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September 13th, 2014

2014 SHS Homecoming Queen crowned

September 13, 2014

2004 Sweetwater High School Homecoming Queen Nancy Lopez crowned the 2014 SHS Homecoming Queen, senior Isabel Mendez on Friday night during halftime of the Homecoming football game.

Quail Research Ranch Field Day to open on optimistic note

September 13, 2014

ROBY – “Restoration of Quail and Their Habitats” will be the theme of the 7th annual Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch Field Day set from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26, at the ranch 11 miles west of Roby on U.S. Highway 180.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

City set to pass tax rate, budget

September 13, 2014

The Sweetwater City Commission, which met in regular session Tuesday, is set to pass the 2014-15 budget, as well as the tax rate, which remains unchanged from last year’s $.48 per $100 valuation.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

Garza to speak at SISD campuses

September 13, 2014

As part of a continued effort to improve parent involvement, the Migrant Education Program at Region 14 is hosting a parent involvement session with Mr. Antolin Garza from AAIM Consulting from McAllen. He delivers his presentations in a very relaxed, conversational format and makes the audience laugh and reflect through the songs he incorporates into his presentations.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

September 12th

Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater to launch new church this Sunday

September 12, 2014

The following churches are featured in this week's Religion page: Avondale Baptist Church, Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, and Lamar Street Baptist Church.

See the full stories in Friday's print edition.

Roscoe Collegiate to host open house

September 12, 2014

The Roscoe Collegiate Independent School District board of trustees, administration and staff would like to extend this invitation to the local community and surrounding area to attend the 2014 Open House for Roscoe Collegiate ISD on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 6-8 p.m. in the Roscoe Collegiate Auditorium.

See the full story in Friday's print edition.

BEST robotics competition kicks off Saturday at TSTC

September 12, 2014

Texas State Technical College is hosting the Boosting Engineering Science and Technology (BEST) Robotics kick-off on Saturday at the Sweetwater campus. Fifteen teams from area schools will converge on the campus to see this year’s competition field for the very first time.  The theme is “Blade Runner,” which is related to the wind industry.

See the full story in Friday's print edition.

Local Sports Calendar

September 12, 2014

FRIDAY, SEPT. 12
Football
Sweetwater varsity hosts Breckenridge (Sweetwater homecoming), 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity vs. Junction at San Angelo, 7:30 p.m.
Blackwell varsity plays at Westbrook, 7:30 p.m.
Highland vs. Loraine, cancelled (Highland will receive forfeit win).
SATURDAY, SEPT. 13
Cross Country
Sweetwater varsity and middle school runners are at Hamlin meet.
Roscoe runners are at Hamlin meet.
Highland runners are at Hamlin meet.
Tennis
Sweetwater JV team will be hosting a quad match with Big Spring, Snyder and Levelland starting at 9 a.m.
Volleyball

Mustangs hope to get ‘O’ charged up again tonight

September 12, 2014

Sweetwater has scored a total of 98 points during a 2-0 start. But in a 32-27 win last weekend at Muleshoe, the offense was shut out the final two periods and the Mustangs had to rely on defense and special teams to help the team overcome a 21-18 halftime deficit.
Isaiah McGee proved his worth on both units as the talented senior scored on a 43-yard punt return and a 30-yard interception return in the second half to give Sweetwater a tough win over the Mules (1-1).

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

VIDEO: Big 12 Football Preview - Week 3

September 12, 2014

Campus Insiders' Kristen Keith and Big 12 Insider Wendell Barnhouse preview the week 3 of football in the Big 12

FRIDAY, SEPT. 19 Football Sweetwater varsity will host Snyder, 7:30 p.m. Roscoe varsity will play...
Today’s 7:30 p.m. match-up between Sweetwater and Snyder won’t affect either team’s playoff chances...
Sweetwater’s tennis team begins its fall district season by hosting Big Spring star-ting at 9 a.m....

 

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