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Athletics

Luther Taylor, Class of 2019, dunking during a basketball game

80% of Whitfield students choose to join an athletic team even though participation is not mandatory.  Our no-cut policy gives every athlete the opportunity to experience personal growth through team sports, in physical fitness, patience, leadership and sportsmanship.

Fall Sports

Whitfield offers six fall sports: cross country, dance squad, field hockey, soccer, tennis, and volleyball.

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Winter Sports

Whitfield offers five winter sports: basketball, cheerleading, dance squad, ice hockey, and wrestling.

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Spring Sports

Whitfield offers eight spring sports: baseball, golf, ice hockey (middle school) lacrosse, soccer, tennis, track & field, and volleyball.

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Middle School Athletics

Our middle school athletic program develops team skills and provides a positive experience.

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Athletes of the Week

Middle School and Varsity Athletes of the Week  are selected by their coaches and recognized at Morning Assembly.

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Athletic Calendar

The Warriors play competitive schedules throughout the area.

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Warriors in the News

Whitfield's teams and individual student-athletes are frequently receive local and regional media coverage.

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Summer Camps

Camp Whitfield and Whitfield Sports Camps are perfect for athletes at any level. 

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Alumni Athletes

Whitfield graduates continue their athletic careers at the college level.

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Athletic Hall of Fame

Whitfield’s Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes and honors those individuals who have made exceptional contributions to our athletic program.

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APPROACH TO ATHLETICS

Varsity boys soccer during their halftime huddle

Benefits of a Team

There are many known benefits to being a part of a team--benefits that serve our students in all parts of their lives.  Participation in team sports allows young people to make lasting friendships, develop communication skills, feel a sense of community, and learn to respect their teammates and coaches.

Middle School girls volleyball players celebrating a point

A Team for Everyone

Our no-cut policy allows all students to explore new athletic activities based on their interest, regardless of prior experience.  As interest in sports grows, we add more teams to ensure everyone has an opportunity to participate.

2019 varsity boys baseball team with their district championship plaque

Winning Teams

The result is one of the most successful athletic programs in the area, claiming 33 state championships since 2000, earning multiple coach and player of the year awards, and sending numerous alumni to play at the collegiate level.

The Middle School field hockey team after a win

Middle School Athletics

Coaches feel that winning isn't the key to middle school sports; sportsmanship and team play are paramount.

Drew Newlin '20 looking to pass the ball during a varsity boys basketball game
"Playing sports in high school, specifically basketball,  has taught me to be a more vocal person and to be a leader both on and off the court. Sports have also taught me how to deal with, and overcome, adversity which is a skill that can be used every single day."
 
Drew Newlin '20

BY THE NUMBERS

33

State Championships

83

District Championships

20

Sports offered
(Upper School)

14

Sports offered
(Middle School)

165

Individual state medalists

57

Individual state champions