Archive for February, 2010

March 23, 2010 Banquet Planning

February 28, 2010 1 comment

According to Mrs. Helms, planning for the March 23rd Banquet is well under way. The Boosters would like to have a silent auction again, and are requesting donations from each family. Some of the items donated last year included

– movie tickets and a bucket of popcorn and candy
– gift cards to a local restaurant
– manicure/spa gift certificates
– carwash coupon books
– bottles of your favorite beverages
– massage gift certificates
– oil change coupons
– gift cards to local stores
– beach bag, Frisbee, beach cooler
– sweat shirt
– haircuts
– concert tickets
– sports tickets
– day trip babysitting coupon…
– etc.

Don’t limit yourself to these ideas or items — when you’ve figured out what you’d like to donate, or if you have something else creative in mind, drop a line to Mrs. Helms ( khelms1 @ ), Mrs. Venditti (karinvenditti @ or Mrs. Kennedy (mbkenedy @ to help with planning. Remember to eliminate the spaces when you send your e-mails!

By the way, wrestlers can donate their labor — for yard work, errands etc. or other jobs — all proceeds from the auction will go directly to benefit the Boosters’ efforts to support the team.

Categories: Parents, Team

State Open Update

February 27, 2010 Leave a comment

Senior Captain Terrence Reedy went further in the tournament than any recent Wilton wrestler has gone, winning two matches before being eliminated from competition with an overtime loss in the consolation quarter finals. We all appreciate his effort, his example and his leadership this year — on and off the mat.

Here’s a link to the brackets as of tonight with results from all matches today:

State Open Brackets through Saturday night

Our competition season is officially over now, but there’s a mandatory team meeting scheduled for Wednesday right after school. All wrestlers must attend, and must return any equipment issued by WHS.

Later this week is pick-up and payment time for any citrus. More details to follow on that too — on the website and during the Wednesday meeting.

Stay tuned here. Over the course of the next couple of weeks, there will be updates on off-season weight training, wrestling clubs and camps, etc.

Categories: Parents, Team

Team Meeting Thursday – Cancelled; Rescheduled to next Wednesday

February 24, 2010 Leave a comment

Tomorrow’s meeting after school is cancelled. Our meeting will take place next Wednesday immediately after school. Thanks, Coach Foldeak

Categories: Parents, Team

Locker Clean-out MONDAY! Meeting THURSDAY!

February 21, 2010 Leave a comment

All wrestlers must clean out their lockers on Monday. Anything not cleaned out may be thrown out.

Bring home all your personal items and equipment (singlets, head gear, etc.) Wash everything.

There will be a mandatorymeeting on Thursday after school. WHS equipment/clothing will be collected then. All wrestlers must attend.

Categories: Parents, Team

Reedy Places 3rd in State Class L Tourney

February 20, 2010 Leave a comment

Captain Terrence Reedy placed 3rd in the State Class L Tourney today and qualified for the Opens! Several other wrestlers, including Brendan Sweeney, Drew Venditti, Matt Hill, Sean DeJager and Beau McDowell had wins in the early rounds of the tournament as well.
Congrats to all the WHS Warriors who participated.

Categories: Parents, Results, Team

More Citrus Sales -> New Mat

February 19, 2010 Leave a comment

Yesterday was the last team practice for the 2009-10 wrestling season. Rolling and storing the mats took at least 30 minutes, a time we could easily cut in half with a new light-weight mat.

You guys can help work toward getting that new mat with some additional sales — the deadline for orders is February 22, 2010, so you still have a couple of days to get some additional orders in.

If you need some additional incentives here they are:

1st Prize – Most Sales – $50
2nd Prize – 2nd Most Sales – $25
3rd Prize – 3rd Most Sales – A one-time “Get out of 50 Push-ups” pass for the 2010-11 season.

Click here for order forms.

Thanks again to the Boosters and Kiwanis for their support.

Categories: Parents, Team

State Class L Logistics Updated

February 18, 2010 Leave a comment

As posted on January 27, 2010, Coach Foldeak has already reserved a block of rooms for the Varsity wrestlers at the Clarion Hotel in Bristol CT for the night of Friday, February 19th. If parents or other fans want to reserve a room of their own for Friday night, click the link above for the hotel’s contact information. Coach Foldeak’s contact at the hotel is named Ernest.

The team will be dismissed at approximately 11:30 AM, travel up to Bristol on Friday on a 12:00 Noon bus. The bus ride up takes approximately 1 1/2 hours. Once we’re checked into the hotel, we’ll shuttle over to Bristol Central for weigh-ins and wrestle the first rounds of the tournament. At the close of wrestling this evening, we’ll return to the hotel and then sleep over because of the early starting time on Saturday. Click this link for information about the State Tournaments. Wilton is in Class L, and will be wrestling at Bristol Central High School. Coach Foldeak and Coach Rinaldi will be staying at the Clarion and will supervise the boys. The boys should bring snacks, food, and money for food and incidentals for Friday night and Saturday.

We have a bus going up, but all wrestlers who go up on the bus will need rides back on Saturday. (If there are several parents going up on Friday who can provide rides for the wrestlers, please let Coach Foldeak know and we can cancel the bus.)

If any parents are attending the tournament, please let Coach Foldeak know if you will be able to give rides to and from the Clarion hotel to the school on Friday and Saturday. Thanks.

Categories: Parents, Team