A family rivalry will come to a head next Friday night when Milford’s Eagles travel to Glen Este to take on the Trojans. This will be a showdown in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division. The Lehr twins will meet for the second time on the gridiron. Ryan, a 6-foot, 1-inch, 200-pound running back, was on the winning side last year as Glen Este defeated Milford 45-13.
Golf action for Clermont County’s varsity boys squads has been plentiful, and in many situations, successful. Bethel-Tate and Milford have emerged with the largest number of triumphs in recent competition. New Richmond and Amelia have also been achieving victories.
Williamsburg and Goshen, members of the Southern Buckeye Conference, have of late, been the biggest winners among Clermont County’s high school varsity volleyball teams. Amelia, Glen Este, and Milford, members of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference, have been playing tough throughout the season, too.
Lopsided final scores were the majority of most of the Friday night varsity football games played by Clermont County’s teams. New Richmond and Glen Este were the best of the best on the positive side of the score. The host Lions (5-0 overall and 2-0 Southern Buckeye Conference American Division) scored early and often in its 63-0 routing of the Rockets (0-5 overall and 0-2 Southern Buckeye Conference American Division).
Many of Clermont County’s high school varsity boys soccer teams have begun with some success. Milford, Batavia, and Bethel-Tate have yet to taste defeat as of the time of this report. Glen Este and New Richmond have also registered victories.
Batavia and Milford have been unbeaten in recent Clermont County high school girls varsity soccer play. New Richmond and Bethel-Tate have also been winning the majority of its games. The Bulldogs’ offense scorched the nets to emerge victorious over Felicity 8-2 in a Southern Buckeye Conference National Division game.
Glen Este and Batavia joined the winners’ ranks during Week Four of the Clermont County high school varsity football season. New Richmond is the last undefeated team in the county and Amelia and Milford were handed their first losses of the 2008 campaign. Glen Este and Batavia joined the winners’ ranks during Week Four of the Clermont County high school varsity football season. New Richmond is the last undefeated team in the county and Amelia and Milford were handed their first losses of the 2008 campaign.
The annual Scott McDowell Memorial River Run and Walk took place as part of the annual New Richmond River Days Celebration. The event honors the memory of an outstanding three-sport athlete who graduated New Richmond High School. The overall winners were New Richmond area residents Timmy Hall who crossed the finish line in 18-minutes and 55-seconds and Emily Erdman who clocked in at 22:30.
Earlier this month Clermont County was host to another former Olympian, Grand Master Hwa Chong. Chong attended the Eastgate Martial Arts Club’s 19th Promotional Testing. He took part by conducting and overseeing the testing. Chong, a native of Seoul, South Korea, was the United States’ first Olympic coach of Tae Kwon Do when the sport was first recognized as an Olympic sport for the 1992 games that took place in Barcelona, Spain.
Clermont County’s three varsity high school girls golf teams have begun their respective 2008 campaigns. The Trojans lost their season opener to Loveland’s Tigers 209-243 in Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division play that took place at Hickory Woods Golf Club.