Cooper's search for a new head softball coach officially ended on Friday with the introduction of Stacey Herring as the leader of the Lady Cougars.
The high school softball season is now officially in the books, and the postseason honors are rolling in for players around the state. That includes the Texas Girls Coaches Association All-State teams, which six Big Country players were selected for this year.
A year ago the Hawley Lady Bearcats were just three outs away from heading to the state title game, but they would only get two. Now they return to Austin with another shot at a state title.
This week marks the end of the 2014 softball season with the UIL State Tournament in Austin, and two Big Country teams have a chance at bringing home a state title.
The Snyder Lady Tigers punched their ticket to the State Tournament in Austin with a series sweep over Pampa in the regional finals.
The Bangs Lady Dragons are relishing their role as the underdog this year.
The Bangs Dragons are in the Class 2A Regional finals for the 1st time in school history.
The Hawley Lady Bearcats kept their perfect season intact with an extra-innings victory over Colorado City.
The Petrolia Lady Pirates took a 1-0 series lead over Haskell on Thursday night with a 3-2 victory.
The Albany Lady Lions punched their ticket for the regional semifinals with a walk-off win over district rival Stamford at Wells Field on Saturday.
The Hawley Lady Bearcats kept their perfect season alive on Friday night with a win over Ballinger.
The Albany Lady Lions took a big step towards the regional semifinals with a 8-4 win over rival Stamford.
Bangs held on for an area round victory over Comanche in a battle of two of the Big Country's top softball teams.
The Snyder Lady Tigers picked up a game one win over Shallowater on Friday night.
Santa Anna may have struck first on Thursday night, but it was the Stamford Lady Bulldogs that crossed the plate more.
The Hawley Lady Bearcats jumped out to another fast start on Thursday evening. This time in their area round match-up against Early.
The Hawley Lady Bearcats cruised to the area round with a double digit game two victory over City View on Saturday afternoon.
The bi-district round of the UIL softball playoffs get underway this week. Here is a list of the pairings for teams in the Big Country.
The latest TGCA Softball Poll is out, and once again the Big Country makes an impressive showing with ten teams ranked among the state's best.
The Albany Lady Lions rallied against Haskell to not only win the game, but also a district title in the process.
A strong pitching performance by Wylie's Blake Frampton helped lift Wylie to a 1-0 victory over Sweetwater on Friday.
The Clyde Lady Bulldogs are among this week's big movers in the Texas Girls Coaches Association softball poll, and among the nine Big Country team ranked this week.
The Snyder Lady Bulldogs continued the hot play on Tuesday in their 5-1 victory over Wylie.
A pair of big innings proved to be the difference in Bangs' district win over Jim Ned on Friday night.
Another night of high school baseball and softball is in the books around the Big Country. Get the scoreboard right here.
The Big Country continues to add teams to the softball coaches polls this week with Brownwood and Santa Anna making their debuts.
Another jam packed day of high school baseball and softball is in the books around the Big Country. Find out how your team did right here.
The Lady Cougars were unable to hold on to their lead against Midland Lee, one of the top teams in the district.
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 Wylie Lady Bulldogs held off a late surge by Big Spring to win their district opener by the slimmest of margins.
The Hawley Lady Bearcats kept their perfect record intact on Tuesday afternoon against district rival Clyde.
The Cooper Lady Cougars fell to Odessa High on Saturday afternoon at Cougar Diamond.
The Clyde Lady Bulldogs picked up a win in the AISD Icebreaker Softball Tournament against the Cooper Lady Cougars on Friday.
The Abilene High Lady Eagles cruised to a ten run win over El Paso Riverside on Friday afternoon.
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes announced the 250 athletes and cheerleaders that will make up this year's all-star class on Sunday.
For the second straight year new events will be added to the FCA All-Star Festival. This year it will be baseball and softball.
The FCA introduced the coaches for this year's All-Star Festival that will for the first time will include baseball and softball.
Sunday the UIL announced the All-Tournament Teams for last week's State Softball Tournament in Austin.
The Albany Lady Lions were able to chip away at a Windthorst lead and come away with a victory to advance to the regional finals.
The Comanche Maidens are one step closer to the State Tournament after sweeping Coahoma in the regional semifinals.
A fast start on Saturday afternoon would be enough to push the Hawley Lady Bearcats to the regional quarterfinals.
The Hawley Lady Bearcats are once again back in the regional semifinals after defeating Clyde in a critical game three on Saturday morning.
A quick start helped propel the Haskell Maidens to a victory over Westbrook on Saturday evening that moved them into the regional semifinals.
The Albany Lady Lions continued their run in the postseason with a victory over Forsan on Saturday afternoon.
The Hawley Lady Bearcats bounced back to win an elimination game against Clyde on Saturday morning.
The Comanche Maidens were able to defeat the Hawley Lady Bearcats Monday night thanks to a strong pitching performance by Kaycie Drewes.
The Wylie Lady Bulldogs were unable to rally against the Monahans Lady Loboes on Tuesday afternoon.