Thirty years ago the following outstanding athletes were selected to the Clermont County League spring sports all-star squads of the 1977-78 school year.
Glen Este High School recently presented awards to its deserving spring sports athletes. Following are the honored athletes.
Bethany Evans, a 2008 Milford High School graduate, has recently signed a college letter-of-intent to continue her studies and fast pitch softball career at Transylvania University, Lexington, Ky. April Myers recently signed a collegiate letter-of-intent to attend Transylvania University, Lexington Ky. The 2008 Milford High School graduate plans to major in the field of anthropology and to continue her impressive athletic career by playing fast pitch softball.
In Moscow High School’s next to the last year of existence, the varsity basketball team enjoyed what was probably the finest cage season in the school’s history. Two of the cheerleaders were Barbara Woodruff Hackney, left, and Joyce Wells Swart; back row, team members Ed Farnbach, Ben Houser, Ron Fisher, Jim Hackney, and Lee Weddle.
Members of Goshen High School’s state baseball championship team of 1958 are, front row from left, Don Webb, Lytle Brown, Randy Moore, Jim Gray, Don Howland, and Jerry Faul; back row, coach Joe Danehy, Earl Lindholz, Jerry Sullivan, Lee Kinnaird, Tim Moore, Charles Lonaker, and Bill Christman. Not pictured, Garland Adkins, Gerald Bradley, Bill Faul, Jim Gillaspy, Gary Howell, and Dick Mahorney.
The Ohio Special Olympics State Summer Games took place recently in Columbus. Most of the competitions took place at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium at Ohio State. It is estimated that almost 4,000 athletes and coaches participated. The games brought together athletes from 71 of Ohio’s 88 counties.
Clermont College’s first-year baseball team concluded its season with a respectable record of 19-21, that, in terms of everyone playing their first year of college baseball against more experienced teams, is really better than a respectable effort. At one point in the middle of the season, the Red and Black won 12 of 20 games.
The Clermont Crew Adult Rowing team traveled to Columbus, Ohio, on June 7, to compete in the Midwest Masters Sprints. It was a very successful adventure and voyage to the state capital for the Clermont countians.
The Amelia Lady Barons fast pitch softball club enjoyed a very successful season. The team finished the season with an 18-2 record. Good hitting and pitching helped account for the outstanding record. Amelia outscored its opponents 213-30 and had two of the top eighth grade pitchers in the city, Shelby Engle and Anna Eggleston.
A quartet of Clermont countians will be traveling to Fargo, N. D., in July for competition in the Junior National Wrestling tournaments. Two of the county’s premier high school grapplers will be competing in the Greco-Roman competition. Both are members of Team Ohio. The other one-half of the foursome are coaches.