Archive - Sports Article
June 18th, 2012
The Colorado City Rotary Club hosts its eighth annual Pat Taylor Memorial Night Golf Tournament and Steak Cookout June 30 at Colorado Cityâ€™s Wolf Creek Golf Links. The entry fee for the four-person ABCD scramble will be $60 per person and includes a steak dinner for players only. Additional dinners may be purchased for $10 for adults and $6 for children 10 and under.
Cart fees are not included in the entry fee. The number of carts are limited so players are encouraged to reserve early.
These students posed for a group picture on the final day of the two-day Roscoe Plowboy Football Camp held last week in Roscoe. The camp for students entering grades 2-9 was taught by Roscoe head coach Jonathan Haseloff and members of Roscoeâ€™s football coaching staff.
A pair of Mustang Baseball Camps were held this past week at Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s baseball field which is located just south of Nolan County Coliseum.
The first session (shown) had campers entering grades 1-5 next school year while the campers in the second session was for campers entering grades 6-9 next school year. Both of the camps were taught by Sweetwater head baseball coach Roland Herrera and members of the Mustang staff.
The Lilâ€™ Bratz league team placed first in league play and also placed first in the Sweetwater Summer Showdown and the district tournament. Top row from left are Annalise Espinoza, head coach Eli Espinoza, team mom Cindy Rodriguez, team mom Yvette Gomez, assistant coach Daniel Rodriguez, assistant coach Harry Rotan, assistant coach John Bennett, team mom Jennifer Pena; second row, Ellie Espinoza, Clarissa Gomez, Bethanee Rodriguez, Hadyn Rotan, Avery Bennett, Rebecca Pena; and bottom row, Kele Sweek, Laâ€™Vonna Sarabia, Samaria Sarabia, Summer Crain and Vanessa Bugarin.
The Lilâ€™ Bratz all-star team finished as the runnerups when they competed in a statewide softball tournament that was held recently. Pictured top row from left are Lilâ€™ Bratz head coach Eli Espinoza, assistant coach Daniel Rodriguez, assistant coach Harry Rotan, team mom Jennifer Pena, bookkeeper Yolanda Sarabia and assistant coach John Bennett; second row, Ellie Espinoza, Cindy Rodriguez, team mom Bethanee Rodriguez, Hadyn Rotan, Rebecca Pena, Samaria Sarabia, Laâ€™Vonna Sarabia, Avery Bennett; and bottom row, Shelby Dent, Faith Rosas, Milani Torres, Hana Hogan and Vanessa Bugarin.
The Sweetwater Junior League (ages 13-14) Astros competed in a District 5 tournament last week and finished as runnerups after losing 8-6 to Snyder in Mondayâ€™s title game.
The team was treated to a hamburger supper by the Sweetwater Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 2479 after their game Monday. Members of the team posed for a picture prior to the game with Lionel Mendez (standing far right) of VFW 2479.
A big inning helped the Sweetwater Junior League Astros tie its District 5 final 5-5 after three innings, but Snyderâ€™s Astros came back for an 8-6 victory to claim the championship at Sweetwaterâ€™s Sports-manâ€™s Park in a matchup of 13-14 year-old teams.
Rocky Perez ripped a two-RBI single in Sweet-waterâ€™s five-run third and scored the tying run on Branson Guelkerâ€™s RBI groundball. The Astrosâ€™ rally started when Junior Lawhon singled, Hunter Mobley was hit by a pitch and Cory Mendez and Max Gomez walked to score Lawhon.
Pictured are the students and coaches at the Roscoe Collegiate junior high basketball camp that was held this past week at the Roscoe gym. In no particular order are Phillip Ballenger, Jovanah Pena, Braiden Moore, Cha Cha Chavez, Jayden Gonzales, Caty Chivera, Karina Cisneros, Alejandra Solis, Lyndi Anglin, Magali Casas, Joe Chivera, Tagen Adkins, Wesley Parish, Adrienne Laurens, Braxton Parrot, Bonnie Anglin, Kevin Lavalais, Jace Arnwine, Brandon Lavalais, Jacinda Morales and coaches Jonathan McClure, Kelly Jo Sexton and Shella Arnwine.
Sweetwaterâ€™s Astros will play the Snyder Astros in a District 5 Junior League (ages 13-14) championship game at 7 p.m. today in Sweetwater.
Both teams advanced to the title matchup by winning their semifinal contests on Saturday. The Wylie Nationals (Senior League), Abilene Dixie Mets (Junior League) and Abilene Eastern Long-horns (Minor League) all won District 5 titles Sat-urday. The Junior League title game was originally set for Abilene.
Pictured here are local students who competed in the Mustang Basketball afternoon camp this past week for those who have completed sixth through eighth grade. In no particular order are Caden Cornutt, Mason Maxwell, Rian Hill, Peyton Hill, Tait Fullwood, Kurt Wetsel, Johnathan Castillo, Kobe Clark, Deshaun Williams, Jordan Jones, Ky Hoover, Reggie Walker, Michael Hunt and Hunter Mobley.