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FREE Summer XC Clinics (5-6 PM)

For the second summer, the Woodridge Cross Country program will host a handful of 1-hour clinic sessions this summer. The sessions will be from 5:00-6:00 PM each evening.  Please see the attached flier for information on this free event. The clinic sessions will feature current Woodridge coaches and athletes as well as a number of

Get Your 2019-20 Sports Pass TODAY

Attention Bulldog Sports Fans!  Get your Woodridge Athletics “All-Sports” pass for the 2019-2020 school year today!  Follow the below information and get access to every home game hosted at Woodridge High School or Middle School! Contact the Woodridge HS Athletic Department at 330-929-319 or Ann Marie Rausch at arausch@woodridge.k12.oh.us or visit this link: https://woodridgeathletics.com/sports-pass-registration/ to purchase

Information for 2019-20 Incoming Freshmen Interested in HS Athletics

As we transition to the 2019-20 school year, our 8th grade students from 2018-19 will be transitioning to their 9th grade year at WHS.  As 9th graders, these students are eligible for interscholastic athletics at the Middle School level for the first time.  As 9th graders, these students are eligible for interscholastic athletics at the High School School

Information for 2019-20 7th Graders Interested in Middle School Athletics

As we transition to the 2019-20 school year, our 6th grade students from 2018-19 will be transitioning to their 7th grade year at WMS.  As 7th graders, these students are eligible for interscholastic athletics at the Middle School level for the first time.  Transitioning from youth sports to interscholastic sports brings with it some different responsibilities.  The

2019-20 Sports Registration OPEN NOW!

Hello Bulldog Nation! Registration, via FinalForms (link: www.woodridge.k12.oh.us/finalforms) for Interscholastic Athletics for the 2019-20 school year for students entering grades 7-12 is now OPEN!  To register, you will need to login to your FinalForms account and select the school year of 2019-20 (see image below).  At that time, you will have the opportunity to register for sports that

Varsity Football Pressbox Videographer Needed

The Woodridge Football program is looking for a couple people who would like to help the varsity football team film from the press box on Friday game nights and pre-season scrimmages. Responsibilities would be to simply film the game (usually from a nice comfortable press box, or on top of the press boxes that are

Approaching Athletics with a Growth Mindset

Approaching Athletics with a Growth Mindset Sometimes when we see athletes, coaches, or even teams excel, we think they must possess some type of supernatural power that we ourselves do not possess – we think that, surely, the truly dominant figures in any environment must be different than us normal people.  If not the supernatural,

Football Summer Schedule

Click for the 2019 Summer Schedule contact Coach Decker with questions:  jdecker@woodridge.k12.oh.us   

If Sports Aren’t FUN, What’s The Point?

  If sports aren’t FUN, what’s the point? A continued WHS athletic department effort is to provide information about – and insight into – our department’s expectations, philosophies, and approach to education based athletics. Today, we want to address what is, unfortunately, turning out to be a growing issue in athletics: Fun in sports.  The

What Success Really Looks Like In Education-Based Athletics

It is our hope that this message will help better define what success really looks like within the Woodridge Athletic Department. However, before we define success, we must first realize that we are an education-based athletic department.  Remember that the education-based approach to athletics revolves around the idea that the coaches and leaders of our after-school athletic programs

Goals vs. Purpose

Hello All!  This is the first installment of the WHS athletic department’s discussion about Education-Based Athletics. While there are many issues, phrases, and words that make up the content of that title, we’d like to start with the following: Goals vs Purpose: How can they be so different? Sometimes these two words will run together

All Teams Schedule: Week of Jul 15 – Jul 21

Jul 16 Varsity Football at Unknown Mount Union Camp TBA   Jul 17 Varsity Football at Unknown Mount Union Camp TBA   Jul 17 Girls Varsity Tennis at GIRLS TENNIS PRE-SEASON STUDENT ATHLETE AND PARENT MEETING 6:00 pm | WHS Library Jul 18 Varsity Football at Unknown Mount Union Camp TBA   Jul 19 Girls

Mandatory Pre-Season Parent Meeting Info

The Woodridge Athletic Department, beginning in the Spring of 2018, has gone to an alternative format for our mandatory pre-season meeting structure.  This Fall we will continue that format.  Information is below on the structure of these MANDATORY meetings: The Ohio High School Athletic Association mandates that a pre-season student athlete and parent meeting must be

Tanner Laughorn selected by the OHSAA as Scholar Athlete

Congratulations to Woodridge High School 2019 graduate Tanner Laughorn who was selected by the OHSAA and the Northeast District Athletic Board as one of their 2019 Scholar Athlete Scholarship recipients.  At Woodridge, Tanner was a member of the Soccer, Football and Tennis programs and finished in the top 10 in his graduating class.  Congratulations Tanner

Woodridge Students Honored as Akron Area “Best of Preps”

Congratulations to Woodridge High School student athletes who were honored by the Akron Beacon Journal and Gatehouse Media during their Akron Area “Best of Preps” gala on June 11, 2019.  The Bulldogs were highlighted in numerous sports such as Cross Country, Boys Soccer, Bowling, Softball, Track and Field and Basketball.  Bulldogs honored were: MICAH BLAIR

Woodridge Earns 2018-19 PTC All Sports Trophy

The Woodridge High School Athletic department as a whole earned the 2018-19 PTC Metro Division “All-Sports” Trophy.  This trophy is awarded to the school that accumulates the most points, based on final standings for each team within the league during the school year.  In 2018-19, the Bulldogs won 8 out of a possible 18 PTC league