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June 19th, 2015
The Freeze, an Oklahoma softball team composed of 4 and 5-year-olds, is gaining national attention for playing ball in their Elsa gowns.
Led by Anthony Godwin and Gary Watkins, the Big Spring Steers were well-represented on the recently released All-District 2-4A baseball team.
The Steers, who finished the 2015 season tied for first in 2-4A, had 10 players receive all-district recognition.
Leading the way were Godwin and Watkins. Godwin, a junior, shared district most valuable player honors with J.P. Poe of Sweetwater, while Watkins, a senior, was named offensive MVP of the all-district squad.
For more of this story, read Thursday's edition of the Herald.
The starting time for Game 2 of the Big Spring High School Lady Steers' best-of-3 playoff series with the Andrews Lady Mustangs has been pushed back by BSISD and AISD officials due to wet field conditions at Lady Steers Park.
The game will be played at 4 p.m. this afternoon (Saturday, May 9), BSHS head coach Howell Martin said in a release to media outlets. The game had been originally set to begin at noon.
Andrews took a 1-0 lead in the area playoff matchup on Friday night by claiming a 3-2 victory in Andrews.
Softball fans won't have any shortage of playoff games to attend this weekend as Big Spring, Coahoma and Forsan are all slated to begin three-game series in the area round.
Big Spring will face off with Andrews on Friday. Game 1 of the best-of-3 series will start at 6 p.m. Game 2 will be played in Big Spring, at noon, on Saturday. A third game, if needed, will be played 30 minutes following the conclusion of Game 2.
Forsan will open its series against Lockney on Thursday, starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Lubbock Cooper High School field. The teams will play Game 2 at 5 p.m. on Friday.
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The question was never â€śifâ€ť Tobyn Tannehill would play college football. The youngest son of Big Springâ€™s Tim and Cheryl Tannehill always knew he was going to sign to play at the next level. Thus, the question was â€śwhereâ€ť the Steersâ€™ record-setting quarterback would sign.
The world found out on Monday afternoon â€“ The University of Mary Hardin Baylor in Belton.
Anthony Godwin gave the Big Spring High School Steers just what they needed on Friday night. Brilliance.
The hard-throwing left-hander limited Levelland to just three hits while leading the Steers to a 2-0 victory in front of a large crowd at Steer Park.
Jaci Aguilar and Mercedes Ruiz both came up with clutch hits on Friday afternoon and helped the Big Spring High School Steers roll to a 6-1 victory over Levelland in front of a large crowd at Lady Steer Field.
With the win, Big Spring improved to 15-4 for the season and, more importantly, kept their district title hopes alive heading into Tuesdayâ€™s rematch with district-leading Snyder.