Big Spring High School

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Big Spring High School
Address
707 E 11th Place
Big Spring, Texas 79720-4648
United States
Information
School type Public high school
School district Big Spring Independent School District
Principal Erin White
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 974[1] (2012)
Color(s)           Black & Gold
Athletics conference UIL Class AAAA
Mascot Steers/Lady Steers
Website

Big Spring High School is a public high school located in Big Spring, Texas and classified as a 4A school by the University Interscholastic League (UIL). It is part of the Big Spring Independent School District located in north central Howard County. The high school building was dedicated on March 23, 1952. The dedication address was given by J.W. Edgar, State Commissioner of Education. This was the first new high school built in 35 years, and the third in the districts history.[2] In 2015, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.[3]

UIL Academic Events[edit]

The Big Spring Steers compete in the following UIL Academic Events - Events below have both team and individual components unless specifically noted otherwise. Sanctioned high school academic events are:

Athletics[edit]

The Big Spring Steers compete in these sports - [4]

Cross Country, Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Powerlifting, Swimming, Golf, Tennis, Track, Softball & Baseball

The school competes in class 4A in all sports except for swimming and diving which competes in class 5A

State Titles[edit]

Team

  • Boys Cross Country - [5]
    • 2006(4A)

Individual

  • Boys Triple Jump - [6]
    • 2010(4A)
  • Girls Long Jump - [7]
    • 2011(3A)
  • Boys 800 Meter - [8]
    • 2016 (4A)
  • Boys 800 Meter - [9]
    • 2017 (4A)
  • Girls Triple Jump - [10]
    • 2017 (4A)

State Finalists[edit]

  • Football - [11]
    • 1953(3A)
  • Baseball - [12]
    • 1994(4A)

State Semi-Finalists[edit]

  • Volleyball - [13]
    • 2013 (3A)

Other State Placings[edit]

  • 2011 Girls Track 2nd Place team[14]
    • 2011(3A)
    • 2nd Place Girls Long Jump
    • 2nd Place Boys Long Jump
    • 2nd Place Girls 400 Relay
    • 2nd Place Girls 800 Relay
    • 3rd Place Triple Jump
    • 2017 (4A)
    • 2nd Place Boys 1600 Relay
    • 4th Place Boys 400 Meter
    • 5th Place Boys 300 Hurdles
    • 6th Place Boys 400 Relay
    • 6th Place Boys 800 Relay
    • 4th Place Girls 400 Meter
    • 4th Place Girls Discus

UIL Academic State Meet[edit]

State Titles[edit]

Individual

  • Congressional Debate [15]
    • 2016 (4A)
  • Editorial Writing [16]
    • 1990(4A)
  • Feature Writing [17]
    • 2008(4A)
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debate [18]
    • 2005(4A), 2011(3A), 2015(4A),[19] 2016(4A) [20]
  • News Writing [21]
    • 1990,[22] 2009(4A)
  • Number Sense [23]
    • 2009(4A)
  • Persuasive Speaking [24]
    • 2011(3A)
  • Prose Interpretation [25]
    • 1978(4A), 1979(4A)
  • Spelling [26]
    • 1977(4A), 2001(4A)
  • Typing [27]
    • 1948(2A)

Team

  • Journalism [28]
    • 2004(4A), 2009(4A)
  • Speech [29]
    • 2016 (4A)

Other State Placings[edit]

Alumni[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]