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Saturday, Jan. 31 local roundup

January 31, 2015

BOYS SWIMMING

Western Buckeye League Championships

DEFIANCE — Wapakoneta won its first Western Buckeye League title in school history today. Redskins coach Mark Law was named WBL Coach of the Year.

1. Wapakoneta 346; 2. Shawnee 252; 3. Celina 221; 4. Ottawa-Glandorf 202; 5. Van Wert 98; 6. Defiance 58; 7. Elida 55; 8. Kenton 50; 9. Bath 33; 10. St. Marys 27.

 

GIRLS SWIMMING

Western Buckeye League Championships

Friday, Jan. 30 boys basketball roundup

January 31, 2015

Friday, Jan. 30

BOYS BASKETBALL

Defiance 56, Wapakoneta 48

The state-ranked Defiance Bulldogs broke through in the fourth quarter, ending the Wapakoneta Redskins' upset bid in a Western Buckeye League matchup.

Wes Detter hit six 3-pointers and scored 21 points as Defiance (14-1, 4-1) — the No. 9 team in Division II — used a 12-0 run to start the fourth quarter to help defeat Wapakoneta (8-7, 2-3).

Jarrett Koch and Ethan Good scored 12 points each to lead the Redskins.

January 30th

Schlegel earns league's top monthly honor

January 30, 2015

Wapakoneta native and 2010 Wapakoneta High School graduate Heidi Schlegel was named Friday a Horizon League Scholar-Athlete of the Month for December.

Schlegel is a women's basketball player completing graduate school at Youngstown State University.

January 29th

Wapakoneta edges Defiance for league win

January 29, 2015

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Wapakoneta 43, Defiance 42

After trailing most of the game, Defiance briefly took the lead twice in the fourth quarter Thursday, only to see Wapakoneta reclaim it both times.

The Redskins (13-3, 5-1 WBL) held off the visiting Bulldogs in the final minute-and-a-half.

For a complete game story, see the Friday, Jan. 30 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News. 

OHSAA announces items up for May vote

January 29, 2015

From staff reports

The Ohio High School Athletic Association has approved a list of referendum items to be voted upon by its member school principals this May.

Nothing on this year's May ballot is as significant as past years, when arguably the most controversial topic in the state's high school sports landscape — competitive balance — was voted upon (and finally approved last spring).

A full summary of the items up for vote will appear in the Friday, Jan. 30 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

January 28th

Wapakoneta advances in state dual tournament

January 28, 2015

OHSAA State Dual Team Tournament — Division II, Region 16-B quarterfinal

Bellefontaine 38, St. Marys Memorial 30

Wapakoneta 49, Bellefontaine 22

The Wapakoneta Redskins advanced past Bellefontaine on Wednesday in a Division II, Region 16-B quarterfinal at Wapakoneta High School.

They will appear in a regional semifinal against Indian Lake at 5 p.m. Feb. 4 at Graham High School in St. Paris.

January 27th

Tuesday, Jan. 27 basketball roundup

January 27, 2015

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Wapakoneta 50, New Knoxville 44, final

NEW KNOXVILLE — The Wapakoneta Redskins held off a second half rally by the host New Knoxville Rangers to post a six-point win, 50-44, in a non-league varsity contest Tuesday.

Maddi Stiles had 12 points to lead Wapakoneta (12-3), totaling two 3-pointers with six free throws. Megan Watt had two 3-pointers and tallied 10 points.

Waynesfield-Goshen 47, Hardin Northern 35, final

Volleyball rule changes in effect for 2015-16 season

January 27, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (January 26, 2015) — A new penalty system for an unnecessary delay in starting or resuming play in high school volleyball was approved by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Volleyball Rules Committee at its January 5-7 meeting in Indianapolis. 

January 22nd

Bly plays in Florida all-star game

January 22, 2015

WAYNESFIELD — From the tiny town of Waynesfield to the inside of an NFL stadium, Brandon Bly, a senior at Waynesfield-Goshen High School, recently played in the Blue-Grey All-American Game in Tampa, Fla., at Raymond James Stadium, home of the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

His teammates and opponents in the game originated from all over the country and included a few notable Division I recruits, some of whom will be playing football at FBS programs such as West Virginia, Maryland, Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech and Illinois.

January 21st

Morgan's shot gets Wapakoneta past Rangers

January 21, 2015

NEW KNOXVILLE — The Wapakoneta Redskins are no strangers to games going down to the wire during this 2014-2015 season. The latest win was yet another instance of the Redskins coming through near the end.

Wapakoneta’s Kodi Morgan knocked down a game-winning jumper with 13 seconds left to give the Redskins’ varsity boys basketball team a 45-43 victory at New Knoxville on Tuesday night.

“We’ve played in a lot of close games this year,” Redskins coach Doug Selvey said. “I think those games helped us win this game.”

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