Archive - 2013 - Sports Article
New tournament divisions for winter and spring sports were announced Thursday upon the Ohio High School Athletic Association board of directorsâ€™ regularly scheduled monthly meeting.
The board approved divisional alignments for its member schools in winter and spring sports, which will be in effect for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years.
Wapakoneta will remain in Division II for both boys and girls basketball. With 332 girls, Wapak was 10 shy of the cutoff for Division I schools.
Waynesfield-Goshen and Botkins will each stay in Division IV for basketball.
WAYNESFIELD — The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers varsity boys golf team landed a 187-209 win Thursday over the Riverside Pirates in Northwest Central Conference action at Prairie View Golf Club.
Trey Crumrine paced W-G with a nine-hole score of 41 on Thursday on his way to being match medalist.
Lake Turner was second for W-G with a 46, while Gabe Wilcox scored a 48 and Brandon Turner carded a 52.
Landon Kelsey led Riverside with a 44.
The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity girls golf team began its 2013 regular season Thursday with a 162-189 loss to the Perrysburg Yellow Jackets, in non-league dual match played at White Pines Golf Course in Swanton.
Perrysburg’s Monica Dorner was the match medalist with a nine-hole score of 37.
Shelby Kohler paced Wapak with a 42.
Completing the top four scoring totals for the Redskins were Zoe Rayburn (48), Haley Kinstle (49) and Sierra Sammons (50).
PHOENIX â€” Brian Garman said he is â€śpenciled inâ€ť for a rehab assignment the weekend of Aug. 17-18, after making progress with his injured throwing shoulder in Arizona.
Garman was sent to the Milwaukee Brewersâ€™ spring training facility in Phoenix on July 17 to receive further treatment on his injured shoulder, diagnosed as a torn labrum. Garman has been on the disabled list since June 24. He is a relief pitcher in the Brewersâ€™ minor league system, most recently with the Huntsville (Ala.) Stars.
LIMA — The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers varsity boys golf team opened its 2013 regular season Tuesday, finishing 14th out of 18 schools at the Hawthorne Hills Invitational, hosted by the Allen East Mustangs, at Hawthorne Hills Country Club.
The Tigers shot a team score of 414 and were led by Trey Crumrine’s 92 on the par-72 course.
Rounding out the scoring four totals for W-G were Lake Turner (97), Gabe Wilcox (107) and Brandon Turner (118).
Doug Frye awoke quite early Thursday morning, as the varsity football coach at Wapakoneta High School was anxious about being able to return to coaching after a mandated break from school activities following his retirement from teaching. Frye had been away since June 1. He was later rehired by the school district in late June.
Frye said he set his alarm to awake at 4:50 a.m. Thursday in advance of his teamâ€™s morning weightlifting and conditioning session, but his anticipation about returning was overwhelming.
PHOENIX â€” Wapakoneta native Brian Garman is essentially sitting idle in Arizona.
Garman was sent to the Milwaukee Brewersâ€™ spring training facility in Phoenix on July 17 to receive further treatment on his injured shoulder, diagnosed as a torn labrum.
Garman is a relief pitcher for the Huntsville Stars, a Double-A team in the Southern League based in Huntsville, Ala. He has been on the disabled list since June 24.
GREENSBORO, N.C. â€” Drew Lament took fifth place in a national decathlon championship meet recently, competing in the Intermediate boys division (ages 15-16) in the USA Track & Field Junior Olympic Outdoor Championships on July 22-23 in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Lament, who was competing unattached at the national meet, will be a sophomore at Waynesfield-Goshen High School for the 2013-14 school year.
His final points total was 5,481, just four points behind the fourth-place finisher and fewer than 200 points behind the champion in the Intermediate standings.
A local diving club is taking shape at the Wapakoneta WaterPark in an effort to increase interest in the event among youth.
The twice-per-week diving instruction sessions are being led by Dylon Webb, who works at the waterpark. Webb, 20, from Wapakoneta, is a graduate of Wapakoneta High School. He will be a junior at the University of Findlay starting next school year.
Webb dove all four years of high school and dove competitively for a brief time during his freshman year at UF. He also coached in Celina the past two years.
Earle Bruceâ€™s passion for football has not waned at the age of 82.
His passion for the game originated at the high school level in the state of Ohio, and that is where he directed it Thursday in one of three visits to the Wapakoneta area, as the former Ohio State Buckeyes head football coach spoke Thursday afternoon to two area high school football teams. He also stopped by The Gardens at Wapakoneta on Walnut Street and at the Cridersville Healthcare Center.