Amelia High School began its football program exactly 50 years ago – the 1956-57 school year. Amelia began playing varsity football later than many of the Clermont County high schools.
The highlight of the final week of the regular-season of varsity football was without a doubt Glen Este concluding its Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division (FAVC-B) schedule in a five-way tie for first place and qualifying for the state playoffs for the third consecutive year and four in the last seven.
Chelsea Carstens, the daughter of Chip and Sheri Carstens of Stonelick Township, performed record-setting services for the Mount Notre Dame High School varsity golf team. Cartens is the captain of the Cougar varsity linksters and is only a junior. She attended elementary and junior high school at St. Louis School in Owensville. The standout performer of the Columbia Blue, White, and Navy Blue averaged 41.6 strokes per nine-hole round.
The regular season and the league tournaments finalized the varsity golf season for Clermont County’s teams and individuals. The coaches and returnees for the near future seasons are looking forward to improvement that will help create better success.
Milford won its first Greater Miami Conference game of the year, Bethel-Tate recorded a long-time awaited victory over New Richmond and Goshen very quickly returned to the winners’ warpath to highlight Week Nine of the Clermont County high school varsity football season.
The regular schedule for Clermont County’s high school varsity volleyball season has arrived at its conclusion. New Richmond’s varsity volleyball team has been performing at the greatest rate of improvement among Clermont County’s 10 varsity teams.
Milford and Goshen were in the forefront of Clermont County’s efforts in three conference cross country meets. New Richmond’s Eric Finan and Goshen’s Staci Hicks were individual champions in their respective races.
With the World Series upon us, it is time to be encouraged about the prospect of a near future New York Mets’ team that will include on its roster a Clermont countian.
Clermont County’s varsity girls tennis season has come to a close following the confrontations in the respective conference tournaments and the sectional tournament. Glen Este and Milford, two of Clermont County’s Division I tennis squads, turned in somewhat respectable records overall and in their respective conferences.
The two West Clermont squads in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference (FAVC) boys soccer races are not faring as well as they’d like. Glen Este is 3-10-1 overall and 1-3-1 in the FAVC Buckeye Division.