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

Volleyball starts district with win over Saginaw

Laura Jenkins puts a kill shot on the Saginaw team.

Laura Jenkins puts a kill shot on the Saginaw team.

The Brewer Lady Bear Volleyball team started off district competition this past week with a win over Saginaw 3 games to 1. After a close scoring first game that Saginaw won 25-23, the Lady Bears bounced back to take the next three games by scores of 25-16, 25-23, and 25-22. On Tuesday night, the Lady Bears lost to Denton 3 games to 1 game. Photo by Stephanie Lafler

Lady Bears dominate tournament at home

volleyball tournament

The Brewer High School Lady Bear varsity volleyball team went 9-0 in their tournament on Aug. 21 and 22, defeating Krum for a first place win. The girls are now 15-4.

Team Picture (front row, l-r): Meagan North, Haylee Lovato, Amanda Reed, Katlynn Johnston, (back) Coach Mason Kuettel, Emma Craig, Lauren Jenkins, Hailey Lafler, Makenna Blassingame, Teranne Shepherd, Caitlyn McCoin, Emily Parker and Head Coach Chris Rudiger. Continue reading