year, honoring the Greater Cincinnati area’s top skippers. The finalists were recognized on the field prior to the Cincinnati Reds’ home game on Sunday, July 27. During the 2014 season, Kilgore led the [ Read More ]

Ohio High School Athletic Association awards $55,000 in college scholarships to 49 students

The Ohio High School Athletic Association will hand out total of $55,000 in college scholarships to 49 recent high school student-athlete graduates following selections made recently by each of the OHSAA’s six District Athletic Boards. The OHSAA’s annual college scholarship program is now in its 22nd year. Of the 49 honorees, 43 will receive $1,000 [ Read More ]

Coastal Grants to improve Lake Erie access, education and water quality

Improving beach water quality, educating marina owners and boaters about environmental stewardship, and establishing maintenance protocols for storm water control measures are the key goals of projects being funded this fiscal year by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). “Coastal Management Assistance Grants allow groups to undertake projects that improve water quality, habitat, and [ Read More ]


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