WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Wood-Ridge High School will be adding boys and girls cross-country to its athletics schedules next season.   The school is in the process of hiring a coach to handle the new program.

“We are really excited to bring back cross country as it gives our students an opportunity to compete within the NJIC,” said Wood-Ridge Athletic Director Marc Sinclair. “Cross country is a lifetime fitness activity and we hope to build program that allows students to train and run far beyond their Wood-Ridge High School years.

Sinclair was pleased by the reaction so far to the program.

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“We had an interest meeting and there is a group of students that seem to be committed to the process of building a program from the ground up,” Sinclair stated. “It’s exciting to be a part of and we can’t wait to get started.”

The Blue Devils will compete in the Patriot Division during cross-country, against the following schools:  Bergen Charter, Bogota, Hawthorne Christian Academy, Midland Park, Palisades Park, Paterson Charter,   Ridgefield, Saddle River Day, Waldwick, Weehawken.

 

 

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