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SMS goes 0-3-1

October 28, 2014

Sweetwater failed to take advantage of the home field vs. Monahans on Thursday and lost three middle school games with one tie.

Read more in Tuesday's edition in Sports.

SW clinches 3rd with win

October 27, 2014

LUBBOCK — In its final road match before starting the playoffs next week, the Sweetwater volleyball team clinched the No. 3 berth in District 2-4A Saturday with a 25-15, 25-16, 25-19 win over Lubbock Estacado. Sweetwater (6-3, 21-12) entertains Big Spring — the co-leader at 8-1 — Tuesday to end the season. Levelland (8-1) and Snyder (4-5) are also going to the playoffs.

Learn more in Monday's edition in Sports.

Roscoe runners going to regionals

October 27, 2014

HAMLIN — Roscoe’s Lyn-di Wilkinson and Alejandra Solis advanced to regional competition by placing fifth and 10th, respectively, at the district cross country meet in Hamlin. The regio-nal meet will be held Friday in Lubbock. Other Roscoe district results follow:

See all area results in Monday's edition in Sports.

VIDEO: (11) Kansas State rolls Texas 23-0

October 27, 2014

Stone, Klatt and Wannstedt break down Kansas State's win.

Weekly Sports Calendar

October 27, 2014

Sweetwater middle school host Big Spring, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams host Big Spring: freshmen and JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6 p.m.
Sweetwater freshmen will host Pecos, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Pecos, 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and 8th grade ‘B’ teams will play at Pecos, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘B’ and 8th grade ‘A’ teams will play at Pecos, 5:30 p.m.
Roscoe junior high will play at Menard, 5 p.m.
Roscoe JV will play at Stamford, 6:30 p.m.

SW is now alone atop 2-4A

October 27, 2014

For all the accomplishments over the first seven games, Sweetwater’s football team still felt it had something to prove coming into Friday’s district game against Monahans.
Even with their gaudy 7-0 record, the Mustangs were looking for that knockout punch, that signature victory against a top-caliber opponent to put a punctuation mark on their season.

Read more in our weekend edition.

Sub-varsity units fall at Monahans

October 26, 2014

JV: Monahans 42,
Sweetwater 6
Javier Olguin had a 3-yard run in the first quarter for Sweetwater’s JV, but that was it for the Mustangs (2-1 in district, 6-2 overall).
Other Sweetwater stand-outs against Monahans included Justin Allen (hard running), Luis Vasquez (good blocking at tight end), Tate Rainey (defense) and Junior Lawhon (defense).
“We had kids out with injuries and were down numbers-wise,” said coach Jarrod Gee. “But I thought the guys played hard and finished. That’s all we ask.”
Monahans 22,
Sweetwater 14

Plowboys rally for a 30-14 win over Lions

October 26, 2014

ROSCOE — Roby’s Lions got the upper hand on Roscoe’s Plowboys gwith a 14-6 lead in the second quarter on Ridgdon Terry’s 7-yard run. However, a pair of Vincent Pantoja touchdown runs for 16 and 4 yards, respectively, was the start of better things for Roscoe as the Plowboys (4-4 overall, 2-1 district) rallied to beat Roby convincingly, 30-14, in a District 6-2A, Division II game Friday.

See the full story in our weekend edition.

Highland and Blackwell sting in their openers

October 26, 2014

The Hornets had a good night in Class 1A district openers this week.
Highland 58,
Hermleigh 8

Local Sports Calendar

October 24, 2014

Sweetwater varsity will host Monahans, 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity will host Roby, 7:30 p.m.
Highland varsity will play at Hermleigh (district ope-ner), 7:30 p.m.
Blackwell varsity will host Moran (district opener), 7:30 p.m.
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams will play at Lubbock Estacado: freshmen and JV at 11 a.m., varsity at noon.

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