September 27th, 2012
Through 4 games
First Downs â 77; Rushes-yards â 135-848; Passing yards â 736; Total yards â 1584 (396.0 avg.); Passing â 51-90-2; Fumbles-Lost â 16-5; Penalties-Yards â 34-262; Points scored â 92 (23.0 avg.).
First Downs â 73; Rushes-yards â 153-824; Passing yards â 604; Total yards â 1428 (357.0 avg.); Passing â 55-97-4; Fumbles-Lost 6-4; Penalties-Yards â 28-200; Points allowed â 90 (22.5 avg.).
THURSDAY, SEPT. 27
Sweetwater 7th grade teams at Brownwood at 4 and 5:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade teams play at Brownwood at 6:30 and 7:45 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater freshmen host Brownwood, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Brownwood, 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe junior high hosts Baird (one team), 5 p.m.
Roscoe JV hosts Baird (district opener), 6:30 p.m.
Highland junior high at Trent, 5:30 p.m.
Highland JV at Trent, 7 p.m.
Blackwell junior high at Blanket, 6 p.m.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 28
Sweetwater varsity plays at Brownwood, 7:30 p.m.
Junior varsity: Sweetwa-ter lost 29-27, 24-26, 17-25.
Freshmen: Sweetwater lost 25-17, 19-25, 10-25.
Junior varsity: Sweetwa-ter won 25-19, 25-18.
Freshmen: Sweetwater lost 23-25, 25-11, 21-25.
At Big Spring
8th grade Red: Won 25-17, 17-25, 25-20.
8th grade White: Won 18-25, 25-21, 25-19.
7th grade Red: Lost 25-22, 13-25, 7-25.
7th grade White: Lost 28-30, 20-25.
8th grade White: Kaitlynn Painter 6, Jacinda Garcia 5, Alexis Kamer 5, Natalie Valdez 5, Sonya Sanchez 4, Danielle Vega 4.
SNYDER â Sweetwater got its first District 4-3A volleyball win by beating Snyder in four games Tues-day. The Lady Mustangs won by scores of 29-27, 25-15, 22-25, 25-17 as they improved to 1-1 in district and 21-11 overall while Sny-der fell to 0-2, 21-10.
Sweetwater had several top individual performan-ces. Kendra Crosson led the team with 17 kills and also finished with 20 digs to share team honors with her sister Kelsi Crosson. The latter also had 13 kills while Kathleen Campbell and Shelby Cason had 11 and 10 kills, respectively, for the Lady Mustangs.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 49 calls for service, issued no citations and made three arrests on Sept. 25, 2012.
The SPD received 24, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â¢ Burglary of a vehicle âÂ 600 block of Jack Lambert.
Arrested by SPD:
â¢ Gabriel Dominic Villa, 39 â Warrant.
â¢ Robert Baugh, 30 â Warrant.
â¢ Adam Salazar, 22 â Driving while license invalid.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had six calls for service, served six civil papers and made two arrests on Sept. 25, 2012.
Arrested by NCSO:
Many students participated in See You At The Pole this year, with many showing up for morning prayer around 7 a.m. at the Sweetwater High School flag pole on Wednesday morning, Sept. 26, 2012. Sweetwater High School student Dallas McFaul led the group in songs, also playing his acoustic guitar. âAWAKENâ (from Ephesians 3:14-21) was the theme this year for the annual global day of student prayer. This is the 22nd anniversary for See You at the Pole, a student-initiated and student-led movement that started in the Ft. Worth suburb of Burleson, Texas in 1990.
One person died this morning after an 18-wheeler carrying Acme Brick Company cinder blocks and two pick-up trucks collided on Interstate 20, near the TA truck stop. Police said Michael Creek, 62, an Abilene truck driver, died after he lost control of his 18-wheeler when one of the vehicles in front of him rear-ended another vehicle. Creekâs truck then hit the cars and a guardrail before flipping. Sweetwater Emergency Services received the call about 5:15 a.m. about the crash. The other two drivers were transported to Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in stable condition.
Clifford Errol Worsham pled guilty to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012.
Worsham pled guilty to engaging in organized criminal activity, a first degree felony. The charged stemmed from a crack cocaine distribution house being busted in Sweetwater on Oct. 6, 2010.
One person was killed and four were injured in a one vehicle crash that happened around 2:35 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, in Nolan County on U.S. Highway 84, 3/10 of a mile southeast of Mile Marker 436 in Nolan County.
Scott Michael Hiney, 17, was driving a 2004 Volvo southbound on U.S. Highway 84. The vehicle left the roadway into the center median. The driver overcorrected, causing the vehicle to go into a side skid and overturn. The three unrestrained occupants were ejected. The weather was clear/cloudy and the roadway was dry.
"Whataburger's Biggest Fans" Karl and Carol Hoepfner are still raising money for the Whataburger Foundation as a way to give back to the restaurant through their online auction.
But in their continued pursuit to support the Whataburger Foundation--an organization of the restaurant that helps Whataburger employees when they fall into hard personal times, the prices have been lowered. All boxes left on the online auction block are less than $15 (there will also be a $5 postage and insurance fee per box).