April 9th, 2015

Local sports calendar

April 9, 2015

Sweetwater middle school teams will compete at district meet in Snyder.
Highland junior high teams host district meet.
Sweetwater JV Red will play at Snyder, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will play at Snyder, 7 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will host Snyder, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Snyder, 7 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity and JV boys will compete at Midland Greenwood meet.
Highland varsity teams will host Hilltop Relays.
Sweetwater middle school teams at district tournament in Big Spring.

Region I-4A golf qualifiers

April 9, 2015

Sweetwater High School’s No. 1 girls golf team has qualified for the Region I-4A tournament that will be held April 13-14 at the Shadow Hills Golf Course in Lubbock. From left are Alaina Andrews, Alexis Castillo, Kensi Chowning, Corynn Martin and Mary Morris.

Girls sports banquet for SHS set on May 11

April 9, 2015

A girls sports banquet will be held on May 11 for Sweetwater High School. All SHS girls athletes in volleyball, basketball, soft-ball and track will be recognized at the banquet for their achievements during the 2014-15 school year.

Get all the details in Thursday's edition, either in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

Thursday's local weather

April 9, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 85. Winds will be from the west-northwest at 5 to 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 53 and north-northwest winds at 5 to 15 mph. Winds will shift to the northeast in the evening.
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April 8th

Roscoe students attend Operation Hope banquet

April 8, 2015

Jovanah Guzman, a sophomore and Zachary Rangel, a freshman from Roscoe Collegiate High School, were chosen to attend the Operation Hope Banquet in Lubbock on Saturday, March 28 with sponsors Mrs. Marsha Alexander and Mrs. Tamara Alexander.

Get all the details in Wednesday's print edition or subscribe to our e-edition.

Wanted Wednesday

April 8, 2015

Investigators with the 32nd Judicial District Attorney’s Office, the Nolan County Sheriff’s Office and the Sweetwater Police Department are actively searching for a 32-year-old fugitive, who’s been hiding to avoid detection by law enforcement. Joshua James Raney, a repeat offender who has compiled several arrests in Nolan County, is now wanted on outstanding warrant #11798 that was issued out of the 32nd Judicial District Court on Feb. 19, for the offense of possession of a controlled substance.

Learn more in Wednesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Annual run to benefit local school

April 8, 2015

If you're looking for a way to enjoy the spring weather while raising money for a good cause, look no further than the 3rd Annual "Beat the Street for Little Feet".
A new race, the 31.07-mile ultra marathon, will kick off this year's event at 5 a.m. on Saturday, April 25 at Cornerstone Christian School, part of 4th and Elm Church of Christ.

Read more in Wednesday's edition, either in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

Torres, Lady Hornets are given all-BC hoop honors

April 8, 2015

Rhett Torres of Sweetwa-ter and three Highland Lady Hornets have been given All-Big Country basketball recognition from the Abilene Reporter-News.

Learn more in Wednesday's print edition or by subscribing to our e-edition.

S’water in 1st after 18-5 win

April 8, 2015

BIG SPRING — There is no longer a tie for first place in District 2-4A. Sweetwater is all alone at the top after a surprisingly one-sided 18-5 rout at Big Spring Tuesday.

Get all the details in Wednesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Lady ‘Stangs are RQ

April 8, 2015

LAMESA — Despite being a distant 111 shots behind Snyder after Tuesday’s final round, Sweetwater’s girls golf team easily earned the right to advance to the regional tournament in Lubbock with its second-place District 2-4A finish.

Read more in Wednesday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

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