Archive - Feb 18, 2011 - Sports Article
Big Spring girlsâ€™ track coach Nick Roberson canâ€™t hide the excitement when he talks about the team he has this year.
Thereâ€™s talent across the board and a good mix of youth and experience.
â€śOur expectations for our team this year are at the highest level,â€ť Roberson said. â€śI have one expectation for this team and thatâ€™s to be very successful. For years, Iâ€™ve been building. I havenâ€™t had any senior leadership or any leaders to speak up. Now my young ones have grown up, and Iâ€™ve got some young ones behind them.â€ť
Western Texas had nothing to play for in Thursdayâ€™s matchup against Howard College in Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.
Sometimes those are the most dangerous teams.
The Hawksâ€™ comeback was a little too late as they fell to the Lady Westerners 55-53 in WJCAC action.
More importantly, the loss ties Howard with New Mexico Junior College for the fourth and final spot for the Region V Tournament. Both teams are at 5-5.