Weatherford Democrat

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December 31, 2013

Picturing 2013 — a look back at Parker County sports

Installment 4 of 5

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth installment of a five-part pictorial series, taking a look back at notable news and events of 2013 for Parker County sports.

 

OTHER NEWS ...

(September through November)

> Sophomore running back Jeuqwan Brownlee scored both Roos touchdowns while rushing for 200 yards in a 14-6 win over North Crowley as Weatherford recorded its lone win of the 2013 season. 

> Parker County prep volleyball teams fared well in the 2013 season, with five teams advancing to postseason. Class 4A Aledo, 3A Springtown and 1A Poolville reached the playoffs, as did Brock and Peaster, representatives from Class 2A.

> After a 91-0 drubbing by the Aledo Bearcats in a District 7-4A football match, a Western Hills parent filed a bullying complaint on the Aledo ISD website. Though the matter was investigated and ultimately rendered invalid, the incident received local, state and national media attention. 

> The Trinity Christian Academy boys’ cross country team won the TCAF state title. Brett Person brought home the individual gold for the boys while Cori Ford took first in the girls’ division.

> Celebrating its 10th anniversary since being established, the Weatherford High School Athletic Hall of Fame inducted the 2013 Class, including the  1982-83 Roos basketball team, coached by Harold Scott. The team was the first to win a district championship after Weatherford entered the 5A UIL classification.

 

 

Photos:

Greg Webb

Heidi Dutcher

David May

Courtesy Photos

 

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  • 0413 GSb WHS SrNite Lady Roos top Lamar, celebrate Senior Night

    A very thorough accounting of Weatherford softball’s seniors, who were honored on Friday at Lady Roos Field prior to the final district home game, was followed by an even more thorough pummeling of Arlington Lamar’s Lady Vikings.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Roo football’s Lift-A-Thon dual-purpose event

    The Weatherford Football Booster Club is touting an up coming event in hopes of generating excitement as the spring football practice sessions loom nearer, and to raise funds to benefit Weatherford ISD athletics.

    April 13, 2014

  • 0413 TnF WHS Madison Cooley Aledo sweeps district meet; WHS’ Cooley tops field

    Aledo track & field dominated the District 7-4A meet held on Wednesday and Thursday at Aledo  High School, sweeping all four divisions in the process.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0413 TnF WCS state qualifiers WCS sends athletes to state meet

    The Weatherford Christian School track team sent nearly a dozen qualifiers to the TCAF state meet this weekend as a result of a stellar showing at the district meet. 

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sports in brief

    Rangers mark 20 years in ballpark 

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have been to consecutive World Series, had a perfect game and hosted Major League Baseball’s first regular-season interleague game since moving into their ballpark 20 years ago.

    April 11, 2014

  • 0410 MBs WC KHernandez feature mug Inspired route leads to WC

    Keaton Hernandez has a pretty simple philosophy about life.

    “My life is just a chill life with many blessings,” said the Weatherford College sophomore pitcher. “I just live for the Lord every day and listen for where he wants me to go.”

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Area baseball-softball results - Apr. 10, 2014

    Roos first-inning lead fades in loss to Arlington High

    The Weatherford Kangaroo hitters got to Arlington High pitcher Omar Salinas early in a District 3-5A match on Tuesday, but not often, as the Colts bested WHS, 3-1.

    April 10, 2014

  • 0410 GScr AHS UK Elite clinic Aledo soccer scores UK Elite clinic

    Aledo Ladycats head soccer coach Bryan Johnson has a habit of going above and beyond to help his students, both in academics and athletics. With his Ladycat Soccer teams in mind, Johnson applied for, and won, a specialized clinic sponsored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and Soccer.com.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Weatherford college diamond results - April 11, 2014

    CISCO – The Weatherford College softball team got a much-needed conference sweep Wednesday, beating Cisco College on the road, 10-4 and 12-5.

    April 10, 2014

  • 0409 TnF VBA Tyler Graves VBA runners qualify for state meet

    Three of Victory Baptist Academy’s high school track runners will represent the school at the state level after qualifying in the TCAF District 2 Track and Field Meet in Springtown on Saturday.

    April 9, 2014 3 Photos

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