Archive for June, 2017

Texas Farm Bureau Shootout Tickets Now on Sale

Texas Farm Bureau Shootout Tickets Now on Sale

from Texas Tech Tickets for the annual Texas Tech-Baylor showdown at AT&T Stadium in Arlington are now on sale LUBBOCK, Texas – Tickets for Texas Tech’s annual showdown with Baylor in the Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Shootout are now on sale through the Texas Tech Ticket Office. The 2017 meeting[Read More…]

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by June 20, 2017 Sports
PROJECT WILL RESURFACE SOUTH LOOP 289 FRONTAGE ROADS

PROJECT WILL RESURFACE SOUTH LOOP 289 FRONTAGE ROADS

from Texas Department of Transportation Drivers should anticipate various lane closures, detours and delays LUBBOCK — Beginning this week, motorists traveling south Loop 289 frontage roads should anticipate various lane and intersection closures as the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) starts a project to resurface the south Loop frontage roads[Read More…]

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by June 20, 2017 Featured
Texas Tech Baseball’s Gingery Becomes Program’s First Unanimous First Team All-American

Texas Tech Baseball’s Gingery Becomes Program’s First Unanimous First Team All-American

From Texas Tech The sophomore left-handed pitcher passes Clint Bryant for most first team awards in Tech history ABCA Release LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech baseball’s Steven Gingery was named a Rawlings First Team All-American by the America Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) on Saturday afternoon, giving him six accolades for[Read More…]

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by June 18, 2017 Sports
Swoopes Officially Inducted Into Women’s Hoops Hall of Fame

Swoopes Officially Inducted Into Women’s Hoops Hall of Fame

(from Texas Tech) Lady Raider Great inducted into second national hall of fame in two years KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Lady Raider Great Sheryl Swoopes was officially inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Saturday night in a ceremony at the Tennessee Theatre. Swoopes was a two-year letterwinner for the[Read More…]

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by June 11, 2017 Sports
Three All-Americans Added to the Count for TTU Track

Three All-Americans Added to the Count for TTU Track

(from Texas Tech) Two First Team and one Second Team All-Americans increase the weekend count to 10. EUGENE, Oregon – The Red Raiders finished their 2017 Outdoor Championships showing this evening at Historic Hayward Field with three student-athletes competing in the women’s heptathlon, high jump and triple jump to garner[Read More…]

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by June 11, 2017 Sports
AAA Texas Statement Regarding the Passage of House Bill 62

AAA Texas Statement Regarding the Passage of House Bill 62

(from AAA Texas) AAA Texas Statement Regarding the Passage of House Bill 62 (Austin, TX) – AAA Texas has been a longtime supporter of banning texting while driving for all drivers in the State of Texas. With Governor Greg Abbott’s signature today, Texas becomes the 47th state in the nation[Read More…]

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by June 7, 2017 Featured
City of Lubbock Starts Broadway Ave Project

City of Lubbock Starts Broadway Ave Project

(from City of Lubbock) BROADWAY STRIPING PROJECT The City has developed a project to reconfigure Broadway with a continuous left turn lane and bicycle lanes from University Avenue to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Starting Monday, June 19th, Barricades Unlimited will measure and pre-mark new lane lines during the day[Read More…]

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by June 6, 2017 Community News
West Texas Native Chosen to Lead Texas Tech School of Law

West Texas Native Chosen to Lead Texas Tech School of Law

(from Texas Tech University) West Texas Native Chosen to Lead Texas Tech School of Law Jack Wade Nowlin takes over after serving as the senior associate dean of the University of Mississippi School of Law. Jack Wade Nowlin, a professor of law and senior associate dean at the University of[Read More…]

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by June 6, 2017 Featured, Texas Tech
Cornyn, Few Options Under Obamacare (video)

Cornyn, Few Options Under Obamacare (video)

(from Sen. Cornyn’s Press Office) ‘Obamacare continues to fail the American people by not delivering on its promises.’   WASHINGTON – Today on the Senate floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed Obamacare’s harmful impact as carriers in the state of Texas are pulling out of the exchanges, leaving some[Read More…]

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by June 6, 2017 Featured, Political
2017 NCAA Lubbock All-Regional Team Dominated by Sam Houston

2017 NCAA Lubbock All-Regional Team Dominated by Sam Houston

Sam Houston State advances to the Super Regionals by winning the Lubbock Regional on June 5, 2017. Texas Tech and Sam Houston State dominated the All-Regional Team . Tech had 4 make the team and SHS had 7.  Pitcher Riley Cooper from Sam Houston State was named Most Outstanding Player for the Lubbock[Read More…]

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by June 5, 2017 Featured, Sports