Archive - Sports Article
June 25th, 2015
The 2015 Sweetwater High School baseball team was recently honored by the Sweetwater ISD board of trustees with a resolution that said the Mustangs âbrought honor, pride and distinctionâ to the city and school district while winning district and bi-district championships.
Read more in Thursday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.
Three Sweetwater Little League all-star teams are set to begin double-elimination bracket play at their District 5 tournaments after completing their pool games.
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CLYDE â Roscoeâs bid for the 7-on-7 Division II football state tournament fell just short with a 41-40 loss to host Clyde in the semifinals this past Saturday.
Roscoe won its pool earlier in the day by defeating Anson 35-22, Merkel 32-6 and Haskell 42-14 before losing to Clyde.
Sweetwaterâs 10-11-year-old Little League all-stars are, front row kneeling from left, Jayton Cunnings, Corbin Gomez, Brendin Atkins, Zacary Flores, Daric Valenzuela; back row standing, coach Jack Needham, Jacob Rosas, Antonio Neri, Tayton Thompson, Harrison Foster, Cade Needham, Korben Cunningham and coach Rodney Foster. Not pictured are player Austin Ramirez and coach James Flores.
Sweetwaterâs 12-year-old Little League all-stars are, front row kneeling from left, Junior Martinez, Jacob Roden, Leo Holsey, Jonathan Gallegos, Hector Medina; and back row standing, coach Tony Roden, Ethan Cortez, Skylar Painter, Thomas Hernandez, Brett Buckner, Rylen Moncada, Logan Cornutt, Seth Garcia and coach Andrew Medina. Not pictured is coach Tony Cortez.
A few more sports camps are planned this summer for local youth who want to improve their skills. Find all of the information in Monday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.
Sweetwaterâs 9-10 year-old Little League all-stars will play their first District 5 tournament game at 6 p.m. today in Snyder. Front row from left are T.J. Henderson, Braxton Lopez, Ryan Alvarez, Cedric Ware, Coker John-ston; second row, Ayden Costillo, Greg Paty, Stason Hernandez, Elvis Gonzales, Jadyn Forbes, Cash Barnes; and back row, coaches Toby Forbes, Elvis Gonzalez and Keven Mann. Not pictured is player Javier Vasquez.
Two Mustang baseball camps were held last week, one for students entering grades 1-5 and the other for those entering grades 6-9. The younger students pictured (in no particular order) are Aaron Palma, Brody Gibson, Caden Wilburn, Camdyn Soto, Corbin Knapp, Ian Cortez, Jaden Doggett, Joshua Hale, Kreed Davis, Kyler Holsey, Michael Roers, Rhyder Glass, Seth Davis, Tyler Munoz, Cedric Ware and Gregory Paty.
A 13-1 record in its first year in Class 4A, Division II signalled the start of a new era for Sweetwater football. In ending a five-year playoff drought, the Mustangs equalled the most wins in school history and won district, bi-district, area and regional titles. And Dave Campbellâs Texas Football magazine says their fans can expect a repeat in 2015.
Read more--and find area varsity football schedules--in our weekend edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.
Sweetwater High School girls head basketball coach Rusty Rainbolt, along with assistant SHS coach JoeBob Ussery, led two Lady Mustang basketball camps at the SHS gym this past week. Pictured are girls in the fifth grade and lower who were in the morning camp.