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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    Weatherford High School Head Baseball Coach Terry Massey was recognized by WISD Board Members on Thursday for recently receiving his 400th career win. 

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  • WC to send four, or more, to CNFR

    BIG SPRING, Tex. – With one rodeo to go in the regular season, four Weatherford College cowboys have already clinched a berth in the College National Finals Rodeo and the WC men are holding on to a slim lead for a nationals berth as a team.

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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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. 

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  • 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

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

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