March 12th, 2011
After suffering a tough 10-9 loss against Pecos on the first day of action, Sweetwater High School came back to earn a fifth-place finish at the TTCA regional team tennis tournament. SHS dominated Midland Greenwood 10-1 before defeating Levelland 13-6 to win fifth place.
Sweetwaterâ€™s JV boys golf team shot 391 for a fifth-place finish at a tournament held Feb. 23 in Lamesa. Guy Bond led the way with an 85 to place eighth among medalists. Rance Stone (100), Yates Cypert (102), Michael Hazard (104) and Jonah Law-rence (111) also played for Sweetwater at the tournament.
Sweetwater was a 13-6 winner at Big Spring in its final team tennis match.
Jenny Ordway, Dugan Thompson and Addisyn Cleckler won in girls singles and Austin Cotherman, Michael Foust, Brandon Ellison and Joe Lopez were the teamâ€™s winners in boys singles. Ordway-Thompson (8-3) and Cleckler-Kristen Casto won in girls doubles while in boys doubles, the team of Cotherman and Foust won 8-4 over the No. 1 Big Spring doubles team. Ellison and Lopez were also winners in boys doubles.
MONDAY, MARCH 14
Sweetwater varsity at Andrews, 1 p.m.
TUESDAY, MARCH 15
Sweetwater varsity hosts Graham, 7 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity at Lamesa, noon.
THURSDAY, MARCH 17
Sweetwater JV hosts Levelland, 1 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Levelland, 3 p.m.
FRIDAY, MARCH 18
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wall, noon.
Sweetwaterâ€™s Kelsey Painter and Bri Munoz compete at girls state tournament in Corpus Christi.
Sweetwater JV and varsity at Big Spring (district openers), 5 and 7 p.m.
SATURDAY, MARCH 19
Sweetwater High School classmates, all juniors, took home every award during the 52nd annual Sweetwater Jaycees Miss Snake Charmer pageant held Thursday night at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium. Laney Wallace was crowned Miss Snake Charmer, while Carly Johnson received runner-up honors and Ashley Stevenson was awarded second runner-up.
Both Wallace and Johnson tied for first place of the talent competition.
Each winner and talent winner was awarded scholarship money.
In light of the recent rabid cat sighting at Lake Sweetwater, the Sweetwater Animal Control would like to inform all pet-owners of the legal responsibilities of rabies vaccinations.
â€˘ Texas state law requires pet owners to vaccinate their dogs and cats against rabies by 4 months of age.
â€˘ Dogs and cats must be vaccinated against rabies either every year or every three years depending on the type of rabies vaccine used.
â€˘ Local ordinances may have more stringent requirements than state laws about rabies vaccinations.
ROBY- Hue Dorsey Moore, 94, died Tuesday March 8, 2011, at his residence.Â Services will be at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 13, 2011, at the First Baptist Church of Roby with burial to follow at Roby Cemetery under the direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home.Â Visitation will be Saturday from 5-6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
FRIDAY, MARCH 11
Sweetwater varsity at second day of Abilene tournament. Scheduled game: Sweetwater vs. Abilene High at Abilene High, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater JV and varsity boys host first round of tournament at Sweetwater Country Club.
Sweetwater and Roscoe boys qualifiers compete at regional meets at Sundown High School.
Sweetwater varsity at first day of Post tournament.
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams at Big Spring meet.
SATURDAY, MARCH 12
The Woman's Forum of Sweetwater met on Wednesday to plan this year's Library Tag Day. The date for the event, benefitting the County-City Library, will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2011. Shown are Becky Brock, Karan Bergstrom, Lita McEachern, Joetta Daniel and Gayle Greer.
The Sweetwater Kiwanis Club is currently holding a raffle for a 1981 Honda Silver Wing motorcycle. With only less than 22,000 miles, the bike is in excellent condition. The drawing will be held on April 27, and the winner does not need to be present to win. Tickets are $5 per entry and can be purchased through any Kiwanis member or at the Local Loan at 605 Lamar, where the motorcycle is currently on display. The money raised from the raffle will help to finance various programs of the Kiwanis Club.