Winfield City High School

Winfield drama students present spring show

 WINFIELD - The Winfield City High School drama students are presenting their annual spring production at The Pastime Theatre this week. The students will present the romantic comedy Tom Jones with public performances on Thursday, March 14, at 7 p.m., and on Sunday, March 17, at 2 p.m.   
The production was adapted by David Rogers from the novel written by Henry Fielding, published in 1749. The book is generally considered one of the first novels in the English language.

World champion three-peat

The Winfield cheerleading squad captured its third-consecutive world championship at the Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 8, 9 and 10. Shown are (front row, from left) Savannah Williamson, Julia Taylor, Meg Bowen, Kati Rose Hardin, Anna Kate Gruwell, Sara Beth Cotton, Olivia Burleson, Jacie Cummings, (second row, same order) Bailey Dodd, Addie Birmingham, Brooklyn Bozeman, Macy Cummings, Memory Clark, Jaken Terrell, Abi Webb, Halie Lowry, Anna Grace Sims, (back row, same order) cheer coach Sandra Seals, Lexi Welch, MaKenna Tucker, Melody Harrison, Olivia Webster, Preslee Loring and Isabella Taylor.

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Winfield cheerleading squad captured its third consecutive world championship at the Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 8, 9 and 10.
The squad, which also won its ninth UCA National Championship at the event, has now claimed the world crown for the large varsity non-tumbling division for three-straight years.

500 career wins

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Winfield head coach Joseph Wilson (center) was recognized for earning his 500th career win in the Lady Pirates’ 73-44 victory over Marion County in the opening round of the Marion County Varsity Girls Basketball Tournament on Tuesday, Jan. 22. The longtime head coach has had stops with both Winfield’s boys and girls head basketball coach.

Winfield grads are going places

WINFIELD - After spending time studying abroad, four Winfield City High School graduates discussed the experiences they had overseas and how those experiences have impacted them.
Some highlights include how they engaged with new cultures, were able to contribute to important causes and got to experience famous landmarks.
Cole studies culture in Peru

Junkin, Estes sign with USA


Winfield classmates Walker Junkin (left) and Josh Estes both signed track and field scholarships to compete for the University of South Alabama in Mobile. The pair will remain teammates with the Jaguars as Junkin will compete in the pole vault and decathlon events while Estes, the current state record holder in Class 4A’s javelin event, will participate in all of the throwing events.

WINFIELD - Winfield seniors Walker Junkin and Josh Estes signed track and field scholarships with the University of South Alabama in Mobile on Sunday, Nov. 18.
The pair signed their scholarships to compete for the Jaguars at Winfield City High School.
Junkin participates in both the pole vault and decathlon events for Winfield and plans on being part of those events at South Alabama.

 

Winfield cheerleaders going to state


The 2018-2019 Winfield Pirate varsity cheerleaders won the Alabama High School Athletic Association North Super Regional Championship Cheerleading Competition on Thursday, Nov. 15. Pictured are (front row, from left) Savannah Williamson, Meg Bowen, Olivia Burleson, Anna Kate Gruwell, Sara Beth Cotton, Julie Taylor, Jacie Cummings, Katie Rose Hardin, (second row, same order) Lexie Welch, MaKenna Tucker, Jaken Terrell, Melody Harrison, Macy Cummings, Memory Clark, Abi Webb, Brooklyn Bozeman, Bailey Dodd, Addie Birmingham, (back row) cheer coach Sandra Seals, Halie Lowry, Olivia Webster, Preslee Loring and Isabella Taylor.

WINFIELD - The Winfield Pirate varsity cheerleaders competed in the regional championships on Thursday, Nov. 15, earning a berth in the state competition.
The Alabama High School Athletic Association North Super Regional Championship Cheerleading Competition was held at the Birmingham Crossplex in Birmingham, and the Winfield cheerleaders won first place among 3A varsity teams.

High school welcomes new band director


Winfield City High School’s new band director Austin Woods started off his first year at WCHS with a summer band camp and said he is looking forward to working with the WCHS students.

WINFIELD - WINFIELD - Winfield City High School welcomed band director Austin Woods in July, as band camp kicked off July 23 - Aug. 1.
Woods served as Winfield Middle School’s band director for the past two years, from fall of 2016 until spring of 2018, where he served as an understudy for former high school band director Nathan Garner.
Woods officially began working with the high school band on July 9, he said, doing some optional practices for musicians.

Pirates put big dent in Ironmen


Winfield’s Jacob Dyar (35) and Josh Estes (20) combine to stop the Holt runner. The Pirates’ defense shut out the Ironmen in the first half en route to a 42-0 lead.

HOLT - The Winfield Pirates scored early and often en route to a 42-7 region win over the Holt Ironmen on Friday, Sep. 14, in Holt.
The win improved the Pirates to 4-0 on the season and 2-0 in Class 3A, Region 4 play.
Jackson Elkins threw four touchdown passes to lead the Pirates offense to a 42-0 halftime lead.