In the terms of enthusiasm, excitement, and pure fun, the first season of football for the Mount Carmel Fire can best be described as a big success. Coleman Lucas, the head coach, said, “I’ve had a blast. I think we’ve all had a blast. The team has grown spiritually, mentally, and physically.”
The 11th Annual Scott McDowell Memorial River Run/Walk took place last Saturday as part of the River Days celebration in his hometown of New Richmond.
It was a night of memories and a solid performance for Zach Strief, the left offensive tackle for the New Orleans Saints. The Saints defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 27-19 in a National Football League (NFL) game played Saturday night (Aug. 18) before a full house at Paul Brown Stadium.
Amelia was the only Clermont County high school varsity football team to open with a win. The four new head coaches in the county all lost their first encounter. Amelia beat Batavia 12-9 in a hard-fought inter-county, non-conference contest played at the barony. The host Blue and White was forced to rally twice to hang onto the victory.
A number of Milford athletes earned distinction being selected as members of the Greater Miami Conference (GMC) spring sports all-star teams. This is the last spring Milford will be a member of the GMC. Next year Milford will be competing in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference that includes numerous neighboring schools (Amelia, Anderson, Glen Este, Loveland, and Turpin) with long non-conference traditions of competing against the Red and White.
Bethel-Tate, Clermont Northeastern, Goshen, and New Richmond were well-represented on the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division spring sports all-star dream teams. Following are the Clermont County members of those respective squads.
Glen Este was well-represented on the Fort Ancient Valley Conference’s Buckeye Division all-star teams. Following are Trojans who were so recognized for their superb performances during the spring season.
Batavia, Felicity, and Williamsburg each had representatives on the Southern Buckeye Conference National Divison spring sports all-star squads. Following are the Clermont County members on the SBC-N teams.
Amelia was well-represented on the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Cardinal Division spring sports all-star teams. Following are the Barons who earned a berth on the respective sports dream teams.
Dan Scholz is the new head football coach at New Richmond High School. He replaces Gerry Reardon. Scholz comes to the river town from the very successful Colerain High School gridiron program where he served as the inside linebackers coach and the coordinator of the Cardinals’ special teams for the past seven years.