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City hosts pro bowlers

September 9, 2013

Staff Writer

The third annual Moon City Classic provided plenty of excitement in the finals.

Kyle Troup, of Taylorsville, N.C., bowled his way up all the way from the No. 4 spot to win against Eugene McCune, of Munster, Ind., to win first place.

A total of 41 bowlers entered the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) Central Region Event held at Astro Lanes from Friday through Sunday in Wapakoneta.

The Auglaize County Special Olympics program uses the event to raise funds. The event has turned out to be its largest fundraiser.

LCC gives Wapakoneta 1st loss of season

September 9, 2013

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta Redskins received their first loss of the season Saturday.

In a visit to Lima Stadium, the Redskins were defeated 2-0 by the Lima Central Catholic Thunderbirds in a non-league varsity boys soccer contest.

The loss moved Wapak’s season record to 5-1-1.

Two goals by LCC in the first half stood up the remainder of the game Saturday.

The T-birds’ Sean Daley opened the scoring at 5:09 with a goal. Nearing halftime, Daley posted another goal at 38:54 to conclude the scoring.

Western Buckeye League releases mobile app

September 9, 2013

The Western Buckeye League announced Saturday it has released an official conference sports mobile application.

The app is available to download from the iTunes store for Apple mobile devices or on Google Play for Android mobile devices.

Search “WBL Sports” to locate the download screen on mobile devices.

The app costs $0.99 to download.

The WBL will receive 50 percent of every app sold.

Last one riding

September 9, 2013

Staff Writer
Sixty-four lawn mowers took to the ring in different heats — fighting to be the one is left standing — resulted in a record day.
The event set records in participants and money raised for the 13th annual K & R Lawnmower Derby held for local charities. The event raised $11,800 and 64 mowers participated in the event held at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds.
“It just gets bigger and bigger every year,” said Jeremy Reser, one of the event’s organizers.

Jambulance to infuse spirit

September 9, 2013

When the Wapakoneta Redskins sports teams need an injection of spirit, the class of 2014 is ready to come to the rescue — and in style.
For the full story, see the Monday, Sept. 9 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Senior looks back, moves forward

September 9, 2013

A Wapakoneta High School senior is excited to start school this year after taking some time to relax this summer before getting back to the books.
For the full story, see the Monday, Sept. 9 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

John Stinebaugh, 89

September 9, 2013

John V. Stinebaugh, 89, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:35 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Carol Knoch, 78

September 9, 2013

Carol A. Knoch, 78, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:08 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Marcile Faler, 90

September 9, 2013

Marcile E. Faler, 90, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:15 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at The Gardens of Wapakoneta.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta, where the family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Carl Thomas, 88

September 9, 2013

Carl Francis Thomas, 88, of Lima, died at 4:25 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at Wapak Manor Nursing Home in Wapakoneta.
Services will be held Monday, Sept. 23, at Chiles — Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Eastside Chapel, with the Rev. Charlotte Hefner officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at the chapel.
Other arrangements are incomplete at the funeral home.

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