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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

10 FEET TALL. A statue of senior Cooper Stone and his father Shannon Stone was dedicated in 2012 by the Texas Rangers baseball team after Shannon lost his life in an accident in 2011 at the ballpark.

Senior baseball player reflects on father’s influence

by Reid Henderson, VOW Feature Editor Jan 27, 2023

Over the past decade, thousands of Texas Rangers fans have entered The Ballpark in Arlington passing by a statue of a father and his son. Little know its significance, but the statue tells a sorrowful...

THANKS MOM. On senior night, senior Michael Scholwinski is accompanied by his mom Kim. The seniors of the boys and girls teams were honored before their match this week.

Emotions dispense the hardest takedown

by Reid Henderson, VOW Feature Editor Jan 13, 2023

The mats are rolled out and the tensions are high. Seniors who have given their life, body, and mind to the wrestling program are finally celebrated in a night of remembrance. The stage is set, and the...

OPENING A DOOR. The developments made by OpenAI could change the humanities as it is known,

Synthetic stories, artificial arts

by Reid Henderson and Jason Clark Dec 14, 2022

As the world becomes increasingly reliant on technology, the development of artificial intelligence has taken center stage. The latest breakthrough in the field is the introduction of chatGPT, a large...

BEAUTIFUL LUCERNE. The history and beauty of Lucerne. Switzerland is one stop on the tour offered by EF Tours.

European adventure awaits

by Reid Henderson, VOW Feature Editor Dec 8, 2022

Germany awaits the curious who wish to be a part of something great. As a once in a lifetime opportunity, everyone remotely interested should consider such a life changing opportunity and eye-opening trip.  That...

TEXAS PROUD. During his time as a Navy SEAL, Morgan Luttrell takes a photo in full gear. Luttrell is the first Willis High School grad to be elected to Congress.

Home-town hero backed by community on his way to congress

by Reid Henderson, VOW Feature Editor Dec 6, 2022

The final votes are cast, and the small town kid from Willis, Texas has had his congressional race called. The victory party ensues and the celebrations commence. Come January, the Willis High School...

HOG HEAVEN. Showing off the rewards of a good hunt, senior Laci Dorough enjoys her time hunting in the woods. What was once a male dominated hobby, over 40% of the registered hunters in the national are females.

Female hunters scope out new territory

by Reid Henderson, VOW Feature Editor Nov 10, 2022

The perfectly placed shot on the heart of the prey. The hunter rejoices as he finally proved himself a man by taking the life of another animal. He skins the animal and takes the meat to be used for a...

#LEVEL UP. Astros need a win tonight in game four of the World Series.

Astros strike out in game one, three

by Reid Henderson, VOW Feature Editor Nov 2, 2022

Anticipation comes to a head as the long awaited World Series Championship finally kicks off with the ALCS champions, the Houston Astros at home for game one, two, six, and seven of the series. Whether...

WORLD SERIES READY. As the first game starts today, fans are confident that the Astros will prevail.

Astros sweep ALCS, ready for World Series challenge

by Reid Henderson, VOW Feature Editor Oct 28, 2022

As the American League championship comes to a close, the Astros have completed their sweep of the Yankees. The effort given by Verlander's pitching and Alvarez's hitting has finally paid off as the Astros...

WHAT A WEEKEND. During week seven, six undefeated teams faced each other in an exciting weekend for college football fans to watch

Orange wave overtakes the tide

by Reid Henderson, VOW Feature Editor Oct 26, 2022

As the game winning field goal goes through the uprights, the infamous conference rivalry comes to a close and the fans empty the stands. One team remains undefeated, and the other is weighed with the...

The minimalists guide to winning the lottery

The minimalist’s guide to winning the lottery

by Reid Henderson, VOW Feature Editor Sep 26, 2022

Winning the lottery is something everyone dreams about at some point in their lives. Some people believe suddenly coming into possession of millions of dollars would turn their lives around in the most...

Wildkats let out of cage in electrifying season opener

Wildkats let out of cage in electrifying season opener

by Reid Henderson, VOW Feature Editor Sep 1, 2022

The crowd is full of anticipation and emotion. It's the first time they have seen their beloved team this year. As the sun begins to set and the stadium lights begin to hum, the Wildkats come out of their...

SEPTEMBER SUPPORT. The Wildkat Volleyball team hosts home games in support for Coach Storms. All proceeds made go to Michael Storms and his family.

Coach battles storm with community aid

by Reid Henderson, VOW Feature Editor Aug 29, 2022

The Devil whispered in my ear, “You’re not strong enough to withstand the storm.” Today I whispered in the Devil’s ear, “I am the Storm.”  For Coach Michael Storms, the battle is just...

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