Lometa ISD announced the following athletic awards on Thursday.
Tommy Green Rodeo Company and Evant Rodeo Association are teaming up to offer a junior rodeo May 15 at 8 p.m. Evant’s arena is located on U.S. Highway 281 at the south end of town near the football stadium.
Incoming senior defensive lineman Owen Seaver and incoming senior receiver Mike Murray both announced invitations to play in the 2021 Tiki Bowl in Hawaii.
Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association are in negotiations about a proposed plan to start the season on July 1 without fans. MLB owners approved one proposal earlier this week that would include an 82-game regional schedule, 30-man active rosters, 14 teams in the postseason with games played in home cities in October, and a 50/50 revenue split for players and owners.
Owen Seaver (50) was ranked Texas’ No. 5 defensive end in the Class of 2021 without an official college offer. He’s shown attempting to block a Brazosport extra point in the 2019 playoffs. Can’t Miss Sports, a football recruiting organization, released defensive end rankings last week -- shortly after ranking another Badger, John Long, the No. 1 unoffered offensive lienman.
Caylin Watson (now a sophomore) is No. 1 on the Lady Badger’s tennis ladder for Fall 2020. A ladder, similar to a depth chart, normally is formed through challenge matches in team practice during the spring. Coach Kenneth Peiser said players could challenge teammates for higher spots if practice starts as scheduled on Aug. 3.