Archive - 2013
Sweetwater athletes made a strong showing Friday at the high school track field when they hosted their Rattlesnake Relays for the first time in several years.
The Sweetwater boys and girls both placed second to San Angelo Central in the team standings, with the boys scoring 131 points and the girls 101. Centralâ€™s boys and girls scored 192 and 226 points, respectively.
The Sweetwater boys won a total of seven events, with both Nick Nemir and Kaleb Hoover winning twice.
JV results will be run at later date
Final team results â€” 1. Central 192; 2. Sweetwater 131; 3. Borden County 70; 4. Colorado City 69; 5. Anson 60; 6. Snyder 53.
100 â€” 1. Prieto, Central, 11.27; 2. Williams, Colorado City, 11.33; 3. Jay Lomas, Sweetwater, 11.34; 4. Kris Duran, Sweetwater, 11.52; 5. Deandre Gatson, Sweetwater, 11.59; 6. Martez, Central, 11.62; 7. Jackson, Central, 11.68; 8. Beker, Anson, 11.76; 9. Domguez, Snyder, 12.05; 10. Cumpton, Anson, 12.73.
Today will be sunny with a high near 67. Winds will be from the west-southwest at 5 to 10 mph.
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Joseph Castro, 6, a student in Roscoe and his cousin visiting from Pueblo, Colo., Avery Alvo, 2, admire a rattlesnake with the help of Sweetwater Jaycee Lance Shaw at the Round-Up.
Glenn Stifflemire conquers his fear of snakes while Sweetwater Jaycee Lance Shaw wraps a Western Diamondback Rattlesnake around his neck.
Kyndra Vaught, 2013 Miss Snake Charmer, performed â€śSuds in the Bucketâ€ť at the Nolan County Coliseum on Friday for those attending the 55th Annual Sweetwater Jaycees Worldâ€™s Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up.
Sweetwater High School had another great six week period with 64 students making the All-A Honor Roll and Texas National Bank continued with its commitment to recognize and award one lucky scholar from each grade with $50. The winners of the Texas National Bank Good Grades Pay Award for the fourth six seeks were Ashley Sifford (ninth grade), Madison Jones (10th grade), Daven Alvarez (11th grade) and Madison Meneses (12th grade).
Shown are members of the Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club at the 53rd annual SRPC Gun, Knife and Coin Show including Robert Peterson, Frank Healer and Carroll Kearney.
The Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club hosted the 53rd annual SRPC Gun, Knife and Coin Show at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex. Shown above are Leigh and Dale Whit with White Made Knives at the show.
Shown are members of the Sweetwater Professional Fire Fighters Association Clinton McKeehan, Richard Acuna and Richard Spradlin at their food booth.