Archive - 2014

September 15th

Weekly Sports Calendar

September 15, 2014

MONDAY, SEPT. 15
Volleyball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams will play at Lamesa at 4:30 and 5:30 p.m., respectively.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 16
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity hosts Greenwood, 4 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater JV (5 p.m.) and varsity (6:15 p.m.) will host Miles.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 18
Cross Country
Sweetwater varsity runners at Miles meet.
Football
Sweetwater freshmen will play at Snyder, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV plays at Snyder, 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and 8th grade ‘B’ teams will host Snyder, 4:30 p.m.

SW now 3-0 after late rally

September 15, 2014

After a tough road win at Muleshoe a week earler, Sweetwater had to deal with a huge Breckenridge offen-sive line Friday that allowed the Buckaroos to rack up 23 first downs and 244 rush-ing yards, allowing the visi-tors to control the clock for most of the game at Mus-tang Bowl.

See the full story in our weekend edition in Sports

SW gets a sweep at B’ridge

September 15, 2014

Sweetwater’s sub-varsity football teams both won games at Breckenridge on Thursday.
Sweetwater JV 30, Breckenridge JV 24
Sweetwater freshmen 6, Breckenridge freshmen 0

Read the full story in our weekend edition in Sports.

Hornets, Plowboys get their first wins

September 15, 2014

Two area teams won for the first time Friday, both wins coming on the road.
Roscoe (1-2) ended its woes with a 14-6 victory over Junction in a non-district game that was played in San Angelo.
Blackwell (1-2) also got its first win as the Hornets de-feated Westbrook 28-20.

Read the full story in our weekend edition in Sports.

September 13th

Balloons for Randy at Southeast, PARADE TODAY

September 13, 2014

Randy Rodriguez, a six-year-old first grader at Sweetwater ISD (Southeast Elementary School) was recently diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor and is already under hospice care. Area schools, organizations and individuals gathered many balloons this week to help make a wish come true for Randy — to have a parade with lots of balloons. Every student, staff and faculty member at Southeast Elementary made a link to a chain to give to Randy at his parade, taking place at 10 a.m. on Saturday (TODAY). They also made signs and inflated many balloons for the event.

2014 SHS Homecoming Queen crowned

September 13, 2014

2004 Sweetwater High School Homecoming Queen Nancy Lopez crowned the 2014 SHS Homecoming Queen, senior Isabel Mendez on Friday night during halftime of the Homecoming football game.

Quail Research Ranch Field Day to open on optimistic note

September 13, 2014

ROBY – “Restoration of Quail and Their Habitats” will be the theme of the 7th annual Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch Field Day set from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26, at the ranch 11 miles west of Roby on U.S. Highway 180.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

City set to pass tax rate, budget

September 13, 2014

The Sweetwater City Commission, which met in regular session Tuesday, is set to pass the 2014-15 budget, as well as the tax rate, which remains unchanged from last year’s $.48 per $100 valuation.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

Garza to speak at SISD campuses

September 13, 2014

As part of a continued effort to improve parent involvement, the Migrant Education Program at Region 14 is hosting a parent involvement session with Mr. Antolin Garza from AAIM Consulting from McAllen. He delivers his presentations in a very relaxed, conversational format and makes the audience laugh and reflect through the songs he incorporates into his presentations.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

September 12th

Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater to launch new church this Sunday

September 12, 2014

The following churches are featured in this week's Religion page: Avondale Baptist Church, Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, and Lamar Street Baptist Church.

See the full stories in Friday's print edition.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 18 Cross Country Sweetwater varsity runners at Miles meet. Football Sweetwater...
After a big 25-10 win in Game 1, the Sweetwater volleyball team suddenly ran into trouble in its...
Sweetwater High School’s JV volleyball team swept past Miles 25-19, 25-21 here Tuesday. Sweetwater...

 

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