Erin Kaufman scored a career high 24 points to help keep Ottawa Glandorf unbeaten in the Western Buckeye League with a 53-40 victory over Van Wert on Thursday night.
Size, length and athleticism won out for the Lady Knights in a 58-40 victory over cross-county rival Van Wert on Monday night.
Tonight's JV / varsity boys basketball against St. Marys has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 8.
A parade of threes and a suffocating defensive attack for St. Marys turned a WBL showdown into a 78-43 rout victory over Van Wert on Thursday night.
The Van Wert bowling teams split a match against Ottawa-Glandorf on Thursday.
Anthony Adams will again serve as president of the Van Wert City Schools Board of Education.
Sofi Houg poured in 37 points to break the Van Wert all-time single-game scoring record in leading the Cougars past Paulding 74-58 on Tuesday evening.
Van Wert High School Theatre Department is excited to announce our 2022 spring musical production.
Less than 24 hours after both teams were locked in on their respective Friday night conference battles, Marion Local and Van Wert met up in a knock down, drag out Saturday night showdown.
That turned out to be the winning formula in Van Wert's 45-33 WBL victory over Wapakoneta on Friday.
On Thursday night in the Den, the Lady Cougars picked up where they left off last week with a 39-35 victory over Wapakoneta.
The public is invited to join us this week as we celebrate Allie (Clifton) Kalsow, a Van Wert High School alumna, for her various accomplishments as a VWHS student-athlete.
It didn’t take much time for the Cougars to get going on Thursday night at the Den, and once they started they couldn’t be stopped.
A stout defensive performance and an equally impressive game on the offensive end from Kyra Welch turned out to be all the Lady Cougars needed to run away with a 60-40 non conference victory over Lincolnview on Thursday night.
The Lady Cougars dropped a non conference game on the road to Delphos Jefferson 47-31 on Tuesday night.
A strong push in the fourth quarter wasn't quite enough for Van Wert in a 57-51 loss to Columbus Grove on Monday night.
On Monday at Olympic Lanes, the Van Wert bowling teams split a match with St. Marys.
After playing two games last weekend that were decided by a combined total of four points, Van Wert knocked-off Ottoville 59-54 in non-league play on Tuesday night.
A 24-point performance from Sofi Houg propelled the Lady Cougars to a 56-26 win over Delphos St. John's on Monday night.
Christmas may have come a bit early for the Van Wert Cougars.
Down 35-18 at halftime, the Van Wert boys basketball team had Wayne Trace right where it wanted Saturday night at the Cougars’ Den.
The Van Wert High School boys and girls swimming teams hosted Ada High School and Elida High school in a double-dual meet on Thursday.
Van Wert’s home opener went right down to the wire but the Cougars came up just short, falling to Defiance 46-43 on Friday night
In their third straight game decided by five points of less, the Lady Cougars picked up their third straight win.
Van Wert City Schools Board of Education met Wednesday at First Federal Lecture Hall of the Niswonger Performing Arts Center and approved resolutions necessary for the Eggerss Stadium project.
Host Van Wert scored the first six points of the fourth quarter and held off a late Wayne Trace rally to post a 34-32 win over the Raiders in girls basketball non-league action at the Cougars Den Tuesday evening.
The Van Wert golf team recently held their banquet at Willow Bend Country Club to celebrate their season.
A Saturday night defensive battle between Van Wert and Kalida came down to the last four minutes, the Cougars winning those minutes 9-0 to pull out a 37-32 win.
From start to finish the Cougars looked strong across the board in their 55-39 WBL opening win over Celina on Friday night.
The Lady Cougars notched their first WBL victory of the season on Thursday night in a 49-32 win over Celina.
Van Wert High School senior Mariana Ickes recently signed her letter of intent to continue her academic and athletic career with Bluffton University next fall.
With both teams looking to get back into the win column on Tuesday night at Spencerville High School, it was the Bearcats who came out on top over Van Wert despite a third quarter run for a 42-41 win.
The Lima Central Catholic and Van Wert basketball teams have both had limited practice time because of long football playoff runs, so Saturday afternoon’s game didn’t look to be pretty.
In the WBL opener for both teams, the reigning conference champion Bath Wildkittens continued their winning ways with a 46-35 victory over Van Wert on Thursday night.
Recently I visited Eggerss Stadium on a crisp and breezy fall day.
Marion Local controlled the first and third quarters and the Flyers handed Van Wert a 53-40 loss on Tuesday night.
Due to the Cougar football team’s recent playoff success, the 2021-2022 boys basketball schedule has been adjusted.
Just as they did in their opener two seasons ago, the Lady Cougars pulled out a down to the wire victory over Ottoville on Saturday night.
It’s a high-stakes football game between a pair of 12-1 teams, with the winner moving on to the Division IV state semifinals.
Van Wert City Schools will be in the black for the next five years, according to the latest financial forecast.
I’ve lived in Van Wert for more than 40 years and cannot imagine the city without Eggerss Stadium.
The Van Wert Volleyball team held their annual awards banquet on Sunday, November 7.
Season tickets for the 2021-2022 boys varsity basketball season will be available starting Monday, November 8.
Van Wert City Schools recently wrapped up its 2021-2022 United Way Campaign.
Mudbowl 2021. This could be used to describe the playoff game between Van Wert and Rossford this past Friday at Eggerss stadium.
The Van Wert City Schools Board of Education heard two presentations during its October meeting on Wednesday.
Traditions: the passing of customs or beliefs from generation to generation. All over America, one thing unites us in the late summer and early fall: high school football on Friday nights.
Through several grants and generous donations, Van Wert City Schools is pleased to have a total of 33 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) on-site throughout its four campuses.
It’s pretty easy to name things that go together. Peanut butter and jelly. Arts and crafts. Love and marriage.
Voters in the Van Wert City School District can expect to see a May 2022 ballot issue to renovate and improve Eggerss Stadium.
Van Wert City Schools is announcing changes to its alert system. In order to receive alerts about district announcements and school delays and cancellations, individuals must sign up at https://www.vwcs.net/Content2/alerts-sign-up.
Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year! The Board of Education, the building principals, and I look forward to returning to a much more “normal” educational experience for students and employees as we begin the 2021-2022 school year.