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June 6th, 2013

FCA all-star schedule

June 6, 2013

TODAY
Girls Basketball All-Star Game
(Kendra Crosson, Sweetwater)
Who: North vs. South
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Brownwood
(Brownwood Coliseum)
Head coaches: Troy Wal-lace, Cisco (North); Kristi Sandoval, Early (South)
Boys Basketball All-Star Game
Who: North vs. South
When: 8 p.m.
Where: Brownwood
(Brownwood Coliseum)
Head coaches: Ryder Pea-cock, Albany (North); Rob-ert Buxkemper, Ballinger (South)
Note: This will be the FCA’s fifth-annual all-star girls basketball game, but the first-ever boys all-star basketball game
SATURDAY
Girls Volleyball All-Star Game

June 5th

Local teams eliminated at area tourneys

June 5, 2013

All three surviving Sweet-water Little League teams were eliminated Monday at District 5 tournaments in Abilene. In the Minor League, the Mudcats fell 17-4 to the Abilene Eastern Longhorns and both Junior League teams also lost. The Rangers fell 22-8 to Snyder and the Reds lost 15-4 to Abilene Eastern. All three had won first-round games Saturday. A number of local players will be participating in District 5 All-Star tournaments June 24-July 5; the names of the all-star participants will be announced June 10 while the locations for the games has not yet been released.

June 4th

Sweetwater and Roscoe 2013 summer sports camp schedule

June 4, 2013

SWEETWATER
A Mustang Golf Camp will be held June 11-13 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.

FCA all-star games to feature area athletes, coaches

June 4, 2013

Eight 2013 graduating high school senior athletes — plus a pair of coaches — from Nolan County will be participating in three Fellowship of Christian Athletes area all-star games this week as they get a final taste of athletic competition before officially ending their high school careers.
Seven of the athletes — Tadeo Canon-Masjoan, Shelby Cason, Kelsi Cros-son, Kendra Crosson, Ryan Linebaugh, Nick Nemir and Suede Shirley — are from Sweetwater as are both coaches, Shane Mobley and Liz Miller. Also participating this week will be Landon Jones of Roscoe.

Ruffin replaces Perkins at Wylie

June 4, 2013

Former Sweetwater High School athlete Gregg Ruffin was recently named Wylie’s head boys basketball coach following the resignation of Russell Perkins in May.
Ruffin was a three-sport athlete at SHS and in 1991 led the basketball team to its first district title in 29 years. He also starred in football and track and later played college basketball at Hardin-Simmons Universi-ty from 1991-95 before starting his coaching career.
For the past 16 years, he has served as an assistant basketball coach at Wylie as well as an assistant coach in baseball and football.

June 3rd

Junior League Reds

June 3, 2013

The Sweetwater Reds were the first place team in the Junior League and began play at a District 5 tourna-ment in Abilene on Saturday with a 12-2 victory over the Jim Ned Rockies.
They are scheduled to play the Abilene Eastern Astros in a District 5 quarterfinal at the Abilene North park today at 8 p.m.
Pictured are, front row kneeling, Caden Cornutt, Dalton Woofter, J.L. Solis, Colter Reed, Mason Hernandez; and top row standing, manager Chris Casto, Hunter Mobley, Ty Casto, John Clift, Carson Brownlow, Kurt Wetsel.
Not pictured is player Francisco Garcia.

Junior League Rangers

June 3, 2013

The Sweetwater Rangers were the second place team in the Junior League and began play at a District 5 tournament in Abilene with a 6-4 win over Breckenridge.
They are scheduled to play the Snyder Rangers in a District 5 quarterfinal at the Abilene Wylie park today at 6 p.m.
Pictured are, front row kneeling, Carlos Mendoza, Matt Figueroa, Isak Alvarez, Junior Lawhon, Roger Delacruz; and top row standing, coach Daniel Olguin, Javier Olguin, John Medina, Jonathan Castillo, coach John Castillo, Lowell Williams, Frankie Ortega and coach Frank Ortega.
Not pictured is player Jacob Greenwood.

Local 7-on-7 schedules

June 3, 2013

SWEETWATER VARSITY
June 4
5 p.m. — vs. Brownwood
7 p.m. — vs. Abilene
8 p.m. — vs. Wylie
June 11
5 p.m. — vs. Brownwood
7 p.m. — vs. Wylie
8 p.m. — vs. Cooper
June 18
5 p.m. — vs. Abilene
6 p.m. — vs. Cooper
8 p.m. — vs. Brownwood
June 25
5 p.m. — vs. Brownwood
7 p.m. — vs. Abilene
8 p.m. — vs. Wylie
SWEETWATER JV
June 6
5:30 p.m. — vs. Brown-wood JV
7 p.m. — vs. Cooper JV
June 13
6 p.m. — vs. Roscoe
8 p.m. — vs. Wylie JV
June 20
4 p.m. — vs. Abilene JV
7 p.m. — vs. Haskell
June 27
4:30 p.m. — vs. Wylie JV
7:30 p.m. — vs. Brown-wood JV
ROSCOE VARSITY
June 6

2013 summer camps

June 3, 2013

SWEETWATER
A Lady Mustang Basketball 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 of $35 includes a T-shirt. Pre-registration is appreciated.
A concession stand will be available. The camp’s goal is to improve players’ skills through instruction in individual skills and fun team competitions.

Academic all-state golfers

June 3, 2013

These two 2013 Sweetwater High School graduates — Amy Witt (left) and Elise Lawrence — were named to the Class 3A academic all-state golf team for the 2012-13 school year for excelling not only on the golf course but also in the classroom. The six team members were selected by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.

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