Playing in the season finale at home, the Mineral Wells Junior High Lady Rams eighth-grade “A” team Lady Rams defeated Granbury in a sweep.
“The Lady Rams played an incredibly great game,” head coach Jeff Brumfield said. “It was a night of strong hitting, great teamwork and a lot of old fashioned hustle that won a close battle.
“It was a great way to end the season.”
Passing well for the Lady Rams were Sami Hickey with 40 good passes, followed by Talley Goldston with 25 good passes and Alli Blissitte with 20 good passes.
Other Lady Rams passing well were libero Peyton Malone, defensive specialist Brooklyn Lovern, Jacy Grimes and Michaela Mendoza.
Serving well were Jacy Grimes with 12 points, Sami Hickey with 11 and Talley Goldston with six.
Hitting well were Alli Blissitte with six hits and two kills, Jacy Grimes with five hits and one kill, Sami Hickey with four hits and one kill, Tahya Ruellas with two hits, Krista Burns with two hits, and one great big kill in the second game for TyShannon Suitors.
8th B downs Granbury
The Lady Rams eighth-grade “B” team swept Granbury on Thursday, avenging an earlier loss to the Lady Pirates.
8th C plays well in loss to Granbury
The Lady Rams eighth-grade “C” team played well but were defeated by the Granbury Lady Pirates in two games on Thursday.
Passing well for the Lady Rams were Courtney Hall, Samantha Huizar, Maribel Huizar, Savannah Olsolsky and Aeris Carter Smith.
Serving well for the Lady Rams were Courtney Hall, Samantha Huizar and Thalyia Hinojosa.
“These girls have really done a great job this year,” head coach Jeff Brumfield said.
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After over a month of speculation, the Ram faithful have a new leader in which to place their hope.
Friday night, the Mineral Wells ISD Board of Trustees announced their decision to hire Waco Midway's Co-Offensive Coordinator Gerald Perry as the new Athletic Director and head football coach of Mineral Wells High School.
The Mineral Wells Lady Rams (14-3) got everything they hoped for and more in the opening day of the Mineral Wells Tournament, Thursday, at Kessler Field. They swept the competition in a triple-header and dealt with a wide variety of situations, overcoming each.
Gordon, Strawn fill up all-district hoops teams
The All-District 17-1A-II teams for both boys and girls basketball have been announced and rivals Gordon and Strawn have left an indelible mark on the 2013-24 edition with the two schools combining for six players on the boys team and a whopping 11 girls receiving honors.
Lady Rams Softball begins MW Tourney
Hot off of a 5-1 showing at the Wichita Falls Tournament, the Mineral Wells Lady Rams softball team (11-3) will open tournament play against quality competition again today from the comfort of their own home.
Four Ladycats garner top 11-1A-I awards
Palo Pinto County's most successful basketball team of the 2013-14 season can now add a bushel of accolades to an already memorable, Regional Championship year.
MW boys place third, girls seventh at Ram Relays
The Mineral Wells boys and girls track teams were on full display, Saturday, in front of a hometown crowd at the Ram Relays as the varsity girls team took seventh place with 42 point and the varsity boys finished third with 90 points.
State slips away
ABILENE – It wasn't the way a community pictured their season ending.
Fresh off of a thrilling 69-65, double-overtime victory over Ira in the regional semifinals, the Graford Jackrabbits' (27-4) bid for their first trip to the state tournament since 2012 fell short Saturday afternoon with a 58-25 loss at the hands of the Water Valley Wildcats (27-5) in the Class 1A-Division II Regional Finals at Abilene Christian University's Moody Coliseum.
Weathering the storm
The 2013-14 season epitomized growth for the Mineral Wells Rams basketball team. Under the tutelage of head coach Aaron Pappas, the Rams played to a 6-4 record in District 6-3A, clinching a third place finish and a fourth-straight playoff appearance.
Graford's Wimberly named 11-1A-II Offensive POY
A successful 2013-14 campaign for the Graford Lady Rabbits basketball team was capped off last week with the announcement that senior point guard Syndey Wimberly was named "Offensive Player of the Year" by district coaches. The district runner-up Lady Rabbits also placed five girls on the All-District 11-!A-II team.
Graford outlasts Ira, 69-65 (2OT), advances to Regional Finals
ABILENE -- "Survive and advance" is the name of the game come tournament time. And with their backs against the wall, the Graford Jackrabbits (27-3) did just that, holding off the Ira Bulldogs, 69-65, in double-overtime in the Class 1A-Division II Regional Semifinals at Abilene Christian University's Moody Coliseum.
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