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April 11th, 2011

Lady Mustangs lose to Wylie

April 11, 2011

The Lady Mustangs entered Friday's game in a three-way tie, for second place in district, with Big Spring and Snyder. Sweetwater went in 2-3 and Wylie was 1-3. Sweetwater went in tied for second in district with Snyder and Big Spring and beat Wylie 7-6 the first time they played. Snyder beat Big Spring 3-0 on Friday.
Friday's match up started as a hitter's dream when both teams opened up with two run homers.
Cassie Cummings staked Wylie (9-14 overall, 2-3 district) to a two-run lead in the first with her two-run shot that hit a truck just beyond the fence in left.

Regional golf berths on the line this week

April 11, 2011

BY RON HOWELL
Sports Editor

Over the next two days, the future for Sweetwater High School golf athletes will be decided by how well they fare in their respective district events.

Bulldogs beat Mustangs 23-1

April 11, 2011

Sweetwater had a rough Friday night with Wylie, loosing 23-1 in five innings.
Lance Lindley, Wylie's starting pitcher, allowed a run on three hits. He struck out four in four innings. Sweetwater (1-4 district) got all of its hits in the first inning, as three of the first four batters reached, including Connor Stafford, who had a double.
But Lindley retired the next 11 batters, after giving up his third hit, and Dylan West didn't allow a hit in pitching a scoreless fifth.
The Mustangs will be out of action on Monday and Tuesday but return on Friday.

Hanshew records his 6th career ace by using an 8-iron

April 11, 2011

Leroy Hanshew had his sixth career hole in one this past Sunday at Sweetwater Country Club. Hanshew was playing the 158-yard No. 2 hole and used an 8-iron for his latest ace. Witnessing the feat were Karen Rainbolt, LaGena Weaver, Connor Cook and Russell Klepper.

Weekly Sports Calendar

April 11, 2011

SPORTS EDITOR’S NOTE:
The Sweetwater varsity and JV baseball
and varsity and JV softball teams will
have an open date at the start of the week.
MONDAY, APRIL 11
Golf
Sweetwater varsity and JV boys host final leg of district tournament at Sweetwater Country Club.
Blackwell varsity teams play at district tournament at Baird’s Shady Oaks Golf Course.
TUESDAY, APRIL 12
Golf
Sweetwater varsity and JV girls play final leg of district tournament at Snyder (Western Texas course).
Track
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams compete at district meet, Snyder.

April 8th

WTCAC hosts Chamber Coffee

April 8, 2011

The West Texas Children’s Advocacy Center hosted this month’s Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Coffee at their building located at 317 Oak Street. Shown are WTCAC board treasurer Glynis Gotcher, WTCAC executive director Teresa Zarate, Nolan County Judge Tim Fambrough and WTCAC family advocate Ericka Dowds.

Strengthening Families Symposium begins today

April 8, 2011

Sometimes parents may feel overwhelmed with the many demands in their lives while trying to raise children, fulfill their employment requirements and take care of all of their other responsibilities. Children's Connections, Inc. is pleased to announce a new parenting program designed to strengthen families.

Three SISD schools receive distinguished title

April 8, 2011

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has recently announced that three schools in the SISD — East Ridge Elementary, Southeast Elementary, and Sweetwater Intermediate — have been named National Title I Distinguished Performance Schools.
This prestigious honor is awarded for outstanding academic performance and the schools will take part in a recognition ceremony for their high accomplishments this spring.

Blotters 4-8-2011

April 8, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 42 calls for service, issued two citations and made no arrests on April 6, 2011.
The SPD received 29, 911 calls.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 11 calls for service, served three civil papers and made three arrests on April 6, 2011.
Calls for service:
• Damaged property — 500 block Yucca Lane.
• Medical emergency — 300 block of Blanco, Blackwell.
• Medical emergency — 1100 block of Main Street, Roscoe.
• Grass fire — Highway 84.
• Grass fire — Highway 84 and CR 2143.
• Stray livestock — Mesquite Lane.

Travis Turner

April 8, 2011

Travis Turner, 82, of Colorado City passed  away April 7, 2011. Services will be Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Kiker-Seale Funeral Home Chapel. Family visitation will be Friday, from 6-8 p.m. at Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.

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