Aledo’s Impact Athletic Training Center’s Level 4 gymnastics group finished first (small team award) at the District 2 qualifier in Denton last weekend, with all five members qualifying for the North State Championships in Allen Nov. 1-2.

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Weatherford’s Victory Baptist Academy proved a major contender at the T.C.A.F. State XC Meet Friday at the Bluff in Haltom City, with the boys’ and girls’ varsity teams each finishing as a top-three squad.

Trinity Christian Academy’s varsity cross country team capped off its 2019 season with an appearance at Monday’s TAPPS 4A State XC Meet, with the school earning a top-15 finish.

The Aledo Lady Cats pushed their District 4-5A record to 6-0 Friday evening at home, sweeping the Wichita Falls Lady Coyotes, 3-0.

The Weatherford Lady Roos suffered their first district defeat of the 2019 season at the hands of the Euless Trinity Lady Trojans Friday evening on the road.

The Weatherford Christian School Lions (6-1, 3-0) swept the Irving Faustina Academy Falcons (3-2-1, 2-1-1) in a pair of hard-fought games in 2018 (54-38 in the regular season, 73-66 in the postseason).

The Willow Park Trinity Christian Academy Eagles (1-7, 1-1) were shut out by the visiting Lubbock Trinity Christian Lions (2-4, 1-0), 27-0 Friday night, as the former dropped to .500 in TAPPS D-III, District 1.

The Millsap Bulldogs (4-3, 1-1) struggled to keep pace with the Comanche Indians (3-4, 1-1) Friday night at Indian Stadium, as the former fell to the latter, 24-3 in a District 6-3A, D-II bout.

Both the Springtown Porcupines and Decatur Eagles (7-0, 2-0) entered the teams’ Friday night District 4-4A, D-I contest sitting at 6-0, although only the latter remained that way by game’s end.

Over the past three weeks, the Brock Eagles have routed Bowie, 67-7, enjoyed their bye and returned from the break to hand the District 4-3A, D-I opponent Whitesboro Bearcats a 38-3 loss.

The Aledo Bearcats took another step toward a perfect finish in District 5-5A, D-II Friday night at Bearcat Stadium, pitching a 45-0 shutout of the Cleburne Yellowjackets.

A 12-0 halftime lead for the Euless Trinity Trojans (7-1, 3-1) ended as a 41-20 win over the Weatherford Kangaroos (5-2, 1-2) Friday night at Bedford’s Pennington Field, as self-inflicted wounds kept the latter off balance for much of the night.

Both the Springtown Porcupines and Lady Porcupines varsity cross country squads earned a fourth-place finish at Thursday’s District 8-4A meet in Decatur.

Brock High School’s varsity tennis team ensured its inaugural season in Class 4A competition would last another round, holding off a late rally by Iowa Park in the teams’ area playoff match Thursday at Northwest High School en route to a 10-8 win.

Aledo High School’s varsity cross country team ran away with a pair of district championships at Thursday’s District 4-5A meet in Wichita Falls, powered by a slew of top 10 individual finishes.

Weatherford High School’s varsity cross country team competed in Tuesday’s District 3-6A meet in Abilene, with the Lady Roos qualifying for regionals as a team while Ryder Love will represent the school on the boys’ side at the upcoming race. 

Poolville High School’s varsity boys’ cross country team claimed its third-straight district championship, while the girls’ team picked up a third-place finish at Wednesday’s District 11-2A Meet at their home venue, with both squads earning a trip to regionals.

Trailing 2-1 in the series and down 24-23 in the fourth set versus the rival Peaster Lady Greyhounds, the Brock Lady Eagles successfully staved off elimination, scoring three-straight points to take the fourth set, 26-24 and force a fifth.

The strong regular season play of Brock High School’s varsity tennis team helped the group claim a district championship in their first season of Class 4A competition (District 7-4A).

The Brock Eagles (4-2, 1-1) throttled the Bowie Jackrabbits, 67-7 in the former’s final action before their bye last week.

Down 2-0 (20-25 and 18-25, respectively) in Tuesday evening’s road series versus the Richland Lady Rebels, the Weatherford Lady Roos gave a reminder of why they entered the contest undefeated in District 3-6A, rallying for three-straight set wins (25-19, 25-21 and 15-13) to push their record…

The Weatherford Kangaroos (5-1, 1-1) return from their bye week for arguably one of their biggest tests yet this season, a District 3-6A matchup with the Euless Trinity Trojans (6-1, 2-1) at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Pennington Field.

The Weatherford Christian School Lions (5-1, 2-0) came away with a season sweep of the Irving Faustina Academy Falcons (3-1-1, 2-0-1) in 2018, defeating the latter, 54-38 in the regular season and later 73-66 in the TAPPS 6-Man, D-III state semifinals.

Runners with Brock, Peaster and Millsap high schools’ varsity cross country teams converged on Boyd High School Monday for the District 7-3A meet, with each of the three schools notching a number of top finishes.

Weatherford College’s Thane Lockhart placed second in calf roping and Hadley Miller placed third in bull riding at the Frank Phillips College Rodeo in Canadian, Texas, this past weekend.

The Weatherford Christian School Lions (5-1, 2-0) notched their second-straight and third overall shutout of 2019 Friday night at home, routing the Longview Trinity School of Texas Titans, 46-0 in a TAPPS 6-Man, D-III, District 2 game.

Despite entering TAPPS D-III, District 1 competition at 0-6, the Trinity Christian Academy Eagles did not waver, reversing course with a 26-0 shutout win over the Fort Worth Temple Christian Eagles Friday night on the road to help keep the team in the running for a playoff spot.

The Aledo Bearcats (5-1, 4-0) wrapped up the first half of their District 5-5A, D-II slate Friday night at Burleson Stadium, routing the Burleson Elks, 57-21 in a game which saw the former build on a two-score halftime lead (29-14) with a 21-0 third quarter run.

Fresh off their bye week, the Millsap Bulldogs (4-2, 1-0) returned to action versus the Rio Vista Eagles in the teams’ District 6-3A, D-II opener Friday night at Bulldog Stadium, coming away with a 14-6 win, thanks in large part to a defensive performance which included two crucial interceptions.

A bye week two Fridays ago might have put a temporary stop to the Springtown Porcupines’ 2019 win streak (five-straight games at the time), however, the team’s return versus District 4-4A, D-I opponent Mineral Wells, a 66-7 thumping Friday night at home showed the former did not lose a step …

While many of Parker County’s high school football teams, now in the thick of district play, battled last night throughout the region, the Weatherford Kangaroos enjoyed their bye.

Football has not been a part of Nicholas Schwikal’s life for that long of time; the Weatherford High School junior’s first experience with the sport was watching Super Bowl 50 on TV in his home country of Germany.

It’s long been known that rodeo competitors from Weatherford College are among the best in the nation. However, few fans have been able to see them up close without traveling.

Runners with Trinity Christian Academy’s varsity cross country team competed in Tuesday’s TAPPS 4A North Region XC Championship at Fort Worth Southwest Christian High School, with a number of Eagles and Lady Eagles taking home top finishes.

With the team’s district meet quickly approaching, Poolville High School’s varsity cross country team got in one last trial run at Wednesday’s Stephenville-based Thrill of the Hill meet, with the boys’ team finishing seventh (193 points) out of 21 qualifying teams in the Boys’ 4800M.

The Poolville Lady Monarchs came away with a 3-0 sweep of the Bryson Lady Cowboys Tuesday afternoon on the road, pushing the former’s record to 29-3 on the season as well as a spotless 7-0 in District 10-2A.

The Weatherford Lady Roos picked up their seventh-straight District 3-6A win Tuesday afternoon at home, sweeping the Hurst L.D. Bell Lady Blue Raiders, 3-0.

Weatherford senior quarterback Ken Seals recently added to his collection of accolades, being named to his fifth International Bowl as well as earning Ford Built Tough Player of the Week honors for his play against District 3-6A opponent Haltom.

Only halfway through the 2019 season, the Aledo Bearcats (4-1, 3-0) have been through a wide array of situations out on the field, falling in a 117-point shootout with Class 6A’s Denton Guyer in their season opener, putting up a pair of 60-plus point performances in weeks two and three and c…

The Millsap Bulldogs return from their bye week with a 3-2 record and point differential of 112-66, a pair of marks the team will look to further build on when the District 6-3A, D-II opponent Rio Vista Eagles (2-3) come to town at 7 p.m. Friday at Bulldog Stadium.

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Weatherford High School’s varsity cross country team competed in Decatur’s Reunion Run meet Saturday, with the Kangaroos and Lady Roos each finishing in the top 15 as a team. 

Aledo and Springtown high schools’ varsity cross country teams took part in Granbury’s Race For The Loot meet Friday.

Peaster High School’s varsity cross country team joined Weatherford at Decatur’s Reunion Run Saturday, earning a 10th-place finish (209 points) out of 12 qualifying teams in the Boys’ 5000M (Class 4A-1A), while the girls’ team finished 13th (345 points) out of 22 qualifying teams in the Girl…

Since falling to rival Brock in a Sept. 20 home match, the Peaster Lady Greyhounds have strung together four consecutive, 3-0 district wins, most recently sweeping the Breckenridge Lady Buckaroos, 3-0 Friday afternoon at home.

The Peaster Greyhounds (2-4) fell to the Fort Worth Trinity Valley Trojans, 29-0 Friday night on the road.

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Douglas "Doug" L. Edmondson, 84, of Weatherford, formerly of Burkett, Texas, passed away early on Sunday October 20, 2019. Visitation will be held from 10 until 11 a.m., on Friday, October 25, 2019 at the Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel, 913 N. Elm Street, in Weatherford. Funeral services …

Edward Carroll Therens, a.k.a. Rabbit Therens, 65, of Weatherford, passed away October 16, 2019 at his home. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held from 6 until 8, Wednesday evening, October 23, 2019 at 1226 W. Ball Street, in Weatherford. Burial will be held at DFW National Ce…

WILLOW PARK - Walter Bock, Jr., 73, passed away Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Greenwood Chapel. Interment: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood. Walter was born May 5, 1946, to Walter W. Bock, Sr., and Kathryn Bock in Freeport, N.Y.…

Robert Wayne Elliott passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Visitation: Ramsey Funeral Home in Georgetown Friday, Oct. 25, 6-8 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at Ramsey Funeral Home, followed by a 4 p.m. Military Burial Service at Greenwood Community Cemetery in Weatherford. I…

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