Temple golfer William Paysse, who just completed his junior year at Belton High School, earned a spot in the U.S Junior Amateur championship by winning a sectional qualifier Monday in Kerrville.
Paysse fired a 5-under 67 on the Valley and Creeks courses at The Club at Comanche Trace to take one of two qualifying spots. He edged San Antonio’s Mac Meissner by one stroke.
Two players finished with 70s and were designated as alternates.
The U.S. Junior Amateur is set for July 17-22 at Flint Hills National Golf Club in Andover, Kan. The final three days of match play will be broadcast on the FS1 television network. Past champions include Johnny Miller, Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth.
8th annual Cen-Tex Pro Football and Cheer Camp set for June 24
The Accumulative Advantage Foundation‘s eighth annual “Kid’s Advantage” Cen-Tex Pro Football Camp & Combine and Cheer Camp is set for Saturday, June 24, at Leo Buckley Stadium.
The free camp, for children ages 8-17, will run from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Participants will receive training instruction specific to their position by former NFL players and Killeen ISD stars Tommie Harris, Roy Miller, Juaquin Iglesias, Dominique Zeigler and other players from the Central Texas area.
A cheer camp for girls will also be conducted by local cheerleaders.
Baylor Scott and White McLane’s Children’s Hospital and the players will share tips to stay fit and promote healthy living to children and adults. Parents are invited to hear free information from medical professionals on how to prepare and protect their child for the upcoming school year.
Register for the camp at NFLcamp17.eventbrite.com.
Heights’ Mitchell among four area players on all-state teams
Four area players were named to the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association All-State teams released Monday.
Harker Heights senior first baseman Jacob Mitchell was selected to the Class 6A second team.
Salado sophomore outfielder Tate Harvey was picked to the Class 4A second team. Harvey’s teammate, junior Drew Dobbins, and Lampasas senior Levi Geagley were named as third-team pitchers.