Category: Sports

Lady Raiders Sink Pirates by 28

By: Joe Shouse, Sportswriter    HAVILAND – Following a disappointing loss last Saturday to the hands of Miller City, the Wayne Trace Lady Raiders bounced back in convincing fashion to crush Continental 59-31 on Tuesday evening. The Raiders never trailed, taking an early 5-0 lead over the Pirates. The red, white, and blue closed out…

Second Half Play Sparks Raiders To Win Over Pilots

By: Joe Shouse, Sportswriter HAVILAND – Ayersville landed at the Palace last Friday evening and after a very competitive first half the Raiders turned it up a notch to soundly defeat the Pilots 53-37. With the 16 point win the Raiders sent the visitors home with their seventh consecutive loss and also keeping them winless…

Cook Paces Panthers To Win Over Tigers

PAULDING – Fletcher Cook scored 14 points to lead the Paulding Panthers to a 46-40 victory over Holgate in non-league boys basketball action at the Jungle Monday night. The two teams were tied at 15-15 at the end of eight minutes of action before the Panthers took control in the second quarter. Paulding picked up…

Apaches Over Lady Raiders Ending Winning Streak

By: Joe Shouse, Sportswriter Wayne Trace faced a potent “inside-outside” combination in the likes of Michelle Marshall and Mercedes Wagner last Thursday evening. The duo from Fairview had their way and could not be stopped as the Apaches shot past the Raiders en route to a 58-52 GMC win. Marshall, a sharp shooting guard Michelle…

Panthers Nip Rams For Non-League Win

Chelsi Geisige scored 23 points and Jalynn Parrett added 14 to lead the Paulding Lady Panthers to a 55-51 victory over Tinora Tuesday night in girls basketball action at the Jungle. Tinora held a slim 12-11 advantage after one quarter before the Lady Panthers tied the game at 21-21 following two periods of play. The…

Herschberger Claims Sectional Championship

The Indiana High School Athletic Association sectional wrestling tournament took place on Saturday at New Haven High School with Leo capturing the team title with 247 points. Snider (210), Homestead (191) and South Side (124) finished second through fourth, respectively, while New Haven took fifth at 111-1/2 points. North Side (88), Wayne (85), Woodlan (64-1/2),…

Panthers hold off Wildcats to get NWC win

DELPHOS – Chelsi Geisige hit four three-pointers and scored 15 points to lead the Paulding Lady Panthers past host Delphos Jefferson 51-49 Thursday night in Northwest Conference girls action. The maroon and white also got 13 markers and a pair of treys from Audrey Geisige along with nine points and a dozen boards from Sadie…

Addington leads Pilots past Archers

ANTWERP – Amanda Addington score a dozen points and the Ayersville Pilots rallied from an early fourth quarter deficit for a 43-37 victory over Antwerp Friday night in Green Meadows Conference basketball action. The Lady Pilots improve to 6-8 overall and 2-1 in the conference with the victory while Antwerp drops 3- in all games…

Warriors drop pair of games to Prairie Heights, Heritage

WOODBURN – After falling behind by six entering the fourth quarter, Woodlan put forth a valiant effort but came up short to fall 63-61 to Prairie Heights in boys basketball action last week. The Warriors then played their second game of the week on Friday where Woodlan dropped a 56-39 decision at Heritage. Against the…

K of C Free Throw Contest

The Paulding K of C Free Throw Championship was held Saturday, January 12th, at the Paulding High School gym. Winners advance to the District Championship to be held on February 9th at Van Wert St. Mary’s at 12 p.m.  All winners are pictured with plaques.

Kaylee Shepherd Knows The Value Of Hard Work

By: Joe Shouse, Sportswriter HAVILAND – The Wayne Trace Lady Raiders have completed half their regular season and stand at 11-1, riding a 10 game winning streak. The team is having success because they play as a “team”. It’s not about any one player but a group of young ladies working together to continue the…