Archive - Jun 2013
By spelling the words 'novillero' (an inexperienced bullfighter) and 'temblor' (an earthquake) correctly, Sweetwater sixth-grader Kara Lehnert advanced past the third round of the National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. this week. Lehnert was one of 11 million students who participated in the 2013 National Spelling Bee, and made it to the final 239. She, and 197 other students, were eliminated after the third round based upon a newly-created computerized vocabulary test. She did not misspell a word since she began the local spelling bee in February.
Many people have recently entered pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings resulting in fines, probation and jail time.
A Lady Mustang Basketball Camp will be held June 3-6 at the middle school gym on 305 Lamar Street. The camp is for students who have completed grades 2-8. The camp sessions will be from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost of $35 includes a T-shirt. Pre-registration is appreciated.
A concession stand will be available. The campâ€™s goal is to improve playersâ€™ skills through instruction in individual skills and fun team competitions.
These two 2013 Sweetwater High School graduates â€” Amy Witt (left) and Elise Lawrence â€” were named to the Class 3A academic all-state golf team for the 2012-13 school year for excelling not only on the golf course but also in the classroom. The six team members were selected by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.
Nick Nemir (second from left) was given a resolution by the Sweetwater ISD honoring him for qualifying for the state track meet.
He competed in the 300-meter hurdles. Nemir is a 2013 Sweetwater High School graduate.
Also pictured are SHS principal Stacy Jones, boys track coach Zac Harrell and athletic director Shane Mobley.
The Sweetwater Mudcats were the first place team in the Minor League and began play at a District 5 tournament in Snyder on Saturday.
Pictured are, front row kneeling from left, Trey Jimenez, Corbin Gomez, Blade Wood, Ethan Mendoza, Bryson Horn; middle row standing, Payton Presley, Skyler Painter, Korben Cunningham, Cooper Hrbacek, Harrison Foster, Ethan Cortez; back row, coaches Rodney Foster, Rickey Painter and Junior Jimenez.
The Sweetwater Mudhens were the second place team in the Minor League and began play at a District 5 tournament in Abilene on Saturday.
Pictured are, front row kneeling from left, Zacary Flores, Hector Medina, Eathen Aguilar, Antonio Neri, Taylor Gaynor; middle row standing, Seth Garcia, Braxton Gomez, Thomas Hernandez, Braden Aguilar, Tyler Marlett; back row, coaches Gary Delgado and Anthony Gomez.
Not pictured are player Brendan Delgado and coach Andrew Medina.
The Sweetwater Nationals were the first place team in the Major League and began play at a District 5 tournament in Abilene on Saturday.
Pictured are, kneeling from left, Miguel Reyna, Brady Faucett, Darian Carr, Xavier Frith, Joseph Redden; standing, coach Benny Hernandez, Bryan Mendez, Logan Wedin, Matthew Hernandez, Rylen Moncada, Kei Griffin, coach Roman Moncada. Not pictured is coach Ramon Granado.
The Sweetwater Hooks were the second place team in the Major League and began play at a District 5 tournament in Abilene on Saturday.
Pictured are, kneeling from left, Dâ€™Marcus Garrett, Rylan Hayes, Daiman Atkins, Jesse Morales, Nick Cantu, Reese Hayes; standing, coach Melisa Presley, Justen Gomez, coach Stephen Presley, Jeremiah Martinez, Andrew Medina, Sam Spaulding, coach Eli Cunningham.