The Second Annual Amelia High School Strongman Contest was garnered by the Hamilton High School’s Big Blue team #1 with a an overall total of 198 points. The other team scores were Glen Este #1 123.5, Amelia #1 122.5, Glen Este #2 63.5, Scott (Ky.) #1 47, Amelia #2 37, Hamilton #2 29, and Amelia #3 8.
Jerry Neeley, a star on the Glen Este High School baseball mound, has signed a collegiate letter-of-intent to attend the University of Cincinnati’s Clermont College. Neeley will be a member of the first Courgar baseball team that will play its home games at Midland Field. As his major course of study the Trojan right hander is “leaning toward business.”
Sean Diebel, Glen Este High School senior, will be attending Spartanburg (S.C.) Methodist College. His major course of study will be sports management. He recently signed a letter-of-intent to play basketball there. An Eagle Scout, he was a letterman in basketball who earned the GEHS Comeback Award for enduring, fighting, and overcoming a collapsed lung.
Alex Martin, Glen Este football star, has signed a collegiate letter-of-intent to continue his education and gridiron career at Marysville (Tenn.) College. “I wanted to go to a small school in the Smoky Mountains and I like Tennessee,” said Martin of the reasons for choosing Maryville.
Donnie Talbott, Glen Este High School football star, will be attending Ohio Dominican College, Columbus, to continue his education and to play football. He recently signed a collegiate-letter-of intent to study and play there. He is as yet undecided about a major course of study.
Goshen won both divisions of its own Sixth Annual Track and Field Invitational. The Most Valuable Male Performer of the invitational was New Richmond senior Tyler Hughes. The Most Valuable Female Performer was the Warriors’ Staci Hicks, a junior. Kelsey Gaffney of Goshen was chosen as the invitational’s Most Courageous Performer.
The Annual Southwest Ohio Football Coaches Association’s East-West High School All-Star football game will be played at 7:30 p.m June 7, at Colerain High School.
The 2007 Ohio state track and field championships brought a first to Clermont County sports history. All six of the representatives of the county’s schools, placed and scored team points. The event took place at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on the campus of Ohio State University, in Columbus, on a very hot and somewhat humid weekend.
Danny Loch, Clermont Northeastern five-sport star, has signed a collegiate letter-of-intent to attend Mount Union College, Alliance, Ohio. The well-rounded star lettered in four sports – football (three years), wrestling (two), track and field (three) and baseball (one). He also played reserve basketball.
Josh Greer, three-sport Goshen star, has signed a letter-of-intent to continue his education and basketball career at Miami University-Middletown. Greer earned eight varsity letters at Goshen – football (three), basketball (two), tennis (two), and track and field (one). The Southwest District basketball all-star led Clermont County in scoring his senior year and was named the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division Player of the Year.