Batavia’s Derek Boggs (golf), Nikki Staton (tennis), and Sarah Smith (soccer) were selected as the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division’s players of the year in their respective sport. Batavia’s Brett Harris (golf) and Felicity’s Amber Chandler (girls soccer) were chosen by their peers as coaches of the year in their respective sport.
Batavia continues to remain in the thick of the fight in the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division (SBC-N) race. A determined Felicity was edged by the Bulldogs 31-29. The host ‘Dogs had to stage a strong second half comeback to overcome the Cards.
Milford’s boys remain in the thick of the fray for the leadership of the Greater Miami Conference. Goshen emerged with the lead in the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division with a hard-fought victory over Clermont Northeastern. Bethel-Tate, Felicity, and Williamsburg are also emerging with important victories.
Glen Este High School honored its deserving autumn sports athletes at gatherings that recently took place. Following are the athletes singled out for special recognition.
Milford has become the leader of success among Clermont County’s varsity wrestling teams. The Eagles defeated four foes and lost only to the host Wildcats at the Harrison Invitational. The victories were achieved over Springboro, Campbell County (Ky.), Oak Hills and Whiteland (Ind.).
As the collegiate bowl season gets underway, let us not forget that Clermont County had a post-season high school football team. That team’s final statistics have recently been revealed.
Eric Finan, New Richmond’s running superstar, will continue his stellar career at University of Cincinnati
Eric Finan, Clermont County’s most recent fantastic footman of legendary leg laurels, has recently signed a collegiate letter-of-intent to continue his education and athletic career at the University of Cincinnati next school year.
Three of the best of the class of 2007 athletes from Clermont Northeastern High School and Clermont County recently signed collegiate letters-of-intent to continue their education and athletic careers. Emma Keough, Mike Jefferson, and Trace Voshell will be beginning their collegiate careers this autumn. Emma Keough will be attending Morehead (Ky.) State University where she will be majoring in elementary education and competing in volleyball.
Williamsburg hosts first mat invite in several years; Amelia is the county’s early-on dominant mat force
Williamsburg has hosted its first wrestling tournament since moving into its new high school building. Jackson High School (J) won the tourney with 248 points, Western Brown reserves (WB) had 199, Clermont Northeastern (CNE) 123.5, Mason (Mas) reserves 116, North College Hill (NCH) 109, the host Wildcats (W) 97, Cincinnati Christian (CC) 56, and Mariemont (Mar) 35.
The 2007 class of the Clermont Northeastern /Owensville high schools Athletic Hall of Fame has been selected. The new members of the hall will be honored at a banquet that will take place May 9 in the old CNE Middle School.