Amelia was well-represented on the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Cardinal Division spring sports all-star teams. Following are the Barons who earned a berth on the respective sports dream teams.
Dan Scholz is the new head football coach at New Richmond High School. He replaces Gerry Reardon. Scholz comes to the river town from the very successful Colerain High School gridiron program where he served as the inside linebackers coach and the coordinator of the Cardinals’ special teams for the past seven years.
Steve Dahlheimer has been chosen to be the new head football coach at his alma mater, Bethel-Tate High School. The new head honcho on the Tigers’ gridiron is a 1987 graduate of the school where he had been a three-year letterman in the sport. He replaces Adam Szabo will be returning to his alma mater, Anderson High School, to coach.
Jason Tackett is the new athletic director at Clermont Northeastern High School. Tackett is very familiar with the schools and athletic programs and conferences in both Clermont and Brown counties. Tackett is a 2000 graduate of Western Brown High School where he lettered in football, basketball, and baseball and was a Southern Buckeye Conference American Division all-star on the baseball diamond.
James Collins will be the new Amelia High School athletic director beginning with the 2007-08 school year. He replaces Ken Kesselring. Collins, a 1994 graduate of Amelia High School, becomes the third Amelia graduate to become athletic director at his alma mater following William Tabscott, class of 1920, and Michael Rapp, class of 1974.
The American Division of the Southern Buckeye Conference has announced its winter sports all-star teams. Bethel-Tate, Clermont Northeastern, Goshen, and New Richmond are the Clermont County member schools of the conference. Following are the Clermont County members of SBC-A stellar all-star squads. Listed with each all-star is the grade in school.
The Felicity Little Princesses were members of the Southern Ohio (Girls) Softball League Instructional Class. Team members are, left to right, row one, Macey Donovan, Rachel Foley, Hailey Sanker, Peyton Grooms, and Ellie Sharp; row two, coach Pierce Grooms, Mallory Obermeyer, Kaitlyn Sharp, Desirae Hopper, Kyle Belt, and coach Dennis Foley; and standing coaches Bobby Sanker and Philip Sharp.
The Clermont Northeastern Summer Baksetball Camp for 8-14 year olds took place in the CNE High School gymnasium. Jerry Doerger, CNE head varsity basketball coach and camp director, was assisted by members of his varsity cage squad.
Amelia High School seniors John Reefe, left, and Monica Kohnen earned Branden Able Memorial scholarships. The scholarship was named in memory and honor of former Amelia High School and Defiance College soccer star Branden Able.
Dave Caldwell’s first summer camp as the Glen Este High School head varsity boys basketball coach took place at the beginning of this season in the GE high school gymnasium.