November 17th, 2011
Sweetwaterâ€™s Junior PeeWee football team will play for the Super Bowl title at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Wylieâ€™s Bulldog Stadium against the Wylie White team. Sweetwater reached the championship game by beating the Abilene Bucs 37-0 in the quarterfinals, and then the Abilene Redskins 19-13 in the semifinals. The public is urged to come show its support. Team members are (in no particular order) Daiman Atkins, Joel Guia, Zach Garza, Kamren Fisher, J.R.
According to emergency authorities, a man walked out of his house on 102 Fisher Street on Wednesday morning, November 16, 2011 when he was apparently shot with what authorities believe was a shotgun. The shot came from a distance. The man is in stable condition and is being transported to Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater.
November is American Diabetes Month, and to acknowledge this Alice Velez from the Diabetic Outreach Program at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital will be at the health department on Thursday, November 17, from 8 a.m. until noon to check blood glucose and answer any questions you may have regarding diabetes. Pamphlets and materials will be available.
As of Nov. 14, 2011, the City of Sweetwater Public Works Department will be winterizing all Parks, Sweetwater Cemetery and Lake Sweetwater Campground restrooms by turning off the water to these facilities for the remainder of the cold season.
For information concerning the use of Park facilities, please contact the Sweetwater City Service Center at 325-235-1297 or 325-235-5003.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 47 calls for service, issued zero citations and made two arrests on Nov. 14, 2011.
The SPD received 19, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Criminal trespass â€” 1900 block of Chester.
â€˘ Harassment â€” 400 block of E Fourth.
â€˘ Cruelty to animals â€” 1200 block of Towncreek.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Rosie Pena, 35 â€”Â Warrant.
â€˘ Jarvis McCann, 19 â€”Â Warrant.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had six calls for service, served zero civil papers and made one arrest on Nov. 14, 2011.
Arrested by NCSO:
THURSDAY, NOV. 17
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade girls host Brownwood (season openers), 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade boys at Brown-wood (season openers), 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater freshman girls at Abilene tournament.
FRIDAY, NOV. 18
Sweetwater JV and varsity boys host Cole-man, 5 and 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity and JV girls at Abilene High, 6 and 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity girls host Cross Plains, 6:15 p.m.
Highland JV boys and varsity teams at Guthrie starting at 6 p.m.
HAWLEY â€” The Sweet-water boys basketball team had victory in its grasp, taking a 42-41 lead at Hawley with 14.5 seconds left on Tuesday. But the Bearcats came back to claim a 43-42 win on a last-second shot.
Kaleb Hoover scored 27 points for Sweetwater, the last two giving the Mustangs a one-point lead with 14.5 left, but Hawleyâ€™s Keagan Fernandez came back to swish the winning basket with five seconds left and spoil Sweetwaterâ€™s opener.
BRECKENRIDGE â€” The Sweetwater girls basketball team, after winning its first two games at home, went on the road for the first time Tuesday and improved to 3-0 this season with a 51-22 victory over Breckenridge.
Kendra Crosson had 20 points and 10 rebounds to pace the Lady Mustangs, while Sweetwaterâ€™s defense had its best game yet as it held Breckenridge to single digits in all four quarters.
Sweetwater â€” which gets a tough road test this Friday at Class 5A Abilene High â€” led 13-2, 23-11 and 32-15 at the breaks and outscored Breckenridge 19-7 over the final eight minutes.
The Roscoe girls basket-ball team got its first win of the season Tuesday, and it came at the expense of ano-ther Nolan County squad.
The Plowgirls (1-1) used dominant second and third quarters to come away with a 58-21 win at Blackwell.
Roscoe led just 8-6 after one quarter, but exploded for 27 second-quarter points in building a 35-11 advantage. The Plowgirls then outscored Blackwell 19-2 in the third period to open up a commanding 54-13 lead over their hosts and coasted from there to the victory.
HIGHLAND â€” Highlandâ€™s basketball teams pulled off a sweep against Robert Lee Tuesday as the boys won their opener, 42-39, and the girls (2-1) prevailed 39-31.
Ron Covington scored 17 points, Kaden Nachlinger nine, Ethan Wilson six, Shelby Howard five, Lara-mie Thompson four and Brandon Steven one for the boys while in the girls game, Kara Hughey had 14 points, Sierra Allen 11, Beth Rich-burg five, Schyler Kimbrell four, Lora Stewart three and Megan Thompson two. Both teams play at Guthrie this Friday.