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Harmon Field to host 2 more playoff games

November 11, 2013

From staff reports

Harmon Field in Wapakoneta will be the site of at least two more playoffs games this fall after having hosted the town’s Redskins this past Friday.

The stadium will be a neutral site for a pair of postseason games, one Friday and one Saturday, as Convoy Crestivew (9-2) and Ada (8-3) will meet there at 7:30 p.m. Friday in a Division VI, Region 20 semifinal, while North Lewisburg Triad (11-0) and Sidney Lehman Catholic (10-1) will kick off at 7 p.m. Saturday in a Division VII, Region 26 semifinal.

Wapak falls shorts in OT loss to Shawnee

November 9, 2013

Sports Editor

Kodi Morgan scrambled to extend the play and the Redskins’ season. Nearing the goal line, the Wapakoneta Redskins quarterback managed an attempt which just barely dropped from his hand, as did the Redskins’ chance to extend the game and their season.

The Redskins were 3 yards short after Morgan’s scramble on a 4th-and-goal, on what proved to be the final play of a 41-34 overtime loss to the Springfield Shawnee Braves.

Wapakoneta's Warner, Kantner earn district honors

November 8, 2013

From staff reports

Wapakoneta Redskins senior Sara Warner and varsity coach Ross Kantner each were honored by the Northwest Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association, as the NWOSSCA released its annual all-district awards and scholarship winners Thursday.

Warner earned a spot on the district’s first team in Division II for her performance during the 2013 season.

She was one of six players from Western Buckeye League schools to be a first-team selection in Division II.

Warner was named a first-team All-WBL selection last month.

Redskins hosting speedy Shawnee in 1st round

November 7, 2013

Sports Editor

A feeling of excitement is flowing through the Wapakoneta schools’ football program right now, and that excited feeling is peaking as the varsity squad is set to begin the playoffs Friday with the Redskins’ first home playoff game ever.

Wapakoneta varsity coach Doug Frye said the excitement is evident in the fact that the line of people at the high school to purchase tickets for Friday’s game was 60 yards in length as he was leaving Tuesday’s practice.

Wapakoneta not in final poll of season

November 5, 2013

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta Redskins did not appear in the final Associated Press poll of the season, which was released Monday.

The poll ranks the top 10 football teams in the state for each division and is voted upon by media members.

Wapakoneta (9-1) appeared twice in the Division III poll during the 2013 season, on Oct. 15 and 22, after receiving the minimum 12 points, although the team did not earn enough points either week to rank within the top 10.

W-G gets 7 players on All-NWCC teams

November 5, 2013

From staff reports

Seven members of the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers football team appeared on the All-Northwest Central Conference teams, which were released Monday by the NWCC for the 2013 season.

The Tigers had three starters on defense each earn second-team honors, including sophomore Drew Lament (defensive line), junior Lucas Gray (linebacker) and junior Daniel Fridley (defensive back).

W-G junior Lake Turner was the conference’s second team punter.

Wapakoneta to play Shawnee in playoffs

November 4, 2013

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta Redskins officially clinched a playoff berth Sunday as the Ohio High School Athletic Association released the final computer ratings of the season, which determine playoff qualifiers and regional pairings.

Wapakoneta (9-1) will play the Springfield Shawnee Braves (9-1) at 7:30 p.m. Friday in a Division III, Region 10 quarterfinal at Harmon Field in Wapakoneta.

Botkins' Flora twins compete at state

November 4, 2013

From staff reports

The Flora twins, sophomores representing Botkins High School, competed in their first state cross country championships Saturday at National Trail Raceway in Hebron.

Chloe Flora, with a time of 20 minutes, 13.84 seconds, was the 51st finisher Saturday in a field of 142 runners in the Division III girls race.

She was 28th after the first mile and 30th after the second mile Saturday.

Flora concluded her season with a third-place finish at both the Shelby County Athletic League meet and at the district race in Clayton.

Wapakoneta to sell playoff tickets in advance

November 2, 2013

Playoff tickets for the Wapakoneta Redskins football game Friday, Nov. 8 at Harmon Field will be sold in advance of the game at Wapakoneta High School.

Reserved seats will be honored for the playoff game.

Reserved seat holders can purchase the same number of tickets they hold from 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5.

All reserved seat holders must purchase a ticket for this game and use their reserved seat card in order to get into the reserved seat section at game time.

Redskins cruise past Shawnee, clinch home field

November 2, 2013

Sports Editor

SHAWNEE — A furious start allowed the Wapakoneta Redskins to finish their regular season on a high note Friday, and now they will move onto the playoffs for the second time in the last three seasons.

The Redskins cruised to a 49-0 halftime lead against the Shawnee Indians, with seven touchdowns in the first 19 minutes of Friday’s game, in a 49-13 win in Western Buckeye League varsity football action.

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