Horseshoe winners crowned


Staff Report



Jim Figy, right, presents the Fulton County Traveling Championship Trophy named in his honor to Bill Osterhout. Figy is one of the original organizers of what was originally called the Wauseon Horseshoe Club, starting in 1958. This trophy is awarded each year in honor of Jim and his contributions to the game of horseshoes.

Jim Figy, right, presents the Fulton County Traveling Championship Trophy named in his honor to Bill Osterhout. Figy is one of the original organizers of what was originally called the Wauseon Horseshoe Club, starting in 1958. This trophy is awarded each year in honor of Jim and his contributions to the game of horseshoes.


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Fulton County Fair Horseshoe Competition winners and runners-up. From left: Jordan Kopietz of Wauseon, Class B winner; Kevin Bell of Wauseon, Class B runner-up; Scott Johnson of Delta, Class A runner-up; Bill Osterhout of Wauseon, Class A winner.


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Junior Fair Day Horseshoe Competition winners. From left: Miles Colon (first), Dakota Blosser (runner-up), Morgan Blosser (third).


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The Fulton County Horseshoe Club crowned several winners over the Labor Day weekend and during the fair earlier this month.

Winning the Jim Figy Fulton County Traveling Championship Trophy was Bill Osterhout of Wauseon. He won five of six matches consisting of 50 shoes per game.

Second place was Jordan Kopietz, Kevin Bell came in third, and Ron Kopietz fourth.

The competition for the fair was held Saturday, Sept. 1. Winning in Class A was Osterhout, while Scott Johnson of Delta came in second. In Class B, Jordan Kopietz of Wauseon took first with Bell, also of Wauseon, coming in second.

The Labor Day Open was held Sept. 3.

Tom Hosler was first in Class A, Marv Wampler took second, Clip Connin third, Jim McQuillen fourth, Ken Reese fifth and Dwight Freeman sixth. Osterhout won in Class B, John Hesser was second, Rachel Allen third, Mark Nevelle fourth, Scott Lovens fifth and Ron Kopietz II sixth.

In Class C John Winzeler was first, Jim Ruder took second, Steve Myers third, Martha Tanner fourth, Ron Kopietz III fifth and Terry Tanner sixth.

Ray Adkins took home the top prize in Class D, Jordan Kopietz finished second, Jason Goodman third, Larry Rodriguez fourth, Greg Gonzales fifth and Chad Rodriguez sixth.

In the Junior Fair Day Horseshoe Competition (age 9-17), Miles Colon placed first. Dakota Blosser took second and Morgan Blosser third.

Jim Figy, right, presents the Fulton County Traveling Championship Trophy named in his honor to Bill Osterhout. Figy is one of the original organizers of what was originally called the Wauseon Horseshoe Club, starting in 1958. This trophy is awarded each year in honor of Jim and his contributions to the game of horseshoes.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2018/09/web1_Figy-presents-Osterhout.jpgJim Figy, right, presents the Fulton County Traveling Championship Trophy named in his honor to Bill Osterhout. Figy is one of the original organizers of what was originally called the Wauseon Horseshoe Club, starting in 1958. This trophy is awarded each year in honor of Jim and his contributions to the game of horseshoes. Photo submitted

Fulton County Fair Horseshoe Competition winners and runners-up. From left: Jordan Kopietz of Wauseon, Class B winner; Kevin Bell of Wauseon, Class B runner-up; Scott Johnson of Delta, Class A runner-up; Bill Osterhout of Wauseon, Class A winner.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2018/09/web1_Fair-Competition.jpgFulton County Fair Horseshoe Competition winners and runners-up. From left: Jordan Kopietz of Wauseon, Class B winner; Kevin Bell of Wauseon, Class B runner-up; Scott Johnson of Delta, Class A runner-up; Bill Osterhout of Wauseon, Class A winner. Photo submitted

Junior Fair Day Horseshoe Competition winners. From left: Miles Colon (first), Dakota Blosser (runner-up), Morgan Blosser (third).
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2018/09/web1_Jr.-Fair-winners.jpegJunior Fair Day Horseshoe Competition winners. From left: Miles Colon (first), Dakota Blosser (runner-up), Morgan Blosser (third). Photo submitted

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