Sports Wednesday, May 19, 2010
2010 Spring Fling
Athletics Director Tom Sheppard has
announced the 2010 Spring sports
banquet and powder puff game will
be this Friday, May 21, starting at 6
p.m. At that time, the Diboll High
School coaching staff will recognize
their student athletes who participat-
ed in Spring sports, including power-
lifting, golf, track, baseball, softball,
basketball, and soccer. At 7:15
p.m., girls from the class of 2010
and 2011 will hit the gridiron for the
annual powder puff game. The game
will last until 9 p.m. at Lumberjack
During the festivities, the JackBack-
ers booster club will be accepting
membership applications for the next
school year. They will also have the
concession stand open for the powder
‘Jack summer camps an- Photo by Sharon Brown
nounced Wesley McClain is all smiles after receiving his third place medal at the state golf tournament held at the Roy Kizer course
in Austin. McClain fired an opening round 70 before posting a 36 on the rain-shortened final day to claim third.
End of the line
With summer vacation right around
the corner, the Diboll High School
coaching staff has announced their
upcoming summer camp sched-
ules. The first sport to get camp
under way will be basketball, led
by Lumberjack head coach Brian
Kruk and Lady ‘Jack head coach
Laura Knight. Starting at 9 a.m. on
June 7, basketball camp will run for
Golf, track finish seasons at state tournament
three days, ending at noon each day. By Andrew Scott Smallwood of Paris fired a 5-under 66 to wanted to shoot lower than we have all year.”
Each camper will receive a t-shirt, Sports Editor claim a share of the lead with Romero, mov- Had the last nine holes counted towards their
as well as instruction on rules and ing McClain to third in the standings. As final score, the ‘Jacks were on pace to shoot
fundamentals of the game. The cost Wesley was lining up a par putt on the 18th in the 650’s.
of this camp is $15, but if a child green, officials blew the horn, signifying in- It was a disappointing day in the field
signs up for volleyball camp as well, Four Diboll athletes saw their high school clement weather was in the area. Because events for two Lady ‘Jack track stars on Sat-
the cost is only $25 for the two. For athletic careers come to an end on the biggest the last group on the course still had four urday. Tiffany Mott took part in the girls
mor information on basketball camp, stage possible this past weekend in Austin. or five holes left to play, scores were frozen 3A discus event, finishing in eighth place.
contact Coach Kruk at bkruk@dibol- Senior golfers Bobby Hawk, Steven Brown, after nine holes, shortening the event to 27- Her best throw of the day was 109’03”. Jill
lisd.com or 936-829-5626 or Coach and Wesley McClain, along with track star holes. Hydrick of Ingleside won the event with a
Knight at email@example.com or Chelsea Burns, all advanced to their respec- Although Stuart Smallwood’s round of 66 throw of 148’03”. Although she didn’t have
936-829-2006. The camp is open to tive sport’s state tournament in their final go- did not count, he was still 2-under through her best performance of the year, it shouldn’t
students who were in 2nd thru 5th round in Lumberjack red and white. nine holes. He shot an even par 71 on day be forgotten that Mott didn’t start throwing
grade in the 2009-2010 school year. Steven Brown got the week started for the one. McClain, on the other hand, was one discus until this Spring. Not many athletes
On June 7, 9, and 10, head volleyball ‘Jacks when he tee’d off from hole 10 at 9:05 over par on his round through nine holes, can pick up something new and become a
coach Jeremy Stewart will host the a.m. Thursday morning. Brown posted an making him even for the tournament. Rome- state-qualifier three months later.
Lady ‘Jack volleyball camp from 1-4 opening round of 93 on the Kizer course. ro shot an even par 36 on his nine holes, Mott also threw the shot put at this year’s
p.m. in the high school gymnasium. Bobby Hawk tee’d it up at 9:15 a.m. on a handing him his second consecutive state state meet. She earned a third place finish
Campers will receive a t-shirt as well day that saw him shoot an 88. Brett Nash title. Smallwood’s two day total of 104 gave in 2009 in the same event, and only one of
as instruction on rules and fundamen- went off hole 10 at 9:25 a.m., finishing his him the silver medal, two shots better than the two competitors that finished in front of
tals from members of the 2010 Lady round 82 strokes later on hole 9. And Wes- McClain’s 106. Tiffany were back in 2010. This year, Mott’s
‘Jack volleyball team that reached ley McClain began his round at 9:35 a.m. for As for the rest of the ‘Jacks, Steven Brown best throw in Austin was 40’01”, down a foot
the area finals of the playoffs last fall. the ‘Jacks. His opening round of a 1-under shot a 42 on the second day. Brown’s two and an inch from her silver medal throw last
Registration for just this camp will 70 was one of only two rounds under par for day total was 135. Bobby Hawk had an im- year. As a result, she found herself just off
cost $15 and is open to 2nd thru 5th the day. McClain sat four shots back of de- pressive 40 in his last nine holes in a Lum- the medal stand with a fourth place finish.
grade girls. For more information on fending 3A state champion Sean Romero of berjack polo. He finished with a score of Emily Adkins of Crandall won the shot put
the volleyball camp, contact Coach Texarkana Pleasant Grove after the first day 128. Brett Nash shot a 45 on the second day, with a throw of 45’05”.
Stewart at firstname.lastname@example.org or of play. giving him a two-round total of 127. Com- Chelsea Burns wrapped up her atlhletic
903-343-9218 (cell). With rain in the forecast, the Lumberjack bined with McClain’s 106, the ‘Jacks had a career for the Lady ‘Jacks with a seventh
Head football coach Tom Shep- golf team was in for a long, grueling Fri- team total of 496, good enough for a seventh place finish in the high jump. After clear-
pard and his coaching staff will run day. Play was intially halted just before 9:30 place finish. Texarkana Pleasant Grove took ing 4’10” on her second attempt, Burns was
the Lumberjack football camp on a.m. that morning because of a long line of home the team trophy with a combined score unable to clear 5’ in her next three attempts.
June 7-9 from 1-4 p.m. at the high thunder storms that caused flooding in San of 443. Kaylyn Shultz of Celina was the highest 3A
school. Camp is open to incoming Antonio, San Marcos, and New Bruansfels. “I thought our kids handled the adversity girl’s jumper, clearing a height of 5’06”.
4th, 5th, and 6th graders at a cost of Despite the heavy rains, tournament officials with the weather really well,” Lumberjack “I’m mad I didn’t jump as good as I could
$15. Campers will be broken down were able to get the course ready to play by golf coach Jeff Stifle said. “This year, we’ve have,” Burns said on her way off the track.
in to individual positions, allowing 3:40 p.m. played in two tournaments in the snow, and “I gave it my best, and today I just didn’t
the athletes to gain the knowledge of When the players returned to the course, a few others in rainy, windy conditions, so have it. That’s the way it goes sometimes, I
specific techniques and fundamentals conditions were ideal for scoring. Stuart this was nothing new for us. As a team, we just hate that it happened at state.”
unique to each spot. Contact Coach
Sheppard at 936-829-4200 for more
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ter was just starting to clear when the winds few fish as a result. When the wind would improve over the brush. Things will definite-
your limits, that is real joy.”
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