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March 5th, 2014
The Howard College menâ€™s basketball team struggled in its final two outings of the regular season. They backed its way into the Region V Basketball Tournament as the No. 4 seed from the Western Junior College Athletic Conference.
Those are facts Hawks head coach Scott Raines isnâ€™t real thrilled about. He believes his team is much better than what the last 80 minutes of the regular season showed.
The Howard College menâ€™s and womenâ€™s basketball teams each placed two players on the 2014 All-Western Junior College Athletic Conference basketball teams. The conference honors were released earlier this week.
Charlie Boling, Ryan Lopez and Charles Green all collected gold medals on Friday and helped power the Big Spring High School Steers track and field team to an impressive outing at the Sandhills Relays in Monahans.
Karina Alvarado and the The Big Spring High School Lady Steers turned in an impressive outing on Friday at the Region I Powerlifting Championships in Fort Stockton. As a team, the Lady Steers had 10 athletes finish in the top 20 in their respective weight classifications.
Carlee Daniel and Jahnia Willard both turned in record-setting performances for the Forsan High School Lady Buffaloes this past weekend at the Region I Powerlifting Championships in Irion County. Both set personal marks in the meet, which was held Friday.
The Forsan High School tennis team, under the guidance of head coach Seth Johnson and assistant coach Amanda Burton, qualified for 2014 State Team Tennis Tournament by finishing second in the Region I Team Tennis Tournament.
SNYDER â€“ Hollywood scriptwriters couldnâ€™t have put more twists and turns â€“ and humor â€“ into the Howard College menâ€™s basketball teamâ€™s season finale that the Western Texas College Westerners on Thursday evening in the Scurry County Coliseum.
The Howard College Hawksâ€™ road to the national tournament will be anything but easy thanks to their fourth-place finish in the Western Junior College Athletic Association standings. But, at least, there is a road.
Sarah Stinnett and Bailey Wipff each poured in 17 points and LaTanya McMaryion added nine as the Howard College women nailed down a 59-49 victory over rival Western Texas in the regular season finale at the Scurry County Coliseum.
After months of hard work, sweat and tears, the Howard College menâ€™s basketball season comes down to this. Win tonightâ€™s showdown with rival Western Texas College or watch the Region V Basketball Tournament from the bleachers.