Archive - Jan 2014
THURSDAY, JAN. 30
Sweetwater 8th grade boys will host tournament.
Highland junior high teams will host season-ending district tournament.
Roscoe junior high teams will play at district tournament in Highland.
Sweetwater varsity will play at Clyde (season-opening scrimmage), 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams will host Greenwood in season-opening dual match starting at 4 p.m.
FRIDAY, JAN. 31
Sweetwater girls will play at Snyder â€” JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:15 p.m., freshmen at 7:30 p.m.
Sweetwaterâ€™s Jacob Peyton shoots in Tuesdayâ€™s game with Monahans.
Both of Sweetwaterâ€™s teams will play at Snyder on Friday.
Highland and Roscoe are again in a second-place tie in the District 13-1A boys basketball standings. The Hornets and Plowboys are both 4-2 in district play af-ter Highland crushed Lor-aine 60-20 and Roscoe was defeated by first-place Ira, 68-58, on Tuesday.
The Highland girls (8-0) received a district forfeit win Tuesday over Loraine and now lead Roscoe (6-2) by two games after the Plow-girls lost to Ira 46-40.
Tonight will be mostly sunny with a high near 72. Winds will be breezy with a south-southwest wind at 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 45 and breezy winds from the south-southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.
Sweetwater Mustang and Lady Mustang fans filled the stands on Tuesday evening supporting their basketball teams, as well as the Sweetwater Intermediate School Jump Rope Team.
Discussion was held on plans for developing a large rail terminal on Eskota Road during Monday's meeting of the Nolan County Commissioners.
Steve Roth with USA Rail Terminals made the presentation, as he wanted to familiarize the commissioners with the project. The company has served the oil and gas industry for 20 years, with current projects ongoing in Louisiana and south Texas.
The Sweetwater Intermediate School Jump Rope Team had their first performance of the year on Tuesday evening during half time of the Sweetwater Lady Mustangs basketball game.
The team showed their jump rope and dance skills to the crowded gym.
The Sweetwater City Commission met on Tuesday morning, in which Ratcliff Constructors, LP was awarded the bid for the proposed police station construction project.
During the commission meeting held on the 14th, nine bids were submitted and read, in which the selection committee reviewed and scored the bids. While the bid price was the main scoring factor, company experience and their team members were also considered.
At this point of the season, Sweetwater High School girls basketball coach Al Miller will take a win â€” no matter how ugly it is â€” any way he can get it.
Tuesdayâ€™s 43-39 victory over last-place Monahans wasnâ€™t pretty to watch. But it accomplished the desired result nonetheless.
The Lady Mustangs (4-4 in district, 8-12) are tantalizingly close to a second straight playoff berth after moving into outright third place with just two games left in the season.
Andres Facioâ€™s 27 points led No. 25 Monahans past Sweetwater 56-41 on Tues-day, giving the Mustangs their fourth straight loss in district play.
Sweetwater (1-5) got 13 points from Dylan Bennett but no other Mustangs was able to hit double figures against the Loboes (5-1).