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PH stays alive

ARCHBOLD — Patrick Henry stayed alive in the District 2 North ACME sectional, as the Patriots downed Pettisville 11-1 in five innings in the consolation bracket.

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Friday 07/03/2015
Napoleon football-basketball golf outing
Posted: July 03, 2015

The second annual Napoleon Wildcats Football-Basketball Golf Scramble will take place Sunday, Aug. 2 at White Pines Gold Course.

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Fairview finds new boys basketball coach
Posted: July 03, 2015

SHERWOOD — Fairview High School has decided on its boys basketball program’s next head coach, one with already plenty of experience coaching — and winning — in the Green Meadows Conference.

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Bandits win in Alaska
Posted: July 03, 2015

WASILLA, Alaska — The Napoleon American Legion Post #300 baseball team arrived in Alaska and handed Bartlett, Alaska, an 11-2 drubbing to open their two-week road trip to the 50th state.

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Thursday 07/02/2015
Archbold blanks Tinora to advance
Posted: July 02, 2015

ARCHBOLD — Archbold got everything they needed in a three-run first, then added single runs in the second and third innings to blank Tinora 5-0 in the semifinals of the District 2 North ACME sectional.

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Giants upend Yankees
Posted: July 02, 2015

For the second-straight season, the Giants captured the Napoleon Senior Little League championship with a 7-3 victory over the Yankees last night at Legion Field in Oakwood Park. Just like last year, the Giants used a big inning to make a statement and rolled from there.

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Napoleon Jr. ACME eliminated
Posted: July 02, 2015

After opening the tournament with a loss to Miller City, the Napoleon Jr. ACME baseball team had it's season come to an end when they were beaten by Delta, 4-3.

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Ayersville downs PH
Posted: July 02, 2015

HAMLER — Patrick Henry had plenty of chances early, but couldn’t get a key hit against Ayersville starter Jacob Kahle as the Patriots fell to the Pilots 8-2 in an ACME sectional tournament game Wednesday at Garrold Parratt Field.

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Wednesday 07/01/2015
Baserunning overshadows defensive troubles for Cats
Posted: July 01, 2015

Good baserunning outdid bad fielding as Napoleon scored a run in the bottom of the fifth inning, then added an insurance run in the sixth to beat Delta 7-5 in ACME baseball action Tuesday at Booster Field.

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Holgate splits games
Posted: July 01, 2015

The Holgate ACME baseball team split a pair of games as they head into sectional play today.

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Bandits head to Alaska in search of team chemistry
Posted: July 01, 2015

When you are struggling as a team, what better way to come together than to travel half way around the world together.

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NAC bests Wauseon
Posted: July 01, 2015

The Napoleon Aquatic Club swim team continued its summer season with a dual meet against Wauseon this Tuesday evening at Wauseon High School. NAC won the meet 554.5 to 483.5.

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Lauf shines at Eastern Ohio camp
Posted: July 01, 2015

For the second-straight summer, the Napoleon Wildcats participated at the prestigious Eastern Ohio Summer Basketball Camp. This year one Wildcat made quite an impression on all who watched him play.

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Patriots capitalize on Tiger miscues
Posted: July 01, 2015

HAMLER – Patrick Henry squeaked out a 3-2 win over visiting Liberty Center here last night by taking advantage of several Tiger mistakes.

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Junior Little League
Posted: July 01, 2015

June 30 results

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Tuesday 06/30/2015
Bandits rolling before heading to Alaska
Posted: June 30, 2015

DEFIANCE — Taking advantage of some bad pitching by Pemberville, Napoleon Post #300 set the tone early, scoring 11 runs in the first two innings thanks to seven walks and one hit batter, in what turned into a 21-2 decision by the River Bandits.

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Bandits draw bye in district tourney
Posted: June 30, 2015

Things continue to look up for the Napoleon Post #300 American Legion baseball team.

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No timetable to open golf course
updated: June 30, 2015 - 11:40 am

Saturday’s heavy rains once again put the Napoleon Municipal Golf Course under water, and this time there is no timetable for it to reopen.

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Monday 06/29/2015
Bandits sweep Plymouth
Posted: June 29, 2015

AYERSVILLE — Napoleon Post #300 had its best day of the summer Sunday, coming from behind to win the first game of a doubleheader with Plymouth, Indiana, and then rolling to a 10-0 mercy rule victory in the nightcap.

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Saturday 06/27/2015
Bandits fall in late game
Posted: June 27, 2015

With one issue cleared up, another arose as Napoleon Post #300 fell to Pickerington 4-2 during a rainy final game of the opening day of the Tournament of Champions.

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Gunn building confidence
Posted: June 27, 2015

FREMONT – Mother Nature must be a Tyler Gunn Racing fan. After a rain shower passed by, Fremont Speedway cleared up in time to allow Gunn – a 19-year-old sprint car racer from Napoleon – to have his best run in his short time with the All-Star Circuit of Champions as he placed in the top 10 during Thursday night’s leg of the 33rd annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek show.

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Bandits drop opener to Adrian
Posted: June 27, 2015

Many of the same problems that have plagued Napoleon Post #300 all season reared their ugly head in the opening game at the Tournament of Champions, hosted by the River Bandits, Friday at Booster Field.

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Thursday 06/25/2015
Willeman pitching in NECBL
Posted: June 25, 2015

KEENE, New Hampshire – Napoleon graduate Zach Willeman is continuing his pursuit of playing Major League Baseball this summer by spending it in the Northeast pitching against some of the toughest competition available to him.

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PH falls to Archbold
Posted: June 25, 2015

ARCHBOLD - The Blue Streaks tallied six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning as Archbold edged Patrick Henry 8-3 Tuesday night in ACME baseball action.

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Bandits battle back
Posted: June 25, 2015

NEW HAVEN, Ind. - Down 3-1, Napoleon Post #300 rallied for a run in the fifth and two in the sixth to beat New Haven 4-3 Wednesday in American Legion baseball action.

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Cats stiffle Tigers
Posted: June 25, 2015

LIBERTY CENTER — The Napoleon Wildcats doused assistant coach Craig Good, who turned 40 Wednesday, in aerosol string after their 8-2 victory over Liberty Center at B.A. Miller Field.

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Blue and White cards
Posted: June 25, 2015

Napoleon Area City School District will once again offer Blue and White Athletic/Drama Event Passes to district residents age 65 and above.

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Wednesday 06/24/2015
Cats start and end the same way
Posted: June 24, 2015

Napoleon’s day started and ended the same way — with errors — and while in between they looked okay, the end hurt the Cats as they fell 11-6 to invading Wauseon Tuesday in ACME baseball action.

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No big changes planned for Napoleon triathlon
updated: June 24, 2015 - 12:56 pm

Saturday is the day for the Napoleon Triathlon Challenge, and those familiar with the course shouldn’t expect big changes.

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NWOJGA results
Posted: June 24, 2015

DEFIANCE - The Northwest Ohio Junior Golf Association held a tournament at Eagle Rock Golf Course Tuesday.

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Junior Little League results
Posted: June 24, 2015

June 23 results

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Bandits drop pair
Posted: June 24, 2015

TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — Napoleon Post #300 appeared to be on its way to a victory in the opening game of a doubleheader with Terre Haute Tuesday night, but the hosts rallied for five runs in the final three innings for a 5-4 win.

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River Bandits stumbling into own tourney
Posted: June 24, 2015

When the 2015 Tournament of Champions tournament begins Friday at Napoleon High School and Defiance College, the host post will have a hard time looking like the champions they have been.

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Tuesday 06/23/2015
Holgate can't recover from six errors
Posted: June 23, 2015

AYERSVILLE — Never out of the game, the Holgate Tigers just never game themselves a chance with six errors in the field as they fell at Ayersville Monday 5-4 in ACME baseball action.

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PH falls to Hilltop
Posted: June 23, 2015

WEST UNITY — Hilltop's ACME baseball team exploded for nine runs in the seventh inning and came away with a 14-7 victory against visiting Patrick Henry Monday. The game was a nine-inning contest.

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Bandits suffer bad loss
Posted: June 23, 2015

KOKOMO, Indiana - The Napoleon Post #300 American Legion baseball team dropped an 8-3 decision to host Kokomo Monday night.

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Montpelier ACME splits with LC
Posted: June 23, 2015

MONTPELIER — The ACME baseball teams from Montpelier and Liberty Center spilt a pair of games on Monday afternoon. The Tigers took the first game by a score of 8-2 and Montpelier bounced back to take the second game 9-3.

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Napoleon Golf Course to reopen soon
updated: June 23, 2015 - 11:14 am

Mother Nature has not been kind to many people this summer, and golfers are included in that group.

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Monday 06/22/2015
NAC hosts annual Invite
Posted: June 22, 2015

The Napoleon Aquatic Club held its annual Napoleon Invitational this past weekend. The meet did not keep team scores. The NAC team did well, placing many swimmers in the top 10 in each event.

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SGS splits pair of games
Posted: June 22, 2015

The SGS softball team split a pair of games with Wauseon last week making their record now 8-3.

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Bandits win two of three at Kokomo
Posted: June 22, 2015

KOKOMO, Indiana — The Napoleon Post #300 American Legion baseball team took two of three games at an Indiana tournament, which had the first day (Friday) washed away with rain.

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Saturday 06/20/2015
PH falls to Tinora
Posted: June 20, 2015

HAMLER — Patrick Henry couldn’t make use of four hits, as the Patriots fell to invading Tinora 7-2 Friday in ACME baseball action at Garrold Parratt Field.

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St. Paul girls recognized
Posted: June 20, 2015

COLUMBUS — State Representative Robert McColley (R-Napoleon) recently presented the St. Paul Lutheran School seventh and eighth grade Lady Crusaders basketball team of Napoleon, Ohio with a resolution for winning the 2015 All-Ohio Lutheran Basketball Tournament Championship.

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Golf scramble postponed
Posted: June 20, 2015

The William Mossing Memorial Golf Scramble scheduled for June 27 has been postponed due to flooding at the Napoleon Municipal Golf Course.

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Holgate wins rain-shortened game
Posted: June 20, 2015

METAMORA - The Holgate Tigers won a rain-shortened ACME baseball game Thursday, defeating Evergreen 4-1. The game was called with two outs in the bottom of the fourth inning.

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NAC defeats Ottawa
Posted: June 20, 2015

The Napoleon Aquatic Club defeated the Ottawa Tiger Sharks 713-265 Tuesday night at the Napoleon Municipal Pool.

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Wisler: Pitching in Big Leagues 'unbelievable'
updated: July 01, 2015 - 12:03 am

ATLANTA — Matt Wisler’s life-long dream to pitch in the Major Leagues has come true.

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Thursday 06/18/2015
Gunn readies for busy week
Posted: June 18, 2015

Napoleon resident Tyler Gunn is in for a busy week as the 33rd Ohio Sprint Speedweek for the All-Star Circuit of Champions begins Friday night at Attica Raceway Park.

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Assignments given out for other sports
Posted: June 18, 2015

Now that the Ohio High School Athletic Association has finished with football divisions for the next two years, the state association for high school athletics has turned its attention to other fall sports, along with boys and girls basketball.

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SGS 4-2 over week
Posted: June 18, 2015

The Napoleon Travel SGS softball team went 4-2 this past week.

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Teams tweaking things during summer basketball
Posted: June 18, 2015

HOLGATE — Napoleon and Bryan boys basketball teams traveled to the Tiger Cage Wednesday for the third in a five-week series of open gym games that are designed to help coaches “tweak” parts of their team’s games.

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NAC holds its invite this weekend
updated: June 18, 2015 - 3:01 pm

The Napoleon Aquatic Club welcomes more than a dozen teams, some from as far away as Columbus, to the Napoleon Municipal Pool this weekend for the three-day NAC Invitational.

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Wednesday 06/17/2015
Mistakes hurt Cats in three innings
Posted: June 17, 2015

Napoleon committed four errors in the three innings Defiance scored in, which fueled the Bulldogs to a 9-3 decision over the Wildcats Tuesday in ACME baseball action.

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Phillips to return to PH
updated: June 17, 2015 - 9:37 am

The overhaul of all four Henry County volleyball programs is now complete as Patrick Henry recently hired 2009 graduate Hailey Phillips as their new coach.

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