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May 30th

Bangs, Wall to begin regional final at S’water

May 30, 2013

Sweetwater’s Sportsman Park will play host today to the opening game of a best-of-3 regional baseball final between Bangs and Wall.
The teams will play Game 1 at 6:30 p.m. today, then relocate to Hunter Field in Abilene (Hardin-Simmons University) to play Game 2 at 5 p.m. Saturday. Game 3, if necessary, would begin 30 minutes following Game 2.
Bangs (25-8) finished as District 6-2A champion this season while Wall (32-4) was the third-place team in the same district. The Hawks lost both games in district play this season to the Dragons by scores of 7-6 and 13-3.

May 29th

Roscoe honors top athletes of school year

May 29, 2013

Roscoe Collegiate High School recently held a ban-quet to honor athletes from the 2012-13 school year.
Several of the athletes received top honors, including Plowboy of the Year and Plowgirl of the Year. They included the following:
Fighting Heart Awards:
Jose Rangel — boys
Kendall Moses — girls
Football:
Landon Jones — Plowboy of the Year
Girls Basketball:
Faith Boren — Plowgirl of the Year
Stina Tomlin — Ms. Def-ense
Boys Track:
Jesus Leanos — Plowboy of the Year
Cross Country:
Mirian Solis — Plowgirl of the Year
Boys Basketball:
Jesus Leanos — Plowboy of the Year

Mr. Mustang nominees are recognized

May 29, 2013

Sweetwater High School seniors Tadeo Canon-Masjoan, Nick Nemir, Sean Morrow and Ryan Linebaugh (pic-tured from left) were the four “Mr. Mustang” athlete nominees for the 2012-13 school year, with Linebaugh winning the honor.
The “Mr. Mustang” honor is chosen annually by the student body. Presenting the award to the four nominees were Mackensey Hayes (far left) and Blake Young (far right), editors of the student yearbook at SHS.

May 28th

2013 summer camps

May 28, 2013

SWEETWATER
A Lady Mustang Bas-ketball Camp will be held June 3-6 at the middle school gym on 305 Lamar Street. The camp is for students who have completed grades 2-8. The camp sessions will be from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost of $35 includes a T-shirt. Pre-registration is appreciated.
A concession stand will be available. The camp’s goal is to improve players’ skills through instruction in individual skills and fun team competitions.

Three chosen as East all-stars

May 28, 2013

Three senior all-district members of this year’s Sweetwater High School baseball team — Sean Morrow, Cole Maxwell and Shawn Campbell — have been chosen to play in a high school all-star game on June 2 at Lub-bock Cooper’s Pirate Field in Woodrow. They will be playing for the East team in the Class 3A East-West all-star game that is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m.
SHS head coach Roland Herrera will serve as a coach for the East squad, along with Big Spring’s Bert Otto.

Local teams have closing ceremonies set this week

May 28, 2013

Closing ceremonies for the Sweetwater Fastpitch Softball Association will be Tuesday, May 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Jerry Collins Softball Complex. Also, closing ceremonies for Sweet-water Little League will be Wednesday, May 29 from 5-9 at the city pool (T-Ball through Junior League).

Pretty Tough 8-under softball team

May 28, 2013

Pretty Tough placed second in the 8-under division at the Road to Summer Tournament. Pictured in no particular order are players Jenna Watson, Crystal Sisk, Hayden Rotan, Jenika Fuentes, Gracie Rawlings, Hallie Martinez, Bethanee Rodriguez, Marissa Garcia, Samaria Sarabia, Kele Sweek and Laryssa Garcia, team mothers Cindy Rodriguez and Sarah Silva, and coaches Daniel Rodriguez, Harry Rotan and Robert Garcia.

Glitter Hitters 8-under softball team

May 28, 2013

The Glitter Hitters placed third in the 8-under division at the Road to Summer Tournament. Pictured in no particular order are players Caitlin Carr, Braily Diggs, Preslea Peacock, Morgan Cornutt, Addison Paige, Mabry Weaver, Jaden Humphries, Hana Hogan, Emily Owen, Stephanie Leyva and Clarrisa Gomez, and coaches Preston Peacock, Heath Cornutt, Wil Hogan and Matt Weaver. Not pictured is team mom Haylee Owen.

Lil’ Bratz 6-under

May 28, 2013

The Lil’ Bratz placed second in the 6-under division at the Road to Summer Tournament. Pictured in no particular order are players Lavona Sarabia, Kendall Daniel, Marly Weaver, Kaidynce Ornelas, Ellie Espinoza, Phoenix Walker, Faith Rosas, Alexis Gonzales, Kallie Gonzales, Alyssa Aguilar and Jasmine Jennings and coaches LaDawn Daniel, Eli Espinoza and Matt Weaver.
Not pictured are player Kira Sarabia and team mothers Yolanda Sarabia and Josie Sarabia.

Little Rattlers do well at district tourney

May 28, 2013

The Sweetwater Little Rattlers 8-and-under softball team placed sixth out of 29 teams at a district tournament held in Abilene, and also took first place in their age division during the regular season.
are, kneeling from left, players Aubrey Galindo, Kailynn Ortiz, Rebecca Pena, Becky Castillo and Jaylan DeLeon; standing, Alexis Epperson, Hanna Vera, Kaitlyn McGinley, Saraa Vera, Christyn Allen, Bailey Bromley, Summer Crain; and back row, coaches Errbey Galindo Jr., Israel Vera and Michael Castillo.

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