Archive - Mar 19, 2012

McBride announces Hope For The Warriors Scholarship Program

March 19, 2012

Nolan County VCSO Robert R. McBride is pleased to announce the Hope For The Warriors Scholarship Program.

Lone Star Ag, a bank that pays you back

March 19, 2012

Lone Star, ACA (Lone Star Ag Credit), the premier ag-lender in Texas, is pleased to announce its cash patronage payout of $2,000,000. Due to the financial position of the Association, the Board of Directors voted in December to return this cash payment to their stockholders from 2011 earnings. This amount raises the 10-year total to more than $38 million returned to customers.

Blotters for March 15, 2012

March 19, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 40 calls for service, issued no citations and made one arrest on March 15, 2012.

The SPD received 18, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 500 block of W. New Mexico.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 1200 block of Ragland.
• Criminal mischief — 1200 block of Ragland.
• Theft — 1300 block of Grand.

Arrested by SPD:
• Jean Raven, 24 — Family violence assault/endangering a child.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had four calls for service, served three civil papers and made no arrests on March 15, 2012.

James Ernest Gossett

March 19, 2012

James Ernest Gossett, age 88, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2012 at his residence.
His body was cremated. No services are planned. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

Weekly sports calendar

March 19, 2012

MONDAY, MARCH 19
Baseball
Sweetwater JV at Wylie (District 5-3A opener), 4:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, MARCH 20
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity will host Wylie (District 5-3A opener), 7 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater JV and varsity host Wylie at 5 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.
Tennis
Sweetwater middle school teams host Snyder, 4 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21
Golf
Sweetwater boys play at Lamesa tournament.
THURSDAY, MARCH 22
Golf
Sweetwater JV and var-sity girls play at Lamesa tournament.
Track
Sweetwater middle school teams will be at Wall meet.
Roscoe junior high teams are at Rotan meet.

SW loses 5-3A opener, 11-7

March 19, 2012

Sweetwater kept the hits coming in its District 5-3A softball-opening game with Big Spring here Friday, getting at least one in all seven innings and 15 in all.
But the Lady Mustangs failed to get enough runs to stay with Big Spring. The Lady Steers had just nine hits, but also took advantage of six errors for an 11-7 win at Jerry Collins Complex.

Mustangs fall to Hawks 13-4

March 19, 2012

WALL — After a bad start, Sweetwater’s baseball team threatened to pull off a big comeback in the sixth in-ning of Friday’s final non-district game at Wall.
The Mustangs used an error, walk, infield single, groundball out and a double steal to score a couple of runs and cut the Hawks’ lead to 7-4, and back-to-back walks after that loaded the bases.
But a groundball out ended the threat, and Wall then came up with six runs in the top of the seventh to defeat Sweetwater 13-4.

Shelton qualifies for nationals

March 19, 2012

Sweetwater native Morgan Shelton, a 2009 SHS graduate and junior at West Texas A&M University, has automatically qualified for the Division II Outdoor National Championships in the heptathlon. She qualified by placing second overall with a total of 5,168 points at Angelo State University’s Multi meet held this past week. Shelton’s score in the heptathlon at ASU’s currently places her first in the nation.

Rainbolt wins ASC West coaching honor

March 19, 2012

AUSTIN — Concordia University head women’s basketball coach Rusty Rainbolt, who is a Sweetwater native, recently was named as the American Southwest Conference West Division Coach of the Year.
Rainbolt won the honor after leading Concordia to its first ASC championship and NCAA Division III tournament berth ever.
Rainbolt is in his first head coaching position at the collegiate level. He led the Tornados to their best season in school history in just his second season on the sidelines after serving as an assistant basketball coach at McMurry University.

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