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March 5th, 2013

Neva Francine Cole

March 5, 2013

Neva Francine Cole, age 61, of Sweetwater, passed away on Monday, March 4, 2013 at her residence.
Her body will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Neva was born on August 27, 1951 in Newman, Calif. to William Howard, Jr. and Rita (Vaughn) Howard. She was a homemaker and a member of the Jaycee Roosters.

Harmon Gene Hurst

March 5, 2013

Funeral services for Harmon Gene Hurst, 83, of Abilene, formerly of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Keith Clifton officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends from 1:15 p.m. until service time on Thursday, March 7, at McCoy Chapel of Memories, located at 401 East Third Street in Sweetwater.
Hurst died Monday, March 4, 2013 at Mesa Springs Retirement Center in Abilene.

Softball team is 3rd at B-Spring tourney

March 5, 2013

The Sweetwater softball team was 4-3 at Big Spring’s recent tournament. Sweetwater (13-8) was third in the Silver bracket, beating Colorado City and Lamesa, plus Westbrook and Jim Ned in pool play.
Against Colorado City, both Suede Shirley and Abby Garcia hit inside-the-park home runs to highlight an 11-6 win, while pitcher Maty Montgomery allowed just one hit in the team’s 6-1 win over Lamesa.

Girls golfers 5th at 1-3A preview

March 5, 2013

Sweetwater’s girls golf team shot scores of 377 and 368 for a 745 total this past weekend at the Region I-3A preview tournament held at Lubbock’s Shadow Hills Golf Course to place fifth out of 11 teams.
Sweetwater barely beat out Seminole and Pecos, who shot 746 and 747, re-spectively.
Andrews shot 612 to place first among all teams at the event followed by Snyder (654), Monahans (679), Wolfforth Frenship (682) and Sweetwater.

Tennis team is at 1-3A tourney

March 5, 2013

Sweetwater High School’s tennis team played teams from Fabens, Shallowater and Midland Greenwood at the Region I-3A team tournament that was held this past weekend in the Midland-Odessa area.
Sweetwater lost all three matches as it fell to Fabens 10-4, lost to Shallowater 10-6 and was defeated by Midland Greenwood 10-3.
The next action for Sweetwater will be at Brownwood’s one-day tour-nament this Thursday.
Sweetwater will then be idle until March 22, when it plays at Monahans’ one-day tournament.
FABENS 10,SWEETWATER 4

SHS track results

March 5, 2013

Sweetwater High School’s track teams competed at Snyder this past week.The varsity girls had 55 points for a third-place finish, while the varsity boys had 44 points and placed fifth.
The boys’ 800 relay of Bobby Soto, Kaleb Hoover, Isaiah McGee and Nick Nemir was second (1:34.4); the 400 relay of Nemir, McGee, Kris Duran and Marquees Jenkins was fourth (45.5); the sprint medley of Soto, Duran, Hoover and Quentin Wetsel was fifth; and the mile relay of Jenkins, McGee, Soto and Hoover placed fourth.

Roscoe track results

March 5, 2013

Here are top-three results for Roscoe’s varsity track athletes at their recent meet in Rotan.
More complete results for Roscoe at the meet will run as soon they become available.
ROSCOE GIRLS
86 points
4th place
Discus — Perez 3rd (84-9)
3200 — Solis 3rd (15:08)
400 relay — Roscoe 3rd (55.65)
100 hurdles — Olivia Saddler 1st (17.73); Torrey Willman 3rd (18.03)
300 hurdles — Saddler 3rd (56.0)
1600 relay — Roscoe 3rd (4:43.34)
ROSCOE BOYS
80 points
4th place
High jump — Shelton Tolliver 2nd (5-10)
3200 — Leanos 1st (11:18.63); Luis Villa 2nd (11:29.31)

Local weather for Tuesday

March 5, 2013

Cooler temperatures have come in to the area, as today's high will be near 55 with sunny skies. Winds will be from the north at 15 to 20 mph, gusting as high as 25 mph.
Tonight, expect mostly clear skies with a low around 33 and north-northwest winds at 5 to 15 mph. After midnight, winds will shift to the southeast.
Learn more at weather.gov.

March 4th

Local blood drives slated for March 14

March 4, 2013

Two blood drives will take place in Sweetwater on Thursday, March 14. One drive will take place at the Nolan County Courthouse and the other at the Lions Club building from noon until 6 p.m.

Cancer survivors participate in local baseball tournament

March 4, 2013

Cancer awareness was recognized at the Wood Bat Classic baseball tournament on Friday at Newman Park prior to Sweetwater's game against Wall.
Several local cancer survivors gathered on the infield for a brief ceremony where each of them threw a baseball to one of the Sweetwater or Wall players.
Among those who participated were Sweetwater player Gabriel Melendez and his grandmother, Mary Palma.

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