Seven senior athletes from Aledo recently committed to continue playing their respective sports at the college level when the school held its fall signing day ceremonies. The list includes three from volleyball, two from baseball and two from softball.
From volleyball, Madison Goings signed with Oregon State, Brecken Roquemore with Oklahoma Baptist and Emily Smith with Harding.
Baseball players Michael Alvarez and Kannon Brown signed with Weatherford College and Angelo State, respectively. In softball, Hannah Andrews signed with Oklahoma Christian and Mykala Stroud with Angelo State.
BEARCATS QB HONORED
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Aledo senior quarterback Dillon Davis has been named the Class 5A Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week for last week. It came on the heels of his performance in a 61-27 victory against Justin Northwest, a battle of 8-0 teams.
Davis threw for 223 yards and three touchdowns, along with rushing for 75 yards and another TD. For the season, he has thrown for 2,870 yards and 36 TD, along with rushing for 316 yards and three scores.
WHS SOCCER MINI-CAMP
The Weatherford Kangaroos will hold a soccer mini-camp on Dec. 1 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Kangaroo Stadium for elementary and middle school-age players. Boys and girls will have the opportunity to work out with Weatherford Roo soccer teams and coaches.
Cost is $15 per player if registered by Nov. 23. Siblings cost an additional $10 each. If you pre-register you will receive an event t-shirt. If you are not pre-registered, camp costs $20 per child. To register for the camp, email your name, phone number and child’s t-shirt size to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The concession stand will be open and a meal consisting of a hamburger, chips, cookie and a drink is $5. All proceeds benefit the Weatherford Roos soccer teams.
JUNIOR LEAGUE BASKETBALL SEEKS OFFICIALS
Junior League Basketball in Weatherford is looking for experienced officials. Games are on Saturday beginning Jan. 14 and running through March 4.
Fee is $70 for players. For more information, contact www.jrleague.org. For officials, contact Shannon Scoggins at email@example.com or Derek Atwood at firstname.lastname@example.org.
COYOTE CHASE RACE
The 23rd annual Coyote Chase Race is scheduled for Saturday (Nov. 19), at Weatherford College, and this year’s 5K/1-mile run has an upgraded shirt for preregistered participants.
"Because of the generosity of a local donor, we’re able to offer long sleeve tech/microfiber shirts for our preregistered runners this year," said Brent Baker, WC Vice President of Institutional Advancement. "You’ll want to get registered before race day to make sure you get one of these."
Online registration is available at www.coyotechaserace.com. RunTime Racing Services will handle the event’s timing and course layout, and those who opt in will be able to use RunTime’s chip timing technology.
The top three finishers in more than 40 age categories will receive medals. Categories include all ages for the 5K and up to age 12 for the 1-mile.
Registration is $20 per adult runner through Nov. 18, with race day registration for $25. Children 12 and under are $15. Both races begin at 9 a.m.
For more information, visit the event website at www.coyotechaserace.com.