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August 26th

Botkins competes in Division I in West Milton

August 26, 2013

Sports Editor

Pinned as a Division III cross country school, the Botkins Trojans entered the Division I and II race at the Bob Schul Invitational on Saturday in West Milton.

“It was great to see our kids race against different competition,” Botkins coach Ryan Gutman said. “It was good for them, and I hope it will mean good things for our team as we continue the season.”

The Botkins boys team finished ninth overall out of 21 teams, with 267 runners competing.

Botkins records 1st win with victory over Fairlawn

August 26, 2013

From staff reports

Nolan Greve accounted for half of his team’s goals Saturday, as the Botkins Trojans notched their first win of the season with an 8-1 victory over the Fairlawn Jets in a Shelby County Athletic League varsity boys soccer game.

Greve scored four times in Saturday’s game.

Jacob Barnett scored three goals for the Botkins, while Kaleb Hanby added the other one.

Eric Egbert and Barnett each tallied an assist for Botkins.

The Trojans moved to 1-0-1 with Saturday’s win.

August 24th

Wapakoneta gets past Minster in scrimmage

August 24, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins trotted out to a 14-0 lead after their first two offensive series and held on to gain a 14-6 advantage over the Minster Wildcats in three quarters of varsity football action in a scrimmage Friday at Harmon Field.

Wapak varsity coach Doug Frye gave an evaluation of his team through Friday night.

“Right now, we are the Tarzan and Jane of football,” Frye said. “A week ago, our offense was a little ahead of our defense. Our defense played a little better than our offense tonight.

W-G grades favorably in scrimmage

August 24, 2013

Staff Writer

WAYNESFIELD — Waynesfield-Goshen got in its last tuneup for the 2013 high school football season with a scrimmage against Cory-Rawson on Friday, and varsity coach Doug Foley gave his team an overall favorable grade as the official season begins next Friday against Delphos Jefferson.

The scrimmage came a week after a less than favorable performance in a scrimmage against Indian Lake last weekend.

Minster ends Wapakoneta's 3-match winning streak

August 24, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins’ three-match win streak ended Friday in a 193-211 loss to the Minster Wildcats in varsity girls golf action at the Wapakoneta Country Club.

For the first time this season, none of Wapak’s players broke 50 for a nine-hole round.

Shelby Kohler (50) led the Redskins in Friday’s match.

Emily Klopfenstein followed with a 52, Sierra Sammons shot a 53 and Zoe Rayburn tallied a 56.

August 23rd

Wapak sweeps W-G

August 23, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins learned Thursday that a good finish requires a good start.

The Redskins improved on their serve-receive from their first match Tuesday in order to post a 3-0 win Thursday over the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers in a non-league varsity volleyball match in Waynesfield, with scores of 25-16, 25-15 and 25-21.

The win was Wapak’s first of the season after a 3-0 loss to Bellefontaine on Tuesday.

Redskins shut out Elida in WBL match

August 23, 2013

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta Redskins shut out the Elida Bulldogs, 5-0, in a Western Buckeye League varsity girls tennis match Thursday in Elida.

Wapak won four of the five matches in three sets, while Kaitlin Snider rallied from a dropped first set to beat C’era Savage in first singles, 3-6, 6-2, 6-0.

Allie Zofkie won second singles for Wapak over Meredith Lize, 6-3, 6-0.

In third singles, Rachel Roberts won all 12 sets against Haley Hurst to notch a 6-0, 6-0 win.

Wapak wins close match over Elida, 172-176

August 23, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins recorded another close win Thursday in their 172-176 victory over the Elida Bulldogs in a Western Buckeye League varsity boys golf match at the Wapakoneta Country Club. Wapak edged Greenville, 172-174, on Tuesday.

Elida was winning Thursday’s match by four strokes until Wapak’s No. 5 player, Alex Gossard, turned in a 44, to give the Redskins a four-stroke win.

Wapakoneta senior Bobby Crow was the match medalist Thursday with a 39.

Wapak records 2nd straight shutout in win over SJ

August 23, 2013

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta Redskins recorded their second straight shutout in their third straight non-league win with a 3-0 victory Thursday over the St. John’s Blue Jays in Delphos.

Wapak had non-league wins over Ottoville and Fort Jennings in its first two games of this season, with a 5-0 score in the Fort Jennings win.

The Redskins’ scored all three of their goals in the second half.

Russia hands Botkins 1st loss in SCAL match

August 23, 2013

From staff reports

The Botkins Trojans took their first loss of the season Thursday in a 169-187 defeat against the Russia Raiders in a Shelby County Athletic League varsity boys golf match at Stillwater Valley Golf Club in Versailles.

Only one Botkins score would have placed in Russia’s top four Thursday, as Alex Roberts’ 47 led the Trojans on Thursday.

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