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August 26th

Wapak places 2nd at Springbrook tournament

August 26, 2013

Sports Editor

Nick Bruns’ score gave the Wapakoneta Redskins a second-place finish Saturday, as his 18-hole round of 88 was used in a tiebreaker against Kalida’s Even Recker, who shot an 89.

Bruns’ round was used as Wapak’s fifth score tiebreaker against Kalida, as the two teams each shot 327 on Saturday in the 20-team Springbrook Golf Club Tournament hosted by Allen East in Lima.

Wapak’s team score of 327 was a season low for the Redskins.

Starts key for Botkins in 3-0 sweep of W-G

August 26, 2013

Sports Editor

WAYNESFIELD — The better they played at the start of games, the easier time the Botkins Trojans had trying to finish them Saturday in their 3-0 win against the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers in a non-league varsity volleyball match.

Botkins had a 5-0 lead to start Game 1 and a 7-0 lead to start Game 2, landing eventual wins by double digits, 25-14 and 25-11. In Game 2, the teams were tied at 5-5 in a match that W-G led at times, though Botkins eventually rallied for a 25-11 win.

Wapak runners make long trek to Sandusky

August 26, 2013

From staff reports

Wapakoneta made a long trek to Sandusky on Saturday to compete in the Panther Fun to Run, a 3200-yard event as opposed to a typical five-kilometer race, hosted by St. Mary Central Catholic at Mills Creek Golf Course.

The Redskins placed fourth of four teams in the Division I race.

Out of 89 runners, Sidney Sutton paced the Redskins with a 14th-place finish overall with a time of 13 minutes, 31.73 seconds.

BO Park progressing, mayor says more needs to be done

August 26, 2013

The newest park in the Wapakoneta park system hopefully should have drainage tile, grass seed and a shelter house by the end of this year, the mayor says, but the project continues to hit snags.
For the full story, see the Monday, Aug. 26 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Botkins competes in Division I in West Milton

August 26, 2013

Sports Editor

Pinned as a Division III cross country school, the Botkins Trojans entered the Division I and II race at the Bob Schul Invitational on Saturday in West Milton.

“It was great to see our kids race against different competition,” Botkins coach Ryan Gutman said. “It was good for them, and I hope it will mean good things for our team as we continue the season.”

The Botkins boys team finished ninth overall out of 21 teams, with 267 runners competing.

Botkins records 1st win with victory over Fairlawn

August 26, 2013

From staff reports

Nolan Greve accounted for half of his team’s goals Saturday, as the Botkins Trojans notched their first win of the season with an 8-1 victory over the Fairlawn Jets in a Shelby County Athletic League varsity boys soccer game.

Greve scored four times in Saturday’s game.

Jacob Barnett scored three goals for the Botkins, while Kaleb Hanby added the other one.

Eric Egbert and Barnett each tallied an assist for Botkins.

The Trojans moved to 1-0-1 with Saturday’s win.

Third-grader loves playing sports

August 26, 2013

One Wapakoneta Elementary School third-grader was not looking forward to the first day of school Friday.
For the full story, see the Monday, Aug. 26 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Darlene Kohler, 84

August 26, 2013

Darlene M. “Dottie” Kohler, 84, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:40 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.

Edith Harshbarger, 70

August 26, 2013

Edith M. Harshbarger, 70, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:05 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at her residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.

William Hutt, 94

August 26, 2013

William H. “Bill” Hutt, 94, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:50 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 11, 1919, in Wapakoneta, to Hazel C. (Vorhees) and John J. Hutt, who preceded him in death. On March 3, 1939, he married Agnes R. Kuck, who survives in Wapakoneta.

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