Sports Archive

Clinton-Massie stuns Goshen late, 65-63

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Clinton-Massie Falcons boys’ basketball team got a bit of revenge for the Falcons’ football team on Friday, Jan. 5. After falling to Goshen on a last-second field goal in the regular season, the Falcons defeated the Goshen boys’ basketball team on a last-second layup 65-63. “We knew that was [ Read More ]

Lady Wolves double-up Anderson, 64-32

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The West Clermont Lady Wolves made quite the mark on the court in their return to the Buckeye State. After four games in Tennessee, in which the Lady Wolves placed third in the Andrew Johnson Bank Tournament, West Clermont returned home to take on Eastern Cincinnati Conference foe Anderson. Thanks [ Read More ]

Williamsburg names Ward new football coach

­­­By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor With the resignation of former head coach Scott Lefker in the past, the Williamsburg football program has turned to the future by naming offensive coordinator Chad Ward the team’s next head coach. Ward is familiar with the Wildcats, having graduated from the school while also serving as an assistant coach [ Read More ]

Stears takes title at GMVWA Holiday Classic

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Two Clermont County schools traveled to Vandalia Butler High School on Wednesday, Dec. 27 and Thursday, Dec. 28. Wrestlers from West Clermont and Williamsburg competed at the event, with both squads posting solid finishes. Two locals placed in the 152-pound class.West Clermont’s Matt Lewis defeated Big Walnut’s Ryan Colletta in [ Read More ]

Tiger wrestlers battle the Broncos at in-school dual

­­­ By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Bethel-Tate Tigers’ wrestling team is one of the top-ranked teams in the Division II-III coaches poll this season, and they had a tough task ahead of them on Thursday, Dec. 21 as they traveled to Western Brown to dual the Broncos. Western Brown also earns several votes in the Division [ Read More ]

Lady Wildcats knock off Wilmington

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor In order to be the best, you have to beat the best. The Williamsburg Lady Wildcats did just that on Wednesday, Dec. 20. The team traveled to Wilmington High School to take on the Lady Cane, a team with high postseason aspirations. Williamsburg head coach Mike Madsen was full of [ Read More ]

Local wrestlers compete at Glenn Sample Invitational

­­­ By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Five of Clermont County’s eight wrestling teams spent the weekend battling schools from across the region at Harrison High School in the Glenn Sample Invitational, hosted by the Southwest Ohio Wrestling Coaches Association. Bethel-Tate posted the highest team score of all local squads, tallying 73 points to finish 14th [ Read More ]

Milford holds off West Clermont 53-51

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The nightcap of the Eastern Cincinnati Conference doubleheader on Friday, Dec. 15 was quite the contest. West Clermont traveled north to Milford to take on the undefeated Eagles. Milford entered play 4-0 overall, 2-0 in the league while West Clermont began play 2-1 overall, 1-1 in the league. The game [ Read More ]

Wrestling roundup: Tigers win at North College Hill

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor This past weekend was a busy one for Clermont County wrestlers, with all but one of the county’s teams in action. To start, the Bethel-Tate Tigers traveled to North College Hill for the Everett Howard Memorial Invitational. The Tigers won the tournament, collecting 262 points. East Clinton placed second with [ Read More ]

Cold shooting dooms Bulldogs in home loss

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Defense may win championships, but it’s hard to win games if you can’t score. The Batavia Bulldogs realized just how hard it is to win without a consistent offense in a 48-38 loss to the New Richmond Lions on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. Batavia scored in single-digits in three of [ Read More ]


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