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August 21st

Chieftains sweep Redskins, 3-0, in season opener

August 21, 2013

Managing Editor

After a see-saw first game, the Wapakoneta Redskins could not topple the Bellefontaine Chieftains on Tuesday in varsity volleyball action in the season opener at home.

The two teams battled throughout the first game until the Chieftains put it away 25-21. The second game followed the first until Bellefontaine took control and pulled away with a 25-17 win. They then dominated the third game, 25-14, to sweep the match 3-0 in Redskins varsity volleyball coach Amy Ruppert’s first game directing the program.

Botkins boys 2nd, girls 3rd in county preview

August 21, 2013

Sports Editor

The Botkins Trojans finished as the runner-up out of nine schools Tuesday in the Shelby County Preview in varsity boys cross country action at Anna Elementary School.

Botkins girls team was third overall out of six full teams Tuesday.

Botkins junior Austin Jones took third in the meet and was the top runner among Shelby County Athletic League teams.

“He ran a great race,” Botkins varsity coach Ryan Gutman said. “He worked hard all summer long. It was neat to see him run the way he did.”

Wapak squeezes out win over Greenville, 172-174

August 21, 2013

From staff reports

On their home course for the second straight day, the Wapakoneta Redskins boys golf team squeezed out a tight win, 172-174, over the Greenville Big Green in varsity action at the Wapakoneta Country Club.

Drew Wayman and Bobby Crow each shot 41 to lead the Redskins. Nick Bruns and Jared Miller carded 45 each to finish Wapak’s scoring. Ryan Hunlock shot a 46 and Alex Gossard had a 48.

Botkins ties Benjamin Logan, 1-1, in season opener

August 21, 2013

Staff Writer

The Botkins girls soccer team opened its season Tuesday with a 1-1 tie in a home game against Benjamin Logan.

“At this time last year we were 0-1 so we are off to a better start,” said Botkins varsity head coach Joe Welker.

Both teams scored their lone goals in the first half. Whitney Bornhorst garnered an assist with a pass to Natalie Ambos for the Trojans’ only goal.

Botkins battled for a scoreless second half. The Trojans made several threats in the second half but were unable to convert.

Trojans win 1st set, lose in 4

August 21, 2013

From staff reports

The Botkins Trojans lost their regular season opener Tuesday in four games to the Temple Christian Pioneers, by scores of 25-23, 22-25, 17-25 and 16-25, in a non-league varsity volleyball match in Lima.

Allison Guckes paced the Trojans with 32 digs.

Jocelyn Counts had 14 assists for Botkins.

Denise Schwartz led Botkins in kills with eight. Rachelle Maurer, Sami Vehorn and Taylor Doseck had six kills each.

The loss dropped Botkins to 0-1 overall.

August 20th

6 months to Happy Daz

August 20, 2013

Staff Writer
The Wapakoneta community is anticipating some happy days in the future, in the form of breaded chicken, milkshakes and affordable dining.
Construction on the Happy Daz restaurant is to be completed in early 2014, says project superintendent Aaron Sarka, who works with Miller Contracting Group Inc.
Sarka said they have been building up the site for a week and began digging footers on Monday afternoon.
“There really wasn’t any ground breaking ceremony,” Sarka said, “but if there was, today would be it.”

Moving issues forward

August 20, 2013

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For the full story, see the Tuesday, Aug. 20 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Waynesfield starts garden club

August 20, 2013

WAYNESFIELD — The recently established Waynesfield Garden Club is looking for new members to join its ranks.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Aug. 20 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Virgil Knoch, 93

August 20, 2013

Virgil V. Knoch, 93, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:34 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Wapak downs Kenton, 167-181, in home, WBL opener

August 20, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins opened Western Buckeye League play with a 167-181 win over the Kenton Wildcats on Monday in a varsity boys golf match at the Wapakoneta Country Club, in Wapak’s home opener for the 2013 season.

Wapak junior Drew Wayman was the match medalist Monday with a 1-under-par round of 35 for nine holes.

The lightswitch turned back on for the Wapakoneta Redskins’ offense in the third quarter...
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...

 

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