Archive - 2013

September 9th

Weekly Sports Calendar

September 9, 2013

MONDAY, SEPT. 9
Volleyball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams will host Hawley at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 10
Football
Sweetwater 7th grade White-Grey combined team vs. Dublin (season opener), 4 p.m., Mustang Bowl.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity plays at Wylie, 4 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshman and JV teams play host to Lamesa (both gyms), 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will host Lamesa (new gym), 6:15 p.m..
THURSDAY, SEPT. 12
Cross Country
Sweetwater runners are at Christoval meet.
Football

Mustangs survive 4th-quarter rally, subdue Andrews for 1st win of year

September 9, 2013

ANDREWS — When the Mustangs battle each other on the football field, it’s rarely a dull contest.
Sweetwater and Andrews, who have played memorable games since they first met as district rivals in the 1980s, produced a non-district classic on Friday. When the dust had settled, the visiting Mustangs (Sweetwater) had a 39-31 win after holding off a fourth-quarter rally by the host Mustangs (Andrews), leaving both teams with identical 1-1 records.
It was a shootout from the start, complete with several huge momentum shifts on both sides.

Sub-varsities win

September 9, 2013

Sweetwater went 2-for-2 in sub-varsity football ac-tion vs. Andrews Thursday at Mustang Bowl.
Sweetwater’s JV (1-1) beat Andrews 28-24. Adrian Vizzerra had two rushing touchdowns and Denzell Moore one, while J’Corey Amos (5 catches, 53 yards) scored on a pass reception. Deshaun Williams (three catches, 91 yards), Mike Lawrence (six catches, 74 yards) and Sean Norman (5, 63) were also top receivers. Defensive standouts were Vizzerra (six tackles), Moore (five tackles), Amos (three tackles) and Max Gomez (interception).
Sweetwater’s freshman improved to 2-0 with a 36-14 win over Andrews.

Roscoe plows over IC

September 9, 2013

ROSCOE — Roscoe’s of-fense exploded for 39 first-half points in Friday’s home opener en route to a 45-26 victory over Irion County.
The Plowboys, who ex-ceeded 21 points only one time last season, reached that plateau in the first minute of the second quarter in evening its record at 1-1.

Blackwell whips Jayton; Highland loses to S-City

September 9, 2013

Blackwell is now 2-0 after a win at Jayton on Friday, but Highland (0-2) lost its game at Sterling City.
Blackwell 32, Jayton 14
Blackwell avenged a 2012 non-district loss to Jayton as the Hornets got three touchdowns from Jayden Jones and one each from Franck Cano and Mason Magness. Jayton (1-1) won last year’s game 56-30, but was mostly shut down by Blackwell’s defense in Fri-day’s rematch.

Roscoe’s JV gets its 2nd straight victory

September 9, 2013

Roscoe’s junior varsity football team defeated Irion County, 30-8, in Irion County on Thursday for its second win in as many games this season.
Brayden Beal accounted for all four touchdowns by the Plowboys. He had scor-ing runs of 62 and 61 yards for Roscoe’s first two touchdowns, threw a 4-yard TD pass to Isaiah Gonzales in the third quarter and even scored defensively with an 80-yard interception return in the third stanza.

September 6th

Bible Drill begins Sunday

September 6, 2013

BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH
James reminds us that life is nothing more than a vapor, here one minute and gone the next. We make big plans, talk of big activities, and schedule a lot of appointments only to realize that those appointments are “tentative.” The plans we make are only temporary and for the most part uncertain. Life is very unpredictable, and little is sure. It has been said that the best laid plans of mice and men are never for certain. 

New, old members encouraged to attend Woman’s Forum meeting

September 6, 2013

The Sweetwater Woman's Forum Executive Board met at noon on Tuesday at the home of Dr. Judy Clayton.
The objectives of Woman's Forum shall be to promote acquaintance and mutual helpfulness among women and their organizations to aid in civic and intellectual improvements.
Woman's Forum meets on the second Tuesday of each month at Bee's DĂ©cor. New and old members are invited and encouraged to attend the next meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 at Bee's.

Students working to beautify SMS

September 6, 2013

Seventh grade shop class students are working on a project to beautify the Sweetwater Middle School (SMS) campus.
"When we're done here, it's going to be a nice spot to sit and relax," said Coach Tony Cortez, SMS athletic director.

Software upgrade approved by county

September 6, 2013

A special-called meeting of the Nolan County Commissioners was held on Tuesday, in which approval was given toward the purchase of a financial package software upgrade for the county auditor and county treasurer.
The current system has been in place since 1985, thus becoming outdated and no longer having the ability for significant upgrades. After reviewing up to five different software options, the software provided by STW, Inc. was selected.

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