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April 16th, 2014

Wednesday's local weather

April 16, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 76. Winds will be from the south at 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 52 and breezy winds from the south-southeast around 20 mph.
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April 15th

DI team competes in state tournament

April 15, 2014

The Destination Imagination team from Sweetwater Intermediate School traveled to Austin for their state tournament on April 11. Students on the team are pictured from left to right, Kimberly Arpin, Danner Foust, Ethan Cortez, Jazzel Villa, Jacqueline Arellano and teacher, Kayla Scott.
Destination Imagination is an educational program where student teams use creativity and team work to solve problems and present the solutions.

Easter bunny to be at Doug Sitter State Farm

April 15, 2014

The Easter Bunny will make a special visit to Doug Sitter State Farm on Lamar this Thursday, April 17, from 4-5:30 p.m. Bring your camera and stop by to take a free photo with the bunny. Also, register to win prizes and enjoy treats for the kids.
"We have so much fun doing this every year. We love seeing so many adorable children so excited to see the Easter bunny and pick out a treat from her basket. And sometimes we even have an adult or two that joins in on the fun," said Doug Sitter.

WTEC works with area colleges to collaborate on regional education, workforce initiatives

April 15, 2014

On Friday, March 7, the West Texas Energy Consortium (WTxEC or Consortium) hosted a regional meeting for all community and technical colleges in the Consortium's region. The eight colleges in attendance included: Cisco College, Ranger College, Texas State Technical College West Texas, Howard College both San Angelo and Big Spring campuses, Western Texas College, Odessa College and Midland College.
A number of initiatives were proposed including a Regional Transfer Agreement that will align classes and programs across the region to simplify transference among regional partners. 

Harry Lee Hartgraves

April 15, 2014

Graveside services for Harry Lee Hartgraves, 71, of Abilene, formerly of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sweetwater. Reverend Chris Stephens will officiate and interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Hartgraves died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Care Inn of Abilene.

Local sports calendar

April 15, 2014

TUESDAY, APRIL 15
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Monahans, 7 p.m.
Golf
Sweetwater’s Michael Hunt at Region I-3A tournament, Lubbock.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity and junior varsity teams will host Monahans at 5 and 7 p.m., respectively.
THURSDAY, APRIL 17
Track
Sweetwater qualifiers will compete at 3-3A/4-3A area meet in Pecos (top four in each event will advance to the Region I-3A meet at Lubbock’s Texas Tech University on April 25-26).
FRIDAY, APRIL 18
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at Wylie, 4:30 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity at Wylie, 4:30 p.m.
Track

Mustangs seek revenge vs. the Loboes

April 15, 2014

The District 4-3A playoff picture is unsettled, but a win today at home would help the Sweetwater baseball team’s chances of making the postseason.
And avenging a 7-3 loss on March 25 when Sweet-water played at Monahans would be nice, too.
Wylie (6-1) has a one-game lead over Big Spring with Sweetwater and Mona-hans (3-4) tied for fourth with three games left, one game behind Snyder (4-3). The top four teams will ad-vance to the playoffs.

SW’s Hunt is 4 out of lead at 1-3A event

April 15, 2014

Sweetwater’s Michael Hunt has a shot at a state tournament medalist berth after an opening 75 Mon-day at the Region I-3A tour-nament in Lubbock.
He trails Andrews’ G.K. Morrison (71) by four shots at the Shadow Hills Golf Course and is tied for sev-enth place entering today’s final round. The top three individuals not on one of the top three teams will go to the state meet in Austin as medalists April 28-29, and Hunt would advance to the state meet in his current position.

District 14-1A (at Robert Lee)

April 15, 2014

 

Here final results for Blackwell athletes placing at the District 14-1A track meet held at Robert Lee. All Blackwell athletes qualifying for the area meet in Highland are in bold print.

District 13-1A (at Highland)

April 15, 2014

 

Here final results for all Highland and Roscoe athletes placing at the District 14-1A track meet held at Highland. All Roscoe and Highland athletes qualifying for the area meet in Highland are in bold print.

Times and events for local athletes only REGION I-3A (SWEETWATER BOYS, GIRLS) Texas Tech University...
The Sweetwater baseball team will play Monahans at 7 p.m. Friday in Big Spring to decide playoff...
SNYDER — After getting the go-ahead hit in his team’s 4-2 win over Snyder on Tuesday that finally...

 

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