Kaylom Coats, Lubbock Christian: Salted away a victory with a 90-yard interception in the fourth quarter, part of a night when he led the Eagles with 12 tackles and snared a pair of two-point conversion passes.
A clashes between old rivals and a showdown pitting the District 3-5A frontrunners highlights the Tuesday city volleyball schedule.
MIDLAND -- Frenship’s second trip to the Tall City in a week was eerily familiar. The yielded result was also the same as the Tigers grabbed the lead all alone in the District 2-6A standings.
In years past, getting down in a game was usually a hill too steep for Lubbock High to even think about scaling. The Westerners just didn’t have the kind of offense that made comebacks a realistic expectation.
Motivation can arrive from a variety of places for high school athletes -- some expected or tried-and-true, some not so much.
She played a big role for the reshuffled Mustangs, who are playing without senior star Aaliyah Gray for a while.
Carving out an identity can take years or it can be something a team does on the fly. Sometimes, a little of both has to be true.
PLAINVIEW -- Plainview coach Johnathon Haddock had faith in his squad to never give up, especially in a highly contested back-and-forth contest against Lubbock High on Friday.
BIG SPRING -- Don’t look now, but Estacado is showing some positive signs of improvement as the stretch run of the District 2-4A season arrives.
AMARILLO -- Lubbock High continued its steady play by knocking off Caprock in four sets on Friday (25-16, 25-23, 15-25, 29-27). The Lady Westerners (6-6) bowed up to stave off the Longhorns int he final set. LHS coach Matt Leesman noted that his team “pulled through to overcome late adversit…
FORT STOCKTON -- Lubbock High took its promising new show on the road Friday and added an impressive chapter to a developing story. The Westerners raced to a first-half lead against Fort Stockton then let the defense set the tone the rest of the way on the way to a 28-12 triumph at Panther Stadium.
SAN ANGELO -- Frenship turned a long road trip into short work on Tuesday to lift the lid on the District 2-6A season. The Tigers rolled past San Angelo Central 25-12, 26-24, 25-11 to get league play started on the right foot.
Lubbock High got back on the winning track with victories Friday and Saturday before running into the buzzsaw that is Randall to finish a hectic two days.
Volleyball season hits a new gear this week with district play beginning for a handful of city schools and some intriguing matchups sprinkled in.
PLAINVIEW -- Lubbock High senior Isaac Alonzo made it two-for-two this season and that helped fuel what is shaping up as a nice duel between the Westerners and Monterey in District 4-5A cross country.
ABILENE -- Lubbock-Cooper turned in a strong performance on the road Saturday, cruising past Abilene High then rallying to top Wichita Falls Rider.