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Published: Wednesday, 10/7/2009

Gibsonburg becomes eighth member of TAAC

BY JOHN WAGNER
BLADE SPORTS WRITER

The Toledo Area Athletic Conference announced Wednesday that Gibsonburg would become the eighth member of the league.

According to league commissioner Dick Nowak, Gibsonburg will be a voting member of the league as of Jan. 1, 2010, and will compete for league championships starting in the 2011-12 season.

Currently the TAAC has seven full-time members: Cardinal Stritch, Danbury, Emmanuel Christian, Maumee Valley, Northwood, Ottawa Hills and Toledo Christian. Edon and Hilltop are football-only members of the league; Emmanuel Christian and Maumee Valley do not sponsor football.

Gibsonburg has been a member of the Suburban Lakes League from its inception for the 1972-73 season. In May five current SLL schools – Eastwood, Genoa, Lake, Otsego and Woodmore – announced that they were forming the Northern Buckeye Conference along with Rossford.

Fostoria and a sixth SLL school, Elmwood, have since joined the NBC.



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