June 9th, 2012
Pictured here are local students who competed in the Mustang Basketball afternoon camp this past week for those who have completed third through fifth grade. In no particular order are Jackson Foster, Harrison Foster, Nicolas Tovar, Timmy Thompson, Ray Flores, Geordan Flores, Gage Turnbow, Nicholas Browning, Caleb Reed, Reese Hayes, Rylan Hayes, Kei Griffin, Ethan Peacock, Ty Fullwood, Cooper Hrbacek, Luke Williams, Spud Jones, Logan Cornutt, Joshua Stegge, Stephen Turney, Nicholas Limones, Jasen Nelsen and Josh Huckabee.
Photo by Ron Howell
Pictured here are local students completing grades 2-8 who attended the Lady Mustang Basketball Camp this past week at the Sweetwater Middle School gym.
Local results through Thursday; more results will be in Mondayâ€™s paper
AT ABILENE WYLIE
TUESDAY, JUNE 5
Sweetwater RiverDogs 14, Snyder Cubs 12
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6
Wylie Astros 13, Sweetwater RiverDogs 1 (Sweetwater elimi-nated from tournament)
AT ABILENE DIXIE
MONDAY, JUNE 4
Wylie Yankees 8, Sweetwater Dodgers 3 (Sweetwater eliminated from tournament)
TUESDAY, JUNE 5
Sweetwater Dâ€™Backs 9, Snyder Braves 7
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6
Mustang Baseball Camp: Monday through Thursday, June 11-14 at the Sweetwater High School baseball field (Sportsmanâ€™s Park) located inside New-man Park just south of Nolan County Coliseum. The first session for students entering grades 1-5 is from 9-10:15 a.m. while the second session for students entering grades 6-9 is from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Persons will need to register at least 15 minutes before each session begins June 11. Cost: $40, which includes a T-shirt. For more information, please call SHS head baseball coach Roland Herrera at (325) 236-1003.
Rookie free agent Joseph Banyard, a running back who starred at Sweetwater and the University of Texas-El Paso, inked a three-year contract this past week with his second National Football League team, the New Orleans Saints.
Banyard also participated on a tryout basis in the Saintsâ€™ minicamp that was held from June 5-7 in New Orleans.
Following his transfer from Texas Christian where he initially committed, Banyard spent his final two years of college eligibility at Texas-El Paso where he rushed for a total of 1,490 yards with 14 touchdowns.
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AVONDALE BAPTIST CHURCH
Greetings to everyone, from the Avondale Baptist Church family! We would like to invite you to come and visit us if you are looking for a loving church family. We welcome you to come and worship our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ with us. We are located at 1405 Hoyt Street.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 59 calls for service, issued one citation and made one arrest on June 7, 2012.
The SPD received 24, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Criminal mischief â€”Â 1400 block of Hailey.
â€˘ Debit/credit card abuse â€”Â 300 block of E. Broadway.
â€˘ Burglary of a vehicle â€”Â 1500 block of Josephine.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Female Juvenile, 15 â€”Â Family violence assault.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had five calls for service, served no civil papers and made three arrests on June 7, 2012.
Arrested by NCSO:
The Women of First Presbyterian Church Sweetwater made and donated plastic mats to the County-City Library. The mats are made out of plastic bags. The bags are cut and rolled into â€śplarnâ€ť plastic yarn and crocheted into mats. They began the project making mats for the homeless, but wanted to give locally. The mats will be used for the libraryâ€™s story times. â€śWe are very grateful for them thinking of an giving to the library,â€ť said Becky Brock.
Pictured on one of the mats during a magic show at the library are Monica Valdez and her sons, Mason and Roman.
Six students from Highland High School were inducted into membership of the National Honor Society in a ceremony held at the school.Â Members were selected by a faculty council for meeting high standards of scholarship, service, leadership and character. Students inducted were Brenden Huckabee (Jr), Brianne O'Ryan (Jr), Jordan Rowan (Sr), Putri Soedarsono (Jr), Lora Stewart (Jr) and Julia Tibbit (Jr).