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February 23, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: NFL scouting combine: Winners and Losers

Weekly sports calendar

February 22, 2015

MONDAY, FEB. 23
Basketball
Highland vs. Sands (Class 1A boys bi-district playoff), 7 p.m., Sterling City.
Golf
Blackwell boys and girls teams host season-opening Blackwell Hornet Open tournament at Robert Lee.
TUESDAY, FEB. 24
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at Ranger Junior College (season opener), 4 p.m.
Sweetwater JV White vs. Abilene Cooper sophomores at Abilene Cooper (season opener), 4:30 p.m.
Sweetwater JV Red will host Abilene Cooper JV (season opener), 6 p.m.
Basketball

Local lifters shine at meet

February 22, 2015

On Thursday, a number of high school athletes from Sweetwater and Roscoe had top finishes in their weight classes at the Sweetwater Power Classic.
In the boys division, Roscoe placed second (28 points) and Sweetwater was fourth (24 points). Odessa won the team title with 46 points. Meanwhile, in the girls division, Sweetwater was second (29) and Roscoe third (19) in the final team standings, again finishing behind first-place Odessa, which had 38 points.

See the full story in our weekend edition.

Highland girls rip Balmorhea

February 22, 2015

BIG LAKE — Yet another playoff run has begun for Highland’s girls basketball team. The goal is getting to San Antonio, where the Lady Hornets are hoping for their third straight state tournament appearance.
It wasn’t a flawless effort, but Highland is off to a good start in reaching that goal after defeating Balmorhea, 62-27, at Reagan County High School on Friday.

See the full story in our weekend edition.

Mustangs are eager to build on recent success

February 22, 2015

Sweetwater has made baseball playoff runs two straight years, and making a third straight run will be the goal when the 2015 season begins Tuesday at Ranger Junior College.
Most of the players from either or both of those two teams are gone, but a few key pieces are back to help Sweetwater, which in 2013 and 2014 won 39 games and three playoff series for coach Roland Herrera.

See the full story in our weekend edition.

Sweetwater High School baseball schedules

February 22, 2015

VARSITY
Feb. 24 — at Ranger JC
Feb. 26-28 — Granbury tournament
March 3 — at Mid. Green-wood
March 5-7 — SW Wes Bishop Wood Bat Classic
March 10 — Andrews
March 12-14 — Abilene tour-nament
March 17 — Vernon
March 24 — +Levelland
March 27 — +at Lamesa
April 2 — +Lub. Estacado
April 7 — +at Big Spring
April 10— +at Snyder
April 13 — +at Levelland
April 17 — +Lamesa
April 21 — +at Lub. Estacado
April 24 — +Big Spring
April 28 — +Snyder
JV RED
Feb. 24 — Abilene Cooper
March 2 — Mid. Greenwood
March 5-7 — Abilene tournament
March 12-14 — San Angelo tournament

SHS has football awards banquet Monday at TSTC

February 22, 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. Meal tickets will not be sold at the door. SHS athlete, cheerleaders and student trainers will not be required to buy a ticket.
All SHS football teams will be recognized for their hard work and dedication, and the SHS cheerleaders and athletic trainers will be introduced and thanked for their constant support. A highlight video recapping the football season will be shown as well.

Softball teams start out 3-0

February 22, 2015

The opening day of action Thursday saw Sweetwater’s two softball teams go 3-0 at their annual tournament that is held at Jerry Collins Complex.

See the full story in our weekend edition.

Highland girls basketball team

February 22, 2015

After receiving a first-round bye for winning the District 12-1A championship, the Highland girls basketball team begans the playoffs Friday. The Lady Hornets faced Balmorhea at Big Lake’s Reagan County High School in a Class 1A area-round game. The team members (who are pictured in no particular order) are Kailee Hall, Hannah Allen, Madison Moseley, Hannah Kirby, Sydny Helbert, Kellse Cornett, Reann Robinson, Kaylee Martin, Emily Hamilton, Kelsi Johns, Bailey Garrett, Sabrina Romero, Karlie Allen, Summer Huizar, Holly Bradbury, Shelby Harris, Katie Pantoja and Cheyanna Petty.

Lady Mustangs rout C-City

February 19, 2015

Sweetwater’s bats boomed in a season-opening 19-8 softball win here on Tuesday over Colorado City.

Learn more in Thursday's print or e-edition (subscription required).

Junior varsity softball players for Sweetwater this year include, bottom row kneeling from left,...
Receiving all-tournament honors for the Sweetwater High School softball team at its recent Classic...
Two Roscoe boys had top-3 finishes at the San Angelo Relays last weekend. Kevin Lavalais placed...

 

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