Archive - Jun 2013 - Sports Article

June 4th

Ruffin replaces Perkins at Wylie

June 4, 2013

Former Sweetwater High School athlete Gregg Ruffin was recently named Wylie’s head boys basketball coach following the resignation of Russell Perkins in May.
Ruffin was a three-sport athlete at SHS and in 1991 led the basketball team to its first district title in 29 years. He also starred in football and track and later played college basketball at Hardin-Simmons Universi-ty from 1991-95 before starting his coaching career.
For the past 16 years, he has served as an assistant basketball coach at Wylie as well as an assistant coach in baseball and football.

June 3rd

Junior League Reds

June 3, 2013

The Sweetwater Reds were the first place team in the Junior League and began play at a District 5 tourna-ment in Abilene on Saturday with a 12-2 victory over the Jim Ned Rockies.
They are scheduled to play the Abilene Eastern Astros in a District 5 quarterfinal at the Abilene North park today at 8 p.m.
Pictured are, front row kneeling, Caden Cornutt, Dalton Woofter, J.L. Solis, Colter Reed, Mason Hernandez; and top row standing, manager Chris Casto, Hunter Mobley, Ty Casto, John Clift, Carson Brownlow, Kurt Wetsel.
Not pictured is player Francisco Garcia.

Junior League Rangers

June 3, 2013

The Sweetwater Rangers were the second place team in the Junior League and began play at a District 5 tournament in Abilene with a 6-4 win over Breckenridge.
They are scheduled to play the Snyder Rangers in a District 5 quarterfinal at the Abilene Wylie park today at 6 p.m.
Pictured are, front row kneeling, Carlos Mendoza, Matt Figueroa, Isak Alvarez, Junior Lawhon, Roger Delacruz; and top row standing, coach Daniel Olguin, Javier Olguin, John Medina, Jonathan Castillo, coach John Castillo, Lowell Williams, Frankie Ortega and coach Frank Ortega.
Not pictured is player Jacob Greenwood.

Local 7-on-7 schedules

June 3, 2013

SWEETWATER VARSITY
June 4
5 p.m. — vs. Brownwood
7 p.m. — vs. Abilene
8 p.m. — vs. Wylie
June 11
5 p.m. — vs. Brownwood
7 p.m. — vs. Wylie
8 p.m. — vs. Cooper
June 18
5 p.m. — vs. Abilene
6 p.m. — vs. Cooper
8 p.m. — vs. Brownwood
June 25
5 p.m. — vs. Brownwood
7 p.m. — vs. Abilene
8 p.m. — vs. Wylie
SWEETWATER JV
June 6
5:30 p.m. — vs. Brown-wood JV
7 p.m. — vs. Cooper JV
June 13
6 p.m. — vs. Roscoe
8 p.m. — vs. Wylie JV
June 20
4 p.m. — vs. Abilene JV
7 p.m. — vs. Haskell
June 27
4:30 p.m. — vs. Wylie JV
7:30 p.m. — vs. Brown-wood JV
ROSCOE VARSITY
June 6

2013 summer camps

June 3, 2013

SWEETWATER
A Lady Mustang Basketball Camp will be held June 3-6 at the middle school gym on 305 Lamar Street. The camp is for students who have completed grades 2-8. The camp sessions will be from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost of $35 includes a T-shirt. Pre-registration is appreciated.
A concession stand will be available. The camp’s goal is to improve players’ skills through instruction in individual skills and fun team competitions.

Academic all-state golfers

June 3, 2013

These two 2013 Sweetwater High School graduates — Amy Witt (left) and Elise Lawrence — were named to the Class 3A academic all-state golf team for the 2012-13 school year for excelling not only on the golf course but also in the classroom. The six team members were selected by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.

Nemir is honored by SISD

June 3, 2013

Nick Nemir (second from left) was given a resolution by the Sweetwater ISD honoring him for qualifying for the state track meet.
He competed in the 300-meter hurdles. Nemir is a 2013 Sweetwater High School graduate.
Also pictured are SHS principal Stacy Jones, boys track coach Zac Harrell and athletic director Shane Mobley.

Minor League Mudcats

June 3, 2013

The Sweetwater Mudcats were the first place team in the Minor League and began play at a District 5 tournament in Snyder on Saturday.
Pictured are, front row kneeling from left, Trey Jimenez, Corbin Gomez, Blade Wood, Ethan Mendoza, Bryson Horn; middle row standing, Payton Presley, Skyler Painter, Korben Cunningham, Cooper Hrbacek, Harrison Foster, Ethan Cortez; back row, coaches Rodney Foster, Rickey Painter and Junior Jimenez.

Minor League Mudhens

June 3, 2013

The Sweetwater Mudhens were the second place team in the Minor League and began play at a District 5 tournament in Abilene on Saturday.
Pictured are, front row kneeling from left, Zacary Flores, Hector Medina, Eathen Aguilar, Antonio Neri, Taylor Gaynor; middle row standing, Seth Garcia, Braxton Gomez, Thomas Hernandez, Braden Aguilar, Tyler Marlett; back row, coaches Gary Delgado and Anthony Gomez.
Not pictured are player Brendan Delgado and coach Andrew Medina.

Major League Nationals

June 3, 2013

The Sweetwater Nationals were the first place team in the Major League and began play at a District 5 tournament in Abilene on Saturday.
Pictured are, kneeling from left, Miguel Reyna, Brady Faucett, Darian Carr, Xavier Frith, Joseph Redden; standing, coach Benny Hernandez, Bryan Mendez, Logan Wedin, Matthew Hernandez, Rylen Moncada, Kei Griffin, coach Roman Moncada. Not pictured is coach Ramon Granado.

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