New Richmond and Milford placed second in their respective sectional wrestling tournaments. A total of 44 wrestlers from Clermont County high schools have earned the right to advance to the district tournments that will take place this weekend. Nine of these grappling gladiators won individual sectional crowns.
Felicity, New Richmond, and Goshen went through a week unbeaten in Clermont County high school varsity boys basketball. Amelia and Glen Este played their last game before a year
Former Montreal Expos pitcher Rick Engel threw some pitches to young softball players at the Southern Ohio Sports Expo that was sponsored by All-Star Sportswear of Withamsville. The event took place at Amelia High School, Feb. 12. Engel, a 1976 graduate of Clermont Northeastern High School, was a Clermont County League all-star hurler and is a member of the CNE Sports Hall of Fame.
The members of the 2006 class of the University of Cincinnati Clermont College Athletic Hall of Fame are, from left, Felicity graduate Meagan Ooten, Turpin graduate Scott Nelson, and UC Clermont faculty member and advisor Donna Lauver, a resident of Pierce Township. They were honored at a banquet that took place Feb. 10, at the college.
Ken Osborne, retired educator and football coach, will be honored tonight (Feb. 16) with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2006 Scholar-Athlete Banquet that will take place Cincinnati Hilton-Netherland Plaza.
Western Brown has won its third consecutive Southern Buckeye Conference Wrestling Tournament. The classic took place at Bethel-Tate High School. The Broncos (WB) registered 175 points, New Richmond (NR) 147.5, Blanchester (Bl) 132.5, Bethel-Tate (BT) 89, Goshen (G) 72, Batavia (Bat) 62.5, Clermont Northeastern (CNE) 47, and Williamsburg (Wms) 26.
Felicity versus Ripley, Feb. 16, 8:30 p.m., at Western Brown High School (Division III).
Glen Este and Clermont Northeastern went unbeaten in two games apiece and Goshen in one. The other seven teams did not win a single game in a week where Clermont County