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March 4th, 2013

Mustangs finish 3-1 at Wood Bat Classic

March 4, 2013

The Wood Bat Classic at Newman Park which ended Saturday produced both good news and bad news for the host team.
The good news: Sweet-water went 3-1, equalling the best record among the six teams in the event. Wall and Ranger Junior College’s JV were also 3-1. However, a total of three players were injured at the Classic during the weekend as well.
After an 8-7 win Thurs-day over Clyde, Sweetwater (7-4) beat Wall 9-4 Friday. On Saturday, it defeated Pampa 6-2 in the morning before losing 7-4 in its final game to Ranger Junior Col-lege’s JV team.

March 2nd

Weekly sports calendar

March 2, 2013

Schedules are subject to change
MONDAY, MARCH 4
Baseball
Sweetwater JV hosts Abilene High sophomores, 4:30 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity vs. Ranger Junior College JV at Ranger, 4:30 p.m.
Tennis
Sweetwater middle school teams will host Greenwood starting at 4 p.m.
Track
Highland junior high teams at season-opening meet in Westbrook.
TUESDAY, MARCH 5
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at Andrews, 5 p.m.
Golf
Sweetwater varsity boys at Seminole tournament.
Sweetwater JV boys at Abilene tournament.
Sweetwater JV girls at Abilene tournament.
Softball

Saltillo ends title dream for Highland

March 2, 2013

BY RON HOWELL
Sports Editor

AUSTIN — A week earlier, they ruled the court at the Region II-A, Division II basketball tournament in Abilene, winning both of their games by 18 points.
But Highland’s Lady Hornets met their match Friday in Austin when they faced Saltillo, whose Lady Lions lived up to their No. 1 ranking — winning 41-19 in the Class 1A, Division II semifinals to end the greatest Highland girls basketball season ever.

March 1st

Local sports calendar

March 1, 2013

Subject to change
FRIDAY, MARCH 1
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wood Bat Classic at New-man Park high school field.
Sweetwater JV plays at Abilene tournament.
Basketball
UIL STATE TOURNAMENT
Class 1A, Division II girls state semifinal playoff: Highland vs. Saltillo, 1:30 p.m., University of Texas’ Frank Erwin Center, Austin. Winner will play for title Saturday, March 2 at 7 p.m. at the same location.
Golf
Sweetwater varsity boys at Andrews tournament.
Sweetwater varsity girls at regional preview tourna-ment at Lubbock’s Shadow Hills course.
Powerlifting

Mustangs rally to win WBC opener

March 1, 2013

After alternating between blowout wins and close los-ses in its first six games this season, Sweetwater’s baseball team proved it could win a close game in its Wood Bat Classic opener Thursday against Clyde.
In their 8-7 win at New-man Park, the Mustangs also proved that they could win with eight players.
Say what?
Let’s get to the first point first.

L-League tryouts on Saturday

March 1, 2013

Sweetwater Little League will have final tryouts on Saturday for those in Farm League (ages 7-8), Minor League (9-10) and Major League (11-12).
Tryouts will be at the Minor League and Farm League fields located just east of the Nolan County Coliseum stock barns.
Tryouts on Saturday for Minor and Farm League will be held from 1-3 p.m. on their respective fields, while Major League will also have its tryouts on Saturday rom 3-5 p.m. on the Minor League field.

February 28th

Local sports calendar

February 28, 2013

THURSDAY, FEB. 28
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wood Bat Classic at New-man Park high school field.
Sweetwater JV at Abilene tournament.
Softball
Sweetwater JV and varsity at Big Spring tournament.
Track
Sweetwater varsity teams at Snyder relay meet.
Sweetwater middle school teams at season-opening Colorado City meet.
Roscoe junior high teams run at season-opening meet in Rotan.
FRIDAY, MARCH 1
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wood Bat Classic at New-man Park high school field.
Sweetwater JV at Abilene tournament.
Basketball

Mustangs hope to stay on a roll entering Classic

February 28, 2013

Although the Sweetwater baseball team is only play-ing .500 ball so far, the Mustangs have been close to having a 6-0 record.
Sweetwater, which takes on Clyde at 4 p.m. today when it begins play at its annual Wood Bat Classic, is off to a 3-3 start. However, those three losses — all of them coming at a tournament in Granbury this past weekend — were by a total of five runs to three teams in the Fort Worth area.
The three wins, on the other hand, have been by an aggregate 33-5 score.

Lady ‘Stangs rally past Graham

February 28, 2013

The Sweetwater softball team picked up its fifth con-secutive win in dramatic fashion here Tuesday.
The Lady Mustangs, who one point trailed 9-2, staged a huge comeback at Jerry Collins Complex as they de-feated Graham, 12-11.
Sweetwater, now 9-5, got its latest win with a six-run sixth inning and a four-run seventh. Maty Montgomery delivered the game-winning hit, which scored Megan Holsey and Abby Garcia.

Regional girls powerlifters compete Saturday

February 28, 2013

These nine Sweetwater High School girls powerlifters will go to Fort Stockton to compete in the Region I meet on Saturday.
From left are, kneeling, Nay Gonzales (220-pound class), Mikki Reschman (148-pound class), Valeria Zavaleta (123-pound class), Alexis Thompson (114-pound class), Kristi Ward (165-pound class); standing, Ziggy Collins (198-pound class), Ashley Lara (198-pound class), Dana Hohn (165-pound class) and Ezzy Mermella (181-pound class).

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