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April 10th, 2014

Local churches to perform Easter Cantata

April 10, 2014

An Easter Cantata "He's Alive" will be performed at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, and Sunday, April 13, at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium. The event is sponsored by the Nolan County Ministerial Alliance and is a collaboration of choirs from First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church and First United Methodist Church, under the musical direction of David Woods, First Baptist Church music director. Free tickets are available at First Baptist Church, First United Methodist Church and First
Presbyterian Church.

Local sports calendar

April 10, 2014

THURSDAY, APRIL 10
Track
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams complete district meet at Big Spring (top four in each event advance to area meet in Pecos on April 18).
Highland varsity teams host district meet (top four in each event advance to area meet to also be held in Highland on April 18).
Roscoe varsity teams at Highland for district meet (same as above).
Blackwell varsity teams at Robert Lee for district meet (top four in each event advance to area meet to be held in Highland on April 18).
FRIDAY, APRIL 11
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity will play at Big Spring, 7 p.m.
Softball

4-3A track to wrap up today

April 10, 2014

Advancing to area competition will be the goal for Sweetwater athletes today as the District 4-3A track meet, which began Monday, ends its two-day run in Big Spring. A top-four finish is needed to qualify for the area meet in Pecos, which will be held April 18.
Sweetwater’s Cierra Knox qualified for area Monday with a fourth-place finish in the girls shot put (30-9), and Sweetwater’s De’andre Gatson was fifth in the boys triple jump (40-0 3/4).

Regional golf qualifier

April 10, 2014

Michael Hunt of Sweetwater watches his tee shot on the No. 1 hole at Sweetwater Country Club during the final round of the District 4-3A boys golf tournament on Tuesday.
Hunt shot a 228 total for his three rounds to qualify for Region I-3A tournament, which will be held April 14-15 at Lubbock’s Shadow Hills course.

Sweetwater's forecast for Thursday

April 10, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 93. Winds will be breezy and from the southwest at 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
We'll see mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 60 and south-southwest winds around 15 mph.
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April 9th

WTCAC hosts Child Abuse Awareness Banquet

April 9, 2014

"Safe haven" and "neutral environment" were words Hattie Allen with the Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas used to describe child advocacy centers Tuesday night during the West Texas Children's Advocacy Center's annual Child Abuse Awareness Banquet and fundraiser. She was the guest speaker for the evening.

SHS students selected to attend RYLA camp

April 9, 2014

Four junior students from Sweetwater High School have been selected to attend RYLA, the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards camp this summer at the Lone Tree Ranch near Capitan, New Mexico.
Sweetwater representatives will be Jeremy Witt, Abigail McPherson, Madison Jones and Blake Cumbie. Camp RYLA assists students in problem solving, conflict management and learning effective leadership.

Hunt is RQ

April 9, 2014

Michael Hunt of Sweet-water will make his first trip to regionals next week after shooting his best round of the District 4-3A golf tour-nament Tuesday while play-ing on his home course.
After shooting 77s in the first two rounds of the tour-nament, Hunt carded a 74 in his final round — which was played at Sweetwater Country Club — to finish fourth among district medalists with a 228 total.

Mustangs win 5-1, end 3-game skid

April 9, 2014

A great pitching effort and timely hitting Tuesday allowed Sweetwater to end its three-game losing streak by beating Midland Green-wood, 5-1, here Tuesday.
Sweetwater (3-3, 16-6) solidified its sagging playoff hopes out of District 4-3A by moving within a game of Snyder and Big Spring, who are both 4-2 and tied for second place after the Steers — once 0-2 — won their fourth straight Tuesday by beating the Tigers, 9-5. The Mustangs also moved ahead of Monahans (2-4), which lost 14-4 Tuesday to first-place Wylie, which is 5-1.

Lady ‘Stangs lose wild one to Rangerettes

April 9, 2014

Enjoying a 7-5 lead after five innings, the Sweetwater Lady Mustang softball team seemed headed for its first district win of the season when it faced second-place Midland Greenwood here Tuesday. But Greenwood ruined the celebration with a 10-run assault in the last two innings to beat Sweet-water, 15-11.
Greenwood which trails first-place Snyder by two games, improved to 5-2 in district play and 12-12 over-all. Sweetwater, despite by far its highest-scoring game in district play so far, fell to 0-7 and 9-13.

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