Anthony Wayne

Akron, OHToledo Blade

Anthony Wayne softball season ends with loss in state semifinal

AKRON — The young but confident Anthony Wayne softball team showed plenty of resiliency in a Division I state semifinal Friday, but the Generals defense struggled uncharacteristically in a 11-5 loss to No. 2-ranked Pataskala Watkins Memorial. Senior pitcher Lauren Curry smacked her 10th home run of the season, and...
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Akron, OHToledo Blade

Anthony Wayne softball to face mirror image in state semifinals

The Anthony Wayne softball team will face a near mirror image when the Generals play on the biggest stage in the state semifinals Thursday. The No. 9-ranked Generals (26-4) face No. 2-ranked Pataskala Watkins Memorial (32-1) in a Division I state semifinal at Akron's historic Firestone Stadium at 10 a.m.
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Clyde, OHToledo Blade

Team effort paves way to state final four for Anthony Wayne softball

CLYDE, Ohio — The unforgettable bus trip to the Division I regional final was full of music and laughter for the Anthony Wayne softball team, but the Generals had laser-like focus when they took the diamond Saturday. Ninth-ranked Anthony Wayne jumped all over No. 10 North Ridgeville from the first...
Clyde, OHToledo Blade

Anthony Wayne softball team headed to state tournament

CLYDE, Ohio — The Anthony Wayne softball team once again had its hitting shoes on in the Division I regional title game on Saturday as the Generals earned a trip to state by walloping North Ridgeville 14-4. No. 9 ranked Anthony Wayne is state-bound for the first time since 2003 after the Generals (27-4) pounded out 15 hits as all nine batters in the lineup got at least one hit.
Bowling Green,

BG surprises Anthony Wayne — again — and moves on to district finals

Bowling Green High School baseball sophomore Nate Kress threw his second-straight shutout game against Anthony Wayne Thursday, this time in district semifinals in a massive 3-0 upset over the state-ranked Generals. The seven scoreless innings marked his 17th consecutive inning against an Anthony Wayne team that scored 13 runs the...
Perrysburg, OHToledo Blade

St. John's, Anthony Wayne conquer heat in district track meet

The Division I district track meet at St. Francis de Sales on Friday was a battle of attrition. Who could outlast the competition as the temperature on the track soared to triple digits?. Toledo felt more like Death Valley during summer than a Midwestern city where the average temperature in...
Perrysburg, OHToledo Blade

Anthony Wayne uses long ball to win district softball title

The Anthony Wayne softball team used the long ball to capture a Division I district title on Friday as the Generals erupted for three home runs. No. 9 ranked Anthony Wayne (24-4) had 13 hits, including five for extra bases. The Generals' entire lineup contributed as they knocked off Northern Lakes League rival Perrysburg 9-6 at Maumee's Rolf Park.
Toledo Blade

Anthony Wayne, Perrysburg advance to D-I district softball final

Northern Lakes League rivals Anthony Wayne and Perrysburg will meet in a Division I district softball final on Friday at Maumee's Rolf Park after each advanced with semifinal victories there Tuesday. AW's eighth-ranked Generals (22-4) snapped a three-game losing streak with a decisive 12-2, five-inning mercy-rule win over City League...

Perrysburg falls in extra innings to Anthony Wayne

PERRYSBURG - State-ranked Perrysburg baseball rallied from down 5-0 to tie the game against Anthony Wayne on Monday, but ultimately fell short in a nine-inning, 10-7 loss. Perrysburg, ranked No. 3, falls to 22-3, 11-2 NLL with the loss, their only two league losses coming to the Generals. Anthony Wayne, ranked No. 5, moves to 21-4, 13-1 NLL and wins the NLL with the victory.
Perrysburg, OHToledo Blade

Anthony Wayne captures NLL baseball title

In an epic battle for the Northern Lakes League baseball championship, fifth-ranked Anthony Wayne survived for a 10-7 victory in nine innings Monday night at third-ranked Perrysburg. The Generals (21-4, 13-1 NLL) appeared poised to celebrate going into the bottom of the seventh inning before the host Yellow Jackets (22-3,...
Springfield, OHToledo Blade

Springfield softball grabs NLL lead with win over Anthony Wayne

In a span of roughly 24 hours, the Springfield softball team went from being a game behind Anthony Wayne to a spot in the driver's seat for a Northern Lakes League title. The seventh-ranked Blue Devils (22-3 overall, 11-1 NLL) rallied from an early 3-0 deficit to take a 6-4 victory over visiting eighth-ranked AW on Friday.
Springfield, OHToledo Blade

Springfield softball wins first showdown over Anthony Wayne, 9-6

In a back-and-forth Northern Lakes League softball battle Thursday night at Anthony Wayne, Springfield broke a tie with a two-out, three-run rally in the sixth inning to take a 9-6 victory, and end the host Generals' 21-game winning streak. Sophomore lefty Mady Yackee was not particularly sharp in the pitching...

Anthony Wayne student named Ohio FFA president

WHITEHOUSE, Ohio (WTVG) - An Anthony Wayne High School student is making history as the newly elected president of Ohio’s FFA. Jacob Zajkowski was elected president of the Future Farmers of America in April. FFA is a statewide program that’s focused on agricultural education. It boasts a membership of more...