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6 EXTRAEast THE CINCINNATI ENQUIRER Tuesday, September 10, 1991 SPORTS Loveland approves model, floor plans tars Track Club turns 10 for new high school BY JAMES J. LIDINGTON The Cincinnati Enquirer Loveland school officials now have a concrete idea of what their new high school build ing will look like. The district recently approved a two- by three-foot model of the building and preliminary floor plans by Kevin Kreuz of the district's architectural firm of Steed, Hammond and Paul. Kreuz will also serve as project manager during construction, set to begin in early y S i e . y I V jn r r i 1 Up J- t 1 wz ) J y r , OA! vr 1992. "We want people to know what tled into a hillside on the George Thurner estate on Rich Road. Originally planned to accommodate 800 students, Kreuz said the building could be expanded to hold 1,200. The building will include a gym and two auditoriums with capacities of about 60 and 600, respectively. The grounds of the new building will include football and baseball fields, as well as tennis courts. The site, at more than 70 acres, also is large enough to hold an elementary school if the district's growth continues, Kreuz said. Money for the high school and renovations to other buildings in the district are coming from a 6.8-mill bond issue approved May 7. The issue is expected to produce $16.2 million. After construction of the school and the renovations are completed: Kindergarten and Grade 1 will be housed in the Lloyd Mann Elementary building. Grades 2 and 3 will be in the Miami Elementary building. Grades 4 and 5 will be in the middle school. Grades 6 through 8 will be in the current high school building. The new high school will hold grades 9 through 12. we've been doing for the last three months," said Superintendent Ron DeWitt. "If they go out (to the site) looking for a hole in the ground now, they won't see it." The local Parent-Teacher Asso do, this summer won state titles for 17- to 18-year-olds in the long jump and sprints at Bowling Green. She was named outstanding female of the Dayton Gems Invitational after helping the All-Stars win the team title with firsts in the long jump, 200-meter dash and the 400-meter relay. Outstanding All-Star alumni periodically return to help coach young hopefuls at the Seven Hills School practice site. They include Clinton Davis of Roger Bacon, an All-Star national triple gold medalist who now runs track for the U.S. Army and David Poole of CAPE fame, now with the pro football Buffalo Bills. Schools fear burnout Younger children now dominate the All-Stars, said Jones, a Bond Hill resident. "We lose a lot of high school kids because high school coaches are telling them don't do summer track because of burnout, which is ridiculous." When Jones began, there were only two children under seven and teen-agers dominated the squad. "The bulk of the squad now is 13 and under," he said. There are no tryouts for the All-Stars. Among the youngest squad members is five year old E'lyse Sims of North Avondale, granddaughter of Norma Richardson, All-Stars board president. Sims ran on a relay team in Chapel Hill. Seven All-Stars went to their first national meet in 1984; this year, 37 went to the nationals, which involved 8,649 youths. Money is critical for All-Star operations. Richardson, who heads a 25-member steering committee, said, "A budget larger than $50,000 will be needed to send our kids to the 1992 nationals in Southern California." Throughout the year, All-Star youths, parents and friends participate in fund-raising efforts. ciation also has approved the model and plans. The new school is expected to open to students in August, 1993. Local talent succeeds at Jr. Olympics BY STEVE HOFFMAN The Cincinnati Enquirer One of the area's most active track and field training grounds for boys and girls, the Cincinnati All-Stars Track Club, this summer celebrated its 10th year. It started in 1980 when four outstanding high school football players decided they wanted to pursue a conditioning program. The organization took shape in 1982 as Bill Madison, now a Miami University instructor, began coaching relay teams. In 1983, Jim Engel, girls track and field coach at Cincinnati Academy of Physical Education, joined the local movement. The club solidified in 1084 when Oscar Jones, a Morehead State University sprinter-hurdler irt the 1976 and 1980 Olympic Trials, became head coach. Since 1988, the club has annually taken in more than 100 boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 18, requiring a $50,000 a year budget and creating an honor roll of medal winners. Recent results Just this year, Nekeya Ralls, 15, took a fourth place and Lindsay Orr Jr., 14, finished sixth in their respective 100-meter low hurdles finals at the National Junior Olympics meet in Chapel Hill, N.C. Both live in New Burlington. A year ago, Ralls won the gold medal for the long jump at Lincoln, Neb. "Last year, I really didn't know what was going on," Ralls said of winning a gold in her first All-Star Kreuz consulted with 19 curric Ik f I t I 1' ,i y ! ulum and special-area committees on the design. Requests from the committees ranged from numbers of blackboards in classrooms to the location of classrooms, he said. V Based on the consultations, Kreuz drew up plans for the 138,000-square-foot building nes j The Cincinnati EnquirerErnest Coleman Nekeya Ralls placed fourth and Lindsay Orr Jr., 14, finished sixth in their 1 00-meter low hurdles finals at the National Junior Olympics. Your Everyday Resource season. This year, the Mount Healthy High School sophomore said the 100-yard dash is her best event. "I feel confident I can go all the way," she said. Orr, a Mount Healthy High freshman, called his Chapel Hill feat "a big thrill because I hadn't won anything that big before." He also runs the 100 yard dash and legs in the 4x100 and 4x400 yard relays. The All-Stars' talent is deep. Ten-year-old Derek Kearney of Fairfield set a regional record at Cleveland in winning the triathlon with his marks in the high jump, shot put and 400-meter dash. Candice Campbell of Princeton, a freshman at University of Tole Sports digest ski was Servall's best pitcher with a 13-9 record. Kevin Harperink, a shortstop, center fielder and pitcher, took two honors: He led the team's hitting with a .500 batting average and was named its best fielder. Cincinnati Classified. The only local resource that is updated daily. , Whether you need to sell a Sentra or buy a BMW, Classified has what you're looking for! Just call 421-6300 Clermont man takes Mercy Metric 10K race MERCY RUNNERS: Steve Taylor of Union Township, Clermont County, won the 13th annual Mercy Metric 10-kilometer run at Lunken Playfield, going the distance in 31 minutes, 32 seconds. Craig Spletzer of West Chester was second in 31:42.A total of 325 runners participated in the Labor Day event. Top area woman was Janice Kreuz of Mount Lookout, who clocked 38:15. Judy Wilson of Anderson Township was third in 40:20. The oldest runner, Jule Jakobson, 74, of Anderson Township, finished the run in 53:06. The youngest runner, 8-year-old Jake Curry of Westwood, was timed at 65:13. Meet proceeds support athletics at Mercy Montessori School, Walnut Hills. 3RD IN WORLD: Auto Body Panels of Cincinnati finished third in the U.S. Slow-Pitch Softball Association Women's World Series last weekend in Lexington, S.C., in a total field of 16 teams. Cincinnati's Empress Chili finished sixth. Manager Greg Childress' Panels team won four of six games at Lexington to close out its season. They lost to champion Lady Blue of Carrollton, Texas, and runner-up Salem Hawks of Bellevue, Mich. Jeril Junker, Auto Body Panels' first baseman from Fairfield, was named to the All-World team, along with the team's two Louisville imports, outfielders Laura Troutman and Andy Anthony. Deanna Darrell, Empress Chili's shortstop, also received All-World honors. In 1990, its first year in Class A ball, Auto Body Panels finished eighth in the World Series. Sixty-five bowlers qualified for the finals, based on performances in at least 10 summer sweepers. It was Kasee's first championship. He won the June 3 sweeper, his 11th weekly win over the years. Tracy Hoinke of Western Bowl estimated that 700 bowlers took part in the Monday summer series. Brian Himmler of Anderson Township, 1990 shootout winner, bowed out this summer in his first match after surviving the cut. Kasee has enjoyed bowling success before. He was on the 1989 Browning Pontiac team, with Alan Downs of Mount Washington, that won the ABC all-events title at Wichita with a record 10,102. Kasee won Hoinke Classic doubles titles in 1985 and 1986. He was on the 1988 Browning Pontiac team with Steve Fehr of Delhi Township, Don Scudder of Western Hills and Dave Callery of Anderson Township, which won the state men's championship at Middletown. BASEBALL TRYOUTS: Servall Electric's American Amateur Baseball Congress team for 14-year-olds will hold 1992 tryouts Sept. 21 at Fresco Park in Forest Park. Interested prospects, who cannot be 15 years old before Aug. 1, 1992, must call Manager Jim Thompson at 825-6742 or coach Jack Stockelman at 742-5754 for an appointment. Servall's 13-year-olds concluded their 1991 season by winning the Delhi Invitational Tournament, coming from the losers' bracket to defeat Cincinnati Spikes twice in the finals. They won 24 games of 44 games this season, finishing second in the the Pony regional tournament at California, Pa., and second in the Forest Park Tournament. In the Delhi tourney, Ryan Pogozalski pitched a no-hitter against Delhi Sporting Goods, earning him a plaque from the Delhi Athletic Association, tourney sponsor. Pogozal SENIOR OLYMPIANS: Mimi Sunderman of Mount Washington was on the third-place Ohio All-Star volleyball team for women 65 and older at the U.S. Senior Olympics at Syracuse, N.Y., this summer. She also participated in badminton doubles for 55-and-older women. Your Everyday QUICK LEARNER: Bob Ott of Colerain Township scored an eagle at the 334-yard 13th hole at Glenview Golf Course recently. He used his driver to power 222 yards down the fairway, and then his pitching wedge to drop the ball 112 yards into the cup for an eagle 2. He finished the day with an 81, his best 1991 score. Ott, 31, a pool builder, is playing only his second year of golf. He is already shooting in the mid-80s. "I don't play any other sports," he said. "I just like golf." On his lucky day, he went over to Glenview by himself and filled out a foursome. Resource GRAND CHAMP: Tom Kasee of Bevis was the recent winner of the ninth annual Western Bowl Monday Night Shootout, earning $3,500 plus an extra $1,000 for taking part in 13 of the previous 15 weekly summer shootouts. Kasee, 39, a metallurgical engineer, defeated Nick Vogelgesang of Lawrenceburg, Ind., 227-199, in the final game. Kasee averaged 216 for eight games, including the two-game qualifier and six matches. Reporters Steve Hoffman and Terry Flynn compile sports notes for EXTRA. Call Hoffman at 733-1984 and Flynn at 860-7103 with your neighborhood sports news. Births born Aug. 28 to Brenda and Rob ert Grooms, Milford. William Ryan Schroder, born Aug. 20 to Elizabeth and Joseph benroder, Anderson Township. Cincinnati Classified. The only local resource that is updated daily. Whether you need to buy a new home or sell the old homestead, Classified has what you're looking for! Just call 421-6300 Andrew Michael Boppel, born Aug. n to Karen and Karl Bop pel, Anderson TownshiD. Timothv Rvan Bralev. born Aug. 11 to Donna and Timothy uraiey, Biancnester. Tanner Isaac Ingle, born Aug 25 to Deanna and Douglas Ingle Milford. Hurst, Goshen. Ralph Michael Stiles II, born Aug. 21 to Dixie and Ralph Stiles, Mount Washington. Allison Marie Martin, born Aug. 15 to Julie and Thomas Martin, Norwood. Olivia Evelyn Schoeff, born Aug. 15 to Carol and Donald Schoeff, Loveland. Christopher Samuel Wehofer, born Aug. 16 to Donna and Steven Wehofer, Milford. Trevor Heidt Keating, born Aug. 25 to Barbara and Timothy Keating, Pierce Township. Brian Edward Young, born Aug. 25 to Christine and Brian Young, Blanchester. Elizabeth Ann Henn, born Aug. 26 to Lorena and Michael Henn, Batavla. Caitlin Ciara Moran, born Aug. 26 to DeAnna Fricker and William Moran, Goshen. Margot Marie Whitney, born Aug. 27 to Victoria and Gerard Whitney, Anderson Township. Lauren Elizabeth Grooms, Carter Campbell Noel, born Enquirer EXTRA prints birth-announcement information provided by some area hospitals. Relatives should wait at least three weeks before contacting The Enquirer; announcements take about that long to reach EXTRA following release by hospitals. Questions? Call Jay Llding-ton at 576-1409 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. BETHESDA Andrew Francis Schuster, born July 30 to Patricia and James Schuster, Withamsville. Ashley Nicole Sandlin, born Aug. 27 to Chanel and James Sandlin, Milford. Craig David Gilbert, born Aug. 23 to Mary and Richard Gilbert, Goshen. Diamond Nicole Lamb, born , Aug. 24 to Ruth Jones and Don-nie Lamb, Mount Washington. Joshua Matthew Bunnell, born Aug. 27 to Denlse and Joe Bunnell, Milford. Alexander Robert O'Keefe, A -V- born Aug. 8 to Paula and Michael O'Keefe, Miami Township, Clermont County. CHRIST Robert Monroe Cagle, born Aug. 8 to Barbara and James Cagle, Anderson Township. Thomas Andrew Engelhart, born Aug. 19 to Elizabeth and Thomas Engelhart, Anderson Township. Tyler Albert Buchheim, born Aug. 20 to Sherry and Robert Buchheim, Loveland. Nicholas Dehne Kunkel, born Aug. 20 to Jennifer and Mark Kunkel, Symmes Township. Brodi Kay McCormick, born Aug. 20 to Catherine and Theodore McCormick, Amelia. Zachary Craig Stephenson, born Aug. 20 to Laurie and Greg Stephenson, Symmes Township. Stephanie Ann Graves, born Aug. 21 to Beverly and Donald Graves, Symmes Township. Joseph Aaron Hurst, born Aug. 21 to Pamela and Kenneth Aug. 26 to Lisa and Dale Noel Anderson Township. GOOD SAMARITAN Jamie Marie Collier, born Aua. 18 to Deanna Sue and Garold Trent Collier, Williamsburg. William George Feldman, born Aug. 15 to Jennifer Ann and Timothy Feldman, Mount Washing- ifln PI ion. William Fritsch, born Aug. 20 to uynai ana Chad Fritsch, With amsville.