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Wapakoneta's Zofkie wins night meet

September 3, 2013

From staff reports

Allie Zofkie handily won the Wapakoneta Night Meet as the host Redskins’ freshman finished 1 minute, 8.6 seconds ahead of the next runner with a time of 19:47.7 on Saturday night at Veterans Memorial Park.

The race, which started at 8:45 p.m., was Zofkie’s second straight individual victory following a win on Aug. 20 in the Auglaize County Invitational.

The Redskins placed fourth out of nine schools with 98 points.

Wapakoneta wins home quad match

September 3, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins rebounded just in time to win their first two matches and cruised in the third one to claim three wins in a home quad match Saturday in varsity volleyball action at Wapakoneta High School.

With the three wins Saturday, Wapak has now won six consecutive matches to improve to 6-1 overall this season.Wapak lost a tight 25-23 game to the Marion Harding Presidents to open the day’s action but evened the match with a 25-23 win of its own.

The Redskins then landed a 25-18 win to close out the best-of-three match.

Walter Dulebohn, 63

September 3, 2013

Walter E. “Wally” Dulebohn, 63, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:35 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo.
He was born on March 4, 1950, in Auglaize County, to Viola (Kaeck) and Charles B. Dulebohn, who preceded him in death. On Sept. 5, 1981, he married Elaine M. Burris, who survives in Wapakoneta.

Fryburg Fest

September 3, 2013

Staff Writer
Mock-turtle soup, grape pie and other traditions of the Fryburg Homecoming Festival were upheld Sunday evening at St. John’s Catholic Church.
More than $10,000 worth of prizes and raffles were available at the festival, but one of the most popular was a small painting of a winter scene.
The late Rev. Lawrence Tebbe was the leader at St. John’s Catholic Church for 34 years. During his time there, he was known for his paintings that he gave as gifts to members of his congregation.

Knippen retires

September 3, 2013

As an Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office deputy walks away from the Auglaize County Job and Family Services building on Friday, he says the county is going to miss Pat Knippen starting today.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Sept. 3 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Mower mashing

September 3, 2013

Demolition derbies pits drivers who brush aside all fear while aiming at other cars.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Sept. 3 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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