Football: Secondary concerns – Teams turn to new players at back end of defense

Published Saturday, July 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

With several teams lined up in spread formations on everyone's schedule, a premium is now placed on play in the secondary.

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Northwest ISD reorganizes admin staff

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Northwest ISD Monday announced new job titles for some district employees as part of a larger plan to align staff into either academics or business and operations divisions.

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Football: Top of the line – Texan makes Super Team

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

As a junior last year, Darrell Simpson became a nightmare for defensive ends trying to get around the Northwest Texans' big and nimble offensive tackle.

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Year in Review: Northwest – Texans make history

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

With every passing sports season throughout 2016-17, Northwest ISD Executive Athletic Director Joel Johnson found himself asking longtime colleague Gary Prescott a similar question about the Northwest Texans.

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News Briefs for Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Published Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Wise County Committee on Aging is seeking volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels to homebound seniors in Wise County.

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Northwest School Board names Chisholm Trail Middle School principal

Published Wednesday, June 28, 2017
By David Talley

Northwest School Board Monday named Matrice Raven principal of Rhome's Chisholm Trail Middle School.

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Vercher moves to Northwest elementary post

Published Saturday, June 17, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Chisholm Trail Middle School Principal Justin Vercher is leaving the campus to take the same role at O.A. Peterson Elementary School in Fort Worth.

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Northwest ISD hears DOI plans

Published Saturday, June 17, 2017
By David Talley

The Northwest School Board Monday heard a report on the state's District of Innovation program.

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Baseball: Elder garners pitching honor

Baseball: Elder garners pitching honor

Published Saturday, June 17, 2017
By Richard Greene

Decatur ace Bryce Elder tossed a pair of no-hitters in the playoffs on the way to guiding the Eagles to the Class 4A Region II final.

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College Signings

Published Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By Messenger Staff

College Signings

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Northwest School Board approves pay increase

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By David Talley

Northwest School Board members Monday approved a 2 percent midpoint increase for employee compensation.

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Baseball: Heritage stops Texans

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans' playoff march ended Saturday with a 9-0 loss in game three of their 5A Region I quarterfinal series against Colleyville Heritage.

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Track/Golf: Precious Medals

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Track/Golf: Precious Medals

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Baseball: Texans take game one

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Doger Gilliland's RBI-single in the top of the second inning gave himself a lead. He protected it on the mound.

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Baseball: Northwest reaches region quarters

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Northwest Texans are in rare territory. After sweeping away Birdville Friday, the Texans reached the Class 5A Region I quarterfinal.

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Baseball: Texans sweep away Birdville in two games

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Richard Greene

After scoring a come-from-behind win in the opening game of the series, the Northwest Texans' offense made sure they would not have a stressful evening Friday night.

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Northwest ISD buys land in Tarrant County

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By David Talley

The Northwest School Board Monday approved entering a resolution to purchase more than 150 acres of land in Tarrant County for a future school site.

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Track: Golden finish – Northwest senior captures discus title

Track: Golden finish – Northwest senior captures discus title

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

Caden McDonald set the bar high entering high school, dreaming of winning a state gold medal.

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Baseball: Texans win first in area series

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

Doger Gilliland held Birdville to two runs on six hits over six innings, leading the Northwest Texans to a 3-2 victory in game one of the 5A area series Thursday.

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Golden finish: McDonald claims 5A discus title

Published Friday, May 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

Caden McDonald set the bar high entering high school, dreaming of winning a state gold medal. The Northwest senior made the dream come true Friday with a dominating performance in the 5A discus at the University Interscholastic League track and field championships at Mike Myers Stadium at the University of Texas in Austin. McDonald landed the top four throws of the day, including the title-winning toss of 190-6 feet on his third attempt in winning the gold medal. He won the title by nine feet.

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