BRYAN, Texas (AP) — FIRST TEAM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Golf star Tiger Woods suffered leg injuries Tuesday in a vehicle rollover in suburban Los Angeles and was undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said. His condition wasn't yet clear.
Kids love to aim for the bucket in basketball games, and the guys on the Peaster Greyhound seventh grade team are no different. They are talented hoopsters accustomed to swishing nets.
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced Wednesday that requiring the national anthem to be played "at all events which receive public funding" will be among his top legislative priorities this session.
Weatherford College baseball players Brenden Dixon and Caden Hawkins have been named players of the week by the Northern Texas Junior College Athletic Conference for the week of Jan. 31 - Feb. 6.
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban relented Wednesday and the national anthem will be played before home games this season after the NBA reiterated its "longstanding league policy" to include the song.
Millsap senior Weston Moore signed a letter of intent to play football and attend Hardin-Simmons University. Surrounded by family, teammates and friends at the Bulldog Gymnasium on Wednesday, Moore said he owed much of the credit to the coaching staff led by Jacob Johnson.
It’s not that Peaster wasn’t athletic minded. The school has produced successful baseball and basketball teams for years. Its roundballers won state titles in 1999 and 2000 and were state finalists in 2020. The girls volleyball team reached the state finals in 2016.
Playing basketball on Poolville’s varsity team this year helped to pull 17-year-old Allen Howell out of his autistic shell. Being part of a team and overcoming his trepidation about fast-moving objects and loud noises has made him more confident than ever, his parents said.
My first football season as sports editor at Weatherford Democrat has come to a close. Between September and January, I attended more than 20 games on Friday nights to take photos, tweet videos and write stories.
Brock Head Football Coach Chad Worrell has been hired as the new athletic director and head football coach at El Campo, as reported by the Victoria Advocate.
Anyone wishing to party like it’s 2021 — meaning socially distanced and with masks — is invited to the Bearcats Championship Celebration on Monday.
WASHINGTON — Due to the national public health emergency caused by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the temporary suspension of past-due debt collections and foreclosures for distressed borrowers under the Farm Storage Facility Loan and …
NEW YORK (AP) — The baseball Hall of Fame won't have any new players in the class of 2021 after voters decided no one had the merits — on the field or off — for enshrinement in Cooperstown.
Below is a list of superlative awards and a first-team roster composed of players from private high schools in Parker and Palo Pinto Counties.
Below is a list of superlative awards that includes some of the top players from Parker and Palo Pinto County’s private schools. The All-Private School team is determined by coaches’ nominations and input from Weatherford Democrat employees.
ATLANTA (AP) — Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth but went on to break the career home run record in the pre-steroids era, died early Friday. He was 86
The Aledo Bearcats became the Class 5A Division 2 state champions of football on Friday, and players were seen celebrating on the sidelines while time was running out during the game against Crosby.
Below is a list of superlative awards as well as a roster that includes some of the top players from Palo Pinto County’s UIL-sanctioned high schools. The UIL All-Palo Pinto County team is determined by coaches’ nominations, all-district lists and input from Weatherford Democrat employees.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Urban Meyer agreed to become head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday, leaving the broadcast booth and returning to the sidelines after a two-year absence that followed another health scare.
The Community Christian Warriors battled to a one-point victory over Highlands on Tuesday night, sealing a 52-51 squeaker at the final buzzer. Afterward, amid the celebrations, the team proffered a question to Head Coach Brian Rodricks.
Mineral Wells ISD has named coaches Seth Hobbs and Anthony Raffaele as the new athletic directors — Hobbs over the boys' programs and Raffaele over the girls' programs.
Below is a list of superlative awards as well as first- and second-team rosters composed of players from all five UIL-sanctioned high schools from Palo Pinto County.
Teams come gunning for the Aledo Bearcats every week, all year long. The defending 5A state champs are top dog. Leader of the pack. They’ve won the 5A state title the past two years and are vying for a three-peat on Friday.
Rider entered tonight’s state semifinals game with vengeance on its mind. Aledo had won the state semifinal championship eight years in a row, with three of those victories coming at the expense of the Rider Raiders of Wichita Falls.
Below is a list of superlative awards as well as first- and second-team rosters composed of players from all seven UIL county high schools.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died. He was 93.
Below is a list of superlative awards as well as a roster that includes some of the top players from Parker County’s UIL-sanctioned high schools. The UIL All-Parker County team is determined by coaches’ nominations, all-district lists and input from Weatherford Democrat employees.
This Week's Circulars
- WISD mourning the loss of Hall Middle School student
- Harbor Freight to open location in Mineral Wells
- STEPPING UP WITH A PLATE: Businesses team up for meals, towing and motels during storm
- Why some Texans are getting sky-high energy bills
- Mineral Wells remains under boil water notice
- Four ERCOT board members who live outside of Texas resign in the aftermath of the power outage, winter storm
- ESD 1, hospital district break ground on Possum Kingdom facility
- Mineral Wells urges residents to limit non-essential water use
- Mineral Wells remains under boil water notice after water leaks
- Water distribution continues in Mineral Wells
Elton Hayes and Kevin Brockway discuss the status of the Big Ten as the Big Dance nears; Clay Horning suggests a new format for college wrestling and reflects on the Daytona 500; George Bremer and Bill Burt talk about the quarterback carousel in the NFL.