Amelia was the only Clermont County high school varsity football team to open with a win. The four new head coaches in the county all lost their first encounter. Amelia beat Batavia 12-9 in a hard-fought inter-county, non-conference contest played at the barony. The host Blue and White was forced to rally twice to hang onto the victory.
A number of Milford athletes earned distinction being selected as members of the Greater Miami Conference (GMC) spring sports all-star teams. This is the last spring Milford will be a member of the GMC. Next year Milford will be competing in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference that includes numerous neighboring schools (Amelia, Anderson, Glen Este, Loveland, and Turpin) with long non-conference traditions of competing against the Red and White.
Bethel-Tate, Clermont Northeastern, Goshen, and New Richmond were well-represented on the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division spring sports all-star dream teams. Following are the Clermont County members of those respective squads.
Glen Este was well-represented on the Fort Ancient Valley Conference’s Buckeye Division all-star teams. Following are Trojans who were so recognized for their superb performances during the spring season.
Batavia, Felicity, and Williamsburg each had representatives on the Southern Buckeye Conference National Divison spring sports all-star squads. Following are the Clermont County members on the SBC-N teams.
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.