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SW hosts high-flying Hawks

September 19, 2013

Wall and Sweetwater, who will meet Friday at Mustang Bowl for what will be Sweetwater’s homecoming contest, have a few things in common.
First of all, both have gotten their 2013 seasons off to solid starts.
Wall, which is current-ly ranked No. 5 in the Associated Press high school poll in Class 2A, has posted a flawless 3-0 record so far and the Hawks are coming off their most impressive win, a 35-14 victory over highly-regarded Sonora this past week.

3-0 Hornets finally get to play at home

September 19, 2013

Call them road warriors, but not playing at home hasn’t hurt Blackwell so far.
In their first three games the Hornets have had con-vincing wins at Westbrook (52-0), Jayton (32-14) and Lingleville (88-42), the last foe a late replacement when Rule cancelled a few days before it was scheduled to play against Blackwell.
But despite the last-minute change and having to make a 141-mile road trip to Lingleville, Blackwell was more than up to the chal-lenge as the Hornets racked up 544 total yards, all but 27 of it on the ground.

Highland seeking a breakthrough vs. another rugged foe

September 19, 2013

Highland’s 0-3 start this season is a bit deceiving, as two losses have been by a total of nine points. And it won’t get any easier as the Hornets face 3-0 Sands at home this Friday.
But the games that really count aren’t here yet, and coach Jeff Shelton is still confident in his team.
“One thing the kids in Highland have always been good about is looking at the big picture,” Shelton said.

SW goes distance in victory vs. Miles

September 19, 2013

MILES — First there was the travel. Then Sweetwater had to go the distance on the volleyball court before the Lady Mustangs finally beat Miles 3-2 on Tuesday.
And it came down to the wire in both Game 4 and Game 5 before Sweetwater won the match by scores of 14-25, 25-21, 13-25, 27-25 and 15-13.
Freshman Kensi Chown-ing had a team-high 10 kills, plus two digs and one ace, for Sweetwater (9-14), which won’t see action until Sept. 24 when it hosts Levelland in the Lady Mustangs’ final non-district match.

‘Friday Night for Cure’ set; sponsorships being sought

September 19, 2013

A list of business sponsorships is being gathered for the “Breast Cancer Friday Night Fight for the Cure” to be held during the Sweetwater vs. Snyder volleyball and football games Oct. 11. Those who would like to have their business name displayed on the back of the shirts should contact Jill Locklar at (325) 320-4800 or Carla Lambert at (325) 338-1840 by Sept. 23. Also, persons may sponsor a loved one who has battled cancer by placing their name on the shirt. It can be either in honor of or in memory of the person.

S’water netters lose to B-Spring

September 19, 2013

Sweetwater was defeated 16-3 by Big Spring in high school tennis here Tuesday.
BIG SPRING 16, SWEETWATER 3
Boys doubles — Bryan Vause and Zac Bax lost 2-8; Keygan Valdez and Billy Reeves lost 3-8; Tyler Stacy and Mark Butler lost 2-8.
Girls doubles — Jenny Medellin and Teresa Perez-Poe lost 4-8; Crystal Foust and Gisela Selano lost 0-8’ Naomi Gonzales and Rebecca Gonzales lost 1-8.
Mixed doubles — Gewel Cherry and Chris Shoema-ker lost 6-8.

Jeffrey receives scholarship from TSTC as player of game

September 19, 2013

TSTC representative Kyle Smith (left) presented Kaegan Jeffrey a $500 scholarship as player of the game for Sweetwater following its win over Breckenridge. Also, Jeffrey was named by his coach Shane Mobley (right) as Sweetwater’s Player of the Week.

Local Sports Calendar

September 18, 2013

THURSDAY, SEPT. 19
Football
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘B’ combined team hosts Wall, 4:30 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ teams will be hosting Wall at 5:45 and 7 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater freshman and JV teams at Wall at 5 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.
Roscoe junior high and JV teams are open.
Highland junior high and JV teams at Sands at 5:30 and 7 p.m., respectively.
Blackwell junior high at Trent, 6 p.m. (JV is open)
FRIDAY, SEPT. 20
Football
Sweetwater varsity vs. Wall (homecoming), 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity is open.
Highland varsity will host Sands, 7:30 p.m.

Amos, Jeffrey set records at Classic

September 17, 2013

Friday’s 51-33 win over Breckenridge proved to be a record-setting night for two Sweetwater players, Bray Amos and Kaegan Jeffrey, at the Sammy Baugh Classic.

Three teams start with W

September 17, 2013

Three of the four Sweet-water Middle School teams began their 2013 football seasons last week by win-ning, with all four games in Sweetwater.
8th grade Red 26, Breckenridge 0
Chris Thompson not only threw touchdown passes of 40 yards to Tristan Longoria and 35 yards to Daniel Avila, but also had a 2-yard TD run and a 2-point conversion run. Avila also had a 2-yard TD run. All of Sweetwater’s scoring came in the first half.

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