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August 14th

Lady Steers fare well at Abilene High/Cooper Dual

August 14, 2013

ABILENE — Big Spring is ranked among the best in the state at the 3A level, but it's still tournament time as BSHS Head Coach Lynn Osborne guides her team through the predistrict leg of the season.

So far, so good. The Lady Steers earned a split at the Abilene Cooper/Abilene High dual meet on Tuesday, losing to the 5A Lady Eagles in three: 25-27, 23-25 and 18-25, but defeating Cooper in four sets: 21-25, 25-21, 25-19 and 15-9.

Kernick wins trailer at Ultimate Calf Roping tourney

August 14, 2013

GLEN ROSE, Texas — Following in his father's footsteps, Trevor Kernick — son of Rhonda and Howard College Rodeo Coach Greg Kernick — is making his presence known on the junior rodeo circuit.

Most recently, Kernick competed in the Ultimate Calf Roping finals in Glen Rose, where he showcased his roping skills, first by winning a single-elimination tournament. Kernick, who is heading into the eighth grade at Coahoma I.S.D., claimed a Circle Y trophy saddle and advanced to the Tournament of Champions.

August 9th

Coahoma's Trey Gardner — rebuilding the Bulldogs in '13

August 9, 2013

COAHOMA — Decimated by injuries in 2012, The Coahoma Bulldogs — who expected a playoff berth at the very least — were forced to settle for a 2-8 record. With just about every starter absent at some point during the season, CHS Head Coach Trey Gardner had to improvise. He played backups, he pulled guys from junior varsity, he changed up positions — anything to keep 11 relatively healthy players on the field.

August 8th

Forsan gears up for football

August 8, 2013

FORSAN — Quality, not quantity. That's what Forsan Head Football Coach Jason Phillips is working with this year as he prepares his team for another season in what is quickly becoming one of the most competitive Class A districts in the state — one which includes two-time defending state champion Stamford and Anson, who compiled a 10-2 record and finished with a top 10 ranking.

As for the Buffaloes, they earned a playoff berth in 2012, but were ousted in the bi-district round by Quanah. Phillips' goal is to take his team deeper into the postseason.

August 7th

Comanche Trail Golf Course City Championship Tournament Results

August 7, 2013

The Comanche Trail City Championship Tournament — where Big Spring's best golfers compete for bragging rights on the links in a decades-old event — was held over the weekend.

Pro Shop Manager Linda Summersell said it was a successful tourney, as always.

“We had a real good turnout,” she remarked. “Even with the women. We had more praticipate than usual. Everyone had a real good time and it all turned out well.”

August 5th

Looking for "Hidden Gems" — Basketball showcase headed to Big Spring

August 5, 2013

There are a lot of perks to growing up and attending high school in a small town.

For student-athletes, however, it can be hard to get exposure while trying to advance to the collegiate level in sports.

July 31st

Local Sports Briefs — July 31, 2013

July 31, 2013

Youth Football Association sign-ups being held now
Crossroads Youth Football Association is holding sign-ups for players and cheer squads at the Big Spring Mall on Saturday, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 10, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.; and Saturday, Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Flag football (5-7 years), will be $85 per child; Tackle (8-9 and 10-12 years), will cost $160; and cheer (K-12 years) will be $125.
For more information, visit www.freewebs.com/cyfa/

BSHS season tickets on sale now

July 22nd

Local sports briefs

July 22, 2013

Youth Football Association sign-ups being held now
Crossroads Youth Football Association is holding sign-ups for players and cheer squads at the Big Spring Mall each Saturday, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Registration is open until Aug. 17.

BSHS season tickets going on sale soon

Senior League All-Stars eliminated, settle for 3rd in state

July 22, 2013

SAN ANGELO — Big Spring's Senior League All-Stars were eliminated in their second match-up against San Antonio Capitol Park on Saturday by a score of 10-1 at the Texas Sports Complex, but the 15 and 16-year olds comprising the squad can hold their heads high. The team finished third in the entire state and put together the longest postseason run of any Big Spring Little League roster on record.

In Saturday morning's elimination game against South Garland, Adam Franco engaged in a pitching duel with the opposing hurler. The offense began making noise in the fifth.

July 11th

Raines named new Hawks head men's basketball coach

July 11, 2013

Howard College wasn’t without a head men’s basketball coach for too long.

Scott Raines, who is entering his ninth year as an employee at HC, has been tapped to take over for Mark Adams, who departed after accepting the director of basketball operations position at Texas Tech University.
Raines has spent the past couple of years on the administrative side of things at Howard, but basketball is in his blood. Raines was originally hired as an assistant to Adams and has served in various coaching capacities during his time in Big Spring.

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