FWISD Athletics

Highlights and What's Ahead!!

(10.22.21) What's Happening around FWISD Athletics?

FWISD Family, You do NOT want to experience FOMO(fear of missing out)!!!! Come see what our kids are doing!! OD Wyatt and Benbrook football are both tied for 1st place in their respective districts!! Big things happening!!!!!

Please check your school's website and the district athletic webpage Athletics / Home Page (fwisd.org) to find your favorite team in action and to purchase all event's tickets!!!! Also, please follow us on Twitter for current updates.


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District Standings as of 10/22/21:

6-4A: Tied 1st: Kennedale / Benbrook 3rd: Dunbar Tied 4th: Western Hills/Eastern Hills 6th: Carter-Riverside Tied 7th: Diamond Hill-Jarvis / Castleberry

3-5A: Tied 5th: Arlington Heights

4-5A: Tied 1st: Wyatt / Grapevine Tied 3rd: Poly/Southwest/Creekview Tied 6th: North Side / Trimble Tech 8th: South Hills

3-6A: Tied 7th: Paschal

OD Wyatt HS

Mr. Kaid Barrett has been named the Truck Wreck Beast of the Week by K104.5 radio station!!!
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Arlington Heights vs. Crowley

Arlington Heights had a great time having Monnig and Stripling cheer teams join us for middle school night and cheer with us on the field! We are so excited to see these programs grow and eventually for these cheerleaders to be at Heights!

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Monnig & Stripling Cheer

Western Hills HS hosts Benbrook

WHHS Choir

Dunbar Drumline

Gotta love the sounds of #5700Ramey!!!!!
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FWISD Volleyball

District Standings as of 10/22/21:

8-4A: 1st: Benbrook 2nd: YWLA 3rd: Dunbar 4th: Western Hills 5th: Carter-Riverside

6th: Diamond Hill-Jarvis 7th: Eastern Hills

7-5A: 1st: Saginaw 2nd: Heights 3rd: North Side 4th: Trimble Tech 5th: South Hills 6th: OD Wyatt 7th: Southwest 8th: Poly

3-6A: 6th: Paschal

Arlington Heights HS

The volleyball team played an awesome game against Saginaw last Friday. The ladies took a tough lost to Saginaw in game 5. We came up short but we are very proud of how hard the ladies competed and how well the coaches had them prepared. Our athletes from multiple sports showed up and supported the team with such enthusiasm! A big shout out to our athletes and fans! Ayyy Heights!

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Heights v. Saginaw
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Arlington Heights HS

The cross-country team had a successful day at the district meet on Friday! Both varsity teams will continue to regionals on Monday the 25th.

-The varsity girls placed third as a team! Libby Helmer placed 4th! This is her first year running.

-Varsity Boys owned their race. 6 of our boys placed in the top 15. Chase Gunn won district. Jet Richard placed 3rd. Hector Barajas placed 5th. Esteban Romero placed 7th.

-The JV girls did really well! We did not place as a team because a girl rolled her ankle and could not finish. Isabel Flores finished 8th in the JV race.

-The JV boys placed second as a team. Mathew Vasquez placed 2nd. Ryan Fitzhugh placed 6th. Finally, William Hughes placed 10th.

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Southwest HS

From Coach Banda:

"I wanted to personally thank you for the hard work that you guys put in, day in and day out that is allowing these 7 (Jose Guzman, Boston Martinez, Roy Williams, Josh Garcia, Angel Garza, Julio Jaramillo, and Daniel Salinas) athletes to be able to compete at the Regional Cross-Country meet in Lubbock, TX and giving my other runners the opportunity have a successful country season. Thank you for the extra tutoring, the patience, the understanding, the mentoring, the teaching and reteaching, the inputting of grades, the endless hour of lesson planning, and your love for my runners to be successful in your classroom. As previously mentions, we are going to regionals and the boys have worked hard as well. Please congratulate them to show them your support."

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District XC Meets


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FWISD Athletic Training


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FWISD Cheer & Drill

Carter-Riverside HS


A special thanks to Coach Doyle and Coach Briggeman for helping with this awesome meet!!!
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Morningside MS

From Coach Robertson:

I am so proud of our 7th grade cross country scholar athletes for their determination to "Be better than Yesterday"! Three of four ladies earned medals for finishing in the top ten, and our one gentleman earned a medal for finishing 1st among 8th graders. Most importantly, their running times reflected their growth, discipline, and their dedication to be "better" than when they began.

Rosemont MS

FWISD Middle School Cross country meet 10/16

Rosemont Middle School

(Top left to right) Chyree Williams, Lawanda Caston, Allison Spikes- all 8th graders

(Bottom) Rocio Garza Torres-7th grade

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Future AHHS XC Runners

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Riverside MS

Riverside Middle School girls strength and conditioning athletics group doing APEC on the football field.

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FWISD Shout Outs

Benbrook HS HOCO 2021

Principal Penland visits Girls' Athletics!!!!
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Polytech HS HOCO 2021

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Trimble Tech HS

Alexis Mones is a Tech graduate and won her second National Golden Gloves Championship. Well, she is now going pro and her Professional boxing Debut will be December 9th. A little bit older, but Yovani Gallardo was recently inducted into the Milwaukee Brewers Wall of honor.

Benbrook MS

Cruella leads MS girls athletics
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Former SHHS Stand Out

Out watching former South Hills Soccer kid Johana Rodriguez playing for Brookhaven College.


Early voting for the general, special and constitutional amendment elections begins Monday, October 18 and continues through Friday, October 29.

Among the items on the November 2 ballot are four Fort Worth ISD “Commitment To Classrooms” propositions.

Polls will be open at most county locations from:

  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, October 18 – Friday October 22
  • 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, October 23
  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 24
  • 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, October 25-Friday, October 29

Tarrant County registered voters may cast ballots in-person at any designated early voting location in the county. All vote centers are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, November 2.

The Fort Worth ISD Board of Education approved a resolution on Tuesday, August 10, calling for a November 2 bond election of $1,490,400,000. The election will not result in a property tax rate increase. If approved, the proposals will, among other things, address renovations at the District’s middle schools and provide a new elementary school in Benbrook.

  • Proposition A would provide $1,211,000,000 for the construction, renovation, acquisition, and equipment of school buildings in the District. This includes upgrades to middle schools as well as the construction of a new elementary school.
  • Proposition B allocates $98,300,000 for the construction, acquisition, and equipment of existing Fine Arts facilities. This includes upgrades to auditoriums.
  • Proposition C would provide $104,900,000 for the construction, acquisition, and equipment of stadiums in the District.
  • Proposition D would provide $76,200,000 for the construction, renovation, and equipment of recreational facilities in the District. This includes the replacement of turf at existing athletic stadiums.

Additional bond details are available at these upcoming informational sessions or by visiting www.fwisd.org/bond.

For more voting details, including voting locations and schedules, visit the Tarrant County Elections Administration website.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Fort Worth Independent School District Athletic Department is to develop and maintain a quality athletic program as an integral part of the educational process that strives for excellence while promoting competency, good citizenship, equitable opportunities, positive recognition and sportsmanship in a competitive environment.