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November 12th, 2014
After consecutive trips to Austin, Highland girls basketball coach Shea Baucom said goodbye to three starters â€” 6-1 Sierra Allen, 5-10 Beth Richburg and 6-0 Schyler Kimbrell â€” who were a key part of that ultra-successful two-year run.
Read more in Wednesday's edition in Sports.
Cleveland (6-3) 24 @
Cincinnati (5-3-1) 3
The Battle of Ohio had some playoff implications for the first time in years. Cleveland took sole possession of first place in the AFC North after a dominating victory over Cincinnati. Cincinnati QB Andy Dalton had the worst performance of his career as he went 10-33 for 86 yards and 3 interceptions. This resulted in a quarterback rating of 2. As for Cleveland, this marks the latest in the season they have been in first place since 1994.
Arizona (8-1) 31 vs
St. Louis (3-6) 14
The 2014-15 girls basketball season begins today for all four Nolan County high school varsity teams. Two of them â€” Sweetwater and Highland â€” will be playing each other at Highland with tip-off at 6:30 p.m. Roscoe will host Robert Lee starting at 6:15 p.m. and Blackwell entertains Loraine at 6 p.m.
Read more and find schedules in Tuesday's edition in Sports.
The final game of the season saw both eighth grade Sweetwater Middle School football teams come out vic-torious against Lamesa.
The seventh grade Sweet-water Middle School White team finally got a win by beating Lamesa 28-0 in its season finale on Thursday.
Read more in Tuesday's edition in Sports.
MONDAY, NOV. 10
Roscoe junior high girls will host Hamlin starting at 5 p.m.
TUESDAY, NOV. 11
Sweetwater JV girls at Highland (season opener for both teams), 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity girls at Highland (season opener for both teams), 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV girls will host Robert Lee (season opener). 5 p.m.
Roscoe varsity girls will host Robert Lee (season opener), 6:15 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls will host Loraine (season opener), 6 p.m.
THURSDAY, NOV. 13
Roscoe junior high boys will play at Hamlin (season openers) starting at 5 p.m.
It took the Sweetwater football team four quarters to wrap up a perfect regular season here Friday.
But the teamâ€™s first 10-0 regular season since 1997 was virtually guaranteed a lot sooner than that.
Get all the details in our weekend edition in Sports.
LAMESA â€” Using a combination of JV and freshman football players, Sweetwater defeated Lamesa, 40-24, in its final game on Thursday.
Learn more in our weekend edition in Sports.
BRONTE â€” It was just three years ago that Roscoeâ€™s football team failed to win a game. But after Fridayâ€™s convincing 44-20 Plowboys win over Bronte, that seems like a distant memory.
Thanks to Fridayâ€™s victo-ry, Roscoe is headed back to the playoffs for the first time since the 2010 season.
Read more in our weekend edition in Sports.
BLACKWELL â€” Theyâ€™re back â€” once again.
Just three years ago, the Blackwell football team was winless on the field and the programâ€™s future was un-clear. But after a 60-6 rout of Trent on Thursday, the Hornets are District 7-1A, Division II champs â€” itâ€™s their second straight title â€” and headed to the playoffs for the third year in a row.
Learn more in Friday's edition in Sports.
IRA â€” Ira is the champ-ion of District 7-1A, Div. I after a 62-14 win over High-land on Thursday.
Ira (10-0, 3-0) held High-land (4-5, 2-1) to 163 yards and two scores in the regular season-ending game, which ended on the 45-point mer-cy rule with 5:37 left in the third quarter.
Read more in Friday's edition in Sports.