Weatherford Democrat


February 10, 2013

Local sports briefs - Feb. 10, 2013


Former Roo blasts go-ahead homer for WC

Trooper Reynolds’ two-run home run in the sixth inning powered Weatherford College past Midland College Friday night at Roger Williams Ballpark, 3-1.

The freshman from Weatherford High School broke a tie between the Coyotes (4-0) and Chaparrals (0-1) with a line drive shot to left center field.

WC ace pitcher Jacob Stone got into a first inning jam, loading the bases with three straight walks before recording an out. The Coyotes escaped the inning with a 1-0 deficit, and the combination of Stone, Skyler Wheeler and Dustin Emmons held Midland at bay for the rest of the night.

It has been an impressive first week for Reynolds.  The third baseman was 3-for-3 in a win over Wharton a week ago on Friday, went 2-for-3 the next day to help WC beat Angelina, and then blasted the go-ahead homer Friday at home.


WHS drops decision to Arlington Lamar

Staff Report

Tony Rodriguez dropped in 16 points for the Roos on Friday, but the double-digit performance was not enough to counter the Vikings offense, as Weatherford fell to Arlington Lamar in a District 3-5A match, 59-29.

The Roos had a good opening quarter, leading by two points at the end of the frame, but a brutal second quarter left WHS trailing by 13.

Weatherford fans get an opportunity to bid farewell to its seniors on Tuesday, as the Roos take the court for its district and season finale against Arlington Houston. Game time is 7:30 p.m. 


Pojo tests Kennedale

Staff Report

Springtown made an early run on Friday with aspirations of not only blemishing Kennedale’s prefect District 6-3A record, but more importantly, giving themselves a shot at claiming sole possession of the second seed heading for postseason. The plan fell to ruin, as Kennedale rolled to a 86-58 victory.

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    1917 — Ty Cobb, Bobby Veach and Ossie Vitt each went 5-for-5 in Detroit’s 16-4 win over Washington.

    1933 — Dizzy Dean struck out 17 Cubs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat Chicago 8-2.


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    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

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

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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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