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January 27th, 2012

Last-minute magic: Hawks down Odessa in OT thriller

January 27, 2012

Coaches and players like to talk about intensity as if it's something that can be bottled and stored away for use at appropriate times, but in truth it's an intangible thing that you either have or you don't.

Thursday night against Odessa College, the Howard College Hawks lacked intensity in the first half. The second half, however, was a far different story.

The Hawks rebounded from a double-digit deficit in the first half to earn a 91-88 overtime win over OC in a Western Junior College Athletic Conference thriller at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum Thursday night.

Howard-Odessa women's game postponed

January 27, 2012

A glitch in referee assignments resulted in the postponement of Thursday's Western Junior College Athletic Conference women's basketball game between Howard College and Odessa College.

The game is now set for a 6 p.m. tip-off tonight at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.

HC officials said that the WJCAC administrator responsible for assigning officials to particular games failed to have referees available for Thursday's game in Big Spring. After failing to find alternate referees, officials from both schools decided upon the postponement.

Jan. 27 sports calendar

January 27, 2012

TODAY
Girls’ basketball
Big Spring at Abilene Wylie, 6 p.m.
Stanton at Coahoma, 6:30 p.m.
Forsan at Post, 6:30 p.m.

Women’s basketball
Odessa College at Howard College, 6 p.m.

Boys’ basketball
Big Spring at Abilene Wylie, 7:30 p.m.
Stanton at Coahoma, 8 p.m.
Forsan at Post, 8 p.m.

SATURDAY
Softball
Cisco Jr. College at Howard College (DH), 1 p.m.

To submit a calendar item, please call 263-7331, ext. 235, or e-mail reporter@bigspringherald.com

January 26th

Hawks top preseason baseball poll

January 26, 2012

Howard College baseball is no stranger to national rankings, and this year will be no different if all goes as planned. The “Perfect Game” preseason poll announced Wednesday has the Hawks perched in the No. 1 slot for the 2012 season.

“We are at a point in our program right now where we feel that we should be competing for a shot at the national title every year,” said Britt Smith, head coach and HC athletic director.

Jan. 26 sports calendar

January 26, 2012

TODAY
Women’s basketball
Odessa College at Howard College, 5:45 p.m.

Men’s basketball
Odessa College at Howard College, 7:45 p.m.

FRIDAY
Girls’ basketball
Big Spring at Abilene Wylie, 6 p.m.
Stanton at Coahoma, 6:30 p.m.
Forsan at Post, 6:30 p.m.

Boys’ basketball
Big Spring at Abilene Wylie, 7:30 p.m.
Stanton at Coahoma, 8 p.m.
Forsan at Post, 8 p.m.

To submit a calendar item, please call 263-7331, ext. 235, or e-mail reporter@bigspringherald.com

January 25th

Lady Steers stage defensive clinic vs. Monahans

January 25, 2012

Quick basketball lesson: If you keep the other team from scoring, your chances for victory become ridiculously easy.

The Big Spring Lady Steers took that lesson to heart Tuesday, using ferocious defensive pressure to hound the Monahans Lady Loboes into submission en route to a 67-24 non-district basketball victory at Steer Gym Tuesday night.

Big Spring served notice from the start what kind of night it would been when the Lady Steers blanked Monahans in the first quarter — and it barely got better for the Lady Loboes from there.

Jan. 25 sports calendar

January 25, 2012

THURSDAY
Women’s basketball
Odessa College at Howard College, 5:45 p.m.

Men’s basketball
Odessa College at Howard College, 7:45 p.m.

FRIDAY
Girls’ basketball
Big Spring at Abilene Wylie, 6 p.m.
Stanton at Coahoma, 6:30 p.m.
Forsan at Post, 6:30 p.m.

Boys’ basketball
Big Spring at Abilene Wylie, 7:30 p.m.
Stanton at Coahoma, 8 p.m.
Forsan at Post, 8 p.m.

To submit a calendar item, please call 263-7331, ext. 235, or e-mail reporter@bigspringherald.com

January 24th

Sports calendar

January 24, 2012

TODAY
Girls' basketball

Monahans at Big Spring, 6 p.m.
Coahoma at Forsan, 6:30 p.m.

Boys' basketball
Coahoma at Forsan, 8 p.m.

THURSDAY
Women's basketball

Odessa College at Howard College, 5:45 p.m.

Men's basketball

Odessa College at Howard College, 7:45 p.m.

Midland takes 2 from Hawks

January 24, 2012

MIDLAND — Some things should just be assumed when Howard College and Midland College meet on the basketball court — defense will rule the day; the winner will be celebrating a hard-fought win; and the loser will be left regretting missed chances.

Monday night's doubleheader at Chaparral Center followed that script perfectly as Midland took a pair of defensive battles against the Hawks, prevailing 59-53 in the women's game and 66-60 in the men's contest.

January 21st

Sports calendar

January 21, 2012

MONDAY
Women’s basketball
Howard College at Midland College, 5:45 p.m.
Men’s basketball
Howard College at Midland College, 7:45 p.m.

TUESDAY
Girls’ basketball
Monahans at Big Spring, 6 p.m.
Coahoma at Forsan, 6:30 p.m.
Boys’ basketball
Coahoma at Forsan, 8 p.m.

To submit a calendar item, please call 263-7331, ext. 235, or e-mail reporter@bigspringherald.com

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