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February 21st, 2013

Blotters for February 19, 2013

February 21, 2013

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 41 calls for service, issued one citation and made four arrests on Feb. 19, 2013.

The SPD received 24, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1700 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 1200 block of Ragland.
• Assault — 1200 block of Ragland.
• Information only — 800 block of E. Avenue D.

Arrested by SPD:
• Richard Brown, 46 — Public intoxication.
• Matthew McQueen, 21 — Duty upon striking.
• Levi Fisher, 31 — Theft.
• Stacey Marsh, 37 — Assault.

Local sports calendar

February 21, 2013

THURSDAY, FEB. 21
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity plays at Granbury tournament through Saturday, Feb. 23.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity will be hosting tournament at the Jerry Collins Complex through Saturday, Feb. 23.
Tennis
Sweetwater JV will play at Midland’s Tall City tournament starting at 8 a.m.
FRIDAY, FEB. 22
Basketball
Region II-A, Divis-ion II girls semifinal playoff: Highland vs. Baird, 7 p.m., Abilene Christian University’s Moody Coliseum.
Note: Winner plays in Region II-A, D-II final at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at same location.
Golf

Lady ‘Stangs to host softball tourney

February 21, 2013

After a three-day break, the Sweetwater softball team resumes play Friday by hosting a two-day, round-robin tournament at the Jerry Collins Complex.
The Lady Mustangs (4-5) went 3-4 at the Abilene Ice Breaker tournament this past week before playing a single game on Monday at Tahoka against Muleshoe, which Sweetwater easily won 15-0. Results follow:
ABILENE TOURNAMENT
Game 1: Sweetwater 9, Breckenridge 7

Girls golf teams will host Classic starting Friday

February 21, 2013

The Sweetwater High School girls golf teams will be hosting the annual Sweet-water Girls Golf Classic on Friday and Saturday at the Sweetwater Country Club.
Friday’s play will begin at 9:07 a.m. on the No. 1 and No. 10 holes. The scores will determine Saturday pairings, and Saturday’s play will have a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. The top three teams and medalists will receive awards following the 36-hole event’s conclusion on Saturday.

Final softball signups are planned for today

February 21, 2013

The final softball signups for girls between the ages of 5-14 will be held today from 6-8 p.m. at the Fourth and Elm Church of Christ warehouse.
Persons should bring a copy of their child’s birth certificate.
For more information, call (325) 455-5485 or (325) 721-7416.

SHS girls at Tech meet

February 21, 2013

Four Sweetwater High School girls track team members competed this past Saturday at the Texas Tech Indoor Invitational.
Abby Garcia competed in the high jump (4-6), 55-meter dash (8.12) and 200-meter dash (29.34); Cierra Knox competed in the shot put (28-9); and Mickenzie Brownlow and Marissa Sanchez competed in both the 55-meter dash and 400-meter dash. Brownlow ran the 55 meters in 8.29 and the 400 meters in 1:09.2, and Sanchez ran the 55 meters in 8.34 and the 400 meters in 1:09.8.

SHS tennis tournament results

February 21, 2013

Here are the final results from the Sweetwater High School tennis tournament this past Friday. The next varsity action will be a dual match this Friday at Brownwood, while the next junior varsity action will be a tournament today in Midland.
BOYS DOUBLES
No. 1: Zac Bax-Stephen Shipp placed 2nd
No. 3: Keygan Valdez-Brandon Howell placed 1st
BOYS SINGLES
No. 1: Stephen Shipp placed 1st
No. 2: Isaiah Hernandez placed 1st
No. 3: Zac Bax placed 1st
No. 4: Keygan Valdez placed 2nd
No. 5: Brandon Howell placed 1st
No. 6: Michael Redondo placed 1st
No. 7: Tyler Stacey placed 1st

Sweetwater and Roscoe athletes compete at Arlon Barnes Classic

February 21, 2013

Numerous high school boys and girls powerlifters from Sweetwater, Roscoe and the surrounding area competed at Sweetwater’s Arlon Barnes Classic this past week. It was the final qualifying meet for the girls, who qualified several individuals for regional competition that will be held March 2 in Fort Stockton. The boys have their final qualifying meet in Hawley this Saturday.
Individual (for Sweetwater and Roscoe powerlifters) and team results follow:
SWEETWATER BOYS
12 points — 7th place
Donald Baker — 2nd in 148-pound class (1,090)
Kendall Rea — 2nd in 242-pound class (1,255)

RPMH offers free cholesterol screenings at Health Department this morning

February 21, 2013

February is American Heart Month to observe this occasion Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital will be at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department (SNCHD), located at 301 E. 12th, on Thursday, Feb. 21, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. to offer free cholesterol screenings. There will be pamphlets and information available on cholesterol.

Local weather for Thursday

February 21, 2013

We'll see sunny skies today with a high near 62, but we'll also have windy conditions. Winds will be from the southwest at 25 to 30 mph, increasing to 30 to 35 mph in the morning. Patchy blowing dust is expected after 1 p.m. and gusts could be as high as 50 mph.
Tonight, expect mostly clear skies with a low around 29 and breezy. Winds from the west-southwest at 20 to 25 mph will change to northern winds at 10 to 15 mph in the evening. Gusts could top out at 30 mph.
Get an early weekend weather preview now at weather.gov.

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