Brad Hatfield is the new head girls basketball coach at New Richmond High School. Hatfield was an outstanding basketball player in his own right. He was a Southern Buckeye Conference all-star at Felicity High School from where he graduated in 2001.
Williamsburg High School has appointed Matt Wells to become the new head coach for boy’s basketball after the Wildcats finished the 2007-08 season with a 3-20 overall record. Wells, who graduated from Western Brown High School in 1991, went on to become an assistant coach for the Broncos.
A very successful Milford varsity girls cross country season was highlighted by the fine performance turned in by Danielle Telting at the Ohio State Division I championship meet. The freshman completed the 3.1-mile Scioto Downs course in 19-minutes, 16.17-seconds to finish 27th among 144 of the state’s outstanding Division I distaff harriers. As a team, the Milford girls earned the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division championship. This completes a sweep of both girls and boys teams racing to the conference championship crowns.
Clermont County may soon become the home of a member squad of the Kentucky Basketball Developmental League (KBDL). The KBDL is a fundamental development basketball league that is a minor league organization to train and develop talented young cagers for the International Professional Basketball leagues and possibly National Basketball Association (NBA) players.
Batavia’s varsity girls soccer team captured its sixth consecutive Southern Buckeye Conference National Division crown. The Bulldogs concluded the current season with a 10-1-2 conference record and the Green and White was 12-4-2 overall.
Clermont Northeastern won the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division girls soccer crown for the first time since the Rockets dominated the Clermont County high school girls soccer scene during the days of head coach Eddie Wells and his abundant talent. The Northeastern mentor impressed all with the results she achieved with her team in her first year of coaching at the high school varsity level.
The varsity girls soccer team at Milford High School enjoyed great success this season including winning the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division championship. The E-Gals compiled a very impressive 16-2-1 overall record and the Red and White was 5-0 in division play. At one point they won 15 consecutive games.
His next win will be a biggie, the most any coach has ever recorded through an entire coaching career in Clermont County. Jon Callebs’ next victory as the head coach of the New Richmond Middle School eighth grade boys basketball team will be his 400th. He began his coaching career during the 1969-70 school year when he taught mathematics and physical education at Moscow Junior High School, enrollment-wise the smallest junior high school in Clermont County. His Yellow Jackets were 2-6. After four years at Moscow, Callebs became the seventh grade boys cage coach at New Richmond Junior High.
The Batavia varsity boys soccer squad continues to maintain its stranglehold on the Southern Buckeye Conference National (small school) Division. The Bulldogs wrapped up their most recent campaign with an overall record of 12-2-3 and the Green and White was 9-0-2 in the conference clashes.
Goshen’s varsity volleyball team garnered a share of the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division crown paced by a most talented group of seniors. In addition, the Warriors were also a finalist in the Division III sectional tournament.