Weatherford Democrat


February 4, 2014

Relief, angst for UIL realignments


Class 5A - Region 1 - District 8 — Aledo (16-0), Burleson (6-5), Cleburne (6-4), Crowley (10-1), Everman (8-4), Granbury (9-2), Joshua (0-10), Burleson Centennial (2-8).

Weatherford stuck in a (south) Loop — The UIL apparently held 6A for last in the realignments, and were just as apparently worn out by then, putting a ditto on everything about District 3 (except a designation tweak). Like Mark Twain’s retort regarding his prematurely reported death, rumors of the demise of the District 3 — Arlington goes south, everyone else goes north — were apparently “greatly exaggerated.” But the Roos should fare better nonetheless, as Nelms’ helmsmen take bigger effect. Combined opponent’s record from 2013: 41-36 

Class 6A - Region 1 - District 4 — Arlington (6-5), Arlington Bowie (7-4), Arlington Houston (4-6), Arlington Lamar (9-3), Arlington Martin (10-3), FW Paschal (5-5), FW Young Womens Leadership (basketball only), North Crowley (0-10), Weatherford (1-9).

Basketball — 2014-16

Class 2A - Region 2 - District 11 — Alvord, Chico, Collinsville, Era, Lindsay, Muenster, Poolville, Valley View.

Class 3A - Region 2 - District 11 — Brock, Glen Rose, Grandview, Hillsboro, Keene Smith, Millsap, Peaster, Rio Vista.

Class 4A - Region 1 - District 8 — Bridgeport, Decatur, River Oaks Castleberry, Lake Worth, Springtown.

Class 5A - Region 1 - District 8 — Aledo, Burleson, Cleburne, Crowley, Everman, Granbury, Joshua, Burleson Centennial.

Class 6A - Region 1 - District 4 — Arlington, Arlington Bowie, Arlington Houston, Arlington Lamar, Arlington Martin, FW Paschal, FW Young Women’s Leadership, North Crowley, Weatherford.

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