The Hoop Madness teams of the week are the Lubbock Cooper Lady Pirates and the Shallowater Mustangs and Fillies. All three teams won their brackets at the 60th Fibermax Caprock Classic basketball tournament.
Over this past offseason, the Abernathy Antelopes made the leap from Class 2A-Division 1 to Class 3A-Division 2. Usually, when a school makes a leap like that, there is an adjustment period – but not for Abernathy.
Once the High School football playoffs are done, KCBD Sports will officially “tip-off” Hoop Madness. Where the KCBD Sports staff will cover with boys and girls teams – close to 160 teams. Out of those 160 teams, 36 of them are ranked in the state.
With the high school football playoffs in swing, some of our area teams have hit the hardwood and have started basketball season. As of right now, we have 26 area teams ranked in the state and three of them are ranked No. 1 in their respective classifications.
Since 1984, the town of New Home has played six-man football. During those 34 years - the Leopards compiled a record of 170-158-2. But over the off season, New Home made a change and leaped up to 11-man football.
The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches has released the University Interscholastic League preseason state rankings for boys and girls basketball and the South Plains is well represented, with several teams ranked number one in the State.