Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
The 2014 Big Spring High School Powder Puff Championships featured a little of everything on Thursday night at Memorial Stadium. Guys in skirts, texting referees and cheerleaders scoring touchdowns.
Through it all, Shaylee Franks. Autumn Minter and Jackie Castillo just wanted the ball. So the Seniors gave it to them. It proved to be a wise move by Seniors coaches Matt Yanez, Dee Parker and Charlie Boling. All Franks, Minter and Castillo did was lead the Seniors to a 14-0 victory over the Sophomores in the finals.
SNYDER â€“ The Big Spring High School Steers knew heading into their showdown with the Snyder Tigers that they needed two things. They needed to play better defensively and they needed a win in order to get their District 3-4A schedule off to a good start.
The Steers accomplished both goals in grand fashion on Friday night.
The Sands High School Mustangs always knew they could move the ball and put up points. It was just a matter of when everyone would get healthy and click at the same time. That time came on Friday night in Loop.
Normally, the Forsan High School Buffaloes like to spread the ball around, using a spread attack to generate astronomical numbers. Fridayâ€™s District 2-3A opener at Buffalo Stadium was anything but normal.
To be sure, when the final buzzer sounded on Friday night in front of a large homecoming crowd at Memorial Stadium, Big Spring High School head football coach Phillip Ritchey was anything but pleased with his teamâ€™s 43-42 loss to the Andrews Mustangs.
Ritchey, however, wasnâ€™t prepared to scream the sky was falling, or that the Steers were a product of smoke and mirrors.
Youâ€™ll have to forgive the Andrews Junior High School head coaches if they happened to search their bus several extra times prior to leaving Big Spring on Thursday night to make sure C.J. Harris and Isaac Murillo were hiding somewhere. To be sure, they saw all of the two they wanted.
The Big Spring High School Lady Steers can go a long way into putting themselves in the driverâ€™s seat in the District 2-4A volleyball race on Saturday with a win over Levelland. They can also pretty much guarantee themselves a postseason playoff berth at the same time.
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.