Westley Minton, Milford High School two-sport star, will continue his education and baseball career at Parkland College, Champaign, Ill. The son of Dan and Carrie Minton is as yet undecided about his major course of study.
Bob Clousson remembers it well. The former Batavia High School and Glen Este High School head varsity basketball coach was the starting center for the University of West Virginia in its 1959 National College Athletic Association championship basketball game.
Goshen’s Warriors won the kick-off to the Clermont County high school track and field season at the Annual Bethel-Tate Polar Bear Relays. County teams just about completely dominated the meet with the best five squads’ totals being recorded by Clermont teams. Goshen tallied 79.5 points, New Richmond 72, Glen Este 58, Bethel-Tate 53, Williamsburg 49.5.
The Ohio Archers Association Indoor 300 State Championship Tournament was hosted by Batavia High School and Clermont County, recently. Almost 100 archers from throughout the state of Ohio competed in this two-day event that marked the conclusion of the Ohio Archers Association winter schedule that began the first weekend in January. A series of four outdoor tournaments will take place during the spring and summer.
Chuck Murphy is a two-sport letterman at Goshen High. The Warriors’ all-state football star will be attending the College of Mount Saint Joseph, Cincinnati. Murphy lettered in football and track and field three years each and he also competed in baseball and bowling.
David Prewitt will be attending the College of Mount Saint Joseph, Cincinnati, where he will be furthering his education. He is undecided about his major course of study, but is certain he will be playing football for the Lions.
Nick Criddle, Goshen High School senior, will be attending West Virginia Wesleyan University, Buckhannon, W. Va., this autumn. He plans to major in a five-year master program in engineering and to continue his football career. “I like West Virginia Wesleyan because I can play football and I can major in something that I want,” he said.
Autumn Schellenberger, Bethel-Tate High School senior, has recently signed a college letter-of-intent to further her education and continue her athletic career. The daughter of David and Diana Schellenberger will be attending Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pa. She plans to major in cell biology and biochemistry. She will compete as a member of the Bisons’ track and field program.
A very well-attended event took place recently to benefit the Williamsburg High School Athletic Department, in particular, the football and soccer programs. The First Annual Williamsburg Wildcat Gala took place March 5 at the Receptions East Conference Center in Eastgate. This was the kickoff for what has been titled Operation Restoration. More than 450 people attended the gala event.
The University of Cincinnati Clermont College women’s basketball team has earned recognition as the third best in the country among the programs of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) through their showing in the national championship tournament. This marks the second consecutive year the Cougars have earned third place in the country. The Red and Black have earned an overall record of 28-7.