Wauseon High School

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Wauseon High School
Address
840 Parkview Street
Wauseon, Ohio, (Fulton County) 43567
United States
Coordinates 41°33′13″N 84°7′41″W / 41.55361°N 84.12806°W / 41.55361; -84.12806Coordinates: 41°33′13″N 84°7′41″W / 41.55361°N 84.12806°W / 41.55361; -84.12806
Information
Type Public, Coeducational high school
School district Wauseon Exempted Village School District
Principal Keith Leatherman
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 435 (2016-2017)
Color(s) Red and White [1]          
Fight song Across the Field
Athletics conference NWOAL[1]
Sports 18 Competitive sports for females and males. Cross Country, Football, Cheerleading, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Bowling, Wrestling, Track, Softball and Baseball
Mascot Indians
Team name Indians[1]
Rival Archbold High School
Newspaper The Red and White
Yearbook The Chief
Athletic Director Matthew Hutchinson[1]
Website

Wauseon High School is a public high school in Wauseon, Ohio. It is the only high school in the Wauseon Exempted Village School District. Currently; the superintendent of Wauseon Exempted Schools is Larry Brown, the principal of Wauseon High School is Keith Leatherman, and the athletic director of Wauseon Athletics is Mathew Hutchinson.

Academic Achievements[edit]

Wauseon High School has received the "Excellent" rating, from the Ohio Department of Education, for eleven years in a row from the 2003-2004 school year to the current 2014-2015 school year, including "Excellent with Distinction" for seven years.

Athletics[edit]

The mascot of Wauseon Schools are the "Indians", with their colors being red, white, and black. Wauseon is a charter member of the Northwest Ohio Athletic League, having competed in the NWOAL since 1926.

Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championships and Runners Up[edit]

  • Boys Football – 1993 Division III State Champions
  • Boys Baseball – 1995 Division II State Champions
  • Girls Basketball – 1997 Division III State Champions [3]
  • Boys Basketball - 1994 Division II Runners Up, 2017 Division II Runners Up
  • Wrestling - 2016 Division II State Duals Runners Up, 2017 State Duals Runners Up

NWOAL championships (1926-present)[4][edit]

  • Football: 1944, 1954, 1955, 1962, 1968*, 1974, 1978, 1979, 1993, 1994, 1999*, 2007*, 2014, 2015*
  • Volleyball: 1989, 1990, 1994
  • Boys Cross Country: 1973, 1974, 2004, 2015, 2016
  • Girls Cross Country: 1982, 1983, 1984, 1996, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2013
  • Golf: 1979, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Boys Basketball: 1928-29, 1932–33, 1940-41*, 1943–44, 1944–45, 1963-64*, 1973–74, 1974–75, 1989-90*, 1991-92*, 1992–93, 1993–94, 1999-2000, 2012-13*, 2014-2015*, 2015-2016*, 2016-2017
  • Girls Basketball: 1995-96*, 1996–97, 1997–98, 1998-99*, 1999-00, 2003-04*, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10
  • Wrestling: 1973-74, 1975-76*, 1979-80*, 1980-81*, 1982-83*, 1983–84, 1993-94*, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011-12, 2014-15, 2016-2017
  • Boys Bowling: 2011-12
  • Baseball: 1974*, 1975, 1993*, 1994, 2013, 2014
  • Softball: 1987*, 1989, 1996, 1997*, 1998, 2001, 2009*
  • Boys Track & Field: 1933, 1945, 1973, 1975, 1978, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988*, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1999, 2000, 2003*, 2005, 2015, 2016
  • Girls Track & Field: 1993, 1996, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Northern Border League championships (1969-1978)[edit]

  • Football: 1969*, 1974
  • Boys Cross Country: 1977
  • Golf: 1974, 1976
  • Boys Basketball: 1973-74*, 1974–75
  • Baseball: 1975*
  • Boys Track & Field: 1972*, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1978

Note: shared league titles are denoted with an asterisk (*)

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Barney Oldfield, legendary car racer in the early 1900s
  • Rick Volk, member of the Baltimore Colts Super Bowl III and V championship teams, football player at the University of Michigan[5]
  • Motoki Maxted, Social Media star. Popular on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  2. ^ [www.wauseonindians.org www.wauseonindians.org] Check |url= value (help).  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2006-12-31. 
  4. ^ http://nwoal.org/
  5. ^ http://www.wauseon.k12.oh.us/Hall_of_Fame/Rick%20Volk.pdf

External links[edit]