Weatherford Democrat


December 29, 2013

Picturing 2013 — a look back at Parker County sports - 3 of 5

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



(May through August)

> Pitcher Lauren Crane, of Aledo, was named to the Texas Sports Writers All-State softball first team for Class 4A, along with Ladycats teammate Kaylee Bowden (second team) and Brock’s Haley Hardison (honorable mention) to round out the county representatives.


> Former Lady Coyotes cager Kasondra Foreman was hired as an assistant basketball coach for Northwestern State University women’s program.


> For a second-straight year, the Springtown Porcupines’ 7-on-7 football team earned a slot at the 2013 state tournament, which was played in Leander. Playing in Division II (Class 3A teams and smaller), Springtown was pooled with Grandview, Iowa Park and Rice Consolidated in the 64-team field. Pojo breezed through the pool, going 4-0 and advancing to the 16-team bracket before being eliminated.


>While preparing for its first varsity season, Brock ISD broke ground on its football stadium in July. The facility is set for the 2014 schedule.



 Local students extending athletic careers to the college level.


Springtown Volleyball

**Ciandra Seabourn**

Vernon College


Springtown Football

**Thomas Loving**

Central Arkansas University


Weatherford College Softball

**Emily Ditmore**

Univ. of Central Oklahoma

**Kortney Koroll**

 Texas State University

**Katy Vandewater**

Midwestern State University

**Kylee Studioso**

Central Arkansas University

**Carolyn Clayton**

Harding University

**Luci Ponce**

Texas Woman’s University

**Samantha Alegria**

Texas Woman’s University


Poolville Basketball

**Trevor Scoggins**

Hill College


Springtown Volleyball

**Rebecca Dauenhauer**

North Central Texas College


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  • 0727 Folse-Joy coach changes Brock head coaches stand pat

    BROCK — After a another successful year of athletic campaigns helped position  Brock in the top ten of the Lone Star Cup, the Brock ISD head coaching staff will enter the new school year with all (familiar) hands on board, much to the joy of its administrators. 

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0727 WaterRoos KLawyer Weatherford Water Roos send 19 swimmers to TAAF meet

    The City of Weatherford Parks and Recreation Swim Team competed in the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation’s (TAAF) Region 4 Swimming Championship in Keller on July 19 and 20.

    July 25, 2014 4 Photos

  • 0727 YBs Wford 8U Blue tourney winners Blue Roo 8U win at Granbury

    Area all-star teams continue to reap rewards in tournament play, with the latest being the Weatherford Blue 8U All-Star squad. 

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0727 BBs AHS state champs recognized by board Aledo nine honored at Board gathering

    Members of the 2014 Aledo Bearcats state champion baseball team were honored recently at the Aledo ISD board meeting.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Summer athletic camps — July/August

    Staff Report

    Summer athletic camps become a bit more “meaningful” in the late days of July and into  August, at least for some high school and middle school athletes.

    In most cases, the youth football camps include grades 6 through 8, and though there is no contact involved, some of the instructors of he camp may be getting a preview of the talent coming their way in just a few short weeks.

    Team volleyball camps, stretching from grades 4 through 12, provides a segway for many of the campers who will soon be entering workouts for the impending volleyball season.

    July 25, 2014

  • Sports in brief - July 25, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball says umpires made the correct call when they stopped a game between the Texas Rangers and New York Yankees because tarp trouble left the field too wet.

    July 24, 2014

  • 0725 GSb AHS state champs at AISD board mtg Ladycats recognized by AISD Board

    The Aledo ISD school board honored the Aledo Ladycats 2014 softball team at their last meeting. 

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0724 BBS AHS TMauser TSWA all-state Barry shares top coaching honors

    Apparently being lauded for, among other coaching triumphs during the prep baseball season, Class 4A mentors Chad Barry (Aledo) and  Wes Kolle (Victoria East) shared the honors of Coach of the Year as selected by the Texas Sports Writers Association (TSWA)in an announcement released on Wednesday.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • This date in baseball - July 24

    1909 — Nap Rucker of the Brooklyn Dodgers struck out 16 batters in a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

    July 23, 2014

  • 0723 BBs TSWA Colby Fowler Sports writers tag Gough First Team

    The Texas Sports Writers Association (TSWA) chose Brock’s Slaten Gough as First Team shortstop on the Class 2A All-State Baseball Team, released on Tuesday. 

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

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