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September 26th, 2013
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 âNâ 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 yearâs 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 Tuesdayâs 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.
Sweetwaterâs 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 âBâ and âAâ teams will host Brownwood at 4 and 5:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade âBâ and âAâ 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 weekâs 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 weekâs 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
Here are the results from Sweetwater Middle School football games last week.
Dublin 16, 7th grade Grey 0
Tyler Sutton, Trace Ken-ney, Andrew Gerold, Kelly Gilbert and Nicholas Brow-ning were defensive stand-outs for Sweetwater, while the offensive standouts were Jackson Foster, Devin Perez, Carlos Mendoza, Cameron Lujan, Rian Hill, Jeremiah DeLeon, Jose Mermella and Troy Turner.
âThis was a great effort from our boys, both offen-sively and defensively,â said Sweetwater Middle School coordinator Tony Cortez.