Shallowater soccer player to train in Ireland

11 year old Linley Wright of Shallowater is leaving Thursday for an opportunity of a lifetime. She was selected at a camp in Hobbs by International coaches to go train for 10 days in Ireland.

Texas Tech men’s basketball falls to #9 in AP Poll

  KCBD Sports Xtra: Texas Tech Sports

  KCBD Sports Xtra: Red Raiders set for the Big Dance

  No. 7 Texas Tech Drops Finale at No. 10 Texas

Red Raiders taking on Northern Kentucky in Tulsa on Friday

LCU Lady Chaps get past Colorado Mesa in Region Semifinals

Continued Coverage

LCU Chaparrals fall in Regional Semifinal

  No. 9 Texas Tech baseball bounces back in Game 2

  LCU men win in NCAA Division II Tournament

Red Raider Softball Blanks Murray State in Five

  No. 7 Red Raider baseball drops Big 12 opener to No. 10 Texas

  Queens knocked out on 3-pointer with 2.4 seconds left

‘Ruckus’ revealed as name of new Sod Poodles mascot

According to the team, the name was chosen after elementary students from Amarillo and Canyon ISDs voted between three choices - Ruckus, Digger and Yappy.

Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt accepts 8-game suspension for multiple physical altercations

The Browns’ newly acquired running back Kareem Hunt will miss half of the season as a result of his involvement in several physical altercations last year.

  West Virginia upsets Red Raiders in Big 12 Quarterfinals

The Co-Big 12 Regular Season Champion second-seeded Red Raiders were shocked by 10th seeded West Virginia 79-74 in the Quarterfinals of the Big 12 Championship in Kansas City.

  Flying Queens fly high in NAIA opening round win

The Wayland Baptist Flying Queens rolled past William Jessup of California 83-38 in the first round of the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Tournament in Montana.

  I Beat Pete: X factor extreme ball toss at Joyland

  Jets agree to sign RB Le’Veon Bell, according to reports

  Browns to acquire star receiver Beckham from NY

Texas Tech softball breaks into Top 10

Texas Tech’s Culver AP Big 12 top player, Beard top coach

Red Raider Basketball lands 4-star recruit Terrence Shannon

LCU women & men make NCAA Division II national tournament

After winning their third Heartland Conference Tournament Championships, the Lubbock Christian University Lady Chaps (26-5) are the 3rd seed in the South Central Regional of the NCAA Tournament. The LCU men made it into the Big Dance and are the 6th seed in the South Central Regional.

South Plains College women & men make national tournament

Led by Head Coach Cayla Petree, the South Plains College Lady Texans earned an at large bid into the NJCAA Women’s Basketball National Tournament. Not to be outdone, the South Plains College Texans mens team earned a No. 2 National Seed to the NJCAA National Tournament in Kansas.

Flying Queens preparing for NAIA National Tournament

The Wayland Baptist Flying Queens are seeded second in their quadrant of the NAIA Division I Women’s National Championship that tips off in Billings, Montana this week.The Flying Queens (28-5) face William Jessup of California (20-10) 11:45am Thursday.

Red Raiders jump again to 7th in AP Poll

The poll released Monday has the Red Raiders as 7th in the country, just behind Michigan State, who climbed three places.

NBC Sports names Chris Beard, Co-National Coach of the Year, Jarrett Culver, First Team All-American

NBC Sports released their NCAA Basketball postseason awards on Monday, with two Red Raider Selections.

  KCBD Sports Xtra: Talkin’ Local College Basketball

Instead of a team of the week, Devin talked about all of our area college basketball teams and what is next for them.

  KCBD Sports Xtra: Texas Tech Sports

The Red Raider Basketball team beat Iowa State to capture a share of the Big 12 title.

  No. 25 LCU Lady Chaps win Heartland Conference Tournament

The LCU Lady Chaps picked up their third conference tournament title Sunday afternoon, as they defeated Newman 78-51 at the Union Multipurpose Activity Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

  No. 10 Red Raider baseball sweeps Wichita State

The Red Raider bats came alive this weekend against Wichita State.

Chris Beard and Jarrett Culver announced as Big 12 Coach and Player of the Year, Red Raider team takes Honors victories

The All-Big 12 Men’s Basketball Honors have been announced and the Texas Tech Men’s Basketball Team locked down their spots in history books.

  Big 12 Conference Champion Red Raiders return home

An impressive crowd showed up to welcome home the Big 12 Conference Champion Red Raiders Saturday night at United Supermarkets Arena.

  Lady Raiders fall in Big 12 Tournament

After breaking records in their first game of the Big 12 Tournament, the Lady Raiders had to follow that performance by facing No. 1 Baylor.

  No. 8 Red Raiders defeat Iowa State, winning share of Big 12 title

It was a battle all the way until the end – but it was the Red Raiders that came out on top ….

  Jayton falls in state title game 49-36

For the first time ever, the Jayton Jaybirds were competing in the state title game for basketball.

Red Raiders shock the Shockers 12-2

The No. 10 Texas Tech baseball team had 13 hits as they topped Wichita State 12-2 in the series opener Friday night at Rip Griffin Park.

Lady Raiders score 104 to beat Oklahoma in Big 12 tournament

The Texas Tech Lady Raiders had a big offensive output in the first round of the Big 12 Championship In Oklahoma City as they topped Oklahoma 104 to 84 to move into the quarterfinals.

  No. 15 Texas Tech softball picks up twentieth win

The No. 15 Red Raider softball team picked up win number 20 on Friday evening, as they run-ruled Northern Colorado 8-0.

Miami Dolphins releasing former Red Raider Danny Amendola

After one season with Dolphins, where he caught 59 passes for 575 yards and one touchdown – it appears the Dolphins are moving on from Danny Amendola.

  Talkin’ Tech: We’re talkin’ everything this week

As the general student population heads off to Spring Break, the majority of Texas Tech athletes are hard at work in their season. And some of them are going far in their post season as well.

Bobblehead hall of fame releases Patrick Mahomes Draft Day bobblehead

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled the officially licensed, limited edition Patrick Mahomes 2017 NFL Draft Day bobblehead, featuring the quarterback in a suit holding up a Kansas City Chiefs jersey.

Cowboys re-sign March-Lillard, Thompson for defensive depth

The Dallas Cowboys re-sign pair set to become unrestricted free agents in linebacker Justin March-Lillard, safety Darian Thompson

Jayton shocks Nazareth with buzzer-beater, advances to state title game

Tye Scogin hit a jumper at the buzzer to lift the 7th ranked Jayton Jaybirds to a 38-37 win over No. 2 Nazareth in the 1A state semifinals Thursday in the Alamodome at San Antonio.

  I Beat Pete: Rattlesnake Roundball in Sweetwater

This week on I Beat Pete, we went out to Sweetwater for a Rattlesnake Roundball Challenge.

  Jayton Jaybirds focused for first State basketball appearance

The 7th ranked Jayton Jaybirds are in San Antonio playing in the State Tournament for the first time in school history. They play #2 Nazareth, who is making their 17th State appearance in the 1A State Semifinals 8:30am Thursday morning.

Red Raiders rally to beat San Diego State 12-9

The 11th ranked Red Raiders swept a two game mid-week series with San Diego State rallying with a grand-slam home run by Cameron Warren with two outs in the top of the 9th to win 12-9 Wednesday evening.

Flying Queens seeded 2nd, open vs. William Jessup

Wayland Baptist will face the William Jessup University Warriors of California in the opening round of the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championships beginning next week in Billings, Mont.

  Chrislyn Carr named Big 12 Freshman of the Year

On a day when she earned her fifth Big 12 Freshman of the Week award, Lady Raider Chrislyn Carr was named the Big 12 Freshman of the Year.

  First Bank Classic Swings into action Thursday

The First Bank Classic has a good mix among the 16 teams in the field this season. Besides schools that will host the games (Monterey, Coronado, Lubbock, Estacado, Lubbock Cooper and Frenship), Plainview is in the Classic as well as El Paso teams and State ranked Colleyville Heritage.

No. 14 Texas Tech softball sweeps UTEP to move to 19-1 on the season

The Texas Tech softball team won two more games as they swept UTEP 10-0 and 16-8 Tuesday afternoon at Rocky Johnson Field.

Lady Raiders beat Oklahoma in regular season finale

Texas Tech closed out the regular season with an 88-82 win over Oklahoma Tuesday night at the United Supermarkets Arena.

No. 1 Red Raiders poised for a run at Indoor National Title

Just 10 days after putting together a historic effort at the Big 12 Championships here in Lubbock. Wes Kittley and the Texas Tech track and Field team will begin their journey for the NCAA Indoor Championships on Wednesday.

  No. 8 Red Raiders roll on Senior night

On an emotional Senior night, the No. 8 Red Raiders played good defense and completed the regular season sweep of the Texas Longhorns winning 70-51 Monday night at the United Supermarkets Arena. Its’ the Red Raiders 8th win in a row.

Dennis Rodman in town to watch Red Raider Basketball game

He won five NBA Championships with the Chicago Bulls. Dennis Rodman was in town Monday night at the United Supermarkets Arena

Wayland Baptist University releases 2019 football schedule

It’s never too early to start planning for your Saturdays in the fall. On Monday afternoon Wayland Baptist University athletics released the Pioneers’ 2019 football schedule.

  Trump feeds FCS national champs McDonald’s, Chick-Fil-a during White House visit

The president served hamburgers from McDonald’s and chicken sandwiches from Chick-fil-a, KLVY reported.

Texas Tech Athletics to unveil Basketball Ring of Honor

At halftime of tonight’s Red Raider Basketball game against Texas, Texas Tech Athletics will enshrine their newest inductees into the Ring of Honor.

Tech jumps to No. 8 in AP Top 25 Poll, remains highest ranked in Big 12

The Texas Tech men’s basketball team is now ranked No. 8 in the Associated Press’ Top 25 Poll, jumping up three spots since last week.

  Hoop Madness Team of the Week: Southcrest Christian Lady Warriors

The Southcrest Christian Lady Warriors are the Hoop Madness Team of the Week.

  KCBD Sports Xtra: The B block

The Red Raider football team started up their spring football practices, which means, we got our first glimpse of practice with Red Raider football coach Matt Wells.

No. 3 Texas Tech baseball drops second-straight game

In the game, Texas Tech only had three hits and gave up three errors to the Bulldogs – leading to the final score of 4-2.

Trinity Christian girls win State Title

After beating crosstown rival Lubbock Christian in the State Semifinals, the #2 Trinity Christian Lady Lions roared past #5 Houston Lutheran North 72-34 to win the TAPPS 4A State Championship.

  High School Hoop Madness: Saturday Edition

Here’s a rundown of the area teams that have competed today, including the Girls State Championships and Boys Regional Finals.

Nazareth boys heading back to State

Hours after the Nazareth girls won their UIL leading 23rd State Championship, the Nazareth boys punched their ticket to State beating McLean 51-39 in a 1A Regional Final in Levelland.

No. 11 Texas Tech Red Raiders take care of business against the Horned Frogs, 81-66

The Red Raiders wore down TCU with five Red Raiders reaching the double-digit points, led by Jarrett Culver and Davide Moretti both scoring 15.

Lady Raider basketball team drops third straight game, falls to Kansas State 75-67

In the game, the Lady Raiders had four players score double figures – led by Zuri Sanders 15-points and 12 rebounds for her sixth double-double of the season. With the loss, Texas Tech moves to 12-16 on the season and 3-14 in Big 12 play.

Jayton Jaybirds are going to State

The 9th ranked Jayton boys basketball team beat #25 Irion County 47-32 Saturday afternoon at Abilene Christian University to win the Region II-1A Final and advance to the State Tournament in San Antonio next week for the first time in school history.

Southcrest Christian girls win State Title

The #1 Southcrest Christian girls finished the season #1 as they beat #2 Shiner St. Paul 41-34 in the TAPPS 2A State Championship Saturday morning in West, Texas.It’s the second straight TAPPS State Championship for the Lady Warriors.

Nazareth girls win record 23rd State Title

The Nazareth Swiftettes won their 5th State Title In last six years beating Dodd City 54-33 Saturday morning.It’s the Nazareth girls 23rd State Title. All have come since 1976. No school in the State of Texas has won more.

No. 3 Texas Tech falls to Nebraska 2-1

The Red Raider baseball team went on the road for the first time this season, playing in the Frisco College Baseball Classic.

Hoop Madness: Friday night playoff scores

Here are your March 1 high school basketball playoff scores:

  Talkin’ Tech: Road trippin’ with the Red Raiders

We’re coming up on another busy weekend for the various Red Raider teams as the baseball boys are in Frisco, Men’s basketball went to Fort Worth and the Lady Raiders are in Manhattan, Kansas.

  Three more local TAPPS teams head to State Tournament

A day after the Trinity Christian girls left for the TAPPS State Tournament in the Waco area, three more left town Thursday.

Patriots owner Bob Kraft pleads not guilty to prostitution charges

Robert Kraft was among hundreds of men charged in a crackdown on massage parlor prostitution and an investigation into human trafficking at Florida spas.

Witten’s back: Cowboys announce return of Jason Witten

The team tweeted that Witten has decided to end his retirement and return to the team for his 16th season.

  No. 11 Red Raiders hold off Oklahoma State in OT

The No. 11 Red Raiders edged Oklahoma State 84-80 in overtime Wednesday night at the United Supermarkets Arena, moving them into a first place tie with Kansas State in the Big 12 Conference.

  Trinity Christian Girls & Boys Head to TAPPS State Tournament

The Trinity Christian Girls and Boys boarded a bus to Waco Wednesday afternoon as both teams have advanced to the TAPPS State Tournament.

High School Hoop Madness: Feb. 26 playoff scores

Here are your Tuesday night high school playoff basketball scores.

Lady Raiders drop another close game

It seems to be a recurring theme for the Lady Raiders this season. Play great, fight hard, but come up just short in the end – as No. 20 Iowa State escapes Lubbock with a 64-62 win over the Lady Raiders.