Sports Archive

Rockets overcome early-season obstacles to peak at right time

By Chris Chaney Sun staff An up-and-down season for the Clermont Northeastern Rockets is starting to level out and head coach Scott Wells has been encouraged by the improvement and dedication those within the program are showing. “We have 13 wrestlers overall on the team and seven of those are seniors,” Wells said. “When we’re [ Read More ]

Amelia’s Mazzaro wins 200th game

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Amelia High School boys’ head basketball coach Craig Mazzaro reached the 200-win mark following the Barons’ 69-36 rout of interdivisional rival Williamsburg on Jan. 3. The milestone win was originally thought to have come on Tuesday, Jan. 7 against Clermont Northeastern, but after going back through the records, Mazzaro and [ Read More ]

Lady Eagles’ backs against the wall, fighting to contend in ECC

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The cold weather has seeped into the Milford Lady Eagles’ fingers as poor shooting has put head coach Kristi McKenney’s team’s backs against the wall 13 games into the season. “We were playing pretty well up until this week when we hit a cold spell with our shooting,” McKenney said. [ Read More ]

Ohio muzzleloader hunters bag more than 16,000 deer

Ohio hunters braved record-setting cold temperatures and howling winds to harvest 16,464 white-tailed deer during the state’s four-day muzzleloader season, Jan. 4-7, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The extreme cold that moved across the state during the final two days of the season did not deter some hunters as more than [ Read More ]

Halfway through season, Clermont hoops heating up

By Chris Chaney Sun staff As the calendar turns, local boys’ basketball teams are realigning themselves in their respective conference standings and licking any wounds that they may have accrued through the first half of the season. While weather has been much more of a factor than many anticipated, preseason favorites have played up to [ Read More ]

Lady Barons off to stellar start while the boys struggle

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Amelia bowling teams are living a tale of two seasons; while the boys struggle to find their identity, their female counterparts are knocking opponents out like pins on a first frame roll. “The boys are struggling,” head coach Creed Cornett said. “They haven’t gotten a win yet, but they’ve [ Read More ]

Milford and Glen Este open the New Year at a familiar invitational

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Two local swimming and diving teams kicked off the New Year at a familiar event as the Milford Eagles hosted 15 schools from around the state including Clermont County and Eastern Cincinnati Conference rivals Glen Este at the 20th annual Milford High School Swimming and Diving Invitational on Jan. 4. [ Read More ]

Ohio DNR offer winter getaway options at state parks around Ohio

As we kick off 2014, snow and cold blanket the state, leaving us dreaming of warmer weather. What a perfect time to begin planning a spring or summer getaway at an Ohio State Park. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) oversees more than 70 state parks located around the state, making it possible for [ Read More ]

Winless Tigers closing in on first victory

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Bethel-Tate Tigers haven’t gotten off to the kind of start first-year head coach Reggie Hall had hoped for dropping their first 10 games of the season. However, the 0-10 record that the Tigers bring to the floor is nowhere near representative of type of battles that the 2013-14 Bethel [ Read More ]

Trio of Milford Eagles take next step toward continuing careers in college

By Chris Chaney Sun staff A trio of Milford High School student athletes has made a commitment to continue their education and athletic careers at the next level, the school announced last week. Baseball players Ty Helton and Andrew Minton signed National Letters of Intent while soccer player Logan Bartsch verbally committed to Cincinnati State [ Read More ]

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