Bears make strong showing in second half against the Bearcats

Brewer Bears quarterback #10 Carson Ingram follows a wall of blockers (#66 Christian Ramirez, #77 Fernando Monreal, #72 Justin Mayo, #68 Zach Bushey) in this past Friday night’s game against Aledo. Ingram lead the Bears with two touchdowns and a total of 236 yards in a 67-24 loss to the Bearcats. #8 Bryce Miller is also in the photo. Photo by Ellie Posey

Brewer Bears quarterback #10 Carson Ingram follows a wall of blockers (#66 Christian Ramirez, #77 Fernando Monreal, #72 Justin Mayo, #68 Zach Bushey) in this past Friday night’s game against Aledo. Ingram lead the Bears with two touchdowns and a total of 236 yards in a 67-24 loss to the Bearcats. #8 Bryce Miller is also in the photo. Photo by Ellie Posey

Although the Brewer Bears were shut out in the first half, the offense kept coming hard in the second half scoring 24 points against the #1 state ranked Bearcats of Aledo. The Bear defense gave up 67 points to the Bearcats, but they took a “never say die” attitude and fought hard against a tough rival. Bearcat fans said this was the toughest team played since their District opener against Mansfield Legacy.  The final score of the game was Aledo 67, Brewer 24, but the point spread did not tell the whole story of the fierce Bear play all throughout the game. Continue reading

Homecoming 2016 activities begin Wednesday at Brewer Bear stadium

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A Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned Friday night at the annual Homecoming game at Brewer Bear Stadium at BHS on Loop 820.   All of the traditional activities for the high school students have been planned including a Homecoming pep rally at 3:30 Friday afternoon in the BHS gym and a Homecoming dance on Saturday night from 7 to 11 p.m. at SplashDayz water park. Continue reading

Brewer wins close battle with Weatherford Roos

#20 Christian Calton scampers away from Weatherford defenders.

#20 Christian Calton scampers away from Weatherford defenders.

by Kyle Kirschner

What an exciting night for the Brewer Bears, starting off their second game of the season with a warm welcome for Officer Matt Pearce alongside the White Settlement Police to be honored by Brewer. Officer Pearce was also given the opportunity for initiating the coin toss, with Brewer receiving the kickoff from the Roos. Continue reading

Area athletic teams, bands start practices on hottest day of year

The Lake Worth Bullfrog football team works on passing drills.

The Lake Worth Bullfrog football team works on passing drills.

Area sports teams, bands, cheerleaders, drill teams are showing up for practices this week facing some of the hottest temperatures of the year so far. On Monday, temperatures hit 103 degrees and the forecast calls for dry and hot weather with temperatures that could reach a triple-digit high through Friday. See more photos. Continue reading

Bears playoff run doused by tough Falcon team

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2015 Brewer Bears

by A.C. Hall

The Bears fantastic 2015 season that saw them break an eleven year drought and return to the playoffs for the first time since 2004 has come to an end.  Brewer took on Lake Dallas on Friday night in round one of the playoffs.  The Lake Dallas Falcons proved too much for the Bears to handle on this night, winning the game 49 – 14 and putting an end to Brewer’s year. Continue reading

Denton battles back against Bears

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by A.C. Hall

 

When the book is closed on the 2015 Brewer football season, the game against Denton will be one fans will surely remember. Facing one of the most explosive offenses in the district, the Bears stayed in control and in the lead for almost the entirety of the game. It was a hard fought battle, and one that was heartbreaking to see the Bears lose. Continue reading

Brewer ex getting national attention

West Virginia Quarterback Skyler Howard.

West Virginia Quarterback Skyler Howard.

by A.C. Hall

Last year was an exciting time for Brewer graduate Skyler Howard.  After fighting his way through several colleges, Howard found himself at West Virginia University in 2014. He made the most of limited opportunities, and played well enough that he was named the starting quarterback for the team heading into the 2015 season.   Continue reading

Bears dominate Coyotes in win

Running back #7 Jameson Carson (27 carries - 115 yards) gallops for yardage behind several lineman. The Brewer Bears defeated the Wichita Falls High School Coyotes 20-0 this past Friday night during Brewer’s Homecoming game at Bear Stadium. Photo by Kyle Kirschner

Running back #7 Jameson Carson (27 carries – 115 yards) gallops for yardage behind several lineman. The Brewer Bears defeated the Wichita Falls High School Coyotes 20-0 this past Friday night during Brewer’s Homecoming game at Bear Stadium. Photo by Kyle Kirschner

by A.C. Hall

Friday night’s varsity football game at Brewer High School had dual importance.  First, it was the opening contest in the district portion of the team’s schedule.  While the Bears have looked good in their three pre-district games, it’s these next seven district contests that will determine if they finally break the long standing post season drought.  Secondly, the game on Friday night was homecoming.  Fans packed the stadium to celebrate what turned out to be a nice Brewer victory. Continue reading

Bears cage up Cougars in shut out 48-0

The Brewer Bears dominated the Western Hills Cougars. Photo by AC Hall.

The Brewer Bears dominated the Western Hills Cougars. Photo by AC Hall.

by A.C. Hall

The best way to get over a bad loss is with a big win and that’s exactly what the Brewer Bears accomplished on Friday night.  Welcoming in the Western Hills Cougars to Brewer Stadium, the Bears put on an offensive fireworks show while the Bears defense shut out the Cougars.   Continue reading

Community invited to rally, social, and dedication

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White Settlement ISD invites the Brewer Bear Community to kick off the 2015 Football Season with a Meet the Bears Rally on Friday, Aug. 21. Come celebrate tradition and a new era in athletics with the Brewer High School cheerleaders, band drum line and Honeycomb Drill Team officers. The team will scrimmage Eastern Hills at 7 p.m. in Bear Stadium, and the rally will begin immediately following at 8:30 p.m. Meet the varsity football players and coaches, and join WSISD in dedicating an 8 ft. grizzly bear in honor of the 1950s and 1960s classes.

Four Brewer athletes sign letters of Intent to play football

 

Brewer football player shines bright at next level

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by A.C. Hall

The regular season may be over for the West Virginia Mountaineers, but the future is just getting started for quarterback Skyler Howard.  The starting quarterback for the Brewer Bears in 2011 and 2012, Howard is now a sophomore at West Virginia University where he’s been working hard and waiting patiently for his moment to shine.  Continue reading

WSISD honors long time coach, teacher, mentor

Coach Ben Davis and his son Matt accept a commemorative plaque from WSISD Superintendent Frank Molinar.

Coach Ben Davis and his son Matt accept a commemorative plaque from WSISD Superintendent Frank Molinar.

by A.C. Hall

In a ceremony prior to Friday’s final football game, White Settlement Independent School District Superintendent Frank Molinar announced that the Brewer Athletic Center was being renamed as the Ben Davis Athletic Center. Continue reading