Lubbock-Cooper won its third match in seven days on Tuesday night with a road win against Canyon (25-12, 25-18, 22-25, 25-15).
Sometimes football matters a little less. Sometimes real life takes center stage with football as the supporting cast.
Coaches preach a tried-and-true sermon of one game at a time and not letting the outcome one week affect the next. Good stuff straight out of the new coaches’ handbook.
Each week, HubCityPreps.com will post a list of the players who made big impacts under the Friday (or Thursday) Night Lights. Here is a look at the Week 2 standouts.
BUSHLAND -- The value of a challenging schedule is that there will be losses along the way that a good team learns from. Doesn’t hurt of there are some rewards along the way as well.
Each week, HubCityPreps.com will post a list of the players who made notable impacts for their teams under the Friday (or Thursday) Night Lights. Here is a look at the Week 2 standouts.
Frenship left tackle Karson Jones & quarterback Chad Pharies chat about the challenge the Pirates' defense presents.
Two of Lubbock’s powerful TAPPS programs got together Tuesday night to highlight a busy slate around the Hub City. Lubbock Christian prevailed against Kingdom Prep in three close sets – 25-20, 25-21, 25-23.
Lubbock-Cooper has encountered its fair share of tough tests over the course of the first month of the 2021 season and Saturday was another rung on that ladder.
Losses of any variety have been rare for Lubbock-Cooper the last several seasons but tumbling to cross-town foe Coronado last season wasn’t completely out of the realm of possibility – especially in retrospect with how the Mustangs barreled through the 2020 season.
Mustangs' senior Ryan Edwards talks about his team's looming showdown vs. the 5th-ranked Pirates
Tanyon Zachary and Braydon Laws talk about the the Pirates' ramped-up focus after they came up empty vs. the Mustangs in 2020.
Put Frenship and Lubbock-Cooper together on any athletic field or court and there figures to be plenty of motivation to play hard. Make it happen on a special night to honor somebody who came to mean so much to folks around the entire city, and that inspiration gets amplified.
When the 2021 football season gets rolling on Thursday and Friday, there will be plenty of options to view and listen to your favorite team as they begin their new quests.
BASTROP -- Lubbock-Cooper took the court with heavy hearts Thursday but did what has been the norm this season in three matches at the Bastrop Tournament.
The Pirates' offense takes aim at more consistent production this season, with the two veterans as major cogs in that process.
An offseason of anticipation hit the finish line on Tuesday as two teams with lofty expectations took their first step in the 2021 season.
The Lady Pirates have some holes to fill after the graduation of some star power, but Douglass, Colbert & Sydney Payton are three experienced players to build around.
In the blink of an eye, summer screeched to a halt and practice for a new volleyball season is here, as the city’s 12 teams hit the court to begin the pre-season grind with common goals and shared optimism.
Changing landscapes are nothing new in high school sports. Graduation tends to shake things up, emerging young stars join the mix and add a breath of fresh air and occasionally a high-profile player transferring from one successful program to another can tilt the axis.