Mineral Wells United won the U14 Girls Recreational Championship at the Lake Granbury Spring Classic on May 14-15. United had a tie (1-1) and a win (1-0) over the Cleburne Ice and two wins (2-0, 3-0) over the host Granbury Lightning to take the title. Team members are, front row from left, Mayra Vela, Robyn Hunsinger, Mollie Martinez, Talley Goldston, Jordan Hisel, Brenda Silva, Daniella Cruz and Erin McGuire; and back row, Coach Ric Holly, Desiree Bell, Gabriana Lazo, Caroline Clarke, co-MVP’s Becky Langley and Alana Holly, Jasmin Rojo and Kylie Williams. The girls also took second place in the Metroplex Soccer Alliance U14 Girls A Division. They will play their final game together at 3 p.m. this Sunday in Ram Stadium against the Burleson Cyclones.
FWIW: Don't panic over the Texas Rangers' rotation
The British government's World War II era phrase, "Keep calm and carry on," has grown somewhat cliche after it's recent re-popularization and superfluous parodies. But, for what it's worth, there may not be a better motto for Texas Rangers fans to utter to themselves as we enter the unknown landscape that is the 2014 Rangers' season.
- Follow tonight's Ram football game To keep track of tonight's Ram varsity football game against the Kemedale Wildcats in two ways. Follow Index reporter Clint Foster on Twitter @mwindex. He will live tweet from the sidelines. Or, tune in to Index Sports Editor Tony Eierdam calling the plays on radio station 88.5 The Ram. Kick off is at 7:30 p.m. at Kennedale High School.
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At long last, college football season is on the horizon! It's so close you can almost feel the sights and sounds, the unmatched excitement and the buzzing atmosphere at your favorite school's home games. Nothing can match the thrill or the heartbreak that comes with the success or misfortune of college football. What a wonderful time of year!
Garza is just what the doctor ordered
The Texas Rangers were desperately in need of a boost. Sitting three games behind the Oakland A's in the American League West and with a laundry list of injuries as long as the Brazos River, General Manager Jon Daniels had to find a piece that could provide some depth for the pitching rotation and keep this team in contention.
Abbott, Cherry shine at all-star game
If there were any questions as to whether Strawn’s Cole Abbott and Gordon’s Michael Cherry were among the best six-man football athletes on the planet, all doubts were erased Saturday in front of a large crowd at the inaugural Brazos Bowl All-Star Game. And they were erased easily.
Little League Sign-ups
The 2013 Mineral Wells Little League Baseball/Softball spring season registration is just around the corner. It's for girls and boys ages 4-14.
New stadium rules going into effect
Friday night the Mineral Wells Rams will scrimmage Azle at Ram Stadium before opening the season Aug. 31 at Graham.
Mineral Wells United won the U14 Girls Recreational Championship at the Lake Granbury Spring Classic on May 14-15.
Rams place five on 6-4A all-district teams
The Mineral Wells High School Rams certainly made the 2009-10 basketball season a memorable one.
Elkins, Lady Longhorns finish seventh at Throckmorton Relays
THROCKMORTON – Amber Elkins continued to dominate the area's track and field circuit, racing to gold medals in the 100-meter hurdles and the 200-meter dash at the Throckmorton Relays.
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