January 22nd, 2015

Highland teams lead 12-1A

January 22, 2015

Tuesday was another big day for Highland’s basketball teams, as both won their games easily to stay at the top of the District 12-1A standings. The girls are 4-0 in district after a 72-28 win against Hermleigh; the boys beat Hermleigh, 60-42, as they improved to 2-0.

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

JV girls get 3rd straight victory

January 22, 2015

The Sweetwater JV girls basketball team is on a roll with a three-game winning streak entering this Friday’s game at Big Spring. The Lady Mustangs are now 3-1 in district play and 13-7 for the season after defeating Lamesa’s JV 32-23, last Fri-day and Lubbock Estacado, 53-42, here on Tuesday.

Read more in Thursday's print edition or in our e-edition (subscription required).

Three locals to coach in FCA all-star games

January 22, 2015

A trio of Nolan County high school coaches — two from Roscoe and one from Sweetwater — will be guiding area athletes during the 2015 Big Country Chevy Dealer’s FCA All-Star Festival.

Learn more in Thursday's edition, in print or in our e-edition (subscription required).

Final LL registration to be held on Friday

January 22, 2015

Sweetwater Little League will have a final registration on Friday, Jan. 23 from 6-8 p.m. at the Sweetwater Middle School choir room.

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Sweetwater's weather for Thursday

January 22, 2015

We'll have an 80% chance of rain and snow today, with a high near 34 and breezy winds from the north-northeast at 15 to 20 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch is possible.
Those rain and snow chances will drop to 70% tonight, which will turn entirely to snow after midnight. Expect cloudy skies and a low around 27, with northern winds at 5 to 15 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches is possible.
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January 21st

Mustang Robotics to test its LEGO mettle

January 21, 2015

If you’ve ever played with LEGOs — and I am sure most of you have — you already know that they are toys with a wide array of applications.

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

Rubella: Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department monthly focus on diseases

January 21, 2015

Rubella, sometimes called German measles or three-day measles, is a contagious disease caused by a virus. The infection is usually mild with a rash that starts on the face and spreads to the rest of the body and low fever (less than 101 degrees). These symptoms last 2 or 3 days. Older children and adults may also have swollen glands and symptoms like a cold before the rash appears. Aching joints occur in many cases, especially among young women. About half of the people who get rubella do not have symptoms.

Local sports calendar

January 21, 2015

Roscoe junior high teams will host tournament.
Sweetwater girls at Big Spring — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater boys at Big Spring — JV at 5 p.m., freshmen at 6:30 p.m., varsity at 8 p.m.
Roscoe hosts Stamford — JV girls at 4 p.m., JV boys at 5:15 p.m., varsity girls at 6:30 p.m., varsity boys at 8 p.m.
Highland varsity girls and boys at Loraine starting at 6:30 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls and boys at Bronte starting at 6:15 p.m.
Highland junior high teams at Grady tournament.

No. 8 Estacado boys roll

January 21, 2015

While it was a struggle for both teams early, Lubbock Estacado was in control af-ter the 3-pointers began to fall against Sweetwater in their 2-4A boys game Tues-day at Mustang Gym. And they fell at a dizzying rate.

Learn more in Wednesday's edition, in our e-edition (subscription) or in print.

Lady Mats’ rally tops SW

January 21, 2015

Winless since the start of district play, the Sweetwater girls basketball team was in position to change that here Tuesday against Lubbock Estacado at Mustang Gym.

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

MONDAY, JAN. 26 Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls will host Lamesa, 5 and 6:15 p.m....
BIG SPRING — The Sweetwater girls basketball team managed to stay close in the first half against...
BIG SPRING — A one-point lead at halftime disappeared for Sweetwater when it played at Big Spring...


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