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April 25th, 2014
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.
There will be no shortage of sportage for the Big Spring High School boysâ€™ and girlsâ€™ track athletes beginning Friday when the Region I-3A Track and Field Championships begin in Lubbock. More than a dozen BSHS athletes will be competing in the meet, which will be held on the track at Texas Tech University.
The Wylie Bulldogs used a 5-fun outburst in the bottom of the second inning on Tuesday in Abilene to race to a 10-5 victory in the final regular season game for both squads.
The Howard College Hawksâ€™ baseball team scored a run in the top of the eighth inning on Tuesday and then held on to claim a tough 7-6 victory over the Midland College Chaparrals in Western Junior College Athletic Conference action at Christensen Stadium.
Coahoma, a longtime state power in softball, will get its 2014 playoff run started on Thursday when they face Post in the first game of their best-of-3 series in the bi-district round, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Andrews.
On the court, the Howard College Lady Hawks were one of the youngest teams in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference this past season, and it showed as the team struggled to find ways to win games. Despite their youthfulness, the one thing no one ever questioned was the Lady Hawksâ€™ athletic ability.