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March 2nd, 2012
Former Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Sox pitcher amd current TBS sportscaster John Smoltz will make an appearance at Hermleigh High School on Saturday.
Smoltz will appear for the inauguration of the baseball field, and to speak to the Hermleigh Cardinals baseball and softball athletes and sign autographs.
Gates will open at 1:45 p.m. for the public to view the facilities.
At 2 p.m., Hermleigh ISD superintendent Gary Rotan will welcome and introduce Smoltz, who will sign auto-graphs from 2:15-2:45.
After taking a break from tournament action Tuesday and losing at Merkel 9-5, the Sweetwater High School softball team began play this morning at a tournament held in Big Spring.
Sweetwater has pool play games today against Clyde, Lubbock Cooper and San Angelo Central before the tournament switches to bracket play Friday. Sweet-waterâ€™s first game is against Big Springâ€™s JV at 9:30 a.m., followed by a game against either Odessa or Midland Christian that afternoon.
Sweetwater High School is sending 10 girls powerlifters to Monahans on Saturday to compete in the Region I meet. Top row from left are Joslyn Rosas, Cari Aguilar, Allie Zavaleta, SHS coach Liz Miller, Loni Mendez, Lexie Perez; and bottom row, Bri Painter, Valeria Zavaleta, Kimmie Lomas, Dana Hohn and Alexis Thompson.
THURSDAY, MARCH 1
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wood Bat Classic at Newman Park through Saturday, March 3.
Sweetwater JV at Abil-ene tournament through Saturday, March 3.
Sweetwater varsity will play at Big Spring tournament through Saturday, March 3.
Sweetwater JV plays at Eula tournament through Saturday, March 3.
Roscoe junior high teams at Roby meet.
Blackwell junior high teams at Roby meet.
FRIDAY, MARCH 2
Sweetwater varsity boys will play at Andrews tournament through Saturday, March 3.
11 a.m. â€” Wall vs. Clyde
1:30 p.m. â€” Post vs. San Angelo Lake View
4 p.m. â€” Lake View vs. Wall
6:30 p.m. â€” Clyde vs. Post
11 a.m. â€” Ranger Junior College JV vs. Post
1:30 p.m. â€” Wall vs. Ranger Junior College JV
4 p.m. â€” Sweetwater vs. Post
6:30 p.m. â€” Wall vs. Sweetwater
9 a.m. â€” Lake View vs. Clyde
11:30 a.m. â€” Lake View vs. Ranger Junior College JV
2 p.m. â€” Sweetwater vs. Clyde
4:30 p.m. â€” Sweetwa-ter vs. Ranger Junior College JV
After a season-opening tie at San Angelo Lake View and splitting four games this past weekend at Lake Viewâ€™s tournament, Sweetwater almost overcame two six-run deficits Tuesday against 5A San Angelo Central in the Mustangsâ€™ home open-er. But the Bobcats held off a serious threat in the sixth inning, and held off another potential rally in the seventh for a 10-6 victory.
Sweetwater trailed 10-4 when Stephen May tripled with two outs to score Shawn Campbell and Cole Maxwell in the sixth inning and chase Centralâ€™s starting pitcher Jake Butler.
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s softball team is back on the road for a game at Merkel at 4 p.m. today.
Sweetwater is 6-2 overall after winning two of its three games at Sweetwaterâ€™s tournament. The Lady Mus-tangs began their event with a 13-2 win over Perryton this past Friday at the Jerry Collins Complex, lost to Clyde 8-5 later that day and beat Colorado City 6-3 in their final game Saturday.
The Sweetwater High School girls golf team shot a two-day total of 776 at the Sweetwater Classic for a third-place finish this past weekend.
Only Abilene High (707) and Abi-lene Cooper (719) finished ahead of Sweetwater, which was in fourth place after an opening 385 on Friday but moved up one position on Saturday after a finishing 391. Jim Ned (793) and Wylie (801) completed the top five, while Sweetwaterâ€™s No. 2 team shot 866 to place eighth and the No. 3 team shot 951 to place 12th among the 14 teams in the field.
After today, the Sweetwa-ter baseball team finally says goodbye to San Angelo.
Following a season-opening tie at Class 4A San Angelo Lake View and a split of its four games at Lake Viewâ€™s tournament this past week, the Mustangs will host the Class 5A San Angelo Central Bobcats at 7 p.m. today at Newman Park.
A total of 24 high school powerlifters from Sweetwater â€” 10 girls and 14 boys â€” advanced to regional competition when Sweetwater hosted the final qualifying meet on Feb. 18.
The 10 girls qualifiers â€” representing every Sweetwater powerlifters who competed at Sweetwaterâ€™s meet â€” are Joslyn Rosas, Loni Mendez, Lexi Perez, Dana Hohn, Cari Aguilar, Kimmie Lomas, Allie Zavaleta, Bri Painter, Valerie Zavaleta and Alexis Thompson. This yearâ€™s girls regional meet will be held Saturday in Monahans.