Archive - Nov 18, 2013
From staff reports
The Wapakoneta Redskins notched a win in their first match of the 2013-14 high school bowling season Saturday.
Wapak managed a 2,485-1,905 win over the Mississinawa Valley Blackhawks in West Ohio High School Bowling Conference boys action at Plaza Lanes in Celina.
Austin Krites had the team high for the day, with a 202 in the first game. He followed that up with a 169 in the second game for a 185.5 average.
From staff reports
The Wapakoneta Redskins recorded a season-opening win Saturday over the Marion Local Flyers.
Wapak tallied a 1,478-1,172 victory at Plaza Lanes in Celina to begin the West Ohio High School Bowling Conference girls season.
After a 763-552 win in the first game, Wapak's margin of victory was much closer in the second, 715-620.
Kylie Timmerman was the 'Skins top bowler in the first game with a 182, while Britni Hosterman rolled a 185 in the second game to lead the team.
With a necklace of large, black bear claws fashioned to top off an ensemble of animal hides, beads and furs, no one in the Wapakoneta Middle School social studies class asked how â€śBear Claw Jebâ€ť gained his nickname.Â
Also known as Jeff Hunlock, Bear Claw Jeb lectured to each fifth-grade social studies classes Friday and showed off his extensive collection on American Indian artifacts.Â
With his unique style and attitude, the historian said he prefers to be known as Bear Claw Jeb, at least while he is in his native dress clothes.Â
An agreement for an online dog licensing system recently was renewed to continue to provide the service to Auglaize County residents.
Auglaize County Dog Warden Russ Bailey said the agreement with Fairfield Computer Systems doesnâ€™t just allow for residents to pay for their dog tags online, but it assists him with determining if dogs at particular addresses have tags and helps locate owners and return dogs to them when they are found.
â€śOnline tag sales are just a portion of it,â€ť Bailey said.
High winds and heavy rain hit the area Sunday evening sparking tornado warning sirens to sound in Wapakoneta and the area after a tornado was reportedly spotted in southwest Auglaize County.
The storm cell caused tornado warning sirens to be activated for the Pusheta Township and Fryburg area, as well as New Knoxville, New Bremen and Minster.