AMARILLO -- Monterey took care of business on Tuesday, rolling past Palo Duro 25-13, 25-17, 25-15 to stay in first place in the District 3-5A standings.
Three frontrunners have emerged in the early stages of the 2019 District 3-5A season, with Monterey, Amarillo High and Randall all unbeaten after the first few weeks.
AMARILLO -- Where Isaac Alonzo runs doesn’t seem to matter a whole lot. Because the Lubbock High junior has made a habit of finding his way to the front of the pack no matter where the race might be.
Coronado continued its climb back in the District 3-5A race for a playoff spot by dusting Lubbock High on Friday, 25-18 25-15 26-24.
Jermiah Dobbins set a goal before the season, one that is going to require a lot of work to reach.
Volleyball moves back onto center stage Tuesday, with a matchup of two District 3-5A teams hungry for a league victory and Frenship seeking to continue its surge in another tuneup for District 2-6A action.
Four Lubbock teams have made it through the first two weeks unscathed. Which 2-0 start is the most head-turning?
AMARILLO -- Lubbock-Cooper went north looking for its first District 3-5A victory on Saturday but came up empty-handed. The Lady Pirates fell to Randall 25-19, 25-15, 23-25, 25-10.
WOLFFORTH -- Armed with a new spot in the state rankings, Frenship barreled past Seminole on Tuesday.
Glimpses of promise popped up pretty regularly for most of the first two quarters Thursday for Lubbock High in a season-opening game against Seminole at Lowrey Field.
BURKBURNETT -- Lubbock High’s Isaac Alonzo blazed to the individual championship in the 5000-meter run at the Burkburnett Jamboree on Thursday.
Westerners receiver Noe Tijerina caused the Seminole defense some early problems and was a bright spot on offense with 6 receptions for 64 yards.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a coach who doesn’t claim excitement about a new season as new dawn rises with the fresh start of a new season.
As big as his eyes might have been, and as overwhelmed as Christian Longoria might’ve felt two seasons ago, not much fazed the then-sophomore offensive lineman for Lubbock High.
Sooner or later, Monterey knew there would be some fight in Lubbock High on Tuesday. So the Lady Plainsmen did what a team recently minted a top-10 crew in Class 5A by the Texas Girls Coaches Association should do.
Nine teams in a district makes for a grind to begin with. When there are tradition-rich teams mingled with others hungry for breakthrough success, that just makes the gauntlet a little tougher navigate.
WOLFFORTH -- Coronado turned a disappointing first day at Frenship Tigers Tournament into some momentum heading into the District 3-5A season.