Wyrick named Southwest District Coach of the Year

VANDALIA — Butler High School boys basketball coach DJ Wyrick has been named the Southwest District Coach of the Year. The honor was voted on by a media panel from across the district.

Knick competes at state wrestling tourney

COLUMBUS — Sophomore Andrew Knick’s second appearance in the state wrestling tournament proved to be difficult.

Knight earns All-Southwest District honors

VANDALIA — Butler girls basketball standout Willow Knight has earned All-Southwest District recognition. Knight, a senior guard, received honorable mention after averaging 12.4 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game for the Aviators. During her senior season, Butler was 15-9 overall and placed second in the GWOC North with an 11-4 record. The Aviators also won their first post-season game since 2013 with a 49-45 win over Edgewood.

Hoops, Edgell win state title

KENTON — The last two weekends have brought success for Butler students Hayden Edgell and Kelsi Hoops at renowned powerlifting competitions.

Sacks wins state bowling title

COLUMBUS — Butler Aviator Drew Sacks used a three-game series of 690 (265-211-214) to become the Division I boys individual state champion on Friday. Earning the state runner-up award was Bellefontaine senior Daniel Weikart, who finished with a 679 (236-210-233).

Butler celebrates winter sports

VANDALIA — The Butler Aviators capped off perhaps its best winter sports season in school history last week with Drew Sacks winning the school’s first individual champion in bowling.

Wayne beats Princeton in regional semifinal

CINCINNATI — A shorthanded Princeton Vikings team gave Wayne all it could handle, but in the end, fell to the Warriors by a score of 56-49.

Wayne advances to regional semifinal

DAYTON — The Wayne Warriors opened their District final contest at UD Arena against the Oak Hills Highlanders at a blistering pace and cruised to a 68-54 win to advance to the regional semifinals.

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By Josh Brown