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October 30, 2013

Sports in brief - Oct. 30, 2013

WHS’ Wisdom earns trip to regional meet 

Staff Report

With a sixth-place overall finish at the District 3-5A cross country meet held at Joe Pool Lake in Grand Prairie on Thursday, Weatherford runner Alyssa Wisdom earned a spot at the Region I meet. The regional competition will be run in Lubbock this weekend. 

Wisdom headed up the Lady Roos varsity, who finished fourth overall at the district meet. Other top finishers for WHS were Madison Cooley (21st), Mady Young (22nd) and Hannah League (23rd).

The boys varsity had an eighth-place finish, with John Bessire running to the 16th overall spot. The junior varsity boys placed seventh, with Jacob Christian finishing 13th and Tucker Cargill at 16th.

The JV girls had a good result, with a team overall finish in third. Freshman Jesika Long ran to a third-place finish, with good showings by Kenzie Ballard (11th) and Haley Ross (20th).

Cowboys bring back offensive lineman Arkin on practice squad 

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Cowboys have signed guard David Arkin to their practice squad two days after releasing him to create a roster spot for a safety.

Arkin is a fourth-round pick from 2011 who hasn’t played in a game for Dallas. He was inactive for six straight games before his release.

Coach Jason Garrett said the Cowboys wanted to keep Arkin, so they made the roster move late last week to try to get him through waivers.

Starting guard Brian Waters sustained rib, knee and triceps injuries in Sunday’s 31-30 loss to Detroit. Garrett said Monday the triceps injury was the biggest concern.

If Waters is out, Mackenzy Bernadeau could start again after eventually losing his job when Waters signed days before the season started.

 

Revamped Dallas roster opens with healthy Nowitzki 

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki is healthy and ready for the opener with a revamped Dallas roster.

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