By Dane Mullins
Woodgrove Wolverines Athletic Booster Club Spring Mulch Sale: Double Shredded Hardwood Mulch, three cubic foot bags, $4.50 per bag, $4.00 on orders of 40 bags or more. Preorder by March 3. Delivery or pick up mulch at Woodgrove High School on Saturday, March 17, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. FREE DELIVERY of orders of 10 bags or more within 10 mile radius of Woodgrove. Monies raised will go towards athletics program and more.
Hypnosis – The Show featuring Comedy Hypnotist, Jimi Gibson. When: Saturday, March 10 7:00 p.m.; Where: Woodgrove High School Auditorium; Tickets: $10 (Available online) at Woodgrove High School homepage and “Project Graduation.” Don’t miss this entertaining performance.
Bowl A Thon! March 17, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., Village Lanes Bowling Center, Leesburg, VA; $25.00 per player – includes food, drinks, shoe rental and unlimited bowling; Limited to 24 teams, four – six players per team … all are welcome. Strike Up Some Fun and Play to Win! See if you have the Luck of the Irish and Win the Pot of Gold. Players will seek community support for their team by collecting donations to benefit Project Graduation.
Mardi Gras Auction and Showcase a great success. The Woodgrove Music and Arts Association would like to thank the community, parents, teachers and the local businesses (Savior Fare, Sugardust Cakes and Tillett and Damewood Auctioneers) for their support. Special thanks goes to all the student displays and performers.
Congratulations to the Woodgrove Academic Team. On February 25 the team traveled to The College of William and Mary for the State AA Competition and proudly placed 6th. Congratulations to the team Tara Saunders, Jocelyn Westray, Kristina Haney, Jillian Lineburg, Chris Miller, Keegan Ottoson, Carolyn Saunders, Marissa Gillwald, Adam Lenhart, Joe Ghorzi, Julia Hiser. They are coached by Bob Kane and Louise Spicer. The team will return to compete again on April 28.
Winter Sports Update … WOW What a season! Basketball: Girls are District Champs and they will be advancing to the State Tournament on Saturday at VCU in Richmond to take on James Monroe at 4:30 p.m. Good luck Lady Wolverines!! Stephanie Purnell and Sarah Hardison named to 2012 All Region II 2nd team. Sarah Hardison also recognized as Cheer Sports January Athlete of the Month. Boys – Brad Gilson named to 2012 Region II Boys Basketball 2nd team and recognized as Cheer Sports January Athlete of the Month. Gymnastics: Amanda Huebner named Dulles District All-Time Winners for floor and qualified for states. Amanda was also recognized as Cheer Sports January Athlete of the Month. Wrestling: Joe Cavallaro took 7th at the State AA tournament. Football: Mike Skinner has been named Woodgrove head football coach. He brings a winning spirit and know how to the Wolverines.
Soccer: Brittany Basinger was named to United States Under 17 National Girls Soccer Team. Way to go Brittany! College bound -Katie Beebe-Longwood, Lucy Etro-Wofford, and Addie Healy-Washington and Lee-Congrats. The following girls from Woodgrove will continue playing soccer at the collegiate D1 level – Charlotte Ratcliff will play at Coastal Carolina University, Lexi Clarke will play at Stony Brook University and Tabitha McHale will play at UNC-Greensboro.
Lacrosse: Denis Radcliffe has signed with Stevenson College – Congratulations.
Dane Mullins is a native of western Loudoun. He attended Loudoun Valley High School and is dual enrolled at Woodgrove High School and Northern Virginia Community College. Dane grew up on a farm and has a passion for tractors. He has been the owner and operator of Dane’s Hometown Services since 2008 (estate maintenance, landscaping, farm & welding services, etc.)