Updated through Winter 2016


SVSM defeats Wauseon for State Title

St. Vincent St.Mary's won their record setting seventh Division II State title with a 45-30 win over the Wauseon Indians. Congratulatiions to coach Chad Burt and his team for a terrific 27-2 season.  The 27 win total breaks the school record set 23 years ago when the Indians were runner up at the 1994 State Tournament. (Pictured: Austin Rotroff led the Indians with 18 points. Photo by Bill Bray/The Village Reporter)


Wauseon Advances to D2 State Finals

Below is the link for all the stats from the Wauseon State semifinal win from Thursday. Austin Rotroff is shown collecting one of his three dunks during the 42-35 win. (David Bliss/The Village Reporter)  

State semifinal statistics.

Archbold Falls in D3 State Semifinal


Below is the link for all the stats from the Archbold State semifinal 68-43 loss from Friday. Congratulations to Coach Doug Krauss and the Blue Streaks for a great tournament run.

DIVISION III State Semifinal Game Statistics

Rotroff, Oakes Second Team ALL-OHIO

The 2016-17 All-Ohio Basketball announcement released today included representative of the NWOAL. In Division II, Austin Rotroff, the 6-9 junior who is accompanying his fellow Wauseon Indians team mates to the State Tournament, was named to the Second Team.  Rotroff's team mate senior Carter Bzovi was named to the Honorable Mention list.  

In Division III Swanton's senior Gunnar Oakes was named to the second team while Archbold's Bryce Williams who will lead his Archbold Bluestreaks to the State Tournament was named to the Special Mention kist.  Congratulatons to these four outstanding basketball players. 

State Tournament Schedule

Division II

No. 8 Wauseon (26-1) vs. Cols. Eastmoor Academy (22-6), Thursday at 10:45 a.m.

No. 11 Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (23-5) vs. No. 2 Trotwood-Madison (25-2), Thursday at 2:00 p.m.

State Final: Saturday at 10:45 a.m.

Division III

No. 8 Cle. Villa Angela-St. Joseph (21-6) vs. No. 4 Proctorville Fairland (25-1), Friday at 10:45 a.m.

No. 10 Cin. Roger Bacon (24-4) vs. Archbold (22-5), Friday at 2:00 p.m.

State Final: Saturday at 5:15 p.m.

Indians, Streaks STATE BOUND

The Wauseon Indians have advanced to the D2 State FINAL FOUR with their 54-45 overtime win over Elida. The Archbold Bluestreaks are joining their NWOAL rival as they also advanced to the D3 State FINAL FOUR with their 48-24 win over Marion Local (Austin Rotroff led Wauseon with 24 points while Bryce Wililams scored 20 points to lead Archbold (Photos by Bill Bray/The Village Reporter).

Indians Pummle Sandusky 54-33

The Wauseon Indians win their 25th game of the season with a regional semifinal domination of the Sandusky Blue Streaks 54-33. Next up the Elida Bulldogs (17-9) back at Savage Arena Saturday at 2pm. The winner punches a ticket to the FINAL FOUR and a trip to the Schottenstein Center. (Photo by David Bliss).

Streaks advance to Regional finals

The Archbold Bluestreaks moved on to the D3 Regional final over Cardinal Stritch. Archbold will take on Marion Local in Saturday's Regional final! Good Luck to coach Doug Krauss and the 21-5 Streaks! (Photo by Max Householder/Fulton County Expositor

REPP Named 1st Team All-Ohio

First Team:

Grayson Rose, Garrettsville Garfield, 6-foot-2, senior, 19.5 points per game; Gabby Burris, Baltimore Liberty Union, 5-10, sr., 24.2; Bridgette Rettstatt, Worthington Christian, 6-0, sr., 23.4; Audrey Tingle, West Lafayette Ridgewood, 5-5, sr., 19.0; Taylor Richards, Doylestown Chippewa, 6-0, sr., 13.5; Naz Hillmon, Gates Mills Gilmour Academy, 6-2, jr., 15.8; Kierstyn Repp, Archbold, 5-10, sr., 15.5; Paige Bellman, Columbus Grove, 6-0, jr., 17.3; Leah Richardson, Albany Alexander, 5-9, sr., 17.2; Ella Skeens, Chillicothe Southeastern, 5-11, jr., 22.8; Ravin Alexander, Cincinnati Summit Country Day, 5-5, jr., 10.5.

Senior Kierstyn Repp of Archbold.

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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. 

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  • Commissioner: Ken D. Baumgartner, Wauseon
  • Assistant Commissioner: William Steck, Delta
  • Secretary-Treasurer: Theresa Kuszmaul, Bryan
  • Publicist: Bill Bray, Wauseon