Amelia High School seniors John Reefe, left, and Monica Kohnen earned Branden Able Memorial scholarships. The scholarship was named in memory and honor of former Amelia High School and Defiance College soccer star Branden Able.
Dave Caldwell’s first summer camp as the Glen Este High School head varsity boys basketball coach took place at the beginning of this season in the GE high school gymnasium.
The Goshen Pink Panthers were members of the Southern Ohio (Girls) Softball League Instructional Class. Team members are, left to right, row one, Haily Widner, Hanna Anderson, Annelise Elmore, Sarah Haas, Sarah Slate, and Olivia Coley.
The Milford Tigers were champions of the Class C Junior Silver Division of the Clermont County Knothole Tournament.
The Tealtown (Mount Carmel-Glen Este) Redhawks were runner-up in the Class C Junior Gold Division of the Clermont County Knothole Tournament.
The 61st Annual Clermont County Knothole Tournament has come to a conclusion. In the most recent championship game results, amazingly seven different franchises emerged with title-winning performances. Speaking of franchises, how many of you remember the franchises of Clermont County Knothole that no longer exist? Those I can remember include Branch Hill, Day Heights, Loveland, Monroe, Moscow, Mulberry, Newtonsville, Owensville, Pierce, Saint Bernadette, and Willowville-Glen Este.
The Mount Carmel Fire won its first game in the two-month history of the franchise by knocking off the visiting Northwest Ohio Raiders 23-16 in a very hard-fought confrontation. The game was played on Saturday night July 14, on the Anderson High School football field.
Many of Amelia High School’s male and female soccer alumni gathered recently to raise funds for the Branden Able Memorial Scholarship. Able was one of the best of the Barons in varsity soccer history. After receiving a scholarship to continue his studies and play soccer at Defiance College, Defiance, Ohio, he was killed in a motorcycle accident the next summer.
The Seventh Annual Kathy Demarko Bowling Camp and Junior Pro-Am was called a success by the camp’s namesake. The event took place at Cherry Groves Lanes in July and was attended by more than 30 campers from Ohio and Kentucky and one camper came from Atlanta, Ga.
The 61st Annual Clermont County Knothole Tournament is quickly coming to an end, but there are a few classes and divisions that have yet to play their respective championship game. Eight of the 15 divisions and classes have finished and Milford has won three to date, Amelia and Tealtown (Mount Carmel-Glen Este) have earned two titles apiece, and Bethel has successfully fought for a crown.