Category: Sports

Fans Get Their Money’s worth at the Raider-Archer game

On Thursday, January 4 the Archers travelled to the Palace to compete against Wayne Trace, last year’s conference champs, in the first game of the GMC conference and boys basketball. Coach Jim Linder was concerned that his team might be rusty, they hadn’t played in 14 days because of Christmas break and the game was…

Archers come up just short to Raiders

ANTWERP – Two Paulding County rivals squared off Friday night in Green Meadows Conference girls basketball action with visiting Wayne Trace holding on for a 42-38 victory over host Antwerp. Wayne Trace sealed the game at the free throw line, getting a pair of free throws each from Sadie Sinn and Gracie Gudakunst with less…

Close Game for Antwerp/Woodlan Girls

The Lady Warriors hosted Antwerp for the girls basketball game on Tuesday, January 2. The game started in favor of the Archers and ended up there also, but not by much when the game finished at 34-39. Antwerp led at every stop after posting a 13-7 advantage following eight minutes of action and 25-20 at…

Antwerp Wrestlers Compete at Home

The Antwerp Junior High wrestling team recently competed at home in the Antwerp Invitational on January 6, 2018. Of the 5 wrestlers competing, 4 of them were able to place in the top 4 of their respective weight classes. Finishing 4th on the day with 1 pin was 8th grader Brady Hatlevig at 142 pounds.…

Antwerp JV Wins R49 Tournament

Antwerp JV traveled to Edon to play in the Route 49 Classic Tournament against Hicksville on Thursday, December 28, where the Archers defeated the Aces 41-28. Scoring for the Archers were Jacob Savina with 16, Austin Lichty with 9, Jake Eaken with 7, Ashton Barnhouse with 4, Austin Chirgwin with 3 and Dylan Hines with…

Wayne Trace Defeats Warriors

The Lady Raiders hosted the Woodlan Warriors on Thursday, December 28. The game between state-line rivals started by Wayne Trace grabbing the tip-off and taking a strong early lead. The first quarter enabled the Raiders to more than double the score of Woodlan. The girls basketball team struggled when it finished, 21-9. Both teams ended…

CUFFS & COLLARS

Field reports from ODNR Division of Wildlife Officers Central Ohio – Wildlife District One During the statewide deer archery season, the Turn In a Poacher (TIP) hotline received a call about several subjects hunting in a City of Columbus park. The caller stated that he saw several individuals with bows go into the park. Dispatchers…

Free Ice Fishing Workshop at Magee Marsh Wildlife Area

Outdoor enthusiasts interested in learning the basics of ice fishing are encouraged to attend a free informational workshop on Saturday, January 27, 2017, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The workshop will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Sportsmen’s Migratory Bird Center pond on Magee Marsh Wildlife Area,…

ANTWERP ARCHER 6TH GRADE BASKETBALL FINISH 5-3

On Sunday, December 17, 2017, The Antwerp Archer 6th grade boys basketball team competed in their end of season league tournament at the Defiance YMCA with 16 teams. The boys finished the regular season with a 5-3 record, making them the 8th seed in the tourney. They opened against 9th seeded Napoleon and came away…

Archers split with Kalida, Fayette

ANTWERP – Antwerp’s girls basketball team returned to the hardwood for games both Thursday and Saturday with the two contests being split in the win-loss columns. On Thursday, the Lady Archers welcomed in Kalida from the Putnam County League for a non-league girls basketball game and it was the visiting Wildcats who emerged with a…

Braves cruise past Warriors

WOODBURN – Visiting Blackhawk Christian scored 20 or more points in the first 3 quarters and the Braves rolled to an 87-49 win over host Woodlan Saturday night in non-league boys basketball action outside of Woodburn. The Braves jumped out to a 20-13 lead after 1 quarter and never looked back in rolling to the…

Archer boys fall to Fayette, Jennings

A pair of games over the weekend went the wrong way for the Antwerp boys basketball team as the Archers fell to both Fort Jennings and Fayette last weekend. Against the Eagles, the Archers fell behind 11-2 after one quarter and were unable to recover as Fayette posted a 51-39 victory. The visitors from Fulton…

Paulding Falls to Raiders

The annual county game took place this year at Paulding High School between Wayne Trace and the Panthers for high school boys basketball. The varsity match took place after a very competitive JV game that came down to the final second where Paulding sophomore Evan Edwards tossed up a 3 point basket for the Panther…