Lady Cats 4-1 in district play

Editor: Shannon Cottongame January 12, 2022 The Whitney High School varsity basketball team's season is well underway, and the Lady Wildcats currently have a district record of 4-1. The team has defeated McGregor, Clifton, Riesel and Waco Harmony, and fell short to Troy by 11 points. The Lady Cats were set to face West Tuesday … Continue reading Lady Cats 4-1 in district play

Seventh grade team wins Whitney tournament

Editor: Shannon Cottongame January 12, 2022 The Whitney Middle School Seventh Grade “A” basketball team won the Whitney tournament held Saturday, January 8. Pictured are (l to r): front row - Colt Poore, Fisher Watson, Keegan Estill, Jaxon Landrum, Johnny Ayres and Rylan Smith; back row - Sean Warren, Kade McFadden, Jordan McGill and Leo … Continue reading Seventh grade team wins Whitney tournament

Wildcats’ season ends in second round of playoffs

Sports Writer: Brent Cook November 24, 2021 The Whitney Wildcats clawed and fought for four quarters Thursday night at Tyler Rose Stadium, giving No. 3 ranked Mount Vernon its toughest test of the season. But in the end, the undefeated Tigers employed a blazing-quick offensive assault to power past and pull away from the Wildcats … Continue reading Wildcats’ season ends in second round of playoffs

Wildcats power past Goats to claim bi-district championship

Sports writer: Brent Cook November 17, 2021 Whitney to face Mount Vernon Thursday… The Wildcat defense stuffed and smashed the Groesbeck Goats for all four quarters Friday and produced its second shutout of the season. If there is a guaranteed game plan to secure a win, it’s keeping the opponent off the scoreboard. Facing the … Continue reading Wildcats power past Goats to claim bi-district championship

Blum volleyball advances to state tourney

November 17, 2021 The Blum High School varsity volleyball team earned a trip to the state volleyball tournament with a 3-0 win over Hubbard Saturday, November 13. The Lady Cats won the regional final by scores of 25-12, 25-13, 25-13 after defeating Bryson a day earlier in the regional semi-final round (25-8, 25-11, 25-13). The … Continue reading Blum volleyball advances to state tourney

Wildcats win again, playoff game set for Friday night

Sports writer: Brent Cook November 10, 2021 Whitney to face Grosebeck at Waco ISD Stadium... The Whitney Wildcats took care of business Friday night at Wildcat Stadium, closing out the regular season with a 35-7 victory. Facing Life Oak Cliff, the Wildcats (5-5, 4-2) fine-tuned the game plan in preparation for a return trip to … Continue reading Wildcats win again, playoff game set for Friday night

Blum volleyball team earns area title

November 10, 2021 The Blum High School varsity volleyball team secured the area championship with a win over Penelope (25-10, 25-10, 25-8) last week. The Lady Bobcats (31-11) were set to take on Abbott in the regional quarterfinal round of the playoffs Monday, November 8, in Valley Mills. Pictured (l to r) are: Addison Willingham, … Continue reading Blum volleyball team earns area title

Wildcats focus on playoffs with another district win

Sports Writer: Brent Cook November 3, 2021 With a last-minute touchdown run from senior quarterback Garrett Peacock, the Whitney Wildcats (4-5, 3-2) shocked the Maypearl Panthers Friday night with a thrilling 37-34 victory. “We for sure kept everyone in their seats until the final horn,” said Whitney Head Coach Mark Byrd. The Panthers mounted a … Continue reading Wildcats focus on playoffs with another district win

Blum Bobcats defeat Milford 76-30

November 3, 2021 The Blum High School varsity football team traveled to Milford Thursday, October 28, for a District 11-1A Division I game and came out with a 76-30 win. The Bobcats scored 16 points in the final minute of the first half to take a 46-14 lead. Blum continued to dominate in the second … Continue reading Blum Bobcats defeat Milford 76-30

Lady ‘Cats add a win against McGregor

Editor: Shannon Cottongame October 27, 2021 The Whitney High School varsity volleyball team defeated McGregor Friday, October 22. The Lady 'Cats won in five sets (25-22, 18-25, 9-25, 25-14 and 15-11). Whitney will wrap up its season on the road against Waco Harmony Tuesday, October 26. Pictured is sophomore Jaycee Green at the net against … Continue reading Lady ‘Cats add a win against McGregor

Grandview sprints past Wildcats to 55-10 victory

Sport Writer: Brent Cook October 27, 2021 Whitney to face Maypearl in a must-win matchup… Following a near upset of the state-ranked West Trojans, the Whitney Wildcats had high hopes heading into last Friday’s showdown with the No. 7 Grandview Zebras at Wildcat Stadium. But Grandview had different plans. Plans that included a 55-10 victory, … Continue reading Grandview sprints past Wildcats to 55-10 victory

Undefeated Trojans narrowly escape Wildcats

Sports Writer: Brent Cook October 20, 2021 Senior Orrin Green races past the West Trojans. Green scored the Wildcats' lone touchdown on the night with an 85-yard kick return. The Whitney Wildcats squared off against the No. 7 West Trojans in a grinding defensive battle Friday night and the fight went down to the final … Continue reading Undefeated Trojans narrowly escape Wildcats

Whitney Wildcats dance to 68-0 homecoming victory over Knights

Sports Writer: Brent Cook October 6, 2021 Senior Dalton Wooten attacks the A-Plus Academy Knights last Friday night. Starring on both sides of the ball, Wooten tallied two rushing touchdowns and 10 tackles. Whitney put on a dazzling display for homecoming at Wildcat Stadium last Friday night with four quarters of football fireworks. Facing the … Continue reading Whitney Wildcats dance to 68-0 homecoming victory over Knights

Wildcats dominate Dallas Madison in district opener

Sports Writer: Brent Cook September 29, 2021 It was a dominating district debut for the Whitney Wildcats at Pleasant Grove Stadium last Friday night. Facing the athletic Dallas Madison Trojans (2-3, 0-1) and their highly recruited quarterback, the Wildcats (2-3, 1-0) came out firing and never backed down. Whitney maintained the lead for the entire … Continue reading Wildcats dominate Dallas Madison in district opener

Panthers overpower Wildcats as district play lies ahead

Sports Writer: Brent Cook September 22, 2021 The Whitney Wildcats’ Marcus Wilson clears a path for a middle from quarterback Garrett Peacock. Peacock racked up 223 total yards on the night against Mart. With a mix of big offensive plays and bruising defensive stands last Friday night at Wildcat Stadium, the #1 ranked Mart Panthers … Continue reading Panthers overpower Wildcats as district play lies ahead

Lady ‘Cats defeat Riesel at home

Editor: Shannon Cottongame September 15, 2021 The Whitney High School varsity volleyball team defeated Riesel 3-1 Friday night, September 10, at home. Riesel won the first set 27-25, and Whitney took the next three by scores of 25-18, 25-7 and 25-22. The Lady 'Cats were scheduled to take on Troy at home Tuesday, September 14, … Continue reading Lady ‘Cats defeat Riesel at home

Wildcats’ fight falls short against Rogers

Sports Writer: Brent Cook September 15, 2021 Senior Orrin Green paves the way for sophomore Demari Wilson to sprint past the Rogers defense. Wilson starred for the Wildcats in Friday’s game, racking up 124 all-purpose yards. The Whitney Wildcats started strong Friday night, but with a fourth-quarter stand, the Rogers Eagles soared to victory. Under … Continue reading Wildcats’ fight falls short against Rogers

Whitney Wildcats blast past Rockets 31-6

Sports Writer: Brent Cook September 8, 2021 The Whitney Wildcats traveled south to face the Robinson Rockets Friday night, firing on all cylinders and blasting to a 31-6 win. The victory moved the Wildcats to 1-1 on the season and showcased the potential of this year’s squad. Senior quarterback Garrett Peacock was on a clear … Continue reading Whitney Wildcats blast past Rockets 31-6

Quinlan Ford races to season-opening win against Wildcats

Sports Writer: Brent Cook September 1, 2021 Senior Kyler Cryns slips past the Quinlan Ford defense Friday night at Wildcat Stadium. Cryns led the Wildcats in receiving with 54 yards and a touchdown. Whitney returns to action Friday in Robinson. The Quinlan Ford Panthers stormed into Wildcat Stadium to start the season on Friday night … Continue reading Quinlan Ford races to season-opening win against Wildcats

Whitney High School Drill Team earns multiple accolades at camp

Pictured (l to r) are: front row - First Lieutenant Roselyn Villarreal, Captain Eliza Banner, Second Lieutenant Annette Prado; second row - Hannah Jaynes, Social Officer Nayeli Estrada, Sandra Contreras, Jaden Henderson, Katie Davis, Jaden Cashio; back row - Evelyn Figueroa, Raylee Thornton, Elyse Minniear, Jaycee Green, Skylie Jones, Marilyn Hatfield and Andrea Figueroa. Reporter: … Continue reading Whitney High School Drill Team earns multiple accolades at camp