WHITEHOUSE — The East Texas Sluggers 11U team went 4-0 this weekend at the Lone Star Select World Series in Whitehouse. The boys started out Saturday playing Sulphur Springs and won 10-2, then took a 4-1 win against Lindale. Sunday, the Sluggers played Whitehouse and won 3-2 and got the championship win against Lindale, 9-8. Coaches are David Cornelius, Scott McManus, Juan Arzola and Rusty Elton. Players are Coy Elton, Ryan Arzola, Grant McManus, Alex Mendez, Chris Perez, Sam Marquez, Cooper Currington, Clay Kennedy, David Cornelius, Zackery Cornelius, Cooper Andrews and Chris Garcia. Bat boy is Nick Arzola.
HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Heading down under
A Eustace freshman will be headed down up this summer to compete in two cross country tournaments in Australia.
SUMMER CAMPS: Athens ISD hosting summer camps starting June 11
Athens ISD has set three camps for this summer according to athletic director Paul Essary.
BRETT HOFFMAN: Walker, Cooper thrive at inaugural Champions Challenge
Two defending pro rodeo champions thrived at the inaugural Wrangler Champions Challenge.
5/21/13 Camps Calendar
Brownsboro Bearette Softball Camp
The Brownsboro Bearette Softball Camp is set for June 4-7 at the Brownsboro High School Field on the campus of Brownsboro High School.
Cost is $35 per camper.
Registration forms can be found on the Brownsboro ISD website.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Heading west
The Henderson County area is losing a coaching legend as Kevin Ray is headed west to Rankin ISD.
REGION II-3A QUARTERFINAL BASEBALL: Valiant effort
Facing elimination on Saturday, the Athens Hornets (19-17) battled hard but came up short in the regional quarterfinals.
The defending state champion Pleasant Grove Hawks swept their second straight series with a 10-0 win on Friday and a 4-1 win on Saturday.
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Takata named District 15-3A Player of the Year
With the 2013 season officially in the books, the Athens Hornets had nine players named to the District 15-3A baseball team released on Monday.
HIGH SCHOOL TRACK: Three time medalist
Making it to the state track and field meet three straight years is a special feat.
For senior Natalee Alexander, she has recorded three medals during that stretch.
AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Cardinal football camp set for June 10
The 2013 version of the TVCC Cardinal football youth skills camp is set for June 10-14.
BRETT HOFFMAN: Alves looking for third world title
The Professional Bull Riders’ top tier tour is taking a three month hiatus and Silvano Alves is on pace to win an unprecedented third consecutive world title.
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