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April 5th, 2014
The Big Spring High School Steers notched one of its biggest wins of the season on Friday evening in front of a large crowd at Steer Park. And they put themselves right in the middle of the postseason talk by doing it.
Big Spring, backed by a pair of hits from Brett Brorman and Gary Watkins, pushed across a run in the bottom of the ninth inning and claimed a thrilling 5-4 victory over ninth-ranked Abilene Wylie in District 4-3A action.
The Big Spring Lady Steers suffered a heart-rending 6-5 loss to the Abilene Wylie Lady Bulldogs on Friday at the BSHS Softball Complex.
Big Spring High School head track coach Nick Roberson doesnâ€™t mind telling anyone he thinks his team has the talent to compete with anyone. The teamâ€™s overall talent level and depth gives it an opportunity to compete each and every time it takes to the track.
That is good news for area track and field fans - especially those who plan to turn out to watch the Big Spring boysâ€™ and girlsâ€™ track teams take aim at the District 4-3A Track and Field Championships. The meet is scheduled to get under way on Monday morning at Blankenship Field.
Sarah Marshall and Cassidi Redlin were among a handful of Big Spring High School tennis players who turned in solid performances in the first round of the District 4-3A Tennis Championships on Thursday at the Figure 7 Tennis Center.
Heading into the start of the District 4-3A Track and Field Championships on Monday, Lady Steersâ€™ head coach Nick Roberson admits he has a slightly different approach than many coaches. Winning the district championship isnâ€™t necessarily the Lady Steersâ€™ main objective.
The high school golf season may have come to an end for many of the stateâ€™s golfers, but Colton VerSteeg is one of the lucky ones. He gets to play on.
When senior Dyrshae Vanderbilt stepped across the finish line at the Honeybee Relays recently, she knew she and her teammates had just ran a really good time in the 4x400-meter relay. Just how good, she would learn later when BSHS head track coach Nick Roberson informed them they had broken the schoolâ€™s all-time record. The team ran a time of 3 minutes and 58.46 seconds and shattered the previous school-best by almost a full second.
The District 4-3A Track and Field Championships will be held on April 7 and April 10 at Blankenship Field on the campus of Big Spring High School. The top performers in each event will advance to the Area track meet on April 17 in Pecos.
The Forsan High School Lady Buffaloes continued their impressive hitting display on Tuesday evening by pounding out a 15-0 romp over the Hermleigh Lady Cardinals in a District 2-1A showdown at the FHS softball field.
The Big Spring Junior High School Lady Steers had a day people will remember for years to come on Saturday at the annual Key City Junior High Relays in Abilene. Mainly because much of it will be written in the record books.