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Redskins use fast start to crush Defiance

October 7, 2013

Sports Editor

By the time the game experienced its first downpour, the Wapakoneta Redskins had already rained 28 points on the scoreboard.

The Redskins scored four touchdowns a little more than 15 minutes of game action and then added a special teams TD to stabilize the rout early in Friday’s varsity football contest against the Defiance Bulldogs.

The Redskins rolled to a 52-7 victory Friday in Defiance in the median game of the Western Buckeye League schedule.

Turners lead W-G in 1st win of season

October 7, 2013

Staff Writer

LIMA  — Waynesfield-Goshen Tiger quarterback Lake Turner issued a declaration prior to their game against the Perry Commodores that the Tigers would get their first win of the year.

Turner and the rest of the team followed through on that promise.

As bad as the first half of the season went for the Tigers, the team’s reaction showed the fans the past was forgotten. While they were not electrifying, they were just efficient enough offensively and lights out defensively in a 14-6 win over Lima Perry.

Redskins qualify for districts in 3 positions

October 7, 2013

Sports Editor

Wapakoneta Redskins senior Rachel Roberts and junior Kaitlin Snider each won three singles matches to qualify for districts, while juniors Kiersten Wellons and Chelsea Myers reached the district doubles tournament Thursday at sectionals.

The Redskins qualified for districts in three different positions Thursday after the first day of competition in a Division I Northwest District girls tennis sectional tournament in Findlay.

Trojans top Rockets for 1st time in history

October 7, 2013

Sports Editor

ANNA -— As the Botkins Trojans gradually built their lead Thursday against the Anna Rockets, they kept their composure for the most part, knowing they were on the verge of doing what they were about to do.

By the match’s end, Botkins’ celebrations ensued before the handshake line formed, and after the two teams shook hands, the Botkins players were absolutely ecstatic about what they just accomplished.

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