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February 13th, 2014

A look back at area sports 50, 25 and 10 years ago

February 13, 2014

50 Years Ago This Week – 1964

Fifty years ago this week in 1964, the New Knoxville Rangers and New Bremen Cardinals both moved on to the second round of the Auglaize County Boys’ Basketball tournament with a pair of victories over intra-county foes.  

The Rangers upended Wapakoneta St. Joe 75-44, while New Bremen knocked off Buckland by a final of 38-29.  

Taylor 2nd at district, headed back to state diving

February 13, 2014

OAK HARBOR — St. Marys junior Madison Taylor is returning to Canton and the Grand Lake St. Marys area dominated the top of the podium at the Division II girls district diving competition at Oak Harbor on Wednesday.

Taylor finished second and will make her second straight trip to the state competition. Taylor scored a 368.15, finishing behind only Celina’s Sawyer Weitzel and her 375.15 score. Taylor finished 15th in the state at last year’s state meet.

February 11th

New Knoxville's Lehman scores 1,000th point in win over St. Henry

February 11, 2014

NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Knoxville Rangers did everything in their power to help Paige Lehman get 1,000th point with the game already well in hand on Monday night.

The persistence paid off.  Lehman knocked down a free throw to score the 1,000th point of her career in the waning seconds of the Rangers’ 44-22 win over St. Henry.

Lehman had 12 of the 17 points she needed to reach the milestone at the half on 6 of 8 shooting, but the Redskins made it tough on the Ranger senior by packing the paint with a zone defense in the second half.

February 10th

Area swimmers punch tickets for district meet

February 10, 2014

 

LIMA — St. Marys’ Madison Taylor, Molly Menker and Jared Deubler along with Minster’s Nikki Borgerding and Kara Kitzmiller all were crowned sectional champions as the Roughriders, and Wildcats along with New Bremen are sending swimmers to the district meet at Cleveland State after top finishes at Saturday’s Division II sectional at the Lima YMCA.

St. Marys turns up defense, rallies past Minster 48-44

February 10, 2014

MINSTER —  St. Marys’ defensive intensity went from lax to suffocating and the result of all the diving on the floor, quick hands in the passing lanes and runout baskets was a comeback 48-44 win at Minster to finish off  a weekend sweep for the Roughriders.

February 7th

St. Marys beats Wapakoneta 48-41

February 8, 2014

WAPAKONETA — Even with head coach Dan Hegemier absent from Friday’s game, the St. Marys Roughriders delivered a win over the Wapakoneta Redskins.

The Roughriders led by either one or two possessions the throughout much of the second half before pushing their lead.

Wapakoneta rallied to cut its deficit twice to two points late in the contest but could not come all the way back as the Roughriders managed a 48-41 win Friday at Memorial High School.

Friday Boys Basketball Scoreboard

February 8, 2014

Friday, Feb. 7

Boys Basketball Scores

Friday's Area Sports Schedule

February 7, 2014

Friday, Feb. 7
Boys Basketball
Western Buckeye League

  • Kenton at Bath
  • Shawnee at Celina
  • Defiance at Van Wert
  • Elida at O-G
  • Wapakoneta at St. Marys


Midwest Athletic Conference

Girls Basketball Round-Up: Horstman sets New Knoxville career scoring record

February 7, 2014

NEW KNOXVILLE 58, FORT RECOVERY 34

February 6th

Minster's Hegemann signs with Dayton

February 6, 2014

MINSTER — Wes Hegemann started more games than any other Minster football player in program history, a stalwart on the offense and defensive lines for four years as Minster retook its place as one of the Midwest Athletic Conference’s top programs.

Hegemann signed with the University of Dayton football program at a signing ceremony at Minster High School on Wednesday afternoon.

Hegemann, a 6-2, 265-pounder, said he got to grow as a player with the four years of playing time.

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