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September 28th

Steers stop Seminole

September 28, 2013

SEMINOLE — Every local football fan knows Big Spring has talent. From Tobyn Tannehill's gunslinging to Devin Roberson's versatility to Hunter Hill's explosive rushing, the Steers have proven they can put a lot of points on the board in short order.

Friday, Big Spring — now 4-1 — victimized Seminole (2-3) 45-14 after a dominant second half shut the Indians down in front of their home crowd at Wigwam Stadium.

Coahoma earns first win against Ballinger

September 28, 2013

BALLINGER — After four straight losses, the Bulldogs were able to hold their heads up high Friday after defeating Ballinger 22-13.

A team which is as young as a varsity team gets, Coahoma (1-4) used Head Coach Trey Gardner's Wing-T formation, ran the ball and played bend-but-don't-break defense to come out on top on the road — a momentous psychological boost, Gardner believes.

Buffaloes fight, but fall to 2A Crane

September 28, 2013

FORSAN — In their third straight game against a 2A opponent, the Class A Buffaloes (2-3) and Head Coach Jason Phillips is ready play a team in their division. Most recently, it was Crane who blasted Forsan 43-2 Friday.

Already dealing with injuries, the Buffs sustained even more against the undefeated Cranes, who boasted not only a depth advantage, but a size advantage over the smaller school.

Despite the lopsided score, Phillips saw a few good things from his ailing squad.

September 14th

Big Spring spanks Lake View

September 14, 2013

Big Spring rebounded from last week’s loss to Midland Christian in dramatic fashion Friday as the Steers (2-1) pummeled San Angelo Lake View 48-0 in front of an energetic homecoming crowd to earn their second shutout in three games.

With freshman power back Preston Alexander sidelined with a foot injury, it was up to junior Hunter Hill and senior Jahari Vanover to assist quarterback Tobyn Tannehill from the backfield.

Stanton winner at battle of the Buffs with win over Forsan

September 14, 2013

STANTON — The Martin County Buffaloes came out on top Friday as they battled the Howard County Buffaloes. Stanton — who suffered a loss last year at the hands of Forsan — evened the score as SHS dominated FHS 35-6.

The depth and physicality on display by Stanton (2-1) was more intense than Forsan (2-1) had seen in its first two outings.

Coahoma loses to Colorado City on the road

September 14, 2013

COLORADO CITY — Coahoma dropped to 0-3 for the season Friday after a 45-8 loss on the road to Colorado City, but when you’re dealing with a team as young as CHS Head Coach Trey Gardner, you have to find the silver linings and build upon them.

One aspect of the game Gardner’s Bulldogs usually shine in is fortitude. Heart is rarely an issue for Coahoma teams and according to Gardner, it was on display Friday despite the lopsided final score.

August 31st

Steers open with 49-0 rout of Fort Stockton

August 31, 2013

If you're a Steer fan, Friday's game against Fort Stockton may have seemed liked deja vu, as Big Spring trounced the Panthers 49-0 for the second straight year in its opener. Except this time, the venue was Memorial Stadium and the Steers dazzled a home crowd.

“We expected to play well,” BSHS Head Coach Phillip Ritchey said. “When you have that many guys on offense and defense who have been there before, you expect them to play well.”

August 26th

Lady Steers take 5-of-7 at Granbury

August 26, 2013

GRANBURY — The Lady Steers began their weekend tournament with a loss to Mansfield Summit on Friday, but then won their next five-of-six matches to take third place in the Silver Division.

Big Spring is gearing up for a tough District 4-3A schedule which includes Abilene Wylie and Monahans, both highly touted teams along with BSHS.

Big Spring Head Volleyball Coach Lynn Osborne believes there are no teams you can take lightly once district play begins.

She schedules as many larger schools and fiercely competitive opponents as possible to prepare her players for what lies ahead.

August 21st

Lady Steers dominate Andrews, Coahoma falters against Loraine

August 21, 2013

BIG SPRING
The Lady Steers weren't very gracious hosts to Andrews Tuesday, as Big Spring's volleyball program rolled over the Lady Mustangs in three sets, winning by scores of 25-7, 25-14 and 25-12.

The dominating performance was keyed by strong setting, offense and defense, while Andrews sputtered from the start, unable to string together a meaningful run.

“We're starting at a very high spot,” BSHS Head Coach Lynn Osborne said of her team this season. “They're probably the most solid team coming in that I've ever coached. They did a good job last night.”

August 19th

Lady Steers look good at Bev Ball Classic

August 19, 2013

ABILENE — Big Spring volleyball enjoyed a successful weekend at the Bev Ball Classic Tournament, at which the state-ranked Lady Steers won four-of-six matches against a wide array of schools.

After losses to Lubbock Coronado and Burleson on Friday, BSHS rebounded with a win over Water Valley to close out the evening. Saturday, The Lady Steers racked up wins against Brownwood, Sweetwater and San Angelo Lake View.

 

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