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2017-18 Sports Start Dates

Fall:

JV/Varsity-August 14

Mod. Football-August 21 (tentatively)

All other Mod. sports-August 28 or later

Winter:

JV/Varsity-November 6

Mod. winter I-October 23

Mod. winter II-January 2

Spring:

JV/Varsity-March 5

Modified-March 12

Miss the Annual Sports "Kick Off" Meeting?

View the Athletic Director's presentation here.

Dryden Athletics

JV Baseball and JV Softball home games have been cancelled today due to field conditions.

Reschedule date TBD

Welcome to Dryden Lions Athletics

Phone: 607-844-8694 ext. 5201       Fax: 607-844-8541
 
 
 

 

 Master Athletic Schedule

(Note: Athletic contests are subject to frequent change due to weather and other factors.  This master schedule is the most up to date place to check for changes as it is updated in real time.)

 

NOTE: Students scheduling SAT/ACT exams should be aware of possible conflicts with Sectional/Regional/State Championship dates-see notice here.)

Spring Sports

Spring Sports are underway! 

 

JV/Varsity~(9-12th Grade) Start day is Monday, March 5th

 These are the offerings for JV/Varsity sports:

     Baseball ~ JV & Varsity

     Softball ~ JV & Varsity

     Outdoor Track & Field ~ Varsity only

     Golf ~ Varsity only

     Lacrosse Boys & Girls ~ Varsity only

 

Modified-(7th & 8th Grade) sports offerings:

 

Start day is Monday, March 12th for:

     Outdoor Track & Field

     Lacrosse Boys & Girls

 

Start day for Mod Baseball is Monday, April 2nd 

 

Start day for Mod Softball is Tuesday, April 3rd

 

 

Any athlete interested in signing up for a Spring Sport are asked to stop by the School Nurse's Office to pick up a Sports Registration Packet and return them to the School Nurse.   

A loud Dryden Lion Roar to....

anyone that would like to nominate, to the Dryden Athletic Hall of Fame, one of our former Athletes (to include teams), Coaches, or Contributors to our athletic program here at Dryden.  A nomination can come from anyone in and outside our community.  Please click on the Hall of Fame Form link for further information.  Deadline for submission is July 1st each year.

 

             Athletic Hall Of Fame Nomination Form

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Late Bus (5:15pm)

Attention parents of athletes: The Late bus will now pick up students at 5:15 pm.  This will give our athletes more time to practice in their respective sports.  The pick up will remain at the middle school entrance. 

Special Notices for This Week...

Please join us in cheering on our Lions at today's events.....

 

 

 

There will be a Football Meeting on Tuesday, April 24th from 2:30-2:45 (Location to be determined).

The purpose of the meeting is to roll out a calendar of events leading up to our first game. Please join us!

   

 

There will be Boys Basketball open gym on Thursdays from 6pm-8pm*

*as long as Spring practices can be held outside

 

 

Notice on Dogs on Campus

Spectators please note that dogs are not allowed on campus, even at outdoor sporting events. Event staff are on site for events and will enforce this rule.

DCSD PHILOSOPHY

Athletics is an integral part of a student’s education. It has an obligation/goal of developing skills that will enable our young women and men to be successful in life. Skills such as leadership, teamwork, character, poise, discipline, loyalty, mental toughness, physical conditioning, hard work and school pride are not only by-products of participation in our program but also a shared vision by our coaching staff and Board of Education.


A majority of Dryden students participate in interscholastic athletics. Dryden has traditionally boasted its share of championship teams and all-star players. However, such measures of success are the outcome, rather than the primary goal, of the athletic program.

Signing up for a sport

You will need to fill out/sign and return the below and have these cleared by the nurse prior to the start of the season...DON'T WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE--if the forms are not signed by the nurse (the final OK), you must sit!

Required:

 

--Health Form

--Extracurricular Code of Conduct

--Coaches Manual

Optional:

--Physical Form (if getting it done by your own doctor)

--Administration of medicine

--Self-administration of medicine

 

Physicals are required to participate in athletics.  For a physical to be valid, it has to be within a year of the start date of the sport, to the month (for example, if a sport starts on August 15, a physical is valid as far back as August 1 of the previous year).  Each year the Athletic Department sets up free athletic physicals for a day in August at the school.  To participate, you MUST pre-schedule with the Athletics office.   Participating in this is a good idea if there is a chance your insurance will not allow a new physical in time for one of the sports season's beginning dates (ie: maybe a sport starts in January, but you can't get your annual physical until February, keeping you ineligible until then).  2017-18's physical day will be August 4.   For those needing a quick out-of-pocket option for getting a sports physical, Five Star Urgent Care in Ithaca does walk in physicals for a relatively low price (contact info here).