Archive - Sep 2, 2011 - Sports Article
Letâ€™s talk football for a few minutes.
Xâ€™s and Oâ€™s, touchdowns and tackles, passes and punts, handoffs and hits.
And the fact that these are kids â€” playing a game.
Enough of the gossip and grumbling, rumors and remonstrations, drama and dirt-dishing.
These are kids.
Playing a game.
So letâ€™s talk football.
The Wapakoneta Redskinsâ€™ matchup against Elida Bulldogs tonight at Harmon Field has all of the markings of a classic.
Both teams are on the upswing of major turnarounds.
The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity boys soccer team continued the solid start to its season with a 3-0 win over the Elida Bulldogs in the Western Buckeye League opener for both teams Thursday night at Ryan Field.
Junior Travis Bertram scored two goals and senior Andy Faller added a goal and an assist as Wapak upped its record to 3-1 overall and 1-0 in the WBL.
The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity boys golf team defeated the Celina Bulldogs 168-184 in a Western Buckeye League dual match Thursday at the Wapakoneta Country Club.
Wapakâ€™s 168 was its lowest round of the year at home and its first time to break 170.
â€śWhen you have two scores in the 30â€™s and two in the 40â€™s, the team score will improve,â€ť Wapak coach Ken Wayman said. â€śWe are improving match-to-match. But I still think our best score is yet to come.
â€śAll we need is to have two guys shoot consistently in the low 40â€™s and we will have a really good score.â€ť
WAYNESFIELD â€” If the first week is any implications of what is to come in week two, the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers could be in for another game of offensive highlight reels against Fort Recovery.
The Tigers have taken deep steps with their football program, winning 51 games in the last seven years. However, an often less-than-impressive schedule often left them untested. As a result, the schoolâ€™s first playoff win in their history has still eluded them despite their regular season success.
About three years ago, the coaching staff began to formulate a plan to take care of that problem.