Black Swamp Football


Week 1 Podcast

Karl Yunker, Tory Strock and Lynn Groll breakdown week 1 of the area prep season and give predictions. Brayton Martin, of Martin RPI, stops by

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Conference predictions podcast

Karl Yunker, Tory Strock and Lynn Groll breakdown area conferences and give their predictions on champions. For exclusive content you can only get on, go

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Top games of upcoming 2022 season

In just 30 days, the lights of Friday nights will burn at dusk at Whitmer High School and Columbus Grove’s Clymer Stadium when Start visits the Panthers and Pandora-Gilboa invades Grove.
A night later, lights all over the Buckeye State will turn on as the 2022 season is ushered in.
At Napoleon on Aug. 19, the newest edition of Bulldogs and Wildcats will square off on the gridiron in the historic 100th meeting between communities that sit on the shores of the Maumee River.
The hot and humid August nights will give way to frosty autumn nights as the playoff picture takes shape.
Here is a list of the Black Swamp Football area’s most appealing games of the season when factoring in excitement level for game, historical value, bearing on conference race and playoffs:

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Area divisions and regions

Top 16 in each region make playoffsDIVISION I, REGION 2Beavercreek, Centerville, Delaware Hayes, Dublin Coffman, Dublin Jerome, Findlay, Kettering Fairmont, Marysville, Miamisburg, Northmont, Olentangy, Olentangy

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Black Swamp Football Podcast

Black Swamp Football Podcast

Your #1 Source for everything happening in the Black Swamp area! Lynn Groll speaks with coaches, players, and other special guests to discuss local football. Check it out on iTunes today!

Join us at the 2022 Black Swamp Football Golf Scramble at 1 p.m. on June 25, 2022!

Don't forget to get your copy of the 2022 Preseason Magazine

We will be publishing our 2022 preseason magazine in early August! The magazine will include features and 57 area high school previews! For more details on what we’re providing this year, click the link below.

Lynn Groll

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Black Swamp Football

Lynn Groll has been covering football in “The Black Swamp” area since 2002 and his enthusiasm for football in the area is second to none!

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