Judy Angel, mother of the late Amelia High School wrestling star David Angel, presents the championship trophy of the 2007 tournament to members of the Amelia varsity wrestling team. The Amelia High School tournament was renamed in his honor shortly after his death in August 1980.
The Amelia varsity powerlifting team enjoyed success in its first competition of the season. The Blue and White competed in a meet that took place at Triad High School, North Lewisburg, Champaign, County, Ohio.
Clermont County did herself proud the past wrestling season with very respectable showings by many of the varsity wrestlers and with the obvious classy capabilities Goshen performed in once again hosting both a Division II Sectional Tournament and the Division II Southwest District Tournament.
Two of the big men of the 2006 Clermont County high school football season will be on their way to compete on the collegiate level for West Virginia Wesleyan (WVW) College this summer. The WVW Bobcats are members of the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
Amelia High School honored its deserving autumn sports athletes at gatherings that recently took place. Following are the deserving athletes singled out for special recognition.
The class of 2007 of the Amelia High School Sports Hall of Fame was inducted March 10 at Receptions East. The new induction class includes Bill Tabscott (Amelia High class of 1920, Baron Award), Tom Ellis ’58, Lisa Morrow ’95, and Chris Anderson ’99.
Wayne Rust was one of the, if not the, most respected and beloved softball umpires in Clermont County and Greater Cincinnati. He passed away recently (Feb. 13) at his Bethel home of an apparent heart attack. It is estimated that Rust, a 1965 graduate of New Richmond High School and a member of the Lions’ Sports Hall of Fame (inducted 2000), had umpired 35,000 softball games.
Two of Clermont County’s finest prep wrestling stars placed in the Ohio state championship wrestling tournament that took place last weekend at the Jerome L. Schottenstein Center on the campus of Ohio State University, Columbus.
Milford was the only Clermont County varsity boys basketball team to claim a victory in the opening round of the respective division sectional tournaments. Milford (number-10 seed) earned a triumph in its sectional tournament opener over Wilmington (number-19 seed) 47-45. The hard-fought confrontation took place at Mason High School.
During the winter sports season of 1966-67, Clermont County teams competed in just two leagues, the Clermont County League (CCL) and the Eastern Hills League (EHL). Following are the Clermont countians who earned all-star status for their play in varsity basketball. The year in school is listed.