November 29th, 2011
Funeral services for Dawn Roxene Centner, 64, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at the Church of God of Prophecy with Rev. Donald Hunt officiating. She will be cremated. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Centner died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at her home.
She was born Feb. 10, 1947, in Syracuse, New York. She married Everett Centner on Dec. 18, 1965, in Cazenovia, NY. Dawn was a homemaker and had worked at Nolan Nursing and Rehab as a CNA. She moved to Sweetwater in September of 1983 and was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy.
TUESDAY, NOV. 29
Sweetwater boys host Wall â€” freshmen at 5 p.m., JV at 6:30 p.m., varsity at 8 p.m. (all 3 games moved to the Sweetwater Middle School gym)
Sweetwater girls at Clyde â€” freshmen at 4 p.m., JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV and varsity teams host Hawley starting at 4 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity girls vs. McCamey at Grady starting at 4:45 p.m.
Blackwell varsity teams at Jayton starting at 5 p.m.
THURSDAY, DEC. 1
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade boys host Big Spring, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater High School will hold its annual football banquet Monday, Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex.
The tickets to this yearâ€™s banquet will be available for $10 each at the SHS field-house until noon on Dec. 8. SHS football players, cheerleaders and student trainers will not be required to buy a ticket. The junior varsity White and Red and varsity teams will be recognized for their hard work and dedica-tion this year, and cheer-leaders and student trainers will also be introduced and thanked. A highlight video will also be shown.
Bowl-a-Rama tourney Dec. 15
Several Gold Star Awards were presented during the SISD (Sweetwater Independent School District) Board of Trustees meeting on Monday evening, Nov. 21, 2011 at the Administration Building.
The Gold Performance Acknowledgment awards recognize school districts and campuses that have attained high performance indicators. However, the standards have been raised by 5%, making the award harder to come by.
SHS (Sweetwater High School) was given a Gold Star for Commended Performance in Social Studies; SMS (Sweetwater Middle School) also achieved Commended Performance in Social Studies.
Jeff Lay, right, sign technician in the Nolan County maintenance section, is presented a Certificate of Service by Lauren GarduĂ±o, P.E. Lay, a 15-year employee with the Texas Department of Transportation, was honored for his longevity during a recent supervisors meeting in Abilene. In addition to the framed certificate, he received a 15-year service pin and an ice chest, his gift of choice. GarduĂ±o is the Abilene District Engineer.
Twelve Sweetwater High School football players have earned all-District 5-3A recognition for their outstanding play this past season.
Four were named to the first team â€” senior utility back Sam Nemir, senior tight end Gabriel Medellin, senior defensive lineman Mateo Gonzales and junior cornerback Nick Nemir, Samâ€™s younger brother.
Six volleyball players from Sweetwater High School have received all-District 5-3A recognition, with three named to the first team.
Sweetwaterâ€™s first teamers are Kathleen Campbell, who made it for the second straight year as a middle blocker; Kendra Crosson at outside hitter; and Suede Shirley at setter. All three are juniors. Shirley was named to the second team as a sophomore and Crosson was named as the districtâ€™s newcomer of the year.
8th grade Red 19
Sweetwater points: Mikeilah Foust 10, Morgan Gomez 3, Abby Garcia 2, Jaya Atkins 2, Morgan Rudel 2. Steals: Mikei-lah Foust 3, Marissa Sanchez 2, Mickenzie Brownlow 2, Alaina Andrews 2, Abby Garcia 1, Morgan Gomez 1, Gabby Fuentes 1. Rebounds: Morgan Rudel 3, Alaina Andrews 2, Mikeilah Fout 2, Victoria Jiminez 2. Halftime: Wylie 27, Sweetwater 8. Sweetwater record: 0-2.
8th grade White 30,
Roscoe 8th grade 42,
Haskell 8th grade 38 (OT)
Roscoe points: Kevin Lavalas 18, Nikolas Schriber 10, Javier Leanos 9, Bernardo Villa 2, Luis Villa 2, Vincent Pantoja 1. Halftime: Roscoe 11, Haskell 8. Regulation: Roscoe 33, Haskell 33.
Haskell 7th grade 16,
Roscoe 7th grade 15
Roscoe points: Brayden Beal 4, Johnathan Cuellar 4, Austin Willman 3, Javier Armenta 2, Quentin Saddler 2. Halftime: Roscoe 8, Haskell 8.