Archive - Sports Article
June 22nd, 2015
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 Campbellâ€™s 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.
These students participated in Roscoe Collegiateâ€™s junior high basketball camp for boys and girls entering grades 6-9. Roscoe girls coach Kelly Jo Sexton led the camp. In no particular order are Jacie Alexander, Megan Kirkland, Jovana Pena, Riley Sheridan, Jaleigh Morales, Kinzie Buchanan, Bonnie Wilkinson, Hartley Wilkinson, Isabell Ortega, Zoe Cornutt, Jackson Dodd, London Garrett, Presley Sexton and Tagean Adkins.
These students participated in Roscoe Collegiateâ€™s Plowboy football camp for students entering grades 2-9. The camp was led by the Roscoe coaching staff.
Four local all-star teams from Sweetwater will go to Snyder, Clyde or Jim Ned to begin play in their District 5 Little League baseball tournaments starting Saturday.
Read more in Friday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.
These Nolan County athletes teamed up to win first place in the varsity boys division at Roscoeâ€™s Summer Shootout basketball tournament. Back row from left are J.L. Solis, Deshaun Williams, Luke Ramos and Hardy Escobar of Sweetwater High School. On the front row are Emrick Wilson, Brayden Scott, Jacob Richburg, Dylan Phillips and Eli Sauer, who are all from Highland High School.
ABILENE â€” Michael Hunt of Sweetwater tied for second place in the boys 16-18 year-old division after shooting 71-78-149 at a West Texas Junior Open golf tournament earlier this week that was held at both Abilene Country Club and the clubâ€™s Fairway Course.
Find out more in Thursday's print edition or e-edition (subscription required).
In conjunction with the Gary Sinise Foundation, the Sweetwater Country Club will host a golf tournament Saturday, June 20 to benefit wounded military veterans and their families.
Learn more in Thursday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.
Sweetwater will hold a softball, football and tennis camp to round out the summer. Get all the details in Wednesday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.