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October 17th, 2012

Blotters for October 15, 2012

October 17, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 43 calls for service, issued eight citations and made two arrests on Oct. 15, 2012.

The SPD received 18, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a habitation — 1400 block of Ragland.
• Criminal mischief — 100 block of W. Third.
• Assault — 800 block of E. 16th.

Arrested by SPD:
• William Clark, 28 — Possession of marijuana/theft/possession of controlled substance in correctional facility.
• Billy Opry, 47 — Warrant.

Football Player of the Week

October 17, 2012

Nick Nemir is the Foot-ball Player of the Week for Sweetwater.
Nemir, a senior defensive back and wide receiver, had six solo stops and eight assisted tackles in last week’s win over Snyder, and he also caught two passes for 24 yards.

Loss to B-Spring knocks SW from playoff chase

October 17, 2012

BIG SPRING — Sweetwa-ter saw its slim playoff hopes in volleyball disappear on Tuesday, as the Lady Mus-tangs lost to Big Spring in four games by scores of 21-25, 25-19, 11-25, 19-25.
Sweetwater (23-15 for the season) fell to 3-5 in district play while Big Spring (26-13 overall) is now 6-2 and tied with Monahans for second place with two games left. Wylie is first at 8-0 and has clinched at least a share of the District 4-3A championship after beating Midland Greenwood on Tuesday. Sweetwater will entertain Greenwood (1-7) on Friday and ends its season by hosting Wylie next Tuesday.

Mustang football stats

October 17, 2012

TEAM OFFENSE
First Downs — 112; Rushes-yards — 193-1023; Passing yards — 1180; Total yards — 2203 (367.2 avg.); Passing — 77-137-3; Fumbles-Lost — 22-8; Penalties-Yards — 48-386; Points scored — 139 (23.2 avg.).
TEAM DEFENSE
First Downs — 115; Rushes-yards — 247-1353; Passing yards — 807; Total yards — 2160 (360.0 avg.); Passing — 77-126-5; Fumbles-Lost 8-6; Penalties-Yards — 43-325; Points allowed — 145 (24.2 avg.).
INDIVIDUAL STATS
Rushing

SW sub-varsities lose low-scoring games vs. Snyder

October 17, 2012

Points were at a premium in Thursday’s action when Sweetwater’s sub-varsity football teams traveled to Snyder. Both sub-varsities came away with close losses in a pair of defensive struggles while kicking off district play.
Sweetwater’s junior varsity Mustangs lost 6-0 in their contest, while the freshmen fell by a score of 8-6. The nar-row defeats dropped both teams’ records to 4-2 and they will stay on the road to face Greenwood this Thursday.

SMS football teams are 3-0-1 vs. Snyder

October 17, 2012

Sweetwater Middle School’s four football teams came away with three wins and one tie against Snyder in their district openers at Mustang Bowl. Sweetwater’s teams will stay home this Thursday to face Midland Greenwood.
7th grade White 28, Snyder 6
Sweetwater White was led offensively by Alexander Kittley and Kurt Wetsel, who had two touchdowns apiece, and the defense was also strong against Snyder.
Kittley scored on runs of 81 and 55 yards, and Wetsel had a 60-yard interception return and 35-yard run. In addition, Kittley and Reggie Walker had two-point runs.

Sweetwater's daily forecast

October 17, 2012

Wednesday's weather will be sunny with a high near 81. Winds from the west at 15 to 20 mph will shift to the north in the afternoon. Gusts could be as high as 25 mph.
Tonight, expect mostly clear skies with a low around 49. North-northeast winds at 10 t 15 mph will become east-southeast after midnight.
Learn more about the local forecast at weather.gov.

October 16th

Goodfellows to have sign-ups

October 16, 2012

The Goodfellows will have their sign-ups for Nolan County from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, Thursday, Nov. 1 and Friday, Nov. 2, at the Sweetwater Fire Station, located at 900 E. Broadway.
Applicants need to bring their latest proof of income, approval notice for food stamps, birth certificate for each child, pay stub and approval notice for TANF.

Lions Club sponsoring poster contest

October 16, 2012

The International Lions Club is sponsoring a Peace Poster Contest for young people — ages 11, 12 and 13 years old. This is a competition with the winner chosen from anywhere around the world. More than 350,000 children participate annually. This year's theme is "Imagine Peace".

BACA teaches about stranger danger

October 16, 2012

Members of the local BACA (Bikers Against Child Abuse) chapter recently visited Southeast Elementary School to talk to Kindergarten and first grade students about stranger danger.
Javier “Chewey” Franco (shown speaking) taught students about talking to strangers, friendly strangers and what to look out for when they are alone. The group also went over Halloween safety tips.
Other BACA members attending were (shown in back, from left to right) Kurt “Squiggie” Huckabee, Amanda “Stitch” Sadler, Kris “Mijo” Warner and Robert “Curly” Sadler.

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