Posted on April 22, 2013 12:12 am by Sparta Live
The fifth edition of Markie’s Run will be held this Saturday, April 27th, at White County High School.
The race is ran in memory of White County High School’s standout cross country and track runner, Markie Voyles, whose life came to a tragic end in an automobile accident on October 25th, 2008. Voyles’ legacy lives on in the lives of so many she touched during her short time on this earth. This race, which is just one of several that bear her name, is a way to remember what Markie meant to everyone. Proceeds from the race go to the Markie Voyles Scholarship fund and WCHS Project Graduation.… Read More
Posted on April 22, 2013 12:12 am by Sparta Live
Throwing for points. Jordan Jellinick had a solid day throwing the shot put and the discus. He won the discus throw with a distance of over 100’ and had a personal best in the shot put. (Photo submitted)
The White County High School track and field team competed in a track meet at Cookeville on Thursday and performed well against Cookeville, Upperman, York and Livingston Academy.
Jordan Jellinick threw his best throw of the year winning the discus with his first throw over 100’ this year. Matt Howard followed closely behind with second place with the two netting eight and six points for the boys’ team.
Jellinick also … Read More
Posted on April 10, 2013 12:12 am by Sparta Live
Clearing a hurdle. Jimmy Wallace competes in the hurdles during the track meet at Cookeville on Tuesday.
The White County High school track and field team has competed in three meets thus far this season with the latest being at the Midweek meet hosted by Cookeville.
Teams present at that event were, in addition to WCHS and the hosts, were Upperman, York Institute, Stone Memorial, Coffee County and Warren County.
Morgan Voyles started the day off winning the 3200-meter run by more than a minute. Voyles ran a 13:01.
Jordan Jellinick and Matt Howard both posted personal bests in the shot put. Jellinick improved from 32’10” to 36’7”, … Read More
Posted on March 14, 2013 12:12 am by Sparta Live
WCHS track and field. The track and field team will officially open their season March 23rd at Bear Tracks. Members of the team (in no particular order) are: Jimmy Wallace, Hunter McCoy, Morgan Voyles, Nikole Pryor, Peyton Leftwich, Rance McCurry, Cameron Bruce, Chris Winnett, Matt Howard, Jordan Jellinick, Andrea Richardson, Tamera Webb, Shannon Wilson and Mattie Dalton.
The White County High School track and field team is ready to get their season underway.
They have already competed in a preseason jamboree. Their first official meet will be March 25th at the Bear Tracks Meet in Mt. Juliet.
While the numbers are down somewhat this year for the team, … Read More
Posted on December 6, 2012 12:12 am by Sparta Live
Ready to run. Morgan Voyles has committed to continue her running career at the collegiate level for Trevecca Nazarene University.
It’s pretty much been a given that Morgan Voyles would continue her running career to the collegiate level after her four years of high school.
The only question has been what college would she attend?
Voyles ended speculation last week when she committed to Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville.
The White County High School standout entertained offers and communicated with many colleges, but according to the senior, the decision was easy.
“I chose Trevecca for several reasons. I really loved the campus and location – the fact that … Read More
Posted on November 7, 2012 12:12 am by Sparta Live
Getting ready to run. The Warriorette cross country tream does one final sprint before heading to the start line for Saturday’s state meet in Nashville. The WCHS girls finished 21st in the state. (Photo submitted)
When the runners lined up at the start line at Percy Warner Park in Nashville for the TSSAA state cross country meet, the Warriorette runners were among the teams competing for the second straight year.
On a day that was much warmer than usual for the event, runners from all teams struggled throughout the race. Athletes started to do down as early as the one-mile mark and continued to do so until the … Read More
Posted on October 31, 2012 12:12 am by Sparta Live
Second straight trip to the state. The Warriorette cross country team will be making their second straight state meet appearance Saturday after finishing third in the region. It will be the fourth straight appearance for senior, Morgan Voyles (standing). Other team members (l to r): Hannah McCoy, Hannah Howard, Ali Justus, Nikole Pryor, Haven McCoy and Megan Holland.
For the second straight year and the second time ever, the White County High School Warriorette cross country team will be competing against the state’s best in the TSSAA state cross country meet.
WCHS, led by four-time state meet participant, Morgan Voyles, will be running against the Class AAA field … Read More
Posted on October 29, 2012 12:12 am by Sparta Live
State Bound. The Warriorette cross country team is headed to the state meet for the second straight year after a third place finish in the Region 3AAA meet. Pictured ( l to r): Megan Holland, Hannah Howard, Ali Justus, Morgan Voyles, Nikole Pryor, Haven McCoy and Hannah McCoy. Voyles and Pryor both finished in the top ten. (Photo submitted)
For the second time in as many seasons, the WCHS girls’ cross country team has earned a spot in the TSSAA state meet.
On a beautiful late October day at the Fort Bluff Camp in Dayton, the Warriorettes finished third as a team to earn the final team spot … Read More
Posted on October 24, 2012 12:12 am by Sparta Live
Road to the Region 3AAA meet. The White County High School cross country team hits the road Thursday for the Region 3AAA meet in Dayton. The top three teams and top 10 individuals will earn spots in next weekend’s state meet in Nashville. Members of the team are ( l to r): Jimmy Wallace, Hannah McCoy, Nikole Pryor, Ali Justus, Hunter McCoy, Morgan Voyles, Haven McCoy and Hannah Howard. Not pictured is Megan Holland.
The White County High School cross country team will be trying to make it seven years in a row that they have had a runner qualify for the TSSAA state meet.
The WCHS runners … Read More
Posted on October 18, 2012 12:12 am by Sparta Live
At the start. The WCHS runners get ready to take off during the MSCCA championship race held Saturday in Smyrna. The Warriorettes finished 13th as a team. Next up for the team is the Region 3AAA race, which qualifies runners for the TSSAA state meet. The region race is October 25th in Dayton.
The White County High School cross country runners traveled to Smyrna last Saturday to compete in the Midstate Cross Country Association Championships.
The Warriorettes finished 13th out of 20 teams in the meet. Only one Warrior runner competed in the race.
The race marked the second of a three race series for All Mid State” … Read More
Posted on September 20, 2012 12:12 am by Sparta Live
Giving back. Megan Holland, a WCHS freshman who runs cross country, has organized the Light in the Dark 5k race for September 28th. She will donate all proceeds to the Clean Water Fund.
Megan Holland is a freshman at White County High School and a member of the school’s cross country team.
In addition to her school studies, her training for the cross country team and her involvement with her church’s youth group, Holland has decided to undertake a new endeavor.
The avid runner is putting on her own 5K and one-mile fun run with the proceeds going to a cause that she has became aware of and … Read More
Posted on September 17, 2012 12:12 am by Sparta Live
On your marks! The girls’ field takes off for the varsity race of the third annual Backyard Invite hosted by the WCHS cross country team. More than 400 runners descended on the Voyles’ Farm on a foggy Saturday morning for the 3.1 mile race.
Cantrell Road is usually a pretty quiet road. That wasn’t the case Saturday morning as more than 400 runners descended on the Voyles’ Farm for the third annual Backyard Invite Cross Country race.
When the first racers arrived for Saturday’s event, the fog had not cleared from the area making it hard to see across the course, but as the sun burned the fog … Read More
Posted on September 13, 2012 12:12 am by Sparta Live
The White County High School cross country team will host their lone home meet of the season this Saturday, September 15th.
Over 325 runners from several different high schools and middle schools will converge on the Voyles’ Farm in Cassville for the third edition of the Backyard Invite.
WCHS coach, Mark Voyles, who will be hosting the meet on his farm, commented, “The Backyard Invitational is becoming more and more popular each year, and this year is no exception with over 325 entries to date. With a few more days left to enter, we might get to 350. It’s been very exciting to see it grow to this … Read More
Posted on September 10, 2012 12:12 am by Sparta Live
Improving their times. The McCoy sisters, Hannah (left) and Haven, are shown above running at the cross country meet held in Oakville, Alabama this past weekend. WCHS hosts the Backyard Invite Saturday on the Voyles Farm in Cassville. (Photo submitted)
The WCHS cross country team traveled to Oakville, Alabama for the 12th Annual Chickasaw Trails Cross Country Invitational.
The Warriors and Warriorettes had an impressive day as everyone improved on their times.
Hunter McCoy inched closer to the school record for the boys with another new personal record (PR) of 18:18, good enough for 70th place. Jimmy Wallace improved his time by nearly two minutes with a new … Read More