Archive - Mar 12, 2012 - News Article
The PERI meeting will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Easy Campground. They hold their meeting the first Tuesday of every month.
Standing tall and straight, the 11-month-old youngster gets his hair trimmed, all the while quieted by Hannah Koch, as she prepares him to be judged.
The 952-pound youngster is Maverick, a steer born in April, and Koch is a junior at Botkins High School. The pair competed Saturday in the third annual Moon City Preview held in the Show Barn at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds.
With seven wins in nine varsity matches, the Wapakoneta High School Scholastic Bowl team won the ninth annual Scholastic Bowl Tournament held Friday at The Ohio State University at Lima.
The Redskins team, under the direction of coach Adam Friemering, consists of Joey Jose, George Jose, Austin Klingler, Ross Kohler, Chris Schwartz and Cole Thrush.
Schwartz also earned recognition as being named to the WBL Scholastic Bowl All-Tournament Team, chosen by the coaches of the other teams.
Dressed as the late magician Harry Houdini, Kaleb Benny would rather slip the handcuffs of school work to be on a lined soccer field.
Benny, a sixth-grader at Wapakoneta Middle School, said he was no longer nervous about giving his presentation after having given his speech to two judges Friday during the annual Biography Fair.
While he likes schools, the 11-year-old son of Wendy and Steve Benny is quick to point out he would rather have given his presentation on a soccer player or be playing on the soccer field.