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The Voice of the Wildkats

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The Voice of the Wildkats

RIZZ FOR THE WIN. The top word for 2023 is rizz according to the Oxford Dictionary.

Rizz declared ‘Word Of the Year’ by Oxford English Dictionary

by Gaby DeLaRosa Dec 8, 2023

Girl, your rizz is unmatched. She can't help rizzing when she is around hot guys. He has so much rizz, he is irresistible to the ladies.  The word rizz has been declared “Word of The Year” by the...

PUT YOUR FEET FIRST. Taking care of feet today or they may cause pain tomorrow.

Make change to barefoot shoes

by Gaby DeLaRosa Dec 6, 2023

Do you believe in foot binding? People understand the cruelty of foot binding in ancient China. Obviously that practice isn't accepted in places like America or does it happen to that extent anymore, but...

VIVA FORMULA ONE. The Vegas Strip will be transformed into a race track this weekend.

Formula 1 Grand Prix hits streets of Vegas strip

by Gaby DeLaRosa Nov 15, 2023

The Formula 1 Las Vegas Grand Prix is happening this Sunday. It has caused great controversy and excitement.  Even novices should sit there for an hour and a half to catch the action. There will be...

Veterans focus of ceremony on Friday

Veterans focus of ceremony on Friday

by Gaby DeLaRosa Nov 7, 2023

Friday, the school is hosting a Veterans Day ceremony at 9 a.m. to remember and honor people who have and are serving the country. AFJROTC is going to raise the American and Texas flags for the ceremony....

IN THE RING. At the Heart of the Texas Fair, junior Kaylee Corley shows her shorthorn heifer. She showed two at the fair, Boujee and Maggie.

FFA students make ag-complishments at Heart of Texas Fair

by Gaby DeLaRosa Oct 20, 2023

At the end of September the FFA show team went to the Heart of Texas Livestock Show in Waco, Tx. Students placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd in their showings during the event. “I'm usually at the barn at 5:30...

PRACTICE LIKE YOU PLAY. Cadets are practicing their sequence before they step on the field.

Aim high by joining Air Force JROTC

by Gaby DeLaRosa Oct 4, 2023

The AFJROTC corps has been a distinguished unit with merit for nine years. Their mission is to develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community. There is no military obligation...

Looking for a first down, junior Daylion Robinson avoids the Temple defense to gain yards on the play. Robinson had eight carries for 132 yards against the Wildkats.

Friday night lights returns to Yates with big win over Temple

by Gaby DeLaRosa Sep 18, 2023

On September 8th, the long-tradition of Friday nights under the lights of Berton A. Yates stadium returned. The football team had their first home game against Temple. The stands were filled with friends...

SQUEEZE! Hank and Clint from Brabham Middle school compete in a dual at Huntsville High School. The two students learned how to wrestle two weeks before the competition.

Wrestling team holds clinic, dual for future teammates

by Gaby DeLaRosa May 18, 2023

 WHS Wrestling hosted a two week training camp for junior high students to come and learn the ins and outs of wrestling. At the end of the camp a competition was held to put their skill to the test. On...

Cadets march in a two-by formation along SH 75. They stayed silent and marched in a formation for the first two miles to honor the history.

Cadets remember fallen soldiers with Bataan Death March

by Gaby DeLaRosa May 16, 2023

On May 5th, 2023 WHS AFJROTC Cadets went on the Bataan Death March. The students did two and a half laps around the Girl Scouts property located two miles south of the school. Overall they did 14 miles...

COLOR GUARD HALT. Junior Amaya De La Rosa is performing a Color Guard routine with her teammates.  The Color Guard team has an implied amount of respect because they make the most public appearances by carrying flags.

Cadets victorious at Bluebonnet skills meet

by Gaby De La Rosa, VOW staff Mar 29, 2023

  Thirty seven cadets loaded the bus on their day off to represent the school and their corps. Thirty seven students practiced hours after school to make their best even better. They practiced...

WOO HOO. Dressed to keep warm during the cold day on the lake, sophomore Mason Lightfoot almost hits the 10 pound mark at Toledo Bend. Lightfoot fishes with sophomore Mark Smith for the Basskats.

Basskats cast wide net for success

by Gaby DeLaRosa Feb 24, 2023

Lake Limestone. Lake Conroe. Lake Sam Rayburn. These all sound like nice places to camp with the family or spend a relaxing day with skiing and watersports.  But for the members of the Basskats, these...

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