Coahoma High School head coach Trey Gardner and Forsan head coach Jason Phillips had a lot in common on Friday night as they watched their two teams square off in season-opening â€śHoward Bowl.â€ť
Both were less than pleased with the way their teamâ€™s played.
In the end, however, Gardner had a little less to be unhappy about.
Steers win season opener in dramatic fashion with a 41-yard "Hail Mary" pass in the end zone as time expires.
MONAHANS â€“ The Big Spring High School defense had every chance in the world to fold up like a cheap suit on Friday night in front of a large crowd at Estes Memorial Stadium.
Sure. At times, they were pushed around more than a lawnmower in Florida as they gave up 364 yards.
Sure. They got a little help from the officiating crew that overturned a fourth-quarter touchdown that would have given the Loboes a lead with just ovet 2 minutes to play.
Kyler Franks and Joseph Melendez both rushed for a pair of touchdowns and helped the Bulldogs reel off a convincing 38-7 rout of the McCamey Badgers on Friday in front of a large crowd at Bulldog Stadium.
Jesse Cervantes rushed for three touchdowns on Friday night and helped the Forsan Buffaloes scratch their way into the win column with a dominating 57-0 rout of the Plains Cowboys.
Andrews 43, Big Spring 43; Forsan 28, Wink 20; Klondike 66, Sands 20
Big Spring 49, Snyder 6; Coahoma 19, Ballinger 14; Forsan 51, Anthony 0; Sands 103, Loop 76
Anthony Godwin gave the Big Spring High School Steers just what they needed on Friday night. Brilliance.
The hard-throwing left-hander limited Levelland to just three hits while leading the Steers to a 2-0 victory in front of a large crowd at Steer Park.
Jaci Aguilar and Mercedes Ruiz both came up with clutch hits on Friday afternoon and helped the Big Spring High School Steers roll to a 6-1 victory over Levelland in front of a large crowd at Lady Steer Field.
With the win, Big Spring improved to 15-4 for the season and, more importantly, kept their district title hopes alive heading into Tuesdayâ€™s rematch with district-leading Snyder.
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
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.