With an offense like Coronado’s that churns out big statistical numbers and regularly lights up scoreboards, there is plenty of attention to go around.
SAN ANGELO -- Frenship stayed red-hot on the way to claiming the championship at the Nita Vannoy Tournament with three more victories on Saturday.
SAN ANGELO -- Coronado and Frenship got the weekend started right with three victories apiece Friday at the Nita Vannoy Classic.
Frenship and Lubbock High went toe-to-toe for a set before the Lady Tigers seized control and wore the Lady Westerners down on the way to a 25-21, 25-16, 25-6 victory Tuesday night.
As the husband of a teacher and father of two daughters, I have learned to understand how quickly each summer blazes by. Doesn’t make it any easier to accept, but I have learned to recognize that the early weeks of August are when the grind really starts to set in.
ABILENE -- Monterey stormed back from an up-and-down opening day at the Bev Ball Tournament to log three victories and take the Silver Bracket championship on Saturday.
SHALLOWATER -- Estacado broke the seal on its 2019 season with a pair of victories in three matches Friday at the BSN Shallowater Tournament.
DENTON -- Lubbock-Cooper roared back from a season-opening loss by dismantling three opponents on the first day of the Denton Ryan Kick-Off Classic on Thursday.
Monterey began the new volleyball season with a bittersweet day Tuesday, topping Greenwood then falling to Tascosa at The New Box.
Summer comes to an early end, with beaches and barbecues replaced by renewed expectations as volleyball teams around Lubbock get the 2019 season rolling in season-opening matches on Tuesday.
This introductory column originally ran on Feb. 4, 2019. Not much has changed, but the last six months have certainly recharged an old sportswriter's batteries.
An uncertain future is a scary thing for a competitive athlete who isn’t ready to reach the finish line. So when two of Lubbock’s best pitchers from the 2019 season were left to wonder what lay ahead and didn’t have a concrete answer, there was some understandable angst.
Intensity and hard work were two of the pillars that Ernest Mims got intimately familiar with when he was a three-sport high school athlete at Palo Duro.
When Sonny Dykes got back home to Texas in December of 2017, there were a handful of things he had to do to get reacquainted with the state where he has spent a good chunk of his life and coaching career.
A frustrating first season of watching & waiting at the college level prompted a transfer to Navarro College where the former Coronado star will play for Scott Parr.
When you think about the term “full-circle,” it makes sense to consider it a journey that starts and ends at the same place. One circular trip to get back where you once were.
If there is something Coronado can count on this fall, it’s that the Mustang offense will do some damage on a regular basis.
Back on a steamy West Texas night last August, Sawyer Robertson was right where he had dreamed of being for an awful long time.
Whenever a high school athlete endures an injury serious enough to cost them playing time, there tends to be a myriad of emotions.
A banner spring on the diamond featured seven of Lubbock’s eight schools punching postseason tickets and five of those advancing at least to the third round -- highlighted by Monterey’s journey to the Class 5A regional final before falling to state champion Colleyville Heritage and Lubbock C…
Three district champions and three second-place crews highlighted the 2019 season in Lubbock and created plenty of strong individual performance along the way.
High school athletes don’t always totally embrace the significance of a moment or the impact they can make.
Summer sports for high school athletes tend to be a casual way to make sure skills stay sharp, maybe with some team-bonding blended in for good measure.
Coronado knows the who and when for its trip to the Adidas Championships | Texas 7-on-7 Tournament this weekend in College Station.
It didn’t take a lot of math proficiency to figure out that Lubbock players would have an impact Saturday in the Greater West Texas Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game at Pirate Field. Not with 19 players from the Hub City in action in the annual event.
The rich history of Lubbock Independent School Athletics will take a spin in the spotlight Saturday when the Class of 2019 Hall of Honor selections are officially inducted.
Lubbock players will be impossible to miss when the Greater West Texas Baseball Coaches All-Star Games unfolds Saturday at Lubbock-Cooper’s Pirate Field/First United Park.
Season-long dominance in District 3-5A helped Coronado, Monterey and Lubbock-Cooper fill up the 2019 all-district team voted on by the league coaches.
Not much separated the top four teams in District 3-5A this spring, and the all-district teams reflected as much. Amarillo, Coronado, Monterey and Lubbock-Cooper staged a five-week tug-of-war in league play, with the Sandies claiming the championship by a game over the Mustangs and Plainsmen…
An unexpected return provided a nice spark for Coronado on Friday at the McGavock 7-on-7 Tournament.
Seth Parr isn’t looking for a few good young men. He already knows he has several of those in place after another successful campaign in 2018.