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Bostelman to lead Napoleon golfers

Napoleon graduate and member of the upcoming NHS Athletic Hall of Fame class, Chad Bostelman, is coming back to his alma mater.

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Tuesday 07/28/2015
NMS practice to start
Posted: July 28, 2015

Practice times have been announced for some fall sports teams at Napoleon Middle School.

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Wildcats win BG-Otsego tourney
Posted: July 28, 2015

BOWLING GREEN — In one of the more prestigious preseason soccer tournaments in Ohio, Napoleon’s boys soccer team came out on top, winning the 30-team Bowling Green-Otsego High School Tournament over the weekend.

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Monday 07/27/2015
Krauss sent down
Posted: July 27, 2015

BOSTON — Before wrapping up their trip to Boston with the Sunday night game, the Detroit Tigers made a roster change as they send down Patrick Henry product Marc Krauss to Toledo and recalled pitcher Kyle Ryan.

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Monday 07/27/2015
No records broken at Tigertown 5000
Posted: July 27, 2015

LIBERTY CENTER — No new records were set at the Tigertown 5000 Saturday. Richard Kessio of Toledo came close, winning the men’s race in 14:37. That was only 10 seconds slower than the course record.

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McClure 15U Team
Posted: July 27, 2015

The McClure 15U baseball team win the Southwood League tournament that was hosted by North Baltimore. They ended the season with a 13-2 record. Team members include front (from left): Isaiah Brueshaber, JD McNett, Jared Nye, Edward Haynes and Joe Chupa. Back: coach Jon Burt, coach Chet Brenneman, Thomas Hall, Dylan Unverferth, coach Kevin Unverferth, Jeremy Burt, Austin Eash, Collin Johnson, Brian Damman, Jared Rowland and coach Jacob Rowland.

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Thursday 07/23/2015
LC ready for Tigertown 5000
updated: July 23, 2015 - 10:48 am

LIBERTY CENTER — Downtown Liberty Center will be bustling with activity once again as the annual Tigertown 5000, a 5K race, will be held.

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Bandits eliminated
updated: July 23, 2015 - 10:49 am

FINDLAY — Down four runs and facing Findlay’s ace pitcher, who will be pitching at The Ohio State University next year, the River Bandits battled back only to fall short 11-7 Wednesday in the First District American Legion tournament at Findlay High School.

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Wednesday 07/22/2015
The British are back for a second camp
updated: July 22, 2015 - 10:48 am

The British have invaded Napoleon for the second consecutive summer. After a successful first stint last year, Challenger Sports is back with a new group for the second British Soccer Camp at C.D. Brillhart Elementary School.

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Nagel, Bostelman finish at Junior Olympics
Posted: July 22, 2015

Kaylee Nagel participated in the 50 breaststroke. During the preliminary session, Nagel swam a 38.56, which not only qualified her for finals, but also qualified her for the Central Zone Age Group Championships in Topeka, Kansas on July 31-Aug. 2. For the final, she placed eighth with a time of 39.84 seconds.

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Tuesday 07/21/2015
Bandit offense enough to stay alive
updated: July 21, 2015 - 8:20 am

DEFIANCE — The offense came around at a good time for Napoleon Post #300. Needing a win just to stay alive, the River Bandits banged out 17 hits to knock out Whitehouse 7-4 in the District 1 American Legion tournament.

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Monday 07/20/2015
Bandits postponed
Posted: July 20, 2015

Due to wet grounds, Napoleon Post #300 had their elimination game in the District 1 American Legion baseball tournament postponed yet again.

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Saturday 07/18/2015
SGS wins tournament
Posted: July 18, 2015

The 14-and-under Napoleon SGS softball team was tournament champions after winning all four of their tournament games recently.

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Beard verbally commits to Kent State
updated: July 18, 2015 - 11:12 am

Before his senior season begins, Napoleon wrestler Seth Beard is thinking of his future. Beard, a three-time state placer for the Wildcats, verbally committed to wrestle at Kent State University.

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Bandits open with loss
Posted: July 18, 2015

OTTAWA — In something that isn’t foreign to Napoleon Post #300, the River Bandits opened the Ohio American Legion District 1 tournament by suffering an 8-0 loss to the hands of the post from Toledo.

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Bostelman, Tran compete at Junior Olympics
Posted: July 18, 2015

Brett Bostelman and Katrina Tran competed in day one of the 2015 Ohio Long Course Junior Olympics Friday.

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Napoleon 12U Softball Team
Posted: July 18, 2015

Members of the Napoleon Blue 12-and-under travel girls softball team are (front, from left) Kora Burill, Lily Wagner, Spencer Schwaiger, Jillian Marroquin, Eliza Trapp and Molly Rees; (middle) Madisyn Schnitkey, Madison Shank, Olivia Bump, Zada Haas, Regan Badenhop and Miranda Bachman; (back) coaches Dave Burill, Christopher Badenhop and Brian Rees.

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Napoleon 14U Softball Team
Posted: July 18, 2015

Members of the Napoleon 14-and-under softball team were (front, from left) Stevie Rieger and Megan Richardson; (middle) Katelyn Rohrs, Kayla Hopkins, Allison Williams and Aubrey Shroyer; (back) coach Rathke, Ashley Rieger, Jenna Pilkington, coach Richardson, Delaney Hall, Audrey Wiemken, coach Pilkington.

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10U Lady Cat Travel Softball Team
Posted: July 18, 2015

Members of the 10-and-under Lady Cat Softball team were (front, from left) Carlie Miller, Kylie Shaneyfelt, Carlee Hohenbrink and Sydney Bechtol; (second row) Jadyn Wilcox, Grace Crossland and Makayla Kruse; (third row) Lily Hawkins, Ruby Morman, Letty Gonzales and Izzie Ramos; (back) coaches LaRae Meyer, Chuck Wilcox and Kelsey Meyer. Not pictured were Abigail Gonzales and coach Jeff Bechtol.

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Thursday 07/16/2015
Season ends for Archbold
Posted: July 16, 2015

ARCHBOLD — Even for a game they never led, the game had to feel like a game that got away from the Archbold ACME baseball team.

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Stacey resigns two coaching positions
Posted: July 16, 2015

Mark Stacey, who has been the Napoleon varsity golf and baseball coach for the past three seasons, resigned both positions, citing health and family reasons Wednesday.

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Kreinbrink hired as Lady Cats hoops coach
updated: July 16, 2015 - 11:08 am

Corey Kreinbrink is ready to settle down and make his mark as a high school girls basketball coach, and he said Napoleon is the right place for him.

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Wednesday 07/15/2015
Youth football sign-ups
Posted: July 15, 2015

A parents meeting will be held Wednesday, July 22 at 7 p.m. at Oakwood Park for anyone interested in playing Napoleon Youth Football.

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Bandits looking for another district title
Posted: July 15, 2015

Napoleon Post #300 has dominated the District 1 American Legion baseball tournament since joining the league in 1998. However, the River Bandits have never been more vulnerable than this summer.

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Three NAC swimmers headed to JO
updated: July 15, 2015 - 10:49 am

While the Napoleon Aquatic Club ended its season this past weekend at the GNOAC Championships in Ottawa, three of its younger swimmers are competing in the Junior Olympics regional meet this weekend at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

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Monday 07/13/2015
Wauseon falls in classic
Posted: July 13, 2015

TOLEDO — With both aces bringing their best, a classic was brewing between Wauseon and Perrysburg in the championship game final between the Indians and Yellow Jackets Saturday in the District 3 ACME tournament at Mercy Field.

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Cats eliminated
Posted: July 13, 2015

TOLEDO — A key hit could have changed the fortunes of the Napoleon ACME baseball team. Trailing 3-2 in the bottom of the fifth, the Cats were primed to take over when a walk, single and error loaded the bases with nobody out.

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Rain changes district schedule
Posted: July 13, 2015

Another rainy day Sunday has changed the schedules for a couple ACME district tournaments.

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Bandits go 2-1 to start pool play
Posted: July 13, 2015

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — After giving up two unearned runs in the top of the first, Napoleon Post #300 and starting pitcher Bailey Martin (Bryan) settled down and kept Chugiak, Alaska off the scoreboard for the rest of the day in a 7-2 victory to start the 21st annual Alaska BP American Legion tournament.

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Saturday 07/11/2015
Wauseon remains in winners bracket
Posted: July 11, 2015

TOLEDO – Wauseon turned around a 2-0 deficit into a 6-3 victory last night at Mercy Field in the first round of the District 3 ACME tournament. Wauseon’s win allows the Indians to advance to the second round in an 11 a.m. battle with Perrysburg today at the same site.

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Perrysburg knocks Cats into losers bracket
Posted: July 11, 2015

TOLEDO – Perrysburg scored seven of its nine runs with two outs yesterday at Mercy Field in the opening round of the ACME District 3 tournament in a 9-0 whitewashing of Napoleon.

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Bandits drop tourney final
Posted: July 11, 2015

KENAI, Alaska — Napoleon Post #300 fell to Castroville, Texas 4-1 in the championship game of the Bill Miller Big Fish Classic.

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Thursday 07/09/2015
Bandits reach tourney final
Posted: July 09, 2015

KENAI, Alaska — Napoleon Post #300 reached the final of the Bill Miller Big Fish tournament with a 2-1 win over Team Avenue Academy.

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Indians edge Cats for sectional title
updated: July 09, 2015 - 10:39 am

Battling through the losers’ bracket in the ACME sectional baseball tourney, the Wauseon Indians captured the title last night with a narrow 3-2 win over the Napoleon club at Booster Field. The game was played in a rain that varied in intensity.

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Wednesday 07/08/2015
Willeman closing games for Keene
Posted: July 08, 2015

Napoleon graduate Zach Willeman has taken over as the closer for the Keene Swamp Bats of the New England Summer Collegiate Baseball League.

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NWOJGA results
Posted: July 08, 2015

The Northwest Ohio Junior Golf Association held a tournament Tuesday at White Pines Golf Course.

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Bandits in Alaska
Posted: July 08, 2015

The Napoleon American Legion Post #300 baseball team took time off from playing baseball during their two-week trip to Alaska to do some sight seeing. Along with going fishing in the Bearing Sea for halibut, the Bandits (seen above) visited the Iditirod dog-sled racing facilities.

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NAC wraps up summer at GNOAC
Posted: July 08, 2015

The Napoleon Aquatic Club wraps ups its summer season this weekend with the GNOAC Championships at Ottawa’s Memorial Pool. The NAC will be sending 65 swimmers who will compete in 249 events during the two-day meet.

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Napoleon to face Defiance on Thursday night
updated: July 08, 2015 - 10:38 am

The River Rivalry between Napoleon and Defiance will once again be one of the first high school football games of the season.

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Tuesday 07/07/2015
Indians win twice, for second game with Napoleon
Posted: July 07, 2015

Having played once already in the day didn’t seem to bother the Wauseon Indians. After dispatching Delta 13-1 to move into the championship game of the double-elimination ACME sectional tournament, the Indians held Napoleon to one hit to force a second championship game tonight with a 6-2 victory.

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Napoleon Hall of Fame Class of 2015
Posted: July 07, 2015

The Napoleon Athletic Hall of Fame announced the Class of 2015, which will be inducted this fall.

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Napoleon summer tennis
Posted: July 07, 2015

The Napoleon Summer Tennis Program begins its five-week program Monday, July 13 with registration underway.

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Monday 07/06/2015
Krauss signed by Tigers
updated: July 07, 2015 - 10:44 am

SEATTLE — The Detroit Tigers, looking to fill a hole at first base with Miguel Cabrera out for the next six weeks, began their search Monday afternoon by claiming Marc Krauss off waivers from the Rays.

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Cats take advantage, move on
Posted: July 06, 2015

In what is becoming a trend Napoleon coach Todd Geahlen would like to buck, the Napoleon ACME baseball team did enough with six Delta errors, beating the Panthers 4-2 in the winner’s bracket final of the District 3 sectional at Booster Field.

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NAC swims with BG
Posted: July 06, 2015

The Napoleon Aquatic Club hosted Bowling Green in a meet Thursday, July 2.

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Pahl fires perect game
Posted: July 06, 2015

MILLER CITY — Holgate stayed alive in the District 2 South sectional by blanking Columbus Grove 9-0 in ACME sectional baseball action Friday..

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Tigers trounced
Posted: July 06, 2015

MILLER CITY — Holgate used three pitchers and walked eight batters … in the first inning … of an ACME tournament game Sunday at Miller City High School.

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SGS 5-1 last week
Posted: July 06, 2015

The SGS softball team last week went 5-1, they beat Bryan Gold 10-0, taking the win was Megan Richardson. Aubrey Shroyer went 3 for 3, Jenna Pilkington added two hits. Stevie Rieger, Allison Williams, Alexa McNett each added a single.

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Bandits 2-1 over weekend
Posted: July 06, 2015

WASILLA, Alaska — The Napoleon Post #300 American Legion baseball team completed the first leg of their Alaskan trip, going 2-1 over the weekend.

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3 on 3 Champs
Posted: July 06, 2015

Winning the Napoleon Fourth of July 3 on 3 Hoops Tournament last Thursday in the Open Divison was the team of Dustin Smith, David Zamora and Andy Gerschutz (above). Runners-up was the team of John Jones, Josh Mendoza, Joey Silva and Brian Mehlow.

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Friday 07/03/2015
PH stays alive
Posted: July 03, 2015

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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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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