For the next nine months, Cash Howard doesn’t plan on enjoying a whole lot of free time. After that, he might have to fill some voids, but the future can wait.
After 19 years with the LC boys program, Brad Crow switched to girls for the opportunity to coach his two daughters
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.
A 2-way starter on the line in football, a cornerstone in powerlifting & wrestling and a member of the band, the Lubbock High senior makes an impact in a myriad of ways.
Intensity and hard work were two of the pillars that Ernest Mims got intimately familiar with when he was a three-sport high school athlete at Palo Duro.
Usually when a freshman climbs up to the varsity level, there’s a measurable gap between their readiness and the tantalizing potential that has bubbled to the surface enough for a coach to elevate the player.
Normally a July night is a fairly quiet time for a teacher and coach on summer break. Michele Matticks has encountered quite the opposite this week. But that’s a good sign for a coach and a school poised to step into a new arena when the new school year arrives.
For Payton Props, a lot of the necessary ingredients for success as a diver were built in or added for her when she was younger.
Cam Grant is astute enough to understand how most opponents likely think when they see him and his Monterey teammates line up across from them on the court.
Odds are when Jeb Smallwood is on the basketball court, he’s going full-speed and not thinking a whole lot about the brakes. Understandable since the Frenship junior has been in the mode of making up time for most of the last 15 months.
The Lady Pirates gained a strong dose of confidence from a playoff run last season, now they are hunting for the same kind of success with a revamped roster.
With temperatures threatening to hit double digits and the stakes not nearly as intense, a tournament at a team camp doesn’t register as make-or-break for any team involved.
The rich history of Lubbock Independent School Athletics will take a spin in the spotlight Saturday when the Class of 2019 Hall of Honor selections are officially inducted.
Summer vacation and history lessons aren’t exactly two things that get lumped together. The Frenship boys don’t mind blending a little business with pleasure, though.
The summer season for high school athletes gets revved up this week, and for the fifth year in a row, that makes for a busy four weeks at and around Frenship High School for several Hub City boys basketball teams.
WICHITA FALLS -- Coronado earned its second consecutive trip to the Region I-5A tournament this season with a memorable playoff push.
MCKINNEY -- It wasn’t supposed to end like this again. After a third straight undefeated district campaign, Frenship had the drive, motivation and skills to make it through to state.
Soccer has been one of the most popular sports worldwide for several generations and continues to grow as a favorite in the United States.
ABILENE -- Frenship’s season came to an end on Friday. The Tigers fell to Arlington Sam Houston 3-0 in the Class 6A regional quarterfinals.
ARTESIA, N.M. -- Frenship gave up the first goal in the opening period of its matchup against powerful El Paso Franklin in the regional quarterfinal round of the Class 6A playoffs on Friday but fought back to keep its season alive.
WICHITA FALLS -- Coronado made it clear early on it wanted another shot in a Class 5A regional quarterfinal when it met Wichita Falls Rider on Friday.
While Mother Nature grumbles, the weekend schedule will go on with a few adjustments to avoid the pending stormy conditions.