Lubbock Christian got a tough test in its final test for the TAPPS playoffs on Thursday and passed with some late drama as the backdrop as the Lady Eagles rallied to knock off the Lubbock Lady Titans 43-39 in overtime.
For the second time in a week, impending weather has caused a wave of changes in the high school sports schedule in and around Lubbock.
It sets up as just one game in a long 16-game grind in District 3-5A, and actually is the first of two showdowns.
Lubbock Christian claimed third place in the small-school boys’ bracket by surviving a taut battle with Borden County for a 42-41 victory on Saturday.
Frenship’s depth came up big when it mattered Saturday against Lubbock-Cooper in the third-place game of the FiberMax Caprock Classic large-school bracket.
High school basketball takes over the Hub City the next three days when the 61st annual FiberMax Caprock Classic gets rolling at gyms around Lubbock.
For me, Christmas Day has always been a precious time to spend time with family and absorb the love that flows from being together -- appreciate that every little family circle is so very important to those in it.
A Tuesday night in December isn’t going to make or breaky anybody’s season. But what transpires between two teams with lofty aspirations for 32 minutes can sure help down the road when stakes are a little more meaningful.
FORT STOCKTON -- Estacado came out blazing and used balance to rout two opponents at the Fort Stockton Tournament on Friday.
MIDLAND -- Monterey stayed red-hot Thursday on the first day of the Tall City Oilman Tournament with a pair of lopsided victories. The Lady Plainsmen rolled past El Paso Andress 51-28, then routed El Paso Coronado 71-15 to finish the day.
WOLFFORTH -- Ethan Duncan continued scoring in droves on the first day of the Gene Messer Classic as he helped Trinity Christian split two games on Thursday.
The Tigers tangle with Coronado in a a marquee game on the first day of the annual tournament.GENE MESSER CLASSIC SCHEDULE
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…
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.