Kate Yanchulis

Writer

Kate Yanchulis covers Peninsula District high school sports and various other athletic pursuits as a reporter for the Daily Press. She grew up on the Virginia side of Washington, D.C., and her three younger sisters all will tell you they know more about sports than she does.

Finally, to answer the question you’re asking: It’s pronounced Yan-CHOO-liss.

Recent Articles

  • Prep roundup: Schriner named Class 4A Player of the Year

    Prep roundup: Schriner named Class 4A Player of the Year

    Jamestown’s Emma Schriner was named the Class 4A volleyball player of the year, following a season in which the Eagles reached the semifinals before falling to Grafton. Schriner, a Tennessee commit, also made the first-team Under Armour All-America team. Schriner’s teammates, Madison Pettengell...

  • Prep roundup

    Track and cross country standout Thorin Jean was honored Monday at Jamestown’s fall sports banquet as the Virginia state winner of the Wendy’s High School Heisman award and a $1,000 scholarship. Jamestown’s Alexa Halko also took the U.S. Paralympic Female Track Athlete of the Year and was recognized...

  • Prep roundup: Area athletes make college commitments

    Prep roundup: Area athletes make college commitments

    Two lacrosse players from the Walsingham Academy girls team signed national letters of intent Friday to play at the Division I college level. Isabelle Lejeune signed to play at Cincinnati, and Camryn Mann signed to play at Arizona State. “I visited a ton of beautiful schools,” Mann said, “and I...

  • Fall brings new changes to VHSL realignment

    Fall brings new changes to VHSL realignment

    Say goodbye to the Ironclad, PenSouth and all the other conferences that have cluttered the Virginia high school sports landscape over the last four years. The Virginia High School League is debuting another new look this fall, a twist on the organizational system it rolled out in 2013. Despite...

  • Esch and Reeves represent Jamestown in all-star volleyball showcase

    Esch and Reeves represent Jamestown in all-star volleyball showcase

    A statewide high school all-star volleyball game coincided with Free Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven, and players on the East team decided to take advantage. Recent Jamestown graduate Maria Esch was one of nine players on the East squad and 18 seniors overall selected to the Virginia High School Coaches...

  • Heritage claims victory on Jamestown's court in C-18 boys final

    Heritage claims victory on Jamestown's court in C-18 boys final

    JAMES CITY — The Heritage Hurricanes entered the Ironclad Conference 18 boys basketball tournament as underdogs, but they left as champions. No. 4 seed Heritage bested No. 2 Jamestown 74-63 Friday night, and after the final buzzer, teammates crowded together on Jamestown's home court, trying to...

  • Jamestown girls hang on to win Conference 18 title

    Jamestown girls hang on to win Conference 18 title

    The Jamestown girls almost allowed victory to slip away against Heritage, 35-33, in their C-18 final. The Eagles had held the lead since the first minute of the game, but with less than a minute to go, Heritage sophomore Rheality Webb stole the ball and took it for a breakaway layup to tie the...

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