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All-district softball team is full of Lady Mustangs

May 18, 2013

All nine starters on the Sweetwater softball team — which this year won the first playoff game in the program’s 17-year history before losing in the area round — have been honored by receiving all-district recognition in 4-3A.
Five of the starters made the first team — infielders Suede Shirley and Jerren Villa, outfielders Kelsi Crosson and Megan Holsey and pitcher Maty Montgomery — while two were named to the second team and two others earned all-district honorable mention.

S’water falls in 7th inning

May 18, 2013

LUBBOCK — Speed made the difference in deciding the winner of Friday’s opener between Sweetwater and Andrews in their Region I-3A quarterfinal baseball series at Lubbock Christian University’s Hays Field.

All-District 4-3A softball team

May 18, 2013

District MVP — Adrianna Hernandez, Snyder, Jr.
Newcomer of the Year — Bailey Garcia, Snyder, Fr.
Co-Offensive MVPs — Alexis Proulx, Snyder, Soph.; Kassie Maddox, Greenwood, Soph.
Co-Defensive MVPs — Logan Yarbar, Big Spring, Sr.; Nikki Salazar, Monahans, Jr.
Coach of the Year — Kristin Williams, Snyder.
FIRST TEAM
Pitcher — Maty Montgomery, Sweetwater, Sr.
Catcher — Makenley Luns-ford, Wylie, Jr.

Sweetwater summer sports camp schedule

May 18, 2013

A Lady Mustang Basketball Camp will be held June 3-6 at the middle school gym on 305 Lamar Street. The camp is for students who have completed grades 2-8.
The camp sessions will be from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $35 which includes a T-shirt. Pre-registration is appreciated.
A concession stand will be available. The camp’s goal is to improve players’ skills through instruction in individual skills and fun team competitions.

Sweetwater faces playoff-tested rival for berth in final 16

May 17, 2013

Sweetwater is one of 32 baseball teams who are still alive in the Class 3A high school playoffs. But in order to make it to the Sweet 16, it will have to knock off an Andrews squad that is in the playoffs for the 19th consecutive year.
That equals the number of years that Roland Herrera has been a head baseball coach, the last five of them at Sweetwater. But this is the first time in his tenure with the Mustangs to make it to the postseason.
Sweetwater (19-14) may be a “Cinderella” team, he admits, but they deserve to be here.

SW-Andrews III may not be able to match first two

May 16, 2013

The Sweetwater baseball team has played its share of exciting games this season. Four of the Mustangs’ five postseason games — and all four victories — have been decided by two runs or less.
Two of the most drama-tic finishes came in March against Andrews, which will play Sweetwater in a best-of-3 regional quarterfinal starting with Game 1 Friday at Lubbock Christian Uni-versity’s Hays Field. In both cases, the visiting team had a big early lead, only to see the home team rally and pull out a walk-off victory in the final inning.

Top athletes at Highland and Blackwell recognized

May 16, 2013

Blackwell and Highland this week recognized top athletes from the past year.
Highland’s Lora Stewart and Ron Covington were the recipients of the Fighting Hornet award. Also, Hornet awards for the top girls athlete went to Stewart in cross country, Sierra Allen in basketball and Beth Richburg in track; and for the boys, Michael Hyde in football, Covington in basketball and Sheldon Hall in track.

SW summer sports camp schedule

May 16, 2013

A Lady Mustang Bas-ketball Camp will be held June 3-6 at the middle school gym on 305 Lamar Street. The camp is for students who have completed grades 2-8. Camp sessions will be from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $35 which in-cludes a T-shirt. Pre-regis-tration is appreciated.
A concession stand will be available. The camp’s goal is to improve players’ skills through instruction in individual skills and fun team competitions.

S’water FCA all-stars

May 15, 2013

These seven Sweetwater High School graduating seniors have been chosen to participate in Fellowship of Christian Athletes all-star games after being nominated by their head coaches.
Pictured are, at bottom seated and standing from left, Kendra Crosson, basketball; Nick Nemir and Ryan Linebaugh, football; standing, Shelby Cason, Suede Shirley and Kelsi Crosson, volleyball; and at top Tadeo Canon-Masjoan, football.

SHS will have two volleyball camps in mid-June

May 15, 2013

Sweetwater High School and Jared Sliger will present two volleyball camps this summer at the SHS gym.
The high school camp is set for June 10-14 with a cost of $180. Camp times will be 8-11 a.m. and 12:30-2:30 p.m. for the first four days, and 8-11 a.m. on the final day of the camp. The junior high camp is set for June 10-13 with a cost of $90. The camp times will be 3-6 p.m. for all four days.
Also planned is a coaches clinic June 11 from 7-9 p.m. at a cost of $35.

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