March 12th, 2011
A tribute to Terry Lane, Sweetwater Jaycee who recently passed away, was set up at the 53rd annual Sweetwater Jaycees Worldâ€™s Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up.
Several vendors set up each year at the Worldâ€™s Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up, including local businesses like DT Sorrells Saddlery of Sweetwater.
The Western Diamondback Rattlesnake is the main attraction at the annual Sweetwater Jaycees Worldâ€™s Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up. See many more photos online at www.sweetwaterreporter.com.
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s junior varsity girls golf team shot a one-day 394 total to finish third overall and second among JV teams at a 10-team tournament played March 8 in Abilene.
Sweetwaterâ€™s 394 was just one shot higher than Abil-ene Cooper JVâ€™s 393. Also, Sweetwaterâ€™s No. 2 JV team placed fifth with a 411 total.
Sophomore Amy Witt, a member of the No. 2 team, shot a 92 to place second among all JV players.
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s varsity girls golf team shot a two-day total of 764 for a sixth-place finish out of 14 teams at the Class 3A, Region I Preview tournament that was held March 4-5 in Lubbock.
Sweetwater shot daily scores of 386 and 378 at Meadowbrook Golf Course and was led by Elise Law-rence, who shot 91-94-185. Jodie May shot 99-92-191, Sarah Witt shot 97-96-193, Alex Gomez shot 100-96-196 and Katie High shot 99-103-202. The team plays its final pre-district event at Lamesa on March 24.
After suffering a tough 10-9 loss against Pecos on the first day of action, Sweetwater High School came back to earn a fifth-place finish at the TTCA regional team tennis tournament. SHS dominated Midland Greenwood 10-1 before defeating Levelland 13-6 to win fifth place.
Sweetwaterâ€™s JV boys golf team shot 391 for a fifth-place finish at a tournament held Feb. 23 in Lamesa. Guy Bond led the way with an 85 to place eighth among medalists. Rance Stone (100), Yates Cypert (102), Michael Hazard (104) and Jonah Law-rence (111) also played for Sweetwater at the tournament.
Sweetwater was a 13-6 winner at Big Spring in its final team tennis match.
Jenny Ordway, Dugan Thompson and Addisyn Cleckler won in girls singles and Austin Cotherman, Michael Foust, Brandon Ellison and Joe Lopez were the teamâ€™s winners in boys singles. Ordway-Thompson (8-3) and Cleckler-Kristen Casto won in girls doubles while in boys doubles, the team of Cotherman and Foust won 8-4 over the No. 1 Big Spring doubles team. Ellison and Lopez were also winners in boys doubles.
MONDAY, MARCH 14
Sweetwater varsity at Andrews, 1 p.m.
TUESDAY, MARCH 15
Sweetwater varsity hosts Graham, 7 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity at Lamesa, noon.
THURSDAY, MARCH 17
Sweetwater JV hosts Levelland, 1 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Levelland, 3 p.m.
FRIDAY, MARCH 18
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wall, noon.
Sweetwaterâ€™s Kelsey Painter and Bri Munoz compete at girls state tournament in Corpus Christi.
Sweetwater JV and varsity at Big Spring (district openers), 5 and 7 p.m.
SATURDAY, MARCH 19
Sweetwater High School classmates, all juniors, took home every award during the 52nd annual Sweetwater Jaycees Miss Snake Charmer pageant held Thursday night at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium. Laney Wallace was crowned Miss Snake Charmer, while Carly Johnson received runner-up honors and Ashley Stevenson was awarded second runner-up.
Both Wallace and Johnson tied for first place of the talent competition.
Each winner and talent winner was awarded scholarship money.