It amounted to about a two-team tournament, but Batavia emerged as the champion of the Southern Buckeye Conference varsity girls tennis tournament. The Bulldogs tallied 25 points and the host Blanchester Wildcats netted 24.
The Mount Carmel Fire, Clermont County’s semi-professional men’s football team and a member of the United States Football Alliance (USFA), avenged its only loss of the vastly successful season with a come-from-behind 14-12 victory over the N.Ky./Ohio Xtreme.
Jake Jones, recent Glen Este High School graduate, signed a letter-of-intent to further his studies and continue his athletic career at Cincinnati State. He received a full athletic scholarship. His goal is to become a physical therapist.
Stephanie Stoffel, a recent Glen Este High School graduate, has signed a letter-of-intent to compete in cross country and track at Ashland (Ohio) University. She earned both academic and athletic scholarships to Ashland.
Milford and Bethel-Tate have been leading the way for high school varsity boys golf teams in Clermont County. Bethel-Tate won the Eastside Challenge that took place on the par 71 White Oak Golf Course, Mount Orab.
Entering Week Three of the Clermont County high school varsity football season, New Richmond is the only unbeaten squad remaining. Bethel-Tate and Glen Este’s gridiron gladiators have added themselves to the column of the victorious.
Samantha Rupert, a recent graduate of Glen Este High School, has signed a college-letter-of-intent to continue her education and soccer career at Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, N.C. Rupert lettered four season on the soccer field. She was the team captain as a senior and a member of the all-star team.
Recent Glen Este High School graduate Matt Perry has indicated by signing a letter-of-intent that he will continue his educational and athletic careers at the College of Mount Saint Joseph, Cincinnati. Perry was a three-year letterman on the Trojans’ gridiron.
Greg Pickett, Glen Este High School senior, has recently signed a letter-of-intent to further his education and athletic careers at Defiance College, Defiance, Ohio. He plans to major in criminal justice and to play football at the northern Ohio school.
The Annual Scott McDowell River Run took place through the village of New Richmond. A total of 227 runners completed the 5K course and a total of 61 walkers finished the course.