Funeral services for Willie Hardy â€śBillâ€ť Carey, 101, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. James Baker officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Carey died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater.
He was born June 25, 1910, in Weatherford, Texas. Bill was a farmer and rancher and had lived in Nolan and Mitchell Counties all his life. He attended the Church of Christ in Roscoe.
Eight Highland football players have earned all-District 6, Division I six-man recognition.
Those named to the first team for Highland were Tyler Falcon at running back and linebacker, Ron Covington on special teams and safety, Jordan Rowan at wide receiver and Steven Tester as a defensive lineman.
Those named to the second team for Highland were Covington at quarterback, Tester at running back, Garrett Stewart as a defensive lineman, Michael Hyde at utility back and linebacker, Peyton Howard at fullback and cornerback and Shelby Howard at wide receiver and as a utility player.
Sweetwater High School will hold its annual football banquet Monday, Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex.
The tickets to this yearâ€™s banquet will be available for $10 each at the SHS field-house until noon on Dec. 8. SHS football players, cheer-leaders and student trainers will not be required to buy a ticket. The junior varsity White and Red and varsity teams will be recognized for their hard work and dedica-tion this year, and cheerleaders and student trainers will also also be introduced and thanked for their con-stant support. A highlight video will also be shown.
Down by seven (33-26) at the end of three periods, the Sweetwater boys basketball team forced overtime and edged host team Coahoma, 43-42, on Friday to even its record at 1-1 at the three-day tourney. Taylor Jonesâ€™ 14 points and Kaleb Hooverâ€™s 13 paced Sweetwater (3-4), which tied the game 37-37 at the end of regulation.
VS. BIG SPRING
* at Sweetwater
BIG SPRING 29,
8TH GRADE RED 28
Sweetwater points: Michael Hunt 12, Michael Lawrence 8, Cornelio Men-dez 4, Mark Lawrence 2, Adrian Vizzerra 2.
BIG SPRING 23
Sweetwater points: Isaiah Gonzales 10, Matthew Trevino 8, Roman Acuna 3, Alontae Heath 2, Adan Sanchez 2, Kris Warner 2, Brandon Gutierrez 1.
7TH GRADE RED 37,
BIG SPRING 24
Sweetwater points: Rocky Perez 8, Jacoby Hunt 7, Matthew Figueroa 6, Frank Ortega 6, Daniel Olguin 5, Jordan McGee 4, Keenan Cox 1.
BIG SPRING 24,
The Sweetwater JV girls came away with a win, but Sweetwaterâ€™s freshman girls lost on Tuesday at Clyde.
The JV girls won, 21-10, as they improved to 6-1 this season. Sweetwater led 12-8 at halftime, and held Clyde to just two points after in-termission. Shaneese Brown and Maddie Jones had six points, Larissa Locklar and Karlee Murff four and Tay-lor McPherson one.
ROSCOE 8TH BOYS 56,
ROTAN 8TH BOYS 13
Roscoe points: Javier Leanos 10, Vincent Pantoja 10, Rafael Aguayo 9, Nikolas Schriber 8, Bernardo Villa 8, Luis Villa 6, Kevin Lavalas 5. Halftime: Roscoe 30, Rotan 3.
HIGHLAND BOYS 21,
ROBY BOYS 20
Highland points: Seth Wood 8, Jordan Basye 4, Jacob Richburg 4, Eli Shelton 3, Emrick Wilson 2. Halftime: Highland 11, Roby 9. Highland record: 2-1.
BLACKWELL BOYS 35,
ROBERT LEE BOYS 10
Blackwell points: Tristen Hayes 17, Charlie Cano 10, Cole Alley 2, Garrett Davison 2, Doug Hardy 2, Chase Wynne 2. Blackwell record: 3-0.
NOV. 28 â€” VS. BIG SPRING
at Big Spring
8TH GRADE RED 37,
BIG SPRING 23
Sweetwater points: Mikeliah Foust 11, Morgan Rudel 8, Victoria Jimenez 6, Marissa Sanchez 6, Alaina Andrews 2, Mickenzie Brownlow 2, Morgan Gomez 2. Rebounds: Mickenzie Brownlow 5, Morgan Rudel 5, Mikeliah Foust 4, Gabby Fuentes 4, Alaina Andrews 3, Victoria Jimenez 2, Marissa Sanchez 2. Steals: Mikeliah Foust 8, Alaina Andrews 5, Mickenzie Brownlow 3, Morgan Rudel 3, Marissa Sanchez 2, Jaya Atkins 1. Halftime: Sweetwater 19, Big Spring 8. Sweetwater record: 1-2.
NOV. 21 â€” VS. WYLIE
ROSCOE GIRLS 27,
HAWLEY GIRLS 25
Roscoe points: Olivia Saddler 11, Selena Perez 5, Shelby Brown 4, Whitney Williams 4, Samantha Ortega 2, Jese Pena 2, Olivia Rovig 2. Roscoe record: 2-3.
HAWLEY BOYS 30,
ROSCOE BOYS 14
Roscoe points: Jeremy Solano 8, Chase Cathey 4, Cutter Davila 2.
MCCAMEY GIRLS 27,
HIGHLAND GIRLS 20
Highland points: Schyler Kim-brell 8, Kaylee Martin 8, Taylar Hammand 2, Morgan Monroe 2. Halftime: McCamey 17, Highland 12.
An 18-wheeler jackknifed on North Highway 70 on Saturday morning, Dec. 3, 2011, causing traffic to be stopped for a short while. There were no injuries reported and only one vehicle was involved in the wreckage. The roadways were wet Saturday morning due to Friday nightâ€™s rainfall and a slight drizzle on Saturday morning.