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Racers hurt in crashes: Efforts underway to help drivers through fundraisers

October 16, 2013

Two drivers were injured in separate crashes at Waynesfield Raceway Park on Friday.

Dustin Ingle, of Lima, who drives the family-owned non-wing sprint car sponsored by Hefner’s Dairy Barn, Smuggler’s Cove Campground and DPI Racing Engines, was injured during heat race action when his car made contact with another car which caused Ingle to flip upside down, Waynesfield Raceway Park announcer Gerry Keysor said.

'Falloween' 5K supports disabled

October 16, 2013

Supporters of people living with disabilities will be walking, running or rolling in a Halloween-themed 5K marathon in Wapakoneta. 

An organization made up of disabled “self-advocates,” People First of Auglaize County will be hosting the “Falloween 5K Walk, Run, Roll” and family fun day at 11 a.m. Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park.

Jim Polutnick, of Lima, is an adviser for the People First organization in Allen County. He said he also supports the organization in Auglaize County. 

Expert talks on modern ‘slave trade’

October 16, 2013

The Petersburg Parishes’ Social Justice Lecture Series is to feature “Human Trafficking is the Modern Day Slave Trade” at 2 p.m. Sunday, in the Parish Life Center of St. Joseph Church, Wapakoneta.

People are asked to please use the entrance off the South Blackhoof Street parking lot. The program is free and open to the public.

Tigers done in tournament, lose to Ada

October 16, 2013

Sports Editor

ELIDA — The longer Tuesday’s match wore on, the wider the margin on the scoreboard grew, as the Ada Bulldogs pulled away from the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers in three sets Tuesday in their 3-1 win in a Division IV Northwest District volleyball sectional semifinal at Elida High School.

The Bulldogs won the match Tuesday with scores of 25-18, 25-13 and 25-11.

Ada topped W-G in a best-of-three match Aug. 31, winning 25-17, 25-16.

Wapakoneta retains top spot in region

October 16, 2013

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta Redskins retained the top spot in their region Tuesday as the Ohio High School Athletic Association released the weekly edition of the prep football computer ratings.

Wapakoneta (6-1) appeared first in Division III, Region 10, for the first time Oct. 8.

Wapakoneta is moving closer toward clinching a home playoff game this season.

The top eight teams in each region for Divisions II through VII will qualify for the playoffs, while the top 16 teams in Division I will make the playoffs.

Three W-G players earn all-conference

October 16, 2013

From staff reports

Three members of the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers varsity volleyball team appeared on the All-Northwest Central Conference rosters, which were released Tuesday by the NWCC.

Tigers sophomore Kiersten Wilcox made the conference’s second team as a setter.

W-G juniors Abbie Van Horn and Taylor Van Horn were honorable mention selections. Abbie Van Horn was an honorable mention All-NWCC selection last season.

The Tigers finished the NWCC season with a 2-4 record.

W-G seeking varsity baseball, softball coaches

October 16, 2013

Waynesfield-Goshen High School is seeking applicants for the following positions: head varsity baseball coach and head varsity softball coach.

Interested applicants should send a résumé and letter of interest to Athletic Director Brett Purcell at purcellb@wgschools.org or 500 N. Westminster St., Waynesfield, OH 45896.

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