Archive - Jul 2013 - Sports Article
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50 Years Ago This Week – 1963
One of Craig Krenzel's three most memorable games as a Buckeye quarterback came against Purdue. That part is no surprise.
That it wasn't the Holy Buckeye game from 2002 might be.
Dominic Guarnieri was involved in the University of Findlay golf program for about half of former head coach Al Baker’s 21 seasons at the university.
Guarnieri’s rise to the Director of Golf position at Findlay makes perfect sense, but the St. Marys Memorial grad doesn’t take the opportunity for granted.
“To have your dream job at 30 years old, that’s something amazing,” Guarnieri said.
MINSTER — Zach Wilker worked out of a bases loaded jam in the top of the first inning, tip-toed out of another tight spot in the second inning and then never looked back.
Wilker tossed a five-hit shutout and St. Marys needed just three hits in a 1-0 win over Fort Loramie on Friday night in loser’s bracket game in the district ACME tournament at Hanover Street Park.
In the second game, Minster stayed unbeaten in district play with a 6-1 win over the Anna Rockets. Minster advances to play on Sunday.
MINSTER — Pitching ruled the day on the first day of the district ACME tournament on Thursday.
Minster starting pitcher Brandon Hoying’s seven shutout innings led Minster to a 6-0 win in the second game over Fort Loramie. In the opening game at Hanover Street Park, Anna’s Cal Zimpfer kept St. Marys off the scoreboard in a 6-0 opening game win.
Minster moves on to play Anna on Friday at 8:15 p.m. St. Marys takes on Fort Loramie on Friday at 6 p.m. Both games are at Minster.
ANNA 6, ST. MARYS 0
MINSTER — After losing their opening game in the double-elimination Auglaize County ACME sectional tournament on Monday, the St. Marys ACME baseball team ran the table.
St. Marys slugged its way to the Auglaize County ACME sectional title by sweeping the Minster Wildcats in a pair of games on Friday night. The 10-1 and 15-4 wins for the Roughriders in the two championship round games finish off four straight wins over the past three days.
MINSTER — Four times the St. Marys ACME baseball team met the Wapakoneta ACME team this season. The first three times Wapakoneta won. Thursday afternoon St. Marys broke the jinx and with a balanced offensive attack and the pitching of Zach Wilker, as the Roughriders defeated Wapakoneta 12-4 in the bottom part of the sectional bracket at the Auglaize County ACME tournament.
MINSTER — The Minster ACME baseball team scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth as Wapakoneta’s defense broke down. The Wildcats came back and defeated Wapakoneta 5-3 in the winner’s bracket of the ACME tournament held at Hanover Street Park in Minster.
The bottom of the sixth inning began with Max Huber being awarded first base on catcher’s interference. Blake Ahrns singles back up the middle. Garrett Hogenkamp loaded the bases when he reached on an error.
MINSTER — Rivals facing off on the opening night of the Auglaize County ACME sectional tournament made for a pair of exciting, one-run games.
Wapakoneta scored five unanswered runs to rally past the St. Marys ACME baseball team 5-4 to cap a doubleheader opening night at Hanover Street Park on Monday night. Top-seeded Minster used a stellar pitching performance from Matthew Trushaw to edge rival New Bremen 2-1 in the opening game.
Area high school football teams are a little more than a month away from their first scrimmages, with the OHSAA allowing preseason games beginning on Tuesday, Aug. 13. Listed are scheduled scrimmages for WBL, MAC, NWC and area independent teams, according to the OHSAA.org website. Grand Lake St. Marys-area games are bolded.
Tuesday, Aug. 13