Archive - 2013 - Sports Article
Members of the Sweetwater Minor League Yankees are, bottom row from left, Ector (Jr) Martinez, Jacob Contu, Leo Holsey, Christian Reid, Drake Lanier; middle row, Jonathan Gallegos, Andres Hermosillo, Chase Spencer, Brody Frieda, Zach Garza, Logan Cornutt; and back row, coaches Michael Contu, Ray Cornutt and Brian Frieda. Not pictured is player Bubba Gonzales.
Members of the Farm League Red Sox have a team meeting after a recent game.
These four Sweetwater High School golfers were honored at the teamâ€™s recent end-of-the-year banquet as winners of the Vardon Trophy awards for having the lowest stroke averages.
Pictured from left are Jeremy Witt (JV boys winner), Mason Andrews (varsity boys winner), Elise Lawrence (varsity girls winner) and Sierra Hernandez (JV girls winner).
These four Sweetwater High School all-district golfers were honored at the teamâ€™s recent banquet.
From left are Michael Hunt (freshman), Mason Andrews (junior), Elise Lawrence (senior) and Amy Witt (senior).
A junior high basketball camp will be held June 3-6 at the Roscoe gym for boys and girls entering grades 6-9. Sessions will be from 6-8 p.m. each day. The cost is $30. Call Kelly Jo Sexton, camp facilitator, at (254) 784-0991.
Roscoe Plowboy Foot-ball Camp will be June 10-11 at the Roscoe football field. This is for boys and girls who are entering grades 2-9. Sessions will be from 6-8 p.m. on both days. The cost is $20. The camp will be taught by the Roscoe football staff. Call Jonathan Haseloff at 766-3844 or 721-7644.
Two Sweetwater High School coaches have been selected for Fellowship of Christian Athletes all-star games in Abilene next month that will involve several Big Country area athletes.
SHS football coach Shane Mobley is an assistant on the North coaching staff at the football game to be played at Shotwell Stadium. SHS volleyball coach Liz Miller will be an assistant for the North coaching staff at the volleyball game to be played at ACUâ€™s Moody Coliseum.
Both games are scheduled for June 8.
A Lady Mustang Bas-ketball 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 is $35 which includes a T-shirt. Pre-registration is appreciated.
A concession stand will be available. The campâ€™s goal is to improve playersâ€™ skills through instruction in individual skills and fun team competitions.
After winning a district co-championship and getting to the regional quarter-finals for only the third time since its baseball program was revived 25 years ago, Sweetwater has left its mark on the District 4-3A team as well. A total of nine players have earned recognition, two receiving top honors.
The Mustangsâ€™ junior first baseman, Greg Aiken, is the Defensive Player of the Year while sophomore pitcher-infielder J.P. Poe is the district Newcomer of the Year.
LUBBOCK â€” One day, maybe soon, the members of the Sweetwater baseball team will step back and realize what an amazing season theyâ€™ve had.
But now that it has finally ended, most of them prob-ably think they should still be playing.
After rallying from a 4-0 deficit to take leads of 5-4 and 6-5 late in Saturdayâ€™s contest, the Mustangs simply couldnâ€™t put Andrews away in their Region I-3A quarterfinal series at Lubbock Christian University.
All nine starters on the Sweetwater softball team â€” which this year won the first playoff game in the programâ€™s 17-year history before losing in the area round â€” have been honored by receiving all-district recognition in 4-3A.
Five of the starters made the first team â€” infielders Suede Shirley and Jerren Villa, outfielders Kelsi Crosson and Megan Holsey and pitcher Maty Montgomery â€” while two were named to the second team and two others earned all-district honorable mention.