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Blackwell’s lead slips away in 4th as Sands moves into quarterfinal

November 24, 2014

HERMLEIGH — With one quarter left in Friday’s Class 1A, Division II regional playoff, Blackwell held a 46-40 lead. But Sands out-scored Blackwell 32-14 in the fourth quarter to claim a 72-60 win.

Read more in Monday's edition in Sports.

This week’s basketball

November 24, 2014

Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ boys will host Levelland starting at 5 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ boys play at Levelland starting at 5 p.m.
Roscoe junior high girls will host Hawley starting at 5 p.m.
Roscoe junior high boys play at Hawley starting at 5 p.m.
Highland junior high teams will host Ira starting at 6 p.m.
Blackwell junior high teams will host Veribest starting at 6 p.m.
+Sweetwater girls host Abilene Cooper — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.

Mustangs tame Bulls, 46-14

November 24, 2014

STEPHENVILLE — By now, everyone who follows West Texas high school football seriously knows that Sweetwater has one of the most explosive offenses — well, not just in Texas but on the planet.

Read more in our weekend edition in Sports.

Talking about a win

November 24, 2014

Michael Green of Sweetwater is interviewed by Ted Thomas of local radio station KXOX following Friday’s win over Bridgeport.

Local sports calendar

November 21, 2014

Roscoe varsity girls at Lueders-Avoca tournament.
Roscoe JV girls at Cross Plains tournament.
Highland varsity boys at Rotan (season opener), 8 p.m.
Highland varsity girls at Abilene’s Key City tournament.
Blackwell varsity girls at Westbrook tournament.
Sweetwater vs. Bridge-port (Class 4A, Division II area playoff), 7:30 p.m., Tarleton State University’s Memorial Stadium, Steph-enville.
Post vs. Cisco (Class 3A, Division II area playoff), 7 p.m., Sweetwater’s Mustang Bowl.

Blackwell hopes to extend year vs. Sands

November 21, 2014

The past two years saw Blackwell win a district title and make consecutive play-off appearances.
Now, despite heavy graduation losses, the Hornets are once again in the play-offs and in the area round for the second year in a row after crushing Rising Star, 52-6, last week.

Learn more in Friday's edition in Sports.

Mustang Express heading for S’ville

November 21, 2014

After surviving a series of close encounters during the first six weeks of the 2014 season, this year’s 11-0 Sweetwater football team has been an unstoppable force since mid-October.
In their last five games, the Mustangs have won by an average score of 51-15.

Read more in Thursday's edition.

Five Lady ‘Stangs named all-district

November 19, 2014

Five Sweetwater High School athletes have earned all-District 2-4A volleyball recognition.
Kensi Chowning, who led the 22-13 Lady Mustangs in kills this season, was honored as District 2-4A’s outstanding hitter.
Setter Maddie Jones and middle hitter Mikeilah Foust made the first team, while outside hitter Maddie Berry and libero Morgan Gomez were both named to the all-district second team.

Find the complete list of the All-District 2-4A volleyball team in Wednesday's edition in Sports.

Sweetwater, area girls basketball teams lose

November 19, 2014

Wichita Falls Hirschi 62, Sweetwater 39
Colorado City 51, Roscoe 36
Rotan 67, Blackwell 41
Clyde 59, Highland 41

Find individual stats in Wednesday's edition in Sports.

Junior high hoop results

November 19, 2014

Snyder 37, 8th grade Red 34
8th grade White 24, Snyder 6
Snyder 26, 7th grade Red 22
Snyder 28, 7th grade White 22
Roscoe ‘A’ 41, Winters 8
Roscoe ‘B’ 15, Winters 14

Find individual stats in Wednesday's edition in Sports.

Sweetwater’s varsity and JV baseball teams try again to begin their seasons and the varsity...
Maddie Jones of Sweet-water, the team’s floor leader this season, has been named to the All-...
MONDAY, MARCH 2 Baseball Sweetwater JV White at Wall (season opener), 4 p.m. Golf Blackwell boys...


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