Archive - May 2013 - Sports Article

May 15th

SHS will have two volleyball camps in mid-June

May 15, 2013

Sweetwater High School and Jared Sliger will present two volleyball camps this summer at the SHS gym.
The high school camp is set for June 10-14 with a cost of $180. Camp times will be 8-11 a.m. and 12:30-2:30 p.m. for the first four days, and 8-11 a.m. on the final day of the camp. The junior high camp is set for June 10-13 with a cost of $90. The camp times will be 3-6 p.m. for all four days.
Also planned is a coaches clinic June 11 from 7-9 p.m. at a cost of $35.

SMS sets camps for basketball, volleyball

May 15, 2013

Summer camps at Sweet-water Middle School will be held in both girls basketball and volleyball this summer.
A girls basketball camp for girls currently in grades 2-7 has been set for June 3-6. Camp will be from 9-11:30 a.m. each day.
A girls volleyball camp has also been set for Aug. 5-8, with two sessions. The morning camp will be from 9-11:30 a.m. for girls entering grades 6-8, while the afternoon camp will be from 1-3:30 p.m. for girls entering grades 3-5.

May 14th

Sweetwater vs. Andrews

May 14, 2013

REGION I-3A QUARTERFINAL
(Best-of-3 series)
Lubbock Christian University’s Hays Field, Lubbock
Records:
Sweetwater 19-14; Andrews 21-15
Game Schedule:
Game 1: 6 p.m. Friday (Sweetwater designated as the home team)
Game 2: 2 p.m. Satur-day (Andrews designated as the home team)
Game 3: 30 minutes after the conclusion of Game 2, if necessary (coin flip will be used to decide home team)
District finishes:
Sweetwater was No. 2 seed in District 4-3A de-spite being co-champion with Wylie; Andrews was the second-place team in District 2-3A.
How they got here:

Mustangs set new milestone with win

May 14, 2013

Sweetwater’s 8-6 victory over Pampa on Saturday at Lubbock Christian Univer-sity marked a new milestone for the baseball program, and matched another.
The win completed a two-game sweep for the Mustangs (19-14) in the teams’ best-of-3 area playoff, and advanced them to the regional quarterfinals for only the third time since the program was resumed back in 1988 following a 23-year absence.
This year’s team, however, is the first to ever win more than one playoff series.

Highland’s state run is top story of 2012-13 school year

May 14, 2013

When you make it to state for the first time in school history, it’s a big deal, even if the trip doesn’t end on a happy note. So while their dream of a state champion-ship was ended by Saltillo in the semifinals, it was still a very good year for the High-land girls basketball team.
Under the guidance of head coach Shea Baucom, the Lady Hornets went 31-5 in becoming the first Nolan County basketball team in four years to go to Austin.
Their journey was the top Nolan County sports story of the 2012-13 school year.

May 13th

Sweetwater-Andrews playoff times announced

May 13, 2013

Sweetwater and Andrews will meet in a best-of-3 regional quarterfinal baseball playoff series at Lubbock Christian University's Hays Field this weekend. The teams play Game 1 on Friday at 6 p.m.; Game 2 will be played Saturday starting at 2 p.m.; and Game 3, if necessary, begins 30 minutes after Game 2 ends.

Mustangs hold on to finish off Pampa

May 13, 2013

LUBBOCK — It would be hard for Sweetwater to complain too much after the Mustangs finished off their best-of-3 area round playoff series against Pampa in just two games on Saturday with an 8-6 win.
But getting the sweep at Lubbock Christian Univer-sity’s Hays Field was certainly challenging — and more than a bit frustrating.
The Mustangs (19-14) not only had to endure two weather delays that totalled more than an hour, but also had to weather a final-inning storm of their own as Pampa (13-14) scored three times and had the go-ahead run at third base.

Nemir just misses 3A state medal

May 13, 2013

AUSTIN — Nick Nemir of Sweetwater ended his high school career by narrowly missing out on a Class 3A medal Saturday night at the UIL state track meet.
However, his fourth-place finish in the boys 300-meter hurdles with a time of 39.36 seconds beat out both of his competitors from Region I. Wylie’s Patrick Walker and Glen Rose’s Blake Eschbach, who beat out Nemir by finishing 1-2 at the regional meet, placed sixth and seventh at state, respectively.

Clift silences Pampa bats in 1-0 victory

May 13, 2013

WOODROW — As they say, better late than never.
Everything about Game 1 of Sweetwater’s area playoff against Pampa wound up being way behind schedule on Friday, and that isn’t just a reference to the fact that it began almost an hour-and-a-half later than planned — and at a different location — due to inclement weather at Lubbock Christian Univ-ersity that forced both teams to scramble for another field to play on.

Five capture state medals in Class 1A-D2

May 13, 2013

AUSTIN — Five Nolan County athletes came away with state medals Friday at the Class 1A, Division II meet, and there were three other fourth-place finishes as well.
Blackwell’s Jayden Jones won a first-place gold medal in the boys pole vault with a leap of 13 feet, six inches. Highland’s Michael Hyde won a third-place bronze in the same event at 12-6.

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