Local sports calendar

THURSDAY, SEPT. 8FootballSweetwater 7th grade at Levelland (season openers), 4 and 5:15 p.m.Sweetwater 8th grade at Levelland (season openers), 4 and 6:30 p.m.Sweetwater JV Red hosts Levelland, 5 p.m.Sweetwater JV White hosts Levelland, 6:30 p.m.Roscoe 7th and 8th grade teams host Stamford (season openers) starting at 4 p.m.Roscoe JV hosts Stam-ford, 6:30 p.m.Highland junior high plays at Novice (season opener), 6 p.m.Highland JV at Sands JV, 6 p.m.Blackwell junior high at Lueders-Avoca (season opener), 6 p.m.VolleyballSweetwater 7th and 8th grade hosts Wylie, 5 and 6:15 p.m.FRIDAY, SEPT. 9FootballSweetwater varsity at Levelland, 7:30 p.m.Roscoe varsity at Stam-ford, 7:30 p.m.Highland varsity hosts Novice, 7:30 p.m.SATURDAY, SEPT. 10Cross CountrySweetwater runners will compete at season-opening Bill Libby/McMurry Invitational in Abilene.FootballBlackwell varsity hosts Lueders-Avoca (homeco-ming), 7:30 p.m.TennisSweetwater JV and varsity host Levelland starting at 10 a.m. (first 2011 match for JV team)VolleyballSweetwater JV will host Loraine varsity, 10 a.m.Sweetwater varsity hosts Lubbock Cooper, 11 a.m.