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July 25, 2013

Sports briefs - July 25, 2013

Mavericks sign 2nd-round pick Ricky Ledo 

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have signed second-round draft pick Ricky Ledo, who sat out his only college season at Providence for academic reasons.

Ledo averaged 7.3 points in six summer league games in Las Vegas. He is expected to battle for playing time behind Monta Ellis at shooting guard.

The Mavericks got Ledo with the 43rd pick in last month’s draft in a deal that also involved Milwaukee and Philadelphia. Dallas sent the 76ers a second-round pick in next year’s draft that was originally part of a deal involving Boston.

The 6-foot-7 Ledo averaged 23.4 points and 6.2 rebounds as a senior at South Kent High School in Connecticut. Terms of the deal announced Wednesday weren’t disclosed.

 

Jerry Jones selected to Leadership Hall of Fame

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones — who grew up in North Little Rock — has been selected for the National Football Foundation Leadership Hall of Fame.

Jones was an All-Southwest Conference lineman at the University of Arkansas and was a co-captain of the Razorbacks’ 1964 team.

Jones purchased the Cowboys in 1989. He will be inducted into the NFF hall on Oct. 3 during a ceremony in Dallas.

 

NFL Calendar 

Aug. 3 — Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions, Canton, Ohio.

Aug. 4 — Hall of Fame Game: Dallas vs. Miami.

Aug. 8 — First weekend of preseason games.

Aug. 27 — Roster to 75 players.

Aug. 31 — Roster to 53 players.

Aug. 29 — Preseason slate ends.

Sept. 5 — 2013 season begins, Baltimore at Denver.

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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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. 

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  • 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 Soccer.com.

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