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November 11th, 2014

Tuesday's local activities

November 11, 2014

Today, November 11, Sweetwater American Legion Auxiliary Unit #109 will be distributing poppies at K-Mart from 9 a.m. until noon.
Proceeds from the donations for the poppies are used for rehabilitation and welfare programs for veterans. The poppies are made by hospitalized and disabled veterans.
Also, the 10th annual KXOX Veterans Shout-Out will air from 1-4 p.m. with host Kyle Davian. It will include patriotic shout-outs, music and information on help sources and volunteer opportunities.

Local Veterans Day forecast

November 11, 2014

Your Veterans' Day forecast will be sunny with a high near 46. Winds will be breezy and from the north at 15 to 20 mph, decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 24 and wind chill values between 13 and 18. Winds will be from the north-northeast around 10 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

November 10th

Golden moment

November 10, 2014

Sweetwater’s Bray Amos (3) and Isaiah McGee pose with the gold ball that the Mustangs received for winning the outright District 2-4A, Division II title on Friday after their 57-6 win over Lamesa.
One of the players was misidentified in the Sunday edition of the paper.

Four area football teams will begin playoffs this week

November 10, 2014

Nolan County will be well represented when the Texas high school football playoffs begin this week.
All four county schools are participating. Sweetwater and Roscoe will both have games Thursday, and Highland and Blackwell are set to have their bi-district games Friday.

Read more in Monday's edition.

TNB donates water to Sweetwater Fire Department

November 10, 2014

Texas National Bank recently donated water to the Sweetwater Fire Department. Pictured from left to right are Evan Goodman, Casey King, Zach Williams and Mike Fernandez.

John C. Anz

November 10, 2014

John C. Anz was born to John Edward Anz and Minnie Schrader Anz on May 15, 1924 in Spur, Dickens County, Texas. He was the first of their five children. The Anz family moved to Sweetwater, Texas in 1936.
After graduation from Newman High School in Sweetwater, John was inducted into the Navy in 1944. He completed Submarine school in New London, Connecticut in 1945. In 1946, he served on the Submarine boat SS406 the USS Sea Poacher receiving the rank of torpedo man’s mate third class. He served in active duty during World War II from June 29, 1944 to Oct. 30, 1946.

Local sports calendar

November 10, 2014

MONDAY, NOV. 10
Basketball
Roscoe junior high girls will host Hamlin starting at 5 p.m.
TUESDAY, NOV. 11
Basketball
Sweetwater JV girls at Highland (season opener for both teams), 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity girls at Highland (season opener for both teams), 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV girls will host Robert Lee (season opener). 5 p.m.
Roscoe varsity girls will host Robert Lee (season opener), 6:15 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls will host Loraine (season opener), 6 p.m.
THURSDAY, NOV. 13
Basketball
Roscoe junior high boys will play at Hamlin (season openers) starting at 5 p.m.
Football

Mustangs have 1st 10-0 regular season since ‘97

November 10, 2014

It took the Sweetwater football team four quarters to wrap up a perfect regular season here Friday.
But the team’s first 10-0 regular season since 1997 was virtually guaranteed a lot sooner than that.

Get all the details in our weekend edition in Sports.

Combined SW team stops Lamesa 40-24

November 10, 2014

LAMESA — Using a combination of JV and freshman football players, Sweetwater defeated Lamesa, 40-24, in its final game on Thursday.

Learn more in our weekend edition in Sports.

Roscoe wins playoff berth

November 10, 2014

BRONTE — It was just three years ago that Roscoe’s football team failed to win a game. But after Friday’s convincing 44-20 Plowboys win over Bronte, that seems like a distant memory.
Thanks to Friday’s victo-ry, Roscoe is headed back to the playoffs for the first time since the 2010 season.

Read more in our weekend edition in Sports.

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