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Lady ‘Cats continue district play

Whitney High School’s varsity volleyball team fell to West 3-0 in a home game Friday, September 15, but defeated Bruceville-Eddy 3-0 Tuesday, September 12.

The Lady ‘Cats are now 2-1 in district play and 9-11 overall.

They will play Marlin at home Friday, September 22, before traveling to Troy Tuesday, September 26.


Varsity football Player of the Week

Senior Gage Hightower is this week’s Player of the Week.

Hightower is a returning starter for the Wildcats, specializing at receiver and defensive back. Against Hillsboro,

Hightower had two catches for 58 yards, including a miraculous 33-yard touchdown grab in the second quarter that propelled the Wildcats to victory.


JV Wildcats fall to Eagles 48-7

The Whitney Wildcat junior varsity football team fell to the Hillsboro Eagles Thursday night, September 14, by a score of 48-7.

The Wildcats fought hard but couldn’t stop the rushing attack of the Eagles.

The offensive player of the game was Peyton Eubank. He passed the ball well, spreading it out to multiple receivers.

Eubank was responsible for the Wildcat score, hooking up with J.P. Anderson later in the game.

The defensive player of the game was Dawson Hightower. The coaching staff credited him for making many tackles in the backfield and playing a very solid game.

The junior varsity Wildcats have a bye week this Thursday.