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June 13th, 2014

Six combine to shut down Crestview

June 13, 2014

Wapakoneta sent six different pitchers to the mound, and, collectively, they shut down Crestview in a 4-1 win Thursday in ACME baseball action at Wapakoneta High School.

The hosts’ pitchers allowed three hits and five baserunners in Crestview’s seven at-bats, and Wapakoneta relied on a four-run third for its offense.

Wapakoneta was needing to get certain pitchers some work heading into its tournament in Defiance starting Saturday.

June 12th

Football scholarship program created; donations sought

June 12, 2014

From staff reports

A scholarship program has been created for future football players at Wapakoneta High School under first-year head coach Travis Moyer.

In a letter to potential donors, Moyer says, “Wapakoneta has identified a community service project that is meaningful to its school and community.”

The letter states “this scholarship is to commend players for their 4 years of participation in the Wapakoneta Varsity Football program and promote higher level of education beyond high school.”

May 30th

Bryan gets past Wapakoneta with 2 runs in 7th

May 30, 2014

TIFFIN — The Bryan Golden Bears had been on the verge of breaking through for a big inning all game Thursday. The Wapakoneta Redskins, meanwhile, were thirsting for chances to score all game long.

In the seventh inning, finally, the Bears broke through to unlock a 1-1 tie.

Bryan tallied two runs in the top of the seventh inning to get past the Redskins in a high school baseball Division II, Region 6 semifinal at Heminger Field hosted by Tiffin University.

May 27th

Redskins score 3 in 7th to edge Bath

May 27, 2014

BLUFFTON — For the second time in three days, walking Chandler Kaeck to face Chace Culver proved to be unwise for Wapakoneta’s opponent in the district tournament.

Culver delivered his second straight eventual game-winning hit with the bases-loaded, as he notched an RBI single for the Redskins’ third run of the seventh inning Saturday, giving his team a 5-4 lead after trailing by two entering their final at-bat.

May 23rd

Wapakoneta gets past Celina on Culver’s double

May 23, 2014

BLUFFTON — Wapakoneta senior Chace Culver didn’t take too kindly to Celina intentionally walking the hitter in front of him to load the bases in the bottom of the fifth inning of Thursday’s Division II district semifinal.

“I was kind of insulted, to be honest with you, that they were going to walk to get to me,” Culver said. “I really wanted to get the hit after that.”

May 19th

Redskins rally twice to beat Napoleon

May 19, 2014

The Wapakoneta Redskins scored in every inning of their tournament game Saturday, and they needed every bit of those runs in their comeback win.

The Redskins overcame two separate four-run deficits against the visiting Napoleon Wildcats during a 10-8 victory Saturday in a Division II high school softball sectional final at Wapakoneta High School.

Redskins coach Bill Sammons explained what he felt was the reason his team rallied for a win Saturday, as Wapak trailed after Napoleon’s at-bat in each of the first four innings.

May 16th

Redskins rally in 6th inning to beat Fostoria

May 16, 2014

The Wapakoneta Redskins finally put one solid inning together in their final at-bat to notch a come-from-behind win Thursday in their first tournament game of the 2014 season.

Although they committed five defensive errors, the Redskins held the visiting Fostoria Redmen scoreless the final four innings before tallying three runs in the bottom of the sixth to take a 5-3 lead.

May 13th

Covington tops Botkins in 12 innings

May 13, 2014

BOTKINS — The Botkins Trojans fell short in a marathon tournament game Monday.

The Trojans were defeated 13-11 by the Covington Buccaneers in a Division IV high school baseball sectional semifinal at Botkins Community Park.

Knotted at 9-9 after seven innings, both teams scored twice in the eighth and went scoreless for three straight innings.

Covington took the lead for good in the top of the 12th inning.

May 7th

St. Marys edges Wapakoneta in 9 innings

May 7, 2014

In a game full of missed opportunities to convert runs, the St. Marys Roughriders finally benefitted from one.

The visiting Roughriders broke their own stretch of seven straight scoreless innings with a go-ahead run in the ninth to give them a 2-1 win in nine innings Tuesday over their rival Wapakoneta Redskins in varsity baseball action at Wapakoneta High School.

Wapak and St. Marys were competing for a share of the Western Buckeye League title, as each entered the game Tuesday with a 6-2 league record.

May 6th

Redskins rally to beat Commodores

May 6, 2014

Zach Golliday led the charge on the mound as the Wapakoneta Redskins rallied to defeat the Perry Commodores, 10-4, in a non-league varsity baseball contest at Wapakoneta High School.

Wapak trailed 4-1 after Perry’s at-bat in the third inning, during which Golliday entered the game. Nate Schroer started on the mound for the Redskins, but the Commodores were able to figure him out quickly.

Golliday and the Redskins held Perry scoreless the rest of the game while the offense steadied itself.

Wapakoneta sent six different pitchers to the mound, and, collectively, they shut down Crestview...
From staff reports A scholarship program has been created for future football players at...
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