Austin Luce of Swanton shot an 81 to capture medalist honors at the Bulldog Invitational at Valleywood Golf Club. Swanton finished third as a team. (Photo by Bill O'Connell THE VILLAGE REPORTER.)
2017 Defiance Invite Champions.
The Archbold Blue Streaks started the season off right with the victory in Defiance. (left to right:) Mitchell Grosjean, Brandon Miller, coach Mike Rosebrook, Kade Kern, Kreighton Sims, and Trevor Rupp
Evergreen traveled to Hilltop for their first test with the Cadets. (Photo by Bill Bray) The complete football scrimmage schedules for all eight teams can be found under the fall sports tab to football above.
At the annual NWOAL preseason football meeting last evening the Liberty Center Tigers were tabbed as the team to beat by the eight league coaches. Pictured is Liberty Center's Casey Mohler who takes over the reigns from 32 year veteran coach Rex Lingruen.
1. Liberty Center 46 points (5 first place votes)
2. Wauseon 41 points
3. Patrick Henry
All schedules have been added under the appropriate tab above for fall sports 2017.
All the track and field state placers can be viewed by clicking on the "spring sports" tab to "track and field".
Updates to NWOAL.org will continue in August as we look forward to fall sports. Enjoy your summer!!
Please follow this link for the schedule of events for the State Track and Field meet later this week at the Jesse Owens Track on the campus of Ohio State University.
Wauseon's 4x800 meter boys relay team along with Parker Harris of Bryan and Gunnar Oakes of Swanton will represent the NWOAL in the Division II State Track and Field meet. The relay team of Aaron Beck, Owen Newlove, Michael Cheezan and Kyle Vernot finished third at the Regional meet with a time of 8:18.04. Harris was a third place qualifier in the Pole Vault with a clearance of 13'2". Oakes qualified with a third place finish in the High Jump with a leap of 6'3".
Congratulations to Toby Walker of Archbold for being tabbed the "Player of the Year" in the NWOAL baseball voting and to coach Dick Selgo of Archbold for being named "Coach of the Year". A complete list of All-Leauge recipients can be found at www.nwoal.org under the "Athlete Recognition" tab.
The Montpelier Board of Education and the NWOAL Principals Membership Announcement:
Montpelier will be joining the TAAC for football, the BBC for other sports, and remain in the NWOAL for wrestling. Montpelier will remain in NWOAL football in 2014 and the other sports through the 2015-16 school year (will continue in NWOAL wrestling). Montpelier has been a charter member of the NWOAL since 1926. Montpelier also was a founding member of the Buckeye Border Conference (BBC) in 1967.
The NWOAL is commonly known as the oldest league in the state of Ohio. We have hosted competitions in football, boys basketball and track and field since the 1926-27 school year.
This site is intended to serve our member schools and communities as a source of information for our student athletes. Initially, we will provide school websites, atheltic websites and schedules, league schedules and standings, and recognition of our accomplishments. We will provide links that are commonly used for NWOAL recognition. It is our goal to provide a history of league records from 1926.
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