Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
A slow start and a spectacular close to the season — former University of Dayton standout, Memorial High School grad and longtime Capital University men’s head basketball coach Damon Goodwin sees a common thread running between the 1984 Dayton Flyers and this year’s mens’ basketball team that has become the darling of the NCAA tournament with a run to the Elite Eight.
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WAPAKONETA – The Marion Local Flyers won their first district title in a decade with a dominating defensive effort in a 44-34 win over the Arlington Red Devils in a Division IV district title game at Wapakoneta High School on Friday night.
Marion Local held Arlington to seven or fewer points in three of the four quarters en route to the district championship.
The Grand Lake St. Marys area and the area’s leagues had numerous players named to the Associated Press Northwest All-District lists released on Thursday night.
St. Marys junior Isaac Fitzgerald and Roughrider sophomore Nathan Wilker both received special mention all-district honors.
Celina’s Ryan Hoyng, a 6-3 junior who averaged 20.3 points per game, was named Second Team all-district. Logan Delong and Mason Ross of Celina were both special mention.
TIPP CITY — New Knoxville senior Haley Horstman walked slowly to the bench after fouling out in the final half minute of Thursday night’s regional semifinal. Fans from both sides in the filled-to-the-brim gymnasium at Tippecanoe High School stood and gave a curtain call ovation for the finish of a record-setting four seasons and one last tournament run for the New Knoxville girls basketball team she helped stoke.
From Staff Reports
The improved St. Marys boys basketball team garnered three spots on the Western Buckeye League’s All-League lists released over the weekend.
St. Marys junior Isaac Fitzgerald was named Second Team All-WBL.
Roughrider sophomore Nathan Wilker earned Third Team All-WBL.
St. Marys senior guard Marquis Wilson was Honorable Mention.
Elida’s Dakota Mathias won Player of the Year once again.
COLUMBUS — The St. Marys girls bowling team finished 11th at the Division II state bowling tournament on Saturday.
The Roughriders bowled a team score of 2,807 pins in the qualifying round while senior Kristen Dammeyer finished 16th individually with a three-game series of 559.
St. Marys’ Drew Houser was 41st overall with a 498 series. Abby Smith had a 446 series, Serena Rockwood bowled a two-game total of 258, Faith Monnin bowled a 162 in her one game and Paige Keysor had a 133 in her one game