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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 ]

Bethel-Tate bests Williamsburg in SBAAC showdown

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Two girls’ basketball teams entered play on Thursday, Jan. 12 with matching 4-0 records in the Southern Buckeye Athletic and Academic Conference’s National Division, but only one would keep their perfect mark. Williamsburg hosted Bethel-Tate in a conference clash on Jan. 12 and, despite jumping ahead 11-1 early in the [ Read More ]

Amelia bests Batavia 37-33

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Two Clermont County boys’ basketball teams engaged in a defensive struggle on Friday, Jan. 6 when the Batavia Bulldogs faced off against the Amelia Barons. The teams combined to score just 70 points total with the Barons taking the 37-33 victory thanks to a late rally. The Barons led 19-14 [ Read More ]

Local wrestlers compete at Madeira Invitational

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Four Clermont County schools sent wrestlers to Madeira on Jan. 6-7 to compete in the Madeira Invitational. The Bethel-Tate Tigers fared the best out of the four, finishing the two-day event in fourth place overall. The Tigers had six total placers, with two advancing to the finals. Goshen finished sixth, [ Read More ]


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