Firelands Conference History
Established 1960
Welcome to the Firelands Conference History Website

The Firelands Conference has a great history with several team and individual state champions.  This website is an attempt to capture and preserve this history.  I hope you enjoy browsing through the site.  If you see any errors or can provide additional information, drop me a line at the contact button above.  Special thanks go to Jim Van Sickle and Don Hohler, both long-time observers of, and writers for, the Firelands Conference. This site is a work in progress. Follow the status at the "Status" button below.

Todd Tappel
Former Teams
State Champs
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COVID-19 Impact on Sports

With this unprecedented time, I thought it would be a good idea to document the timeline of events.  Hopefully this never happens again.
  • 3/11/19 - The NBA suspends the rest of the season
  • 3/12/19 - The OHSAA suspends winter tournaments (Baskeball was down to the final 4 and wrestling was down to the state tournament)
  • 3/12/19 - The NCAA cancels mens and womens basketball tournaments
  • 3/16/19 - Schools stop in-class learning and go to virutal learning the rest of the year
  • 3/26/19 - The OHSAA officially cancels winter tournaments
  • 4/21/19 - The OHSAA cancels all Spring sports
  • 5/7/20 - The NCAA cancels all Spring sports
  • 7/23/20 - Major league baseball season begins with no fans allowed.  A 60 game season will be played
  • 7/30/20 - NBA season resumes in a bubble at the ESPN World of Sports in Walt Disney World.  All players and staff are quartentined
  • 8/5/20 - High school golf starts play as scheduled
  • 8/7/20 - The OHSAA announced the scheduling criteria for football.  The season will begin with 6 regular season games and then all teams enter the playoffs.  Once a team is eliminated from the playoffs, they can play four more regular season games if completed by 11/14/20
  • 8/11/20 - The Big 10 and Pac 12 cancel Fall sports, including football.  The SEC, Big 12, and ACC have not
  • 8/21/20 - Volleyball starts play as scheduled
  • 8/24/20 - Cross country begins but large tournaments are cancelled because cross country is deemed to be a contact sport
  • 8/28/20 - High school football starts play as scheduled