HASLET – Playing in a non-district tournament in between the two rounds of the 36-hole District 6-3A tournament, the Mineral wells Rams shot their lowest score of the year after tallying an overall total of 330 to place third Monday at Willow Springs Golf Course.
The final round of the girls and boys District 6-3A golf tournament will be Monday, April 8, at Glen Garden Country Club in Fort Worth.
“With the last round of the district tournament coming up it was good to se the boys shoot low,” MWHS golf coach Tommy Fincher said.
The Rams were led by a 77 by Reece Tarver. Tarver is also currently in second place in the race for top medalist at the boys’ district tournament after one round.
Rylie Hill had the second-lowest Rams’ score with an 81, with Josh Hardee and Conner Bradhsaw each finishing with identical 86s.
Nick Wendt was right behind as he finished with an 87.
The Rams hope to carry momentum gained at Willow Springs into the last leg of the 6-3A tournament. The Rams are 11 strokes behind first-place Kennedale.
“The boys have been playing much better recently,” Fincher said. “If they continue to play like this they can make up 11 strokes.”
The Lady Rams also played at the Willow Springs tournament, but did not play as a full team due to an injury to Paige Crowley.
Lady Rams sophomore Scarlett Eaton shot her lowest round of the season with an 82. But Eaton was not the only Lady Ram to go low as Tara Cooper shot a season-best 95.
Also, Whitney Ratto was in step with her teammates as she shot her season best, a 102.
After 18 holes of the girls’ District 6-3A tournament, Eaton is in first place in the race for overall top medalist when she shot a 105.
Cooper is in second place overall after she finished her opening round with a 116.
The Lady Rams shot a 491 in the first round and lead the district tournament by 38 strokes over second-place Kennedale (529) and by 42 strokes over third-place Springtown (533).
The Rams shot 384 in the first round of the boys’ 6-3A tournament and lead third-place Springtown by 33 strokes. Castleberry is in fourth place after one round after posting a 445.
The top two teams from the district tournament advance to the regional tournament.
“Both teams will be ready for the second round on Monday,” Fincher said. “We had three girls shoot their season best scores, and that is what you need to do this time of the year.
“I am hoping that carries over to Monday. The boys just need to maintain their current pace. Both teams are in good shape to advance to the regional tournament.
Rams, Lady Rams in good shape for Monday’s final round of District 6-3A tournament
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No football for CCS in 2014
After a series of administrative meetings from Wednesday afternoon to Thursday morning, Community Christian School's head football coach and athletics director, Bryan Horton, announced that the Warriors' varsity team will not suit up for football in 2014 due to a shortage of student athletes.
Swimming to State
KELLER – The Mineral Wells Water Moccasins are heading to the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation's state meet in College Station, July 31-Aug. 3, after an outstanding performance in the Region 4 Championships that saw seven local swimmer qualify.
Mineral Wells summer track sends 11 to state meet after strong regionals
THE COLONY – The future continues to look bright for Mineral Wells track and field, as 11 members of legendary head coach Jackie Harvey's summer track club punched their tickets to the TAAF state meet in College Station – to be held July 31-Aug. 3 – after a dominant showing at the regional meet in The Colony, July 18-19.
FWIW: Good, clean hate – Ranking the area's best rivalry games of the 2014 football season
By CLINT FOSTER
Football season is fast approaching and with it those glorious games between teams that love to hate each other, which we call rivalries.
I'm speaking, of course, about sports hate – the only beautiful kind. It's the stuff built on history and tradition that inspires simply the fiercest and most entertaining games of every season.
Palo Pinto County and the surrounding area have no shortage of fierce football rivalries.
The University Interscholastic League's realignment often causes new rivalries to be born and old ones to be rekindled. But which rivalries are the area's very best for 2014? The one's you circle your calendar for and make sure you don't miss.
I can think of at least 10.
So, for what it's worth, here's my list of the area's best, can't-miss football rivalries of the upcoming 2014 season.
Local Bowlers Roundup set for first weekend of August
Mineral Wells Women's Bowling Alliance invites you to join them Aug. 3 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Mountaineer Lanes for their second annual Bowlers Roundup. The event will feature snacks, tips from the pros, information on league bowling and two hours of great exercise.
Something in the water
Mineral Wells is well known as the home of Crazy Water, and by all accounts the city's swim team went absolutely berserk in their one and only home meet of the summer on Saturday.
Throughout the summer, the Mineral Wells Rams have been hard at work preparing for football season.
Hooks and Slices 7/11
In the Holiday Hills Country Club Guys and Dolls tournament, locals Denny and Sherry Hall turned in rounds of 77 and 73 to take first place in the opening round and second place on Sunday in the fourth flight. George and Linda Hutton turned in two solid rounds to place both days. The twosome shot 71 and 72 to take first place on Saturday and second place on Sunday in the second flight.
GRAPEVINE – The Mineral Wells High School cheerleaders attended the Universal Cheerleaders' Association's cheer camp in Grapevine two weeks ago and proved that spirit will definitely be high at every Rams and Lady Rams sporting event this coming school year.
Millsap selects Lee as new head volleyball coach
MILLSAP – The board of trustees at Millsap ISD recently announced their hire of Denise Lee as the new head volleyball coach for Millsap High School.
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