Whitney ISD Board holds September meeting, approves retention stipend

Reporter: Ellie Mahan September 22, 2021 The Whitney Independent School District Board of Trustees met in a regular session Monday, September 13. At the meeting, trustees approved a retention stipend for employees, presented a display honoring the military, heard administrator reports and considered multiple agenda items. The board voted to spend part of the district’s … Continue reading Whitney ISD Board holds September meeting, approves retention stipend

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

Lady ‘Cats get win at home

Editor: Shannon Cottongame September 1, 2021 The Whitney High School varsity volleyball team defeated La Vega in all three sets (25-11, 25-15, 25-19) at home Friday, August 27. Pictured above at the net are #2 Caitlyn Panuco and #13 Jaycee Green. The Lady 'Cats were scheduled to play Hillsboro at home Tuesday, August 31, before … Continue reading Lady ‘Cats get win at home

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

Lady Wildcats back in action

Editor: Shannon Cottongame August 25, 2021 The Whitney High School varsity volleyball team has been warming up for the district schedule with scrimmages, games and tournaments this month. The Lady 'Cats are scheduled to compete in the Valley Mills tournament this week. See a complete season schedule on the Wildcat Spirit Page on page 7. … Continue reading Lady Wildcats back in action

High hopes fuel Wildcats’ return to football field

Sports Writer: Brent Cook August 25, 2021 The Whitney Wildcats march back onto the field of green this Friday with a mission of re-establishing the program as a fast and furious football squad with the talent and teamwork to return to the playoffs. Kickoff for the season-opener is set for 7:30 p.m. at Wildcat Stadium, … Continue reading High hopes fuel Wildcats’ return to football field

Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce welcomes members

Editor: Shannon Cottongame August 25, 2021 The Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting to welcome Browns Bee Removal and Apiary to the chamber. The Browns can be found every Saturday at the Lake Whitney Farmers Market at 100 N. Brazos in Whitney. They can also be reached at 682-433-3393. Pictured are … Continue reading Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce welcomes members

Wildcats prepare for 2021 season

Editor: Shannon Cottongame August 18, 2021 The Whitney High School varsity football team traveled to Hillsboro for the first scrimmage of the 2021 season last week. The Cats will host Clifton at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, August 19, for the final tuneup game before the regular season. Whitney will begin the regular season at home against … Continue reading Wildcats prepare for 2021 season