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November 8, 2013

Local sports news - Nov. 8, 2013

Lady Eagles’ Area match moved to Boswell

Staff Report

The venue for Saturday’s Class 2A, Region II, Area-round volleyball playoff between Brock’s Lady Eagles and the Gunter Lady Tigers has been changed. 

The playoff teams will square off at Boswell High School with a 4:30 p.m. start.

 

Meet-n-greet, activities set for 2013-14 Roo basketball

Staff Report

The public is invited to meet head coach Brian Miller, as well as the rest of the staff, to usher in the season for the 2013-14 WHS boy’s basketball team, Saturday. 

The event is slated for 3 p.m. at the Weatherford High School main gymnasium.

There will be intra-squad scrimmages on the bill, and basketball contests, to boot.

Donations will be accepted, and an auction will also be held to raise funds for the teams to assist with player out-of-town meals and to fund scholarships.

For further information, contact coach Miller (brimiller@weatherfordisd.com) or Booster Club secretary Kathy Curry (kjcurry2300@hotmail.com).

Lady Roos head to Heights after opening win

Staff Report

The Weatherford Lady Roos varsity basketball team opened the 2013-14 season with a big win over Joshua at home on Tuesday, beating the Lady Owls, 70-49.

Kailin Davis lead the way for the WHS girls, scoring 22 points. Abbye Shearmire added 18. The  Lady roos led by as many as 32 points into the third quarter and survived a barrage of three-pointers from the Lady Owls down the stretch in the final period.

The Weatherford girls resume pre-district play on Friday, traveling to Fort Worth’s Arlington Heights High School. Tip-off against the Lady Jackets is set for    6 p.m.

 

Cowboys, Saints aim to keep pursuers at bay 

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have been wrestling with a bout of inconsistency lately. The Dallas Cowboys can relate. As they head into an eagerly anticipated matchup on Sunday night, the Saints (6-2) and Cowboys (5-4) have little margin for error if they want to maintain tenuous perches atop their divisions.

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