Sports Archive

Essig takes over as Bethel-Tate’s new football coach

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Less than two months removed from the school’s first playoff appearance, Bethel-Tate High School has announced Jeff Essig as the next varsity head football coach, replacing the outgoing Bill Jenike. Essig was approved by the Bethel-Tate Board of Education on Dec. 17. “I just wanted to get back into the [ Read More ]

Deep, talented Lady Trojans have eyes for postseason push

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Returning a deep and talented roster from a squad that went 19-6 last season, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the Glen Este Lady Trojans are rolling again in 2015-16. With four of their five leading scorers back in the mix, GE is undefeated entering the final week of [ Read More ]

Tigers have strong showing at SWOWCA Glenn Sample Classic

Competing in the Southwest Ohio Wrestling Coaches Association – Glenn Sample Classic, the Bethel-Tate Tigers finished in second place in the small school division, which is made up of schools competing in Division II-III. Among 35 teams from around the area, Bethel-Tate finished in 18th place overall with 63.5 points. Senior Jeffrey Botts became the [ Read More ]

Amelia, Glen Este play final basketball games on big stage

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor A week after the Crosstown Shootout took place between local collegiate rivals — the University of Cincinnati and Xavier University — another area rivalry was contested on the Bearcats’ home floor as West Clermont Local School District members Amelia and Glen Este met for the final time on the hardwood. [ Read More ]

Lady Warriors assisting both on and off the court

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor During this “season of giving,” the Goshen Lady Warriors basketball team has been sharing their gifts on and off the court. Kick started by the mother of the team’s lone senior — Kelsie Jeandriven — the Lady Warriors decided to help raise money for needy families over the holidays as [ Read More ]

Two Ohioans receive honors at the 46th National Athletic Directors Conference

Ohioans Bruce Brown of Strasburg and Ray Ebersole of Hudson recently received award recognition from the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) during festivities at the 46th annual National Athletic Directors Conference sponsored jointly by the NFHS and the NIAAA. Brown, Executive Director of the Ohio [ Read More ]

More than 73,000 deer checked during Ohio’s weeklong gun hunting season

Hunters checked 73,399 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2015 deer-gun hunting season, Nov. 30-Dec. 6, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). This represents a significant increase over last year’s harvest of 65,484 deer. During the 2013 deer-gun season, 75,408 deer were checked. To date, for the 2015 deer hunting seasons, hunters have checked [ Read More ]

Williamsburg finishes second at King of the Bluegrass Invite

The Williamsburg Wildcats wrestling team had a successful second week of the season after winning their home invitational on Saturday, Dec. 5. On Friday, Dec. 11, the Wildcats traveled to Batavia for an in-school tri-meet, an annual match taking place during school hours. The Wildcats swept the day beating Batavia 53-16 and CNE 72-0. On [ Read More ]

If Glen Este wants to strike upstate, it will come down to making spares

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor On the lanes of the Eastern Cincinnati Conference, the purple and white of the Glen Este Trojans has been synonymous with conference titles since the inception of the league three years ago. The girls team has claimed top honors in each of the three seasons that the Lady Trojans have [ Read More ]

Locals named All-State

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Clermont County had six football players across Ohio’s seven divisions honored as Associated Press All-Ohio selections earlier this month as voted on by a media panel from around the state. Williamsburg led the three local teams that were represented, landing three individuals on the honor roll. Glen Este had two [ Read More ]


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