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Banyard is Saints’ top rusher again, but Pats take win

August 10, 2012

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Joseph Banyard was the leading rusher again for the New Orleans Saints on Thursday, but his 27 yards on seven carries weren’t enough to keep the New England Patriots from eaking out a 7-6 victory.

Tennis tryouts are set for next week at S’water courts

August 9, 2012

Sweetwater High School tennis coach Chris Terry has announced that player tryouts will be held at the high school courts on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 15-16, starting at 9 a.m.
Terry also announced that practices for the fall season will begin on Monday, Aug. 20 beginning at 4 p.m. at the high school courts.
Terry was hired as the new SHS tennis coach this summer to replace Shella Arnwine, who resigned to take coach-ing job in Roscoe.

Mobley talks with players

August 9, 2012

Shane Mobley, Sweetwater’s new head football coach, talks with his players at the end of a practice held this morning. The Mustangs begin full contact drills Friday.

V’ball camp action

August 8, 2012

Two volleyball camps are being held this week at Sweetwater Middle School. Some of the girls in the morning session, which runs through Friday, are shown here. An afternoon camp is also being held through Thursday at the SMS gym for younger girls.
Volleyball players at the high school level are also having their first workouts this week at the SHS gym to get ready for the 2012 sea-son, where the Lady Mustangs’ opening matches will be played here next Monday and Tuesday.

Plowboys hold their opening workouts

August 7, 2012

Some of Roscoe’s football players are shown on Monday morning going through their opening practices for the 2012 season.

Banyard is ‘Skins’ leading rusher

August 7, 2012

In his first NFL game Sunday in Canton, Ohio, ex-Sweetwater High star Joseph Banyard ran for a team-high 18 yards on five carries as New Orleans Saints beat the Arizona Cardinals 17-10 in the season-opening Hall of Fame exhibition game.
In addition to his running, the 213-pound Banyard caught one pass for negative-3 yards and also spent some time on defense, as he recorded two solo tackles.

Mustangs at 1st practice

August 6, 2012

Sweetwater High School football players showed up early today for their first official day of practice of the 2012 season.
The more experienced Mustang players held their practice at the Bowl, while new players were at the practice field located between Crane and Ragland streets.
The Mustangs will have full contact drills in pads starting Friday, and their first of two scrimmages will be here Aug. 18 against Wichita Falls Hirschi.

Two-a-days have arrived

August 4, 2012

Football athletes at all four of the high schools located in Nolan County are scheduled to report for their first workouts on Monday.

V’ball camp is set to begin

August 4, 2012

A volleyball camp will be held starting Monday, Aug. 6 at the Sweetwater Middle School gym on 305 Lamar Street.
Two sessions will be held. Students who have completed grades 6-7 will attend from 9-11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, Aug. 6-10, while students who have completed grades 3-5 will attend camp from 1-3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Aug. 6-9.
This year’s camp fee will be $35 and includes a T-shirt.

Lady ‘Stangs to start on Monday

August 4, 2012

Sweetwater High School officially kicks off its 2012 volleyball season Monday with the first practices, followed by the teams’ first scrimmages just four days later and then the Lady Mustangs’ opening season matches Monday, Aug. 13.
SHS head coach Liz Miller expects between 45 and 50 athletes to report Monday at 6:30 a.m. Morning workouts will be from 7:15 a.m. to noon with a 45-minute break in between, followed by a 90-minute lunch break and an afternoon practice from 1:30-4 p.m.

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