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Elida gives Wapakoneta 1st loss of season, 3-1

September 4, 2013

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta Redskins lost their first game of the season Tuesday in a 3-1 defeat to the Elida Bulldogs in Western Buckeye League varsity girls soccer play.

The loss put Wapak's overall record at 5-1 overall and 1-1 in the WBL.

Sara Warner recorded Wapak's only goal of the contest.

Hope Carter scored twice for Elida, while Brett Pauff tallied the other goal.

The Bulldogs took nine shots on goal to Wapak's two.

Wapak goalkeeper Mikayla Halfhill had six saves.

Wapakoneta's 6-match win streak ends

September 4, 2013

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta Redskins ended a six-match winning streak Tuesday with a 3-0 loss to the Coldwater Cavaliers in a non-league varsity volleyball match.

Tuesday's scores were 25-12, 25-7 and 25-15.

"Coldwater is a very disciplined and well-coached team," Wapak varsity coach Amy Ruppert said. "We struggled with our serve-receive and that contributed to our loss because we couldn't get our offense going.

Botkins shoots season low against Anna

September 4, 2013

From staff reports

The Botkins Trojans smashed their nine-hole season low Tuesday in a 159-177 win over the Anna Rockets in varsity boys golf action.

Botkins' score bested the team's previous season low of 169.

Seth Hanna carded a 37 to lead Botkins. Nick Okuley shot a 39. Roger Miller posted a 40. Josh Miller had a 43.

Zach Zimpfer tallied a 41 for Anna's lowest round.

Botkins will face Fort Loramie on Thursday at Shelby Oaks Golf Course in Sidney.

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Trojans tie Allen East, 1-1

September 4, 2013

From staff reports

The Botkins Trojans tied the Allen East Mustangs, 1-1, in a varsity girls soccer game Tuesday in Botkins.

The tie left Botkins still winless this season, as its record now stands at 0-3-2.

Natalie Ambos tallied Botkins' only goal, with Emily Brown recording the assist.

Keirstyn Rogers had six saves in goal for Botkins.

The Trojans will play at Lehman Catholic on Thursday.

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Botkins falls to Jackson Center

September 4, 2013

From staff reports

The Botkins Trojans were swept in three games Tuesday by the Jackson Center Tigers in a Shelby County Athletic League varsity volleyball match in Botkins, with scores of 25-18, 25-21 and 25-16.

Rachelle Maurer and Denise Schwartz led Botkins with 18 digs each.

Taylor Doseck and Schwartz each had seven kills.

Blake Maurer had 12 assists for the Trojans.

Botkins dropped to 2-4 overall and 0-2 in the SCAL with Tuesday's loss.

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W-G loses home match to Pandora-Gilboa

September 4, 2013

From staff reports

The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers dropped a 3-0 decision Tuesday to the Pandora-Gilboa Rockets, with scores of 25-8, 25-6 and 25-19.

The loss moved W-G to 1-6 overall this season.

The Tigers will play at Lehman Catholic on Thursday.

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Wapakoneta's Zofkie wins night meet

September 3, 2013

From staff reports

Allie Zofkie handily won the Wapakoneta Night Meet as the host Redskins’ freshman finished 1 minute, 8.6 seconds ahead of the next runner with a time of 19:47.7 on Saturday night at Veterans Memorial Park.

The race, which started at 8:45 p.m., was Zofkie’s second straight individual victory following a win on Aug. 20 in the Auglaize County Invitational.

The Redskins placed fourth out of nine schools with 98 points.

Wapakoneta wins home quad match

September 3, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins rebounded just in time to win their first two matches and cruised in the third one to claim three wins in a home quad match Saturday in varsity volleyball action at Wapakoneta High School.

With the three wins Saturday, Wapak has now won six consecutive matches to improve to 6-1 overall this season.Wapak lost a tight 25-23 game to the Marion Harding Presidents to open the day’s action but evened the match with a 25-23 win of its own.

The Redskins then landed a 25-18 win to close out the best-of-three match.

Wapak holds off Chieftains, 35-17, to win opener

August 31, 2013

Sports Editor

Though they never trailed, the Wapakoneta Redskins were resilient when they needed to be Friday as they had to execute in several key situations to hold off a pesky Bellefontaine Chieftains squad.

Wapak’s two-touchdown halftime lead, 21-7, was threatened immediately in the third quarter, but the Redskins made enough plays to hold on in a 35-17 victory over Bellefontaine in the 2013 regular season opener for varsity football.

Jefferson cruises past Waynesfield-Goshen, 48-3

August 31, 2013

Staff Writer

DELPHOS — Some lessons are best learned the hard way. The Jefferson Wildcats easily survived a lackluster start Friday to easily cruise over the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers, 48-3, in season-opening varsity football action in Delphos.

The Wildcats rolled to the victory by simply wearing down an overmatched Tiger squad.

A 3-pointer by Bluffton’s Bret Rumer with 3 seconds left in the fourth quarter tied the...
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