Weatherford Democrat


August 28, 2012

local sports briefs - August 28, 2012


WHS volleyball varsity competes in Grandbury tourney 

Staff Report

The WHS varsity competed in the Granbury Tournament over the weekend, splitting contests in pool play before leaving with a loss to Lubbock in a tight match.

The Lady Roos beat Plainview in their tourney opener, 25-19,25-14, as Lexi Cassels leading the offense with eight kills. Cassels also had eight digs, while Hannah Wright and Jordan Harvey led the defense with 10 and 9, respectively. A rough patch in the mid-rounds saw the Lady Roos falling to L.D. Bell and Grace Prep, but the WHS girls ended pool play with a dominating 25-9, 25-9 sweep over Arlington Heights.

Lexi Garner matched kills and digs with seven each in the win. Garner, Emma Murphy and Madison Mullins had two blocks each, while Harvey and Hannah Schwartz recorded three assists apiece.

The Lady Roos continue their pre-district schedule on Tuesday, traveling to Aledo to meet the Ladycats and Stephenville in a dual meet.


Brock aces Brewer Tournament

Staff Report

On Friday, the Brock Lady Eagles traveled to Ft. Worth for the Brewer Lady Bears tourney. In pool play, the Lady Eagles swept all three 4A opponents, beating Fort Worth Trimble Tech, 25-13, 25-14. Brock remained dominant in the second match, topping FW Carter-Riverside, 25-11, 25-11. In the final match of pool play, Corsicana also succumbed to the Lady Eagles, 25-11, 25-11. 

Saturday saw the Lady Eagles beat another 4A school to open bracket play, beating Crowley in straight sets, 25-14, 25-17. In the semifinals, the Lady Eagles faced a tough Wichita Falls Rider team, but prevailed in a very competitive match,25-22, 28-26. The championship match put Brock up against a 5A school, Irving MacArthur. The Lady Eagles capped off their perfect week with a 25-16, 25-20 sweep in the finale. Brock improves to 15-1 on the year. Brock will host Holliday on Tuesday and Maypearl on Friday in a pair of non-district matches. The varsity, JV and freshman will all be in action, with the matches beginning at 4:30 p.m.


Weatherford High runners hit the cross country paths

Staff Report

The WHS varsity cross country teams competed at Southwest Christian on Saturday. The boys runners placed sixth overall, with Tyler Jones bringing home an individual medal for 8th place.  

The girls, who finished third overall, scored individual medals won by Chandler Lacefield, Ronni Middleton and Jessie Opella, who placed 7th, 8th and 9th in the field.

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  • 0417 GSB BROCK SENIOR NITE District, area and regionals provide rash of competition for area schools

    The past few weeks have heralded the conclusion of the regular season for numerous spring competitions, but the seasons are far from over.

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  • 0418 TnF TCA state champ boys Local private schools fare well in TCAF state competition

    The Trinity Christian Academy boy’s track team won the TCAF state championship on Saturday at Springtown High School. 

    April 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • 0416 BBs WHS Terry Massey 400 wins Massey records 400th win

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

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 16, 2014

  • 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.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 13, 2014

  • 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. 

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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

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