Archive - Oct 2013 - Sports Article
ST. MARYS – When senior Kristen Dammeyer took up cross country this fall, she was joining a veteran St. Marys girls cross country team with high hopes for 2013.
Dammeyer and the Riders fulfilled those aspirations on Saturday with a second-place finish and a four-place improvement from last year’s WBL championship meet.
The senior-led St. Marys girls cross country team had six runners finish in the top 22 as the Roughriders captured second place on their home course at the WBL meet at the course near Memorial High School.
MINSTER 41, PARKWAY 19
â€‹MINSTER — The Minster Wildcats didn’t waste much time Friday night getting on the scoreboard in front of a homecoming crowd. The Wildcats forced the Parkway Panthers to punt and on one 54-yard run by junior Sam Dues the Wildcats had a quick lead.
Minster never looked back 41-19 victory.
High School Football Scores for Friday, Oct. 11:
Bath 34, Shawnee 14
Celina 55, Van Wert 19
Defiance 27, St. Marys 23
Kenton 48, Elida 2
Wapakoneta 45, O-G 13
Coldwater 43, Anna 7
Del. St. John’s 28, Ft. Recovery 8
Marion Local 35, St. Henry 7
Minster 41, Parkway 19
Versailles 31, New Bremen 0
ST. MARYS — Defiance quarterback Will Batt refused to let his team lay down when the Bulldogs found themselves down by 17 points to St. Marys midway through the third quarter on Friday night.
“I got into my team,” said Batt, who rushed for three touchdowns. “I told them this is my senior year and we’re not losing this game. We’re winning out. I just got on them.”
The Bulldogs responded, handing St. Marys the latest gut-punching loss in an 0-7 season that’s had so many close calls.
Friday, Oct. 11
Celina at Van Wert
Shawnee at Bath
Defiance at St. Marys
Kenton at Elida
Wapakoneta at O-G
Anna at Coldwater
Fort Recovery at Delphos St. John’s
Marion Local at St. Henry
Parkway at Minster
Versailles at New Bremen
COLDWATER — The Minster boys and girls cross country teams captured Midwest Athletic Conference cross country titles, fending off strong competition atop the leaderboard to add to the storied programs’ list of conference titles.
The Minster boys scored 58 points and held off rival New Bremen, which had 61 points for the MAC crown. St. Henry finished third. New Knoxville turned in a sixth-place finish with 146 points.
ST. MARYS — After the St. Marys boys soccer team scored a few early goals, Thursday night turned into more of a coronation than a contest.
The St. Marys boys soccer team clinched the program’s first Western Buckeye League championship with an 8-0 against Van Wert at Roughrider Field on Thursday.
“I couldn’t be prouder,” St. Marys head coach Dave Ring said. “This is just a fantastic moment for our team.”
Points Per Game
The area sports slate for Thursday, Oct. 10:
Midwest Athletic Conference Championships at Coldwater
Van Wert at St. Marys
Bath at O-G
Elida at Celina
Defiance at Kenton
Wapakoneta at Shawnee
Lincolnview at Spencerville
A look back at area sports headlines from this week 50, 25 and 10 years ago in Auglaize County:
50 Years Ago This Week – 1963
Fifty years ago this week in 1963, the St. Marys Roughriders hosted the Coldwater Cavaliers at Memorial Stadium and rebounded from their loss the previous week by thumping the Cavs 26-8 in front of a crowd of nearly 3,000 in the stands.
The Roughriders jumped in front early as Ronnie Jones hit pay dirt with a six-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.