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September 27th, 2014

Tigers overmatched by Fort Loramie

September 27, 2014

FORT LORAMIE — It’s hard to field a team with just 25 players on a roster, it’s even harder when injuries hit especially to your most important positions on the team. An undermanned team, combined with injuries and shoddy play can all accumulate to a bad season.

This is the case for the Waynesfield-Goshen varsity football as the Tigers’ season is falling apart after falling to Fort Loramie Redskins, 49-6, Friday night in a Northwest Central Conference matchup.

September 24th

Redskins atop WBL after win over O-G

September 24, 2014

The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity boys soccer team passed its biggest test of the season Tuesday.

The Redskins notched a 2-0 Western Buckeye League win over the previously unbeaten Ottawa-Glandorf Titans in a matchup of two state-ranked teams Tuesday at Ryan Field.

Wapakoneta (10-0-0), despite being one game behind in the league schedule due to a postponement, took a narrow lead in the WBL standings after its win Tuesday.

September 20th

Wapak moves to 4-0 with win in home opener

September 20, 2014

The Wapakoneta Redskins were sound in all phases of Friday’s game, as they rolled to a 38-6 win over the Bath Wildcats in their home opener, a Western Buckeye League varsity football contest at Harmon Field in Wapakoneta.

The Redskins’ starting defense held Bath’s starters scoreless, the offense had zero turnovers and finished scoring drives, and a couple special teams plays stood out, as state-ranked Wapakoneta cruised to its fourth straight win to begin the season.

Rams blank W-G in NWCC opener

September 20, 2014

McGUFFEY — Friday’s game against Upper Scioto Valley was not the way the Waynesfield-Goshen varsity football team wanted to open play in the Northwest Central Conference.

Not only were the Tigers (1-3, 0-1 NWCC) beat handedly by the Rams (2-2, 1-0) 28-0 in McGuffey, but they were outgained 358 yards to 152 in total offense, 273 to 85 through the air, racked up a season-high 11 penalties for 110 yards and converted just 2 of 17 on third down.

September 18th

‘Skins to make home debut after 3 road games

September 18, 2014

The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity football team is really starting to enter the grind that is the 10-game regular season schedule, as each week’s game seems to arrive sooner than the one before.

The Redskins’ coaching staff was not fully operable until June this year, as first-year head coach Travis Moyer assembled a new mix of assistants.

The team has been working through the process of getting acclimated with new people and philosophies while trying to be as competitive as possible on Friday nights.

Tigers open NWCC slate with budding rivalry vs. USV

September 18, 2014

McGUFFEY — With non-conference competition out of the way, the Waynesfield-Goshen varsity football team will begin play against Northwest Central Conference foes. For the Tigers, conference play will begin Friday at McGuffey against the Upper Scioto Valley Rams.

“We had a close game against them last year, and it has been a solid rival for the program in the last two seasons, so there is some extra motivation just because of who we are playing,” Tigers coach Tyler Turner said. “Our kids want to beat Upper.”

County tournament successful in debut

September 18, 2014

A long-awaited event debuted this past weekend, and it was very successful in its inaugural year.

The Auglaize County Open Championship — a golf tournament among players from the county’s three courses — was held Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Wapakoneta Country Club, Arrowhead Golf Club and Minster and Prairie View Golf Club in Waynesfield each hosted one day of the tournament.

Prairie View’s Doug Spencer said executing the idea for the tournament took less than one year, it was a routine desire among the county’s golfers.

September 13th

Redskins’ defense dominates in shutout of Elida

September 13, 2014

ELIDA — Although the stadium lights didn’t do their job for a brief time Friday, the spotlight shined brightly all night long on the Wapakoneta Redskins’ defense.

Wapakoneta held the Elida Bulldogs scoreless, allowed only three first downs and 66 yards of total offense while forcing three turnovers in the Redskins’ 17-0 shutout of the Bulldogs in a Western Buckeye League varsity football contest at Elida High School.

Mechanicsburg shuts out Tigers

September 13, 2014

MECHANICSBURG —  The Waynesfield-Goshen varsity football team has played clean football so far this season giving the ball away once heading into its non conference match against Mechanicsburg.

That changed Friday night as the Tigers coughed up the ball four times, leading to 21 unanswered points as W-G dropped to 1-2 on the season after a 48-0 defeat to the Indians.

September 9th

Bath defeats Wapakoneta in matchup of unbeatens

September 9, 2014

LIMA — Two undefeated teams early in the 2014 varsity girls soccer season met for a Western Buckeye League showdown Monday.

The Wapakoneta Redskins and the Bath Ladycats — programs which are trending positively in recent years — were each 6-0-0 and receiving votes in the state coaches poll entering the game Monday.

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