Goshen has led all of Clermont County’s varsity girls cross country teams in the early-season competitions. “We’re really a strong team. Everyone’s back,” said coach Ron Edwards. “We have a solid pack of girls. . . We’ll be competitive in the league, but Western Brown is really strong, too.”
Milford is the early pacesetter among Clermont County’s varsity boys cross country teams. New Richmond’s Eric Finan has been the outstanding individual harrier.
Clermont Northeastern’s varsity volleyball team is continuing its winning tradition. Thus far, the Blue and Gold is 4-0 overall and 3-0 in the Southern Buckeye Conference American (SBC-A) Division.
Glen Este and Goshen are now the only undefeated high school varsity football teams remaining in Clermont County. Batavia and Milford have entered the winners’ column for the first time. Glen Este (3-0) dropped McNicholas into the loser’s column for the first time this season with a 28-7 verdict in a battle that took place at Anderson High School.
New Richmond is enjoying the best beginning of any of Clermont County’s varsity girls tennis teams despite a 4-1 setback to Western Brown in Mount Orab. The second doubles duo of Sarah Haun and Tiffany Sturgill scored the Lions’ point by winning 6-2, 3-6, 6-2.
A record number of 215 people participated in the 10th Annual Scott McDowell Memorial River Days Run. The five kilometer Run/Walk/ Kids Fun Run takes place to honor the memory of former New Richmond athlete Scott McDowell, a 1984 graduate.
Glen Este’s girls are already showing vast improvement over last year’s squad’s performance. The Trojans are 3-2 and a year ago did not win their first game until the sixth game of the season.
Milford is enjoying the most successful beginning of Clermont County’s high school varsity boys soccer teams. The Eagles opened with two victories over highly regarded teams, Indian Hill and Turpin.
The 2006 class of the Milford High School Athletic Hall of Fame will be honored before the varsity football game with Little Miami, Sept. 8. A father-daughter combo (Ted and Stefani Dixon) will be inducted together.
Glen Este, Goshen, Bethel-Tate, and New Richmond were the county’s winners in last Friday’s varsity football games. Glen Este (2-0) overcame visiting Lakota East 20-13 leading 7-0 and 13-7 at the first two stops and the score was knotted at 13-all going into the final stanza. Kyle Slater scored twice for GE on runs of six and 10 yards and Matt Winegardner tallied the winner on a seven-yard pass from Andrew Keller.