Dominic Randolph, College of the Holy Cross quarterback, has signed with the New York Giants as a free agent following this year’s National Football League (NFL) draft. Randolph was invited to visit the Giants on April 11 and 12 after his impressive performance at Boston College’s Pro Day (March 11). The Giant’s public relations departments described his Pro Day as “a solid performance throwing the ball.”
Bethel -Tate, Clermont Northeastern, and Goshen have been undefeated in recent Clermont County high school baseball battles. Each is a member of the American Division of the Southern Buckeye Conference. The Fighting Tigers won a Southern Buckeye Conference non-division game over Batavia 7-2.
Milford began its varsity boys tennis season with a victory. Bethel-Tate continues to serve itself victories in the Southern Buckeye Conference with Batavia and New Richmond also creating a racket with some wins in the Southern Buckeye. The Eagles won out over Winton Woods’ Warriors 4-1 in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division.
Most of Clermont County’s varsity baseball squads are frequently emerging victorious while amassing large numbers of runs. New Richmond, Clermont Northeastern, and Williamsburg have endured no setbacks in recent action.
Clermont County’s high school varsity fast pitch softball teams are tearing up the area. Glen Este, Clermont Northeastern, Felicity, and Amelia are all undefeated in recent action and Milford, New Richmond and Williamsburg are also displaying winning records. Not one county team was below .500 in recent endeavors.
George “Bud” Phillips has resigned as the commissioner of the Southern Buckeye Academic and Athletic Conference (SBC) after 20 years of service as its only commissioner. “I got started when Mr. (Jim) Fite of the Clermont County Office (of Education) indicated there would be a commissioner hired for the new league,” he said.
New Richmond’s boys and Milford’s girls paced the Clermont County teams in the annual Glen Este Track and Field Invitational. All of the county’s boys and girls varsity sqauds competed in this invite with the single exception of Goshen. Michelle Thomas, Glen Este junior, was a three-race champion.
Milford has begun the Clermont County high school varsity baseball season with the most victories. New Richmond, Clermont Northeastern, Bethel-Tate, Goshen, and Batavia have also achieved wins in the most recent action. The Eagles easily downed Harrison 17-2 behind the pitching of Frank Sullivan who struck out seven Wildcats.
Two baseball feats of much distinction have been accomplished in the first two weeks of the 2010 season. Brian Benzinger recorded his 200th victory as the head varsity baseball coach at New Richmond High School when his Lions defeated Goshen 5-2 on the Warriors’ diamond. His first win occurred in 1999, also on the road, a 4-3 victory over St. Bernard’s Titans. A rally by his squad in the top of the seventh inning secured the triumph.
Williamsburg won the boys championship of the Cincinnati Country Day Track and Field Invitational. The Wildcats scored 106 points to win the 12-team meet. Shroeder was a distant runner-up with 80 points. ‘Burg’s titlists of each event were Michael Posey (discus) 134-feet, 3-inches and Joey Catron (pole vault) 9-0.