Lubbock-Cooper took Coronado’s best shot Wednesday, and the result was similar to the last few weeks for the Lady Pirates.
All Saints shrugged off its first district loss earlier in the week by bouncing back to surge past Amarillo Ascension in three sets on Friday.
Relentlessness and patience aren’t usually attributes that tend to co-exist in sports. When a team can blend those two, though, it can lead to a lot of success.
Kingdom Prep kept postseason hopes alive by blowing past District 1-2A foe Amarillo Ascension Academy in three sets on Tuesday -- 25-23, 25-12, 25-16.
ABILENE -- Lubbock-Cooper found a comfortable spot all alone in the District 3-5A standings on Tuesday.
A clashes between old rivals and a showdown pitting the District 3-5A frontrunners highlights the Tuesday city volleyball schedule.
MIDLAND -- Frenship’s second trip to the Tall City in a week was eerily familiar. The yielded result was also the same as the Tigers grabbed the lead all alone in the District 2-6A standings.
WOLFFORTH -- Steady player from its front-line players and contributions from anybody who stepped on the court keyed Frenship to a second district victory in 20-hour span on Saturday.
Motivation can arrive from a variety of places for high school athletes -- some expected or tried-and-true, some not so much.
She played a big role for the reshuffled Mustangs, who are playing without senior star Aaliyah Gray for a while.
Christ the King got back in the District 1-2A win column on Tuesday with a gritty victory against Amarillo Ascension.
MIDLAND -- To be a repeat champion in District 2-6A, Frenship figures to encounter plenty of stiff challenges. It took just three matches for the Tigers to encounter as much, and it was no surprise that the team pushing them was Midland Lee.
BIG SPRING -- Don’t look now, but Estacado is showing some positive signs of improvement as the stretch run of the District 2-4A season arrives.
All Saints shrugged off Abilene Christian’s early charge and rallied to stay in control in the District 1-2A race with a four-set victory on Tuesday.
WOLFFORTH -- Frenship took the court and removed most doubt early against Odessa Permian on the way to a three-set victory Tuesday in District 2-6A action.
AMARILLO -- Lubbock High continued its steady play by knocking off Caprock in four sets on Friday (25-16, 25-23, 15-25, 29-27). The Lady Westerners (6-6) bowed up to stave off the Longhorns int he final set. LHS coach Matt Leesman noted that his team “pulled through to overcome late adversit…
WICHITA FALLS -- Lubbock-Cooper’s non-district grind continued Saturday and yielded break-even results.
SAN ANGELO -- Frenship turned a long road trip into short work on Tuesday to lift the lid on the District 2-6A season. The Tigers rolled past San Angelo Central 25-12, 26-24, 25-11 to get league play started on the right foot.
Kingdom Prep got back on track in District 1-2A play on Tuesday by grinding past Christ the King in four sets (25-12, 25-15, 22-25, 25-18).
Lubbock High got back on the winning track with victories Friday and Saturday before running into the buzzsaw that is Randall to finish a hectic two days.
Lubbock Christian is starting to find its groove. The Lady Eagles notched their second win of the week and opened District 1-4A play in dominant fashion against Colleyville Covenant.
Every athletic contest is a series of actions, reactions and then how one team or the other responds to those reactions.
Southcrest Christian hit the road running in District 1-2A play on Tuesday, rolling past Amarillo Ascension in three sets (25-9, 25-18, 25-23).
Volleyball season hits a new gear this week with district play beginning for a handful of city schools and some intriguing matchups sprinkled in.
ABILENE -- Lubbock-Cooper turned in a strong performance on the road Saturday, cruising past Abilene High then rallying to top Wichita Falls Rider.
There will be times later this season when All Saints and Trinity Christian will be tested by their opponents much like they were Saturday when they tangled.