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About Wilson Athletics

The Wilson Athletic Department is committed to supporting our student-athletes to thrive in the classroom, promoting character, fostering healthy competition, and building bridges in our community.

Wilson High School is a member of the Portland Interscholastic League (PIL).  All sports compete at the 6A Level.
 

Michael Nolan, Athletic Director
Email: mnolan@pps.net
Office: Room 121, Wilson High School

Leanne Van Horn, Athletic Assistant
Email: lvanhorn@pps.net 

 

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

Monday, February 26th
First day of Spring Sports Season
Registration is open! All the details can be found in Registration Tab.


Wednesday, February 28th
Spring Sports Kick-Off, 6;30pm in the Auditorium

Tuesday, May 29th
Year-End Sports Celebration, 7:00pm

 

News from the Athletic Director

Wilson Athletics Weekly
February 11

Greetings Sports Fans!

We had a great night of hoops on Friday night! It was Senior Night, Youth Appreciation Night, and Staff Appreciation Night and the gym was packed with fans. How a Friday Night Basketball Game should be like! A huge shout out to Leanne Van Horn for getting the night together and promoted. A special thanks to the Senior Parents for all that they did to celebrate our Senior Hoopers. Finally, a big thanks to Nick Caldwell and the Wilson Band for performing for both Varsity contests!

We are winding down the Winter Season this week with one more contest on Tuesday with our Men’s and Women’s Basketball Programs wrapping up their seasons against Cleveland High School. The Unified Basketball Team will have their final Tournament at Wilsonville on March 3rd. 
As we move into the 2018 Spring Sports Season, the following article is a good reflection piece and has some good insights for our spring coaches and student-athletes get prepared for the upcoming season. Control the controllables! http://d3kv8ayplk3lle.cloudfront.net/sites/uploads/files/PCA_HackerMindset.pdf

Speaking of Spring Sports, our kick off night is February 28th at 6:30pm(note the new time change). We will start in the Auditorium and then each program will break off and have their parent meetings in a designated room.

Mark your calendar now for Tuesday May 29th at 7pm for our Wilson High School Athletics Year End Celebration. We will host it in the auditorium. Going to be a night to celebrate our student-athletes and coaches for all of their work this year.

If you are looking for volunteer opportunities or to become a new member, the Wilson Booster Club is always looking for both. Visit the following link for more information. http://www.wilsonboosterclub.com

The Unified Basketball Team traveled to Grant High School to take on the Generals and come away victorious. They have one more week to prepare for their end of the year tournament at Wilsonville High School March 3rd.

Coach Schmidt and his staff finished off a fantastic Wrestling Season on Friday taking three Wrestlers to the State Tournament on Friday.  The following Wrestlers capped a great year with a trip to State-

  • Cameron Tindell
  • Abdul Mohamed
  • Harun Catic

A great accomplishment for three great student-athletes and kudos to the Wrestling Program for all of their effort this season! We March On!

The Wilson Swimming Program sent four Swimmers to the State Meet with Greta Cannon making it to day two of the event finishing 12th in the 500 Free. The Swimming Program has a bright future with a ton of returners for the 2019 Season. Great year for their program!

The Men’s and Women’s Basketball program battled it out with Roosevelt and Franklin this past week.  The Men battled with a much improved Roosevelt team but came up just short in their efforts. Against Franklin on Senior Night, the Women just couldn’t get a shot to drop and came up short in their efforts while the Men’s Team was on fire from the start and jumped out quickly and got a decisive victory against the Quakers. It was great to see Coach Aker and his family in their return to Wilson High School.  Both programs end their seasons against the Cleveland Warriors.

The Wilson Student-Athletes of the Week

Kailin Gilzow-Women’s Basketball- Kailin is one of the toughest competitors in the Women’s Basketball Program. She has a great attitude, gives maximum effort, and is one of leaders in the Wilson Athletic Leadership Council. She battled it out in both games vs Roosevelt and Franklin.

Jake Winkler-Men’s Basketball-
 Jake has been a consummate teammate all year long. He as given maximum effort each and every game, been a leader in the locker room, and held a 4.0 GPA all year long.

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