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March 10th, 2014
The Big Spring High School Lady Steers capped their 2013-14 high school basketball season recently by having three members of their playoff qualifying squad named to the District 4-3A all-district team. Garnering honors from the districtâ€™s coaches were Julianna Rodriguez, Dyrshae Vanderbilt and Diamonique Mayes.
The Big Spring High School boysâ€™ golf team turned in a stellar outing on Saturday at the San Angelo Boysâ€™ Golf Classic on Saturday at the Quicksand Golf Course. The Steers finished seventh in the final team standings in the Blue Division with a team total of 694.
The Big Spring High School Lady Steersâ€™ golf team finished 16th in the final team standings at the 2014 Andrews Girlsâ€™ Golf Classic on Saturday.
The Big Spring High School Steersâ€™ 4x400-meter relay served notice to the area on Friday that they will be a team to be watched. And they did it in grand style - edging out Frenship by three-tenths of a second in the final event at the 2014 Big Spring Invitational.
Big Spring High School Lady Steersâ€™ head track coach Nick Roberson was realistic going into Fridayâ€™s 2014 Big Spring Invitational Track and Field meet at Blankenship Field. He knew the Frenship Lady Tigers had the sheer numbers to dominate the meet, so he took a different approach, looking for quality over quantity.
He found plenty to be happy with.
New Mexico Junior College posted a 6-3 run in the final 1:18 off regulation on Friday afternoon in the Rip Griffin Center in Lubbock and claimed a tough 64-60 victory in the semifinal round of the Region V Basketball Tournament. With the loss, the Hawsâ€™ season ended one game shy of a berth in the national tournament.
LUBBOCK - Howard College menâ€™s basketball coach Scott Raines offered his team an easy way out prior to the start of the Region V Basketball Tournament on Wednesday afternoon at the Rip Griffin Center in Lubbock. He told them they could get on the bus and return to Big Spring and not worry about a possible rematch with New Mexico Junior College.
Fortunately for Raines, the Hawks wanted no part of the â€śeasyâ€ť road.
The Coahoma High School Bulldogettes may not have posted as many wins on the basketball court this season, but that didnâ€™t stop them garnering plenty of notice from the District 4-2A coaches when it came time to pass out postseason honors.
Coahoma had four players named to the District 4-2A all-district squad, including Newcomer of the Year Lauren Simer and first-teamers Savannah Neff and Kaeli Yeager.
The Howard College Hawks and Western Texas College Westerners have rescheduled their Western Junior College Athletic Conference baseball games for today and Friday due to the weather forecast for this weekend.
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.