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February 10th, 2015

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February 10, 2015

TUESDAY, FEB. 10
Basketball
Sweetwater girls will host Big Spring — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p..m.
Sweetwater boys will host Big Spring — JV at 5 p.m., freshmen at 6:30 p.m., varsity at 8 p.m.
Roscoe will host Hamlin — JV girls at 4 p.m., JV boys at 5:15 p.m., varsity girls at 6:30 p.m., varsity boys at 8 p.m.
Highland varsity boys will host Loraine, 6:30 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls and boys will play at Veribest starting at 6:15 p.m.
Tennis
Sweetwater middle school teams host season-opening dual match vs. Abilene Wylie, 4:30 p.m.
THURSDAY, FEB. 12
Powerlifting

S’water hosts Big Spring in final d’header

February 10, 2015

Sweetwater vs. Big Spring usually means something in terms of playoff possibilities. And that will once again be the case tonight when the teams meet up for their final basketball doubleheader of the year at Mustang Gym.

Learn more in Tuesday's edition, by subscribing to our e-edition or in print.

Softball signups planned

February 10, 2015

The Sweetwater Fastpitch Softball Association plans to have additional signups for the 2015 season this week for girls 5-14 years of age.
The signups will be held from 6-8 p.m. on both Tuesday, Feb. 10 and Friday, Feb. 13 at the Fourth and Elm Street Church of Christ warehouse. Please bring a copy of your daughter’s birth certificate. Girls must be five years old by Jan. 1, 2015. The cost is $75 per child. No late signups.
Persons are also asked to bring used gloves, bats, helmets, cleats, pants and belts for an equipment swap.

Opening ceremonies set

February 10, 2015

The opening ceremonies for all Sweetwater Minor League (ages 9-10 as of April 1) and Major League (ages 11-12 as of April 1) baseball players will be Saturday, Feb. 28. Opening ceremonies for all T-Ball (ages 4-6 as of Jan. 1) and Farm League (ages 7-8 as of Jan. 1) players will be held Saturday, March 7.
For more information, persons are asked to contact Darrell Doggett at (325) 235-6902.

Tickets for SHS Football Awards Banquet are available at fieldhouse through Feb. 18

February 10, 2015

Sweetwater High School’s Football Awards Banquet is set for Monday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the “Center” at Texas State Technical College.
Tickets for $12 each will be available at the SHS fieldhouse until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18. Meal tickets will not be sold at the door.

Learn more in Tuesday's edition, in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

February 9th

College Basketball Weekend Round Up

February 9, 2015

Each week we will be taking a look at the best games around the country.
Arizona State (12-11) 81
(#6) Arizona (20-3) 78

The Arizona Wildcats traveled to Tempe to face in state rival Arizona State for what they expected to be an easy game. Arizona State came into the game at the bottom of the PAC 12 at 3-6 in conference play. The Sun Devils came out firing as they shot 50% from the field (26/52) and 46.7% from 3 (7/15). Guard Bo Barnes paced the Sun Devils with 18 points including a perfect 8 for 8 from the charity stripe.

(#8) Kansas (19-4) 62
Oklahoma State (16-7) 67

Highland now has two teams in playoffs

February 9, 2015

Highland is sending two teams to the playoffs after its boys team qualified by beating Hermleigh, 60-21, on Friday. Four players hit double figures as the Hor-nets improved to 5-2 in Dis-trict 12-1A and clinched no worse than the No. 3 spot.

Read more in Monday's edition, in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

Weekly sports calendar

February 9, 2015

MONDAY, FEB. 9
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity will play season-opening scrimmage at Odessa Permian, 4 p.m.
Basketball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls will host Big Spring, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ boys will play at Big Spring, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity at Merkel (scrimmage), 4:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, FEB. 10
Basketball
Sweetwater girls will host Big Spring — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p..m.
Sweetwater boys will host Big Spring — JV at 5 p.m., freshmen at 6:30 p.m., varsity at 8 p.m.

Valiant effort falls just short for Lady ‘Stangs

February 9, 2015

LUBBOCK — A winless district campaign almost produced a breakthrough Friday, as the Sweetwater girls basketball team put itself in position for a win at Lubbock Estacado after trailing by six points in the fourth quarter. Down 40-34, Sweetwater used an 8-1 run, capped by two Lauren Jones free throws, to lead 42-41 with 1:07 left. But Estacado scored the next three points to regain the lead, and held on for a 44-42 win when Cierra Knox’s shot from the baseline went in and came right back out as the buzzer sounded.

No. 8 Mats wrap up berth with 83-41 win

February 9, 2015

LUBBOCK — No. 8-ranked Lubbock Estacado wrapped up a playoff berth on Friday in District 2-4A, with an 83-41 win over Sweetwater that put the Mustangs’ hopes of making the postseason on the brink.

Learn more in our weekend edition, in print or subscribing to our e-edition.

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