Many towns around Texas wait months to strap on the pads one more time, and the community of Ira doesn't wait one extra minute.
There are plenty of changes this year for six-man football. The first, and most obvious, is the change to Class 1A, but some Big Country powers are once again considered among the state's elite by Texas Football.
The baseball playoffs continue this week with the area round, and twelve Big Country teams have their sights set on reaching the regional quarterfinals. Find out when and where they are playing here.
This week athletes from all over Texas will head to Austin for the UIL State Track & Field Meet, and once again the Big Country will be well represented at the state capitol.
The baseball playoffs get underway this week with the bi-district round. Find out when and where the teams from the Big Country are playing right here.
The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches has announced their All-Region Teams for this past season, and once again the Big Country is well represented.
The Ira Bulldogs fell in a double overtime thriller on Friday night at Moody Coliseum.
The Ira Bulldogs are one of four Big Country schools still in action this weekend.
The Ira Bulldogs took on Garden City this evening in San Angelo.
Another night of high school hoops is in the books around the Big Country. Be sure to check out tonight's Big Country Scoreboard to find out who the area teams did in the regional quarterfinals.
A total of eight Big Country boys basketball teams remain heading into the regional quarterfinals. Check out when and where those games will be played right here.
The area round of the boys basketball playoffs gets underway this week. Find out when and where your team is playing right here.
The Ira Lady Bulldogs took on the Cross Plains Lady Buffaloes in the area playoff round out in Merkel this evening.
The girls basketball tournament moves on to the second round this weekend with the area round. Find out where the Big Country teams will play right here.
The road to the state championship in girls basketball starts this week. Here's the list of pairings for the bi-district round for the Big Country teams in the playoffs.
Another night of high school hoops is in the books around the Big Country. Here's the scoreboard for January 28th.
The Cisco Lady Loboes held their ground in Class 2A of the girls poll this week. Meanwhile a total of 16 Big Country boys and girls basketball teams made the cut in the TABC poll.
The Wylie Bulldogs held on to their spot among the top boys basketball teams in the state after a clean sweep in district a week ago.
A total of 17 Big Country boys and girls basketball teams are ranked this week by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches.
The Ira Bulldogs season came to an end Saturday night at the hands of the Crowell Wildcats.
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.
The area round of the football playoffs are right around the corner. Here's a list of the pairings involving the Big Country teams remaining in the postseason.
The Ira Bulldogs survived a close contest against Garden City in a top five match-up on Friday night.
There will be a new state champion in six-man division one after the Ira Bulldogs knocked off Throckmorton on Friday night.
Here's a list of the Big Country playoff matchups for the bi-district round.
The Stamford Bulldogs picked up a pair of wins on Saturday night over Ira, and advanced to the regional finals.
A fast start against Ira Friday night helped push Throckmorton to the regional finals.
The Ira Bulldogs eliminated the Cross Plains Buffaloes from the playoffs Friday night.