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March 13, 2013

Baseball/Softball recaps - Mar. 13. 2013

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Roos cap Heights tourney with win

Staff Report

The Weatherford varsity defeated San Angelo Central, 2-0, in its finish at the Arlington Heights baseball tournament over the weekend. The Roos completed the tourney with a 3-1-1 record.

Andy Rogers, making his first varsity start of the year on the mound, pitched six and a third innings of shutout ball before being spelled by Andy Swain, who finished out the game and picked up the save. 

The Roos, who entered the tourney undefeated, lost to Southlake Carroll, and at 18-1-1 on the season, were set to meet Arlington Martin in a district game on Tuesday.

 

Lady Roos do damage early in rout over Paschal

Staff Report

Ashley Erb’s leadoff double set the tone for the contest on Monday, as Weatherford softball continued its fast start in District 3-5A, improving to 4-0 with a 11-3 win over Paschal’s Lady Panthers. In the four district starts, the WHS girls have scored an average of 12.75 runs per contest, while holding the opposing offense to less than three run.

On Monday, the Lady Roos used 12 hits to bang out all of their runs in the first four innings, hinting at a shortened, run-rule end to the contest, but Paschal’s defense stiffened in the final three frames to prevent the premature ending.

Kelsey O’Brien took the circle to earn the win, striking out eight hitters in the game. Weatherford caps play for the week Wednesday, traveling to play at North Crowley in a district match at 6 p.m.

 

Reynolds’ bat paces Coyotes to Temple sweep

Staff Report

WC third baseman Trooper Reynolds turned in a five-RBI performance on Monday, as the Weatherford College baseball team swept Temple College in a home doubleheader, 8-7 and 11-6, at Roger Williams Ballpark.  The games were made up after being rained out on Saturday.

Reynolds, a Weatherford High School graduate, was 3-for-4 with a home run in game one and followed up going 2-for-2 in the second game.

There were five lead changes in the first game.  WC (13-9 overall, 2-2 in conference play) took the lead over Temple (10-6, 2-2) in the eighth inning after Cody Semler scored Walker Daily on an RBI single, and the Coyotes held on for the duration.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

  • 0410 MBs WC KHernandez feature mug Inspired route leads to WC

    Keaton Hernandez has a pretty simple philosophy about life.

    “My life is just a chill life with many blessings,” said the Weatherford College sophomore pitcher. “I just live for the Lord every day and listen for where he wants me to go.”

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Area baseball-softball results - Apr. 10, 2014

    Roos first-inning lead fades in loss to Arlington High

    The Weatherford Kangaroo hitters got to Arlington High pitcher Omar Salinas early in a District 3-5A match on Tuesday, but not often, as the Colts bested WHS, 3-1.

    April 10, 2014

  • 0410 GScr AHS UK Elite clinic Aledo soccer scores UK Elite clinic

    Aledo Ladycats head soccer coach Bryan Johnson has a habit of going above and beyond to help his students, both in academics and athletics. With his Ladycat Soccer teams in mind, Johnson applied for, and won, a specialized clinic sponsored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and Soccer.com.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Weatherford college diamond results - April 11, 2014

    CISCO – The Weatherford College softball team got a much-needed conference sweep Wednesday, beating Cisco College on the road, 10-4 and 12-5.

    April 10, 2014

  • 0409 TnF VBA Tyler Graves VBA runners qualify for state meet

    Three of Victory Baptist Academy’s high school track runners will represent the school at the state level after qualifying in the TCAF District 2 Track and Field Meet in Springtown on Saturday.

    April 9, 2014 3 Photos

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