March 13th, 2015
The Wapakoneta Redskins captured the high school girls bowling Division I state title Friday.
The Redskins defeated Mentor in the finals, three games to one, in a best-of-five Baker match to clinch the title.
This is the first ever state championship for the Wapakoneta girls bowling program.
For a story about the Redskins' state title, read the Saturday, March 14 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
COLUMBUS — Wapakoneta Redskins sophomore Landon Hall won his 182-pound championship quarterfinal match Friday morning at the state wrestling tournament.
Hall will wrestle in the championship semifinals Friday evening, having now secured a place of sixth or better at state.
Wapakoneta's other two state qualifiers, Tyler Copeland (132) and Heath Newman (170), each lost their championship semifinal match Friday morning.
All three wrestlers for Wapakoneta competed at the state prelims in Columbus today and are moving on for tomorrow's quarterfinal matches.
Wapakoneta's Tyler Copeland (132), Heath Newman (170) and Landon Hall (182) have all advanced after today's state prelims.
For the results and times of tomorrow's quarterfinal matches, see the Friday, March 13 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
This weekend, the comedy "Harvey" will be performed at Botkins Local School.
For the full story on the production, see the Thursday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Wapakoneta City Schools report a two hour delay today, Thursday November 12, with no morning preschool.
Upon taking a commanding 40-20 lead, the St. Marys Roughriders saw their lead reduced to three, 42-39, by the Wapakoneta Redskins midway through the fourth quarter.
The Roughriders were able to hang on after making all 10 free throw attempts the rest of the way to hold off Wapakoneta for a 52-45 win Wednesday in a high school boys basketball Division II district semifinal at Liberty-Benton High School.
St. Marys' Josh Young had 11 points in the first quarter and 18 for the game. Wapakoneta was led by Corey Crawford's 14 points, while Ethan Good added 13.
The 4-H clubs of Auglaize County posthumously honored two former advisers with the Outstanding Adviser Award and one local company with the Friend of 4-H Award at its annual banquet Tuesday night.
To see who won, read the full story in the Wednesday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
From staff reports
Eight members of the Wapakoneta High School wrestling team will compete in an exhibition one week from today, as the Lima Area Wrestling Coaches Association is hosting its first ever Dream Team/All-Star Dual.
Tyler Copeland, Dallas Ambos, Dylan Plaugher, Heath Newman, Landon Hall, Brad Beemer, Jayden Hefner and Drew Robenalt will all compete on behalf of the Redskins.
The exhibition will be held at 6 p.m. March 18 at Lima Central Catholic High School, 720 S. Cable Rd., Lima.
AUGLAIZE SHERIFF: There is a Dense Fog Advisory for Auglaize Co until 10 a.m. Thursday per the National Weather Service.
The Botkins Village Council met Tuesday evening. They discussed plans to open the community park as well as the upcoming Veteran's Park dedication ceremony.
See the Wednesday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News for the full story.