WOODROW -- Lubbock-Cooper made a living outside the 3-point arc on Tuesday, but Monterey came up with the right plays at the right time to make sure it didn’t die as a result of the Lady Pirates’ hot hand.
Lady Plainsmen senior Taysa Rushton talks about how her team weathered the Lady Pirates' late charge to improve to 2-0 in District 3-5A.
There are parts of a basketball game that are pretty much left to fate -- things like how well a team shoots the ball or how closely fouls are called.
ABILENE -- In a season chock full of prolific offense, the notion of Monterey struggling to pound out 1 more needed yard to recapture momentum in a game that was starting to turn into a shootout wasn’t worth a second thought.
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…
DB Michael Cantu and LB Ty Williams helped the Plainsmen force four turnovers and control the first half against El Paso Eastlake in a 66-42 victory.
EL PASO -- Numbers can paint a beautiful description of what happens on the football field. One glance at the final score, then the statistics one team or the other produced, and everything makes sense.
Fresh off an impressive 66-42 bi-district win at E lPaso Eastlake, the Plainsmen are building confidence as they prepare to meet North Richland Hills Birdville in the area round.
Zack King's interception on Eastlake's first pass and Jeremiah Guerrero's long fumble return TD changed the game's complexion,
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.
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.
Monterey and Lubbock High both went into the District 2-5A Division I regular-season finale on Friday knowing what the next step would be following the 63rd Battle for the Silver Spurs.
Like any football game, there are Xs and Os to process, tendencies to consider and schemes to prepare when Lubbock High and Monterey collide. This latest version, which kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Plains Capital Park, is no different in that regard.
The versatile sophomore had emerged as a go-to weapon at running back, but his speed and toughness have benefited the Plainsmen in the secondary.
The big and athletic junior began the 2019 season as Monterey's backup quarterback, but made the move to defensive end get on the field more.
There is always a swirling blend of emotions when a memorable season reaches the postseason stage, especially when a senior group is at the core of the success that has elevated a team to new heights.
The 25th-ranked Lady Plainsmen (33-11) begin their pursuit of a season-long goal when they mix it up with Abilene Wylie at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Snyder.
The Westerners are still looking for their first District 2-5A Division I victory of the season, but figure to be plenty motivated against rival Plainsmen.