Athletics

2019 Fall Athletic Director

Kenny Farrow akennyfarrow@gmail.com - 614.561.7798 cell                                                        

2019 Fall Coaching Staff

 

Head Football/Basketball Cheer - Jordyn Van Horn jordynvanhorn@gmail.com 

 

Head 7/8th Boys & Girls Golf - Tryouts August 6th & 7th 12:45 @ Blackhawk. Must have sports physical on file at Blendon. Contact coach for details. Blendon will play for Walnut Springs. Coach Eric Heminger hemingee@westerville.k12.oh.us

 

Head Cross Country - Rob Dew rob@brooksidegcc.com & Rachel Dew rachdew8@yahoo.com

 

Head 7th Volleyball - Shannon Johnson JohnsonS@westerville.k12.oh.us

 

Head 8th Volleyball - Stephanie Packard skeeter8685@gmail.com  

 

Head 8th Football - TBD

 

Assistant 8th Football - TBD

 

Head 7th Football - Justin Hughes hughesj@westerville.k12.oh.us

 

Assistant 7th Football - Zac Murphy murphyz@westerville.k12.oh.us 

 

2019 8th Grade Fall Athletes must have Received a Minimum 1.75 GPA & Passed 5 Classes During Their Last Grading Period To Be Eligible To Participate In Fall Athletics @ Blendon. All 7th & 8th Grade Winter & Spring Athletes Must Also Meet Eligibility Requirements.

 

2019-20 OHSAA Sports Physicals For Fall Athletes Are Due Immediately (Give To Athletic Office)! Emergency Medical Form, Concussion Form, & Sudden Cardiac Arrest Form (Give To Your Coach) Are Due By First Official Day of Practice!

 

2019 Cheer Practice Schedule *contact Coach Van Horn to join cell app "Team App" & search "Blendon Cheer"

 

2019 Football & Cheer Schedule

7th http://arbiterlive.com/Teams/Schedule/5465534

7th first official team practice Thursday, August 1 8:00-9:30 (9:45 required pick-up). Same time 8/2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. August 12 regular season practice 2:50-5:00 (5:15 required pick-up)

8th http://arbiterlive.com/Teams/Schedule/5465529

8th first official team practice Thursday, August 1 8:00-9:30 (9:45 required pick-up). Same time 8/2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. August 12 regular season practice 2:50-5:00 (5:15 required pick-up)

Football Info  /userfiles/5652/my files/2019 summer fb conditioning.pdf?id=570096

Coach Hughes will use both email and the cell app, REMIND for parent contact. If you choose to download the app, the access code is @2019ble. 

*WE NEED AS MANY AS POSSIBLE 7th GRADE & 8th GRADE ATHLETES SIGNED-UP IMMEDIATELY IN ORDER TO MEET MINIMUM NUMBERS TO CREATE TWO MS FOOTBALL TEAMS. NOT ENOUGH SIGNED-UP=CANCELLING ONE OF OUR TEAMS FOR THE SEASON!

*2019 Sports Team Stores Are Now Open!! Click Link For Access*

Cheer https://blendoncheer.itemorder.com

Volleyball  https://blendonmsvolleyball19.itemorder.com

Football https://blendonfb.itemorder.com/

Cross Country https://blendoncrosscountry.itemorder.com/

 

2019 Volleyball Schedule

7th http://arbiterlive.com//STeamschedule/5465535 *7th Volleyball season practice 2:50-4:30 (4:45 required pick-up time)

8th http://arbiterlive.com/Teams/Schedule/5465531 *8th Volleyball season practice 4:30-6:00 (6:15 required pick-up time)

 

2019 Volleyball Tryouts Must have a current 2019-20 OHSAA sports physical on file in the athletic office by noon Wednesday, July 31 to tryout. No Exceptions!!!

 

7th Volleyball Tryouts *7th athletes must attend both sessions for consideration. 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 1 10:00-12:00

FRIDAY, AUGUST 2 10:00-12:00 

7th first official team practice Monday, August 5 3:00-4:30 (4:45 required pick-up). Same time 8/6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13. August 14 regular season practice 2:50-4:30 (4:45 required pick-up)

8th Volleyball Tryouts *8th athletes must attend both sessions for consideration

THURSDAY, AUGUST 1 12:00-2:00

FRIDAY, AUGUST 2 12:00-2:00 

8th first official team practice Monday, August 5 4:30-6:00 (6:15 required pick-up). Same time 8/6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13. August 14 regular season practice 4:30-6:00 (6:15 required pick-up). All 8th grade volleyball players must leave school and return @ 4:15 for practice or stay in gym with Coach Johnson from 2:50 until the start of 8th grade practice.

 

2019 Cross Country Schedule *Competition(s) will be added.

 7/8th Boys & Girls http://arbiterlive.com/Teams/Schedule/5465542

CCoaches will use the REMIND app to communicate with parents/athletes. To join, download the app and use code @99xcfr

 

2019 Golf Schedule *Blendon will play on Walnut Spring's Team. **Tryouts August 6th & 7th 12:45 @ Blackhawk. Must have sports physical on file at Blendon to tryout!

7/8th Boys & Girls contact Walnut Springs Head Coach Eric Heminger hemingee@westerville.k12.oh.us

Must have current sports physical on file @ Blendon to tryout. Tryout & season info available from coach Heminger

 

 

Updated August 1, 2019

 

*****ALL 2018-19 7/8th GRADE ATHLETES PARTICIPATING IN MIDDLE SCHOOL/HS SPORTS MUST HAVE RECEIVED A MINIMUM OF A 1.75 GPA AND 5 PASSING CLASSES ON THEIR LAST OFFICIAL GRADE REPORT TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR FALL 2019 ***

 

***PARENTS & ATHLETES - PLEASE READ INFORMATION BELOW***

***Sports physicals (valid for one year from date administered), emergency medical authorization form, concussion information sheet, Sudden Cardiac Arrest and Lindsay's Law Parent/Athlete Signature Form, are all required to tryout(cheer, golf, volleyball, basketball, and softball) and on the first official day of practice for all other sports.  Pay to participate fees and any school related fees, must be paid in full prior to the first scrimmage/competition for each sport***

Lindsay’s Law, from the Ohio Revised Code 3313.53103707.58 and 3707.59 becomes effective on August 1, 2017.  In accordance with this law, the Ohio Department of Health, the Ohio Department of Education, the Ohio High School Athletic Association, the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and other stakeholders jointly developed guidelines and other relevant materials to inform and educate students and youth athletes participating in or desiring to participate in an athletic activity, their parents, and their coaches about the nature and warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest.

Click this link to learn more about “Lindsay’s Law”…Click here to watch the required video…Click here for the required information sheet and click here for the required signature form

All athletes must submit this form before they can participate. 

All athletes must have the following: (View and download forms here.)

  • Physical Evaluation Form
  • Emergency Medical Authorization
  • Concussion Information Sheet: Interscholastic Athletics

Sports Participation Fee 

Home Educated & Private School Students

 
 
 ** IMPORTANT **
  • Students planning to tryout for any school sport must have a current physical on file in the athletic office. Physicals are good for one year from the date signed by physician . Be sure to schedule an appointment as soon as possible. Sports Physical Forms are available on the right.
  •  All events are scheduled to start at 5:00 PM unless indicated otherwise. School transportation and weather may affect the actual starting time. Home events against Olentangy schools will probably begin after 5:00 due to bus issues. 
  • Please note that students will be bussed one-way to games and meets held against the other Westerville middle schools. Parents will need to provide transportation home from these events.

Resources

District Athletics Site

  • Physical Evaluation Form
  • Code of Conduct
  • Athlete Data Form
  • PTP fees
  • OHSAA forms and information
  • All building Athletic Directors
  • Concussion Form
  • Eligibility Information

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High School Sports 

Middle School Sports