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Lubbock Indoor Courts opens with eight new basketball/volleyball courts(0)

April 17, 2014

When the Adams and the Nettles families were applying for loans to build Lubbock Indoor Courts, their business plan included an optimistic one sports tournament a month. Tressa Adams referred to that plan as “very conservative,” even while acknowledging the massive 60,000-square-foot metal building houses four hardwood courts and four courts on a multi-use sports […]

Lubbock Indoor Courts opens with eight new basketball/volleyball courts

Frenship basketball players earn All-South Plains distinctions

BY PRESTON WICKERSHAM WOLFFORTH—The Frenship basketball players of the 2012-13 season proved that they can play with the best. On Sunday, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal recognized that by naming several players—and one coach—to the All-South Plains Class 5A-4A Teams. Jason Dear and his Frenship Tigers came into the season underdogs, but they walked out of it […]

Frenship basketball players selected to Area All-District teams

BY PRESTON WICKERSHAM WOLFFORTH—Although basketball season is well behind us, multiple Frenship Tigers continue to collect accolades for their achievements on the court. Two girls and four boys were named Area All-District First Team District 4-4A: Collette Kitten, Malori Maddox, Bradley Mitchell, Marcos Schuster, Lucas Schuster and Isaiah Tillman. Bradley Mitchell, a senior guard and […]

Tiger basketball finishes season at regional tournament

BY PRESTON WICKERSHAM SNYDER—On March 1, 2013, the Frenship Tigers played their final game of the 2012-13 season, falling to Trophy Club Byron Nelson 54-47 in the Region I-4A tournament. At the beginning of the season, when Frenship had to start fresh after losing five seniors who had accounted for 90 percent of its scoring […]

Tigers take over fourth quarter in victory

BY PRESTON WICKERSHAM WOLFFORTH—The Frenship boys have had to change a lot from the regular season to the postseason. No longer blowing out opponents in the first half, the Tigers now find that tougher competition keeps them battling through the fourth quarter. After Friday’s 60-50 win over El Paso Andress, that’s just fine with Jason […]

Frenship boys defeat Randall, advance in playoffs

BY PRESTON WICKERSHAM DIMMITT—The Frenship Tigers (W4, 25-9), as the District 3-4A champions, had targets on their backs heading into the first game of the bi-district playoffs against Canyon Randall (T4, 13-8). The Tigers were just fine with that, outscoring Randall 23-3 in the fourth quarter and running away with the win, 68-40. After the […]

Frenship girls exit playoffs with loss to Canyon

BY PRESTON WICKERSHAM DIMMITT—The Tigers put up an explosion of offense in the fourth quarter, but it was too little, too late as the Tigers fell to Canyon in the first round of the playoffs, 41-24. Although the game was competitive early, Frenship was buried quickly after the first quarter as Canyon jumped out to […]

Frenship boys win district championship

BY PRESTON WICKERSHAM WOLFFORTH—It was all too familiar to Coach Dear and his Tigers. When Plainview came to Wolfforth on Friday to play in the Tiger Pit for the district championship, the Bulldogs were coming off a tough loss. The first time these two teams met this season, the Bulldogs had just lost to Hereford […]

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