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Redskins send seniors off in victory

February 23, 2013

 

The lights went down and the pump-up music started to blare over the speakers. In front of a packed crowd at Wapakoneta High School, the starting lineups were announced. 

For six Redskins seniors, this would be their last game on their home court.

Jake Buzzard, Alex Greve, Brandon Miller. Travis Bertram, Kyle Gibson and Brandon Erb were about to make their last memories on the hardwood in the Redskin gym.

Bowling and swimming

February 22, 2013

In swimming, Wapakoneta High School sophomore Josie Miller finished 5th at state in the 50-yard freestyle with a time 24.03.

After one game, Zach bowled a 235, Zerrick Brannan bowled a 166, Chandler Kaeck bowled a 179, Nathan Kaeck bowled a 166, Austin Krites bowled a 173 for a team total of 919.

Redskin sophomore earns fifth seed in 50 freestyle at state tournament

February 22, 2013

After the preliminary round of the Ohio state swimming tournament one Wapakoneta Redskin swimmer has made it to day two of competition.

Wapakoneta High School sophomore Josie Miller swam her 50-yard freestyle in a time of 24.29 seconds to earn the fifth seed in the event for the Friday finals.

Macie McNichols of Gilmour High School grabbed the top seed in the race with a time of 23.36.

Josie Miller qualifies

February 21, 2013

Josie Miller, seeded 13th in state swim meet, places 5th in the prelims. She qualifies for state finals Friday. Way to go Josie!

'Watt' a performance: Redskins cruise past St. Marys

February 20, 2013

 

SPENCERVILLE — If you were to ask any coach when he wants a player’s best performance of the season, the answer would always be the same.

Tournament time.

For sophomore guard Megan Watt, Tuesday night was her time.

The Wapakoneta Redskins easily defeated cross-county rivals St. Marys in the first round of Sectional play at Spencerville High School. 53-31.

State bound 'Skins: Swimmers sprint their way to State

February 18, 2013

 

BOWLING GREEN —  Nine Redskin swimmers have made their mark in the Wapakoneta history books and are heading to the State Meet in Canton, Ohio.

The Girls 200 Free Relay, the Girls 400 Free Relay, the Boys 200 Free Relay and an individual from the Girls 100 and 50 Free, have all qualified for spots at the State Meet.

Redskins undone by bottom of the WBL

February 16, 2013

 

The Shawnee Indians haven't won a game in the Western Buckeye League this season as the Wapakoneta Redskins visited their home floor.

Wapakoneta is looking to secure a fourth place finish in the WBL, while Shawnee is still looking for a WBL win.

Redskins have offensive explosion to beat Shawnee

February 15, 2013

 

Dialing long-distance, shooting from downtown, raining 3s.

The Wapakoneta Redskins used the trifecta to create some early distance from the Shawnee Indians, but they could not shake their Western Buckeye League neighbor because they, too, were hitting bombs.

Both teams combined for 19 3-pointers in the contest with Wapak hitting 10, led by junior guard Sara Warner with four but nearly the whole team got involved. Shawnee snapped the twine nine times with two girls each hitting three.

15 swimmers move on to districts

February 12, 2013

LIMA —  As the Wapakoneta swim teams took the pool for the Sectional Meet Saturday, most everyone on the team had it as a goal to swim well.

And they did.

An impressive 15 swimmers will compete at the district swim meet in Bowling Green Friday and Saturday.

Eight swimmers from the girls team will travel to Bowling Green State University to compete for a chance to swim at the State Meet in Columbus, Ohio.

Seven swimmers from the boys team are scheduled to swim this weekend, as well.

Redskins draw Celina for Sectionals

February 12, 2013

 

The Wapakoneta Redskin boys basketball team drew the No. 3 seed in their Sectional Tournament Sunday afternoon, and they now await a match-up against the No. 4 seed Celina Bulldogs in the first round.

The top-seed Bath Wildcats chose the top half of the bracket, and the next four seeds chose the bottom half of the bracket until it was full to avoid playing the Wildcats for as long as possible.

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