Williamsburg wins first game, CNE on winning streak, New Richmond preparing for showdown against Western Brown
Williamsburg won its first game of the year and Clermont Northeastern won its second consecutive game to highlight Week Eight of the Clermont County high school varsity football season. The Wildcats (1-7 overall and 1-1 in the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division) waited until ousting arch-rival Batavia (1-7 overall and 0-2 in the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division) before winning its first game of the campaign 21-14.
Glen Este’s girls and boys cross country teams win invitationals; Amelia’s Harrell spearheads male cross country runners
Josh Harrell, Amelia senior was the premier distance runner in the annual New Richmond Cross Country Invitational. Teamwise, New Richmond was in the forefront of Clermont County teams in both the boys and girls 3.1-mile runs. Amelia coach Shane Heikenfeld is pleased with his charges’ efforts. Beth Wilson, a junior, is the Barons’ best female runner.
Felicity hosts first-ever cross country invitational; Glen Este, Harrell, and Thomas win Bethel-Tate’s Invitational
The Felicity Invitational took place for the first time in the school’s history. The event occurred at the Washington Township Park. The 3.1-mile course was laid out by Cardinal coach Toby Lewin across the beautiful rolling hills and waterways of the park.
Teamwise, Milford and New Rchmond paced Clermont County’s high school varsity golf teams with runner-up finishes in their respective conference golf tournaments. Milford’s Tyler Regueyra and Batavia’s Eric Brown were medalists in their respective tournaments.
Clermont Northeastern wins first game, Goshen ends losing streak, and Glen Este wins fourth consecutive contest
Clermont Northeastern’s Rockets entered the winners’ column for the first time this year, Goshen snapped a losing streak, Glen Este captured its fourth consecutive victory, and New Richmond was handed its first setback of the season to highlight last Friday night’s Clermont County high school varsity football action.
Most of Clermont County’s high school varsity girls tennis teams have enjoyed at least some success. In the most recent competition, New Richmond and Batavia have gone unbeaten. Some of the other county contingents are also enjoying success. In the annual Greater Cincinnati Tennis Coaches Association Coaches’ Classic, Bethel-Tate was the winner of Flight G. Many of the county teams turned in a very respectable performance.
The University of Cincinnati Clermont College’s women’s varsity volleyball team is enjoying a successful first half of the 2008 campaign. Season-long important victories have earned the Red and Black national recognition with their number-one rating in the country for the first time in the program’s history. United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).
New Richmond remains the only unbeaten Clermont County high school varsity football team. And the Lions’ defense has yet to surrender a point. Bethel-Tate and Glen Este also continued their winning streaks in Friday night action on the gridiron.
A family rivalry will come to a head next Friday night when Milford’s Eagles travel to Glen Este to take on the Trojans. This will be a showdown in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division. The Lehr twins will meet for the second time on the gridiron. Ryan, a 6-foot, 1-inch, 200-pound running back, was on the winning side last year as Glen Este defeated Milford 45-13.
Golf action for Clermont County’s varsity boys squads has been plentiful, and in many situations, successful. Bethel-Tate and Milford have emerged with the largest number of triumphs in recent competition. New Richmond and Amelia have also been achieving victories.