A quartet of exceptionally talented athletes have been added to the membership of the University of Cincinnati Clermont College Athletic Hall of Fame as the school celebrates its 20th year of intercollegiate athletic competition. The foursome was recently honored at an induction ceremony dinner that took place on the campus of the college in Batavia.
Charles Carpenter is the new head football coach at Clermont Northeastern High School. He is very excited about returning to Clermont County where he had previously been a very successful head football coach at Amelia High School in the late 1970s and early 1980s. “I love being back home again and doing something I love,” said Carpenter. “I love teaching and coaching.”
Pat Hill is the new commissioner of the Southern Buckeye Academic and Athletic Conference (SBAAC or SBC). “I’m very excited about the opportunity to serve the SBAAC and Clermont County schools and the school members of the other counties. I’m pleased that I have been working in Clermont County since 1972,” Hill said.
Fourth Annual Zac Strief ‘Dream Big’ Foundation Football Camp will be June 26 and 27 at Milford High School
The Fourth Annual Zach Strief “Dream Big” Foundation Football Camp will take place June 26 and 27 at Milford High School. Zach Strief is an offensive lineman for the New Orleans Saints who was a prep football star at Milford High School and also stood out on the gridiron at Northwestern University.
Forty-five years ago, Goshen was the Clermont County League football champion, Batavia won in basketball and track and field and Amelia was the champion of baseball in 1964-65. Goshen was undefeated in the varsity football season. The Clermont County League gridiron all-stars of 1964 were as follow.
Milford’s varsity baseball record of 8-2 in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference earned the Eagles the Buckeye Division championship. “I attribute our winning the division to a little bit of everything,” said Tom Kilgore, head coach of the Red and White. “The defense especially played well throughout the year.”
Clermont Northeastern is the champion of the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division (SBC-A) baseball race. The Rockets finished 20-6 overall and 12-1 in the conference.
New Richmond won the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division track and field championship meet that took place at Batavia High School. Goshen freshman Marcus Casey won three events and New Richmond seniors Mike Maupin and Timmy Hall were double winners.
All of the Clermont County high school sport scene is completed for the 2009-10 school year. Following are the make-up or wrap-up games of the county squads. The Trojans are the champions of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division (FAVC-B). Glen Este bedeviled Saint Ursula’s Bulldogs 17-0 in just five innings in a non-league game.
Clermont countians dominated the winners’ column in the annual June in Olde Williamsburgh races. Following are the best finishers in each race. 10K Run – Derek Jones of Afton 38-minutes, 7-seconds, Ken Roark of Hillsboro 41:29, Tom Glasscock of Winchester 41:49, Mary Jablonski of Mt. Orab 42:17, Steve Morehouse of Bethel 44:45, Danny Bubp of West Union 45:18.