Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Friday, May 20, 2005
Sports banquet set Friday night
Pecos High School will be holding its annual All-Sports Banquet Friday night at the new Pecos High School gym, and tickets remain available for the 7 p.m. event.
Tickets for this year’s event are $8 apiece and can be purchased at the Pecos High School main office, along with the Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD business office and at Airlawn Furniture on South Eddy Street and Gibson True Value on Walthall Street.
Summer schedules set for athletic programs
Registration dates and scheduled class times have been set for all but one of the Pecos-Barstow-Toyah summer sports programs, which will begin during the last week of May and the first two weeks of June.
P-B-T ISD athletic director Patrick Willis said with the resignation of head track coach John Fellows, the school district is awaiting the official hiring of a new track coach before setting the exact dates for the summer track program.
Fellows and coach Craig Jackson submitted their resignations, which were approved during last week’s P-B-T ISD board meeting. The district hired one new high school coach, Fred Howard, during their special meeting this past Tuesday, but is waiting the hiring of a new track coach at a later date.
Fees for the summer program are $5 for one player, $8 for two and $10 for three in each family, with the fee for one sport covering all other sports, with the exception of the learn-to-swim program. Students participating in more than one sport can show their payment receipt after their first registration.
Summer tennis will be divided into two sessions, June 6-16 and June 20-30, with registration scheduled for next Wednesday, May 25, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Crockett Middle School cafeteria. Starting times daily will be 8 to 8:45 a.m. for kindergarten, first and second graders, 9 to 9:45 a.m. for third through fifth graders, 10 to 10:45 a.m. for sixth and seventh grades, and 11 a.m. to noon for players entering Grades 8-12.
Players must provide a tennis racquet, water bottle, hand towel, sunscreen and a cap or visor. For further information, call Mike Ortiz at 445-2185.
Sign-ups for the summer golf program will be on Tuesday, May 31 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Reeves County Golf Course. Golf classes will begin the following Wednesday, June 1 at the golf course, with Tina Doan as the instructor.
Tentative schedule times are 8 to 8:45 a.m. Monday through Thursday for first and second graders , 9 to 9:45 a.m. for fifth through seventh graders; 10 to 10:45 a.m. for third and fourth graders, and 11 to 11:45 a.m. for eighth grade and high school golfers. Times could change depending on the number of participants and class size.
Players will have to provide golf clubs, three golf balls, tees and a cap or hat. Water bottles are optional. For further information, call coach Tina Doan at 447-9347.
Summer basketball and volleyball will begin on May 31 with open gym on Mondays and Wednesday from 5 to 9 p.m., with Art Welborn as supervisor. The summer basketball camp will be from June 20-23 at the new Pecos High School gym, with a fee of $25 per student. The class sessions will be divided into 8 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. for elementary school students and from 1 to 4:45 p.m. for students entering grades 7-9 this August.
Summer volleyball will alternate with the basketball program and begins on June Open gym will run from 5 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, with Lisa Lowery serving as supervisor. The open gym classes will continue through the end of July, with a break for the West of the Pecos Rodeo week and Fourth of July holiday.
The summer weightlifting program will run from June 13 through July 21 on Mondays through Thursdays. The weight room will be open for two hours during the morning and two hours in the evening, with times to be announced later. The program is open to all athletes entering Grades 9 through 12, with coaching instruction on strength and conditioning.
The field house weight room will be available for non-instructed weight lifting during the summer from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m., and the weight room is also open to students entering grades 7 and 8 this August.
Alpine scholarship golf winners announced
A total of 65 teams were in Alpine this past weekend to compete at the annual Jim Tre Espy Golf Tournament at the Alpine Country Club. Adult golfers were paired with boys and girls ranging in ages from 9 to 18, with proceeds going to fund the Jim Tre Espy Scholarship Fund.
Six participating area seniors each received a $500 scholarship. Matthew Evans, Madison Burns, Aaron Hearon and Travis Sargent from. Alpine, Greg Hughes from Pecos and J.W. Burnett from Monahans. The Fort Davis recipient will receive a $2,000 scholarship, $1,000 a semester. The success of this tournament would not be possible without the players, donations and help tram many friends.
Winners in the Championship Flight were Ollver and Wesley O'Bryant, while the teams of Johnny and JW Burnett and David and Drake Bradley finished tied for second. Finishing tied for fourth were Curtis Evans and Curtis Evans, Jr. and Eddie Havins and Matt Evans, while Randel Barmore and Ryder Skillern finished sixth.
In the Presidents Flight, winners were Trey Perkins and Greg Hughes, while second place finisher were Ronnie and Aaron Ontiveroz, third place was the team of Armando Trevino and Armando Trevino. Jr., while Brian Martin and Travis Sargent finished fourth.
In the First Flight, the teams of Felipe Fierro and Chris Martinez and Geno and Joshua Aguilar tied for first place. Finishing third were Rob Perry and Kelsi Leary, fourth place finishers were Ronny Stooksberry and Kyle Kerley, and finishing fifth were Joel and Dante Griner.
In the Second Flight, tying for first were J.R. Harrell and Carlos Granado and Jerry and Trey Johnson; finishing third were the teams of Roy Dodson and Caleb Grigsby and J.T. and Austin Herd; and tying for fifth were James and Garrett Floyd and Roger Kinzie and Jon Salcido.
Third Flight winners were the teams of Jay and Jordan Jernigan. Finishing second were Roy Beinhauer and Clayton Sargent, third place was the team of Jack Probst and K.C. Avery, while Rusty and Evan Moore were fourth.
Fourth Flight winners were Roger and Kersten Criddle, with Pat Freudenrich and Sloan Springfield in second, Shelly and Agee Evans in third and Andy Freudenrich and Hannah Daniels in fourth.
The Fifth Flight winners were Greg Gartrell and Colby Grigsby, while tying for second were the teams of Blain Buchanan and Lindsey Harvey and Blake Hamm and Callie Herd. Fourth place went to Stacey Pasqua and Patrick Lawler, and fifth place was E.J. Matches and Carrle Herd.
In the nine-hole 2 to 5 Year Old Division, the Championship Flight winners were Joe Espy and Brandon Burns, with Glen and Skyler Short second and the teams of Junie Reyes and Chasen Scown and Ryan and Triston Thomas finishing third.
In the First Flight, Randy Watts and Victor Vega were first, Ted Hollen and Casen McFarland placed second, Troy and Annika Canaba were third and Holly and Jakob Hamm took fourth.
The tournament’s Outstanding Putter Award went to Zane Roberts, while the Most Improved Award went to Sawyer Jackson. Winning the award for closest to the green in the 2-5 year old division was Victor Vega, while Aaron Ontiveroz won in the 6-8 year old division. Winning the awards for closest to the pin was Ryder Skillern in the 9-12 boys division, Jordan Jernigan in the 13-15 girls division; Drake Bradley in the 13-15 boys division and Greg Hughes in the 16-18 boys division.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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Phone 432-445-5475, FAX 432-445-4321
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