April 16th, 2012
Final track results for the Sweetwater Middle School eighth grade girls are listed below for their meets that were held March 22 at Wall, March 30 at Colorado City and April 5 at Big Spring.
The team also competed on April 14 at their district meet held in Brownwood. This meet was the final one of the 2011-12 school year for all of the girls and boys track teams at SMS.
The Sweetwater Reporter will give the results for the seventh and eighth grade girls and boys at the district meet in a later edition as soon as the results are reported to the paper.
AT WALL MEET
35 points (6th place)
Morgan Shelton, a former Sweetwater High School athlete, has been named the Lone Star Conference Track Athlete of the Week follow-ing her outstanding performance for West Texas A&M University at the ASU/David Noble Relays in San Angelo, the league office announced on Thursday.
Shelton, who is a junior at WTAM, finished first in the womenâ€™s 100 hurdles with a school-record time of 14.08.
Sweetwaterâ€™s Alex Castil-lo, left, and Ryan Mercer won all-district honors at the District 5-3A golf tournament. Castillo shot 229 to place fourth among all district medalists and Mercer shot 237 to place ninth. Castillo advanced to the Region I-3A golf tournament that will be held Monday and Tuesday at San Angeloâ€™s Bentwood Country Club.
Sweetwater had track athletes with top-three finishes in five events at the District 5-3A meet which ended Thursday in Abilene. As a result, those athletes be heading to Lubbock later this month for regional competition.
On the boys side, Sweetwaterâ€™s Nick Nemir qualified in three events as he placed third in the 100 dash (10.88) and the 300 hurdles (40.31) and also ran a leg on the 4 x 200 relay that placed third (1:33.70). The other relay runners were Sam Nemir, who is Nickâ€™s brother, along with Kaleb Hoover and Ryan Linebaugh.
After a thrilling start to the week that saw Sweetwaterâ€™s softball team clinch its first playoff berth in 16 years, the Lady Mustangs hosted first-place Brownwood Friday and pounded out 10 hits off ace pitcher Sydney Laws â€” including solo homers by Suede Shirley and Claire Williams. It was not enough, however, as Brownwood (7-0) won, 15-3, to clinch its third straight district title.
With its playoff hopes on the brink of extinction, Sweetwaterâ€™s baseball team finally found the winning formula against Brownwood here Friday.
Playing the first game of a season-ending three-game homestand at Newman Park, the Mustangs (2-4) held off the Lions 4-3 to end a three-game skid and keep their postseason chances alive in District 5-3A.
MONDAY, APRIL 16
Sweetwater JV will play a doubleheader at Snyder starting at 5 p.m.
Sweetwaterâ€™s Alex Cas-tillo will compete as boys medalist at Region I-3A tournament in San Angelo through Tuesday, April 17.
TUESDAY, APRIL 17
Sweetwater varsity hosts Snyder, 7 p.m.
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams host Snyder, 5 and 6:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18
Sweetwater girls team (Alex Gomez, Rachel Hunt, Elise Lawrence, Haylee Stewart and Amy Witt) will be competing at Region I-3A tournament in San Angelo through Thursday, April 19.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 48 calls for service, issued seven citations and made two arrests on April 12, 2012.
The SPD received 19, 911 calls.
â€˘ 400 block of W. Arkansas.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Burglary of a habitation â€” 1700 block of E. 14th.
â€˘ Disorderly conduct â€” 1200 block of Ragland.
â€˘ Unauthorized use of a vehicle â€” E. Ave A.
â€˘ Accident involving damage to vehicle â€” 1200 block of Towncreek.
â€˘ Theft â€” 1100 block of E. Broadway.
â€˘ Criminal mischief â€” 200 block of Lamar.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Female juvenile, 14 â€” Assault.
David (Jenero) Prado passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2012. Funeral service was on Monday, April 16, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the St. Michaels the Archcangle Catholic Church in Grand Prairie, TX.
David worked for Gifford Hill which then turned to Hanson Pip. He lived in Grand Prairie, TX. David and Josephine were married for 46 years.
On Sunday, April 15, 2012, the angels took her to heaven. She was 80 years old. Jo Nell, of Sweetwater, was born Jan. 16, 1932, in Luther, TX to Mildred Lawrence and Lester Caughey. At the age of 15, she and her family moved to the Stephenville area where she graduated from Stephenville High School and met her life partner, Carl Max Burgan. Jo Nell and Carl Max married on Aug. 17, 1950, in Ft. Worth where they lived until moving to Sweetwater in 1953.