Weatherford Democrat


February 3, 2013

Basketball recaps - Feb. 3, 2013



Lady Roos top Paschal, vie for postseason berth on Tuesday 

The Lady Roo hoopsters won their final District 3-5A road game Friday, defeating Paschal’s Lady Panthers, 52-32, and setting up a showdown for a playoff spot. With Paschal adjusting its defense to focus on Lou Hawkins, Weatherford’s Aidan Pool made her presence felt. Pool dominated in the paint with 16 points, with Hawkins also doing damage, with 15.

With Bowie beat Lamar handily and Martin upsetting North Crowley on Friday, the stage is set for the Lady Roos, tied with Lamar for fourth place, just a game behind Arlington Martin and North Crowley.  North Crowley’s Lady Panthers come to Weatherford on Tuesday, while Lamar faces Martin.

Aside from a very meaningful contest, Tuesday also features Senior Night, with five Lady Roos making their last appearance in regular-season play.


Bearcats, Ladycats  sweep Pirates

In a pair of dramatic endings at Aledo High School on Friday, both of the varsity Aledo basketball teams helped respective causes to take another step toward a District 7-4A championship (for the girls) and a postseason berth (for the boys).

The Ladycats used defense and a bevy of transition points to overcome a contentious Granbury team in a back-and-forth duel, coming out on top, 50-46.

An inbound pass and a defensive steal in the final 12 seconds of the game secured the win. The Ladycats meet Trimble tech, both at 12-1, to decide the title on Tuesday.

Without their leading scorer, the Aledo boys posted a 15-3 run in the final quarter to pass and beat the Pirates, 50-44, in the nightcap. Kyle Gromann and Carl Williams topped the Bearcats’ effort, scoring 17 and 16 points in the match.

At 6-5, with three games left on the district slate, Aledo will aspire to finish strong to nab a top-four slot, and a playoff spot.

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    Weatherford High School Head Baseball Coach Terry Massey was recognized by WISD Board Members on Thursday for recently receiving his 400th career win. 

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  • WC to send four, or more, to CNFR

    BIG SPRING, Tex. – With one rodeo to go in the regular season, four Weatherford College cowboys have already clinched a berth in the College National Finals Rodeo and the WC men are holding on to a slim lead for a nationals berth as a team.

    April 16, 2014

  • 0413 GSb WHS SrNite Lady Roos top Lamar, celebrate Senior Night

    A very thorough accounting of Weatherford softball’s seniors, who were honored on Friday at Lady Roos Field prior to the final district home game, was followed by an even more thorough pummeling of Arlington Lamar’s Lady Vikings.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Roo football’s Lift-A-Thon dual-purpose event

    The Weatherford Football Booster Club is touting an up coming event in hopes of generating excitement as the spring football practice sessions loom nearer, and to raise funds to benefit Weatherford ISD athletics.

    April 13, 2014

  • 0413 TnF WHS Madison Cooley Aledo sweeps district meet; WHS’ Cooley tops field

    Aledo track & field dominated the District 7-4A meet held on Wednesday and Thursday at Aledo  High School, sweeping all four divisions in the process.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0413 TnF WCS state qualifiers WCS sends athletes to state meet

    The Weatherford Christian School track team sent nearly a dozen qualifiers to the TCAF state meet this weekend as a result of a stellar showing at the district meet. 

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sports in brief

    Rangers mark 20 years in ballpark 

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have been to consecutive World Series, had a perfect game and hosted Major League Baseball’s first regular-season interleague game since moving into their ballpark 20 years ago.

    April 11, 2014

  • 0410 MBs WC KHernandez feature mug Inspired route leads to WC

    Keaton Hernandez has a pretty simple philosophy about life.

    “My life is just a chill life with many blessings,” said the Weatherford College sophomore pitcher. “I just live for the Lord every day and listen for where he wants me to go.”

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Area baseball-softball results - Apr. 10, 2014

    Roos first-inning lead fades in loss to Arlington High

    The Weatherford Kangaroo hitters got to Arlington High pitcher Omar Salinas early in a District 3-5A match on Tuesday, but not often, as the Colts bested WHS, 3-1.

    April 10, 2014

  • 0410 GScr AHS UK Elite clinic Aledo soccer scores UK Elite clinic

    Aledo Ladycats head soccer coach Bryan Johnson has a habit of going above and beyond to help his students, both in academics and athletics. With his Ladycat Soccer teams in mind, Johnson applied for, and won, a specialized clinic sponsored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

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