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Falcon named all-BC

January 10, 2012

Highland’s Tyler Falcon has been named as a second team linebacker on the Six-Man All-Big Country foot-ball team by the Abilene Reporter-News and also received honorable mention as a running back.
Falcon had 76 solo tackles with 20 assists, 12 tackles for a loss and seven sacks, and also forced four fumbles and recovered one.
SHS hoopsters try to keep the wins coming

Weekly sports calendar

January 9, 2012

MONDAY, JAN. 9
Basketball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls at Brownwood, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Roscoe junior high teams host Haskell starting at 5 p.m.
Highland junior high teams play at Trent starting at 6 p.m.
Blackwell junior high teams host Paint Rock starting at 5 p.m.
TUESDAY, JAN. 10
Basketball
Sweetwater girls at Snyder (district openers) — JV at 4:30 p.m., varsity at 6 p.m., freshmen at 7:30 p.m.
Sweetwater boys at San Angelo Lake View — freshmen at 5 p.m., JV at 6:30 p.m., varsity at 8 p.m. Note: fresh-man game will be at San Angelo’s Lincoln Junior High.

Bearcats hold off Mustangs, 63-59

January 9, 2012

The Sweetwater boys basketball team slowly fought back Friday from a six-point deficit early in the fourth quarter ot its non-district game at Mustang Gym, finally taking a one-point lead (59-58) on a field goal by Tino Martinez that came with 1:32 left and capped an 11-4 surge. However, the Bearcats came back to score the game’s last five points and escape with a 63-59 victory.

JV, freshman boys defeat Ballinger to stay on a roll

January 9, 2012

Sweetwater’s two boys sub-varsity teams continued their winning ways here on Friday by defeating Ballinger squads.
The JV boys are now 13-5 after they rallied for a 45-33 win, and the freshman boys improved their mark to 8-3 by beating Ballinger 47-17 in their first game of 2012.
Trey Taylor poured in 24 points for the JV, who came back strong in the second half after trailing 10-8 at the end of the first quarter and by three points, 21-18, at halftime. Sweetwater was up by three points (28-25) after winning the third per-iod 10-4, then pulled away with a 17-8 finish.

JV girls lose to Aspermont

January 9, 2012

Sweetwater’s JV girls basketball team got in one final non-district game on Friday. The Lady Mustangs traveled to Aspermont and lost to its varsity team, 53-43, after trailing by just two points at the end of three quarters.

Area teams get just one district victory

January 9, 2012

The state-ranked High-land girls were the only area team to win on Friday among the five high school squads from Nolan County who competed in district basketball games.
Highland, ranked No. 21 in Class A, Division II, won its contest at Trent 41-28 to improve to 16-6 overall and 4-1 in district.
Sierra Allen scored 19 points to pace the Lady Hornets. Kara Hughey had seven, Beth Richburg five, Kaylee Martin four and Madison Moseley, Lora Stewart and Megan Thompson all finished with two points.

Roscoe, Highland jr high teams are victorious

January 9, 2012

Roscoe’s junior high boys edged Roby’s junior high boys 26-25 on Thursday, while Highland’s junior high girls began 2012 by crushing Ira by a score of 52-9 in their game that was also played on Thursday.
Sydny Helbert scored 16 points, Bailey Garrett and Kelsi Johns 12, Hannah Allen four and Karlie Allen, Hannah Kirby, Kailee Hall and Kassie Gunn two for Highland, which was ahead 30-7 at halftime and gave up just two more points.

Weekend hoops

January 6, 2012

FRIDAY, JAN. 6
Sweetwater boys host Ballinger — freshmen at 5 p.m., JV at 6:30 p.m., varsity at 8 p.m.
Sweetwater girls are open.
Roscoe girls host Munday (district openers) — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:15 p.m.
Roscoe JV and varsity boys are open.
Highland JV and varsity girls and boys at Trent starting at 4 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls and boys at Garden City starting at 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ boys play at Wall tournament.
SATURDAY, JAN. 7
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ boys play at Wall tournament.

Stangs go for 10th win

January 6, 2012

Although the wins have come against Class 1A and 2A competition, the Sweet-water boys basketball team is on a roll with four wins in its last five games.
The Mustangs, now 9-12, go for their 10th win today when they entertain Ballin-ger starting with the fresh-man game at 5 p.m.
Sweetwater is trying to build momentum as it pre-pares to start District 5-3A action Jan. 13. After today, the Mustangs go to Class 4A San Angelo Lake View next Tuesday and start district three days later when they host defending champion Abilene Wylie, which is currently ranked No. 21 in the state in Class 3A.

Plowgirls start district

January 6, 2012

Area basketball action resumes today as Roscoe’s girls will tip off district play and four other Nolan Coun-ty teams are also in action.
The Plowgirls take a 10-9 mark into their District 9-A, Division I opener as they host Munday. The Roscoe boys have an open date before starting district play on Tuesday.
In District 11-A, Division II, Highland’s teams will go to Trent today after beating Loraine on Tuesday. The girls (3-1) won 63-45 and the boys (1-1) won their game 34-31 in overtime.

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