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November 17th, 2014

Weekly sports calendar

November 17, 2014

MONDAY, NOV. 17
Basketball
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls will host Snyder (season openers) at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Roscoe junior high boys will host Winters starting at 5 p.m.
Roscoe junior high girls at Winters starting at 5 p.m.
Highland junior high teams will host Borden County (season openers) starting at 6 p.m.
Blackwell junior high teams at Bronte (season openers) starting at 6 p.m.
TUESDAY, NOV. 18
Basketball
Sweetwater boys will host Early (season openers for both teams): freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.

Blackwell beats RS for 6th win in a row

November 17, 2014

TRENT — The Blackwell Hornets have gotten hot at the right time.
Friday’s 52-6 Class 1A, Division II bi-district win over the Rising Star Wild-cats was the sixth in a row for Blackwell (7-3), which will face Sands in the area round.

Read more in our weekend edition.

Highland is shut out by No. 1 in state

November 17, 2014

ANSON — No. 1 Crowell is off to a good start in the Class 1A, Division II foot-ball playoffs.
The Wildcats (10-0) — who are in their third year of direction under former Blackwell athlete and coach Nathan Hayes — began defense of their Division I six-man title on Friday with a 60-0 bi-district win over Highland.

Read more in our weekend edition in Sports.

November 14th

Mustangs trample Perryton, 50-13

November 14, 2014

CANYON — Sweetwater’s football team was seriously tested on Thursday for the first time since it defeated Monahans three weeks ago to clinch a playoff berth.
The Mustangs trailed in a game Thursday for the first time since that 63-34 win, as Perryton led 7-0 in the opening minutes.

See the full story in our Friday edition.

Local Sports Calendar

November 14, 2014

FRIDAY, NOV. 14
Football
Highland vs. Crowell (Class 1A, Div. I bi-district playoff), 7:30 p.m., Anson.
Blackwell vs. Rising Star (Class 1A, Div. II bi-district playoff), 7:30 p.m., Trent.
Vernon vs. Fort Stockton (Class 4A, Div. II bi-district playoff), 7:30 p.m., Sweetwater.
Coleman vs. Crane (Class 3A, Div. II bi-district playoff), 7:30 p.m., Roscoe.
SATURDAY, NOV. 15
Basketball
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity girls play at San Angelo Lake View: freshmen at 10:30 a.m., JV at noon, varsity at 1:30 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity girls will host Lockney starting at 2 p.m.

Wildcats rally past the Plowboys

November 14, 2014

BIG SPRING — For the first three quarters, Roscoe and Wink went back and forth at each other on the scoreboard — the Plowboys answering ever Wildcat TD with one of their own.
But Roscoe, which led after each period, wound up on the losing end of a 36-28 decision in a Class 2A, D-II bi-district contest.
Roscoe (5-6) held leads of 14-6, 21-14 and 28-22 at the quarter breaks.

See the full story in our Friday edition.

Plowgirls fall to RL in opener

November 14, 2014

The Roscoe girls basketball team led 7-5 after one quarter of its season opener on Tuesday, but Robert Lee dominated the middle two periods to win, 37-28.
Robert Lee managed to build a double-digit lead by outscoring Roscoe 23-9 in the second and third quarters, and the Plowgirls were unable to catch up.
Mia Herrera was the top scorer for Roscoe with nine points while Sunshine Saddler finished with eight.
Samantha Ortega scored five points, and Dani Dean and Selena Perez both finished with three points.

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November 14, 2014

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November 13th

Mustangs face Rangers to start postseason run

November 13, 2014

You could say that making the move to District 2-4A Division II this year has paid off big for Sweetwater.
The Mustangs are not only in the playoffs for the first time in six years, but are 10-0 entering the post-season for the first time since 1997.

Read more in Thursday's edition in Sports.

November 12th

Local Sports Calendar

November 12, 2014

THURSDAY, NOV. 13
Basketball
Roscoe junior high boys will play at Hamlin (season openers) starting at 5 p.m.
Football
BI-DISTRICT
PLAYOFFS
Sweetwater vs. Perryton (Class 4A, Division II), 7 p.m., Canyon’s Kimbrough Stadium.
Roscoe vs. Wink (Class 2A, Division II), 7 p.m., Big Spring’s Memorial Stadium.
Post vs. San Angelo Grape Creek (Class 3A, Division II), 7 p.m., Sweetwater’s Mustang Bowl.
FRIDAY, NOV. 14
Football
BI-DISTRICT
PLAYOFFS
Highland vs. Crowell (Class 1A, Division I), 7:30 p.m., Anson’s Tiger Stadium.

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