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Archive - Nov 16, 2013

Steers win bi-district championship with rout of Fabens

November 16, 2013

PECOS — In a display of sheer domination, Big Spring (8-3) defeated Fabens (4-7) 61-21 at Eagle Stadium Friday, earning the bi-district championship for the first time since 2009.

There were no pivotal moments which served as turning points in momentum — the Steers simply dominated in all phases of the game from the opening kickoff, amassing more than 650 yards of total offense while keeping the Wildcats stymied with smothering defense.

Forsan falls out of playoffs with 20-14 loss to Windthorst

November 16, 2013

COLORADO CITY — It was a hard-fought game, but Forsan (4-7) lost to Windthorst (5-5) 20-14 Friday, ending the Buffaloes' up-and-down season in the bi-district round of the postseason.

The Buffs played well for much of the game, outgaining Windthorst by more than 100 total yards and led 14-7 at the start of the fourth quarter.

It wasn't a lack of offensive or defensive skill which slowed Forsan down, but errors coming at inopportune times, according to FHS Head Coach Jason Phillips.

Lady Steers rally past Springtown, advance to regional final to meet Wylie

November 16, 2013

SNYDER — The Lady Steers (30-13) rallied Friday at the Coliseum after falling in the first two sets to top Springtown (32-8) 22-25, 19-25, 25-17, 25-16, 15-13, claiming the regional semifinal championship in the process.

The win also set up a chance at redemption against District 4-3A rival Wylie (32-9), which is ranked No. 4 in the state by the Texas Girls Coaches Association. A win would crown Big Spring the regional champions and set up a state title run.

BSSCR Dog of the Week

November 16, 2013

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Wedding Announcement

November 16, 2013

Rikki Roberts and Casey Roberts, both of Coahoma, Texas, exchanged wedding vows Aug. 17, 2013, at the The Courtyard in Big Spring.

Wedding Announcement

November 16, 2013

Jeannie Nicole Guzman and James McClean Dunlap, both of Dallas, Texas, exchanged wedding vows Sept. 28, 2013.

Felix Anguiano

November 16, 2013

Felix Anguiano, 48, of Big Spring died Thursday Nov. 14, 2013, at his residence. Private family services will be at a later date.
He was born Nov. 20, 1964, to Elena and Juan Anguiano in Big Spring and was a lifetime resident of the community. He worked as a custodian and was active in helping with Special Olympics. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

Elvira "Vira" Hilario

November 16, 2013

Elvira "Vira" Hilario, 78, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Nov.14, 2013 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Msgr. Bernard L Gully officiating. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park. 
She was born Jan. 8, 1935, in Big Spring to Isabel and Francisco Mata. She married Jose M. Hilario, Sr., in 1948, and he preceded her in death in 1984. She was a homemaker and a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. 

Stephanie Shae Powell

November 16, 2013

Stephanie Shae Powell, 40, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at her residence. Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Spring Tabernacle Ministries located at 1209 Wright Street with Mona Lue Tonn officiating.
She was born Dec. 24, 1972, in Big Spring to Rozanne (Rotenberry) and Clifton Carlton. She married Alan Powell in April 1992. She was a lifetime resident of Big Spring. 

WTVAHC providing inpatient care no longer

November 16, 2013

The West Texas VA Health Care System announced Friday it will no longer provide acute inpatient services at the Big Spring VA Medical Center.
VA officials cited “a declining need” as the reason for dropping inpatient services.

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