Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

Local Sports

January 21, 2014

MWJH Lady Rams compete hard in losses to Stephenville

Honeybees get past Lady Rams 8th A

The Mineral Wells Junior High School eighth grade “A” team fell to the Stephenville Honeybees on Thursday.

Leading the Lady Rams in scoring were post Montanna Choate with six points followed by Brittany Barbee with two points, while Madison Gibbs, Kaitlynne Blue, and Cali Pilgrim each scored one point. Leading the Lady Rams on the boards were Madison Gibbs with six rebounds followed by Montana Choate with five, while Cali Pilgrim and Kaylee Gregory each recorded two.

Kaylee Gregory led the Lady Rams with two steals and three blocked shots.

8th C ladies fall to Stephenville

The Lady Rams eighth grade “C” team lost a tough game Thursday against the Stephenville Honeybees.

Leading the Lady Rams on the boards were Savannah Tuggle with six rebounds followed by Kelsey Davis with five, while Esperanza Carbajal finished with three.

Tuggle had three steals to lead the Lady Rams, with Cassidy Parker, Courtney Reed, Jordan Boyd and Kelsey Davis each recording two.

7th grade Lady Rams fall to ‘Bees

On Thursday, the Lady Rams seventh grade girls hosted Stephenville in very intense basketball games.

The “C” team lost in a grueling battle, 35-38. These girls were led in scoring by Brittney Pagan with 15 points, six steals and six rebounds. Not far behind her was Brittany Swindle with 12 points, two steals and four rebounds.

The “B”team lost a rough match to the ‘Bees, 28-8. The scoring was spread out equally for the Lady Rams but the defense was led by Bethany Pophin and Rachel Carter, each with five steals and three rebounds.

The “A” team game was a very exciting, very close game. The Lady Rams played an amazing game but lost by one point to the ‘Bees, 24-23. The Lady Rams led at the half by two points by holding Stephenville to zero points in the second quarter.

Leading the offense for the Lady Rams was Alyssa Ruelas with six points and two rebounds. Leading the defensive battle for the third week was Brei Ruelas and Annakate Rodgers, who combined for 14 rebounds. Both Brei Ruelas and Rodgers each scored four points.

The ‘Bees came back in the third quarter but Lady Rams offensive came alive under pressure and scored 13 points to their 12 with steals by Terra Newsome and Ali Ruelas.



 

1
Text Only
Local Sports
  • Horton.jpg 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. 

    July 31, 2014 2 Photos

  • 0727 swim relay team first place.jpg 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.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • juvaree best.JPG 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.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • FB Gordon at Strawn b8.jpg 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.

    July 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • 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.

    July 18, 2014

  • Abigail Barber winner 25yd backstroke IMG_0198.jpg 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. 

    July 14, 2014 3 Photos

  • IMG_9853.JPG What offseason?

    Throughout the summer, the Mineral Wells Rams have been hard at work preparing for football season.

    July 13, 2014 9 Photos

  • 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. 

    July 11, 2014

  • cheer pic 2014.jpeg Cheer up!

    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.

    July 9, 2014 2 Photos

  • Denise Lee.jpg 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.

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

Featured Ads
Mineral Wells Index


Click on a photo to visit our SmugMug page

AP College Football Top 25
Auto Racing
Front page
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide