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February 22nd, 2015

RSB announces two promotions

February 22, 2015

The Board of Directors at Roscoe State Bank is proud to announce two promotions.
Dawna Fullwood has been promoted to Senior Vice President - Retail Services. She joined the bank in July 2010.

See the full story in our weekend edition.

Fundraiser set to purchase headstone for Randy Rodriguez

February 22, 2015

In November 2014, local racecar driver Brandon Smith lost his biggest fan, six year old Randy Rodriguez, to an inoperable brain tumor. Since then, the funeral has come and gone but Randy's memory still remains, as does some unfinished business.
Randy's illness took its toll on his family in many ways, especially financially. One thing missing from Randy's final resting place is a headstone, which the family is unable to afford.

See the full story in our Friday edition.

Ludlum Measurements founder dies at age 82

February 22, 2015

Don Ludlum, founder of Ludlum Measurements, Inc., 82, of Sweetwater, passed away on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at Heart Hospital Baylor in Plano.
On Feb. 14, 1962, Ludlum Measurements, Inc. was instituted in Sweetwater by Don Ludlum. The Oklahoma-born, Kansas-bred founder's early life encounters in business practices and customer service from his grandfather and father paved the way for Ludlum to glean experience.

Weekly sports calendar

February 22, 2015

MONDAY, FEB. 23
Basketball
Highland vs. Sands (Class 1A boys bi-district playoff), 7 p.m., Sterling City.
Golf
Blackwell boys and girls teams host season-opening Blackwell Hornet Open tournament at Robert Lee.
TUESDAY, FEB. 24
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at Ranger Junior College (season opener), 4 p.m.
Sweetwater JV White vs. Abilene Cooper sophomores at Abilene Cooper (season opener), 4:30 p.m.
Sweetwater JV Red will host Abilene Cooper JV (season opener), 6 p.m.
Basketball

Local lifters shine at meet

February 22, 2015

On Thursday, a number of high school athletes from Sweetwater and Roscoe had top finishes in their weight classes at the Sweetwater Power Classic.
In the boys division, Roscoe placed second (28 points) and Sweetwater was fourth (24 points). Odessa won the team title with 46 points. Meanwhile, in the girls division, Sweetwater was second (29) and Roscoe third (19) in the final team standings, again finishing behind first-place Odessa, which had 38 points.

See the full story in our weekend edition.

Highland girls rip Balmorhea

February 22, 2015

BIG LAKE — Yet another playoff run has begun for Highland’s girls basketball team. The goal is getting to San Antonio, where the Lady Hornets are hoping for their third straight state tournament appearance.
It wasn’t a flawless effort, but Highland is off to a good start in reaching that goal after defeating Balmorhea, 62-27, at Reagan County High School on Friday.

See the full story in our weekend edition.

Several athletes will play in FCA all-star contests

February 22, 2015

In addition to the three area coaches named last month, a total of 14 area high school senior athletes and cheerleaders will be participating later this year in the Big Country Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Festival, a three-day event in three West Texas cities.
Sweetwater High School baseball coach Roland Her-rera, the head coach for the North all-star baseball team, will have two of his own athletes — J.P. Poe and Hayden Reeves — with him when the game is held on June 12 in San Angelo.

Mustangs are eager to build on recent success

February 22, 2015

Sweetwater has made baseball playoff runs two straight years, and making a third straight run will be the goal when the 2015 season begins Tuesday at Ranger Junior College.
Most of the players from either or both of those two teams are gone, but a few key pieces are back to help Sweetwater, which in 2013 and 2014 won 39 games and three playoff series for coach Roland Herrera.

See the full story in our weekend edition.

Sweetwater High School baseball schedules

February 22, 2015

VARSITY
Feb. 24 — at Ranger JC
Feb. 26-28 — Granbury tournament
March 3 — at Mid. Green-wood
March 5-7 — SW Wes Bishop Wood Bat Classic
March 10 — Andrews
March 12-14 — Abilene tour-nament
March 17 — Vernon
March 24 — +Levelland
March 27 — +at Lamesa
April 2 — +Lub. Estacado
April 7 — +at Big Spring
April 10— +at Snyder
April 13 — +at Levelland
April 17 — +Lamesa
April 21 — +at Lub. Estacado
April 24 — +Big Spring
April 28 — +Snyder
JV RED
Feb. 24 — Abilene Cooper
March 2 — Mid. Greenwood
March 5-7 — Abilene tournament
March 12-14 — San Angelo tournament

SHS has football awards banquet Monday at TSTC

February 22, 2015

Sweetwater High School’s Football Awards Banquet is set for Monday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the “Center” at Texas State Technical College. Meal tickets will not be sold at the door. SHS athlete, cheerleaders and student trainers will not be required to buy a ticket.
All SHS football teams will be recognized for their hard work and dedication, and the SHS cheerleaders and athletic trainers will be introduced and thanked for their constant support. A highlight video recapping the football season will be shown as well.

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