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Williamsburg knocks off Goshen in SBAAC Classic

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Williamsburg Lady Wildcats girls’ basketball team had quite the week last week. The squad faced three opponents, two in their own conference, and a third in the conference championship bout. Williamsburg defeated all three teams, clinching their first-ever league title and winning the league’s crossover tournament. The week started [ Read More ]

Tigers fall to Mechanicsburg in state wrestling quarterfinals

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Bethel-Tate Tigers wrestling team traveled to Columbus this past weekend to participate in the state dual tournament for the first time in school history. The eighth-seeded Tigers held an early lead against top-ranked Mechaniscburg, but in the end Bethel-Tate fell 49-25. The Tigers won the first two matches of [ Read More ]

Goshen downs Amelia, pulls even in SBAAC American

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Two of the top teams in the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference met on the hardwood one final time on Friday, Feb. 3. The Goshen Warriors entered play 13-3 overall, 6-1 in the SBAAC. Their lone league loss came to the Amelia Barons on Dec. 20, 2016. Amelia entered [ Read More ]

Tiger wrestlers win regional title, advance to state tournament

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Bethel-Tate Tigers’ wrestling team made history on their home mats Wednesday, Feb. 1. With victories over Clermont Northeastern and Preble Shawnee, the Tigers advanced to the state quarterfinals of the team dual tournament for the first time in school history. It was not an easy task. The team started [ Read More ]

Girls’ basketball sectional brackets released

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor As the winter sports season begins to wind down, local bowling and girls’ basketball teams learned their sectional tournament fates this past weekend. Seed meetings were held for both sports on Sunday, Feb. 5 with brackets released shortly after. In Division I, the Glen Este Lady Trojans drew the eighth [ Read More ]

Tiger wrestlers advance to regional semis

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Bethel-Tate Tigers welcomed Aiken and North College Hill to campus on Jan. 25 for the first round of the state dual team wrestling tournament. While the Tigers may have been hospitable to their opponents before the match, they held nothing back on the mat. After Aiken defeated North College [ Read More ]

Glen Este rolls past Western Brown

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor By the time the final buzzer sounded on Glen Este’s non-conference home match against Western Brown on Saturday, Jan. 28, Trojans head coach Craig Reick had two reasons to celebrate. The first could be seen on the scoreboard, as Glen Este earned a 52-34 victory over Western Brown. The second [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate defense key in win over Batavia

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Two of the top teams in the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference squared off in a cross-division bout on Tuesday, Jan. 17. The Batavia Bulldogs traveled to Bethel-Tate to take on the Tigers, who entered the game in second place in the SBAAC-National Division. Batavia sat in third place [ Read More ]

Burke named new Lions’ football coach

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Roughly one month after the departure of former New Richmond head football coach Josh Stratton, the Lions have a new man at the helm of the program. Patrick Burke was approved as the next New Richmond football coach at the school’s board of education meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 17. Burke [ Read More ]

Batavia football coach resigns

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Batavia Bulldogs’ football team will be the fourth Clermont County school to begin the 2017-2018 season with a new football coach at the helm after the resignation of Matt Lester on Friday, Jan. 13 Lester said the decision to step down was not based on football, instead it was [ Read More ]


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