Updated through Spring '18



Liberty Center's former football coach, Rex Lingruen, will be entering the Ohio High School Football Coaches Hall of Fame Friday in Columbus.  Congratulations Coach Lingruen!!!

Bryan wins All-Sports Trophies

With the conclusion of the 2017-18 NWOAL spring sports season, Bryan has won the both the girls and boys all-sports championships.

Final boys standings: Bryan 55, Wauseon 54, Archbold 53.5, Liberty Center 40.5, Swanton 38, Delta 31.5, Evergreen 24.5 and Patrick Henry 23.

NWOAL boys fall team champions include Archbold (football, golf and soccer) and Liberty Center (cross country). Winter champions include Wauseon (wrestling and basketball) and Bryan (bowling). Spring team champions include Bryan (baseball) and Wauseon (track).

Final girls standings: Bryan 44, Wauseon 39, Archbold 34, Liberty Center 33.5, Swanton 30, Delta 24.5, Evergreen 21 and Patrick Henry 21.

NWOAL girls fall team champions include Archbold (cross country and soccer) and Swanton (volleyball). Winter champions include Delta (basketball) and Bryan (bowling). Spring team champions include Wauseon (softball) and Liberty Center (track).

35 Qualify for State Track and Field

Best of luck to the 35 NWOAL competitors who will be the the State's biggest stage this weekend in Columbus. For a complete list click the following link. http://nwoal.org/track-and-field

Archbold bowes out of Tourney

Results from Thursday, May 24



Columbus Academy 4, Archbold 3

Congratulations to the Bluestreaks on an outstanding season!

Division II Regional Starts Today

Track and Field athletes in Division II begin their quest for a state berth today at Piqua High School. Below is the link for the schedule of events. 


Regional Track and Field starts today

Regional Track and Field in Division III kicks off today in Tiffin for some of the NWOAL teams. Click on the link below to see the schedule of events.


State Tennis set for Friday

The 2018 Boys Tennis State Tournament takes place Friday and Saturday in Mason, Ohio at the Lindner Family Tennis Center. Representing the NWOAL in the tournament will be Bryan’s doubles team of Isaac Bowers and Logan King and Archbold’s doubles team of Luke McQuade and Erik Short. Best of luck to the foursome!! Below is the link to the bracket for the doubles action.


All League Softball Selections Announced

The 2018 All-League Softball teams is announced with Wauseon’s Juli Spadafore and her coach Jen Croninger being tabbed as Player and Coach of the Year.  The remainder of the selections can be viewed at nwoal.org by clicking on the “Athlete Recognition” tab.  Congratulations to all recipients. 

All-League Baseball Announced

Congratulation to Bryan’s Nate Miller for being selected as the Player of the Year. His coach, Jeff Inselmann joins Miller as the Coach of the Year. The remainder of the list can be viewed by clicking on the Athlete Recognition tab at the left.. Congratulations to all recipients.

Tracksters send 93 to Regionals

A total of 93 NWOAL Track and Field athletes advanced to this weeks Regional meets. Liberty Center led the way with 25 followed by Archboldwith 16. A complete list can be viewed under the spring sports tab above. Best of luck to all the competitors.

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