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Blog Entries - 2019

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Special Camouflage Jerseys from the Ohio National Guard

Posted on: September 20, 2019

In an Immediate Press Release from the Ohio National Guard, they announce their new Ohio Army National Guard camouflage jerseys will debut this weekend.  High school football teams all across the state of Ohio will be wearing special jerseys at

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Friday Night Under the Lights Military Appreciation Game

Posted on: September 19, 2019

Friday night, September 20th will be a Military Appreciation Game under the lights of the Spartan Community Field. Waynesville vs. Bellbrook - Kickoff 7:00pm All active, retired, and veteran Military Members will be permitted free with valid ID. 

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Zumba Fundraiser Combining Fitness and Fun

Posted on: September 18, 2019

Cheer Coach Tammy Burchfield along with the Junior High and High School Cheerleaders would like to invite you to participate in a seven week long Zumba fitness session beginning the week of September 10  There will be a total of 7 classes in the session.

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Lady Spartans Take on Alter Tonight!

Posted on: September 16, 2019
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Once a Spartan, Always a Spartan T-shirts

Posted on: September 10, 2019

By popular demand, the 'Once a Spartan, Always a Spartan' t-shirts are now available to everyone.  Proceeds from orders will help defer the cost of REDO Day.   Shirts will be LIGHT GREY, with an orange "W", and black lettering. Order forms

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

  Football             Varsity Football kicked off their season last Friday with a 42-7 win against the Bexley Lions. The defense stayed tough throughout the whole game, limiting the opposing

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Test Phone Message Alert Information

Posted on: September 8, 2019

At Wayne Local, our phone notification system is populated from your student's official school records and contact information.  For changes to their official school records, please notify your specific building office.  Elementary Office: 

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Notice: No Outside Food or Drink Permitted

Posted on: September 6, 2019

Updated:  9/9/2019 Effective immediately, all attendees to Spartan Community Field events and Waynesville School events will not be permitted to bring outside food or drink into the stadium.  The OHSAA has asked for participating schools to

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White Out Shirts on Sale for the White-Out Game!

Posted on: September 5, 2019

White shirts are on sale now for the "White Out Game" on October 4th.  This will be the Homecoming Football Game Friday, and all monies earned from the sale will go towards Prom.   Orders are due by September 24th.   Orders can be

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Middle School Football Kicks Off Tonight

Posted on: September 4, 2019

The Middle School football teams kick off at home tonight against Valley View on Spartan Community Field.

  • 7th grade at 5:00pm
  • 8th grade to follow at approximately 6:30pm

Come out and support our rising football programs as they kick off the 2019-20 season!


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Fall Saturday Morning Workouts

Posted on: August 29, 2019

Workouts for both Student-Athletes AND Adult open workouts! This fall, Excelerate Athletic Development is offering "open" workouts for any Waynesville student-athlete on Saturdays.  This is an opportunity for the kids to put in some extra

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PINK OUT Event - Breast Cancer Awareness Shirt

Posted on: August 28, 2019

The WHS cheerleaders need your help supporting a “PINK OUT” at the football game on October 11th, 2019.  Monies raised through fundraising that evening will go a local family affected by cancer. Completed order forms should be returned WITH

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Lady Spartans Soccer Grab the Win Under the Direction of New Head Coach Kelley Bricker

Posted on: August 23, 2019

Congratulations to the new head coach for the Lady Spartans, Kelley Bricker!!

The team brought home a win last night vs. Preble-Shawnee with a score of 6-0.  This marks the first win for Bricker as the head coach for the girls Varsity team. 

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Spartan Community Field Gets a New Scoreboard

Posted on: August 20, 2019

Update:  8/20/2019 As many of you will and may have already noticed, we have a new scoreboard at Spartan Community Field. With the help of the Waynesville Athletic Boosters and Wayne Local School District, we are now equipped with the latest in

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Senior Hunter Fillmore Named to the Top Running Back List

Posted on: August 20, 2019

As reported by the Dayton Daily News June 26, 2019: The Dayton Daily News Sports column featured the Top 7 most productive area underclass running backs from the 2018 high school football season. The football preseason begins Thursday, Aug. 1 and

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Boys HS Basketball Fall Workouts

Posted on: August 16, 2019

Boys High School Fall Workouts begin 8/19.

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 3:30-5:00P,

Open gym and skill workouts begin in September. 

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Boys Soccer Team’s Home Opener

Posted on: August 15, 2019

This Friday night, the Boys Soccer Team will match up against the Valley View Spartans for the Spartan Cup Playoff.   This is the third year of Spartan Cup play, with the record tied one win apiece for both teams.  The OHSAA is also promoting

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

UPDATE:  8/8/2019 Please note that 3 new forms have been added to each student-athlete's account that need your attention.  The Urgent Care Intake Form (now electronic) will serve as a replacement for any hard copy to be printed and turned in to

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Congratulations Coach Gabbard

Posted on: August 13, 2019

As selected by the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association, Waynesville is proud to announce that the selection for ALL DISTRICT Waynesville's Girls Basketball Coach of the Year is TIM GABBARD!!!  Out of all of the Ohio Coaches of the

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**NEW** Wayne Local Mobile App

Posted on: August 9, 2019

Updated:  8/12/2019 New this year, and just launched Friday, August 9th, is the new mobile app for Wayne Local Schools. ***Please note, this app cannot be found in your phone APP Store.  It is an app provided through your mobile device's search

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2019-20 ALL-SPORTS Passes on Sale Now

Posted on: August 8, 2019

2019-20 School Year All-Sports Passes are for sale again right now and will also be available during the high school open house this Tuesday.  Please see the attached pricing sheet.  

Athletic Pass Information Sheet

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Women's Soccer Alumni Game Matchup

Posted on: August 6, 2019

This past Saturday night, the Lady Spartans Soccer Team matched up against the Lady Spartan Alumni players in a game on Spartan Community Field.  It was a great way to kick off the season, and we look forward to a fantastic year for the 2019

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Mandatory OHSAA Meeting August 5

Posted on: August 5, 2019

There will be a mandatory OHSAA meeting for all fall athletes and parents on Monday, August 5th at 7pm in the high school gym.   

The athletics office will also be receiving the $100 activity fee at this time. 


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Getting Ready for the Beginning of the Year

Posted on: August 1, 2019

With the beginning of the school year just two weeks away, we know that parents are busy preparing their students for a successful start to their year.  The school website has a great deal of the information already, but there will be new postings up

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2019 Waynesville Spartans Football Camp

Posted on: July 1, 2019

Who:  All Waynesville Students Grades K-6When:  July 15 and 16 6:00-8:00 p.m.Where:  Community FieldCost: $25.00 Includes instruction from Varsity Staff and T-shirtDress:  Shorts, T-shirt, cleats and gym shoes This camp is intended to

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Coach Jordan and Graduates Anderson and Carmichael Chosen for SWOFCA 2019 Game

Posted on: June 10, 2019

The Greater Cincinnati showcase event held last weekend at Kings Stadium witnessed a big win during the 44th edition of the 2019 SWOFCA East/West All-Star Game.  Waynesville's Head Football Coach Scott Jordan coached the East side all-stars to a

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Athlete of the Week

Posted on: June 10, 2019

Congratulations to recently graduated senior Brady Stone for having been named Athlete of the Week.  

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Waynesville's Athletics Signing Day

Posted on: May 22, 2019

On Wednesday, May 15th, the entire 6th-12th grade student body attended an assembly honoring seven seniors who plan to further their academic and athletic careers at the collegiate level.  Those students honored were: Grant Johnson signed to attend

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8th Grade Student Places 6th and 8th at State

Posted on: May 21, 2019

Congratulations to 8th grader, Brooke Schoephoerster, who placed 8th in the state in the Discus with a distance of 95 feet 2 inches and 6th in the Shot Put with a distance of 39 feet 2.75 inches!!!

Competition took place at Lancaster High School on Saturday, May 11.

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The Mulch is Still Available While Supplies Last

Posted on: May 17, 2019

The football and baseball teams have leftover bags of brown mulch for sale AT $5 each. 

Please contact the high school athletic office if interested in purchasing 513-897-2776.

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Wrestling Meeting MS/HS

Posted on: May 14, 2019

There will be a Middle School/High School Wrestling Meeting for 2019-20.

Monday, May 20th

4:30-5:00pm in the Spartan Room

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Sports Physicals May 14th

Posted on: May 9, 2019

Mark Your Calendars!   2019 Save the Date CLICK HERE TO BE REDIRECTED TO FINAL FORMS Sports Physicals Dayton Sports Medicine Institute, Kettering Health Network, and Orthopedic Associates of Southwest Ohio are collaborating to provide a full,

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Softball vs. Baseball Cancer Awareness Benefit Game

Posted on: May 8, 2019

The Waynesville Softball team is challenging the Waynesville Baseball team to a softball game to raise money for Cancer Awareness. The game will be played on the Varsity Softball Diamond on Monday, May 13th at 5:00pm. Admission will be $1 with donations

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2019 Waynesville Spartans Basketball Camp

Posted on: May 6, 2019

Hosted by:  Boys Basketball Coach Mike Arlinghaus & Girls Basketball Coach Tim Gabbard May 28th -31st This youth basketball camp will highlight the important of Team Concept and Team Attitude, daily fundamental skill development and stations. 

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Seniors Butterbaugh & Blankenship Named for the OHSFCA North South Classic

Posted on: April 29, 2019

Congrats to Senior Riley Blankenship for being selected to play in the OHSFCA North South Classic on the South Division 4-7 game on April 27th at noon in Massillon, Ohio.  As a senior, Riley was named First Team All SWBL, First Team All-Southwest District and Honorable Mention All Ohio."

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Upcoming Game for Senior Rachel Murray

Posted on: April 26, 2019

Rachel Murray played in the State North South basketball game at Denison on April 25th at 8:00.

Rachel was League, District, and AP Southwest District player of the year. Rachel was also 1st team All State.

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Congratulations to our Athletes of the Week

Posted on: April 24, 2019

Congratulations to Sophomore Leah Butterbaugh and Juniors Carli Brown and Kenzie Purkey for all being named Athlete of the Week!!

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Youth Volleyball 2019

Posted on: April 17, 2019

2019 Youth VB Flyer FREE VOLLEYBALL CLINIC:      Wed. May 1, 2019, 3:30pm-5:30pmFUNdamentals, Games, Prizes And learn about our Youth Volleyball Program!Girls in Current Grades 2nd-6th  (Pre-registration for FREE Clinic is due

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Ford Test Drive Event

Posted on: April 15, 2019

The Lady Spartans basketball program is hosting their annual Ford Test Drive on Saturday, May 4 in the Middle School parking lot.  Anyone 18 years or older with a valid driver’s license can participate in a 3 minute, no pressure test drive in any

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Due to campus construction and a large number of events on campus this Friday and Saturday, please plan accordingly regarding parking and traffic.  Parking may be limited during this time, and we ask for and give thanks in advance for everyone’s

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Thank You for All of the Help with the WBSA Work Day

Posted on: April 9, 2019

A huge thank you for all of the support this past weekend. We are now ready to PLAY BALL

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Zumba and Kickboxing Fitness Fundraiser

Posted on: April 5, 2019

Cheerleading Fitness Fundraiser Spring Event Cheer Coach Tammy Burchfield along with the Junior High and High School Cheerleaders would like to invite you to participate in a six week long fitness session beginning the week of April 15.  Mondays of each

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High School Boys Soccer Meeting

Posted on: April 5, 2019

There is an informational meeting for all boys in current grades 8-11 for the High School Men's Soccer program. This will be for the upcoming season 2019-2020.

Location:  WHS Cafeteria
Date and Time:  Wednesday, April 17th at 6:00 p.m.

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Fazoli's Fundraiser for Cross Country

Posted on: April 4, 2019

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 11:00am - 8:00pm6110 Wilmington PikeDayton, OH When you purchase your meal mention your group's name and follow the restaurant's instructions to receive 20% of your meal's price donated back to Waynesville High School

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Athletes Signing Day Information

Posted on: April 1, 2019

Signing Day Information We would like to recognize your signing accomplishment by celebrating you at our Athletic Signing Day! Where: Spartan Room, Waynesville High School When: Wednesday, May 15th at 2:00 pm Please invite your family, current and future

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Waynesville Girls Basketball Banquet Open to Community - RSVP Required

Posted on: March 28, 2019

Update:  3/28/2019Waynesville Girls Basketball Banquet Open to Community   Coach Gabbard opened up the requests to attend the banquet after several suggestions in their State Runner Up season!  Banquet is April 4th at 6:30pm and the cost is

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Lady Spartans Win the SemiFinals Game!

Posted on: March 15, 2019

Watch the last minute and game-winning shot of the Lady Spartans semifinals game !! The FINALS game for the State Title will be played on Saturday morning, at 10:45am, at the Shottenstein Center in Columbus.  Tickets will be available at the area ticket

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Important Weather Alert and Spirit Buses

Posted on: March 14, 2019

Due to the severe nature of the weather, we are holding the spirit buses for a short time to allow the storm to pass

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Let's Line the Streets!!

Posted on: March 13, 2019

The Lady Spartans are off to Columbus in true Waynesville style!!  The spirit was amazing surrounding the Community Send-Off, as family, friends, staff members, and members of the community showed their support by waving them on.  Along the way, we

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Brenz Pizza Co. Fundraiser

Posted on: March 13, 2019

Brentz Pizza Co, a Columbus area pizzeria, is holding a fundraiser for Waynesville Girls Basketball.  On Thursday, March 14th, when you're in Columbus for the tournament game, if you eat at Brenz Pizza Co, and mention Waynesville Girls Basksetball,

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Winter Sports Community Pep Rally

Posted on: March 13, 2019

Waynesville hosted a very enthusiastic gymnasium full of excited and supportive community members for our Community Pep Rally honoring our winter sports.  Highlights of the evening were our Final Four Girls Basketball Team, 4-time State Champion

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Another Amazing Weekend for Waynesville Cheerleading

Posted on: March 10, 2019

Update:  3/10/2019
Another Amazing Weekend for Waynesville Cheerleading

Competition Cheer Stunting State Champs Again!!!


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Cheerleading Tryouts and Parent Meeting

Posted on: March 5, 2019

CHEERLEADING TRYOUTS for…    Waynesville Junior High and High School Squads Including Football, Basketball, and Competition   Cheerleading tryouts for the 2019-20 school year will be held March 26-28, 2019.  Parents of any

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WHS Swim Team Caps The Season At State

Posted on: March 1, 2019

The Waynesville High School Swim Team caps off its amazing season at the OHSAA State Swimming and Diving meet in Canton, Ohio last weekend.  Junior Owen Conley led the Spartans with a pair of gold medals; one in the 200 Freestyle and the other in the 200

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HS Football Parent/Player Meeting for 2019-20

Posted on: March 1, 2019

  Football Player/Parent Meeting for all players entering grades 9-12 Date:  March 7th Time:  7 pm Location:  High School Agenda:  Introduction of coaching staff, calendar, fundraiser information, and other pertinent

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Boys Tennis Interest Meeting

Posted on: February 28, 2019
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Boys Basketball Win Wednesday Night

Posted on: February 28, 2019

Update:  2-28-2019


The Boys Basketball Team wins 49-44!

They will now advance to play in District Semi-Finals at 4:00pm on Saturday at Butler HS (Vandalia) vs. Stivers.

Pre-sale tickets will be on sale in the HS office through the end of the school day on Friday.

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Worth Sharing....

Posted on: February 28, 2019

At the girls tournament game this past Monday, many of our parent fans and supportive community fans traveled to Covington to watch not only the girls game at 8:30, but also the closely matched game beforehand.  This earlier game turned out to be

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Waynesville Baseball Softball Association Seeking Sponsors

Posted on: February 26, 2019

  The 2019 Waynesville Baseball Softball Association is seeking sponsorship.  We are looking to grow our sponsorships to reduce costs to the program so more children can afford to play in the WBSA. Below is a link to the sponsor package

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Junior Owen Conley Nominated for Athlete of the Week

Posted on: February 26, 2019

Junior Owen Conley Nominated for Athlete of the Week   Waynesville High School is proud to announce that we have a candidate for the MaxPreps Ohio High School Athleteof the Week Award....JUNIOR OWEN

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WHS Swimmers State Contest

Posted on: February 22, 2019

Results as of 2/22/2019: Owen Conley is seated first in the 200 Free and 200 IM for finals tonight.  Will Kelley finished 19th in his 100 Free.  Audrey Conley is seated 2nd in the 500 Free and 11th in the 200 Free for finals tonight The girls

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Winter Sports Awards Ceremony

Posted on: February 21, 2019

  Waynesville Middle School Winter Sports Ceremony The Waynesville Middle School Winter Sports Ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, February 28th at 7 pm in the Middle School Gymnasium.  All winter teams will meet in the gymnasium to hear brief

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Girls Spring Softball Important Information

Posted on: February 14, 2019

  HS Softball Tryouts & Mandatory Parent Meeting  Tryouts:Monday-Friday February 18th-22nd3-4PM in the Block House4-6PM in the MS Gym  Mandatory Parent MeetingWednesday, February 20th at 6PM in the Spartan Room   Interested in

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Catch the National Cheerleading Video Here!!!

Posted on: February 11, 2019


The Waynesville High School Cheerleading Program

wishes to extend a huge thank youfor all of the community support.  

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Lady Spartans Come out on TOP

Posted on: February 9, 2019


A big weekend for Waynesville Athletics as the Lady Spartans basketball team earns their place as SWBL CHAMPS!!!



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Baseball Pre-Season Meeting

Posted on: February 6, 2019


The Waynesville High School Baseball team will be holding its preseason meeting February 6th at 7:00pm in the Spartan Room.

All interested players and their parents should be in attendance.



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Girls Basketball UPDATE

Posted on: January 29, 2019

Update:  1-29-2019   Tim Gabbard is in his 39th season coaching the Waynesville High School girls basketball team. Key members of the unbeaten Spartans are, front (left) Hannah Gill, Carli Brown, Gabbard, Kenzie Purkey and Leah Butterbaugh. Back

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Boys Basketball Spartan UPDATE

Posted on: January 29, 2019

Update:  1-29-2019 Boys Basketball Update VARSITY: The Spartan have split their last two league games, losing to Northridge 73-45 and defeating Milton-Union 59-42.  The Spartans were led in the Northridge game by Ryan Papanek with 12 points. 

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Boys Basketball Partners with Shoes4theShoeless

Posted on: January 28, 2019

Shoes4theShoeless Partnership The boys basketball program has partnered with Shoes4theShoeless, which is a nonprofit organization in the Miami Valley that provides brand new socks and shoes for under privileged children.  Please visit their website and

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Military Appreciation Night

Posted on: January 18, 2019

On Friday, January 18th, 2019, Wayne Local Schools will honor all military with a Military Appreciation Night at the Friday night boys basketball games vs. Northridge.  All current, active, retired, and veterans will receive free admission to the

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