The Plainview Bulldogs fell in a tough match-up with the Randall Raiders 21-0 in their season opener.
The Frenship Tigers stormed into 6A on opening night, dominating the El Paso Burges Mustangs 59-7.
Last season the Plainsmen turned in a 3-8 overall record, however their (3-2) record in district play earned themselves a spot in the 4A D1 bi-district championship. Their season ended, after losing in the bi-district championship to the Amarillo Sandies.
The Coronado Mustangs have spent the last two seasons as the lone area school in the largest classifications.
It’s game week on the South Plains as football as the Red Raiders are just five days away from kickoff but high school football begins on Thursday and we have some big games including the Frenship Tigers taking on El Paso Burgess.
The South Plains Preseason Blitz has now made it inside Lubbock City Limits where Estacado will make their venture into 4-A, With some new faces for the Matadors.
We roll on with the south plains preseason blitz where we venture in to 4a today... And first up we check in with the Levelland Lobos.
The Littlefield Wildcats endured some injuries in 2013 but still found their way to the Area round of the playoffs.
The Muleshoe Mules are coming off a disappointing season in 2013 going just 4-7, but they are back and ready to challenge for the District title again.
We continue our South Plains Preseason Blitz with the Brownfield Cubs, who are loaded on the offensive side of the ball, with nine returners.
Chad Terry enters his 3rd season as the head Football Coach of the Slaton Tigers, looking to get back to the playoffs in 2014.
Jason Strunk went above and beyond completing the ALS Ice Bucket challenge with his coaching staff at Lubbock High.
The South Plains preseason blitz continues tonight with another team from district 2-2A division one in the Abernathy Antelopes.
The Sudan Hornets enter 2014 coming off a trip to the area round of the playoffs in 2013, and have amassed 18 wins over the past two seasons, but will have a challenge this year replacing 8 players on offense and defense, mainly along the line of scrimmage.
The Lockney Longhorns are continuing to build their program in coach Jay Ragland’s second season at the helm.
The Ralls Jackrabbits Begin the 2014 season hungry to improve on their area playoff run, and District Championship last season.
The Amherst Bulldogs have gotten quite used to winning capturing their 5th straight district title last season.
The Anton Bulldogs enter 2014 Looking to build on their playoff run from a year ago.
If, indeed, Coach Seth Parr gets the Coronado job, Mustang fans can only hope he has the impact on his school that Jason Strunk has had on Lubbock High.
Back on April 21st, former Coronado head coach Kent Jackson announced he was leaving to take the head job at Seminole. Just about 3 weeks later it appears the search is over.
One of the top players for the Coronado Mustangs, Robert Lee made his decision to play junior college ball for Wranglers of Cisco Junior College.
Yesterday the UIL announced their new districts for the State of Texas and we saw the Lubbock ISD schools split into three different districts.
Over the past couple of days the Associated Press has released their All-State Football selections for the 2013 season.
playoffs, after outstanding runs to the State Quarterfinals.
For the 2nd time in three weeks we had some Monday Night Football involving our area High School Teams in the State Playoffs. This time its for the Regional Championship, and for the Cooper Pirates they would have to get through the juggernaut known as the Stephenville Yellow Jackets.
The Shallowater Mustangs were hoping for a better result that their 2-3A neighbors, against Graham in Sweetwater.
The Red Raiders will get back to practice on Wednesday and have 18 days until they suit it up against the Sun Devils. By that time we will have new State Champions at all levels of the high school ranks, weather permitting of course.
Friday night was set to be a big night for several of our area teams looking to advance in the state high school football playoffs, but for the 2nd time in 3 weeks weather played a major factor in changing up schedules.
The Shallowater Mustangs are coming off of a 35-26 win over the Vernon Lions to get to state quarterfinals for the first time in three seasons.
The Cooper Baseball team had quite a year last year advancing to the State Semi-Finals and beating the Stephenville Yellow Jackets to do so, well here we are, seven months later but this time it’s with that brown ball that bounces funny.
The Thanksgiving holiday is always jam packed full of football and a few of our area teams are giving their fans a head start.
The area round of the playoffs will finally come to a conclusion tonight when Bangs and Denver City clash down in San Angelo, and although that is the longest that any games got delayed, it was certainly not the only one.
Monday Night Football came to West Texas last night. No, there's no Tirico or Gruden, but this was Monday Night Football playoff style.
Seagraves went up north on Monday night to Amarillo to take on the unbeaten Gruver Greyhounds.
This cold blast has taken its toll on the high school football playoffs, with postponements taking place all over the South Plains, but some teams were able to play on Friday night, like Wall and Idalou playing in Midland.
The Post Antelopes in Big Spring this evening taking on Sonora.
The Sudan Hornets were taking on Wellington, the top team in the state, up in Canyon this afternoon.
A pair of 1A schools trying to get their games in before the weather hit up in Amarillo this afternoon as the Ralls Jackrabbits took on Booker.
Due to severe weather, several high school football playoff matchups have been postponed or moved.
The cold front is wreaking havoc on the playoff schedule of several of our area high school’s, sending teams scrambling for places to play, trying to avoid the weather.
Sundown made quick work of the Windthorst Trojans in Sweetwater on Thursday night, getting the 28-7 win.
The Farwell Steers fought off the cold and the Irish this evening advancing past Shamrock with a 31-12 Victory.
So often in sports we hear that you have to be hot going into the playoffs to have a chance to make a run, but that was not the case for the Estacado Matadors.
The High school football playoffs roll on this week with the Area round, and the Frenship Tigers come in on a roll after shutting out Amarillo Palo Duro 49-0.
When the Frenship Tigers and Palo Duro Dons met earlier this year the Tigers escaped with a 17-14 victory. This time around they were getting a healthy Palo Duro team, could they get the same result in this week's Ray-Lee Equipment game of the week.
Trying to continue that against Amarillo Highland Park this earlier this evening.
1st quarter Lopes struck first Royal Garrett rolling lobs it up to Baylor Smith, and just like the Bears this Baylor knows how to put it in The endzone, touchdown Abernathy 2pt conversion good 8-0 Lopes
Thanks again to Reagor Dykes for all of their support this year and congratulations to all of our heavy hitters. Rolling right along here, the New Deal Lions have been in the post season for 10 consecutive seasons, and this year they are on a mission to get to AT&T stadium
Find the finals here.
We had a night jam packed full of high school football playoff action on Thursday Night and it got started with the district 2-3A champion Shallowater mustangs taking on Dalhart.