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 Howard College Lady Hawks completed a four-game sweep of the Midland College Lady Chaparrals on Saturday by taking both ends of a doubleheader in Midland by the scores of 5-3 and 3-2, respectively.
PECOS â€“ The Big Spring High School Lady Steers relay teams expected tougher races this week as they headed in to the District 3-4 3A Area Track and Field Championships. The teams advancing are supposed to be tougher, right?
A challenge in any of the three relay events never came Thursday at Rotary Field.
PECOS - Ryan Lopez never got in too big of a hurry during the first lap of the boysâ€™ 800-meter run on Thursday at the District 2-4 Area Track and Field Championships at Rotary Field. He was perfectly content to let the other seven runners in the field set the pace for the first 500 meters of the race.
It was the last 300 that concerned him most.
The Howard College Lady Hawks will begin their stretch run to the regional tournament this afternoon when they kick off a 4-game series with Midland College. The HC women will host the Lady Chaparrals this afternoon, beginning at 1 p.m. for two games at Foundation Field.
The Big Spring High School boysâ€™ and girlsâ€™ track and field teams could be in for an enjoyable day at the Area Track and Field Championships this afternoon in Pecos. The two teams head into the meet with a bevy of athletes that are favored to contend for victories in their respective events.
Robbie Downing walked away from the Sweetwater Junior High School Tennis Invitational with plenty to smile about. The Big Spring standout turned in a gold-medal effort en route to winning the girlsâ€™ singles division on Thursday, April 12.
Devin Roberson is headed to high school golfâ€™s version of the Promised Land.
The Big Spring High School senior punched his ticket to the Class 3A state golf tournament on Thursday with a solid round on the final day of the Region I-3A Golf Championships at Shadow Hills Golf Course in Lubbock.
The Big Spring High School Lady Steers stood toe-to-toe with the Greenwood Rangerettes for three innings. Then, unfortunately, landed a knockout blow in the fourth and raced to a stunning 20-7 victory.