Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
The Big Spring High School freshman football team put a feather in its cap on Thursday evening at Shelton Field on the campus of Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene.
Jack Everett and the Big Spring Junior High School eighth grade A team moved on step closer to perfection on Thursday evening with a dominating victory over the Monahans Loboes in front of a large crowd at Memorial Stadium.
And they did it in impressive fashion.
After hearing how poorly the defense had played for weeks, linebacker Garrett Wigington was in no mood to mince words on Friday night following the Big Spring Steersâ 41-14 mauling of the Hereford Whitefaces in front of a large crowd at Memorial Stadium.
The Big Spring Junior High School Steers made sure the 2014 football season got off to a solid start on Thursday afternoon in front of a large crowd at Memorial Stadium.
A real good start.
On paper, the San Angelo Central Lady âCats look as if they administered a good old-fashioned beat down with their 3-0 win over the Big Spring High School Lady Steers.
Then again, stats on paper doesnât tell the whole story.
Facing a veteran Class 6A squad with a large front line, the Lady Steers turned in a gutsy effort in their final non-district home appearance. Big Spring actually controlled the game during several stretches, including the final half of the decisive Game 3.
MONAHANS â The Big Spring High School defense had every chance in the world to fold up like a cheap suit on Friday night in front of a large crowd at Estes Memorial Stadium.
Sure. At times, they were pushed around more than a lawnmower in Florida as they gave up 364 yards.
Sure. They got a little help from the officiating crew that overturned a fourth-quarter touchdown that would have given the Loboes a lead with just over 2 minutes to play.
Tyler Collins continues to make Howard College baseball history ... even three seasons after he earned the National Junior College Player of the Year honors and headed off to professional baseball.
Collins became the first Howard College product to homer in the Major Leagues on Monday afternoon by launching a three-run pinch-hit blast in the Detroit Tigersâ 12-1 rout of the Cleveland.
SAN ANGELO â The Big Spring High School Steers made sure the large crowd on hand at San Angelo Stadium got their moneyâs worth on Saturday evening.
And then some.
Matt Yanez, on the final play of the Steersâ season opener, outleaped a crowd of defenders in the end and snagged a 41-yard âHail Maryâ pass from Tobyn Tannehill and then alertly pitched the ball to teammate Hunter Hill, who finished off a wild come-from-behind victory over Kerrville Tivy by cradling the game-winning touchdown while falling to the ground.
Football season in the Crossroads region will get off to an official start tonight with a gem at Memorial Stadium.
Forsan vs. Coahoma.
Coach Derrick Jackson looked out at the court at the SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf Activity Center following the Lady Rattlersâ season-opening loss to the No. 19-ranked Western Texas College Lady Wranglers and breathed a sigh of relief.
Tuesdayâs 25-7, 25-4, 25-6 loss to Western Texas wasnât a story-book beginning for his team, but it was a beginning nonetheless.