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Howard College head coach Scott Raines didnâ€™t mince too many words when discussing his teamâ€™s performance on Tuesday against New Mexico Military Institute. The best way to describe ugly is to call it ugly.
And it was ugly.
But then again, even an ugly win is a win.
The Big Spring Steerâ€™ playoff hopes are still alive.
Big Spring, backed by a solid outing from Ty Sealy, kept its dreams of earning a berth in the Class 3A state basketball playoffs alive and healthy on Friday by pounding out a nail-biting 53-50 win over the Greenwood Rangers.
The Greenwood Lady Rangers did what few teams have managed to do this season. They slowed the Big Spring Lady Steersâ€™ offense to a crawl.
Greenwood limited 17th-ranked Big Spring to just eight points in the first half on Friday and rolled to a stunning 35-26 victory in a key District 4-3A matchup.
COAHOMA - The Denver City Mustangs posted a huge run over the final four minutes of the first quarter on Friday night and cruised to a 71-27 win over the Coahoma Bulldogs on Friday night in District 4-2A action.
Itâ€™s been five years since the 2009 JUCO National Championship baseball team has been on the campus of Howard College but they are returning for a reunion this weekend. The 2009 champs will be reuniting for an exhibition game against the 2014 Hawks on Saturday, at 1 p.m.
For days leading up to the Howard Hawksâ€™ showdown with Josh Gray and the Odessa College Wranglers, all David Joseph heard was how great the nationâ€™s leading scorer was.
Josh this ... Gray that ...
On Thursday night in front of a raucous crowd in the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum, the Hawks 6-foot point guard proved he was worthy of being Googled, too.
The Odessa College Lady Wranglers reeled off a 36-17 run in the first 20 minutes of play on Thursday and cruised to a 79-47 win over the Howard College women in Western Junior College Athletic Conference play.
The Grady Wildcats put together a 17-6 run in the first eight minutes of the third quarter on Tuesday and then raced to a 62-55 come-from-behind win over the Sands Mustangs.
The Colorado High School Wolves received a late Christmas gift on Tuesday. In fact, they received two in their matchup with the Coahoma High School Bulldogs.
Make no mistake about it, there will be plenty of offense on display this evening when the Howard College menâ€™s and womenâ€™s basketball teams take to the court at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum to face off against Odessa College.
There could also be a few changes in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference menâ€™s standings when the smoke clears. The Howard College and Odessa College men enter tonightâ€™s game tied for second in the WJCAC standings with 3-1 records.