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
The Big Spring High School Steers will kick off their postseason efforts this afternoon when they face the Fort Stockton High School Panthers in the bi-district round of the Class 3A state playoffs. The two teams will begin their best-of-three series starting at 4:30 p.m. at San Angelo Centralâ€™s field in San Angelo.
Big Spring High School standout Devin Roberson fired a final round of 88 on Tuesday and finished in a three-way tie for 16th place at the 2014 Class 3A state golf tournament, which was held at the Hyatt Resort Lost Pinesâ€™ course.
The Howard College Hawks can create some positive vibes this weekend when they close out their 2014 regular season with a home-and-away series with the Odessa College Wranglers. And a little positive feelings heading into the 2014 Region V West Baseball Tournament wouldnâ€™t exactly be bad. Especially with a run at the JUCO World Series hanging in the balance.
Big Spring High Schoolâ€™s Devin Roberson kept his quest for a medal at the Class 3A state golf tournament alive on Monday morning by turning in a solid opening round at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines course.
The Forsan High School 4x200-meter relay team earned the chance to live a dream on Saturday evening at the Region I-1A Track and Field Championships at Ratliff Stadium in Odessa.
Itâ€™s a dream they hope goes very fast in Austin.
The Forsan High School Lady Buffaloes can officially get into the playoff mode now. After days of endless waiting, the state-ranked Lady Buffaloes learned who it will face in the first-round of the Class A softball state playoffs this weekend.
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.