Wellington News

Sixteen Skyrockets, Lady Rockets advance to regionals

PANHANDLE – Sixteen Wellington individual and team competitors propelled themselves to the UIL Regional 1-2A Track Meet after placing in the top four at the UIL 2A Area 01-02 Track Meet on Wednesday, April 14.   Finishing in the top five, the Wellington Lady Skyrockets snagged a fifth-place 69 points, thanks to two first-place medals…

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WHS students compete at regional UIL meet

By Bev Odom The Red River Sun   CANYON — Nine Wellington High School students departed at 6 a.m. on Friday, April 9 for the UIL Region 1 Academic Meet on the campus of West Texas A&M University. Coached by Holly Johnson, junior Jacey Clark placed fourth in accounting. Also a junior, Luis Moreno took…

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MMS, WJHS compete in district track

By Shauna Salinas The Red River Sun   WELLINGTON – The District 2-2A Junior High Meet took place in Wellington on Saturday, March 27.   The seventh grade boys’ placings were as follows: 1          Panhandle      193 2          Wellington      127 3          Shamrock       104 3          Wheeler           104 5          Memphis         43 6          Clarendon       22   100 Meters…

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Arise conference arms women with His spirit

By Bev Odom The Red River Sun   WELLINGTON — Girls 12 years and up and women gathered with friends and family to fill the Ritz Theatre for the Arise Identity Conference. Friday night’s showing of Jennifer Strickland’s compelling story, “Girl Perfect Documentary,” began the event with the story of her struggles as a former professional…

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Wellington, Memphis compete in district track meet

By Shauna Salinas The Red River Sun   PANHANDLE – The District 2-2A Track Meet took place April 1 in Panhandle. First through fourth place winners in the varsity divisions advanced to the regional meet April 14.   The Varsity girls’ placings were as follows: 1          Panhandle      237 2          Wellington      150 3          Shamrock       103 3…

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Ritz revival of Tiny Tot Revue rallies spirit

By Bev Odom The Red River Sun   WELLINGTON — The Tiny Tot Revue (TTR) setting and characters may have changed from the original tradition prior to 2000, but the excitement of the children and anticipation of the audience remained. “The Ritz Board of Directors delighted in bringing back the sweet TTR tradition,” said event coordinator…

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