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'Skins top Wauseon, enter rematch with Bath

March 5, 2015

PAULDING — The Wauseon Indians rallied to take their first lead of the game midway through the fourth quarter but the Wapakoneta Redskins collected themselves and fought off the Indians' comeback effort.

Wapakoneta won 48-45 in a high school girls basketball Division II district semifinal Thursday at Paulding High School.

With the win, the Redskins advanced to the district championship game, where they will face fellow Western Buckeye League foe and four-time defending district champion, Bath. The two teams met last season in the same game.

Knippen has big day in doubleheader

March 5, 2015

 

Ashley Knippen (Wapakoneta 2012) went 5 for 8 at the plate Wednesday in a doubleheader for the Bluffton University Beavers softball team.

Knippen had two singles and scored twice Wednesday in the Beavers’ 13-10 win over Mount St. Marys in Cape Coral, Fla.

In the second game, Bluffton run-ruled Northland College, 17-4, in five innings.

Knippen batted twice in the Beavers’ nine-run first inning against Northland, tallying a bunt single and a two-run home run.

School selling tournament tickets in advance

March 4, 2015

 

Wapakoneta High School will be selling tournament tickets in advance for its girls and boys games.

Tickets for the girls district semifinal game Thursday against Wauseon will be on sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at WHS. Tickets for the boys game Friday against Upper Sandusky will be on sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday at WHS.

Tickets for both games cost $6 for adults and $4 for students. Tickets at the door for both games will cost $6.

WHS receives a portion of each ticket sold in advance.

Ridgemont edges Waynesfield-Goshen

March 3, 2015

COLDWATER — The Ridgemont Golden Gophers survived a valiant effort by the Waynesfield-Goshen to win a 56-55 nailbiter Tuesday in a high school boys basketball Division IV sectional semifinal at Coldwater High School.

Ridgemont's Trevor Stover led all scorers with 21 points. Collin Lowe had 14 for W-G. Cheyne Tate collected 14 rebounds for the Tigers.

Read about the tight ball game in the Wednesday, March 4 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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WGHS will pay for students' pregame meal

March 2, 2015

 

Waynesfield-Goshen High School has offered to pay for students' meals prior to its boys basketball tournament game Tuesday in Coldwater.

The WGHS athletic department will pay for students' meals at McDonald's in Celina between 5:30-6:15 p.m. Tuesday.

This offer is for students only and students must be wearing Waynesfield-Goshen "spirit wear."

McDonald's in Celina is located at 101 Grand Lake Rd., Celina, Ohio.

School shares travel info for tournament game

March 2, 2015

 

Wapakoneta High School has fielded a lot of phone calls about the site of its game Friday, specifically about where it is and how to get there.

The Redskins will play at 8 p.m. Friday at Riverdale High School, which has a Mount Blanchard address but is not in or around the town of Mount Blanchard but rather south of it along Ohio 37.

Riverdale High School is located at 20613 Ohio 37, Mount Blanchard, Ohio.

Those from the Wapakoneta area who are planning to travel to the game are advised to use the following directions:

Wapakoneta girls basketball wins sectional title

February 28, 2015

The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity girls basketball team beat St. Marys 57-24 Saturday night in Spencerville to claim the sectional title.

The Redskins (2) will take on Wauseon (3) Thursday, March 5 at Paulding High School at 6:15 p.m. in the Division II district semifinal girls basketball game.

For more on Saturday's game against St. Marys, see the Monday, March 2 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Redskins advance 6 to districts

February 28, 2015

Tyler Copeland (132) and Heath Newman (170) each claimed sectional titles Saturday on the second day of the Division II tournament in Oak Harbor.

Scores & Schedules

February 28, 2015

 
 
Local varsity schedules
 
SATURDAY, Feb. 28
 
GIRLS BASKETBALL
Division II sectional final

Redskins advance to districts

February 28, 2015

 

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta Redskins advanced as a team to districts Friday after finishing second in a high school girls bowling Division I sectional tournament at Star Lanes in Port Clinton.

The Redskins had a whopping score of 286 in their fourth Baker game Friday, with their five bowlers combining for 10 strikes and a spare.

Wapakoneta posted a score of 4,003, which was just eight pins shy of first-place Bowling Green’s 4,011. Shelby Timmerman had the top individual score with a 215.

PAULDING — The Wauseon Indians rallied to take their first lead of the game midway through...
  Ashley Knippen (Wapakoneta 2012) went 5 for 8 at the plate Wednesday in a doubleheader...
  Wapakoneta High School will be selling tournament tickets in advance for its girls and...