Archive - 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio â The Ohio High School Athletic Association unveiled the rest of the fall sports tournament divisions Wednesday after approval by OHSAA Board of Governors and the Wapakoneta Redskins moved down a division in football and moved up a division in girls cross country.
The divisions will apply to OHSAA postseason tournament competition for the next two school years, starting with the 2013-14 school year.
The OHSAA announced new divisions and regions for football June 13.
COLDWATER â Kodi Morganâs RBI double in the top of the seventh pushed Wapakoneta past Coldwater in a 7-5 win Friday in ACME summer baseball play at Memorial Field. The two teams played under the lights, with a scheduled start time of 7:30 p.m. and an actual start time of just after 8 p.m. due to a game on the field prior.
The game was knotted at 5-5 entering the seventh inning.
A manufacturing glitch caused a shortage in testing supplies used to screen for tuberculosis (TB).
âWe donât know what the problem was,â Auglaize County Nursing Supervisor Cindy Jones said.
For more information, see the Saturday, June 22, edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
ST. MARYS â A motorist traveling the wrong way from a rest area collided with a bus in the westbound lane of U.S. 33 near St. Marys on Friday morning, leaving six people injured.
As far back as she can remember, Deb Katterheinrich loved to play school.
âMany times it was with imaginary students, but even if I had real friends to play with, I was always the teacher,â said Katterheinrich, who retired at the end of the school year from teaching at Cridersville Elementary School.
For more on this story see the Saturday, June 22, edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Gary D. Sheipline, 72, of Wapakoneta, and Nokomis, Fla., died unexpectedly of heart failure Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Venice Regional Hospital, in Venice, Fla.
Garyâs family consisted of his wife, Madelaine, and his brother, Larry (Karen) Sheipline, of Hershey, Pa. His parents, Leonard and Fredonia Sheipline, preceeded him in death.
James A. LaMarr, 75, of Waynesfield, died Wednesday afternoon, June 19, 2013, at Indian Lake, while boating.
He was born Aug. 19, 1937, in Allen County, the son of Gladys (Fullerton) and Edgar LaMarr, who preceded him in death. He was married to Sandra LaMarr, and she died Aug. 28, 1995.
Survivors include, three children, David LaMarr, of Florida, Paul LaMarr, of Australia, and Jennifer LaMarr, of Lubbock, Texas; six grandchildren; a brother, Dennis (Linda) LaMarr, of Wapakoneta; a sister, Judy (Terry) Rinehart, of Waynesfield; and a sister-in-law, Virginia LaMarr, of Wapakoneta.
Roger L. Metz, 80, 16487 State Route 274, Botkins, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Friday, June 21, 2013, at Cridersville Health Care Center, in Cridersville.
He was born on Sept. 19, 1932, in Anna, the son of the late Sadie (Herring) and Charles Metz. On Sept. 15, 1956, he married Carolyn (Helmlinger) Metz, who survives.
Esther J. Wical, 85, of Botkins, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2013, at 5:54 p.m. at Dorothy Love Retirement Community.
She was born on Jan. 29, 1928, in Franklin Township, Shelby County, the daughter of the late Ora (Billing) and Alfred Knasel. She married M. âWayneâ Wical on Jan. 22, 1964, and he died on August 29, 1980.
She is survived by her two children, Jennifer L. Wical and Jeffery W. Wical, both of Botkins; a brother, Paul (Ingrid) Knasel, of North Brook, Ill.; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins, who all had a special place in her heart.
Wisconsin. Maryland. Kentucky. Georgia. Even Canada.
Riders from many different places echoed a common sentiment as the Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (GOBA) passed through Wapakoneta.
âWhat a friendly town.â
Cyclists had nearly all good things to say about the hospitality of Wapakoneta as many of the riders took the 100-mile loop Thursday that took them through the city. Riders are finishing up the week-long event by traveling from New Bremen to Sidney today and back to Urbana, the starting place, on Saturday. This year marks GOBAâs 25th anniversary.