Weatherford Democrat


December 31, 2012

Year in Review — A look back at Parker County sports in 2011



Nov. 10 - Family, friends, coaches and other well-wishers gathered at Brock High School to celebrate with Brock senior Amy Edwards, as she signed a letter-of-intent to attend and play volleyball for Lubbock Christian University.

Nov. 11 - For a third consecutive year, the Brock Eagles’ distance boys toed the start line at the UIL Class 2A Cross Country State Championship meet, run in Round Rock.

The team earned the trip via a third-place finish at the Region II meet in Arlington, earning the regional trip with a top finish in the District 10-2A meet in Millsap.

Nov. 13 - WHS senior golfer Keegan Moore, a 4-year contributor to the Roos golf team, signed to tee it up for the University of North Texas in the fall. Moore inked a national letter-of-intent, to attend and play golf at North Texas in Denton.

Nov. 13 - Staying close to family and friends tipped the scales to TCU for Brock senior Kamy Cole, who signed a national letter of commitment to attend and play basketball at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth.

Nov. 13 - The Brock Lady Eagles and the Aledo Ladycats experienced a bit of unpleasant deja vu on Friday, as they returned to their respective regional semifinals in the state volleyball playoffs, but fell to their opponents to end postseason play.

Nov. 13 - Aledo’s offense took to the air, and did it well, with quarterback Matt Bishop, who finished with 380 yards passing and four touchdowns in the playoff against Dunbar. The Bearcats won the Class 4A, Division II, Bi-district match, 59-10. 

Nov. 15 - The Aledo Ladycats experienced a bit of unpleasant deja vu, as they returned to McMurray University in Abilene to compete in the Class 4A, Region I semifinal round in the state volleyball playoffs. In the same round the previous year, the Ladycats faced Canyon Randall’s Lady Raiders, and fell to the District 3-4A team in five games — same as last year.

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    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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    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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