Burleson Hughes took five of six games from the Mineral Wells Junior High School Rams seventh and eight grade football teams on Oct. 1.
In seventh-grade action, played at Hughes, the Rams “A” team won in a thriller, 16-14.
Rams “A” team touchdowns were scored by Brandon SanMiguel and Brandon Hinojos.
The Rams seventh-grade “B” team fell, 8-0, to Burleson Hughes.
In the Rams seventh-grade “C” team game, MWJH fell, 30-20.
Edgar Tejada was outstanding on offense, scoring all three touchdowns.
Each of these teams are 1-2 on the season
The MWJH Rams eighth grade teams were swept by Burleson Hughes in games played at Ram Stadium.
The Rams “A” team dropped a 36-0 decision. The Rams were led in rushing by Orlando Valley. On defense, Seth Slack had an interception, and Trace Coe had a fumble recovery.
The loss drops the Rams eighth grade “A” team to 0-3.
The eighth-grade Rams “B” team fell in a close contest, 20-12.
Rams’ touchdowns were scored by Trevor Haubert and Zach Glover. The loss drops the Rams to 1-2.
The Rams “C” team fell 14-0. The Rams were led in rushing back Joshua Almanza. Almanza also had 15 tackles on defense.
The loss drops the rams to 0-3.
“Our best performance so far this year was in our scrimmage against Glen Rose,” coach Taylor Tomlin said. “The eighth graders all tied their games, and the seventh graders won.
“We have had played some tough teams so far, but we have some big opportunities today against Granbury Acton.”
The Rams eighth grade teams will play at home today with games beginning at 5 p.m. (“C” team), 6 p.m. (“B” team) and 7 p.m. (“A” team) at Ram Stadium.
The seventh grade team will be at Action with games beginning at 5 p.m. (“C” team), 6 p.m. (“B” team) and 7 p.m. (“A” team) at Ram Stadium.
Lady Rams 8th A defeats Acton
The Lady Rams eighth-grade “A” team girls played a great game Thursday and defeated a very talented team from Acton in a thrilling three-game match.
Leading the Lady Rams in passing were Sunni Lemley with 50 good passes followed closely by Madison Gibbs with 34 passes to target while Kaylee Gregory, Daniella Vera, Pond Blackmer, and Beatriz Martinez all had over 10 passes to target.
“This was a great hitting game for the Lady Rams with numerous hits and kills,” coach Jeff Brumfield said.
Leading the Lady Rams in hits were Gregory and Lemley with six kills each followed by Madison Gibbs with five hits and Hailey Hunter with big hits. Leading the Lady Rams in blocks at the net were Gregory with three, Madison Gibbs with two and Hailey Hunter and Sunni Lemley both had one each.
“This was truly a tremendous team effort by these Lady Rams who have been very exciting to watch this year,” Brumfield said. “Congrats on a great win.”
7th C drops match
The seventh-grade Lady Rams “C “team played two close, hard fought games against the Acton Lady Pirates, but lost 26-24, 26-24.
Leading the team in serves was Isis Harley with nine service points and an ace, while Destiney Prescott lead the team in passing with nine passes and two aces.
Claudia Rangel added two aces and three service points.
7th B falls
The Lady Rams seventh-grade “B” team fell short to the Acton Lady Pirates, 25-15, 25-19.
Leading the Lady Rams was Ambria Luster with 13 passes to target, two service points and an ace.
Leading scorer for the Lady Rams was Katheryn Monzon with three service points and two aces.
7th A drops match
The Lady Rams seventh-grade “A” team played well but fell short to the Acton Lady Pirates, 25-11, 25-21.
Leading the Lady Rams was Terra Newsom with 11 passes to target, seven service points and three aces.
Following behind was Charlee Hickey with 13 passes to target and five service points.
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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.
Waldrum leads the way in MW's latest swim meet
TROPHY CLUB – The Mineral Wells Water Moccasins city swim team took to the pool once again June 28 and showed valiant effort against some tough competition at its latest meet in Trophy Club.
As I've written the last two weeks, Dave Campbell's Texas Football magazine is on shelves and, more importantly, in my office. Can you tell I'm excited for football season?
Burke, Carter, Fisher among young standouts at early MW summer track meets
Two meets are in the books for the Mineral Wells Summer Track Club and already many young athletes have risen to the top alongside their varsity counterparts as the apparent track stars of the future.
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