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January 28th, 2014
The streak is dead. Finally.
Gabby Gonzales pumped in a game-high 19 points and Bailey Wipff, Jericka Smith and Sarah Stinnett all added double-digit efforts on Monday and helped the Howard College Lady Hawks snap their recent three-game losing streak with a 72-60 romp over the Western Texas Lady Westerners at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.
The Howard College Hawks are back in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference championship picture.
Sophomore guard David Joseph turned in a double-double performance and helped power the No. 22-ranked Hawks to a 73-66 win over the Western Texas College Westerners in front of a large crowd in the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum. Joseph was one of five Howard College players to reach double figures in the contest.
The Big Spring High School Steers swim team added to their impressive resume this past weekend with a solid outing at the District 4-4A meet. The team qualified two relay teams for the upcoming Region I Swimming and Diving Championships.
The Howard College menâ€™s and womenâ€™s basketball teams will return to action this evening when they take to the Harold Davis Court at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum to face off with rival Western Texas College.
The Forsan Buffaloes hit on 23 of their 25 attempts from the free throw line on Friday and used that to reel off a 64-50 win over Sundown in District 6-A, Division I, action.
The Big Spring Lady Steers knew their loss last Friday to the Midland Greenwood Lady Rangers would cost them. On Monday, they found out just how much.
According to the latest rankings, the Lady Steers fell to No. 22 in the latest Class 3A rankings. The team had entered last week ranked at No. 17.
The Big Spring High School Lady Steers added to their list of postseason accolades earlier this week when four members of their 2013 state-qualifying team were named to the Texas Sports Writers Associationâ€™s Class 3A all-state team.
Howard College head coach Scott Raines didnâ€™t mince too many words when discussing his teamâ€™s performance on Tuesday against New Mexico Military Institute. The best way to describe ugly is to call it ugly.
And it was ugly.
But then again, even an ugly win is a win.
The Big Spring Steerâ€™ playoff hopes are still alive.
Big Spring, backed by a solid outing from Ty Sealy, kept its dreams of earning a berth in the Class 3A state basketball playoffs alive and healthy on Friday by pounding out a nail-biting 53-50 win over the Greenwood Rangers.
The Greenwood Lady Rangers did what few teams have managed to do this season. They slowed the Big Spring Lady Steersâ€™ offense to a crawl.
Greenwood limited 17th-ranked Big Spring to just eight points in the first half on Friday and rolled to a stunning 35-26 victory in a key District 4-3A matchup.