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September 3rd, 2011

Loboes pull away in 4th quarter to beat SW in defensive struggle

September 3, 2011

It took almost an entire half for the state’s No. 9-ranked team in Class 3A to make a first down here Friday against an inspired Sweetwater defense.
And the Mustangs were still tied with Monahans 7-7 through three quarters of a classic defensive battle in Game 2 of the seventh an-nual Sammy Baugh Classic.
But the Loboes’ defense ultimately prevailed, holding Sweetwater to just three yards and no first downs in the second half and scoring 10 points in the final period for a hard-earned 17-7 win.

Six-man squads fall

September 3, 2011

Highland and Blackwell’s six-man football teams lost non-district games Friday to fall to 0-2 this season.
Highland was defeated by Loraine 48-12 and Blackwell lost to Lohn 66-20.
Highland scored on a 56-yard run by Steven Tester in the third quarter and a 40-yard pass from Ron Covington to Tyler Falcon. No Blackwell infor-mation was provided.

JV teams drop road games at Monahans

September 3, 2011

Sweetwater lost both of its sub-varsity games at Monahans on Thursday.
The JV White team fell 21-8 and the JV Red team lost by a score of 49-6.
Both teams host Levelland this week starting with the Red team at 5 p.m.
Monahans 21,
Sweetwater White 8
Sweetwater White (1-1) scored on a 28-yard run by T.C. Huitt in the second quarter as well as a safety in the third period.

Weekly Sports Calendar

September 3, 2011

TUESDAY, SEPT. 6
Volleyball
Sweetwater teams host Lamesa — freshmen and JV at 5:30 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 8
Football
Sweetwater 7th grade at Levelland (season openers), 4 and 5:15 p.m.
Sweetwater 8th grade at Levelland (season openers), 4 and 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater JV Red hosts Levelland, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV White hosts Levelland, 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe 7th and 8th grade teams host Stamford (season openers) starting at 4 p.m.
Roscoe JV hosts Stam-ford, 6:30 p.m.
Highland junior high plays at Novice (season opener), 6 p.m.
Highland JV at Sands JV, 6 p.m.

September 2nd

Hawley runs past Plowboys

September 2, 2011

For most of the first half, a young Roscoe team held its own with Hawley in the opening game of the seventh annual Sammy Baugh Classic on Thursday.
But the Bearcats forced six fumbles, racked up nearly 500 yards of offense and pulled away in the second half for a 45-7 victory.
Roscoe (0-2) pulled off the game’s longest scoring play on an 81-yard run by sophomore Luke Rovig in the second quarter, and Eric Padilla’s extra point tied the game up at 7 apiece. But Hawley (2-0) answered with a five-play, 80-yard drive to regain a 14-7 lead and the Bearcats never looked back.

Local six-man teams try again for 1st win today

September 2, 2011

Blackwell and Highland are back in action today as Nolan County’s two six-man teams will again try to pick up their first wins of 2011.
Both teams are on the road as Blackwell (0-1) goes to Lohn (0-1) and Highland pays a visit to Loraine (0-1). Both games kick off at 7:30 p.m. Next week, Highland has its home opener against Novice and Blackwell entertains Lueders-Avoca to celebrate homecoming.

September 1st

SW hosts No. 9 Monahans

September 1, 2011

For most local football observers, the jury is still out on just how good this year’s Sweetwater team is after the Mustangs’ 10-0 victory over Vernon in their season opener.
The defense had a shutout for the first time in the Craig Slaughter era and the kicking game was rock solid with Tadeo Canon-Masjoan nailing his kickoffs deep, as well as kicking a 32-yard field goal and his only extra point attempt. The latter came after Ryan Linebaugh scored Sweetwater’s only touchdown on a 1-yard run in the second period.

Roscoe opens Classic tonight against Hawley

September 1, 2011

It was almost exactly one year ago when Roscoe gave Jonathan Haseloff his first win as the team’s head coach with a 19-6 victory over Hawley.
Today in the opener of the Sammy Baugh Classic at Sweetwater’s Mustang Bowl, the Plowboys (0-1) try to duplicate that feat when they face Hawley (1-0). The kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

SHS falls at Cooper

September 1, 2011

ABILENE — The Sweetwater High School volleyball team lost by a 3-0 count Tuesday at Abilene Cooper as the hosts prevailed by scores of 25-16, 25-20, 25-23.
Sweetwater (12-11) will be not see any action this weekend. However, the Lady Mustangs will return to Mustang Gym for the first time since Aug. 9 by hosting Lamesa next Tuesday.

August 31st

Sammy Baugh Classic begins

August 31, 2011

The seventh annual Sam-my Baugh Classic makes its return to Mustang Bowl on Thursday, with three games on tap this year.
Sweetwater and Roscoe are playing in the Classic for the seventh straight year but are facing different opponents than in 2010, and two new teams — Rotan and Ranger — will be squaring off the final day.
Roscoe (0-1) will be seeking its first win when it plays Hawley (1-0) in Thursday’s opener at 7:30 p.m., while Sweetwater (1-0) — which is coming off a 10-0 season-opening win over Vernon at the Bowl — will be taking on No. 9-ranked Monahans (1-0) Friday at 7:30 p.m.

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