Weatherford Democrat

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January 17, 2013

Local sports news - Jan. 17, 2013

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WHS doubles up Lady Vikings

Staff Report

Beating Arlington Lamar by a single point in their first meeting, the return match proved even better for the Lady Roos, who improved to 5-3 in District 3-5A competition Tuesday with a 52-44 win over the Lady Vikes. Led by Abbye Shearmire (18 pts) and Lou Hawkins (16 pts.), Weatherford owned a 9-point advantage after one quarter and never relinquished the lead. The WHS girls return to the road Friday, facing Arl. Houston.

 

Roos drop decision to Lamar

Staff Report

Tony Rodriguez and Ryan Merrill led Weatherford’s varsity cagers with 13 and 11 points respectively on Tuesday, but the Arlington Lamar Vikings held down the stretch for a 55-44 win. WHS’ Lawson Priess and Jason Kuritz also added seven each. The Roos look for their first district win on Friday, traveling to play Arlington Houston. 

 

Brock girls top Millsap; at 7-0

Staff Report

Braylee Flaska and Lexie Ducat reached double figures on Tuesday, with 14 and 13 points respectively, as the Lady Eagles beat Millsap in district action, 64-28. Cora Jenkins followed with nine, Taylor Fulmer had seven, while Kylie Ducat, Taylor Wallace and Rachel Williams each added six each. Millsap freshman Hannah Hobson led the Lady Bulldogs with nine points. 

Brock hosts Paradise while Millsap draws a bye Friday.

Monarch boys, girls remain undefeated with Santo wins

Staff Report

Poolville’s varsity girls stormed back from a 12-point half-time deficit on Tuesday to beat visiting Santo, 46-45, in a District 11-1A basketball match. The Lady Monarch’s Tracy Johnson led the comeback with 22 points, while Heather Henson added 11. Poolville improves to a 3-0 district mark.

Poolville’s boys (2-0) took care of business early on in the nightcap, leading by more than 20 points into the halftime locker room. A dominate third quarter increased the margin,  resulting in an eventual 78-36 rout over Santo’s Wildcats. Nine Poolville players got into the scoring act, with Alex Rodriguez leading the Monarchs with 16 points. Coy O’Boyle and Jonathan Arbuckle also reached double digits, with 12 and 10 respectively.   

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  • 0423 GSb WHS playoff-sendoff graphic Softball boosters urging WHS sendoff for bi-district’s Game 2

    Weatherford varsity softball begins its 2014 playoff campaign on Thursday, hosting Keller Timber Creek in the first round of the state playoffs. 

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  • Brock — Track & Field

    Last Wednesday, 17 Brock athletes participated in the Class 2A Region II Area track meet in Boyd. Through individual and team efforts, 14 Eagles athletes are advancing to the regional meet, which will be run at Tarleton State University, located in Stephenville. 

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  • Redskins' Snyder says team name is 'not an issue'

    STERLING, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder said Tuesday it's time for people to "focus on reality" concerning Native American matters instead of criticizing the team's nickname.

    April 23, 2014

  • AHS golfers head to State Tournament

    The Aledo varsity girls golf team won the Class 4A Region I Golf Tournament in Abilene last week. The team of Cheyenne Knight, Taylor Brookshire, Savannah Moody, Quincy Ballard, and Taryn Pittman beat runner-up Byron Nelson by 48 strokes.

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  • 0420 FB WHS Lift-a-thon ACansino squat Gridders shoulder weight of fund raising at Lift-A-Thon

    Hundreds of pledgers and spectators were on hand amidst a high-energy atmosphere on Thursday, as the immediate future of Weatherford football displayed the results of its on-going off-season work in the weight room.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0420 BBs WHS Seniors Prep softball ends regular season, baseball making last impressions

    The precipitation inundating the area on Thursday was hardly a downpour, but the incessant drizzle dealt enough dampness to force Friday holiday games for many local teams.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Track & Field News

    Poolville to send four to Regional meet

    After a good showing in the District 11-1A meet, sending 17 to the Area competition, Poolville will move to the Class 1A Region 2 meet to be held at Abilene Christian University’s Elmer Gray Stadium.

    April 20, 2014

  • 0420 VB WHS HWright LOI Wright inks letter to ETBU

    Weatherford senior Hannah Wright has a singular motto she has adhered to thus far in her young life — “Passion has a funny way of trumping logic.”

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  • 0420 Glf Wford CofC Spring swing Nature's spring drizzle doesn't stop Weatherford Chamber's Spring Swing

    The Weatherford Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Spring Swing scramble tourney on Thursday at the Sugar Golf Club. 

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