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Official Athletic Website

Address: 201 W. Cross St., Columbus Grove, OH 45830
Principal: Brian Best | Office Phone: 419-659-2156
Athletic Director: Terry Schnipke | Office Phone: 419-659-4331 | Email

Map to Columbus Grove Schools

Team Schedules

Columbus Grove NWC Championships

Baseball (7): 06, 90, 89, 88, 84, 82, 81
Boys Basketball (6): 19, 11, 05, 86, 84, 83
Girls Basketball (5): 19, 18, 17, 16, 02
Boys Cross Country (14): 18, 14, 12, 11, 10, 04, 03, 01, 00, 99, 98, 95, 94, 92
Girls Cross Country (5): 18, 17, 16, 14, 99
Football (12): 18, 05, 03, 02, 99, 98, 97, 92, 68, 59, 52, 51
Golf (4): 94, 93, 90, 89
Boys Track (24): 19, 18, 16, 15, 14, 13, 07, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01, 00, 95, 93, 72, 71, 69, 64, 63, 61, 60, 59, 58
Girls Track (15): 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 96, 93, 91
Volleyball (8): 18, 14, 13, 05, 03, 81, 80, 79

Columbus Grove State Appearances

State Championships
2003 Boys Track & Field Division III State Champions
2003 Football Division VI State Champions

State Runner-Up
2007 Boys Track & Field Division III State Runner-Up
2006 Boys Basketball Division IV State Runner-Up
2002 Boys Track & Field Division III State Runner-Up

State Semifinalists
2014 Football Division VII State Semifinalist
2005 Boys Track & Field Division III 3rd Place
2004 Boys Track & Field Division III 4th Place
2002 Football Division VI State Semifinalist
2001 Football Division VI State Semifinalist

News & Scores

2019-20 NWC Girls Basketball All-Conference Teams

Paulding senior Chelsi Giesige was selected as the 2019-20 NWC Player of the Year in voting by Northwest Conference girls’ basketball coaches.  Giesige averaged 16.8 points, 3 steals and 3 assists per game in leading the Panthers to an 18-4 regular season record.

Joining Giesige on the NWC First Team were junior Emma Leis (Spencerville), senior Alexis Gregory (Crestview), sophomore Makenzie King (Columbus Grove), senior Tori Newland (Allen East), senior Angel Schneider (Columbus Grove) and senior Nelaya Burden (Spencerville).  Gregory is a three-time first team selection while Leis and King are two-time members of the first team.

Brian Schroeder, who led Columbus Grove (8-0, 18-3) to their fifth straight championship and sixth overall was selected as the NWC Coach of the Year.

The team breakdowns are as follows:

FIRST TEAM
Chelsie Giesige – Paulding – 12
Emma Leis – Spencerville – 11
Alexis Gregory – Crestview – 12
Kenzie King – Columbus Grove – 10
Tori Newland – Allen East – 12
Angel Schneider – Columbus Grove – 12
Nelaya Burden – Spencerville – 12

SECOND TEAM
Laykin Garmatter – Bluffton – 11
Alycia Lindeman – Delphos Jefferson – 10
Libby Schaadt – Bluffton – 12
Bailey Gregory – Crestview – 11
Abby Gladwell – Columbus Grove – 12

HONORABLE MENTION
Olivia Cunningham – Crestview – 11
Kendall Bollenbacher – Lincolnview – 10
Addy Stewart – Delphos Jefferson – 12
Sydney McCullough – Paulding – 12
Courtney Sumner – Ada – 9
Kayla White – Bluffton – 12
Gillian Goecke – Spencerville – 11
Savanah Ridenour – Columbus Grove – 10
Brianna Ebel – Lincolnview – 11
Janae Pease – Paulding – 10

2020 NWC Wrestling Championships

Allen East scored a total of 341.0 points to take the 2020 Northwest Conference Wrestling Championship held at Columbus Grove High School.  Spencerville finished second in the tournament with 223 points while Bluffton took third at 218.5 points.  Repeating as conference champs for the fourth year in a row, Allen East’s title was their ninth overall NWC wrestling championship.

1. Allen East 341, 2. Spencerville 223, 3. Bluffton 218.5, 4. Delphos Jefferson 178.5, 5. Columbus Grove 171, 6. Paulding 159, 7. Ada 106, 8. Lincolnview 73

Brackets | Placers | Complete Results

Allen East senior Garrett Neth (195) was voted Wrestler of The Year in the NWC.   Mike Abbey of Allen East was voted by his peers as NWC Coach of The Year.

Repeat winners from last year included Tayton Kleman (BL-113), Jeremy Sturgeon (BL – 120),  Drake Carmean (AE-126), Chase Miller (AE-152), Blake Hershberger (AE-160), and Ezra Jones (CG-170).  Allen East led the way with 6 individual champions while Bluffton had 4 individual champs.

Individual high school champions are listed below:
106 – Thayne Kleman         9            BL
113 – Tayton Kleman          11          BL
120 – Jeremy Sturgeon        11          BL
126 – Drake Carmean          11          AE
132 – Jordan Mudel             12          PL
138 – Kade Wireman           9            AE
145 – Gage Wireman           9            AE
152 – Chase Miller                   10       AE
160 – Blake Hershberger         11       AE
170 – Ezra Jones                      11       CG
182 – Cole Mabis                     12       PL
195 – Garrett Neth                   12       AE
220 – Landen Luginbuhl          12       BL
285 – Jeff Meyer                      11       CG

2020 NWC Junior High Championships
1. Columbus Grove 322.5, 2. Allen East 215, 3. Spencerville 212, 4. Crestview 210.5, 5. Ada 96, 6. Bluffton 77, 7. Lincolnview 61, 8. Paulding 42, 9. Delphos Jefferson 24

Brackets | Placers | Complete Results

February 15th, 2020|Categories: Ada, Allen East, Bluffton, Columbus Grove, Delphos Jefferson, Lincolnview, NWC, Paulding, Scores, Spencerville, Wrestling|Tags: |

2020 OHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament Brackets

Division III
Lima Sr. High School – Sectional/District
Allen East, Bluffton, Delphos Jefferson, Paulding

Division IV
Elida High School – Sectional/District
Ada, Columbus Grove, Crestview, Lincolnview

Wapakoneta High School – Sectional/District
Spencerville

2020 OHSAA Wrestling Dual Team Tournament Regionals

OHSAA Team Tournament – Division III – Region 17
1st Round
Elmwood 50 Columbus Grove 24

Complete Results

OHSAA Team Tournament – Division III – Region 24
1st Round
Spencerville 42 Fairview 31
Wayne Trace 40 Bluffton 30
Parkway 52 Paulding 24
Allen East 76 Lincolnview 6

Regional Quarterfinals
Versailles 69 Spencerville 3
Allen East 54 Parkway 24

Regional Semifinal
Allen East 36 Mechanicsburg 34

Regional Championship
Versailles 31 Allen East 29

Complete Results

February 8th, 2020|Categories: Allen East, Bluffton, Columbus Grove, Lincolnview, Paulding, Scores, Spencerville, Wrestling|Tags: |

2020 OHSAA Girls Basketball Tournament Brackets

Division III
Elida – Sectional/District
Allen East, Delphos Jefferson, Paulding, Spencerville

Division IV
Wapakoneta – Sectional/District
Ada

Defiance – Sectional/District
Crestview, Lincolnview

Ottawa-Glandorf – Sectional/District
Bluffton, Columbus Grove