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Lady Hornets stop W’brook, wrap up No. 1 seed in 12-1A

February 5, 2015

The No. 4-ranked High-land girls basketball team clinched the No. 1 seed from District 12-1A with a 67-33 win over Westbrook on Tuesday. Highland (8-0 in district) led 20-6, 37-18 and 50-26 at the breaks to maintain its two-game lead over Ira, which got a forfeit win Tuesday over Loraine, with two to play. Highland, however, has already defeated Ira in both of their district meetings.

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SW-Lamesa action

February 5, 2015

Sweetwater’s Hardy Escobar looks for a chance to pass to a teammate in Tuesday’s game against Lamesa. The Mustangs visit Lubbock Estacado on Friday.

Sub-varsities get sweep against Lamesa

February 5, 2015

All three Sweetwater High School sub-varsity basket-ball teams defeated Lamesa here on Tuesday.
All three teams are on the road Friday for the final time as they visit Lubbock Estacado. The boys have four games left and the girls two this season.

Learn more in Thursday's edition, in print or by e-edition (subscription required).

Tornado'ed: SW drops DH to Lamesa

February 4, 2015

On Tuesday, Sweetwater’s two varsity basketball teams finally got to play at home after being on the road for three straight games.
But despite significant stretches of strong play at from both squads, the change of scenery failed to produce desired results as Lamesa came away with wins in both ends of the District 2-4A doubleheader.

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

Pantoja receives all-state football honor from TSWA

February 4, 2015

Vincent Pantoja of Roscoe, who rushed for 1,403 yards and 19 touchdowns this past season, on Tuesday was a Class 2A third-team selection at fullback by the Texas Sports Writers Association.

Find out more in Wednesday's print or e-edition (subscription required).

Football Awards Banquet is Feb. 23

February 4, 2015

Sweetwater High School’s Football Awards Banquet is set for Monday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the “Center” at Texas State Technical College. Tickets for $12 each will be available at the SHS fieldhouse until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18. Meal tickets will not be sold at the door. SHS athletes, cheerleaders and student trainers will not be required to buy a ticket.

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

SFSA plans more signups for 2015

February 4, 2015

The Sweetwater Fastpitch Softball Association plans to have additional signups for the 2015 season at the Fourth and Elm Street Church of Christ warehouse for girls ages 5-14.

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

Tryouts start Thursday

February 4, 2015

All Sweetwater Little League players in Farm League (ages 7-8 as of Jan. 1), Minor League (ages 9-10 as of April 1) and Major League (ages 11-12 as of April 1) must attend tryouts before they will be drafted to a team for the upcoming 2015 season.

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Local sports calendar

February 3, 2015

Sweetwater girls will host Lamesa — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p..m.
Sweetwater boys will host Lamesa — JV at 5 p.m., freshmen at 6:30 p.m., varsity at 8 p.m.
Roscoe will host Anson — 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 JV and varsity teams will play at Westbrook starting at 4 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls and boys will play at Sterling City starting at 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity girls at season-opening Abiene tournament (Diamondback Golf Course).

SW hoopsters to host Lamesa

February 3, 2015

From now on, it’s mostly home, sweet home for Sweetwater. Tonight’s 8 p.m. game with Lamesa be-gins a stretch of four home games out of the last five for the Mustang boys, while the girls — who play at 6:30 p.m. — will have two of their last three games at home.

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

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