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Forsan Lady Buffs compete at Poolville Tournament

According to Coach Lloyd Vedder, Forsan Head Girls Basketball Coach, the Lady Buffs lost to #4 ranked Huckabay 48-36 on Thursday, 12/06/18.


They went on to defeat 5A Ft. Worth South Hills, 61-16 yesterday morning, 12/07/18, and also went on to beat Bellevue 34-20 on Friday.


The Coahoma Bulldogs split their first two games of the Pinky Jones Hooptown Classic in Stanton Thursday, 12/06/18

Game 2 - Coahoma vs Colorado City


STANTON — The Coahoma Bulldogs lost 48-62 to the Colorado City Wolves Thursday night in a wild, fast, hard-fought game between the two district rivals.


The final score doesn’t relay how close and intense the match was. After racing back and forth between the two posts for the opening minute or so of the game, Joe Manning managed to drop the ball in for Coahoma for the first points of the match. Colorado City answered back quickly netting two 3-point goals in a row. 


It didn’t take long for Coahoma to respond. Bryson Cline buried a shot from behind the arc to add 3 points to the scoreboard. From then on, the two rival teams traded the lead back and forth during the first half of the game.


The Wolves came out on top by the end of the first quarter with a slim 1-point advantage but by halftime, the two teams headed into the locker room tied 25-all. 


Back for the second half, Coahoma and Colorado City continued to play tight, fast ball for the first part of the third quarter then the Wolves started to slowly pull away. Heading into the fourth, the Bulldogs faced an 8-point deficit. 


Missed shot and fouls were costly for the Bulldogs in the fourth quarter. The last 10 points earned by the Wolves came from the charity strip. Most of those goals were netted by Colorado City’s Omar Boone, who had a game high of 30 points. 


Cline lead the Bulldogs with 18 points  followed by Zack Schneider with 17. Cline also netted three 3-point goals. 


Coahoma: 15, 10, 10, 13 – 48

Colorado City: 16, 9, 18, 19 – 62


Coahoma: Brice Martin, 2; Joe Manning 5; Zack Schneider, 17; Bryson Cline, 18; Gage Clark 6; 



Colorado City: Tracy Smith, 7; Markis Monroe, 10; Bubba Williams, 5; Omar Boone, 30; Jacob Munoz, 7



Free Throws – Coahoma 9-14; Colorado City, 18-24; 3-Point Goals – Coahoma 3 (Cline 3), Colorado City 6 (Monroe 2, Boone, Williams, Smith, Munoz); Total Fouls – Coahoma 13 ; Colorado City 15 



Game 1 - Coahoma vs Stanton JV


The Coahoma boys basketball team handily won their match against the Stanton JV Buffaloes 57-22 Thursday.


Gage Clark had a game high of 10 points followed by Zack Schneider with 9 and Joe Manning with 7 to help lead the Bulldogs to a victory. 


Coahoma dominated the game from the beginning racking up a whopping 21 points in the first quarter alone while keeping the Stanton JV team to just 2. The Bulldogs continued to score in the double digits for the next two quarters while limiting the Buffaloes to single points throughout the game.  


Next: Coahoma will play their last game of the tournament at noon Saturday against a yet to be determined opponent. 



Coahoma: 21, 16, 12, 8 — 57

Stanton: 2, 6, 9, 5 — 22


Coahoma: Brice Martin, 5; Sean Striegler 2; Joe Manning, 7; Zack Schneider, 9; Marcus Martinez, 2; Gaige Hill, 5; Bryson Cline, 9; Gage Clark, 10; Burgans, 4; Kolt Redden, 4

Stanton: Austin Hewtty, 8; Bradden Waggoner, 2; Josh Hensley, 2; Nate Lopez, 4; Evan Cox, 2; Adrian De La O, 4


Free Throws — Coahoma 7-19; Stanton 6-20; Total Fouls — Coahoma 19; Stanton 12


The Coahoma Bulldogettes went 0-2 in the first day of the Pinky Jones Hooptown Classic, 12/06/18


2nd Game: Coahoma vs Snyder

Abbie Lopez led the Bulldogettes with 7 points and Cailtyn Corley added 5 more but the team’s effort fell short as Coahoma lost 30-47 against the 4A Snyder Lady Tigers Thursday, 12/06/18.


The Lady Tigers were on top after the first half of the game but the Bulldogettes returned from the locker room with determination to erase their 8 point deficit. And they did just that.


Coahoma tied the match by mid-quarter thanks to the efforts of Cassie Grant, Ashley Romero, Jovi Gonzales and Abbie Lopez. However, the Lady Tigers took back the momentum and reestablished their 8-point advantage by the end of the third. Snyder added 14 more points in the fourth while holding Coahoma to just 5.


Coahoma: 6, 7, 12, 5 – 30

Snyder: 9, 12, 12, 14 – 47


Coahoma: Macee Grant, 2; Ashley Romero, 4; Caitlyn Corley, 5; Peyton Woods, 1; Paige Atkins, 4; Jovi Gonzales, 4; Kenzi Canales, 2; Abbie Lopez, 7; Cassie Grant, 1.


Snyder: Abby Benitez, 2; Jordan Phillips, 1; Melanie Martinez, 6; McKenna Lentz, 6; Kamiah Davis, 23; Natalee James, 9


Free Throws – Coahoma 4-10; Snyder 5-12; Total Team Fouls – Coahoma 15; Snyder 9


1st Game: Coahoma vs Big Spring

Caitlyn Corley led Coahoma with 5 points followed by Paige Akins and Abby Lopez with 3 each in the Bulldgottes loss against the 4A Big Spring Lady Steers, 19-46.


The Coahoma girls went head-to-head with the Lady Steers at the start of the game only allowing Big Spring to get a slim 2-point advantage by the end of the first quarter.

By the second, the Lady Steers took control and kept Coahoma to single digits on the scoreboard for the rest of the match.


Big Spring’s Amber Martinez had a game high of 15 points followed by her teammate Tristan Smith with 11. Martinez and Logan Terrazes netted a 3-point goal each.



Coahoma : 8, 2, 6, 3 — 19

Big Spring: 10, 12, 10, 14 — 46

Coahoma: Ashley Romero, 2; Cailtyn Corley, 5; Paige Atkins, 3; Jovi Gonzales, 2; Kenzi Canales, 2; Abbie Lopez, 3; Cassie Grant, 2


Big Spring: Amber Martinez, 8; Alexis Starr, 2; Kayleigh Penny, 15; Jacqueline Belew, 1; Logan Terrazes, 5; Tristan Smith, 11; Alex Enriquez, 2; Alissa Cervantes, 2.


Free Throws — Coahoma 5-11; Big Spring 16-30; 3-Point Goals — Big Spring 2 (Martinez, Terrazes); Total Team Fouls — Coahoma 18; Big Spring 14



**UPDATED 12/08/18**


Last game was played against Pecos at 10:30 AM on 12/08/18. 

Bulldogettes 50, Pecos 53.



Ritchey New Athletic Director

According to a statement made by Big Spring Superintendent Jay McWilliams, the BSISD administration is excited to announce that Mike Ritchey will move from Interim Athletic Director status to the Athletic Director’s position immediately. Mr. Ritchey will continue to serve as the Big Spring High School Principal concurrently with his Athletic Director’s position. 


The district intends to make arrangements for administrative support at the high school so that Mr. Ritchey has time available to address the needs of both the athletic department and the high school. Additionally, the district administration will post a Head Football Coach position on its website and looks forward to finding and hiring an exceptional individual to lead the football program at Big Spring ISD.


COAHOMA DEFEATS REAGAN COUNTY, 12/04/18: Both teams come out on top Tuesday night


COAHOMA — Gage Clark netted two 3-point goals in the fourth quarter to help salt away the Bulldogs 39-27 victory over the Reagan County Owls Tuesday night.


The Coahoma High School senior had a game high of 13 points at the board with most of his baskets coming in the second half.


Coahoma nabbed the first score of the match and never looked back leading throughout the game. By the half, the Bulldogs had a 6 point advantage over the Owls. Although scoring on both sides was slow in the second and third quarter, the game pick up in the fourth.


Clark started off the quarter burying two shots behind the arc and added two more points to the scoreboard to increase the lead 33-20. Braxton Chandler dropped the ball in under the post for 2 and Joe Manning finished off the game for Coahoma with a flourish by nailing two free throws and later completing a layup for 2 more points with 1:02 left in the game. Manning brought in a total of 8 points for the night.


Next the Bulldogs will head to Stanton to compete in the Hooptown Classic. Coahoma faces off against the Stanton JV at 1:30 p.m. Thursday.


Earlier in the evening, the Bulldog JV team lost to the Owls 15-26.


Stats: Coahoma Bulldogs vs Reagan County Owls


Coahoma: 12, 5, 8, 14 — 39

Reagan County: 7, 4, 7, 9 — 27


Coahoma — Brice Martin, 2; Braxton Chandler, 4; Joe Manning, 8; Zack Schneider, 5; M. Martinez, 2; Gaige Hill, 2; Bryson Cline, 3; Gage Clark, 13.

Reagan County —Jaden Gonzalez, 9; Seth Hernandez, 3; Isaiah Perez, 2; Pablo Hernandez, 5; Isaac Perez, 2; Jacob Gallegos, 2; Justin Chavez, 4.


Free Throws — Coahoma, 5 - 12; Reagan County 7 - 9; Three Point Goals — Coahoma 2 (Gage Clark); Reagan County 2 (S. Hernandez; P. Hernandez); Total Fouls — Coahoma 17; Reagan County, 10.




COAHOMA — Bulldogettes fans were treated to an exciting ending as the Reagan County Lady Owls nearly wrestled away a Coahoma victory with seconds left in the game.


After trading the lead back and forth over three quarters in the close fought match, the Lady Owls went on a 7 point run in the last three minutes cutting down Coahoma’s lead from 10 to 3. However, the Bulldogettes got position of the ball with seconds left and saved the 35-32 win.


Cailtyn Corley, who had a game high of 16 points for the night, and Cassie Grant were instrumental in the victory. Together, the two girls brought in 14 of Coahoma’s 17 points in the second half.


In the first half, Reagan County sat on top with a 4 point lead by the end of the first quarter and a slight 2 point lead by the half.


Returning from the locker room, the Bulldogettes took control of the scoreboard when C. Grant buried a shot behind the arc to help the Bulldogettes take over 21-20. Then field goals by Corley and Paige Atkins, who also went 4-4 at the charity strip, widen the score to 28-25 by the end of the third quarter.


Combined, Corley and Grant added 7 more points to give Coahoma a 10 point cushion in the fourth then the Lady Owls made their run.


Next, the varsity Bulldogettes will compete in the 3 day Hooptown Classic tournament hosted by Stanton ISD. Coahoma faces Big Spring for the first game at 9 a.m. Thursday.


Earlier in the evening, the Bulldogette JV team lost to Reagan County, 22-37.


Stats: Coahoma Bulldogettes vs Reagan County Lady Owls

Coahoma: 8, 10, 10, 7 — 35
Reagan County: 12, 8, 5, 7 — 32


Coahoma — Macee Grant, 2; Caitlyn Corley, 16; Paige Atkins, 8; Jovi Gonzales, 2; Abby Lopez, 1; Cassie Grant, 6. 
Reagan County — M. De La Cruz, 2; C. Flores, 4; S. Sosa, 4; N. Goodloe, 2; S. Darr, 2; P. Baggett, 3; C. Cervantes, 2; M. Hernandez, 13


Free Throws — Coahoma 6 - 12; Reagan County 6 - 11 ; Three Point Goals — Coahoma 1 (C. Grant); Total Fouls — Coahoma 16; Reagan County 13


Stanton Buffaloes at Meadow Tournament

Stanton Varsity Buffaloes basketball teams are competing in the Meadow Tournament this weekend, Nov. 29 - Dec. 1, 2018.


Yesterday, 11/29: Stanton Varsity 55 - Post 69
Today, 11/30: Stanton Varsity 69- Kress 22


JV is also at the tournament and will play against Kingdom Prep at 4:30 PM today. 


Updates will be posted as they become available, thanks to Coach Joshua Tally, Stanton Boys Basketball.


Big Spring JH Girls Basketball v. Lamesa, 11/29/18


The 8th grade A team defeated Lamesa Thursday 35-9. It was a great defensive effort by the Lady Steers. Emily Matthews, Elaina Arredondo, Katelyn Haynie and Jalen Sykes all played great defense. On offense Kortney Moore was the high scorer and Daniah Wrighter also scored some baskets.


8th grade B team came out with a win over Lamesa, 27-8, playing tough offense and defense.  Our top scorers were Kaydence Canales with 9 points, Kailie Fierro with 6 points and Kiersten Furuya with 4 points. Valerie Barrios, Miranda Young and Mia Bustamante added not only points but tough defense and offense. Taylor Partlow, Genevieve Bedinger and Kristen Bermea were all strong on defense and offense, helping the Team pull off the win.


The 7th grade A Lady Steers fell to Lamesa last night. Briana Rivera and Julianna Fraser led the way on offense. Delaney Moreno, Kylee Haynie, and Maddison Hamm led out on defense. They fought hard, and the team will keep fighting.


7th rade B fell to Lamesa (4-26). The girls played hard on defense, with Angelina Rivera and Abigail Huffstutler leading them. Kendra Banks and Carolina Arguijo leading on offense. All the girls worked really hard and continue to improve.


Coahoma Basketball Results: Bulldogettes and Bulldogs @ Grady, 11/27/18



The Coahoma Bulldogettes lost to the Grady Lady Wildcats 37-55 in basketball action Tuesday night, 11/27/18, at Howard College.


Ashley Romero led the Bulldogettes on offense. She netted 8 points including one three-point goal in the third quarter. Caitlyn Corley added 7 more and nailed all five of her free throws.


The Lady Wildcats had a strong first half building up a 14-point advantage over the Bulldogettes as the two teams headed to the locker room with the score at 28-14 Grady. However, Coahoma surged back in the third quarter to net 17 points. Romero and Corley accounted for 11 of those points. The Grady girls also scored in the double digits bringing in 12.


The Lady Wildcats then dominated in the fourth quarter with a 15-point drive while holding Coahoma to just 6.


Earlier in the evening, the Coahoma-Grady JV game came to an exciting end. Coahoma lost to the Lady Wildcats 23-25 in overtime.


Next: Friday’s game between the Coahoma and Haskell has been canceled. The Coahoma ISD Athletic Department is searching to fill the game slot.


Points per Quarter

Coahoma: 7, 7, 17, 6

Grady: 15, 13, 12, 15


Individual Points

Coahoma - Ashley Romero, 8; Caitlyn Corley, 7; Cassie Grant, 5; MaKynlee Overton, 4; Kenzi Canales, 4; Jovi Gonzales, 3; Paige Atkins, 2; Abby Lopez, 2; Macee Grant, 1; Peyton Woods, 1.


Grady - Raina Short, 25; Jayden Rodriquez, 11; Maddy Garza, 6; Haydn Burge, 4; Ashley Hill, 3; Sage McAnally, 2; Grace Williams, 2; Grace Price, 2.


Fouls - Coahoma - 12-20 ; Grady - 8-15; Three Point Goals - Coahoma - 1 (Romero); Grady 5 (Short, 3; Rodriquez, Hill); Total Team Fouls - Coahoma - 17; Grady - 14.



Bulldogs top Wildcats


Gage Clark had a game high of 17 points to lead the Bulldogs to a 43-26 victory against the Grady Wildcats Tuesday night at Howard College.


Clark and Bryson Cline scored 1 three-point goal each and Joe Manning racked up 5 steals in the game for the Bulldogs.


Earlier in the evening, the JV Bulldogs lost to Grady in a close match, 31-33.


Next: Friday’s game against Abernathy has been canceled because the Antelopes are still in football playoffs. The Coahoma ISD Athletic Department is searching for another opponent.


Individual Points

Coahoma - Gage Clark, 17; Bryson Cline, 9; Joe Manning, 7; Zack Schneider, 6; Gaige Hill 4; Kolt Redden, 2; Brice Martin, 2;


Grady - Pelloetier 3; Cassell, 2; Jimenez, 2; Reyna, 4; Cox, 5; Rodriguez, 10.


Rebounds - Coahoma - Manning, 6; Schneider, 3; Cline, 2; Clark, 9; Assists - Coahoma - Manning, 2; Schneider, 1; Hill, 2; Cline, 2; Clark, 1; Steals - Coahoma - Martin, 2; Manning, 5; Schneider, 2; Hill 2; Cline, 2; Redden, 2; Clark, 1; 3-Point Goals - Coahoma, 2 (Cline, Clark); Grady, 1 (Pelloetier)


(Information provided by Coahoma Media.)


Buffs take on Klondike during home games, 11/27/18.

Forsan Lady Buffs Varsity team defeated  Klondike, 58-37.


Rylee Evans finished with 24 points. Macey Evan's followed with 14. According to Forsan Head Girls Basketball Coach Lloyd Vedder, the team went 15/19 at the line  last night. 


Forsan Buffs lost a close game to Klondike last night. Final Score was Forsan 46, Klondike 51.


Kobe Richardson had 31 points, 5 of which were threes from 7-8 ft away, 10 rebounds, and 4 steals. Jonathon Gabehart scored 6pts, and had 3 steals.


The next game for both Forsan teams will be on Friday at Howard College against Pecos. Varsity Girls play at 5, and Varsity Boys play at 6:30 PM.



Box Scores and other Stats for Forsan Buffs Varsity Boys v. Klondike, 11/27/18

Forsan: 17,12,11,6

Klondike: 7,14,8,22






Forsan - 11-2’s, 6-3’, 7/17 for 46

Klondike - 12-2’s, 3-3’s, 18/30 for 51


JV Boys Final Score:Forsan 33, Klondike 19


(Information provided by Forsan Basketball Coaches LLoyd Vedder, and Cory Richardson.)


BSHS Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Reassigned to BSI; Mike Ritchey will serve as Interim AD

Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Mitch McLemore has been reassigned to the Big Spring Intermediate campus where he will serve as an administrator. Big Spring High School Principal Mike Ritchey will serve as the Big Spring ISD Interim Athletic Director while the Central Office administration thoroughly evaluates how it should address the need for an Athletic Director and Head Football Coach.


Big Spring ISD Superintendent Jay McWilliams stated that the district is grateful to Coach McLemore for his contributions to the school district, their students, and to the greater community. He went on to say that they look forward to benefiting from Coach McLemore's service in his new role.


District 2-4A Division 1 Football All-District 2018 Recognition Announced for Big Spring

Big Spring Steers Football players received All-District recognition for their season in District 2-4A Division 1 Football All-District 2018! #STEERSTRONG 


District Superlatives
IRON MAN Jack Everett - Senior


1st Team Offense
QB Ethan Cortez -Sophomore
RB Sephaniah Nelson - Junior
WR DJ Molina -Senior
WR Jeremiah Cooley -Senior
OL AJ Gonzales- Senior


1st Team Defense
LB Abel Clark - Junior


2ND Team Defense
DL Andrew Roberts -Junior
LB Brett Berringer -Senior
DB Domiono Cole -Senior


Offense Honorable Mention
RB Orlando Sanchez –Sophomore
OL CJ Enriquez -Junior
OL Brendan Garcia - Junior
SR Quemarian Lewis - Sophomore


Defense Honorable Mention
LB Izaiha Valle -Junior
DT Aaron Juarez -Senior
DT Rodger Eddington -Senior


2018 High School Playoffs - Thanksgiving Weekend

Bi-District Champions Big Spring Steers will be playing Hereford Whitefaces on Friday, November 23rd at 7 PM at Bulldog Stadium in Plainview. You can listen to that game on KBest Country 95.7 FM broadcasted by the KBest Crew of Zach Campbell and Jamie Scott.


The number 2 nationally ranked Garden City Bearkats will be battling the number 9 state ranked Borden County Coyotes at 3 PM on Saturday afternoon, November 24th, at Wolf Stadium in Colorado City. You can listen to that game live on 94.3 


Coahoma Bulldogs v. Midessa Homeschool Warriors, 11/19/18.

COAHOMA - Gage Clark had a game high of 14 points and Bryson Cline added 12 more to help lead the Bulldogs to a decisive 79-23 win against the Midessa Homeschool Warriors Monday night. 


The Bulldogs were dominate in the first half scoring 52 points while keeping the Warriors to single digits in both quarters. Coahoma was also deadly behind the arc netting seven 3-point baskets for the evening. Gaige Hill and Cline had two each. 


Clark and Brice Martin, who had 11 points for the night, helped cap off a productive first half with a little excitement. With 25 seconds left, Clark threw down a slam dunk for 2 followed by Martin, who buried a shot with 3 seconds left. 


Returning from the break, the Bulldogs continued to score in the double digits racking up 27 points while keeping the Warriors to just 9 before the final buzzer sounded. 


Next: The Bulldogs return to action on Tuesday, Nov. 27, against the Wildcats in Grady. The JV game starts at 5:15 p.m. with the varsity game set for 8 p.m.


Points per Quarter

Coahoma: 21, 31, 13, 14 - 79

Midessa: 8, 6, 8, 1 - 23


Coahoma: Gage Clark, 14; Bryson Cline, 12; Brice Martin, 11; Braxton Chandler, 9; Isaac Murillo, 7; Joe Manning, 6; Gaige Hill, 6; Isaiah Martin, 5;  Sean Striegler, 4; Zack Schneider, 3; Daniels, 2. 


Midessa - Edwards, 8; Chavez, 8; Barrego, 4; Cooley, 2; Graham, 1


Free Throws - Coahoma 6-12; Midessa 5-12; 3-point baskets - Coahoma 7 (Hill - 2, Cline - 2; Murillo, B. Martin, I. Martin); Slam Dunk - Coahoma 1, (Clark); Total Fouls - Coahoma 14;  Midessa 11; Fouled Out: None


Big Spring YMCA Youth Basketball Sign Up Deadline 12/4/18.

Basketball Sign Ups Are Still Going On through Dec 4th at the YMCA of Big Spring. Cost is $70 for Y-Members and $80 for Non-Members. Divisions range from Pre-K through 7th grade.

If you need help with the registration fees, the YMCA has a scholarship program that can help, but scholarship forms MUST be completed and turned in by December 1st.

For more information, contact Dathan Jones at 432 254-9949.


Lady Steers land a win over Ozona, 11/16/18

Big Spring Lady Steers had a big win over Ozona. Final score was 62-25. The next game for Big Spring will be against San Angelo Central at Steer Gym. Varsity plays at 6 PM.


Big Spring's Boys teams will be traveling today to compete against Odessa High. Varsity plays at 6:30 PM. Tomorrow they'll play against the Mustangs in Andrews at 8 PM.


Bulldogettes Compete in Forsan Tip Off Classic

FORSAN - The Bulldogettes placed fourth in the Forsan Tip Off Classic gold bracket ending the three-day tournament with a 2-3 record. 


Facing two tough teams on Saturday, Coahoma (3-5) fell 23-52 to Merkel in game 1 and  24-51 to Forsan in game 2. 


Caitlyn Corley and MaKynlee Overton continue to lead the Bulldogettes on offense this season. Corley had a game high of 11 points for the Coahoma team against the Lady Buffs and Overton led the Bulldogettes with 11 points in the Merkel game. Macee Grant hit a 3-point basket in the third quarter of the game against Merkel. 


Next: Coahoma returns to Forsan on Tuesday to face off a second time with the Lady Buffs on their own territory.  The JV game begins at 4:30 p.m. followed by the varsity at 6:30 p.m.


Game 2

Coahoma vs Forsan.


Points per Quarter

Coahoma: 1, 6, 9, 8 - 24

Forsan: 15, 13, 16, 7 - 51


Individual points - Coahoma, Caitlyn Corley, 11; Cassie Grant, 6; Kenzi Canales, 2; Ashley Romero, 2; Macee Grant, 2; MaKynlee Overton, 1 - Forsan,  M.Evans, 13; M. Willard, 12; R. Evans, 9; M. Arzate, 6; E. Garcia, 4; T. Spivey, 3; M. Smith, 2; B. Lindsey, 2.


Free Throws - Coahoma 4-10; Forsan 5-8; 3-point goals - Forsan 2 (R. Evans, M. Evans); Total Fouls - Coahoma - 7; Forsan - 13; Fouled out - None


Game 1 

Coahoma vs Merkel


Points per Quarter

Coahoma: 7, 5, 5, 6 - 23

Merkel: 17, 12, 10, 13 - 52


Individual Points - Coahoma, MaKynlee Overton, 11;  Macee Grant, 5; Ashley Romero, 4; Caitlyn Corley, 2; Cassie Grant, 1; - Merkel,  Pursley, 17; O’Malley, 10; White 6; Hays, 6;  Salazar, 5;  Gilbreath, 3; Freeman, 3; White, 2.


Free Throws - Coahoma 6- 12; Merkel 3-10; 3-point goals - Coahoma - 1 (M. Grant);  Merkel 7 (Pursley, 3, Hays, 2, Salazar, Freeman), Total Fouls  - Coahoma - 13 ; Merkel - 12; Fouled out - None


Schneider named Built Ford Tough Player of the Week

Coahoma Quarterback Zack Schneider has been named the Built Ford Tough Player of the Week for Class 3A for his outstanding performance during the Coahoma/Roosevelt game held on Friday, Nov. 9.

“This is a very prestigious honor and well deserved,” said Bulldog Head Football Coach Chris Joslin. “Zack is the example of a team player who carries himself the right way. His self-discipline and can-do attitude makes him an outstanding leader for this Bulldog team.”

Ford Motor Company’s Player of the Week program honors six student-athletes in each of the state’s six athletic classifications each week during the 2018 regular season. 

In last Friday’s game against the Eagles, Schneider carried the ball 24 times for 311 yards and five touchdowns four of which came in the second half. His standout performance last Friday also included a 99-yard touchdown run which was called back because of a penalty. 

Schneider’s workhorse attitude on the field has helped lead the Bulldogs into the playoffs. Over the season, the Coahoma High School junior has carried the ball 206 times for a total of 1743 yards and he has 26 touchdowns.

“We are so proud of Zack,” said CHS Principal Christina Cox. “He is an all-around amazing, talented, goodhearted kid who is always thinking of his fellow students and teammates before himself.”

As a Built Ford Tough Player of the Week, Schneider is eligible for the Ford Player of the Year for 3A. He will be featured on the Built Ford Tough Player of the Week website along with the five other players of the week chosen from around the state. To visit the page go to


Bulldogettes lose close match to Post, 11/13/18

COAHOMA - The Coahoma Bulldogettes (1-2) lost a heartbreaker to the Post Lady Antelopes Tuesday night as the game slipped away in the final minutes of the match. Post won 43-36.


From the start, the two teams traded the lead throughout the tight-scoring game. Neither basketball squad could get more than a small advantage before the other caught up and pulled ahead.


By the first quarter, Post had a slim 1-point cushion over the Coahoma squad, but by halftime the Bulldogettes headed to the locker room ahead by 2 (20-18).


After returning for the second half, both teams continued the fight. At one point in the third quarter, the Bulldogettes looked as if they were close to breaking the stalemate when Abbie Lopez buried her shot with 3:23 left. That goal left Coahoma ahead by 4 (27-23).


However, the Lady Antelopes surged back pulling within 1 to tie. Then Jovi Gonzales sank the ball into the net from behind the charity strip and Caitlyn Corley netted a field goal to leave the score at 30-26 Bulldogettes.


Once again, Post pulled ahead by 1 point (31-32) in the fourth quarter, yet the Bulldogettes were not finished. Kenzi Canales hit a 3-pointer as the clock ticked down to 5 minutes and Ashley Romero sank one of her two free throws to put the Bulldogettes up by 3 (35-32).


Unfortunately for Coahoma, the momentum of the game switched back the Lady Antelopes who took full advantage to score 11 points and wrapped up the match. 


Corley had a game high of 12 points for the Bulldogettes. Teammates Romero and Canales were next with 6 and 5 respectively.


Next: The Bulldogettes head to Forsan for the Tip Off Classic, held Thursday through Saturday. Coahoma is set to play Garden City (4-0) at 11:30 a.m. and then the Big Spring High School JV team at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.


Points per Quarter
Coahoma 10, 10, 10, 6 - 36
Post 11, 7, 10, 15 - 43


Individual points
Coahoma: Caitlyn Corley, 12; Ashley Romero, 6; Kenzi Canales, 5; Abby Lopez, 4; Paige Atkins, 4; Jovi Gonzales, 3; Macee Grant, 1; Cassie Grant, 1.
Post: M. Perez, 15; A. Jenkins, 8; S. Hernandez, 6; L. Turner, 5; K. Finch, 3; A. Moreno, 2; K Greathouse, 2; A. Gomez, 2.


3-Point Baskets:
Coahoma: Canales, 1.
Post: M. Perez, 2; A. Jenkins, 1


1st half: Coahoma - 9, Post - 7
2nd half - Coahoma - 10, Post - 10


Foul shots: 
Coahoma: 9-23
Post: 16-30


JV Bulldogettes lose to Lady Antelopes, 11/13/18

Coahoma - Madison Rogers had an outstanding night Tuesday netting 21 points for the JV Bulldogettes during their game against the Post Lady Antelopes. Coahoma lost the match 31-46. With the loss, the JV Bulldogettes fall 1-2 for the season.


Points per Quarter
Coahoma: 9, 3, 11, 8 - 31
Post: 13, 9, 13, 11 - 46


Individual points
Coahoma: Madison Rogers, 21; Katlyn Johnson, 4; Vada Cortez, 3; Kaylie Kacznyk, 2; Serenity Watts, 1


Foul shots: 
Coahoma: 5-13
Post: 9-14



One last walk - CHS to hold senior walk following the varsity football game

COAHOMA - The 2019 senior class of Coahoma High School will take one last walk together on the football field following the end of last home game Friday.


“The senior class will line up on the goal line on the south end of the football field,” said CISD Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Chris Joslin. “They will lock arms, and we will play ‘5 more minutes,’ (by Scotty McCreery). When the song begins, they will walk together the length of the field.”


The walk will occur following the end of the Coahoma Bulldogs/Roosevelt Eagles varsity game and after the playing of the CHS school song. Parents, family, and friends are asked to keep the field clear during this time.


“When they reach the north end zone, they can visit with family and friends and take pictures and so on,” Joslin said. “The football team will line up on our sideline while they do this. Please let these kids have one last time as a class on this field together.”


The varsity game will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Bill Easterling Memorial Stadium in Coahoma.


“This is a big game here at home, and I hope to see everyone there to support our boys and to also celebrate this senior class,” Joslin said.


Big Spring Lady Steers Volleyball players named to All-District List!

Congratulations to Big Spring Lady Steers Volleyball team for the following honors!!

Logan Terrazas who was named ALL-DISTRICT DEFENSIVE MVP for the season!


Kayleigh Penny was also named to 1ST TEAM ALL-DISTRICT.


Ryen Terrazas and Hannah Bell both made 2ND TEAM ALL-DISTRICT.


HONORABLE MENTIONS were received by Keila Yanez, MacKenzie Rodriquez, Amber Martinez, Kalyn Whitehead, Hayden Bell, Olivia Bancroft, and Robyn Evans.


ACADEMIC ALL DISTRICT - Ryen Terrazas, Hannah Bell, Keila Yanez, MacKenzie Rodriquez, Kalyn Whitehead, Hayden Bell, Olivia Bancroft, Robyn Evans, Logan Terrazas, Kayleigh Penny, Amber Martinez, Marissa Aguilar, and Gabby Lopez


Coahoma Bulldogettes Recognized

Coahoma Bulldogette MaKynlee Overton was named to 1st Team All-District 5-3A, and Caitlyn Corley was named to 2nd Team All District 5-3A. Paige Atkins, Cassie Grant, Jaydan Mann, Julia Mashburn, and Ashley Romero all received All-District honorable mentions.

(Photos contributed by Coahoma Media.)


BSHS athlete Roman Perez competes at State Cross Country event, 11/03/18

Big Spring Cross Country runner Roman Perez competed in the State Cross Country Meet in Round Rock over the weekend. He finished 37 out of 152 with a time of 16:48.


Big Spring Ford Football Friday Final Scores 11-2-18

Here are the scores from Friday night’s area high school football games.


The Coahoma Bulldogs fell to Colorado City Wolves with a final score of 33 to 13. Sonic Players of the Game for the Bulldogs were offensive player Gage Hill and defensive player of the game went to Joe Manning.


The Big Spring Steers fought hard during their home game against the Seminole Indians. Final score was Seminole 34, Big Spring 20. The Sonic Players of the Game for the Steers were offensive player Orlando Sanchez and defensive player Chris Enriquez. The Big Spring Collision Big Hit of the Game went to Isaiah Valle.


The Stanton Buffaloes lost to the Idalou Wildcats. Final score was 69-0. Sonic Players of the Game for Stanton were offensive player Devin Simpson and defensive player Jaxson Lindell.


The Forsan Buffaloes lost to Hawley, 45-0.



Other area schools:

Seminole HS 34 Big Spring HS 20 
Hawley HS 45 Forsan HS 0 
Colorado HS 33 Coahoma HS 13
Idalou HS 69 Stanton HS 0
Garden City HS 56 Highland HS 6 
Grady HS 34 Klondike HS 14
O'Donnell HS 48 Sands Cisd 12 
Andrews HS 55 Lake View HS 14 
Lubbock-Cooper HS 31 Wylie HS 12 
La Vega HS 57 Brownwood HS 19
Fort Stockton HS 36 Sweetwater HS 23 
Snyder HS 53 Lamesa HS 13
Greenwood HS 30 Monahans HS 21 
Abernathy HS 61 Roosevelt HS 6 
Alpine HS 14 Reagan County 0 
Mccamey HS 12 Iraan HS 6
Winters HS 24 Ozona HS 13 
Robert Lee HS 50 Paint Rock School 0 
Permian HS 38 Frenship HS 10 
Lee HS 49 Midland HS 28 
Tascosa HS 35 Odessa HS 21 
Trinity HS 34 Abilene 16 
Water Valley HS 84 Westbrook School 63


Bulldogettes end season in Brownwood, 10/30/18

Brownwood - The Bulldogettes ended their season Tuesday night after facing the No. 1 seed in District 6, the Eastland Lady Mavs, in a Bi-District playoff game. Coahoma fell in three sets 25-21, 25-16, 25-17.


On offense, MaKynlee Overton led the way for Coahoma. The sophomore recorded 7 kills in the game followed by senior Paige Atkins with 3. Seniors Jaydan Mann and Cassie Grant powered out an ace a piece. Mann and senior Julia Mashburn both had 5 assists a piece.


Kills: MaKynlee Overton, 7; Paige Atkins, 3; Kirah Kimball, 2; Cailtyn Corley, 1; Ashley Romero, 1; Julia Mashburn, 1.

Aces: Jaydan Mann, 1; Cassie Grant, 1.

Blocks: Corley, 2; Atkins, 1; Romero, 1; Overton, 1; Mashburn, 1.

Assists: Mashburn, 5; Mann, 5; Corley, 1; Julia Cortez, 1.

Digs: Overton, 4; Grant, 3; Mashburn, 2; Romero, 2; Corley, 1.


Volleyball Season Ends for Lady Steers, 10/30/18

The Big Spring Lady Steers fell to Graham in 3 sets yesterday evening, 10/30/18, during the playoff game at Hawley High School.


Scores were 16-25, 10-25, and 16-25.


Logan Terrazas - 6 kills, 7 blocks, 10 digs 
Kayleigh Penny - 5 kills 2 blocks 18 digs 
Keila Yanez - 3 kills 1 block 1 dig 
Ryen Terrazas - 2 kills 1 block 3 Digs 
Hannah Bell - 10 Assists 11 digs 
Olivia Bancroft - 5 Assists 3 Digs 
Hayden Bell - 6 digs 
Mackenzie Rodriques - 5 Digs 
Robyn Evans - 3 digs 
Gabby Lopez - 3 digs 
Amber Martinez - 2 digs


Stanton High School welcomes new Interim Athletic Director and Head Football Coach

Last week, Stanton High School welcomed a new Interim Athletic Director and Head Football Coach for the Stanton Buffaloes Cody Hogan. Coach Hogan has been an educator for 13 years, and has spent 8 years as a Defensive Coordinator. He is in his second year with Stanton ISD and this will be his first time as a head coach.


The next game for the Buffaloes will be an away game this Friday against Idalou with kickoff at 7:30 PM. Senior night for Stanton will be next Friday during their last home game, which will be against Colorado City.


Coahoma and Big Spring volleyball teams head into playoffs!

Coahoma Bulldogettes took a win in 3 sets over the Coleman Bluekatts in Sweetwater over the weekend on 10/27/18, thus earning a playoff spot!


Lady Steers will be playing against Graham on tomorrow, October 30th, at 6 PM at Hawley High School in Hawley.


Big Spring Ford Football Friday Final Scores 10-26-18

Friday’s High School Football Scores are as follows for 10/26/18:


The Big Spring Steers fought hard against the Andrews Mustangs, but fell short with a final score of 43 to 20, in favor of Andrews. Sonic Players of the Game for the Steers were offensive player Orlando Sanchez, and defensive player Jack Everett. Everett also received the Big Spring Collision Big Hit of the Game.


Stanton Buffaloes hosted a home game against the Coahoma Bulldogs. The Bulldogs pushed ahead of the Buffaloes with a final score of Coahoma 49, Stanton 14. The Sonic Players of the Game for the Bulldogs were offensive player Gage Clark and defensive player Alejandro “The Tank” Gonzales. The Sonic Players of the Game for Stanton were offensive player Sebastian Escamilla and defensive player Ethan Quaid.


The Forsan Buffaloes traveled to Winters for their game against the Blizzards. Final score was Blizzards 23, Buffs 7.


Other Area High School Scores

Stephenville 45 Brownwood 20 
Randall 24 Wylie 20
Snyder 45 Sweetwater 14 
Seminole 55 Lake View 6 
Lamesa 33 Pecos 7
Central 10 Bell 2 
Weatherford 42 Abilene 23 
Cooper 49 Lubbock 7 
Tascosa 49 Midland Lee 26 
Permian 34 Midland HS 7 
Odessa HS 56 Frenship 10 
Idalou 51 Roosevelt 14
Crane 37 Reagan County 7 
Abernathy 40 Colorado City 0
McCamey 53 Van Horn 0 
Iraan 24 Wink 7 
Hawley 56 Stamford 42
Robert Lee 69 Bronte 24 
Grady 46 Sands Ackerly 0 
Garden City 54 Westbrook 6 
Sterling City 52 Highland 36 
Borden County 48 Klondike 0 
Blackwell School 66 Moran School 20


Big Spring Jr. High Volleyball v. Sweetwater, 10/23/18


The 7th grade A team finished an amazing 2018 volleyball season with a loss to Sweetwater.   Each Lady Steer represented their school and community extremely well throughout the entire season.  

The 7th grade B Lady Steers finished off the season fighting for a win but lost to Sweetwater in two sets. Each girl played great and went out onto the court with a drive and determination to have fun and finish strong. Everyone played a great season and grew not only as athletes but as young ladies as well. 

The 8th Grade A Lady Steers defeated Sweetwater in two sets. Kortney Moore led the way with 12 points with kills and aces. Jalen Sykes and Marlie Kennedy were right behind with 8 points each and some nice blocks. Gissele Holguin had 6 points plus assists while Taylor Partlow had 3 points along with several saves. Katelyn Haynie and Monica Gutierrez both had 2 points and some great saves and assists. Alyson Castaneda, Kylin Corley, Emily Matthews, and Adali Hernandez each had 1 point and contributed digs and good passes. 

8th grade B fell to Sweetwater in two hard-fought sets (27-25 & 25-22).  Each young lady on this team put forth her best effort to do her best. Top servers were Elaina Arredondo, Lora Otto and Daniah Wrighter, and each of these ladies had kills as well including Mia Bustamante, and Valerie Hernandez. Celi Vela, Kiersten Furuya, Kisa Cate, Kaydence Canales, Chloe Posey and Claudia Viera stepped up on defense and worked hard. 


Big Spring ATC Office Closed 10/29/18 - 11/09/18.

Be advised that the Big Spring ISD ATC office will be closed Oct. 29th- Nov. 9th 2018.

Varsity football tickets for November 2nd home game against Seminole will not be sold at the ATC. Tickets can be picked up in advance for game at the Administration Office located across from the Big Spring High School at 707 E. 11th. Tickets will be available from Oct. 31-Nov. 2nd from 9 am-2 pm. Adult tickets $4 students $2.


Big Spring Steers Cross Country Competes at Regional, Perez Qualifies for State, 10/22/18

Big Spring Cross Country Varsity Teams competed at the Regional Meet held at Mae Simmons Park in Lubbock on 10/22/18. Roman Perez qualified for State individually as part of the Top 20! The Big Spring Boys team placed 9th out of 24 teams, and the Girls team placed 20th out of 24 teams. #STEERSTRONG 


Lady Steers Volleyball falls to Sweetwater, 10/20/18.

The Lady Steers fell to Sweetwater in 5 sets during Saturday’s volleyball game.


Individual Stats, 10/20/18 against Sweetwater:


Logan Terrazas - 14 kills, 7 blocks, 2 Aces, and 23 digs.

Kayleigh Penny - 12 kills, 7 blocks, and 14 digs 

Hannah Bell - 2 kills, 25 Assists, and 17 digs 

Ryen Terrazas - 7 kills, 1 ace, and 4 digs 

Amber Martinez - 7 kills, and 3 Digs 

Keila Yanez - 4 kills, 2 blocks, 4 Aces, 3 Digs, and 1 assist 

Kalyn Whitehead - 4 kills, 2 blocks, and 1 dig 

Olivia Bancroft - 1 kill, 17 assists, and 11 digs 

Mackenzie Rodriquez - 1 assist, and 18 digs 

Hayden Bell - 2 digs 

Robyn Evans - 2 digs


Lady Steers will have their last home game tonight against Greenwood at the Steer Gym. Freshmen and JV will play at 5, and Varsity will play at 6 PM.


Bulldogettes tree the Lady Bluekatts, 10/20/18

COLEMAN - The Coahoma Bulldogettes powered over the Lady Bluekatts Saturday morning to take the match in three sets 25,22; 25,20; and 25-18.


MaKynlee Overton had 9 kills and three blocks for Coahoma. Fellow teammates Paige Atkins and Caitlyn Corley had 6 kills each. Julia Mashburn and Jaydan Mann had 10 assists a piece. 

Following the early morning varsity game, the Bulldogette junior varsity team also won against Coleman. The score was 25,18; 25, 17.


Next: The Coahoma volleyball squads will host the Clyde Lady Bulldogs Tuesday. It’s also senior night. The ceremony will begin about 6:15 p.m. in the CES competition gym with the varsity game to follow. The two junior varsity games will start at 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. 


Big Spring Jr. High Football teams SWEEP Sweetwater, 10/18/18.

** 8th grade A TEAM WON 54-0 over SWEETWATER. **


Thursday the 8th grade Steers hosted the Sweetwater Mustangs, in a game highlighted by the rain and cold. The Steers goal was to be the more physical team and they showed that throughout the contest.


The Steers first play from scrimmage was a 15 yd. Scramble by Eli Cobos for a touchdown. On the ensuing defensive series, the Steers held the Mustangs to -6 yards via several tackles for losses coming from David Rios. When the Steers got the ball back, Philip Martinez ran behind a wall created by Rahleigh Eddington and Ian Galan along with slot receiver Derick Walleck for another Big Spring Score. For the 2 point attempt, Cobos found Connor Andrea to complete the try. The Steers continued to score: two more Philip Martinez runs, a touchdown pass from Cobos to Sergio Ybarra, a QB keeper off of zone read by (2nd string QB) Ricky Escovedo working with Korbin Olsen, 2 safeties recorded by the defense, and a kick return off of one of those safeties by Chris Salazar. Offensively it was a good night.


Defensively the Steers were even more dominant recording 2 safeties during the game. Starting with Nose Nick Garcia, the Steers constantly disrupted the backfield of the Sweetwater Offense. Rios and Andrea were able to make quick adjustments in their alignment that helped the defense stay sound throughout the night. Ybarra helped out on D as well with a late game interception.


Special Teams kept Sweetwater on their back quarter of the field via great kickoffs from Cobos and even better coverage by the kickoff unit.


Big Hitter(s) of the week: David Rios(D)/Ricky Escovedo(ST)



** 7th grade B TEAM WON 50 to 0 over SWEETWATER **


The steers broke the wild mustangs last night with great defense and an unstoppable offense. Defensively the steers made a ton great team tackles behind the line of scrimmage. The mighty steers took advantage of wet conditions and forced several fumbles in which 3 of them were recovered and returned by BAILEY SIMPSON who also had 6 tackles for a loss. MICHAEL MUNOZ and JEREMIAH YBARRA both made several crucial tackles to help keep the mustangs out of both the red zone and the end zone. JOSEPH MURRILLO and ANTHONY GONZALEZ solidified the strength of the defensive line with great effort up front.


Offensively the steers gave the fans a reason to buy popcorn as they put on a show reaching the end zone 6times and converting all of their 2point conversions. The O-line made that possible by creating massive lanes for the backs. IAN CORTEZ and QBEN LEWIS both had two touchdowns and over 100 yards rushing a piece. Quarterback KENDERRICK JACKSON had two touchdowns as well on the zone read which helped keep the mustangs honest on defense. ANTRON DEMPS pitched in on offense with his first touchdown of the season by way of rushing.



** 7th grade A TEAM WON 30 to 6 over SWEETWATER **


Thursday night was another cold and wet game for the mighty steers as they fought to tame a different group of wild mustangs but here at home. Defensively it took some grit for the steers to get it figured out as they provided the offense with the ball by creating multiple stops and turnovers.


ANGEL RIVERA was solid with his linebacker play by keep outside contained and making several big hits. KYLE GAY changed the name of his position from linebacker to bell ringer as he came up with 3 obliterating hits that crippled the mustangs he also had 5 tackles. After a rough first quarter the defensive shut things down up front by pass rushing and tackles behind the line of scrimmage. ABEL CASARES had 3 tackles, KEYSHAUN WOODRUFF had 5 tackles, ANGEL RIVERA had 6 tackles which sparked dominating play from the DLINE AND LINEBACKERS. The secondary joined the party with 3 pics. JAYDEN DRAKE HAD 2 PICS(INTERCEPTIONS) AND EZEKIEL CARREON had 1 late in the 4th quarter to stick the dagger in.


The OLINE again dominated up front as they were led by Center JEREMIAH PRESAS and created Mack truck sized running lanes for the running game and gave the Quarter back an eternity to throw the ball in the passing game. GAVIN PADRON connected with AUSTEN PERKINS for 1 touchdown and a 2point conversion. It was another running back by committee type of game as ABRAM JACKSON (AJ) HAD OVER 100 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns, TYREE BRAWLEY rushed for over 150 yards yet again and scored 1 touchdown, ANGEL RIVERA rushed for 50 yards total, and ABEL CASARES scored a 2-point conversion.

More importantly the steers showed great sportsmanship, team leadership, and love as they played for and with one another.


The boys did a great job of being respectful and encouraging on the sidelines. They picked each other up and gave each other confidence in themselves. It was a great team effort by both teams.


The steers face off against Andrews again here at home next Thursday.


Drug Demand Reduction Dash 5k, 10/27/18.

The Crossroads Young Marines will have their Drug Demand Reduction Dash 5k Fundraiser on Saturday, October 27th. The event begins at 10 AM and will begin and end at the Vietnam Memorial in Big Spring.


Online registration is going on now for the event and will close at midnight on October 22nd. Cost for Young Marines is $15, Non-Young Marines is $25, and Late Registration will cost $30.

Awards will be given to different divisions – Young Marines, Youth, Teen, Adult, and Senior. 1st place will receive a plaque with the Young Marine logo, and 2nd and 3rd places will receive a medal. All participants will receive DDR participation medal, goodie bag, and t-shirt.

For more information, contact Carrie Rodman, Unit Adjutant, at 325-232-0551.


Howard College Softball Camps

The Howard College Hawks Softball team will have a Kids Softball Camp on Sunday, October 28th, and a High School Evaluation Camp on Sunday, November 4th.

The Kids Softball Camp will be a 2-hour camp that will focus on all the fundamental skills regarding pitching, defense, and offense. It will also include playing fun games and interacting with the Hawk players and coaches. There will be 2 sessions for the Kids Softball Camp. Ages 5 to 10 will have their camp from 1 to 3 PM on Oct. 28th, and ages 11 to 14 will be scheduled from 3 to 5 PM on the same day. Cost is $30 per participant.


The High School Evaluation Camp on Sunday, November 4th, from 2-4 PM will be a 2-hour evaluation camp that will focus on giving feedback regarding overhand/underhand throwing velocity, base running times, bat speed, etc. Instruction regarding pitching, offense, and defense will also be included. It should be noted that this camp will also provide an opportunity to be evaluated by college coaches and be exposed to a collegiate softball environment. Cost is $40 per participant.


RSVP is preferred for each event, but walk-ups will be accepted on the day of the event. For more information or to RSVP email Assistant Coach Shelby Shelton at


Bulldogettes v. Lady Wolves, 10/16/18

Coahoma - The Coahoma Bulldogettes fell to Colorado City in 5-3A district action Tuesday night. The Lady Wolves won in three sets, 15,25; 15,25; 12,25.


MaKynlee Overton led the Bulldogettes on offense. The sophomore recorded 8 kills during the game. Paige Akins earned 4 kills; and Julia Mashburn knocked out 2 aces. Mashburn notched 8 assists in the game and 2 digs. Overton had 4 blocks during the match.


Earlier in the evening, JV Red downed the Lady Wolves in two sets.


Next: The Coahoma volleyball squad will travel to Coleman Saturday to face the Lady Bluecats again. Varsity will play at 9 a.m. followed by JV Red at 10 a.m. and JV White at 11 a.m.


Kills: MaKynlee Overton, 8; Paige Atkins, 4; Caitlyn Corley, 1.

Aces: Julia Mashburn, 2.

Assists: Mashburn 8; Jaydan Mann, 3

Blocks: Overton 4

Digs: Mashburn, 2; Mann, 2; Corley, 2; Haven Martin, 2; Atkins, 1; Overton, 1.


(Information and photos courtesy of Coahoma Media.)


Cohaoma Jr. High Volleyball take on Colorado City Lady Wolves, 10/15/18.

The junior high Bulldogettes powered over the Colorado City Lady Wolves in volleyball action Monday. 7th Grade A won in three sets: 15,25; 28,8; 25,14. The 7th Grade B team also took home a victory in two sets: 25-10, 25-20. Eighth Grade B won 25,18; 25-20; and 8th Grade A lost to a tough Colorado team 14-25;11-25.


Next: The junior high volleyball season will wrap up Monday when the Bulldogettes take on Coleman in Coleman. Game times are 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.

(Photos and information courtesy of Coahoma Media.)


Big Spring Jr. High Volleyball v. Lamesa, 10/15/18

The 7th grade A team had a tough loss to Lamesa (12-25, 25-20, 16-25). Standouts on offense were Cloe Viasana, Kendall Brooks, and Brooklyn Hyatt with a combined total of 23 ace serves. Karissa Gonzales, Julianna Fraser, and Hyatt led the team on defense.


The 7th grade B team had a great night and a win against Lamesa (18-25, 23-25). All the girls led great on defense and offense, they worked fantastic as a team and continue to work hard. Standout players for the night was Mia Seracho, Reghan Heffle and Lauren Bryans. The girls are looking forward to their last game Monday night against Sweetwater.


The 8th Grade A Lady Steers fell to the Lady Tors in 3 hard fought sets last night. Jalen Sykes, Kortney Moore, and Kylin Corley played hard on the net! Alyson Castaneda, Katelyn Haynie, and Gissele Holguin led out on offense and assists. Monica Gutierrez, Emily Matthews, and Marlie Kennedy fought hard on defense. We are looking forward to getting a win our last game in Sweetwater!


8th grade B came out with a win over Lamesa in two sets Monday evening 25-17 and 25-19. Strong offense was played by Celi Vela, Kisa Cate, Kaydence Canales, Valerie Hernandez and Mia Bustamante-with kills by Daniah Wrighter, Lora Otto, Elaina Arredondo and Kiersten Furuya. Chloe Posey and Claudia Viera were strong on defense and each had many assists. These girls played their best game all season and are looking forward to playing hard against Sweetwater next week!


Big Spring Ford Football Friday Final Scores 10-13-18

Big Spring Ford Football Friday Final Scores 10-13-18


Dumas HS 55 Big Spring HS 0 - Sonic Players of the Game against the Dumas Demons were offensive player CJ Harris and defensive player Brett Berringer. The Big Spring Collision Big Hit of the Game went to Jack Everett.

* Abernathy HS 59 Stanton HS 7 - Sonic Players of the Game against the Abernathy Antelopes were offensive player Tyler Benedict and defensive player James Orona.


Forsan - Open


* ldalou HS 35 Coahoma HS 0 - Sonic Players of the Game against the Idalou Wildcats were offensive player Jonathon Schneider and defensive player Bubba Duenes.


* - District games


Other Area High Schools 

Mccamey HS 35 Mountain View HS 21
Cooper HS 49 Palo Duro HS 15 
Hereford HS 56 Lake View HS 7
Rider HS 34 Wylie HS 7
Brownwood HS 34 Gatesville HS 14 
Snyder HS 29 Monahans HS 27
Canyon HS 38 Andrews HS 20
Brownfield HS 29 Seminole HS 28
Lamesa HS 49 Sweetwater HS 30 
Greenwood HS 41 Pecos HS 13
Kermit HS 44 Reagan County 21
Hawley HS 44 Winters HS 14 
Colorado HS 45 Roosevelt HS 6 
Iraan HS 18 Alpine HS 7 
Stamford HS 41 Ozona HS 16 
Sterling City HS 64 Water Valley HS 18 
Robert Lee HS 64 Veribest HS 8 
Blackwell School 50 Santa Anna HS 0
Klondike HS 44 Sands Cisd 14 
Borden County School 52 O'Donnell HS 6 
Highland HS 62 Westbrook School 13 
Tascosa HS 38 Midland HS 20 
Lee HS 51 Frenship HS 15 
Permian HS 42 Odessa HS 10 
Central HS 17 Abilene 15


Lady Steers Volleyball Team takes WIN over Lake View in 5 Sets, 10/12/18

Lady Steers Volleyball Team takes WIN over Lake View in 5 Sets, 10/12/18


Scores: 23-25, 18-25, 25-15, 25-21, 15-12


Individual Stats

Logan Terrazas -16 Kills, 6 Blocks, 4 Aces, 16 Digs


Kayleigh Penny -13 Kills, 1 Ace, 1 Assist, 21 Digs


Olivia Bancroft - 11 Kills, 2 Aces, 10 Assists, 7 Digs


Amber Martinez - 5 Kills, 3 Blocks, 2 Assists, 7 Digs


Keila Yanez - 4 Kills, 2 Blocks, 1 Ace


Hayden Bell - 5 Digs


Robyn Evans - 1 Assist, 4 Digs


Hannah Bell - 20 Assists, 8 Digs


Ryen Terrazas - 7 Kills, 1 Block, 2 Assists, 5 Digs


Mackenzie Rodriques - 16 Digs


Kalyn Whitehead - 4 Kills, 2 Blocks


Gabby Lopez - 5 Digs


Big Spring Cross Country Teams ROCK District Meet in Snyder, 10/10/18

Yesterday, Big Spring Cross Country teams competed in the District Meet held in Snyder at Western Texas College. The Big Spring Varsity Boys team are now 4-time District Champs. Varsity Girls placed third, and JV girls, JV boys, and Junior High Boys are also district champs. Big Spring Varsity Cross Country teams will compete at the Regional Meet on October 22nd at Mae Simmons Park in Lubbock.


Individual Results for Varsity Boys and Girls are as follows


REGION 1 – DISTRICT 5 – 4A, 10/10/18


Event - Men’s 5K – Big Spring Varsity Boys placed 1st.


Cooper Miller - 18:17 (1st place)

Roman Perez - 19:00 (3rd place)

Manuel Marquez – 19:35

Damina Franco – 20:03

Augustine De Los Santos – 20:28

Dusty Chavez – 20:38

Othon Villalobos – 21:13


Event – Girls’ 2 mile – Big Spring Varsity Girls placed 3rd.


Chloe Bustamante – 14:44

Elisabeth Jones – 14:46

Falicity Calderon – 15:25

Kayleigh Muniz – 16:06

Alianna Beserra – 16:07

Marisol Rodriguez – 16:27

McKenna Valle – 16:51

Analisa Blount – 17:44


Coahoma falls to Jim Ned, 10/09/18

Tuscola - The Bulldogettes started strong against the Lady Indians but couldn’t push past Jim Ned’s varsity volleyball squad. Coahoma fell in four sets 25-27, 25-10, 25-10, 25-10,

In the opening set, Coahoma quickly took the lead and kept it until the middle of the match. The Lady Indians were able to build up a 2-point advantage halfway through until the Bulldogettes came roaring back. From then on, it was dog fight between the two teams. Coahoma won the battle 27-25. Jim Ned then salted away the next three sets for the win.

Senior Paige Atkins led the way for Bulldogettes on offense. She had 10 kills for the game and 1 ace. Senior Julia Mashburn had 13 assists and sophomore MaKynlee Overton had 3 aces.

Both Coahoma junior varsity teams - Red and White - lost to the Lady Indians in two sets earlier in the day. 

Next: Coahoma will take on Colorado City at home Tuesday. JV Red will begin at 5:30 p.m. with varsity to follow at 6:30 p.m. Both games will be held in the CES competition gym. 


Varsity stats:

Kills: Paige Atkins, 10; Ashley Romero, 7; MaKynlee Overton, 4; Caitlyn Corley, 2; Julia Mashburn, 1.

Assists: Mashburn, 13; Jaydan Mann, 9; Romero, 1; Corley.

Digs: Overton, 9; Romero, 6; Adkins, 6;  Sydney Rinard, 3.

Aces: Overton, 3; Atkins, 1.

Blocks: Romero, 2; Overton, 2.


Big Spring Ford Football Friday Final Scores 10-5-18

Big Spring Ford Football Friday Final Scores 10-5-18

Canyon HS 38 Big Spring HS 0 

Sonic Players of the Game were offensive player DJ Molina, and defensive player Abel Clark. The Big Spring Collision Big Hit of the Game went to Jack Everett.

Forsan HS 25 Wink HS 24 


Other area high schools scores

Brownfield HS 34 Lake View HS 27 
Greenwood HS 56 Lamesa HS 14 
Monahans HS 61 Pecos HS 0 
Snyder HS 27 Fort Stockton HS 13 
Trinity HS 70 Central HS 28 
Coronado HS 42 Cooper HS 23 
Abilene 28 Bell HS 7 
Denver City HS 49 Reagan County 6 
Crane HS 42 Ozona HS 14 
Alpine HS 27 McCamey HS 0 
Clyde HS 21 Stamford HS 13 
Iraan HS 27 Winters HS 26 
Sterling City HS 76 Rankin HS 28 
Grady HS 62 Robert Lee HS 52 
Blackwell School 67 Veribest HS 22 
Garden City HS 34 Strawn 23 
Westbrook School 46 Sands 0 
Andrews HS 28 Hereford HS 21


Bulldogettes Fall to Coleman, 10/02/18

In a close match, the Coahoma Bulldogettess couldn’t overcome the Coleman Lady Bluecats Tuesday night and fell in three sets, 26-24, 25-19, 25-22.


Paige Aktins led in offense for the Bulldogette varsity volleyball squad. She had 9 kills for the game. Julia Mashburn had 9 assists and Cassie Grant had 4 digs.

The Bulldogettes pulled off 5 aces during the evening thanks to strong serves by Ashley Romero, who had 3, along with Mashburn and Jaydan Mann, who both had 1 a piece.

Earlier in the day, both Coahoma JV teams won their matches against Coleman: JV White, 25-12, 25-15; and JV Red, 25-11, 25-11.


Next: The Bulldogettes will travel to Clyde Saturday to faceoff against the Lady Bulldogs.


Aces: Ashley Romero, 3; Julia Mashburn, 1; Jadyan Mann, 1.
Kills: Paige Atkins, 9; Romero, 4; MaKynlee Overton, 3; Kaitlyn Corley, 3.
Assists: Mashburn, 9; Mann 7.
Digs: Cassie Grant, 4; Overton, 2; Romero, 2; Mann, 1


Big Spring JH Volleyball take on Snyder, 10/01/18

The 7th grade A team fell short to Snyder in 3 sets. The first set was was close with our Lady Steers defeating the Lady Tigers (26-24). The second and third sets weren’t in our favor (20-25 and 10-15), but  the team worked as a unit to make key plays. Kendall Brooks, Julianna Fraser,  and Delaney Moreno played well on offense. Defense was led by Miranda Gomez, Brooklyn Hyatt, and Karissa Gonzales. 

7th Grade B fell to Snyder in 2 sets (5-25, 15-25). Standout players on defense were Addison Rubio and Destiny Hodnett. Standout players on offense were Lauren Bryans and Kylee Haynie. Girls worked hard and continue to do their best! 

8th Grade A Lady Steers fell to the Snyder Tigers in 2 sets. We had some great net play though led by Jalen Sykes, Marlie Kennedy, and Katelyn Haynie. Taylor Partlow and Kortney Moore led out of offense from around the floor. Defensively Monica Gutierrez and Alyson Castaneda worked the back row. 

8th grade B fell to Snyder in three sets. Our Lady Steers won the first set (25-20). We fell in the next two sets (25-16, & 25-16).  Our stand-out players were Kaydence Canales, Elaina Arrendondo, Mia Bustamante and Daniah Wrighter with serving aces and J’oncye, Daniah and Elaina with kills at the net. Valerie Hernandez, Mia Bustamante and Kaydence Canales played strong defense.


Bulldogettes fall to Lady Wolves, 09/29/18

Bulldogettes lost their game against the Lady Wolves in 3 sets at Colorado City

25-20, 25-17, 25-18



Kills: Ashley Romero, 5; MaKynlee Overton, 4; Julia Mashburn, 1;  Sydney Rinard, 1; Caitlyn Corley, 1;  Paige Atkins, 1.

Blocks: Overton, 2; Corley, 2.

Assists: Mashburn, 5; Jaydan Mann, 4.

Digs: Corley, 7; Overton, 2; Kirah Kimball, 1; Haven Martin 1.


JV Red played in Colorado City today won (23-25, 27-25, 25-23)   


Next: Coahoma will play Coleman Tuesday. JV White plays at 4:30 p.m., Red at :5:30 p.m. with the varsity game at  6:30 p.m.


Big Spring Ford Football Friday Final Scores, 9/28/18.

Here is your Big Spring Ford Football Friday Final Scores for September 28, 2018

Wall 40,  Big Spring 12 - Sonic Players of the Game for the Steers were offensive player Jeremiah Cooley, defensive player Domiono Cole, and the Big Spring Collision Big Hit of the Game when to Roger Eddington.

Iraan 25,  Coahoma 20 - . Sonic Players of the Game for the Bulldogs were offensive player Brysen Kerby, and defensive player Keegan Dobbs. Hope Atkins was crowned the 2018 Homecoming Queen for Coahoma High School.

Reagan County 28,  Forsan 27 - Sonic Players of the Game for the Buffaloes were offensive player Tim Avila, and defensive player Noe Ureste.

Crane 59,  Stanton 13 - 


Other Area High Schools 
Greenwood 65 Sweetwater 20
Abilene Eagles 13 Midland High 0
Abilene Cooper 58 Monterey 20
Odessa Permian 56 Fresnos 0
Odessa High 27 Montwood 0
San Angelo Central 26 Weatherford 21
Llano 27 San Angelo Lakeview 27
Andrews 48 Snyder 26
Monahans 48 Lamesa 21
Brownwood 53 Abilene Wylie 21
Fort Stockton 31 Pecos 18
Idalou 62 Muleshoe 0
Slaton 16 Post 15
Floydada 44 Roosevelt 6
Ozona 41 Junction 6
Colorado (City) 27 Clyde 26
Anson 52 Bangs 28
Sands 47 Wellman-Union 32
White Deer 42 Bordon County
Blackwell 64 Hermleigh 35
Grady 58 Westbrook 8
Garden City 54 Rankin 8
Balmorhea 66 Grandfalls Royalty 20
Sterling City 50 Bronte 0
Stephenville 48 Georgetown 8


Big Spring Jr. High School Football Results, 09/27/18

** 8th-A: Win, 28-16 **


The 8A Steers faced the Wall Hawks on Thursday and it was apparent early on that the Steers were going to be the more physical team throughout the contest. On the first play from scrimmage, Arturo Ortiz capitalized on a Wall turnover to get the ball in the hands of the Steers Offense. Within two plays, the Steers had put the first points on the scoreboard, via a Phillip Martinez eighteen yard touchdown run. After another three and out forced by the Steers Defense, Eli Cobos was the man sprinting across the end line for another Big Spring score.


With the score 12-0 and time dwindling in the first half, the stout Big Spring defensive group, spearheaded by Nose Guard Nick Garcia, forced another turnover recovered by Josh Gonzalez. With the ball back to the Steers, David Rios converted a key 4th down attempt on a slant route from his receiver position. Then Quarterback Eli Cobos found an open Connor Andrae in the middle of the field on a seam route for a 60+ yard touchdown throw and catch. After capitalizing on the two point attempt, the Steers went into halftime with a 20-0 lead.


In the second half, the Wall Hawks focused heavily on their Tackle Over formation which was countered by quick alignment adjustments from ends Rahleigh Eddington and Josh Gonzalez. Another great performer for the Steers was the Sam LB Chris Salazar. Chris had what seemed to be several handfuls of solo tackles to go along with an interception late in the game.


As the clock dwindled, the Hawks were forced to attempt an onside kick after a broken coverage TD pass from their offense. After securing the onside kick, Phillip Martinez outran the coverage to score the final points for the Big Spring Steers.


Unmentioned great performers: Ian Galan, Ricky Escovedo, Derek Walleck, Aaron Chavez.


Big Hitter of the week……….. Chris Salazar


** 8th-B: Loss,14-0 **


The 8th grade B team faced Coahoma in Big Spring on Thursday. It was a low scoring defensive struggle. Although it was a losing effort, the Steers were led by Zabian Urias, Jason Bishop, Gabriel Parrish, Nick White, Wesson Cate, and Matthew Salazar.

** 7th-A: Loss, 30-16 **


The &th A team lost 30 to 16, but put up a fight and made Wall work for the win. Ford, Brawley, Rivera, and Vasquez shared the rock and ran for over 200 yards in the ball game. Gavin Padron was able to get the passing game going and connect with Hilario, Cantu, and Perkins. Longest play of the game was a 60 yard pass from Padron to Perkins. Defense played lights out and forced several fumbles and picked up several sacks throughout the day. A few miscues lost us the game, but that didn’t stop the Steers from fighting for the win all the way to the finish.


** 7th-B: Win, 48-0 **


The 7th B team played lights out and won 48-0 against Wall. Abel Casares scored his first touchdown of the year, running the ball like a freight train and playing like a monster on defense. Q Lewis was effective on both sides of the ball, scoring a touchdown on offense and defense by way of ruching and scoop and scroe. Kenderick Jackson Threw the ball with confidence and scored rushing as well. Abram Jackson showed off his speed and ran like the flash for three scores.


The JH Steers are heading into a bye week, but are preparing and looking forward to their next matchup against the Andrews Mustangs on October 11th in Andrews.


Big Spring JH VB v. Greenwood, 09/24/18

The 7th grade A team lost to Greenwood after forcing a third set (19-25, 25-23,19-25). Miranda Gomez, Abigail Davila, and Delaney Moreno played wonderful defense. Jails Groage, Kendall Brooks, Cloe Viasana, and Brooklyn Hyatt led the team on offense.

The 7th Grade B team lost to Greenwood in 2 sets (14-25, 16-25). The girls worked hard in both offense and defense, delivering great Aces and Digs. Standout players were Maddison Hamm, Kylee Haynie, Elena Seracho and Dekaysha Parker whose offensive and defensive skills showed out on the court. They girls are continuing to work as a team and build on their skills.

The 8th grade A team was victorious over Greenwood after three intensive sets (25-21, 25-14, 25-18). Taylor Partlow, Monica Gutierrez, Alyson Castaneda, and Marlie Kennedy kept the rallies alive with critical digs and perfect passes to target. Kortney Moore, Jalen Sykes, and Gissele Holguin ruled offense play with numerous assists and spikes. We are proud of the way the all the girls played hard to get the win.

Monday evening against Greenwood the 8th grade B team worked hard to bring home another win in 3 sets. Daniah Wrighter, J’oncye Evans and Elaina Arrendondo each had a kill while all of the rest of the girls stepped up playing great defense and offense.

(Information courtesy of BSISD ATC.)



The Lady Steers played so hard in the Sweetwater Tournament Saturday, 9/22/18.

The BSJH Lady Steers represented Big Spring well in the Sweetwater Tournament Saturday. The 7th Grade A Team won third place. After losing to Snyder, the team pulled it together to beat both Post and Colorado City. Karina Limon, Brooklyn Hyatt, Cloe Viasana, Alandra Juarez, and Kendall Brooks had a combined total of 56 awesome ace serves.

7th Grade B Team placed 4th in the Sweetwater Tournament this past Saturday after battling it out with Post. Standouts for the tournament were Dekaysha Parker, Destiny Hodnett , Marray Gonzales and Addison Rubio. All girls gave it their all and worked cohesively till the end!

The 8th Grade A Team won third place. After beating both Post and Sweetwater in the morning, the Lady Steers fell to Post in our second battle that afternoon. Kortney Moore, Marlie Kennedy, and Taylor Partlow had killer serves. Gissele Holguin, Katelyn Haynie, and Emily Matthews had some great sets, passes, and other offensive plays . Alyson Castaneda, Jalen Sykes, and Monica Gutierrez had solid defense with great blocks and digs. So proud of how they've learned to play together as a team!

8th grade B Lady Steers worked super hard at the Sweetwater Tournament this past weekend, starting out by beating Post then losing to Sweetwater and came back to beat Snyder to get into the Championship but fell to Sweetwater in 3 sets. Great performances were made by Elaina Arrendondo, Kaydence Canales, Valerie Hernandez, Kisa Cate, Daniah Wrighter and J'Oncye Evans.

(Information courtesy of BSISD ATC.)



Big Spring Ford Football Friday Final Scores 9-21-18

Friday Night Football Scores - 09/21/18


Big Spring 39 Pecos 20 - The Sonic Players of the game for the Steers were offensive player Zephaniah Nelson, defensive player Jack Everett, and Big Spring Collision Big Hit of the Game went to Isaiah Valle.


Slaton 39 Coahoma 20
The Sonic Players of the Game went to offensive player Gage Clark and defensive player Avery Burgans.

New Deal 45, Stanton 7 - The Sonic Players of the game were offensive player Devin Simpson and defensive player Tim Avila.


Colorado City 54, Forsan 6


Other Schools 
Garden City 46 Buena Vista 0
Grady 44 Grandfalls-Royalty 14
Iowa Park HS 41 Sweetwater 0
Lee HS 57 Eastwood HS 14
Central HS 31 Pebble Hills HS 20
Canyon 36 Caprock HS 26
Andrews 48 Snyder HS 26
Ft. Stockton HS 34 Lake View 6
Greenwood HS 28 Seminole 21
Idalou HS 2 Denver City 14
Abernathy 35 Post 9
Crane 21 Kermit 0
Irran 12 Eldorado 8
Sterling City 49 Sands 0
Strawn 50 Borden County 0
Rankin 78 Westbrook 30
Midlothian Heritage 26 Stephenville 21
Abilene HS 13 Midland HS 
Odessa HS 27 Montwood HS 
Cooper HS 48 Wylie 0


Lady Steers Volleyball team WINS District Opener against Lady Tigers, 09/21/18

The Big Spring Lady Steers won their District opener against the Snyder Lady Tigers on Friday, 9/21/18, with scores of 26-24, 25-16, 13-25, and 27-25. 

The next game for the Lady Steers will be on Tuesday, 9/25/18, at Steer Gym against Lakeview. 


Wild finish for Bulldogette district opener

COAHOMA - The Bulldogettes came back from a 8-point deficit and almost forced a fourth set in their district opener against Jim Ned Saturday before the Lady Indians sealed the match 27-25.

Overall, Jim Ned swept Coahoma in three sets: 25-12, 25-9, 27-25.

After dominating the first and second games, the Lady Indians looked ready to wrap up the win in the third as they racked up the score to 9-1. Although the Bulldoggettes slowly chipped away at the deficit, the Lady Indians were not in a very giving mood. By mid-match, the score was 14-7 in favor of Jim Ned.

Then Cailtyn Corley smacked down a kill shot by Jim Ned at the net energizing the Bulldogette team, who went on a 4-point run. The Bulldogettes found their footing from there with some aggressive play forcing the Lady Indians to defense several times.

A kill by Kirah Kimbell sent the ball back to Coahoma’s side 2 points away for a tie which came when MaKynlee Overton blocked a shot by the Lady Indians leaving the set 20-all. It was the first of four times Coahoma tied the game.

From then on it was an all out fight between the two teams with a number of long rallies to energize and entertain the crowd. With Paige Atkins serving, the Bulldogettes took the lead 25-24 but their momentum was cut short in the next serve after two Lady Indians decisively knocked down a shot from Coahoma at the net.

Jim Ned put the game away in the next two serves.

Akins led Coahoma on kills knocking out 7 during the game. Julia Mashburn had 9 assists and Grant had 8 digs.

Earlier in the day, both Coahoma JV teams fell to Jim Ned. JV White lost 25-17, 28-26 and JV Red lost 25-16, 25-20.

Next: Coahoma heads to Colorado City Saturday, Sept. 29. The JV Red team will play at 11 a.m. and the varsity game begins at noon.

Bulldogette varsity stats:

Kills: Paige Atkins, 7; MaKynlee Overton, 4; Kirah Kimball, 2; Ashley Romero, 1; Sydney Rinard, 1; Caitlyn Corley, 1; Cassie Grant, 1

Assists: Julia Mashburn, 9; Jaydan Mann, 4; Overton, 3

Digs: Grant, 8; Overton, 5; Corley, 2; Mashburn, 1; Romero, 1; Mann, 1; Atkins, 1

Blocks: Corley, 3; Overton, 2



Coahoma JV Football Results, 09/20/18.

The Slaton Tigers came out on top in Thursday's match with the JV Bulldog team held in Coahoma. Up next, the Coahoma JV squad will travel to Monahans next Thursday. Kickoff is at 5:30 PM.



Stanton Quarterback Landon Burkhart Recognized as a 2018 Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week for 3A teams

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 19, 2018 – Six Texas high school football stars have been recognized in the third week of the 2018 Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week program.

In its thirteenth consecutive year, Ford Motor Company’s Player of the Week program is again honoring six outstanding student-athletes each week of the 2018 regular season, recognizing one player in each of the state’s six athletic classifications. The winners are chosen for athletic achievements on the field, as well as for outstanding scholarship and community involvement. These players are the embodiment of Ford’s Go Further commitment.

One of the athletes recognized this week is Stanton High School Sophomore and quarterback, Landon Burkhart for last week’s game against Forsan.

Prior to playing for Stanton, Landon Burkhart played at Richland Springs, a six-man team. In only his third game on an eleven-man team, Landon ran the ball 16 times for 330 yards, an average of 20.6 yards per carry.  267 of those yards came in the second half on only 9 carries, including touchdown runs of 72, 51, and 65 yards. Landon also threw for another 89 yards, one touchdown, and a 2-point conversion. Landon had multiple first down conversions on 3rd and long and 4th down.  Landon’s father, Jerry Burkhart, is the Head Coach.

According to Coach Cody Hogan, “Landon played with a fever and sore throat and helped the Buffaloes get 35-21 win. He also helped his father, Jerry Burkhart (a six-man coaching legend) earn his first win in 11-man football.”

In addition to football, Landon is involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Basketball, Track, and Church youth group. He also made 2nd team all-state newcomer of the year in 6-man as a freshman, and is an honor rolls student.

(Photo taken by our news partners at CBS 7.)


Bulldogettes fall in double header, 09/18/18

ANDREWS - The Coahoma Bulldogettes lost a double header to Andrews and Brownfield Tuesday night.

The Coahoma varsity squad lost to Brownfield 10-25, 12-25, 10-25 and Andrews 10-25, 4-25, 12-25.

Kirah Kimball led the Bulldogettes with 4 kills for the two games and Julia Mashburn had nine assists followed by Jadyan Mann with 5. On defense, Cassie Grant led the Coahoma squad with 5 digs. Cailtyn Corley racked up 4 blocks and 4 digs during the two matches.

Next: The Bulldogettes will open district play with a match against Jim Ned Saturday at the Coahoma ISD competition gym. The first game begins at 10 a.m. with the varsity game expected start at noon.

Earlier in the evening both Coahoma JV teams lost their matches: JV White vs. Brownfield (10-25, 15-25) and vs. Andrews (6-25, 14-25); JV Red vs. Brownfield (18-25, 16-25) and vs. Andrews (23-25, 14-25)

Combined varsity Stats:
Kills: Julia Mashburn, 3; Ashley Romero, 2; Kirah Kimball, 4, Jaydan Mann, 1; Sydney Rindard, 2; Caitlyn Corley, 3; Paige Atkins, 3; and Cassie Grant, 2.
Assists: Mashburn, 9; Overton, 2; Mann, 5; Rinard, 1; Corley, 1; and Grant, 1.
Blocks: Romero, 2; Overton, 1; Mann, 1; Rinard, 1; and Corley, 4; 
Digs: Romero, 1; Overton 2; Corley, 4; Atkins, 1; and Grant, 5.



Big Spring Junior High Volleyball v. Sweetwater Results, 09/18/18.

The 7th Lady Steers A Team lost a close game to Sweetwater in three sets (16-25, 25-23, 24-26). In the first set, Alandra Juarez and Kendall Brooks stood out on offense while Julianna Fraser played well on defense. In the second set, Jaila Groage  and Karina Limon made some great digs. The third set was filled with superb net play by Kendall Brooks, Cloe Viasana, and Brooklyn Hyatt. Abigail Davila, our libero, played outstandingly well on the back row. She made many key plays which led to several points. We are so proud of how well our Lady Steers played as a team and showed an extensive amount of progress.

The 7th Lady Steers B Team lost to Sweetwater in a well-played two sets (13-23, 27-29). In the first set Kylee Haynie stood out on both offense and defense scoring 5 Aces and a Kill for the team. In the second set Elena Seracho, Addison Rubio and Maddison Hamm led the team on offense with multiple Aces amongst them. The team fought gallantly in the second set and made a great comeback in defense! They continue to work as a team and showed a great amount of progress! 

The 8th Grade A Lady Steers defeated Sweetwater in two sets. They played a great game last night. Kortney Moore had killer serves. Jalen Sykes and Marlie Kennedy led out on offense. While Monica Gutierrez and Taylor Partlow led out of defense. A great team effort was given by all! We are looking forward to a great tournament this weekend! 

8th grade B girls got their first win against Sweetwater last night in 3 sets--(25-16) (19-25) (15-10). Kaydence Canales, J'onyce Evans, and Lora Otto had aces in their serves. And J'onyce Evans and Daniah Wrighter had kills at the net. All of the girls worked together on both defense and offense!


Coahoma JHS Volleyball results, 09/17/18

The Coahoma Junior High volleyball 7th and 8th grade teams swept Coleman at home Monday night. Scores were: 7th A (25-8, 25-9); 8th A (25-10, 25-9); 7th B (25-4, 25-8); and 8th B (25-5, 25-10). Next: the junior high squads will travel to Clyde to take on the Lady Bulldogs on Monday, Sept. 26.


Big Spring Lady Steers fall to Wylie, 09/18/18

Big Spring Lady Steers volleyball team competed against Abilene Wylie on Tuesday. Scores were 16-25, 21-25, and 7-25 in favor of Wylie. The next game for the Lady Steers will be a home game and district opener against Snyder. Varsity plays at 4:30 and Freshmen and JV follow at 6 PM.


Coahoma Cross Country Results from West Texas College Invitational Meet in Snyder, 09/15/18

JaLie Hernandez and Hector Colon-Rivera were the top finishers for the Coahoma Cross Country varsity team at the Western Texas College Invitational meet held in Snyder Saturday while the junior high team had three runners medal in the event.

“This was the first meet for a lot of the junior high kids,” said Cross Country Coach John-Michael Leggett. “They all did a really good job this past weekend. We had a lot of kids that ran a season best time on a really tough course. We are getting better every week, and I am very satisfied with the progress we are making.”

Coahoma junior high runners Isabella Cox and Serena Dobbs turned some heads at the meet. Cox ran the route in 16:04 and Dobbs finished one second later at 16:05. That placed them fourth and fifth respectively and both girls medaled for their efforts. Jake Freeman also earned a medal in the boys junior high race. He came in 6th with a time of 13:43.

For varsity, Hernandez came in with a time of 16:17 to place 35th in girls event. Colon-Rivera ran the route in 22:20 to place 38th for the boys.

Next: The high school team will travel to the Lubbock ISD Invitational regional preview meet. The junior high team will be off for the weekend.

Individual results are as follows:

** Varsity Boys **
Hector Colon-Rivera, 38th, 22:20
Tanner Atkins, 45th, 22:54
Christian Klug, 52nd, 23:20
CJ King, 57th, 23:39
D'Kota Harrison, 66th, 24:37
Chance McMurray, 76th, 27:30

** Varsity Girls **
JaLie Hernandez, 35th, 16:17

** Jr. High Boys **
Jake Freeman, 6th (Medaled), 13:43
McCartney Fitzhugh, 23rd, 14:52
JC Garza, 34th, 15:37
Kenan Kimberley, 42nd, 17:12
Keiston Harrison, 45th, 18:40

** Jr. High Girls **
Isabella Cox, 4th (Medaled), 16:04
Serena Dobbs, 5th, (Medaled), 16:05
Marianna Glover, 26th, 18:13
Zoie Joslin, 29th, 18:26
Kenna Best, 39th, 20:36
Emily Lowder, 48th, 22:28
Savannah Meachum, 51st, 23:40



JV Bulldogs plow Roscoe, 09/13/18

Coahoma’s Steven Erivas had a stellar game Thursday racking four touchdowns to help the Coahoma Bulldogs' junior varsity team plow through Roscoe, 42-20, at Bill Easterling Memorial Stadium.

The Bulldogs didn’t wait long to put points on the board in the first quarter. Thanks to run by Erivas and a successful kick by Pedro Paixao, Coahoma grabbed a 7-0 lead.

The Plowboys answered back with a touchdown of their own and pulled to within 7-6. That would be the closest Roscoe came to threatening.

Late in first quarter, the Plowboys looked as if they would strike again after intercepting a CHS pass. The Plowboys, however, fumbled the snap on their first play of the possession. Moments later, Coahoma capitalized with an 18-yard touchdown run by Erivas.

With 43 seconds left in an opening quarter, Coahoma’s Seth Brooks recovered a Roscoe punt and returned the ball for a touchdown. Brook's return put the Bulldogs up 21-6 heading into the second.

The Plowboys drove the field for a touchdown with 5:07 left in the half. They tacked on a successful two-point conversion and cut Coahoma's lead to 21-14.

Coahoma was far from through. Thanks to a big gain from a run by Isaiah Martin deep into Plowboy territory, the Bulldogs ended the half on a high note. Josh Ruiz capped the Bulldogs final score of the first half by scoring on a 1-yard run that upped the score to 28-14.

In the second half, the Bulldogs scored twice on runs by Erivas to close out the contest.

During Thursday’s performance, Paixao showed he is a major asset for the team. He nailed all of his extra points easily.

Coahoma also garnered strong performances from quarterback Ky Kemper, Martin and Ruiz. All three helped lead the Bulldogs to their first victory of the season.

Coahoma, now 1-1, is scheduled to play Slaton at home on Sept. 20.

In junior high football, the Coahoma seventh graders won their showdown with Crane, 16-6. The CJHS eighth grade squad suffered a 40-0 loss to Wink.

(Photos and information provided by Coahoma Media.)



BigSpring Ford Football Friday Final Scores 9-14-18

BigSpring Ford Football Friday Final Scores 9-14-18


Monahans HS 35, Big Spring HS 14 

Sonic Players of the Game for the Steers were offensive player Ethan Cortez and defensive player Brett Berringer. The Big Spring Collision Big Hit of the Game went to AJ Gonzales.

Wink HS 40, Coahoma HS 39 

Sonic Players of the game for Coahoma were offensive player Zack Schneider and defensive player Alex Duenes.

Stanton HS 35, Forsan HS 21 

Sonic Players of the game for Stanton were offensive player Landon Burkhart and defensive player Noe Ureste.


Other High School Scores
Hirschi HS 51 Sweetwater HS 7
Lee HS 42 Montwood HS 6
Carroll HS 24 Permian HS 20 
Central HS 22 Cedar Park HS 37
Canyon HS 51 Lamesa HS 20
Snyder HS 61 Lake View HS 21 
Andrews HS 42 Levelland HS 39 
Brownwood HS 47 Graham HS 26 
Seminole HS 47 Pecos HS 6 
Idalou HS 45 Littlefield HS 0 
Post HS 42 Roosevelt HS 6 
Crane HS 26 Mccamey HS 21 
Ozona HS 6 Reagan County 13 
Anson HS 28 Stamford HS 61
Colorado HS 42 Ballinger HS 34 
Winters HS 36 Bangs HS 6
Iraan HS 25 Menard HS 14 
Whiteface HS 25 Sands Cisd 24 
Borden County 64 Knox City HS 15 
Blackwell 58 Newcastle 12 
Robert Lee HS 66 Santa Anna HS 0 
Grady HS 56 Silverton 8 
Westbrook School 48 Veribest HS 13 
Garden City HS 53 Balinorhea School 32 
Sterling City HS 46 Hermleigh HS 24 
Stephenville HS 41 Wylie HS 28 
Franklin HS 63 Midland HS 42 
Coronado HS 30 Odessa HS 27
Abilene 20 Cooper HS 13


Big Spring Junior High Football Results, 09/13/18


A-The 8th grade A Steers faced a well coached and disciplined team in the Monahans Loboes on Thursday. We started off slow offensively, but quickly relied on the legs of quarterback Eli Cobos to give us a spark. After a few powerful runs by Eli it seemed as if everyone else stepped in line. The Steers were down early in the first half due to an interception returned for a touchdown. But the offense continued to move the ball effectively behind a tough offensive line manned by, Aaron Chavez, Nick Garcia, Ian Galan, Josh Gonzales, and Rahleigh Eddington.

Going into half time, the game was tied at 6.

The Steer defensive front, headed by Arturo Ortiz, never let up and only allowed one big play to the Loboes throughout the entirety of the game. Constant pressure in the backfield was provided by a relentless David Rios who spearheaded several group tackles for losses. Safety Phillip Martinez did a wonderful job of communicating with the secondary and thwarting any Monahans pass attempts.

Midway through the third, the Steers were down 12-6.

When the Steers got the ball back the Loboes loaded the box in an attempt to slow down running back Chris Salazar who had been earning tough yardage throughout the contest. So the Steers countered with a quick passing game that relied on Sergio Ybarra, Phillip Martinez, and Connor Andrae. Phillip was able to tie the game at 12 by taking a sideline catch all the way in for a score. After forcing another Monahans turnover, the Steers plowed their way into the end zone with Chris Salazar and Eli Cobos, sealing the victory.

Big Hitter of week………… Connor Andrae


B- The 8th Grade B team had a clash with the Monahans Loboes this past Thursday. After a valiant effort by the B team, they fell to Monahans 28-0. The defense played well for 3 quarters causing 4 fumbles and recovering 3 of them, setting up the offense twice in plus territory. The offense which was still adapting to new positions all over the field play extremely hard against a tough monahans defense. The standouts on defense were Zabain Urias and Tyler Deatherage the latter which led the team in tackles, and fumble recoveries. On offense we were led by Josiah Aguero who valiantly fought against bigger opponents and showed absolutely no fear. Another stand-out was Smith Cate who had an average of 38 yards a punt, helping the young Steers with the position battle on special teams. Next week the Steers travel to Pecos to take on the Eagles at 5.



A-Played a hard fought game against Monahans. The Defense made several plays and got a ton of stops. The front 7 got the Loboes out of their element (run game) forcing them to throw it deep. The O-line and wide receivers blocked their tails off all night long. The running backs took advantage of that and gashed the Lobo defense for over 200 yards.

Special teams made several big hits and pinned the offense deep in their own territory several times throughout the game.


B-The 7th grade B team played a tremendous game on 3 sides of the ball. The Steers managed to drive the ball into the red zone on 3-4 trips, but fell short of the goal line.

Offensively, the O-line, Quben Lewis, Kendarick Johnson, and Kyle Gay gave great efforts.

Defensively, the Steers had multiple stops with three 3&outs. The defensive line and line backers played aggressive football.

Individually, Kyle Gay, Bowman, Woodruff all played extremely well.


All teams look forward to facing a tough Pecos team this week.


Focused on the challenge: CHS student to train as para-athlete in track

Fourteen-year-old Vance Ott is the newest member of the Coahoma High School track team thanks to a program by the Texas Regional Paralympics Sport.

The CHS freshman was born with Spina Bifida, a condition that affected his spine and left him with the need to use a wheelchair for mobility. However, Vance does not let his physical disability keep him from participating in activities his loves.

“Vance doesn’t realize how many people he inspires with his tenacity and his strength,” said his mother, Marlana. “He never gives up. He always takes a challenge head on.”

Stock shows, recreational baseball and serving as a trainer for the CHS football team are all activities Vance has excelled at for the past several years.

“He is very mentally strong, and he loves sports in general. If he could, he would love to be out there with the football boys,” Marlana said. “That is why he loves being a trainer but this (track) is what is available for him to compete in, and he already has his mind set. He wants to excel.”

On Sunday, Vance received his racing chair and some one-on-one training with 7-time Paralympic and 3-time Olympic athlete Saúl Mendoza. Both the chair and the instruction time were made possible through the Texas Regional Paralympic Sport Loaner Chair program.

The 4-year-old program was created to fulfill a need after UIL decided to add wheelchair racing to its state track and field meets, according to Wendy Gumbert of Texas Regional Paralympic Sport.

“We were the adaptive sports organization working with them (UIL) on the project, so we knew the only way it would work was if the kids could somehow access chairs,” Gumbert said. “The chairs are about $2,800. We decided we’d better start raising some money and make that happen."

“We have approximately 100 chairs in our Loaner program,” Gumbert continued. “We have about 70 that are loaned out and that’s not just high school. We do it for our wounded service members and junior high and elementary age kids as well.

These specialized racing chairs need to be specifically tailored to each athlete's dimensions so it can become an extension of his or her body, Gumbert said.

On Sunday, Mendoza, who has medaled at both the Paralympics and Olympics for the country of Mexico, drove from Wimberley, Texas to Big Spring to deliver the chair and spend time with Vance and his family teaching them about the sport and the device.

After a couple of laps around the Big Spring High School track, Vance seemed to absorb Mendoza’s lessons accelerating after each turn. He also practiced shot put from a field chair Mendoza brought to show as a demonstration.

“For the field chair, we look to the school to provide it for the athlete,”Gumbert said. “A field chair can be ordered as a generic size and they are much less expensive. They are under $1,000. A kid in high school, a kid in junior high, a kid in elementary can use that same chair.

“A school can invest in it and have that chair in its ISD for a 10-year period and move it around to others schools as the need arises where a racing chair is not going to fit the next kid,” she continued. “That’s why our loan program is so important.”

Joining Vance on the track Sunday was para-athlete Hope Santiago who drove from Monahans with her parents to receive training from Mendoza. Now a freshman in high school, Hope has not only competed in para-sports for the last two years but set records at the junior national level in 100m race and the shot put in her age group. She is also a twirler in the high school marching band.

By participating in these types of activities, students with physical disabilities are learning to live independently, Gumbert said.

“If you are trying to increase someone’s arm strength, the things that they do in a regular institutionalized rehab is very good but it’s not something the kid wants to do day in and day out,” she said. “You put a young athlete in a sport and they are increasing that arm strength day in and day out and increasing more than they can in regular rehab just by pure participation and the joy of sport.

“It also creates independence,” she continued. “By coming to some of our events outside of the school system, which is what we try to get them to come to, they meet others within the realm of Paralympic sport and realize the opportunities that are available to them. They can go for college scholarships. They can participate in college in their sport and then the doors are open to them and they are like wow I can do these things.”

After Vance expressed interest in the sport, Mike Martinez Jr., CHS SPED teacher, found the program and helped coordinate with Texas Regional Paralympic Sport, Vance’s family, high school coaches and CISD administrators to jump start the para-athletic program at CHS.

“Mr. Martinez did an outstanding job of making this happen and working through the details with the family, Texas Regional Paralympic Sport and our coaches to make sure everything has gone smoothly,” CHS Principal Christina Cox said.

Although Texas Regional Paralympic Sports works with the school to help support the program, the family is required to take sole responsibility for the loan of the chair, a stipulation that allows athletes to participate in events outside of UIL sanctioned meets, Gumbert said.

A second stipulation requires parents and athletes to apply for a grant from the Challenged Athletes Foundation or the Kelly Brush Foundation to fund the purchase of a permanent racing chair. Once the family receives the permanent chair, the loaner chair is returned to the Texas Regional Paralympic Sport.

According to the Texas Regional Paralympic Sport, more than 21 million Americans live with a physical disability. For more information on about the Loaner Chair program, visit

(Information and photos courtesy of Coahoma Media.)


Bulldogettes Claimed a Full Sweep over Kermit on Tuesday, 09/11/18

KERMIT - The Coahoma Bulldogettes picked up their second win in a row after they bested the Kermit Lady Yellow Jackets in three sets Tuesday night, 25-20, 25-20, 25-14. 

Kirah Kimball led the team with 7 kills. Cassie Grant powered out two aces and Julia Mashburn, MaKynlee Overton, and Jaydan Mann each added one.

Overall the Bulldogettes volleyball program claimed a full sweep Tuesday. Earlier in the evening, the two Coahoma JV teams won their matches against the Kermit squads: JV White won 25-16, 25-17 and JV Red, 27-25, 25-16.

Next: The Coahoma girls will have a small break before heading back into competition for yet another road trip. All three teams will play a dual in Andrews against Brownfield and Andrews on Tuesday, Sept. 18. Both JV teams will play at 5:30/6:30 p.m. and varsity will play at 6/7:30 p.m.



Bulldogettes win against the Lady Bobcats

DIMMITT - The Bulldogettes powered through three sets to earn a victory against  the Dimmitt Lady Bobcats Saturday.
The Coahoma varsity volleyball team won the game 25-6, 25-15, 25-17. 
Sophomore Ashley Romero, who is quickly becoming a strong assist for the Bulldogettes squad, led with 8 kills for the game. Senior Paige Atkins and Sophomore MaKynlee Overton had 5 kills each while Senior Julia Mashburn powered out 4. Also, Senior Jaydan Mann had 7 assists during the match. 
Earlier in the day, the two Coahoma JV teams - White and Red - lost their matches 23-25, 22-25 and 25-8, 18-25, 24-26 respectively. 
Up next: The Bulldogettes will be on the road for their third away game in row when they travel to Kermit to play the Lady Jackets Tuesday. Both JV teams will play at 5 p.m.with varsity to follow at 6 p.m.


Big Spring Ford Football Friday Final Scores, 9-8-18

Coahoma HS 51, McCamey HS 27

Sonic Players of the Game for Coahoma Bulldogs v. McCamey Badgers are offensive player Isaac Murillo and defensive player Gabe Clark.

Big Spring HS 33, Sweetwater HS 7 

Sonic Players of the Game for Big Spring Steers at Sweetwater Mustangs are offensive player Jeremiah Cooley, defensive player Izaiah Valle, and the Big Spring Collision Big Hit of the Game went to Domiono Cole.

Wink HS 40 Stanton HS 21 

Sonic Players of the Game for Stanton Buffaloes v. Wink Wildcats are offensive player Landon Burkhart and defensive player Adrian Delao.

Post HS 29 Forsan HS 12 

Pebble Hills HS 42 Midland HS 38
Sterling City HS 50 Buena Vista School 0
Snyder HS 31 Brownwood HS 21
Sonora HS 40 Lamesa HS 17 
Andrews HS 36 Monahans HS 28
Lake View HS 35 Fabens HS 0
Grapevine HS 31 Cooper HS 13
Idalou HS 21 Seminole HS 12
Tahoka HS 63 Roosevelt HS 18
Colorado City HS 41 Crane HS 21
Ballinger HS 32 Reagan County 6
Iraan HS 35 Ozona HS 15 
Stamford HS 53 Roscoe Collegiate HS 29 
Winters HS 22 Eldorado HS 0 
Grady HS 55 Southland School 6 
Garden City HS 48 Morton HS 0
Robert Lee HS 51 Sidney School 36
Ira HS 46 Sands Cisd 0 
Borden County School 52 Westbrook School 12
Monterey HS 28 Wylie HS 21 
Permian HS 43 Franklin HS 27 
Central HS 49 Del Rio HS 3 
Abilene 31 Lee HS 24 
Kermit HS 21 Pecos HS 0 
Blackwell School 27 Highland HS 24


Bulldogettes lose to Lady Falcons, 09/04/18

The Bulldogettes lost to the Lady Falcons in three sets Tuesday night at Veribest ISD.

The Veribest squad dominated the first set winning 11-25, but the Bulldogettes fought back in the next two games. The Coahoma varsity squad came from behind both times in set two and three to pull within 4 points before the Lady Falcons ended the match 21-25.

Sophomore Ashley Romero led the Bulldogettes in kills earning 3 for the evening. Senior Julia Mashburn had six assists for the game.

Earlier, the JV Red team lost to the Lady Falcons JV team in three sets 25-8, 10-25, 12-25

Up next, the Bulldogettes are on the road again this time traveling to Dimmitt on Saturday. The JV teams will both play at 1 p.m. followed by the varsity at 2 p.m.

Set 1: 11-25; Set 2: 21-25; Set 3: 21-25

Individual Stats

Kills: Julia Mashburn, 2; Ashley Romero, 3; MaKynlee Overton, 2; Kirah Kimball, 1; Sydney Rinard, 1; Jovi Gonzales, 1; Paige Atkins, 2.

Ace: Atkins, 1

Assists: Mashburn, 6; Caitlyn Corley 2.

(Photos and information courtesy of Coahoma Media.)



CHS Cross Country team fares well at Andrews meet

The Coahoma High School Cross Country team turned in a solid performance against a large field of competitors at the Andrews meet held Saturday, Sept. 1.

In this particular contest, competitors raced in two-person teams instead of individually.

“It was a different format this week, but the kids really liked it and competed well,” said Head Coach John-Michael Leggett. “I was proud of the effort, and we are looking for even more improvement in our next race which will be in Snyder on Sept. 15.”

Overall, the team of CJ King and Hector Colon-Rivera led Coahoma finishing 27th out 46 competitors. The duo posted a time of 39:39.50. Teammates Ethan Biddison and Nick Biddison closely followed ending the race in 28th with a time of 40:03.50.

The teams of Chance McMurray and D’Kota Harrison and Tanner Atkins and Christian Klug finished 32nd and 37th respectively. McMurray-Harrison posted a time of 41:28.89 while Atkins-Klug came in at 42:37.47.

At the junior high level, Coahoma’s Keiston Harrison and Braden Bitner ran the race in 23:03.43. That was good enough to finish 30th out of a field of 42 competitors.

The Coahoma Cross Country team will be back in action on Saturday, Sept. 15, to race in the Western Texas Invitation Meet in Snyder.

(Information contributed by Coahoma Media.)



Area High School Football Scores for 8/31/18

Area high school football teams took the gridiron for the 2018 Football Season last week and here are the results.


The Big Spring Steers hosted a home game against Greenwood. The Steers lost 21-12, but had a great game and many Big Spring are hopeful about what’s to come this season for the Steers. The Sonic Players of the game were Offensive Player Ethan Cortez, and Defensive player AJ Gonzales. The Big Hit of the Game went to CJ Harris. The next game for the Steers will be this Friday in Sweetwater against the Mustangs.


Stanton Buffaloes had an away game against the Reagan County Owls. Final score was 52 to 14 in favor of the Owls. Next game for Stanton will be a home game against Wink this Friday at Buffalo Stadium. The Sonic Players of the game were offensive player Tim Avila, and definsive player was Ashton Smith.


Sonic Players of the game for Coahoma in the Howard County Bowl were offensive player Zack Schneider and defensive player Keegan Dobbs. KBest Players of the game for Forsan were offensive player Kobe Richardson and defensive player Jonathan Gabehart. Although this year’s Howard County Bowl was won by the Bulldogs, Forsan won the battle of the JV teams on Friday evening in Forsan. Final score was Buffs 26, Bulldogs 10.



The next game for the Buffs will be this Friday, September 7th, in Post. Coahoma will host McCamey in a home game, also on Friday. This game will also be their Senior Night.



Bulldogs and Buffs Square Off Again.

Coahoma and Forsan squared off once again in football action for the second time this week. This time it was the JV teams who battled on the gridiron. The Buffaloes won the match 26-10 which was held in Forsan. 

(Photos and information provided by Coahoma Media.)


7th and 8th grade Lady Steers played a home opener last night against Snyder.

The 7th Grade A Team was defeated by the Snyder Tigers (21-25, 13-25). Brooklyn Hyatt led the team with 7 ace serves and 8 assists. Cloe Viasana, Kendall Brooks, and Hyatt all played well on offense and defense.


The 7th Grade B Team was defeated by the Snyder Tigers (8-25, 10-25). Erin Mendoza led the team with 2 ace serves and 1 Dig. Lauren Bryans, Elena Saracho, and Mendoza played a great defense.


The 8th Grade A Team fell to Snyder in two sets. 22-25 and 14-25. We had solid defense and some great teamwork plays. Outstanding defense were Kourtney Moore and Marlie Kennedy. Outstanding offense were Emily Matthews and Gissele Holguin. We battled at the net and on back row. We are working hard to play as a  team. We look forward to improvements in our next game.


The 8th Grade B Lady Steers fell to Snyder  in two sets:  24-26 and 12-25.  We had pretty solid defense and worked well together as a team.  Outstanding plays on defense were Kaydence Canales and Kisa Kate.  Outstanding plays on offense were Elaina Arrendondo, Lora Otto, Kiersten Furuya and Daniah Wrighter.  The girls battled both at the net and on back row.  Our goals are to continue working as a team and improvement overall!


Bulldogs Win the 2018 Howard County Bowl

Forsan and Coahoma teams participated in the 5th Annual Howard County Bowl that took place last night, August 30th, at Memorial Stadium in Big Spring. The final score resulted in 24-14 with the Coahoma being named this year’s winner and bragging rights for the rest of the year.

This year’s event brought out an appearance by CBS 7’s Jay Hendricks, and a half-time performance by country artist Mark McKinney. Former NFL player Cedric Benson also made an appearance at this year’s Howard County Bowl.

Benson is currently working with The Cedric Benson Foundation, an organization with the mission is to connect passionate and experienced leaders with young athletes of all abilities in order to facilitate athletic, personal and mental health development in a positive and safe environment while exceeding customer expectations.

With all of this excitement, by far the most exciting thing was the fact that the Howard County Bowl was able to award $38,000 in scholarships to several Forsan and Coahoma Seniors who participated in this year’s event.





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