Alexis Jones signed to play softball next spring for Mississippi College on Thursday, May 11th in the school gymnasium. Jones is currently on the Lady Saders softball team. Alexis has several district awards, individual awards, and also a four-year letterman. Alexis father, Kevin Jones, spoke about how blessed he is to have Alexis as a daughter and concluded that Alexis is a mature young woman, hard working both on and off the field, and he is very proud. Mississippi College is a Division II school located in Clinton, Mississippi. Founded in 1826, Mississippi College is the second-oldest Baptist-affiliated college in the United States and the oldest college in Mississippi. Alexis hopes to make a contribution as a freshman next year for the Choctaws while majoring in biology.
Congratulations to the WCA Elementary Track teams for placing 1st Overall in the Elementary Track Championship that was held Saturday, April 8th at Northside High.
For athletic photos in all sports go to www.partypics.com password WCA. Fantastic photos like Elementary/Middle School track meet photos below were taken by our own Mr. Thibodeaux.
Congratulations to the following members of the Varsity Boys' Basketball Team for their all-district selections...
The WCA Boys Basketball team has a first-round bye, but will advance to the Regional Round of the 2017 LHSAA 1A Playoffs.
Track practices will be on Wednesdays (3:30-4:30pm) and Fridays (1:30-3:00pm) until the end of the season. The track season ends April 1st. Track meets will be held on Saturdays at Northside High School in Lafayette (12:00 noon - 3:00pm).
Opelousas, LA -Ken Jones, III signed to play football in the fall for UL-Lafayette. Jones is a 5-1A Defensive MVP, 1st Team All Parish, 1st Team All-Acadiana linebacker, and an athlete that displays spiritual maturity and leads on and off the field. UL-Lafayette is a Division I school located in the heart of Lafayette, Louisiana. Ken hopes to make a contribution as a linebacker next year for the Ragin Cajuns while majoring in kinesiology.
Opelousas, LA - Joshua Hughes signed to play soccer in the fall for Campbell University. Hughes is currently on the WCA soccer team and is a decorated soccer player with multiple All-District, All-State, All-Parish, and All-Acadiana awards. Josh was also 2016 overall Most Valuable Player on the Daily World All-Parish Soccer Team. Campbell University is a Division I school located in North Carolina and Hughes hopes to make a contribution as a freshman next year for the Camels while majoring in physical therapy.
Opelousas, LA -Senior Zachary Thomas signed to play football in the fall for Louisiana College. Zachary hopes to make a contribution as a linebacker for the Wildcats while majoring in criminal justice.