Forty-five years ago, Goshen was the Clermont County League football champion, Batavia won in basketball and track and field and Amelia was the champion of baseball in 1964-65. Goshen was undefeated in the varsity football season. The Clermont County League gridiron all-stars of 1964 were as follow.
Milford’s varsity baseball record of 8-2 in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference earned the Eagles the Buckeye Division championship. “I attribute our winning the division to a little bit of everything,” said Tom Kilgore, head coach of the Red and White. “The defense especially played well throughout the year.”
Clermont Northeastern is the champion of the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division (SBC-A) baseball race. The Rockets finished 20-6 overall and 12-1 in the conference.
New Richmond won the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division track and field championship meet that took place at Batavia High School. Goshen freshman Marcus Casey won three events and New Richmond seniors Mike Maupin and Timmy Hall were double winners.
All of the Clermont County high school sport scene is completed for the 2009-10 school year. Following are the make-up or wrap-up games of the county squads. The Trojans are the champions of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division (FAVC-B). Glen Este bedeviled Saint Ursula’s Bulldogs 17-0 in just five innings in a non-league game.
Clermont countians dominated the winners’ column in the annual June in Olde Williamsburgh races. Following are the best finishers in each race. 10K Run – Derek Jones of Afton 38-minutes, 7-seconds, Ken Roark of Hillsboro 41:29, Tom Glasscock of Winchester 41:49, Mary Jablonski of Mt. Orab 42:17, Steve Morehouse of Bethel 44:45, Danny Bubp of West Union 45:18.
Michelle Thomas, Glen Este junior, has joined the ranks of Clermont County high school state sports champions. She is the first GEHS female athlete to win a state crown as an individual. Thomas won the Division I 3,200-meters run with a clocking of 10-minutes, 46.59-seconds. This time was a very impressive 16 seconds better than her seeded time of 11:03.
Clermont Northeastern (CNE) and Goshen tied for the boys title in CNE’s annual Chicken Leg Track and Field Invitational. Bethel-Tate’s Eric Shinkle and Felicity’s Andrew Smith were double winners among the boys. Felicity’s Arica Stutz was the double winner among the girls.
New Richmond’s boys and Western Brown’s girls won their respective divisions of the annual New Richmond Track and Field Relays.
The National Division of the Southern Buckeye Conference has announced its winter sports all-star squads. Following are the Clermont County members of the respective dream teams with their year in school.