New seasons bring out excitement for every program because of the fresh start element. When a new coach is part of that equation, there comes some unknown as well. Two teams in Lubbock begin the process of blending those two concepts together Tuesday when the boys basketball season gets into…
The Pirates have thrived on a system built around him, Nehemiah Martinez and junior QB Cooper LaFebre, but two senior RB backups and an emerging receiver corps are key elements as well.
ABILENE -- Maci Maddox made sure the season debut for a new-look Frenship team was a success on Tuesday, and she got plenty of help.
The underdog Raiders' gritty effort last week supplied a timely wakeup call for Lubbock-Cooper.
Basketball season begins into push onto center stage this week, with a slew of high-profile girls’ games on the Tuesday slate and a handful of TAPPS boys games as well.
The Pirates claimed a second consecutive District 3-5A Division II championship by outlasting Randall, now take on Fort Worth Wyatt to get the postseason party started.
WOODROW -- Getting to the top of District 3-5A Division II proved to be a relatively easy process for Lubbock-Cooper last fall. Staying there this season wasn’t much more of a challenge through four games.
ABILENE -- Finishing in fourth place in District 3-5A was a matter of survival for Lubbock-Cooper, especially considering that the teams above the Lady Pirates all spent a good chunk of the season in the state rankings.
ABILENE -- A slow offensive start didn’t last as long for Lubbock-Cooper on Friday and once the Pirates got to clicking, there wasn’t much Abilene Wylie could do to slow them down.
PLAINVIEW -- Coronado closed out the 2019 season in style on Tuesday, claiming a road win to finish with a .500 mark in District 3-5A. The Lady Mustangs fought off Plainview 25-15, 25-20, 25-23 to wind up 24-16 overall and 8-8 in league play.
WOODROW -- Not many clichés roll off of coaches’ tongues as smoothly as the one about how important all three phases of the game are.
Two teams continued their late-season tuneup for the upcoming playoffs and two others showed again they will play hard to end of the season in Friday volleyball action around West Texas.
Wichita Falls moved the ball at times, but produced only one touchdown in a 47-7 LCP victory.
While the Pirate offense scuffled for the first 24 minutes, big plays in the kicking game led to a comfortable halftime lead in a 47-7 victory.
Pirates' offense is more dangerous with a healthy Nehemiah Martinez as the playoffs start to emerge on the horizon.
The versatile senior battled through a turf toe injury for a few weeks, but is healthy now. He and LCP quarterback Cooper LaFebre discuss how much more dangerous that makes the offense.
The 6th-ranked Pirates have rolled to big wins in their first two District 2-5A Division II games.
AMARILLO -- Lubbock-Cooper is on an upswing again and as a result, the Lady Pirates are headed back to the Class 5A playoffs.