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October 3rd, 2011

Coleman County Fatal Crash

October 3, 2011

On Saturday, Oct. 1, at 6:50 p.m., three people were killed and one was injured in a two vehicle head on crash in Coleman County. Mario Gonzales Rios was driving a 2008 Hyundai four door East bound on U.S. HWY 67 near the community of Talpa in Coleman County. Lucio Mendoza was driving a 2004 GMC pickup West bound on the same highway. The East bound Hyundai, driven by Rios, crossed over into the West bound lane striking the GMC pickup head on.

Sula Faye Redden

October 3, 2011

Sula Faye Redden, 91, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 at her daughter’s home in Nolan County.
Funeral services will be held at at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at Broadway Baptist Church in Sweetwater with the Rev. Lyndel Hix and the Rev. Chris Stephens officiating. Interment will be in the Sweetwater Cemetery beside her loving husband of 64 years directed by McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater.
There will be a family visitation Monday, Oct. 3, at McCoy Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m.

Antonio B. Quintana

October 3, 2011

Antonio B. Quintana, age 95, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011 at his residence.
A rosary will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 3, 2011 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel recited by Carlos and Connie Rodriguez.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Roscoe Cemetery.

Weekly Sports Calendar

October 3, 2011

MONDAY, OCT. 3
Volleyball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams at Big Spring, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
TUESDAY, OCT. 4
Football
Sweetwater 7th grade teams host Wylie, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater 8th grade teams at Wylie, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater teams host Snyder — freshmen and JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5
Cross Country
Sweetwater and Roscoe runners at Merkel meet.
THURSDAY, OCT. 6
Football
Sweetwater JV Red and White teams host Wylie, 5 and 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe 7th and 8th grade teams at Hamlin starting at 4 p.m.
Roscoe JV at Hamlin, 6:30 p.m.

Midland Christian routs SW

October 3, 2011

MIDLAND — Midland Christian, like Sweetwater, plays 11-man football. However, running back Christian Whigham was a one-man wrecking crew for the host team Friday in a 48-21 win over Sweetwater.
Whigham finished with 214 yards on 19 carries and scored a school-record seven touchdowns, five of them in the first half, to help Midland Christian take a 48-0 lead before Sweet-water (3-3) came up with three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to make the final score a bit closer.

Lady Stangs lose at B’wood

October 3, 2011

BROWNWOOD — The Sweetwater volleyball team came close to getting its first district win Friday, but instead lost to Brownwood in four games by scores of 24-26, 25-23, 22-25 and 15-25. Sweetwater fell to 0-2 in district and 16-16 overall, while Brownwood is 2-1 and 10-13 and just one-half game out of the district lead. More infor-mation on Friday’s match will appear in a later story.

Area six-man squads fall to unbeaten teams

October 3, 2011

The two six-man football teams from Nolan County both faced unbeaten teams Friday in non-district play.
Highland hosted Gordon and the Hornets (2-4) fell by a score of 62-56, while Blackwell lost to Trent 65-16 to stay winless (0-6). Trent and Gordon are both 6-0.
Unfortunately, the Sweet-water Reporter was unable to get additional information by Sunday’s deadline on both six-man games.
The Reporter apologizes for the inconvenience to our readers in Blackwell and Highland. We will attempt to have complete game stories as soon as possible.

SMS v’ball results

October 3, 2011

Here are recent results for Sweetwater Middle School volleyball teams against Snyder that were received by the Sweetwater Reporter.
The results for the Sweet-water eighth grade Red team were unavailable.
7TH GRADE RED
Won 25-20, 13-25,
25-19
Game 1 points: Davina Walker 13, Kensie Chown-ing 3, Rhylee Meneses 3, Maddie Berry 1, Lauren Jones 1. Game 2 points: Kensie Chowning 5, Maddie Berry 3, Lauren Jones 3, Rhylee Meneses 2, Christa Martin 1, Brittany Peeples 1. Game 3 points: Rhylee Meneses 4, Davina Walker 4, Kensie Chowning 3, Brittany Peeples 3, Maddie Berry 2, Lauren Jones 1.

SMS tennis results

October 3, 2011

The Sweetwater Middle School Colt tennis team recently played a match at Big Spring. Individual winners include the following:
BOYS SINGLES
Marc Butler won 7-6 (7-5 tiebreaker); Christian Ulbrich won 6-4; Tyler Stacy won 6-3; Mitchell Madden won 6-1; Alex Castillo won 6-2.
GIRLS SINGLES
Brilee Kenny (7th grader) won 6-2; Crystal Foust (7th grader) won 6-4.
BOYS DOUBLES
No. 3 team (names were not given) won 6-4.
MIXED DOUBLES
Brook Hefner and Marc Butler won 6-1.

September 30th

Police Department is “Part of the Family”

October 1, 2011

Gabe Cherry, Grant Cherry and Gil Cherry are shown with Police Chief Kelley, Sam Cunningham, Ray Cornutt and Armando Renteria. Family RV Center has given the entire Police Department “I’m Part of the Family” T-shirts and in-store coupons in a gesture of appreciation for the services the Department provides to the community on a daily basis. Family RV Center is located at 1410 NW Georgia, exit 243 on IH 20.

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