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The Voice of the Wildkats

The Student News Site of Willis High School

The Voice of the Wildkats

The Student News Site of Willis High School

The Voice of the Wildkats

GIVE ME AN H. As part of the state routine, senior Jessica Holliday lifts a sign to engage the crowd.

Cheering their way to state

by Hannah Hartman, VOW staff Jan 23, 2023

After a long, challenging start to the cheer season, the young athletes prevailed. Using every football game, cheer class, after school practice, early morning practice, and get togethers outside of school...

RUN FAST AND TURN LEFT. Athletes interested in track and field need to contact any of the coaches for more info.

Track meeting kicks off season, practice

by Hannah Hartman, VOW staff Jan 11, 2023

The joke is all you need to know to be successful in track is to run fast and turn left. The truth is the sport is much more complicated. Tryouts for the track and field team began Monday,  Jan. 9 at...

JUSTICE REDEFINED. Dewayne Johnson stars as Black Adam in one of DCs newest release.

Hidden truth behind the hero’s mask exposed in DC’s new ‘Black Adam’

by Hannah Hartman, VOW staff Dec 14, 2022

Black Adam (2022)  PG-13  “The world doesn’t always need a white knight. Sometimes it needs something darker.” - Doctor Fate The movie that extends the DC Universe hit the theaters with a...

LONG LIVE THE KING. Wakanda Forever continues the story after the tragic death of lead Chadwick Boseman.

Remembrance of legendary Black Panther in the MCU’s new ‘Wakanda Forever’

by Hannah Hartman, VOW staff Dec 14, 2022

Wakanda Forever (2022) PG-13  “Vengeance has consumed us. We cannot let it consume our people.” -Shuri  The sequel to the Black Panther has been released to theaters with a shocking wave of...

DIVING TO VICTORY. After a recent second place finish, junior Kelsey Weddington has qualified for All-American status. This will open up college and scholarship opportunities for the diver.

Jumping right in as an All-American

by Hannah Hartman, VOW staff Dec 7, 2022

Diving is a sport that takes dedication, guts, time and hard work. Standing on the platform knowing that all things must be perfect to get that higher score. It about the moment when talent meets preparation...

FORE! At a recent tournament, freshman Jacob Lee drives a ball. For Lee and other freshman on the team, this first part of the season was time for adjustments to high school play.

Birdie! Willis boys golf prepares for their next tournament this season

by Hannah Hartman, VOW staff Nov 28, 2022

Memories and competing with teammates bring bonding moments.  Willis boys-golf competed in the Moody Gardens scramble and took home third place. After taking home the win, however, these boys aren’t...

THE ADVENTURE CONTINUES. Enola once again joins forces with her brother Sherlock to solve the mystery of a disappear woman.

The new and enveloping world of Enola Holmes 2

by Hannah Hartman, VOW staff Nov 8, 2022

“Perhaps I should write that down,” Sherlock Holmes said.  Enola Holmes, played by Millie Bobby Brown, proceeds on her first case as a detective to solve the case of a missing woman Sarah, played...

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA. Graves at the Houston National Cemetery are adorned with wreaths after the volunteers spend the morning honoring the veterans in 2021.

AFJROTC remembers veterans, joins Wreaths Across America

by Hannah Hartman, VOW staff Nov 4, 2022

On a cold, winter day, the volunteers take the evergreen wreaths and place them with respect and honor to the endless rows of graves. The names of the men and women etched on the stone are not known to...

YOU HAVE A FRIEND IN ME. Working on her Woody pumpkin, sophomore Zoey Varner paints during softball bootcamp.

Old Halloween traditions mixed with new ideas during softball boot camp

by Hannah Hartman, VOW staff Nov 2, 2022

Trading pitching for painting and home runs for hocus pocus, softball hosted the second week of bootcamp last Thursday with a pumpkin painting competition.  Softball offseason is filled with conditioning...

PINK PROBLEMS. With items for women costing up to 15% more, the pink tax is a real issue for women.

Pink tax punishes females

by Hannah Hartman, VOW staff Oct 21, 2022

Pink tax, what is it and what impact does it hold? Standards for cooking, working, studying, relationships and so much more have been rising over the past couple of decades across not just America,...

THROUGH THE STORM. Members of the volleyball teams present a check their coach, Megan Storms and her husband Michael Storms. The money aas raising through the month of September for the family.

Team continues to support coach, husband during tough battle

by Hannah Hartman and Reid Henderson Oct 17, 2022

As the tacos and sweet treats are sold on tables, crowds of people show their support by wearing the matching shirts provided by the Willis Volleyball Booster Club in order to raise money for the Storms....

VIVA LA VEGAS. Volleyball coaches Megan Storms, Kaley Evans and Bailey Wilson  participate in the parade getting groovy while dressed like Elvis Presley. They walked with the volleyball team in the Vegas themed parade.

Parade theme transports Wildkats to fabulous Las Vegas

by Hannah Hartman, VOW staff Oct 12, 2022

Dice spinning down the street. Brides lined up at a Little Wedding Chapel. Coaches, principals and teachers dressed in wigs and glasses in the style of the King of Rock and Roll. Homecoming has...

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