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College Basketball Round Up

February 16, 2015

Saturday February 14, 2015

(#1) Kentucky (25-0) 77
South Carolina (12-12) 43

Kentucky came out and took care of business against one of the SEC cellar dwellers. The Wildcats opened up a 25 point lead before the half was over and then put in in cruise control for the second half. Willie Cauley-Stein led the balanced scoring effort by Kentucky with 14 points.

(#2) Virginia (23-1) 61
Wake Forest (12-14) 60

Weekly sports calendar

February 16, 2015

Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ boys play at Snyder, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity boys host Ira starting at 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Midland Lee (scrimmage), 5 p.m.
Sweetwater boys host Levelland — freshmen at 5 p.m., JV at 6:30 p.m., varsity at 8 p.m.
Roscoe JV and varsity boys at Stamford at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Blackwell varsity boys host Bronte, 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Colorado City (season opener), 6 p.m.

Hornets to face Ira after loss

February 16, 2015

After losing 53-36 to Bor-den County on Friday, the Highland boys will host Ira today and then prepare for the Class 1A basketball playoffs that start next week.

Read more in Monday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Hornets’ big win sets up battle for 2nd in Dist. 12-1A

February 12, 2015

By beating Loraine 76-28 on Tuesday, the Highland boys basketball team set up a District 12-1A showdown with Borden County for second place Friday at High-land’s gym.

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

Season-ending action

February 12, 2015

Sweetwater’s Jaya Atkins, left, is guarded by a Big Spring defender in the teams’ season finale here Tuesday. Atkins, a junior, is among five Lady Mustangs scheduled to return next season.

JV girls win finale

February 12, 2015

The Sweetwater JV girls won 53-23 over Big Spring’s JV girls on Tuesday to fin-ish 7-3 in District 2-4A and 18-9 overall.
Texas Williams led Sweet-water’s win with 19 points while Sonora Medellin had 12 points and Jessica Poe 10. Angela Blueford had six points, Danielle Vega three, Ainsleigh Nelson two and Gewel Cherry one for the Lady Mustangs.

Highland girls set warmup

February 12, 2015

After ending its regular season Tuesday with a for-feit win over Loraine, the District 12-1A champion Highland girls basketball team has scheduled a play-off warmup game for this Saturday at 11 a.m. against Valley at Spur High School.
Highland, which has a 23-5 season record, finished 10-0 in 12-1A and was given a first-round bye. The Lady Hornets begin their playoff run late next week against the District 11-1A runnerup.

SW teams lose to Big Spring in final hoops doubleheader

February 11, 2015

Visiting teams have not had a lot of trouble adjusting to their surroundings at Sweetwater’s Mustang Gym during district play. On Tuesday, it happened again as Big Spring won both ends of a varsity basketball doubleheader by lopsided scores in preparation for the playoffs that begin later this month.

Read more in Wednesday's edition, in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

Local sports calendar

February 10, 2015

Sweetwater girls will host Big Spring — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p..m.
Sweetwater boys will host Big Spring — JV at 5 p.m., freshmen at 6:30 p.m., varsity at 8 p.m.
Roscoe will host Hamlin — JV girls at 4 p.m., JV boys at 5:15 p.m., varsity girls at 6:30 p.m., varsity boys at 8 p.m.
Highland varsity boys will host Loraine, 6:30 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls and boys will play at Veribest starting at 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater middle school teams host season-opening dual match vs. Abilene Wylie, 4:30 p.m.

S’water hosts Big Spring in final d’header

February 10, 2015

Sweetwater vs. Big Spring usually means something in terms of playoff possibilities. And that will once again be the case tonight when the teams meet up for their final basketball doubleheader of the year at Mustang Gym.

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

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