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Monday, May 1, 2000

Eagles setting up playoff with Bears

PECOS, May 1, 2000 -- Pecos Eagles' baseball coach Bubba Williams was hoping to have his bi-district playoff series against El Paso Bowie set up by sometime late this morning.

The Eagles, the District 2-4A runners-up, and the Bears, the third place team out of District 1-4A, will meet this weekend, with the winner going on to face the Pampa Harvesters in the area round of the Class 4A playoffs. Williams said he was hoping for a best-of-three series against the Bears, but the schedule for the games still has to be decided.

"I'll see if I can get them to come down here for two games on Friday and then if we have to play a third game, play it there on Saturday, but they'll probably want to play one game there and two here," Williams said. Under the agreement between the two districts, the second place team has home field advantage both in this series and in the other bi-district series, which matches Fabens against El Paso Ysleta.

Although the Bears finished behind Ysleta and El Paso Riverside in the District 1-4A standings, Williams said Bowie did beat District 2-4A champ Clint by a 7-6 score earlier this season. Clint and Riverside drew byes for winning their district titles and will begin play in the area round of the playoffs next week.

The Eagles will be hoping for a repeat of the bi-district round of the softball playoffs two weeks ago, when San Elizario and Clint came away with wins over their District 1-4A rivals. Pecos' girls drew the bye in softball, but lost their area round game last Thursday in extra innings to Hereford by a 10-9 score. San Elizario lost to Frenship, 4-2 and Clint was beaten by Dumas, 14-1, in their area round games.

Tickets still on sale for sports banquet

PECOS, May 1, 2000 -- Tickets are still on sale for Thursday's annual Pecos High School All-Sports Banquet, which will be held for the first time at the new Pecos High School gym.

Former Monahans High School head coach and superintendent Jerry Larned will be the guest speaker at the banquet, which will begin at 7 p.m. Athletic director Bubba Williams said tickets will be available at the high school, along with KIUN Radio and Dan's Music and Video downtown. Tickets are $8 per person.

All-district athletes for the Eagles from the 1999-2000 school year will be recognized at the banquet, and the Doc Lunday, Craig Woods, Joe Shoemaker, Norma Matta and Joe Bob Kelton awards will also be announced during the banquet.

Registration for softball, T-ball underway

PECOS, May 1, 2000 -- The Reeves County Community Sports and Recreation Department is registering players for its girls' softball leagues, and for their youth T-ball leagues over the next several weeks.

Registration for girls softball will run from now through May 16, while sign-ups for the youth T-ball leagues for boys and girls ages 4-6 will run until May 25.

Registration applications for either league can be picked up weekdays at the recreation department office from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. For further information, call the RCCRD office at 447-9776.

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