Archive - Oct 2013

October 7th

Mary E. Johnston

October 7, 2013

Mary E. Johnston, age 82, of Brownwood, (long-time resident of Sweetwater) passed away on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 at Brownwood Regional Medical Center.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 at Sweetwater Cemetery with Rev. James Baker officiating. Burial will follow. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

Billie Murel Abbott

October 7, 2013

Billie Murel Abbott, 83, went to be with her Lord Saturday morning at a Jayton nursing center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 at the First United Methodist Church in Aspermont officiated by Rev. Larry Burton with burial to follow in the Aspermont Cemetery under the care and direction of McCoy Funeral Home of Aspermont.

Thomas Vinson Cumbie

October 7, 2013

Funeral services for Thomas Vinson Cumbie, 78, of Sweetwater, will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at McCoy Chapel of Memories. Rev. Kary Frye will officiate with interment to follow at Double Mountain Cemetery.
Visitation was held Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 at McCoy Funeral Home.
Cumbie died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, in Sweetwater.
He was born April 3, 1935 in Clairemont, Texas. He married Patsy Meador on July 29, 1954 in Aspermont, Texas.

Stella D. Ronemus

October 7, 2013

Graveside services for Stella D. Ronemus, 103, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 at Sweetwater Cemetery. Rev. James Baker will officiate and interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Ronemus died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 at Sweetwater Healthcare Center.
She was born Dec. 2, 1909 in Nolan County. She married A.A. Ronemus on Jan. 11, 1930 in Sweetwater.
Stella was a housewife and lifelong resident of Sweetwater. She was a member of the First Baptist Church Sweetwater.

SHS honors volleyball players of the match vs. Midland Greenwood

October 7, 2013

Sweetwater High School picked up its first volleyball win in District 4-3A play Friday by beating Midland Greenwood.
Kayla Chowning (shown) and Ziggy Collins were named the team’s players of the match for their outstanding play. Chowning finished the match with three kills, 12 digs, one block and an ace while Collins had six kills, one dig and one block.
Sweetwater beat Greenwood in three games. The Lady Mustangs go to Big Spring on Tuesday.

Highland stings L-Avoca

October 7, 2013

Visiting Highland held a slim 6-0 lead before exploding for 28 points in the sec-ond period of Saturday’s game with Lueders-Avoca for a 34-6 lead.
From then on, Highland was in control as it won, 52-6, for its third straight win this season.
Highland (3-3) got big games from running back Michael Hyde (236 yards, three TDs, two more receiving) and QB Jacob Richburg (6-0f-12 passing, 128 yards, five TDs) on offense and also forced four turnovers by Lueders-Avoca, which saw its record fall to 4-2.

Roscoe runners at Anson

October 7, 2013

Here are individual cross country results given to the Reporter for Roscoe’s junior high and varsity runners at their recent meet that was held in Anson.
Varsity girls
Karina Cisneros 13:31 (18th place); Lyndi Wilkin-son 14:14 (34th place); Sunshine Saddler 14:34 (49th place); Sam Ortega 14:42 (54th place); Alyssa Chavez 15:21 (75th place)
7th grade girls
(2nd place team)
Ashley Maestas — 2nd place; Bonnie Wilkinson — 3rd place; Madison Mims — 8th place
JV girls
Bergan Trevino — 13th place
Junior high boys
Tagen Adkins — 11th place; Jayden Gonzales — 14th place

Monday's weather for Sweetwater

October 7, 2013

Today will be sunny with a high near 82. Winds will be from the west-southwest around 5 mph, becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
We'll see clear skies tonight, with a low around 56 and south-southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph.
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Weekly Sports Calendar

October 7, 2013

Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams will play at Wylie, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will host Snyder, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams play at Big Spring — freshmen and JV begin at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:15 p.m.
Cross Country
Sweetwater runners will be at Jim Ned meet.
Roscoe runners will be at Albany meet.
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘B’ and ‘A’ teams will play at Snyder (district openers) at 4 and 5:15 p.m.

Spikers get first 4-3A win

October 7, 2013

In a matchup of two volleyball teams desperate for a win, Sweetwater emerged with a three-game sweep over Midland Greenwood on Friday at Mustang Gym.
But it was hardly a rout, as the Lady Mustangs need-ed every point to produce a 25-23, 25-23, 25-23 victory and improve to 1-2 in Dis-trict 4-3A, while Greenwood fell to 0-3.
Sweetwater had the upper hand most of the night, but had trouble finishing off the Rangerettes.

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