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 Odessa College Lady Wranglers reeled off a 36-17 run in the first 20 minutes of play on Thursday and cruised to a 79-47 win over the Howard College women in Western Junior College Athletic Conference play.
Make no mistake about it, there will be plenty of offense on display this evening when the Howard College menâ€™s and womenâ€™s basketball teams take to the court at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum to face off against Odessa College.
There could also be a few changes in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference menâ€™s standings when the smoke clears. The Howard College and Odessa College men enter tonightâ€™s game tied for second in the WJCAC standings with 3-1 records.
FORSAN - Matthew Mims poured a game-high 30 points and teammate Kade Fannin added 20 more on Tuesday night and helped lead the Forsan High School Buffaloes to a thrilling 80-70 win over the Seagraves Eagles in high school boysâ€™ basketball action.
The Big Spring High School Steers got off to a slow start offensively on Tuesday night. The Monahans Loboes made them pay for it dearly.
Monahans built a 14-point lead in the first quarter and raced to a 55-40 victory over the Steers in a key District 4-3A matchup in Monahans.
With the loss, the Steers fell to 8-11 for the season. More importantly, however, Big Spring slipped to 0-2 in district play.