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 menâ€™s and womenâ€™s basketball teams will return to action this evening when they take to the Harold Davis Court at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum to face off with rival Western Texas College.
The Big Spring Lady Steers knew their loss last Friday to the Midland Greenwood Lady Rangers would cost them. On Monday, they found out just how much.
According to the latest rankings, the Lady Steers fell to No. 22 in the latest Class 3A rankings. The team had entered last week ranked at No. 17.
The Big Spring High School Lady Steers added to their list of postseason accolades earlier this week when four members of their 2013 state-qualifying team were named to the Texas Sports Writers Associationâ€™s Class 3A all-state team.
Howard College head coach Scott Raines didnâ€™t mince too many words when discussing his teamâ€™s performance on Tuesday against New Mexico Military Institute. The best way to describe ugly is to call it ugly.
And it was ugly.
But then again, even an ugly win is a win.
The Big Spring Steerâ€™ playoff hopes are still alive.
Big Spring, backed by a solid outing from Ty Sealy, kept its dreams of earning a berth in the Class 3A state basketball playoffs alive and healthy on Friday by pounding out a nail-biting 53-50 win over the Greenwood Rangers.
The Greenwood Lady Rangers did what few teams have managed to do this season. They slowed the Big Spring Lady Steersâ€™ offense to a crawl.
Greenwood limited 17th-ranked Big Spring to just eight points in the first half on Friday and rolled to a stunning 35-26 victory in a key District 4-3A matchup.
COAHOMA - The Denver City Mustangs posted a huge run over the final four minutes of the first quarter on Friday night and cruised to a 71-27 win over the Coahoma Bulldogs on Friday night in District 4-2A action.
Itâ€™s been five years since the 2009 JUCO National Championship baseball team has been on the campus of Howard College but they are returning for a reunion this weekend. The 2009 champs will be reuniting for an exhibition game against the 2014 Hawks on Saturday, at 1 p.m.
For days leading up to the Howard Hawksâ€™ showdown with Josh Gray and the Odessa College Wranglers, all David Joseph heard was how great the nationâ€™s leading scorer was.
Josh this ... Gray that ...
On Thursday night in front of a raucous crowd in the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum, the Hawks 6-foot point guard proved he was worthy of being Googled, too.