The Amelia Lady Barons fast pitch softball club enjoyed a very successful season. The team finished the season with an 18-2 record. Good hitting and pitching helped account for the outstanding record. Amelia outscored its opponents 213-30 and had two of the top eighth grade pitchers in the city, Shelby Engle and Anna Eggleston.
A quartet of Clermont countians will be traveling to Fargo, N. D., in July for competition in the Junior National Wrestling tournaments. Two of the county’s premier high school grapplers will be competing in the Greco-Roman competition. Both are members of Team Ohio. The other one-half of the foursome are coaches.
The Clermont County spring sports all-star dream teams of 40 years ago, the 1967-68 school year were, like the other two seasons of that school year, dominated by the soon to be graduated class of 1968.
Batavia’s Bulldogs successfully defended their Southern Buckeye Conference National Division tennis title by capturing yet another champioonship. The members of the team in Green and White are, front row from left, John Moon, Luke Bradburn, Chad Molls; back row, coach Jon Nau, Nate Sisodia, Chase Miller, Tim Burns, and Alec Bowling. Not pictured, Tyler Beerman.
Matt Davidson of Felicity, a senior at McNicholas High School, has signed a letter-of-intent to continue his education and baseball career at Ohio Northern University, Ada, Hardin County. Davidson is a three-year letterman on the Rockets’ diamond.
The Second Annual Zach Strief Dream Big Foundation Football Camp will take place once again at Milford High School. The camp, called a Pro Skill Camp, is for youth going into grades seven-12, and will be June 27 & 28, 9 a. m.-3 p. m., each day. For youth going into grades two-six, the camp will be June 29 & 30, 10 a. m.-3 p. m., each day.
Milford High School’s athletic program has received a rejuvenation. The Eagles discovered they would have more fun and be more competitive in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference (FAVC) after the years they endured being a member of the Greater Miami Conference (GMC), finishing in the bottom half of the final conference standings.
The Clermont High School Crew hosted its fourth annual Midwest Scholastics Championship Regatta on William H. Harsha Lake at East Fork State Park. A total of 50 teams from nine states competed. This was one of many highlights of the successful season turned in by the Clermont County high schoolers. The Clermont Crew took four of the six places in the finals of the Women’s Varsity Singles race.
The Southern Buckeye Conference American Division has announced its spring all-star squads from each respective sport. Included with each all-star is the year in school. Boys Track First team: Steve Gantzer (11), Josh Daniels (11), John Berwanger (10), Larry Watson (11), and Andrew Nealan (10) of New Richmond; Tyler Byrge (12) and Kyle Toles (12) of Goshen; and Kyle Roberts (12) and Kameron Wilson (10) of Bethel-Tate.
Nolan Darland has recently signed a letter-of-intent to continue his education and his basketball career at Wilmington College for the Quakers and head men’s coach K. C. Hunt. Darland, the son of Jack and Julie Darland, played football and basketball all four years of high school and lettered three years in both.