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Watervliet Athletics logoMichael Foust, Athletic Director

Erin Manning, Athletic Department Secretary

Athletic Office: (518) 629-3303
Athletic Office Fax: (518) 629-3262




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Lady Cannoneers advance to Class B championship game March 7

The Lady Cannoneers will face No. 1 Hoosick Falls in the Section 2 Class B Finals this Saturday, March 7 at 2:30 p.m. at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy.
Go Cannoneers!

Date change: Winter Sports Awards Night

The Winter Sports Awards Night has been rescheduled to Thursday, March 5 at 6 p.m.

Wrestlers pay tribute to teachers, staff

The Watervliet wrestling team recognized 20 teachers and staff members during its annual Teacher Appreciation Night on Thursday, January 8. Each wrestler invited a teacher or staff member who educates, inspires and challenges them to do their best every day. View photo gallery

2014 Fall Scholar Athletes

Four of Watervliet's athletic teams received Scholar/Athlete Team Awards from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) for the Fall 2014 season. Read more


‘Vliet Athletes in the News (Winter 2014-15)

 bullet graphicWatervliet girls rally past Schalmont to advance to Class B final (March 5, Times Union)

 bullet graphicLady Cannoneers deliver big second half to defeat Schalmont, advance to Class B final (March 5, Daily Gazette) PDF

 bullet graphicLady Cannoneers narrowly defeated in final home game of regular season (Feb. 13, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicWHS senior wrestler, coach reflect on career (Feb. 13, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicDeLoriea recognized for rebounding, defending skills (Feb. 8, Times Union)

 bullet graphicDefense, rebounding key to Lady Cannoneers victory (Feb. 4, Times Union)

 bullet graphicLady Cannoneers dig deep to defeat 'Burgh (Jan. 20, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicCannoneers come up short in early season tourney (Dec. 24, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicLady Cannoneers among top players and top teams in high school round-up (Dec. 17, Times Union)

 bullet graphicLady Cannoneer Shelby Dugan featured in high school sports highlights (Dec. 16, Times Union)

 bullet graphicLady Cannoneers named Class B Team of Week in high school round-up (Dec. 15, Times Union)

 bullet graphicClass B Player of the Week: Watervliet's Ty’Jon Gilmore (Dec. 15, Times Union)


Fitness Center Hours

The fitness center at Watervliet Jr.-Sr. High School will be open on Mondays and Thursdays from 6-8 pm starting December 1. Download fitness center handbook & application


2014 Fall Sports Award Winners read more


ValleyCats help refurbish high school baseball field

Watervliet Athletics thanks the Valley Cats for lending their paws to help refurbish the high school's baseball field. Thanks to ValleyCats Assistant General Manager Matt Callahan and Operations Manager Keith Sweeney, as well as Watervliet baseball coach Dennis Lane, Tom Hall of Tom Hall Landscaping, and the ValleyCats Community Grounds Crew partner, Blueshield of Northeastern New York for their part in renovating the field. Read more on Cats Corner blog

WHS football hosts Pop Warner Challengers

The Watervliet Cannoneers welcomed the Capital District Pop Warner Challengers for a fun flag football game under the lights on Watervliet’s new field on October 18. Read more View photo gallery

2014 WHS HALL OF FAME INDUCTs nine on October 18

The Watervliet High School Athletic Hall of Fame inducted nine members during its seventh annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Watervliet High School. View Hall of Fame tribute video

Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees for the Class of 2014 are:

bullet graphicAmanda Boisvert, 2001, soccer, basketball, softball

bullet graphicRobert Butler, 1964, football, basketball, baseball

bullet graphicDaniel Fruscio, 1975, football, basketball, baseball

bullet graphicRobert Jojo, 1980, football, baseball

bullet graphicSpiros Kirtoglou,1965, football, track

bullet graphicAnn (Ogden) McDonough, 1982, tennis

bullet graphicThomas Mosca, 1964, soccer, basketball, baseball

bullet graphicScott Skinner, 1987, football, basketball, baseball

bullet graphicDonald Wood, 1954, soccer



Media coverage previews Cannoneers first home game of 2014 season on new field

 bullet graphicWatervliet football team to break in new field at first home game (Sept. 12, WTEN News 10)

 bullet graphicWatervliet to light it up (Sept. 11, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicField of dreams a reality (Sept. 11, Times Union)


Friday Night Lights in Watervliet

Watervliet's first home football game of the 2014 season is this Friday night (Sept. 12) at 7:05 p.m. under the lights on the district's beautiful new turf field. It marks the first time “Friday Night Lights” will take place in Watervliet, and marks the dawn of a new era for not only Cannoneer Athletics, but also for the school district and the city. Watervliet district officials invite you to this wonderful event, which commences with a grand opening at 6:20 p.m. with Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lori Caplan. This game will also be televised live on Time Warner Sports Channel 50, so remember to set your DVRs! Tickets to the game are: $3 for adults (community members, parents, faculty, staff, alumni, etc.) and $1 for students (if from opposing school, need valid student id).

‘Vliet Athletes in the News (Fall 2014)

 bullet graphicConsistency, confidence pay off in Cannoneers first win of season (Sept. 6, Saratogian)

 bullet graphicWatervliet football preps for 2014 season (Sept. 5, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicTU offers Class C rankings in predicted order of finish (Sept. 2, Times Union)



Monday August 25, 6pm WJSHS Cafeteria

This informational meeting is for all parents/guardians of student athletes participating in a fall 2014 sport (football, girls soccer, boys soccer, girls volleyball, boys & girls cross country, fall cheerleading). Coaches will be there to answer any questions you may have, as well as go over everything involved with being a student athlete at WJSHS.
If you have any questions, please email Athletic Director Michael Foust or call (518) 629-3303. Hope to see you there!

Attention 2014 football players: summer schedule for practices, physicals and more is available download info sheet


Fall sports practices to begin week of August 18

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.

Fitness Center public hours

The Fitness Center at WJSHS will be open to the public on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m. Residents who are interested in using the facility will need to fill out a the Fitness Center waiver. Call the WCSD Athletic Department at 629-3303 for more information.


Watervliet Athletics Archives (2013-14)

Watervliet Athletics Archives (2012-13)

Watervliet Athletics Archives (2011-12)


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2014-15 Athletic Handbook (PDF)

Athletic Department Staff

Sports Parenting Information

Athletic Archives:
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Useful Links

Concussion Management Plan

Facilities Use Information

Fitness Center Handbook/Application

Hall of Fame (including eligibility information & nomination form)

Guardians Corporation

Parent/Coach Communication (PDF)

Physical Education Curriculum

Physical Forms


Scholar Athletes

School Records

Vliet Gear

Subway Athletes of the Month

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The Watervliet City School Athletics Department believes that student-athletes grow mentally, physically and socially through their involvement in sports. Hopefully, this growth will result in a healthy lifestyle which will be prevalent throughout their lives.

Watervliet City School is governed by the New York State High School Athletic Association, Section 2, and the Colonial Athletic Conference, competing as a Class “B/C” sized school.