Archive - Aug 26, 2013

School year begins at Sweetwater ISD

August 26, 2013

School began this morning for all campuses within the Sweetwater Independent School District with students eager to learn and visit with their classmates.
Shown are students in Mrs. Beth Martin's fourth grade class at Sweetwater Intermediate School.

Richard Fergeson State Farm hosts back-to-school bash

August 26, 2013

Richard Fergeson State Farm hosted a Back-to-School Bash on Friday afternoon.
Fergeson and his employees gave out hot dogs with chips and drinks as well as school supplies to students. A bounce house was also set up in the parking lot for children and adults to play in.
"We hope to make this a yearly thing for back to school," said Richard about the event. "It's a great way to end the summer."
Shown is Fergeson grilling hot dogs.

Do you know...

August 26, 2013

The Pioneer Museum in Sweetwater is searching for any information on this photo.
Anyone with information on who the two people in the photo are, when the photo was taken or leads to other information or to people who may have more information may call Melonnie Hicks or Betty Turner at the museum at 325-235-8547.
The hours of the museum are Tuesday through Saturday from 1-4 p.m. Any and all information is appreciated.

SW’s Amos named to preseason Super Team

August 26, 2013

Sweetwater’s Bray Amos has been named as a wide receiver to the All-Big Coun-try preseason Super Team announced Sunday by the Abilene Reporter-News.
The 5-7, 160-pound jun-ior had 50 catches this past season for 652 yards. Sweetwater’s Isaiah McGee (defensive back), Kaegan Jeffrey (quarterback) and Kaleb Hoover (wide recei-ver) were listed as “others to watch” by the newspaper, as were two other Nolan County athletes — Roscoe linebacker Vincent Pantoja and Blackwell defensive back Mason Magness.

Sweetwater's weather for Monday

August 26, 2013

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 93. Winds will be from the east at 10 to 15 mph, and after 1 p.m., we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Expect those rain chances to remain through 1 a.m., but we'll see partly cloudy skies with a low around 70. Winds will be from the east-southeast at 5 to 15 mph.
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Weekly Sports Calendar

August 26, 2013

TUESDAY, AUG. 27
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshman, jr varsity and varsity teams play dual matches vs. Breckenridge/Graham at Graham starting at 5 p.m.
THURSDAY, AUG. 29
Football
Sweetwater freshmen will host Eastland (season opener), 5 p.m.
Sweetwater jr varsity will host Eastland (season opener), 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe jr varsity will host De Leon JV (season opener), time TBA.
Highland jr varsity hosts Spur JV (season opener), 6 p.m.
Blackwell jr varsity will host Westbrook (season opener), 7 p.m.
Volleyball

‘Meet the Mustangs’ kicks off new year

August 26, 2013

Sweetwater High School begins classes Monday, but many students were at Mustang Bowl on Thursday as part of “Meet the Mustangs” following the football scrimmage with San Angelo Lake View.
Introduced were members of the SHS band, cheerleaders and fall sports teams as well as student trainers and coaches.

Blackwell spirit team attends summer camps

August 26, 2013

Pictured here are the members of Blackwell’s spirit team who attended summer camps: high school cheerleaders Krista Clower, Hailey Bennett, Stephanie Metcalf, captain Summer Mull, Shianne Solis and Halee Sanderson won two trophies at Angelo State University in the small varsity division for third place in Extreme Routine and Champion Chant.
Clower, a freshman, and eighth grader Shelby Panzer made the All American squad at the Angelo State University camp and qualified to march in a Thanksgiving Day Parade to be in November at Houston.

Sub-varsity scrimmage results

August 26, 2013

Here are individual res-ults from Sweetwater’s freshman and JV scrimmages against San Angelo Lake View. Both teams will begin the regular seasons on Thursday here against Eastland starting at 5 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.
FRESHMEN
Offense
Michael Green — 2 TD catches; Jordan McGee — 1 TD catch; Hunter Mobley — 3 TD passes; Dylan Ausborn — 2 rushing TDs.
Defense
Hunter Mobley — 1 inter-ception; Javier Olguin and Carlos Gallegos — 1 sack.
JUNIOR VARSITY
Offense

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