Archive - 2013 - Sports Article
With their annual show-down still two weeks away, Nolan Countyâ€™s two six-man schools are both coming off wins as they take to the road this Friday.
Itâ€™s become a familiar feeling for Blackwell, which is off to a 4-0 start after last weekâ€™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.
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 â€” 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 â€” the Rock â€˜Nâ€™ Roll Marathon in San Antonio â€” on Nov. 17.
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 yearâ€™s tournament will go to support the Sweetwater High School baseball program by enabling the purchase of additional equipment.
Kensi Chowning (3) tips over the net to get a winning point for Sweetwater while her sister Kayla Chowning watches in Tuesdayâ€™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.
Sweetwaterâ€™s freshman and JV volleyball teams won their matches against Levelland here Tuesday.
The freshman team (19-4) won 25-9, 25-16 while the JV squad won 25-9, 25-21.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 25
Roscoe runners will be at Merkel meet.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 26
Sweetwater 7th grade â€˜Bâ€™ and â€˜Aâ€™ teams will host Brownwood at 4 and 5:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade â€˜Bâ€™ and â€˜Aâ€™ teams will host Brownwood at 6:30 and 7:45 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater freshman and JV teams at Brownwood at 5 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.
Roscoe junior high plays at Baird, 4 p.m.
Roscoe JV teams will play Baird and Hamlin at Baird, 6:30 p.m.
Highland junior high will host Trent, 5:30 p.m.
Highland JV will host Water Valley JV, 7 p.m.
Former Roscoe athlete Caden Smith has recently been awarded a full athletic scholarship by Texas A&M University, where he is a sophomore member of the team.
Smith was a redshirt freshman at A&M in the same class as Johnny Manziel his first season after making the team as a preferred walk-on. The 6-foot-3, 259-pound lineman has played in all four games this season for the 3-1 Aggies, ranked No. 10 in this weekâ€™s Associated Press poll.
Kaleb Hoover is the Foot-ball Player of the Week for Sweetwater.
Hoover caught six passes for 103 yards and one touchdown in the Mustangsâ€™ 42-28 loss to Wall.
On defense, he had five solo tackles and assisted on seven oth-ers, caused one fumble, recovered a fumble and broke up a pass.
Exactly one week after winning a five-game match at Miles, Sweetwater went the distance again Tuesday vs. Levelland at home only to lose 3-2 (25-18, 25-23, 13-25, 24-26 and 14-16) in their final tuneup for the start of District 4-3A play that begins Saturday.
Sweetwater, now 9-15, surrendered a 13-7 lead in the fifth and decisive game after giving up a 2-0 overall lead by losing the third and fourth games.
Sweetwater got two votes in this weekâ€™s Associated Press high school football poll released Monday.
The Associated Press
1. Allen 4-0
2. Katy 4-0
3. DeSoto 4-0
4. Galena Park North Shore 4-0
5. Houston Lamar 3-0
6. Coppell 3-0
7. Cibolo Steele 3-1
8. Smithson Valley 4-0
9. Southlake Carroll 2-1
10. Pflugerville Hendrick-son 4-0
1. Aledo 3-0
2. SA Northside Brennan 4-0
3. Whitehouse 4-0
4. Humble Summer Creek 3-0
5. Denton Guyer 2-1
6. Texas City 3-0
7. Cedar Park 3-1
8. Elgin 4-0
9. Pearland Dawson 3-0
10. Manor 4-0
1. Carthage 4-0