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.
CYPRESS -- Lubbock wrestlers brought back some hardware from the 2019 UIL state meet Friday and Saturday. Lubbock High junior Alexander Pena claimed a state championship at 113 pounds by topping Jesse Martinez of Dumas with a 9-5 decision.
History could be on the menu this weekend as the four schools from the Lubbock Independent School District battle at the Region I-5A meet at Del Valle High School in El Paso.