Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
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.
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 â€˜Cats 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 doesnâ€™t 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.