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The Millsap Lady Bulldogs rebounded from a loss to Poolville late last week in a big way Tuesday evening at home, as the team routed the Venus Lady Bulldogs, 65-23.

The Aledo Bearcats’ first three playoff opponents entered their respective bouts with the former each owning a winning record (7-3, Dallas Kimball; 9-2, Royse City; and 11-1, Red Oak), however the result has proven the same in each contest, a double-digit Bearcats’ victory.

The Brock Eagles’ and Pilot Point Bearcats’ first 2019 matchup saw the latter retake the lead twice in the fourth quarter thanks to a pair of 48-yard touchdowns en route to a 20-14 win in the District 4-3A, D-I opener.

The Springtown Porcupines (12-1) have faced not only increasingly tough opponents through the first three rounds of postseason competition, knocking off a 5-5 Hereford team in bi-district, a 7-3 Clint squad in area and 11-1 Andrews unit in the regional semifinals, but also long bus rides whi…

Despite a trying season which saw the team unable to clinch a District 8-4A win, the Springtown Lady Porcupines saw a number of their own earn all-district honors, including one first-team selection, two second-team selections and three honorable mentions.

The University Interscholastic League’s bi-annual reclassification and realignment kicked off Tuesday morning, with school enrollment figures and classification cutoff numbers being announced.

The Weatherford Christian School Lions (12-1) find themselves in familiar territory heading into Thursday morning’s TAPPS 6-Man, D-III state finals bout with the Fredericksburg Heritage Christian Eagles (12-0).

The Aledo Bearcats (12-1) held the Red Oak Hawks scoreless through the first three quarters, while senior tailback Jase McClellan carried the load on offense to the tune of 179 yards and two scores (20 carries) as the former defeated the latter, 34-14 in the teams’ Class 5A, D-II regional se…

Down 36-32 at halftime to the Bulverde Living Rock Academy Bobcats in the teams’ TAPPS 6-Man, D-III state semifinals game Friday night at Temple’s Holy Trinity Football Field, the Weatherford Christian School Lions (12-1) faced the possibility of a premature exit from postseason contention.

The Brock Eagles (11-2) came into Friday’s Class 3A, D-I regional semifinals matchup with the Bushland Falcons having won their first two playoff games by a combined margin of 79-14.

The Springtown Porcupines (12-1) put up their third dominant postseason performance in as many weeks Friday night at Brownwood’s Gordon Wood Stadium, routing the Andrews Mustangs, 63-20 in the teams’ Class 4A, D-I regional semifinals game.

Weatherford’s Victory Baptist Academy Lady Patriots accrued a 28-10 record en route to a T.C.A.F. state runner up finish in 2019, marks which were reflected in the team’s deep presence in all-district honors.

Nine Brock Lady Eagles were recently recognized with District 7-3A’s honors after the team’s Class 3A regional semifinalist finish to the 2019 season.

Both the Aledo Bearcats and Red Oak Hawks enter Friday’s Class 5A, D-II regional semifinals game at AT&T Stadium with 11-1 records, just as both squads are in the midst of 11-game win-streaks.

The Weatherford Lady Roos continued their hot start to the 2019-20 season, coming away with a 47-45 win over the Parker County neighbor Brock Lady Eagles Tuesday afternoon at home to push the former’s record to 8-3.

The Brock Eagles (10-2) have looked nothing short of dominant through their first two playoff games of 2019, handling a vastly-improved Clyde Bulldog squad which went from 3-7 in 2018 to 7-3 in 2019 before being shutout, 24-0 in the bi-district round, before dropping 55 points on a Denver Ci…

With a transition to 11-man football on the horizon, the Weatherford Christian School Lions (11-1) enter Friday’s TAPPS 6-Man D-III state semifinals game versus the Bulverde Living Rock Academy Bobcats (8-3) looking to extend their final run in the 6-man ranks one more week.

The Peaster Greyhounds shook off a 52-48 loss to Decatur Friday with a convincing 84-35 win over Fort Worth All Saints Monday at home.

The Weatherford Kangaroos clawed their way back from an early 17-2 deficit versus the Azle Hornets Tuesday afternoon at home, but were ultimately unable to swing the game, which the latter went on to win, 53-44.

The Brock Lady Eagles did well defending their home turf at last weekend’s Brock Showcase, going 4-1 in the tournament.

The Aledo Lady Cats powered their way to a fifth-place finish at last weekend’s Brock Showcase, finishing 3-2.

The Millsap Bulldogs kicked off the 2019-20 regular season in a big way Friday evening at home, capitalizing on a 17-4 first-quarter run en route to a 53-44 win over the Hamilton Bulldogs.

On a night when the team’s usually potent aerial attack struggled, the Aledo Bearcats (11-1) successfully leaned on senior tailback Jase McClellan, who gutted the Royse City Bulldogs for 240 rushing yards and five touchdowns en route to a 52-24 Class 5A, D-II area round win.

Parker County’s last standing 6-man football team will soon join the ranks of 11-man programs across the state, with the Weatherford Christian School Lions set to make the switch in correspondence with the upcoming realignment ahead of the 2020 season.

The Springtown Porcupines (11-1) weathered a four-plus hour drive to Andrews Thursday evening to hand the Clint Lions a 53-15 loss in the teams’ Class 4A, D-I area playoff game at Mustang Stadium, setting the former up for a trip to the third round.

Over the first two weeks of their 2019 playoff run, the Brock Eagles (10-2) have defeated their opponents by a combined margin of 79-14, most recently laying a 55-14 drubbing on the Denver City Mustangs in the teams’ Class 3A, D-I area round playoff game Thursday night at Abilene’s Shotwell …

Weatherford Christian School’s Thursday night TAPPS 6-man, D-III regional round bout with the Greenville Christian Eagles ended much like the teams’ district matchup earlier this year, with a lopsided win for the former.

The Poolville Lady Monarchs proved a powerhouse in Class 2A competition in 2019, barreling their way to a 37-4 record while reaching the second round of playoffs.

A week after avenging a 2018 playoff loss to the Hereford Whitefaces, the Springtown Porcupines (10-1) are once again on the march, set for a Class 4A, D-I area matchup with the Clint Lions (7-3) at 6 p.m. Thursday at Andrew’s Mustang Stadium.

Both the Brock Eagles (9-2) and Denver City Mustangs (10-1) enter Thursday's Class 3A, D-I area playoff game riding a six-game win streak, but only one will leave the confines of Abilene’s Shotwell Stadium with their run intact. 

The Weatherford Christian School Lions (10-1) handily defeated the Greenville Christian Eagles (6-5), 62-14 earlier this season in TAPPS 6-Man, D-III, District 2 competition.

The Weatherford College Lady Coyotes rode a strong second half versus the visiting Howard College Lady Hawks to a 71-48 non-conference victory Tuesday evening at the Betty Jo Crumm Graber Athletic Center.

Weatherford’s Mach 1 Track Club recently competed in the USA Track and Field Southwestern Association Junior Olympic Championships at Fort Worth’s Athletic Performance Ranch, putting together a strong finish to set up a trip to nationals, a little less than a month away.

Weatherford High School’s wrestling teams made their presence known at last weekend’s Arlington Invitational, with a number of Roos and Lady Roos at both the varsity and junior varsity levels taking home medals.

The Brock Lady Eagles’ 2019 season ended at the hands of the Bushland Lady Falcons, who defeated the former, 3-0 in the teams’ Class 3A regional semifinals match Friday evening at Lubbock Cooper High School.

The Willow Park Trinity Christian Academy Eagles’ 2019 season ended Friday night on the road, as the team fell to the Pantego Christian Panthers, 42-14 in the TAPPS D-III area playoff game.

The Weatherford Christian School Lions (10-1) followed up a spotless run through district play with a 68-12 rout of the San Marcos Hill Country Christian Rams in the teams’ TAPPS 6-Man, D-III area playoff game Friday night.

The Springtown Porcupines’ 2018 season may have ended with a 34-31 Class 4A, D-I bi-district loss in overtime to the Hereford Whitefaces, but the former made sure to repay the favor in the teams’ bi-district playoff game Friday night at Synder’s Tiger Stadium, routing the latter, 48-7.

Having recently gone up, 17-7 late in the first quarter after capitalizing on an Arlington Bowie fumble, the Weatherford Kangaroos (7-4) appeared in control of the teams’ Class 6A bi-district playoff game Friday night at Arlington’s Wilemon Stadium.

The Aledo Bearcats’ dominant finish to  regular season play did not skip a beat heading into playoffs, as the team dismantled the Dallas Kimball Knights, 77-7 in the squads’ Class 5A, D-II bi-district game Friday night at Bearcat Stadium.

The Brock Eagles’ quest for another football state championship got off to a solid start Thursday night at Abilene’s Shotwell Stadium, as the team shut out the Clyde Bulldogs, 24-0 in the teams’ Class 3A, D-I bi-district playoff game.

Aledo High School had reason to celebrate Wednesday afternoon, as a record (fall semester) 20 student athletes spanning seven sports, including baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, swimming, track and volleyball signed letters of intent in the school’s main gym.

Some things never change. At the midpoint of the college rodeo season, once again the Weatherford College men and women have several team members among the top competitors for a spot in the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming, next June.

Fresh off a sixth-place finish at the UIL Class 6A State Cross Country Meet, Weatherford High School senior Sadie Carey signed a letter of intent to run cross country and track with the University of Pittsburgh Wednesday morning.

A year after clinching their first playoff berth since the 2007 season, the Weatherford Kangaroos (7-3) are headed back to the postseason, with a Class 6A bi-district game versus the Arlington Bowie Volunteers (7-3) at 7 p.m. Friday at Wilemon Stadium on tap.

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Sharon Forbes, 76, of Weatherford, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019. No services are scheduled at this time. Sharon was born June 20, 1943 in Borger, Texas to Odis Adkins and Ruby Malone Adkins. She was a devoted housewife and mother, and enjoyed spending time with her family. Sharon …

Gerald Deene Springer, 85, passed away Saturday November 30, 2019. A graveside service will be held at 2 P.M. Saturday, December 7th in Oakland Cemetery. Gerald was born October 7, 1934 in Alabama but was a longtime resident of Weatherford. He attended Weatherford High School and later atten…