Archive - Dec 1, 2010 - Sports Article
After a 1-4 start this season, the Sweetwater High School girls basketball team won its second straight game here Tuesday by beating Clyde, 55-52.
Sweetwater (3-4), whose last three games were against Class 5A competition, was in a back-and-forth contest against Clyde until taking a 10-point lead (46-36) after three periods.
WALL â€” A year ago, the Sweetwater High School boys basketball team started out 3-0 only to suffer its first loss to a state-ranked Wall team.
It happened again Tues-day as the Mustangs suffered a 73-32 road loss to the Hawks, currently ranked No. 4 in Class 2A. Wall led 22-12, 41-22 and 69-27 at the breaks.
The high school basketball tournament season begins Thursday for several Nolan County teams, and two of them â€” the Blackwell boys and girls â€” will be hosting their annual Oak Creek Classic. Highland, which goes to Bronteâ€™s tourney this week, hosts its annual tournament next week.
(Sweetwater varsity boys)
1:30 p.m. â€” Wall vs. Stanton (Game 1)
3 p.m. â€” Midland High JV vs. Jim Ned (Game 2)
6 p.m. â€” Seminole JV vs. Sweetwater (Game 3)
7:30 p.m. â€” Big Spring JV vs. Coahoma (Game 4)
Sweetwater High School will hold a football banquet to honor the 2010 Mustangs on Monday, Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at The Center at Texas State Technical College.
Tickets will be sold at the SHS fieldhouse until Friday, Dec. 2 at noon and are $15 each. All varsity, JV and freshman football players, cheerleaders and student trainers will be introduced and a highlight video of the 2010 season will be shown.