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August 20th

Wapak tops Kenton, 4-1, in WBL opener

August 20, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins began the Western Buckeye League portion of their schedule Monday and recorded a 4-1 win over the Kenton Wildcats in a varsity girls tennis match in Kenton.

Kenton’s lone match win came at first singles Monday, with Claire Oats defeating Kaitlin Snider, 6-2, 7-5, giving Snider her first loss of the season.

Robert Fetter, 74

August 20, 2013

Robert “Bob” Ronald Eugene Fetter, 74, of Lima, died at 11:54 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, in the emergency room at Lima Memorial Health Systems.
He was born July 8, 1939, in Lima, the son of Grethel Chirstine (Craig) and J. Russell Fetter.
On March 12, 1960, he married R. Ellen Fetter, who survives.

Wapakoneta shuts out Fort Jennings, 3-0

August 20, 2013

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta Redskins grabbed their second straight win Monday with a 3-0 victory over the Fort Jennings Musketeers in a non-league varsity girls soccer contest in Fort Jennings.

The Redskins emerged from a scoreless first half to post three second-half goals, as Kylee Dahman scored on a pass from Dana Bodine, Mackenzie Custer notched her third goal of the season from Lilli Schaub and Brittany Pequignot scored on an assist from Sara Warner.

Tigers fall to Indian Lake, 175-230

August 20, 2013

Staff Writer

Waynesfield-Goshen continued to show consistent improvement Monday, but it wasn’t enough as the team suffered a 175-230 setback to Indian Lake in varsity girls golf action at the Cherokee Hills Country Club in Bellefontaine.

The Tigers’ score was the fourth time they set a school record in five outings this year, besting their previous mark of 230. However, Indian Lake also shattered a school record with its score.

Botkins tops Lehman Catholic, 178-192

August 20, 2013

From staff reports

The Botkins Trojans topped the Lehman Catholic Cavaliers, 178-192, in varsity boys golf action Monday at Shelby Oaks Golf Course in Sidney.

Roger Miller and Seth Hanna each paced Botkins with nine-hole rounds of 42. Josh Miller (46) and Alex Roberts (48) rounded out the Trojans’ scoring.

Lehman Catholic’s top score was also a 42, shot by Mitchell Shroyer.

Sam Dean followed for the Cavaliers with a 44. Zack Scott (52) and Bryce Eck (54) finished Lehman Catholic’s scoring.

August 19th

‘Take precaution’

August 19, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
With many area students returning to school next week, area law enforcement officers are reminding motorists to watch for buses and children waiting for them.
Rural areas are always potential problem areas, especially on state routes, where speeds tend to be higher and stopping distances are increased, said Lt. Scott Carrico, commander of the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP).
He said Ohio 501 and Ohio 198 are to be a focus throughout the month of August until after school starts.

Botkins councilor resigns

August 19, 2013

BOTKINS — A two-term Botkins Village Council member and a man who devoted approximately 40 years to public service is stepping down.
For the full story, see the Monday, Aug. 19 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Classy Closet features unique items

August 19, 2013

Maranda Martin always enjoyed going to garage sales, auctions and other comparable places and finding special items that she knew people in her life would enjoy.
For the full story, see the Monday, Aug. 19 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Redskins make season debut in scrimmage

August 19, 2013

Sports Editor

FINDLAY — The Wapakoneta Redskins received their first sense of an opposing force Saturday in their scrimmage of the 2013 season, as Wapak traveled to Findlay on Saturday morning to scrimmage against the Findlay Trojans and the Tiffin Columbian Tornadoes.

The Redskins scored two touchdowns against Columbian and allowed one touchdown to each team in the live down-and-distance session in the latter half of the scrimmage Saturday.

Wapak varsity coach Doug Frye graded his team’s performance Saturday.

Garman throws scoreless rehab inning

August 19, 2013

Sports Editor

Wapakoneta native Brian Garman returned to the mound Sunday for the first time since June 22.

He started Sunday’s game for the Arizona Rookie League Brewers and pitched one scoreless inning.

“I felt pretty good,” Garman said. “As far as getting to the point where I was before I got hurt, I just need to see more hitters.

“I’m pretty comfortable physically. I’m not concerned,” he said. “I just need more repetitions off the mound.”

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