WILLOW PARK -- Lubbock Christian managed to gain a split on a TAPPS District 1-4A back-to-back road trip, but the Eagles had to scratch and claw to do so.
WOLFFORTH -- The third quarter can prove to be monumental for any team looking to create separation in a close matchup.
Will Flemons doesn’t mind acknowledging his love-hate relationship with a key element of modern basketball.
Kreeland Avery drained 6 3-pointers as part of his game-high 28 points, and Estacado used a dominant second quarter to pull away from San Angelo Lake View and rout the Chiefs 87-40 in a District 3-4A contest on Friday.
Basketball is a fluid sport with a myriad of moving parts and when they rattle and hum together, the result can be an impressive performance. One element of the game tends to have an impact no matter how well all the other parts click, though. And when one team is effective at it while the o…
Trinity Christian came out with another relentless performance against Midland Trinity on Tuesday and rolled to a 108-62 victory on the road. Ethan Duncan and Tate Truby scored 32 and 28 points, respectively, and accounted for 12 of the Lions’ 16 3-pointers. Ignited by Truby’s 14 points, Tri…
Frenship kept pace with Odessa Permian on top of the District 2-6A hill with a strong first half and solid work in the fourth quarter to down Midland High 71-52 on Tuesday. Devin Hartfield led the Tigers (13-4, 4-0 district) with 27 points, TJ Miller notched 17 and Tracy Godfrey added 10. Mi…
Inconsistency can seem like a harsh word at first glance, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be a negative. Because there is a positive side of not always being as good as you want to be. When you are good or better than expected, there is some definite value to that.
In a season when not much has been normal, All Saints has navigated as winding a road as anybody in the Hub City. Now, though, there is a sense of normalcy and it couldn’t have arrived at a better time.
Crunch time can be a difficult proposition for a team that doesn’t have a clearcut go-to closer, so when Tascosa pushed Coronado’s backs to the wall midway through the fourth quarter Saturday, the Mustangs had to come up with a collective answer.
There is a natural tendency for high school teams to hit lulls during the course of a game, which leads to the opponent’s expectation that there will be an opening at some point to mount a comeback if needed.
Turning the page isn’t always the easiest thing to do as an athlete. At a tightknit school like Lubbock Christian, where those athletes are core members of a variety of teams, that can be especially tricky. Instead of letting disappointment from one abrupt ending to linger, though, a senior-…
Cade Landrum & Jackson Smith break down Lubbock Christian's impressive showing in a victory against Slaton.
PLAINVIEW -- Trinity Christian used a familiar recipe to hand Plainview a second loss in 20 days.
MIDLAND -- Frenship wasted no time getting the District 2-6A season started on the right foot on Tuesday against Midland Lee.
Lubbock-Cooper used a pair of big victories last week as wound-healing after back-to-back losses, so the Lady Pirates took the court Monday with a fresh perspective and a goal of finishing the pre-holiday schedule on a high note.
There is absolutely nothing wrong with getting off to a strong start in a basketball game. It’s obviously a better option than the alternative.
Matt Fiddler and Patrick Irish break down what the Pirates have to do to build off first-half momentum after a second straight loss when they faltered down the stetch.
For a lot of teams, subtracting a player like Devin White from the lineup would be a debilitating blow considering that the senior guard might be as valuable to his team as any player in the city.
WOLFFORTH -- As if tangling with one of the best teams in the state in Class 4A wasn’t enough, Frenship encountered a few more hurdles Tuesday night in one of its final tuneups for the District 2-6A season.
WOLFFORTH -- Slowing down Trinity Christian has been a challenge for just about anybody who has tangled with the Lions this season, so Frenship took a different approach on Saturday.
Tiger guard Devin Hartfield talks about the key plays made down the stretch by big men Tracy Godfrey & Tate Beeles.
Lubbock High had been down this path before and didn’t want to stick to the same old method. So Cole Stephens put the Westerners on his back and made sure there was an about-face against Lamesa.