From Staff Reports
SAN ANTONIO — Brody Blackmon improved his score by four strokes, making the cut in the highly competitive Texas Amateur golf tournament.
By DON WALLACE
News-Telegram Sports Editor
Imagine if you will, exercising two hours a day, during your time off and then on the fourth day add more than 30 sprints up a steep hill.
From Staff Reports
SAN ANTONIO — Sulphur Springs golfers Brody Blackmon and Garrett Landers are near the top of the leaderboard after one round of the Texas Amateur Golf Tournament.
Landers, a sophomore at Texas A&M-Commerce, shot a +3, 74 and is tied for 34th. Ole Miss signee Blackmon fired a +4 score of 75 tied for 49th at Oak Hill.
First place after one round is Mitchell Meissner of San Antonio with a three under 67 round.
Blackmon and Landers tee off today around 1:30 p.m. hoping to make the cut to continue play.
teams in action
Sulphur Springs softball and baseball teams will be involved in playoff competition.
The boys T-ball will play in Paris on June 25 at Woodall Field.
In the 6 p.m. game the squad coached by Leslee Rawson, Walt Gamblin and Brandon Price are in action.
In the 7:30 p.m. game - the team coached by coach Stogner and Billy Mercer will play.
In 8U coach pitch - the action will beld starting Friday in Paris. The 6 p.m, game will be the team coached by Mike Jumper and Brandon Brewer; at 7:30 p.m. is the squad coached by Scotty Reed and Shiloh Childress.
The 10U kid’s pitch will play in Mount Pleasant June 24. At 6 p.m. is the Marshall Brown, Chad Brown and Timo Torres team. At 10 a.m. on June 25, the team coached by Kurt Willis, Ashley Nunley and Mitch Orr.
The 12U play in Mount Pleasant. At 6:30 p.m. the team coached by Mark Hill, Rodney Carpenter and Robert Smith; in the 8:30 p.m. game the team coached by Cliff Horton and Brandon Bain.
The 13U plays June 24 in Center, in action will the Ben Hurst team.
In 14U action, the team coached by Tony Crouse, Jason Evans and Zack Haywood got a bye to state in Center, July 17.
The Dixie Sweetees automatically advance to state in Lindale, July 1-5.
The Dixie Darlings play district at Red River (Detroit) today. The Angels play district at Winnsboro on July 1.
Also on July 1, the Belles are in district play in Franklin County. The Ponytails host the state tournament starting July 15.
Organizers are looking for some teams for league play at Sulphur Springs on Monday nights and Winnsboro on Tuesday nights.
Teams don’t have to play every night of league pick and can choose your dates feadline for Leagues is on Saturdays at 5 p.m.
Friday-Saturday - Texas A&M Commerce Tournament three game guarantee $175 fee for 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, JV, varsity boys and girls.
June 25 - Terrell Tournament three game guarantee $175 free for 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, JV, varsity boys and girls.
June 25 - Edgewood Tournament three game guarantee $175 fee for 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, JV, varsity boys and girls
July 9 - Paris Tournament three game guarantee $175 3/4, 5/6,7/8,JV, varsity boys and girls.
July 9 - Edgewood Tournament three game guarantee $175 fee for 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, JV, Varsity boys and girls
July 14 Tournament of Champions five game guarantee $250 fee for 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, JV, Varsity boys and girls.
To enter these events sign up online easttexashoops.com or call, text 903-434-3412
Deadline to enter weekend events are on Monday nights at 9 p.m.
Leagues starting in Sulphur Springs Monday league in June 20, 27 7/8, JV, varsity girls.
Winnsboro Tuesday nights in June 21, 28 5/6, 7/8, JV, varsity boys only, moved from Mount Vernon.
Lone Oak Thursdays in June 16, 23, 30 7/8, JV, varsity girls only Pittsburg. Thursdays in June 16, 23, 30 varsity Girls only moved from Dangerfield Edgewood Thursdays in July 4,21,28 7/8, JV, varsity girls only