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September 9th

Weekly Sports Calendar

September 9, 2013

MONDAY, SEPT. 9
Volleyball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams will host Hawley at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 10
Football
Sweetwater 7th grade White-Grey combined team vs. Dublin (season opener), 4 p.m., Mustang Bowl.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity plays at Wylie, 4 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshman and JV teams play host to Lamesa (both gyms), 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will host Lamesa (new gym), 6:15 p.m..
THURSDAY, SEPT. 12
Cross Country
Sweetwater runners are at Christoval meet.
Football

Mustangs survive 4th-quarter rally, subdue Andrews for 1st win of year

September 9, 2013

ANDREWS — When the Mustangs battle each other on the football field, it’s rarely a dull contest.
Sweetwater and Andrews, who have played memorable games since they first met as district rivals in the 1980s, produced a non-district classic on Friday. When the dust had settled, the visiting Mustangs (Sweetwater) had a 39-31 win after holding off a fourth-quarter rally by the host Mustangs (Andrews), leaving both teams with identical 1-1 records.
It was a shootout from the start, complete with several huge momentum shifts on both sides.

Sub-varsities win

September 9, 2013

Sweetwater went 2-for-2 in sub-varsity football ac-tion vs. Andrews Thursday at Mustang Bowl.
Sweetwater’s JV (1-1) beat Andrews 28-24. Adrian Vizzerra had two rushing touchdowns and Denzell Moore one, while J’Corey Amos (5 catches, 53 yards) scored on a pass reception. Deshaun Williams (three catches, 91 yards), Mike Lawrence (six catches, 74 yards) and Sean Norman (5, 63) were also top receivers. Defensive standouts were Vizzerra (six tackles), Moore (five tackles), Amos (three tackles) and Max Gomez (interception).
Sweetwater’s freshman improved to 2-0 with a 36-14 win over Andrews.

Roscoe plows over IC

September 9, 2013

ROSCOE — Roscoe’s of-fense exploded for 39 first-half points in Friday’s home opener en route to a 45-26 victory over Irion County.
The Plowboys, who ex-ceeded 21 points only one time last season, reached that plateau in the first minute of the second quarter in evening its record at 1-1.

Blackwell whips Jayton; Highland loses to S-City

September 9, 2013

Blackwell is now 2-0 after a win at Jayton on Friday, but Highland (0-2) lost its game at Sterling City.
Blackwell 32, Jayton 14
Blackwell avenged a 2012 non-district loss to Jayton as the Hornets got three touchdowns from Jayden Jones and one each from Franck Cano and Mason Magness. Jayton (1-1) won last year’s game 56-30, but was mostly shut down by Blackwell’s defense in Fri-day’s rematch.

Roscoe’s JV gets its 2nd straight victory

September 9, 2013

Roscoe’s junior varsity football team defeated Irion County, 30-8, in Irion County on Thursday for its second win in as many games this season.
Brayden Beal accounted for all four touchdowns by the Plowboys. He had scor-ing runs of 62 and 61 yards for Roscoe’s first two touchdowns, threw a 4-yard TD pass to Isaiah Gonzales in the third quarter and even scored defensively with an 80-yard interception return in the third stanza.

September 6th

Local Sports Calendar

September 6, 2013

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6
Football
Sweetwater varsity plays at Andrews, 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity hosts Irion County, 7:30 p.m.
Highland varsity plays at Sterling City, 7:30 p.m.
Blackwell varsity plays at Jayton, 7:30 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater JV plays at Lamesa tournament.
Sweetwater freshmen at Lamesa tournament.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 7
Cross Country
Sweetwater runners compete at season-opening Ang-elo State University meet, San Angelo.
Football
Sammy Baugh Classic: Quanah vs. Miles, 11 a.m., Mustang Bowl, Sweetwater.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity plays at Brownfield, 9:30 a.m.
Volleyball

Plowboys take on IC in home opener

September 6, 2013

All three Nolan County area high school football teams face opponents tonight they had little success against in 2012, and only Roscoe plays at home.
The Plowboys — 0-1 after losing to De Leon 34-21 in their opener — entertain Irion County in their home opener at 7:30 p.m. Highland, also 0-1 after losing to Motley County 62-59, travels to Sterling City.
Finally, Blackwell — 1-0 after beat Westbrook 52-0 last week — goes to Jayton.
Those three opponents won last year’s games by an average of nearly 39 points, but things should be better this time around.

Miles, Quanah kick off 9th annual Classic on Saturday

September 6, 2013

A pair of first-time parti-cipants, Miles and Quanah, will begin the ninth annual Sammy Baugh Classic with an 11 a.m. kickoff Saturday at Mustang Bowl.
With a new sponsor this year, the event will be known as the 2013 Shale Show Sammy Baugh Classic and will have three games spread out over two week-ends. On Friday, Sept. 13, play resumes as Sweetwa-ter faces Breckenridge in its home opener at 7:30 p.m.
The Classic will then end its run on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Bowl with two more first-time participants, Booker and Brock, playing the finale at 6 p.m.

September 5th

Mustangs travel to Andrews

September 5, 2013

After losing on the road to a very good Eastland team in its opener, Sweetwater has another tough road trip this Friday at Andrews.
And after giving up 584 yards in a 46-30 loss to the Josh Moylan-led Mavericks, the Mustangs once again will be faced with the challenge of containing an explosive spread offense led by a talented senior quarterback.

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