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August 28th, 2012

Wapak’s Acheson wins tournament

August 28, 2012

 

The Wapakoneta varsity boys golf team travelled to Springbrook for an 18-hole invitational, and senior Caleb Acheson walked away with an individual first place finish.

Out of 126 golfers, Acheson stood alone at No. 1 shooting a 70 Saturday morning. The team finished in fifth place, shooting a 330. Winning the tournament was Kalida with a score of 314.

Other Redskin scores:

Bobby Crow, 81

Aaron Johnson, 84

Ryan Hunlock, 95

Street grant won

August 28, 2012

WAYNESFIELD — An engineering consultant provided updates Monday on two major projects in the the village for Waynesfield Village Council members.

Craig Mescher of Fanning/Howey & Associates discussed the Westminster Street improvement project and bringing natural gas to the village.

KAPOW show thrills

August 28, 2012

Seven months ago, John Stacy, of Lima, bought several vehicles in hopes of building a  1945 Ford Rat Rod. On Saturday, he parked that car in the sun at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum as part of the third annual KAPOW Car and Craft Show and Flea Market.

Stacy’s car was one of more than 100 vehicles to participate in the one-day event held in the lawn on the southwest section of the museum grounds. The event attracted more than 30 cars from last year’s total of 75 vehicles. The craft show also attracted more vendors.

Last days of summer

August 28, 2012

Children raced up a hill to check out two buckets of water ballons.

Smiles spread across their faces and laughter filled the air as the youth play a water game on a 90-degree day Saturday at Valley View Apartments — celebration at the final days of summer break before classes start today.

August 27th

Armstrong: A reluctant hero who always believed he was just doing his job

August 27, 2012

Neil Armstrong, “a reluctant American hero who always believed he was just doing his job” when he was the first man to “take one small for a man” and “one giant leap for mankind,” died Saturday following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures.

Classmates recall more than a famous astronaut

August 27, 2012

At a 65th reunion just a month ago, classmates of Neil Armstrong say he took extra time talking to each of them individually.
Members of the 1947 Blume High School class attending the reunion each were left with the impression that made upon them when they spoke of his death Saturday afternoon.
“I thought that was really nice,” Dr. Dorothy Woolley, a professor at the University of California-Davis, said.
She said she was glad to have had that time to visit with Armstrong at the reunion.

Robert Krites, 80

August 27, 2012

Robert C. “Bob” Krites, 80, of Cridersville, died at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012 at Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta.
He was born July 29, 1932, in Logan Township, Auglaize County, to Cecelia (Taylor) and Virgil Talmadge Krites. Both parents are deceased. On March 11, 1951, he married Virginia Marie “Ginny” Stevenson, who died April 7, 2012.

August 25th

Neil Armstrong dies

August 25, 2012

 

Neil Armstrong, who was born on a farm outside of Wapakoneta, returned as a teen and graduated from Blume High School, made “one giant leap for mankind” with “one small step for a man” when he was the first person to walk on the moon in 1969.

Armstrong, who often said he found more excitement in landing the lunar module on the moon than actually taking a step, died today at the age of 82. Wapakoneta is considered the boyhood home of the famed astronaut, engineer and pilot.

August 24th

Delphos Jefferson overpowers W-G in opener

August 25, 2012

 

WAYNESFIELD—  Waynesfield-Goshen varsity football coach Gary Spencer did not keep it secret that the Tigers needed to play mistake-free football to win the season opener against Delphos Jefferson Friday.

They managed to do it for a half, but three costly turnovers in the second half led to their undoing in a 38-17 loss.

Redskins run over Chiefs, 49-13 victory in Bellefontaine

August 25, 2012

 

BELLEFONTAINE — Despite a better offensive showing from the Bellefontaine Chieftains compared to their 2011 campaign, the Wapakoneta Redskins were able to cruise to a 49-13 victory Friday night.

After the game, Wapakoneta Varsity head coach Doug Frye said he was happy with how his team played, but said there was still room for improvement after the Redskins 36-point victory.

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