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February 10th, 2015

Local sports calendar

February 10, 2015

TUESDAY, FEB. 10
Basketball
Sweetwater girls will host Big Spring — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p..m.
Sweetwater boys will host Big Spring — JV at 5 p.m., freshmen at 6:30 p.m., varsity at 8 p.m.
Roscoe will host Hamlin — JV girls at 4 p.m., JV boys at 5:15 p.m., varsity girls at 6:30 p.m., varsity boys at 8 p.m.
Highland varsity boys will host Loraine, 6:30 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls and boys will play at Veribest starting at 6:15 p.m.
Tennis
Sweetwater middle school teams host season-opening dual match vs. Abilene Wylie, 4:30 p.m.
THURSDAY, FEB. 12
Powerlifting

S’water hosts Big Spring in final d’header

February 10, 2015

Sweetwater vs. Big Spring usually means something in terms of playoff possibilities. And that will once again be the case tonight when the teams meet up for their final basketball doubleheader of the year at Mustang Gym.

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

Softball signups planned

February 10, 2015

The Sweetwater Fastpitch Softball Association plans to have additional signups for the 2015 season this week for girls 5-14 years of age.
The signups will be held from 6-8 p.m. on both Tuesday, Feb. 10 and Friday, Feb. 13 at the Fourth and Elm Street Church of Christ warehouse. Please bring a copy of your daughter’s birth certificate. Girls must be five years old by Jan. 1, 2015. The cost is $75 per child. No late signups.
Persons are also asked to bring used gloves, bats, helmets, cleats, pants and belts for an equipment swap.

Opening ceremonies set

February 10, 2015

The opening ceremonies for all Sweetwater Minor League (ages 9-10 as of April 1) and Major League (ages 11-12 as of April 1) baseball players will be Saturday, Feb. 28. Opening ceremonies for all T-Ball (ages 4-6 as of Jan. 1) and Farm League (ages 7-8 as of Jan. 1) players will be held Saturday, March 7.
For more information, persons are asked to contact Darrell Doggett at (325) 235-6902.

Tickets for SHS Football Awards Banquet are available at fieldhouse through Feb. 18

February 10, 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.
Tickets for $12 each will be available at the SHS fieldhouse until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18. Meal tickets will not be sold at the door.

Learn more in Tuesday's edition, in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

Tuesday's local forecast

February 10, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 82. Winds will be breezy and from the south-southwest at 10 to 20 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 48 and southern winds around 10 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

February 9th

College Basketball Weekend Round Up

February 9, 2015

Each week we will be taking a look at the best games around the country.
Arizona State (12-11) 81
(#6) Arizona (20-3) 78

The Arizona Wildcats traveled to Tempe to face in state rival Arizona State for what they expected to be an easy game. Arizona State came into the game at the bottom of the PAC 12 at 3-6 in conference play. The Sun Devils came out firing as they shot 50% from the field (26/52) and 46.7% from 3 (7/15). Guard Bo Barnes paced the Sun Devils with 18 points including a perfect 8 for 8 from the charity stripe.

(#8) Kansas (19-4) 62
Oklahoma State (16-7) 67

TNB awards Good Grades Pay winners

February 9, 2015

Forty-two Sweetwater High School students made the A-Honor Roll in the third six weeks of the 2014-2015 school year and Texas National Bank continued with its commitment to recognize and award one lucky scholar from each grade with $50.

Learn more in Monday's print or e-edition.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service to offer professional food manager certification training course

February 9, 2015

Statistics indicate that foodborne illness continues to be a health issue in the United States. Each year, 1 in 6 Americans will become sick, 128,000 will become hospitalized, and 3,000 will die due to a foodborne illness.
If under the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) jurisdiction each food establishment is required to have one certified food manager on site.

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

SHS seniors receive scholarships

February 9, 2015

Sweetwater High School Seniors Mark Ruiz and Bray Amos were recipients of the Panhandle Plains Higher Education Authority Scholarship. They will each receive $100.

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