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June 21, 2012

Sports briefs - June 21, 2012

WEATHERFORD —  

WHS Hall of Fame committee taking nominations

Staff Report

The Weatherford High School Athletics Hall of Fame is accepting applications for the 2012-13 class of inductees. Nominations will be accepted through July 20. 

Applications can be sent via e-mail to prissy_neely@yahoo.com, or mailed to Prissy Neely, 816 Hilltop Drive, Weatherford, TX 76086. 

Nomination forms can be found at the WISD website (http://weatherfordexes.wordpress.com/whs-athletic-hall-of-fame/).

The Hall of Fame induction ceremonies are held in the Jerry Durant Auditorium at Weatherford High School, on the Saturday morning following the Homecoming football game.

 

Darvish ends road woes, Rangers sweep Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Yu Darvish settled down to hold San Diego to five hits over eight innings and got his first major league hit to help the Texas Rangers beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Wednesday for their sixth straight win.

Darvish (9-4), who struck out eight and walked three, leads all big league rookies with nine victories. He pitched for Japan at Petco Park in the 2009 World Baseball Classic.

Yorvit Torrealba, who was with the Padres in 2010, drew a bases-loaded walk with two outs in the sixth to bring in Josh Hamilton with the go-ahead run. The Rangers swept the three-game series and improved to 12-3 in interleague play, the best in the majors this year.

The Padres have lost five of six since their only three-game sweep of the season, at Seattle last week. San Diego (24-46) has the worst record in the majors.

Joe Nathan pitched the ninth for his 15th save in 16 chances.

 

APR scores get 10 teams postseason bans 

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA’s new academic requirements could give new meaning to the madness of March.

On Wednesday, three-time national champion Connecticut and nine other men’s basketball teams were banned from the NCAA tournament because of poor Academic Progress Rate scores.

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