On Friday, Cooper and Liberty Hill elected to play a one-game playoff today in the regional semi-final round.
As if playoff time couldn't get any more chaotic, thunderstorms thrown into the mix have had our local teams tested in more ways than they may have anticipated.
Snyder and Pampa faced off in a matinee for game one over at Cooper High School.
The fifth ranked Idalou Wildcats have steamrolled through the playoffs so far, outscoring opponents 71-1.
Monterey took down Cleburne, the 8th ranked team in the country, in game one on Thursday.
LUBBOCK, Texas ( – Texas Tech head track and field coach Wes Kittley and senior Red Raider distance runner Kennedy Kithuka were honored by the Big 12 Conference Thursday morning on the heels of the program’s second Big 12 Championship.
The Coronado Lady Mustangs will take on Mansfield Timberview at Abilene Christian.
No. 5 Idalou allowed just one run in their two game sweep of Littlefield.
The Monterey Plainsmen battled their way past the Amarillo High Sandies last weekend walking off in game two with a sweep.
Today was the big day for a couple of Lubbock High athletes as they made their college decisions known. Erin lopez and Kyzer DelBusto will compete at the next level.
Not a bad way to end a regular season as the Red Raiders closed things out with a sweep of West Virginia.
Several of our high school teams are still fighting to stretch their season. One of those teams being the Coronado Lady Mustangs.
LUBBOCK, Texas – No. 23 Texas Tech finished off a 40-win regular season with its third straight Big 12 series sweep at home with a 4-0 shutout over West Virginia on Saturday afternoon in front of 2,509 fans at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park.
Up the road in Plainview, Monterey hosted 12th ranked Amarillo High.
On the softball side of things the Frenship Lady Tigers took on the Lady Cats from Aledo trying to avenge their regional loss from a year ago.
Now to a busy weekend of high school baseball here in the hub city, Lubbock High and Frenship starting up their regional quarter-final matchup this evening over at Hays Field.
Texas Tech Baseball coach, Tim Tadlock is in the midst of a historic turnaround, bringing in loads of young talent that has this team competing to host a regional in just his 2nd season as head coach.
It was the third and final day of the 2014 NFL Draft and while former Red Raider Jace Amaro heard his name called in Friday's second round, there were still some Texas Tech hopefuls anxiously waiting for their moment.
The 7th ranked Snyder Lady Tigers went for the sweep of Andrews and they were all over them early.
Our softball teams are now into the regional portion of the bracket. A lot of teams on the road today trying to advance to the regional semi-finals.
We had several teams still alive in the high school playoffs with softball now into the regional quarterfinals and baseball in the middle of the area round.
Over at Moegle Field, Bushland defeated Denver City, 8-1 in game one.
The Abernathy baseball team defeated Childress, 16-2, in game one of the area round.
LUBBOCK, Texas – Jace Amaro became Texas Tech’s highest drafted player since the 2008 season when he was selected in the second round (49th pick overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft by the New York Jets on Friday night at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
The Cooper Lady Pirates were looking to continue their roll against Pampa.
The Cooper Pirates hosted Sweetwater in game one of the area round.
The 7th ranked Snyder Lady Tigers took on Andrews at Frenship High School in the regional quarter finals.
Idalou and Muleshoe squared off in Levelland tonight.
New Deal took on No. 8 Anson over at Estacado High School.
Tonight was the start of the area round for a couple of area baseball teams including Slaton and Littlefield who met up over in Sundown.
It is playoff time on the South Plains and action today means the rubber match for several of our teams.
It has been a tight race between Frenship and Canyon with both games one and two being decided by a single run.
The Lubbock High Westerners advance to the area round of the 2014 UIL playoffs following an 8-1 victory over Randall in game three.
LUBBOCK, Texas (May 3, 2014) – A two-out two-run single by Brett Wilhelm in the bottom of the eighth inning regained the lead for No.8 Lubbock Christian University, and they ended University of Texas of the Permian Basin’s Heartland Conference Tournament berth hopes with a 5-4 victory to complete a conference series sweep and their 2014 season Saturday afternoon at Hays Field.
Red Raiders will look to salvage the series at 12 p.m. Sunday afternoon
Texas Tech and Kansas will play game three of series on Sunday at 1 p.m.
LAWRENCE, Kan. – No. 19 Texas Tech had its four-game win streak snapped during an 11-3 loss in its Big 12 series opener at Kansas on Friday evening at Hoglund Ballpark.
NORMAN, Okla. – Oklahoma right-hander Kelsey Stevens held Texas Tech to just two hits Friday evening as the 12th-ranked Sooners took a 5-0 victory in the series opener at Marita Hynes Field.
The Plainview Bulldogs tried to keep their season alive against Amarillo High tonight.
The softball playoffs began the area round this weekend and there was a big time match-up between Snyder and Shallowater.
Over in 3A, the Co-District 2-3A Champion Cooper Pirates began their defense of the Region 1 title this evening at home in a one-game playoff with the Amarillo River Road Wildcats.
The Frenship Tigers came into District 4-4A play as the favorite but after dropping series' to Monterey and Plainview, the team finished the season in 2nd place behind Monterey.
After years of looking at empty land and hearing empty promises,three Vintage Township families are taking 'blueprints' into their own hands and say all of Lubbock will benefit.
The latest post season baseball projections are out and College Baseball Daily has Texas Tech hosting a regional at the end of May while Perfect Game Baseball has them as a projected two seed in the Oxford Regional.
The Texas Tech softball team has now won three series in a row after taking two-of-three from Iowa State last weekend.
Tonight was a special night over at the Overton as football players and coaches from all around the South Plains were honored by the Texas Tech Chapter of the National Football Foundation.
It was a big day for Monterey tennis player Justin Thetford.
The Monterey Plainsmen baseball team is coming off a wild, hard-fought series win over the Lubbock High Westerners to take the District 4-4A crown and end the regular season ranked No. 7 in the state.
Canale is no longer with us, but as a registered organ donor she continues to give life. Five of her organs are now doing their job in five strangers.
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Tech sophomore Kimmy Hill carded a 1-over 73 to lead Texas Tech to a sixth place finish in the final round of the Big 12 Championship at UT Golf Club.