April 8th, 2015
If you're looking for a way to enjoy the spring weather while raising money for a good cause, look no further than the 3rd Annual "Beat the Street for Little Feet".
A new race, the 31.07-mile ultra marathon, will kick off this year's event at 5 a.m. on Saturday, April 25 at Cornerstone Christian School, part of 4th and Elm Church of Christ.
Read more in Wednesday's edition, either in print or our e-edition (subscription required).
Rhett Torres of Sweetwa-ter and three Highland Lady Hornets have been given All-Big Country basketball recognition from the Abilene Reporter-News.
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BIG SPRING â€” There is no longer a tie for first place in District 2-4A. Sweetwater is all alone at the top after a surprisingly one-sided 18-5 rout at Big Spring Tuesday.
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LAMESA â€” Despite being a distant 111 shots behind Snyder after Tuesdayâ€™s final round, Sweetwaterâ€™s girls golf team easily earned the right to advance to the regional tournament in Lubbock with its second-place District 2-4A finish.
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Today, we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with partly sunny skies and a high near 85. Winds will be breezy and from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
Those rain chances will increase to 30 percent tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 64. Winds will continue to be breezy and from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.
Duke's freshmen lead them to the national title.
The Sweetwater Intermediate School Destination Imagination Teams; the Sneaky Snakes â€“ Will Dempsey, Haylee Gartrell, Kate Hall, Mackenzie Hawkins, Justin Hefner and Brenna vonAtzigen; and the Stone-Agers â€“ Tabatha Baugh, Mea Cedillo, Jackson Dodd, Trey Jimenez, Tyler Marlett, Noah Hannah and Claire Paty were recently honored by the Sweetwater ISD School Board.
Read more in Tuesday's edition, in print or our e-edition (subscription required).
State Representative Kyle Kacal, R-College Station, authored House Resolution 825 last week commemorating Texas State Technical College's 50th anniversary and honoring its administration, staff and students.
The resolution was read on the floor of the House of Representatives during the 84th Texas Legislature and among other things also recognized TSTC's collaboration with industry, government agencies and other institutions of higher learning.
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On Saturday, April 18, the Nolan County Heart Walk will be held to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living in a fun, family-oriented environment while raising money for the American Heart Association (AHA).
Registration will take place at 9 a.m., with the official walk starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Sweetwater High School field house.
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TUESDAY, APRIL 7
Sweetwater JV Red will play at Big Spring, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will play at Big Spring, 7 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity and JV girls will play the final leg of District 2-4A tournament in Lamesa.
Sweetwater varsity teams play in district tournament at Big Spring.
THURSDAY, APRIL 9
Sweetwater middle school teams will be at district meet in Snyder.
Highland junior high teams host district meet.
FRIDAY, APRIL 10
Sweetwater JV Red will play at Snyder, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will play at Snyder, 7 p.m.