Archive - Oct 21, 2013
Blackwellâ€™s varsity football team will play only one of the three other teams in its district after forfeits by Lohn and Panther Creek, the school has announced.
Blackwell plays Robert Lee on Nov. 1 in its only district game, originally scheduled for Oct. 25.
GREENWOOD â€” The Sweetwater volleyball team helped its playoff chances on Friday by winning its District 4-3A match at Mid-land Greenwood in four highly-competitive games.
The Lady Mustangs (3-4 in district, 12-19) outlasted Greenwood 27-25, 26-24, 26-28, 25-18.
Sweetwater, which has three games remaining in the season, solidified its bid for the No. 4 and final district playoff berth and got help from Big Spring, which beat Snyder (1-6) on Friday. Greenwood is last at 0-7.
Hamlin Mayor Isaac Castro has announced his candidacy for State Representative for District 71. The district encompasses Taylor, Nolan and Jones Counties. Mayor Castro is a Republican and will run against incumbent Susan King of Abilene in the March 4, 2013 primary.
SEED (Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development) recently hosted students from Texas A&M University on a "Landscape of Energy" tour. This was the third year for SEED to host the event, according to Kirstin Smith, the Marketing/Admin. Director for SEED.
All of the students--although from different backgrounds--are enrolled in a "Geography of Energy" course at the A&M campus. The information gathered from the tour will be used for a major writing assignment for the class, which is taught by professor Christian Brannstrom.