Archive - Aug 2014

August 30th

ClearTalk Wireless to host event today

August 30, 2014

ClearTalk Wireless is hosting an event today from 2-4 p.m. at the Nolan County Plaza. Abilene classic rock radio station 102 The Bear will be live on location and many local businesses have donated gift certificates to be given away at the event. School supplies will also be given away at the event.

Mustangs run wild in opener

August 30, 2014

On Friday, Sweetwater’s football players seemed to be delivering a message for all those people who might have missed their scrimmages against San Angelo Lake View and Clyde, or for other reasons might not be aware of their abliities.
The message: Hey guys, we can score points. Any time. Anywhere. And you better be ready for us.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

Blackwell, Roscoe open the season by losing road contests

August 30, 2014

The Roscoe and Blackwell football teams began their seasons on the road Friday and find the going tough.
The Plowboys were beaten 46-14 at Hawley, while Blackwell fell 38-24 at Ster-ling City.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

S’water runners begin at Christoval

August 30, 2014

Sweetwater High School’s cross country runners went to Christoval on Thursday for their first meet of 2014.
The Sweetwater boys finished sixth out of the 10 teams and the Sweetwater girls were ninth out of the 11 teams in their division.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

Weekly Sports Calendar

August 30, 2014

All events are subject to change

TUESDAY, SEPT. 2
Cross Country
Sweetwater and Roscoe runners at Eula meet (this is the season-opening meet for Roscoe).

Tennis
Sweetwater varsity will host San Angelo Lake View, 4 p.m.

Volleyball
Sweetwater freshmen host Colorado City, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV hosts Colorado City, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Colorado City, 6 p.m.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 4
Football
Sweetwater freshmen will host Muleshoe, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Muleshoe, 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV will play at Hamlin, 6 p.m.
Highland JV will play at Gordon, 4 p.m.

Volleyball

Fans fill Mustang Bowl

August 30, 2014

Fans filled the stands with red at Mustang Bowl on Friday evening during the Family RV Center Sammy Baugh Classic. See page 6 of the weekend print edition for more on the game.

Blueford retires from Texas DPS

August 30, 2014

The Texas Department of Public Safety recently hosted a retirement reception honoring George Blueford, Jr., Custodian II, for over 32 years of faithful and dedicated service to the Texas Department of Public Safety in Sweetwater. Shown are Sgt. James Arnwine (left) presenting George Blueford (right) with his retirement certificate.

NIE program to kick off this Tuesday

August 30, 2014

The Sweetwater Reporter will kick off its annual Newspaper in Education (NIE) program on Tuesday, Sept. 2, with an increase of area teachers and local business sponsors participating in this year's program.
For the Newspaper in Education (NIE) program, each school district is asked and encouraged to provide pertinent news about their students such as honor rolls, scholastic achievements, extracurricular activities, band accomplishments and sports news. Photos and stories are also featured from students when submitted to the paper.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

The Hub to host free concert

August 30, 2014

The Hub Christian Youth Center is presenting a free concert on Sunday, Sept. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at their location at 2014 South Concho in Roby (60 miles northwest of Abilene).

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

Celebrating with a bike ride

August 30, 2014

Shown are Savannah Martinez, Ector Martinez, Brandon Martinez, Noel Mendez and Eddie McCann celebrating a successful first day of school on Monday, Aug. 25, with a bike ride through their neighborhood.

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