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Author spreads message of a horse’s strength

September 11, 2013

The comeback story of a race horse proved to be an inspiration for its riders and eventually a book honoring his strength.
“The Horse Who Could Do Anything” is a child’s book based on a true story of a horse owned by author Laura Klein, who has ties to Wapakoneta. Written from the horse’s point of view, the horse starts out in the pasture when a little girl tells him he can do anything.

Plant clean-up underway

September 11, 2013

Even prior to being made aware of a complaint two weeks ago from a Wapakoneta resident, city administrators contacted the manager of Koneta Rubber about his plans to clean up the open storage area to the east and north of the plant on Park Street and installing a privacy fence.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Sept 11 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Land discrepancy to be resolved later

September 11, 2013

BOTKINS – Botkins Village Council members decided to put aside an issue causing a discrepancy regarding approximately 60 feet of land for when it may become a problem at a later date.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Sept. 11 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Wapakoneta maintains unbeaten record, tops LCC

September 11, 2013

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta Redskins won their closest match of the season Tuesday, managing a 3-2 win over the Lima Central Catholic Thunderbirds in a non-league varsity girls tennis match at the Collett Street Courts in Lima.

Wapak’s win Monday maintained the team’s undefeated record, which is now 11-0.

The Redskins won all three singles matches Tuesday, while LCC won both doubles matches each in three sets.

Wapak loses 3rd straight, defeated by Parkway

September 11, 2013

Sports Correspondent

The Wapakoneta Redskins lost their third straight match Tuesday against the Parkway Panthers, 3-1, in a non-league varsity volleyball match at Wapakoneta High School.

Game scores Tuesday were 25-12, 25-22, 23-25 and 25-13.

The loss put Wapak at 6-4 overall.

Wapak-Bath match suspended due to lightning

September 11, 2013

From staff reports

The Western Buckeye League varsity boys soccer match between the Wapakoneta Redskins and the Bath Wildcats was suspended Tuesday in Lima due to lightning.

The match will resume at 5 p.m. today.

Wapak was leading 1-0 with 22:31 left in the first half.

The Redskins were 1-0-1 in WBL play entering Tuesday’s match against Bath.

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Redskins lose by 6 strokes to New Bremen, 193-199

September 11, 2013

Sports Editor

For their second straight match, a different golfer played the leading role for the Wapakoneta Redskins, as junior Haley Kinstle posted a season-low 46 on Tuesday.

Her effort, however, came in a 193-199 loss to the New Bremen Cardinals at Arrowhead Golf Club in Minster in varsity girls golf action.

Wapak senior Zoe Rayburn led Wapak on Monday, marking the first time this season the team was not led by senior Shelby Kohler.

Trojans cruise to 10th win of season, beat Jets

September 11, 2013

From staff reports

The Botkins Trojans racked up another win Tuesday with a 167-209 victory over the Fairlawn Jets in a Shelby County Athletic League varsity boys golf match at Shelby Oaks Golf Course in Sidney.

The win put Botkins’ record at 10-1 overall this season and at 5-1 in SCAL matches.

The Trojans will play their final league match Thursday at home against Houston.

Roger Miller led Botkins with a 40 in Tuesday’s match.

Botkins loses by 1 goal to Newton, 2-1

September 11, 2013

From staff reports

The Botkins Trojans remained winless after a 2-1 loss Tuesday to the Newton Local Indians in a non-league varsity girls soccer match.

Botkins fell to 0-5-2 this season.

Newton Local scored both goals in the first half.

Natalie Ambos notched Botkins’ lone goal.

Keirstyn Rogers made 15 steals and six saves in goal for the Trojans.

Sierra Butcher added 10 steals for Botkins.

The Trojans will host the Riverdale Falcons in a non-league home match Saturday.

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Trojans drop SCAL match to Fort Loramie

September 11, 2013

From staff reports

The Botkins Trojans took their fifth straight loss Tuesday in a 3-0 defeat against the Fort Loramie Redskins in Shelby County Athletic League varsity volleyball match in Botkins.

The Trojans moved to 2-7 overall and 0-4 in the SCAL.

Denise Schwartz led Botkins with 11 digs and six kills.

Rachelle Maurer added 10 digs.

Botkins will look for its first league win Thursday in a road match against the Fairlawn Jets.

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