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October 11th, 2013
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.
The area sports schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 8:
St. Marys at Van Wert
O-G at Bath
Celina at Elida
Kenton at Defiance
Shawnee at Wapakoneta
Coldwater at Anna
ST. MARYS — The St. Marys girls soccer team played the match head coach Paul Dingledine has been hoping for, with crisp passing, strong finishes for goals and a shutout from his defense to close out the home portion of the Roughriders’ schedule.
Bela Godinho and Bailey Gottschalk scored goals as St. Marys shut out Fort Jennings for a 2-0 win on Monday at Roughrider Field.
The Western Buckeye League and Midwest Athletic Conference each have a team ranked No. 1 in the latest Associated Press Ohio football poll.
Marion Local (6-0) is the top team in Division VII. The Flyers stayed perfect with a 28-14 win over Delphos St. John’s last Saturday. The Flyers travel to St. Henry on Friday night.
Monday, Oct. 7
Elida at LCC
Van Wert at Spencerville
New Knoxville at Bellefontaine
Fort Jennings at St. Marys
Van Wert at Antwerp
Minster at Spencerville
Lincolnview at New Knoxville
Fort Loramie at Jackson Center
Area soccer and volleyball teams received their draws for the 2013 fall OHSAA tournaments on Sunday.
DIVISION II BOYS SOCCER
NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Knoxville Rangers soccer team managed a goal early in the second half and it was enough to defeat the Botkins Trojans 1-0 in a physical Saturday afternoon contest at New Knoxville.
“Sometimes all it takes is one goal,” Rangers head coach Tony Hunt said. “It was a physical game between us and Botkins. We know each other well and we play club together. Coach Lynch and I have coached together so everybody knows each other well.”
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