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August 24th, 2012

Delphos Jefferson overpowers W-G in opener

August 25, 2012

 

WAYNESFIELD—  Waynesfield-Goshen varsity football coach Gary Spencer did not keep it secret that the Tigers needed to play mistake-free football to win the season opener against Delphos Jefferson Friday.

They managed to do it for a half, but three costly turnovers in the second half led to their undoing in a 38-17 loss.

Redskins run over Chiefs, 49-13 victory in Bellefontaine

August 25, 2012

 

BELLEFONTAINE — Despite a better offensive showing from the Bellefontaine Chieftains compared to their 2011 campaign, the Wapakoneta Redskins were able to cruise to a 49-13 victory Friday night.

After the game, Wapakoneta Varsity head coach Doug Frye said he was happy with how his team played, but said there was still room for improvement after the Redskins 36-point victory.

Acheson shoots in the red for team win

August 25, 2012

 

Led by senior Caleb Acheson’s 2-under 34, the Wapakoneta boys golf team beat the Bath Wildcats Thursday afternoon.

A home match for the Redskins at the Wapakoneta Country Club, Acheson and the rest of the Wapak golfers came up with a 5-stroke victory, 157-162, over a strong Bath squad.

“It was a decent day, I didn’t hit the ball as well as I probably could have, putting is definitely what saved me,” Acheson said after his round. 

Girls Soccer: Redskins net first win of season

August 25, 2012

 

Behind the speed and foot of junior Sara Warner, the Wapakoneta girls soccer team found its first win of the season Thursday night.

Warner had two goals on the day, and accounted for the only scoring in the match.

“I think that we played really well, we really played as a team and I think we really dominated the second half as far as possession and getting goal opportunities,” Warner said after the game.

July 26th

Wapak ACME: Redskins lose close battle with Napoleon

July 26, 2012

 

The Wapakoneta Redskins ACME team fell to the Napoleon Wildcats Tuesday night, 5–4, ending their run at an ACME state championship.

Behind head coach Willie Sammetinger, Wapak finished 1–2 in the state tournament, and a record of 23–4 on the season.

Local referee to join hall of fame

July 26, 2012

Local fans probably have seen this Wapakoneta man on the basketball court a hundred times. But most have probably never noticed him. He’s the proverbial unsung hero of high school sports.

His tools? A whistle and a striped shirt.

He is the referee.

Meet Steve Trout. Today he is the newest member of the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame and resident of Wapakoneta. Steve has been officiating basketball for more than 35 years.

July 17th

Wapak ACME Statebound

July 17, 2012

COLDWATER — For 15 years as head coach of the Wapakoneta ACME team, Willie Sammetinger had never seen his team make the state tournament.

Willie Sammetinger is a patient man.

The long wait came to an end Monday, as the Redskins blasted by Coldwater in their own back yard with an 8-0 win in the district final.

“We were close last year,” Sammetinger said after the game. “We came within one run. This year they kicked the door down and ran right through it.”

July 11th

Redskins run-rule Minster in ACME districts

July 11, 2012

MINSTER —  The Wapakoneta ACME baseball team spit on the knuckleballs dancing out of the strike zone and waited on the fastball.

The Redskins know what to do with fastballs over the plate.

Wapakoneta had 13 hits and scored in every inning to run-rule Minster 12-2 on Tuesday in ACME district action at Hanover Street Park.

July 10th

Wapakoneta, Minster advance in tourney

July 10, 2012

MINSTER – Both of Auglaize County’s remaining teams in the ACME district tournament overcame dicey early innings to pick up wins on Monday night at Hanover Street Park and set up a match-up tonight.

Minster fell behind by four runs early before scoring 14 unanswered runs in a 14-4 run-rule win over Anna while Auglaize County sectional champ Wapakoneta escaped from a bases-loaded jam in the fourth inning with a double play and went on to defeat Fort Loramie 9-2 in the nightcap.

Minster and Wapakoneta will play tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Minster.

Jr. ACME opens districts with win over St. Henry

July 10, 2012

ROCKFORD — The Wapakoneta Junior ACME team opened district play with a 6-2 win over St. Henry Monday.

Wapakoneta broke open the scoring in the top of the first when Logan Martin drew a leadoff walk and stole second base. Quinn Lotridge singled and got caught in an intentional rundown between first and second, allowing Martin to score.

Jarrett Koch and Martin put together successive RBI doubles in the third inning to stretch the lead to 3-0.

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