There will be a lot of older coaches down the sideline from Josh Davis as his head-coaching career begins, and most will have considerably more experience.
ABILENE -- Reaching what seem like unscaleable heights usually requires a special team playing at a special level almost every time they step on the diamond together.
ABILENE -- Two evenly matched teams collided Thursday night when Monterey and Justin Northwest met in a Class 5A regional semifinal series opener at Poly Wells Field,
Anays Perez has dazzled on the mound & Rylee O'Brien has been a force in center field and at the bottom of the lineup.
In the happy aftermath of his team’s gut-check regional playoff series victory against Abilene Wylie last week, Monterey coach Brian Cronk referred to the village his team has become in what it is already the most memorable season in program history.
HERMLEIGH -- For the first few weeks of the Class 5A playoffs, there had been a few blips of pressure and adversity in Monterey’s path. Not enough to cause much of a ripple as the Lady Plainsmen rolled through two opponents to take a historic leap and advance past the area round for the firs…
HERMLEIGH -- Being familiar with each other figured to have advantages for District 4-5A foes Abilene Wylie and Monterey matched up to begin a Class 5A regional-round playoff series on Friday.
AMARILLO -- For a young team with plenty of potential, the lessons gleaned from a late-season push are the kind of valuable tool a coach hopes will be fuel in the offseason.
FORT STOCKTON -- History isn’t supposed to be this easy to create, but Monterey should made it look that way.
With a team punctuated by youth and promise for the future, underdog Monterey took the diamond with nothing to lose Friday night in the first game of a Class 5A bi-district series against 6th-ranked Amarillo High.
FORT STOCKTON -- Monterey’s offense showed up early and often Friday in a Class 5A area-round playoff series against El Paso Jefferson, scoring in every inning for an 18-3 victory in 5 innings at Prowler Field .
Monterey figured to get a sharper, more desperate effort from Plainview when the teams reconvened Friday for the second game of a best-of-three series at Lady Plainsmen Field.
PLAINVIEW -- Alexis Lusk didn’t go to the plate with any visions of grandeur Thursday night when Monterey was hitting in the top of the 1st inning against Plainview in the first game of a Class 5A best-of-three playoff series.
Monterey stayed alive in the postseason race Tuesday night with a big 2-1 victory over rival Lubbock High in a game that wasn’t settled until the final pitch at Moegle Field.
With the regular-season finish line in sight, several city baseball teams have business to take care of in the next two games.
Monterey added the final touch to its first-ever District 4-5A championship by outslugging Lubbock High 10-4 Friday at Lady Plainsmen Field.
For every conceivable reason, Lubbock-Cooper could have taken the diamond Friday night at Moegle Field flat and uninspired when it took on Monterey to wrap up the week in District 4-5A.
Lubbock-Cooper took care of business in its first chance to add some hardware to its collection with a 3-0 victory vs. Monterey at Moegle Field.