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Ollie Henry Wilson

December 17, 2012

Ollie Henry Wilson, 85, of Abilene, passed away Thursday, Dec. 13, in Fort Worth, Texas.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 17, at Community Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 1443 North 2nd Street, Abilene, with Jennifer and Kerry Bashaw and Jonathan Garcia officiating. Burial will follow in City Cemetery in Sweetwater, Texas, directed by Community Memorial Funeral Home. The family received friends at a visitation from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

Robert “Bobby” Gerald Kamer

December 17, 2012

Services for Robert “Bobby” Gerald Kamer, 65, of Sweetwater, will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Keith Clowers and Rev. Chris Stephens officiating. Bobby requested to be cremated after the services, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends Monday evening, Dec. 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.
Kamer died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at his residence.

Lady Mustangs hold off Graham to get 11th victory

December 17, 2012

Going on the road for the final time before the holi-day break, the Sweetwater girls basketball team got 18 points from Kendra Crosson and led at the end of each quarter as it held off Gra-ham, 37-32, on Saturday.
Crosson got double-figure support from Suede Shirley, who had 11 points to help the Lady Mustangs improve their record to 11-7. The game, originally set for Friday, was moved because Graham’s football team played in the state semifinals, losing to Gilmer 50-7.
Kelsi Crosson had three points, Kathleen Campbell and Janell Walker two and Taylor McPherson one.

Monday's forecast for Sweetwater

December 17, 2012

Today will be sunny with a high near 66. Winds will be from the west-southwest at 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight, expect to see clear skies with a low around 40, and south-southwestern winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

This week’s basketball

December 17, 2012

MONDAY, DEC. 17
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls host Big Spring, 5 and 6 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ boys play at Big Spring, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Roscoe junior high teams (except ‘B’ boys) host Hermleigh starting at 5 p.m.
Highland 7th grade teams and 8th grade boys host Westbrook starting at 5 p.m.
Blackwell junior high teams play at Robert Lee starting at 6 p.m.
TUESDAY, DEC. 18
Sweetwater girls host Colorado City — JV at 4:30 p.m., varsity at 6 p.m.
Sweetwater boys host Colorado City — JV at 4:30 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.

All-district Plowboys

December 17, 2012

Roscoe landed four of its players on the all-District 7-A, Division II first team that was released this past week, while several other players also earned district recognition.
One of the district’s top honors went to Roscoe freshman Vincent Pantoja, who shared the district’s defensive newcomer of the year honor with Hamlin’s Marcos Rojas.
Roscoe’s four District 7-A, Division II first team selections were defensive lineman Landon Jones, cornerback Brant Burnett, utility player Chris Deleon and receiver Shelton Toliver. Deleon, Burnett and Jones are seniors while Toliver is a junior.

SHS rally comes up short at Bangs

December 17, 2012

BANGS — The Sweetwa-ter High School boys bas-ketball team saw a furious fourth-quarter rally come up just short Friday as the Mustangs lost at Bangs, 47-44, despite outscoring their hosts 16-6 in the final eight minutes of play.

Highland girls are the lone area winner

December 17, 2012

Only one Nolan County area varsity basketball team — the 14-3 Highland girls — won Friday. Sierra Allen had 25 points as Highland beat Hamlin 42-38. Hannah Allen had seven, Schyler Kimbrell six, Sydny Helbert four and Madison Moseley two for the Lady Hornets, who were up 34-23 after three periods and held off a big Hamlin rally in the final quarter at Highland.
In the other girls games on Friday, Roscoe lost to Forsan 36-23 in non-dis-trict while Blackwell was defeated 70-9 by Garden City in a District 14-A, Div-ision II contest.

Roscoe JV girls place second at Bronte tourney

December 17, 2012

Roscoe’s JV girls basketball team won second place at Bronte’s tournament on Dec. 8.
Roscoe defeated host team Bronte 29-14 in its first game, advancing the team to the championship against Miles where Roscoe lost by a score of 33-26.
Samantha Ortega scored nine points against Miles and also had 12 points vs. Bronte, while Olivia Rovig had nine against Bronte and Dani Dean six vs. Miles.

SMS boys teams can’t get W vs. Wylie

December 17, 2012

Wylie defeated Sweetwa-ter Middle School’s boys basketball teams in all four games that were played here on Thursday. The seventh grade Red lost to Wylie, 29-25, despite 12 points by Kiante McCoy and 10 from Michael Green. Kobe Clark scored two points and Isak Alvarez one. Wylie won, 32-12, over the seventh grade White with Daniel Avila scoring five, Mikwuan Jones three, Kurt Wetsel two and Jose Solis and Jac-ob Trevino one.

The Sweetwater High School tennis team members are, standing from left, Colt Bewley, Brandon...
Two of the four Sweetwater Middle School football teams came away with wins in season-opening games...
All three of Sweetwater High School’s volleyball teams played dual matches Saturday at Lubbock...

 

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