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Swing Fore! to benefit Armstrong foundation
PLANO – In partnership with the Lance Armstrong Foundation, Nike, Plano native Linda Armstrong Kelly (mother of championship cyclist and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong) and Plano residents Steve and Lee Nagel (a cancer survivor) will host the fundraising Swing Fore! Yellow golf tournament and auction at Gleneagles Country Club in Plano, Aug. 31.  

Sulphur Springs Central All-Stars

The Sulphur Springs Central All-Stars took State runner-up and advanced to the 8U World Series in Louisiana where they won their first two games before some tough losses ended a great season.

From left, on front row: Colby Cameron, Dawson Sears, Payton Hammons,    Austin Dodd, Jamal Hobson-Cox.

Second row: Bryson Vickery,Bryce McQueen, Ryan Hammons,  Zackery Burgin,  Connor Burgin, Pacen Edwards.

Coaches are: Steven Vickery, Chris Hammons, Dwayne Sears and Keith Edwards.

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Yantis hoop camp draws 60 athletes

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YANTIS — Yantis head boys basketball coach Jack Bowles could not help but smile as he watched the campers dribble into the gym.

“We had 60 total campers. We are very pleased with the turnout,” Bowles said.

Basketball camps have not been an annual event at the school, so the camp this year was kind of like walking on untested ground.


THSCA inducts coaches into Hall of Fame; honors others

AUSTIN — Awards and recognition was given to coaches and other persons during the recent Texas High School Coaches Association meeting.

THSCA 2009 Hall of Honor Inductees were: Luther Booker, Leo Brittain, Ronnie Gage, Ron Poe and Neal Quillin.


SS Athletic Camps

Golf Camp July 27-30 at country Club

Date, Time, Place: July 27-30

(Monday through Thursday), 5:15-7:30 p.m. at Sulphur Springs Country Club

Who: Boys and girls ages 6-17

Cost: $60 which includes T-shirt, snacks

Camp will be conducted by former SSHS golfer Whitney McDaniel and SSHS head golf coach Ross Funk.

Contact- 903-885-4861

Note-Parents must attend first day of camp and can attend any camp to watch. The camp will be limited to the first 25. Golfers in the camp should bring some clubs, but a full set is not necessary. On the final day of the camp the players and parents will be given a pool side pizza party.

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