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Wapak receives applicants for open football position

January 30, 2014

The deadline to apply for the open varsity head football coaching position at Wapakoneta High School expired Tuesday.

The school district received 48 applications for the position as of Tuesday after Doug Frye’s resignation less than three weeks ago.

Wapakoneta City Schools Athletic Director Brad Rex said the hiring committee met Wednesday night to discuss the applicants.

Disqualification costs Wapakoneta league title

January 30, 2014

The Wapakoneta Redskins had the requisite points for a Western Buckeye League girls swimming and diving title Wednesday but were disqualified after a relay race in which they took first place.

Wapakoneta’s 200-yard freestyle relay team finished with a time of 1 minute, 42.46 seconds, which was 33 hundredths of a second ahead of Celina’s quartet.

The event win would have given Wapakoneta 32 points instead of zero, while Celina would have taken 26 points for second in the race.

Redskin boys take 3rd place at league meet

January 30, 2014

A top-three finish is what the Wapakoneta Redskins wanted, and a third-place finish is what they got, while Redskins sophomore Charlie Sutton continued a record-breaking season Wednesday.

Wapakoneta placed third Wednesday in the boys Western Buckeye League Swimming and Diving Championships at the Defiance Area YMCA.

Sutton set a new WBL record in the 100-yard freestyle race and broke his own school record in the 200 free.

“I don’t think it gets much better than that,” Redskins coach Mark Law said.

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