Athletics

Last Updated: 1/20/2023 3:13 PM

   

              

BLENDON BULLDOGS
ATHLETICS

 

*Important Eligibility Information*

All athletes must meet eligibility requirements established for WCS. Eligibility requirements include passing at least 4 classes and a minimum of a 1.75 GPA.

 At the coaches' discretion, ineligible students may participate on a practice-only basis until the next grading period. If eligibility status improves to 'eligible' based on quarter grades, then the athlete will be permitted to start playing in games as well. *Please note, the decision to permit student athletes that are ineligible on a team is solely determined by the coach of each team.*

2023 Softball Info

2023 Softball - The following items need to be completed in order to tryout. 1) Sign-up in the cafeteria during lunch January 18-20, 2023. 2) Complete the Google Form using the link below by Wednesday, January 25, 2023.

2023 Softball Google Form Link (Required) - https://forms.gle/vaZCNgBpYDTSmrKg6

 

 

Winter Athletic Directors

Kenny Farrow akennyfarrow@gmail.com - 614.561.7798 

Amanda MacClements macclema@westerville.k12.oh.us

2022-23 Winter Coaching Staff

7/8th Cheer - Briana Swansonswansonb@westerville.k12.oh.us

7/8th Boys & Girls Wrestling - Kenny Farrowakennyfarrow@gmail.com 

7th Boys Basketball - Trey Blackwelltreyb740@gmail.com

8th Boys Basketball - Caleb Martinmartinc@westerville.k12.oh.us

7th Girls Basketball - Jalin Jacksonjdj513@culver.edu

8th Girls Basketball - Dillon Seckmanseckmand@westerville.k12.oh.us


 

2022-23 Basketball & Wrestling Info

 

Season Basketball & Wrestling Practice Times

  • Boys - 2:55-5:00 pm daily; pick-up time is 5:15 (all athletes need to leave by 5:15)
  • Girls - 5:15-7:15 pm daily (arrive no earlier than 5:00); pick-up time is 7:30 (all athletes need to leave by 7:30)
  • Wrestling - 2:55-4:45 pm daily; pick-up time is 4:45 (all athletes need to leave by 4:45)

Competition Schedule (link below)


 

Please read the important information below!

 

 

Final Forms! 

  • Blendon will only use Final Forms for the collection of required  sports documentation. Only paper copies of your OHSAA sports physicals will be accepted. Please do not turn in any other paper documentation as it is not valid and can no longer be used. 
  • Note: Final Forms should be completed by parents & athletes TOGETHER. Athletes will personally receive emails (sent to their school email address) with documents athletes have to sign themselves.
  • Final Forms must be 100% complete (all sections will turn GREEN).
    • Any RED and/or YELLOW section indicates Final Forms is incomplete and needs immediate attention.
  • In addition, all athletes must have a current OHSAA sports physical on file.
  • Final Forms must be complete and sports physicals must be current in order to PARTICIPATE IN ANY OPTIONAL CONDITIONING, OPEN GYM, and/or TRYOUT.

Final Forms Link 

westerville-oh.finalforms.com


Updated January 17, 2023

PARENTS & ATHLETES - PLEASE READ INFORMATION BELOW

The below are all required to participate in athletics at Blendon Middle School

  • 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
  • COVID-19 Waiver form

**Sports physicals are required to participate in any tryout for the following sports: 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 here to learn more about “Lindsay’s Law”
  • Click here to watch the required video
  • Click here for the required information sheet
  • 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