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Little Cheerleaders Making Big Moves

Little Cheerleaders Making Big Moves

November 2, 2018

On Saturday, October 20th the Woodford County cheerleaders hosted a cheer camp for elementary school through middle school students. This was an option to help prepare these kids for a high school game where they had the opportunity to cheer with the high school cheerleaders. There were about 40-50 gi...

Is Dance a Sport?

Kristen Bailey, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018

Filed under Sports

By definition, a sport is an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment. For a while now, whether or not dance should be considered a sport has been a controversy. Everybody has a different opinion, thus making this topic still undecided. Dancers compete in many different competitions per year, as well as prepare and practice almost all year long. In a typical dance competition, dance teams or soloists compete against each ot...

Winter with the Woodford County Yellow Jackets

Winter with the Woodford County Yellow Jackets

November 1, 2018

As the winter season approaches, so does high school basketball season. This year is looking pretty promising for our Yellow Jackets and Lady Yellow Jackets. Both teams competed in the district championship last year, and have nearly all of their players returning for the 2018-2019 season. Our Yellow ...

Los Angeles Lakers Feeling Golden?

Los Angeles Lakers Feeling Golden?

November 1, 2018

What Is Next For the Los Angeles Lakers?              How Have the Lakers Improved Their Team Within a Couple Seasons? In the 2017 NBA draft, the Los Angeles Lakers selected Lonzo Ball as their 2nd pick in the first round as expected. This was a good decision because Lonzo Ball was a good playe...

Soccer Stars!

Soccer Stars!

November 1, 2018

Throughout Kentucky, there are many soccer stars, but I'm going to show you the top scoring and top assist-making for both girls and boys. First, we have the two top scorers in the state of Kentucky: Slayden Sizemore from Jackson City, Kentucky and Jarrett White from Wolfe County, Kentucky. Slayden Sizemore goes to Jackson...

Why Not, Woodford?

Why Not, Woodford?

October 5, 2018

When did you begin playing sports? Elementary, middle, high school or never? Many kids discover their favorite sport at a very young age, but they do not have the opportunity to play until they get into middle school. We sat down with some of the coaches at Woodford County High School and asked what they...

Keep Your Eyes Out For These Stars

Keep Your Eyes Out For These Stars

Casey Humphreys, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018

Filed under Sports

There's always star players on every team, but there's always a few that stand out from the others. One, in fact, would be Frankfort's, Wandale Robinson. Wandale is a senior at Western Hills High School and is an All-American running back for the Wolverines football team. He's gotten offers from big ...

Kentucky Men’s Basketball Review

Kentucky Men’s Basketball Review

Kevin York, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Sports

How Does Coach Calipari Work? Coach Cal is the current Kentucky men’s basketball head coach and has one SEC national championships and four final fours with UK. Coach Calipari likes to scream at his players so they can win and run the right plays. He also likes to get these plays in the player's hea...

Lady Jackets SpikeTheir Way Through the Season

Lady Jackets SpikeTheir Way Through the Season

September 26, 2018

The Lady Jackets record is currently 17-14 and they're currently undefeated in the district. They gained a new assistant coach  Maddie Kunkel for their JV team and she once was a Libero for Georgetown College. Let's support our ladies throughout their season! Dates are listed below: ...

Cheering Their Way Back to Nationals

Cheering Their Way Back to Nationals

September 19, 2018

The Woodford County cheerleaders are making their way back to ESPN worldwide sports complex in Orlando, Florida around February of 2019. The cheerleaders' season has been in full swing since May. There have been endless hours of practicing every week to be competitive this year and win another natio...

Sitting Down With Girls Lacrosse

Sitting Down With Girls Lacrosse

May 18, 2018

Lacrosse is a lesser known and highly underappreciated sport here in Woodford County. However, that doesn't stop the girls on the team from working hard and meeting all their goals. With all that happened this season it would take ages to explain absolutely everything, so some of the girls of Woodford...

Falling Springs Volleyball Camp

Falling Springs Volleyball Camp

Lauren Newman, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Sports

Falling Springs is known for their great programs for both youth and adults. One of their summer programs is volleyball camp. The camp is open to both boys and girls ages 8 to 12. The deadline to register is June 6. If you or someone you know is interested in doing this, it is $55 to register. This camp...

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