Education Briefs for Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Boyd High School Principal Scott Nedrow is one of 50 Texas principals selected for the Harvard Leadership Academy June 1-5.

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Track: Suchors finishes fourth in 800

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Jacob Suchors waited patiently through the first lap around Mike Myers Stadium Saturday.

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View of the world: Eighth grader’s artwork wins national award

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Given the topic "The World Would Be a Better Place If," eighth grader Madison Echols came up with a unique and personal vision.

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Track: Earning ninth life – Suchors receives wildcard for state

Published Saturday, May 9, 2015

For several hours Saturday Jacob Suchors awaited word on whether he'd have one more high school race.

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Upcoming Sports Camps

Published Saturday, May 9, 2015

The Decatur Lady Eagles Volleyball Camp is June 8 through June 11 at the Decatur High School Gym.

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Track: Suchors nets bid

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Two days after finishing third at the Class 6A Region I meet, Northwest's Jacob Suchors received official notice he could pack his bags for Austin.

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Northwest middle school students to get earlier start

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015

Chisholm Trail Middle School students will need to set their alarm clocks a little earlier next year.

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Football: Texans start spring practice – Poe searches for offensive playmakers

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015

The start of spring practice this week was far less hectic than last year for Bill Poe.

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Baseball: Paradise crushes Yellowjackets, 18-2

Published Saturday, May 2, 2015

Thursday's Wise County bout had several implications. Boyd absolutely needed a win to stay in the playoff hunt and likewise, a Paradise win would ensure their postseason future.

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New middle school principal named

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Justin Vercher was named principal of Northwest ISD's Chisholm Trail Middle School at the school board meeting Monday night.

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Blackburn named Seven Hills Elementary principal

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Northwest ISD school board approved hiring Kim Blackburn principal of Seven Hills Elementary School at its regular meeting Monday.

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Baseball: Jacksboro overpowers Boyd, 12-7

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015

Boyd's late surge couldn't bring them back from the 12-3 deficit they accrued in the first six innings.

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Softball: Alvord blanks Valley View

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015

Alvord pitcher Mikena Mader threw a one-hit, 15-strikeout shutout against Valley View Tuesday night in possibly her best performance of the season.

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Baseball: Yellowjackets fall to Henrietta

Published Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Boyd led for six and a half innings in Friday's loss to Henrietta.

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Softball: Collinsville stops Alvord streak

Published Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Despite home runs from Reagan Guthrie and Mikena Mader, and RBIs from Ashton Peterson and Kaely Beaver, Alvord fell to Collinsville 14-4 Friday.

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Track: Rising to challenge – Nelson aims for state

Published Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Running against some of the nation's top runners, Baylee Nelson's view of herself as the underdog has motivated her to continue work and improve.

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Golf: Vu finishes in 12th place

Published Saturday, April 18, 2015

Northwest's Katie Vu posted two solid rounds at Rolling Hills Country Club Wednesday and Thursday at the Class 6A Region I tournament.

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Softball: Sissies finish Frogs

Published Saturday, April 18, 2015

The Bridgeport Sissies scored eight runs with two outs, including a three-run homer by Hayley Davidson during a 13-run first inning.

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Baseball: Boyd battles to remain in playoff hunt

Published Saturday, April 18, 2015

A five-run bottom of the fourth gave Boyd a 9-0 lead over Nocona Wednesday.

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Big job, bigger rewards; Northwest students lend helping hand

Published Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Last spring Philo Waters of Aurora joined several of his Northwest classmates on a Saturday morning, pulling weeds and cleaning out the garage for a young couple.

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