Sports Archive

Williamsburg, CNE, Milford, New Richmond are major winners in county fastpitch competition

Spring break is over and the rain and cold is not nearly as prevalent allowing Clermont County high school varsity fast pitch softball teams to get it into gear once again. The Wildcats’ offense erupted to beat Bethel-Tate 8-1 in a Southern Buckeye Conference National Division contest. Heather Brown was the winning pitcher and Hanah Rinehart took the loss.

Milford’s Greater Miami Conference stars shone bright on winter nights

Milford was respectfully represented on the Greater Miami Conference (GMC) winter season all-star squads. This year marks the last that the Eagles will be a member of the GMC. Next year Milford will compete in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division. Following are the Milford athletes on the respective sports all-star teams (some of the squads list the year in school).

Amelia’s Barons are predominant on Fort Ancient Valley Cardinal Division all-star dream teams

Amelia’s Barons were well-represented on most of the winter sports all-star teams of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Cardinal Division. Following are those members of the Blue and White on the respective squads. Some of the dream teams may include additional personal information.

Glen Este well-represented on Fort Ancient Valley Buckeye Division winter sports all-star squads

Glen Este was well-represented on the majority of the winter all-star teams of the Buckeye Division of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference. Some of the squads’ listings include additional personal statistics. Following are the Glen Esteans who earned berths on these respective stellar squads.

Williamsburg and Batavia boys win invitationals

Williamsburg’s boys easily won the A Classic Track and Field Division III championship. The event took place at Lockland High School. The Wildcats tallied 124 points, Reading 74, Cincinnati Christian 71, Seven Hills 47, Lockland 40, Hillcrest 38, Cincinnati Hills Christian 30, New Miami 20, Shroder 17, and Miami Valley Christian 4. Wildcat coach Chris Rolph pointed out his charges set 12 personal bests at the meet. Victories achieved by the Blue and White were Mike McAfee in the 100-meters dash (11.40, tying the school record of Donald Wright established in 1989), 200 dash (23.40), and 400 dash (53.4), Jerrad Turner in the pole vault (11-feet), Alex Jenkins in the 110 high hurdles (16.67), DuSean Shelton in the 800 run (2:08), and the 1,600 relay of Jenkins, Shelton, Cody Watson, and McAfee (3:45).

Batavia is major winner in recent tennis action

The reports of Clermont County high school varsity tennis action have been extremely limited of late, but in those few results that have been reported, Batavia has been emerging as the major winner.

Batavia hosting county elementary track meet

The Batavia High School Athletic Boosters and Terry Sheehan, Batavia High School athletic director, have devised an ingenious plan for an athletic event that has not taken place in Clermont County since 1931. The last known all-inclusive, Clermont County-wide track and field championship meet for elementary schools, only, took place in the spring of 1931 on the fields behind Whitaker School.

Amelia and Milford begin fastpitch winning streaks

Amelia, Milford, and New Richmond have been the leaders in recent Clermont County high school varsity softball action. The Barons and the E-Gals are completely turning their season around and the Lions continue to add victories to their total.

CNE and Batavia are county’s big baseball winners

Batavia and Clermont Northeastern have worked their way to the pinnacle of success in recent Clermont County high school varsity baseball action. Play has been very limited due to the cold, rainy, and hailing weather.

New Richmond and Bethel-Tate pace Clermont’s squads in Glen Este Track and Field Invitational

New Richmond’s boys and Bethel-Tate’s girls paced Clermont County teams in the Glen Este Invitational. were triple winners and Glen Este’s Adam Chambers and Chris Gorman were double victors. The Lion lads (NR) amassed 149 points, Glen Este (GE) 127, Amelia (Ame) 115, Western Brown (WB) 82, Bethel-Tate (BT) 33, and Felicity (Fel) 9. Following are the six best placers in each event with the winning distance of time. Of course, every winner of each individual event and each relay event will be establishing a record for this first-ever invitational. Discus: Chambers (GE) 137-feet, 3-inches, Morgan (WB), Danehy (Ame), Briggs (GE), McManning (NR), and Fite (WB). Shot put: Chambers (GE) 54-3, Briggs (GE), Danehy (Ame), Ruck (NR), Hill (BT), and Miller (Fel).

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