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May 22nd, 2015

Benefit tourney set for June 20 at SCC

May 22, 2015

In conjunction with the Gary Sinise Foundation, the Sweetwater Country Club will host a golf tournament on June 20 which will benefit wounded military veterans and their families.
The tournament format will be a four-person scramble, with play scheduled to start at 9 a.m. The cost is $50 per person, and hole sponsor signs are available for $100. The event will have a shotgun start.

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Three Lady Mustang camps are scheduled in June

May 22, 2015

A Lady Mustang Vol-leyball Skills Camp has been scheduled for Tuesday through Friday, June 9-12 at Sweetwater Middle School.
Also, a Lady Mustang Basketball Camp will be held Monday through Thursday, June 15-17 at the SHS gym. A Lady Mustang Soft-ball Camp will be held June 23-26 at the Jerry Collins Softball Complex for students who have completed grades K-8.

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Local athletes reached next level

May 22, 2015

The 2014-15 school year was rather unique in regard to team success for Sweetwater High School.
Here is a look back at the top sports stories of the year involving Nolan County:

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Lawrence records 1st hole in one

May 22, 2015

Jack Lawrence made his first hole in one ever this past Tuesday while playing at Sweetwater Country Club.
Lawrence was using an 8-iron when he aced the No. 17 hole measuring 133 yards.
Those who were witnesses to the feat were Jerry Berlin, Homer Tay-lor, Fred Waldrop, Jerry Reeves, Rita Lawrence and family dog Bob.

Roscoe shootout, camps set in June

May 22, 2015

Roscoe Collegiate has an-nounced its plans to hold a girls and boys basketball Summer Shootout, with the dates set for June 11-12.
Also, the Roscoe basket-ball coaching staff is conducting camps on June 1-3 and June 15-17 at the high school gym.

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Missionary Dan Charland and wife Jennifer to be special guests at Broadway Baptist

May 22, 2015

Churches featured in this week's Religion section are: Avondale Baptist Church, Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

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History of the Women Airforce Service Pilots

May 22, 2015

One thousand eight hundred thirty women pilots — ages 18 to 35, with a private or commercial pilot’s license and at least 500 hours cockpit time (later lowered to 200 and then 35 hours) — answered the call of their country in the fall of 1942-1944 and joined the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) to train at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas. Avenger Field was and is the only all-female training base in U.S. military history.

Five SHS students receive ASU Carr Scholarship

May 22, 2015

Five students signed letters of receipt for the Carr Scholarship at Angelo State University in a ceremony on April 21. ASU’s Carr Scholarship Program is designed for entering students and honors their dedication to learning by recognizing their previous academic achievements. Awards are based on their high school GPA and standardized test scores. Sweetwater seniors left to right are  Columbus Hickmon, Jasmine Reddic, Natalie Cox, Patrick Reyna and Sierra Flores. Also in attendance from Sweetwater High School was SHS Principal, Dr.

Lieutenant Colonel Kimberly Scott to attend WASP Homecoming

May 22, 2015

For the 10th year WASP will return to Avenger Field for Homecoming to celebrate Memorial Day on Saturday, May 23, honoring all American veterans. The ashes of WASP June Braun Bent 44-3 will be disbursed over Avenger Field during the evening Memorial Ceremony.
The luncheon speaker is Lt. Col. Samantha Weeks USAF, former Thunderbird pilot. Lt. Kimberly Scott USAF, C-17 pilot will attend representing the Tuskegee Airmen.

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SRPC presents scholarships to several local seniors

May 22, 2015

Shown are Veeda Jeter, scholarship award winner from Blackwell CISD and Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club member Robert Peterson. Jeter is the winner of a $1000 scholarship.
Also awarded scholarships were Alice Bell from Highland High School and Jesenia Peña from Roscoe Collegiate High School.

Four Sweetwater Little League teams began play on Saturday at single-elimination District 5...
Sweetwater’s Major League (ages 11-12) Storm played Saturday at a District 5 Little League...
Roscoe and Sweetwater are hosting several camps in the month of June for various sports include...

 

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