Archive - Sports Article
July 19th, 2013
Sweetwater High School volleyball coaches have released the Lady Mustangs' two-a-day workout schedule for the 2013 season.
Practices at the SHS gym will begin on Aug. 5, just one week before the season opens with a match at Grape Creek on Aug. 12. Scrimmages will be at San Angelo Central on Aug. 9 and at Frenship on Aug. 10. There are just three home matches â€” on Aug. 15 vs. Abilene Cooper, on Sept. 10 vs. Lamesa and on Sept. 24 vs. Levelland â€” before district play starts Sept. 28, when the Lady Mustangs go to Monahans.
Here is the workout schedule through Aug. 8:
Sweetwater High School head football coach Shane Mobley has released the Mustangs' two-a-day workout schedule for the 2013 season.
Workouts at the SHS practice field begin on Aug. 5 with all players in shorts. The first day to work out in pads will be Friday, Aug. 9.
Sweetwater's first scrimmage will be held Aug. 16 at Wichita Falls Hirschi, followed by the team's final scrimmage Thursday, Aug. 22 vs. San Angelo Lake View at Mustang Bowl. After the scrimmage, fans are urged to remain in order to "Meet the Mustangs."
Enrollment numbers for teams are in parentheses. The top four teams from each Class 3A district qualify for the playoffs; the two largest enrollments go to the Division I bracket and the two smaller schools go to Division II. In Class 1A, the top three teams in each district in both divisions â€” built off enrollment figures determined before the season â€” make the playoffs.
1. Abilene Wylie (927)
2. Monahans (556)
3. Sweetwater (548)
4. Snyder (710)
5. Mid. Greenwood (494)
6. Big Spring (982)
DISTRICT 7-1A, DIV. II
1. Albany (142.5)
2. Hamlin (142)
The Sweetwater Kiwanis Club and Sweetwater Lake & Marina will be holding a Kids Fishing Tournament on Saturday, July 20 for children ages 3-16.
The fishing tournament will be held from 8-10:30 a.m. at the Lake Sweetwater boat ramp, with lunch and prizes to follow.
Participants can pre-register for the event at the Sweetwater Lake & Marina or register on the morning of the tournament.
For more information and entry fee prices, interested persons should call (325) 235-1223.
There are still a few summer sports camps left for local students to attend before the new school year begins.
A Mustang Golf Camp will be held July 16-18 at Sweetwater Country Club for ages 6 and up.
Sessions are from 9-11 a.m. each day. The cost of the camp will be $60 per child, with family discounts available.
For more information, call camp instructors Sarah Cumbie at 325-338-5407 or Ashley Timm at 325-338-8055.
A Mustang Football Camp will be held July 22-25 at Mustang Bowl from 7:30-10:30 a.m. daily for students entering grades 3-9.
Several members of next yearâ€™s Highland High School girls basketball team recently attended a Team Camp that was held at Lubbock Christian University.
At the camp, they participated in a tournament where they won eight of their nine games en route to claiming the tournament championship in the Grey Division.
Highland went 5-1 in pool play before taking all three of their games in the championship round.
A Mustang Golf Camp will be held July 16-18 at Sweetwater Country Club for ages 6 and up. Sessions are from 9-11 a.m. each day. The cost of the camp will be $60 per child, with family discounts available. For more information, call camp instructors Sarah Cumbie at 325-338-5407 or Ashley Timm at 325-338-8055.
A Mustang Football Camp will be held July 22-25 at Mustang Bowl from 7:30-10:30 a.m. daily for students entering grades 3-9. The cost of the camp is $30, and all campers will receive individual instruc-tion from members of the Mustang coaching staff.
ABILENE â€” Javier Olguin was a one-man wrecking crew Tuesday for Sweet-waterâ€™s Junior League All-Stars.
Olguin enjoyed a perfect night at the plate as he went 3-for-3 with a grand slam home run and eight RBIs, including a pair of two-run doubles plus an intentional walk in his other at bat.
But Sweetwater still came up short as it was eliminated, 16-13, by Abilene Eastern in the teamsâ€™ losers bracket semifinal of the District 5 tournament at Abilene Wylieâ€™s field.
Eastern faces either Wylie or Abilene South in the losers bracket final today.
The Junior League (ages 13-14) all-stars are the last remaining Sweetwater team at District 5 Little League tournaments in Abilene.
The Junior Leaguers, who began the tournament by going 0-2 in pool play, got bracket play off to a rousing start with dominating wins over Jim Ned (25-4) and Snyder (19-9) before suffering their first loss, 22-5, to Wylie on Saturday.
But Sweetwater is still alive after Mondayâ€™s 11-10 win over Abilene North that advanced it into todayâ€™s losers bracket semifinal. The team plays Abilene Eastern at Wylieâ€™s field at 6 p.m.
Sweetwater Little League all-star player Blake Andrus (shown) of the 10-11 year-old team is pictured during recent action at their respective District 5 tournament in Abilene.
The 10-11 year-olds play their final pool game today. Results from all four of the local teamsâ€™ most recent games will be in Tuesdayâ€™s paper.