Britton getting stronger in reliever role
Former Roo ballplayer Zach Britton continues to rack up saves as the Baltimore Orioles closer.
This date in baseball - July 30
1917 — Ty Cobb, Bobby Veach and Ossie Vitt each went 5-for-5 in Detroit’s 16-4 win over Washington.
1933 — Dizzy Dean struck out 17 Cubs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat Chicago 8-2.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Summer athletic camps — July/August
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.
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.
Ladycats recognized by AISD Board
The Aledo ISD school board honored the Aledo Ladycats 2014 softball team at their last meeting.
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.
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