October 27th, 2014
MONDAY, OCT. 27
Sweetwater middle school host Big Spring, 4 p.m.
TUESDAY, OCT. 28
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams host Big Spring: freshmen and JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6 p.m.
THURSDAY, OCT. 30
Sweetwater freshmen will host Pecos, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Pecos, 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th grade âAâ and 8th grade âBâ teams will play at Pecos, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th grade âBâ and 8th grade âAâ teams will play at Pecos, 5:30 p.m.
Roscoe junior high will play at Menard, 5 p.m.
Roscoe JV will play at Stamford, 6:30 p.m.
For all the accomplishments over the first seven games, Sweetwaterâs football team still felt it had something to prove coming into Fridayâs district game against Monahans.
Even with their gaudy 7-0 record, the Mustangs were looking for that knockout punch, that signature victory against a top-caliber opponent to put a punctuation mark on their season.
Read more in our weekend edition.
Tonight, October 27, the County-City Library will have a Fun Family Halloween Movie Night premiering "Monster House" (rated PG) at 5:30 p.m.
Admission and snacks are free. Call 235-4978 for more information or go to www.sweetwaterlibrary.org; you can also find them on Facebook.
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 88. Winds will be breezy and from the south southwest at 15 to 20 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 55 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph. Winds will shift to the north after midnight.
Learn more at weather.gov.
JV: Monahans 42,
Javier Olguin had a 3-yard run in the first quarter for Sweetwaterâs JV, but that was it for the Mustangs (2-1 in district, 6-2 overall).
Other Sweetwater stand-outs against Monahans included Justin Allen (hard running), Luis Vasquez (good blocking at tight end), Tate Rainey (defense) and Junior Lawhon (defense).
âWe had kids out with injuries and were down numbers-wise,â said coach Jarrod Gee. âBut I thought the guys played hard and finished. Thatâs all we ask.â
ROSCOE â Robyâs Lions got the upper hand on Roscoeâs Plowboys gwith a 14-6 lead in the second quarter on Ridgdon Terryâs 7-yard run. However, a pair of Vincent Pantoja touchdown runs for 16 and 4 yards, respectively, was the start of better things for Roscoe as the Plowboys (4-4 overall, 2-1 district) rallied to beat Roby convincingly, 30-14, in a District 6-2A, Division II game Friday.
See the full story in our weekend edition.
The Hornets had a good night in Class 1A district openers this week.
Isaiah McGee scores for Sweetwater in Friday's district game against Monahans. Sweetwater won 63-34 to improve to 3-0 in District 2-4A, Division II and 8-0 overall, while Monahans lost for the first time in district play.
Ebola virus disease (EVD) has caused its share of panic since a handful of Americans have been infected in recent weeks, but Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) is prepared in the event an EVD transmitter seeks treatment at its emergency room.
What is Ebola and where did it come from?
Ebola, previously known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with one of the Ebola virus strains. Ebola can cause disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees).
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