October 22nd, 2012
BROWNWOOD â€” Alton C. Jackson, 84, of Brownwood Lake, Brownwood, TX entered into rest peacefully on Oct. 21, 2012 at a Brownwood hospital with his family nearby.
Alton was born March 3, 1928 in Elmore City, Okla. to parents, Jesse and Hattie Raines Jackson. He married the love of his life, Naomi Jane Brewer in Shamrock, TX in 1949.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and also his spouse.
MONDAY, OCT. 22
Sweetwater runners at district meet in Snyder.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams play at Sny-der, 4 p.m.
TUESDAY, OCT. 23
Sweetwater varsity hosts Abilene Cooper, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater JV plays at Big Spring, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater freshman and junior varsity teams host Wylie (separate gyms), 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wylie, 6:30 p.m.
THURSDAY, OCT. 25
Sweetwater 7th grade teams play at Big Spring, 4:30 and 5:30 p.m.
Sweetwater 8th grade teams play at Big Spring, 6:45 and 8 p.m.
Missed opportunities in the first half for Sweetwater led to second-half domination in the Mustangsâ€™ Dis-trict 4-3A showdown Friday with Midland Greenwood.
The visiting Rangers, after spotting Sweetwater a 7-0 lead in the first quarter, gradually took control and came away with a 31-13 win that leaves both teams 1-1 in district play.
Greenwood (5-2 overall) was led by quarterback Kam Williams, who accounted for 381 yards â€” 245 pas-sing and 136 rushing â€” and four touchdowns. The 6-3, 200-pounder had scoring runs of 10, 9 and 7 yards and also threw a 10-yard TD pass to Logan Day.
ROSCOE â€” The Roscoe Plowboys evened ther rec-ord at 2-2 in District 7-A, Division II on Friday as they shut out a winless Ranger team, 52-0, before the home crowd at Plowboy Field.
One week after losing to district leader Albany 69-12, Roscoe dished out its own punishment. The Plowboys got two TD runs by Eduar-do Gallegos and one from Vincent Pantoja and Este-ban Benivamondez in rush-ing for 379 yards to Ran-gerâ€™s 28. Gallegos ran for 165 yards and Pantoja 102. Also, Cutter Davila was 15-of-25 passing for 193 yards and had TD throws to Gallegos, Benivamondez and Shelton Toliver.
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s cross country runners com-peted at a meet hosted by Roscoe this past Tuesday in their final tuneup for the district meet at Snyder.
Individual times were as follows:
Girls â€” Madison Howard 16:08.16; Marissa Sanchez 16:09.80; Addisyn Cleckler 18:56.81; Hannah Sanchez 20:23.60.
Boys â€” Colton Scott 18:21.19: Brandon Howell 20:23.16.
Tennis team wins 14 of 18 matches against Greenwood
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s tennis team did exception-ally well this past Tuesday, winning 14 of 18 matches against Midland Greenwood at the SHS courts.
After suffering a defeat at Big Spring three days earlier that eliminated any hopes of reaching the playoffs, the Sweetwater volleyball team â€” which by many accounts has had an excellent season â€” showed off its talent while beating Midland Greenwood in three games at Mustang Gym.
After winning the first two games over the Rangerettes by scores of 25-15 and 25-17, Sweetwater (24-15 overall) staged a terrific rally to get a sweep with a 25-19 win in Game 3 that dropped Greenwood to 1-8 in district.
Today, we'll have a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 84. It will be mostly sunny with southern winds around 15 to 20 mph. Gusts will be as high as 25 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight with a low around 65. Winds will be from the south at 15 mph, with gusts topping out at 20 mph.
Learn more about your local forecast at weather.gov.
Graveside services for Johnny Orsak, 81, of Sweetwater, will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at Roscoe Cemetery with Rev. Chris Stephens officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Orsak died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Nolan Nursing and Rehab in Sweetwater.
A Memory Mass for Armando Montemayor will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Father Charles Okonkwo officiating.
Montemayor passed away on Sept. 2, 2012, in Jacksonville, Ark.
Lone Star, ACA (Lone Star Ag Credit) appreciates the communities they live and work in and wanted to find a way to give back to those communities that would represent Agriculture. In the month of October, Lone Star will hold a canned food drive at all of their branch locations, but with a competitive twist. Each branch is in the running to also receive a $100 check to go towards their pantry of choice if they collect the most food.
The Sweetwater office will be collecting for Goodfellows. All donations can be made at Lone Star Ag Credit, 400 East 3rd Street in Sweetwater by Oct. 31.