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Aiming Towards Woodford’s Archery Team

Aiming Towards Woodford’s Archery Team

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...

Taking the Fast Track

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...

Top Dogs of the Class of 2020

Top Dogs of the Class of 2020

MaQuoia Bernabe, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2020

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

MatJackets Finish Sixth at State Duals

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

Lady Jackets Fall to Great Crossing

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

Diving into the WCHS Dive Team’s Season

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...

Former NBA Star is Coaching the Woodford County Girls Basketball Team

Former NBA Star is Coaching the Woodford County Girls Basketball Team

December 13, 2019

Hey, Yellow Jackets! As you all probably know, the Woodford County Girls Basketball team has a new coach this year. The Coach this year is a former NBA player, Eric Daniels. Throughout the interview shown below, I asked him questions about his previous basketball experiences, what got him into ...

2019-2020 Boys Basketball Season is Underway

2019-2020 Boys Basketball Season is Underway

December 12, 2019

The 2019-2020 boys basketball season is back in action after opening on Monday, December 2nd where they matched up against Dunbar and left victorious with a 62-46 win. With a new coaching staff, a new atmosphere envelops the season. Head Coach Jaron Brown played at the collegiate level...

Hear the Buzz About the Yellow Jacket Basketball Team!

Hear the Buzz About the Yellow Jacket Basketball Team!

December 5, 2019

The Woodford County Basketball team started their season on December 2nd. I had the opportunity to interview three of the players: Marcus Givens (12), Anthony Tabor (12), and Ashton Myles-DeVore (12). When interviewing the three players I asked them the same questions to see how their perspectives differ. Was ...

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