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Smith awarded full scholarship by Texas A&M

September 25, 2013

Former Roscoe athlete Caden Smith has recently been awarded a full athletic scholarship by Texas A&M University, where he is a sophomore member of the team.
Smith was a redshirt freshman at A&M in the same class as Johnny Manziel his first season after making the team as a preferred walk-on. The 6-foot-3, 259-pound lineman has played in all four games this season for the 3-1 Aggies, ranked No. 10 in this week’s Associated Press poll.

Football Player of the Week

September 25, 2013

Kaleb Hoover is the Foot-ball Player of the Week for Sweetwater.
Hoover caught six passes for 103 yards and one touchdown in the Mustangs’ 42-28 loss to Wall.
On defense, he had five solo tackles and assisted on seven oth-ers, caused one fumble, recovered a fumble and broke up a pass.

Lady Mustangs go the distance again, but lose final tuneup for district

September 25, 2013

Exactly one week after winning a five-game match at Miles, Sweetwater went the distance again Tuesday vs. Levelland at home only to lose 3-2 (25-18, 25-23, 13-25, 24-26 and 14-16) in their final tuneup for the start of District 4-3A play that begins Saturday.
Sweetwater, now 9-15, surrendered a 13-7 lead in the fifth and decisive game after giving up a 2-0 overall lead by losing the third and fourth games.

11-man, 6-man polls

September 24, 2013

Sweetwater got two votes in this week’s Associated Press high school football poll released Monday.
The Associated Press
CLASS 5A
1. Allen 4-0
2. Katy 4-0
3. DeSoto 4-0
4. Galena Park North Shore 4-0
5. Houston Lamar 3-0
6. Coppell 3-0
7. Cibolo Steele 3-1
8. Smithson Valley 4-0
9. Southlake Carroll 2-1
10. Pflugerville Hendrick-son 4-0
CLASS 4A
1. Aledo 3-0
2. SA Northside Brennan 4-0
3. Whitehouse 4-0
4. Humble Summer Creek 3-0
5. Denton Guyer 2-1
6. Texas City 3-0
7. Cedar Park 3-1
8. Elgin 4-0
9. Pearland Dawson 3-0
10. Manor 4-0
CLASS 3A
1. Carthage 4-0

Two SMS teams victorious

September 24, 2013

Here are the results from Sweetwater Middle School football games last week.
Dublin 16, 7th grade Grey 0
Tyler Sutton, Trace Ken-ney, Andrew Gerold, Kelly Gilbert and Nicholas Brow-ning were defensive stand-outs for Sweetwater, while the offensive standouts were Jackson Foster, Devin Perez, Carlos Mendoza, Cameron Lujan, Rian Hill, Jeremiah DeLeon, Jose Mermella and Troy Turner.
“This was a great effort from our boys, both offen-sively and defensively,” said Sweetwater Middle School coordinator Tony Cortez.

Weekly Sports Calendar

September 23, 2013

MONDAY, SEPT. 23
Volleyball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams will play at Big Spring starting at 4:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 24
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams will host Levelland — freshmen and JV begin at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:15 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 25
Cross Country
Roscoe runners will be at Merkel meet.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 26
Football
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘B’ and ‘A’ teams will host Brownwood at 4 and 5:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade ‘B’ and ‘A’ teams will host Brownwood at 6:30 and 7:45 p.m., respectively.

Keeping the scoreboard busy

September 23, 2013

Bray Amos is shown scoring one of the four Sweetwater touchdowns in Friday’s homecoming game at Mustang Bowl.
However, Wall held off a second-half comeback to pull out a 42-28 victory.

SW rallies, but hits Wall

September 23, 2013

Facing a 21-point deficit and forced to turn the ball over on downs at Wall’s 18-yard line with 6:23 left in the third quarter, Sweet-water’s hopes of a miracle comeback appeared to be dead here Friday night.
But 21-point leads aren’t what they used to be, and it wasn’t long until the Mus-tangs were poised to pull off that miracle after cutting Wall’s lead to 35-28 with 8:13 to play.

Sweetwater varsity volleyball team

September 23, 2013

The Sweetwater High School varsity volleyball team will host its final pre-district game Tuesday against Levelland before starting 4-3A play at Monahans on Saturday.
The members of the team are, standing from left, Mikealah Foust, Maddie Berry, Morgan Gomez, Maddie Jones, Kensi Chowning; kneeling, Shaneese Brown, Kayla Chowning, Mikki Reschman, Alexis Williams, Ziggy Collins and Aly Heredia.

Blackwell-Trent football action

September 23, 2013

Ted Chambliss goes up to make an interception for Blackwell in Friday’s 45-0 win over Trent. Blackwell remained unbeaten at 4-0 with the victory in its first home game of the season.
The Hornets ran just 11 plays in Friday’s game, which ended at halftime due to Six-Man’s 45-point mercy rule. Blackwell has won three of its games by the mercy rule but faces a tough game at Blanket this Friday.

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