Becky Bowden just about dominated the annual Women’s City Tournament at Classic Lanes on the April 25-26 weekend.
The dreams of athletes in Sulphur Springs and surrounding areas will have to be put on hold at least until after May 11.
Some may have competed in their last event of the year.
Due to an outbreak of swine flu in the state the University Interscholastic League has halted all scheduled sporting events until after May 11.
Among events cancelled include the regional track meets which were originally scheduled for May 1-2.
For Sulphur Springs, three athletes were scheduled to compete in Denton at the Region II meet.
Other schools also had athletes already making plans to compete
the list of those now staying home this weekend, instead of going to regional track competition includes:
Como-Pickton — 11.
Cumby — 6.
Sulphur Bluff — 3.
North Hopkins — 2.
Miller Grove — 1.
Yantis — 2.
Barbs fly like line drives.
Good-natured kidding and poking fun at each other makes the time past quicker for the girls of the Sulphur Springs Lady Cats softball squad.
They smile when the trade sizzling comments to go with their red-hot bats. They take the kidding and send out a new one to match it, their skin as thick as the gloves they wear on the diamond.
NACOGDOCHES — The Yantis golf team took fourth in the recently completed regional tournament held at Piney Woods Country Club in Nacogdoches. The Yantis Owls team earning a fourth place finish (only five strokes behind second).
"Daniel Cerretani finished, a personal best, second place overall. He has qualified to advance to the state meet. Daniel led the way for the Owls with an 82 and an 81," said Yantis golf coach Michael Alphin.
COMO —It is all about fundamentals.
That’s coach Joey Sims' philosophy and what he plans on bringing with him to the basketball program at Como-Pickton CISD. “We will dribble, pass, and shoot everyday. And will be in the weight room as often as possible,” said Sims, the new head basketball coach of the C-P Eagles. “I am not afraid of work.”