March 25th, 2015
âSweetwater is excited to welcome Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and Antique Archeology to the area,â stated an e-mail from the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce. The team will film episodes of their hit series âAmerican Pickersâ throughout Western Texas. Filming is scheduled to begin next month.
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Sweetwater's Michael Lawrence rounds third base to score in the first inning of the Mustangs' District 2-4A baseball opener at Sportsman's Park on Tuesday against Levelland. Lawrence had three hits, including a pair of doubles, in a 10-3 win over the Lobos.
Sweetwater's softball team also won, beating Levelland 20-9. See those stories in Wednesday's Sports section on Page 7 or in our e-edition (subscription required).
Sweetwater Mayor Jim McKenzie joins members of the Women's Forum at City Hall Tuesday, where McKenzie
proclaimed that the first Wednesday in April be Library Tag Day.
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After a rough start that saw it fall behind 7-1 after just 1 1/2 innings, the Sweetwater softball team produced runs here Tuesday at a furious pace â with the help of four home runs â the rest of the way to claim a 20-9 win over Levelland in five innings and its first win in district play.
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Down 1-0 before coming to bat, Sweetwater roared back to beat Levelland 10-3 in its District 2-4A baseball opener here Tuesday.
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Three Highland girls bas-ketball players have earned Class 1A all-state honors for their outstanding play this past season.
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Today we'll see mostly sunny skies with a high near 88. Winds will be from the southwest around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 44 and breezy winds from the northwest at 10 to 15 mph becoming northern at 20 to 25 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
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Ready, set, drive!
Daniel L. Smith, author of the new nonfiction book "The Bankhead Highway In Texas," will make an appearance Sunday at the Lions Club in Sweetwater on 1510 Lamar Street.
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Sweetwater's "Storm," an eighth grade travel basketball team, brought home the Championship this weekend after a tournament in Colorado City. Storm is a local youth sports travel team, founded by Anthony Knox.
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TUESDAY, MARCH 24
Sweetwater JV Red will host Levelland (district opener), 4 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will host Levelland (district opener), 7 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity and JV girls will be playing the first leg of district tournament at Snyder.
Sweetwater varsity will host Levelland, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Levelland, 7 p.m.
Sweetwater middle school boys and girls will be com-peting at Merkel meet.
THURSDAY, MARCH 26
Rescheduled: Sweetwater JV White hosts Abilene Cooper sophomores, 4 p.m.