JWAA To Induct 5 Into Athletic Hall of Fame

WINCHESTER, VA - Five athletes will be inducted into James Wood High School’s P. Wendell Dick Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, September 4, 2015. Ceremonies for the 16th annual induction begin with a reception at 4:30 p.m., followed by the 5:30 ceremony in the James Wood Auditorium. The inductees also will be recognized at halftime of the football game between JW and Parkview High Schools. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. at Jerry Kelican Stadium.

Jeffrey A. Rudolph, class of ’87, is being inducted for excellence in track and field at James Wood as well as his success in track at VMI.

In outdoor track, Rudolph set four JW school records. His 37.8 time in the 300 meter intermediate hurdles set a school record, along with his 14.6 time in the 110 meter hurdles. He also ran 1:56 in the 800 meters and anchored the record-setting mile relay team.

As a sophomore and senior, he won Commonwealth District championships in the 110 meter high hurdles and his junior year he reached the state finals in three events. He won the Junior
Olympics state competition in the 400 meter hurdles in Richmond and placed second in regional competition at Greenville, SC. He also placed fourth in the National Junior Olympics in the 400 meter hurdles.

Rudolph earned more than 60 medals in track, including 10 Commonwealth District medals and one state medal. In indoor track, he was district champion in the 55 meter hurdles and the 500 meter dash. He won the James Wood Athletic Association (JWAA) Track Award his sophomore, junior and senior years and was awarded the John Moser Outstanding Athlete Award his senior year.

At James Wood, he also wrestled two years, compiling a 24-16-3 record and played football and was on the Colonels swim team. In total, he earned nine varsity letters.

After high school, he received a full scholarship to VMI where he was Southern Conference champion in the 800 meters and the two-mile relay events. Since college, he has held numerous coaching positions, including football and track at James Wood. He also has coached football, track and wrestling at Clarke County, Loudoun County, Loudoun Valley, Sherando and Strasburg High Schools.

Maxwell B. Anderson, class of ‘90, is being honored for his excellence in basketball and baseball at James Wood, as well as having a distinguished two-sport career at Randolph Macon College.
For the Colonels, in basketball Anderson earned two varsity letters and was named to the All-Area first team by both the Winchester Star and the Northern Virginia Daily. He was All-Commonwealth District his senior year and led the Colonels in scoring (17.8 PPG) and was second in rebounding (5.6 per game). He led the area in free throw shooting (78 percent) and was voted the Colonels’ Most Outstanding Offensive Player and Team MVP his senior year.

In baseball, he earned two varsity letters and was the Winchester Star first team All-Area pitcher in 1990 and second team All-Area pitcher in 1989. He also was named to the All Commonwealth District Team (honorable mention) as a pitcher his senior year.

Currently in the JW record books, Anderson ranks first in single-season ERA (0.98) and second in career ERA (1.82). His senior year, he led the team in innings pitched (51.3) with 42 strikeouts and three complete games. He currently ranks in the top 10 in four record categories for the Colonels, including career innings pitched (72.6), career strikeouts (63), career wins/appearances (5/15), and career fielding average (.988).

He received the Jerry Hannas Scholarship Award from the JWAA his senior year.

After high school, Anderson successfully played baseball and basketball at Randolph Macon College and left his mark in the record books there. He led the team in eight categories in baseball his senior year and led the nation (NCAA Division III) in slugging percentage (.817). He was named Honorable Mention All-American and was the first RMC baseball player ever to be named to the first team All-South Region.

Anderson still ranks second in five single-season RMC school records and is in the top 10 in 10 offensive categories. He led the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) in batting average (.451) his senior year.

Still involved in athletics today, he is a 20 year veteran Virginia High School League basketball official and 15 year veteran men’s college basketball official for NCAA Divisions I, II and III. He has officiated 10 times in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.

Thomas A. Cooke, class of ’91, is being inducted as the best pole vaulter James Wood athletic history. A four-year letterman in outdoor track and three-year letterman in indoor track, he holds the school records in both sports at JW.

Indoors, he was Commonwealth District pole vault champion his sophomore, junior and senior years, setting the state indoor record in 1991 with a vault of 15-3. He was also the Northwest Regional indoor champion in 1990 and 1991, and he was the outdoor Virginia state pole vault champion in 1990.

He was named the James Wood Track and Field Athlete of the Year both his junior and senior years and he received the JWAA Indoor Track Award in 1991.

Outside of high school competition, Cooke was the Virginia Junior Olympics champion in 1990 and 1991 and placed second in the Eastern Region Junior Olympics in 1990. He placed third in National Junior Olympics outdoor competition in 1990 and fourth in 1991. He was ranked third in the nation in indoor pole vaulting in 1991.

After high school, he had a successful pole vaulting career at the University of Virginia, where he ranks among the all-time top five best vaulters with a jump of 16-8.75. He finished third in the Atlantic Coast Conference championships in 1995.

Kristin Schaible Hendricks, class of ’98, is being inducted for her excellence in volleyball, basketball and track and field at James Wood. In volleyball, she earned three varsity letters and helped lead the team to the state semi-finals in 1997 and 1998.

Her senior season she was Northwestern District Player of the Year and the Winchester Star All-Area Player of the Year. Also in 1998, she was named first team All- District and All-Region II and second team All-State. She also was named honorable mention All-Metro by the Washington Post.

Hendricks currently is ranked second in the JW record books for most blocks in a season (101) in 1997. She received the JWAA Volleyball Player of the Year Award her senior year and played in the Virginia High School League All-Star game.

In basketball, she earned three varsity letters and was named to the All Northwestern District first team. She also was on the Winchester Star All-Area first team in 1996 and 1997. She was co-captain of her team her senior year and she received the JWAA Basketball Award in both 1997 and 1998.

She currently ranks tenth on the Colonels’ single-season scoring list with 328 points her junior year, and is ranked sixth in career rebounds (438). She ranks fifth in career blocks (72) and fifth in single-season blocks (51) her junior year.

In track and field, Hendricks participated in six events and earned four varsity letters. She ran the 400 and 800 meter events, along with the 4 X 400 and 4 X 800 relays. She also was a high jumper and triple jumper. Her 4 X 800 relay team set a school record, which has since been broken by a relay team headed by her sister in 2001.

Hendricks received the John Moser Award as Outstanding Female Athlete and the Dr. Phil Banning Award for highest GPA (4.0). After high school, she played volleyball her junior and senior years at University of Mary Washington and was on the Clemson University Rowing Association team.

Chris Bulley, class of 2000, is being inducted for his excellence as a wrestler and football player at James Wood, and for his distinguished two-sport collegiate career at West Liberty University.
A three-year varsity letterman in wrestling at James Wood, Bulley won nine tournament titles including two at the district level, two regional titles and a Virginia AAA state championship his senior year. His high school career record is 106-12 including 89 pins. His senior year, he posted a 39-1 record and as a junior he won 37 matches. His sophomore year he won 30 matches.

Bulley was named a Senior National All American and was a two-time national qualifier in Freestyle and Greco. He was the AAU Eastern National Champ in 1999 and received the JWAA Outstanding Wrestler Awards in 1999 and 2000.

In football, he was a three-time All-District player who accumulated 275 tackles in 26 games. He was named Outstanding Lineman for the Colonels and received the JWAA Football Award his senior year.

At West Liberty University, he was captain of both the football and wrestling teams and president of his senior class.


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