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February 4th, 2015

Football Awards Banquet is Feb. 23

February 4, 2015

Sweetwater High School’s Football Awards Banquet is set for Monday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the “Center” at Texas State Technical College. Tickets for $12 each will be available at the SHS fieldhouse until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18. Meal tickets will not be sold at the door. SHS athletes, cheerleaders and student trainers will not be required to buy a ticket.

Read more in Wednesday's newspaper, in print or e-edition (subscription required).

SFSA plans more signups for 2015

February 4, 2015

The Sweetwater Fastpitch Softball Association plans to have additional signups for the 2015 season at the Fourth and Elm Street Church of Christ warehouse for girls ages 5-14.

Learn more in Wednesday's edition, in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Tryouts start Thursday

February 4, 2015

All Sweetwater Little League players in Farm League (ages 7-8 as of Jan. 1), Minor League (ages 9-10 as of April 1) and Major League (ages 11-12 as of April 1) must attend tryouts before they will be drafted to a team for the upcoming 2015 season.

Read more in Wednesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

February 3rd

Local sports calendar

February 3, 2015

TUESDAY, FEB. 3
Basketball
Sweetwater girls will host Lamesa — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p..m.
Sweetwater boys will host Lamesa — JV at 5 p.m., freshmen at 6:30 p.m., varsity at 8 p.m.
Roscoe will host Anson — JV girls at 4 p.m., JV boys at 5:15 p.m., varsity girls at 6:30 p.m., varsity boys at 8 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity teams will play at Westbrook starting at 4 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls and boys will play at Sterling City starting at 6:15 p.m.
Golf
Sweetwater varsity girls at season-opening Abiene tournament (Diamondback Golf Course).
THURSDAY, FEB. 5
Basketball

SW hoopsters to host Lamesa

February 3, 2015

From now on, it’s mostly home, sweet home for Sweetwater. Tonight’s 8 p.m. game with Lamesa be-gins a stretch of four home games out of the last five for the Mustang boys, while the girls — who play at 6:30 p.m. — will have two of their last three games at home.

Read more in Tuesday's edition, in print or in our e-edition (subscription required).

Mustangs earn all-state honors

February 3, 2015

Two Sweetwater High School football players have garnered Class 4A, Division II all-state recognition from TheOldCoach.com.

Learn more in Monday's edition, in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

January 30th

Super Bowl Prop Betters Guide

January 30, 2015

Prop Bets Guide To the Big Game

For the biggest game in all of football, you can bet on just about anything. What we have done here is selected some of our favorite things to bet on and give bold predictions. If you want some free money, read on!

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - How long will it take Idina Menzel to sign the US National Anthem?

Over/Under: 2 minutes 1 second

Local hoops

January 30, 2015

FRIDAY, JAN. 30
Sweetwater girls will play at Levelland — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater boys will play at Levelland — JV at 5 p.m., freshmen at 6:30 p.m., varsity at 8 p.m.
Roscoe will play at Albany — JV girls at 4 p.m., JV boys at 5:15 p.m., varsity girls at 6:30 p.m., varsity boys at 8 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity teams will play at Ira starting at 4 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls and boys will host Water Valley starting at 6:15 p.m.
SATURDAY, JAN. 31
Highland junior high teams will host tournament.
Roscoe junior high teams at Highland tournament.

SW teams go to Levelland today

January 30, 2015

It’s back on the road for Sweetwater’s teams today, as they head west again to Levelland to end a three-game stretch of games away from Sweetwater. The girls tip off their game at 6:30 p.m., followed by the boys game at 8 p.m. Sweetwater’s girls (0-6) are still looking for their first district win after losing to Snyder, 62-49, on Tuesday while the boys (1-3) are coming off a 57-50 victory at Snyder that pulled them out of a tie for last place in District 2-4A.

Learn more in Friday's print edition or subscribe to our e-edition.

Highland teams battle Ira for 1st

January 30, 2015

Highland’s teams visit Ira today for a pair of basket-ball games involving teams who are currently at the top of the District 12-1A stand-ings. Highland’s girls (6-0) will play Ira (5-1) at 6:30 p.m., while the boys game between Ira (4-0) and High-land (3-1) follows at about 8 p.m. Highland’s boys are playing Ira for the first time in district play, and trying to rebound from a loss to Borden County on Tuesday that dropped them out of a tie for first place.

Read more in Friday's edition, in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

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