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Our Jackets are Buzzing Their Way Through the Season

Our Jackets are Buzzing Their Way Through the Season

January 15, 2019

Basketball season is in full swing and our Jackets and Lady Jackets have recently competed in very important district games this past Friday evening. District games are important because they decide the rankings of each team within our district when the tournament rolls around in late February. Both ...

2019 NFL Playoffs: Who Has What it Takes?

2019 NFL Playoffs: Who Has What it Takes?

January 15, 2019

With the first round of true playoff games coming this weekend (January 12, 2019), everyone is waiting to see who will come out on top. This year we have some returning teams as well as some new challengers. This is how I believe the 2019 NFL playoffs will play out. Quarterfinal Matches Kansas City...

Sink or Swim

Sink or Swim

Riley Gardner, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018

Filed under Swimming

Woodford County Swim team competed against Western Hills on November 28th, 2018. After coming off a win the previous week, Woodford swimmers race hard to keep the winning streak alive. Through some grit, determination, and hard competition both the dive team and swim team emerge victoriously. ...

The Overwhelming Buzz of Jacket Basketball

The Overwhelming Buzz of Jacket Basketball

December 14, 2018

Have you ever been to a basketball game and heard the student section or maybe you've even been in the student section before? Well, as you may know, the boy's basketball team is 6-0 and that isn't for no reason! One reason is because of the number of students who attend the games and show their true...

Dancing Our Way Through Dayton

Dancing Our Way Through Dayton

Kristen Bailey, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2018

Filed under Sports, Student Life

Ohio Dance Masters is an association of dance educators who come together to help further dance education for many children and teens. During the weekend of November 16th-18th, they held a dance convention for dancers to attend. Dance studios could enter routines to compete in the competition. Th...

Hanging Out at the First Freshman Home Basketball Game

Hanging Out at the First Freshman Home Basketball Game

Kevin York, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2018

Filed under Basketball

The following pictures are from the first home game of WCHS. The game before this which was the first game we played Dunbar and they WC got beat by nearly 40 points our first game. So, of course, the coach was not very happy at halftime because at half they had 7 points. So, now let's see if we pl...

Come Along for the Ride: Lakeside Arena KHJA Horse Show Vlog

December 14, 2018

Horses have been a part of my life since I was a little toddler, and I started taking riding lesson with a close family friend at the age of 4. Then when we moved to Japan in 2007 and I wasn't able to ride anymore because we didn't live near any horse farms in Higashikurume. However, I had hope,...

Jacket Madness!

Jacket Madness!

December 6, 2018

Wofo Cheerleaders Take On Disney

Wofo Cheerleaders Take On Disney

Grace Coffman, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2018

Filed under Cheer, Sports

Fellow Woodford County Cheerleaders Kennedy Geilear (12) and I, Grace Coffman (10) went to Disney in November to cheer in the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in downtown Disney. We both have cheered since our 6th-grade year in Middle School. In the summer of 2018 the middle school and high school cheer te...

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 ...

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