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Hodgson Athletics

Hodgson Vocational Technical High School offers a variety of Varsity, Junior Varsity (J.V.) and Freshman sports and activities.  Our athletic programs are challenging and competitive yet the emphasis is placed on the importance of commitment, sportsmanship, respect, and teamwork.  Hodgson is a member of the Blue Hen Conference and competes in Flight A. 



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Tryout Information

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Sports Physicals

The Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) mandates that every student mustHodgson Field Hockey have all papers completed with all signatures, in order to be eligible to try-out and participate in any school sponsored sport.  The physical must be on the DIAA physical form only.  No other forms can be substituted.  These forms must be turned in and on file with the school nurse. Physicals must be performed yearly and performed after April 1st for the following school year.  It is encouraged to get your physical early and not wait until the last minute.  Clearance to start practice cannot be guaranteed unless forms are received in adequate time for them to be reviewed.  You can download a PDF version of the physical form below.  We encourage our student athletes to use our school based Wellness Center to complete their physical.  Please contact our Wellness Center at 302-832-5400 to schedule an appointment. 

Sports Season Start Dates

Our sport offerings vary from season to season.  Please see below for the start dates for each season. Hodgson Football


2021-2022 School Year


Fall Sports - August 16th (Boys Soccer, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Volleyball)
Winter Sports - November 8th (Boys/Girls Basketball, Indoor Track, Winter Cheerleading, Wrestling)
Spring Sports - February 28th (Baseball, Girls Soccer, Golf, Boys/Girls Lacrosse, Softball, Track & Field)


Athletic Trainer 

Hodgson is very proud to be partnered with Premier Physical Therapy & Sports Performance.   
Premier offers a wideHodgson Cross Country variety of therapies, injury rehab and prevention, and much more!  Hodgson has an athletic trainer available at all home sporting events and daily at practices.  We recommend that our athletes see our trainer for all injuries and rehab.  If you have any specific questions, please reach out to our athletic trainer, Paige Ezell at

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Do you want to know your NCAA Eligibility?

To find out the core courses needed, test scores needed, and GPA average for both Division I and II, check out theNCAA Guide for the College-Bound Student- Athlete, available on the Resources page at 


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Dave Collins
Hodgson Athletic Director

Hodgson Vocational – Technical High School
2575 Glasgow Avenue; Newark, DE 19702
Phone: (302) 834-0990  Extension 50211