Archive - Sports Article
June 10th, 2015
Pete Figueroa made his first hole in one ever this past Thursday while playing at Sweetwater Country Club.
Figueroa was using a 7-iron when he aced the No. 2 hole that measured 158 yards. Witnessing the feat were (only first names given) Jack, Tere, Lyndi, Penny, Mike, Grant and Dwalt.
Three Nolan County high school coaches and 14 recently-graduated senior athletes and cheerleaders will be participating this week in the Big Country Chevy Dealers Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Festival, a three-day event being held in three West Texas cities starting Thursday.
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A total of 53 students who are entering grades 1-5 participated in a basketball camp held last week at the Roscoe Collegiate gym. The camp was led by coaches Kelly Jo Sexton, Shella Arnwine and Kayla Graves. Another summer hoops camp will be held June 15-17 at Roscoe Collegiate for girls and boys who are entering grades 6-9 next year.
This summer, Sweetwater will hold a Mustang Basketball Camp, a Lady Mustang Vol-leyball Skills Camp, a Lady Mustang Bas-ketball Camp, a Mustang Baseball Camp, a Lady Mustang Soft-ball Camp, a Mustang Football Camp, and a Tennis Camp. Roscoe will hold a Football Camp and Basketball Camp.
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A total of 10 Sweetwater High School softball players have been given all-District 2-4A recognition for their outstanding achievements during one of the Lady Mustangsâ€™ best seasons in school history.
Four players â€” pitcher Maddie Berry, outfielder Abby Garcia, catcher Naomi Gonzales and infielder Cierra Knox â€” were named to the first team for Sweet-water while three others â€” infielders Morgan Gomez and Megan Holsey and out-fielder Lauren Jones â€” are on the second team.
Isaiah McGee was recently chosen as â€śMr. Mustangâ€ť at Sweetwater High School.
McGee was one of five recently-graduated SHS senior athletes who was nominated for the honor, along with Bray Amos, Ty Crain, Kaegan Jeffrey and J.P. Poe. McGee participated in football â€” where he won all-state and all-area recognition â€” basketball, baseball and track. He was also named all-district in baseball and was a regional qualifier in track.
Sweetwater will be playing in a 7-on-7 football state qualifying tournament held in Brock on Saturday.
The state qualifying event at Brock will have 16 teams divided into four pools and Sweetwater plays each of the other three teams in its pool, beginning with Springtown at 10 a.m.
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Summer camps held in Sweetwater will include basketball, volleyball, baseball, softball, football and tennis. Roscoe will hold sports camps for football and basketball.
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Gaga Soedarsono and Sabrina Romero received the Fighting Hornet Award at Highland High Schoolâ€™s recent end-of-the year athletic banquet.
Sweetwaterâ€™s remaining three teams lost their single-elimination games in District 5 Little League tournament play Monday.
The Major League Red Sox, the only local team to advance in Saturdayâ€™s first round, lost to the Dixie Cubs 11-6.
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