Weatherford Democrat


March 14, 2013

Local baseball/softball recaps - Mar. 14, 2013


WC splits with Ranger

Staff Report

Weatherford College resumed its conference schedule on Wednesday, hosting Ranger College for a double header at Roger Williams Ballpark.

After a slow offensive start, the Coyotes’ bats took hold, and the lead, in the bottom half of the fifth frame, erasing a 3-1 Ranger edge in the first game. With two outs, WC put together a 4-run rally, starting with a 2-RBI triple from Hunter Lockwood. 

Paxton Delagarza gave the Coyotes the lead with a single, pushing Lockwood across home plate. The seventh brought some drama, as Ranger tried to rally, and did score a run, but the 5-4 win was preserved when reliever Dustin Emmons recorded a ‘K’ for the final out.

WC missed an early opportunity to put up some crooked numbers in the second game. With the bases loaded and the Ranger pitcher having trouble with the strike zone, all the Coyotes could manage was one run. 

The Coyotes got another chance in the eighth, down 3-1 on the scoreboard, when WC rallied for a run and Connor Vandeveer drew a bases-loaded walk to tie the game at 3-all.

Extra innings followed, threatening an end in the top of the 13th, with Ranger pushing two runs across. WC boarded two runners on the basepaths i nthe bottom frame but could not push them across home, losing the nightcap 5-3.


Errors thwart Roos effort against Arlington Martin

Staff Report

The Weatherford Kangaroos had an opportunity to pull out a District 3-5A win in the final inning, but failed to coax the tying run across the plate, falling to the Martin Warriors, 5-4, in Arlington on Tuesday.

Weatherford struck first in the district match, scoring a run in the second and adding two more in the top of the fourth, before Martin tied it up with three in the bottom frame of the fourth. Trailing by two going into the final inning, WHS put up one run but left the tying run on third at game’s end.

Text Only
  • 0731 MBs WC TReynolds USA Reynolds named to USA team

    WICHITA, Kan. – Weatherford College’s Trooper Reynolds will be among the top two-year college baseball players from across the nation converging in Wichita Thursday to represent the United States of America in the 80th annual National Baseball Congress (NBC) World Series.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dallas Cowboys — News from Oxnard

    Cowboys sign OT Tyron Smith to 8-year extension 

    OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have signed Tyron Smith to an eight-year contract extension that locks up the Pro Bowl left tackle through the 2023 season.

    July 30, 2014

  • 0729 MLB ZBritton update Britton getting stronger in reliever role

    Former Roo ballplayer Zach Britton continues to rack up saves as the Baltimore Orioles closer. 

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • This date in baseball - July 30

    July 30

    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.


    July 29, 2014

  • 0727 Folse-Joy coach changes Brock head coaches stand pat

    BROCK — After a another successful year of athletic campaigns helped position  Brock in the top ten of the Lone Star Cup, the Brock ISD head coaching staff will enter the new school year with all (familiar) hands on board, much to the joy of its administrators. 

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0727 WaterRoos KLawyer Weatherford Water Roos send 19 swimmers to TAAF meet

    The City of Weatherford Parks and Recreation Swim Team competed in the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation’s (TAAF) Region 4 Swimming Championship in Keller on July 19 and 20.

    July 25, 2014 4 Photos

  • 0727 YBs Wford 8U Blue tourney winners Blue Roo 8U win at Granbury

    Area all-star teams continue to reap rewards in tournament play, with the latest being the Weatherford Blue 8U All-Star squad. 

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0727 BBs AHS state champs recognized by board Aledo nine honored at Board gathering

    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.

    July 25, 2014

  • Sports in brief - July 25, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball says umpires made the correct call when they stopped a game between the Texas Rangers and New York Yankees because tarp trouble left the field too wet.

    July 24, 2014

Latest NASCAR Headlines
Must Read
Top News
House Ads
AP Video
Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Amphibious Landing Practice in Hawaii Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA