The Jacket Journal

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...

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...

Can Kentucky Ever Be More Than a Basketball State?

Can Kentucky Ever Be More Than a Basketball State?

March 30, 2019

Wrestling is a physical and mental competition between two opponents. The objective is to pin your opponent by getting both of their shoulders flat on the mat for three or more seconds. If neither of the opponents can get a pin, the opponent with the most points wins. Wrestling comes in three forms:...

1st ~Devin Armstead of Oldham County
2nd~Luke Oliveros of South Oldham
3rd~Cory Joos of North Oldham
4th~Ashley Courtney of Woodford County

Cradle Queen Makes History

February 21, 2019

The cradle is a basic technique in wrestling. The wrestler performs the cradle by grabbing the neck of their opponent with an arm and wrapping the elbow of the other arm behind the knee of the opponent.  The cradle is also known as sophomore Ashley Courtney's signature move in wrestling which she uses...


MatJackets Take On State

February 21, 2018

    The KHSSA wrestling championships were held on February 16 through the 17 at the Alltech Arena. The state championships is a two-day tournament where wrestlers from across the state will compete to see who will take the state title home. The two day tournament finished off wi...

Freshman Dylan Preston in action.


February 2, 2018

The Woodford wrestling team has less than two weeks left of their season. Come support your fellow wrestling scholars!...