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Sweetwater-Snyder district opener is moved to Snyder

March 20, 2015

The Sweetwater-Snyder district softball opener scheduled for 5 p.m. today has been moved to Snyder. The varsity game will still be held at 5 p.m., with the JV game to immediately follow. Today's games were originally scheduled to be played in Sweetwater but were moved due to the rainy weather that hit this morning.
Sweetwater is 3-2 for this season after defeating Ballinger, 8-5, Monday on a walk-off three-run homer by Abby Garcia in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Snyder is 10-5 overall and ranked No. 13 in the state, but lost 10-8 Tuesday in eight innings to Lubbock Coronado.

‘Stangs sweep twinbill in final district tuneup

March 20, 2015

After losing four of five games at Abilene’s three-day tournament and having all its scheduled games this week affected by weather, Sweetwater’s baseball team got good news Thursday.

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

Lady Mustangs start district today

March 20, 2015

The Sweetwater High School softball team entertains Snyder in its District 2-4A opener at 5 p.m. today. Standing from left are manager Sarah Valdez, Jaya Atkins, Megan Holsey, Cierra Knox, Audrey Rule, Maddie Berry, Abby Garcia, Savanna Hall, Lauren Jones; and kneeling, Sonora Medellin, Marissa Moncada, Annaliese Espinoza, Rebecca Gonzales, Naomi Gonzales, Morgan Gomez. Tony Heredia is the coach.

SFSA has opening ceremonies on Saturday

March 20, 2015

The Sweetwater Fastpitch Softball Association holds its opening ceremonies for the 2015 season on Saturday at Fraley Park.

Get all the details in Friday's print or e-edition (subscription required).

Local sports calendar

March 19, 2015

THURSDAY, MARCH 19
Baseball
Change: Sweetwater varsity hosts Ranger JC (doubleheader), 4 p.m.
Sweetwater JV teams at Snyder tournament.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity teams at Jim Ned tournament in Abilene’s Rose Park starting at 8 a.m.
Highland varsity teams at Jim Ned tournament.
Track
Roscoe and Highland junior high teams at Roby meet.
FRIDAY, MARCH 20
Baseball
Sweetwater JV teams at Snyder tournament.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams host Snyder (district openers) at 5 and 7 p.m., respectively.
Track
Roscoe and Highland varsity teams at Roby meet.
SATURDAY,

Sweetwater, Ranger JC reschedule games for 4 p.m. today at Sportsman's Park

March 19, 2015

The Sweetwater High School baseball team will be playing here at 4 p.m. today against Ranger College's JV in a non-district doubleheader at Sportsman's Park. SHS coach Roland Herrera said the teams moved the games to Sweetwater because Ranger's field was too wet to play on. Today's games will be the last ones for Sweetwater's baseball team before District 2-4A action begins here Tuesday against Levelland.

Regional lifters at Sundown

March 19, 2015

Four Nolan County high school boys powerlifters competed this past weekend at the Region I powerlifting meet held in Sundown. Junior Lawhon (198-pound class) and Raymond Delgado and Dylan Jimenez (220-pound class) all competed for Sweetwater in the Division 2 portion of the meet held on Friday, and Ryland Madrid (198-pound class) competed Saturday for Roscoe in the Division 3 meet.

Get all the details in Thursday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

All-district players honored

March 19, 2015

Several of Nolan County’s area basketball athletes re-cently received all-district recognition.

Read more in Thursday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Local sports calendar

March 18, 2015

THURSDAY, MARCH 19
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity plays at Ranger JC, 2 p.m.
Sweetwater JV teams at Snyder tournament.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity teams at Jim Ned tournament in Abilene’s Rose Park starting at 8 a.m.
Highland varsity teams at Jim Ned tournament.
Track
Roscoe and Highland junior high teams at Roby meet.
FRIDAY, MARCH 20
Baseball
Sweetwater JV teams at Snyder tournament.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams host Snyder (district openers) at 5 and 7 p.m., respectively.
Track
Roscoe and Highland varsity teams at Roby meet.
SATURDAY, MARCH 21
Baseball

Classic champs

March 18, 2015

Sweetwater High School divided into two teams at its recent Lady Mustang Softball Classic at Jerry Collins Complex. Shown are the members of the tournament champion team.

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