Wells, Cunningham, Carter, Rosselot, Greenwald, Durkin new CNE Sports Hall picks

December 21st, 2006    Author: Richard Crawford    Filed Under: Sports

The 2007 class of the Clermont Northeastern /Owensville high schools Athletic Hall of Fame has been selected. The new members of the hall will be honored at a banquet that will take place May 9 in the old CNE Middle School.

It will preceed the annual Alumni Basketball Game that will take place in the high school gymnasium. The class of 2007 inductees will be recognized at the alumni cage game, too.

The following are the members of the class of 2007.

Eddie Wells (CNE class of 1970) was a two-time Clermont County League (CCL) all-star in football and wrestling and his senior year he earned distinction by being named the most valuable wrestler of the 1970 CCL mat tourney that took place at Batavia High School. In recent years he has been an assistant varsity wrestling coach at CNE. He was the very successful head coach of the Rockets’ varsity girls soccer team for several seasons leading the Blue and Gold to numerous Southern Buckeye Conference crowns that earned him coach of the year honors those seasons.

Greg Cunningham (1973) was a CCL all-star in boys track and for many years held the CCL record in the pole vault. In more recent years he has held camps and provided coaching and assistance to pole vaulters throughout Clermont County.

Tim Carter (1977) was twice a CCL all-star in football and an all-star in wrestling. He also lettered in baseball. In more recent years he has been a leader among the CNE Athletic Boosters. He was chosen as one of The Clermont Courier outstanding senior athletes of Clermont County in 1977.

Jeff Rosselot (1978) was twice a CCL all-star in both football and basketball. He is at or near the top in many stat categories. He, too, has been active among the CNE Athletic Boosters. He was chosen as one of The Clermont Courier outstanding senior athletes of Clermont County in 1978.

Danielle Greenwald (1986) was a state qualifier in cross country and track and twice placed in the Class AA state cross country championships. She has owned several school records in both sports. Girls cross country did not have a CCL all-star team when she was competing. She was a three-time CCL all-star in track.

Kevin Bergfeld (1992) at one time held two Clermont County football records - most pass interceptions for a season and for a career. He was a two-time Southern Buckeye Conference all-star on the gridiron and a four-time all-leaguer in track and field. His senior year he was the top scorer in the SBC track championships. He was also a three-time state qualifier in track and field.

Frank Durkin (1961) was this year's recipient of the Rocket Pride Award. Durkin returned to his alma mater as an administrator after college graduation. He was a stalwart of the entire CNE athletic program for many years.
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