Williamsburg reigns as champion of boys track and field in the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division(SBC-N). In a meet that took five-and-one-half hours to complete, the Wildcats (Wms) amassed 150 points, Blanchester (Blan) 146, Batavia (Bat) 77, East Clinton (EC) 60, Felicity (Fel) 43, and Georgetown (Geo) 28.
The Annual Goshen Track and Field Invitational took place at Jim Brown Stadium. New Richmond’s Lions were the winners of both the boys and girls divisions. John Berwanger, New Richmond junior, was a two-individual event winner. Charlie Murphy, Goshen junior, Billy Hickey, Williamsburg sophomore, and Josh Daniels, New Richmond senior, each won an event.
Milford and New Richmond have been unbeaten in recent Clermont County high school varsity baseball action. Glen Este, Batavia, and Bethel-Tate have also been big winners. The Eagles nipped Anderson’s Redskins 6-5 in a game of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division. Wes Minton was the winning pitcher who helped assure the victory by clobbering a home run.
Goshen, Milford, and New Richmond have been turning in the best efforts among Clermont County’s high school varsity baseball squads in recent competition. The Warriors won out over Monroe’s Fighting Hornets 6-2 in non-conference action. Aaron Rogers was the winning pitcher. He received offensive support from Darren Garrett’s three hits.
Glen Este, Goshen, Batavia, Felicity, and Milford have been turning in the best performances among Clermont County’s high school varsity fast pitch softball teams. The Trojans outlasted Harrison’s Wildcats 2-1 in a Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division showdown. Kelley Benhase’s 10 strikeouts of the enemy helped her earn the victory on the mound. Kierstin Gregory’s three hits paced the Purple and White’s offensive production.
Clermont County was represented at the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Women’s Basketball Final Four Tournament that took place in St. Louis. Bailey Richards is the photographer for the University of Louisville’s student newspaper, “The Cardinal” and was assigned to cover the Final Four.
Glen Este was the best among the seven Clermont County schools that competed in the annual Glen Este Track and Field Invitational. The Trojans were champions of both the boys and girls divisions.
Jordan Bailey recently won the Ohio state high school power lifting championship in the 250-pound weight class. The event took place, recently, at Kenton High School, Kenton, Ohio. Bailey, a senior at Amelia High School, lifted a total of 1,450 pounds. His 665-pound squat lift was the best in the meet for his weight class.
Clermont County’s high school fast pitch softball season may be the best overall in the county’s history. In recent competition, Amelia, Glen Este, Clermont Northeastern, New Richmond, and Felicity have been unbeaten and Williamsburg is playing above .500.
Goshen, Glen Este, Milford and Batavia have sported winning records in recent Clermont County high school varsity baseball action. The Warriors beat Batavia 3-1. Thomas Gibson fired his second consecutive one-hitter (the first was against CNE).