The Annual Scott McDowell River Run took place through the village of New Richmond. A total of 227 runners completed the 5K course and a total of 61 walkers finished the course.
The University of Cincinnati Clermont College women’s volleyball team began the 2009 season on a victorious note. The Cougars returned from Portsmouth, Ohio, with a 21-13, 25-11, 25-16 triumph over Southern State Community College.
Amelia, Milford, and New Richmond recorded convincing victories in the opening week of the 2009 high school varsity football season. Amelia shut out visiting next door neighbor Batavia 28-0. The Barons were in control at the end of each quarter 7-0, 21-0, and 28-0.
Glen Este High School senior Jeremy Hoop has recently signed a letter-of-intent to attend Thomas More College, Crestview Hills, Ky., where he has set goals to continue both his academic and athletic careers. He plans to make his major course of study in pre-medicine and he will compete in football.
Glen Este High School senior Brandon Fuller has signed a letter-of-intent to attend Mount Vernon Nazarene College (Mt. Vernon, Ohio). He plans to play baseball, but is as yet undecided about what will be his major course of study. At Glen Este, Fuller earned three letters in the four seasons he was a member of the Trojans’ baseball program and played basketball for two years.
Peter Michelson, has signed a letter-of-intent to further his education and athletic career at Marshall University, Huntington W. Va. He plans to continue his studies in the field of business and his athletic endeavors in soccer with the Thundering Herd.
Allison Nagle has signed a letter-of-intent to continue her education and athletic career at Shawnee State University, Portsmouth, Ohio. She is undecided about her major course of study, but has it narrowed down between elementary education or sports marketing/management.
Kim Strunk has signed a letter-of-intent to further her education and athletic career at the University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande, Ohio. The all-state track and field star lettered four years in both basketball and track and was a Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division and Greater Miami Conference all-star in both.
Kendra Burchfield, Glen Este High School senior, recently signed a college letter-of-intent to continue to her studies and to play sports at Saint Vincent College, in North Carolina. While an outstanding Trojan athlete, she competed on the basketball court four season and lettered two year. She was a Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division all-star.
Chris Gorman, Glen Este High School senior, has signed a letter-of-intent to attend the University of Akron. He plans to become a member of the track team. Gorman competed in boys soccer four years at GEHE (lettering in three), cross country two years (one letter) and track and field four years (four varsity letters).