Sports Archive

Local swimmers, divers get postseason preview at Classic

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Hundreds of high school swimmers and divers from around Southwest Ohio converged on seven preliminary sites and two finals destinations to show off their skills at the Southwest Ohio Swimming and Diving Classic three weeks before the postseason begins. Local athletes from Amelia, Glen Este, New Richmond and Milford competed [ Read More ]

Williamsburg wrestlers recognize honorary captain

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Senior night festivities at Williamsburg High School on Jan. 13 turned out to be more than just a celebration of the young men who had spent countless hours on the mat over their four-year careers. Instead, the guest of honor was five-year-old Alayna Musselman of Owensville, the team’s honorary captain, [ Read More ]

Wildcats win East Clinton Duals

The Williamsburg Wildcats carried over their 2015 momentum to 2016 by winning the East Clinton Dual Tournament last week. The Wildcats went 5-0 in their matches, besting Piqua High School in the championship, 31-24. Burg opened up the tournament with 49-22 win over Hamilton Badin and followed that up with wins over North College Hill (57-6), Indian [ Read More ]

Strief honored as part of NFL’s Super Bowl High School Honor Roll

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Milford High School received a special gift this week courtesy of the National Football League and Class of 2001 alumnus Zach Strief. “As part of the nationwide Super Bowl 50 celebration, the NFL started the Super Bowl High School Honor Roll program to acknowledge schools and communities that have directly [ Read More ]

Glen Este bowling teams impress at SWOC Showdown

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Area bowling teams took to Northwest Lanes this past weekend for the annual Eastern Cincinnati Conference – Southwest Ohio Conference Showdown, a bracket-style tournament contested between the two local leagues on Saturday, Jan. 9. Local kegglers from Glen Este, Milford and Amelia competed with the Trojans continuing their run of [ Read More ]

Lady Lions emerge from coaching transition quickly

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Coaching changes are rarely easy, but in the tumultuous world of high school sports the coaching carousel is constantly spinning. For the New Richmond Lady Lions, Brad Hatfield had become a staple on the varsity sidelines, but when he resigned to spend more time with his family last spring, Tom [ Read More ]

Three local caddies finalists for Chick Evans Scholarships

Twenty-four Ohio high school seniors were scheduled to gather at Scioto Country Club in Upper Arlington on Thursday, Jan. 7, for the final round of interviews for the Chick Evans Scholarship awarded by the Evans Scholars Foundation. Each finalist is a caddie with a unique story to tell, reflecting the scholarship’s four selection criteria: a [ Read More ]

Spirit Warriors AAU program seeks players

The Spirit Warriors began in 1991. Over 2,000 boys have been played in the program, coming from over 100 schools. Spirit Warriors players have gone on to play at colleges such as Ohio State, U.C., X.U., Miami, N.K.U., Dayton, Akron, Toledo and more. Ted Creamer is the founder, director and head coach of The Spirit [ Read More ]

Felicity-Franklin HS induct inaugural Hall of Fame class

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Felicity-Franklin High School inducted its inaugural Sports Hall of Fame class on Jan. 2, recognizing six student-athletes who excelled during their time at the school and two other honorary members. “It was really important for our athletic department (to have a Hall of Fame),” Felicity athletic director Jerod Jodrey said. [ Read More ]

Batavia, CNE play in Holiday Classic

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Clermont Northeastern High School hosted its annual Holiday Classic basketball tournament on Dec. 28 and 29 with the Batavia boys varsity basketball team and the Clinton-Massie girls varsity basketball team earning in-season titles. Also offering a freshman and junior varsity tournament, CNE held 20 games over two days at the [ Read More ]

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