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The Weatherford College women's rodeo team started the season as reserve champions at the Eastern New Mexico University Rodeo behind Texas Tech University this past weekend in Portales, New Mexico. The men's team finished fourth overall.

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WEATHERFORD — With Week 1 under their belts, teams in Parker and Palo Pinto counties are gearing up for the next week of competition.

Golf and tennis are making their long-awaited return to Weatherford College this fall, and new head coaches Alexandra Leatu, women’s tennis, and Jesse Speirs, men’s golf, have announced their first schedules.

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WEATHERFORD — Mach 1 Track Club runners recently competed in the AAU Track and Field Region 18 Championships. 

Weatherford College pitcher Adrian Siravo has earned a spot on the Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star Team for his performance so far this summer.

The Aledo ISD board of trustees voted unanimously Monday night to convert the existing softball and baseball competition fields to turf and also replace the turf and track surface at Bearcat Stadium and the turf at the Daniel Ninth Grade Campus field. 

WILLOW PARK — With a focus on excellence and a growing athletics program, Trinity Christian Academy is expanding its athletic department leadership with the naming of Brian Snow as assistant athletic director. Snow has been an educator for 25 years and is beginning his fifth year at Trinity …

Alex Leatu is officially Weatherford College's new women's tennis coach, and she's ready to create the team from the ground up.

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Surpassing the likes of Texas Tech University and Tarleton State University, the Weatherford College women's rodeo team wrapped up the Southwest Region championship in Stephenville Saturday night, the first regional team championship in WC history.

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Weatherford College Lady Coyote basketball head coach Bob McKinley is no stranger to the NJCAA Tournament, having taken several teams to the elite event in his long tenure.

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Weatherford College rodeo brought home the Men's Team All-Around Title, Women's Team Reserve Title and three individual event championships from the Eastern New Mexico University Rodeo held March 18-20.

With the return of men’s golf on the horizon for Weatherford College, coach Jesse Speirs has signed the first recruits as he builds a team he hopes will make history.

Weatherford College baseball players Brenden Dixon and Caden Hawkins have been named players of the week by the Northern Texas Junior College Athletic Conference for the week of Jan. 31 - Feb. 6.

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Below is a list of superlative awards as well as a roster that includes some of the top players from Palo Pinto County’s UIL-sanctioned high schools. The UIL All-Palo Pinto County team is determined by coaches’ nominations, all-district lists and input from Weatherford Democrat employees.

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Below is a list of superlative awards as well as first- and second-team rosters composed of players from all seven UIL county high schools.

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Below is a list of superlative awards as well as a roster that includes some of the top players from Parker County’s UIL-sanctioned high schools. The UIL All-Parker County team is determined by coaches’ nominations, all-district lists and input from Weatherford Democrat employees.

The Texas Rangers came through in a clutch yet again for a Weatherford man who has seen his share of tough times. 

A year ago, people in Peaster were uncertain whether their fledgling football team was ready to compete with the big boys in the University Interscholastic League. Now, they’re proud of what their Greyhounds accomplished in the team’s debut season and look forward to many more years of gridi…

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With 1:12 remaining in the first half, Poolville’s junior varsity basketball team was up 29-13 during a home game against Hirschi earlier this week. Poolville Head Coach Steven Stegall told Allen Howell to hustle into the game and make a basket before the buzzer.

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"A good team is lead by its coaches, a great team is lead by its players." And with six returning varsity players and six seniors, a "great team" is exactly what Trinity Christian Academy's head boys basketball coach Dayton Sheridan is expecting.

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The Poolville boys cross country team did something no other team has accomplished at the school — finished second at the state meet.

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WILLOW PARK — Moral victories aren’t something that’s tallied in sports but if there was any way to account for adversity, 2020’s high school football season would win a Lombardi Trophy. And the Trinity Christian Academy Eagles could likely share that trophy.

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The sound of rubber soles squeaking on a hardwood basketball court echoed through a hallway at Weatherford High School. Inside the gymnasium — one of three gyms at the sprawling facility — a dozen young men worked up a sweat running passing drills up and down the court, over and over, until …

Mineral Wells native Ronny Glanton has been named the country best golf pro by the Professional Golfers’ Association of America. The award recognizes strong leadership, moral character and a substantial record of service to the game of golf.

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Volleyball practice was a half hour away at Weatherford Christian School on a recent afternoon, and several girls were helping Assistant Coach Kathy Goings set up a net in the school’s gym.

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Few freshman athletes are skilled and confident enough to not only start but become major contributors on varsity teams. Only a handful of ninth graders in Parker and Palo Pinto counties surmount the improbable odds and become key players at such early ages.

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The 2019-20 Weatherford College basketball season came to an end before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold of the nation. However, now that the 2020-21 season is just around the corner, COVID-19 is forcing a few changes in the coming campaign.

The Weatherford Kangaroos tennis team is off to a fast start this fall. The Roos are 4-0 in district play — 5-1 overall — and sitting alone in first place. Most schools in Parker and Palo Pinto counties have tennis teams playing their fall seasons.

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Fans of the Peaster Greyhounds might be cheering a McElroy at quarterback for the foreseeable future. Gunner McElroy is the varsity starter, a sophomore playing his first year at the 3A school. His younger brother, Gannon, is a quarterback at middle school and will be a sophomore in waiting …

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