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August 4th, 2014
Reserved season football tickets for the 2014 season will be up for renewal to current option holders be-ginning Monday, Aug. 4 and through Friday, Aug. 22.
Tickets may be purchased at the Sweetwater ISD ad-ministration office on 207 Musgrove and are good for five home games â€” on Aug. 29 against Lubbock High, on Sept. 12 against Breckenridge (Sweetwater homecoming), on Sept. 19 against Snyder, on Oct. 24 against Monahans and on Nov. 7 against Lamesa.
All Nolan County high school football teams outside Sweetwater start 2014 season workouts when they report to their respective locations Monday, with the first scrimmages and games just weeks away.
At Roscoe, athletes begin their practices at 6:30 a.m. and sessions will continue until 10:45 a.m. Approx-mately 54 players are expec-ted to report, 12 more than a year ago, said Roscoe coach Jake Freeman. The first scrimmage will be Aug. 15 against Haskell and the second is Aug. 22 vs. Munday.
Sweetwaterâ€™s 9-and-under AA Legends Baseball Club recently played in a USSSA tournament held in Andrews, compiling a 3-2 record despite playing together for only about a month, and taking first place in the silver bracket with three wins on the final day.
In no particular order: Christopher Faith, Gavin Reyes, Carson Brownlow, Kurt Wetsel, Trenton Hicks, Logan Wedin, Jackson Foster, Harrison Foster, Austin Moreland, John Medina, Aaron Caballero, Nathan Bennett, Jordan Hoover, Logan Ham, Tyler Warner, Brett Buckner, Joseph Milner, Drew Gholson, Tayton Thompson, Chris Thompson, Tyler Chavez, Collin Stafford, Ian Cortez, Ethan Cortez, Reese Hayes, Rylan Hayes, Brendan Delgado, Keiâ€™arriyen Griffen, Zack Garza, Danner Foust, Jasen Nelson, Daiman Atkins, Darian Carr, Antonio Heredia, Elijah Kent, Cade Needham, Andrew Medina, Marquez Jones, Ryan Romer
Sweetwaterâ€™s Greg Aiken, who will play baseball for McMurry University starting next year, this past week added a second all-state honor to his list of postseason achievements.
Aiken, who as a senior compiled a .443 batting average with 17 extra-base hits and also fielded .990 at first base for the Mustangs, was a Class 3A second team all-state selection at that position by the Texas Sports Writers Association.
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Two ex-Highland High School athletes earned MVP recognition on Saturday at Six-Man Coaches Associa-tion all-star games that were held in Wichita Falls.
Abilene Christian Univ-ersity-bound Sierra Allen had a team-high 18 points in the West starsâ€™ 81-48 win over the East in the girls basketball game, while Michael Hyde was defensive MVP as the West prevailed 42-16 over the East in the football game. Both Allen and Hyde are 2014 HHS graduates.
Allen was also named as her teamâ€™s MVP back in June when she played in a Fellowship of Christian Athletes all-star basketball game held in Brownwood.
A Mustang Football Camp will be held this Wednesday through Friday, July 23-25 at Mustang Bowl from 8-11 a.m. daily for students entering grades 3-9. The cost of the camp is $30, and all campers will receive individual instruction from members of the Mustang coaching staff. The camp will place emphasis on skills and drills and will also have both punt, pass and kick instruction and competitions. There will also be refreshments, T-shirts and certificates. Checks should be made payable to Sweetwater High School.
The Texas Terminators, a 12-and-under softball team, go to Bloomington, Indiana later this week to play in an ASA national softball tour-nament that will run from July 27 through Aug. 3.
The Terminators will be one of about 30 teams who are expected to play in the national tournament, and are one of five Texas entries. The tournament will begin with pool play on Monday, July 28, followed by a double-elimination format.
June 30-July 2, Lonnie Mendez, Eric and Amanda Martinez and other instructors and owners of Team Chip, traveled to Las Vegas for continuing education and training at the annual MAIA Supershow. There were five Team Chip schools represented at the event. There they attended many seminars and sessions with some of the best martial arts businessman, leaders and instructors. From 7 a.m. training with Bill "Superfoot" Wallace and UFC Fighter, Matt Hughes, to business, retention, advertising and much more. Master instructor Chip Townsend was a seminar speaker at the event.