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Wayman earns medalist honors at Cardinal Inv.

August 14, 2013

Sports Editor

MINSTER — Wapakoneta junior Drew Wayman shot a 1-under-par 71 to earn the honor of tournament medalist Tuesday at the Cardinal Invitational at Arrowhead Golf Club in Minster.

Wayman and the Redskins finished fourth out of 14 teams Tuesday, as the team shot 340. Wapak also finished fourth last season at the Cardinal Invitational.

Wayman had scores of 36 on the front nine and 35 on the back nine.

Wapakoneta blanks Bellefontaine in opener

August 14, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins blanked the Bellefontaine Chieftains, 5-0, in their first match of the season Tuesday in varsity girls tennis play. Bellefontaine brought only five players to the match at the Wapakoneta Rotary Club courts at Wapakoneta High School.

The Redskins lost only one game Tuesday.

“It was a good start,” Wapak varsity coach Mike Klock said. “They’re a weak team. I expect our competition to be much stiffer as the season goes on.”

W-G's Rumer records ace; Tigers 8th in Bellefontaine

August 14, 2013

From staff reports

Waynesfield-Goshen junior Kennedy Rumer aced the ninth hole Tuesday at Tree Links Golf Course in Bellefontaine during the Benjamin Logan Lady Raider Invitational. Rumer used her 6-iron on the par-3 for the hole-in-one.

The W-G Tigers placed eighth and last overall in the tournament with a score of 509.

Chelsea Spencer led W-G with an 18-hole score of 105. Rumer followed at 125. Danielle Heintz posted a 139, and Elva Anne Shephard tallied 140.

Larry Shaffer, 71

August 14, 2013

Larry Lee Shaffer, 71, of Wapakoneta, died the morning of Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 at his home.
He was born on Oct. 18, 1941, in Auglaize County, the son of the late Myrle (Weber) and Farren Shaffer. On Jan. 30, 1965, in Westminster, he married Joyce Cummings, who passed on Nov. 8, 2010.
Larry is survived by a son, Shannon Shaffer, of Wapakoneta; two daughters, April (Ron) Barnt, of Wapakoneta, and Amber (Denny) Moran, of Wapakoneta; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Exchange student dies

August 14, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
A German exchange student staying with a host family in Wapakoneta was killed Tuesday on an annual rafting trip in West Virginia.
Luca Kötterheinrich, 16, was on a commercial rafting trip on the Lower New River at the Keeney Rapids, when he was ejected at approximately 2:40 p.m.
Robin Snyder, chief of visitor services for the New River Gorge National River, said Kötterheinrich was ejected from the raft along a middle rapid and hit a known undercurrent rock.

Local officials check out log jam removal on Auglaize River

August 14, 2013

SOUTHWORTH – Officials from several entities met Tuesday to check out progress on the Auglaize River log jam project.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Aug. 14 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Schools to hold open houses

August 14, 2013

Wapakoneta City Schools administrators and teachers are inviting students and parents to join them in a back-to-school celebration.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Aug. 14 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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