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March 19, 2013

Lady Rams clinch soccer playoff spot

Clarke's goal stands as MWHS ladies defeat Brewer, 1-0

Mineral Wells senior forward Molly Clarke scored on a penalty kick with 7:22 left in the match and goalkeeper Brittany Smith earned the shutout in goal as the Lady Rams defeated Brewer, 1-0, to clinch fourth place and the final playoff spot in District 12-4A Tuesday night in the girls' district finale at Ram Stadium.

The Lady Rams will face state-ranked No. 4 Denton Guyer in the bi-district playoffs.

The Rams - who had already clinched third place in 12-4A - fell 1-0 to Brewer in the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader in the boys' district finale.

The Rams will face the winner of Denton Guyer/Birdville match in the District 11-4A finale, which will be played Friday night, in the first round of the playoffs.

The Rams and Lady Rams will begin playoff action on either Monday or Tuesday. Check this site for the latest details on both playoff matches.

In softball, Hope Patterson's walk-off home run in the fourth gave the Lady Rams a 15-0 run-rule win over Lake Worth Tuesday night at Kessler Field. The win keeps the Lady Rams in first place with a 2-0 District 6-3A record.

In baseball, the Rams fell to 1-1 in district play after falling 10-4 to Lake Worth Tuesday night at Pratt Field.

For more on all four contests see Thursday's Index.

 

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    April 15, 2014

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    The Mineral Wells Rams (15-9, 6-1) are officially playoff-bound after a breezy 14-6 win over the Diamond Hill-Jarvis Eagles (4-13, 0-7) in a three-hour affair, Friday night, on the north side of Fort Worth.

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    It’s taken some time and a lot of work, but Ted Minor has joined the world of NASCAR.

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