You would never suspect that the mild-mannered Locust Corner Elementary School teacher was a renowned bodybuilding and powerlifting champion. That is until you look at him. Todd Jackson’s prowess in these two fields of athletic endeavor were nationally honored and recognized in the November/December issue of the magazine “Jeff Everson’s Planet M.”
The 2006 class of the Bethel-Tate High School Sports Hall of Fame has been selected. Seven new members have been added.
The first class of the Williamsburg High School Sports Hall of Fame has been chosen. The first class of 18 includes all of the 13 Wildcats who are members of the Clermont County Sports Hall of Fame.
Milford’s varsity boys water polo team has won the Ohio state championship tournament. “This was a very senior dominated team. Most of this group were in the program all four years of high school,” said a very proud Gary Tameris, the head coach of the Eagles.
Milford’s varsity girls water polo team achieved the status of finishing fourth in the Ohio state girls water polo tournament. The state final four showdown took place at Mason High School.
In a game with a deceptive final score, number-five seed Glen Este was eliminated by number-one seed St. Xavier in the Division I Regional Football Semifinals. The Trojans were defeated 17-0 at the University of Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium.
Williamsburg was the final survivor of Clermont County’s high school varsity girls volleyball teams in tournament competition. The Wildcats, no stranger in making a trip to Dayton, qualified again for the Division IV District Tournament.
Milford’s varsity girls soccer team brought glory to the reputation of the quality of athletic talent in Milford and Clermont County. Milford advanced further than any Clermont County team in the respective varsity girls or boys soccer tournaments.
It has become a mid-autumn seasonal observance for the last three years and four of the last seven. Glen Este’s qualifying and winning in the state football playoffs has extended the season for Trojan and many other Clermont County high school football fans.
New Richmond senior Eric Finan brought pride to himself, his school, his conference, and his county by earning fourth place in the Ohio Division II State Cross Country Championships that took place at Scioto Downs in Columbus, Saturday, Nov. 4.