Weatherford Democrat


January 10, 2013

Local sports news


WHS tracksters compete at Texas A&M

Staff Report

Eight members of the Weatherford track team competed against athletes from around the nation in the Texas A&M High School indoor track meet last weekend. The meet was a new experience for most of the athletes and they made a good showing.

Jonathan Mitchell placed second in the high jump competition, clearing a height of 6’5”. Also in the field events, Elliott Lancaster placed eighth in the triple jump, with a leap of  38’9.75”

In the running events, Jaakan Norwood ran the 200-meter dash in 22.9 seconds, placing 36th in a field of 147 runners. Other Weatherford 200-meter runners were Lancaster, who  ran a personal best time of 23.9 seconds for 88th place, while  Andrew Hughes ran a 24.14 time, also placing in the top 100.

Jordan Simmons also ran in the 400-meter race in 52.6 (31st of 127) and Seth Cooke ran a 52.7 for 34th place.

For the WHS girls, Mady Young ran her 60-meter dash in 8.55 seconds and her 400-meter dash in 61.8 (50th out of 150).  Cheyenne Barfield ran the 400 in 65.7.

The Weatherford boys’ 4x400-meter relay team of Hughes, Norwood, Cooke and Simmons capped off the meet placing sixth overall with a time of 3:31.6.


Pojo tops Sanger, looks to district opener

Staff Report

The usual suspects propelled Springtown to a 56-52 win over Sanger on Tuesday, as Dalton Scott, Thomas Loving and Cole Allen poured in 18, 14 and 11 points respectively in the Porcupines’ final pre-district game. Down by a handful of points at the half, Pojo out-paced the Indians 16-8 in the third period to take the lead, and held the advantage in the final quarter.

Springtown begins District 6-3A play on Friday, traveling to take the court against Lake Worth. Tipoff is set for 8 p.m., after the Lady Porcupines’ district match. The SHS girls crushed Castleberry on Tuesday, 57-16, to improve their district mark to 1-1.

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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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