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April 22nd, 2015

Lady Mustangs trample Estacado

April 22, 2015

LUBBOCK — The last time Sweetwater met Lubbock Estacado, the Lady Mustangs trounced the Lady Matadors, 28-0.
Tuesday during the squads' second district meeting, the Lady 'Stangs were hot again, pulling off a 25-7 victory on the road.

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

Wednesday's local weather

April 22, 2015

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 85. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph, and after 3 p.m. we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Those rain chances will decrease to 10% through 7 p.m., with partly cloudy conditions and a low around 60. Winds will remain from the south at 5 to 10 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

April 21st

Local runner prepares for "Beat the Street" 50K

April 21, 2015

At 2 a.m., most of us are sound asleep, resting up for the day to come. But for Andy Wilson, his wife Rhonda has dropped him off in a random location to begin a 22-mile run.

Read more in Tuesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Heart Walk raises over $20K

April 21, 2015

The Nolan County Heart Walk took place on Saturday, April 18, at Sweetwater High School. This year's route took place in the residential areas around the field house, instead of the high school track. At this year's Heart Walk, there were two Grand Marshals, both of whom serve on the local American Heart Association board and have been directly impacted by cardiovascular concerns — Kirk Maberry and Jim Petrie.

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

New scoreboard to be donated to Mustang Bowl

April 21, 2015

It was announced Monday during a regular meeting of the Sweetwater Independent School District Board of Trustees that Mustang Bowl will receive a new scoreboard.

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

Local sports calendar

April 21, 2015

TUESDAY, APRIL21
Baseball
Sweetwater JV Red at Lubbock Estacado, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity at Lubbock Estacado, 7:30 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity at Lubbock Estacado, 5 p.m.
Tennis
Highland’s Isaac Rios and Kevin Box (boys doubles team) at Region II-1A tournament, Bentwood Country Club, San Angelo.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22
Track
Roscoe varsity boys and girls qualifiers compete at District 7-2A/8-2A area meet, McMurry University, Abilene.
THURSDAY, APRIL 23
Track
Highland varsity boys and girls qualifiers compete at District 11-1A/12-1A area meet, Hermleigh.

Firing one to the plate

April 21, 2015

Sweetwater’s Annaliese Espinoza delivers a pitch during a game against Lubbock Estacado earlier this year. The playoff-bound Lady Mustangs will be playing at Estacado at 5 p.m. today.

Richburg, Allen lead area track meet qualifiers for Highland

April 21, 2015

GAIL — Hannah Allen and Jacob Richburg will lead Highland’s contingent of athletes who earned top-four finishes at the District 12-1A track meet Friday to qualify for this week’s area track competition.

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

Local forecast for Tuesday

April 21, 2015

Today will be partly sunny, with a high near 80 and southern winds around 10 mph. After 3 p.m., we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Those rain chances will remain in the area tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 64. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 10 to 15 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

April 20th

SHS art students honored by SISD school board

April 20, 2015

Sweetwater High School art students, Abby Lynch, Katie Melendrez, Kendra Pack and Keegan Von Atzigen were recognized at the recent Sweetwater ISD school board meeting.

Saturday’s key district baseball game between Sweetwater and Big Spring had two changes Friday. The...
FRIDAY, APRIL 24 Baseball Change: Sweetwater JV (combined Red and White teams) plays at Big Spring...
For Sweetwater’s softball team, Saturday’s regular season finale vs. Big Spring will be a chance...

 

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