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December 1st

Stangs suffer 1st loss at Wall

December 1, 2010

WALL — A year ago, the Sweetwater High School boys basketball team started out 3-0 only to suffer its first loss to a state-ranked Wall team.
It happened again Tues-day as the Mustangs suffered a 73-32 road loss to the Hawks, currently ranked No. 4 in Class 2A. Wall led 22-12, 41-22 and 69-27 at the breaks.

Area basketball tourneys start Thursday

December 1, 2010

The high school basketball tournament season begins Thursday for several Nolan County teams, and two of them — the Blackwell boys and girls — will be hosting their annual Oak Creek Classic. Highland, which goes to Bronte’s tourney this week, hosts its annual tournament next week.
COAHOMA
TOURNAMENT
(Sweetwater varsity boys)
THURSDAY’S SCHEDULE
1:30 p.m. — Wall vs. Stanton (Game 1)
3 p.m. — Midland High JV vs. Jim Ned (Game 2)
6 p.m. — Seminole JV vs. Sweetwater (Game 3)
7:30 p.m. — Big Spring JV vs. Coahoma (Game 4)
FRIDAY’S SCHEDULE

Mustang football banquet is Dec. 6 at TSTC

December 1, 2010

Sweetwater High School will hold a football banquet to honor the 2010 Mustangs on Monday, Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at The Center at Texas State Technical College.
Tickets will be sold at the SHS fieldhouse until Friday, Dec. 2 at noon and are $15 each. All varsity, JV and freshman football players, cheerleaders and student trainers will be introduced and a highlight video of the 2010 season will be shown.

November 30th

SW boys will try to keep record perfect

November 30, 2010

The 3-0 Sweetwater boys basketball team will try to keep its record perfect when it travels to Wall today for a 7:30 p.m. contest, and the 2-4 Sweetwater girls will be hosting Clyde starting at 6:30 p.m. Today’s action for both Sweetwater teams will be their first since taking a short break for the Thanksgiving holiday.

November 27th

This week’s basketball

November 27, 2010

MONDAY, NOV. 29
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade girls host Big Spring, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Roscoe junior high boys host Rotan, 5 and 6 p.m.
Roscoe junior high girls at Rotan, 5 and 6 p.m.
Highland junior high teams host Roby starting at 6 p.m.
Blackwell junior high teams at Robert Lee starting at 5 p.m.
TUESDAY, NOV. 30
Sweetwater girls host Clyde — freshmen and JV at 5 p.m. (both gyms), varsity at 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater boys at Wall — freshmen at 5 p.m., JV at 6:30 p.m., varsity at 8 p.m.
Roscoe JV and varsity teams at Hawley starting at 4 p.m.

Tolbert makes an ace at SCC

November 27, 2010

Hunter Tolbert recently recorded an ace while playing the No. 17 hole at Sweetwater Country Club.
Tolbert used an 8-iron for his feat. Witnesses were Kelly Rainbolt, Connor Cook, Kent Boatright and Loren Bryant.

Recent area basketball scores

November 27, 2010

Ira JH boys 54,
Highland JH boys 20
Highland scoring: Brandon Stevens 10, Zack Cornett 4, Kevin Box 2, Shelby Howard 2, Matt Taylor 2.
Highland JH boys 33,
Loraine JH boys 6
Highland scoring: Jacob Richburg 8, Kevin Box 6, Brandon Stevens 6, Zack Cornett 4, Seth Wood 4, Tracer Jones 3, Shelby Howard 2. Highland record: 1-1.
Highland JH girls 53,
Loraine JH boys 2
Highland scoring: Hannah Allen 16, Sydny Helbert 14, Mia Herrera 6, Kaylee Martin 4, Leah Hudson 3, Gabby Fuentes 2, Kailee Hall 2, Kelsi Johns 2, Madison Moseley 2, Sabrina Romero 2. Highland record: 2-0.

Blackwell has five players honored in Dist. 8

November 27, 2010

Blackwell has five senior football players who earned second-team honors for their outstanding play this past season in District 8, Division II six-man.
Four of the players were recognized on both sides of the ball — Caleb Magness at tight end and linebacker, Caleb Jeter at spread back and cornerback, Hadley Holland at utility back and defensive lineman and Brandon Elliott at wide receiver and safety. In addition, Jeffrey Friar was recognized as a noseguard.

November 24th

Hernandez FTs give Lady Stangs win over Cooper

November 24, 2010

ABILENE — After going scoreless up to that point, Sweetwater’s Candice Hernandez was fouled and made both free throws with less than a second to play, giving the Lady Mustangs to a dramatic 43-42 win over Class 5A Abilene Cooper on Tuesday night.
Kinsey Browning scored 15 points and Alicia Finn added 12 points and a team-high 10 rebounds for Sweet-water (2-4), which ended a four-game losing streak with the victory.
Browning finished with four 3-pointers in the game. Her last trey got Sweet-water within 42-41 and set the stage for Hernandez’s game-winning free throws.

Football banquet is set

November 24, 2010

Sweetwater High School will hold its football banquet to honor the 2010 Mustangs on Monday, Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at The Center at Texas State Technical College.
Tickets will be sold at the SHS fieldhouse until Thursday, Dec. 2 at noon and are $15 each.
All of the varsity, JV and freshman football players, cheerleaders and student trainers will be introduced.
In addition, a highlight video of the 2010 season will be shown.

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