Archive - Aug 2013
WAYNESFIELD â The recently established Waynesfield Garden Club is looking for new members to join its ranks.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Aug. 20 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Virgil V. Knoch, 93, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:34 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
The Wapakoneta Redskins opened Western Buckeye League play with a 167-181 win over the Kenton Wildcats on Monday in a varsity boys golf match at the Wapakoneta Country Club, in Wapak’s home opener for the 2013 season.
Wapak junior Drew Wayman was the match medalist Monday with a 1-under-par round of 35 for nine holes.
The Wapakoneta Redskins began the Western Buckeye League portion of their schedule Monday and recorded a 4-1 win over the Kenton Wildcats in a varsity girls tennis match in Kenton.
Kenton’s lone match win came at first singles Monday, with Claire Oats defeating Kaitlin Snider, 6-2, 7-5, giving Snider her first loss of the season.
Robert âBobâ Ronald Eugene Fetter, 74, of Lima, died at 11:54 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, in the emergency room at Lima Memorial Health Systems.
He was born July 8, 1939, in Lima, the son of Grethel Chirstine (Craig) and J. Russell Fetter.
On March 12, 1960, he married R. Ellen Fetter, who survives.
From staff reports
The Wapakoneta Redskins grabbed their second straight win Monday with a 3-0 victory over the Fort Jennings Musketeers in a non-league varsity girls soccer contest in Fort Jennings.
The Redskins emerged from a scoreless first half to post three second-half goals, as Kylee Dahman scored on a pass from Dana Bodine, Mackenzie Custer notched her third goal of the season from Lilli Schaub and Brittany Pequignot scored on an assist from Sara Warner.
Waynesfield-Goshen continued to show consistent improvement Monday, but it wasn’t enough as the team suffered a 175-230 setback to Indian Lake in varsity girls golf action at the Cherokee Hills Country Club in Bellefontaine.
The Tigers’ score was the fourth time they set a school record in five outings this year, besting their previous mark of 230. However, Indian Lake also shattered a school record with its score.
From staff reports
The Botkins Trojans topped the Lehman Catholic Cavaliers, 178-192, in varsity boys golf action Monday at Shelby Oaks Golf Course in Sidney.
Roger Miller and Seth Hanna each paced Botkins with nine-hole rounds of 42. Josh Miller (46) and Alex Roberts (48) rounded out the Trojans’ scoring.
Lehman Catholic’s top score was also a 42, shot by Mitchell Shroyer.
Sam Dean followed for the Cavaliers with a 44. Zack Scott (52) and Bryce Eck (54) finished Lehman Catholic’s scoring.
Assistant Managing Editor
With many area students returning to school next week, area law enforcement officers are reminding motorists to watch for buses and children waiting for them.
Rural areas are always potential problem areas, especially on state routes, where speeds tend to be higher and stopping distances are increased, said Lt. Scott Carrico, commander of the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP).
He said Ohio 501 and Ohio 198 are to be a focus throughout the month of August until after school starts.
BOTKINS â A two-term Botkins Village Council member and a man who devoted approximately 40 years to public service is stepping down.
For the full story, see the Monday, Aug. 19 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.