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March 24th, 2012

LL announces teams

March 24, 2012

Sweetwater Little League will include the following divisions and teams for the 2012 season:
T-ball (5-6 year-olds): Angels, Astros, Braves, Brewers, Cardinals, Dia-mondbacks, Dodgers, Giants, Pirates, Rangers, Red Sox, Reds, White Sox, Yankees.
Farm League (7-8 year-olds): Astros, Pirates, Rangers, Red Sox, Tigers, Yankees.
Minor League (9-10 year-olds): Dodgers, Phil-lies, Rangers, Rays, Red Sox, Riverdogs.
Major League (11-12 year-olds): A’s, Astros, Diamondbacks, Reds, Yankees.
Junior League (13-14 year-olds): Astros, Rangers.

SHS pair tie for 2nd at event

March 24, 2012

Sweetwater High School golfers Elise Lawrence (left) and Alex Gomez tied for second place medalist honors on Tuesday at the Lamesa tournament. They shot 83s to finish behind Shanae Ammons of Lubbock Trinity, who shot an 81. All five members of the SHS girls team placed among the top 10 medalists at the tournament as Rachel Hunt placed fourth, while Amy Witt was eighth and Haylee Stewart ninth.

Golfers shine at Lamesa

March 24, 2012

Sweetwater High School’s girls golf teams played well in a tournament at Lamesa on Tuesday. On the back row are members of the varsity team that shot 362 to place first at the tournament, easily beating out second-place Lamesa by 63 strokes. From left are Rachel Hunt (93), Elise Lawrence (83), Alex Gomez (83), Amy Witt (103) and Haylee Stewart (104). Seated on the front row are members of the JV golf team that finished third at Lamesa after shooting a 444 total. From left are Caroline Lawrence, Meagan Car-ney, Alexis Castillo, Sier-ra Hernandez and Laney Wallace.

March 22nd

Local sports calendar

March 22, 2012

THURSDAY, MARCH 22
Track
Sweetwater middle school teams are at Wall meet.
Roscoe junior high teams are at Rotan meet.
Highland junior high teams are at Jayton meet.
Blackwell junior high teams are at Jayton meet.
FRIDAY, MARCH 23
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity teams at Levelland tournament.
Track
Sweetwater varsity girls are at Big Spring meet.
Highland varsity teams are at Jayton meet.
Blackwell varsity teams are at Jayton meet.
SATURDAY, MARCH 24
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Odessa High, noon.
Sweetwater JV hosts Abilene High JV, 3 p.m.
Softball

Regional champs

March 22, 2012

Pictured here are Ryan Line-baugh (left) and Sam Nemir of Sweetwater, who won their respective weight classes at the regional powerlifting meet at Sundown. They will now compete this Saturday at the state meet in Abilene as will Mateo Gonzales, who placed second in his weight class at regionals in Sundown.

March 21st

SW rallies in 7th to stun Wylie 8-6 for 1st district win

March 21, 2012

Sweetwater’s 8-6 win over Wylie on Tuesday has dramatically changed the team’s outlook through the first two games of the 2012 District 5-3A softball season. And the Lady Mustangs’ victory could not have been more dramatic.

Stangs get no mercy from Wylie

March 21, 2012

Sweetwater ran into a high-scoring Wylie team when the teams met in their District 5-3A base-ball opener here Tues-day, and the Mustangs were soon in a hole from which they never recovered. The Bulldogs needed just five innings to decide the issue at Newman Park as they came away with a domi-nating 16-1 win that was ended by the 10-run mercy rule. Sweetwater fell to 6-7-1 overall, while Wylie improved its season mark to 9-3.

March 20th

SHS teams host Wylie

March 20, 2012

Sweetwater High School’s softball and baseball teams hope to get back on the win-ning track today when they play District 5-3A games at home today against Wylie.
The SHS softball team, which is 10-6 overall but 0-1 in District 5-3A after losing to Big Spring on Friday, will face Wylie at 6:30 p.m. after a JV game at 5. The baseball team — which begins district play at 7 p.m. — has lost its last two games and seen its season record drop to 6-6-1.

March 19th

Lifters place at state

March 19, 2012

All four of Sweetwater High School’s athletes placed at the girls state powerlifting meet that was held on Saturday in Corpus Christi.
Loni Mendez had SHS’ top finish, placing seventh in the 181-pound weight class. She lifted 795 pounds with a 315-pound squat, 165-pound bench press and 315-pound dead lift.

Weekly sports calendar

March 19, 2012

MONDAY, MARCH 19
Baseball
Sweetwater JV at Wylie (District 5-3A opener), 4:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, MARCH 20
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity will host Wylie (District 5-3A opener), 7 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater JV and varsity host Wylie at 5 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.
Tennis
Sweetwater middle school teams host Snyder, 4 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21
Golf
Sweetwater boys play at Lamesa tournament.
THURSDAY, MARCH 22
Golf
Sweetwater JV and var-sity girls play at Lamesa tournament.
Track
Sweetwater middle school teams will be at Wall meet.
Roscoe junior high teams are at Rotan meet.

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