Archive for July, 2011
Three Clark Cougars and their club basketball teammates won the prestigious AAU Las Vegas Live this past week. Adam Perez, Nikko Maxwell and Carter Josephs play for the Texas Ambassadors and powered their way through several top quality teams to win the championship.
You can read more about their success on TexasHoops.com.
Way to go Coogs!
Clark Cougar Swim Team tryouts for the 2011- 2012 squad are August 8 – 12:
Monday - Friday at Colonies House Pool
3511 Colony Drive, 78230
7:30 am start for approximately 1 hour to 90 min each day.
A test set and a 100 sprint will be evaluated each day.
Each day will test a different race:
free, back, breaststroke, butterfly and IM.
Physicals need to be done and turned in to the trainer’s office at Clark before a swimmer can try-out.
Tryouts for the 2011-12 Clark Tennis team will be held August 2-4. To be included and prepared for those try outs all interested students are required to attend a meeting on July 28th at 10:00 am at the Clark tennis courts. More info is posted on the school website.
The Clark tennis program, led by Coach (and Clark alum) Scott Byrd, will be aiming for its 20th consecutive district championship this fall.
Shawn Hamilton, the son of longtime Clark basketball coach and current NISD Assistant Athletic Director Kevin Hamilton, had the scare of a lifetime earlier this month and has the scars to prove it. Shawn, 14, was fishing off Mustang Island with his family when he was attacked by a shark and fought back. Details from the Caller Times newspaper and KRIS TV.
For the third consecutive year the “Gucci Bowl” game between Clark and Churchill will air live on local television station KMYS. The August 25th match up will kick off at 7:10 pm at Farris Stadium. The always highly anticipated opening season game between the Cougars and Chargers is in its 28th year.
Other NISD schools featured on KMYS TV’s “Thursday Night Lights” schedule include Marshall, Taft, Holmes, Stevens and O’Connor. Click here for schedule details.
GO COOGS! BEAT CHURCHILL!!
Less than a month from now season tickets for the Clark Cougars 2011 football season will go on sale. According to the Northside ISD athletic department, tickets will be sold on Monday night August 8th at 6:00 at Clark. Nine games are included in the season ticket packet for a total of $63 per person. The only regular season Clark game not included with the season tickets is the September 2nd match up at Alamo Heights. Three games will be played at Gustafson Stadium and the remaining 6 at Farris.
Traditionally the line forms early for the 6:00 ticket sales in the Clark cafeteria. So get there early and guarantee your favorite spot for the new season!
Conveniently enough, after buying your tickets you can head to Blossom to watch the Clark Volleyball team defeat Churchill in their first match of the season at 7:00.
LET’S GO COOGS!!!
Note: If you miss the August 8th sale, the Clark tickets will be available at the Northside Athletic Office at Paul Taylor Fieldhouse, but only until August 16th.
Clark track and field athletes Shantel Swift and Austin Wells have been busy running and jumping this summer and the result is a trip to New Orleans in August for the AAU Junior Olympic Games. Swift has qualified in the Triple Jump, placing second at the National Qualifier competition at Judson last weekend. Wells placed first in the 3000 meter run to qualify for the Junior Olympics.
They will join athletes in as many as 19 different categories of sports competition beginning July 28th and running through August 6th.
Shantel will be a senior at Clark in the fall and Austin will be a junior. WAY TO GO!!!