Clermont County’s respective high school varsity boys and girls cross country seasons are in a full run. Bethel-Tate was the winner of both the boys and girls divisions of the Felicity-Franklin Early Bird Invitational that took place at Washington Township Park.
Milford and Amelia have established themselves as powers in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference and Southern Buckeye Conference, respectively, in varsity girls tennis competition. The E-Gals shut out Harrison’s Wildcats 5-0 led by the wins of first singles Madison Laskarzewski 6-2, 6-0, second singles Brittney Lovdal 6-1, 6-0, third singles Shannon Glancy 6-1, 6-0, first doubles Susie Facciolo and Juleah Morehouse, and second doubles Haleigh Brown and Jade Brown.
Bethel-Tate is the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division golf team champion. This was determined after four nine-hole rounds and one 18-hole round that took place during the past two weeks. The Tigers made a total of 1,038 shots, Western Brown 1,051, Amelia 1,055, New Richmond 1,066, Goshen 1,210, and Clermont Northeastern 1,240.
Amelia, New Richmond, and Williamsburg emerged with wins in Clermont County high school varsity football season. The Barons and the Lions are tied for first place in the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division and ‘Burg resides on the top rung of the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division.
The Milford boys varsity water polo squad is sporting a roster of 23 members. Head coach Gary Tameris is pleased with the numbers on the squad and hopes his charges can overcome a slow start. There are just three seniors on the squad.
Amelia and Williamsburg are the county’s remaining unbeaten teams in varsity girls volleyball conference competition. Both are leading their respective divisions of the Southern Buckeye Conference. Glen Este is a dominant force in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference.
University of Cincinnati Clermont College women’s volleyball coach Joe Harpring is taking a wait-and-see approach about his Cougars who return six talented letter earners from last season and he welcomes the addition of four talented freshmen. The six veterans are juniors Lauren Bradford, Sarah Shumate, and Cindy Votel, and sophomores Courtney Davis, Rachel Ferguson, and Rachel Hayes.
The Milford varsity girls varsity water polo team is going through the process of rebuilding. Head coach Gary Tameris, now in his 22nd season at the helm of Clermont County’s only water polo program, is pleased with the number of people participating in the program.
The Cincinnati Weightlifting Club will be hosting the 2010 USA Weightlifting American Open Championships in Clermont County, Dec. 10-12. This nationally prestigious event will take place at the Holiday Inn Eastgate. Other sites considered for the national championships included Chicago, Springfield, Mo., Mobile, Ala., Shreveport, La., and the United States Olympic Training Site in Colorado Springs, Co.
Five of Clermont County’s varsity football teams emerged with victories on Friday Night Number Four. Milford (2-2 overall) had little trouble in walloping Woodward 52-22 in a non-league game in Milford. The Eagles led at each intermission 14-0, 32-6, and 45-14. Senior running back Nathan Termuhlen achieved what may be a Clermont County record by scoring six touchdowns on rushes of eight, four, 15, 10, one, and 10 yards.