Tuesday brings another busy night of volleyball around Lubbock and beyond, with two key TAPPS showdowns headlining the schedule.
Every football program tries to find a unique look for their headgear and in Lubbock there are some unique looks. Who do you think has the best-looking helmet?
WOODROW -- Lubbock-Cooper has plenty of work to do to earn a playoff spot, but if the Lady Pirates find their way to the postseason, their performance Tuesday could be a major reason why.
Monterey spread the wealth and began the second half of District 3-5A play in very similar fashion in a victory at Lubbock High on Tuesday.
Loss of a legend: A Lubbock icon and a powerful influence to many, his memory will be enduring.
With the arrival of October, the volleyball season hits a new gear with district play on tap for all the remaining Hub City teams and a busy Tuesday schedule reflects that.
Frenship jumps into the next and arguably most important phase of the regular season on Tuesday when District 2-6A play get off the ground.
Offense steals the headlines, but the best teams win because they have the ability to stop the other guy. Through 4 weeks, whose defense has been the stingiest in the Hub City?
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.
Jermiah Dobbins set a goal before the season, one that is going to require a lot of work to reach.
Four Lubbock teams have made it through the first two weeks unscathed. Which 2-0 start is the most head-turning?
WOLFFORTH -- Armed with a new spot in the state rankings, Frenship barreled past Seminole on Tuesday.
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.
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 -- Paced by the familiar duo of Maggie Nicholson and Natalie Poe, Kingdom Prep’s girls turned in a strong showing at the TAPPS Class 1A State Meet on Saturday, missing out on a state championship by two points.
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 -- Maggie Nicholson and Natalie Poe combined to score in seven solo events, as well as a relay, to help the Kingdom Prep girls claim the Class 1A North Region championship at Clark Stadium last weekend.
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.
A busy three days of action at the TAPPS State Tournament gets rolling Thursday night in Waco and Lubbock will have a strong presence.