(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.