The former Pirate football coach sits in the driver's seat for one of the state's most successful athletic programs in Class 5A.
Lubbock-Cooper used a solid team effort Thursday on the second day of the Region 1-5A Tournament to punch a ticket to the 2021 State Tournament next month.
GRAND PRAIRIE -- Logan Vargas will finish his high school career at the Class 6A State Tournament, and he very nearly had a lot of familiar company.
TEMPLE -- All Saints won the TAPPS Class 2A state championship on Tuesday at Wildflower Country Club, the Patriots’ fourth consecutive title and fifth in the last six years the tournament has been conducted.
TEMPLE -- A big first day was just enough cushion for Southcrest Christian to claim the 2021 Class 2A state championship on Tuesday at Wildflower Country Club.
A big first day at the District 4-5A meet proved to be the cushion Lubbock High needed to break through for a notable victory this week at Hillcrest Country Club.
ABILENE -- Frenship seems to be finding its groove at the right time, and that’s not unusual.
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.