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February 22nd, 2015

Highland girls rip Balmorhea

February 22, 2015

BIG LAKE — Yet another playoff run has begun for Highland’s girls basketball team. The goal is getting to San Antonio, where the Lady Hornets are hoping for their third straight state tournament appearance.
It wasn’t a flawless effort, but Highland is off to a good start in reaching that goal after defeating Balmorhea, 62-27, at Reagan County High School on Friday.

See the full story in our weekend edition.

Several athletes will play in FCA all-star contests

February 22, 2015

In addition to the three area coaches named last month, a total of 14 area high school senior athletes and cheerleaders will be participating later this year in the Big Country Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Festival, a three-day event in three West Texas cities.
Sweetwater High School baseball coach Roland Her-rera, the head coach for the North all-star baseball team, will have two of his own athletes — J.P. Poe and Hayden Reeves — with him when the game is held on June 12 in San Angelo.

Mustangs are eager to build on recent success

February 22, 2015

Sweetwater has made baseball playoff runs two straight years, and making a third straight run will be the goal when the 2015 season begins Tuesday at Ranger Junior College.
Most of the players from either or both of those two teams are gone, but a few key pieces are back to help Sweetwater, which in 2013 and 2014 won 39 games and three playoff series for coach Roland Herrera.

See the full story in our weekend edition.

Sweetwater High School baseball schedules

February 22, 2015

VARSITY
Feb. 24 — at Ranger JC
Feb. 26-28 — Granbury tournament
March 3 — at Mid. Green-wood
March 5-7 — SW Wes Bishop Wood Bat Classic
March 10 — Andrews
March 12-14 — Abilene tour-nament
March 17 — Vernon
March 24 — +Levelland
March 27 — +at Lamesa
April 2 — +Lub. Estacado
April 7 — +at Big Spring
April 10— +at Snyder
April 13 — +at Levelland
April 17 — +Lamesa
April 21 — +at Lub. Estacado
April 24 — +Big Spring
April 28 — +Snyder
JV RED
Feb. 24 — Abilene Cooper
March 2 — Mid. Greenwood
March 5-7 — Abilene tournament
March 12-14 — San Angelo tournament

SHS has football awards banquet Monday at TSTC

February 22, 2015

Sweetwater High School’s Football Awards Banquet is set for Monday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the “Center” at Texas State Technical College. Meal tickets will not be sold at the door. SHS athlete, cheerleaders and student trainers will not be required to buy a ticket.
All SHS football teams will be recognized for their hard work and dedication, and the SHS cheerleaders and athletic trainers will be introduced and thanked for their constant support. A highlight video recapping the football season will be shown as well.

Softball teams start out 3-0

February 22, 2015

The opening day of action Thursday saw Sweetwater’s two softball teams go 3-0 at their annual tournament that is held at Jerry Collins Complex.

See the full story in our weekend edition.

Highland girls basketball team

February 22, 2015

After receiving a first-round bye for winning the District 12-1A championship, the Highland girls basketball team begans the playoffs Friday. The Lady Hornets faced Balmorhea at Big Lake’s Reagan County High School in a Class 1A area-round game. The team members (who are pictured in no particular order) are Kailee Hall, Hannah Allen, Madison Moseley, Hannah Kirby, Sydny Helbert, Kellse Cornett, Reann Robinson, Kaylee Martin, Emily Hamilton, Kelsi Johns, Bailey Garrett, Sabrina Romero, Karlie Allen, Summer Huizar, Holly Bradbury, Shelby Harris, Katie Pantoja and Cheyanna Petty.

February 20th

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 9 Surprising Facts About The Oscars

February 20, 2015

Sweetwater's weekend weather outlook

February 20, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 81. Winds will be breezy and from the south-southwest at 15 to 20 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 48 and south-southwest winds at 10 to 15 mph. Winds will shift to the north-northwest after midnight.
This weekend, we're looking at sunny skies on Saturday with a high in the lower 60s. But on Sunday, we should see a 30% chance of rain and a high around 39.

February 19th

Kreitler aiming for Abilene council seat

February 19, 2015

Bruce Kreitler knows that Nolan County residents can't vote in Abilene's May 9 elections, but he does want word to spread that he's challenging incumbent Joe Spano for his city council place (2).

Learn more in Thursday's edition, in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

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