Erin Manning, Athletic Department Secretary
Athletic Office Fax: (518) 629-3262
‘Vliet Athletes in the News (Winter 2016-17)
New leader, same mission for Lady Cannoneers basketball ((Times Union, 1/6/17)
Varsity wrestler named Fidelis Care Athlete of the Week (WNYT, NewsChannel 13)
Winter sports season begins Nov. 7
|JV Boys’ Basketball||Peter
|Varsity Boys’ Basketball||Orlando
|JV & Varsity Girls' Basketball||Tim Mitchell,
|Varsity Wrestling||Dennis Lane,
|WJSHS Wrestling Room|
|Varsity Cheerleading||Danielle Mele,
|Varsity Boys & Girls Indoor Track||Nick Yatrakis||Nov. 14
|WJSHS Indoor Track & hallways|
ICYMI: 2016 Fall Sports Awards Night
Dozens of student-athletes were recognized for their efforts and accomplishments during Watervliet Jr./Sr. High School’s annual Fall Sports Awards Night in late October. View Photo Gallery
‘Vliet Athletes in the News (Fall 2016)
Greenwich ends Cannoneers playoff aspirations (Troy Record, 10/22/16)
Cannoneers among the teams vying for postseason play (Times Union, 10/11/16)
Defense key to Cannoneer victory over Chatham (Times Union, 10/8/16)
Cannoneers competitive in defeat (Troy Record, 9/24/16)
Watervliet looking to remain undefeated (Troy Record, 9/22/16)
Beyond the Games interview with varsity football coach Brian Hoefer (Sept. 9, CBS6 Sports)
A pre-season look at Watervliet varsity football (Aug. 31, Troy Record)
Fall varsity sports teams recognize senior players
The varsity football and soccer teams recognized seniors during the final home games of the regular season. Both teams celebrated with victories! Senior varsity cheerleaders also received recognition before the football game. View football photo gallery │ View soccer gallery
Youth Recognition Night
The Watervliet Youth Football League -- including players, cheerleaders, coaches and parents -- attended Youth Recognition Night during the Cannoneers home game on Friday, Sept. 16 versus B-P.
Varsity Girls Soccer team wears green in honor of Schalmont player
The Watervliet girls' soccer team recently traded their garnet jerseys for green to show their support for Davia Rossi, a freshman soccer player from Schalmont who was diagnosed with leukemia before the start of the season. The t-shirts included Davia's number, 10, and the hashtag #rossistrong.
Watervliet Athletic Hall of Fame Committee announces inductees for 2016
The Watervliet High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee proudly announces the inductees for the Class of 2016:
1. Khalan Heid, 2004
2. Mark Hotaling, 1986
3. John Pastore, 1961
4. George Perry, 1954
5. Larry Starks, 2002
6. George Seymour, Coach
7. 1991 Baseball Team
Family and friends are invited to join us in recognizing the new inductees during the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Brunch that will be held during Homecoming Weekend at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 8 in the cafeteria at Watervliet High School.
The Athletic Hall of Fame Induction ceremony and brunch will be followed at 1 p.m. by the Homecoming Game as the Watervliet Cannoneers meet the Chatham Panthers on the gridiron. To make reservations for the Hall of Fame brunch or if you have questions, contact the Athletic Office at Watervliet High School at 518-629-3303. Reservation form
Cannoneer football gear available online through Sept. 20
Have you ordered your ‘Vliet football gear? Cannoneers football is running an online apparel fundraiser through Wicked Smart Apparel based right here in Watervliet. The web store is accepting orders until midnight Monday, Sept. 20. Visit the apparel web store for more information and order your gear today!
Letter to residents of 12th Ave. includes Fall 2016 home game schedule
The Athletic Department has sent a letter to residents of 12th Avenue notifying them of the dates and times of all home games this fall. The games may affect traffic, parking and noise levels in the neighborhood adjacent to the Watervliet Jr./Sr. High School campus. View letter
‘Vliet Athletics tee shirt fundraiser
Watervliet Athletics is currently taking
pre-orders for a “rocking”
new tee shirt. The shirts are $15; if you are interested in
purchasing one or more, simply contact Athletic Director Michael
Foust with the number and sizes of shirts you would like.
Call: 629-3303, or email: email@example.com
Save the Date for these fall fundraisers
If you have an appetite for supporting Cannoneer teams, mark the dates of these upcoming fundraisers:
Wednesday, September 7 from 4-8 p.m., Chipotle in Latham download flyer
Thursday, November 10 from 4-8 p.m., Panera in Latham download flyer
Bring a copy of the flyer with you when you dine and these restaurants will donate a portion of the proceeds from your purchase to Watervliet Athletics. Remember to turn in a hard copy or show an electronic version of the flyer when placing your order.
Welcome new physical education teacher Kelsey Logan
In June, the Board of Education appointed Kelsey Logan as physical education teacher for the Watervliet Junior/Senior High School. Ms. Logan will teach grades 7-12 physical education classes, as well as coach varsity girls’ soccer and junior varsity girls’ basketball. More about Coach Logan
Most fall junior varsity and varsity sports teams will begin practices on Monday, August 15. The first practice for varsity and modified boys’ and girls’ cross country is scheduled for Monday, August 22.
|Aug. 15||3:30-7:30 p.m.||WJSHS Turf Field|
|Varsity Girls' Soccer||Kelsey
|Aug. 15||8:00-9:00 a.m.||WJSHS Turf Field|
|Varsity Boys' Soccer||Paul
|Aug. 15||9:00-10:30 a.m.||WJSHS Turf Field|
|4:30-6:00 p.m.||12th Ave. Practice Field|
|JV & Varsity Girls' Volleyball||Rebecca Young||Aug. 15||2:00-4:00 p.m.||WJSHS Gym|
|Varsity Cheerleading||Danielle Cooper||Aug. 15||4:00-5:30 p.m.||WJSHS Café|
|Varsity & Modified Boys & Girls Cross Country||Tami Karbowski||Aug. 22||8:30-10:30 a.m.||WJSHS Track|
|Modified Girls' Soccer||Jeff
|Aug. 22||10:30 a.m.-
|WJSHS Turf Field|
|Aug. 24||4:30 p.m. meeting||WJSHS Café|
Rules for home football games
To ensure student safety at high school football games, Watervliet school district officials are implementing the following rules for student fans who attend home games:
Students in grade 6 or younger MUST be accompanied by a supervising adult or they will not be admitted to the football game. An adult is defined as a parent, a coach, a grandparent or a guardian.
No one is allowed into the game after halftime.
No re-entry is allowed for patrons or fans who leave the stadium at any point during the game.
“We want to be
respectful of our student athletes, our cheerleaders and all patrons
who attend our football games,” said
Watervliet Athletic Director Michael Foust. “We
also want everyone to enjoy home games in a safe and orderly
Admission to football games is $3 for all adults and $1 for all students.
Track open for public use
The track at WJSHS is open for public use weekdays only between the hours of 4 and 8 p.m. When using the track, please be respectful of facility rules. View track rules
Athletic schedules online
All Watervliet City School District sports
schedules are now available online through ColonialCouncil.org. Click
here to access to Watervliet’s athletics schedule.
Once you access this site, you will be able to subscribe for text messages and e-mail notifications for all athletic teams, including event reminders and change notifications.
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