Archive - Sports Article
June 2nd, 2015
A fundraiser was held at the Sweetwater High School gym this past Friday. The event was intended to allow varsity volleyball players to participate in summer camps and pay tournament entry fees and other costs. A drawing was held at the event and a Henry Golden Boy .22 rifle was given to Tony Cortez, the winner of the drawing.
Four Sweetwater Little League teams began play on Saturday at single-elimination District 5 tournaments in the Big Country area.
But only one of them â€” the Major League (ages 11-12) Red Sox â€” was able to advance to the second round as they beat the Abilene Southern Royals, 7-1.
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Sweetwaterâ€™s Major League (ages 11-12) Storm played Saturday at a District 5 Little League tournament, losing to the Snyder Brewers 10-5 in Snyder. Players are (in no particular order) Joseph Beall, Logan Cornutt, Ethan Cortez, Jacob Cunningham, Corbin Gomez, Andy Hermosillio, Leo Holsey, Hector Medina, Antonio Neri, Austin Ramirez, Jacob Rosas, Ezra Stewart and Jonathan Gallegos. The teamâ€™s coaches are Andrew Medina, Tony Cortez and Tim Holsey.
Roscoe and Sweetwater are hosting several camps in the month of June for various sports include basketball, volleyball, football, baseball and softball.
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Roscoe Collegiate has an-nounced its plans to hold a girls and boys basketball Summer Shootout, with the dates set for June 11-12.
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Sweetwaterâ€™s Minor League (ages 9-10) Storm began play at a District 5 Little League tournament this weekend. Players are (in no particular order) Cash Barnes, Ian Cortez, Keegan Encizo, Jadyn Forbes, Ricco Garcia, Stason Hernandez, Brycen Mann, Jordan Rodriguez, Aden Tolentino, Javier Vasquez and Cedric Ware. The teamâ€™s coaches are Keven Mann, Ricco Garcia and Toby Forbes. The Storm placed first in league play.
Sweetwaterâ€™s Minor League (ages 9-10) Thunder began play at a District 5 Little League tournament this weekend. Players are (in no particular order) Diego Alvarez, Ryan Alvarez, Jacob Bohall, Kennady Bohall, Roman Camacho, Elvis Gonzales, Braxton Lopez, Aaron Palma, Joshua Salinas and Kort Sargeant. The teamâ€™s coaches are Elvis Gonzales and Sammy Alvarez. The Thunder finished second in league play.
Shown are All-Region members Michael Hunt and Alaina Andrews (honorable mention). Find photos of the All-District members, Academic All-State members and Vardon Trophy winners in our weekend edition, in print or e-edition (subscription required).
In conjunction with the Gary Sinise Foundation, the Sweetwater Country Club will host a golf tournament on June 20 which will benefit wounded military veterans and their families.
The tournament format will be a four-person scramble, with play scheduled to start at 9 a.m. The cost is $50 per person, and hole sponsor signs are available for $100.
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The Roscoe basketball coaching staff is conducting a camp on June 1-3 at the Roscoe High School gym for girls and boys who are entering grades 1-5. The camp will be from 6-8 p.m. each day and the cost is $30. The camp will cover fundamental skills, games and concepts of basketball and include a 1-on-1 and 3-on-3 tournament, hot shot contest and free throw contest. Participants get a camp T-shirt and awards are given each day. Pre-registration is preferred, but persons may register at the door. Call camp facilitator Kelly Jo Sexton at (254) 784-0991.