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November 29th, 2014

Sweetwater still alive in playoffs after wearing down Lions in 2nd half

November 29, 2014

MINERAL WELLS — The Sweetwater football team’s playoff journey continues.
Vernon, led by fullback Isaiah Love, piled up some 329 yards rushing with its Wing-T attack on Friday and didn’t punt once.
Sweetwater, though, never trailed and time after time, the Mustangs came up with the clutch plays they needed to stay in control.
When the dust had settled, Sweetwater had a 49-27 win in the Class 4A, Division II regional playoff as its season stayed alive for at least one more week.

November 26th

Cooper girls beat SW

November 26, 2014

The Sweetwater girls fell to 0-4 after losing, 50-36, to Abilene Cooper in basket-ball action here Tuesday.
The Sweetwater boys went to Andrews and lost, 67-52, in their opener Tuesday.

Learn more in Wednesday's edition in Sports.

Tuesday’s area hoop results

November 26, 2014

Haskell boys 44, Highland boys 33
Roscoe girls 40, Westbrook girls 27

Find individual stats in Wednesday's edition in Sports.

November 25th

Six area teams see action

November 25, 2014

Six of Nolan County’s area high school basketball teams are scheduled to play today before taking a short holiday break.

Read more in Tuesday's edition in Sports.

Pro Football Weekend Recap

November 25, 2014

Thursday Night Football 11/20/14

Oakland (1-10) 24 vs
Kansas City (7-4) 20

November 24th

Blackwell’s lead slips away in 4th as Sands moves into quarterfinal

November 24, 2014

HERMLEIGH — With one quarter left in Friday’s Class 1A, Division II regional playoff, Blackwell held a 46-40 lead. But Sands out-scored Blackwell 32-14 in the fourth quarter to claim a 72-60 win.

Read more in Monday's edition in Sports.

This week’s basketball

November 24, 2014

Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ boys will host Levelland starting at 5 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ boys play at Levelland starting at 5 p.m.
Roscoe junior high girls will host Hawley starting at 5 p.m.
Roscoe junior high boys play at Hawley starting at 5 p.m.
Highland junior high teams will host Ira starting at 6 p.m.
Blackwell junior high teams will host Veribest starting at 6 p.m.
+Sweetwater girls host Abilene Cooper — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.

Mustangs tame Bulls, 46-14

November 24, 2014

STEPHENVILLE — By now, everyone who follows West Texas high school football seriously knows that Sweetwater has one of the most explosive offenses — well, not just in Texas but on the planet.

Read more in our weekend edition in Sports.

Talking about a win

November 24, 2014

Michael Green of Sweetwater is interviewed by Ted Thomas of local radio station KXOX following Friday’s win over Bridgeport.

November 21st

Local sports calendar

November 21, 2014

Roscoe varsity girls at Lueders-Avoca tournament.
Roscoe JV girls at Cross Plains tournament.
Highland varsity boys at Rotan (season opener), 8 p.m.
Highland varsity girls at Abilene’s Key City tournament.
Blackwell varsity girls at Westbrook tournament.
Sweetwater vs. Bridge-port (Class 4A, Division II area playoff), 7:30 p.m., Tarleton State University’s Memorial Stadium, Steph-enville.
Post vs. Cisco (Class 3A, Division II area playoff), 7 p.m., Sweetwater’s Mustang Bowl.

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