Weatherford Democrat


November 7, 2013

Parker County football game capsules — Week 10


Blooming Grove has not displayed a tendency for a shut-down defense, which means that for the finale, the Bulldog defense will likely provide the best opportunity for Millsap to pick up its third win of the year, with the help of three or more TDs from the Millsap offense.


Brock at Dallas Roosevelt

Time: 7:30 p.m., Friday

Site: Jones Stadium

        4100 Merrell Rd — Dallas

Type: Regular season game

Last year’s result: N/A


Dallas Roosevelt Mustangs (2-7, 1-2)

Last season: 1-9 overall, 0-3 in District 11-3A

    Class 3A Bi-district finalist

Last week: Lost to Ferris, 33-0

Players to watch: DE Dequaone Shaw (6-5, 190, 4.6), WR Tarrin Mitchell (5-11, 165, 4.6), DB Joseph Nicholson (6-0, 170, 4.6)


Brock Eagles (7-2)

Last season: 2-0 varsity record

Last week: Beat Eastside Memorial, 35-0

Players to watch: QBs Joseph Earl, Seth Boleman, RBs Leddy French, Matthew McCartney, Kolbin Mills, O-line Jake Earl, Cooper Gore, Tyler Collier, D-line Hunter Pittman, Billy Tedford, Titus Gossett.

Game notes: Somewhere in the Brock football history book, there should be at least a footnote for a trio of seniors who ushered in the Eagles’ first season of varsity football. 

In a season of success, worthy of a postseason in any other year, Slaten Gough, Jared Bottom and Cole Thomasson provided upperclass leadership for future Brock teams who will compete in established UIL districts and, it is hopeful, with playoff games in the cards.

Brock filled its schedule with a late-scheduled match against Eastside Memorial, which was played last week in Waco. The Eagles conclude its schedule against Class 3A Dallas Roosevelt, who looks decidedly bigger (while still decently quick) in its front lines, but has had mostly woes in its 2-7 season.

Despite the troubles the Mustangs have had this season, they are a lock for a playoff spot (with only four teams in their district and four available slots), they will want to garner a win going into postseason. But even with their size and athleticism, face a Brock team eager to put an exclamation point on its inaugural season.

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  • 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.

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    July 24, 2014

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    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.

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

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