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 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.
The Forsan High School Buffaloes and Miles Bulldogs will get the playoff atmosphere started a bit earlier this evening when they square off in a key District 6-A matchup in Forsan. The two teams enter tonightâ€™s 7 p.m. showdown tied for the top spot in the district standings with identical 6-1 records.
Isaiah Ontiveros went 3-for-4 from the plate and drove in three runs on Monday and powered the Big Spring High School Steersâ€™ junior varsity baseball team to a thrilling 12-10 win over the Greenwood Rangers in 10 innings.
Braden East drove in three runs and Clayton Galloway allowed just six hits over six innings and powered the Forsan Buffaloes to a 12-2 rout of the Winters Blizzards in a key District 6-2A showdown in Forsan on Tuesday.
The Big Spring High School boysâ€™ and girlsâ€™ track and field teams will continue their bids for the District 4-3A track titles on Thursday at Blankenship Field when the final day of the event get under way. The district held its preliminary races on Monday.