Welcome to Dryden Lions Athletics
Run for Hayli
Hayli Hough is a 9th grade Dryden Student who was diagnosed with Acute Myloid Leukemia in August of 2013. Dryden is hosting a 5k run to honor Hayli. All proceeds will be donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Please click on the below links for more information and/or to register for the run.
3/23-Spring Modified Sports First Practices
Baseball-Starts Monday 3/23 from 3:05-4:30 in the HS gym
Softball- Starts Tuesday 3/24 from 3:05-4:30 in the HS gym
Track- Starts Tuesday 3/24 from 3:05-4:30 in the MS gym
Boys Lacrosse-Starts Monday 3/23 from 3:30-5:00 at Dryden Elementary
Your coaches will provide information about all future practices then.
Junior Named to All-Section Team
Ali Abel-Ferreti, a junior on the Varsity Boys Basketball team, was named to the Section IV All Star team, a prestigious honor. Ali will be honored at a brunch on March 29th in Elmira. Ali led the Lions in scoring this winter at over 19 points per game and is on pace to pass 1000 career points next season. Congratulations Ali!
Dryden Burns Up the Track
The Varsity Boys won the Division 2 Class Championship while the girls took 2nd place in Division 2. Congratulations to both on the hard work...good luck to State qualifiers Abby Yatsko and Tor Wildenstein.
Cheer Takes 1st!
The Dryden Varsity Cheerleaders won 1st place at a recent competition at Horseheads. Congratulations ladies and good luck at Regionals in Rochester on 3/7!
Bennett Takes to the International Pitch
Taylor Bennett, Dryden Junior soccer player, scored her first international goal this week. She is playing for the U18 Olympic Developmental Team at an event in Croatia.
Spring Sports Sign-ups!
For those interested in signing up for a Spring Sport, you can begin doing so now. Varsity and JV Spring sport practices can begin on Monday 3/2, while Modified Spring teams can start on Monday 3/23. This Spring we are offering:
Varsity: Track and Field (boys and girls); Baseball; Softball; Golf (boys); Lacrosse (boys)
JV: Baseball; Softball (probably, depends on numbers); Lacrosse (girls)
Modified: Baseball; Softball; Lacrosse (boys); Track and Field (boys and girls)
To sign up, print out the forms in the box to the right labeled "Signing up for a Sport," and return them to the nurse. Please get these forms in as soon as possible as the nurse MUST clear you before you can participate in a practice--DON'T WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE OR YOU MIGHT BE HELD OUT OF PRACTICE!
Winter Sports All-Star Team Honorees
Boys Basketball: IAC 1st Team-Ali Abel-Ferretti; 2nd team-Stu Stahlman, Trevor Gardner
Girls basketball: IAC 1st Team-Erin Daley; 2nd team-Vicky Leyburn; Honorable Mention-Lindsey Goodenough
Lions Grappler Takes IAC and Class B Crowns
Senior Chad Adams continued his undefeated season, taking first place in the IAC Wrestling Championships on 1/31, winning the 220lb weight class. He continued his dominance at the Class tournament on 2/7, taking first again. Way to go Chad!
Thanks Dryden Sports Boosters
The Boosters recently purchased a new mascot uniform!
Fall All-Star Teams Announced
Football: Noah Welgoss and Duran Joyce were named to the Ernie Davis Game; Section IV 1st team: Noah Welgoss, Stu Stahlman, Matt McHerron, Connor O-Brien; 2nd team: Trevor Gardner, Duran Joyce
Boys Soccer: IAC 1st team: Tim Lewis and Gabby Guisado; 2nd team: Jacob Lewis, Ali Abel-Ferretti, Padraic Iannello, and Matt Horton
Girls Soccer: IAC 1st team: Taylor Bennett (MVP), Abigail Barr, Keri Daley, and Amy DeGaetano; 2nd team: Brittany Deeley, Melina Katsiroumba, and Sarah Wescott; 1st Team All-State: Taylor Bennett
Volleyball: IAC 1st team: Mackenzie Todd and Kayla Kucerak; 2nd team: Alex Zehr, Vanessa Scott, and Madison Seamans
Congratulations to all!
Swimmer sets new team records!
Erin Daley broke two longstanding Dryden High School Girls' Swimming records on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Section IV Class C Meet. A 25-year old record in the100 Free set by Jennifer Larkin (56.11) fell as Erin swam 55.90. In the 50 Free, Erin swam 25.50 in which the former record was 25.60 by Sheila Rhoades in 2006. Congratulations Erin and the entire girls swim team on your fifth place finish at Sections.