MERKEL -- Wichita Falls Rider seized command in the opening stages of a Class 5A bi-district playoff game against Lubbock-Cooper and the Pirates couldn’t fully recover in a 54-49 loss.
AMARILLO -- Estacado’s frenetic style creates the ability to almost never be completely out of a game, and that was the case in crunch time Monday night against Dalhart in a Class 4A bi-district playoff game.
EASTLAND -- All Saints is back in familiar territory after a solid tip-to-finish performance against Fort Worth Bethesda Christian on Saturday.
TAPPS basketball moves into the spotlight Saturday with seven games featuring Lubbock teams in action around West Texas in the regional round.
MIDLAND -- Sharing the ball was a perfect cure for whatever hangover Frenship was feeling Tuesday in its regular-season finale. At least six players recorded points in all four quarters as the Tigers wrapped up the campaign with a 75-44 romp against Midland Lee.
Trinity Christian has to-shelf goals as the TAPPS playoffs began and that motivation was on full display Tuesday.
WOODROW -- Ideally, coaches prefer that their players have short memories. Revenge is a nice concept and all, but dwelling on what happened the first time two teams met can be a detriment.
Plainsmen Devin White & Dewayne Johnson break down win against Lubbock-Cooper that clinched No. 3 seed from District 3-5A.
Human nature and sports often get intertwined, even if there is a conscious effort to avoid the mingling of the two.
CANYON -- There was plenty of tense moments again when Estacado and Canyon collided Friday in District 3-4A. This time, though, the Matadors found a way to hold on for badly needed victory.
Results of District 3-5A games last week created a renewed sense of excitement for Monterey on Monday, and understandably so.
MIDLAND -- Frenship has a big showdown on the immediate horizon, but that didn’t stop the Tigers from taking care of business Monday night.
For the second time in a week, impending weather has caused a wave of changes in the high school sports schedule in and around Lubbock.
AMARILLO -- Lubbock-Cooper is headed back to the playoffs after grinding out a 60-53 road victory at Caprock on Thursday.
Holy Cross had no answers for hard-charging Kingdom Prep on Tuesday. The Warriors plowed ahead of the Mustangs from the opening tip and never relented on the way to an 80-32 victory that secured the District 1-1A championship.
WOLFFORTH -- The play was executed exactly like it was supposed to be, the ball was in the right hands in the right place and it sure seemed like Frenship was poised to finish a tough, grinding comeback on Tuesday against Tascosa.
Mother Nature has played nice most of the basketball and soccer seasons, but she figures to make her impact felt in the next 24 hours and that has led to several changes in the Hub City sports schedule for Tuesday. With a batch of snow headed to Lubbock and West Texas, teams have scrambled t…
Trinity Christian nailed down one major goal on Monday to set the stage for big ones that lie ahead.
Not much separates the top four teams in District 3-5A and that was evident again Friday when two of the teams battling for playoff spots collided.