October 22nd, 2011
SNYDER â€” Keenon Ward was every bit as good as advertised on Friday.
Ward accounted for 411 yards â€” 217 rushing and 194 passing â€” and four touchdowns as Snyder over-whelmed Sweetwater 49-20 in a District 5-3A contest.
Snyder is now 2-1 in district (7-1 overall) and tied with Wylie for first place with two games remaining while Sweetwater fell to 4-5 overall, 1-2 in district.
Despite the loss, the Mustangs can still make the playoffs with a win Friday in their season finale against Brownwoood in Sweetwater. Brownwood (5-3, 1-1) was idle this week.
Highland lost to Ira, 46-0, in its district opener on Friday in a game called at halftime due to the six-man mercy rule, while Roscoe stayed winless this season after losing to first-place Crosbyton 48-6 in a District 7-A contest.
JV White 20
Jay Lomas scored two of Sweetwater Whiteâ€™s three touchdowns with a 1-yard run followed by a 27-yard catch from Kaegan Jeffrey. Jeffrey also threw a 46-yard touchdown pass to James Clift as well as a 2-point pass to Duanta Williams. Angel Caballero and Andrew Davis were defensive standouts for the Ponies.
Snyder 32, JV Red 0
Kris Duranâ€™s 35-yard run was an offensive highlight for Sweetwater Red while on defense, Zach Garcia recorded a tackle for a loss.
8th grade Red 13
Win keeps SW in playoff picture
SNYDER â€” The Sweet-water High School volley-ball team swept past Snyder in three games Friday by scores of 25-15, 25-22 and 25-17, a convincing win that allowed the Lady Mustangs to keep their playoff hopes alive entering Tuesdayâ€™s season finale against Wylie.
MONDAY, OCT. 24
Sweetwater runners at district meet, Snyder.
Roscoe runners at dis-trict meet, Eula.
Blackwell runners host district meet.
Highland runners at district meet, Blackwell.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams host Midland Christian, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams host Brown-wood, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
TUESDAY, OCT. 25
Sweetwater 7th grade teams at Brownwood, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater 8th grade teams host Brownwood, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater JV hosts Big Spring, 4 p.m.
John Jay, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Roscoe State Bank, is pleased to announce the employment of Jason Jones as Senior Vice President and Advisory Member to the Board of Directors.
"We are extremely delighted that Jason has chosen to join our bank family," stated Mr. Jay. "Jason has extensive experience in all types of agricultural lending and we believe he will be a great fit for our bank. He will office at our Sweetwater Branch and looks forward to serving the farmers and ranchers of our area.â€ť
Nolan County 4-H is currently celebrating National 4-H Month in October. During National 4-H Month, many local 4-H projects are on display at the County-City Library. The works, including photographs entered in contests, pillows and clothes from the 4-H Fashion Show and many photos, will be on display throughout the month of October. The hours for the library are Monday 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WASP Marjorie Ellfeldt Rees, an extremely accomplished lady who made a positive impact inÂ the stateÂ of Kansas, died Sept. 27, 2011.
She was born August 1, 1921, in Kansas City, Mo., and spent most of her life in that area, residing in Johnson County for the last 50 years. Marjorie was an only child, and she graduated from Southwest High School and the University of Missouri at Kansas City, where she also received her MA and Ph.D. in Education Psychology.Â
Carl Herman Alfred Erickson, Jr., 56, of Maryneal, died Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, in Maryneal.
No services are scheduled at this time. Mr. Erickson will be cremated.
Ralph H. Carter, 81, of Loraine, Texas passed away on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at Snyder Oakes Nursing Home in Snyder, Texas after a brief illness of pneumonia.