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February 8th, 2013

Redskins hang on for close win over Van Wert

February 8, 2013

 

The Wapakoneta girls basketball team seemed to have everything under control in the beginning of Thursday night’s game.

The Redskins were up 17-6 at the end of the first quarter before the Cougars made a charge and made a ballgame out of the matchup.

A last-second 3-pointer from Van Wert’s Cheyenne Handy hit front iron and bounced harmlessly to the court as the buzzer sounded. Wapakoneta held on for the narrow victory, 51-50.

February 7th

Bowler rolls his way to the top

February 7, 2013

 

Austin Krites has been bowling since as long as he can remember. 

 

His first leagues started when he was just four years old at Astro Lanes in Wapakoneta. 

Now, at age 16, Krites leads the West Ohio High School Bowling Conference in pin average, and his Wapakoneta Redskins squad has a firm grasp on second place in the league.

February 6th

Redskins fall to Coldwater at home

February 6, 2013

 

The Wapakoneta girls basketball team came out of the gate sluggish against the Coldwater Cavaliers Tuesday night.

The Cavaliers had a handle on offense and defense, and found ways to score inside seemingly at will, as the Redskins fell to the Cavaliers, 57-47

February 5th

Four seniors, four friends, one goal

February 5, 2013

 

ELIDA —  For four guys that have been wrestling together since they can remember, the end of this month could materialize a goal they have been striving toward for years.

A run to the state wrestling tournament.

February 4th

Redskins crowned WBL champions

February 4, 2013

ELIDA — The Wapakoneta wrestling team did what they do best Saturday afternoon.

Win.

February 2nd

Redskins win rivalry match against St. Marys

February 2, 2013

 

Prepping for the game against the St. Marys Roughriders, Wapakoneta Redskins varsity coach Matt Bradley preached about needing to win the battle in the paint.

Trailing 24-22 at the half-time break, he delivered the same message.

February 1st

Brown breaks two 3-point records

February 1, 2013

 

ST. MARYS — Wapakoneta’s Nicole Brown darted all over the floor, looking for a crevice of space to get off yet another 3-point attempt and break two school records she’s been stalking for a few years now.

Everyone in the gym knew another launch from the 5-foot-6 senior was coming and yet St. Marys couldn’t stop her. 

January 30th

Kaylee Patton breaks record, credits family

January 30, 2013

 

DOLA — In front of a loyal fan base and in front of a basketball oriented family, Waynesfield-Goshen’s point guard, Kaylee Patton, made history Tuesday night. 

Patton broke the all-time career scoring record at Waynesfield-Goshen High School. She now has 1,819 career points, breaking the previous record set in 1991.

Kyle Herndon held the previous record for 22 years with 1,803.

Redskins slide past Sidney in close game

January 30, 2013

 

SIDNEY — One coach says he was ecstatic with the play of his team, one coach says he was underwhelmed.

One coach says his team play inspired basketball, one coach says they need to play better or they will lose on Friday.

One coach watched his team rally to take a first period and first half lead, one coach watched his team take control of the game in the third period and win 60-54.

January 28th

WBL Swimming results

January 28, 2013

The boys and girls Wapakoneta swim team competed at the WBL Tournament in Defiance, Ohio. Click below for full results from the meet! 

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