October 16th, 2012
Here are Sweetwaterâ€™s JV golf results at their Abilene tournaments Oct. 9:
Team and individual
Team 1 (446) â€” Corynn Martin 103; Kala Wofford 104; Alaina Andrews 116; Angellica Collier 123; Jas-mine Reddic 128.
Team 2 (504) â€” Gabby Reyes 113; Payton Moore 113; Caitlyn Slaton 134; Ashleigh Jimenez 144.
JV BOYS (individual)
63 total golfers
15. Michael Hazard 82
17. Michael Hunt 84
JV BOYS (team)
11 total teams
(Note: 8 of the
teams in Class 5A)
7. Sweetwater 381 (Odessa Permian finished 1st while Snyder shot a 383)
Here are results for the Sweetwater Middle School volleyball teams when they played San Angelo Glenn on Oct. 11:
7th grade White: Won 25-20, 25-21.
Individual service points: Kalei Hayes 10, Avery Garcia 8, Ainsleigh Nelson 7, Alex Perez 5, Marissa Gonzales 4, Kaylenn Rudel 4, Cambree Coleman 2.
7th grade Red: Won 16-25, 25-10, 25-18.
Individual service points not available.
8th grade White: Won 20-25, 25-22, 25-20.
Individual service points: Natalie Valdez 12, Sonya Sanchez 11, Lexi Kamer 7, Danielle Vega 6, Jacinda Garcia 5, Katelynn Painter 3, Robbi Hannah 2, Mallory Carney 1.
Expect mostly sunny skies today with a high near 90. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight will be mostly clear with a low around 63. South-southeast winds around 15 mph will have gusts topping out as high as 25 mph.
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As your child becomes a teenager, you may feel you no longer have much influence on your teenâ€™s decision making, especially when it comes to details like dating, abstinence, sex, and birth control.
The good news is parents count. Recent research shows that when parents communicate their attitudes and values about teen sexuality to their children, their teenagers are less likely to have sexual relations at an early age.
A two-day Food Protection Management training for food service managers in the Big Country area will be held October 22 and 29, 2012 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Taylor County Extension Office located on the Taylor County Expo grounds in Abilene.
Tuesday, November 6 is the date for the general election, but a number of important deadlines are also coming up in the meantime.
With the final day to register to vote already passing on October 9, 2012, voters can already look ahead to early voting. But prior to the early vote, the automatic tabulating equipment that will be used in the general election will be tested on Friday, October 19.
It will be held at 10 a.m. at 100 E. 3rd, Suite 305, to ensure that the votes cast will be accurately counted for all offices and on all measures.
Texas State Technical College West Texas received an award from The Hispanic Business Council and Abilene Chamber of Commerce for five years of building bridges.
Kim Porter and Nick Alvarado accepted the award from Business Mercado Co-Chairs David Hernandez and Jesse Cardenas.
This fall the Texas Classroom Teachers Association awarded scholarships totaling $6,000 to two 2012 high school graduates from the Abilene area who are pursuing higher education: Fabian Esquivel, Winters High School, Winters ISD; and Emilia Richardson, Sweetwater High School, Sweetwater ISD.
The two deserving teens are among 42 students across Texas to receive scholarships totaling $108,000 from the TCTA Scholarship Program, which is funded by the estate of the late Charles and Phyllis Gottlieb. Awards are based on the cost of tuition at recipientsâ€™ chosen schools and financial need.
Monday's forecast is looking mostly sunny with a high near 82. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight, we'll see partly cloudy skies and a low around 60, with southern winds at 10 to 15 mph.
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In a wild District 4-3A opener at Mustang Bowl that featured a pair of 2-3 teams with first-year head coaches, the winner of Fridayâ€™s Sweetwater vs. Snyder showdown wasnâ€™t decided until the final play.
Even though Sweetwater never trailed, the Mustangs couldnâ€™t relax until a Snyder fumble on that very last play sealed a 34-27 triumph.
And while the first feeling might have been one of relief, it was immediately followed by joy in the Bowl as Sweetwater won its 4-3A opener against a fierce rival â€” and one with three con-secutive lopsided victories over the Mustangs.