Izzy Nickerson

Izabella Nickerson is an editor and chief for the UHS newspaper and a Junior at Ukiah High School. Izabella enjoys playing sports like tennis and volleyball, baking/cooking, and being outdoors. Izabella is creative and hardworking doing her part to make the UHS newspaper informative and entertaining. Izabella has been a part of the UHS news team for 3 years. She enjoys writing about the sports that students participate in at Ukiah High School as well as articles addressing women's rights and more. She would like to continue Journalism and make a career out of it. Becoming a sports journalist or a sports broadcaster.

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The Land of Lost Books: Nearly $24K Worth of Books are Missing from the Ukiah High Library 

With COVID-19 and the influx of students leaving Ukiah High School for independent study, Ukiah High School’s Library is missing a dramatic amount of books valued at an estimate $23,8000 and has been trying its best to get them back. 

A New Coach, A New Team: The Return of Wildcat Cheerleading

“I am forever grateful for every single one of these girls, and I can’t wait to see what they have in store for the next few years.”

Hector Toscano Brings His Passion for the Sport as the Ukiah High’s New Girl’s Varsity Soccer Coach

This year was Hector Toscano’s fourth working with players in the Mendocino County Soccer Academy and his goal stays the same: “to show our players how much fun the game I love can be.”

Girls Varsity Tennis Senior Night—UHS Beats Rancho Cotate 7-0 

Coach Kirkley commented that “the girls played well today and stayed focused even against a team that didn’t give us much to work with.”

Ukiah High Women’s Tennis Dominates Montgomery High 7-0

When facing this team again, 12th grader Athena Dahl wants to diversify her plays instead of just hitting ground strokes forcing her opponent to move around the court. 

UHS Alumni Sophie Harlan Breaks Barriers as the NFL’s First Female Director of Operations

Thinking back to what Ukiah High gave her, Harlan said, “A little bit of tenacity and grit at Ukiah High helped in college and then continued to help.”