Frenship emerged from a busy Saturday with an impressive victory and a deadlock that was equally as impressive.
Will Flemons doesn’t mind acknowledging his love-hate relationship with a key element of modern basketball.
Lubbock-Cooper’s torrid first half supplied plenty of cushion in a 70-42 victory at Monterey on Friday.
MIDLAND -- After dominating District 2-6A competition, maybe it was about time that Frenship got a stern test. The Tigers got exactly that from Midland High on Tuesday and Airron Gaydon made sure her team passed with flying colors.
Frenship kept pace with Odessa Permian on top of the District 2-6A hill with a strong first half and solid work in the fourth quarter to down Midland High 71-52 on Tuesday. Devin Hartfield led the Tigers (13-4, 4-0 district) with 27 points, TJ Miller notched 17 and Tracy Godfrey added 10. Mi…
Tatum Willey got Lubbock-Cooper rolling with a first-half goal as the Lady Pirates cruised past Pampa 8-0 on Tuesday.
AMARILLO -- Whenever things got a little dicey throughout the 2020 season, Lubbock-Cooper had an amazing knack for coming up with the right play at the right time.
Lubbock-Cooper receiver Jacob Politte & defensive end Kyler Jordan talk about a tough-to-take final game.
The Pirates' 2020 season concluded with a punch-in-the-gut 21-13 loss to district rival Wichita Falls Rider in the Class 5A Division II state quarterfinals.
LCP seniors Luke McCarthy & Trevor Browning talk about surviving a 22-19 victory against Grapevine.
Like everybody else around the globe, Lubbock-Cooper and Wichita Falls Rider turned the page on a tough-to-navigate 2020 as Thursday night faded into Friday. But the Pirates and Raiders left one page from 2020 conspicuously dog-eared so they can tend to some unfinished and familiar business …
PLAINVIEW -- Trinity Christian used a familiar recipe to hand Plainview a second loss in 20 days.
SWEETWATER -- In a season built on the strong shoulders and grittiness of a nasty, lock-down defense, Lubbock-Cooper couldn’t have drawn up a better fourth-quarter blueprint than it wound up with Thursday against Grapevine in a Class 5A Division II regional playoff game.
Pirate quarterback Cooper LaFebre talks about a thrilling 22-19 victory against Grapevine in a Class 5A Division II regional playoff game.
The 6th-ranked Pirates had to dig deep to grind past Grapevine 22-19 and advance to the Class 5A Division II state quarterfinal round for the second year in a row.
For three years now, Lubbock-Cooper has grown accustomed to the role of being the hunted once the playoffs rev up. And the Pirates have thrived in that role, winning the first two games each season with relative ease.
WOLFFORTH -- Frenship’s offense found some time to find a comfort zone Tuesday against Midland Lee, but the Tigers’ defense was spot-on from the get-go.
Lubbock-Cooper used a pair of big victories last week as wound-healing after back-to-back losses, so the Lady Pirates took the court Monday with a fresh perspective and a goal of finishing the pre-holiday schedule on a high note.
There is absolutely nothing wrong with getting off to a strong start in a basketball game. It’s obviously a better option than the alternative.
Matt Fiddler and Patrick Irish break down what the Pirates have to do to build off first-half momentum after a second straight loss when they faltered down the stetch.
PECOS -- By this point of the season, nothing the Lubbock-Cooper defense does can really surprise anybody who has paid much attention, including the opponents who have tried -- almost always unsuccessfully -- to find chinks in the Pirates’ armor.
Lubbock-Cooper rolled up over 300 yards of offense in the first half on the way to routing Clint Horizon 69-20.
Hard to imagine a team not having some a little nervousness at this time of year based on human nature alone.
Pirate standouts Cooper LaFebre and Kyler Jordan break down the next opponent in their quest for a state championship, Clint Horizon.
Plenty goes into a week of preparation for a football game -- coaches toiling and sweating to concoct a game plan complete with projected adjustments and reactions to how the opponent adjusts, etc.
Rylan Wilcox got LCP rolling with two long returns for scores and Ethan Elkins anchored a workmanlike offensive performance.