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Pigskin Preview: Abernathy Antelopes

The Abernathy Antelopes have been a consistent grid-iron power on the South Plains. Over the last eight seasons, the "Lopes" have won a total of 80 games and went 12-2 last year - making another deep run in the postseason.

Pigskin Preview: Floydada Whirlwinds

Pigskin Preview: New Deal Lions

Pigskin Preview: Hale Center Owls

Pigskin Preview: Seagraves Eagles

Pigskin Preview: SpringLake-Earth Wolverines

Pigskin Preview: Bovina Mustangs

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Pigskin Preview: Sudan Hornets

Pigskin Preview: Crosbyton Chiefs

Pigskin Preview: Ralls Jackrabbits

Pigskin Preview: New Home Leopards

Pigskin Preview: Lockney Longhorns

Pigskin Preview: Smyer Bobcats

Pigskin Preview: Lubbock Christian Eagles

Coming off an 8-3 season, the Lubbock Christian Eagles are ready to take football flight and head coach Chris Softley feels like they are close to reaching their lofty gridiron goals

Pigskin Preview: Trinity Christian Lions

There’s a lot of excitement for Trinity Christian football with new head coach Dr. Kevin Spiller and a home turf football field under construction at 146th and Quaker.

Pigskin Preview: Kingdom Prep Academy Warriors

season and early playoff exit, the Kingdom Prep Warriors enter the season with extremely high hopes and head coach Jeff Klein likes it.

Pigskin Preview: All Saints Patriots

Coming off a 5-5 season where they lost a tie-breaker to miss out on the playoffs, the All Saints Patriots enter 2019 hungry to improve and head coach Skyler Smith is excited to see what this group can do.

Pigskin Preview: Christ The King Trojans

Pigskin Preview: Ira Bulldogs

Pigskin Preview: Hermleigh Cardinals

Pigskin Preview: O’Donnell Eagles

Pigskin Preview: Sands Mustangs

  KCBD Sports Xtra: High School Sports

Pigskin Preview: Borden County Coyotes

Fresh off of winning back-to-back state titles in 2016 and 2017, the Borden County Coyotes were bitten by the injury bug in 2018 going 8-3.

Pigskin Preview: Klondike Cougars

The Klondike Cougars went 7-3 in 2018 but missed out on the playoffs. They enter 2019 with a hunger for more success, but because of graduation - they will be a young team.

Pigskin Preview: Morton Indians

The Morton Indians played their first full season in the six-man ranks and finished up in the Bi-District round of the playoffs.

Pigskin Preview: Meadow Broncos

The Meadow Broncos had an unusual season going 1-8-1 in 2018. They enter 2019 with optimism and a new coach, as Steven Gray was promoted back in mid-march from the defensive coordinator to lead the pigskin program.

Pigskin Preview: Whiteface Antelopes

The Whiteface Antelopes made some strides in 2018, finishing the year 3-7. Under Head coach Adam Cline, the Antelopes look to lean on their senior leadership heading into 2019.

Pigskin Preview: Spur Bulldogs

The Spur Bulldogs went 7-3 in 2018 but missed out on the pigskin playoffs. They graduated three players off of last years roster, but they bring back a plethora of speed.

Pigskin Preview: Paducah Dragons

Last season under first-year head coach, John York, the Paducah Dragons went 6-4-1 and made the Bi-District round of the playoffs.

Pigskin Preview: Nazareth Swifts

The Nazareth Swifts went 8-2 last season in the first year under coach Steven Moore and he looks for more in 2019.

Pigskin Preview: Hart Longhorns

After a 3-7 season, The Hart Longhorns enter 2019 with a new head coach as two year assistant Christian Brooks moves up to take over the pigskin program.

Pigskin Preview: Lorenzo Hornets

After a 4-5 season, the Lorenzo Hornets buzz into 2019 with a new head coach as Isiah Archer comes in from Southland to lead the pigskin program.

Pigskin Preview: Valley Patriots

Coming of their first losing season since 1997, the Valley Patriots enter 2019 with a new coach as former Nazareth coach John Stanaland comes in from Rotan to take over this program with a rich pigskin tradition.

  KCBD Sports Xtra: High School Sports

This week during KCBD Sports Xtra, we throw it back to 2009 when Pete Christy called a team meeting to motivate our photographers for the season.

Pigskin Preview: Guthrie Jaguars

The Guthrie Jaguars went 0-1 in 2018 and weren't able to finish the season because they couldn't field a team. But, Jack Huey Field will be rocking in 2019, as Kyle Timmons takes over the pigskin program that is projected to have enough players to play, this year.

Pigskin Preview: Southland Eagles

The Southland Eagles went 2-7-1 in 2018 making it to the Bi-District round of the playoffs.

Pigskin Preview: Wilson Mustangs

The Wilson Mustangs made the playoffs in 2018 for the first time 30 years and won the district title for the first time in 32 years. They enter 2019 with a new head coach as Kris Foust was promoted to lead the pigskin program.

Pigskin Preview: Shallowater Mustangs

The Mustangs graduated a lot of talent off of last seasons roster, but Shallowater is a football tradition-rich town that always has sky-high expectations.

Pigskin Preview: Petersburg Buffaloes

Coming off a playoff year in his first season as Petersburg’s head coach, Armando Solis is pumped up for year two with the Buffaloes.

Pigskin Preview: Plains Cowboys

The Plains Cowboys are coming off a 4-6 playoff season and head coach Mike Martinez Senior hopes to build on that in year two of leading the program.

Pigskin Preview: Littlefield Wildcats

With eight offensive and seven defensive starters back, the Littlefield Wildcats and head coach Brent Green hope to have a big season.

Pigskin Preview: Tahoka Bulldogs

After going 6-5 and earning their first winning season since 2010, the Tahoka Bulldogs brings back a bunch of starters on offense and defense so head coach Steven Overstreet has high expectations.

  KCBD Sports Xtra: High School Sports

We are 39 days away from the start of the high school football season, and for the second straight week - we had a flashback from the past on Sports Xtra.

Pigskin Preview: Loop Longhorns

The Loop Longhorns battled injuries and low numbers in 2018, leading to an overall record of 1-8 on the season.

Pigskin Preview: Whitharral Panthers

The Whitharral Panthers had an impressive season in 2018 going 10-1-1 and making the pigskin playoffs.

Pigskin Preview: Jayton Jaybirds

The Jayton Jaybirds won 11-games in 2018 and enter the 2019 season with high expectations after Dave Campbell's magazine ranked them No. 1 in 1A-Division II.

Pigskin Preview: Cotton Center Elks

The Cotton Center Elks enter 2019 with a new head coach as Cody Brewer moves up to take over the pigskin program.

Pigskin Preview: Lazbuddie Longhorns

Lazbuddie went 2-7 last season in coach Shawn Kerr’s first season leading the team

Trinity Christian football gets huge support from administration

There’s a new attitude about Trinity Christian Lion football going into the 2019 season and it starts at the top as Dr, Kevin Spiller takes over as the Lions Head Coach.“What an opportunity. What a blessing to be given this job as head football coach, head track coach and assistant ad

Pigskin Preview: Anton Bulldogs

The Anton Bulldogs are coming off back to back playoff seasons, but they enter 2019 with a new head coach as Matthew Hoover comes in from Grandfalls.

Pigskin Preview: Amherst Bulldogs

The Amherst Bulldogs went 7-3 last season, but lost out on making the playoffs so head Coach Daniel Hinojosa says his team wants to return to the pigskin promise land….the playoffs.

Pigskin Preview: Motley County Matadors

Despite having a young team, the Motley County Matadors went 11-2. In 2019, Mike Bigham’s bunch will be served by youth again.

Pigskin Preview: Silverton Owls

The Silverton Owls went 3-8 last season, making the pigskin playoffs and they bring back a lot of experience.

Pigskin Preview: Patton Springs Rangers

The Patton Springs Rangers went 3-6 last season for their most successful season since 2009. Eric Johnson is back for a second season in Afton and he says they should have 8 or 9 players to make a run.

Pigskin Preview: Kress Kangaroos

The Kress Kangaroos went 3-6 last season. They enter with a new coach in 2019 as Mark Earhart returns from Cotton Center to lead the Kangaroos.

  KCBD Sports Xtra: High School Sports

We are 46 days away from the high school football season kicking off.

  Estacado hosts third annual Thomas Howard Football camp

The late Thomas Howard Junior's legacy lives on.

Six-Man All-Stars get to play the game they love 1 last time

The Six-Man West Division I and Division II All-Stars have been practicing all week under the hot sun in Wichita Falls. Both will face tests from East Teams at the Six Man Coaches Association All-Star games this weekend. The Division I game is 7:30pm Friday night and the Division II Contest is Sat.

Matthew Hoover takes over Anton football

After six years at Grandfalls-Royalty, Matthew Hoover is leaving to be the new Head Football Coach/Athletic Director at Anton.

END ZONE: Dave Campbell’s Top 10 State rankings

We are 55 days away from the Texas High School football season getting started and a matter of days away from the KCBD Sports staff starting our Pigskin Previews.

Wes Wood is Snyder’s new Head Football Coach/Athletic Director

The Snyder Tigers have a new Head Football Coach and Athletic Director as Azle OC Wes Wood takes over the pigskin program. He’s excited to take over the Tigers, who were able to restore the roar last year going 8-3.

Lubbock HS graduate receives inaugural Team of Distinction recognition

Lubbock High School graduate Carson Freimuth was announced today as one of the 81 members of the inaugural 2019 National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame (NFF) Team of Distinction.

Xavier Rangel is Ralls new Head football Coach/AD

Xavier Rangel has been hired as the Jackrabbits new Head Football Coach/Athletic Director. His hiring was approved Tuesday morning by the School board.

Ty Palmer takes over as Seminole Indians Head Football Coach

With the retirement of Kent Jackson after 33 years of coaching, Seminole has promoted Offensive Coordinator Ty Palmer to be Indians new head football coach. Palmer is super thankful for the opportunity.

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.

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.

  National Football Foundation Texas Tech chapter hands out annual awards

The National Football Foundation’s Texas Tech chapter held their annual scholar-athlete banquet and awards program. The event was held Wednesday night at Lubbock’s Overton Hotel.

New Home, Smyer land new coaches

Last season, the New Home Leopards made the leap from six-man football to 11-man football.

Former Red Raider Manny Ramirez to be offensive coordinator at Springlake-Earth

On Monday, the Springlake-Earth ISD Board approved former Red Raider and NFL Player Manny Ramirez to become one of the assistant coaches for the Wolverines. According to head football coach Israel DeLeon, Ramirez will be the Offensive Coordinator and offensive line coach for the Wolverines.

Trinity Christian hires Kevin Spiller as new Head Football Coach

Trinity Christian School is excited to announce the hiring of Dr. Kevin Spiller as Head Football Coach

Andy Correll is Levelland’s new AD/Head Football Coach

The Levelland Lobos have named Andy Correll as their new Athletic Director/Head Football Coach.

  Tye Keith is leaving Valley football after 1 season

After 1 season of coaching Valley Patriot football, Tye Keith has stepped down to take an assistant football coaching job at Sterling

Scott Royal steps down as Smyer Head Football Coach

After 2 seasons as the head football coach at Smyer, Scott Royal has turned in his resignation and is looking for the next opportunity.

Brandon Hopper steps down after 1 season at Meadow

Brandon Hopper has resigned after 1 season as Meadow Head Football Coach as his family is relocating to the Hill Country.

  F.A.S.T. Clinics working on making Texas high school football safer

Over 350 High School Football coaches from our region were in Lubbock Wednesday night learning new tackling techniques to implement next season

  Area Athletes sign on National Signing Day

It’s National Signing Day when area athletes put pen to paper to announce where they will attend and play college athletics.

Trinity Christian lets football coach Abel Rodriguez go

Trinity Christian has decided to make a change and go in a different direction, letting Head Football Coach Abel Rodriguez go after 2 seasons leading the pigskin program.

New Deal’s Jett Whitfield named Built Ford Tough 2A Player of the Year

Saturday evening, New Deal’s Jett Whitfield was named the Built Ford Tough 2A Player of the Year at a ceremony at The Star in Frisco, Texas.

Levelland’s Curtis Lowery has verbally committed to become head coach at Godley ISD

Levelland Radio KLVT first reported and KCBD Sports confirmed - that Levelland Athletics Director and head football coach Curtis Lowery has verbally committed to a similar position at Godley ISD.

KCBD Sports Xtra: Talkin’ Football

Earlier this past week, KCBD Sports Director Pete Christy had the opportunity to sit down and speak with Red Raider head football coach Matt Wells.