Archive - 2013 - Sports Article
The latest edition of Dave Campbellâ€™s Texas Football magazine not only spotlights a handful of area high school players but also ranks one Nolan County school in its preseason Top 10 poll.
Sweetwater quarterback Kaegan Jeffrey â€” who threw for 2,089 yards and 19 touchdowns as a sophomore â€” and Blackwell running back Jayden Jones â€” who ran for 1,910 yards and 30 touchdowns as a junior â€” have been chosen by the magazine as the preseason Offensive MVPs in District 4-3A and District 8, Division II Six-Man, respectively.
These students attended Roscoe Collegiate High Schoolâ€™s Plowboy Football camp held at Roscoeâ€™s field for incoming grades 2-9.
These students attended Roscoe Collegiate High Schoolâ€™s elementary basketball camp at Roscoeâ€™s gym for incoming grades 1-5.
Several youngsters were given special awards this past week after attending a Mustang Golf Camp at the Sweetwater Country Club. This yearâ€™s camp was taught by Sarah Cumbie, Ashley Timm and Don Timm.
A second Mustang Golf Camp for students ages 6 and up at Sweetwater Country Club will be held July 16-18 and will also be led by Cumbie, Ashley Timm and Don Timm.
The following students were honored on the final day of last weekâ€™s camp:
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Co-MVPs â€” Brayden Boil, Brody Gibson
Best Sportsmanship â€” Blake Ballenger
Best Driver â€” Preston Bowen
Best Short Game â€” Kreed Davis
Jerren Villa (fourth from right), a recent Sweetwater High School graduate, is shown here receiving a $1,000 scholarship from the Sweetwater Fastpitch Softball Association.
Pic-tured with Villa from left are SFSA board members Matt Weaver, Eli Espin-oza, Haylee Owen, Tracy Villanueva, Delores Gut-ierrez, Chris Gomez and Adrian Gomez.
Villa was a first team all-district infielder this past season for the SHS softball team, which won its first playoff game in school history and advanced to the Class 3A area playoffs.
A Mustang Tennis Camp will be held June 17-21 at the Sweetwater Middle School tennis courts for students entering grades 3-9. Camp hours are 8:30 a.m. to noon each day.
The cost is $30 without getting a camp T-shirt and $40 with a camp T-shirt.
A Mustang Baseball Camp will be held June 17-20 at Sportsmanâ€™s Park. The first session for students entering grades 1-5 will be from 9-10:15 a.m. each day while the second session for students entering grade 6-9 is from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Walkups will be accepted the day of the camp.
Sweetwater will have four Little League all-star teams competing in District 5 tournaments later this month.
A pre-tournament meet-ing will be held Wednesday to announce the tournament sites and schedule, with play scheduled to begin June 24 and run through July 5.
Sweetwaterâ€™s 9-10 year-old Little League all-stars are Harrison Foster, Logan Cornutt, Hector Medina, Cooper Hrbacek, Ricky Dela-paz, Jacob Roden, Jonathan Gallegos, Ector Martinez Jr., Braxton Gomez, Ethan Cortez, Skyler Painter and Jacob Cantu.
Pictured are local students in grades K-8 who attended the recent Lady Mustang Softball Camp.
Members of the Sweetwater T-Ball Rock Hounds this year were, front row from left, Emma Dempsey, Derek Bewley, Elijah Martinez, Randyn Boiles, Kannon Galindo; back row, Jaycen Lara, DaVon Jennings, Anthony Bewley, Ayden Garcia, Malashia Galindo.
Pictured on the back row are team mom Monica Wagner, assistant coaches Chris Ramirez and Richard Lara and head coach Curry Bewley.
Shown are members of the Sweetwater Farm League Yankees, who finished with an undefeated 12-0 record during the 2013 season.
Pictured in no particular order are players Angel Delapaz, Jake McCoy, Ryan Alvarez, Diego Alvarez, Jaxon Watts, Christian Ceballos, Brennan Ceballos, Ian Cortez, Cade Johnson, Darrick Valenzuela and Ruben Underwood and coaches Sammy Alvarez, Ruben Lopez and Tommy McCoy.