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Cats compete at district meet

DEFIANCE – Napoleon’s boys and girls track and field teams finished in the same place – seventh – and nearly scored the same amount of points (40.14 and 40), but the day could have been really special.

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Saturday 05/23/2015
Rookie League Softball results
Posted: May 23, 2015

Pirates 11-Rockies 6 (May 13)

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D-III track off to solid start
Posted: May 23, 2015

AYERSVILLE – Patrick Henry had a pair of individual district champions while Liberty Center captured a relay race during the first day of the Division III district track and field meet at Ayersville.

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Lady Cats hammer Southview
Posted: May 23, 2015

SYLVANIA - Napoleon closed the game by scoring six runs in the fifth and eight in the sixth to beat Southview 19-5 in Northern Lakes League softball action.

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Recent Headlines

Saturday 05/23/2015
Napoleon JV baseball closes with win
Posted: May 23, 2015

The Napoleon JV baseball team defeated Springfield 8-7 Thursday afternoon at Booster Field. Springfield scored three runs in the top of the seventh to tie the game at seven. Napoleon scored a run in the bottom of the inning to pull out the victory.

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Thursday 05/21/2015
The spotlight is on LC senior Andrea Weirauch
Posted: May 21, 2015

LIBERTY CENTER – Senior Andrea Weirauch has life all figured out.

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Questionable call sends Holgate home
Posted: May 21, 2015

ELIDA – The Holgate Tigers had the break they needed. With pinch runner Gabe Santos on first and the Tigers trailing 2-1, a throw into centerfield allowed Santos to reach second, but a strong throw from the centerfielder nabbed Santos trying for third, essentially killing the rally and the game as the Tigers fell to Columbus Grove 2-1 in a Division IV district semifinal at Ed Sandy Field in Elida.

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Lady Cats get big win
Posted: May 21, 2015

WHITEHOUSE - Napoleon got a superb effort from Veronica Vocke in the circle, holding Anthony Wayne to three hits as the Lady Cats scored a 3-0 win against the Lady Generals Tuesday in Northern Lakes League softball action.

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Napoleon 4x8 advances
Posted: May 21, 2015

DEFIANCE — After the first day of the Division II district track and field championships Wednesday at Defiance’s Fred J. Brown Stadium, Napoleon has advanced just one relay team to next week’s Regional Meet at Dayton’s Welcome Stadium.

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Hanak named new NHS volleyball coach
Posted: May 21, 2015

For the fourth time in five years, the Napoleon volleyball program will have a new head coach. Laney Hanak, a 2013 NHS graduate, was named the varsity volleyball coach last night during the school board meeting.

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Bulldogs rout Rams in district semis
Posted: May 21, 2015

BRYAN — Edgerton’s narrow lead became much larger with a six-run bottom of the sixth inning and the Bulldogs moved into the Division IV district finals for the first time since 2005 with an 8-1 win against defending state champion Tinora Wednesday at Bryan’s Sumpter Field.

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Wednesday 05/20/2015
End comes quickly for Lady Pats
Posted: May 20, 2015

ELIDA — Trailing 2-1 in the fifth inning against favored Van Buren in a Division IV softball district semifinal played at Dorothy Edwards Field in Elida, the end came quickly for Patrick Henry as the Lady Knights scored seven times in the frame on eight hits, and from there Van Buren coasted to an 11-1 win in six innings to move on.

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Junior Little League
Posted: May 20, 2015

May 19 results

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Nap JVs earn league win
Posted: May 20, 2015

Napoleon's junior varsity baseball team picked up a Northern Lakes League win over Sylvania Southview 8-3 Tuesday afternoon at Booster Field.

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Napoleon Senior Little League
Posted: May 20, 2015

May 17 results

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Rex wins Miller Award
Posted: May 20, 2015

Napoleon sophomore Hunter Rex was recently named the 29th winner of the C.V. Miller Memorial Award for diving excellence.

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Cats close with win
Posted: May 20, 2015

SYLVANIA — The Napoleon Wildcats closed the high school baseball season with their third-straight victory, defeating Southview 9-1 in a Northern Lakes League contest Tuesday.

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Nick Demaline qualifies for regional
Posted: May 20, 2015

Nick Demaline, 2014 graduate of Liberty Center High School and freshman at Western Kentucky University, placed second in the shot put at the Conference USA Championships in El Paso, Texas May 16th. His toss of 18.10 meters (59-4 3/4) qualifies him to compete at the regional preliminaries to be held May 28-30 in Jacksonville, Florida. Demaline (at right) is pictured with WKU throws coach Raigo Toompuu.

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Tuesday 05/19/2015
Cats send seniors out in style
Posted: May 19, 2015

Sending their seniors out in style, Napoleon put together by far their best effort and the result was a 19-3 decision in five innings over Ayersville Monday at Boosters Field for Senior Day.

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Panthers drop Patriots in season finale
Posted: May 19, 2015

HAMLER – McComb tuned up for its district baseball battle with Arcadia by banging out 14 hits on its way to a 10-4 decision over the Patrick Henry squad yesterday.

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Monday 05/18/2015
River Bandits ready for another season
updated: May 18, 2015 - 10:58 am

With some arms back, the Napoleon American Legion Post #300 River Bandits are again expecting big things for the upcoming season.

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Napoleon duo end third
Posted: May 18, 2015

DEFIANCE - The team of Chase Franz and Alex Ferguson took third at the Division II sectional tournament, which will be their seed at the upcoming district tournament in Bowling Green.

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Cats pick up win
Posted: May 18, 2015

TOLEDO - Napoleon picked up two runs in the first, which proved to be enough in posting a 5-1 decision Saturday at Mercy Field against Springfield.

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Saturday 05/16/2015
Wauseon runs away for sweep
Posted: May 16, 2015

ARCHBOLD – Wauseon’s boys and girls literally ran away from the field in the NWOAL track and field finals, winning the boys event by 40 points over runner-up Archbold and capturing the girls’ title by 29 points, again over runner-up Archbold.

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Shawnee slams Napoleon
Posted: May 16, 2015

LIMA — The Lady Indians had a big first inning and Napoleon was unable to recover from the early deficit, losing 8-2 in a Division II sectional finals game Friday.

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Napoleon hangs with big boys
Posted: May 16, 2015

SYLVANIA — Hanging with some of the league heavyweights in the Northern Lakes League, the Napoleon boys track and field team finished in fourth place at the NLL meet Friday at Southview.

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Walk-off single eliminates Wildcats
Posted: May 16, 2015

WAUSEON — Jacob Newlove’s two-out single in the bottom of the seventh lifted the Indians to a 4-3 victory over Napoleon in the Division II sectional finals Thursday. It was only the second hit of the game for Wauseon, but both hits proved to be huge for the Indians.

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Napoleon physicals
Posted: May 16, 2015

Napoleon student-athlete physical day is May 27 in the new junior high gym at 5 p.m.

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Rookie League softball results
Posted: May 16, 2015

Twins 9, Cardinals 7

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Thursday 05/14/2015
The spotlight is on PH's Jacob Ehlers
Posted: May 14, 2015

HAMLER - Now that track season has moved to the postseason, it's time for Patrick Henry senior Jacob Ehlers to shine. Ehlers is a member of a 4x100 relay ream that has advanced to the state meet each of the final two seasons.

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Twisters compete at district meet
Posted: May 14, 2015

Gymnasts from the Northwest Ohio Gymnastics Academy completed at the YMCA District Meet at Defiance on March 20 and 21.

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Nap JVs lose to AW
Posted: May 14, 2015

The Napoleon junior varsity baseball team dropped a 4-1 decision to visiting Anthony Wayne Wednesday afternoon at Booster Field.

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NMS hosts NLL Meet
Posted: May 14, 2015

Napoleon Middle School hosted the Northern Lakes League Junior High Track and Field Championships Tuesday with the Lady Cats placing third with 68.5 points and the Napoleon boys finishing seventh.

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Kuhlman wins long jump
Posted: May 14, 2015

SYLVANIA — Napoleon’s Abby Kuhlman had a big opening day at the Northern Lakes League Track and Field Championships Wednesday at Southview High School.

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Wildcats fall in NLL action
Posted: May 14, 2015

WHITEHOUSE — Anthony Wayne took advantage of Napoleon generosity Wednesday, as the Generals scored five runs in the second inning en route to a 9-2 Northern Lakes League win over Napoleon.

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Wednesday 05/13/2015
Holgate held to one hit, still moves on
Posted: May 13, 2015

KALIDA — Holgate’s Everett Klingshirn broke up a no-hitter with a two-out single in the seventh, but it’s what happened a couple of innings before that made the difference in the contest.

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Holgate wins first game, advances
Posted: May 13, 2015

HOLGATE — The Holgate softball team was involved in another game Tuesday that was stopped at five innings because of the mercy rule. This one, however, felt different.

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Tigers play well late, move on
Posted: May 13, 2015

HOLGATE — Faced with the thought of having the season end early, Holgate showed up, well at least late in the game.

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Wauseon, LC have early leads
Posted: May 13, 2015

ARCHBOLD — Wauseon and Liberty Center have leads after the first day of the Northwest Ohio Athletic League track and field championships at Archbold.

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LC bows out
Posted: May 13, 2015

TONTOGANY — Liberty Center is done in the Division III softball tournament after the Lady Tigers fell at Otsego 14-1 in a sectional semifinal.

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Krauss called up
Posted: May 13, 2015

The LA Angels are looking for help from the left side and have called up Patrick Henry graduate Marc Krauss from Triple-A Salt Lake City to join the team.

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Jr. High Cats compete at NLL
Posted: May 13, 2015

Napoleon's boys took third, and girls seventh, as the junior high NLL track and field championships.

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Lady Cats advance
Posted: May 13, 2015

This was not the best performance by the Lady Cats, who have been red hot lately, but it was good enough. Napoleon scored three runs in the first inning and defeated invading Wauseon 5-1 in a Division II sectional softball game Tuesday.

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Pirates edge Patriots in tourney opener
Posted: May 13, 2015

HAMLER– Continental, coached by Terry Dockery, won its first tournament game in many years by outlasting host Patrick Henry 4-3 Tuesday. The Pirates, now 5-14, move on to face Columbus Grove this afternoon in a road contest.

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Seniors lead Cats to win
Posted: May 13, 2015

The Wildcats finished the regular season Tuesday with a 3-2 win against Archbold. Napoleon played seven seniors in the match.

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St Paul Master Crusaders
Posted: May 13, 2015

Audrey Wiemken and Blake Musshel were named the 2015 Master Crusaders of St. Paul Lutheran School’s Athletic Program. This award is presented to a male and female athlete each year who best exhibits the following goals of the athletic program: has a high rate of participation in the sports program, sets a Christian example on teams and in school, is coachable, shows leadership on teams, displays teamwork with respect for teammates, assumes responsibilities of the team and has a positive attitude. The award was recently presented to Wiemken and Musshel at St. Paul’s Sports Awards Night.

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Tuesday 05/12/2015
League track meets on tap
Posted: May 12, 2015

It seems like the entire spring season in track and field has been building for the final four weeks, starting this week with league meets held for the Northern Lakes League, the Northwest Ohio Athletic League and the Green Meadows Conference.

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Monday 05/11/2015
Tigers play complete game, move on
updated: May 11, 2015 - 10:48 am

LIBERTY CENTER – First-year coach Ryan Zeiter couldn’t ask for a better way to start the tournament. After giving up a run in the top of the first inning, the Liberty Center Tigers played flawless baseball the rest of the way and the conclusion was an 8-1 win over visiting Delta in a Division III sectional semifinal at B.A. Miller Field.

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Nap JVs split
Posted: May 11, 2015

Napoleon's junior varsity baseball team traveled to Perrysburg on Friday afternoon and lost a heart-breaker to the host Jackets. Perrysburg squeezed across a run in the bottom half of the seventh and claimed the 1-0 win.

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Tournament games rescheduled
Posted: May 11, 2015

Division IV tournament baseball games at Holgate and Patrick Henry Saturday afternoon were postponed due to rain.

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Patrick Henry edged out
updated: May 11, 2015 - 10:43 am

MONTPELIER — The Locomotives boys track and field team edged out Patrick Henry by 1.5 points to win the Lamberson Invitational they host for the first time in 10 years Saturday while Edgerton’s girls also won a title Saturday at Montpelier High School.

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Saturday 05/09/2015
Apaches scalp LC
Posted: May 09, 2015

LIBERTY CENTER — Hopefully it was a team looking ahead and not an omen of things to come.

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Hilltop takes advantage, downs Holgate
Posted: May 09, 2015

HOLGATE — Hilltop coach Tom Schaper wanted to make sure his three seniors finished the regular season with a win. After wrapping up a third-consecutive Buckeye Border Conference crown the night before, the Lady Cadets took advantage of ineffective pitching to beat the Holgate Lady Tigers 14-1 Friday at Holgate.

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PH falls at home
Posted: May 09, 2015

HAMLER — Ayersville broke a 2-1 game open with two runs in the third, two in the fourth and two in the sixth to beat Patrick Henry in non-league action, 8-1.

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