Archive - Sports Article

March 4th, 2015

‘Stangs smack the Rangers in opener

March 4, 2015

After losing its first week of play to bad weather, Sweetwater’s baseball sea-son finally began Tuesday at Midland Greenwood — and so did the Mustang offense as Sweetwater smacked 14 hits in a 9-2 victory.

Read more in Wednesday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

March 3rd

SHS teams to try again

March 3, 2015

Sweetwater’s varsity and JV baseball teams try again to begin their seasons and the varsity softball team and tennis teams are also scheduled to see action today.

Read more in Tuesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Jones wins all-district recognition

March 3, 2015

Maddie Jones of Sweet-water, the team’s floor leader this season, has been named to the All-District 2-4A girls basketball team.

Find the list of the all-district team in Tuesday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

March 2nd

Weekly sports calendar

March 2, 2015

Sweetwater JV White at Wall (season opener), 4 p.m.
Blackwell boys and girls at Eden tournament.
Sweetwater varsity at Midland Greenwood (season opener), 6 p.m.
Sweetwater JV Red hosts Midland Greenwood JV (season opener), 6 p.m.
Sweetwater JV girls will play at Abilene tournament (Maxwell Golf Course).
Blackwell boys and girls at Eden tournament.
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams will play at Kermit at 5 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater varsity teams at Andrews (dual match) starting at 4 p.m.

GC rallies past Highland

March 2, 2015

ABILENE — After basi-cally dominating the first two quarters of Saturday’s Region II-1A semifinal over a team they had eliminated in the regional finals each of the past two years, foul trouble and a fierce Garden City press caught up to the Highland girls basketball team at Abilene Christian University. It resulted in a 37-33 loss as the Lady Kats advanced to Sunday’s re-gional final.

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

February 27th

SW girls have 1-2 Classic finish

February 27, 2015

The Sweetwater High School varsity and JV girls golf teams not only hosted a tournament Wednesday at Sweetwater Country Club, but also made off with most of the hardware.

Learn more in Friday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Baseball, softball teams are hoping to see action Saturday

February 27, 2015

If the bad weather that has made a mess of this week’s local high school sports schedule improves enough, Sweetwater hopes Saturday to play a baseball double-header at Sportsman’s Park and one softball game at the Jerry Collins Complex.

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

February 26th

Highland girls begin play Friday at regional tournament in Abilene

February 26, 2015

The Highland girls basketball team begins defending its Region II-1A title when it plays Garden City at 1 p.m. Friday. The Lady Hornets and Lady Bearcats will hold their semifinal contest at Abilene Christian University's Moody Coliseum. Should Highland win, it will advance to play either O'Donnell or Cross Plains for the regional title at noon Saturday, also at Abilene Christian. The Lady Hornets' ultimate goal is to go to San Antonio next week and play in the Class 1A girls state tournament for the third straight year.

Lady Hornets start with G-City this time

February 26, 2015

As fate would have it, the Highland and Garden City girls basketball teams are meeting in the Region II-1A tournament for the third consecutive year.
But Friday’s matchup has a little different twist.

Read more in Thursday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

More events being called off by weather

February 26, 2015

At least three of today’s sports events that involve local athletes — and at least two more scheduled Friday — have been called off due to the threat of more bad weather in the area.

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

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