February 18th, 2015
National Weather Service has put a Wind Chill Warning in effect until noon Thursday, as the wind chill will range from 25 to 30 degrees below zero.
NWS has also put a Wind Chill Advisory into effect from 4 p.m. today until noon Friday with readings 10 to 24 degrees below zero.
Snow squalls will be possible through early Wednesday evening, along with gusty winds making white out conditions possible.
Minster 52, Wapakoneta 45, final
MINSTER — After holding an 11-point halftime lead, the Wildcats held off a pesky Redskins effort in the second half.
Alexis Wuebker led all scorers for Minster with 20 points and Rosie Westerbeck had 11 points.
Riley Culver led the Redskins with 10 points.
Parkway 60, Waynesfield-Goshen 54, final
ROCKFORD — Four of the five Tigers starters reached double figures in scoring during the loss.
The Wapakoneta Sertoma Club will hold its 40th Annual Chili Day on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the K of C Hall.
Tickets are $7 each. Proceeds go to Speech and Hearing Therapy.
The Auglaize County Cattleman's Association crowned this year's Beef Queen and Princess and presented a local veterinarian with the Cattleman of the Year award at its annual banquet Tuesday night.
Eighteen-year-old Michaela Kramer was named queen and 14-year-old Jenna Heitkamp was selected as princess during the banquet, which took place at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds.
Dr. Andy Mack, a veterinarian at Tri-County Veterinary Service, was presented with the 2015 Cattleman of the Year award.
BOTKINS — Mitch Stone and the Botkins Trojans nailed the visiting Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers early and often Monday during a 64-35 win in a non-league varsity boys basketball game.
Botkins took a 37-16 lead into the locker rooms at halftime, with Stone tallying 13 of his game-high 17 points in the first half.
Mitch Goubeaux added 12 points, and while Reid Manger and Cameron Flora had nine points for the Trojans.
Collin Lowe scored 11 of the Tigers’ 19 points after halftime, totaling a team-high 15 for the game.
Buckland Police Chief Brian Snider said Jackson Center would like to add the Hummer Buckland received in 2012 to its tactical team. The transfer will have to be approved by the federal government.
Sectional draws for the OHSAA boys basketball state tournament were held statewide Sunday.
The Wapakoneta Redskins were the fourth seed out of 11 teams within the Division II district at Liberty-Benton High School.
Wapakoneta will face Upper Sandusky at 8 p.m. March 6 in a sectional final at Riverdale High School in Mount Blanchard.
The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers were seeded 12th out of 13 teams within the Division IV district at Wapakoneta High School.
BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING
LIMA — The Wapakoneta Redskins won their second straight sectional title Saturday.
Wapakoneta's Charlie Sutton set a sectional record in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 48.96 seconds.
1. Wapakoneta 521; 2. Lima Senior 381 (Division I school); 3. Shawnee 327; 4. Upper Sandusky 190; 5. Ada 166; 6. Minster 158; 7. Lima Central Catholic 151; 8. Kenton 133; 9. New Bremen 130; 10. Bath 103; 10. Marion Local 103; 12. Elida 88; 13. St Marys 57.
Wapakoneta 65, St. Marys 53, final
Adam Henderson scored 21 points for Wapakoneta, as the Redskins gave the visiting Roughriders their third straight Western Buckeye League loss.
Aaron Huffman had 15 points, five rebounds and four blocks for the Redskins (10-9, 3-4 WBL), who ended a streak of three straight losses in the WBL.
Nathan Wilker paced St. Marys (12-7, 4-3 WBL) with 14 points.
Ridgemont 71, Waynesfield-Goshen 65, final
BUCKLAND — The Monsanto Fund made a $2,500 donation to the Buckland Volunteer Fire Department on Wednesday.
Local producer Tony Lochard was selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The program enrolls farmers for a chance to win $2,500, which is then donated to the farmer’s nonprofit of choice. Lochard Farms selected Buckland Volunteer Fire Department to receive the donation.