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October 10th, 2013
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.”
CELINA — The St. Marys football team watched its hopes of an upset against Celina slip out of its hands and then run away late.
Celina exploded for 35 second-half points to pull away in the Battle of Grand Lake St. Marys 49-23 at Celina Stadium on Friday night.
The Bulldogs stay in the thick of the Division III playoff race and within a game of Western Buckeye League leader Kenton.
A look at high school football action from around the area on Friday night:
MINSTER 41, ANNA 34
MINSTER— Minster pulled off a dramatic 41-34 win over the Anna Rockets.
Eli Wolf ripped apart the Rocket defense for four touchdowns, two two-point conversions and an interception on the Minster two-yard line sealing the victory.
ST. MARYS — St. Henry scored the first 11 points of the second half to break things...
WAPAKONETA — Celina rallied in the late stages of its match against the St. Marys wrestling...
Thursday, Dec. 5
St. Marys at Wapakoneta Super-Tri (Celina, Kenton, St. Marys,...