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August 26th

BO Park progressing, mayor says more needs to be done

August 26, 2013

The newest park in the Wapakoneta park system hopefully should have drainage tile, grass seed and a shelter house by the end of this year, the mayor says, but the project continues to hit snags.
For the full story, see the Monday, Aug. 26 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Botkins competes in Division I in West Milton

August 26, 2013

Sports Editor

Pinned as a Division III cross country school, the Botkins Trojans entered the Division I and II race at the Bob Schul Invitational on Saturday in West Milton.

“It was great to see our kids race against different competition,” Botkins coach Ryan Gutman said. “It was good for them, and I hope it will mean good things for our team as we continue the season.”

The Botkins boys team finished ninth overall out of 21 teams, with 267 runners competing.

Botkins records 1st win with victory over Fairlawn

August 26, 2013

From staff reports

Nolan Greve accounted for half of his team’s goals Saturday, as the Botkins Trojans notched their first win of the season with an 8-1 victory over the Fairlawn Jets in a Shelby County Athletic League varsity boys soccer game.

Greve scored four times in Saturday’s game.

Jacob Barnett scored three goals for the Botkins, while Kaleb Hanby added the other one.

Eric Egbert and Barnett each tallied an assist for Botkins.

The Trojans moved to 1-0-1 with Saturday’s win.

Third-grader loves playing sports

August 26, 2013

One Wapakoneta Elementary School third-grader was not looking forward to the first day of school Friday.
For the full story, see the Monday, Aug. 26 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Darlene Kohler, 84

August 26, 2013

Darlene M. “Dottie” Kohler, 84, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:40 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.

Edith Harshbarger, 70

August 26, 2013

Edith M. Harshbarger, 70, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:05 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at her residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.

William Hutt, 94

August 26, 2013

William H. “Bill” Hutt, 94, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:50 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 11, 1919, in Wapakoneta, to Hazel C. (Vorhees) and John J. Hutt, who preceded him in death. On March 3, 1939, he married Agnes R. Kuck, who survives in Wapakoneta.

August 24th

Wapakoneta gets past Minster in scrimmage

August 24, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins trotted out to a 14-0 lead after their first two offensive series and held on to gain a 14-6 advantage over the Minster Wildcats in three quarters of varsity football action in a scrimmage Friday at Harmon Field.

Wapak varsity coach Doug Frye gave an evaluation of his team through Friday night.

“Right now, we are the Tarzan and Jane of football,” Frye said. “A week ago, our offense was a little ahead of our defense. Our defense played a little better than our offense tonight.

W-G grades favorably in scrimmage

August 24, 2013

Staff Writer

WAYNESFIELD — Waynesfield-Goshen got in its last tuneup for the 2013 high school football season with a scrimmage against Cory-Rawson on Friday, and varsity coach Doug Foley gave his team an overall favorable grade as the official season begins next Friday against Delphos Jefferson.

The scrimmage came a week after a less than favorable performance in a scrimmage against Indian Lake last weekend.

Minster ends Wapakoneta's 3-match winning streak

August 24, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins’ three-match win streak ended Friday in a 193-211 loss to the Minster Wildcats in varsity girls golf action at the Wapakoneta Country Club.

For the first time this season, none of Wapak’s players broke 50 for a nine-hole round.

Shelby Kohler (50) led the Redskins in Friday’s match.

Emily Klopfenstein followed with a 52, Sierra Sammons shot a 53 and Zoe Rayburn tallied a 56.

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