Lubbock Titan ! King did sign this afternoon to play college basketball at Division III University of Dallas. Yes his name is Exclamation Mark or !. (Yes we have to put a period after the exclamation mark to end the sentence”
Every basketball player dreams of playing for Team USA and for 14 year old Kelly Mora and 15 year old Mia Alvarado they’ll get that chance as both have been invited to try out for the USA Under 16 National Girls Basketball Team
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After leading the Ropes Lady Eagles to the regional semi-finals and a 33-1 record, last season Lady Eagles head basketball coach Mike McCann was named the Texas Six-Man Girls Coach of the Year, Saturday.
It has been 35 years since the Post Bold Gold Antelopes have won a district title in basketball, and this past Friday the Antelopes had to battle back from a 15-point deficit to beat New Deal in an overtime thriller.