The Cooper Cougars, technically, drop down to Class 5A this year, and find themselves in a new district loaded with some new teams.
The Eagles make the move to Class 6A this year. They will see plenty of familiar foes in district, but the non-district slate is loaded with some new names.
The Abilene High Eagles cruised to a victory in the crosstown showdown thanks to a strong pitching performance by Payton Coffman.
The Cooper boys are back in the soccer postseason again this year.
Cooper jumped out to an early lead against Midland Lee, but fell after the Rebels rallied in the later innings.
A busy day of baseball and softball is in the books around the Big Country. Here's the Big Country baseball and softball scoreboard.
The Lady Cougars were unable to hold on to their lead against Midland Lee, one of the top teams in the district.
The second soccer crosstown showdown of the season was going on out at Shotwell Stadium this afternoon.
A total of ten Big Country athletes ranked among the top powerlifters in the state this weekend at the state meet. Including Hawley's Kneeland Donnelly bringing home a state title.
The Tascosa Rebels jumped out to an early lead against Cooper and never looked back.
Abilene High jumped in front early and cruised to a win over rival Cooper on Tuesday at Eagle Diamond.
Another night of high school baseball and softball is in the books around the Big Country. Get the Big Country Scoreboard right here.
The Cooper Lady Cougars dropped a pitchers duel to Midland High on Monday afternoon.
The Cooper Cougars were unable to hand Midland High their first district loss in a match up between two of 2-5A's top four teams.
The Cooper Cougars were able to rally from a 3-0 hole to knock off Odessa High.
The Cooper Cougars were looking to go 2-0 this week on the baseball diamond, taking on Odessa Permian at Cougar Field.
The Cooper Lady Cougars fell to Odessa High on Saturday afternoon at Cougar Diamond.
The Cooper Cougars picked up their first district win of the season against Lubbock Coronado on Tuesday afternoon.
Cooper co-offensive coordinator Sterling Doty is the next head coach at Magnolia High School.
The Clyde Lady Bulldogs picked up a win in the AISD Icebreaker Softball Tournament against the Cooper Lady Cougars on Friday.
The Cooper Cougars were able to bounce back from a tough start to pick up a season-opening win over Sweetwater.
Mother nature has forced some games into the weekend. In the meantime some teams hit the hardwood for their traditional Friday night match-ups regardless of the weather. Check out the Big Country scoreboard right here.
Another night of high school hoops is in the books. Here's tonight's Big Country Scoreboard.
Abilene High and Cooper already knew they were going to be in different classifications, but Monday they found out in what district they will compete.
The Cooper Cougars welcomed the Midland High Bulldogs to Cougar Gym this evening.
Another night of high school hoops is in the books around the Big Country. Here's the scoreboard for January 28th.
The second Crosstown Showdown of the basketball season occurred tonight with the Abilene High Eagles making the trip to Cougar Gym to take on the Cooper Cougars.
Another night of high school basketball is in the books around the Big Country. Be sure to check out the scoreboard.
The Cooper Cougars picked up a big road win against San Angelo Central on Friday night thanks to some late game heroics by Devin Doolittle.
Another night of high school basketball is in the books around the Big Country. Check here for scores from around the area.
Another night of high school basketball is in the books around the Big Country. Get the scores from Friday night's games right here.
Another night of high school hoops is in the books around the Big Country, and here's tonight's Big Country Scoreboard.
The Cooper Cougars were unable to rally to knock off Permian on Friday night at Cougar Gym.
The Permian Lady Panthers denied Cooper's bid to win their second straight district match-up on Friday night.
Another night of high school hoops is in the books around the Big Country. Here's the scoreboard for January 10th.
High school basketball scores from around the Big Country.
A second half rally came up just short for the Cooper Cougars as they fell to the Midland Lee Rebels.
The Cooper Cougars and Abilene High Eagles split the Crosstown Showdowns at Eagle Gym on Friday night.
Abilene High, Brownwood, Cooper, Clyde, and Stamford are featured in the the BCH Sports Top 5 Plays of 2013.
The Cooper Cougars fell to San Angelo Central in a close contest on Tuesday night.
A fast start by Tascosa helped push the Rebels to a 61-43 victory over Cooper on Friday night.
The Cooper boys and girls basketball teams were swept on Tuesday night by the Coronado Mustangs.
Realignment is nothing new for high school sports, but for the first time the UIL released the classification cutoff numbers ahead of February's realignment. With that announcement also comes the news that Abilene High and Cooper would once again be split up.
Abilene High will join the new Class 6A that is being created in this realignment, and Cooper is staying put in Class 5A.
The 2014 realignment is just a couple short months away and with the addition of Class 6A things are changing in the Big Country.
The All-District Teams from District 2-5A have been released with Cooper's Lorenz Joe being named Co-Offensive MVP.
The Cooper Cougars traveled to Stephenville this afternoon for a playoff clash with the Cedar Hill Longhorns.
The Cooper Cougars will look to advance to the state quarterfinals for the first time since 2000 on Saturday afternoon. Standing in their way will be 2012 division two state runner up Cedar Hill.
The Cougars defense has given up more points in a season than any Cooper "D" in the history of the school, but they continue to make improvements as the year goes on.
The regional round is right around the corner, and many Big Country teams remain in the playoffs. Here's a complete list of the upcoming games.