Archive - Jul 2012 - Sports Article

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July 28th

High attendance at Mustang Football Camp

July 28, 2012

A large group of students — a total of 76 — entering grades 3-9 invaded Mustang Bowl this past week to participate in a Mustang Football Camp. In addition to emphasizing skills and drills, the camp included punt, pass and kick instruction and competitions.

Meet the Coaches event is Aug. 16 at SW’s Dairy Queen

July 28, 2012

Sweetwater High School fans will get a chance to meet the new SHS coaches at a “Meet the Mustang Coaches” event which is set for Thursday, Aug. 16 from 6-8 p.m.
The event will be held at Sweetwater’s Dairy Queen on 1608 Lamar Street.
All of the proceeds from the event will be used for the Sweetwater High School athletic program.

Several attend soccer camp

July 28, 2012

Students enjoyed this year's week-long Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp this year which finished up on Friday, July 27, 2012. Each day included individual foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, small-sided games, coached scrimmages, and a daily World Cup tournament.

July 26th

SMS cheerleaders attend cheer camp

July 26, 2012

The 2012-2013 Sweetwater Middle School Cheerleaders attended Cheer Camp at Texas State Technical College this week in preparation for the next school year. Camp instructors were Aubra Hendrix and Kelsey Jones.
Shown are (back row) Aubra Hendrix, Sonya Sanchez, Christa Martin, Lauren Jones, Mallory Carney, Kelsey Jones (front row) Kaitlyn Foster, Amber Smith, Jennifer Medellin, Annaliese Espinoza, Kensi Chowning and Davina Walker.

July 25th

Youngsters enjoy football camp at Bowl

July 25, 2012

A large group of students entering grades 3-9 have invaded Mustang Bowl this week to participate in a Mustang Football Camp.
In addition to emphasizing skills and drills, the camp includes punt, pass and kick instruction and competitions.

July 23rd

Banyard visits ex-coach before heading to NFL

July 23, 2012

Though he has yet to play a down, Joseph Banyard is one of the very few Sweet-water High School athletes who has made it to the top of his profession.
Last month, Banyard — a star running back at Sweetwater from 2004-06 who also had a standout college career at Texas-El Paso (UTEP) — signed a three-year contract with the New Orleans Saints as a rookie free agent. Banyard reports to the Saints for the start of their training camp in Met-airie, La. on Tuesday.

July 18th

Miller, Heredia named as head coaches at SHS

July 18, 2012

A pair of familiar faces with longtime ties to the community are assuming head coaching jobs this year at Sweetwater High School.
Al Miller, who has been serving as the junior varsity girls basketball coach at SHS, will be taking over as head coach following the recent resignation of Candice Wyatt, who is going to Stratford.
Miller is entering his 17th year at SHS where he has not only been an assistant coach in basketball, softball, track and volleyball at the high school level but has also coached basketball, football, track and volleyball at the middle school level since being hired.

Montgomery is returning as coach

July 18, 2012

Giles Montgomery, a former all-state lineman at Sweetwater High School and a 2004 graduate of SHS, is returning to the sidelines this year as an assistant football coach.
Montgomery, who also played collegiately at Texas Christian University after his star-studded high school career here in the early 2000s, will coach the offensive line. He replaces Bobby Williams, who left to join Craig Slaughter’s coaching staff at Llano.

July 16th

SW all-stars eliminated in sectionals as rally falls short

July 16, 2012

CARROLLTON — In a short span of time, the Sweetwater 11-12 year-old Little League all-stars’ Section 2 semifinal against Waco Midway on Saturday went from being a near-blowout to a nearly miraculous finish.
Trailing 7-1 going into its final at bat in the bottom of the sixth inning, Sweetwater scored four quick runs to close the margin to 7-5, chase two Waco Midway pitchers and bring the go-ahead run to the plate with no outs and runners at second and third base.

July 14th

Meet the Coaches event is Aug. 16 at SW’s Dairy Queen

July 14, 2012

Sweetwater High School fans will get a chance to meet the new SHS coaches at a “Meet the Mustang Coaches” event which is set for Thursday, Aug. 16 from 6-8 p.m.
The event will be held at Sweetwater’s Dairy Queen on 1608 Lamar Street.
All of the proceeds from the event will be used for the Sweetwater High School athletic program.

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