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April 22nd, 2011

Hawks sweep El Paso CC

April 22, 2011

The Howard College Hawks' softball team continued to keep pace with their fellow Western Junior College Athletic Conference leaders with a 3-2, 10-1 doubleheader sweep of El Paso Community College Thursday at Foundation Field.

Pitchers Sandra Serna and Selina Mitchell earned wins for the Hawks Thursday.

“We kind of had a slow start (Thursday), but we finally got going,” Howard Coach Kelly Raines said. “Every win counts in this conference … and now we have to win two more today.”

April 21st

BSHS golfers 5th after first day of regional tournament

April 21, 2011

LUBBOCK — The Big Spring High School boys' golf team is part of a seven-team logjam at the top of the standings following first-day play at the Region I-3A tournament Wednesday.

The Steers are in fifth place with a team score of 327, eight strokes behind leader Borger and a mere three shots back of second-place Andrews. Glen Rose is third with a 325, followed by Levelland at 326. Big Spring and Abilene Wylie are tied with identical 327 scores.

The top two teams qualify for next month's University Interscholastic League state tournament in Austin.

Forsan netters advance to regional finals

April 21, 2011

ODESSA — Forsan High School's Kyle Stevenson and Sydney Holdampf are one win away from a trip to the state tennis tournament.

Stevenson and Holdampf, both juniors at FHS, each recorded two victories Wednesday to reach the boys' and girls' singles semifinal round, respectively, at the Region I-2A tennis tournament at Ratliff Stadium Tennis Complex.

Stevenson opened tournament play be defeating Cody Asbury of Ingram Tom Moore, 6-3, 6-1. He then knocked off Ricardo Chavez of Dimmitt, 6-0, 6-0 to reach the semifinals, where he'll face Jesse Guerra of Tornillo at 8:30 a.m. today.

April 20th

Area netters begin regional play

April 20, 2011

Forsan and Coahoma High School tennis players have taken a variety of routes to today's Region I-2A Tennis Tournament in Odessa.

For the Coahoma doubles team of Aaron Gonzales and Jason Martinez, the regional tournament is the culmination of years of working together.

For Forsan's doubles team of Cheyenne Galloway and Rachael Haggard, success came much quicker.

And for Forsan singles players Kyle Stevenson and Sydney Holdampf, the trip to the regional tournament is just one more highlight in a season full of them.

Idle Lady Steers clinch playoff spot

April 20, 2011

After an up-and-down season, perhaps it was appropriate that the Big Spring Lady Steers earned a spot in the state softball playoffs by doing … nothing.

The Lady Steers, who were idle Tuesday, earned the third and final postseason berth from District 5-3A by virtue of Brownwood's 19-7 win over Abilene Wylie. If Wylie had defeated Brownwood, it would have ended the season tied with Big Spring and forced an extra game with the Lady Steers to determine the district's final playoff representative.

April 19th

Tuesday sports calendar

April 19, 2011

Baseball — Andrews at Big Spring, 7 p.m.

Baseball — Colorado City at Coahoma, 7 p.m.

Baseball — Slaton at Forsan, 7 p.m.

Softball — Colorado City at Coahoma, 6:30 p.m.

Softball — Slaton at Forsan, 6:30 p.m.

Golf — Big Spring, Stanton, Garden City, Sands at regional tournaments.

Garden City girls 3rd at regional tournament

April 19, 2011

ABILENE — The Garden City High School girls' golf team is in the hunt for a spot in the state high school tournament, but it has some catching up to do.

The Lady Bearkats shot a team total 382, good enough for third place, during first-day action at the Region II-1A golf tournament Monday. That score leaves Garden City 18 strokes behind Robert Lee.

The top two teams at the regional level qualify for the University Interscholastic League state high school tournament, scheduled for May in Austin.

April 14th

Steers win district track title

April 14, 2011

SNYDER — Quality trumped quantity.

The Big Spring boys' track team didn't have have the numbers heading into the District 5-3A track meet, but the Steers definitely had the star power, which was enough to allow them to edge Brownwood for the league title here Wednesday.

The Steers amassed 186 points, compared to 182 for Brownwood. Abilene Wylie was third with 148 points.

April 13th

BSHS in thick of things at district track meet

April 13, 2011

SNYDER — The Big Spring High School girls are in first place and the boys stand in second after the first day of the District 5-3A track meet in Snyder Tuesday.

Paced by Jaycee Williams' first place finish in the 3,200 meter run, the Lady Steers currently lead the district meet with 37 points after four events, one point ahead of second place Abilene Wylie. Brownwood is currently third with 33 points.

Williams won the ,3200 in a time of 12 minutes, 38.62 seconds while Kristen Rush of Wylie was second in a time of 12:43.73. BSHS' Chelsea Torres was sixth in a time of 13:27.51.

Tuesday roundup: Buffs rout Denver City

April 13, 2011

DENVER CITY — The Forsan Buffaloes broke open a tight game in the fifth inning to claim an 18-5 win over Denver City in District 3-2A baseball action Tuesday.

The Buffs were clinging to a 6-5 lead in the fifth before they exploded for 12 runs, powered in large part by Foster Burchett's grand slam home run, to end the game via the mercy rule.

Burchett went 3-for-3 at the plate with five RBI, while his brother Trevor was 2-for-4 with three RBI. Zane Herrin also had a good day at the plate, going 3-for-4 while driving in two runs.

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