**UPDATED on 05/04/21 to include information about Coahoma Baseball.**
Big Spring Lady Steers won Game 2 against Hereford on Saturday, May 1, 2021, with a final score of 10-3! The Bi-District champs will now face off against Seminole in the next round of the playoffs.
Coahoma Bulldogettes swept Clyde in 2 games to win their Bi-District Championship this weekend. On Friday, April 30, 2021, they won 16-10, and on Saturday, May 1st, they won 20-3. Next, they will play against City View in a three game series for the area round of playoffs. Game one will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, May 7th, at Iowa Park. Game two will start at 4 p.m. Saturday in Coahoma and if necessary, game three will begin 30 minutes after game two.
Forsan Lady Buffs won their game over Lockney with a final score of 9-0. They will now move on to the Area Playoff games against Clarendon at Littlefield on Thursday, May 6th, at 5 PM. If needed, Game 3 will be on Friday, May 7th, at 5 PM.
Stanton Lady Buffs lost their Bi-District game against the Ballinger Ladycats on Friday afternoon. Final score was 17-3. Even though they lost the game, the Lady Buffs still made history as this was the first time the softball team had ever made it to the playoffs.
Forsan Buffs Baseball team will play against Christoval in Bi-District games on Friday, May 7th, at 4:30 pm in Forsan. If a third game is needed, it will be played on Saturday, May 8th, at Bell St. Complex in San Angelo.
Coahoma Bulldogs won with a final score of 13-4 over Sonora on Monday night, 05/03/21. Coahoma will now face Wall in the Bi-District round. More information will be announced soon.
Big Spring, Stanton, Forsan, and Coahoma softball teams will all be moving on to compete in playoff games that begin this week.
Big Spring Lady Steers have a record of 6-2 in district and are ranked as the #2 team. They will compete against Hereford for the Bi-District Championship. Game 1 will be on Thursday, April 29th, in Hereford at 4:30 PM. Game 2 will be in Big Spring on Saturday, May 1st, at 1 PM. If needed, Game 3 will be held 30 minutes after Game 2 ends. Listen to a live broadcast of these games on The Mighty 1490 AM and the New FM 103.9.
**UPDATE #2** -- Stanton Lady Buffs v. Ballinger Lady Cats Bi-District Game 1 will be played in Forsan at 1:30 PM today - 4/30/21
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**Update** -- Today's Bi-District game for the Stanton Lady Buffs in Sweetwater against Ballinger has been postponed. It has been moved to Friday, April 30th, at San Angelo Central at 7 PM.
Stanton Lady Buffs have a record of 5-3-1 in their district and are ranked as the #2 team. They will compete against the Ballinger Ladycats on Thursday, April 29th, in Sweetwater. That game begins at 6 PM.
Forsan Lady Buffs earned the title of District Co-Championship with a record of 7-1. They will compete against Lockney in Sundown at 5 pm on Thursday, April 29th.
Coahoma Bulldogettes had a stellar season with a record of 8-0 in district and winning the District Championship. The Bulldogettes will take on Clyde in a Bi-District Game at 6 p.m. Friday at Hermleigh. Game 2 will be held at noon Saturday at Hermleigh with third game to follow 30 minutes after if necessary.
Big Spring High School’s Track and Field team recently competed in the Regional Meet held in Lubbock this past weekend. Braxton Pearson placed 1st in Discus with a throw of 160’ 1”! Kyler Seymore placed 1st in the High Jump with a high jump of 6’6”! They’ll head to the Track and Field State Meet in Austin on May 6, 2021.
Kolt Redden signed his commitment papers to join the Cisco College Rodeo program in the fall. Redden is a four sport athlete at Coahoma High School. He was the quarterback for the Bulldog football team, played basketball, track, and baseball. The Cisco Rodeo team competes in the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA).
Coahoma’s Vance Ott is state bound for track and field to compete against the best athletes in his division.
The three-year Paralympic athlete has the fastest qualifying times in the 100 meter and 400 meter dash, and is third in shot put going into the meet, which will be held on May 8, in Austin. He will compete against the top nine athletes representing schools from Class 1A to 6A.
The Coahoma High School junior repeats as a state qualifier. As a freshman, he competed in all three events at the 2019 UIL state meet. The 2020 track and field season was cut short because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Big Spring area high schools competed at Regional Track Meet's last week and here are the results for Forsan and Coahoma.
Regional Track Update for the Forsan Buffs:
Forsan High School recently had athletes competing in the Regional Track Meet last week. Freshman Austin Magness placed 5th in the 3200, and sophomore Aleena Nelson placed 1st in shot put! Congratulations to them!
Regional Track Update for Coahoma:
The CHS track team finished the Region I 3-A track meet strong.
Results from Finals:
(only 1st and 2nd place finishers advance on to state)
Wheelchair 100M & 400M - Vance Ott, Gold! We expect to hear if Vance qualifies for the state meet sometime next week.
Women's 100M Dash - Christian Everett, 4th, 12.70.
Men's 400M Dash - Sean Striegler, 7th, 22.81.
Men's 4x1, 4x2 - 6th & 6th, 44.32 & 1:32:21. - JR Emerson, Austin Perkins, Tristian Guerrero, Billy Bailey, and Sean Striegler.
Last week, the Big Spring Steers Men's Golf team competed in the Regional Boys 4A Golf Championship Tournament at Shadow Hills Golf Course in Lubbock, and placed 9th. Congratulations to everyone for a great year!
Stanton Lady Buffs Seniors were recognized on Friday evening before their home game against Crane. Final score was in favor of Stanton, 14-4. The Stanton Lady Buffs finished the regular season 11-7 overall, 5-3 in district. They are now playoff bound!
Big Spring Lady Steers had a big game against Sweetwater on Friday. After a hard fought game, Sweetwater pulled ahead by 5 runs in the last inning. Final score was 15-10 in favor of Sweetwater. The Lady Steers will still advance to playoffs as the #2 team in District 3-4A.
Forsan Lady Buffs won their game over Tahoka with a final score of 14-2.
Howard College softball team swept Frank Phillips College in two double headers this weekend. On Friday they won with scores of 12-0, 13-4. Saturday they won with 8-0, 17-2.
On Wednesday morning, Big Spring High School Kyler Seymore signed a letter of intent to compete with Tarleton State University in their Track and Field program as a high jumper.
Seymore has been competing in high jumping for the Steers since his freshman year, but he’s been competing since the 7th grade. Since his time with the Steers, he’s had three different coaches all of whom were at his signing.
When asked how he felt to be able to celebrate his accomplishment with his friends and family, Seymore told KBest News that it's been a dream of his to compete at a Division I school since he was a kid.
"It's a dream come true," said Seymore.
According to BSHS Principal Mike Ritchey, Seymore is ranked 4th academically in his class of 240. Seymore told KBest News that he plans on studying Biomedics and to become a dentist after earning his Bachelor’s.
Tarleton State University is a NCAA Division I school located in Stephenville, TX.
Big Spring High School Powerlifting team members were recently recognized by the Texas High School Powerlifting Association (THSPA) and the Texas High School Women's Powerlifting Association (THSWPA).
THSPA Academic First Team
THSWPA Academic Second Team
WALL — The Coahoma High School track team had a very good day at the 5&6 3-A Area meet on Friday. The team captured eight gold medals and advanced in 11 events to the Region I 3-A contest.
The Coahoma boys relay team won the 4x100 meter and the 4x200 meter race. The team of JR Emerson, Sean Striegler, Billy Bailey, and Austin Perkins clocked a time of 44.46 to capture gold while the 4x200 team of Emerson, Bailey, Striegler, and Tristian Guerrero finished first with a time of 1:32.70.
Striegler picked up gold in the 200 meter dash and bronze in the long jump. Christian Everett finished ahead of the pack in the 100 meter dash. She clocked 12.92 at the finish line to capture gold.
Vance Ott brought home three golds in the wheelchair events. He threw a 20-03.50 in shot put, finished the 100 yard dash in 21.20 and the 400 yard dash in 1:04.39.
In field events, MaKynlee Overton’s strong arm took gold in the girls shot put with a throw of 36-00.00. Ashton Kimball earned silver in the boys shot put. He threw a distance of 45-03.75.
Rounding out the top Coahoma finishers of the day, Emerson earned bronze in the 200 meter dash and Julia Cox finished fourth in the girls 200 meter dash. Both athletes will move on to the region meet.
The Region 1 3-A track meet is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Abilene Chrsitian University in Abilene. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and $18 for a two-day pass.
UIL Area 5&6 3-A Track Meet
April 15, 2021
Wall Hawk Stadium, Wall
(Coahoma results only)
Long Jump — 3. Sean Striegler, 19-11.75.
Triple Jump — 7. Sean Striegler, 40-01.25; 8. JR Emerson, 38-10.25.
Discus Throw — 7. Kolt Redden, 120-07.50.
Shot Put — 2. Ashton Kimball, 45-03.50.
4x100 Meter Relay — 1. JR Emerson, Sean Striegler, Billy Bailey, Austin Perkins, 44.46.
100 Meter Dash — 7. Isaiah Martin, 12.21.
4x200 Meter Relay — 1. JR Emerson, Tristian Guerrero, Billy Bailey, Sean Striegler, 1:32.70.
400 Meter Dash — 6. Tristan Guerrero, 54.48.
300 Meter Hurdles — 5. Austin Perkins, 41.97.
200 Meter Dash — 1. Sean Striegler, 22.72; 3. JR Emerson, 23.43.
4x400 Meter Relay — 7. Isaiah Martin, Ethan Biddison, Tristian Guerrero, Austin Perkins, Billy Bailey, Billy Starr, 3:38.07.
Shot Put wheelchair — 1. Vance Ott, 20-03.50.
100 Yard Dash Wheelchair — 1. Vance Ott, 21.20.
400 Yard Run Wheelchair — 1. Vance Ott, 1:04.39.
Discus Throw — 5. Cayhill Lewis, 90-11.
Shot Put — 1. MaKynlee Overton, 36-00.00.
4x100 Meter Relay — 7., Madison Rodgers, Julia Cox, Jocelyn Torres-Mendoza, Christian Everett, 52.85.
100 Meter Dash Varsity — 1. Christian Everett, 12.92.
4x200 Meter Relay Varsity — 6. Madison Rodgers, Julia Cox, Jocelyn Olivarez, Christian Everett, 1:55.55.
200 Meter Dash — 4. Julia Cox, 27.79.
4x400 Meter Relay — 8. Jocelyn Olivarez, Isabella Cox, Karliegh Burt, Serena Dobbs, Madison Rodgers, Katelyn Johnson, 4:36.49.
Girls Team Rankings: 1. Merkel 130, 2. Sonora 88, 3. Jim Ned 86, 4. Clyde 78, 5. Crane 68.5, 6. Ballinger 46, 7 Wall 38.5, 8. Coahoma 29, 9. Brady 24, 10. San Angelo Grape Creek 12, 11. Odessa Compass Academy 9, 12. San Angelo TLC Academy 6, 13. Reagan County 5.
Boys Team Rankings - 1. Jim Ned 101, 2. Ballinger 97, 3. Sonora 79, 4. Coahoma 73, 5. Crane 61, 5. Wall 61, 7. Merkel 40, 7. Odessa Compass Academy 40, 9. Brady 18, 10. Clyde 16, 11. Stanton 12, 12. San Angelo Grape Creek 10, 12. Reagan County 10, 14. San Angelo TLC Academy 2.
Wheelchair - Team Rankings 1. Coahoma 20.
The Big Spring Steer Track and Field team had a great showing at the Area Meet that was held in Canyon last week. The following are Regional Qualifiers that will be headed to Lubbock this week to compete in the 2021 UIL Region 1-4A Track & Field Championship!
Jacqueline Belew – High Jump
Alexa Mehan – 100 Hurdles
Gracie King – 4x200 M Relay, 4x400 M Relay
Kyla Mathews – 4x200 M Relay, 4x400 M Relay
Falicity Calderon – 4x200 M Relay, 4x400 M Relay
Elisabeth Jones – 4x400 M Relay
Kyleena Hughes – 4x200 M Relay
Elaina Arredondo – 4x400 M Relay
Makenna Valle – 4x200 M Relay
Kyler Seymore – High Jump
Braxton Pearson – Shot Put, Discus
Roman Perez – 3200 M, 1600 M
Adrian Solis – 800 M
Abram Jackson – 100M, 4x200 M Relay
Isaiah Johnson – 4x200 M Relay
Sa’Quan Fizer – 4x200 M Relay
Vincent Ortiz – 4x200 M Relay
Devin Manning – 4x200 M Relay
Zeyarie Franklin – 4x200 M Relay
The Big Spring Steer Tennis team recently competed in district competition. Natalia Lopez and Brooklin Mojica qualified for the regional tennis tournament in Lubbock in Girls Doubles.
Ananya Limaye/Kaiden Roberts finished third in mixed doubles and Matthew Salazar/Eric Landin finished fourth in boy's doubles.
Ransom Colette and Eshan Patel posted quarterfinal finishes in boy's singles. Emily Kocak and Felicia Dahya also finished in the quarterfinals.
Coahoma @ Reagan County:
Bulldogettes won with a final score of 17-1. Bulldogs lost 4-14. Next games for Coahoma Softball and Baseball will be tomorrow when they host the Stanton Buffaloes. Bulldogettes play at 5, Bulldogs play at 7.
Big Spring Lady Steers @ Snyder:
Big Spring Lady Steers softball team won 19-7 over the Lady Tigers. Next game for the Lady Steers will be at home when they host Levelland at 5 PM.
Big Spring Steers v. Levelland:
Steers Baseball team lost to Levelland with a final score of 1-7. Next game will be tomorrow, 4/20/21, at Steer Park against Snyder at 7:30 PM.
Forsan v. Colorado City:
Lady Buffs lost 6-14, and the Buffs won 10-0 and earned the title of District Champs.
Next game for the Lady Buffs will be tomorrow, 4/20/21, when they host Seagraves. Varsity plays at 7 PM. The next game for the Buffs Baseball team will be on April 27th at 5 PM when they host Hamlin.
(Photo: Forsan Baseball)
CRANE — The Coahoma High School track team scooped up nine gold, five silver, and four bronze medals in individual events and five relay teams medaled at the District 5-3A meet on Friday.
MaKynlee Overton turned more than a few heads when she threw her shot put for a gold medal winning distance of 37-00.50, and she set a personal best and new school record for the fourth time in two years. In fact, it was her second record breaking throw of the day in the shot put event and the third this year.
Overton had plenty of company from the CHS team in the winner circle. Sean Strieigler ran a time of 23:10 to win the 200 meter dash. Christian Everett sprinted to gold in the 100 meter dash with a time of 12:31.
Tristian Guerrero clocked 53.95 at the finish line to win the 400 meter dash. Madison Rodgers’ swift feet earned gold in the 200 meter dash with a time of 28.20, and Austin Perkins picked up gold in the 300 meter dash. He finished the race in 43.18.
Vance Ott brought home three golds in the wheelchair division. He threw a 19-11 in shot put, and clocked 16.70 and 58.45 in the 100 meter and 400 meter dash respectively.
The varsity 4x200 relay team of JR Emerson, Tristan Guerrero, Billy Bailey, and Sean Striegler also won gold with a time of 1:34.59.
The Bulldog team finished second in district and the Bulldogette team was third.
Next: Coahoma will compete in 20 individual events and six relay races at the Area 5&6 UIL meet, which is set for this Thursday in Wall.
5-3A District Track Results
April 9, 2021
Note: Varsity athletes who placed in the top four of their event qualified for area
100M Dash — 4. Austin Perkins, 11.78; 5. Billy Bailey, 11.98; 6. Isaiah Martin, 12.03
200M Dash — 1. Sean Streigler, 23.10; 3. JR Emerson, 23.56
400M Dash — 1. Tristian Guerrero, 53.95.
800M Run — 10. Nicolas Biddison, 2:24.60; 11. Ethan Biddison, 2:26.49; 12. D’Kota Harrison 2:30.84.
1600M Run — 14. D’Kota Harrison, 6:27.77.
3200M Run — 10. Tanner Atkins, 13:15.17.
110M Hurdles — 6. Billy Starr, 18.67; 7. Tanner Atkins, 20.70.
300M Hurdles — 1. Austin Perkins, 43.18.
4x100M Relay — 3. Coahoma A — JR Emerson, Sean Streigler, Isaiah Martin, Billy Bailey, 44.89.
4x200M Relay — 1. Coahoma A — JR Emerson, Tristan Guerrero, Billy Bailey, Sean Striegler, 1:34.59.
4x400M Relay — 2. Coahoma A — Isaiah Martin, Ethan Biddison, Tristan Guerrero, Austin Perkins, 3:39.84.
High Jump — 7. Martin, Isaiah, 5-04.00; 7. Billy Bailey, 5-04.00; 10. JR Emerson, 5-02.00.
Long Jump — 2. Sean Streigler, 21-04.00; 5. Tristan Guerrero, 19-07.75; 8. Isaiah Martin, 18-07.50.
Triple Jump — 2. Sean Streigler, 40-09.50; 3. JR Emerson, 40-04.75; 6. Billy Bailey, 38-10.00.
Shot Put — 2. Ashton Kimball, 44-05.50; 6. Kolt Redden, 39-03.25.
Discus Throw — 3. Kolt Redden, 134-06.75
100M Dash — 1. Christian Everett,12.91, 7. Karleigh Burt, 14.30.
200M Dash — 1. Madison Rogers, 28.20; 2. Julia Cox, 28.81.
400M Dash — 5. Isabella Cox, 1:11.48.
800M Run — 5. Serena Dobbs, 2:45.20; 7. Isabella Cox, 2:45.60
100M Hurdles — 6. Katelyn Johnson, 21.04.
4x100M Relay — 3. Coahoma A — Madison Rodgers, Julia Cox, Jocelyn Torres-Mendoza, Christian Everett, 52.68.
4x200M Relay — 2. Coahoma A — Madison Rodgers, Julia Cox, Jocelyn Torres-Mendoza, Christian Everett, 1:54.24.
4x400M Relay — 4. Coahoma A — Jocelyn Torres-Mendoza, Isabella Cox, Karleigh Burt, Serena Dobbs, 4:46.51.
High Jump — 8. Jocelyn Torres-Mendoza 4-02.00.
Pole Vault — 3. Jocelyn Torres-Mendoza, 6-06.00.
Women Triple Jump — 4. Christian Everett, 33-02.25); 5. Julia Cox, 31-00.00; 7. Isabella Cox, 29-03.25.
Shot Put — 1. MaKynlee Overton, 37-00.50; 8. Nyssa Tran, 27-10.25; 12. Cayhill Lewis, 24-05.50.
Discus Throw — 2. Cayhill Lewis, 104-03.
Varsity Girls — 1. Crane 211.5, 2. Sonora 154, 3. Coahoma 99.5, 4. Reagan County 75, 5. Odessa Compass Academy 69; Stanton 8.
Varsity Boys — 1. Crane 157.5, 2. Coahoma 132, 3. Sonora 125, 4. Stanton 77.5, 5. Odessa Compass Academy 75, 6. Reagan County 48.
Congratulations to the following Forsan High School students on advancing to the regional track meet on April 23, 2021:
Austin Magness - 3200 and 1600
Trevor Cole - Pole Vault
Cameron Allen - Discus
Aleena Nelson - Shot Put
Thomason Gabehart - 800
Rylee Evans - 800
Nate Hernandez - 400
Carter Scott - 110 Hurdles and 300 Hurdles
4x400 - Dustin Spalla, Thomas Gabehart, Sawyer Stallings, Nate Hernandez
4x100 - Torah Smith, Natalie Franco, Nevaeh Hernandez, and Enjolina Hawkes
Forsan Buffs won their baseball game over Ozona with a final score of 15-6.
Big Spring Lady Steers won their softball game over Lubbock Estacado with a final score of 14-0. Big Spring Steers lost to Lakeview with a final score of 6-11.
Howard College Lady Hawks Softball team swept Midland College in 2 double headers this weekend. On Friday they won both games with scores of 26-7 and 15-1. On Saturday they won again with scores of 9-3 and 10-1.
Coahoma Bulldogettes took on the Forsan Lady Buffs in a non-district softball game. Final score was 19-5 in favor of Coahoma.
Big Spring High School announced that the following students would be advancing to the Area Track meet in Canyon, TX next week.
The Coahoma A boys golf team captured the 5-3A district title, and the girls team came in second at the tournament held at the Comanche Trail Golf Course on Wednesday.
The Coahoma A team shot a 381 – 378 - 759, and the girls team shot 426 – 408 - 834 during the two-day tournament. Both teams qualified for the Region I competition.
Ryan Shifflett placed first in the medalist standings. The Coahoma High School freshman fired off an 86 – 92 – 178 after 36 holes, but he faced stiff competition from Crane’s Donny Bishop, who tied with Shifflett with a combined score of 178. The Coahoma High School freshman won the top seed after a playoff round.
Fellow Coahoma teammate, Ky Kemper also had an excellent showing at the tournament. He shot an 87 – 92 - 179 to finish third in the medalist standing. The rest of the A team fared well on the links and consisted of Tanner Purcell (107 – 93 - 200), Billy Bailey (101 – 101 - 202), and Rance Redden (109 – 111 - 220).
In the girls competition, Julia Cox led the team to second place. She carded 97 - 97 - 194 after 36 holes and finished fourth in the medalist standings. Also heading to region competition from the Coahoma girls team are Providence Dickson (121 – 100 - 221), Makayla Chavez (110 – 114 - 224), Zoie Joslin (111 – 107 - 218), and Isabella Cox (108 – 104 – 212).
Playing in the individual medalists category, Coahoma’s Hartlie Smithie had an outstanding day to finish off the season. She placed third out of nine competitors in her category with a score of 112 – 119 - 231. The Coahoma B boys team finished the day in sixth place. The team consisted of Aaron Turnbough (107 – 112 - 219), Rowdy Atkins (108 – 94 - 202), Nick Gonzales (114 – 112 - 226), and Chris Thurman (127 – 110 - 237).
The Region I-3A Tournament will be held at Shady Oaks Golf Course in Baird. The boys tournament is April 19-20, and the girls tournament is April 21-22.
District 5-3A Tournament
Round 2 - Final
Big Spring Municipal Golf Course
Boys Team Standings: 1. Coahoma A 381 – 378 - 759, 2. Odessa Compass 387 – 395 - 782, 3. Reagan County 436 – 416 - 852, 4. Sonora 441 – 412 - 853, 5. Crane 425 – 439 – 864, 6. Coahoma B 456 – 428 - 884
Medalist Standings: 1. Ryan Shifflett – Coahoma A – 86 – 92 – 178**, 2. Donny Bishop – Crane – 90 – 88 - 178, 3. Ky Kemper – Coahoma A – 87 – 92 - 179, 4. Brayden Doshier – Stanton – 86 – 96 - 182, 5. J.J. Dominguez – Crane – 94 – 89 - 183
** Won Play-off
Team and Individual Results
Coahoma A: Tanner Purcell 107 – 93 - 200, Ryan Shifflett 86 – 92 - 178, Ky Kemper 87 – 92 - 179 , Rance Redden 109 – 111 - 220, Billy Bailey 101 – 101 - 202.
Coahoma B: Aaron Turnbough 107 – 112 - 219, Rowdy Atkins 108 – 94 - 202, Nick Gonzales 114 – 112 - 226, Chris Thurman 127 – 110 - 237.
Girls Team Standings: 1. Odessa Compass 372 – 358 - 730, 2. Coahoma 426 – 408 - 834, 3. Crane 430 – 423 - 853
Medalists: 1. Jordyn Cruz, Compass 89 – 85 – 174, 2. Allie Scott, Compass 90 – 85 – 175, 3. Sierra Dobbs, Compass 90 – 97 – 187, 4. Julia Cox, Coahoma 97 – 97 – 194, 4. Aubrey Stone, Compass 103 – 91 – 194.
Team and individual results (Coahoma only)
Coahoma: Julia Cox 97 - 97 - 194, Providence Dickson 121 – 100 - 221, Makayla Chavez 110 – 114 - 224, Zoie Joslin 111 – 107 - 218, Isabella Cox 108 – 104 – 212
Coahoma: 3. Hartlie Smithie 112 – 119 - 231
After defeating the #1 nationally ranked team South Plains College on Tuesday night, the Howard College Hawks Men's basketball team moved on to the final round of the NJCAA Region 5 Basketball Tournament.
The Hawks competed for the NJCAA Region 5 Western Division Championship against Western Texas College. After another nailbiting game, the final score was in favor of ther Westerners - Howard College 48, Western Texas College 51.
(photo contributed by Howard College)
The Big Spring Steer Golf Team earned the title of District Champions earlier this week! After a 3 day total, the boys stepped up and were 85 shots ahead of 2nd place Levelland team. Also, All-Star representatives, Alex Leuschner took 1st place, Phillip Lopez earned 6th place, Reece Harris placed 8th, and Christian Martinez placed 9th.
(Photo courtesy of BSHS Steers Golf Booster Club Facebook page)
On Tuesday, April 6, 2021, Howard College Hawks battled South Plains in Round 2 of the NJCAA Region 5 Basketball Tournament that was held at Lubbock Christian University.
The Women’s team lost to South Plains, final score was 41-57. The Men’s team won their game against the #1 Nationally ranked South Plains College Men’s team with a final score of 61-60. The Hawks will now advance to the Region 5, Western Division Championship.
Listen to a live broadcast of that game on The Mighty 1490 AM and the new FM 103.9 brought to you by the KBest Sports Crew.
Former Howard College Hawks Men’s Head Basketball Coach Mark Adams was recently named as the new Head Basketball Coach for Texas Tech’s Men’s Basketball team.
Adams helped lead Texas Tech to the 2019 NCAA National Championship final in his third season as an assistant coach after the team advanced to the 2018 Elite Eight. He had also previously led Howard College, located in Big Spring, to the 2010 NJCAA National Championship and was named the NJCAA's National Coach of the Year. Adams worked with the Hawks as the Men’s Head Basketball Coach from 2004-2013.
During his tenure as a head coach, he has piled up 15 Coach of the Year honors; and has also captured six region, conference, or district Coach of the Year honors over his career. Adams has also received the Good Scout Award in 2019 by the Lone Star District of the Buffalo Trail Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
Both Howard College Hawks basketball teams won their games in the first round of the Region 5 Basketball Tournament in Lubbock yesterday afternoon.
The Women's team won over Clarendon 62-38. They’ll play again today at 2 PM. The Men’s team won 72-63, also over Clarendon. They’ll play at 8pm. Both teams will be competing against South Plains College.
You can listen to a live broadcast of both of these games on The Mighty 1490 AM and the new FM 103.9, brought to you by the KBest Sports Crew of Mark Richardson and Tommy Walker.
Coahoma Bulldogettes earned district win number 5 by defeating Crane on Friday. Final score was 18-2. Their next game will be a non-district game against Colorado City at home on Tuesday, April 5. Varsity plays at 5 PM.
Coahoma Bulldogs lost to Crane; final score was 8-9. The next game for the Bulldogs will be on Tuesday when they host Sonora. Varsity plays at 7 PM.
Steers lost to Estacado. Final score was 12-20. Tuesday, April 5, 2021, they'll travel to San Angelo to take on Lake View. That game begins at 7 PM.
Lady Steers did not play this weekend, but they're next game will be on Tuesday, 4/5/21, at Sweetwater to take on the Lady Mustangs. Varsity plays at 5 PM.
Forsan Lady Buffs won against Seagraves. Final score was 15-0. Tuesday, 4/5/21, they'll take on Tahoka. Varsity plays at 5 PM.
Buffs won against Hamlin. Final score was 11-3. Tuesday, they'll travel to Colorado City to play the Wolves. Varsity plays at 7 PM.
Stanton Baseball lost to Sonora, 8-12. Monday, 4/5/21, Stanton will have a non-district away game against Brownfield.