The New Richmond High School Sports Hall of Fame grew by four following the induction of the class of 2008. Jack Tucker (class of 1976) lettered in golf, basketball, and tennis. He was a Clermont County League all-star in each sport. He was captain of the basketball and tennis teams his senior year, the same year he led the Lions in scoring and free throw percentage on the hardwood.
The Bethel-Tate High School Sports Hall of Fame recently increased its membership by seven with the induction of the class of 2008. Allene and Pauline Abbott (class of 1930), each played four years of varsity basketball. The Tigers were Clermont County League champions all four years (1927-30). The twin sisters totaled scoring 5,068 between them.
The University of Cincinnati Clermont College will be fielding its first-ever baseball team this spring. The Cougars, members of the Ohio Regional Campus Conference (ORCC), have a full schedule and a complete roster that includes seven Clermont County high school graduates.
The Southern Buckeye Academic and Athletic Conference (SBC) has let it be known to some area high schools its interest in expanding the number of its members. One of those schools invited to a recent meeting with SBC officials was Amelia High School. Amelia is a member of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference (FAVC) Cardinal Division.
Fifty years ago, in the next to the last year of its existence, Moscow High School enjoyed the finest varsity boys basketball season in the history of the school that had its first graduating class in 1882. Moscow was always, or usually, the high school with the smallest enrollment in Clermont County and therefore found it very difficult to compete against all larger schools. But come the 1957-58 basketball season and the Yellow Jackets were actually favored to win the Clermont County League (CCL) championship.
Exactly 40 years ago, as in all sports of the 1967-68 school year, the county’s respective all-star basketball dream teams were dominated by the class of 1968.
Amelia is the only Clermont County high school that is a member of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Cardinal (FAVC-C) Division. The Barons received a very respectable amount of all-star representation on the respective FAVC-C winter sports dream teams. The Barons’ academic team is the champion of the FAVC.
Caleb Corrill, Batavia High School three-sport star, has signed a letter-of-intent to further his education and play football at Georgetown College, Georgetown, Ky. Corrill began his high school career at New Richmond which he attended before transferring for his last three years at Batavia High School where his father, Jamie, is the principal.
Clermont County athletes were well represented as members of the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division winter all-star sports teams. Clermont Northeastern won the varsity boys basketball championship and New Richmond was the champion of wrestling. Following are the Clermont County members of the respective all-star squads.
Clermont County’s winter sports athletes received a good amount of recognition on the various all-star squads of the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division. Following are the Clermont County stars whose light shone bright in the winter night and earned them representation on the respective dream teams. The year of school of each athlete is included.