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November 11th, 2011

FOOTBALL: Redskins bow out

November 12, 2011

PIQUA — One-by-one, the Wapakoneta Redskins seniors stood before their younger teammates.

One-by-one, tears in their eyes, they told them, don’t forget this feeling.

And don’t let it happen again.

One of the greatest seasons in Wapakoneta football history came to a conclusion Friday night as the Trotwood-Madison Rams handed the Redskins a 27-6 defeat in a Division II regional semifinal at Piqua’s Alexander Field.

Wapak ends its season with a 10-2 record. The 2011 Redskins were just the third team in school history to win 10 games and the second to win a playoff game.

Wapak man wins international shooting title

November 11, 2011

Robert Vogel sometimes becomes distracted watching action films and television shows.
No, he’s not disturbed by plotline loopholes or unrealistic dialogue.
The action hero during that big-budget shootout scene probably isn’t holding his gun correctly to pull off that big move.
Vogel, a St. Marys native and a world-class competitive practical shooter and gun expert, notices things like that.

November 10th

Football power rankings Week 12

November 10, 2011

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Blue chip vs blue collar Wapak opponent loaded with top athletes

November 10, 2011

Wapakoneta Redskins varsity football coach Doug Frye is old school.

The veteran coach isn’t a real flashy guy, and his players reflect that.

Go to work.  Do your job.

Then there is Maurice Douglass, the head man on the Trotwood-Madison Rams’ sideline.  In between stints playing for the NFL’s Chicago Bears and New York Giants he worked as an exotic dancer.  His wardrobe once earned him a comparison with musician Prince.

No one has ever compared Frye to Prince.

November 9th

AP Source: Paterno to retire at end of season

November 9, 2011

UPDATED: 11:01 a.m.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State football coach Joe Paterno will retire at the end of the season, his long and illustrious career brought down because he failed to do all he could about an allegation of child sex abuse against a former assistant.

"This is a tragedy," Paterno said. "It is one of the great sorrows of my life. With the benefit of hindsight, I wish I had done more."

FOOTBALL: Local playoff pairings

November 9, 2011

Wapakoneta vs. Trotwood-Madison
Friday, 7:30, at Piqua

Columbus St. Francis DeSales vs. Elida
Friday, 7:30, at Clyde

Genoa Area vs. Kenton
Saturday, 7, at BGSU

Versailles vs. Coldwater
Friday, 7:30, at Dayton

Del. St. John’s vs. Tiffin Calvert
Saturday, 3, at BGSU

Ada vs. Marion Local
Saturday, 7, at Lima Stadium

Fort Loramie vs. Minster
Saturday, 7, at Harmon Field

November 8th

FOOTBALL: Fans should find plenty of seating

November 8, 2011

After finding slim pickings on seating last Friday, fans will have an easier go of it this week.

The Wapakoneta Redskins’ Division II football regional semifinal game at 7:30 Friday night against the Trotwood-Madison Rams will be played at Alexander Field in Piqua, one of the more fan-friendly stadiums in the region.

The stadium, located on the campus of Piqua High School just east of Interstate 75, is a modern facility that seats 8,500 — 4,500 on the home side and 4,000 on the visitor side — according to the school’s Web site.

November 7th

FOOTBALL: Directions to Piqua Alexander Stadium

November 7, 2011

FOOTBALL: Ticket info

November 7, 2011

The following is the schedule for Wapakoneta Playoff Ticket Sale Information:

Wednesday Nov. 9 from 3-7 pm for 9-12 Football Players and Cheerleaders and Parents, Band Parents, and Reserved Football Season Ticket Holders

Thursday Nov. 10 from 8-12 for students and staff and from 12-3 for General Public

Friday Nov. 11 from 8-1 for General Public

FOOTBALL: Regional semifinal pairings

November 7, 2011

REGIONAL SEMIFINAL PAIRINGS

Division I
All games at 7 p.m. Saturday, unless noted
Region 1
1 Mentor (10-1) vs. 5 Solon (10-1), at Byers Field
2 St. Ignatius (9-2) vs. 6 St. Edward (8-3), at Brunswick
Region 2
1 Tol. Whitmer (11-0) vs. 5 Canton McKinley (9-2), at Mansfield Arlin Field
7 Wadsworth (10-1) vs. 3 Hudson (10-1), at Canton Fawcett Stadium
Region 3
1 Hilliard Davidson (10-0) vs. 4 Upper Arlington (9-2), at Cols. St. Francis DeSales Alumni Stadium
2 Pickerington Central (8-2) vs. 6 Gahanna Lincoln (9-2), at Ohio Wesley University Selby Stadium
Region 4

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