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January 17th, 2013

Mobley, Miller are FCA coaches

January 17, 2013

Sweetwater’s Shane Mob-ley and Liz Miller have been chosen to serve as assistant coaches for Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) all-star games that will be held in Abilene on June 8.
Mobley, Sweetwater High School’s head football coach and athletic director, will be an assistant for the North team in the football game at Shotwell Stadium.

January 16th

SW gets sweep

January 16, 2013

SNYDER — Sweetwater’s basketball teams usually don’t have a lot of success winning at Snyder. But both of them posted impressive victories on Tuesday to remain near the top of the District 4-3A standings.
Both teams go to first-place Wylie this Friday.
Sweetwater boys 65, Snyder boys 49
Sweetwater (1-1, 12-8) led from the second quarter on, but Snyder (0-2, 4-16) was able to throw a big scare into the Mustangs until they ended the game on a 16-5 run to claim their first win in district play.

Highland squads win d’header at Roscoe

January 16, 2013

Highland won both ends of a basketball doubleheader Tuesday when its teams made the short trip to face in-county rival Roscoe, as both of the visiting teams stayed unbeaten in District 13-A, Division II.
Highland’s girls (21-3, 4-0) solidified their hold on first place with a 41-20 win, while the boys (8-11, 2-0) kept their district record spotless by beating Roscoe 35-23.
Highland’s defense held Roscoe to four first-half points in the girls game as the Lady Hornets built a 19-4 advantage en route to ther ninth straight win overall.

January 15th

Varsity girls basketball team

January 15, 2013

The Sweetwater High School varsity girls basketball team, which is 16-10 overall and 2-1 in district play, will play at Snyder at 6:15 p.m. today with the boys game at 7:30.
Standing from left are Kendra Crosson, Suede Shirley, Kathleen Campbell, coach Al Miller, Shelby Cason, Kelsi Crosson, Taylor McPherson, manager Ziggy Collins; kneeling, Hayley Brownlow, Elise Lawrence, Janell Walker, Kayla Chowning.

SW hoopsters travel to Snyder

January 15, 2013

Sweetwater will be taking on a pair of desperate teams when the Lady Mustangs and Mustangs go to Snyder for a key District 4-3A bas-ketball doubleheader today.
While the Sweetwater and Snyder boys are both 0-1 in district play, Sweetwater’s girls — who will tip off the doubleheader at 6:15 p.m. — are 2-1 while Snyder is off to an 0-3 start. The Lady Mustangs need a win to stay on the heels of 4-3A co-leaders Wylie and Green-wod, both 3-0, who have an early showdown in Green-wood today.

January 14th

Super Team

January 14, 2013

Tadeo Canon-Masjoan has received another postseason football honor.
Sweetwater’s senior def-ensive lineman on Sunday was a second-team selection by the Abilene Reporter-News to its all-Big Country Super Team. He previously was a second team pick by the Reporter-News to its Class 3A-5A all-Big Country football team.

Banyard speaks at sports banquet

January 14, 2013

Joseph Banyard, a former Sweetwater High School star who is now a running back for the National Football League’s Minnesota Vikings, made remarks to the current SHS players when he spoke at Thursday’s Fall Sports Banquet held at the Nolan County Coliseum.
Banyard signed with the Vikings in November after also spending time this season with the Jacksonville Jaguars and New Orleans Saints.

Weekly sports calendar

January 14, 2013

MONDAY, JAN. 14
Basketball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls host Greenwood, 5 and 6 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ boys play at Greenwood, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Roscoe junior high teams host Ira starting at 5 p.m.
Highland junior high teams host Loraine starting at 6 p.m.
Blackwell junior high teams play at Veribest starting at 6 p.m.
TUESDAY, JAN. 15
Basketball
Sweetwater girls at Snyder — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:15 p.m., freshmen at 7:30 p.m.
Sweetwater boys at Snyder — JV at 5 p.m., freshmen at 6:15 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.

Loboes cool off Mustangs

January 14, 2013

Sweetwater came into its District 4-3A opener with a seven-game winning streak yet likely facing its toughest challenge of the season.
And from the start, it was an uphill battle as Monahans led 8-1 before Sweetwater hit his first field goal at the 2:25 mark of the opening quarter, en route to a 63-43 win. Monahans (17-3 overall) never let the Mustangs get closer than four points after its quick start at Sweetwater’s gym.

Lady ‘Stangs stomp Lady Loboes, 53-24

January 14, 2013

After barely surviving Big Spring in their 4-3A opener and giving up a fourth-quarter lead against Midland Greenwood, the Sweetwater girls basketball team needed a statement win here Friday to regain their footing in the district race.
And that’s what they got in a dominating 53-24 win over Monahans that kept the Lady Mustangs (2-1 district, 16-10) within striking distance of the 4-3A lead held by both Wylie and Greenwood, who are 3-0.
“The girls were very determined tonight,” said Sweetwater coach Al Miller. “They were determined to take care of business.”

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