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October 24, 2012

Sports briefs - Oct. 24, 2012

WEATHERFORD —  

Eagles’ CC boys make it five straight

Staff Report

The Brock varsity boys won the team title by a single point at the District 9-2A cross country meet held Monday in Alvord, completing five consecutive years with a district win and a team trip to regionals. 

Aaron Farris was fourth overall at the meet, with Dillon Cox right behind his teammate at fifth. Other Brock finishers were Sheldon Mowery (10th), Aaron Gassner (15th), and Dustin Cox (16th). Caleb Guyon, a consistently solid performer through the season, collapsed on the course due to illness, but should be ready to compete at the regional meet. 

 Brock’s varsity girls placed fourth as a team, narrowly missing out on the regionals. Top finishers were Rachel Harrell (13th), Folee Hall (16th), and Emily Wahlenmaier (19th). Other team members competing were Sheyenne Carter, Trisha Jacobs, Ashleigh Coates, Kailee Morrison, Krysten Marr, Lindsey Alexander and Cheyenne Jordan.

Class 6A in UIL plans for near future

UIL press release

AUSTIN, TX— The University Interscholastic League Legislative Council met Sunday and Monday to make decisions on proposed rule changes in UIL academics, athletics, music and policy.

The Legislative Council approved a proposal to rename all conferences, creating a Conference 6A. The current Conference 1A Division II, comprised of six-man schools, to Conference 1A. Current Conference 1A Division I, comprised of 11-man schools, will become Conference 2A, current conference 2A schools into Conference 3A, etc. 

These changes will go into effect on August 1, 2013 for the 2014-2016 alignment, if approved by the Commissioner of Education. There will be six conferences in cross country, football, basketball, academics, one-act play, golf, tennis and track and field.   

 In other action, the council voted to place the creation of a split-conference format for Conference 3A football on a referendum ballot. If Conference 3A superintendents vote to create a split conference format, thechange will go into effect for the 2014-2016 alignment. The split-conference format was previously implemented in Conference 1A and 2A by referendum ballot vote. 

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