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August 28th

Troy Christian pounds Botkins, 10-0

August 28, 2013

From staff reports

The Botkins Trojans were shut out 10-0 by the Troy Christian Eagles in a non-league varsity girls soccer match Tuesday.

Troy Christian outshot Botkins 27-5.

Botkins’ Keirstyn Rogers had 13 steals and 12 saves.

Natalie Ambos had eight steals and three shots Tuesday.

The loss put Botkins at 0-3-1 overall this season.

The Trojans will continue their season Tuesday with a home game against Allen East.

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Wapak loses 1st match against Bath

August 28, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins lost their first match of the season Monday in a 150-165 defeat against the Bath Wildcats in Western Buckeye League varsity boys golf play at Hawthorne Hills Golf Course in Lima.

Wapak’s team score of 165 was a season low, however.

Bobby Crow led Wapak with a 37. Drew Wayman was next with a 40. Nick Bruns had a 43, while Alex Gossard and Lucas Lightle each carded 45. Jared Miller added a 50.

August 27th

Darlene Kohler, 84

August 27, 2013

Darlene “Dottie” Kohler, 84, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:40 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on April 15, 1929, in Minster, to Marie (Vanderhorst) and Reuben Conrad Peter Braun, who preceded her in death. On Nov. 11, 1949, she married Lawrence “Spike” Kohler, who survives in Wapakoneta.

Zita Earl, 84

August 27, 2013

Zita Vogl Earl, 84, of Waynesfield, died at 7:21 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System.
Zita was born May 18, 1929, in Routhenbach, Germany, to Babette (Buettner) and Ludwig Vogl. On July 17, 1948, in Nurnberg, Germany, she married Faris “Fuzzy” Earl, and he preceeded her in death on Feb. 12, 2013.

Election picture clears in Uniopolis

August 27, 2013

Staff Writer
UNIOPOLIS — The village of Uniopolis has appeared to have dodged at least one crisis as the November general election approaches.
Mayor Greg Ritchie filed his petition Monday with Auglaize County Board of Elections to run for the expiring mayoral seat. He filed shortly before the 4 p.m. deadline.
Ritchie formerly had been a member of the village council and served as its president. Ritchie took over the mayor position in December after Bill Rolston resigned from the post.

New capacity charge for water usage sent to council

August 27, 2013

City water consumers will not see a 5 percent increase on their bill starting Jan. 1 if Wapakoneta City Council passes planned legislation based on a recommendation from the Utilities Committee.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Aug. 27 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Kilowatt-hour tax collection from consumers being studied

August 27, 2013

With millions of dollars from a fund spent to rebuild and upgrade the city’s electric system coupled with stagnant revenue, Wapakoneta City Council members discussed possible solutions to raise money for the Electric Expansion Fund with their utility consultant.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Aug. 27 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Redskins post 2nd straight win, 3-1, over Sidney

August 27, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins posted back-to-back wins after a 3-1 victory Monday over the Sidney Yellow Jackets in non-league varsity volleyball action, with the match’s scores being 25-21, 25-16, 22-25 and 25-23.

The win moved Wapak to 2-1 overall this season.

The Redskins hounded the net Monday, as Lea Stoner had 19 blocks and Josie Miller notched 15 blocks.

“We definitely had a nice block game tonight,” Wapak varsity coach Amy Ruppert said Monday. “Those are huge numbers.”

Wapak shuts out Bath, 5-0, in WBL

August 27, 2013

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta Redskins remained unbeaten Monday with a 5-0 win over the Bath Wildkittens in a Western Buckeye League varsity girls tennis match.

The win moved Wapak to 5-0 overall and 3-0 in the WBL this season.

The Redskins won all five matches in two sets and lost only four games in the entire match Monday.

At first singles, Kaitlin Snyder blanked Dana Wieging, 6-0, 6-0. Allie Zofkie shut out Madison Pauff, 6-0, 6-0, in second singles. Rachel Roberts handled Maddie Helmig, 6-2, 6-0, at third singles.

Botkins falls to New Bremen, 3-1

August 27, 2013

Sports Editor

BOTKINS — For a brief time, Botkins controlled Monday’s match against New Bremen, but elsewhere mistakes by the Trojans were too much to overcome in their 3-1 loss to the visiting Cardinals in non-league varsity volleyball play Monday.

New Bremen took the match in four games with scores of 25-13, 21-25, 25-17 and 25-16.

“This is a tough team,” Botkins varsity coach Bryan Trego said about New Bremen. “There’s no shame losing to them. They play a lot of tough teams throughout the year.”

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