Archive - 2010
Porsche Young felt like all freshmen women's basketball players should during their first collegiate game.
âI was excited and nervous,â the guard from Oklahoma City said. âI came out and my hands were sweating. But it was fun, it was a good experience.â
Young might have said she was nervous, but she didn't play like it.
The freshman shined in the Howard College Hawks' season-opening win over Lubbock Christian Junior Varsity 114-44 with 25 points, eight rebounds and eight assists.
Anita Lujan, 94, died Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at Shannon Memorial Hospital in San Angelo. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
Donald Max "Donnie" Overton, 57, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, at his residence. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, at Myers & Smith Chapel with burial at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Delbert Stanley, 86, of Big Spring died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010, at the 14th and Main Church of Christ with Rick Cunningham officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
J. Clifton âClickâ Clanton of Big Spring died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, November 1, 2010 at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Rev. Jay Kincaid, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
Area residents have about a month remaining to donate Christmas gifts to U.S. soldiers serving overseas in combat zones.
The Christmas for our Troops Inc. gift drive, currently ongoing in Big Spring and other West Texas communities, is collecting gifts to ensure that this nation's troops aren't ignored during the upcoming holiday season.
Debbie Burrow, local director for the drive, said volunteers will be soliciting gifts and monetary donations through Dec. 1.
Burrow said the entire purpose of the drive is simple.
With polls opening at 7 a.m. Tuesday morning, Howard County voters will be expected to go to the polls to determine the outcome of several key state and local races.
Many voters will find the Precinct 2 race for Howard County commissioners on their ballot, as as Republican nominee Donnie Baker faces Democratic nominee Jim Sinclair. Incumbent Jerry Kilgore lost the contest for the Republican party's nod in March.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
âą SASHA LATOYA HICKMAN, 22, of 711 Johnson, was arrested Saturday on warrants for failure to maintain financial responsibility (three counts), failure to appear (seven counts), disregarding a stop sign, backed so as to interfere (or without safety), speeding in a school zone and no driver's license when unlicensed.
âą CHARLES RAY KUYKENDALL, 19, of 1406 S. Nolan, was arrested Saturday on charges of failure to identify â giving false information and consumption of alcohol by a minor.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. â Since 2005, NJCAA's Region 5/District 5 has won three national titles and appeared in four championship games.
Thus, it is no wonder why the top two programs from Region 5 top this year's NJCAA Division I Men's Basketball Preseason Poll.
Midland College, which won the 2007 title and was runner-up in 2009, and defending national champion Howard College come into this season ranked No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, which is just par for the course.
GARDEN CITY â Garden City clinched a playoff spot as the Bearkats continue to roll through the 2010 season.
Josh Colunga and Blayne Batla led the way this week with standout performances on offense against Rankin. Colunga had 19 carries for 413 yards and six touchdowns. He gave the Bearkats a spark with his two first quarter touchdowns. He threw a touchdown pass in the fourth.
Batla was 13-of-20 for 229 yards and six scores.
The Bearkats finish the regular season at Sierra Blanca.
GARDEN CITY 101, RANKIN 53
Rankin 16 13 8 16 â53
Garden City 13 20 22 46 --101