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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Northwest ISD begins attendance zone changes

Published Wednesday, January 10, 2018
By Richard Greene

Northwest ISD will open a new middle school and elementary in the fall, meaning it's time to adjust attendance boundaries.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Published Wednesday, January 10, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Paradise Intermediate will have a six weeks showcase and UIL awards Friday (Jan. 12) in the junior high cafeteria.

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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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Taking to the skies; Eaton junior earns pilot license

Published Wednesday, January 3, 2018
By Richard Greene

As the son of pilots, Kale Burks took to the skies when he was just 4 months old, creating a fascination with flight at a young age.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Published Wednesday, January 3, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Northwest ISD's academies are now accepting applications for incoming 2018-19 freshmen - current district eighth-graders - who wish to take part in one of eight specialized academic routes.

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Northwest ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Published Wednesday, January 3, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Northwest ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, January 3, 2018

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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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2017 in Review: 17 for ’17 – Top stories, moments, athletes in past year

2017 in Review: 17 for ’17 – Top stories, moments, athletes in past year

Published Saturday, December 30, 2017
By Messenger Staff

In just their second season, the Bridgeport Bulls made a magical run to the state final.

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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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2017 in Review: Top 5 Athletes of 2017

Published Saturday, December 30, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Decatur's Swiss Army knife did it all for the Eagles in 2017, quarterbacking the football team to the third round of the playoffs along with helping the baseball and basketball teams make playoff runs.

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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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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Winter break is through Jan. 5. Jan. 8 is a staff development day, and students return to class Jan. 9.

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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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Football: Northwest’s Simpson signs with Oklahoma

Published Saturday, December 23, 2017
By Reece Waddell

Darrell Simpson put an exclamation point on his career with the Northwest Texans Thursday, officially signing his letter of intent to play football at the University of Oklahoma.

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Football: Hosey earns all-state honors

Published Saturday, December 23, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Northwest junior Demareus Hosey earned second-team honors on the Associated Press' 5A team after a productive 2017 campaign.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Published Wednesday, December 20, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Yearbooks are available for $40, or $45 with personalization. Ordering information is on the district website.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Bridgeport ISD will be accepting GT referral forms for students who are currently in kindergarten through 11th grade.

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Football: Northwest grad goes bowling with UNT

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Reece Waddell

Colton McDonald had colleges calling him left and right.

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UIL: Northwest to land in 5A Division II

Published Saturday, December 9, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans will compete in the new 5A Division II next fall for football.

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