Milford Sports Hall honors its newest members

May 11th, 2008    Author: Richard Crawford    Filed Under: Sports

Three members were added as members of the the class of 2007 to the Milford High School Athletic Hall of Fame.

Bob Lohr (class of 1979) earned nine varsity letters in golf, basketball, and baseball. The two-time Greater Cincinnati high school male golfer of the year was an Eastern Hills League (EHL) all-star three years. In basketball he earned EHL honorable mention. He continued his career on the college links by playing the sport at Miami (of Ohio) University. He was a member of the Professional Golfers Association Tour (1985-1997). He was selected as a member of the first induction class of the Clermont County Sports Hall of Fame (June 16, 1994).

Jennifer Mahaney (class of 1989) was outstanding in the sport of diving in which she earned three letters. She owns the Milford High School record for most points amassed in an 11-dive meet. She is a three-time high school All-American diver. She was twice a member of the United States Junior Olympic National diving team. On the collegiate level she was a two-time All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) all-star at the University of Alabama from where she had earned a scholarship. She was the SEC 10-meter platform diving champion and she twice earned All-American status in 10-meter platform diving.

The newest members to the Milford High School Athletic Hall of Fame are, left to right, Bill Marran, Bob Lohr, and Jennifer Mahaney.
Bill Marran began his illustrious career at MHS of coaching football, basketball, and track and field in 1963. He retired from teaching at Milford in 1994 after a 31-year career that also included the Clermont Northeastern School District. For two years he served as the Milford Junior High School athletic director and as the head boys track and field coach for seven years. He is credited with helping reestablish the girls interscholastic basketball program at Milford. He coached the Eagles to 12 league championships in three sports in the Eastern Hills League, the Eastern Metro Independent League, and the Greater Miami Conference. He coached 16 state track and field qualifiers (12 boys and four girls). It is estimated he coached more than 4,000 student-athletes at Milford on teams from grade seven to varsity.
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