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Around the WBL: A look at this week's match-ups on the Western Buckeye League gridiron

October 18, 2012

St. Marys (0-8, 0-7 WBL) at Van Wert (0-8, 0-7 WBL)

One team’s long wait for a first victory will end on Friday when the St. Marys football team treks north to venerable Egress Stadium in Van Wert to face the Cougars.

St. Marys head coach Greg Phillips hopes it’s his team, but the Roughriders’ second-year coach said his team can’t afford to take anyone lightly as his team looks to avoid the school’s first winless season.

Hey, I Remember That!: A look back at area sports 10, 25 and 50 years ago

October 18, 2012

50 Years Ago This Week – 1962: This week in 1962, Memorial High School celebrated Homecoming weekend in fashion with a 27-8 victory on the football field over the Van Wert Cougars. 

The Roughriders scored their initial touchdown late in the opening period after receiving a punt near midfield.  On the third play of the series, Terry Young ripped through an opening in the offensive line and raced for the 50-yard touchdown.  Tom Hollman’s PAT run was a success, and the Roughriders were in charge 8-0. 

Sectional Volleyball Round-Up: New Knoxville, New Bremen still alive in sectionals

October 18, 2012

Division IV at Coldwater

New Knoxville 3, Parkway 1; St. Henry 3, Spencerville 0

COLDWATER — New Knoxville answered Parkway’s bid to flip the momentum in the teams’ sectional semifinal volleyball match on Wednesday night.

Volleyball: Defiance ousts St. Marys from sectional

October 18, 2012

Division II at Lima Senior
Defiance 3, St. Marys 2

LIMA —  St. Marys’ furious rally to extend its season came up just short in a fifth game.

Defiance won the fourth game and then staved off St. Marys in the deciding fifth to oust the Roughriders from the Division II sectional volleyball tournament on Tuesday at Lima Senior High School with a 21-25, 26-24, 18-25, 25-18, 17-15 win.

Associated Press High School Football Poll

October 16, 2012

COLUMBUS (AP) — How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the sixth weekly Associated Press poll of 2012, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):

BOYS SOCCER: New Knoxville coasts past Lima Temple Christian, 6-1

October 16, 2012

NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Knoxville boys soccer team played on artificial surface and under unnatural light for the first time all season at Lima Stadium on Monday.

The Rangers looked like naturals in a 6-1 win over Lima Temple Christian in a Division III sectional semifinal.


Photos: New Knoxville vs. Lima Temple Christian sectional soccer

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SOCCER: St. Marys boys and girls soccer teams beat Greenville

October 15, 2012

With the soccer ball colored pink and the Riders wearing jerseys with pink numbers for the Cure for Cancer match, the St. Marys Roughriders closed the regular season with a 7-0 win over  Greenville on Saturday.

“We did what we had to do to win,” St. Marys head coach Paul Dingledine said.


Photos: Greenville at St. Marys

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CROSS COUNTRY: St. Marys has four Top 25 runners at WBL meet

October 15, 2012

OTTAWA — The St. Marys cross country teams had four top 25 finishers at Saturday’s Western Buckeye League meet at Memorial Park in Ottawa, as the boys finished fifth and the girls took sixth place at the league championships.

The St. Marys girls team had three finishers in the top 25 runners in the girls race.


Photos: Western Buckeye League Cross Country Meet

FOOTBALL: O-G rolls past St. Marys with power running game, stout defense

October 13, 2012

ST. MARYS — St. Marys head football coach Greg Phillips sees the Ottawa-Glandorf Titans as the team to emulate in the Western Buckeye League.

With their seven straight playoff appearances, the state’s second-ranked Titans play a physical brand of football that eschews trendiness in favor of brawn — which was on full display in a 62-0 bulldozing of the Roughriders on Friday night at Skip Baughman Stadium.

FOOTBALL: Minster's big first half lifts Cats past Fort Recovery

October 13, 2012

MINSTER — On homecoming night, the Minster Wildcats did all of their scoring in the first half and dominated Fort Recovery, 28-6.

“The first half looked good,” Minster head coach Nate Moore said. “We were executing the offense and coach (Rob) Messick called a great game. We need to be able to close a game out like we need too. We had an opportunity to close the game out on our terms and we didn’t get that done so it will be something we will be working on this week.”

WAYNESFIELD — New Knoxville’s Jalen Fullenkamp scored 29 points while Andrew Arnett...
Friday, Dec. 12 Boys Basketball WBL Celina 73, Bowsher 48 Defiance 57, Paulding 28...