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Highland is shut out by No. 1 in state

November 17, 2014

ANSON — No. 1 Crowell is off to a good start in the Class 1A, Division II foot-ball playoffs.
The Wildcats (10-0) — who are in their third year of direction under former Blackwell athlete and coach Nathan Hayes — began defense of their Division I six-man title on Friday with a 60-0 bi-district win over Highland.

Read more in our weekend edition in Sports.

Mustangs trample Perryton, 50-13

November 14, 2014

CANYON — Sweetwater’s football team was seriously tested on Thursday for the first time since it defeated Monahans three weeks ago to clinch a playoff berth.
The Mustangs trailed in a game Thursday for the first time since that 63-34 win, as Perryton led 7-0 in the opening minutes.

See the full story in our Friday edition.

Local Sports Calendar

November 14, 2014

Highland vs. Crowell (Class 1A, Div. I bi-district playoff), 7:30 p.m., Anson.
Blackwell vs. Rising Star (Class 1A, Div. II bi-district playoff), 7:30 p.m., Trent.
Vernon vs. Fort Stockton (Class 4A, Div. II bi-district playoff), 7:30 p.m., Sweetwater.
Coleman vs. Crane (Class 3A, Div. II bi-district playoff), 7:30 p.m., Roscoe.
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity girls play at San Angelo Lake View: freshmen at 10:30 a.m., JV at noon, varsity at 1:30 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity girls will host Lockney starting at 2 p.m.

Wildcats rally past the Plowboys

November 14, 2014

BIG SPRING — For the first three quarters, Roscoe and Wink went back and forth at each other on the scoreboard — the Plowboys answering ever Wildcat TD with one of their own.
But Roscoe, which led after each period, wound up on the losing end of a 36-28 decision in a Class 2A, D-II bi-district contest.
Roscoe (5-6) held leads of 14-6, 21-14 and 28-22 at the quarter breaks.

See the full story in our Friday edition.

Plowgirls fall to RL in opener

November 14, 2014

The Roscoe girls basketball team led 7-5 after one quarter of its season opener on Tuesday, but Robert Lee dominated the middle two periods to win, 37-28.
Robert Lee managed to build a double-digit lead by outscoring Roscoe 23-9 in the second and third quarters, and the Plowgirls were unable to catch up.
Mia Herrera was the top scorer for Roscoe with nine points while Sunshine Saddler finished with eight.
Samantha Ortega scored five points, and Dani Dean and Selena Perez both finished with three points.

VIDEO: College Basketball Top 25: #12 Texas

November 14, 2014

Sports Illustrated's Seth Davis breaks down why the Texas Longhorns ranked #12 headed into the college basketball season.

Mustangs face Rangers to start postseason run

November 13, 2014

You could say that making the move to District 2-4A Division II this year has paid off big for Sweetwater.
The Mustangs are not only in the playoffs for the first time in six years, but are 10-0 entering the post-season for the first time since 1997.

Read more in Thursday's edition in Sports.

Local Sports Calendar

November 12, 2014

Roscoe junior high boys will play at Hamlin (season openers) starting at 5 p.m.
Sweetwater vs. Perryton (Class 4A, Division II), 7 p.m., Canyon’s Kimbrough Stadium.
Roscoe vs. Wink (Class 2A, Division II), 7 p.m., Big Spring’s Memorial Stadium.
Post vs. San Angelo Grape Creek (Class 3A, Division II), 7 p.m., Sweetwater’s Mustang Bowl.
Highland vs. Crowell (Class 1A, Division I), 7:30 p.m., Anson’s Tiger Stadium.

SW feels Highland’s sting, 57-24

November 12, 2014

After consecutive trips to Austin, Highland girls basketball coach Shea Baucom said goodbye to three starters — 6-1 Sierra Allen, 5-10 Beth Richburg and 6-0 Schyler Kimbrell — who were a key part of that ultra-successful two-year run.

Read more in Wednesday's edition in Sports.

Pro Football Recap

November 11, 2014

Thursday 11/6
Cleveland (6-3) 24 @
Cincinnati (5-3-1) 3

The Battle of Ohio had some playoff implications for the first time in years. Cleveland took sole possession of first place in the AFC North after a dominating victory over Cincinnati. Cincinnati QB Andy Dalton had the worst performance of his career as he went 10-33 for 86 yards and 3 interceptions. This resulted in a quarterback rating of 2. As for Cleveland, this marks the latest in the season they have been in first place since 1994.

Sunday 11/9/14
Arizona (8-1) 31 vs
St. Louis (3-6) 14

Six of Nolan County’s area high school basketball teams are scheduled to play today before taking a...
Thursday Night Football 11/20/14 Oakland (1-10) 24 vs Kansas City (7-4) 20
HERMLEIGH — With one quarter left in Friday’s Class 1A, Division II regional playoff, Blackwell...


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