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April 29th, 2014
The Forsan High School Lady Buffaloes can officially get into the playoff mode now. After days of endless waiting, the state-ranked Lady Buffaloes learned who it will face in the first-round of the Class A softball state playoffs this weekend.
Autumn Minter and Dyrshae Vanderbilt can still feel the sting of failing to qualify for the finals at last yearâ€™s Region I-3A Track and Field Championships. It was, they admit, a feeling that left them in tears.
And extremely determined to make sure there wonâ€™t be a repeat.
The Howard College Lady Hawks slipped to No. 17 in the latest NJCAA Division I baseball poll. Howard College, now 32-14 for the season, fell five places in the rankling over the past week. The team had been ranked No. 12 in last weekâ€™s poll.
The Howard College Lady Hawksâ€™ alumni connection added another branch earlier this week when Weronica Green agreed to a scholarship deal with Tennessee Temple University in Chattanooga.
Big Spring, the District 4-3A runner-up, will begin its playoff run on May 1 when they face the Fort Stockton Pioneers in a best-of-three series at San Angelo Central High School.
The Monahans Lobos and the Sweetwater Mustangs will play a one-game district playoff on Friday to determine the third- and fourth-place teams in the District 4-3A standings. Both teams finished the district schedule with 5-5 records. The one-game playoff will be held Friday at Steer Park, starting at 7 p.m.
There will be no shortage of sportage for the Big Spring High School boysâ€™ and girlsâ€™ track athletes beginning Friday when the Region I-3A Track and Field Championships begin in Lubbock. More than a dozen BSHS athletes will be competing in the meet, which will be held on the track at Texas Tech University.
The Wylie Bulldogs used a 5-fun outburst in the bottom of the second inning on Tuesday in Abilene to race to a 10-5 victory in the final regular season game for both squads.
The Howard College Hawksâ€™ baseball team scored a run in the top of the eighth inning on Tuesday and then held on to claim a tough 7-6 victory over the Midland College Chaparrals in Western Junior College Athletic Conference action at Christensen Stadium.
Coahoma, a longtime state power in softball, will get its 2014 playoff run started on Thursday when they face Post in the first game of their best-of-3 series in the bi-district round, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Andrews.