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The Voice of the Wildkats

The Student News Site of Willis High School

The Voice of the Wildkats

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ON THE BOARD. The team celebrates with senior Jaden Menjivar after he scores the first run against Klein Oak in game one of the series. The Kat wons won both games 4-0 in the area championship series.

Baseball keeps success train going

by Kelsie Wyland May 17, 2024

The Wildkats have done it again. They baseball team will play Friday against Tomball at Waller High School.  Going into a new game isn't always the same for everyone. But for the Wildkats it is. "We're...

HEADED HOME. In a game against College Park, senior Tyler Brackenridge rounds third base to head home.  Round one of the play-offs begins tomorrow night at Wildkat Field.

Wildkat baseball going ‘out of this world’

by Kelsie Wyland May 2, 2024

The Willis baseball team is reaching for the stars this season with an “Out of this World" experience, after placing 2nd in the 2024 13-6A district. The Wildkats are now headed to the first round of...

Volunteers line the road to meet the competitors as they finish each lap.

Looking back on IRONMAN race

by Kaitlin Burns Apr 30, 2024

The IRONMAN is a grueling event that many people try to do at least once just so they say they do it in their lifetime. From 6 a.m. to midnight, competitors have to do three swim laps, three bike laps...

Tennis busy with spring season

by Tripp Brown Apr 29, 2024

Tennis, A constant competition of not just the body but the mind. Spring Tennis has begun, bringing about new teams, rules, and so much more. The season is in full swing, with tournaments nearly every...

Powerlifting team makes history

by Kelsie Wyland Apr 21, 2024

Deep breath in. Deep breath out. And Lift.  The powerlifting team experienced historical success this season.  A large group of lifters qualified for regionals on  the boys and girls teams.  “Powerlifting...

ON THE MOUND.  Pitching against The Woodlands, freshman Hadley Lebow throws another strike. The team beat the Highlanders 6-1.

Softball team rides five-win streak for possible play-off spot

by Sydney Prihoda Apr 20, 2024

Willis Softball is on a roll coming in clutch to try and grasp a playoff spot. Starting off to a rough start with having three wins and five losses in the first round of district ,they are rolling into...

SPLASH- Senior Kelsey Weddington blew away the crowd by qualifying for state with a 3rd place medal. Weddington will compete in Austin for diving on Friday in hopes to end her senior year advancing to nationals.

AquaKats make waves during regional meet

by Victoria Medina Feb 23, 2024

In front of the Aquakats was an ocean, a crystal clear body of water that was marked with countless lines for lanes. The urge to jump right in was inside of everyone as if the tides were pulling them into...

FUTURE HIGHLANDER. Before the National Signing Day ceremony begins, senior Ava Hardin interviews senior Kynlei Chapman before Chapman signs her letter of intent to play softball at McLennan Community College.

Seniors sign National Letters of Intent to play college sports

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Feb 22, 2024

Signing Day. For high school athletes, it is the ultimate sign of success.  The commemorative occasion where seniors can publicly declare their commitment to their chosen college or university...

FRESHMAN IN FOURTH. After finishing as regional champ freshman Luca Rios finished state in fourth place. Picture courtesy of Wildkat Wresting.

Rios brothers bring home state medals

by Jackie Diaz, VOW Staff Feb 22, 2024

He wakes up in the early morning hours, still half asleep but the goals are full on awake. This day wasn't like any other, it was the state 6A wrestling championship, a dream very few athletes ever get...

PLAYING FOR THE TEAM. Warming up at a home game against Conroe, junior Terri Lawrence shoots the ball.  The team will play in the first round of the playoffs tonight against Aldine Nimitz at Summer Creek High School.

‘Brotherhood feeling’ leads basketball team to playoffs

by Danica Sunquist, VOW staff Feb 20, 2024

The boys basketball team will face Aldine Nimitz in the first round of the playoffs tonight at Summer Creek High School. It is the first 6A playoff appearance in the history of the program. The team...

SENIOR SEASON. Wrestlers of the class of 2024 and their families were recognized before the match against Grand Oaks on senior night.

Wrestling hosts Grand Oaks, celebrates senior night

by Melissa Guerrero Jan 28, 2024

Throughout the year athletes work extremely hard to meet their goals for their sports on-season. This is not an exception for wrestling, which is filled with hard-working student-athletes.  On Thursday,...

2024 WILDKAT SOFTBALL. The teams prepares to face the tough 13-6A district.

Softball welcomes new coaches, new turf for new season

by Kelsie Wyland Jan 16, 2024

Softball tryouts being held Friday, January 12th and Saturday, January 13th equals the start of a new season which means a new beginning. The softball program is seeing multiple changes, a new field, new...

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