Weatherford Democrat


November 29, 2012

Local sports news - Nov. 29, 2012


WHS wrestlers top Richland, Boswell

Staff Report

With seven pins in the opening matches at the Ninth-grade Center on Tuesday, the Weatherford varsity boys followed up a 68-12 domination of Richland with a 55-27 win over Boswell.

 The Lady Roos began the competition by beating Boswell, 30-15.

Weatherford’s Dakota West and Tyler McDonald paced the boys’ team, pinning both opponents in their matches.


Lady Eagle Showcase set for Thursday start

Staff Report

A contingent of seven teams will converge at Brock High School on Thursday through Saturday as the Lady Eagles host their Showcase tourney. Pool play on Thursday and Friday features six matches per day, to set seeding for the final day of competition.

Liberty Christian, Parkway, Rider, Argyle, Aledo, Stephenville, THESA and Brock comprises the field. THESA and Aledo kick off the first game of pool play on Thursday, with a 10:30 a.m. tip.


Lady Roos edged by Keller in OT

Staff Report

With a 14-0 shutout in the fourth quarter on Tuesday at Keller, the Weatherford Lady Roos forced an overtime period, but fell short down the stretch, losing a non-district match against the Lady Indians, 58-55.

Lou Hawkins led the scoring effort for Weatherford, finishing with 16 points. Abbye Shearmire and Lexi Garner added 11 and 10 points, respectively.

The WHS girls travel to White Settlement to play in the Brewer Invitational Thursday through Saturday.

Powell powers Aledo past Mansfield

Staff Report

Aledo senior Mallory Powell put up 23 points on Tuesday, helping the Ladycats to a 60-53 win over Mansfield’s Lady Tigers.

After Mansfield pulled to within a point entering the final period, the Ladycats pulled away to secure the win. 


Brock pulls away in overtime period

Staff Report

After battling to a 52-all tie in regulation play at Springtown on Tuesday, Brock’s Lady Eagles took control in OT, outscoring the Lady Porcupines, 17-5, to win the intra-county match, 69-57.

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  • 0424 Tns BHS team state qualifiers Brock sends seven to state

    Of Brock’s 10 tennis players who competed at the Class 2A Region II Tournament held at Tarleton State University in Stephenville last week, seven earned berths at the state tournament. 

    April 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • 0423 BBs BHS v PHS SGough steal Eagles top Peaster in annual WC match

    After a tight contest between the two teams in their first District 9-2A match, the Brock Eagles struck early and kept adding runs en route to an 11-1 win over the Peaster Greyhounds on Tuesday at WC’s Roger Williams Ballpark. 

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0423 GSb WHS playoff-sendoff graphic Softball boosters urging WHS sendoff for bi-district’s Game 2

    Weatherford varsity softball begins its 2014 playoff campaign on Thursday, hosting Keller Timber Creek in the first round of the state playoffs. 

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Brock — Track & Field

    Last Wednesday, 17 Brock athletes participated in the Class 2A Region II Area track meet in Boyd. Through individual and team efforts, 14 Eagles athletes are advancing to the regional meet, which will be run at Tarleton State University, located in Stephenville. 

    April 23, 2014

  • Redskins' Snyder says team name is 'not an issue'

    STERLING, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder said Tuesday it's time for people to "focus on reality" concerning Native American matters instead of criticizing the team's nickname.

    April 23, 2014

  • AHS golfers head to State Tournament

    The Aledo varsity girls golf team won the Class 4A Region I Golf Tournament in Abilene last week. The team of Cheyenne Knight, Taylor Brookshire, Savannah Moody, Quincy Ballard, and Taryn Pittman beat runner-up Byron Nelson by 48 strokes.

    April 22, 2014

  • 0420 FB WHS Lift-a-thon ACansino squat Gridders shoulder weight of fund raising at Lift-A-Thon

    Hundreds of pledgers and spectators were on hand amidst a high-energy atmosphere on Thursday, as the immediate future of Weatherford football displayed the results of its on-going off-season work in the weight room.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0420 BBs WHS Seniors Prep softball ends regular season, baseball making last impressions

    The precipitation inundating the area on Thursday was hardly a downpour, but the incessant drizzle dealt enough dampness to force Friday holiday games for many local teams.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

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