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September 13th, 2012
Sweetwaterâ€™s cross country runners all went to a meet in Christoval to begin their season and also ran at the Angelo State meet held on Sept. 8.
At Christoval, the following individual times were recorded: Boys â€” Colton Scott 22:35.41; Brandon Howell 24:19.53; Girls â€” Ashley Bax 16:26.81; Madison Howard 17:46.59; Marissa Sanchez 18:14.18; Meagan Whitley 18:47.43; Addisyn Cleckler 19:22.41; Hannah Sanchez 22:04.18. Sweetwater was sixth as a team.
Ryan Linebaugh has been named as Sweet-water High Schoolâ€™s Football Player of the Week. Linebaugh, a 185-pound junior running back and linebac-ker, ran for 53 yards on just three carries against Andrews and was in on seven tackles, one for a loss, while also intercepting a pass.
Both of Sweetwaterâ€™s sub-varsity high school football teams picked up road wins at Andrews on Thursday.
The junior varsity defeated Andrews 28-7, while the Sweetwater freshman team rallied from a 14-0 first-half deficit to win 26-14.
Both teams will host Breckenridge on Thursday in their home openers.
Sweetwater JV 28,
Andrews JV 7
MONDAY, SEPT. 10
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade host Snyder, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade at Snyder at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 11
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams host San Angelo Lake View, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater freshmen and JV at Lamesa, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity at Lamesa, 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th grade at Breckenridge at 4 and 7 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade at Breckenridge at 5:30 and 8:30 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater freshmen host Breckenridge, 5 p.m.
Tough competition on the gridiron Friday made it a rather long night for all three of Nolan Countyâ€™s area football teams.
Blackwell, which was coming off its first Six-Man win on the field in nearly two years with a season-opening victory over Westbrook the previous week under new head coach Clint Lowry, was defeated 56-30 by Jayton.
Highland and Roscoe, who like Blackwell are going through the rebuilding process with several young players, were shut out on Friday. Highland lost to Sterling City by a score of 50-0, while Roscoe lost 40-0 at Irion County.
Following its 54-6 home victory over Westbrook in its Six-Man opener last week, Blackwell will stay at Hornet Stadium to host Jayton as it tries for a 2-0 start at 7:30 tonight.
Jayton figures to be a tougher opponent for Blackwell after defeating Lueders-Avoca 48-0 in its opener. The Hornets, who are coming off their first on-field win in nearly two years, are ranked as a one-point underdog against the Jaybirds but should be con-fident after last weekâ€™s win.
After all the talk about its new spread offense, Sweet-water didnâ€™t look all that different from Mustang teams of the past in last Fridayâ€™s 23-13 season-opening win over Eastland.
Of Sweetwaterâ€™s 326 total yards, 291 came by the run as the Mustangs completed just five passes.
Meanwhile, the defense gave up a lot of yards (384) but was scored on by East-landâ€™s offense just once â€” with 3:34 left in the fourth quarter â€” even though the Mavericks took a whopping 81 snaps in the contest.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 6
Sweetwater freshmen at Andrews, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV at And-rews, 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV hosts Irion County, 6 p.m.
Highland JV at Sterling City, 6 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams at Wylie, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 7
Sweetwater varsity hosts Andrews (homecoming), 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity at Irion County, 7:30 p.m.
Highland varsity hosts Sterling City, 7:30 p.
Blackwell hosts Jayton, 7:30 p.m.
Sweetwater JV plays at Lamesa tournament.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 8
It may be too early to think about making it to the postseason in late October, but something different is happening with the 2012 Sweetwater volleyball team â€” itâ€™s beating its opponents regularly and convincingly, no longer seemingly content to extend its matches by a game or two.
The latest example came Tuesday when the team finally came home from a three-week-long road swing to entertain Colorado City.
Marquees Jenkins has been named as Sweet-water High Schoolâ€™s Football Player of the Week.
Jenkins, a 165-pound junior running back and linebacker, ran for a team-high 101 yards in season-opening 23-13 win on Friday over Eastland on just nine carries. He also had four solo tackles, five assisted tackles and one pass hurry on defense.