Braxley Oaks turned in a big performance to help Lubbock Christian notch a four-set victory over Idalou on Tuesday. The Lady Eagles outlasted the Lady Wildcats 25-21, 17-25, 25-12, 25-10.
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.
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?
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.
DENVER CITY -- Estacado surged back on the final day of the Fille Festival to claim the Silver Bracket championship on Saturday with three victories.
DENVER CITY -- All Saints broke even on Day 1 of the Denver City Fillie Festival on Thursday, including a three-set victory against Estacado.
LEVELLAND -- Trinity Christian took its show on the road and came home with a win Tuesday, edging Levelland in three sets 25-18, 25-23, 25-22.
ARLINGTON -- Lubbock Christian wrapped up play at the Grace Prep Tournament with a pair of victories on Saturday. The Lady Eagles rolled past Community Christian (25-3, 25-5) and outlasted Ovilla Christian (25-19, 24-26, 15-9). Lubbock Christian (8-3) recorded 28 aces against Community Chris…
SAN ANGELO -- Coronado and Frenship got the weekend started right with three victories apiece Friday at the Nita Vannoy Classic.
Frenship and Lubbock High went toe-to-toe for a set before the Lady Tigers seized control and wore the Lady Westerners down on the way to a 25-21, 25-16, 25-6 victory Tuesday night.
As the husband of a teacher and father of two daughters, I have learned to understand how quickly each summer blazes by. Doesn’t make it any easier to accept, but I have learned to recognize that the early weeks of August are when the grind really starts to set in.
Monterey began the new volleyball season with a bittersweet day Tuesday, topping Greenwood then falling to Tascosa at The New Box.
Summer comes to an early end, with beaches and barbecues replaced by renewed expectations as volleyball teams around Lubbock get the 2019 season rolling in season-opening matches on Tuesday.
This introductory column originally ran on Feb. 4, 2019. Not much has changed, but the last six months have certainly recharged an old sportswriter's batteries.
WACO -- Distance runners from All Saints and Southcrest Christian came up big at the TAPPS Class 2A State Meet to headline the Hub City’s contingent at that event last Friday Saturday.
As the TAPPS state track & field meet plays out Saturday at Midway High School in Waco, competitors and spectators might be surprised with what they see from Trinity Christian’s Daniel Wheeler.
FORT WORTH -- All Saints and Southcrest Christian got solid performances from several athletes at the Class 2A North Region Meet last weekend at Clark Stadium.
History has been kind to the Lubbock-Cooper boys soccer team the last few weeks and now the Pirates would like a little more cause to smile.