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December 18th

SW boys now 6-0, but SW, Highland girls fall

December 18, 2013

The Sweetwater boys are now the only undefeated varsity basketball team left in Nolan County. The Mus-tangs improved to 6-0 this season Tuesday by winning at Colorado City, 44-34.
Sweetwater led 37-15 after three quarters, then held off Colorado City’s late surge as the Wolves trimmed that big lead with a 19-7 finish.
Sweetwater led 8-6 after one period, then outscored Colorado City 14-1 in the second quarter and 15-8 in the third stanza to build its 22-point margin.
Dylan Bennett led Sweet-water with 12 points and 15 rebounds, while Rhett Tor-res had 10 points and Kaleb Hoover eight.

Three Mustangs are given APSE all-state mention

December 18, 2013

Three Sweetwater High School football players — receiver Bray Amos and defensive backs Kaleb Hoover and Isaiah McGee — earned big honors by receiving honorable mention to the Associated Press Sports Editors all-state football team released Tuesday.
All three players received first team all-district honors in 4-3A.
Amos, a 5-7 junior, caught 64 passes for 1,037 yards and 19 touchdowns this past season while Hoover and McGee had 100 and 98 tackles, respectively. Hoover had an interception return and McGee a fumble return for touchdowns.

Highland, Sweetwater teams finish 1-2 at Highland JV event

December 18, 2013

Highland and Sweetwater played for the champion-ship at Highland’s JV girls basketball tournament that was held at Highland this past Saturday.

December 17th

SHS teams to visit Colo. City

December 17, 2013

Sweetwater High School begins its final week of bas-ketball action before the Christmas break by sending its teams to Colorado City, and several area teams will see action today as well.
Sweetwater’s 5-0 boys are one of two unbeaten teams from Nolan County after edging Bangs 48-47 on Friday. Also unbeaten are the Highland’s girls, 54-44 winners over Greenwood on Saturday. Sierra Allen and Madison Moseley had 14 points for the 11-0 Lady Hornets, who led 11-8, 26-15 and 41-26 at the breaks and held on for the victory.

December 16th

Toliver is 2nd team all-state pick by APSE

December 16, 2013

Roscoe’s Shelton Toliver is a second team all-state selection at wide receiver-end in Class 1A by the Asso-ciated Press Sports Editors.
Toliver, a senior, was the Plowboys’ top receiver this year with 78 catches for 987 yards and 17 touchdowns.
“I am extremely proud of Shelton and very happy he received such a tremendous honor. He had a great season, “ coach Jake Freeman said. “He was a game chan-ger and made some huge plays for us. He was also a leader both on and off the field. Shelton is a great football player, but he’s an even better young man. He is very deserving of this honor.”

This week’s basketball

December 16, 2013

MONDAY, DEC. 16
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ boys host Big Spring at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade ‘B’ and ‘A’ boys host Big Spring at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls at Big Spring at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade ‘B’ and ‘A’ girls at Big Spring at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Roscoe junior high ‘A’ teams and junior high ‘B’ boys at Hermleigh starting at 5 p.m.
Highland junior high ‘A’ teams and 7th grade ‘B’ boys play at Westbrook starting at 5 p.m.

Mustangs pull out a thriller, stay unbeaten

December 16, 2013

It was Friday the 13th, so one team had to be unlucky.
Fortunately for Sweet-water’s still-undefeated Mustangs, it was the visiting Bangs Dragons who saw a last-second 3-point attempt rim out as Sweet-water escaped with a 48-47 win at Mustang Gym.

SW girls, Highland teams win

December 16, 2013

The Sweetwater girls won their Nolan County matchup against Roscoe on Friday and Highland’s two teams stayed unblemished this season by knocking off separate schools in their non-district doubleheader.
Sweetwater girls 43, Roscoe girls 33:

December 13th

Roscoe falls short in B-D opener

December 13, 2013

The host Roscoe boys basketball team is still searching for its first win after falling to Anson, 43-42, on Thursday in the opener of the Blackland-Divide Invi-tational Tournament.
Roscoe took a 12-9 lead after one quarter and built its advantage to five (26-21) at halftime. But Anson was within two, 37-35, after three periods and won the fourth quarter 8-5 to pull out a one-point win over the Plowboys (0-5).

December 12th

Local hoops schedule

December 12, 2013

THURSDAY, DEC. 12
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls host Wylie at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade ‘B’ and ‘A’ girls host Wylie at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ boys play at Wylie at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade ‘B’ and ‘A’ boys play at Wylie at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Blackwell junior high girls and boys play at Veribest starting at 6 p.m.
Roscoe varsity boys will host tournament.
FRIDAY, DEC. 13
Sweetwater boys host Bangs — freshmen at 5 p.m., JV at 6:30 p.m., varsity at 8 p.m.

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