Weatherford Democrat

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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.

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  • Dallas Cowboys — News from Oxnard

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  • 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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