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February 8th

Howard men, women take care of NMJC

February 8, 2011

Howard men
The Howard College men’s basketball team battled through a tough game to beat New Mexico Junior College 62-57 Monday in Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.
Joe Bright had 17 points. Carlos Emory had 10 points and five rebounds and Corey Stern had seven points and seven rebounds.
New Mexico Junior College was up by three at halftime, but Bright’s big game was a catalyst for the Hawks.
The Hawks improved to 17-6 overall, 7-2 in conference play. They have New Mexico Military Institute at home at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Howard women

February 4th

Henry signs with Cisco

February 4, 2011

Big Spring’s Tanner Henry signs on to play football with Cisco College Friday morning at the Athletic Training Center. Henry was accompanied by friends, coaches, teammates and family members. Before he signed, head coach Phillip Ritchey gave a speech. Also known as a force on defense with the Steers, Henry signed on to play offensive tackle for the Wranglers. Henry said he is excited to continued playing football at the next level.

BSHS swim team in Andrews for regionals

February 4, 2011

The Big Spring High School swim team looks to take the next step after a successful showing at the District 4-4A meet Jan. 21 and 22.

The regional meet begins today and ends Saturday at the Andrews High School Natotorium in Andrews and the young Steers are well-represented.

Caleb McMahon, Andrew Johnson, Eli Castillo and Seth Pearson represent the boys today in individual events. Megan Larson will be the lone girl representing Big Spring.

Weather putting dent in BSHS basketball season

February 4, 2011

Both the Big Spring boys and girls’ basketball teams have spent a lot of time battling the same opponent this week: the weather.

The snow and frigid temperatures already postponed Tuesday’s game at Sweetwater for both teams, leaving a whole week to prepare for Brownwood at home Friday.

But that was changed late Thursday after Brownwood coaches let Big Spring know they were not permitted to make the trip because of the harsh weather.

Hawk men's basketball gets win at South Plains, women fall

February 4, 2011

Howard College split games Thursday night in Levelland against South Plains.

The women weren’t able to build off a 65-49 win at Frank Phillips Tuesday, falling to the Lady Texans 58-54. The Howard men, however, beat the Texans 58-50.

The women fall to 18-6, 4-3 in conference play and the men sit second with a 16-6 mark, 6-2 in conference play.

The season is dwindling down for both teams as the fight for postseason spots continues. There are just six games left before the Region V Tournament.

February 3rd

Slaton throttles Coahoma boys, girls

February 3, 2011

COAHOMA — The third quarter was like hemlock to the Coahoma Bulldogs and Bulldogettes Wednesday.

Both squads had encouraging efforts in the first halves of their respective games against Slaton Wednesday, but once the second half started, all the good vibes vanished as if through a hole in the roof of the Coahoma Elementary Gym.

The end result was a 68-51 win for Slaton in the boys’ game and a 63-33 decision in the girls’ game.

Check today's issue of The Big Spring Herald for more.

Area basketball: Grady, Stanton pick up wins

February 3, 2011

Grady boys
LENORAH — The No. 10 Grady Wildcats easily took care of Dawson in District 8A, Division II action Wednesday. Shane Teague and Bransen Richards were big with 11 and 10 points, respectively. Dawson fell to 0-12 in district play.

No.10 Grady 57, Dawson 29
Dawson 8 9 10 2 - 29
Grady 19 8 20 10 – 57
Grady — Shane Teague 11, Branson Richards 10, Michael Kimenez 2, Brett Glaze 2, Johan Wiebe 8, Carston Russell 3, Bryley Pinkerton 16, Jacob Rodriguez 5
3-point field goals — Grady 5 (Teague, Russell, Rodiguez, Richards 2)
Records: Grady (23-3, 10-2)

Grady girls

Denver City too much for Forsan

February 3, 2011

Forsan girls
FORSAN — The Forsan Lady Buffs had a hard time keeping their playoff hopes alive against Denver City Wednesday.
The Lady Buffs dropped a District 3-2A game as Denver City rolled, 53-37.
Forsan head coach Robert Hillger said Denver City was tall in the post and ultimately, that was his team’s downfall.
What the loss does is eliminate Forsan from playoff contention with two games left to play. The next game is at Stanton Friday at 6 p.m.

Denver City 53, Forsan 37
Denver City 11 15 9 18 - 53
Forsan 5 13 7 12 – 37

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