Archive

September 23rd, 2014

Commission leaves burn ban off

September 23, 2014

The Nolan County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to leave the countywide burn ban off for at least another two weeks Monday during an otherwise routine meeting.
As precipitation adds up across the county, even local lakes have seen a boost in levels, with Lake Sweetwater gaining a quarter-inch and Oak Creek Reservoir gaining three-eighths of an inch.

See the full story in Tuesday's print edition.

Color Dash benefits TSTC Project SAVE program

September 23, 2014

More than 50 people ran in the Color Dash at Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater despite the rain. Shown are Matt McGowen, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, Betty Carter with Dark Horse Roller Derby and TSTC Executive Director of Career Services Nick Alvarado.

Get all the details in Tuesday's print edition.

Sweetwater Rotary Club undefeated

September 23, 2014

The Sweetwater Rotary Club remains undefeated in the field goal challenge for the sixth year in a row against the Snyder Rotary Club. Each year, five members from each club have two chances to kick a field goal before the Sweetwater vs. Snyder football game. This year Sweetwater defeated Snyder 8-5.

Read the full story in Tuesday's print edition.

Pre-show dinner planned before first APPLAUSE performance

September 23, 2014

There will be a pre-show Broadway Lights Opening Night dinner hosted by Linda Hunter and Millie Lawrence at the Sweetwater Country Club.
APPLAUSE members and interested potential members are invited to attend the dinner. Due to limited seating, RSVP responses must be returned by Thursday, Sept. 25.

See the full story in Tuesday's print edition.

Local Sports Calendar

September 23, 2014

TUESDAY, SEPT. 23
Cross Country
Sweetwater varsity at Irion County meet held in Mertzon.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity hosts Big Spring in district opener, 3:30 p.m. (matches rescheduled from Sept. 20 due to bad weather)
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshmen (JV (5 p.m.), JV (5 p.m.) and varsity (6 p.m.) will play at Abilene High.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 25
Football
Sweetwater freshmen will host Andrews, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Andrews, 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and 8th grade ‘B’ teams play at Andrews, 5 p.m.

Eighth grade teams win

September 23, 2014

Both Sweetwater Middle School eighth grade teams defeated Snyder in football action this past Thursday, while the two Sweetwater seventh grade teams lost.

Read the full story in Tuesday's print edition in Sports.

Cross country results

September 23, 2014

SWEETWATER HIGH SCHOOL AT MILES
Varsity Boys: 3rd place — 65 points (3 miles)
JV Girls: 1st place — 23 points (2 miles)
SWEETWATER MIDDLE SCHOOL AT BALLINGER
Red Boys: 2nd place — 65 points (2 miles)
White Boys: 4th place — 99 points (2 miles)
Gray Boys: 7th place — 174 points (2 miles)

Get individual results in Tuesday's print edition in Sports.

S’water tied for top spot in region by THSCA

September 23, 2014

Sweetwater is tied with Celina for the No. 1 ranking among high school football teams in Region I of Class 4A, Division II in this week’s Texas High School Coaches Association coaches poll.

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

Lady ‘Stangs rally from 0-2 deficit at Greenwood

September 23, 2014

Sweetwater used a big rally from an 0-2 road deficit on Saturday to improve to 15-8 this season with a non-district volleyball win over former district rival Midland Greenwood.

Read the full story in Tuesday's print edition in Sports.

Tuesday's local forecast

September 23, 2014

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 84. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 65 and southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. Before 1 a.m., we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Learn more at weather.gov.

Campus Insiders' Kristen Keith and Big 12 Insider Wendell Barnhouse preview week 6 of football in...
WEDNESDAY,OCT. 1 Cross Country Sweetwater varsity and middle school runners compete at Clyde meet....
The possibility of a 2-0 start in district volleyball was well within Sweetwater’s reach against...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes