Turner sheds monkey with Pojo's playoff win over Hirschi
WICHITA FALLS — Springtown head coach Brad Turner led the Springtown Porcupines to a Class 3A, Region I Bi-district win over the Wichita Falls Hirschi Huskies on Thursday, setting a milestone in the process by recording his first postseason victory since taking over the Springtown program. Up by a point at the end of the third period, the Porcupines dominated the fourth quarter against the Huskies and rolled to a 49-27 win.
Parker County trio sweeps into regional tournaments
Brock Lady Eagles
The Brock Lady Eagles’ straight-sets win over Godley (25-17, 25-17, 25-22) was merely the first success of three that area teams would enjoy, Tuesday night. The Class 2A, Region II quarterfinal victory over the Lady Cats has set up another trip to the regional tournament for Brock.
Area football playoff capsules - bi-district
Springtown vs. Wichita Falls Hirschi
Time: 7 p.m., Thursday
Site: Memorial Stadium
4709 Barnett Rd, Wichita Falls
Type: Class 3A, Division I, Region I, Bi-district match
Brock advances to regional tourney with sweep over stubborn Lady Cats
ALEDO — The Brock Lady Eagles mixed moments of dominating brilliance with a few lapses in their Class 2A, Region II quarterfinal match against the Godley Lady Cats at Aledo High School on Tuesday. Fortunately, despite Godley’s penchant for keeping the ball in play, Brock’s solid streaks prevailed as the Lady Eagles took the match in three, 25-17, 25-17, 25-22.
Sports news in brief
Weatherford to host Class 2A tilt on Thursday
Kangaroo Stadium will be one of the venues for this week’s start of the University Interscholastic League (UIL) state football playoffs. Undefeated Scurry-Rosser from District 6, Division II will take on Wichita Falls City View (District 5) on Thursday, with a kickoff time of 7:30 p.m.
Volleyball - Regional quarterfinal playoffs
Three Parker County teams remain in the hunt in the state volleyball playoffs. All three will play in regional quarterfinal contests on Tuesday. Winners will advance to respective regional tournaments.
Class 2A, Region II Quarterfinal
Brock vs. Godley
Tuesday, 6 p.m. at Aledo High School
Finale rally falls short in Kangaroos’ coda
Weatherford fans who remained steadfast at Kangaroo Stadium into the final quarter on Friday, as the Roos finished up their 2013 season against Arlington Sam Houston, were treated to a action-filled fourth period.
Area, state prep football results - Week 10
Blooming Grove offense outpaces Millsap, 48-13
The Bulldogs scored first, on its first possession of the game as Millsap closed out its District 6-2A, Div. II slate at Blooming Grove on Friday. Andrew Tyson capped off the early drive with a 3-yard run and Mitchell Coker added the PAT.
Area volleyball playoffs - Three Parker County teams advance
The Aledo Ladycats dispatched Wichita Falls Rider in straight sets on Thursday, winning the Class 4A, Region I Area match with game counts of 25-13, 25-11 and 25-13.
WHS Hall of Fame installs 10th-anniversary inductees
The Weatherford High School Athletic Hall of Fame celebrated its 10th-anniversary of inductions during Homecoming weekend, with the ceremony being held at the Jerry Durant Auditorium at WHS.
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