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20220526 Reese Lindley

Most Athletic, Reese Lindley

By Shiela K. Haynes Reese Lindley and Crayton Klika were selected as Most Athletic by their peers. Lindley is a three-year varsity player for the Lady Raiders basketball team. Klika is a multi-sport standout with two years of varsity experience each in football, basketball, and baseball. Reese Lindley Lindley built a strong athletic resume in high school. The senior played...

20220526 Crayton Klika

Most Athletic, Crayton Klika

By Shiela K. Haynes Reese Lindley and Crayton Klika were selected as Most Athletic by their peers. Lindley is a three-year varsity player for the Lady Raiders basketball team. Klika is a multi-sport standout with two years of varsity experience each in football, basketball, and baseball. Crayton Klika Klika is a natural athlete who has taken advantage of the weight...

Raider Band Members Receive End-of-Year Recognitions

The Raider Band recognized band members for outstanding achievement at an April 23 banquet. Nico Perez received the prestigious John Philip Sousa Award, an honor recognizing the outstanding band member for a career of musical and leadership excellence and integrity. The senior also received the Leonard Bernstein Award, which recognizes pure outstanding musicianship and high-level performance. Darian Blair received the...

2022 WHS Fishing Team Places 14th at State

Winnsboro Fishing Team Places 14th at State

By Shiela K. Haynes, Sports Editor The Winnsboro Fishing Team placed 14th out of 133 high schools represented at the Texas High School Bass Fishing Association state tournament held May 14-15 at Lake Belton. The 2021-22 Raiders have made successful run in every facet. Competing in the Northeast Division, Winnsboro gathered team of the year honors to finish ahead of...

2022 WHS FFA Banquet

FFA Students Recognized at Banquet, 2022-23 Officer Team Announced

By Shiela K. Haynes Winnsboro FFA students and supporters filled the Winnsboro Civic Center Monday evening for a time of celebration, recognition of outstanding members, and installation of officers for 2022-23. Chapter president Cody Ellison was recognized with the DeKalb Agricultural Accomplishment Award. The award is given to a senior student and is a symbol for excellence. It is a...

Raiders Baseball Team 2021-22

Rugged Red Earns Top Playoff Seed

Shiela K. Haynes, Sports Editor The Rugged Red captured a share of the District 13-3A title with a 9-2 victory over Mineola on April 26, while Harmony knocked off Mount Vernon 5-2 to hold their position. Harmony and Winnsboro wrapped up the district schedule with 10-2 records; the teams had split in head-to-head competition. The Raiders then defeated Harmony 10-7...

Baseball: JV Raiders Finish on Top

The JV Raiders closed out the 2022 season with a win over Mineola. The one-loss squad held the best record in District 13-3A for the second year in a row. JV coach Drake Staggs said, “They got better every game. Hitting the ball, base running and pitching got better. Just all around, we had some guys who stepped up toward...

Rylee Stephens

Lady Raiders Prep for Playoffs

By Shiela K. Haynes, Sports Editor The Lady Raiders were clipped by Mount Vernon 11-5 on Friday. Paired with the 12-2 loss against the Lady Tigers on March 22, Winnsboro falls in head-to-head for playoff seeding purposes. Winnsboro was scheduled to wrap up the district schedule Tuesday in a consequential contest at Chapel Hill. Results were not available at press...

Haleigh Risner

Track District 13-3A Meet – Risner

By Shiela K. Haynes Rugged Red Stadium was the site for the District 13-3A track and field meet on April 13-14 that brought together teams from Winnsboro, Harmony, Mineola, Mount Vernon, Quitman and Winona. Pictured above is Haleigh Risner, a recent track signee with Texas A&M-Commerce, who crushed the field in the 3200 with a time of 12:00.03 beating the...