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.
Kendra Crosson will play in a girls basketball game at Brownwood on Thursday, with the tipoff set for 6 p.m. She will be a member of the North squad. Kelsi Crosson, Cason and Shirley will play for the North team and Miller will be an assistant in a volleyball game Saturday in Abilene starting at noon.
Also on Saturday, Can0n-Masjoan, Nemir, Linebaugh and Jones will be part of the North team for the 14th an-nual football game Saturday in Abilene, which is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. In addition, Mobley will be there as an assistant on the North coaching staff.
The FCA is planning to add girls softball and boys baseball all-star games in San Angelo next year.
This year’s girls basket-ball game will be played at Brownwood Coliseum along with the boys basketball game, which is new this year. Also making its debut this year is the volleyball game, which will be at Abilene Christian University, while the football game will be at Shotwell Stadium.