The 61st Annual Clermont County Knothole Tournament has come to a conclusion. In the most recent championship game results, amazingly seven different franchises emerged with title-winning performances. Speaking of franchises, how many of you remember the franchises of Clermont County Knothole that no longer exist? Those I can remember include Branch Hill, Day Heights, Loveland, Monroe, Moscow, Mulberry, Newtonsville, Owensville, Pierce, Saint Bernadette, and Willowville-Glen Este.
The Mount Carmel Fire won its first game in the two-month history of the franchise by knocking off the visiting Northwest Ohio Raiders 23-16 in a very hard-fought confrontation. The game was played on Saturday night July 14, on the Anderson High School football field.
Many of Amelia High School’s male and female soccer alumni gathered recently to raise funds for the Branden Able Memorial Scholarship. Able was one of the best of the Barons in varsity soccer history. After receiving a scholarship to continue his studies and play soccer at Defiance College, Defiance, Ohio, he was killed in a motorcycle accident the next summer.
The Seventh Annual Kathy Demarko Bowling Camp and Junior Pro-Am was called a success by the camp’s namesake. The event took place at Cherry Groves Lanes in July and was attended by more than 30 campers from Ohio and Kentucky and one camper came from Atlanta, Ga.
The 61st Annual Clermont County Knothole Tournament is quickly coming to an end, but there are a few classes and divisions that have yet to play their respective championship game. Eight of the 15 divisions and classes have finished and Milford has won three to date, Amelia and Tealtown (Mount Carmel-Glen Este) have earned two titles apiece, and Bethel has successfully fought for a crown.
Being sentenced to the loser’s bracket can be a long, long, weary road to finally emerge back up to take on a team from the winners bracket and the losers bracket is where most of the teams in the 61st Annual Clermont County Knothole Tournament have now been relegated. Tealtown (Mount Carmel-Glen Este) has the most survivors in the underground and Amelia, Bethel, Goshen, and Milford are tied with the next largest amount.
Following are the Clermont County placers from the Sixth Annual Lou Bloom Memorial Wrestling Tournament. The event that is sponsored by the Union Township Kiwanis took place at Amelia High School and Amelia Middle School.
The 61st Annual Clermont County Knothole Tournament is underway. Clermont County Knothole Supervisor Gene Blom has reported the following results.
Clermont County Knothole is beginning the second half season of the 2007 campaign. This marks the 61st year of the Clermont County Knothole Association. Among the 16 divisions, Tealtown owns or shares the leadership of five divisions, Bethel and Milford four, Amelia two, and Clermont Northeastern, Goshen and New Richmond one.
Zach Strief’s Dream Big Foundation Football Camp can only be described as successful. More than 200 young men took part in the camp that took place at Milford High School, July 6-8. Strief is a graduate of Milford High School where he was a Greater Miami Conference (GMC) all-star lineman. He continued his stellar career at Northwestern University and today is a member of the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL).