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March 26th

School board approves ticket prices for 2014-15

March 26, 2014

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta City Schools Board of Education approved ticket prices for athletic events in the 2014-15 school year during its monthly meeting Tuesday.

The prices for three different types of tickets will change for the 2014-15 school year compared to what they are for the current 2013-14 school year.

Prices for adult tickets at volleyball, soccer, girls basketball and wrestling events will have increased by one dollar from $5 to $6. Prices for student tickets for those events will have decreased by one dollar from $4 to $3.

March 25th

Wapakoneta's Warner plays in all-star game

March 25, 2014

ELIDA — One task which had always come relatively easy to Sara Warner that she found to be challenging Monday was scoring points.

The Wapakoneta High School senior was a dependable points scorer on a team full of many of them.
Warner averaged 15 points per game during her senior season for the Redskins but went scoreless Monday.

Although she wanted to score at least once in Monday’s game, she realized why it was tough to do so.

March 20th

Hardin Northern to join Northwest Central Conference

March 20, 2014

Hardin Northern High School in Dola will become a member of the Northwest Central Conference, NWCC Commissioner David May announced Wednesday night in an email.

“The NWCC is excited to have Hardin Northern join the league and is looking forward to a long term relationship,” May said in the email.

Hardin Northern’s athletic teams, the Polar Bears, will begin competing in the NWCC in all sports minus football starting with the 2014-15 school year.

March 19th

Warner, Turner to play in all-star game

March 19, 2014

From staff reports

Two local high school basketball players will appear on the hardwood for another time next week in separate exhibition games.

Wapakoneta senior Sara Warner and Waynesfield-Goshen senior Lidia Turner will play in one of four all-star games hosted by the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association District 8 at Elida High School.

The all-star games are comprised of only seniors.

March 18th

Local swimmers earn Lima area honors

March 18, 2014

From staff reports

Several local high school student-athletes were honored by the Lima Area Swim Coaches Association for the 2013-14 swimming and diving season.

The associated named its area teams combining all tournament divisions unlike most other postseason awards lists.

For the Wapakoneta Redskins girls team, senior Taylor Law, junior Josie Miller and freshman Jordyn Law were named the top All-Lima Area swimmers for this season.

March 11th

Former Bengals to play hoops at Boosters fundraiser

March 11, 2014

An exhibition basketball game featuring former Cincinnati Bengals players and a team of Wapakoneta All-Stars will be the highlight of the Wapakoneta Athletic Boosters’ fundraiser Friday in the Wapakoneta High School gymnasium.

The preliminary Bengals roster made available for this story includes Eric Ball, Dequin Evans, Jojuan Armour, Rodney Heath, Keith Rucker and Jimmy Turner.

The Bengals team will be coached by Denny Gallagher of Buckeye Flooring.

March 7th

Wapakoneta rallies in finals to win state

March 8, 2014

The Wapakoneta Redskins rallied in the finals to win the Division I boys bowling state title Friday, becoming the first team in Wapakoneta High School history to capture a state championship.

In the finals, with a state title on the line, Wapakoneta and Olmsted Falls each had their lowest score of the entire state tournament Friday.

Wapakoneta's Warner earns all-district

March 7, 2014

From staff reports

Wapakoneta Redskins senior Sara Warner earned honors within the Northwest District, as the Associated Press revealed Thursday in its all-district rosters for the 2013-14 high school varsity basketball season.

Warner was chosen as a Division II third-team All-Northwest District selection for this season.

The Redskins’ lone senior starter was the team’s leading scorer at 15.8 points per game.

The 5-foot-9 guard helped lead Wapakoneta to a 14-11 overall record and a district runner-up finish in  2013-14.

March 5th

OHSAA competitive balance proposal up for vote

March 5, 2014

The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors unanimously approved a new Competitive Balance proposal which will be voted on by its member schools in May this year, the OHSAA announced Tuesday morning.

The plan, recommended to the Board from the 27-member OHSAA Competitive Balance Committee, is similar to the proposal that member schools voted upon last spring.

The proposal deals with how member schools are placed in tournament divisions for team sports the OHSAA sponsors.

March 4th

Redskins’ Warner 1st-team All-WBL

March 4, 2014

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta Redskins had four total players earn All-Western Buckeye League honors for the 2013-14 varsity girls basketball season, as the league released the teams Saturday.

The Redskins had one player on each of the four levels of the all-league rosters.

Wapakoneta’s lone senior starter, its leading scorer, guard Sara Warner was a first-team All-WBL selection this season.

Warner was a second-team choice last season as a junior.

Redskins junior post Carly Buzzard was a second-teamer this winter.

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