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WHS Vartisy Softball

April 4, 2011 by Anonymous

Weatherford High School's varsity softball team ended its first half of district play with a perfect 7-0 record.

The players continued their streak by quickly defeating Arlington Sam Houston, 19-0, in 3 innings. Standouts offensively were junior Alison Gillard with two doubles and an RBI, junior Tyra Brunz with a double and an RBI, and freshman Elizabeth Konig with a double and 2 RBIs.

The Lady Roos' overall record is 14-9. They will travel to Crowley on Friday to play the North Crowley Lady Panthers. Game time is 5:30 p.m. for the varsity game and 7:30 p.m. for the junior varsity matchup.

WHS Blue Belles win National Championship in Galveston

April 4, 2011 by Anonymous

Congratulations to the WHS BLUE BELLES for achieving National Champions at Showtime International National Dance/Drill Team Contest held this past weekend at Moody Gardens in Galveston, Texas. The Belles team, officers and individuals competed along with 50 other teams and the awards are as follows:

National Champion Team Prop

National Champion Officer Jazz

National Champion Officer Novelty

1st Runner-Up National Champion Team Pom

1st Runner-Up National Champion Team Jazz
1st Runner-Up National Champion Officer Lyrical

Soloists: ALL Division One, Superior Ratings!

Shelby Carter

Rylee Durant

Lakota Klein

Sarah Chehade

Eizabeth Fraser

Bri Rhodes

Kayla Plocar

Abby Torpy

Duet: Division One, Superior Rating
Rylee Durant and Natalie Mitchell

Senior's Steer Places Fifth at Houston Livestock Show's Premium Auction

March 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Weatherford FFA senior Rachel Bedinger hit the big time at the Houston Livestock Show by placing fifth with her Santa Gertrudis steer, Ranger. She sold her steer in the premium auction, where the Grand Champion brought $350,000.

Bedinger also is an active Weatherford FFA Member, Chapter President, Area V FFA Vice President, state qualifier in leadership and judging contests, and is running for State FFA Officer at the conclusion of this school year.Houston Livestock Show: Accompanying her to the Houston Livestock Show are her parents, Connis and Kittye Seedig, and Weatherford FFA Advisor, Amber Jennings (courtesy photo).Houston Livestock Show: Accompanying her to the Houston Livestock Show are her parents, Connis and Kittye Seedig, and Weatherford FFA Advisor, Amber Jennings (courtesy photo).

Lady Roos Take 2-of-3 Non-District Games Over Spring Break

March 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Weatherford's Lady Roos varsity softball team won 2-of-3 non-district contests over spring break. They faced Burkburnett, Nolan Catholic, and Abilene Wylie.

The Lady Roos lost a hard fought game to Burkburnett, 3-2, in the eighth inning. They had a come-from-behind victory against Nolan Catholic off a game-winning homerun by senior Jordan Wallace to win it, 10-8. The Lady Roos also defeated Abilene Wylie 14-0.

Standout offensively for the Lady Roos was junior Alison Gillard who had a total of three extra-base hits and contributed offensively to both Lady Roo wins.

JV Softball Team Takes First at Mansfield Tournament

March 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Congratulations to the Weatherford Lady Roos JV softball team for placing first in the March 12 Mansfield JV Tournament. Additional teams in the tournament included Mansfield Central, Mansfield Timberview, Keller Central, Keller High School, and South Grand Prairie.

Danceline Competition Results | Feb. 26, 2011

March 14, 2011 by Anonymous

WHS Blue Belles

Team: Voted Congeniality Award by Danceline Staff

Superior-Division One Soloists—High School
Shelby Carter- 3rd place overall solo out of 100 solos
Haley Barnes
Bri Rhodes
Natalie Hinrichs
Destiny Eaton
Marlee Whitford
Lakota Klein
Sarah Chehade
Rylee Durant
Jordan Alton

Excellent-Division II Soloists
Bethany Wallace

Superior-Division One Rating—Junior High Soloists
Julia Szabuniewicz—3rd place overall solo – Jr High solos and Division one rating
Autumn Saltarelli
Shauna Cox
Abbie Korenek
Kayla Plocar
Hayley Munnell

Cassie Valenzuela, Taylor Graham, Halle Schell, and Bethany Wallace- 3rd place Overall Winner Small Ensemble

All High School VASE Competitors Earn Medals, Three Advance to State Competition

March 14, 2011 by Anonymous

Congratulations to the Weatherford High School art students who participated in the VASE (Visual Art Scholastic Event) competition March 5 atTimberview High School in Mansfield.

This is the first year ever that WHS was 100 percent on medalling in this event. Over 67 school districts from Region XI and over 1,800 art pieces were entered.

Also, three WHS students will advance to the state competition. They are Mathew League, Charlsie Rosander, and Barbara Swyryn.

WHS art instructors include Kathy Cunning and Diane Bolinger. Vase State QualifiersVase State Qualifiers

Lady Roos Shutout North Crowley, 10-0, in Wednesday's District 4-5A Opener

March 4, 2011 by Anonymous

Weatherford's Lady Roos Varsity softball team shutout North Crowley's Lady Panthers, 10-0, Wednesday in the District 4-5A opener in Weatherford.

Following a slow start, the Lady Roos' bats woke up with the offense scoring four runs in the third inning.

In the bottom of the fifth, the Lady Roos offense had another streak of hits to increase their lead 10-0.

The Lady Roos victory came from a total of eight hits, including doubles by Jordan Wallace and Chandler Spooner along with a triple by Makayla Baeza.

Wallace, also Weatherford's senior ace pitcher, had 14 strikeouts in only five innings of work.

Weatherford High School HOSA Students Qualify for State Following Area 5 Contest in Killeen

March 4, 2011 by Anonymous

On Feb 18-19, the Health Science students in the HOSA student organization competed in the Area 5 HOSA Contest in Killeen Texas.

Patricia Hoffman, Health Science Instructor in her first year, has had excellent success preparing the students for this competition.

Hunter Dworsky placed third in the Physical Therapy contest and qualified for state. Brooke Morgan and Shelby Griffin placed fifth in the team event, Forensic Science, and were honorable mention. Shelbie Box placed third in the Sport Medicine contest.

Weatherford High School Auto Tech One of Six Schools Vying for $25,000 Makeover

March 2, 2011 by Anonymous

Weatherford High School's auto technology department is one of only six finalist schools in the nation competing for a $25,000 grand prize.

Stephen Trainer, WHS Auto Technology instructor, said voting ends March 4 and his group is currently in fourth place with 657 votes (the first-place school currently has 2,475 votes).
1. Visit the Universal Technical Institute's website here:
2. Vote by entering your e-mail address and submit...then click a validation link sent to the e-mail address you provided
3. Share the link with friends and family by March 4

Sports Calendar

Saturday, September 20

  • Aledo Middle School, A Team Tournament at Weatherford Hall, times TBD

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Keller Central 9th grade Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Marcus II Invitational, Westlake Park in Hickory Creek, Texas 75065, 7:30 a.m.

Monday, September 22

  • Week of Sept. 22, Aledo Middle School at Burleson Hughes

Tuesday, September 23

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Granbury Acton MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS at Crowley;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 24

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Aledo Meet McAnally, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 25

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Lakeland Academy, 4:30 p.m. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Joshua at Aledo, 7th Gym 1 & 8th MPC;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, September 26

  • AHS Varsity Girls Black at Granbury Girls Tournament, Harbor Lakes through Sept. 27

  • AHS vs. Joshua at Aledo;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH vs. St. Paul's Lutheran at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m. *District Game

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