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August 26th, 2011

PREP ROUNDUP: Redskins remain unbeaten

August 26, 2011

The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity girls tennis team pushed its record to a perfect 5-0 with a 4-1 win over the Bath Wildcats in a Western Buckeye League match Thursday at the Harmon Park Courts.
For Wapak, Shelby Gillespie posted a 6-1, 6-0 win over Ashlynn Vierra in second singles.
The Redskins’ Annie Harrod swept Madison Pauff 6-0, 6-0 in third singles.
In first doubles, Katie Martin and Kirsten Wellons grabbed a 6-4, 6-3 win over Michelle Hines and Kaitlin Singhaus.
Chloe Veit and Rachel Robert also won for Wapak, topping Darla Wieging and Jardan Hollar 6-3, 6-0 in second doubles.

August 25th

George Law, 76

August 25, 2011

George C. Law, 76, died at 11:05 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, at Lima Convelescent Home.
Arrangements are incomplete at Armentrout Funeral Home in Waynesfield.

William Harlow, 89

August 25, 2011

William Roger Harlow, 89, of Cridersville, died at 6:55 a.m. Tuesday, August 23, 2011, at Otterbein-Cridersville.
He was born on Jan. 2, 1922, in Portland, Maine, to Georga (Fales) and Roy C. Harlow.
Survivors are a son Mark Harlow, of Loveland,; and a daughter, Karen J. Griffith, of Victoria, Texas.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Condolences may be shared at bayliffandson.com..
Arrangements are being handled by Bayliff & Son Funeral Home in Cridersville.

Russell Jacobs, 93

August 25, 2011

Russell E. “Gene” Jacobs, 93, died at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, at Wapakoneta Manor.
He was born Sept. 6, 1917, in Union Township, to May (Marquess) and Clarence Jacobs.
Services are at 11 a.m. Saturday at Armentrout Funeral Home in Waynesfield, with the Rev. Don Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery in Uniopolis.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Contributions may be given to the Wayne Township Rescue Squad or donor’s choice.
Condolences may be expressed at www.armentroutfuneralhome.com.

Scott Murray, 81

August 25, 2011

Scott K. Murray, 81, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, at his residence.
He was born Dec. 31, 1929, in Bluffton, the son of Ethel (Scoles) and Nile Murray, who preceded him in death. On Sept. 8, 1948, he married Patricia J. O’Brien, and she died July 18, 2005.

FOOTBALL: Frye, Redskins focused on Bellefontaine

August 25, 2011

With a difficult Western Buckeye League schedule looming on the horizon, Doug Frye could easily be forgiven for overlooking Week 1 opponent Bellefontaine.
But the second-year Wapakoneta Redskins football coach is not a man who is easily distracted.
Just ask Mrs. Frye.
“One time, about 15 years ago, when I was at Danville High School, we were playing in a tight game, and there was a skydiver that came down on the field that was supposed to hit Mount Vernon’s field and hit Centerburg’s field,” Frye said.

August 24th

Russell Jacobs, 93

August 24, 2011

Russell E. “Gene” Jacobs, 93, died at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 23, 2011, at Wapakoneta Manor.
Arrangements are incomplete at Armentrout Funeral Home in Waynesfield.

Eric Evans, 48

August 24, 2011

Eric W. Evans, 48, of Clover, S.C,. formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 11:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, at Davis Regional Medical Center, from injuries sustained in a single vehicle accident Monday morning.
He was born Sept. 29, 1962, in Lima, the son of Virginia (Bogart) and Thomas D. Evans. His mother, Virginia Sockrider survives in Wapakoneta, along with his step-mother, Sandy Evans. His father, Tom Evans and his step-father, James Sockrider are both deceased.

Jordan has faith: Rep. addresses U.S. budget, economy

August 24, 2011

Americans and their elected leaders face a pivotal moment in U.S. history in regard to the national debt, deficit and budget, a member of Congress says, and he trusts Americans to make the right decisions.

PREP ROUNDUP: Wapak boys lose soccer opener

August 24, 2011

The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity boys soccer team suffered a 4-0 defeat at the hands of the Kalida Wildcats in the Redskins’ season opener Monday at Ryan Field in Wapakoneta.
Kalida took a big early lead with three goals in the first. The Wildcats scored in the 16th, 23rd and 33rd minutes before adding a fourth goal to put the game out of reach less than three minutes into the second half.
Kalida outshot Wapak 20-10 overall and 12-8 on-goal. Colin Mankin and Adam Johnson each had two shots on goal for Wapak but could not convert.
Redskins’ goalkeeper Zach Holtzapple had eight saves.

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