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May 1st, 2012

Let’s hope ‘trend’ continues

May 1, 2012

The final outcome of Sat-urday’s Class 3A bi-district softball playoff in Graham may not have been satisfy-ing for Sweetwater fans, but the 9-0 loss to Iowa Park told only part of the story.
Those who (like me) have followed the local high school sports scene in recent years have no doubt noticed how little success Sweetwater has had, especially in the “team” sports. But the school’s softball program, which had endured the longest playoff drought — 15 years — of any of them, at least did its part to change that.

April 30th

Iowa Park shuts down SW, 9-0

April 30, 2012

GRAHAM — A big reason Sweetwater ended a 15-year softball playoff drought this year was its hitting.
But the Lady Mustangs met their match Saturday, as they were held to two hits by Iowa Park in a 9-0 win that ended their season.

Nemir 4th at regionals

April 30, 2012

LUBBOCK — Sweetwa-ter’s Nick Nemir was fourth in the boys 300-meter hur-dles Saturday after record-ing a time of 39.88 seconds at the Region I-3A track meet which was held at Texas Tech University.
Nemir, the only Sweet-water boys athlete to place, was 1.06 seconds behind second-place Blake Eschbach of Glen Rose. The top two in each event advance to the state track meet May 11-12 in Austin.
Nemir also went to regionals in the 30o hurdles last year but did not make the finals.

Banyard signed as a free agent

April 30, 2012

Ex-Sweetwater star Joe Banyard is now an undrafted free agent with the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars after being offered a contract by the team Saturday.
Banyard, a running back at the University of Texas-El Paso the past two years, was picked up along with his UTEP teammate Antwon Blake. In addition, UTEP’s Donovan Kemp was signed by the Dallas Cowboys and a fourth UTEP player, Matt Camilli, signed with the Philadelphia Eagles.

April 28th

Blackwell regional track qualifiers

April 28, 2012

These Blackwell High School athletes competed in the Region II-A track meet at Abilene Christian University this weekend. From left are Jayden Jones (boys 100 dash, long jump and pole vault), Mark Monroe (boys 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles), Mason Magness (boys pole vault) and Stephanie Metcalf (girls long jump).

Roscoe regional track qualifiers

April 28, 2012

These Roscoe Collegiate High School athletes competed in the Region II-A track meet at Abilene Christian University this weekend. From left are Eduardo Gallegos (boys 400 dash), Jesus Leanos (boys 1,600 and 3,200 runs), Jacinda Morales (girls 400 dash and 800 run) and Devon Freeman (boys pole vault).

Highland regional track qualifiers

April 28, 2012

These Highland High School athletes competed in the Region II-A track meet at Abilene Christian University this weekend. From left, standing, are Taylar Hammond, Schyler Kimbrell, Beth Richburg, Lora Stewart, Sabrina Romero, Peyton Howard, Sheldon Hall; kneeling, Madison Moseley, Morgan Monroe, Tarin Weldy, Sierra Allen.

April 27th

SW, I-Park hold playoff on Saturday

April 27, 2012

After a wait of 15 years — plus a 1 1/2-week break since ending its regular season — Sweetwater’s softball team returns to the playoffs when it plays Iowa Park in a Class 3A bi-district matchup at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
The winner of the one-game playoff in Graham will face Burleson Centennial in the area round next week. Sweetwater, which is mak-ing only its third postseas-on appearance in school history and first since 1997, comes in with a 15-11 record and finished third in District 5-3A with a 4-4 record.

Regional track schedules

April 27, 2012

Times and events for local athletes only
REGION I-3A
(SWEETWATER)
Texas Tech University’s Fuller Track, Lubbock
FRIDAY, APRIL 27
Running Prelims
7 p.m. — Boys 100 dash (Nick Nemir)
7:15 p.m. — Boys 800 relay (Kaleb Hoover, Ryan Linebaugh, Nick Nemir, Sam Nemir)
8:05 p.m. — Boys 300 hurdles (Nick Nemir)
SATURDAY, APRIL 28
Field Events
11:30 a.m. — Girls shot put (Destiny Osteen, Claire Williams)
Running Finals
3:20 p.m. — Boys 100 dash; 3:35 p.m. — Boys 800 relay; 4:05 p.m. — Boys 300 hurdles
REGION II-A
(ROSCOE, HIGHLAND,
BLACKWELL)
Abilene Christian University’s Elmer

April 26th

Sweetwater regional track qualifiers

April 26, 2012

These Sweetwater High School athletes will compete Friday and Saturday in the Region I-3A track meet being held at Texas Tech University. Standing from left are Claire Williams (girls shot put), Kaleb Hoover (boys 800 relay), Nick Nemir (boys 100 dash, 300 hurdles and 800 relay), Sam Nemir (boys 800 relay), Ryan Linebaugh (boys 800 relay) and Destiny Osteen (girls shot put). Kneeling is Kyle Lambert (boys 800 relay alternate).

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