Sports Archive


Andre Higgins, New Richmond High School sports standout, signed a collegiate letter-of-intent to continue his education and football career at the University of Charleston (W.Va.).

Milford man at the top of the list of Clermont County

Seven Clermont countians placed among the top 100 of almost 10,000 runners in the Flying Pig Marathon. The 26-mile race took place recently in the streets of downtown Cincinnati.

Mike Moore is OHSAA Trainer of the Year

Mike Moore has recently been named as the 2006 Ohio High School Athletic Association Trainer of the Year. Moore is the trainer at Lakota East High School. The Ohio Athletic Trainers Association (OATA), which is the governing body for all athletic trainers in the state of Ohio, awards this prestigious honor annually.

Batavia seeking partnership with USTA

Betty Howell, a lifetime resident of Batavia, is very excited about the Batavia Community Tennis Project. additional money for equipment. The facility will be located on the west side of One Bulldog Place, the drive at Batavia High School. It will provide round robin tournaments, ladder tournaments, and other activities.

Miami Valley male youth cage team qualifies for tournament

The Miami Valley Braves 12 and under boys basketball team will be competing very soon in Virginia Beach, Va. Most of the team members are Clermont County residents and most of them reside in the West Clermont School District.

Milford awaits, expects admittance into the FAVC

At the June 15 meeting of the Milford Board of Education, the proposal was unanimously approved for the Milford Eagles to pursue becoming a member of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference (FAVC) in that league

Cunninghams hosting Clermont Pole Vault Clinic

A unique event, the first of its kind in Clermont County, will take place June 24. The Clermont Pole Vault Clinic is anxiously anticipated to be an annual event says co-founder Greg Cunningham.

New Richmond

David Duncan has been an integral part of the success of the Georgia Tech baseball team. The Yellow Jackets was one of the eight teams that competed in the College World Series. The series took place at Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, Neb.


Joe Smith was recently recognized for his baseball skills. The Amelia High School graduate was chosen in the third round, the 94th selection overall, by the New York Mets in the 2006 First Year Player Draft. Smith, a 6-foot, 2-inch, 205-pound junior had been a right hand relief pitcher for the Wright State Raiders. His performance through the 2006 season earned him the Horizon League Pitcher of the Year honors as well as the NCAA

Nine county grid stars compete in East-West game

The Annual Southwest Ohio Football Coaches Association East-West Senior All-Star Football Game took place last Thursday night (June 8) at Kings High School. The West won out 35-0, ahead after each quarter 7-0, 2-10, and 28-0.

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