Archive - Aug 2013 - Sports Article
With no starters and only two lettermen â€” seniors Kayla Chowning and Mikki Reschman â€” coming back following a 24-win season, Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s volleyball team will enter the 2013 campaign in full rebuilding mode.
Aly Heredia, Shaneese Brown, Lena Lovelady, Zig-gy Collins, Maddie Jones, Mikealah Foust, Morgan Gomez and either Kensi Chowning or Maddie Berry are the other members of the varsity squad, which starts its season with a 6:15 p.m. match Monday at San Angelo Grape Creek before a dual match at home with Water Valley and Seminole on the following day.
Jake Freeman, left, is shown talking to some of his players during a workout at the Roscoe High School field today.
Freeman became Roscoeâ€™s head coach this summer after serving as an assistant at Sweetwater for many years.
Freeman, a 1997 Roscoe High School graduate, was a star player there during the mid-1990s and later played collegiately at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene before starting his coaching career.
Two of Sweetwaterâ€™s football players are shown with head coach Shane Mobley during an offensive drill that was held this morning at Mustang Bowl as practices began for the 2013 season.
Players begin full contact drills in pads starting Friday.
Sweetwater High School begins football practices for the 2013 season Monday at its practice field starting at 7 a.m. All players will work out in shorts until Friday, the first day pads and full contact is permitted.
Sweetwaterâ€™s first scrimmage will be held Aug. 16 at Wichita Falls Hirschi, followed by the teamâ€™s final scrimmage Thursday, Aug. 22 vs. San Angelo Lake View at Mustang Bowl.
Sweetwater High School volleyball practices at the SHS gym begin Monday, just one week before the season opens with a match at Grape Creek on Aug. 12. Scrimmages will be at San Angelo Central and Frenship this Friday and Saturday, respectively. There are just three home matches â€” Aug. 15 vs. Abilene Cooper, Sept. 10 vs. Lamesa and Sept. 24 vs. Levelland â€” before district play starts Sept. 28 at Monahans. Here is the practice schedule through Thursday, Aug. 8:
MONDAY, AUG. 5
6:30 a.m. â€” Roll check
7:15-8:45 p.m. â€” Strength and conditioning
8:45-9:15 a.m. â€” Break
Roscoe, Highland and Blackwell begin practices for the 2013 football season on Monday.
Roscoe, under new head football coach and former Sweetwater assistant Jake Freeman, will work out from 6:30-10 a.m. at its practice field this week. Freeman, a former standout Roscoe player who gradua-ted in 1997, also was a star player in college at Hardin-Simmons University.
Freeman replaces Jona-than Haseloff, who resigned last month to be the head football coach at Morton High School.
Sweetwater High School will begin practices for all 2013 cross country athletes on Monday, Aug. 12 at the high school gym, according to SHS cross country coach Christi Adams.
The first-week practices will begin at 8 a.m., accor-ding to Adams.
The 2013 cross country meet schedule has not yet been released.
The Texas Terminators, a Class A 12-under softball team, placed second recently at San Angeloâ€™s Midnight Madness tournament.
The team finished 2-0-1 in pool play and then beat the Lightning (18-0), Showtime Fastpitch (17-3), CPYL Stealth (9-0), West Texas Venom (6-1), North Texas Stixs (13-2) and Surge (8-0) in bracket play to reach the championship game before losing to the Blue Sox 5-4 in seven innings.