Weatherford Democrat


September 18, 2013

Local sports news - Sept. 18, 2013

HoF committee names 10th-Anniversary inductees

Staff Report

The Weatherford High School Athletic Hall of Fame committee has selected inductees for the 2013 Class. The induction ceremony will be October 26 (Homecoming weekend) in the Jerry Durant Auditorium at Weatherford High School, beginning at 9 a.m. The committee urges all to attend the 10th induction since the Hall of Fame was established.

The 2013 inductees are: 


Rodney Kelley - Class of 1961 Football standout for the Roos who went on to play for University of Texas on a scholarship and was a member of the 1963 National Championship Team, playing on the offensive line.

 Steve Wester - Class of 1978

State track & field Champion in high jump (6’10”). Three-year regional qualifier in high hurdles and high jump. A two-time First Team all-district outfielder.

 Todd Mathison - Class of 1990

All-State, All-Metro, and First Team All-District football lineman. Also a Top-100 recruit, selected to the 1990  All-Southwest Conference Team while playing under full scholarship for Texas A&M under head coach R.C. Slocum.

1982-83 Roos Basketball Team Coached by Harold Scott, the team was the first to win a district championship after entering Class 5A.


Roo netters improve to 2-1 in District 3-5A

Staff Report

The Weatherford varsity tennis team traveled to face off against Arlington High on Friday in district play. After the doubles matches, the Roos were up 4-3, icing the win 12-7 after winning 8 of 12 singles matches. 

The win boosts the varsity team’s district record to 2-1.  The team was set to play Paschal on Tuesday (results not available) and will return to home court on Friday, hosting North Crowley.


Roos run at Denton cross-country event

Staff Report

The Weatherford High School cross country teams competed at the Gingerbread Jamboree in Denton last Friday.  The course was a two-loop true obstacle course with several log jumps, multiple hay bale stacks and a mud pit, to boot. The varsity boys finished seventh in a 21-team field, with its point earners all in the top half of the 142 finishers.

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    Bi-district playoffs for area teams

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  • 0424 Tns BHS team state qualifiers Brock sends seven to state

    Of Brock’s 10 tennis players who competed at the Class 2A Region II Tournament held at Tarleton State University in Stephenville last week, seven earned berths at the state tournament. 

    April 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • 0423 BBs BHS v PHS SGough steal Eagles top Peaster in annual WC match

    After a tight contest between the two teams in their first District 9-2A match, the Brock Eagles struck early and kept adding runs en route to an 11-1 win over the Peaster Greyhounds on Tuesday at WC’s Roger Williams Ballpark. 

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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. 

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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. 

    April 23, 2014

  • 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.

    April 22, 2014

  • 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

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