Archive - Sports Article
June 18th, 2015
These Nolan County athletes teamed up to win first place in the varsity boys division at Roscoeâ€™s Summer Shootout basketball tournament. Back row from left are J.L. Solis, Deshaun Williams, Luke Ramos and Hardy Escobar of Sweetwater High School. On the front row are Emrick Wilson, Brayden Scott, Jacob Richburg, Dylan Phillips and Eli Sauer, who are all from Highland High School.
ABILENE â€” Michael Hunt of Sweetwater tied for second place in the boys 16-18 year-old division after shooting 71-78-149 at a West Texas Junior Open golf tournament earlier this week that was held at both Abilene Country Club and the clubâ€™s Fairway Course.
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In conjunction with the Gary Sinise Foundation, the Sweetwater Country Club will host a golf tournament Saturday, June 20 to benefit wounded military veterans and their families.
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Sweetwater will hold a softball, football and tennis camp to round out the summer. Get all the details in Wednesday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.
Five ex-Sweetwater High athletes and a current coach returned to the diamond this past weekend. For the athletes, it was a chance to end their high school careers by playing in summer all-star games.
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ABILENE â€” Two enor-mous second-half plays â€” one on offense and one on defense â€” by ex-Sweetwater High star Isaiah McGee led the North all-star football team to a 21-3 win over the South on Saturday night at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Myrle Greathouse All-Star Classic.
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The Sweetwater High School gym hosted a pair of Mustang Basketball Camps this past week, one for students entering grades 1-5 and another for those entering grades 6-9.
Students in grades 6-9 were Jon Davis, Timmy Thompson, Ryan Romero, Antonio Padilla, Jasen Nelson, Antonio Heredia, Jason Martinez, Jackson Foster, Keiarriyen Griffin, Brendan Delgado, Ethan Cortez, Thomas Hernandez, Mathew Hernandez, Rylen Moncada, Alex Martinez and Carson Brownlow.
Four recently-graduated Sweetwater baseball players have been selected for a Class 4A/TAPPS all-star game at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Frenship High School in Wolfforth â€” the first of three games held Saturday by the Greater West Texas Baseball Coaches Associa-tion. A Class 5A-6A game will begin at 4:30 p.m., fol-lowed by a 2A-3A game at 7:30 p.m.
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For the second consecu-tive year, Sweetwater has qualified for the 7-on-7 Division II football state tournament next month in College Station. Sweetwa-ter qualified by winning a qualifying event in Brock this past Saturday.
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Several sports camps for Nolan County area youngsters are scheduled for later this month in Sweetwater and Roscoe.
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