Almost every year included a championship of some kind for one of the area teams, something that may not be duplicated for years to come. And with strong teams come great athletes, making the 1980s — with athletes like Knight, Maureen Roshar and Clay Sander — a decade that helped put the area on the state and national map.
While the 1992 Crew is probably the best known group from the 1990s, another pattern became clear during research – the emergence of the female athlete. That tradition continued in the 2000s.
With the research winding down, we’re putting some of the finishing touches on the athletes and teams of the past 100 years. Don’t miss out on this snapshot of time, coming out in late August.
Scott Levine is the Clinton Herald’s associate editor.