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February 18th, 2015

Autism topic of upcoming TSTC event

February 18, 2015

Walker Kyle is an expert on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). He will be presenting a four-hour conference on Saturday, March 7 at Texas State Technical College designed to educate parents and caregivers of children afflicted with ASD on how to develop strategies to deal with the disorder.

Learn more in Wednesday's print or e-edition (subscription required).

FCCLA students visit J.P. Cowen

February 18, 2015

Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) recently visited J.P. Cowen Early Childhood Center to spread the word about the importance of nutrition. Members worked very hard in weeks leading up to this visit.

Learn more in Wednesday's edition, in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

DeLeon wins contest

February 18, 2015

The winner of the Sweetwater Reporter and Sweetwater Floral Valentine’s Day drawing for a dozen roses was Lexi DeLeon. She is the daughter of Matt and Stacey DeLeon.

Local sports calendar

February 18, 2015

THURSDAY, FEB. 19
Powerlifting
Sweetwater boys and girls host meet.
Roscoe boys and girls at Sweetwater meet.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity will host tournament at Jerry Collins Complex.
FRIDAY, FEB. 20
Basketball
Highland vs. Balmorhea (Class 1A girls area playoff), 7 p.m., Big Lake.
Golf
Sweetwater JV and varsity girls will be playing at Snyder tournament.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity will host tournament at Jerry Collins Complex.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity teams at Graham tournament starting at 8 a.m.
SATURDAY, FEB. 21
Baseball

Local tourney schedules

February 18, 2015

SWEETWATER
BOYS AND GIRLS
POWERLIFTING
MEET
Thursday’s schedule
Athletes weigh in from 2-3 p.m. and lifting at Mustang Gym begins at 4:30 p.m.
SWEETWATER
SOFTBALL CLASSIC
AT JERRY
COLLINS COMPLEX
Thursday’s schedule
Field 1
9-10:30 a.m. – Sweetwater Red vs. Forsan; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — Winters vs. Tahoka; 2-3:30 p.m. — Stamford vs. Winters; 4-5:30 p.m. — Sweetwater 1 vs. Wall.
Field 2
9-10:30 a.m. – Stamford vs. Sweetwater 1; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — Westbrook vs. Wall; 2-3:30 p.m. — Sweet-water Red vs. Tahoka; 4-5:30 p.m. — Forsan vs. Westbrook.
Friday’s schedule
Field 1

Mustangs end with big run but Lobos hang on

February 18, 2015

Until the fourth quarter of Tuesday’s finale, Sweet-water was on its way to a lopsided defeat at Mustang Gym. Then the tide began turning for the home team, starting with a free throw with 7:27 to play by Jacob Peyton that cut Levelland’s lead to 71-41.

Learn more in Wednesday's print edition or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Roscoe, Blackwell boys end with a loss

February 18, 2015

The Roscoe boys bas-ketball team ended its season on Tuesday with a 54-36 loss to Stamford.
In 14-1A, Blackwell’s boys lost to Bronte 53-20 in their finale to go 0-14 in district and 3-16 over-all.

Read more in Wednesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Wednesday's local weather

February 18, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 62. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 5 to 10 mph, shifting to the southeast in the afternoon.
Expect clear skies tonight, with a low around 38 and east-southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight, winds will change to the south.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

February 17th

Car show proceeds to benefit local families

February 17, 2015

Manny Gutierrez stands alongside his 2014 Ford Mustang GT. Gutierrez, owner of Sweetwater Auto-Tire, is holding a car show at his business, located at 700 E. Broadway, on March 7, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Read more in Tuesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Big Country Electric Cooperative announces Operation Round Up

February 17, 2015

Big Country Electric Cooperative has initiated Operation Round Up: to allow the cooperative and its members to partner together to provide financial assistance to those in need locally. This program is supported by co-op members whose electric bills are “Rounded Up” to the nearest dollar.

Read more in Tuesday's edition, in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

The Sweetwater High School varsity and JV girls golf teams not only hosted a tournament Wednesday...
If the bad weather that has made a mess of this week’s local high school sports schedule improves...
The Highland girls basketball team begins defending its Region II-1A title when it plays Garden...

 

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