Three of the best of the class of 2007 athletes from Clermont Northeastern High School and Clermont County recently signed collegiate letters-of-intent to continue their education and athletic careers. Emma Keough, Mike Jefferson, and Trace Voshell will be beginning their collegiate careers this autumn. Emma Keough will be attending Morehead (Ky.) State University where she will be majoring in elementary education and competing in volleyball.
Williamsburg hosts first mat invite in several years; Amelia is the county’s early-on dominant mat force
Williamsburg has hosted its first wrestling tournament since moving into its new high school building. Jackson High School (J) won the tourney with 248 points, Western Brown reserves (WB) had 199, Clermont Northeastern (CNE) 123.5, Mason (Mas) reserves 116, North College Hill (NCH) 109, the host Wildcats (W) 97, Cincinnati Christian (CC) 56, and Mariemont (Mar) 35.
The 2007 class of the Clermont Northeastern /Owensville high schools Athletic Hall of Fame has been selected. The new members of the hall will be honored at a banquet that will take place May 9 in the old CNE Middle School.
The 17th Annual Amelia High School Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner and the Fourth Annual Baron Bash will take place at 6:30 p.m. March 10, at Receptions East, 4450 Eastgate Blvd.
After two weeks of Clermont County varsity boys basketball confrontations, Milford emerges as the last unbeaten contingent in the county and holds the lead in its conference as does Clermont Northeastern in its respective conference.
Four new members will be added to the New Richmond High School Sports Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place Jan. 20, 2007, the evening the Lions boys varsity basketball team will be hosting Blanchester in a Southern Buckeye Conference game.
Batavia and Goshen are emerging as early leaders in Southern Buckeye girls basketball division races
Cayla Stutz, Felicity senior point guard, scored the 1,000th point of her stellar four-year varsity career. She dropped in the grand point from the free-throw line with 55-seconds remaining in the third quarter of the Dec. 11 Cardinals’ home game versus Ripley’s Blue Jays. Goshen and Batavia have emerged as two of the toughest teams to compete against in their respective divisions of the Southern Buckeye Conference. Glen Este’s schedule has not been in its favor. The Trojans have opened against some of the finest teams in their conference and in the entire state.
Felicity senior Cayla Stutz is congratulated by her mom, Cara, and other family members following the scoring of the 1,000th point of her four-year varsity basketball career. She netted the 1,000th point in the Cardinals’ Dec. 11, home game versus Ripley.
Amelia’s wrestlers began their 2006-07 campaign by sweeping a triangular showdown that took place in Owensville. The Barons defeated Clermont Northeastern 60-24 and Batavia 66-18. The host Rockets defeated The Bulldogs 50-24.
Lonnie Wheeler, a New Richmond area resident and sports columnist of “The Cincinnati Post,” has recently completed writing sections for “The Road Back, The Cincinnati Bengals.”