September 9th, 2013
ANDREWS â When the Mustangs battle each other on the football field, itâs rarely a dull contest.
Sweetwater and Andrews, who have played memorable games since they first met as district rivals in the 1980s, produced a non-district classic on Friday. When the dust had settled, the visiting Mustangs (Sweetwater) had a 39-31 win after holding off a fourth-quarter rally by the host Mustangs (Andrews), leaving both teams with identical 1-1 records.
It was a shootout from the start, complete with several huge momentum shifts on both sides.
Sweetwater went 2-for-2 in sub-varsity football ac-tion vs. Andrews Thursday at Mustang Bowl.
Sweetwaterâs JV (1-1) beat Andrews 28-24. Adrian Vizzerra had two rushing touchdowns and Denzell Moore one, while JâCorey Amos (5 catches, 53 yards) scored on a pass reception. Deshaun Williams (three catches, 91 yards), Mike Lawrence (six catches, 74 yards) and Sean Norman (5, 63) were also top receivers. Defensive standouts were Vizzerra (six tackles), Moore (five tackles), Amos (three tackles) and Max Gomez (interception).
Sweetwaterâs freshman improved to 2-0 with a 36-14 win over Andrews.
ROSCOE â Roscoeâs of-fense exploded for 39 first-half points in Fridayâs home opener en route to a 45-26 victory over Irion County.
The Plowboys, who ex-ceeded 21 points only one time last season, reached that plateau in the first minute of the second quarter in evening its record at 1-1.
Blackwell is now 2-0 after a win at Jayton on Friday, but Highland (0-2) lost its game at Sterling City.
Blackwell 32, Jayton 14
Blackwell avenged a 2012 non-district loss to Jayton as the Hornets got three touchdowns from Jayden Jones and one each from Franck Cano and Mason Magness. Jayton (1-1) won last yearâs game 56-30, but was mostly shut down by Blackwellâs defense in Fri-dayâs rematch.
Roscoeâs junior varsity football team defeated Irion County, 30-8, in Irion County on Thursday for its second win in as many games this season.
Brayden Beal accounted for all four touchdowns by the Plowboys. He had scor-ing runs of 62 and 61 yards for Roscoeâs first two touchdowns, threw a 4-yard TD pass to Isaiah Gonzales in the third quarter and even scored defensively with an 80-yard interception return in the third stanza.
BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH
James reminds us that life is nothing more than a vapor, here one minute and gone the next.Â We make big plans, talk of big activities, and schedule a lot of appointments only to realize that those appointments are âtentative.âÂ The plans we make are only temporary and for the most part uncertain.Â Life is very unpredictable, and little is sure.Â It has been said that the best laid plans of mice and men are never for certain.Â
The Sweetwater Woman's Forum Executive Board met at noon on Tuesday at the home of Dr. Judy Clayton.
The objectives of Woman's Forum shall be to promote acquaintance and mutual helpfulness among women and their organizations to aid in civic and intellectual improvements.
Woman's Forum meets on the second Tuesday of each month at Bee's DĂ©cor. New and old members are invited and encouraged to attend the next meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 at Bee's.
Seventh grade shop class students are working on a project to beautify the Sweetwater Middle School (SMS) campus.
"When we're done here, it's going to be a nice spot to sit and relax," said Coach Tony Cortez, SMS athletic director.
A special-called meeting of the Nolan County Commissioners was held on Tuesday, in which approval was given toward the purchase of a financial package software upgrade for the county auditor and county treasurer.
The current system has been in place since 1985, thus becoming outdated and no longer having the ability for significant upgrades. After reviewing up to five different software options, the software provided by STW, Inc. was selected.
Future hospital facility plans were discussed during the August meeting of the Nolan County Hospital District board of directors.
Among the items, a follow-up report on the Cardiac Rehab project was given by David White of McKinstry, the company overseeing the construction. After receiving feedback from the board, around $83,000 was cut on the project, bringing the total cost of the building to just over $1.7 million.