Sports Archive

Bethel-Tate’s Botts becomes second state placer since 1998

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Jeffrey Botts took one step closer to the state podium each year he wrestled at Bethel-Tate. As a sophomore, he was state alternate; as a junior, he was a qualifier; and on Saturday, March 5, as a senior, Botts climbed the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Division III platform for [ Read More ]

Lady Cougars returning to Nationals

The University of Cincinnati Clermont College Lady Cougars will return to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Division II National Championships this year in Uniontown, Penn. The Lady Cougars (14-10) were awarded the No. 7 seed and will begin their tournament against the No. 2 seed Penn State Hazelton on Thursday, March 3. UC Clermont [ Read More ]

Five locals qualify for state wrestling

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor From a local contingent of 43 wrestlers that qualified for this past weekend’s district tournament, just five will be in action beginning on March 3 at the Ohio High School Athletic Association State Wrestling Individual Tournament at the Jerome Schottenstein Center at The Ohio State University. Wrestlers from Bethel-Tate, Glen [ Read More ]

Lady Trojans head to state for second time in three years

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor For the second time in three years, the Glen Este Lady Trojans earned a lane assignment at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl for the Ohio State Bowling Championships. The GE bowlers rallied from the outside looking in heading into the Baker games on Feb. 24 at the district tournament at Beaver [ Read More ]

Locals compete at state

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Four local athletes competed in six events at the Ohio High School Athletic Association Swimming and Diving State Tournament this past weekend with three advancing to the finals and the other gaining invaluable experience on the biggest stage. Bethel-Tate junior Gracyn McQueary had the most successful state meet, qualifying out [ Read More ]

Local boys hoops teams flame out in sectional tourney

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The first week of the basketball sectional tournament is fast and furious. The first round through the sectional final takes place over the course of just seven or eight days. Unfortunately for Clermont County basketball fans, that riptide schedule claimed the seasons of all 10 local boys high school basketball [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate keeps rolling, will have to update another banner

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Forget simply updating the banners. Bethel-Tate is going to have to commission new ones to be made with the roll that the Lady Tigers currently find themselves on. After claiming the program’s first sectional title on Saturday, Feb. 20, the Lady Tigers did one better a week later, topping Miami [ Read More ]

Milford’s Cavill will play soccer at MIT

The Milford High School Department of Athletics is pleased to announce that Loewen Cavill has committed to continue her academic and athletic career as a member of the soccer team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) beginning this fall. Cavill is a four-year member of the soccer team and began competing in track & [ Read More ]

Clermont County has 43 district qualifiers

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor A busy weekend of sectional wrestling around Southwest Ohio led to 43 local individuals across three divisions qualifying for the upcoming district tournaments this weekend. Clermont County boasted six sectional individual champions and a team sectional championships for the Wildcats of Williamsburg. Competing at the Division III sectional at Blanchester [ Read More ]

Three swimmers, one diver qualify for the state meet

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The best of the best are converging on C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton this week for the Ohio High School Athletic Association Swimming and Diving State Tournament and Clermont County will be represented by four individuals competing in six events. A pair of returning state qualifiers — Bethel-Tate’s Gracyn McQueary [ Read More ]

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