The Jacket Journal

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...

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...

A picture of Eric Daniels after coaching a basketball game!

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...

Some of the many moments with WCHS Basketball.

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 ...

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...

A Breakdown of the Best Kentucky Basketball Players of All Time

A Breakdown of the Best Kentucky Basketball Players of All Time

March 28, 2019

These players have all played in the NBA, G League, or some kind of professional league and have played for Kentucky for at least 1 year and have accomplished great things for Kentucky Basketball franchise like championships, records, etc. Most of these players were coached by coach Calipari. Some Kentucky...

Ready to cheer on the Cats.

Biggest UK Basketball Game Of The Year?

February 22, 2019

Kentucky has been on a winning streak until they lost to LSU recently. The next game is against the number 1 seed; how will Kentucky respond against their most recent upset? Will they bounce back with a win against the number 1 seed or will they lose to them on Kentucky's home court and start a losing s...

Student Athletes: How do they do it all?

Bryce Patterson at the plate.

Tyler Case, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2019

Student-Athletes have a huge load when it comes to balancing their life and other activities that are important to them. Bryce Patterson, a freshman with a non-stop schedule, shows us how he does it when it comes to balancing those activities. How do you balance your family, school, and your sports?...

1000 Point Player!

February 19, 2019

Woodford County's very own Brandon Cromwell (12) has joined 1000 point club for basketball! So, I sat down with Brandon and got the inside scoop on how it feels to be a new member of the club and what it means to him. Brandon's Stats: Woodford County Boy's Basketball Schedule:  Boy's Basketball Record: https://s...

New Year, New Scores

New Year, New Scores

January 17, 2019

It’s January and basketball is in full swing. Regular season games get more interesting as district games are running at all times. District 41 hosts four schools: Woodford County High School, Frankfort Independent High School, Franklin County High School, and Western Hills High School. On Janu...