(2-19-21) Swanton heard a presentation on plans at the most recent Board of Education meeting on possibly leaving the Northwest Ohio Athletic League (NWOAL).
Presentation at Swanton Schools Board Of Education – 2-17-21 – A New Athletic League…A Brighter Future
According to the presentation the new league being discussed would include six full-time members and one football only member from three different conferences. –
- Swanton – NWOAL
- Delta – NWOAL
- Evergreen – NWOAL
- Ottawa Hills – Toledo Area Athletic Conference
- Northwood – Toledo Area Athletic Conference
- Montpelier – Buckeye Border Conference
- Edon (Football only) – Buckeye Border Conference
Two main issues were discussed in the prsentation –
Success factor –
Declining enrollment –
Northwest Ohio is presently a ‘hotbed’ for possible conference changes, involving the Northern Lakes League and the Three Rivers Athletic Conference. The NLL hopes to add 8 new members, while 10 TRAC schools will look to apply for those spots.