Weatherford Democrat


April 12, 2013

Local sports news - Apr. 12, 2013


Weatherford linksters capture fourth at district tournament

Staff Report

The Weatherford varsity boys’ golf team finished in fourth place at the District 3-5A golf tournament held on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Woodhaven Country Club in Fort Worth. The team finished one stroke behind the third-place finishers.

Evan Sosebee and Hunter Dennis led the Roos linksters, and were named First Team and Second Team All-District, respectively.


WC’s Landon Williams wins Men’s All-Around at Snyder event

 Staff Report

SNYDER, Tex. – Weatherford College’s Landon Williams won the Men’s All-Around Title at the Western Texas College Rodeo April 4-6.

Williams, a sophomore from Midland, teamed up with WC alumnus Cadee Tew to finish second in the average in team roping, which accounted for 120 points. He added another 20 points with a sixth place finish in tie-down roping to claim the All-Around buckle. Tew, now a Tarleton State University competitor, moved to the top spot in the Southwest Region standings for team roping and Williams moved to the second spot.

Weatherford High School graduate Colton Rundell won the first round in steer wrestling and finished eighth overall.

WC goat tyer Savannah Todd continues to battle for a berth in the College National Finals Rodeo. A pair of 7.5 second runs placed her fourth in both rounds and third overall in average, moving her up to fifth place in the Southwest Region standings.

Marlys McGuire won fifth in the first round of breakaway roping and finished ninth overall.

Up next for WC Rodeo:  Howard College in Big Spring April 11-13.


Mach I Track Club gears up for 2013 season with open tryouts

Staff Report

Entering its 24th year, the Weatherford-based Mach I Youth Track Club (originating as the Weatherford Track Club) will hold tryouts and registrations over the next two weeks. 

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  • 0417 Cyc WHS HHinton WISD board honor WISD board touts local cycler

    Weatherford High freshman Hunter Hinton was recognized by WISD Board members for representing the district in the Texas High School Cycling League. 

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 18, 2014 4 Photos

  • 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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