Athletics News

Blog Entries - 2021

wrestling team

High School Wrestling

Posted on: December 20, 2021

The high school wrestling team had a very successful opening tournament at Oakwood.  The team placed 2nd (tied with Indian Hills) and lost only to Oakwood, who took first 34-36.  The following wrestlers individually placed:113 Marshawn

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signing day

Congratulations to our 2022 Signing Day Athletes!

Posted on: December 20, 2021

Congratulations to our 2022 WHS Seniors and their Athletic Signing Commitments. We would like to begin with recognizing: Audrey Conley - Swimming - Miami University Matt Ellis - Wrestling - Kent State University Emma Whitaker - Soccer - Tusculum

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Waynesville High School Wrestling News:

Posted on: December 13, 2021

 

The wrestling team opens their competitive season at the Oakwood Invitational this weekend. 

Additionally, senior Matt Ellis will travel to the Cleveland area and wrestle in one of the toughest high school tournaments in America by competing in the Iron Man at Walsh High School.

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girls basketball

Waynesville High School Girls Basketball:

Posted on: December 13, 2021

  The Lady Spartans ran their record to 5-1 on the season with a 53 to 45 win over Valley View. The team was led by Isabella Cassoni with 21 points and Emma Whitaker with 12 points and 7 rebounds. Megan Bailey had 12 rebounds. Emme Greely chipped in

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athletic director message

SUPERINTENDENT MESSAGE - December 3, 2021

Posted on: December 7, 2021

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Manley to the role of Interim Athletic Director, effective immediately. I am confident Jamie will provide strong leadership, communication, experience, as well as support for our coaches, athletes and school

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state champions

Article in Dayton Daily News by David Jablonski:

Posted on: November 22, 2021

*Article written by David Jablonski for the Dayton Daily News.   COLUMBUS — Those signs honoring state championship teams outside cities across Ohio, Waynesville can put one up now.Waynesville High School’s girls soccer team claimed the

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key to the village

Honoring Our Lady Spartans

Posted on: November 22, 2021

A parade honoring our Lady Spartans and their awesome accomplishment was held followed by a Community Recognition event.  At the event, Head Coach Kelley Bricker is pictures with Mr. David Young, Warren County Commissioner, as he presents the team with

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athlete

Athlete of the Week

Posted on: November 22, 2021

Emma Whitaker, Senior, was featured as Athlete of the Week on November 18, 2021 in the Dayton Daily News. 

Below is the Article in the Neighbors Sports Section of the Dayton Daily News; By Contributing Writer, Dave Lamb

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state champs

Waynesville Lady Spartans State Championship Game!!!

Posted on: November 18, 2021

There will be a parade recognizing our Lady Spartan State Champions on Thursday, November 18th followed by a Community Recognition Ceremony at the WHS Gym at 7:15 p.m. The parade will begin at Subway and will travel up Main Street, Franklin Street, and

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cross country

Congratulations Cross Country on an Outstanding Season!!

Posted on: November 12, 2021

The Spartan Harriers wrapped up their seasons this past Saturday at the OHSAA Cross Country State Championship on what turned out to be a perfect day for running at Fortress Obetz inColumbus.The girls team started things off and were led by a strong showing

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wrestling

Wrestling Information

Posted on: November 12, 2021
pep rally

Community Pep Rally

Posted on: November 10, 2021

There will be a COMMUNITY PEP RALLY in the High School Gym on Thursday, November 11th at 8:00 p.m. to celebrate and wish good luck to our Girls Soccer Team at the State Championship.   Come out and support our ladies as they make Spartan

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making history

Making History

Posted on: November 10, 2021

WHS Lady Spartans Soccer State Championship Sweatshirt is available from Designs Now Click here for more information. 

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theater

Waynesville Theatre Presents...

Posted on: November 10, 2021

FALL PLAY THIS WEEKEND!  The Waynesville Theatre Department presents “Clue,” a comedy based on the classic film and popular board game!  The opening night is Friday, November 12th at 7:00 p.m.  Two other performances will follow

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2021-22 Fall Sports StateBound Pep Parade

Posted on: November 8, 2021

The Junior/Senior High staff and students lined the halls in celebration of athletes and band heading to regional or state meets and competitions this weekend! 

Way to go on your fantastic accomplishments!!

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cross country team

JH Cross Country

Posted on: November 8, 2021

WAYNESVILLE LADY SPARTANS JUNIOR HIGH CROSS COUNTRY TEAM COMES IN SECOND PLACE AT THE OHSAA MIDDLE SCHOOL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP MEET!!WAY TO GO!!!  The Waynesville Lady Spartans Junior High Cross Country team had an outstanding day at the biggest meet in

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state bound

Cross County - State Bound

Posted on: November 8, 2021

Girls Division II Regional Champs and on to State!
Rachel Ingle, Alyza Camp, Maria Gill, Emme Greely, Samantha Erbach, Rebecca Drew, Kyla Harvey
Coach Jimmy Barton
State Meet—11/6/21 at noon

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state bound

Cross Country - State Bound

Posted on: November 8, 2021

Individual State Qualifier
Jonas King– Finished 13th at Boys D II Regional Meet.
Qualified to run at State– 11/6/21 at 1pm

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volunteers

Waynesville Boys Basketball Golf Outing

Posted on: November 4, 2021

The Waynesville Boys Basketball program held their first annual Golf Outing on Sunday October 17, organized by Varsity head coach Travis Williams. 25 teams/100 golfers were there to play and support the boys basketball program. Over 40 donors/sponsors showed

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Lady Spartans Soccer Win District Championship

Posted on: November 4, 2021

Waynesville girls soccer won their second District Championship in a row by beating Anna 5-0 at Bellefontaine last night.  The Lady Spartans set the tone early when they found the back of the net 3 minutes into the game.  Sophomore Jillian Layne

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spartan shirts

Spiritwear Sale - Prom Fundraiser

Posted on: October 29, 2021

Prom is holding a Spiritwear Sale Fundraiser.  All proceeds go towards a special evening for our High School Students. Orders due November 11, 2021. Delivery before Thanksgiving Please return order form to the Jr/Sr High School office by November 11,

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lacrosse signups

Lacrosse Registration - Grades K-12

Posted on: October 26, 2021

Waynesville Lacrosse for Girls and Boys Teams!   Grades K-12 Online Registration Oct.18-Dec. 10 Register Here Information meeting and in-person signup November 3rd in the WES Media Center 7:00pm-8:00pm Email: 

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soccer team

Lady Spartans Soccer Advance to District Semifinal in Tournament

Posted on: October 25, 2021

Lady Spartans Soccer Advance to District Semifinal in Tournament Posted: 10/25/2021 Waynesville dominated in their opening round tournament game with an 8-0 win over Tri County North.  Junior Allie Freese started the scoring for the Lady Spartans with

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Tickets

Ticket Information

Posted on: October 21, 2021

Listed below is some information directly related to ticketing for the event.          Tickets for all OHSAA tournament events are purchased online

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help wanted

Help Wanted!

Posted on: October 13, 2021

Wayne Local Schools would like to extend an opportunity to our former students that may be attending a local college or tech school.  We have a need for evening/night time janitorial services.  This would provide a flexible four hour shift.  We

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marching band

Goodwill Drive to Victory

Posted on: September 30, 2021

The Goodwill Drive to Victory will be held the week of October 4th.  The contest will run Oct 4th-8th at noon.  In a combined effort with Waynesville First Baptist Church, the Goodwill Truck will be located in the church parking lot for

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boys cross country

Cedarville Friendship Invitational

Posted on: September 28, 2021

  The boys raced to a Runner-Up finish out of 22 teams. Caden Adams (8th) led the way with Jackson Berger (9th), Jonas King (23rd), Noah Wooldridge (51st), and Andrew Hamilton (53rd) scoring. Addison Cummins (62nd) and Grant Kazmierski (65th) rounded

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girls cross country

HS Girls CC Wins Friendship Invitational

Posted on: September 28, 2021

  The Waynesville High School Lady Spartans Cross Country Team won First Place at the Cedarville Friendship Invitational last Saturday! Our team was led by first place race champion and sophomore superstar Samantha Erbach who won the race by nearly two

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soccer shield

Boys Varsity Soccer

Posted on: September 28, 2021

  Last Thursday the Spartans put away Springfield Shawnee at home with a score of 3-0. Senior Jake Duncan had a pair of goals (one of them a PK) while sophomore Grayson Dowell put the explanation mark on the win with another goal. Senior captain, Dean

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superintendent's message

SUPERINTENDENT'S MESSAGE - September 24, 2021

Posted on: September 24, 2021

The Ohio Department of Health is piloting a Test & Stay program in ten (10) Warren County districts that will begin on Tuesday, September 28, 2021.  Test & Stay is a testing initiative for asymptomatic close contacts of students with confirmed

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spartan spotlight

Spartan Spotlight

Posted on: September 21, 2021
superintendent's message

SUPERINTENDENT'S MESSAGE - September 17, 2021

Posted on: September 17, 2021

Posted:  September 3, 2021 SUPERINTENDENT'S MESSAGE    A communique was sent this week from Governor DeWine to the public school superintendents in Ohio.  The below request was included within the governor’s message from

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jh girls cross country

JH Girls Cross Country Chalks Up a Win

Posted on: September 13, 2021

Waynesville Junior High Girls Cross Country TeamWins Troy Twilight Invitational!  The Waynesville Lady Spartans Junior High Girls Cross Country Team won First Place at the Troy Twilight Invitational last night! Our team was led by first place race

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spartan community field

Spartan Community Field

Posted on: September 10, 2021
superintendent message

SUPERINTENDENT MESSAGE- September 3, 2021

Posted on: September 3, 2021

SUPERINTENDENT MESSAGE  September 3, 2021 Ohio Department of Health Pilot Quarantine Project Wayne Local Schools want to keep our students safe and in school.  Warren County school districts have been in the news this week because of a request

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remembrance game

9/11 Remembrance Game Under the Lights

Posted on: September 3, 2021

Please Join Us For A Night of Honor, Celebration, and Remembrance on the 20th Anniversary of September 11th, 2001.   Friday Night Lights 9/11 Remembrance EventWhen:  9/10/21Game:  Waynesville vs. Madison Football Game   Activities

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bus

Bus Routes 2021-22

Posted on: August 31, 2021

VERY IMPORTANT:  PLEASE CLICK ON BELOW LINK FOR MOST UP-TO-DATE BUS ROUTES.  

 

https://www.wayne-local.com/media/boardofeducation/2021-22 bus.pdf

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communication

Communication from Wayne Local

Posted on: August 30, 2021

The Education Connection (TEC) The Education Connection (TEC) is Wayne Local’s notification system used to contact students and school staff quickly and effectively by phone and/or email.  You can receive notifications regarding School

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got pride

"got pride?" Spiritwear Sale!

Posted on: August 20, 2021

SPARTAN SPIRITWEAR SALE PLEASE RETURN THIS FORM TO SENIOR/JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL ENTRANCE BY SEPTEMBER 7, 2021 CASH, OR MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: WHS CONTACT SHARON VOGEL AT svogel@wayne-local.com   Spiritwear Order

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youth cheer clinic

Youth Cheer Clinic 2021

Posted on: July 29, 2021
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Superintendent's Message July 29th, 2021

Posted on: July 29, 2021

SUPERINTENDENT'S MESSAGE At this time, mask-wearing in Wayne Local School District will be optional for the 2021-2022 school year. It is important to recognize that the pandemic response continues to evolve.  The wearing of facial coverings (masks)

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middle school track

Middle School Track Headed to State

Posted on: May 17, 2021

Congratulations    to our Waynesville Middle School Track athletes who have qualified to compete in the prestigious OHSAA Middle School State Championship Meet this weekend!  Athletes and relay teams that are invited to compete in the State

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Kettering Health Network and Orthopedic Associates

Sports Physicals are Coming May 18th

Posted on: May 17, 2021

Mark Your Calendars! Sports Physicals Kettering Health Network Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Associates of Southwest Ohio, and Wayne Local Schools are collaborating to provide a full, comprehensive sports physical for athletes at Wayne Local Schools

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league champs

Track League Champs

Posted on: May 17, 2021

CONGRATULATIONS to the WHS Boys and Girls Track.  Both teams achieve the rank of LEAGUE CHAMPS this past weekend.

Way to Go Spartans!!!

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spring schedule

ATHLETIC CALENDAR

Posted on: May 10, 2021
mulch sale thank you

Another Successful Mulch Sale - Thank You!

Posted on: May 10, 2021

Waynesville Spartans Athletics Department thanks everyone for another successful annual mulch sale.  Thank you to our families, community members, coaches, athletes, and Ohio Green Works.  Profits from the mulch sale support our teams by offsetting officials' costs, uniforms, and sports equipment.  

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boys tennis team

Boy's Tennis Team Takes the Title of League Champs

Posted on: May 7, 2021

Congratulations to the Spartans Boys Tennis Team who locked their win and claimed the title of League Champs at their latest match.

Way to go Spartans!

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Positive COVID Tests - UPDATED 5/6

Posted on: May 6, 2021

UPDATED:  May 6, 2021 Dear School Community, Wayne Local School District is committed to the safety and health of our students and staff.  We want to inform you we received confirmation of the following positive case(s) today. 1 positive case(s)

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Track and Field Breaking Records

Posted on: April 29, 2021

Kate Handle broke her own school record, again, with a vault of 9’ at the Greeneview meet on 4/28! 

Congratulations, Kate!

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"That's My Boy" Award

Posted on: April 23, 2021

Congratulations to Jake Amburgy for being named a finalist for the Ohio That’s My Boy Award presented by the National Football Foundation.

A great night to honor the best of the best in Southwest Ohio.

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National Administrative Professionals Day

Posted on: April 21, 2021

National Administrative Professionals’ Day, also known as Secretaries Day or Admin Day, recognizes the professionals who keep an office running smoothly every day. The day recognizes the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists, and

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WCHD Vaccination Clinic

WCHD Vaccination Clinics in April

Posted on: April 19, 2021

Warren County Health District - Vaccination Clinics in April Posted on: April 19, 2021   Appointments are available for ages 16*+ for the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine at the Warren County Fairgrounds Tuesday to Thursday through the end of

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Waynesville Youth Football & Cheerleading

Posted on: April 6, 2021

WYFCA 2021 REGISTRATION  3rd - 6th Grades Register online:  www.youthspartans.com March 28 - May 1 *Register by April 17th and receive a free t-shirt! Waynesville Youth Footall & Cheer Association is an independently run

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Blue Dolphins Summer Swim Team

Posted on: April 6, 2021

Blue Dolphins Summer Swim Team
SIGN-UPS ON:
April 15th @ Waynesville United Methodist Church
From:  6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

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Youth Soccer Fall 2021

Posted on: April 6, 2021

  Waynesville Soccer Association has opened registration for the Fall 2021 youth soccer season.  To register CLICK HERE.  Once on the registration page, click the 'Register' icon in the top right hand corner.  Registration

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2021-22 Cheerleading Tryouts

Posted on: March 31, 2021

Tryouts are for Waynesville Junior High and High School students who are interested in trying out for    Football, Basketball, and Competition squads. *Students who are currently in grades 6-11 *Wear athletic clothes and tennis

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COVID-19 Vaccinations

Posted on: March 31, 2021

Kettering Health network is committed to serving you and we are working as quickly as possible to vaccinate the community while following the vaccination guidelines setup by the Ohio Department of Health. On March 29, ODH lowered the qualifying age for

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CONGRATULATIONS WHS CHEER COMPETITION SQUAD!

Posted on: March 24, 2021

 

DIVISION IV GAME DAY - STATE CHAMPS
AND
DIVISION IV BUILDING/STUNTING - 2ND PLACE

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Wrestling News

Posted on: March 10, 2021

Junior Matt Ellis has qualified for this weekend's OHSAA State Wrestling Championships.  Matt placed 2nd at last week's Division 2 District meet and will represent Waynesville this weekend in Columbus. Matt is currently 29-1 and will be wrestling Te`Andre Allen (25-1) from Orange High School in his first-round match.

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High School Boys Basketball Wrap-Up

Posted on: March 10, 2021

Boys Basketball Good News: The boys basketball team finished 11-11 overall and 9-3 in the SWBL which was good enough for 2nd place behind Preble Shawnee.   Kohl Todd and Josh Mitchell both received 1st Team All-League honors while Luke

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female basketball team

So Proud of Our Lady Spartans!

Posted on: March 9, 2021

Update:  3/9/2021 Lady Spartans Basketball Wins 3rd District Championship, Falls to Worthington Christian in the Regional Semifinal   Waynesville clinched its 3rd Division III District Championship in 4 years on Saturday with a 33-29

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Athlete of the Week

Posted on: March 5, 2021

Congratulations to Senior Kohl Todd for being named Athlete of the Week!

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Spartans Make Waves in Canton, Ohio

Posted on: March 1, 2021

Kate Handle, Jordan Patterson, Devyn Olson, and Audrey Conley made the 3+ hour trip to Canton, Ohio to compete in the Ohio High School State Swimming Championships this past Wednesday.  The ladies made huge waves during the 4-hour meet. The team was led

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Life Changer of the Year Nominee

Posted on: February 24, 2021

Anna (AJ) Garafolo has been nominated as “Life Changer of the Year” sponsored by National Life Group that recognizes and rewards K-12 educators and school employees across the country.  The program celebrates those who are making a

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Softball Open Gym Schedule

Posted on: February 23, 2021
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HS Boys Tennis Interest Meeting

Posted on: February 23, 2021

HS Boys Tennis Interest Meeting

When:  Friday, February 26th
Location:  HS Gym
Time:  2:35pm

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WLS - Closed - Friday, Feb 19th

Posted on: February 19, 2021

WLS - Friday, February 19th Information Wayne Local Schools will be closed for Friday, February 19th.  Additional instructions and details will follow for each building.  Please watch the website and your email for follow-up

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Congratulations to our 2021 Signing Day Athletes!

Posted on: February 8, 2021

Congratulations to our 2021 WHS Seniors and their Athletic Signing Commitments. We would like to begin with recognizing: Hope Erbach- Northern Kentucky University Leah Butterbaugh- University of Hartford Jenna Foley- Toledo University Kaden Harvey-

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2021 Registration NOW OPEN!!

Posted on: January 19, 2021

Registration for the 2021 Spring Lacrosse Season is NOW OPEN!  Registration Link Go to the drop down and select the appropriate season to register (Middle School, Youth, or K-2).  Don’t forget, if you’re a returning member and will be

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