Sports camps underway
Various youth sports camps began this week across the Mansfield ISD campuses and will continue through June.
For a complete listing of camps and contact information, visit the News and Announcements section of the Mansfield ISD Athletic Department website. Go to www.mansfieldisd.org.
Mansfield ISD players sign, make commitments
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Kristian Dewitt, Lake Ridge, has signed to play for Odessa College basketball next season. Fellow Lady Eagles teammate Janaya Hines has signed to play for Mid America Christian in Oklahoma City.
Also, Lake Ridge quarterback Jett Duffey has committed to Texas Tech.
Academic All-State names Timberview athlete
Nicole Onwuchekwa, Timberview track and field athlete, was recently named to the 5A Academic All-State list by the Texas Girls Coaches Association. She was also honored at the Mansfield ISD Top 60 Academic Banquet.
Summer is time for swimming teams
The Mansfield Parks and Recreation Department offers year-round swimming programs for kids and adults.
The Mansfield Marlins Youth Swim Club is an instructional team teaching swimming skills and stroke technique. Other fundamentals taught include flip turns and starts.
The Adult Masters Swimming team is geared toward individuals with some competitive swimming experience and basic proficiency in front and back crawl and breast stroke. Regular swimmers and those preparing for triathlons can benefit from this group in addition to appealing to U.S. Masters-sanctioned swim meets.
Check with the Parks and Recreation Department’s Aquatic Center for more information.
- Randy Sachs