Top-ranked Badin expecting D-III regional semifinal challenge from Wapakoneta in schools’ first meeting

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Badin High School's Drew Vocke greets Carter Russo (1) at the end of a run Oct. 6, 2022, during a Greater Catholic League Coed Division football game against Dayton Chaminade Julienne at Hamilton's Virgil Schwarm Stadium. Badin won 28-21. RICK CASSANO/STAFF

HAMILTON — Badin High School’s football team approached this week with a business-as-usual attitude.

The Rams are expecting a stiff challenge from Wapakoneta on Friday night in a Division III, Region 12 semifinal at Trotwood-Madison, but that’s the mentality the Associated Press state poll champions have every week.

“Wearing the




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