The Jacket Journal

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The Realities of Playing Club Volleyball

April 21, 2020

First, let's talk about what club volleyball is; club volleyball is a competitive sport where you compete versus different teams and clubs. Meaning that you try out for a club team under that club there are multiple teams in age groups. Normally the teams are made up of girls in your region or county th...

Top Dogs of the Class of 2020

Top Dogs of the Class of 2020

MaQuoia Bernabe, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2020

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

A pregnant Thoroughbred mare grazes on a sunny spring day.

Thoroughbreds Through the Spring

March 27, 2020

Here is a collection of images that show mostly Thoroughbred horses on a horse farm during the spring. This is the time of year for Thoroughbred horses when mares, adult female horses, are giving birth to new foals and then getting pregnant again by stallions, adult male horses. Foals are normally weane...

Senior Night at WCHS!

Senior Night at WCHS!

February 27, 2020

Senior Night Senior Night for the boys' basketball team was Tuesday, February 11th. This is typically the last home game of the season and a time to recognize the seniors and their hard work throughout the year. During the ceremony, the seniors are called onto the floor with their family and loved on...

Aiming Towards Woodford’s Archery Team

Archers line up at the 15-meter line to release their first practice shot.

Kristen Bailey, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2020

As the winter sports season advances, the Woodford Archery teams are in full swing with tournaments almost every weekend and weekly practices. The Woodford Archery JV and Varsity teams both had a tournament at Woodford County Middle school on February 1st, and Woodford ended up winning. The archery teams...

Seniors Striving for the Next Level!

February 10, 2020

This year at Woodford County High School we have had multiple athletes sign for college sports. I had the chance to interview a few of these athletes and talk about their experiences and how they got to where they are. I interviewed Kayleigh Poe, who is a senior softball player committed to the University...

Winner of Woodford’s Got Talent

February 10, 2020

This January, Woodford's HOSA club put on the second Woodford's Got Talent. This is a school-wide talent show open to all Woodford County High School Students. There were many incredible acts from singing to dancing and even whip cracking. However, only one act could win and the winning act was an incredible...

Woman Wrestling Champ!

February 6, 2020

Hey, Yellow Jackets! I'm back with an interview with Ashley Courtney. Ashley Courtney is a Junior this year at WCHS and is part of the Girls' Woodford County Wrestling Team.       Ashley has been wrestling for nine years and recently made history by being the first girl in history...

Colin Charles (12) leads his heat in the boys 1 mile race. Charles finished his race with a time of 5:14.6. This was Charles's first indoor track meet and he felt pretty good for his first race.

Taking the Fast Track

February 4, 2020

The Nutter Field House was packed with people on Saturday, February 1st for the High School Wildcat Classic. This was the first indoor track meet that WCHS has participated in this year. 12 students from Woodford County participated in this event including Ana Ruvalcaba (11), Calvin Rowe (9), Jerry Creech...

Kam Bohanan (11) faces off with Zac Cowan of Madison Cantral.

MatJackets Finish Sixth at State Duals

January 31, 2020

In wrestling, a dual can best be described as a match between two teams of all 14 weight classes. A dual is won by the team who has the most points after the conclusion of all matches. On January 11, the MatJackets were sectional duals runner up after falling 48-24 to Oldham County. The win earned the Jackets th...

Lady Jackets Fall to Great Crossing

Mackenzie Karo (10)  tries to find a way to get closer to the basketball goal. Photo by Kristen Bailey.

Kristen Bailey, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2020

On January 11th, 2020, the girls Woodford Varsity Basketball team played against Great Crossing. The crowd came out to support Coach Erik Daniels, and according to the ticket sellers, the crowd was the biggest they had ever seen for a Woodford girl's basketball game. After a racial slur was found on...

Diving into the WCHS Dive Team’s Season

Logan Greene (10) in the midst of a dive competition.

Will Dowdell and Nate Wells

December 17, 2019

The dive team's season has begun and they have started off strong, and are undefeated to this point. The dive team is usually overlooked when it comes to winter sports. Their meets go on before the swim meets, and most people don’t know when it is. The team would appreciate more supporters and enc...