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Spikers crush Colorado City

September 3, 2014

After winning Game 1 against Colorado City, the Sweetwater volleyball team began Game 2 of Tuesday’s non-district match in lack-luster fashion, at one time trailing 10-5.
Coach Liz Miller didn’t like what she was seeing. “I could tell after the first few points that we’d get beat if we didn’t take care of busi-ness,” she said of her team’s Game 2 start.

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition in Sports.

Local Sports Calendar

September 2, 2014

TUESDAY, SEPT. 2
Cross Country
Sweetwater and Roscoe runners at Eula meet (this is the season-opening meet for Roscoe).
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity will host San Angelo Lake View, 4 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshmen host Colorado City (middle school gym), 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV hosts Colorado City, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Colorado City, 6 p.m.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 4
Football
Sweetwater freshmen will host Muleshoe, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Muleshoe, 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV will play at Hamlin, 6 p.m.
Highland JV will play at Gordon, 4 p.m.
Volleyball

Up close and personal

September 2, 2014

A Lubbock High defender tries to bring down Sweetwater’s T.C. Huitt in Friday’s opener at the Bowl. Sweetwater won 66-35 and will travel to Muleshoe this Friday.

Blackwell falls to Sterling City

September 2, 2014

Visiting Blackwell held a 24-12 lead over Sterling City with one quarter left in its season opener on Friday, but the Eagles came back with 26 unanswered points for a 38-24 win.

See the full story in Tuesday's print edition in Sports.

Banyard will be on Vikings’ practice squad despite having a strong preseason

September 2, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — After being released by the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings on Saturday, ex-Sweetwater High School running back Joe Banyard cleared waivers on Sunday and will join the team’s practice squad for the third straight year.

Read the full story in Tuesday's print edition in Sports.

‘Roos hold on to win finale

September 2, 2014

The Mustangs showed up at the Bowl again on Satur-day, and almost completed an amazing rally.
But Weatherford, after nearly blowing a 24-point second half lead, finally dis-covered some late magic as the Kangaroos rebounded to defeat Lubbock Coronado — like Sweetwater, known as the Mustangs — in a high-scoring, thrilling Family RV Sammy Baugh Classic finale by a score of 50-38.

Pick up Monday's edition to read the full story.

Mustangs run wild in opener

August 30, 2014

On Friday, Sweetwater’s football players seemed to be delivering a message for all those people who might have missed their scrimmages against San Angelo Lake View and Clyde, or for other reasons might not be aware of their abliities.
The message: Hey guys, we can score points. Any time. Anywhere. And you better be ready for us.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

Blackwell, Roscoe open the season by losing road contests

August 30, 2014

The Roscoe and Blackwell football teams began their seasons on the road Friday and find the going tough.
The Plowboys were beaten 46-14 at Hawley, while Blackwell fell 38-24 at Ster-ling City.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

S’water runners begin at Christoval

August 30, 2014

Sweetwater High School’s cross country runners went to Christoval on Thursday for their first meet of 2014.
The Sweetwater boys finished sixth out of the 10 teams and the Sweetwater girls were ninth out of the 11 teams in their division.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

Weekly Sports Calendar

August 30, 2014

All events are subject to change

TUESDAY, SEPT. 2
Cross Country
Sweetwater and Roscoe runners at Eula meet (this is the season-opening meet for Roscoe).

Tennis
Sweetwater varsity will host San Angelo Lake View, 4 p.m.

Volleyball
Sweetwater freshmen host Colorado City, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV hosts Colorado City, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Colorado City, 6 p.m.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 4
Football
Sweetwater freshmen will host Muleshoe, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Muleshoe, 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV will play at Hamlin, 6 p.m.
Highland JV will play at Gordon, 4 p.m.

Volleyball

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