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Redskins move on in team tournament

January 23, 2014

On the scoreboard, the Wapakoneta Redskins did enough to advance from the first night of the team state championships. Their coach, however, feels they can do better.

The Redskins beat the Shawnee Indians, 42-18, and Benjamin Logan Raiders, 47-26, on Wednesday at Wapakoneta High School in the regional quarterfinal round of high school wrestling’s team state championship tournament.

W-G shake up follows Patton resignation

January 23, 2014

The Waynesfield-Goshen Locals Schools board of education approved Monday in a special meeting the resignation of Ted Patton from his position as the head varsity girls basketball coach of Waynesfield-Goshen High School.

In an interview after the meeting, W-G Superintendent Chris Pfister said, “The only thing I can really say is that there were some internal issues with the program.”

Rangers rout Redskins

January 22, 2014

As the game progressed, the Wapakoneta Redskins’ offense regressed Tuesday.

After a back-and-forth opening period, the New Knoxville Rangers began to shut down the Redskins the rest of the way en route to a 57-28 win in non-league varsity girls basketball action Tuesday at Wapakoneta High School.

The 29 points were the highest margin of defeat Wapak has endured in six losses this season.

State duals team tournament to begin Wednesday

January 21, 2014

From staff reports

Wapakoneta High School will host three Division II, Region 9-B matches Wednesday on the first night of the second annual state dual team tournament.

Two matches will be contested simultaneously starting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, as Celina and Benjamin Logan will face off, while host Wapakoneta and Shawnee will meet.

The matches’ two winners will wrestle each other 20 minutes after the conclusion of the last completed match.

Redskins post 3rd straight win against young Tigers

January 20, 2014

JACKSON CENTER — The Wapakoneta Redskins had to find patience on defense Saturday as the young Jackson Center Tigers aimed to be deliberate in their offense regardless of what the scoreboard showed.

Wapak comfortably led the entire game Saturday in its 56-33 non-league win over Jackson Center in varsity girls basketball action at Jackson Center High School.

Celina outlasts stingy Wapakoneta effort for win

January 18, 2014

CELINA — The Wapakoneta Redskins kept pace with the Celina Bulldogs for nearly all four quarters Friday.

The second of two 3-pointers by junior Keaton Metz gave the Redskins a 41-39 lead with 3:20 left in the third period. Celina, however, went on an 11-0 run to take a nine-point lead, 50-39, a minute into the fourth period.

Wapakoneta's Sutton breaks 2nd record in 6 days

January 17, 2014

From staff reports

For the second time within a week, Wapakoneta Redskins sophomore Charlie Sutton set a school record.

His second new record came Thursday in the 500-yard freestyle race, as Sutton’s time of 5 minutes, 3.35 seconds shattered the previous record of 5:08.49 set by Royce Kantner.

Sutton broke another Kantner record, the 200 free, on Saturday in Celina.

Wapakoneta's Mya Hager sets new school record

January 17, 2014

From staff reports

Mya Hager will have another three-plus seasons to break the school record she broke Thursday, as the Wapakoneta Redskins freshman set a new mark in the 100-yard breaststroke.

With a time of 1 minute, 12.79 seconds, Hager topped the previous mark of 1:13.40 set by Kimi Kentner in 2010.

Her new school record was set in Wapakoneta’s sweep of the St. Marys Roughriders and the Coldwater Cavaliers in a home tri-meet during girls high school swimming competition Thursday.

Frye returns to St. Marys

January 16, 2014


ST. MARYS — Doug Frye will try to rebuild the St. Marys football program that he carefully tended for 11 seasons, the one he watched fall into disrepair in the five seasons since he left.

Frye was officially named head coach of the Roughriders at a St. Marys Board of Education meeting Wednesday night.

New Knoxville shoots well in win over Wapakoneta

January 15, 2014

Minus one starter for most of the game Tuesday, the Wapakoneta Redskins turned a constant double-digit deficit in the first half into a competitive game early in the fourth period.

After holding a commanding lead throughout Tuesday’s game, the visiting New Knoxville Rangers saw Wapak reduce its deficit to two possessions but they found their way in the fourth period, scoring 30 points in the final stanza, to record a 77-65 win in a non-league varsity boys basketball contest.

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