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September 23rd, 2014

Sweetwater Rotary Club undefeated

September 23, 2014

The Sweetwater Rotary Club remains undefeated in the field goal challenge for the sixth year in a row against the Snyder Rotary Club. Each year, five members from each club have two chances to kick a field goal before the Sweetwater vs. Snyder football game. This year Sweetwater defeated Snyder 8-5.

Read the full story in Tuesday's print edition.

Pre-show dinner planned before first APPLAUSE performance

September 23, 2014

There will be a pre-show Broadway Lights Opening Night dinner hosted by Linda Hunter and Millie Lawrence at the Sweetwater Country Club.
APPLAUSE members and interested potential members are invited to attend the dinner. Due to limited seating, RSVP responses must be returned by Thursday, Sept. 25.

See the full story in Tuesday's print edition.

Local Sports Calendar

September 23, 2014

TUESDAY, SEPT. 23
Cross Country
Sweetwater varsity at Irion County meet held in Mertzon.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity hosts Big Spring in district opener, 3:30 p.m. (matches rescheduled from Sept. 20 due to bad weather)
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshmen (JV (5 p.m.), JV (5 p.m.) and varsity (6 p.m.) will play at Abilene High.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 25
Football
Sweetwater freshmen will host Andrews, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Andrews, 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and 8th grade ‘B’ teams play at Andrews, 5 p.m.

Eighth grade teams win

September 23, 2014

Both Sweetwater Middle School eighth grade teams defeated Snyder in football action this past Thursday, while the two Sweetwater seventh grade teams lost.

Read the full story in Tuesday's print edition in Sports.

Cross country results

September 23, 2014

SWEETWATER HIGH SCHOOL AT MILES
Varsity Boys: 3rd place — 65 points (3 miles)
JV Girls: 1st place — 23 points (2 miles)
SWEETWATER MIDDLE SCHOOL AT BALLINGER
Red Boys: 2nd place — 65 points (2 miles)
White Boys: 4th place — 99 points (2 miles)
Gray Boys: 7th place — 174 points (2 miles)

Get individual results in Tuesday's print edition in Sports.

S’water tied for top spot in region by THSCA

September 23, 2014

Sweetwater is tied with Celina for the No. 1 ranking among high school football teams in Region I of Class 4A, Division II in this week’s Texas High School Coaches Association coaches poll.

See the full story in Tuesday's print edition in Sports.

Lady ‘Stangs rally from 0-2 deficit at Greenwood

September 23, 2014

Sweetwater used a big rally from an 0-2 road deficit on Saturday to improve to 15-8 this season with a non-district volleyball win over former district rival Midland Greenwood.

Read the full story in Tuesday's print edition in Sports.

Tuesday's local forecast

September 23, 2014

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 84. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 65 and southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. Before 1 a.m., we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Learn more at weather.gov.

September 22nd

WASP Museum receive loan for $5.8 million expansion

September 22, 2014

The National WASP WWII Museum has been on a two year fundraising campaign and effort to secure loans, grants and funds to enable the museum to undertake a $5.8 million expansion and renovation of the existing museum facilities. Recently, the museum received approval for a long-term USDA loan which, coupled with the generous donations and other lending agreements, allows the museum to move forward. The board met this past week and approved the USDA loan proposal. 

Read the full story in Monday's print edition.

SYATP set for Sept. 24

September 22, 2014

This student led, student initiated morning prayer service will take place Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 7 a.m. on campuses across the country including those in our county, such as Sweetwater, Roscoe and Highland. The 2014 theme verse “Never Stop Praying” (Ephesians 6:18a) follows Paul’s famous passage on the armor of God, challenging and encouraging Christ followers to stand strong in the Lord and be His representatives to share the Good News of the Gospel.

Read the full story in Monday's print edition.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 23 Cross Country Sweetwater varsity at Irion County meet held in Mertzon. Tennis...
Both Sweetwater Middle School eighth grade teams defeated Snyder in football action this past...
SWEETWATER HIGH SCHOOL AT MILES Varsity Boys: 3rd place — 65 points (3 miles) JV Girls: 1st place...

 

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