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April 30th, 2014
The Howard College Hawks can create some positive vibes this weekend when they close out their 2014 regular season with a home-and-away series with the Odessa College Wranglers. And a little positive feelings heading into the 2014 Region V West Baseball Tournament wouldnâ€™t exactly be bad. Especially with a run at the JUCO World Series hanging in the balance.
Forsanâ€™s J.T. Breyman (left) and J.P. Stevenson earned a bronze medal at the Class A State Tennis Championships on Monday in Austin.
Big Spring High Schoolâ€™s Devin Roberson kept his quest for a medal at the Class 3A state golf tournament alive on Monday morning by turning in a solid opening round at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines course.
The Forsan High School 4x200-meter relay team earned the chance to live a dream on Saturday evening at the Region I-1A Track and Field Championships at Ratliff Stadium in Odessa.
Itâ€™s a dream they hope goes very fast in Austin.
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.