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Sweetwater wins 8-5 on Garcia’s walk-off homer

March 17, 2015

For the first 5 1/2 innings of their game Monday at Jerry Collins Complex, the Sweetwater and Ballinger softball teams struggled at the plate. However, the last 1 1/2 innings produced 12 runs — eight by Sweetwater, including a three-run, walk-off homer by Abby Garcia — for a thrilling 8-5 victory.

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College Basketball March Madness Preview

March 16, 2015

Midwest Region
Louisville, Ky
1 UK / 16 HAM / MAN
3/19 - 9:40
8 CIN / 9 PUR
3/19 - 7:10
Columbus, OH
5 WVU / 12 BUFF
3/20 - 2:10
4 MD / 13 VALP
3/20 - 4:40
Pittsburgh, PA
6 BUT / 11 TEX
3/19 - 2:45
3 ND / 14 NE
3/19 - 12:15
Omaha, NE
7 WICH / 10 IND
3/20 - 2:45
2 KU / 15 NMSU
3/20 - 12:15
Most Intriguing First Round Match Up
Butler v. Texas

Weekly sports calendar

March 16, 2015

Blackwell teams at Robert Lee tournament.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Ballinger, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV hosts Abilene High JV, 7 p.m.
Sweetwater JV Red hosts Vernon, 1 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Vernon, 3 p.m.
Blackwell teams at Robert Lee tournament.
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams will be playing Alpine at Midland at 5 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater varsity plays at Ranger JC, 2 p.m.
Sweetwater JV teams at Snyder tournament.

Lady ‘Stangs get 13-9 win

March 16, 2015

Sweetwater rallied from a 4-1 deficit with a six-run fourth and four-run fifth in a 13-9 softball win at Mona-hans on Friday.

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‘Stangs lose to AHS to wrap up tourney

March 16, 2015

After ending its three-day, five-game gauntlet with a 9-3 loss to Abilene High on Saturday at the Abilene ISD Invitational tournament, Sweetwater’s baseball team has two more games this week to prepare for what it hopes will be a third straight run to the playoffs with the start of District 2-4A play.

Read more in Monday's edition, in print or in our e-edition (subscription required).

Boys golfers place 3rd

March 16, 2015

The Sweetwater varsity boys golf team shot a 383 at Lamesa’s tournament to finish in third place. From left are Colton Scott, Mark Lawrence, Ky Hoover, Wesley Maxwell and Jeremy Witt. Witt (87) was the No. 2 medalist. Lawrence shot 92, Hoover 100, Scott 104 and Maxwell 114. Lawrence was tied for the No. 5 medalist spot.

SW stops Aledo, breaks even

March 13, 2015

BILENE — Sweetwater’s baseball team broke even by splitting its first two games Thursday at the Abilene ISD Invitational Tournament, losing 4-1 in its opener to Abilene Cooper before coming back later in the day to get a 3-1 win over Aledo.
Sweetwater scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning against Aledo to break a 1-1 tie just before action ended — with no outs and the bases loaded — as a result of the tournament game time limit.

See the full story in our weekend edition and in our E-Edition.

Local sports calendar

March 13, 2015

All events are
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Sweetwater varsity at Abilene tournament.
Sweetwater JV teams at San Angelo tournament.
Sweetwater’s Junior Lawhon, Dylan Jimenez and Raymond Delgado will be competing at the Region I, Division 2 meet in Sundown.
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams will be playing at Monahans at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater varsity boys and girls will be competing at Big Spring meet.
Highland varsity boys and girls will be competing at Robert Lee meet.

JV tracksters start at Odessa

March 13, 2015

Sweetwater High School’s JV track teams competed Friday at the season-opening West Texas Relays in Odessa. Results can be found in our Friday edition or in our E-Edition.

Varsity tennis team has dual at Andrews

March 13, 2015

The Sweetwater High School varsity tennis team went to Andrews to play a dual match March 3 but only one player — Zac Bax — was able to claim a win which was the result of an Andrews forfeit. Bax lost to Robert Mendieta in his other boys singles match.

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