Pioneer VB sweeps St. Gregory’s

(Story from Wayland Baptist University Athletics)

SHAWNEE, Okla. – After suffering a setback Friday against John Brown, the No. 22 Wayland Baptist volleyball team bounced back Saturday against St. Gregory’s, winning the match in a three-game sweep, 25-17, 25-17 and 25-11.  Read more

WBU CC gets two individual wins in Stillwater

(From Calvin Bass/Wayland Baptist University Athletics)

Sarah Jerotich and Benard Keter picked up individual wins for the Pioneers Saturday at the Cowboy Jamboree in Stillwater, Okla. As a team the Wayland Baptist women’s cross country team finished second, while the men came in fourth. Read more

Life in the Cheap Seats: Arkansas, Texas A&M bring contrasting styles to matchup

Perhaps one of the most intriguing games on the college football slate tomorrow is a matchup at AT&T Stadium in Arlington as Arkansas squares off against Texas A&M, but not due to rankings or hype. The reason to watch is to see contrasting styles in an old-vs.-new battle in the toughest division in all of college football, the SEC West. Read more

Life in the Cheap Seats: Stop making excuses for Jameis Winston

News broke yesterday of yet another incident involving Florida State star quarterback Jameis Winston. In this instance, Winston stood on some tables and shouted a popular internet meme full of obscenities.

The obvious defense of Winston that is he a young college kid, but the “college kids make mistakes” argument is not good enough anymore. When a person makes a mistake, they can do only one of two things—learn from it or keep making the said mistake. Winston clearly falls into the latter category. Read more

Texas AP High School Football Poll (Sept. 15)

One area team earned votes, as did four teams area squads will face off with this season, in the latest Texas Associated Press High School Football Rankings, released on Monday.

Abernathy, who would be 12th in the poll in Class 2A, was the lone team from the area to earn votes.

Four opposing teams – two each on Plainview’s and Tulia’s schedule – earned votes as well this week. Both Canyon High and Canyon Randall totaled four points to finished tied for 19th in the Class 5A Poll. Spearman – who faces Tulia on October 31 – earned votes in the Class 3A poll, while Stratford, who beat Tulia in Week 2, finished the equivalent of 11th in the Class 2A poll. Read more

HS Football Finals, Sept. 11-13

Thursday, Sept. 11
Plainview Christian 34, Patton Springs 12

Friday, Sept. 12
Canyon 52, Plainview 28
Tulia 39, Friona 14
Dimmitt 13, Olton 8
Abernathy 41, Sundown 15
Floydada 28, Lockney 14
Farwell 23, Hale Center 6
Slaton 28, New Deal 21
Booker 41, Springlake-Earth 0
Silverton 51, Higgins 47
Lazbuddie 42, Hart 37
Happy 76, Valley 45
Lubbock Christ The King 54, Cotton Center 33
Petersburg 60, Amherst 12
Kress 27, Lorenzo 20

Saturday, Sept. 13
Nazareth 50, Lefors 0

Life in the Cheap Seats: Roger Goodell Still not off the Hook after Ray Rice Decision

The Baltimore Ravens announced they terminated the contract of embattled running back Ray Rice this afternoon, and the NFL followed shortly after by suspending Rice indefinitely. Despite the action taken, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should not be commended for his delayed response. Read more

Life in the Cheap Seats: Alabama won’t make College Football Playoff

Last season for Alabama it all came apart on the final play of the Iron Bowl against Auburn in one of the greatest plays in college football history. This season, it won’t come down to an ill-fated field goal attempt because Alabama just isn’t a top five team. Read more

Life in the Cheap Seats: Johnny Manziel in Perfect Position as Backup

The Cleveland Browns announced this week that Brian Hoyer will be their starting quarterback for week one of the NFL season. Media magnet Johnny Manziel will be on the bench, but he should have no reason to be alarmed. Read more

High School Football previews being posted now …

It’s still a slow process, but we’ve managed to finally get our first set of 2014 KREW High School Football Previews online. Currently, we have the pages up for Abernathy and New Deal, and are about to work on the Plainview Bulldogs’ page.

Each will contain pertinent info, including the team schedule (and scores as they play the games), an outlook, rankings and other important vital information. In addition, as the season goes along, any coach or player interviews can also be found on the team pages.

We will be updating this page throughout the week and weekend … so check back to see when your team’s preview hits the website.

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