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March 14th, 2015
With the Big Spring Steers sitting 24 points out of first place at the halfway point of the 2015 Big Spring Invitational Track and Field Championships, Ian Gonzales and Ryan Lopez got a short and simple message from their coaches as they stepped onto the track at Blankenship Field for the 400-meter race â€“ win or else ...
The Grady Wildcats are are headed to the championship game at the Class A boysâ€™ state basketball tournament in San Antonio.
Thanks to a late basket by senior Beau Lucas.
The Grady standout pushed in a layup with 3.8 seconds left on Thursday morning and helped Grady rally for a 76-75 overtime victory over the Calvert Trojans in front of a large crowd in the Alamodome.
With the win, Grady will advance to face Texline in the state championship game on Saturday. Texline edged out Graford in their first round game, 76-48.
High school track and field action will take center stage this afternoon as the 2015 Big Spring Invitational Track and Field Meet will be held at Blankenship Field.
In all, more than 10 teams from throughout the area will be competing in the event. The Big Spring boysâ€™ and girlsâ€™ teams will both be looking to repeat as meet champions.
Field events will begin at 1 p.m. The running events will start at 5:30 p.m
Sports Illustrated's Ben Glicksman and Colin Becht break down the biggest storylines to watch this spring in the Big 12.
ANDREWS â€“ For Matt Yanez and the senior members of the Big Spring Steersâ€™ basketball team, Tuesdayâ€™s 68-52 loss to Lubbock Estacado in front of a large crowd in Andrews High Schoolâ€™s Mustang Arena was a bittersweet moment.
On one hand, the team saw its season end with a 14-point loss that was aided from a rash of turnovers. Then again, the team Steers did win 20 games and advanced to the third round of the state playoffs for the first time in history.
The Big Spring High School Steers' second-round playoff game with the Clint Lions has been postponed by inclement weather conditions.
According to BS Athletic Director Phillip Ritchey, wintry weather conditions forced Big Spring and Clint school officials to change the date, time and site of their area playoff game to 4 p.m. on Saturday at Pecos High School.
The game was previously scheduled to be played tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Fort Stockton.
With just over 10 minutes left in regulation and his team holding a shaky two-point lead at 45-43 against Western Texas College, Howard College head coach Scott Raines called a time out and gathered his players around.
His message was simple â€“ be a champion.
â€śYou look like a fighter. You act like a fighter. When are you going to fight?â€ť he yelled. â€śFighters win championships. You guys have talked about winning championships ... Fight for it!â€ť
The Howard College Hawks are 40 minutes away from hanging another banner from the rafters of the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum. And what better way to add a piece of history to the Hawksâ€™ impressive history than to do it in front of a large crowd on Homecoming night when Howard College honors its graduating players and faces off with one of its biggest rivals?
Make no mistake about it, tonightâ€™s showdown with the Western Texas College Westerners could be historic as the Hawks can wrap up a share of the Western Junior College Athletic Conference crown with a victory.