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September 4th

Trojans tie Allen East, 1-1

September 4, 2013

From staff reports

The Botkins Trojans tied the Allen East Mustangs, 1-1, in a varsity girls soccer game Tuesday in Botkins.

The tie left Botkins still winless this season, as its record now stands at 0-3-2.

Natalie Ambos tallied Botkins' only goal, with Emily Brown recording the assist.

Keirstyn Rogers had six saves in goal for Botkins.

The Trojans will play at Lehman Catholic on Thursday.

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Botkins falls to Jackson Center

September 4, 2013

From staff reports

The Botkins Trojans were swept in three games Tuesday by the Jackson Center Tigers in a Shelby County Athletic League varsity volleyball match in Botkins, with scores of 25-18, 25-21 and 25-16.

Rachelle Maurer and Denise Schwartz led Botkins with 18 digs each.

Taylor Doseck and Schwartz each had seven kills.

Blake Maurer had 12 assists for the Trojans.

Botkins dropped to 2-4 overall and 0-2 in the SCAL with Tuesday's loss.

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W-G loses home match to Pandora-Gilboa

September 4, 2013

From staff reports

The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers dropped a 3-0 decision Tuesday to the Pandora-Gilboa Rockets, with scores of 25-8, 25-6 and 25-19.

The loss moved W-G to 1-6 overall this season.

The Tigers will play at Lehman Catholic on Thursday.

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Recovery after disaster at Mercy Unlimited

September 4, 2013

Staff Writer
In March 2011, the Auglaize River flooded Mercy Unlimited during what Executive Director Tammy Brown described as “the perfect storm.”
She says the rain on top of several inches snow provided the perfect conditions for flooding.
“Only when the river gets a little higher than normal do I get a little nervous,” Brown said. “I have to remember that was unique situation and I shouldn’t be worried about it.”
“We had only been in the building for a year,” Brown said. “Everything was new, and then we had the 12 inches of water.”

Mental health help needed for PTSD

September 4, 2013

The impact on mental health can linger long after a community is done cleaning up after a disaster, an Auglaize County health official says.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Sept. 4 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Eagle Scout honors elder

September 4, 2013

For a Wapakoneta eighth-grader picking a project to earn an Eagle Scout rank did not require much thought.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Sept. 4 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Ronald Lingenfelter, 77

September 4, 2013

Ronald Joe Lingenfelter, 77, of Lima, died at 6:04 p.m. Monday evening, Sept. 2, 2013, at Baton Rouge Health Services Community.
He was born Sept. 18, 1935, in Cridersville, to Juanita (McCune) and Samuel Roy Lingenfelter, and they precede him in death. On June 8, 1956, he married Georgia Carolyn Dalton, and she passed away Jan. 27, 2011.

Thomas Bodenmiller, 75

September 4, 2013

A lifetime native of Jackson Center, and resident of 22026 Wise Road, Jackson Center, Thomas E. ‘Tom’ Bodenmiller, 75, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at 1:19 a.m., at the Wilson Memorial Hospital Emergency Room in Sidney.
He was born in Pemberton, on July 19, 1938, to the late Eileen (Valentine) and Fred Bodenmiller. On Feb. 25, 1956, Tom was married to Marcella (Pittman) Bodenmiller, and she survives in Jackson Center.

September 3rd

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.

BATH TOWNSHIP — The Wapakoneta Redskins avenged one of their league losses from last season...
BOTKINS — After playing to a 19-19 tie at halftime, the winner of Monday’s game would...
From staff reports Charlie Sutton took down one more school record Thursday, as the Wapakoneta...

 

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