Archive - Jun 2012 - Sports Article

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June 14th

District 5 runnerups

June 14, 2012

The Sweetwater Junior League (ages 13-14) Astros competed in a District 5 tournament last week and finished as runnerups after losing 8-6 to Snyder in Monday’s title game.
The team was treated to a hamburger supper by the Sweetwater Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 2479 after their game Monday. Members of the team posed for a picture prior to the game with Lionel Mendez (standing far right) of VFW 2479.

June 12th

Snyder holds off SW to win District 5 title

June 12, 2012

A big inning helped the Sweetwater Junior League Astros tie its District 5 final 5-5 after three innings, but Snyder’s Astros came back for an 8-6 victory to claim the championship at Sweetwater’s Sports-man’s Park in a matchup of 13-14 year-old teams.
Rocky Perez ripped a two-RBI single in Sweet-water’s five-run third and scored the tying run on Branson Guelker’s RBI groundball. The Astros’ rally started when Junior Lawhon singled, Hunter Mobley was hit by a pitch and Cory Mendez and Max Gomez walked to score Lawhon.

June 11th

Roscoe Collegiate junior high basketball campers

June 11, 2012

Pictured are the students and coaches at the Roscoe Collegiate junior high basketball camp that was held this past week at the Roscoe gym. In no particular order are Phillip Ballenger, Jovanah Pena, Braiden Moore, Cha Cha Chavez, Jayden Gonzales, Caty Chivera, Karina Cisneros, Alejandra Solis, Lyndi Anglin, Magali Casas, Joe Chivera, Tagen Adkins, Wesley Parish, Adrienne Laurens, Braxton Parrot, Bonnie Anglin, Kevin Lavalais, Jace Arnwine, Brandon Lavalais, Jacinda Morales and coaches Jonathan McClure, Kelly Jo Sexton and Shella Arnwine.

SW, Snyder play for Junior League crown here today

June 11, 2012

Sweetwater’s Astros will play the Snyder Astros in a District 5 Junior League (ages 13-14) championship game at 7 p.m. today in Sweetwater.
Both teams advanced to the title matchup by winning their semifinal contests on Saturday. The Wylie Nationals (Senior League), Abilene Dixie Mets (Junior League) and Abilene Eastern Long-horns (Minor League) all won District 5 titles Sat-urday. The Junior League title game was originally set for Abilene.

June 9th

Mustang basketball campers (grades 6-8)

June 9, 2012

Pictured here are local students who competed in the Mustang Basketball afternoon camp this past week for those who have completed sixth through eighth grade. In no particular order are Caden Cornutt, Mason Maxwell, Rian Hill, Peyton Hill, Tait Fullwood, Kurt Wetsel, Johnathan Castillo, Kobe Clark, Deshaun Williams, Jordan Jones, Ky Hoover, Reggie Walker, Michael Hunt and Hunter Mobley.

Mustang basketball campers (grades 3-5)

June 9, 2012

Pictured here are local students who competed in the Mustang Basketball afternoon camp this past week for those who have completed third through fifth grade. In no particular order are Jackson Foster, Harrison Foster, Nicolas Tovar, Timmy Thompson, Ray Flores, Geordan Flores, Gage Turnbow, Nicholas Browning, Caleb Reed, Reese Hayes, Rylan Hayes, Kei Griffin, Ethan Peacock, Ty Fullwood, Cooper Hrbacek, Luke Williams, Spud Jones, Logan Cornutt, Joshua Stegge, Stephen Turney, Nicholas Limones, Jasen Nelsen and Josh Huckabee.
Photo by Ron Howell

Lady Mustang basketball campers

June 9, 2012

Pictured here are local students completing grades 2-8 who attended the Lady Mustang Basketball Camp this past week at the Sweetwater Middle School gym.

Sweetwater’s District 5 tournament results

June 9, 2012

Local results through Thursday; more results will be in Monday’s paper
MINOR LEAGUE
(Ages 9-10)
AT ABILENE WYLIE
First Round
TUESDAY, JUNE 5
Sweetwater RiverDogs 14, Snyder Cubs 12
Second Round
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6
Wylie Astros 13, Sweetwater RiverDogs 1 (Sweetwater elimi-nated from tournament)
AT ABILENE DIXIE
First Round
MONDAY, JUNE 4
Wylie Yankees 8, Sweetwater Dodgers 3 (Sweetwater eliminated from tournament)
MAJOR LEAGUE
(Ages 11-12)
AT SNYDER
First Round
TUESDAY, JUNE 5
Sweetwater D’Backs 9, Snyder Braves 7
Second Round
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6

Summer sports camp schedule schedule

June 9, 2012

Mustang Baseball Camp: Monday through Thursday, June 11-14 at the Sweetwater High School baseball field (Sportsman’s Park) located inside New-man Park just south of Nolan County Coliseum. The first session for students entering grades 1-5 is from 9-10:15 a.m. while the second session for students entering grades 6-9 is from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Persons will need to register at least 15 minutes before each session begins June 11. Cost: $40, which includes a T-shirt. For more information, please call SHS head baseball coach Roland Herrera at (325) 236-1003.

June 8th

D’backs celebrate after District 5 win

June 8, 2012

Sweetwater’s Major League D’backs are celebrating after defeating the Snyder Braves 9-7 at their District 5 tournament this week. The team also beat the Jim Ned Rangers in their next game to reach the quarterfinals before losing to Abilene Dixie’s Mets, 5-4, at Abilene Northern on Thursday.
Shown is Sweetwater’s Kobe Clark being congratulated after a home run. Despite losing to Dixie, the D’backs are in the tournament semifinals after being chosen as the Major League’s wild card team. They will play again against Wylie’s Rangers at 8 p.m. today at Abilene Northern.

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