Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Friday, June 21, 2002
Former Eagles on conference baseball team
Two former Pecos Eagle baseball players were selected to the Texas-American
Southwest Conference Baseball All-Conference team as juniors playing for
Howard Payne University in Brownwood.
Third baseman Richard Gutierrez and outfielder Oscar Luna were both named
to the West Division All-Conference squad and to the combined East and West
Division All-Conference first team, with Luna earning Newcomer of the Year
honors for the West All-Conference team. The teams were announced last month
and were based on voting by the Conference's 15 head coaches.
Luna, who earned all-district honors as an outfielder for Pecos in 1998
and 1999, helping the Eagles advance to the Region I-4A semifinals his senior
season, batted .317 with six doubles this season for Howard Payne, while
Gutierrez, an all-district pick in 1996-98 for the Eagles batted .438 this
season for HPU with 20 RBI.
Luna and Gutierrez were the only first team selections for Howard Payne
on the All-Conference squad, and only one other West Texas player, Wall's
Matt Sefick, was named to the first team, as a first baseman for Sul Ross
Clinic for volleyball set next week
The annual summer volleyball clinic for seventh through ninth grade girls
will be held next week at the Pecos High School gym, coach Becky Granado
The clinic for incoming seventh and eighth graders will be next Monday
through Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, while ninth graders this coming year
will go from 1 to 4 p.m. next week.
The fee for the clinic is $5 per girl and can be paid the first day each
player attends the clinic, Granado said.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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