The Texas Bullets, a perennial power in semipro football, recently signed former TCU running back Ed Wesley for the coming season. Wesley rushed for 2,457 yards and scored 24 touchdowns for the Horned Frogs from 2009-11, which included a 13-0 season and Rose Bowl victory.
Wesley left after his junior season and gave the NFL a shot. He played with the Dallas Cowboys during training camp, and later attempted to get on with the Buffalo Bills after being cut.
The Bullets won a national championship in the 2016 season.
MILLSAP LIFTERS HAVE STRONG SHOWING IN HICO
The Millsap High School powerlifting team set 36 personal records when recently competing at the Hico Meet.
The Bulldogs finished third overall, six points out of first place. They had seven medalists, while the Lady Bulldogs had four medalists.
Franklin Lopez was named Most Outstanding Lifter and won a gold medal, lifting 985 total pounds and setting three personal records.
Posting second-place finishes for the Bulldogs were Hunter Burton and Noble Stevens, while Baylor Burkett and Daniel Aguilar placed third. Also medaling were Damien Thomas and Arturo Guerrero.
Jayde Burkett led the Lady Bulldogs with a runner-up finish. Also medaling were Madison Brenner, Taylor Cotton, and Aubree Young.
LADY ROOS WRESTLE AT CHISHOLM TRAIL
Several members of the Weatherford Lady Kangaroos competed at the Chisholm Trail Tournament recently. They were led by a first-place finish by Kaitlyn Green in the 165-pound division.
Three Lady Roos finished second in their respective weight classes, Camille Fournier, 102 pounds; Kadee Kelly, 119; and Sydney Fenus, 215.
BROCK OPENS ARCHERY SEASON WITH BULLSEYE
The Brock School District competed in its first archery competition of the season recently, competing in the Arlington Winter Scholarship Tournament.
The junior high and elementary teams each won first place. In the high school division, Jacob Baskin placed first and will receive a $1,000 scholarship to the college of his choice.
WPT LADY EAGLES SECOND IN DISTRICT
The Willow Park Trinity Lady Eagles recently defeated Arlington Burton Academy 36-34 and Fort Worth Calvary 76-12. They are in second place in Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools District 2-3A with a 3-1 record. They used a 14-0 run to defeat Burton.
Emma Quarles led Trinity against Burton with 11 points, while Macee Hartt grabbed seven rebounds. Against Calvary Quarles and Libby Gear each scored 12, while Madison Fowler added 10 and Michaela Pearales had eight rebounds.