Anthony Wayne High School
|Anthony Wayne High School|
|5967 Finzel Road
Whitehouse, Ohio, (Lucas County) 43571
|Type||Public, Coeducational high school|
|School district||Anthony Wayne School District|
|Principal||Dr. Kevin Pfefferle|
|Average class size||350|
|Student to teacher ratio||22:1|
|Color(s)||Royal Blue and White |
|Athletics conference||Northern Lakes League Northwest Hockey Conference|
|Average ACT scores||25|
|Dean of Students||Steve Mossing|
|Athletic Director||John Snyder|
Anthony Wayne High School is a high school located in Whitehouse, Ohio, a suburb of Toledo. The school has an enrollment of approximately 1,350 students in grades 9-12. The school is named for American General Anthony Wayne, who led troops in the nearby Battle of Fallen Timbers during the Northwest Indian War.
The Anthony Wayne High School was created in 1951. It is the consolidation of Monclova, Waterville, and Whitehouse Schools. The school was featured in the 2010 MTV reality series If You Really Knew Me.
The athletic teams of Anthony Wayne High School are known as the Generals, and wear uniform colors of Royal Blue and White. The Generals have 19 varsity sports that compete in the Northern Lakes League (NLL) in northwest Ohio, with the exception of the varsity ice hockey team, which competes in the Northwest Hockey Conference. They compete in OHSSA Division I athletics. The interim school athletic director following the resignation of Paul Holan is Steve Mossing.
Northwest Hockey Conference (Blue Division)
- Hockey -2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
- Now in the NHC White Division (Middle Division) 2009
Anthony Wayne is a member of the Northern Lakes League, except for hockey, which is a member of the Northwest Hockey Conference. AWHS supports Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Girls' Volleyball, Basketball, Bowling, Boys' Hockey, Swimming, Boys' Wrestling, Baseball, Softball, Lacrosse, and Track. Anthony Wayne also features several Club Sports including Crew and Cheerleading.
Northern Lakes League Titles:
- Baseball - 2006, 2007, 2012
- Softball - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010
- Boys' Track and Field - 2006
- Girls' Track and Field - 2006
- Boys' Tennis - 2006 - Led by Senior Eric Sanford and Junior Kyle Doyle, the Generals brought home the first NLL Tennis Title in school history in dominating fashion, 2007
- Girls' Tennis - 2011
- Football - 1973, 1976, 1977, 1987, 1988
- Boys' Soccer - 2006, 2008, 2009, District Champions 2009, 2012
- Girls' Soccer - 2006, District Champions 2012
- Girls' Basketball - 2006, 2008, 2008, District Champions 2011
- Boys' Basketball - 1998
- Girls' Swimming - 2008
- Boys' Swimming - 2008
- Boys' Golf - 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
- Wrestling - 1972, 2010
- Volleyball - Sectional Champions 2010
Northwest Hockey Conference Titles:
- Hockey (Blue Division Champions) 2005-2006, 2006–2007, 2007–2008, 2008–2009
- Hockey (White Division Champions) 2010-2011
- Hockey (National Conference Champions) 2012-2013, 2014-2015
- All State: Martin Kolbe 2005, Zak Seipel 2009, Dan Koralewski 2009
- Hobey Baker High School Hockey Award: Greg Dybala 2008, Charlie Witte 2009, Jacob Bogdan 2010, Mike McDougall 2015
- Boys' Golf 2000, 2002, 2009
- Boys' Soccer 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014
- Girls' Softball- 2003 
- Division 1 Cheerleading State Mount Champions- 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 
- Dance Team- 2007
Anthony Wayne High School is most famous for its marching band, the Marching Generals. This high-stepping band has participated in several large-scale events, such as the London New Years parade, Indianapolis 500, Orange Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, Kentucky Derby parade, Chicago Miracle Mile Lights parade, and many others. Anthony Wayne Marching Generals Website:awbands.com
Mascot & Colors
The team mascot is the general and the school colors are royal blue and white.
Prior to the year 2004, the AWHS mascot was a person in an 1812 US Military General's apparel and riding a live horse instead of being a person in a foam costume. The previous mascot appeared only at home football games and would ride across the field just prior to the playing of the National Anthem. Despite continued popularity amongst students (to the point of a decided preference for the "old" mascot), the school adopted the current mascot in order to reduce damage to the football field and allow the mascot to appear at sporting events other than home football games. Many alumni remain disappointed with this decision. The new mascot was the senior gift from the class of 2004.
Notes and references
- OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Retrieved 2010-04-02.
- Northwest Hockey Conference
- OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2010-04-02.
- Yappi. "Yappi Sports Softball". Archived from the original on 25 March 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-02.
- Anthony Wayne High School website
- Anthony Wayne Athletics Homepage
- Ohio High School Athletic Association Web Site
- Anthony Wayne Generals Lacrosse
- Anthony Wayne Crew