Indians fourth in Sectional Wrestling

The Wauseon Indians wrestlers were fourth at the Division II sectional meet in Oak Harbor over the weekend.

            The Indians finished with 178.5 points. Toledo Central Catholic were the winners with 210 followed by Oak Harbor with 198.5 and Defiance with 180.

            Winning sectional titles for Wauseon were Sandro Ramirez at 126 lbs. Wade Hodges at 145 lbs. and Tre Campbell at 182 lbs.

            Other Wauseon finishers included Mauricio Barajas (3rd at 113 lbs.) Andrew Bailey (4th at 120 lbs.) Hunter Yackee (2nd at 132 lbs.) Derek Schuette (5th at 152 lbs.) and Tony Banister (4th at 195 lbs.).

Three teams share NWOAL title

Archbold Blue Streaks

Swanton Bulldogs

Wauseon Indians

NWOAL swimmers perform well at Division II State meet

Ashleigh Franks of Bryan and Kasey Darnell of Wauseon were the last two NWOAL swimmers standing as they took to the blocks in the finals of the 100 freestyle and 500 freestyle.

            Franks swam to a 54.69 in the 100 freestyle to finish 8th in the B Finals and 16th oveall in the Division II race.

            Meanwhile, Darnell making a return appearance in the 500 freestyle,  swam to an 7th place in the B Finals and 15th overall with a time of 5:13.12.

            The Bryan foursome of Annika Shaffer, Courtney Rode, Jojo Rode and Ashleigh Franks finished 3rd in the B Final of the 200 freestyle relay during the competition. Their time of 1:39.95 was good for 10th place overall.

            In the 200 medley relay the Golden Bear team of Jojo Rode, Lauren Chaney, Ashleigh Franks and Annika Shaffer finished 12th in 1:52.89.                                   

            Congratulations to all the Golden Bear and Indians swimmers who qualified for the State Meet.

Wauseon Divers compete at state

Wauseon's Patience Bachman and Jordan Sloan have finished 18th and 19th in the 

State Diving competition.  Congratulations to them and their coach Tom Burkholder. 

Wauseon wrestlers capture league crown

2015 NWOAL wrestling champions

Liberty Center ties for league title in Bowling with Bryan

Liberty Center bowlers: 
Top row: Justin Hadley Tom McGriverly, Lane Alley, Finn Hahn, Bruce Engler 
Middle row: Hunter Upell, Max Metzger, Alec Miller Jacob Woessner, Seth Niner 
Bottom row: Elijah Griffin, Zac Metzger, Jason Hadley. 

Bryan Bowlers:

Front row: Cory Hemenway, Michael Baerlin, Trevor Przepiora
Back row: Coach D. Miller, Tycen Ogden, Dylan Meyer, Griffin Dean, Coach K. Miller

Bryan Girls grab NWOAL title

Bryan bowlers:
Front row: Danika Hickey
Back row: Coach D. Miller, Britni Saladin, Jordan Easley, Kora Ellis, Makenzy Huffman-Bowers, Kaitlyn Shutts, Coach K. Miller

Delta wins NWOAL title

2014-15 Delta Panthers (from left): Emily Clifton, Darian Elendt, Mary Miller, Ravyn Mitchell,
Brailee Green, Jessi Davis, ​coach Jon Mignin, coach Ryan Ripke, Jenni Davis, Brigan Wymer, Alexa Lauch Hayley Callahan,
Morgan Mattimore, Maddie Mattimore.  Managers: (from left): Brooklyn Green, Reagan Rouleau, Braelyn Wymer, Mariah Mattimore, Brooklyn Wymer.

Wymer takes record

The NWOAL has a new all-time scorer in basketball. With her 1675 points, Brigan Wymer of Delta has surpassed Evergreen's Lauren Langenderfer's 1651 points and Archbold's Gene Goering's 1612 points to become the most prolific scorer in the history of NWOAL basketball. Congratulations Brigan! picture supplied by the Fulton County Expositor

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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.


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  • 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