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November 25th, 2013

Harmon Field set to host 2 state semifinals

November 25, 2013

From staff reports

Harmon Field in Wapakoneta will host two more playoff games this weekend, making it six total for the fall of 2013.

The site will feature a Division VI state semifinal between Mechanicsburg (11-2) and Haviland Wayne Trace (12-1) at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Friday’s game will be Mechanicsburg second straight playoff game at Harmon Field.

November 23rd

Warner, Wapakoneta start fast in debut win

November 23, 2013

 

Sports Editor

Sara Warner and the rest of the Wapakoneta Redskins just kept shooting Friday, and those shots just kept going in.

The Redskins used a torrid start in the first period Friday to establish a comfortable lead the rest of the game, as Wapak recorded a 67-40 non-league win over the Bellefontaine Cheiftains in the first regular contest of the varsity girls basketball season for both teams.

Botkins gets past Pirates in season opener

November 23, 2013

Sports Editor

The Botkins Trojans played Friday’s game on a roller coaster, starting at the top in the first half before falling briefly in the third period only to get back to the top.

The Trojans eventually regained their focus and sealed a 49-30 win over the Riverside Pirates in a non-league varsity girls basketball contest in DeGraff.

Botkins opened Friday’s game with a 12-1 first period lead and extended its margin to 19 with a 13-5 advantage in the second period, to lead 25-6 at halftime.

W-G runs past Shawnee in season opener

November 23, 2013

Sports Editor

The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers, with two freshmen making huge impacts, ran past the Shawnee Indians on Friday to notch a win in their season opener.

W-G operated a solid transition offense throughout its 78-57 win Friday in the first day of varsity girls basketball action.

In their high school hoops debuts, point guard Emily Patton had 35 points while center Alicia Kessler recorded a double-double with 17 points and 13 rebounds.

Patton’s performance included two 3-pointers, five assists and three steals.

November 22nd

Wapakoneta gets 12 players on all-district teams

November 22, 2013

 

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta Redskins had 12 players selected to the Division III All-Northwest District football teams for the 2013 season.

The all-district teams for all divisions were released Thursday.

Wapak had three first-team selections, senior offensive lineman Kyle Gonterman, senior running back Zach Schmerge and junior defensive end Thomas Schoenlein.

November 21st

Redskins crack all-time records leaderboard

November 21, 2013

 

From staff reports

Members of the 2013 Wapakoneta Redskins football team appeared in the top five of varying school records upon the conclusion of the season earlier this month.

Two different players set a total of three new schools records.

Senior linebacker Zach Schmerge set a new Wapak mark for most career fumble recoveries with eight, while junior defensive end Thomas Schoenlein owns the school’s career records for most tackles for loss, 47, and most sacks, 15.

November 20th

Redskins set 3 new individual, team records

November 20, 2013

 

From staff reports

Two players on the Wapakoneta Redskins varsity football team  now own three different school records, while the team set three new school records during the 2013 season.

Senior linebacker Zach Schmerge broke the school record for most fumble recoveries in a career by totaling eight upon the conclusion of the 2013 season.

Schmerge had six entering his senior year and recorded two in the playoff game against Shawnee to exceed the previous record of seven held by Brandon Miller.

November 18th

Redskins notch win over Blackhawks in debut

November 18, 2013

 

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta Redskins notched a win in their first match of the 2013-14 high school bowling season Saturday.

Wapak managed a 2,485-1,905 win over the Mississinawa Valley Blackhawks in West Ohio High School Bowling Conference boys action at Plaza Lanes in Celina.

Austin Krites had the team high for the day, with a 202 in the first game. He followed that up with a 169 in the second game for a 185.5 average.

Wapakoneta tallies win over Flyers in opener

November 18, 2013

 

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta Redskins recorded a season-opening win Saturday over the Marion Local Flyers.
Wapak tallied a 1,478-1,172 victory at Plaza Lanes in Celina to begin the West Ohio High School Bowling Conference girls season.

After a 763-552 win in the first game, Wapak's margin of victory was much closer in the second, 715-620.

Kylie Timmerman was the 'Skins top bowler in the first game with a 182, while Britni Hosterman rolled a 185 in the second game to lead the team.

November 15th

Wapakoneta trio earns individual league awards

November 15, 2013

 

From staff reports

Wapakoneta Redskins seniors Bailey Hinegardner, Kyle Gonterman and Zach Schmerge each earned one of the five Western Western Buckeye League individual awards for the 2013 varsity football season, the WBL announced Thursday along with releasing its all-league selections.

Hinegardner was named Kicking Specialist of the Year, Gonterman was named WBL Offensive Lineman of the Year and Schmerge was named Offensive Back of the Year.

Hinegardner had the most individual kicking points in the WBL.

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