In January, the Mid Ohio Athletic Conference invited Highland High School to join the present seven member schools. At a Board of Education meeting on March 20, the Highland Board voted to accept the invitation effective with the 2021-'22 school year with football league competition beginning in 2022 for the Scots.
The MOAC Principals voted unanimously to approve Highland’s entrance into the conference.
A memo from MOAC Commissioner Bill Claus sated, "The MOAC is extremely pleased to add Highland as an 8th member to the conference. We are looking forward to many years of outstanding competition and to the stability that Highland brings to the MOAC."
The Fighting Scots will join current league members Clear Fork, Galion, Marion Harding, Marion Pleasant, Ontario, River Valley and Shelby.