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Lady Roos clinch District 4-5A varsity softball crown, two games still remaining on schedule

April 19, 2011 by Anonymous

The Lady Roos varsity softball team clinched first place in District 4-5A Friday with an 8-3 win at home against Arlington Bowie.

The game was close until the bottom of the sixth inning when the Lady Roos scored five runs. Weatherford's batters came through with a total of 11 hits, including a triple by junior Alicia Rich.

Weatherford is currently 19-9 overall and 12-0 in district play. The Lady Roos' goal for the season is to finish undefeated in district play. They will be finishing off their district games this week with games against Arlington Martin on Tuesday (in Arlington) and Arlington Sam Houston on Friday at home. Game times are 5:30 p.m. for the varsity, followed by the junior varsity contest at 7:30 p.m.

Weatherford High School golf tryouts for 2011-12 school year will be May 4 at Canyon West

April 19, 2011 by Anonymous

Golf tryouts for athletes in grades 9-12 for the 2011-2012 school year will be May 4 at Canyon West beginning at 4 p.m.

Golfers must wear proper golf attire (collared shirts) and provide their own transportation to and from the course.

For more information, please contact Weatherford High School Head Golf Coach Mike Dunsworth at 817-996-2727.

WHS Blue Belle captain earns spot on Tyler Jr. College Apache Belles squad

April 19, 2011 by Anonymous

WHS senior Shelby Carter (left) with Skyler Wideman of Lake Travis High School (courtesy photo).

Shelby Carter, senior captain of the WHS Blue Belles, was selected on Sunday as one of the new Tyler Jr. College Apache Belles.

Fifty-two hopefuls started out the audition on Saturday morning, and only 19 were selected to continue to the finals on Sunday.

At the formal announcement on Sunday afternooon, Carter was one of nine dancers to make the squad for 2011-12. She will be a member of the 65th line of Apache Belles who are internationally famous for their highkicks and jazz dance style.

Weatherford High School’s District 4-5A All-District Girls Basketball Selections

April 19, 2011 by Anonymous

Second Team All-District
Shelby Peoples

All-District Honorable Mentions
Krista Ferrell and Jessica Shell

Academic All-District Team

Kelsey Allen

Krista Ferrell

Katie Maberry

Rebekah Marquardt

Remi Reynolds

Jessica Shell

Samantha Steffler

Laila Abdelijihil

Carissa McGrath
Chloe Reid

WHS Choirs Receive 'Sweepstakes' Ratings at Recent Regional UIL Choral Concert and Sight Reading Contest

April 19, 2011 by Anonymous

Congratulations to the following WHS choirs for their superior performances at the Regional UIL Choral Concert and Sight Reading Contest in Granbury.

Varsity Women's Choir
Sweepstakes Award

Varsity Men's Choir
Sweepstakes Award

A Cappella Choir
Sweepstakes Award

WHS Yearbook Receives Distinguished Merit Award

April 12, 2011 by Anonymous

The Melon Vine

The 2010 Melon Vine received a Distinguished Merit award at UIL Interscholastic League Press Conference (ILPC) last weekend. Only the top 10 percent of Texas high school yearbooks receive this award.

Also, Kelcie Thielepape Stephanie Recchia will compete in the UIL Regional Meet this weekend in Lubbock.

Thielepape won first place in editorial writing at the District 4-5A meet. She also placed second in news writing.

Recchia also earned a regional spot by placing third in news writing at the district competition.

WHS Band Accomplishments, 2010-11 School Year

April 12, 2011 by Anonymous

Weatherford High School’s band has had a perfect contest ratings year earning all Division 1 ratings at each contest attended from all judges.

Accomplishments from the 2010-11 school year included:

WHS Wind Symphony
Varsity Band – Joe Dolkos, Director

UIL Concert
Ratings: 1-1-1

UIL Sight Reading
Ratings: 1-1-1

UIL Marching Contest
Ratings: 1-1-1

UIL Area Marching Band participant

South Coast Band Festival – Corpus Christi, Texas
Ratings: 1-1-1

Won Runner-Up Trophy – Outstanding Band of Contest

WHS Symphonic Band

JV Band – James Buckner, Director

UIL Concert
Ratings: 1-1-1

UIL Sight Reading
Ratings: 1-1-1

UIL Marching Contest
Ratings: 1-1-1

UIL Area Marching Band participant

WHS Meat Judging Team Places Fourth in Area 5 Contest in Lubbock

April 12, 2011 by Anonymous

WHS Meat Judging: Members of the Weatherford High School meat judging team include (from left) Jesse Orr, Jake Calloway, Taylor Monk, and Matt Rogers. Not pictured is alternate Masten Palmer (courtesy photo).

Members of the Weatherford High School FFA Meat Judging Team advanced to state after placing fourth overall at Area 5 contest Saturday in Lubbock.

Individually, Jake Calloway placed 10th out of 40 competitors at the Area 5 contest. The state meet will be May 7 in College Station.

In the Meat Judging contests, students enter actual Processing Plants and identify the meats. They also were required to dress appropriately and meet all safety regulations.

WHS Junior a Finalist for Ford Leadership Scholars Program

April 12, 2011 by Anonymous

Weatherford High School junior Ali Cantrell (courtesy photo).
Weatherford High School junior Ali Cantrell is one of only 10 students in the state to be selected as a candidate for the Ford Leadership Scholars Program through FFA.

Cantrell and nine others from Texas will take part in a telephone interview to see who wins the Ford Scholars Program honor which includes a $1,000 scholarship as well as one week of training with industry leaders this summer.

WHS Lady Roo Golf Team Wins Second District Game in a Row

April 7, 2011 by Anonymous

Lady RoosWeatherford High School's Lady Roos golf team won its second district championship in a row, this time taking the District 4-5A crown Tuesday at Woodhaven Country Club in Fort Worth. With the win, Weatherford advances to the Regional Tournament April 18-19 in Lubbock.
The Lady Roos shot a combined two-day total of 733, followed by second-place Arlington High at 755.
Individual winners for the Lady Roos included Keegan Moore, second place; and Jake Strickland, fourth place. Also, All-District selections include Moore, First Team All-District; Strickland, First Team All-District; Ransear, First Team All-District; Katy Swan, Second Team All-District; and Tina Setti.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, February 9

  • AHS at Burleson;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 8 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats at Burleson;

    Varsity- 8 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th- 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats scrimmage at Mansfield Legacy;

    Varsity- 6:15 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:45 p.m.

Friday, February 12

  • AHS vs. Granbury at AHS;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Birdville HS Tournament; all day

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats at Granbury; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Granbury; 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, February 13

  • AHS at Lake Dallas Scrimmage;

    JV- 4 p.m.

    Freshman- 12 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats Scrimmage vs. Weatherford at AHS;

    Varsity- 12:30 p.m.

    JV- 11 a.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Lake Dallas at AHS Scrimmage; 12 p.m.

Monday, February 15

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:30 p.m.

  • AHS JV Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

Tuesday, February 16

  • AHS at Cleburne;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

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