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November 12th, 2014

SW feels Highland’s sting, 57-24

November 12, 2014

After consecutive trips to Austin, Highland girls basketball coach Shea Baucom said goodbye to three starters — 6-1 Sierra Allen, 5-10 Beth Richburg and 6-0 Schyler Kimbrell — who were a key part of that ultra-successful two-year run.

Read more in Wednesday's edition in Sports.

November 11th

Pro Football Recap

November 11, 2014

Thursday 11/6
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.

Sunday 11/9/14
Arizona (8-1) 31 vs
St. Louis (3-6) 14

SW girls to start hoops at Highland

November 11, 2014

The 2014-15 girls basketball season begins today for all four Nolan County high school varsity teams. Two of them — Sweetwater and Highland — 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.

SMS football

November 11, 2014

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.

November 10th

Local sports calendar

November 10, 2014

MONDAY, NOV. 10
Basketball
Roscoe junior high girls will host Hamlin starting at 5 p.m.
TUESDAY, NOV. 11
Basketball
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
Basketball
Roscoe junior high boys will play at Hamlin (season openers) starting at 5 p.m.
Football

Mustangs have 1st 10-0 regular season since ‘97

November 10, 2014

It took the Sweetwater football team four quarters to wrap up a perfect regular season here Friday.
But the team’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.

Combined SW team stops Lamesa 40-24

November 10, 2014

LAMESA — 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.

Roscoe wins playoff berth

November 10, 2014

BRONTE — It was just three years ago that Roscoe’s football team failed to win a game. But after Friday’s convincing 44-20 Plowboys win over Bronte, that seems like a distant memory.
Thanks to Friday’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.

November 7th

Blackwell rips Trent to win title

November 7, 2014

BLACKWELL — They’re back — once again.
Just three years ago, the Blackwell football team was winless on the field and the program’s future was un-clear. But after a 60-6 rout of Trent on Thursday, the Hornets are District 7-1A, Division II champs — it’s their second straight title — and headed to the playoffs for the third year in a row.

Learn more in Friday's edition in Sports.

Highland defeated by No. 2 Ira

November 7, 2014

IRA — 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.

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