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.
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.
While Mother Nature grumbles, the weekend schedule will go on with a few adjustments to avoid the pending stormy conditions.
ABILENE -- Frenship soccer team knew exactly what it needed to do against Arlington High in the Class 6A area round playoffs on Tuesday.
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.
No season plays out exactly like the one before, nor does any game follow the same cookie-cutter blueprint from the one before.
Four years ago, a fledgling Lubbock-Cooper program started a journey into the unknown. Wasn’t always an easy one, but the Pirates and coach Trevor Burkhead knew there was eventually a reward waiting on the horizon.
Frenship and Estacado met with much different fates Thursday in the opening round of the 2019 playoffs.
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.
ODESSA -- Frenship and Odessa High ensured that the District 2-6A race would come down to the final day of the regular season after finishing in a 1-1 draw Tuesday at Ratliff Stadium.
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.
Lubbock-Cooper and Monterey were unable to gain an advantage against each other Friday night, but settled the score in penalty kicks.