Archive - Aug 29, 2013

Sweetwater Reporter to have Weekend Edition

August 29, 2013

Beginning this weekend, the Sweetwater Reporter will change the Sunday edition newspaper to the Weekend Edition newspaper.
Our Weekend Edition will hit the streets sooner on the weekend, by Saturday afternoon, much like the daily newspaper, and will feature a full-color B Section, boasting area sports.
Be sure to grab a copy to get local news and see local faces!

Nolan County hosts WTASWCD meeting

August 29, 2013

Nolan County hosted the West Texas Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (WTASWCD) meeting in Sweetwater on Tuesday. The group, consisting of members from several west Texas counties, toured the WASP Museum in the morning, then met at the Student Center of Texas State Technical College for lunch and a business meeting. Carol Cain and Sandra Spears led a tour at the WASP Museum and gave a brief history of the women and how they served their country during World War II.

Bid awarded for Coliseum roof

August 29, 2013

A bid was awarded for the construction of the Nolan County Coliseum roof during Monday's meeting of the Nolan County Commissioners.
Three bids were presented at the previous meeting held on August 12 and since that time were reviewed. At the meeting, a representative from one of the companies who submitted a bid, CMG Construction, was in attendance and discussed the construction process.

Two killed in US 84, I-20 wreck

August 29, 2013

Two people were killed in a two-vehicle crash on Friday around 1:23 a.m. on IH-20 at mile marker 238, two miles east of Roscoe in Nolan County.
Vehicles involved included a 2009 Ford four-door vehicle driven by Randy B. Blake III of Alamogordo, N.M. and a 2009 Volvo 18-wheeler, driven by Marsha Marie Bolin of Balch Springs.

Local Sports Calendar

August 29, 2013

THURSDAY, AUG. 29
SEASON OPENERS
Football
Sweetwater freshmen and JV host Eastland at 5 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.
Roscoe JV hosts De Leon, time TBA.
Highland JV hosts Spur, 6 p.m.
Blackwell JV hosts West-brook, 7 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams at Snyder at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
FRIDAY, AUG. 30
SEASON OPENERS
Football
Sweetwater varsity plays at Eastland, 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity at De Leon, 7:30 p.m.
Blackwell varsity at West-brook, 7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, AUG. 31
Football
Highland varsity vs. Mot-ley County, 8 p.m., Jayton.

SW, Eastland to spread it out

August 29, 2013

The final score was just 23-13 when Sweetwater opened its 2012 season by defeating Eastland at home in Shane Mobley’s debut as head coach.
But the teams combined for 710 yards, and with Sweetwater having a year to adjust to Mobley’s spread offense, that number could go higher in Friday’s season-opening rematch at 7:30 p.m. in Eastland.

Lady Mustangs get split

August 29, 2013

After defeating Graham in five games, Sweetwater lost a 3-0 decision Tuesday against Breckenridge in a dual volleyball match that was played at Graham.
Kayla Chowning had sev-en kills, Maddie Berry five and Shaneese Brown, Kensi Chowning and Ziggy Collins four apiece against Graham as Sweetwater won 25-22, 18-25, 25-21, 15-25, 15-9.
But the Lady Mustangs couldn’t stop Breckenridge, which won 25-22, 25-18, 25-17, forcing Sweetwater (7-11) to settle for a split.

Thursday's local forecast

August 29, 2013

Today will be sunny, with a high near 92. Winds will be from the south-southwest around 10 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 72 and southern winds around 10 mph.
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