Attention all Track Throwers

Do you have a love for the Shot Put and Discus?  The 9th annual Throws clinic will be held Sunday, April 12th from 9:30 to 4:30 at Genoa High School.  All throwers are welcome to "sign up" for this day of training and learning. If you are interested contact Mike Pendleton at 419-382-3803 (days) or 567-201-9638 (evenings).

Trio of players make All-Ohio in Division III

Brigan Wymer is a third team All-Ohioan in Division III. Delta's Wymer is a 5-8, sr., and averaged 22.4 points per game this season. Joining her on the Honorable Mention list is Junior Haili Mossing of Evergreen and Cassidy Williams of Archbold. Congratulations to the three players for this great honor.

Wauseon's Koenig All-Ohio in Division II

Wauseon's Natalie Koenig has been given All-Ohio honors in Division II girls basketball.

Koenig was named to the special mention team for her exploits this season that saw her average

18.4 points per game. 

Wauseon footballers honored

Six Wauseon football seniors were honored at the National Football Foundation Banquet Monday evening for their excellence on the field and in the classroom.  Jacob Newlove, Joshua Kauffman, Noah Castle, Anthony Werder, Caleb Andrews, and Zac Robinson.

NWOAL preseason Baseball poll released

The baseball coaches of the NWOAL conducted a preseason baseball poll ranking the predicted finish order of the nine teams. Below is the ranking with first place votes in parenthesis and total points behind.
1) Bryan (5) 77
2) Wauseon (4) 76
3) Swanton 57
4) Archbold 55
5) Pat. Henry 44
6) Evergreen 30
7) Delta 28
8) Lib. Center 20
9) Montpelier 18

Panthers 2nd in D3, Indians 5th in D2

The State Wrestling Tournament has come to an end. 

The Delta Panthers finished 2nd in Division III with 150.5 points while

The Wauseon Indians finished 5th in Division II with 53.0 points.

Division III wrestling (Championship matches)
First Place Final
106: Drew Mattin, Delta maj. dec. Shane Johnston, Massillon Tuslaw 14-1
  120: Jake Spiess, Delta pin Damian Short, Archbold 5:09
  138: David Carr, Day. Christian dec. Dustin Marteney, Delta 7-3
  160: Dakota Mays, Nelsonville-York dec. Jesse Beverly, Delta 14-10
  285: Chance Veller, Delta dec. Seth Bloor, Wellsville 5-3

Congratulations to all NWOAL wrestlers for a very successful weekend.

Patchin fourth for Delta

Division III wrestling (Third place finals)
170: Zach Sullivan, New Paris National Trail dec. Ryan Patchin, Delta 8-2

(Fifth place finals)
220: Cameron Conaway, Greenwich S. Central dec. Devon Richard, Delta 4-2

(Seventh place finals)
120: Louis DeMarco, Gates Mills Hawken dec. Chase Moore, Swanton 5-4
126: Logan Kissell, Garrettsville Garfield dec. JD Reisinger, Swanton 6-2
182: Mark Francis, Delta dec. John Kelbly, Smithville 9-3
285: Brandon Bennett, Hamler Patrick Henry maj. dec. Ben Ferguson, Casstown Miami Eas 10-0

Thirds for Wauseon's Hodges, Campbell, Ramirez

Division II wrestling (Third place finals)
126: Sandro Ramirez, Wauseon dec. Cory Simpson, Mogadore Field 4-3
145: Wade Hodges, Wauseon dec. Andy Dobben, Cuy. Falls CVCA 2-1
182: Tre Campbell, Wauseon pin Hayden Bronne, St. Paris Graham Local 1:20

More Wrestling Div. II

Division II wrestling (Championship semifinals)
Kyle Kaminski, Parma Padua Franciscan dec. Wade Hodges, Wauseon 4-2SV

Division II wrestling (Consolation quarterfinals)
126: Sandro Ramirez, Wauseon dec. John Chell, Akron St. Vin.-St. Mary 2-0
182: Tre Campbell, Wauseon dec. Jordan Radich, Warren Howland 3-0
195: Josh Barber, Lisbon Beaver dec. Tony Banister, Wauseon 4-3

More Wrestling Div. III

Division III wrestling (Championship Semifinals)
106: Drew Mattin, Delta dec. Ronnie Pietro, Day. Christian 7-2
120: Jake Spiess, Delta dec. Tanner Smith, Mechanicsburg 4-2
120: Damian Short, Archbold dec. George Clemens, Haviland Wayne Trace 9-6
138: Dustin Marteney, Delta dec. Cody Ohnmeiss, Troy Christian 5-2
160: Jesse Beverly, Delta maj. dec. Riley Tercha, Tontogany Otsego 13-0
170: James Handwerk, Rocky River Lutheran W. dec. Ryan Patchin, Delta 5-3
285: Chance Veller, Delta pin Kelly Barthalow, W. Lafayette Ridgewood 1:08

Division III wrestling (Consolation quarterfinals)
120: Aric Peters, Bethel-Tate pin Chase Moore, Swanton 4:38
126: Seth Hayes, Rootstown pin JD Reisinger, Swanton 3:37
182: Ben Miller, Covington dec. Mark Francis, Delta 8-4
220: Devon Richard, Delta dec. Collin Kelly, Mogadore 4-3
285: Isaac Sexton, Van Buren dec. Brandon Bennett, Hamler Patrick Henry 3-2

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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. 

Please feel free to contact us

  • Commissioner: Ken D. BaumgartnerWauseon
  • Assistant Commissioner: William Steck, Delta
  • Secretary-Treasurer: Theresa Kuszmaul, Bryan
  • Publicist: Bill Bray, Wauseon
  • President: Bryan Skrzyniecki, Liberty Center High School Principal
  • Presiding Athletic Director: Pat Leupp, Liberty Center High School
  • Vice-President: Su Thorp, Montpelier High School Principal