Sports Archive

Ruben Willis honored by family and friends

Ruben Willis was proudly attended by his family at the dance that took place in his honor at Locust Corner Elementary. Willis was honored for his many years of hard work and dedication to the youth of New Richmond. Left to right, seated, Celeste, Lucile, and Ruben Willis, and standing, Dale Irby, Summer and Vincent Hughes, Pam and Ruben Willis Jr., Linda and Turquoia Davis, Patti and Bootsy Collins, Shaweeka Willis, Tyler Davis, and Christina Erby.

Edmonson inducted into the Ohio Bowling Hall of Fame

Chuck Edmonson of Union Township was recently inducted into the Ohio Bowling Hall of Fame. “I am quite pleased. It is great to be inducted,” said the 67-year-old bowling veteran who has lived in Clermont County for 35 years. This is the third hall of fame into which Edmonson has been inducted. The other halls of honor are the Cincinnati Bowling Hall of Fame and the Greater Hamilton Bowling Hall of Fame.

Amelia girl cagers defeating Clermont County foes; Batavia, CNE, and ‘Burg also winning

Most of Clermont County’s high school varsity girls basketball teams are having a real tough time gaining some victories. The Barons won an intra-county, non-conference contest over visiting New Richmond 47-43. The Blue and White held quarter advantages of 13-9, 29-22, and 39-32. It was Amelia and new head coach Ken Nutter’s first victory.

CNE wins ‘Burg’s Bob Guy Invite – Simpson is MVP; New Richmond dominating mat foes

Clermont Northeastern won the annual Bob Guy Williamsburg High School Wrestling Invitational Tournament. The Rockets (CNE) racked up 234.5 points, Loveland (Love) 221, Batavia (Bat) 204.5, North College Hill (NCH) 172, Jackson (Jack) 154, Mason (Mas) 105, Hughes (Hug) 87, Lockland (Lock) 75, McClain (McC) 74.5, Mariemont (Mar) 68, and Williamsburg (Wms) 51.5.

Ammerman aiming for UFC titles, recognition

Joe Ammerman of Amelia has been keeping pace in an incredibly fast-growing sport in both participants and fans. All the numbers continue to increase – competitors, viewers, and Ammerman’s victory total.

Bever, Thomas FAVC-B runners of the year

Glen Este and Milford high schools are Clermont County’s members of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division. Following are the Trojans and Eagles who were selected to be members of the respective autumn sports teams. Included are the grades of each athlete if known.

Vinson FAVC-C girls soccer player of year

Amelia is Clermont County’s only representative in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Cardinal Division. Following are Amelia’s autumn athletic all-stars. Included are the grades of each athlete if known.

Brown, Staton, Walker, Smith are SBC-N autumn season players of the year

Batavia, Felicity, and Wlliamsburg are Clermont County’s representatives in the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division. Following are the Clermont countians chosen by the head coaches of the division to the respective autumn athletics all-star teams. The grade in school is also listed if known.

Reid, Sipos, and Schellenberger are fall season SBC-A players of the year

Bethel-Tate, Clermont Northeastern, Goshen, and New Richmond are Clermont County’s representatives in the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division. Following are the Clermont countians chosen by the head coaches of the division to the respective autumn sports all-star teams. The grade in school is also listed if known.

Goshen boys surprise by winning first three

Goshen has been throwing a surprise party for its fans and its unsuspecting adversaries. The Warriors have been defeating all of their opponents and all have been on the road. Goshen began with a victory in Mt. Orab over a pre-season favorite to win the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division, Western Brown. The visitors led at the end of each quarter 12-9, 27-22, and 49-46.


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