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Bowie baseball goes 4-1 at first tournament

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The Bowie Jackrabbits went 4-1 in the weekend’s hosted American Cancer Society tournament.
The Jackrabbits got wins against Muenster, Southwest Christian, Sanger and Alvord while a losing a close one against Peaster.
Bowie’s first game against Muenster saw the Jackrabbits get out to a good start. Troy Kesey and Zach Gilmore both hit a RBI singles and a wild pitch allowed Bowie to score three runs in the first inning.
The Hornets cut the lead to one run in the fourth inning, but an RBI from Colton Richey followed.
The fifth inning ended up being the final one and the Jackrabbits pulled away with an RBI double from Tucker Jones and a two-run home run from Cade Thompson. Bowie won the game 7-2.
Richey pitched all five innings and allowed six hits and one earned run while strike out three and walking three.
The next game that same day was against private school Southwest Christian, who were state-runners up last year.
It was scoreless for the first three innings until Devin Melton drove in a run a run on a sacrifice fly to right field. Thompson then hit a groundball to the shortstop who committed an error that allowed another run to score.
In the fifth inning, Logan Hutson drove in two more runs on a single to left field. The Eagles cut the lead to one in the sixth inning thanks to an RBI single and a two-run home run, but the Jackrabbits held on to win 4-3.
Carson Sanders pitched all seven innings, giving up six hits and three earned runs while striking out five.
Friday was not a good day for Bowie against Peaster. The Greyhounds scored two runs in the first inning two in the fourth inning to take the lead 4-0.
The Jackrabbits scored on run in the fourth by loading the bases and Hutson getting hit by a pitch. Kynan DeMoss drove in another run in the fifth inning on a single, but it would not be enough. Peaster won 4-2.
Hutson started the game on the mound and pitched 3.2 innings while allowing four runs on three hits, six walk and striking out three. Jake Fallis came in to pitch the final 2.1 innings and allowed no runs on two hits while striking out two. The team left 11 base runners stranded.
Saturday proved to be a good day for Bowie.
The Jackrabbits run-ruled Sanger 15-0 in three and half innings. DeMoss and Kesey both led the team with three RBIs. DeMoss and Kawlyer Swearingin both hit home runs in the game while Kesey hit a triple.
Swearingin also pitched all four innings allowing one hit and two walks while striking out six.
Bowie’s next game against Alvord was a bit more challenging.
Both teams scored one run in the first inning. Richey hit a sacrifice fly to right field to drive in the run.
The Jackrabbits then scored four runs in the second inning. Swearingin drew a walk with a bases loaded and A.J. Whatly was then hit by a pitch to drive in runs. Swearingin would later score on a wild pitch and Whatley would score on a passed ball to give Bowie a 5-1 lead.
The Bulldogs would the cut the lead to one in the fourth inning, but the Jackrabbits would hold on to win after five innings 5-4.
It was not the prettiest game with only three hits from the team and pitchers Melton, Fallis and Swearingin combining for nine walks, but Bowie found a way to win.

To read the full story, pick up a copy of the mid-week edition of the Bowie News.

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Bowie softball all-district awards released

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Chloe Kinney got named first team all-district for the Lady Rabbits.

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First team
Kaylie Kinney, Chloe Kinney
Second team
Sadie Britt, Victoria Cox, KP Rutherford, Serenity Klump
Honorable mention
Laney Oliver, Sage Gossett, Rhyan Carle, Laci Goodwin
Academic all-district
Laney Oliver, Sadie Britt, Sage Gossett, Beau Combs, Victoria Watson, Imala Walker, Payton Holt

To see some more pictures of the softball players, pick up a copy of the mid-week edition of the Bowie News.

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Bowie, Nocona hosting sports camps next week

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Bowie football and softball coaches will host camps at the high school fields next week on June 3-5. Walk-ups will be accepted on the first day.

With summer here, school coaching staffs have started hosting summer sports camps.
While it might be too late to join the basketball camps at Bowie and Nocona going on this week, there are others on the horizon to sign your kids up for.
At Bowie next week on June 3-5 are football and softball camps.
The football camp is at the high school football stadium from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. It is for incoming 2-6th graders and will cost $60. To register online, go to the Bowie ISD Athletics Facebook page and scan a QR code so your kid will get a camp T-shirt. The camp will take walk-ups on the first day of camp if you are unable to do so before hand.
The Bowie softball camp will be split up into two sessions. Incoming 1-5th graders are scheduled for 8:30-11:30 a.m. while incoming 6-9th graders are scheduled for 12-3 p.m.
The camp will take place at the high school softball field. It will cost $60 per camper. There is a QR code you can scan to register online if you go to the Bowie ISD Athletics Facebook page.
You also can contact Coach Heather Daniell at 940-872-1511 or email her at [email protected].
At Nocona, volleyball and football camps are both scheduled for June 10-12.
The football camp will be at the high school football field and will be 9-11 a.m. Incoming kindergarten through ninth graders are welcome to sign up. The cost is $50 per camper.
If you register before June 7, you will get your camper a T-shirt. Walk-ups will be accepted, but a T-shirt cannot be guaranteed.
You can register online if you go to the Nocona ISD Athletics Facebook page and scan the QR Code. Checks and cash can be dropped off at the field house.
The Nocona volleyball camp will be split up into two sessions. The first session is for incoming 6-9th graders and will be at 9 a.m.-12 p.m. the second session is for incoming 1-5th graders and will be at 1-3 p.m.
Both sessions will be at the high school gym and will cost $50 per camper. Checks and cash can be dropped off at the junior high. You can contact Coach Kara Lucherk for more information.
You can scan a QR code at the Nocona ISD Athletics on a post from May 7 or you can contact Coach Kara Lucherk with more questions at [email protected].

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Saint Jo Sports Awards

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The Saint Jo High School Awards Banquet was on May 21. At the end of the sports section, the athletes of the year awards went to Devin Stewart and Taylor Patrick.

To see pictures of the team award winners in ever sport, pick up a copy of the mid-week edition of the Bowie News.

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