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FFA Students Place at San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo

March 2, 2011 by Anonymous

Last week the Weatherford FFA traveled to the San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo to exhibit their market swine projects. Mason Castner, Tyra Brunz, Rachel Bedinger, Jake Calloway, Carson Terrell, Christin Gasca, Cooper Bench, and Shelby Morgan have all been working hard on their projects since last October.

For Rachel and Jake, that hard work payed off. Jake placed ninth in his cross class that had 75 entries in it and Rachel placed third out of 46 entries in her Duroc class making the premium sale with Red Dawg, her Duroc barrow, on Saturady afternoon.

It is that time of year for FFA students at Weatherford to begin purchasing their swine projects for the Parker County Livestock Show that will take place in June. Raising show pigs teaches students good work ethic, patience, dedication, and pride.

If you have any questions concerning show pigs or you are interested in showing one, contact Aaron Baker at Weatherford High School.FFA: Jake Calloway (left) and Rachel Bedinger (courtesy photo).

Sports Calendar

Saturday, February 13

  • AHS at Lake Dallas Scrimmage;

    JV- 4 p.m.

    Freshman- 12 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats Scrimmage vs. Weatherford at AHS;

    Varsity- 12:30 p.m.

    JV- 11 a.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Lake Dallas at AHS Scrimmage; 12 p.m.

Monday, February 15

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:30 p.m.

  • AHS JV Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

Tuesday, February 16

  • AHS at Cleburne;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS JV at South Hills JV Tournament at McLeland; all day

  • AHS at South Grand Prairie Scrimmage;

    JV 4:30 p.m.

    Freshman- 7 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats at Mansfield Summit;

    Varsity- 7 p.m.

    JV- 5:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. South Grand Prarie at AHS Scrimmage; 4:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Cleburne at AHS; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cleburne at AHS; 7:45 p.m.

Thursday, February 18

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats at Mansfield Tournament; times TBA

Friday, February 19

  • AHS Varsity at Byron Nelson HS Tournament; All day

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Joshua at AHS; 6 p.m.

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