Archive - Feb 2013

February 1st

James Edward Reich

February 1, 2013

James Edward Reich, 54, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, after a long battle with cancer. James, better known as Jim, was born April 17, 1958 in Sweetwater. He was a 1976 graduate of Sweetwater High School and attended Angelo State University, graduating in 1980. He was employed by Bob Parr at the former Trend Furniture. After working for Knox Supply Company a short time, he moved to Orlando, Fla. to work for the La Z Boy Corporation. During his 19 years with La Z Boy, the franchise grew to five stores with Jim managing the warehousing, deliveries and claims departments.

Weekly sports calendar

February 1, 2013

FRIDAY, FEB. 1
Basketball
Sweetwater girls host Snyder — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:15 p.m., freshmen at 7:30 p.m.
Sweetwater boys host Snyder — JV at 5 p.m., freshmen at 6:15 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity teams host Roscoe starting at 4 p.m.
Blackwell JV boys and varsity teams host Bronte (Senior Night) starting at 5 p.m.
Golf
Sweetwater boys at season-opening tournament in Monahans through Saturday, Feb. 2.
Powerlifting
Sweetwater boys and girls at Abilene Cooper meet.
SATURDAY, FEB. 2
Basketball

Hoover scores

February 1, 2013

Sweetwater’s Kaleb Hoover scores two of his 19 points in last week’s game against Big Spring.
The Mustangs will try for their second win in district play when they host Snyder today.

SW teams host Snyder tonight

February 1, 2013

Playoffs could be on the line in the opener of today’s Sweetwater vs. Snyder doubleheader at Mustang Gym, at least for the home team. Pride will be the primary motivation in the nightcap.
Sweetwater’s girls face a must win against Snyder if they are to make it to the postseason.
The Lady Mustangs and Big Spring are tied for third place in the District 4-3A standings as both are 4-4 with two games remaining, and the teams have split in their two meetings, with each winning on the road.

JV girls hoping for a bounce-back today

February 1, 2013

Sweetwater’s JV girls basketball team will be trying to get back on track today against Snyder after the team suffered its first defeat of the season Tuesday.
Sweetwater’s 43-30 loss at Monahans came after the team had run off 21 straight wins this season.
Cierra Knox led Sweetwa-ter (7-1 in district play) on Tuesday by scoring 11 points while Abby McPherson had nine, Maddie Jones four, Jaya Atkins three, Lexi Castillo two and Bianca Castillo one. The freshman girls (4-4, 11-8) lost 31-15 as Alaina Andrews had five, Abby Garcia and Payton Moore four and Morgan Rudel two.

Friday/weekend local forecast

February 1, 2013

Your Friday forecast is shaping up to be sunny with a high near 62. Winds from the east at 10 to 15 mph will become south-southeastern winds in the afternoon.
Tonight, expect mostly clear skies with a low around 38, and south-southeastern winds around 10 mph.
This weekend will bring in highs in the low to mid 60s and lows ranging from the mid 30s all the way up the mid 40s. Get a full look at your weekend forecast now at weather.gov.

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