Archive - Sports Article
August 4th, 2012
Sweetwater High School officially kicks off its 2012 volleyball season Monday with the first practices, followed by the teamsâ first scrimmages just four days later and then the Lady Mustangsâ opening season matches Monday, Aug. 13.
SHS head coach Liz Miller expects between 45 and 50 athletes to report Monday at 6:30 a.m. Morning workouts will be from 7:15 a.m. to noon with a 45-minute break in between, followed by a 90-minute lunch break and an afternoon practice from 1:30-4 p.m.
Reserved ticket sales for the general public to all five Sweetwater High School football games for 2012 will on sale starting Monday, Aug. 6 during regular summer business hours at the Sweetwater ISD administration office on 2o7 Musgrove Street. The summer business hours for the Sweetwater ISD are 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday. For more information, call the administration office at 235-8601, ext. 116.
âMeet the Coachesâ
is Aug. 16 at D-Queen
Today is the final day for current option holders to renew season tickets for Sweetwater High Schoolâs 2012 home football games.
Tickets are $30 for the five home games and may be purchased at the Sweetwater ISD administration office during regular business hours. Reserved ticket sales for the general public go on sale at Sweetwater ISD starting Monday, Aug. 6.
A volleyball camp will be held next week at the Sweetwater Middle School gym, 305 Lamar Street. Two sessions will be held. Students who have completed grades 6-7 will attend from 9-11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, Aug. 6-10, while students who have completed grades 3-5 will attend camp from 1-3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Aug. 6-9.
This yearâs camp fee will be $35 and includes a T-shirt. Preregistration is greatly appreciated.
A large group of students âÂ a total of 76 âÂ entering grades 3-9 invaded Mustang Bowl this past week to participate in a Mustang Football Camp. In addition to emphasizing skills and drills, the camp included punt, pass and kick instruction and competitions.
Sweetwater High School fans will get a chance to meet the new SHS coaches at a âMeet the Mustang Coachesâ event which is set for Thursday, Aug. 16 from 6-8 p.m.
The event will be held at Sweetwaterâs Dairy Queen on 1608 Lamar Street.
All of the proceeds from the event will be used for the Sweetwater High School athletic program.
Students enjoyed this year's week-long Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp this year which finished up on Friday, July 27, 2012. Each day included individual foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, small-sided games, coached scrimmages, and a daily World Cup tournament.
The 2012-2013 Sweetwater Middle School Cheerleaders attended Cheer Camp at Texas State Technical College this week in preparation for the next school year. Camp instructors were Aubra Hendrix and Kelsey Jones.
Shown are (back row) Aubra Hendrix, Sonya Sanchez, Christa Martin, Lauren Jones, Mallory Carney, Kelsey Jones (front row) Kaitlyn Foster, Amber Smith, Jennifer Medellin, Annaliese Espinoza, Kensi Chowning and Davina Walker.
A large group of students entering grades 3-9 have invaded Mustang Bowl this week to participate in a Mustang Football Camp.
In addition to emphasizing skills and drills, the camp includes punt, pass and kick instruction and competitions.
Though he has yet to play a down, Joseph Banyard is one of the very few Sweet-water High School athletes who has made it to the top of his profession.
Last month, Banyard â a star running back at Sweetwater from 2004-06 who also had a standout college career at Texas-El Paso (UTEP) â signed a three-year contract with the New Orleans Saints as a rookie free agent. Banyard reports to the Saints for the start of their training camp in Met-airie, La. on Tuesday.