Archive - 2014

January 24th

Area JV, junior high basketball results

January 24, 2014

Hermleigh JV girls 31,
Highland JV girls 17
Highland individual scoring: Kellse Cornett 7, Kailee Hall 6, Madison Braden 2, Sabrina Romero 2.
Crosbyton JV girls 23,
Roscoe JV girls 15
Roscoe individual scoring: Lyndi Wilkinson 9, Karina Cis-neros 2, Alejandra Solis 2, Mireya Sanchez 1, Bergan Trevino 1. Halftime score: Crosbyton 7, Roscoe 5.
Roscoe JV girls 26,
Stamford JV ‘B’ girls 25
Roscoe individual scoring: Caty Chavira 7, Alyssa Chavez 6, Mireya Sanchez 2, Lyndi Wil-kinson 2, Karina Cisneros 2, Ber-gan Trevino 2. Halftime score: Roscoe 12, Stamford ‘B’ 8.
Hamlin JV girls 33,

Blackwell visits S-City

January 24, 2014

With six games remain-ing, the District 14-A boys basketball season is barely past the halfway point.
But Blackwell is having a good season. The team (5-3) is a game out of second place after defeating Paint Rock 53-28 on Tuesday, and goes to Sterling City (0-8) today with an excellent chance to record its 12th victory in 17 games. Blackwell got 31 points from Matt Lowry in its win on Tuesday.

Local weekend weather outlook

January 24, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 45, with wind chill values between 7 and 17 early in the morning. Winds will be from the southwest at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 30 and southwestern winds at 10 to 15 mph.
This weekend, we'll see highs in the upper 60s/low 70s, with lows in the mid 30s/low 40s. Wind direction will vary throughout the weekend, ranging from 5 to 15 mph.
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January 23rd

Rep. Neugebauer excited about Sweetwater’s economy

January 23, 2014

Representative Randy Neugebauer has been on a quick district tour this week — before ending up in Washington, D.C. this Friday — visiting many cities in the 19th Congressional District.
While visiting Sweetwater on Wednesday, the congressman took a moment to discuss how things are going for the community and also talked about the Farm Bill, the upcoming State of the Union address next week and Obamacare.

Twenty-eight TSTC students receive T-STEM scholarships

January 23, 2014

Texas State Technical College West Texas awarded T-STEM scholarships to 28 students. The recipients were awarded $550 for the spring 2014 semester. Two of the awardees are first-time college students, while four others are repeat recipients who received a T-STEM scholarship last semester. The recipients for this semester are enrolled in the Wind Energy and Turbine Technology, Emergency Medical Technology, Computer Aided-Drafting and Design, Computer Networking Systems and Administration and Computer Science and Database and Web Programming programs.

Students perform at honors recital

January 23, 2014

Sydni Jackson, Devin Gutierrez and Natalie Barela were selected by their piano teacher, Noreen Carson, to perform on the Abilene Music Teachers Association's Honors Recital, an event featuring students from Abilene and the surrounding area selected by their teachers for their dedication, ability and preparation of memorized repertoire.
Sydni performed Lunar Eclipse by Faber, Devin performed Toccatina by Kabalevsky and Natalie performed Journey's End by Rocherolle.

Local sports calendar

January 23, 2014

THURSDAY, JAN. 23
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ boys host San Angelo Glenn, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls play at San Angelo Lincoln, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Roscoe junior high teams will host tournament.
FRIDAY, JAN. 24
Sweetwater girls host Greenwood — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:15 p.m., freshmen at 7:30 p.m.
Sweetwater boys host Greenwood — JV at 5 p.m., freshmen at 6:15 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV boys and varsity teams host Westbrook starting at 4 p.m.
Roscoe junior high teams will host tournament.

Highland, Roscoe win

January 23, 2014

It’s beginning to look like Nolan County will be well-represented when the Class 1A, Division II basketball playoffs begin. Check out District 13-1A, where both of the teams from Highland and Roscoe are closing in on postseason berths after all four won games Tuesday.

Girls hoop action

January 23, 2014

Nisha Williams of Sweet-water tries to pass the ball while being guarded by Diamonique Mayes of Big Spring in Tuesday’s District 4-3A game in Big Spring.
The Lady Mustangs lost the game to fall into a tie for fourth place in 4-3A, while the Lady Steers moved into third place in the stand-ings with the win.
Sweet-water will host Midland Greenwood this Friday to begin a two-game home-stand, the team’s final one of the season.

Sweetwater's weather for Thursday

January 23, 2014

Today will be cloudy and cold with a high near 30. Wind chill values will be between 12 and 17, with blustery winds from the north-northeast around 20 mph. Gusts could get as high as 30 mph.
Expect a 20 percent chance of snow tonight, with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 16. Wind chill values will be between 9 and 14, with a north-northeast wind at 10 to 15 mph, decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
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