Weatherford Democrat


June 23, 2013

Area schools spawn bumper crop of next-level athletes in 2013


Kortney Koroll Softball     Weatherford College          Texas State University

Katy Vandewater Softball     Weatherford College          Midwestern State Univ.

Kylee Studioso Softball     Weatherford College          Univ. of Central Arkansas

Carolyn Clayton Softball     Weatherford College          Harding University

Luci Ponce Softball     Weatherford College          Texas Woman’s University

Samantha Alegria Softball     Weatherford College          Texas Woman’s University

Kelsie Coplen Volleyball             Peaster           Cameron University

Tyler Nelson Baseball             Brock           Mary Hardin-Baylor Univ.

Jonathan Mitchell Track & Field           Weatherford           Stephen F. Austin St. Univ.

Garrett Gaines Baseball             Brock            Cisco College

Lou Hawkins Basketball             Weatherford           Weatherford College

Seth Cooke Rodeo             Weatherford           Weatherford College

Anne Todd Rodeo             Weatherford           Weatherford College

Will Graham Soccer             Weatherford           Ranger College

Robert Brennand Soccer             Weatherford           Ranger College

Lauren Power Volleyball             Millsap           Vernon College

Shalie Case Volleyball             Peaster           Midland College

Braylee Flaska Volleyball             Brock           Hill College

Kaila Vlahopoulos Softball             Brock           Central Christian College

Callie Tuckness Volleyball             Peaster           Redlands College

Trevor Scroggins Basketball             Poolville           Hill College

Rebecca Dauenhauer Volleyball              Springtown            North Central Texas College


Note: The above may not be a comprehensive listing for Parker County athletes who signed letters of intent in 2013, as commitments are allowed until August and the Democrat may not have been informed of some signings. All Parker County schools are urged to contact Democrat Sports prior to any signing celebration to allow a reporter to be on site. Contact:

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  • 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

  • Golf news — the british open

    Tiger Woods was playing his second shot o the par-5 18th and made a sudden stop in the middle of his swing Thursday at the British Open.

    July 17, 2014

  • 0717 MLB RTalley Two former Coyotes sign pro baseball contracts

    Former Weatherford College pitchers Ryan Talley and Dustin Emmons have signed free agent contracts with Major League Baseball organizations. 

    July 16, 2014 2 Photos

  • Baylor QB Petty, TCU DE Fields top Big 12 players

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Baylor senior quarterback Bryce Petty and TCU defensive end Devonte Fields have been tabbed as the Big 12 preseason players of the year.

    July 16, 2014

  • 0716 WHS ath 2014-15 season passes WISD passes available for Roo sporting events

    With volleyball’s regular season just a few weeks away and other sports soon to follow to ring in another year of Weatherford athletics, Roo fans can take advantage of the all-in-one general admission passes for all WISD home games, which are valid for all events except for Roo varsity football. 

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo