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The Voice of the Wildkats

The Student News Site of Willis High School

The Voice of the Wildkats

Sports

RUNNING FAST. After getting the rebound, junior Lucy Smith runs the ball to the other side of the court during the Conroe game.

Ladykats triumph over Highlander basketball team

by Summer Rains, VOW editor January 24, 2022

The sound of a screeching whistle and squeaking shoes fill the gym. Players' bodies clash into one another as the ball makes its way up and down the court. Parents and fans cheer from the stands and watch...

PLAYING HARD. During the game against the Oak Ridge Eagles, senior Terrance Patterson scored 10 points.

Varsity basketball secures first 6A win against spirited Oak Ridge team

by Summer Rains, VOW editor January 21, 2022

The starters for each team have been announced on the speaker and the boys from each team are out on the court. The stands are full of supportive students and family members. The coaches are standing on...

REACHING. At the game before Christmas where the softball and baseball teams played a co-ed scrimmage, sophomore Kynlei Chapman stretches to catch a ball in the outfield.

Softball tryouts set for this week

by Hannah Hartman, VOW Features editor January 12, 2022

Hard work beats talent, when talent doesn’t work hard. The softball program has worked hard every season, pushed past obstacles and played together every year to make a great season. After a successful...

SWIMMING HARD. At the senior night meet, senior Zach Clark broke a school record.

Senior swimmers honored at Montgomery meet

by Summer Rains , VOW editor January 6, 2022

“Swimmers ready.”  “Take your mark.” The whistle blows and crowd members hear the loud sound of splashing water as almost a dozen bodies dive into the pool. The cool water encapsules their...

BATTLING TO VICTORY. It has been a good start for freshman Tristan Rios. He has placed 2nd at the Cy Ridge Tournament and 2nd at the Maverick Stampede.

Wrestling team starts season with success on mat

by Janice Talley, VOW Around Campus editor December 16, 2021

One. Two. Three. It is a pin. The wrestling team started their season only a couple of weeks ago, and the wins are piling up. They are almost half way through their season, and are wrestling plenty...

CHAMPIONS. The freshman basketball team went undefeated at their home tournament Dec. 9-11.

Freshmen hoopers keep trophy home after hosting tournament

by Julian Pelayo, VOW staff December 15, 2021

Dribble. Pass. Shoot. Tournament Champs. The freshman basketball team kept the trophy at home when they went undefeated throughout the Woodforest Classic tournament that they hosted Dec. 9-11. “Winning...

WARM UP. Before the game starts, senior Jadarius Brown gets ready for a pre-district game.

Senior football players leave behind legacy

by Stephanie Keele , VOW Multimedia editor December 10, 2021

The time runs out on the clock and the season is over. Seniors tear up as they come together to take a picture on the field for the last time. Soaking in all of the memories they have made together in...

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS. After the victory against Spring Dekaney, members of the team celebrate.

Wildkats defeat familiar foe for bi-district title

by Stephanie Keele, VOW Multimedia editor November 17, 2021

The Wildkats became Bi-District Champions after defeating the Spring Dekaney Wildcats last Friday. This was not only their first play-off win since 2010, but also the first ever playoff win in the 6A division.  The...

REFUSE TO LOSE. Member of the wrestling team kid around after their team picture. The team has grown under the direction of Coaches Bryan Thomas and Brian Blake.

Winter sports kick off competition

by Julian Pelayo, VOW staff November 17, 2021

Fast breaks, pins and deadlifts are taking the place of spikes and touchdowns as sports like basketball, wrestling and powerlifting are beginning. These sports have been preparing in their preseason to...

CRYSTAL CLEAR. Spring ISD has a clear bag policy for Planet Ford Stadium.

What students need to know before attending the playoff game

by Katherine Lee, VOW editor November 11, 2021

The Wildkat football team is headed to the playoffs, and here is everything you need to know. The game is at Planet Ford Stadium in Spring, Texas at 7:00 PM on Friday, Nov. 12. While school spirit and...

READY FOR GAME DAY. Practicing in class for their scrimmage tonight, senior Kylie Santore and Izzy Gonzales are ready for a new season under a new head coach.

Basketball teams start season with new coaches, new goals

by Julian Pelayo, VOW staff November 2, 2021

Basketball season is right around the corner. The girls team will play their first game tonight at home.  The Boys Basketball team will be playing their first official scrimmage on Saturday. “We...

PINK OUT. Playing against the Woodlands Highlanders, the Wildkats wore pink for breast cancer awareness month.

Wildkats show support at Pink Out football game

by Summer Rains , VOW editor October 8, 2021

Mothers, sisters and grandmothers. About one in eight U.S women will get invasive breast cancer over the course of her life and one in 39 women will die from breast cancer. Breast cancer is most commonly...

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