Weatherford Democrat

Sports

July 19, 2012

Sport briefs - July 19, 2012

WEATHERFORD —  

Nominations for WHS Athletics Hall of Fame to conclude Friday

Staff Report

The Weatherford High School Athletics Hall of Fame is accepting applications for the 2012-13 class of inductees. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, July 20. 

Applications can be sent via e-mail to prissy_neely@yahoo.com, or mailed to Prissy Neely, 816 Hilltop Drive, Weatherford, TX 76086. 

Nomination forms can be found at the WISD website (http://weatherfordexes.wordpress.com/whs-athletic-hall-of-fame/).

The Hall of Fame induction ceremonies are held in the Jerry Durant Auditorium at Weatherford High School, on the Saturday morning following the Homecoming football game.

 

Springtown begins pool play Thursday in 7-on-7 gala

Staff Report

The Springtown 7-on-7 football team begins an early celebration of its new UIL classification with an appearance in Division II pool play on Thursday, at Texas A&M. Playing in the group with the 1A-2A-3A schools, the Porcupines will enter the all-pass competition on a pool with Beckville, Lorena and Port Isabell. 

The entry marks the first time Springtown has advanced to the state championship in 7-on-7 competition. There will be 64 teams vying for the title. With all pool play beginning Thursday, the tournament will conclude on Saturday.

 

Rangers split with A's, at Halo's on Friday

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Hicks led off the bottom of the ninth with a towering home run to center for his first major league clout, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday.

Hicks connected off Michael Kirkman (0-1) for Oakland’s majors-leading ninth walkoff win. He became the fourth player in franchise history to hit a game-ending homer for his first career longball and the second this year — joining Derek Norris, who did it June 25 against San Francisco.

Josh Reddick hit a tying two-run double with two outs in the seventh to help the A’s salvage a two-game split with the AL West-leading Rangers.

Text Only
Sports
  • 0724 BBS AHS TMauser TSWA all-state Barry shares top coaching honors

    Apparently being lauded for, among other coaching triumphs during the prep baseball season, Class 4A mentors Chad Barry (Aledo) and  Wes Kolle (Victoria East) shared the honors of Coach of the Year as selected by the Texas Sports Writers Association (TSWA)in an announcement released on Wednesday.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • This date in baseball - July 24

    1909 — Nap Rucker of the Brooklyn Dodgers struck out 16 batters in a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

    July 23, 2014

  • 0723 BBs TSWA Colby Fowler Sports writers tag Gough First Team

    The Texas Sports Writers Association (TSWA) chose Brock’s Slaten Gough as First Team shortstop on the Class 2A All-State Baseball Team, released on Tuesday. 

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sports in brief - July 23, 2014

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys waived defensive tackle Chris Whaley and signed receiver Dezmon Briscoe and tight end Dallas Walker on Monday.

    July 22, 2014

  • Fitting the pieces together

    That coaches will move on, due to advancement of career, life changes or a myriad of other influences, is a given. Aledo is not immune to the turnover, but is year-in and year-out apt to experience very modest changes, due to another myriad of positive factors.

    July 22, 2014

  • 0720 TnF Mach I national qualiifiers For love of the run

    When asked what appealed to her most about the opportunity to compete at a high level, given all of the prospects of getting to travel to other athletic venues, meet other kids who have worked toward the same goals and/or walk away with medals draped around her neck, Mach I TC member Sadie Tharp’s answer was brief — and to the point.

    “I just love the running,” Tharp said.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0720 WHS coach changes Scoggin: Roos on right path

    Filling vacant coaching positions is an annual ritual for virtually all school districts and, in varying degrees, becomes a game of Tetris© to assure the expertise of coaching is realized, but to also satisfy the academic needs.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0720 Graber award winner 2014 Blinn Junior College sophomore named top NJCAA female athlete with Graber award

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national office announced Blinn (Texas) sophomore middle blocker Bruna Evangelista as the 2014 Betty Jo Graber Female Student-Athlete of the Year Wednesday.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Summer athletic camps — July/August

    Among the most popular of the summer offerings, football camps are just around the corner. 

    Included in the mix is Springtown’s camp for grades seven through nine, which will be conducted by the Porcupines’ new head coach and Athletic Director, Brian Hulett. 

    July 19, 2014

  • 0718 MBs WC-ex JStone Razorback Former WC hurler excels at Arkansas

    Jacob Stone’s stock just keeps rising.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

Latest NASCAR Headlines
Must Read
Top News
House Ads
AP Video
Raw: Families Travel to Taiwan Plane Crash Site Arizona Execution Takes Almost Two Hours Gen. Odierno Discusses Ukraine, NATO at Forum Gaza Fighting Rages Amid Cease-Fire Efforts Mint Gives JFK Coin a Face-lift Creative Makeovers for Ugly Cellphone Towers Ariz. Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record LeBron James Sends Apology Treat to Neighbors Raw: Funeral for Man Who Died in NYPD Custody Migrants Back in Honduras After US Deports Israeli American Reservist Torn Over Return Raw: ISS Cargo Ship Launches in Kazakhstan Six Indicted in StubHub Hacking Scheme Former NTSB Official: FAA Ban 'prudent' EPA Gets Hip With Kardashian Tweet Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in the Netherlands Biden Decries Voting Restrictions in NAACP Talk Broncos Owner Steps Down Due to Alzheimer's US, UN Push Shuttle Diplomacy in Mideast