Exactly 40 years ago, as in all sports of the 1967-68 school year, the county’s respective all-star basketball dream teams were dominated by the class of 1968.
Clermont County League
First team: Bobby Baumgardner (Williamsburg guard, senior), Jim Dickason (Batavia center, senior), Kurt Franke (Amelia center, senior), Gary Hillard (Goshen center, senior), Bob Kranz (Amelia forward, senior), Nick Lung (Batavia forward, senior), Joe Ogletree (Batavia guard, senior), Bill Palmer (Clermont Northeastern guard, senior), Doug Parsons (Amelia guard, senior), and Charlie Stephenson (Clermont Northeastern center, senior). Stephenson was the player of the year.
Honorable mention: Gary Caudill (Felicity forward, junior), Richard Kilgore (Bethel-Tate guard, junior), Mike Mullins (Bethel-Tate forward, sophomore), Phil Redrow (Williamsburg forward, senior), and Joe Remley (Batavia guard, junior).
Coach of the year: Bob Wiesenhahn (Clermont Northeastern).