UIL realignments announced for Texas football teams

UIL realignments announced for Texas football teams

The University Interscholastic League realignment meeting was held on Monday morning and changes are on the way for some area high school football teams.

Starting in 6A, Midland High, Midland Lee, Permian and Odessa High will be moving from District 3-6A to District 2-6A with a new opponents including Amarillo Tascosa and Wolfforth Frenship.

In 4A, a big surprise as Denver City has moved up a class from 3A and will be in District 1-4A-Div. 2, which includes Brownfield, Bushland, Dalhart and Perryton.

The Seminole Indians will also be in a new district (District 2-4A Div. 2) with Fort Stockton, Lamesa, Greenwood, Monahans, Pecos and Sweetwater.

In the 3A ranks, the Crane Golden Cranes will be joining District 2-3A Division I with Kermit, San Angelo Grape Creek, Tornillo and Wall.

Within District 2-3A Division 2, Coahoma, Stanton and Colorado City will have a new opponent in Lubbock Roosevelt and in District 3-3A Division 2, Alpine, Big Lake and Sonora will also have a new opponent, Ballinger.

Moving down to class 2A, in District 3-2A-Division I, McCamey will have a new opponent, the Eldorado Eagles and Forsan in District 4-2A-Division 1 will be joining a new district with Anson, Hawley, Post and Stamford. Iraan will have a new opponent in District 5-2A-Division 2, the Menard Yellowjackets.

Finally, in class 1A, District 6-1A-Division 1 will have Garden City along with Robert Lee, Sterling City and Westbrook. District 7-1A-Division 1 has been completely redone and will include all local West Texas teams including Fort Davis, Buena Vista, Marfa and Rankin.

In Division 2 of class 1A, District 5-1A-Division 2, Grandfalls-Royalty will be joining in with Balmorhea, Dell City, Sanderson and Sierra Blanca. Within Division 6-1A-Division 2, Grady will be joining a new district with teams including Sands, Loop, Welch Dawson and Wellman-Union.

It should be another exciting year of football and NewsWest 9 will have you covered!

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