Below is one in a series called Parker County Senior Spotlights, which highlights local spring-sport athletes whose final year of high school athletics has been affected by closures stemming from the COVID-19 virus.

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Willow Park Trinity Christian Academy’s varsity girls’ basketball team saw eight of its own take home all-district honors (TAPPS District 2-4A) for their play in 2019-20, with the squad coming away with  one first-team selection, three second-team selections and four honorable mentions.

The Willow Park Trinity Christian Academy varsity boys’ basketball team enjoyed a sizable all-district haul for the 2019-20 season, with six Eagles taking home honors in TAPPS District 2-4A.

Below is one in a series called Parker County Senior Spotlights, which highlights local spring-sport athletes whose final year of high school athletics has been affected by closures stemming from the COVID-19 virus.

Weatherford Christian School’s boys’ basketball team enjoyed a heavy presence on the TAPPS District 3-1A all-district list after a 2019-20 campaign which saw the squad reach the area round of playoffs.

The Weatherford Christian School Lady Lions’ basketball team pieced together a three-round postseason run in 2019-20, defeating Plainview Christian in bi-district and Nacogdoches Regents in the area round before eventually falling to Lubbock Kingdom Prep in regionals, a campaign which netted…

Below is one in a series called Parker County Senior Spotlights, which highlights local spring-sport athletes whose final year of high school athletics has been affected by closures stemming from the COVID-19 virus.

Below is one of the first in a series called Parker County Senior Spotlights, which highlights local spring-sport athletes whose final year of high school athletics has been affected by closures stemming from the COVID-19 virus.

The Aledo Lady Cats proved a clutch group this past season, overcoming a four-way tie for the District 4-5A title en route to the No. 1 seed and bi-district finalist finish.

A quartet of Springtown Lady Porcupines walked away with all-district honors (District 8-4A) for their playing during the 2019-20 season, including a pair of both second-team selections and honorable mentions.

The Weatherford Kangaroos had April 22 marked as the kickoff date for spring football practice. 

The Springtown Porcupine boys’ basketball team picked up two all-district honors in 2019-20, including one second-team selection in Canyon Parker and honorable mention in Alex Waite, a pair of well-deserved honors Head Coach Andrew McDorman said. 

While it ended with a disappointing loss, the Weatherford College Lady Coyote basketball team posted a season in which they advanced to the postseason, something that has become a tradition under head coach Bob McKinley.

A second-place finish in District 4-5A and subsequent playoff berth were among the highlights in Head Coach Jamon Copeland’s first year with the Aledo Bearcats, four of whom were recently rewarded for their efforts with all-district awards, including a pair of both first and second-team selections.

The accolades continue to roll in for the 2019-20 Class 3A state semifinalist Peaster Greyhounds, who recently took home five all-district honors (District 7-3A), including two superlative awards along with a trio of first-team selections.

Four of Millsap’s own were recognized with all-district honors for their play during the 2019-20 season, headlined by District 7-3A second-team selections senior power forward Hunter Matthews and junior point guard Nathan Sykes.

Despite graduating a senior-heavy class following the conclusion of the 2018-19 season, the Brock Eagles proved they still have the pieces in place to make a deep postseason run, evident in the team’s finish as a Class 3A regional semifinalist in 2019-20.

The Weatherford Lady Roos enjoyed their share of District 3-6A honors in 2019-20, with five of the team’s players earning all-district nods.

The Peaster Greyhounds made quite the jump from two seasons ago to last, following up a bi-district finalist finish in 2018-19 with a trip to the Class 3A state semifinals last week at San Antonio’s Alamodome.

Because of the threat of COVID-19, the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has suspended all competition from March 14 to April 3, causing Weatherford College to cancel multiple baseball and softball games.

Natalie Trujillo was raised by a single dad after her mom passed away when she was very young. While she misses her mother to this day, the inspiration from her father continues to drive her.

Weatherford College’s Stephanie Jimenez has been named the Softball Position Player of the Week by the Northern Texas Junior College Athletic Conference for the week of March 1-7.

The Peaster Lady Greyhounds featured plenty of young faces this past season, with five freshmen and a sophomore entering the year with a spot on the varsity roster.

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In the midst of a whirlwind Thursday afternoon which saw the UIL postpone the remainder of the boys’ state basketball tournament, the No. 5 state-ranked Peaster Greyhounds battled the No. 3 state-ranked San Antonio Cole Cougars for a spot in the Class 3A state title game. 

Weatherford High School’s varsity boys’ basketball team nabbed a trio of all-district honors for the 2019-20 season, including junior power forward Braden Carter, junior point guard Tyson Smith and sophomore power forward Trajan Lewis.

The Poolville Lady Monarchs earned a spot in the Class 2A postseason picture in 2019-20, finishing as a bi-district finalist, the end to a campaign which recently netted the group four all-district honors (District 11-2A).

The Poolville Monarchs did well following up their 2018-19 trip to the Class 2A regional semifinals this past season, earning yet another playoff bid and eventually muscling their way to the third round and a 22-13 record.

Stout defense and thievery on the bags helped pave the way for a 5-0 Weatherford Kangaroos’ win over the Keller Fossil Ridge Panthers Tuesday night at home.

The Weatherford Lady Roo offense had a field day versus the visiting Haltom Lady Buffaloes Monday afternoon at home, racking up 15 hits while eight players batted in at least one RBI for the blue and white in a 16-2 rout.

Seven Millsap Lady Bulldog powerlifters represented the maroon and white at the Region 6, D-III Meet Saturday at Chico High School, with six coming away with top-10 individual finishes.

Weatherford High School’s boys’ powerlifting team came away with a sixth-place finish at Saturday’s Region 6, D-I Meet at Keller Central High School, putting up 10 points as a group.

Brock High School’s varsity tennis team made its presence known at the 2020 Texas Tennis Coaches Association 3A and Under State Team Tennis Championships Friday and Saturday in San Antonio, finishing fourth after a four-round gauntlet.

Doubles teams took the lead for Weatherford High School’s varsity tennis team at the Fort Worth Chisholm Trail Tournament Friday, with the pairings of Aaron Quy/Braden Carter as well as Tatum Stack/Shelbi Ruthesell each coming away with a third-place finish.

The Weatherford College baseball team began the conference season with a bang, sweeping Vernon College in four games Friday and Saturday.

The Temple College softball team swept Weatherford College in a conference doubleheader Saturday, 7-6 and 14-6 in Temple.

The Peaster Greyhounds (34-5) stand only two wins away from hoisting the Class 3A state championship trophy after a convincing performance at the Region I-3A Tournament in Lubbock Friday and Saturday.

The Brock Eagles’ march back to San Antonio hit a roadblock in the team’s Region I-3A semifinals bout with the Shallowater Mustangs, who took advantage of 21 turnovers by the blue and gold en route to a 53-45 win Friday afternoon in Lubbock.

Peaster High School powerlifting saw two its own, junior Preslee Scarbro and senior Daijah Gilbert compete at the Region 6, D-III Meet at Chico High School Saturday, marking the first time the program has been represented on the girls’ side at regionals.

Weatherford High School’s varsity boys’ golf team came away with a sixth-place finish at the recent Bearcat Crawl in Aledo, earning a two-day total score of 713.

South Plains College, ranked No. 3 in the nation, ended the Weatherford College Lady Coyotes’ 2019-20 season in the first round of the Region V Basketball Tournament in Abilene Thursday, 103-60.

Fresh off its third-straight meet win, the Weatherford Lady Roo varsity track team kept its momentum going at Thursday’s Johnny Perkins Relays in Granbury, finishing second with 79.5 points, trailing only Burleson Centennial which took top honors with 126.5 points.

The Springtown Lady Porcupine powerlifting team looked in top form at Thursday’s regional meet in Gainesville, coming away with yet another first-place finish with 54 points, beating out second-place Gainesville by 12 points while pulling ahead of the competition’s third-place Nevada Communi…

The Millsap Lady Bulldogs saw four of their own, including freshman point guard Kelsey Ground, sophomore Stormie Ingersoll, junior power forward Alyssa Morgan and junior guard Haylee Herring take home all-district honors for their play during the 2019-20 season.

The Brock Lady Eagles clinched their fifth-straight regional tournament appearance in 2019-20, including the team’s third-straight under Head Coach Shawna Lavender, a campaign which saw the team finish a perfect 14-0 in District 7-3A en route to a trip to Plainview.