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Wapak grabs 3rd at tournament in Celina

August 9, 2013

Sports Editor

CELINA — The Wapakoneta Redskins grabbed a third-place finish Friday at the Celina Bulldog Girls Golf Invitational in varsity action at Fox’s Den Golf Course.

The Redskins shot a team total of 388, edging host Celina (390) for the third spot.

Wapakoneta senior Shelby Kohler finished sixth overall with an 18-hole score of 88.

W-G notches 1st ever girls golf win

August 9, 2013

From staff reports

The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers varsity girls golf team notched its first win in school history Friday, tallying a 265-270 victory over the Fort Recovery Indians in a dual match played at the Mercer County Elks Country Club in Celina.

W-G started its first full girls golf season in school history this school year beginning Friday.

The Tigers were led by Kennedy Rumer and Chelsea Spencer, who each tallied a 57. Also for W-G, Elva Anne Shephard had a 71, while Hannah Williams scored an 80.

Renovations recognized

August 9, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
Renovations to the Auglaize County Courthouse are being recognized again with another historic preservation award from a state organization.
The courthouse has been named a recipient of the Preservation Merit Award from the Ohio Historic Preservation Office of the Ohio Historical Society.

Going green

August 9, 2013

While the city’s solar field has been producing power for a month, city officials and business representatives officially christened the city’s own power plant “that now burns sunshine.”
For the full story, see the Friday, Aug. 9 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Local wins state fair with steer

August 9, 2013

Growing up on a farm, farming is almost second nature to one 12-year-old New Knoxville girl, who says it is almost as natural as breathing.
For the full story, see the Friday, Aug. 9 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Paul Connors Sr., 63

August 9, 2013

Paul T. Connors Sr., 63, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Norma Smith, 75

August 9, 2013

Norma Jean Smith, 75, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:04 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at Auglaize Acres.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

OHSAA board approves winter, spring divisions

August 9, 2013

Sports Editor

New tournament divisions for winter and spring sports were announced Thursday upon the Ohio High School Athletic Association board of directors’ regularly scheduled monthly meeting.

The board approved divisional alignments for its member schools in winter and spring sports, which will be in effect for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years.

Wapakoneta will remain in Division II for both boys and girls basketball. With 332 girls, Wapak was 10 shy of the cutoff for Division I schools.

Waynesfield-Goshen and Botkins will each stay in Division IV for basketball.

‘Athletic steers’ wanted

August 9, 2013

Managing Editor
From hoof to the hook.
Large animal owners of grand and reserve champions at the Auglaize County Fair received a glimpse of how their animals would be judged by packers and butchers — and ultimately the consumer. They also learned the fair judges were right on with their evaluations, according to a carcass judge’s report.

Teachers told to integrate smart devices

August 9, 2013

Technology can be found everywhere and used by mostly everyone.
For the full story, see the Thursday, Aug. 8 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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