Category: Sports

“Aces Beat Apaches In Junior ACME”

A Brandt Balser walk off single in the bottom of the eighth gave Hicksville a 9-8 win over visiting Fairview in junior ACME action last Friday night at the home of the Aces. Each team scored one run in the first inning before the Apaches picked up three runs in the top of the third…

Antwerp JH Boys Baseball Finishes Season

Antwerp JH boys baseball finish the season with a  12-1 record  and were unable to play several games due to the spring rain. “This is a great group of kids. They play for one another, have great leadership, bring effort day in and day out, and that is what makes a great team.  I am…

Antwerp Junior High Boys Defeat Fairview

Antwerp Archers JH Boys baseball grabbed an early lead on its way to a 9-3 victory over Fairview 8th Grade on Monday. Antwerp scored on a triple by Luke Krouse, a single by Dylan Hines, and double by Austin Lichty in the first inning.  Chase Clark and Luke McDorman singled in the second inning with…

Archer Softball Stumble in District Finals

The tournament that began on May 8 came to an end on May 22 after the game had been delayed due to rain the previous Friday. The Lady Archer’s delayed game against Crestview picked up again on Monday at Elida Middle School. The Antwerp girls have had a good run this year with up and…

Dominion Trials Descend Upon Paulding School

By: Josh Steiner On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, Paulding High School hosted the Dominion Trials, with senior students competing against Hicksville High School seniors in order to win the Dominion Cup. The tournament is part of an effort by area high schools to make school more interesting and perhaps competitive for students, encouraging them to…

Lady Archers Snatch Sectional Championship

Division IV Sectional Softball Championship game was played Friday, May 12th at Antwerp. The Lady Archers were on fire with Carlie Hanes on the mound. Final score: Antwerp 8, Holgate 0 Winning pitcher – Carlie Hanes (7 innings 14k 0bb 1hit) Losing pitcher – B. Plotts (7innings 1k 1bb 13 hits) Hitters of the Game:…

Panthers Crush Delphos In Sectionals

On Tuesday, May 9 the Delphos softball girls travelled to Paulding for the first round of sectional action. In the first Inning Paulding took a strong lead with points all around before they could be stop by the Jefferson girls. Score by the Innings: Delphos Jefferson – 1 0 0 0 0 0 = 1…

Aces Beat the Raiders to Win Sectionals!

On Thursday, May 11th Wayne Trace Raiders played Hicksville Aces in softball. The game was a tight match the entire game and either team could have won. Though Hicksville was seeded much lower and The Raiders were first, The Aces kept to it after the first score of the game by the home team. It…

Wayne Trace Track Relays

Wayne Trace hosted their Track Relays on May 8th. Antwerp, Ayersville, LCC, Paulding, and Wayne Trace all competed. BOYS: Team results: 1st Ayersville 106, 2nd Wayne Trace 102, 3rd Paulding 96, 4th LCC 80, 5th Antwerp 14 Individual Events: 6400 Relay – 1st P 21:45; 2nd AN 21:50; 3rd AY 22:13 400 Relay – 1st…

Antwerp JR High Track Dominates At Paulding Relays

The Antwerp Jr. High track teams ventured to Paulding for the Panther Relays against the host squad and Lincolnview. The tracksters were greeted by awesome weather and were ready to give it their all. The Archers started off on the right foot and kept it rolling the entire evening. The boys won by a slim…

New Score Board for Payne Ball

On Friday, May 5 the Payne Ball Association met at the Elementary school for a presentation of the sponsors and to announce all the new improvements going on at the ball fields. Some of the developments include new bleachers, a new electronic scoreboard, home plates and 9 new sets of catcher’s equipment. All of this…

Opening Day for Oakwood Ball Association

Opening day for Oakwood Ball Association is Saturday, May 13, 2017. There will be a BBQ chicken dinner from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and baked goods. All teams will be playing with the first games starting at 10:00 a.m. Old officers. Joel Parret, Mandy and Joe Woods and Abby Hornish, have stepped down and…