HS Football: Honor Roll for Week 9

Before Week 10 of the Texas High School football season kicks off tonight, let’s recognize the players who made our South Plains Preview Show Honor Roll for Week 9. We run them down in the first segment of the show each week – which begins at 6 p.m. on Kickin’ Kountry at 106.9 FM. Read more

Life in the Cheap Seats: Stop fretting about one-loss teams in college football

Later tonight, the inaugural College Football Playoff Top 25 rankings will be released in the first important poll in the post-BCS era. Unfortunately, fans and media alike are already worrying about who will slot where in the coveted top 4 spots as if it’s already the end of the season. Read more

HS Football Honor Roll for Week 8

Here’s this week’s South Plains Preview Show High School Football Honor Roll for the area football teams. We’ll try to not only publish them for the rest of the season, but we’ll also add the other weeks of the season as well. With six teams on the bye this week, the list isn’t as long as it usually is during district play. However, everyone will be in district mode beginning this week, if they haven’t been already, so we should be seeing more great performances across the board. Read more

News and Notes: UIL expands 2A playoffs

The University Interscholastic League (UIL) has announced several amendments that have been approved, including a big one which will affect all Class 2A sports beginning next season. Read more

Life in the Cheap Seats: Obstacles Remain for Dallas Cowboys despite Hot Start

After a stunning road upset of the Seattle Seahawks last Sunday, the Dallas Cowboys are the toast of the NFL. It’s a sentence that causes one to double-take because going in to this season, it seemed not only improbable but impossible. Now with all of the attention on Dallas for the first time in years, America’s Team still shouldn’t be even considered a playoff lock this early in the season. Read more

Life in the Cheap Seats: Gurley’s Suspension a Blessing in Disguise

Georgia running back and current Heisman favorite running back Todd Gurley was suspended indefinitely for allegedly signing autographs for memorabilia dealers in exchange for money. Gurley likely won’t play another down of college football after it is expected he will be suspended for the season. Fortunately for him, that could benefit him more than you’d think. Read more

Life in the Cheap Seats: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the (Sports) Year

Turn the calendar to October, and one immediately thinks of fall colors, hot chocolate, bonfires and fall nostalgia. For sports fans, October represents one of if not the best time of the year. Read more

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

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