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.
GEORGETOWN -- Lubbock-Cooper shaved 9 shots off its team total Tuesday on the second day of the 2019 UIL Class 5A State Tournament at White Wing Golf Club but couldn’t make a strong enough charge to make a run at a team championship.
There is a strong bond connecting the five juniors who make up the Lubbock-Cooper Black crew that will compete at the 2019 Class 5A State Tournament Monday and Tuesday, weather permitting.
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Led by Logan Vargas’ spectacular day, Frenship made a second-day charge at the Region I-6A Tournament on Thursday but couldn’t close enough of the gap to the top three spots.
For Lubbock-Cooper, competing in the Region I-5A Tournament each year is not just an opportunity to extend the season.
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Frenship is in range of the top three spots at the Region I-6A Tournament, which was plagued by rain much of Wednesday at Tangle Ridge Golf Course.
One Lubbock-Cooper team is in prime position to extend its 2019 season, while another has some work to join the party, but is in striking range after the first day of the Region I-5A Tournament on Wednesday.
Rains throughout Monday and into Tuesday morning rendered diamonds around West Texas unplayable and forced a series of postponements on the next-to-last playing date of the 2019 baseball season.
Once a standard has been set, it can be sort of hard to nonchalant your way into the latest chance to add to a program’s growing legacy.
Despite falling short of a trip to the Class 5A State Tournament, the future is bright for Lubbock-Cooper.
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Frenship turned in an improved performance on Day 2 of the Region I-6A Tournament on Tuesday but couldn’t make up enough ground to catch the teams ahead and finished in 7th place.
Lubbock-Cooper has shown a knack for charging back at tournaments most of this season and that skill may come in handy on Tuesday.
GRAND PRAIRIE – Frenship’s Steffanie Roldan shot 1-under on the back nine and carded a 78 for the day on Monday to pace the Lady Tigers at the Region I-6A Tournament at Tangle Ridge Golf Course.
Two Hub City girls’ teams and two individuals go back to work on the golf course on Monday and Tuesday in the regional round to compete for spots at the 2019 state tournament.
Lubbock-Cooper took full advantage of playing on a familiar course Wednesday to erase a four-stroke deficit and leapfrog Amarillo High to claim the District 3-5A championship.
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.
Another wave of playoff soccer matches, the district races heating up in softball and baseball and a Hub City-flavored track & field meet make for a busy weekend of sports in Lubbock.
Clashes of district leaders and potential frontrunners in baseball and a massive track & field get-together in San Angelo headline a weekend of activity for Hub City teams.
High winds and rain have shuffled the athletic deck in Lubbock again, wiping out games on Wednesday and causing a ripple effect for the rest of the week.