Weatherford Democrat


April 11, 2013

Softball recaps


Lady Roos edge North Crowley in close match

Staff Report

WHS pitcher Darrian Ross scattered 13 hits and enjoyed timely defense behind her on Tuesday, as Weatherford scored in the bottom of the seventh to avoid extra innings in a 3-2 win over the Lady Panthers of North Crowley.

Ross helped her own cause at the plate, as well, hitting 3-for-3, while notching both a run scored and an RBI with a home run blast in the fifth inning. Lauren Leach also had a muti-hit game and scored a run, and Meredith Dickey’s double produced the winning run.

Ross, and the Lady Roos defense held North Crowley to a single run in the top of the seventh. despite loaded bases and just one out. 

The Lady Roos, 11-1 in District play, travel to Arlington Lamar’s Workman Field on Friday to meet the Lady Vikes. Game time is at 6 p.m.


Ladycats send South Hills home early with 16-1 win

Staff Report

A handful of runs in the bottom of the fourth inning produced a walk-off win over error-prone South Hills at Ladycats Field on Tuesday, as Aledo sent another opponent packing before the end of regulation.

A single run in the first gave way to eight more in the second, with the Ladycats setting the tone early in a 16-1 victory.

Rhylie Makawe continues to punish opposing pitching, as she went 3-for-4, including a double. Makawe crossed the plate three times and had a pair of RBIs. Kori Kizer had two hits, a double and a triple, driving in three runs for the Ladycats. Outfielder Mary Myers also hit a triple and was responsible for four Aledo runs.

The Ladycats, atop District 7-4A with an 11-0 mark, play at O.D. Wyatt in Fort Worth on Friday, at 7 p.m.


WC rolls past Cisco College

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  • 0417 GSB BROCK SENIOR NITE District, area and regionals provide rash of competition for area schools

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  • 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

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    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.

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