The University of Cincinnati Clermont College men’s basketball squad has earned another berth to compete in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association’s national championship tournament. The Cougars finished third in last year’s national championship tourney and they now have the opportunity to improve on that very good achievement.
What is it between Goshen and Norwood? The two played a five-overtime game in football in the early 1990s that is a state record for the most overtimes in a varsity gridiron game. Goshen was taken into three overtimes before nipping Norwood 65-59 in the Warriors’ first game in the Division II sectional that took place at Fairfield High School.
The last of Clermont County’s varsity basketball teams have been eliminated from their respective tournaments with the loss of Glen Este’s girls. The Trojan women were defeated by defending Division I state champion Mount Notre Dame 60-40.
Five Clermont countians placed in the Ohio state wrestling championship tournament. This establishes a new county record. The event took place at the Value City Arena on the campus of Ohio State University, Columbus.
Eight Clermont County high school wrestling stars have qualified for the state championship meet that will take place this weekend at the at the Value City Arena, Jerome Schottenstein Center, on the campus of Ohio State University, Columbus. The best four in each weight class from the Southwest District qualified for the state championship tournament.
Glen Este’s girls won their Division I sectional basketball tournament and advanced to the district championship game. Milford also performed well, but was eventually eliminated after winning its first two games. Most of Clermont County’s high school varsity girls basketball teams have been eliminated from their respective sectional tournaments.
The two West Clermont schools got the county’s varsity boys basketball squads off to an impressive start in the sectional tournament. The Barons fractured Fairfield, the largest high school in the state, 44-41 in the Division I sectional that took place at Lakota West High School. The Clermont countians were in the lead at each intermission 12-11, 27-19, and 34-33.
The 2009 class of the Amelia High School Sports Hall of Fame will be inducted at the Sixth Annual Baron Bash and 19th Annual sports hall of fame induction ceremony. The Baron Bash will take place March 7, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at Receptions East (4450 Eastgate Boulevard).
There were some outstanding performances turned in by Clermont County high school swimmers and divers in the sectional meets. Alex Lewis, New Richmond senior, was champion of two events in the Division II boys sectional.
For the second consecutive season, the University of Cincinnati Clermont College women’s basketball team has achieved an impressive 26-9 record. but this year is very different. This year the UC Clermont women achieved as high as eighth in the nation in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association’s rankings.