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Nine more area athletes headed to 1A track meet

April 29, 2014

The short wait was worth it for all of the Nolan County track athletes who placed third in their events this weekend in San Angelo at the Region II-1A, Division II meet. They’re going to state as “wild card” qualifiers at the Class 1A, D-II meet on May 9-10.
The UIL rule qualified three more athletes and relays — and nine more athletes, making 15 from Nolan County — to compete in less than two weeks at the University of Texas’ Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin.

Sweetwater, Pecos schedule best-of-3 playoff in Denver City

April 28, 2014

The Sweetwater and Pecos baseball teams have agreed to meet this weekend in a best-of-3 bi-district playoff series after completing their regular seasons on Friday. The playoff will be in Denver City.
Game 1 is at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 2. Game 2 begins the following day at 11 a.m. with a third game, if necessary, scheduled to begin about 30 minutes after the end of Game 3.

Richburg, Lowry, Roscoe girls relay going to Austin, and others could join them

April 28, 2014

SAN ANGELO — At least six local athletes will go to the UIL state meet at the University of Texas in less than two weeks.
At least two athletes will compete individually — Highland’s Beth Richburg in the girls 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles, and Matthew Lowry of Blackwell in the boys high jump. Lowry and Richburg will be joined by the Roscoe girls’ mile relay foursome of Whitney Wil-liams, Lyndi Wilkinson, Sunshine Talamantez and Eva Aguayo, which qualified with a second-place regional time of 4:18.85.

SHS athletes finish at Lubbock

April 28, 2014

LUBBOCK — Sweetwater High School’s track season officially ended Saturday as none of its athletes at the Region I-3A meet at Texas Tech University advanced to state competition.
Competing individually for the Sweetwater boys was Johnathan Browning, who placed 13th in the long jump (19-1 1/2); and De’andre Gatson, who was 13th in the triple jump (40-4). Gatson and Browning also ran on the 400- and 800-meter relays, neither of which made it to Saturday’s finals.

Mustangs to enter postseason as No. 4 seed after 7-2 loss to Loboes

April 28, 2014

BIG SPRING — When taking on Monahans, the Sweetwater High School baseball team has been a bit schizophrenic this season.
They’ve been really good — except for the two times when they were, well, any-thing but that.
Sweetwater and Mona-hans met for the fourth time on Friday night in a District 4-3A third-place tiebreaker at Big Spring’s Steer Park. It was also their second meet-ing in 10 days, the first being a 15-1 Sweetwater victory in five innings on April 15.

SHS students win awards at sports banquet

April 28, 2014

Shown, Abby Garcia was chosen Lady Mustang athlete of the year as well as the top offensive player in softball.
Bryan Vause and Gewel Cherry were among several athletes who received awards for outstanding tennis play.
Kaegan Jeffrey and Bray Amos were named as the co-offensive MVPs in football, while Andrew Davis and Daven Alvarez were named the outstanding linemen in football.

S’water regional track qualifiers

April 25, 2014

Sweetwater High School’s qualifiers for the Region I-3A track meet to be held in Lubbock are, from left, Ziggy Collins, Jay Lomas, Johnathan Browning, De’andre Gatson, Michael Green, Marquees Jenkins and Cierra Knox. Not pictured are Isaiah McGee and Deshaun Williams.

Highland regional girls qualifiers

April 25, 2014

Highland High School’s girls qualifiers for the Region II-1A, Division II track meet in San Angelo are, from left, Madison Moseley, Kelsi Johns, Bailey Garrett, Sierra Allen, Hannah Allen, Beth Richburg, Sydny Helbert, Sabrina Romero and Kailee Hall. Also pictured at far right is manager Kara McNeely.

Highland regional boys qualifiers

April 25, 2014

Michael Hyde, left, and Toby Falcon will compete for Highland at the Region II-1A, Division II boys track meet in San Angelo.

Blackwell regional track qualifiers

April 25, 2014

Blackwell High School’s qualifiers for the Region II-1A, Division II track meet in San Angelo are, from left, Mason Magness, Abbigail Sorrells, Matthew Lowry and Jayden Jones.

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