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Should College Athletes Be Paid?

Should College Athletes Be Paid?

November 8, 2019

Should College Athletes Be Paid? Every year millions of people watch college sports games. But where does all of the money go? In 2018, the NCAA made $1.06 billion dollars off revenue alone. The athletes who play and attract fans that pay money to watch them don't get a single penny from that. How is...

Running Towards State

Running Towards State

November 7, 2019

Girls Cross Country The WCHS Girls Cross Country team has been on top all season, breaking various records and winning trophies, with Coach Brooke Stickel by their side. They had a chance to compete at Regionals in Bourbon County on Oct. 26th. The following are the girls who ran the 5k (3.1 miles) and...

WCHS Volleyball Team Volleys for a Cure

WCHS Volleyball Team Volleys for a Cure

October 22, 2019

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month on Thursday, October 10th, 2019 the Woodford County High School Volleyball Team hosted Lexington Catholic for their annual Dig Pink game, an event organized by the Side-Out Foundation which works with the community to spread breast cancer awareness. ...

Kicking Out the Competition

Kicking Out the Competition

October 7, 2019

An Overview of the 2019 Varsity Boy's Soccer Season Thus Far: The Jackets have four mercy rule wins (won by a ten-point lead.) The Jackets have finally achieved their first victory over Lexington Catholic in over four years. A more diverse sample of the classes is being represented on the ...

Looking Ahead for WCHS Boy’s Soccer

Looking Ahead for WCHS Boy’s Soccer

September 27, 2019

Many people focus on the here and now. They only focus on what's in front of them and don't look too far ahead. With this Woodford County soccer season well underway, it's easy to get wrapped up in the season, and being content in the moment. But little do they know, Woodford County soccer fans have...

2019 Football Season: Back in Action!

September 26, 2019

As we all know, Woodford County has never failed to be full of spirit and hope for any team or club, no matter the success created within them. We have always held onto our hope for the boys of fall, but this year our football team is sitting on 3-2 record after a few seasons of little to no wins so...

Top Dogs of the Class of 2020

Top Dogs of the Class of 2020

MaQuoia Bernabe, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2019

Enjoy a variety of seasonal sports interviews with senior athletes from around the school!

The Jackets Sting Colonels

The Jackets Sting Colonels

September 11, 2019

The Woodford County Yellow Jackets Football Team is back! This past Friday night, September 6th, 2019, the Jackets had an outstanding win against Bourbon County (47-20). As the football team took on Bourbon County, they had many supporters in the stands and especially in the student section. Many Wo...

On the Market for a Horse? Here is the Info You’ve Been Missing!

On the Market for a Horse? Here is the Info You’ve Been Missing!

May 9, 2019

Adopting or buying a new horse can be a great experience or turn South real quick... which is why it is so important to have an experienced trainer to accompany you throughout the process and soak up as much advice as possible. Here are just a few pointers when buying a horse (whether it is your f...

Charlie Corum Crushes the Charts

Charlie Corum Crushes the Charts

May 7, 2019

Did you see that ball fly over the fence? Well... one person did, and that is Charlie Corum. Corum is the starting catcher and a captain on the Woodford County baseball team. One huge impact he brings to the plate is his ability to hit the ball and to send it over the fence. In fact, he has sent the bal...

A Look at the 2019 WCHS Tennis Team

A Look at the 2019 WCHS Tennis Team

May 1, 2019

The Woodford County High School tennis team has been competing for weeks now, and it's no wonder they are doing well. WCHS sports are impeccable, and that is no exception for the tennis team. Recently, I talked with two of the top players on the Boys' team and got a look at how things operate. When...

John Calapari’s Amazing Coaching Career

John Calapari’s Amazing Coaching Career

April 30, 2019

Who is John Calipari? John Calipari is the current coach of the Kentucky basketball team, He is a coach who loves to win but loves to teach his players more and send them to the pros.  John Calipari has three kids including two daughters--Megan Rae Calipari and Erin Sue Calipari and one son, Bradl...

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