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Allen going to state as WC qualifier

May 5, 2015

Hannah Allen is going back to the state meet.
The Highland junior will be going for the third year in a row, this time as a wild card entry in both girls hurdles after finishing third in both at the Region II-1A meet that was held at Angelo State University.

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

SW loses warmup to Cooper

May 5, 2015

ABILENE — Sweetwater’s district co-champion baseball team prepared for this weekend’s Class 4A bi-district playoff series by playing a warmup game vs. Class 5A Abilene Cooper at its field on Monday.

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

Lady Mustangs play Fort Stockton in area round starting Friday

May 4, 2015

The Sweetwater softball team, which swept Pampa 2-0 in its bi-district playoff, will be playing another best-of-3 series with Fort Stockton this weekend, with all games at Midland Greenwood High School.
The teams have set Game 1 for 6 p.m. Friday. Game 2 will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, and if a third game is necessary, it will start about 30 minutes after Game 2 ends.
Sweetwater (18-9) is in the area playoffs for the second time in three years after its series-clinching 14-4 win over Pampa.

Lady Mustangs get sweep with 14-4 win

May 4, 2015

LUBBOCK — One down. No. 11-ranked Fort Stockton up next.
Sweetwater completed a 2-0 sweep Saturday of its best-of-3 bi-district softball series against Pampa with a 14-4, five-inning win at Lubbock Coronado High School. The Lady Mustangs now play Fort Stockton in the area round later this week. Details were not yet known at press time.

Find out more in Monday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Wilkinson is SQ at Odessa

May 4, 2015

Roscoe’s Lyndi Wilkinson recorded a personal-best time of 1:00.93 Saturday in the girls 400-meter dash at the Region I-2A track meet in Odessa to qualify for the state meet in Austin.
Wilkinson placed fourth in the prelims Friday with a time of 1:01.7, but Saturday she trailed only one runner, Canadian’s Haevyn Risley, who ran a 1:00.15.

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SW, Borger to start best-of-3 playoff Friday

May 4, 2015

Sweetwater’s baseball team begins the playoffs Friday when the Mustangs play Borger in a best-of-3 bi-district series at Lubbock Monterey High School, according to head coach Roland Herrera. Game 1 is at 6 p.m. Friday, while Game 2 begins Saturday at 2 p.m.

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Local sports calendar

May 1, 2015

FRIDAY, MAY 1
SOFTBALL
Class 4A
Best-of-3
Bi-district Playoff
Game 1 — Sweetwater vs. Pampa at Lubbock Coro-nado High School, 6 p.m.
TRACK
Sweetwater boys and girls qualifiers at Region I-4A meet, Texas Tech University’s Fuller Track, Lubbock.
Roscoe boys and girls qua-lifiers at Region I-2A meet, Ratliff Stadium, Odessa.
Highland and Blackwell boys and girls qualifiers at Region II-1A meet, Angelo State University’s LeGrand Stadium, San Angelo.
SATURDAY, MAY 2
SOFTBALL
Class 4A
Best-of-3
Bi-district Playoff

SW getting best-of-3 rematch with Pampa

May 1, 2015

Two years ago when a history-making Sweetwater softball team last made it to the playoffs, the Lady Mustangs lost 5-0 to Pampa at Lubbock Coronado High School in the second round in a one-game matchup.
Today, with a lineup that has five players from the 2013 team, Sweetwater returns to the same location to face Pampa in a first-round playoff — only this time with a best-of-3 setup. Game 2 — and Game 3, if necessary — will also be held at Lubbock Coronado. The eventual winner faces Fort Stockton or San Elizar-io in the second round.

‘Stangs receive the No. 2 seed

May 1, 2015

Sweetwater’s baseball team will be the No. 2 seed from District 2-4A entering this year’s playoffs after finishing in a tie with Big Spring for first place at the end of the regular season. The teams held a coin flip at Wednesday’s district meeting, rather than having a one-game playoff, in order to decide seeding after finishing 8-2 in district. Sweetwater’s bi-district foe will be the third-place team in District 1-4A.

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