Media Award Nomintations

The Media Award is awarded to media members in each of the six athletic districts across the state. The media awards are presented to say thank you for your contributions to and coverage of high school athletics, and to also say thank you for “Respecting the Game” by upholding the standards of sportsmanship, ethics and integrity.

The Board is accepting nomination of individuals who have made noticeable contributions (in the area of athletics) using print and electronic media to promote the young people within the schools of jurisdiction of the Northwest District Athletic Board. Please see the nomination form located at the link on the left. Applications are due by March 1st. For questions contact Kevin Calver, NWDAB Secretary at kcalver@nwdab.org.

Mac Morrison Award Nomintations

The Mac Morrison Award is an annual recognition of individuals who have made noticeable contributions in the field of athletics to young people within the Northwest District member schools. The 2015 nomination form with nomination information has been posted and is available from the menu on the left.  Please note that the deadline for nomination is March 1st.  If you have questions please contact Kevin Calver, NWDAB Secretary at kcalver@nwdab.org.

Congratulations to Delta – DIII Dual Team Wrestling Champs!

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Winter Sports Update

Swim & Dive school assignments have been posted on the 2015 Swim & Dive page.  Sectional and District information links are also located on that page and contain information for coaches and spectators.

The Northwest District Athletic Board has posted all basketball sites and team placements for the 2015 OHSAA Girls’ Basketball Tournaments.   Throughout each sport season, including basketball, we review our tournament format and have discussions on how to improve the experience for student-athletes.  This upcoming 2015 boys’/girls’ basketball season, we will be making a change using a concept called the “District Seeding Format”. This new format will consist of the sectional sites from the previous year advancing to the same district site (there have been a couple of changes in some sectional and district sites).  However, all teams from both sectionals that lead into the district will be seeded (Ex. 1-12) and the coach may select which of the two sectional sites they would like to be assigned to. The team with the #1 seed will select first and then the #2 seeded team (which will go to the opposite Sectional bracket) will select next and then the rest of the teams (Ex. 3-12) will follow until all teams have been placed on either of the two Sectional brackets.  We will follow up this news brief with more specific guidelines once we post all basketball sites and team placements.

We will continue to use all neutral sites for sectional and district play for the 2015 Boys’/Girls’ OHSAA Basketball Tournament.

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Congratulations to Northwest District Schools – Fall Sports State Champions.
For full State Tournament results, refer to the Brackets / Results / News links.

DIII Volleyball – Huron

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DIII Boys Soccer – Mansfield Christian

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DIII Football – Toledo Central Catholic

DVI Football – Minster

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DVII Football – Maria Stein Marion Local

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DV Football – Coldwater

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2013 – 14 NWDAB Scholarship Recipients

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OHSAA Recipients

Derek Drewes * Tinora HS * Spirit of Sport Award

Kristen Dammeyer * St. Mary’s Memorial HS

Jason Brunswick * Marion Local HS

Julie Adelsperger * Mohawk HS

Carly Truckor * Evergreen HS

Michelle Maag * Ottawa-Glandorf HS

Conner Varner * Stryker HS

Matt Bahr * Kenton HS

Brenna Dee * McComb

Northwest District – Class A

Amber Gerdeman * Leipsic – Dick Krauss recipient

Paige Ordway * Continental HS

Michelle Peeples * Edon HS

Taylor Mangas * Ottoville HS

Thaddeus Woodward * Maumee Country Valley Day

Megan Maag * Pandora-Gilboa HS

Jess Gross * Norwalk St Paul

Northwest District – Class AA

Krista Leupp * Archbold Hs

Zach Garver * Liberty Benton HS

Mitch Schoenherr * Coldwater HS

Clara Wuebker * Marion Local HS

Jason Willman * Seneca East HS

Cameron Etzler * Crestview (convoy) HS

Sa`ed Al-Olimat * Ada HS

Northwest District – Class AAA

Derek Gray * Clyde HS

Tyus Temple * Celina HS

Jacob LaPoint * Whitmer HS

Amanda Clay * Van Wert HS

Audrey Brandon * Bath HS

Manickam Manickam * Perkins HS

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Congratulations to 2014 Mac Morrison Lifetime Service Recipients

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In an attempt to recognize various individuals who have made noticeable contributions (in the area of athletics) to young people within the schools of jurisdiction of the Northwest District Athletic Board, said Board wishes to congratulation the following 2014 recipients of the Mac Morrison Lifetime Service award, Bob Polachek, Nancy Otto, Jim Siclair, Nila McCullough, Ernie McCullough, Ted Miller, and Jeff Loehrke

Congratulations to 2014 Media Award Winners

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Jon Spencer Mansfield, News Journal

Mark Miller, WOSN TV 44 Lima

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NWDAB Welcome-

Welcome to the Northwest District Board webpage. You will find tournament information with the links on the left hand column. Find parent and coach information that has been provided by managers on the Parent Fan Coach link. Tournament Manager, Site Locations and School Assignments are on the left under the sport and division links. For questions or suggestions please contact our Webmaster.


Northwest District Athletic Board

The Northwest District Athletic Board (NWDAB) promotes the purposes of the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA). The NWDAB assists the OHSAA with organizing and conducting interscholastic athletic tournaments throughout Northwest Ohio.  The NWDAB consists of nine (9) members.  The members are classified as AAA (2), AA (2), A (2), with AAA being big schools and A being small schools.  There is also an ethnic minority representative, a female representative and a junior high representative.   The OHSAA also employs a secretary and a treasurer, on a part time basis, to work with the NWDAB. The NWDAB members are voted upon by member schools in Northwest Ohio. For information on Northwest District Athletic policies, procedures and tournament information refer to the Board Member link on the left for contact information.