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AUSTIN— Every year on July 31, World Ranger Day is an opportunity to take a moment to recognize the unwavering commitment towards park stewardship by the many park rangers at the 89 Texas State Parks that make up our state park system. Initially created by the International Ranger Federation…

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This past school year ended under very unfortunate circumstances for every senior in high school throughout the entire country. Included in that group is the many student-athlete’s who were unable to finish the final sports season of their high school careers because of COVID-19.

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Joe Bright has played basketball mostly his entire life. After years of playing the sport and advancing all the way to the NCAA Division I level, he has brought all of the skills and lessons he has learned from the game to his new occupation: Trainer at his own Basketball Academy.

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Some high school coaches were standout athletes growing up. Some had a parent that was in the world of coaching and wanted to follow in their footsteps. Some of them even got into coaching before their playing careers ever stopped and knew that is how they wanted to coach for a career.

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The Coahoma Bulldogs and Bulldogettes began their second week of summer workouts this week and there has been a great turnout every day. On the first day of workouts, 175 student-athletes showed up ready and prepared to work off any unwanted gains that might have happened over the three mont…

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There is a golfer from Big Spring who has won the last eight tournaments he has played in. He is also well on his way to capturing the 2020 Northern Texas PGA (NTPGA) Junior Tour Summer Series crown and that much closer to defending his Fall and Spring titles. He has a maturity beyond his ye…

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It has been almost three months since the last high school sport was played and the state of Texas is ready for their favorite teams to play ball. Summer workouts will begin on Monday for all three local high schools and you can expect each group to be hard at work and trying to improve as m…

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After two years of slashing across the hardwood for the Howard Lady Hawks, guard Averie Benson has recently announced her commitment to William Penn University. The Amarillo native will be making the 12-hour move northeast to Oskaloosa, Iowa, where she will finish out her two years of athlet…

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The 2019 season ended in a disappointing fashion for the Big Spring Lady Steers when they finished with a record of 4-28 and failed to win a game at home the entire season. The 2020 Big Spring Volleyball schedule has been recently released and the coaching staff and players will now be able …

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Even with the coronavirus pandemic, recruiting season is still in full swing and the Howard Hawks have been adding athletes to their future rosters left and right. This is a good sign for Howard because the group of coaches currently at the helm are having no trouble persuading young athlete…

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The Howard Hawks’ 2019-20 basketball season was an up-and-down roller coaster of a year. For one of the best players from that squad, Klay Brown, the same thing could be said about the season that he had. After starting only a couple of games over the first half of the season, Brown burst on…

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If you attended a Coahoma football game last fall, you could see that there was a noticeable difference in the style of defense that the Bulldogs play compared to years past. After spending a decade-and-a-half as a position coach on the defensive side of the ball at Big Spring High School, M…

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Several changes have been made around the Coahoma athletics department since Chris Joslin took over the Athletic Director/Head Football Coach job almost three years ago. Joslin had found success at other schools, such as when he was the offensive coordinator of the 2017 3A state-champion Roc…

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It is not an easy decision to decide to join the military following high school graduation. There is the fear of the unknown and the anxiousness that builds the closer and closer that the date to ship out comes. The 2020 Big Spring Steers baseball team now has two players that are ready to j…

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Big Spring’s Kyler Seymore has been named to several postseason teams that have recognized his tremendous junior season on the court. Since the conclusion of the season, Seymore has been named the District 5-4A Offensive MVP, a goal he wrote down in his notebook following his sophomore year,…

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During this current time of uncertainty and negative news, one of the most  important things to do is to try to stay positive. With plenty of news surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and the upcoming election later this year, there is at least one person trying to keep the positivity: Big Spri…

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Jake Smith has just become the second Howard student-athlete to commit to furthering his athletic career at Southern Arkansas University in the past two weeks. Following the commitment of Laela Minnich to the Lady Muleriders softball team, Smith will also suit up for the royal blue and gold …

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A few days ago, Howard women's basketball star Jazzeem Bethea announced her commitment to the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. But if you knew Bethea, then you would know that the journey that finally landed her at a Division I program began on a basketball court in Seattle almost 10 ye…

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Zane Riffe was a force every time that he stepped onto the court during the 2019-20 Forsan basketball season. The forward's senior year on the hardwood was defined by a hard-driving approach on offense that also came with a silky jump-shot and earned him the District 7-2A Offensive MVP award…

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Rylee Evans makes her way up the court from her point guard position during a game this past season. She  makes an initial pass to a teammate and continues to weave her way through the opposing defense as the rest of the Lady Buffs get into their position. This particular play, drawn up by H…

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Following a productive two seasons in Big Spring at Howard College, Lady Hawks guard/forward Jazzeem Bethea has committed to continuing her basketball career at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). 

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