Archive - Mar 2011

March 5th

Weekly Sports Calendar

March 5, 2011

MONDAY, MARCH 7
Baseball
Sweetwater JV hosts Greenwood, 6 p.m.
TUESDAY, MARCH 8
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Greenwood, 6 p.m.
Golf
Sweetwater JV girls play at Abilene’s Maxwell Golf Course.
Softball
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams at Colorado City, 4:30 and 6:30 p.m.
Tennis
Sweetwater JV at Abilene tournament (Rose Park).
Sweetwater middle school teams host Midland Chris-tian starting at 2:15 p.m.
THURSDAY, MARCH 10
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at Abilene tournament.
Sweetwater JV at San Angelo Lake View tournament.
Track

March 4th

FBC to hold open house and ribbon cutting

March 4, 2011

First Baptist Church of Sweetwater invites the public to join in celebrating the opening of the newly remodeled Education Building. The building will provide safe and functional meeting rooms and multi-purpose rooms for church education and community events.

Gasoline prices make biggest one week increase since Hurricane Katrina

March 4, 2011

Motorists in Texas are paying on average $3.30 for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline, a 22 cents hike in one week which represents the biggest one-week increase since September, 2005. Nationally prices also jumped 20 cents to $3.43 a gallon according to AAA Texas.
Between Aug. 31 to Sept. 5, 2005, the days before and after Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans, prices in Texas increased 40 cents in one week. Nationally during that same period, the average price for gasoline increased 35 cents.

L.D. “Snake“ Gatson

March 4, 2011

L.D. “Snake“ Gatson, age 77, of Eastland, passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2011 in Eastland.
Graveside funeral services will be held Saturday, March 5, at 2 p.m. at the Eastland City Cemetery with Rev. Danny Brown officiating. Services are under the direction of the Edwards Funeral Home in Eastland.

Larry Vance

March 4, 2011

Funeral services for Larry Vance, 59, of Sweetwater, are pending with McCoy Funeral Home.
Vance died Thursday, March 3, 2011, at Hendrick Medical center in Abilene.

Wood Bat Classic

March 4, 2011

All games at SW’s Newman Park field
THURSDAY
Slaton 3, San Angelo Lake View 2
Wall 18, Lamesa 2
Post 9, Ozona 3
Clyde 4, Slaton 3
Wall 7, San Angelo Lake View 0
Ozona 3, Lamesa 1
Sweetwater 7, Post 0
TODAY
8:30 a.m. — Clyde vs. Wall
10:30 a.m. — Post vs. San Angelo Lake View
12:30 p.m. — Slaton vs. Wall
2:30 p.m. — San Angelo Lake View vs. Clyde
4:30 p.m. — Lamesa vs. Sweetwater
6:30 p.m. — Ozona vs. Slaton
8:30 p.m. — Ozona vs. Sweetwater
SATURDAY
9 a.m. — San Angelo Lake View vs. Lamesa
11:30 a.m. — Sweet-water vs. Post
2 p.m. — Slaton vs. Sweetwater

Mustangs off to great start

March 4, 2011

Most people who follow baseball would agree that an inside-the-park home run and a no-hitter are two of the most exciting things in the sport.
Sweetwater fans got to see their team pull off both feats against Post in Thursday’s opening day of the Wood Bat Classic.
Cameron Fox’s inside-the-park homer capped a three-run outburst in the first inning off Post’s Chess Postell. And that was more than enough cushion for Sweetwater’s freshman hurler Kaleb Hoover, who pitched a no-hitter in his five-inning stint and struck out six in a 7-0 win.

Lady Stangs are 3rd at their tourney

March 4, 2011

Sweetwater High School’s softball team posed with its plaque after a third-place finish at its tournament this past weekend at Jerry Collins Complex. Pictured are, top row, head coach Steve Roberts; middle row from left, Keyli Turner, Jackie Carey, Taylor McKoy, Morgan Runge, Alicia Finn, Maty Montgomery, Loni Mendez; front row, Kelsi Crosson, Kendra Crosson, Angela Garza, Jerren Villa, Kinsey Browning, Suede Shirley. The Lady Mustangs are 6-3 this season and play at San Angelo Lake View at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

March 3rd

Tallest aerial platform at local wind farm

March 3, 2011

The tallest aerial platform in North America is currently stationed within the local wind farm region — south of Sweetwater on Highway 70 at FM 608, west towards Maryneal. Abilene High Lift Aerial have brought their Steiger TTS 1000 platform to lift up technicians to inspect and repair the blades on the wind turbines.

NCSO releases racial profiling report

March 3, 2011

During the Commissioners' Court meeting held on Feb. 28, the Nolan County Sheriff's Office presented their 2010 Racial Profiling Report.
Submitted and presented by Sheriff David Warren, Nolan County Sheriff's Office deputies stopped a total of 704 people. The majority of the stops were White, summing up to on overwhelming 486, or 69%. The White population stands at 59.9% in the county, compared to the state population of 46.7%.

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