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Williamsburg’s Nevaeh Warren and Mikkah Siler recently signed to compete in track and field at the University of the Cumberlands. Warren finished sixth in the Girl’s 800-Meter Run at the Class A state track meet. Siler finished second in the Girls’ High Jump and fourth in the...
Posted On 02 Jul 2021

Williamsburg sweeps region team titles

Williamsburg will be sending 32 competitors to the Class A state track meet on Thursday in Lexington. The Jackets and Lady Jackets teams both won the Region Six Team Championship, capturing individual titles in 12 events. Williamsburg Boy’s Team Rankings Final team rankings [Only...

Photo Gallery: WHS Sports Signings

Several Williamsburg High School students signed to play sports with various colleges during a ceremony on May 21.
Posted On 29 May 2021

Williamsburg 2021 Basketball Homecoming Queen announced

Mikkah Siler, a senior basketball player, was announced as the 2021 Williamsburg Basketball Homecoming Queen on March 2. The Williamsburg Yellow Jackets defeated the Pineville Mountain Lions 84-78.

Fans wanting to attend 50th District Basketball Tournament must purchase tickets in advance

Fans interested in attending the 50th District Basketball Tournament Saturday at Williamsburg must purchase tickets through the participating schools. “Only persons on the 50th District Spectator List provided by each school will be admitted into the gym to watch their team...

2020 was a year of extremes in area sports

Area sports was a year of extreme highs and lows, while trying to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. The following are the 10 stories that fell into one of those two categories. 1) Corbin Middle School Eighth Grade Football wins state championship The Corbin Redhounds Eighth Grade...

Corbin, Williamsburg would both play in Lexington on Dec. 18 if they reach football state championship games

Local football fans could see a double-header on Dec. 18 at Kroger Field in Lexington, if Corbin and Williamsburg reach their respective state championship games. That is because the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control has scheduled the Class A and Class 4A...

Photo Gallery: Williamsburg Class of 2020 Parade

The Williamsburg High School Class of 2020 celebrated the end of the year graduation with a May 20 parade.
Posted On 27 May 2020

Corbin, Williamsburg plan eventual in-person graduation ceremonies

The Class of 2020 at the three high schools in Whitley County may yet have their moment on stage in front of family and friends. Corbin and Williamsburg officials have announced, that in addition to the planned virtual graduation ceremonies during which graduating seniors will...

May 20 parade will honor WHS Class of 2020

Williamsburg High School seniors in the class of 2020 have missed out on a lot of things, such as prom and a traditional graduation ceremony, but the city of Williamsburg, the school district and others are trying to do a little something to make their senior year a little more...
Posted On 15 May 2020