September 2nd, 2014

Local Sports Calendar

September 2, 2014

Cross Country
Sweetwater and Roscoe runners at Eula meet (this is the season-opening meet for Roscoe).
Sweetwater varsity will host San Angelo Lake View, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater freshmen host Colorado City (middle school gym), 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV hosts Colorado City, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Colorado City, 6 p.m.
Sweetwater freshmen will host Muleshoe, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Muleshoe, 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV will play at Hamlin, 6 p.m.
Highland JV will play at Gordon, 4 p.m.

Up close and personal

September 2, 2014

A Lubbock High defender tries to bring down Sweetwater’s T.C. Huitt in Friday’s opener at the Bowl. Sweetwater won 66-35 and will travel to Muleshoe this Friday.

Blackwell falls to Sterling City

September 2, 2014

Visiting Blackwell held a 24-12 lead over Sterling City with one quarter left in its season opener on Friday, but the Eagles came back with 26 unanswered points for a 38-24 win.

See the full story in Tuesday's print edition in Sports.

Banyard will be on Vikings’ practice squad despite having a strong preseason

September 2, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — After being released by the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings on Saturday, ex-Sweetwater High School running back Joe Banyard cleared waivers on Sunday and will join the team’s practice squad for the third straight year.

Read the full story in Tuesday's print edition in Sports.

Tuesday's local events

September 2, 2014

Today, September 2nd, "Let's Talk Books," the book club of the County-City Library, will meet at noon in the meeting room. The book selection is "The End of Your Life Book Club" by Will Schwable.
You don't have to read the book to attend the meeting, just come and hear about the book. Sack lunches will be provided for the first 15 people for a $5 donation.
The selection for October will be "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty.
For more information, call 235-4978 or go to Hope to see you there!

Local weather for Tuesday

September 2, 2014

Today will be sunny and hot with a high near 100, although heat index values could get as high as 105. Winds will be from the south around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 75 and southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Visit to learn more.

Volunteer drivers needed at SNAP

September 2, 2014

For some elderly Sweetwater residents, the hot meal delivered to them by Senior Nutrition Activities Program (SNAP) could be the only meal they eat all day.
More than 160 local senior citizens rely on the meal, which SNAP drivers deliver each weekday without fail — even when the mostly volunteer staff is shorthanded — a problem SNAP director Tonya Challis deals with every week.

Pick up Monday's edition to read the full story.

Square dance classes to begin in Sweetwater

September 2, 2014

Starting on Monday, Sept. 8, a new square dancing class will begin.
The class will be held from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Jack Lambert Recreation Room, located at 604 Jack Lambert Drive in Sweetwater.

Pick up Monday's edition to read the full story.

‘Roos hold on to win finale

September 2, 2014

The Mustangs showed up at the Bowl again on Satur-day, and almost completed an amazing rally.
But Weatherford, after nearly blowing a 24-point second half lead, finally dis-covered some late magic as the Kangaroos rebounded to defeat Lubbock Coronado — like Sweetwater, known as the Mustangs — in a high-scoring, thrilling Family RV Sammy Baugh Classic finale by a score of 50-38.

Pick up Monday's edition to read the full story.

August 30th

ClearTalk Wireless to host event today

August 30, 2014

ClearTalk Wireless is hosting an event today from 2-4 p.m. at the Nolan County Plaza. Abilene classic rock radio station 102 The Bear will be live on location and many local businesses have donated gift certificates to be given away at the event. School supplies will also be given away at the event.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 19 Football Sweetwater varsity will host Snyder, 7:30 p.m. Roscoe varsity will play...
Today’s 7:30 p.m. match-up between Sweetwater and Snyder won’t affect either team’s playoff chances...
Sweetwater’s tennis team begins its fall district season by hosting Big Spring star-ting at 9 a.m....


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