Once again Weatherford High will be well-represented at the University Interscholastic League State Wrestling Championships. Eight members of the WHS squad will be competing in Houston this weekend, four girls and four boys.
Kaitlyn Rogers and London Austin-Roark began playing volleyball together in the first grade through the Weatherford School District's Community Education program. The plan was to play together through high school.
While the University Interscholastic League took care of any quarterback controversies the Weatherford Kangaroos might have had among their fans, first-year head coach Billy Mathis said there never was a controversy in his mind.
The Aledo varsity tennis team traveled to Keller to open the 2017 fall team tennis schedule in a dual match with 2016 District 3-6A champion Keller High School. Aledo is defending District 6-5A champion and has won district in team tennis 11 straight seasons.
In the first of three tough tournaments on what is arguably the hardest predistrict schedule in Weatherford volleyball history, the Lady Kangaroos finished fifth in the prestigious Nike ASC Tournament in Carrollton.
Beau Burrows was dominant when pitching for the Weatherford Kangaroos just a couple years ago, prompting those who saw him to proclaim his potential to pitch professionally. He was drafted in the first round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Detroit Tigers following the 2015 season.
Brock’s Garrett Leek, a senior-to-be, shot a four-round total of 300 to place eighth in the Championship Flight of the Fort Worth Junior Golf Association Boys City Junior Golf Championship. He is one of five from Brock and Aledo to compete in the elite tournament.