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Season ticket renewal period to begin Monday

August 4, 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 — 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.

Area football teams slated to start their workouts for 2014 season

August 4, 2014

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.

Legends Baseball Club wins bracket at Andrews tourney

July 31, 2014

Sweetwater’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.

Mustang football camp held at the Bowl

July 28, 2014

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, Kei’arriyen Griffen, Zack Garza, Danner Foust, Jasen Nelson, Daiman Atkins, Darian Carr, Antonio Heredia, Elijah Kent, Cade Needham, Andrew Medina, Marquez Jones, Ryan Romer

Aiken earns 3A all-state recognition from TSWA

July 28, 2014

Sweetwater’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.

VIDEO: UT Coach Charlie Strong at Big 12 Media Day

July 23, 2014

VIDEO: UT Coach Charlie Strong at Big 12 Media Day

Allen, Hyde given MVP recognition

July 22, 2014

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 stars’ 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 team’s MVP back in June when she played in a Fellowship of Christian Athletes all-star basketball game held in Brownwood.

Local sports camps are set

July 22, 2014

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.

Terminators are headed to national tourney

July 21, 2014

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.

Team Chip owners, instructors receive continuing education

July 21, 2014

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.

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