February 22, 2024
North Union’s Tyler Krebehenne delivers a pitch during a road game against Urbana last spring season. The OHSAA announced division expansions for baseball starting in 2024-25 next school year.(Gazette photo by Aleksei Pavloff)

OHSAA expands divisions for sports starting in 2024-25


By Bob Putman, Richwood Gazette

A recent ruling by the Ohio High School Athletic Association will cause a major shakeup in several high school sports beginning with the 202425 school year.

After months of discussion and meetings, the OHSAA Board of Directory approved a proposal to utilize a new formula to determine how many divisions will be offered for postseason tournaments.

The change affects OHSAA General Sports Regulation 17 and will result in girls and boys soccer now having five divisions while girls volleyball, girls and boys basketball, softball and baseball increasing to seven divisions.

There are currently four divisions for all of these sports.

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