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April 22nd, 2015

This Week's Must-See Sports Photo

April 22, 2015

Aaron Danner of Waynesfield-Goshen High School jumps into the long jump pit Saturday at the Minster Memorial Invitational. (Staff photo/Brad Frank)

Morgan hurls 1-hit shutout; Wapak wins 4th straight

April 22, 2015

Kodi Morgan threw a complete game, one-hit shutout and the Wapakoneta Redskins posted 14 hits in a 9-0 win Tuesday over the Bath Wildcats in a Western Buckeye League varsity baseball game.

For a complete story, see the Wednesday, April 22 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Wapakoneta no match for league leader Bath

April 22, 2015

The Wapakoneta Redskins scored once in the first inning but the defending state champion Bath Wildkittens scored 11 straight runs with 12 hits, two of them home runs, in an 11-1 win by run-rule Tuesday in Western Buckeye League varsity softball action.

For a complete story, see the Wednesday, April 22 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Koneta Rubber fire remains under investigation

April 22, 2015

Wapakoneta, Buckland and Uniopolis fire departments were called to a fire at Koneta Rubber, 1400 Lunar Drive, in Wapakoneta, at 9:16 p.m. Tuesday.

"We are not sure what exactly caused the fire," said Wapakoneta Fire Chief Kendall Krites.

Krites said employees of the plant noticed fire around the ceiling with it spreading across the ceiling.

April 21st

Photo of the Day

April 21, 2015

Nine students from the Wapakoneta FFA Chapter volunteered tree packaging for the Auglaize Soil and Water Conservation District . 

The FFA members packaged a total of 3,800 trees during the day. There were a total of 63 orders packaged in bundles of 10. 

A total of 386 individual trees were packaged for Auglaize County third graders to take home and plant. 

Laney holds down Parkway; ‘Skins win 3rd straight

April 21, 2015


From staff reports

Rob Laney earned a complete game win, as he and the Wapakoneta Redskins won their third straight game Monday in a 3-1 victory over the Parkway Panthers in a non-league varsity baseball game at Wapakoneta High School.

Laney threw 111 pitches in seven innings, allowing just four hits and one earned run. He struck out seven Panthers.

The Redskins tallied 10 hits, as Quinn Lotridge, Nate Kaeck and Maddux Liles each had two.

April 20th

Health board approves nursing director, sanitarian

April 20, 2015

The Auglaize County Board of Health accepted the employment of a new nursing director and environmental health sanitarian during its regular board meeting Monday morning.

Read about these hires and more in the Tuesday, April 21 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

What's on tap for this week

April 20, 2015

We have a busy week of news and events for our readers in this edition of "What's on Tap." 

Below is a list of happenings in and around Wapakoneta this week. Articles on several of these events and much more will be available in the print edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News throughout the week. 

April 19th

Weekend in Review

April 19, 2015

Friday, April 17
Wapakoneta 6, Elida 3, final
Elida 1, Wapakoneta 0, final
Spencerville 8, Waynesfield-Goshen 2, final

April 17th

Stories you may have missed this week

April 17, 2015

Here is a list of stories you may have missed published in this week's Wapakoneta Daily News:

Monday: Physical improvements, an acceptance of all people and Pastor Rodney Ritchie keep Mt. Tabor United Methodist church thriving.

Tuesday: A public meeting will be held to discuss revisions and updates to Cridersville's zoning code.

Wednesday: Waynesfield-Goshen students will be performing in the musical, Footloose.

Thursday: Former employees of the Chalet Inn Restaurant recall and share memories.