Archive - 2013

September 27th

Roscoe begins district today

September 27, 2013

While Sweetwater has one more game plus an open date and Blackwell and Highland are a month away, Roscoe officially begins its “second season” today when the Plowboys host Baird in their District 7-1A, Division II opener at 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe went 1-2 in non-district under new coach Jake Freeman, but a win tonight would equal its victory total for all of last year. One of the Plowboys’ two wins a year ago was in their district opener with Baird as Roscoe prevailed 14-0.
Freeman said getting a win tonight is important.

Serving it up

September 27, 2013

Bryan Vause gets ready to hit a serve for Sweet-water in his recent boys doubles match.
Vause, a senior, not only plays No. 1 doubles but is also the No. 1 boys singles player on the team, which plays again at Midland Green-wood on Saturday.

Lady ‘Stangs start district Saturday

September 27, 2013

Sweetwater’s Mikeilah Foust hits over the net during the Lady Mustangs’ volleyball game Tuesday against Levelland.
Sweetwater will begin district play by going to Monahans for its 4-3A opener on Saturday.

Local weekend weather forecast

September 27, 2013

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 88. Winds will be from the south around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 71 and southern winds around 15 mph. After 1 a.m., we'll have a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms come in the area.
We have rain chances through Sunday evening, with our best chances of rain on Saturday at 70%. Expect highs in the upper 70s/low 80s and lows in the upper 50s/low 60s. Winds will be from the northeast most of the weekend, shifting to the east-southeast by Sunday night.
Learn more at weather.gov.

September 26th

SW ends non-district vs. Lions

September 26, 2013

They are two of the winningest programs in the history of Texas. One has seven state championships to its credit, while the other has perhaps the most unique setting for a high school football game in the state.
And even if the 2013 ver-sions don’t exactly resemble some of their powerhouse teams of the past, Sweet-water (2-2) and Brownwood (1-3) should put on an enter-taining show this Friday at Mustang Bowl.
Both are scoring a lot of points and, perhaps just as significantly, they are giving up a lot. Sweetwater has allowed 152 points so far, while Brownwood has been shredded for 207.

Plowboys to start district against Baird

September 26, 2013

After taking a week off, Roscoe starts district play by hosting Baird on Friday and hopes to get its up-and-down season back on track.
The Plowboys (1-2) have shown an explosive offense on occasion, but lost 19-0 two weeks ago to Miles in their most recent outing.
Baird is off to an 0-3 start this season, but two of its losses have been by a total of eight points.
Roscoe coach Jake Free-man said last week’s open date “came at the perfect time” for the Plowboys, in part because it allowed his team to heal injuries to some key players in getting ready for Baird.

Blackwell faces tough road game; Highland seeks 2nd straight W

September 26, 2013

With their annual show-down still two weeks away, Nolan County’s two six-man schools are both coming off wins as they take to the road this Friday.
It’s become a familiar feeling for Blackwell, which is off to a 4-0 start after last week’s 45-0 rout of Trent. But the Hornets, who are ranked No. 11 in the state in Division II Six-Man, could face their big-gest challenge yet. Blanket is 3-1 and ranked No. 15, and may have a little extra motivation after suffering a 52-6 loss to May, which is currently ranked No. 7 in Six-Man Division I.

Torres has passion for running, cycling

September 26, 2013

Her regular job is with the Texas Department of Agriculture, but a Sweetwa-ter native also finds time for lots of running and cycling.
On Sunday, Kathy Torres will run a half-marathon at the Panhandle Marathon in Lubbock, which she now calls home. She also plans to compete in two other events in Lubbock — the Du Bob Du (Duathlon) on Oct. 6, which is a two-mile run/12-mile cycling event, and the Red Raider 10K Road Race on Oct. 12, plus another half-marathon — the Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon in San Antonio — on Nov. 17.

Baseball Classic golf tourney is set

September 26, 2013

The Mustang Baseball Classic golf tournament will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Sweetwater Country Club with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. This event is a four-person scramble, and all proceeds from this year’s tournament will go to support the Sweetwater High School baseball program by enabling the purchase of additional equipment.

Lady Mustang volleyball action vs. Levelland

September 26, 2013

Kensi Chowning (3) tips over the net to get a winning point for Sweetwater while her sister Kayla Chowning watches in Tuesday’s final non-district match against Levelland.
The Lady Mustangs begin district play Saturday at Monahans and will have their next home match Oct. 1 against Wylie.

 

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