October 22nd, 2012
ROSCOE â The Roscoe Plowboys evened ther rec-ord at 2-2 in District 7-A, Division II on Friday as they shut out a winless Ranger team, 52-0, before the home crowd at Plowboy Field.
One week after losing to district leader Albany 69-12, Roscoe dished out its own punishment. The Plowboys got two TD runs by Eduar-do Gallegos and one from Vincent Pantoja and Este-ban Benivamondez in rush-ing for 379 yards to Ran-gerâs 28. Gallegos ran for 165 yards and Pantoja 102. Also, Cutter Davila was 15-of-25 passing for 193 yards and had TD throws to Gallegos, Benivamondez and Shelton Toliver.
Sweetwater High Schoolâs cross country runners com-peted at a meet hosted by Roscoe this past Tuesday in their final tuneup for the district meet at Snyder.
Individual times were as follows:
Girls â Madison Howard 16:08.16; Marissa Sanchez 16:09.80; Addisyn Cleckler 18:56.81; Hannah Sanchez 20:23.60.
Boys â Colton Scott 18:21.19: Brandon Howell 20:23.16.
Tennis team wins 14 of 18 matches against Greenwood
Sweetwater High Schoolâs tennis team did exception-ally well this past Tuesday, winning 14 of 18 matches against Midland Greenwood at the SHS courts.
After suffering a defeat at Big Spring three days earlier that eliminated any hopes of reaching the playoffs, the Sweetwater volleyball team â which by many accounts has had an excellent season â showed off its talent while beating Midland Greenwood in three games at Mustang Gym.
After winning the first two games over the Rangerettes by scores of 25-15 and 25-17, Sweetwater (24-15 overall) staged a terrific rally to get a sweep with a 25-19 win in Game 3 that dropped Greenwood to 1-8 in district.
Today, we'll have a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 84. It will be mostly sunny with southern winds around 15 to 20 mph. Gusts will be as high as 25 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight with a low around 65. Winds will be from the south at 15 mph, with gusts topping out at 20 mph.
Learn more about your local forecast at weather.gov.
Graveside services for Johnny Orsak, 81, of Sweetwater, will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at Roscoe Cemetery with Rev. Chris Stephens officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Orsak died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Nolan Nursing and Rehab in Sweetwater.
A Memory Mass for Armando Montemayor will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Father Charles Okonkwo officiating.
Montemayor passed away on Sept. 2, 2012, in Jacksonville, Ark.
Lone Star, ACA (Lone Star Ag Credit) appreciates the communities they live and work in and wanted to find a way to give back to those communities that would represent Agriculture. In the month of October, Lone Star will hold a canned food drive at all of their branch locations, but with a competitive twist. Each branch is in the running to also receive a $100 check to go towards their pantry of choice if they collect the most food.
The Sweetwater office will be collecting for Goodfellows. All donations can be made at Lone Star Ag Credit, 400 East 3rd Street in Sweetwater by Oct. 31.
On Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, Trinity Baptist Church is celebrating the realization of a 50-year prayer and vision.Â âSince the beginning of the church, Trinity has had a vision of growth,â says Senior Pastor Ward Hayes.Â âThe original church was constructed with a planned addition.Â And while the plans were modified over time, the vision to grow and serve the community of Sweetwater has remained steadfast.â
âą RPMH continues initiative for the second year in a row to support American Cancer Society
For the second year in a row, the lawn outside Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) is sporting pink stakes as part of an initiative to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.
Two patients were transported from a wreck on Lamar and Arkansas Street on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. The Mustang, going west on Arkansas, struck the truck that was going north on Lamar Street, according to authorities. Both patients were in stable condition.