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August 28th, 2014

LHS offers big test for S’water

August 28, 2014

It’s been two decades since Sweetwater has met up with a Class 5A school on the football field.
The Mustangs, however, will get that challenge at 7:30 p.m. Friday when they host Lubbock High in their season opener at the 10th annual Family RV Sammy Baugh Classic.

See the full story in Thursday's print edition in Sports.

Highland will begin its season today vs. Matadors

August 28, 2014

Highland will be the first area football team to start play tonight. The Hornets will face Motley County in their first game as a 1A team at 6 p.m. to begin Jayton’s three-day Gridiron Classic.
The teams played a thril-ler last year, the Matadors winning 62-59 to start the year. Tonight is the debut for Kyle Jeffrey, who coached at Highland 10 years ago as an assistant, as head coach.

See the full story in Thursday's print edition in Sports.

Spikers outlast Breck, top Graham

August 28, 2014

Sweetwater edged Breck-enridge in a five-game thril-ler to start its doubleheader here Tuesday, then came back to sweep Graham 3-0 and improve to 11-7 this season in volleyball action at Mustang Gym.
Sweetwater beat Brecken-ridge 23-25, 25-20, 25-20, 19-25, 17-15 in its opener.

See the full story in Thursday's print edition in Sports.

August 27th

VIDEO: Big 12 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Montage

August 27, 2014

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has raised nearly $80 million over the last month. These viral videos have been sweeping Big 12 campuses, as administrators and coaches have been heavily involved in raising awareness and money.

Sports Calendar

August 27, 2014

TODAY
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity plays Monahans (season opener) at Midland’s Bush Tennis Center, 4 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshman (6, 7 p.m.), JV (6, 7 p.m.) and varsity (6:15, 7:30 p.m.) host Graham and Breckenridge.
THURSDAY, AUG. 28
Cross Country
Sweetwater varsity runners at season-opening meet in Christoval.
Football
Varsity
Season Openers
Family RV Sammy Baugh Classic: San Angelo Grape Creek vs. Haskell, 7:30 p.m.
Highland vs. Motley County at Jayton’s Gridiron Classic, 6 p.m.
Sub-varsity
Sweetwater freshmen at Lubbock High, 5 p.m.

August 25th

Two make Super Team; 7 honored

August 25, 2014

A pair of Sweetwater High School football players are on the All-Big Country preseason Super Team that was announced Sunday by the Abilene Reporter-News.

SHS spikers split six matches at SA

August 25, 2014

Sweetwater High School’s varsity volleyball team won three of its six matches over the weekend at San Angelo’s two-day tournament.
The Lady Mustangs, who are 9-7, will host Graham and Breckenridge Tuesday before a one-week break.

Banyard helps the Vikings defeat KC

August 25, 2014

Former Sweetwater High School athlete Joe Banyard rushed four times for 15 yards to help the Minneso-ta Vikings improve to 3-0 in NFL preseason play with a 30-12 win on Saturday night over the Kansas City Chiefs. Banyard was in three games for the Vikings last season and is competing for a ros-ter spot again this year.

Weekly Sports Calendar

August 25, 2014

TUESDAY, AUG. 26
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity plays Monahans (season opener) at Midland’s Bush Tennis Center, 4 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshman (6, 7 p.m.), JV (6, 7 p.m.) and varsity (6:15, 7:30 p.m.) host Graham and Breckenridge.
THURSDAY, AUG. 28
Cross Country
Sweetwater varsity runners at season-opening meet in Christoval.
Football Varsity Season Openers
Family RV Sammy Baugh Classic: San Angelo Grape Creek vs. Haskell, 7:30 p.m.
Highland vs. Motley County at Jayton’s Gridiron Classic, 6 p.m.
Sub-varsity
Sweetwater freshmen at Lubbock High, 5 p.m.

Fall sports athletes introduced

August 25, 2014

Sweetwater High School’s fall sports athletes were introduced during “Meet the Mustangs’ on Thursday night at Mustang Bowl.
The SHS tennis team and cross country team (shown) were introduced along with the football and volleyball teams plus the SHS cheerleaders, band and student trainers. Introductions were made during and after the Sweetwater vs. Clyde scrimmages by each team’s coaches.

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