WEEK 1 (Aug. 27-28)
When Jay Northcutt got to Frenship three years ago, he spent some time every day observing athletes in different sports to take stock of where the best athletes roamed on the school’s growing campus.
ABILENE -- Between the hugs, Chip Darden did OK Saturday as an uncommonly warm winter day faded into the gloaming at Wildcat Stadium.
Loss of a legend: A Lubbock icon and a powerful influence to many, his memory will be enduring.
Charlie Robinson is the kind of player who pours everything he’s capable of when he slips on a Coronado uniform, whether it’s on the football field or baseball diamond.
The Pirates' magical 2019 season ended with a 28-21 loss to tradition-rich Aledo in a Class 5A Division II state semifinal battle on Saturday.
The Pirates stood toe-to-toe with powerful Aledo on Saturday before falling 28-21 in a Class 5A Division II state semifinal game.
Progress rarely comes without scaling some tough hurdles along the way, some that loom at insurmountable until you get over them the first time.
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.