February 25th, 2015

Highland girls’ win returns them to ACU

February 25, 2015

BIG SPRING — After a start that saw six lead chan-ges, the Highland girls bas-ketball team took charge of Tuesday’s Class 1A regional quarterfinal playoff with a 56-39 win over Grady — sending them to the Region II-1A tournament for the third straight year at Abilene Christian University, where the Lady Hornets are two-time defending champions.

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

SW is 9-3 at Classic

February 25, 2015

After going 9-3 overall at their Lady Mustang Classic, Sweetwater has two softball teams in action again today as they host Abilene Cooper at 4 p.m. on both fields at the Jerry Collins Complex.

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

SMS teams end season

February 25, 2015

Sweetwater Middle School basketball teams’ season-ending results--scores and individual stats--can be found in Wednesday's print edition or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Sub-varsity boys end year vs. Snyder, Levelland

February 25, 2015

Here are results from the Sweetwater sub-varsity high school boys basketball teams’ season-ending games vs. Snyder and Levelland:

Find scores and stats in Wednesday's edition, either in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

Wednesday's local weather outlook

February 25, 2015

We may see a slight chance of rain and snow before 10 a.m. Otherwise, it will be sunny, with a high near 58 and western winds at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 28 and blustery winds from the west at 5 to 10 mph. In the evening, winds will shift to the north at 15 to 20 mph, with wind chill values between 18 and 23.
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February 24th

WxTEC hosts first membership reception of 2015

February 24, 2015

The West Texas Energy Consortium (WTxEC) welcomed Todd Staples, President of the Texas Oil and Gas Association, to West Texas for an afternoon of networking with members and local officials. The event, hosted by WTxEC business partner, Pioneer Natural Resources, featured remarks from U.S. Congressman, Mike Conaway and Pioneer Natural Resources VP of Permian Affairs, Susan Spratlen in addition to special guest speaker, Todd Staples.

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

Local soloist Annie Franklin to be featured at Lift Every Voice event

February 24, 2015

“Lift Every Voice” — part of the APPLAUSE Music Series — will be held this Saturday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium, located at 400 Locust Street.

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

Local sports calendar

February 24, 2015

Highland vs. Grady (Class 1A girls regional quarterfinal playoff), 6 p.m., Howard College, Big Spring.
Highland vs. Sands (Class 1A boys bi-district playoff), 8 p.m., Sterling City.
Sweetwater JV boys at Lamesa tournament.
Sweetwater varsity (Field 1) and JV (Field 2) will host Abilene Cooper at 4 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity plays at Granbury tournament.
Sweetwater middle school teams at season-opening Colorado City meet.

Weather creates havoc as some events are cancelled

February 24, 2015

Monday’s icy weather forced changes and cancellations for some area and local sports events.

Learn more in Tuesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

SW girls are 2nd at Snyder

February 24, 2015

A six-shot improvement allowed Sweetwater’s girls to leapfrog over two schools to a second-place Division I finish at Snyder’s two-day golf tournament Saturday.

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

The Sweetwater High School varsity and JV girls golf teams not only hosted a tournament Wednesday...
If the bad weather that has made a mess of this week’s local high school sports schedule improves...
The Highland girls basketball team begins defending its Region II-1A title when it plays Garden...


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