Sports Archive

Most county softball teams are triumphant

Eight of Clermont County’s 10 high school varsity fast pitch softball teams enjoyed victories in recent action. The Trojans won a Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division duel over Northwest’s Knights 10-1. Kierstin Gregory was the winning pitcher. The leading hitters for the Purple and White were Kaylin Steinmetz with two hits and two runs batted in (RBI) and Jensen Jeffries with two hits.

Batavia, New Richmond Lions post wins

Batavia and New Richmond’s squads have enjoyed the most success of late in Clermont County’s high school varsity baseball campaign. The Bulldogs beat Amelia 11-3 in a non-conference fray. Eric Roberts was the winning pitcher and helped himself by getting two hits. He was assisted by David Lenhardt’s three hits and two apiece from J. D. Little and Korey Eads.

B-T’s Schellenberger, ‘Burg’s Brown, and Felicity’s Smith set the pace at NR Invitational

The 39th Annual New Richmond Track and Field Invitational took place recently. Western Brown and Brossart (Ky.) high schools were the winners of the boys and girls divisions, respectively. The host Lions paced Clermont County’s teams in both divisions.

Ison qualifies for U.S. World Team Trials

Jacob Ison has qualified for the United States’ World Team Trials for Greco-Roman wrestling. The tournament will take place May 30 and 31 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Ison is a junior red-shirt member of the Ohio University wrestling team.

Judy Bataille is NCAA national track champion

Judy Bataille, a 2006 graduate of Felicity High School, has recently earned her second consecutive Division III national indoor track championship. Bataille, a junior at Heidelberg College, Tiffin, Ohio, won the 55-meter dash with a time of 7.02 seconds. The National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Division III Indoor Track and Field National Championships took place at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s Sports and Recreation Facility in Terre Haute, Ind.

Batavia, Goshen, and Williamsburg baseball teams are county’s biggest early-on winners

Batavia, Goshen, and Williamsburg have all begun their respective varsity baseball campaigns with triumphs. The Bulldogs began it all with a convincing 9-0 victory over Loveland’s Tigers in a non-league tilt. Korey Eads was the winning pitcher. Having two hits apiece for the winners were J. D. Little, David Lenhardt, Eric Roberts, and Bill McPartland.

Tigers, Eagles, Lions serve best tennis start

Bethel-Tate, Milford, and New Richmond’s boys varsity tennis squads have experienced no setbacks in the early-going. The Tigers beat Batavia 4-1 in a Southern Buckeye Conference non-division duel. The Red and Gray whitewashed Clermont Northeastern 5-0.

Glen Este, Milford, Batavia, Williamsburg fast pitch softball teams are victorious

Glen Este, Milford, Batavia, and Williamsburg have begun their respective varsity fast pitch softball seasons most successfully. Glen Este and Milford met in a key Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division game between unbeatens. The visiting Trojans won 1-0 in 11-innings at Tealtown Park.

Jake Dall’s talents going to Georgetown College

Jake Dall, New Richmond High School senior, has recently signed a college letter-of-intent. He will attend Georgetown (Ky.) College where he will play football. He has not yet decided about his major course study. At New Richmond he was a letterman in football (three years) and baseball (one year) and also competed in basketball.

Bethel-Tate’s Wayne Stacy is inducted into Wilmington College Athletic Hall of Fame

Wayne Stacy was recently inducted into the Wilmington College Athletics Hall of Fame. At 1986 graduate of Bethel-Tate High School, he earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and political science from Wilmington in 1991. He earned a master’s degree in education. He was a standout athlete for the Quakers in football and track and field.

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