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March 11th, 2013

Gerald Liston

March 11, 2013

Graveside services for Gerald Liston, 72, of Sweetwater, will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Sweetwater Cemetery. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Liston died Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Sweetwater.

Clifford E. Hilley

March 11, 2013

Funeral services for Clifford E. Hilley, 72, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Ward Hayes officiating. Interment will follow at Roscoe Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Hilley died Sunday, March 10, 2013 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
He was born May 20, 1940 in Visalia, Calif. He married Sandra Kay Norton on Nov. 24, 1975, in Lovington, N.M.

Rev. Orvel E. Brantley

March 11, 2013

Funeral services for Rev. Orvel E. Brantley, 89, of Abilene and formerly of Sweetwater, will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Lamar Street Baptist Church with Rev. Tom Cox and Rev. Keith Clifton officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12 2013, at McCoy Funeral Home, located at 401 E. Third Street in Sweetwater.
Brantley died Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.

Mary L. Kirk

March 11, 2013

Funeral services for Mary L. Kirk, 88, of Sweetwater, will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 1013, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Brian Brownlow officiating. A graveside service will follow at 2 p.m. at Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene and interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, at McCoy Funeral Home, located at 401 East Third Street in Sweetwater.
Kirk died Friday, March 8, 2013, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater.

‘Stangs play at home after AISD tourney

March 11, 2013

Sweetwater sought a win at home against Andrews at noon today after playing — and losing — all four games at the Abilene ISD baseball tournament that ended on Saturday.

Weekly sports calendar

March 11, 2013

MONDAY, MARCH 11
Baseball
Sweetwater, JV hosts Abilene Cooper sophomores, 9 a.m.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Andrews, noon.
Softball
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams will play at Levelland at noon and 2 p.m., respectively.
THURSDAY, MARCH 14
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity will play at Lubbock Estacado, noon.
FRIDAY, MARCH 15
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity plays host to Brownwood at 1 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams play host to Snyder (district openers), 5 and 7 p.m.
SATURDAY, MARCH 16
Baseball
Sweetwater JV will play doubleheader at Jim Ned starting at noon.

SW captures medals as Relays make return

March 11, 2013

Sweetwater athletes made a strong showing Friday at the high school track field when they hosted their Rattlesnake Relays for the first time in several years.
The Sweetwater boys and girls both placed second to San Angelo Central in the team standings, with the boys scoring 131 points and the girls 101. Central’s boys and girls scored 192 and 226 points, respectively.
The Sweetwater boys won a total of seven events, with both Nick Nemir and Kaleb Hoover winning twice.

Final Rattlesnake Relays results

March 11, 2013

JV results will be run at later date
VARSITY BOYS
Final team results — 1. Central 192; 2. Sweetwater 131; 3. Borden County 70; 4. Colorado City 69; 5. Anson 60; 6. Snyder 53.
100 — 1. Prieto, Central, 11.27; 2. Williams, Colorado City, 11.33; 3. Jay Lomas, Sweetwater, 11.34; 4. Kris Duran, Sweetwater, 11.52; 5. Deandre Gatson, Sweetwater, 11.59; 6. Martez, Central, 11.62; 7. Jackson, Central, 11.68; 8. Beker, Anson, 11.76; 9. Domguez, Snyder, 12.05; 10. Cumpton, Anson, 12.73.

Monday's local forecast

March 11, 2013

Today will be sunny with a high near 67. Winds will be from the west-southwest at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect clear skies tonight with a low around 42 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Get a look at the Spring Break forecast now at weather.gov.

March 9th

Rattlesnake fun

March 9, 2013

Joseph Castro, 6, a student in Roscoe and his cousin visiting from Pueblo, Colo., Avery Alvo, 2, admire a rattlesnake with the help of Sweetwater Jaycee Lance Shaw at the Round-Up.

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