Basketball: Survive and advance – Texans return to region tourney

Published Saturday, March 3, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The Northwest Texans dominated the first half Tuesday against Fort Worth Southwest and did not show any signs of slowing down when the second half began.

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Basketball: Headed back out west – Hix provides missing piece

Published Saturday, March 3, 2018
By Reece Waddell

During Northwest's regional quarterfinal victory over Fort Worth Southwest on Tuesday, senior Mason Hix tried to throw an alley-oop to Sammie Freeman on a fast break.

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Northwest advances to regional final

Published Friday, March 2, 2018.
By Lance Lahnert, for the Messenger

Northwest made its first appearance in school history to the University Interscholastic League state boys tournament last year. After Friday night, Northwest is one game away from a second trip. The No. 2 ranked Texans (32-5) used a strong start, a 4-point play from senior Mason Hix and late free throw shooting to down Randall 57-46 in the 5A Region I semifinal at Scurry County Coliseum.

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Northwest overcomes sloppy second half to down FW Southwest in region quarterfinals

Published Tuesday, February 27, 2018.
By Reece Waddell

Despite spotty free throw shooting down the stretch, the Northwest Texans escaped with a 55-51 victory over Southwest in the 5A Region I regional quarterfinal at the Thomas Coliseum. Northwest will play Randall in the regional semifinals at 6 p.m. Friday in Snyder.

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Basketball: Northwest edges Sherman

Published Saturday, February 24, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Avery Anderson scored 35 points and Northwest knocked Sherman out of the playoffs for the second straight year in the 5A Region I bi-district round.

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Basketball: Northwest earns rematch with Sherman

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Reece Waddell

For the second straight year, the Northwest Texans will take on Sherman in the 5A Region I bi-district round of the playoffs.

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Basketball: Alvord finishes third in 11-2A

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Alvord Bulldogs finished third in 11-2A and will meet Lindsay in the playoffs for a second straight year.

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Basketball: Northwest clinches district title

Published Saturday, February 10, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Northwest Texans throttled Azle 71-32 to claim their second consecutive District 6-5A title.

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Basketball: Northwest eyes San Antonio – Texans set sights on return to state tournament

Basketball: Northwest eyes San Antonio – Texans set sights on return to state tournament

Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018
By Reece Waddell

The buzz was palpable around Northwest High School.

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Basketball: Texans rip Aledo

Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Julien Smith scored a game-high 22 points and the Northwest Texans took down Aledo 81-36.

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Basketball: Texans stay unbeaten in 6-5A

Published Saturday, February 3, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Avery Anderson and Jordan Keys each had 16 as the Northwest Texans stayed unbeaten in District 6-5A, downing Chisholm Trail 63-51.

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Basketball: Texans rally to stay unbeaten in 6-5A

Published Saturday, January 27, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Avery Anderson scored a game-high 29 points and the Northwest Texans kept their District 6-5A record unblemished, beating Saginaw 66-60.

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Basketball: Northwest stays unbeaten in district

Published Wednesday, January 24, 2018
By Messenger Staff

The Northwest Texans remained undefeated in District 6-5A play, knocking off Brewer 59-49 Friday.

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Basketball: Northwest thumps Eaton

Published Saturday, January 20, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Avery Anderson exploded for 29 points as the Northwest Texans pounded Eaton 95-48. Northwest held a 32-point lead at halftime, dominating the Eagles from start to finish.

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Basketball: Texans hold on for win

Published Wednesday, January 10, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Avery Anderson scored a game-high 22 points as the Northwest Texans withstood a late rally from Chisholm Trail last Friday, topping the Rangers 63-60.

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Basketball: Boyd finishes third at NCTC

Published Wednesday, January 3, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Several Wise County basketball teams competed in various holiday tournaments over the New Year's weekend.

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Basketball: Anderson leads comeback, propels Northwest past Sam Houston

Published Saturday, December 30, 2017
By Reece Waddell

As the clock dwindled under two minutes Thursday night, Northwest guard Avery Anderson crossed halfcourt and approached the 3-point line.

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Anderson leads comeback, propels Northwest past Houston Sam Houston

Published Thursday, December 29, 2017.
By Reece Waddell

As the clock dwindled under two minutes Thursday night, Northwest guard Avery Anderson crossed halfcourt and approached the three-point line. Without hesitation, Anderson stepped back with a defender in his face and hoisted a 3-pointer that found nothing but twine. It was his fourth made 3 in the Texans’ last five trips up the floor, and on the next possession, senior Mason Hix put Northwest up for good. Trailing by two, Hix drove baseline and finished through contact, completing the and-one to propel the Texans to an 81-76 victory over Houston Sam Houston, the No. 8 ranked team in 6A.

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Basketball: Eagles, Sissies, Texans head to tourney

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017
By Reece Waddell

Several Wise County teams will take part in the annual Whataburger Tournament this weekend at various locations across the Metroplex.

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Basketball: Hix inks with UT-Arlington

Published Saturday, November 11, 2017
By Richard Greene

Last season while at Granbury, Mason Hix took his game to another level.

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