Scholar-athletes put together for season

PIQUA — The Edison State Group School Athletic Division held its annual Scholar-Athlete Day on Friday, August 4, 2023, on the Piqua Campus. The kick-off occasion helps put together student-athletes to take part within the upcoming volleyball, basketball, baseball, and softball seasons.

“Scholar-Athlete Day is a day for our student-athletes to get collectively, see what assets can be found to them, and put together for what the yr might be like,” stated Athletic Director Justin McCulla.

Through the occasion, student-athletes realized suggestions to achieve success at Edison State, obtained details about obtainable on-campus and group assets, and heard shows from numerous campus departments, together with Advising, Monetary Support, Library and Tutoring Middle, and Workplace of Accessibility.

Sophomore student-athletes held a panel dialogue, sharing success suggestions with their friends. Scholar-athletes have been additionally launched to coaching room and therapy guidelines, influence testing, and emergency protocols.

The athletic division reviewed guidelines and laws with student-athletes, resembling research guidelines, grade checks, and different eligibility necessities. Scholar-athletes signed their contracts and realized about their involvement with the Charger Athletics Reverse Raffle, a fundraiser held yearly to assist student-athletes.

The upcoming athletic seasons kick off on Thursday, Aug. 17, with the volleyball staff internet hosting Clark State School in a convention matchup at house. The Woman Chargers will then journey to face Lorain County Group School in a convention matchup on Saturday, Aug. 19.

“Edison State is a particular place. Now we have an opportunity to influence lives, educating younger folks and giving them alternatives,” McCulla stated. “Our teaching workers has finished a tremendous job of recruiting. I imagine we’ve a gaggle of student-athletes that may take our groups to a different degree, and so they’ll acquire experiences primarily based on a fantastic schooling, going through good competitors, and creating relationships that can final a lifetime.”

“We’re right here to earn levels and compete for championships,” he added. “Final yr, we had 13 Tutorial All-Individuals and 49 Tutorial All-OCCAC student-athletes, and we had 4 groups qualify for postseason play. Many of the success that has occurred at Edison State is credited to our nice student-athletes, coaches, and workers!”

Edison State’s baseball, softball, males’s and girls’s basketball, and volleyball groups compete within the Ohio Group School Athletic Convention (OCCAC) and are Division II members of the Nationwide Junior School Athletic Affiliation (NJCAA). For the newest information, upcoming video games, and full rosters, go to