Weatherford Democrat


December 16, 2012

Local basketball recaps - 12/16/2012


Undefeated Nolan tops Kangaroos in 

pre-district finale

Staff Report

Weatherford’s Tony Rodriguez led the Roos in scoring with 11 points on Friday, but did not get enough help to overcome a trio of double-digit scorers for Nolan, as the Roos fell to the Vikings, 61-41. Down just four points at the end of the opening period, the 15-0 Vikes poured on its offense through the middle quarters to put the game away.

Weatherford returns home  Tuesday to begin its district schedule, hosting Arlington Bowie at 7:30 p.m.


Bearcats score 

via committee to top Bears

Staff Report

Ten Aledo cagers contributed to the effort at Brewer High School on Friday, as the Bearcats pinned another ‘W’ on its pre-district schedule. Luke Bishop, Kyle Gromann and Alex Riner had eight points each, and 10 Aledo players scored in the 49-36 non-district tilt.

With a contentious non-district and tourney schedule behind them, Aledo will enter into District 7-4A competition on Tuesday, traveling to Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center to play O.D. Wyatt. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m.


Ladycats move to 2-0 in 89-4 laugher

Staff Report

Aledo met little resistance on Friday, as they pitched a second-half shutout in a District 7-4A tilt at FW South Hills on Friday. Madison Mittie and Mallory Powell poured in 15 points each, leading a contingent of 10 Ladycats scorers, with Aledo crushing the Lady Scorpions, 89-4.

Kwameisha Darden was to only Hills player to find the hoop, scoring her four points in the first half. Aledo’s Kaylee Black and Bronte Frank scored 12 and 11 points, respectively, with   Bryce Frank and Sarah Rogers chipping in eight apiece.

Aledo returns to its home court on Monday, continuing District 7-4A play against O.D. Wyatt with a  7:30 p.m. tip.


Lady Porcupines succumb to Lipan

Staff Report

Springtown’s high-scoring sisters, Becca and Brooklyn Dauenhauer, put up 16 each on Friday, but the points were not enough to keep pace with Lipan, as Pojo fell to the Lady Indians in a non-district varsity contest, 57-47. 

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    Trinity Christian Academy’s high school tennis team found success recently at the TCAF State Tennis Tournament. 

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Softball Playoffs

    Bi-district playoffs for area teams

    April 23, 2014

  • 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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