Sports Archive

Improving Baron grapplers preparing for tourneys

Amelia’s varsity wrestling team is settling down and molding itself into a superb squad. First-year head coach Tim Allen is pleased with the progress of his charges. Said the Barons’ leader, “It was a little rough in the beginning with me having to get used to and knowing the kids and them getting used to and knowing me. Now we’re over that and we know each other and it’s coming together.

Milford, Clermont Northeastern, and Goshen boys battling for first in respective conferences

Milford continues to be the pacesetter for Clermont County’s varsity boys basketball squads. The Eagles clutch play has led to thrilling overtime victories that have earned the Red and White a berth smack dab in the middle of the Greater Miami Conference race.

Milford’s swimmers and divers lead the way for county’s improved prep water programs

Clermont County’s varsity swimming scene has seen some fine individual efforts among the five high schools competing in the sport. Teamwise, the Milford boys and girls squads have been turning in the best performances.

Glen Este, Goshen, and Clermont Northeastern cagers in thick of fight for conference crowns

Glen Este’s girls have represented their school and Clermont County very well in competition versus opponents outside the county and, in particular, upstate. Last week the Trojan women won yet another game in the Greater Columbus vicinity.

Eagle grapplers soaring to numerous victories; CNE and Amelia turning in stellar tourney performances

Milford’s varsity wrestling team has been registering the most impressive scores and statistics among Clermont County’s nine varsity squads. Senior T. J. O’Connell will be returning to compete at 171 and senior Dan Tepe who began the campaign winning three of four matches.

Glen Este boys achieve bowling perfection

A perfect 300 Baker game was the major factor that earned Glen Este’s varsity boys bowling team first place in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference (FAVC) Tournament that took place at Northwest Lanes, on lucky Saturday, Jan. 13.

Kenny Craig is one of the mainliners of the first Williamsburg High School Sports Hall inductees

In the annals of Clermont County and Williamsburg sports history, Kenny Craig is still in the running and at or near the forefront. The 65-year old 1959 graduate of Williamsburg High School began running the fall of his freshman year of high school (1955-56). He began running as a ninth grade member of the ‘Burg varsity football team where he played very sparingly that year on the offensive line at left guard. He was a manager for the first Wildcat gridiron varsity team when he was in eighth grade (1954-55).

Eagle grapplers conquering their opposition; New Richmond leads county at Madeira Invitational

New Richmond was in the forefront of Clermont County’s five varsity wrestling teams that competed in the 37th Annual Madeira Invitational. Moeller’s B squad won the 23-team tourney with 194.5 points, New Richmond (NR) was fifth with 131, Goshen (G), seventh, 118.5, Bethel-Tate (BT), eighth, 112, Clermont Northeastern (CNE), 12th, 50, and Batavia (B), 15th, 44.

Glen Este girls on six-game winning streak; Batavia and Goshen doing well in SBC cage confrontations

Glen Este is the pace setter for Clermont County’s varsity girls basketball teams. The Trojans are 8-3 overall and 3-2 in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division (FAVC-B). “We’re pretty happy with how we’re doing. We’ve won our last six,” said Jeff Click, head coach of the Purple and White.

Milford in the midst of GMC basketball race

Milford and Goshen are in the thick of the fight in their respective conference’s boys basketball races. Felicity has emerged as the most positive surprise of the season. Milford brought down Sycamore’s Aviators in a Greater Miami Conference battle 61-55 before the winners’ home crowd. The Eagles spotted their guests a 13-8 first quarter advantage, but knotted the score at 21 at the half before taking over for good 40-38 after three periods of action. Milford scoring leaders: Brandon Baker 19, Mark Bryant 17, and Tyler Diercks 10.

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