Amelia and Tealtown were the pacesetters in the 61st Annual Clermont County Knothole Tournament. Both franchises won three championships each. Batavia, Bethel, and Milford won two apiece.
1965-66 Clermont County League, Eastern Hills League all-star squads were packed with Clermont County talent
It has been 40 years since Clermont County earned its first and only state track and field championship. But this was the most bright of the highlights of the 1965-66 school year. There were numerous prominent athletes in the county that school year.
John Steiner is anxiously looking forward to returning to his favorite sport, wrestling. He and present Hughes High School wrestling coach Randolph Smith will be at the helm of the University of Cincinnati’s wrestling program.
Clermont County will be well-represented Aug. 13 at Castle Skateland in Loveland when the Cincinnati Rollergirls Roller Derby League (CRRDL) will begin a revival of roller derby in Greater Cincinnati. Geniene Hilberg of Batavia, Maggie Stites of Milford, and Rochelle Tieman of Amelia are members of this league.
The 51st Annual Clermont County Knothole Tournament is at or near the final round in each of the 14 respective classes. In the three classes completed, the Amelia Giants earned the title in Class A Senior, the Tealtown Redhawks in Class C Senior Gold Division, and the Milford Tigers won the Class D Senior Silver Division.
The Ohio High School Athletic Association recently approved sanctioning bowling as a varsity sport beginning with the 2006-07 school year.
The six Clermont County high schools that do not have bowling programs are cautiously observing and reviewing the pros and cons concerning the prospect of creating a varsity level program for their respective schools.
Judy Bataille’s state championship victory in the 100-meters dash that occurred in June 4, 2005, was additional evidence of the great talent Clermont County has possessed in boys girls and boys track and field competition through the past 75 years beginning on May 23, 1931.
Kathy Demarko’s Sixth Annual Bowling Camp and Junior Pro Am was declared a success by all those who were interviewed at Cherry Grove Lanes. The camp took place June 10-13 and the Pro Am occurred on the 13th.
The 51st Clermont County Knothole Tournament is underway. Following are the results of early round contests.