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March 28th, 2013

Linebaugh is top biker at Abilene

March 28, 2013

Richard Linebaugh of Sweetwater was the overall winner when he competed in the Steam-N-Wheels Bike Race and Fun Ride this past Saturday in Abilene.
Linebaugh, 48, completed the 48-mile race in two hours, four minutes and 52.53 seconds.
Another Sweetwater resident, 32-year-old David King, was 16th with a time of two hours, 12 minutes and 2.22 seconds.
More than 200 bikers from Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma participated in the 21st annual event.

March 27th

Mustangs alone in 1st after 2nd straight run-rule victory

March 27, 2013

The Sweetwater baseball team has been doing a lot of things right since district play began. The Mustangs are now 3-0 after Tuesday’s 11-1 victory over Monahans.
That, along with a 10-9 Snyder win over Wylie, has vaulted Sweetwater to the top of the 4-3A standings.
Sweetwater leads Big Spring — which shut out Greenwood 10-0 — Wylie and Snyder by a game as all of those teams are 2-1 in the district while Greenwood and Monahans are 0-3.
But there are still seven games left, and the Mus-tangs’ hold on first place is about to get a severe test.

Lady Mustangs in 3-way tie for lead

March 27, 2013

Sweetwater did its part on Tuesday to remain in the thick of the District 4-3A softball chase, defeating Monahans 6-2 at the Jerry Collins Complex.
And with an assist from Big Spring, the Lady Mus-tangs are now in a three-way tie for the district lead.
Big Spring threw the 4-3A race into chaos by beating Greenwood 3-1, while Sny-der was a 15-0 winner over last-place Wylie. Sweetwa-ter, Greenwood and Snyder are now all 3-1, just ahead of 2-2 Big Spring with six games left to play.

March 26th

Local sports calendar

March 26, 2013

TUESDAY, MARCH 26
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Monahans, 7 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Monahans, 5 p.m.
Tennis
Sweetwater JV plays at Snyder tournament.
Sweetwater middle school teams will play at Wylie, 4 p.m.
Highland athletes are at district tournament in Abilene.
Track
Blackwell junior high teams host meet.
Highland junior high teams at Blackwell meet.
THURSDAY, MARCH 28
Baseball
Sweetwater JV will host Wylie, 4:30 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity at Wylie, 4:30 p.m.
Golf

SHS teams resume play vs. Monahans

March 26, 2013

Sweetwater High School’s baseball and softball teams, who are off to a combined 4-1 start, resume District 4-3A action when they host Monahans today.
The 2-1 Lady Mustangs play at 5 p.m. against Mona-hans (1-2) at Jerry Collins Complex. Meanwhile, the 2-0 Mustang baseball team begins its game at 7 p.m. at Sportsman’s Park (inside Newman Park) against an 0-2 Monahans team.
The Lady Mustangs won 6-5 at Big Spring last Frid-ay to stay in a second-place tie with Snyder, one game behind district-leading Mid-land Greenwood.

Baker places 10th at state in powerlifting

March 26, 2013

ABILENE — Donald Baker, a senior at Sweet-water High School, lifted a total of 1,120 pounds for a 10th-place Division II finish Saturday when he competed at the Texas High School Powerlifting Association’s state meet held in Abilene.
Baker, competing in the 148-pound weight class, had a 440-pound squat, 245-pound bench press and 435-pound dead lift while making his first trip to state after a second-place regional finish.

Tennis team is at Monahans tourney

March 26, 2013

The Sweetwater High School tennis team recent-ly played at a one-day tour-nament in Monahans.
Sweetwater’s top indivi-dual performances were by Kristen Casto, who was fourth in girls singles, and by Stephen Shipp, who won consolation in boys singles. Also, the mixed doubles team of Teresa Perez-Poe and Keygan Valdez placed fourth at the tournament.

Girls golfers in 4th after 1st district leg

March 26, 2013

The Sweetwater High School girls golf team currently sits in fourth place after shooting a 388 total Monday at the first 18-hole leg of the District 4-3A tournament in Big Spring.
Snyder leads with a 331 total while Monahans (336) is in second place and Wylie (385) in third place with 36 holes to play. The second 18-hole leg will be played at Sweetwater Country Club on April 6, with the final 18-hole leg April 8 at Mid-land Greenwood.

SHS boys, girls track athletes compete at meet held in Eastland compete at Eastland

March 26, 2013

Several Sweetwater High School track athletes competed Thursday at a meet that was held in Eastland.
The varsity boys got wins from both Kaleb Hoover in the 400-meter dash and Nick Nemir in the long jump.
Nemir was second in the 300 hurdles and third in the 110 hurdles; Hoover was second in the high jump; Isaiah McGee was second in the long jump; and Jay Lomas was third in the 100 dash.
The 400-meter relay consisting of McGee, Jonathan Browning, Kris Duran and Nemir was third, as was the 800 relay of Bobby Soto, McGee, Lomas and Duran.

JV boys do well at Eastland

March 26, 2013

The JV boys had several top finishes at Eastland.
Deshaun Williams was first in the long jump and third in the high jump and 100; Marquees Jenkins was second in the 200; Brandon Gutierrez was second in the 3200; Stephen May was third in the 400; Mark Lawrence was third in the 800; and Max Nemir was third in the 300 hurdles.
Jenkins, Max Gomez, Quentin Wetsel and Williams ran on the second-place 800 relay; Lawrence, Gomez, Nemir and Wetsel ran on the second-place mile relay; and Austin Kamer, Williams, Jenkins and Gomez ran on the third-place 400 relay.

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