With most athletes who are destined to excel at the highest level, there tends to be a common thread woven into the fabric of their personalities.
Kingdom Prep Academy has established a solid tradition the last few years, with three consecutive state tournament appearances and a runnerup finish in February.
After 19 years with the LC boys program, Brad Crow switched to girls for the opportunity to coach his two daughters
Loss of a legend: A Lubbock icon and a powerful influence to many, his memory will be enduring.
Dustin Delaney played a big role in making sure Lubbock Christian stayed close to Sweetwater, then took one big swing to break the Mustangs’ hearts in the first game of a doubleheader on Thursday.
Pitcher personalities run the spectrum. There are some who lean toward the boisterous and outgoing, others who don’t reveal a whole lot of intensity and emotion -- either on or off the diamond.
Trinity Christian used a pair of strong starts and solid pitching to claim a pair of wins Thursday on the first day of the Levelland Linedrive Classic. The Lions scored four runs in the 1st inning of each game to top Idalou 8-4 and Dumas 4-2 at Hodges Park.
IDALOU -- Trinity Christian made a strong first impression against a powerful Idalou team on Monday to jump ahead but couldn’t come up with a way to keep the Lady Wildcat bats in check in a 9-4 loss.
WEST -- Trinity Christian’s sophomore tandem of Bonnee Busby and Adlee Blacklock came up huge Friday as the Lady Lions won their second consecutive Class 4A state championship, completing a remarkable season with a convincing 50-25 victory over top-ranked Texas School for the Deaf.
WACO -- All Saints is on the cusp of adding to an impressive legacy of success at the highest level of TAPPS Class 2A.
WACO -- Déjà vu seemed ready to make an appearance Thursday when Trinity Christian and Lubbock Christian collided in the Class 4A state semifinal round.
WACO -- A big early lead and a strong finish added up to a memorable night for Kingdom Prep on Thursday in the Class 1A state semifinals.
CLYDE -- Adlee Blacklock has established herself as one of the top players in the state in two seasons at Trinity Christian. She might never have been better than she was Saturday in a Class 4A regional game vs. Dallas Shelton.
EASTLAND -- All Saints is back in familiar territory after a solid tip-to-finish performance against Fort Worth Bethesda Christian on Saturday.
TAPPS basketball moves into the spotlight Saturday with seven games featuring Lubbock teams in action around West Texas in the regional round.
PLANO -- Trinity Christian split two games at the Prestonwood Classic on Thursday, nabbing a 3-2 win vs. Grapevine Christian before falling to Prestonwood Christian 6-1.
SLATON -- Trinity Christian dropped a pair of close games at the Sadler Monument Tigerette Tournament on Thursday, falling to Slaton 6-5 and Brownfield 8-6.
Trinity Christian has to-shelf goals as the TAPPS playoffs began and that motivation was on full display Tuesday.
Lubbock Christian had to wait a while to get the playoffs started because of playing in a small district, so the Lady Eagles were understandably a little antsy to get on the court to begin a promising journey.
Human nature and sports often get intertwined, even if there is a conscious effort to avoid the mingling of the two.
Lubbock Christian’s biggest offensive game of the season highlighted the Eagles’ three-game performance at the Private School Classic.
Trinity Christian capped a successful weekend at the Private School Classic with its second shutout of the week. The Lions won four games in their second week of action, three at the tournament in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.