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The Voice of the Wildkats

The Student News Site of Willis High School

The Voice of the Wildkats

Sports

During a game of the 2022 season, junior Kaleigh Kibbey moves the ball down the court.

Women’s basketball declines nationwide

by Hannah Hartman, VOW staff Sep 30, 2022

What is happening in to women's basketball?  Earlier this month the National Federation of State High School Association released showing girls’ basketball has lost 19% of its players in the last...

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT. Members of the class of 2023 stand with their parents during senior night on Tuesday.

Tennis recognizes class of 2023

by Stone Chapman, VOW Staff Writer Sep 29, 2022

Waking up early for tournaments, skidding feet on green concrete and watching balls bounce over a net. Seniors on the tennis team have been repeating this cycle for a while. Every year, the tennis team...

SENIOR SEASON. Setting the ball for sophomore Carly Paugh, senior Savannah Paske contributes to the big win over College Park.  WIth a 5-3 record in district, the Wildkats are setting in play off contention as they open the second round of district play.

Wildkat volleyball heads to second round with playoff dreams alive

by Alyssa Beaulac, VOW staff Sep 26, 2022

After winning in three sets against Oak Ridge Friday night, the Wildkats are ready to start the second round of district play Tuesday night against New Caney.  Currently in fourth place of district 13-6A,...

WEIGHING IN. Placing 35th overall sophomore Mallori Mitchell & freshman Reed Ragan weigh in at 3.91 lbs.

BassKats hook 3rd place title at Lake Conroe

by Hannah Hartman, VOW staff Sep 22, 2022

Keepin it Reel. There’s a lot more than meets the eye when it comes to fishing competitions. Fishing not only takes a physical toll from rowing and burning underneath the sun for hours on end, but...

Swing. Hit. Score. 
Varsity senior captain, Blaine Eckert scores against the Grand Oaks grizzlies. He goes on to win a set against the grizzlies in his singles match.

Tennis travels to Galveston to better prepare for district play

by Hannah Hartman, VOW staff Sep 13, 2022

Not only does the game of tennis have a physical toll on the player, the mental game is what makes or breaks an athlete’s match. Tennis is a very mental game, strategizing against their opponent and...

TAKE YOUR MARK. After their time trials on Thursday, Aug. 25 marking the beginning of the season, the swim team gathers for a picture. The Aquakats next meet is Oct. 19 at the Conroe ISD natatorium.

Aquakats set team, personal goals for season

by Blaine Eckert, VOW staff Sep 6, 2022

The humid air. The smell of chlorine lingering around. The sound of the officials starting off the races followed by eight elite athletes leaving everything that they have in the pool to hopefully swim...

Wildkats cross country off to a great start

Wildkats cross country off to a great start

by Hannah Hartman, VOW staff Sep 6, 2022

Waking up before the sun breaks the surface and running until the school bell rings for class, cross country athletes are dedicated to improving not just themselves but the entire team.  A new head...

Ready, Set, Go. Cross Country season starts strong

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Sep 6, 2022

With a steady pace and determination, the cross country team started strong preparing for the beginning of the season on Aug. 26th. Even if they’re a little unsure right now, athletes are setting goals...

Wildkats let out of cage in electrifying season opener

Wildkats let out of cage in electrifying season opener

by Reid Henderson, VOW Staff 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...

RAISING A RACKET. Starting a point with a strong serve, Jacob Player prepares for a tough district season with a practice match against Huntsville.

Tennis team opens district play Friday

by Blaine Eckert, VOW staff Aug 17, 2022

With district tennis matches fastly approaching, players and coaches are getting ready by practicing, trying to find the winning combination and playing matches against other schools outside of the district....

WHY NOT US? At the last game of the scheduled season, senior Jaxon Burns pitches against the Conroe Tigers. The team won two in a row against the Tigers to secure a spot in the playoffs.

Tough district start does not keep baseball out of playoffs; Wildkats defeat Tigers to secure spot

by Brenan Mansker, VOW Multimedia editor May 4, 2022

Fans crowd shoulder to shoulder vying for a spot to watch the monumental game. Senior night, playing a cross-town rival and a win or go home situation drives the emotions through the roof. The atmosphere...

DANCE PRETTY SWEETHEARTS. Sweethearts drill team poses at UNT Dance Competition.

Sweethearts end season with dazzling performances

by Katherine Lee, VOW editor Apr 26, 2022

Wake-up. Practice. Dance. Perform. Repeat.  The Sweethearts drill team season is filled with rigorous practice in order to make a showstopping performance. From the football field to the Performing...

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