The girls basketball campaign is not far from sectional tournament time and Clermont County’s teams are trying to reach their peak at the prime time of the season. Goshen gored Williamsburg 78-30 in a Southern Buckeye Conference non-division game that took place in ‘Burg.
Kenny Lowe is ready to unfold a long-time personal dream and goal – develop and operate a “total sports facility” in Clermont County. Lowe is a resident of Batavia and a Milford High School graduate where his love of sports showed in that he participated and stood out on the football gridiron, the basketball court, and the baseball diamond.
Clermont Northeastern hosted a youth wrestling tournament recently. Following are the top four local finishers in each weight class. Included are Batavia (Bat), Bethel (Bet), Clermont Northeastern (CNE), Goshen (Gos), and McNicholas (McN).
Amelia’s varsity wrestling team is settling down and molding itself into a superb squad. First-year head coach Tim Allen is pleased with the progress of his charges. Said the Barons’ leader, “It was a little rough in the beginning with me having to get used to and knowing the kids and them getting used to and knowing me. Now we’re over that and we know each other and it’s coming together.
Milford continues to be the pacesetter for Clermont County’s varsity boys basketball squads. The Eagles clutch play has led to thrilling overtime victories that have earned the Red and White a berth smack dab in the middle of the Greater Miami Conference race.
Clermont County’s varsity swimming scene has seen some fine individual efforts among the five high schools competing in the sport. Teamwise, the Milford boys and girls squads have been turning in the best performances.
Glen Este’s girls have represented their school and Clermont County very well in competition versus opponents outside the county and, in particular, upstate. Last week the Trojan women won yet another game in the Greater Columbus vicinity.
Eagle grapplers soaring to numerous victories; CNE and Amelia turning in stellar tourney performances
Milford’s varsity wrestling team has been registering the most impressive scores and statistics among Clermont County’s nine varsity squads. Senior T. J. O’Connell will be returning to compete at 171 and senior Dan Tepe who began the campaign winning three of four matches.
A perfect 300 Baker game was the major factor that earned Glen Este’s varsity boys bowling team first place in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference (FAVC) Tournament that took place at Northwest Lanes, on lucky Saturday, Jan. 13.
In the annals of Clermont County and Williamsburg sports history, Kenny Craig is still in the running and at or near the forefront. The 65-year old 1959 graduate of Williamsburg High School began running the fall of his freshman year of high school (1955-56). He began running as a ninth grade member of the ‘Burg varsity football team where he played very sparingly that year on the offensive line at left guard. He was a manager for the first Wildcat gridiron varsity team when he was in eighth grade (1954-55).