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April 24th, 2015

SW sending 6 to region

April 25, 2015

CANYON — Sweetwater qualified six track athletes Friday for the Region I-4A meet after they earned top-four finishes at West Texas A&M University.
Isaiah McGee leaped a personal best 22-0 1/2 on Friday to win the boys long jump and also qualified as a runner on the 1600 relay, which was fourth (3:30.9). Also on the relay were Michael Lawrence, Mark Lawrence and Deshaun Williams. Williams also qualified with a third-place leap of 6-2 in the high jump and he scored points in three other events for Sweetwater.

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Highland wins 5 events

April 25, 2015

Highland won five events at its District 11-1A/12-1A area track meet Thursday while qualifying 12 athletes for regional competition this week in San Angelo.
Here are the athletes who qualified for regionals:

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Roscoe, Blackwell athletes advance

April 25, 2015

Three athletes each from Roscoe and Blackwell will be advancing to this week’s regional track meets after qualifying with top-four finishes at their area meets.
Lyndi Wilkinson had a second-place finish for the Roscoe girls in the 400 dash (1:02.74) to punch her ticket and for the Roscoe boys, Max Nemir placed third in the 300 hurdles (41.28) and Kevin Lavalais was fourth in the 200 dash (23.50).

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Local sports calendar

April 24, 2015

FRIDAY, APRIL 24
Baseball
Change: Sweetwater JV (combined Red and White teams) plays at Big Spring, 4:30 p.m.
Track
Sweetwater varsity boys and girls qualifiers compete at District 1-4A/2-4A area meet, Canyon.
SATURDAY, APRIL 25
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity will host Big Spring, 2 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity will host Big Spring, 1 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Big Spring, 3 p.m.

‘Stangs can wrap up title

April 24, 2015

For Sweetwater’s softball team, Saturday’s regular season finale vs. Big Spring will be a chance for the playoff-bound Lady Mustangs to improve their seeding in District 2-4A when the postseason begins next week.

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April 24, 2015

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April 23rd

Mustangs win, stay in 1st

April 23, 2015

LUBBOCK — The ability to win close games has been a key for Sweetwater High School’s baseball team in remaining at the top of the District 2-4A standings.
Sweetwater’s last three victories, and four of the last five, have been by three runs or less — including an 8-5 win at Lubbock Estaca-do on Tuesday.

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April 22nd

Lady Mustangs trample Estacado

April 22, 2015

LUBBOCK — The last time Sweetwater met Lubbock Estacado, the Lady Mustangs trounced the Lady Matadors, 28-0.
Tuesday during the squads' second district meeting, the Lady 'Stangs were hot again, pulling off a 25-7 victory on the road.

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April 21st

Local sports calendar

April 21, 2015

TUESDAY, APRIL21
Baseball
Sweetwater JV Red at Lubbock Estacado, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity at Lubbock Estacado, 7:30 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity at Lubbock Estacado, 5 p.m.
Tennis
Highland’s Isaac Rios and Kevin Box (boys doubles team) at Region II-1A tournament, Bentwood Country Club, San Angelo.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22
Track
Roscoe varsity boys and girls qualifiers compete at District 7-2A/8-2A area meet, McMurry University, Abilene.
THURSDAY, APRIL 23
Track
Highland varsity boys and girls qualifiers compete at District 11-1A/12-1A area meet, Hermleigh.

Firing one to the plate

April 21, 2015

Sweetwater’s Annaliese Espinoza delivers a pitch during a game against Lubbock Estacado earlier this year. The playoff-bound Lady Mustangs will be playing at Estacado at 5 p.m. today.

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