Texas Tech beats Kansas State 7-4 in first game of Big 12 Tournament

For the first time since 2016, the Red Raider baseball team won their opening game in the Big 12 Championship as top seeded Texas Tech beat 8th seeded Kansas State 7-4 Wednesday afternoon in Oklahoma City.

Josh Jung named Big 12 Co-Player of the Year; Five Red Raiders selected for All-Big 12 first team, tying program record for second year

  2 Evans Middle School basketball players get Team USA tryouts

Lady Raider forward Brittany Brewer selected for Team USA

Playoff pairings for baseball, softball

  KCBD Sports Xtra: Texas Tech Sports Roundup

No. 8 Tech Opens with K-State Wednesday as Top Seed in OKC

Continued Coverage

Red Raider softball falls to LSU

  Extra Innings Team of the Week: New Deal Lions

  Texas Tech Baseball beats TCU; wins Big 12 title

  Extra Innings Playoff Finals 5/18

Red Raiders top Horned Frogs Friday night

  Extra Innings: Friday night playoff scores

No. 15 Texas Tech Softball defeats Louisiana Tech

In their first ever meeting in the NCAA Tournament, the Red Raiders blanked the Bulldogs in route to their first NCAA Tournament victory since 2012.

Seminole’s Kent Jackson announces retirement

Seminole Football Coach Kent Jackson announced his retirement Friday ending a 33 year run of high school football coaching.

Khalid Thomas decommits from Texas Tech

Former College of Southern Idaho power forward Khalid Thomas took to Twitter, Friday afternoon, to announces his decommitment from Texas Tech.

Red Raiders lose to TCU in 14 innings/fail to take Big 12 lead

What a crazy start to a key Big 12 series as the Red Raiders rallied from what looked like a game ending out at home plate in the 11th inning , but eventually fell 3-1 to TCU in 14 innings late Thursday night at Rip Griffin Park.

  Extra Innings: Thursday night playoff scores

  Wes Kittley named Big 12 Men’s Track Coach of the Year

Where is Jarrett Culver in latest NBA Mock Drafts?

Red Raiders to play in Madison Square Garden for third straight season

  I Beat Pete: 3-point challenge with Manny Ramirez

Extra Innings Playoff Pairings

Red Raiders land grad transfer Chris Clarke

Virginia Tech grad transfer Chris Clarke has committed to come to Texas Tech and play for Chris Beard and the Red Raiders.

  Dick Vitale in Lubbock for Charity event

ESPN Sportscaster Dick Vitale was in Lubbock Wednesday night to raise money for Team Luke Hope for Minds with an event at the United Supermarkets Arena.

  Battle of crosstown rivals in baseball regional quarterfinals

As if the Coronado-Monterey rivalry needed any help bringing the intensity, the two schools that are just three miles apart are set to face each other in a baseball playoff game for the second time ever.

LCU baseball earns No. 3 spot in NCAA Division II Tournament

The Lubbock Christian University baseball team is in the NCAA Division II tournament as a No. 3 seed in the 2019 South Central Regional.

Texas Tech Men’s Track & Field wins Big 12 Outdoor Championship

Scoring a total of 164-points, the Texas Tech Men’s Track & Field team won the Big 12 Outdoor Championships in Norman, Oklahoma.

Texas Tech Softball makes NCAA Tournament

Ending the year 39-14 and 8-10 in Big 12 play, the Red Raider softball team earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament.

  Extra Innings Team of the Week: Hale Center Owls

Currently, the Hale Center Owls are making one of the deepest postseason runs in program history.

Extra Innings: 17 teams still in the playoffs

It is go time for our area teams on the diamond. As of right now, we are on the final stretch of the spring high school sports season. So, as we zero in on the finish line - here are our teams from the South Plains that are still in the playoffs.

  EXTRA INNINGS: Scores from Playoff Finals, May 11

The High School Baseball and Softball playoffs are in full swing, and KCBD Sports has you covered with all of the finals.

Texas Tech Basketball lands SFA Grad-Transfer

Coach Beard likes having older and experienced players on his roster and on Saturday afternoon - the 2019-2020 Red Raiders just got a little older.

South Plains High School athletes excel at day 2 of UIL State Track & Field Championships

Despite the rain delays on the second day of the 2019 UIL Track & Field Championships, our area athletes shined.

  EXTRA INNINGS: Playoff scores and highlights for Friday, May 10

The weather played a factor on Friday, but with the high school baseball and softball playoffs underway, games were played in the rain.

No. 15 Tech Softball tops Kansas, drops game two to No. 1 Oklahoma

The No. 15 Texas Tech softball team split the opening day of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship with a 7-3 victory over No. 6 Kansas and 8-0 loss to No. 1 Oklahoma on Friday at USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex.

LCU Baseball eliminated from Heartland Conference Tournament

Lubbock Christian dropped a 5-3 decision to Arkansas-Fort Smith Friday afternoon, ending their run at the Heartland Conference Tournament.

  Friday results from State Track & Field Meet for our area athletes

Early Friday results from State Track & Field Meet for our area athletes

Malik Ondigo entering transfer portal/ possibly transferring from Texas Tech

Red Raider Sophomore Malik Ondigo tweeted out Friday afternoon that he would be testing the college basketball waters and entering the transfer portal to possibly transfer from the Red Raider basketball team.

  Morgan Bennett’s jersey to hang in Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

Wayland Baptist Flying Queen Morgan Bennett’s game jersey soon will hang in the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Shallowater native's jersey will be included in a collection from some of the top high school and college players this past season.

  I Beat Pete: Baconfest

This week’s I Beat Pete is I Eat Pete as Pete tried to eat one of his favorite foods, bacon.

  Slaton track athlete going to state in five different events

Area athletes from across the South Plains will be well represented at the UIL State Track & Field Championships. Slaton High School alone is sending 13 athletes, but one stands out because of how many events she has qualified for.

  Wells expects Red Raiders to work hard over summer

With springs drills done, the Red Raiders football team is now in off-season training. Due to NCAA Rules, Coach Matt Wells has limited time with the squad so it’s up to the players to make pigskin progress.

No. 9 Texas Tech baseball defeats FIU in Game 1; Game 2 canceled

Moments after the Red Raiders announced the game time of game 2 of the double-header, they announced that the game had been canceled.

Texas Tech announces Red & Black Gala Award winners

Texas Tech held their 2019 Red & Black Gala Monday night. Here’s a look at the award recipients.

LCU Baseball set for post season run

Ending the regular season with a record of 35-13 and the Heartland Conference regular-season champions, the Lubbock Christian Baseball team has had a solid year.

Drew Thompson named Plainview’s Boys Head Basketball Coach

There is a new leader in the ‘Dog House’ at Plainview High School, but they didn’t have to go far to find him.

Cameron Warren wins Big 12 Player of the Week

For the second week in a row, a Red Raider baseball player was named the Big 12 Player of the Week.

Ernest Mims named new Coronado Head Boys Basketball Coach

Ernest Mims has been selected to be the new boys basketball coach at Coronado High School.

  KCBD Sports Xtra: The B Block

Red Raider basketball coach Chris Beard is here to stay after receiving a new contract.

  Extra Innings Team of the Week: Crosbyton Chiefettes

The Crosbyton Chiefettes are the Extra Innings Team of the Week.

  KCBD Sports Xtra: Texas Tech Sports

For the second straight weekend, the Red Raider baseball team was able to get a sweep in Big 12 Conference play.

  TTU football player injured in shooting released from hospital

The Texas Tech Athletic Department has issued a new statement about freshman John Scott III who was injured in a shooting back on Saturday, April 27.

No. 10 Texas Tech baseball sweeps Oklahoma

For the second straight weekend, the Red Raiders were able to bust out the broomsticks and sweep a school from the Sooner State.

Mannix immediately eligible at Texas Tech with NCAA waiver

WR Mannix will be able to play next season for Texas Tech after NCAA waiver that made Nevada transfer immediately eligible

  EXTRA INNINGS: Playoff scores for May 4

The playoffs are here for our area baseball and softball teams, and the KCBD Sports team has you covered with all the final scores.

USA Gymnastics 2019 Region 3 championships underway in Lubbock

Once every four years, USA Gymnastics will host their Region 3 Championships here in the Hub-City.

No. 10 Texas Tech Baseball defeats Oklahoma

The Red Raider baseball team has now won seven straight Big 12 Conference games, after defeating Oklahoma, 7-3 in game two of their series.

Pedro Carvalho stuns Derek Campos in Bellator Birmingham

Across the Atlantic ocean, in Birmingham, England, Lubbock native Derek Campos entered the octagon as the heavy favorite to beat Pedro Carvalho.

  Extra Innings: Friday night softball and baseball playoffs

Here are your softball area round and baseball bi-district scores for Friday, May 3.

Isiah Archer leaving Southland to be Lorenzo’s New Head Football Coach

Isiah Archer is leaving Southland after two seasons to be the new head football coach of the Lorenzo Hornets.

  Extra Innings: Thursday night softball and baseball playoffs

Here are your softball area round and baseball bi-district scores for Thursday, May 2.

Brittany Brewer invited to Pan American team trials

Lady Raider Brittany Brewer has been invited by USA Basketball to attend the Pan American Games team trials this month.

  I Beat Pete: Back-to-Back Challenge Against Southcrest Christian

This week’s challenge was a back to back challenge against the back to back TAPPS 2A state champion Southcrest Christian Lady Warriors.

Texas Tech football Team Captains for 2019 announced

Texas Tech head coach Matt Wells announced Tuesday evening his team captains for the 2019 season, which is comprised of 16 Red Raiders from various classifications.

Kansas man offering to sell slice of pizza partially eaten by Patrick Mahomes

So just how famous is Patrick Mahomes? A man in Basehor, Kansas is offering to sell his half-eaten pizza slice for $50. How much would you pay?

Red Raiders rally from 9 down to win over UTRGV

Despite a rough start, Texas Tech scored 19 runs Wednesday to beat the Vaqueros.

No. 10 Texas Tech Baseball falls to UT Rio Grande Valley

On the night where furry friends were able to come to the game, the Red Raiders weren’t able to scratch their way to a win.

More undrafted Red Raiders sign with NFL teams

The list of Red Raiders from this past season getting a chance in the NFL has continued to grow since the 2019 NFL Draft.

Kris Foust promoted to Head Football Coach in Wilson

After ending their 30-year playoff drought and winning the district title last season, the Wilson Mustangs will enter the 2019 football season with a new head coach

Texas Tech tennis teams set for tournaments

Monday evening, the Texas Tech tennis teams learned their fate in the upcoming NCAA men's and women's tournaments.

Three Lubbock gymnasts gearing up to compete on the national stage

Traditionally, when you think of sports on the South Plains, you would normally think of Football, Basketball or Baseball. But, there are three gymnasts out at Tega Kids Superplex that are trying to change that, as they are gearing up to for their biggest meet ever.

  Coach Chris Beard, Texas Tech reach new 6-year contract agreement

Coach Chris Beard and Texas Tech have reached a new six-year contract agreement. See the full contract inside this article.

Josh Jung named Big 12 Player of the Week

For the third time in his career at Texas Tech, Josh Jung has been named the Big 12 Player of the Week.

  KCBD Sports Xtra: The B Block

For the fourth straight year, the Red Raider football team had a player drafted into the NFL.

  KCBD Sports Xtra: Texas Tech Sports

The Red Raider Baseball team swept away Oklahoma State in a pivotal Big 12 series.

No. 15 Texas Tech Baseball sweeps No. 16 Oklahoma State

The Red Raiders had to come from behind in game three of their series against Oklahoma State, but plating four runs in the bottom of the seventh was enough to seal the win and the sweep.

  Extra Innings Team of the Week: Coronado Softball

Currently, the Mustangs are 24-9 on the season and are gearing up for the Area Round of the playoffs.

Red Raider baseball stays hot against Oklahoma State

The Red Raider bats stayed red hot in game two of their series against No.16 Oklahoma State, as they had 12 hits in route to a 10-2 victory over the Cowboys.

Extra Innings scores for Saturday

Our teams in the UIL have started the playoffs and our area has had a good number of teams advance.

Dakota Allen drafted by Los Angeles Rams

Red Raider linebacker Dakota Allen heard his name called on the final day of the 2019 NFL Draft, drafted to the Los Angeles Rams with pick No. 251 in the seventh round.