Archive - 2014
The dates for the Senior Interview Days were announced at Monday's meeting of the SEED (Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development) board of directors.
Kirstin Smith, the Marketing and Administrative Director for SEED, shared in her report that on March 31 and April 1, seniors from three area schools will take part in mock interviews to prepare them for the future workforce. Highland will participate in this year's event, along with Sweetwater ISD and Roscoe Collegiate ISD.
Brooks Seigle Davis, age 37, of Abilene (former longtime resident of Sweetwater) passed away on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Hendrick Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Trinity Baptist Church with Rev. Ward Hayes officiating. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, March 14, 2014 from 6-8 p.m.
Andra Madry Adams, 58, of Sweetwater, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in an Abilene hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel in Big Spring with Lloyd Wells officiating.Â Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
She was born May 29, 1955, in San Angelo, Texas and married Lynn Adams April 17, 1987 in Big Spring, Texas.
Funeral services for Melma Lee Johnson, 69, of Sweetwater will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at McCoy Chapel of Memories. Pastor T.J. Jackson will officiate and interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A wake will be from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, March 14, 2014 at McCoy Chapel.
Johnson died Monday, March 3, 2014, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater.
She was born Nov. 25, 1944, in Amarillo.
THURSDAY, MARCH 13
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams will host Lubbock Estacado at noon and 3 p.m., respectively.
FRIDAY, MARCH 14
Dana Hohn of Sweetwater and Ashley Lara of Roscoe compete at girls state meet in Corpus Christi.
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams will play at Snyder (district openers) at 5 and 7 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater JV will host Jim Ned, noon.
Roscoe varsity teams at Hamlin meet.
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s varsity softball team will start District 4-3A play at Snyder at 5 p.m. Friday.
Standing from left: head coach Tony Heredia, Annaliese Espinoza, Lau-ren Jones, Maddie Berry, Shaneese Brown, Savanna Hall, Cierra Knox, Lena Lovelady, Abby Garcia and Katherine Montoya.
Kneeling: Sarah Valdez (stats keeper), Alyssa Vil-lanueva, Megan Holsey, Morgan Gomez, Isabel Mendez, Naomi Gonzales and Rebecca Gonzales.
A flag raising ceremony to honor members of the 1996 and 1997 Sweetwater High School softball teams will be held Friday, March 21 at the Jerry Collins Complex.
The ceremony will be held prior to the 2014 teamâ€™s District 4-3A home opener against Big Spring at 5 p.m.
The 1996 and 1997 teams were the first from SHS to play softball after it became a UIL-sanctioned sport, and also the first two teams from SHS to make the playoffs after advancing to the bi-district round at the end of the regular season.
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s junior varsity softball team will start District 4-3A play at Snyder at 7 p.m. Friday.
Standing from left: coach Tony Heredia, Gabby Fuentes, Lauren Jones, Rebecca Gonzales, Carissa Espinoza. Kneeling: Davina Walker, Isabel Mendez, Destiney Renteria, Alyssa Villanueva.
Not pictured are player Kristi Ward and coach Alyssa Harwell.
The Sweetwater baseball team ends the non-district portion of its schedule by hosting Lubbock Estacado in a game at noon today. Sweetwater (12-3) comes in with a nine-game winning streak after a 9-8 win against Andrews here Monday. The Sweetwater JV plays Esta-cadoâ€™s JV at 3 p.m. today.
Sweetwaterâ€™s varsity goes to Greenwood for its district opener next Tuesday.
Isaiah McGee of Sweet-water has recently earned Class 3A second team all-state recognition as an all-purpose back by the Texas Sports Writers Association.
McGee, a 5-9 junior, racked up over 1,000 yards receiving and rushing last season for the Mustangs with eight TDs â€” four receiving and four rushing. He also scored on a fumble return, and in December earned all-state honorable mention by the Associated Press Sports Editors as a defensive back. McGee caught 33 passes for 595 yards and rushed for a team-high 419 yards, while also finishing second on the team with 98 tackles.