Talented junior tandem of Cameron Bednarz & Ben Marcinkowski lead the charge for the versatile position that has been a key to the Pirates' offensive success.
The Pirate duo will be a focal point this week against Aledo in the Class 5A Division II state semifinals.
After a dominant second half against Rider last week, the Pirates are headed to a Class 5A Division II state semifinal showdown against perennial powerhouse Aledo.
ABILENE -- No need for paint-peeling speeches. No fire and brimstone. No wiping the dry board clean and scrambling to come up with a whole new game plan.
HEWITT -- There will be plenty of things that Lubbock Christian’s players and coaches will be left to wonder about when they reflect back on the final chapter of their wondrous ride through the 2019 season.
The Pirates outscored the Raiders 28-0 after halftime on the strength of a steamrolling rushing attack combined with a revitalized defense to punch a ticket to the state semifinals.
Lubbock Christian's bid for 2019 TAPPS Division III state championship falls short vs. The Geneva School in a showdown of high-powered offenses.
He lit the fuse with a 45-yard run on the first snap of the 3rd quarter and the Pirates controlled both lines of scrimmage the rest of the night on the way to a 38-17 victory against Wichita Falls Rider.
Doesn’t matter what sport you play or at what level. When a championship is at stake -- when the last game of a season is at hand -- there’s not a lot of ho-hum involved.
The two are brothers-in-law and have led the program to back-to-back record-setting seasons -- and now a spot in the Class 5A Division II state semifinals.
Lubbock Christian (13-0) will meet The Geneva School of Boerne (9-4) for the TAPPS Division III state championship at noon on Saturday.
LCP defensive lineman Gage Peters and safety Jordan Kirkpatrick talk about the challenges the Raiders present in the Class 5A Region I championship game on Friday.
The Pirates are headed to the regional championship round this week against Wichita Falls Rider.
Led by the senior's 456 total yards and 7 touchdowns -- 6 through the air to five different receivers -- Lubbock Christian roared past Covenant Christian to reach the state final this weekend.
The Eagles take aim at the second state championship in school history at noon on Saturday in Hewitt when they take on The Geneva School of Boerne.
ABILENE -- Coach-speak and catch phrases can become a mundane afterthought for football players, especially 13 weeks into a season that began way back in August under the hot Texas sun.
Lubbock Christian grabbed control vs. Covenant Christian in the second half on the way to a 63-32 victory in a TAPPS Division III state semifinal matchup.
The Eagles stayed unbeaten (13-0) to march into the 2019 TAPPS Division III State Championship Game by downing Covenant Christian 63-32.
The Eagles shrugged a stiff challenge from Covenant Christian on Saturday and cruised to a 63-32 victory in a TAPPS Division III state semifinal showdown.
ABILENE -- Every loss has identifiable turning points. Those nagging plays or trends that a coach or players can point to and acknowledge where things went wrong.
CANYON -- Lubbock-Cooper coach Chip Darden stood in front of his players shortly after Friday’s Class 5A Division II regional semifinal game and smiled.
By the third week of a long six-week playoff grind, there aren’t a whole lot of cakewalks remaining. The often-lopsided matchups of the first two rounds are a fading memory.
There is something a little different about a rematch in sports. A little more energy. Familiarity and contempt and all that.
FORT STOCKTON -- Nehemiah Martinez had to sit and watch while Lubbock-Cooper made a historical postseason run last fall. Seems as if the Pirate senior is making up for that missed time.
ABILENE -- Every game represents a chance for a team to learn something, and that was certainly the case Saturday when Coronado tangled with Denton Ryan in a Class 5A Division I area-round playoff game.
ABILENE -- When one of Estacado’s primary pistons wasn’t firing like it has most of the season, somebody had to step into the void Friday against a gritty Graham team in a Class 4A Division II area-round playoff game.
ABILENE -- In a season chock full of prolific offense, the notion of Monterey struggling to pound out 1 more needed yard to recapture momentum in a game that was starting to turn into a shootout wasn’t worth a second thought.
ABILENE -- The lights shined brightly for Alex Timmons and Lubbock Christian on Friday night.
The junior was a huge key in a 40-21 victory against Graham with 358 passing yards and 5 touchdown passes.
The Matadors came up with five turnovers mixed with key stops to keep Graham in check after the game was tied in the third quarter.