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Coyote News

  • WC Pitcher wraps up Successful Coyote Career +

    There are so many ways in which Weatherford College’s Katy Simon became the softball player she is today – which Read More
  • Coyotes named to NTJCAC All-Conference teams +

    Six Coyote athletes were named to 2018 All-Conference teams in softball and baseball by the North Texas Junior College Athletic Read More
  • Burns slows down to move forward +

    Sometimes the best step is backward if one wants to move forward. That’s what Weatherford College sophomore infielder Blake Burns Read More
  • Softball regional tourney games moved back one day +

    Because of forecasted rain, the Region V North Softball Tournament scheduled to begin Friday, May 4 at the Ballfields at Read More
  • WC Softball begins Postseason +

    The Weatherford College softball team is headed to the postseason, entering the Region V North Tournament this weekend at The Read More
  • Family relocates to Texas to support daughter’s athletic aspirations +

    For the Rasmussens, Softball is a Family affair. Literally.When Casson Rasmussen, a freshman pitcher for the Weatherford College Coyotes, made Read More
  • MLB draft pick takes up post as WC shortstop +

    With every swing of the bat, every play on defense, Yaniel Ramos is thinking of his grandmother. She’s still watching Read More
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Two Coyotes drafted by MLB

26 - Jake LyonsJake Lyons, 2017
12 - Landon GrayLandon Gray, 2017


Weatherford College baseball players Jake Lyons and Landon Gray were selected during the second day of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft Wednesday.

Lyons, a freshman pitcher last season, was picked up by the San Diego Padres in the 22nd round. The 6-foot-5, 271-pound right-hander from Irving Macarthur set a team record for strikeouts in a game (18) and in a season (114) in the 2017 season. He was named National Pitcher of the Week twice.

Gray, a freshman catcher from Granbury, was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 38th round. He hit .344 this past season with 50 RBI, 45 runs, seven home runs and four stolen bases.