Photos: Local action on the pitch, gridiron


Swanton’s Alaina Pelland and Brynn Hurst of Archbold battle for possession of a ball in a NWOAL game at Swanton Thursday, Aug. 26. The Bulldogs and Blue Streaks finished in a 2-2 tie.

Swanton’s Alaina Pelland and Brynn Hurst of Archbold battle for possession of a ball in a NWOAL game at Swanton Thursday, Aug. 26. The Bulldogs and Blue Streaks finished in a 2-2 tie.


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Megan Haselman of Swanton, right, looks to take the ball from Archbold’s Sophie Rupp during a game on Thursday, Aug. 26.


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Bryar Knapp of Delta runs the ball last Friday versus Warren John F. Kennedy Catholic School. The Panthers were defeated by the Eagles, 37-12.


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Evergreen’s Colton Robertson (on ground) and Layne Vance combine to make a tackle against Montpelier last Friday. The Vikings rolled to a 41-7 victory.


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Evergreen football coach Evan Karchner speaks on the sideline with Riley Dunbar during Friday’s game. Karchner is 2-0 so far in his first season at the helm of the program.


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Archbold’s Kyler Boulton with a goal-kick on Saturday in a game at Pettisville. The Blue Streaks came away with a 1-0 victory.


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Pettisville’s Ellie Grieser handles the ball in open space against Archbold Saturday.


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Jenna Mahnke of Archbold kicks the ball up the field versus Swanton last week.


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Swanton’s Alaina Pelland and Brynn Hurst of Archbold battle for possession of a ball in a NWOAL game at Swanton Thursday, Aug. 26. The Bulldogs and Blue Streaks finished in a 2-2 tie.

Megan Haselman of Swanton, right, looks to take the ball from Archbold’s Sophie Rupp during a game on Thursday, Aug. 26.

Bryar Knapp of Delta runs the ball last Friday versus Warren John F. Kennedy Catholic School. The Panthers were defeated by the Eagles, 37-12.

Evergreen’s Colton Robertson (on ground) and Layne Vance combine to make a tackle against Montpelier last Friday. The Vikings rolled to a 41-7 victory.

Evergreen football coach Evan Karchner speaks on the sideline with Riley Dunbar during Friday’s game. Karchner is 2-0 so far in his first season at the helm of the program.

Archbold’s Kyler Boulton with a goal-kick on Saturday in a game at Pettisville. The Blue Streaks came away with a 1-0 victory.

Pettisville’s Ellie Grieser handles the ball in open space against Archbold Saturday.

Jenna Mahnke of Archbold kicks the ball up the field versus Swanton last week.

Swanton’s Alaina Pelland and Brynn Hurst of Archbold battle for possession of a ball in a NWOAL game at Swanton Thursday, Aug. 26. The Bulldogs and Blue Streaks finished in a 2-2 tie.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2022/09/web1_Pelland-v.-Hurst.jpgSwanton’s Alaina Pelland and Brynn Hurst of Archbold battle for possession of a ball in a NWOAL game at Swanton Thursday, Aug. 26. The Bulldogs and Blue Streaks finished in a 2-2 tie. Max Householder | AIM Media Midwest

Megan Haselman of Swanton, right, looks to take the ball from Archbold’s Sophie Rupp during a game on Thursday, Aug. 26.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2022/09/web1_Rupp-and-Haselman.jpgMegan Haselman of Swanton, right, looks to take the ball from Archbold’s Sophie Rupp during a game on Thursday, Aug. 26. Max Householder | AIM Media Midwest

Bryar Knapp of Delta runs the ball last Friday versus Warren John F. Kennedy Catholic School. The Panthers were defeated by the Eagles, 37-12.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2022/09/web1_Knapp-runs-v.-JFK.jpgBryar Knapp of Delta runs the ball last Friday versus Warren John F. Kennedy Catholic School. The Panthers were defeated by the Eagles, 37-12. Max Householder | AIM Media Midwest

Evergreen’s Colton Robertson (on ground) and Layne Vance combine to make a tackle against Montpelier last Friday. The Vikings rolled to a 41-7 victory.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2022/09/web1_Robertson-and-Vance-tackle.jpgEvergreen’s Colton Robertson (on ground) and Layne Vance combine to make a tackle against Montpelier last Friday. The Vikings rolled to a 41-7 victory. Max Householder | AIM Media Midwest

Evergreen football coach Evan Karchner speaks on the sideline with Riley Dunbar during Friday’s game. Karchner is 2-0 so far in his first season at the helm of the program.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2022/09/web1_Karchner-talks-to-Dunbar.jpgEvergreen football coach Evan Karchner speaks on the sideline with Riley Dunbar during Friday’s game. Karchner is 2-0 so far in his first season at the helm of the program. Max Householder | AIM Media Midwest

Archbold’s Kyler Boulton with a goal-kick on Saturday in a game at Pettisville. The Blue Streaks came away with a 1-0 victory.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2022/09/web1_Boulton-goal-kick.jpgArchbold’s Kyler Boulton with a goal-kick on Saturday in a game at Pettisville. The Blue Streaks came away with a 1-0 victory. Max Householder | AIM Media Midwest

Pettisville’s Ellie Grieser handles the ball in open space against Archbold Saturday.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2022/09/web1_Grieser-with-ball.jpgPettisville’s Ellie Grieser handles the ball in open space against Archbold Saturday. Max Householder | AIM Media Midwest

Jenna Mahnke of Archbold kicks the ball up the field versus Swanton last week.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2022/09/web1_Mahnke-boot-upfield.jpgJenna Mahnke of Archbold kicks the ball up the field versus Swanton last week. Max Householder | AIM Media Midwest