Weatherford High School Athletics

Athletes of the Month

August 2023

Josh Gal, Sr

Cross Country / Soccer / Track

Senior Josh Gal is a member of the cross country, soccer, and track teams.  He has been a letter winner for cross country and soccer all four years of his high school career.  Josh was named first team all-district in cross country and honorable mention in soccer as a junior.  He also qualified for the USATF nationals in the 2K steeplechase.  Josh has a 3.8 GPA and is ranked 68th in his class.  Josh is also involved with student government, UIL social studies, UIL current events, and Rooted in Christ.  He plans to attend Trinity University to run cross country and dual major in international economics and international studies. 


Emma Melven, Sr

Tennis / Basketball

Senior Emma Melven is a member of the Lady Roo tennis and basketball teams.  She has been a letter winner all four years in tennis and was a first team all-district performer in singles her freshman and sophomore year.  She was named second team all-district in doubles her sophomore year and advanced to regionals both her freshman and sophomore seasons.  In basketball Emma has been on varsity both her junior and senior seasons fighting through three surgeries on her knee in a 10-month period and is still recovering fully. She has a 3.9 GPA and is ranked 38th in her class all while being a part of NHS, HOSA, DECA, and STUCO.   Emma plans to attend BYU or Utah State and major in kinesiology to pursue a career in physical therapy for athletes.