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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    Members of the 2014 Aledo Bearcats state champion baseball team were honored recently at the Aledo ISD board meeting.

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  • Summer athletic camps — July/August

    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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