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Wauseon senior Chelsie Raabe recently committed to continue her education and volleyball career at Lourdes University. Seated, from left, are Tim Raabe (father), Chelsie Raabe and Julie Raabe (mother). Standing, from left, are Wauseon volleyball coach Kelsey Wulf, Lourdes coach Greg Reitz an…

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Faith, family and basketball. That is how it started, and that is how it is going for three Napoleon senior girls basketball players as they prepare for their second-straight Division II regional tournament tonight at Mansfield Senior High School.

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DEFIANCE — Napoleon added five more wrestlers Saturday to its list of district qualifiers to finish as runner-up at the Division II sectional tournament at Defiance High School concluded.

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PAULDING — On a court they have made their own, Napoleon used a 12-0 run in the fourth quarter to pull away from Bryan for a 40-28 victory Saturday night and cement the Lady Cats’ legacy with their fourth consecutive Division II District title at Paulding High School.

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CANTON, Ohio — Napoleon swam in the first and last races of the Division II State Boys Swim Championships, and in between Wildcats junior Kyle Hudson placed state runner-up twice, Thursday at Canton McKinley High School.

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PAULDING — Taylor Strock, Caely Ressler and the rest of Napoleon’s girls basketball team turned a halftime tie with Toledo Central Catholic into a dominating win.

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With COVID-19 precautions in place, high school sectional wrestling tournaments are utilizing a new format this year, with certain weight classes wrestling each day.

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HICKSVILLE — The Aces made a run late in the third and then added a knock-out blow early in the fourth to defeat Holgate 44-30 in the Division IV sectional final Friday night at Hicksville High School.

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ST. MARY’S — The host Roughriders outscored Napoleon 20-7 in the second quarter and pulled away for a 71-47 win over the Wildcats in the Division II sectional final Friday at St. Mary’s High School.

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The St. John Lutheran fifth- and sixth-grade girls basketball team was NWOLL league and tournament champions. Members of the team are (front, from left) Anika Rosebrock, Evelyn Szabo, Sadie Bickel, Anna Sausser; (back) coach Shawna Schroeder, Hannah Miller, Addi Crossland, Taylor Glanz, Ila …

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The St. John Lutheran seventh- and eighth-grade girls basketball team was NWOLL league and tournament runner-up. Members of the team are (front, from left) Ila Pullen, Anika Rosebrock, Anna Sausser, Sadie Bickel, Evelyn Szabo; (back) coach Shawna Schroeder, Addi Crossland, Taylor Glanz, Hann…

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COLUMBUS — Napoleon’s girls bowling team’s quest for a Division II state title was cut short in the first championship round Friday at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl.

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CANTON, Ohio – Napoleon senior Kaylee Nagel repeated as a two-time All-Ohio swimmer in her final high school swim meet, placing third in the 50 free and sixth in the 100 free at the Division II Girls State Swimming Championships Wednesday at Canton McKinley High School.

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CANTON, Ohio – Napoleon freshman Mara Cashman finished just off the podium during her first trip to the Division II Girls State Diving Championships.

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When you think of the greats in basketball Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James come to mind. During last year’s tournament run, the Napoleon Lady Cats made sure to put themselves right with those players ... sort of anyways.

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Napoleon’s Zack Rosebrook put a big, fat cherry on top of the Cats’ hot-shooting first half against Bryan — in form of a half-court buzzer-beater.

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Both the Liberty Center Local Schools and Patrick Henry Local Schools boards of education Monday expressed commitment to remaining in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League (NWOAL).

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This year’s state swimming and diving championships, like many in many sports, will have a much different look and feel to it. For Napoleon’s state qualifiers it doesn’t matter, they are happy to be competing in their final races of a very unique season.

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There is a strong argument to be made that Napoleon senior Taylor Strock is the greatest Lady Cats basketball player ever.

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SWANTON — Swanton High School released a proposal Wednesday at its Board of Education meeting to vote on whether or not to leave the Northwest Ohio Athletic League.

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SWANTON — Round three of Liberty Center vs. Swanton went to the home team for a change.

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HOLLAND — Napoleon’s Zack Rosebrook drained five pointers en route to a game-high 21 points as the Wildcats beat Springfield 60-49 Friday in a non-league contest.

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BOWLING GREEN – Napoleon senior Kaylee Nagel won a pair of titles at the Division II Girls District II Swimming Championships Friday at Bowling Green State University.

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BOWLING GREEN — Last year Kyle Hudson was the only male from Napoleon to advance to the state meet. Hudson helped make sure he isn’t going by himself this season.

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LIMA — Like a bowling ball rolling downhill, there was no stopping the Napoleon Lady Cats as they claimed the Division II District Girls Bowling title Thursday at Westgate Lanes.

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MILLER CITY — Patrick Henry endured another tough offensive night in falling to Miller City 42-16 in the Division IV girls basketball tournament opener Wednesday.

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In Tuesday's edition of the Northwest Signal, the Napoleon wrestler pictured on page B2 was incorrectly identified as Omar Gonzalez. The picture is of Angelo Gonzalez.

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HOLGATE — Tournament time means strong, physical defense, and that is exactly what the Lady Tigers played to pull out a 52-26 victory over Fort Jennings Wednesday night in the opening round of the Division IV girls basketball tournament at the Tiger Cage.

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BOWLING GREEN — Napoleon freshman Mara Cashman had a career-best performance at the Division II District Diving Championships Wednesday at Bowling Green State University and finished runner-up overall.

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The St. Paul Lutheran Lady Crusaders seventh- and eighth-grade basketball team are champions of the NWOLL Basketball Tournament held at St. John Lutheran School this past weekend. The Lady Crusaders defeated Monclova Christian in their first game Saturday, 53-4. On Sunday, they claimed the c…

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The St. Paul Lutheran fifth- and sixth-grade Lady Crusaders basketball team placed second in the NWOLL Tournament on Sunday when they lost to the St. John Lutheran Lady Eagles 22-17. Members of the team are (front, from left) Caroline Fedderke, Addie Butler, Ginger Drewes, Abigail Nye, Gwen …

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The Northern Lakes League postponed all of its first-round game for the first-ever boys basketball conference tournament Tuesday.

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Correction: The photo of a Napoleon bowler in Tuesday’s edition of the Northwest Signal was of Jacob Hull and not Michael Gallagher as reported. The newspaper apologizes for any inconvenience this error may have caused. Gallagher (shown above) rolled a 704 series (194, 299, 211) during the D…

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It was a busy Saturday afternoon for the Napoleon wrestling program, with Angelo Gonzalez notching his 100th career win while helping lead the Wildcats to claiming the Springfield Duals Tournament title and senior Kloe Wulf won the district title at the district tournament at Marysville High…

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AYERSVILLE — Kyle Hudson set a pair of sectional meet records and Kylee Nagel set another and Napoleon advanced 17 swimmers to this week’s Division II District meet at Bowling Green State University.

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HAMLER — Patrick Henry defeated Napoleon in a dual gymnastics meet Saturday. The Lady Patriots finished with a team score of 122.65.

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TONTOGANY — Liberty Center held host Otsego to single digits in each of the first three periods and picked up a 45-33 victory in high school boys basketball Saturday.

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The Napoleon Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball defeated Arbor Hills 53-24 in the Northern Lakes League tournament Saturday.