WC rodeo returns from nationals; Jared Parsonage finishes 10th
The Weatherford College rodeo team fell short of a national championship at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo. But they will forever have history as the first team from WC to advance to the competition.
Sports news - June 27, 2014
Canion up for Big 12’s Sportsperson
Baylor softball’s Whitney Canion has been named as one of nine nominees for the Big 12’s female Sportsperson of the Year award, the conference announced Tuesday
US advances to World Cup’s 2nd round despite loss
RECIFE, Brazil (AP) — The United States reached the knockout stage of consecutive World Cups for the first time, just not the way the Americans wanted.
Aledo’s Arneson, Craine top 2014 APC class of honorees
With relative regularity, and undoubtedly above the curve in prep softball around the state, Parker County spawns a state champion, or at least a team that makes the trip to Austin’s McCombs Field.
‘It’s all basketball’ for Peaster’s Coach Yankie
PEASTER — When Peaster head girls basketball coach Denise Yankie took over the reigns of the Lady Greyhounds in the 2012-13 season, the move was a bit of a homecoming back to this area.
Summer athletic camps — June/July
The first of Jeff Lightfoot’s two baseball fundamentals camps this summer is set for a Monday start this week and is geared for teaching diamond dwellers aged 6 through 12.
Sixth-grader Lucy Li’s Open debut: a 78 and an ice cream
PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Lucy Li showed her age only when she finished her historic round Thursday at the U.S. Women’s Open. Just like any 11-year-old, she went straight for an ice cream.
Padalecki gets nod to head up Bulldogs baseball
Continuing a productive path in his coaching and teaching career that has taken him from the Texas Gulf area to Parker County via points in between, Ed Padalecki has accepted a position at Millsap ISD as head baseball coach.
Sports in Brief - June 19, 2014
IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have signed defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence, their second-round draft pick and the last of the selections to agree to terms.
A’s improve to best record in baseball at Rangers’ expense
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Moss hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the fifth inning and Sonny Gray pitched Oakland over the Texas Rangers 4-2 Wednesday, giving the Athletics the best record in the majors.
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