Six weeks after qualifying to run 400 meter relays at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Vernon Norwood, who sprinted for South Plains College 2012-13, anchored the United States to it’s first track and field medal of this year’s Games.
Days before Texas Tech’s two-time triple jump champion Ruth Usoro and signee sprinter Rosemary Chukwuma were scheduled to lace up the sneakers for Nigeria at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, they learned they are unable to do so.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced Monday that he has established the Senate Select Committee on the Future of College Sports in Texas, to be chaired by Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, to study the athletic and economic impact to Texas schools and communities by the University of Texas leaving the Big 12.
To kick-off the TTU football season, RMHC of the Southwest will be hosting a lunch on Friday, July 30th at The Texas Tech Club. The lunch will feature head coach, Matt Wells, and defensive line coach and Quarterback S.A.C.K. Chair-Coach, Paul Randolph.
In an Olympic Games featuring eleven Texas Tech Red Raiders in three different sports, Janine Beckie was the first to make an impact as she scored twice in Canada’s 2-1 victory over Chile Saturday at the Sapporo Dome.
Lawmakers say the proposed bill would amend Higher Education Code, requiring approval by a majority vote in both the Texas House and Senate before public senior college or universities can change membership in a collegiate athletic conference.
After the release of a Houston Chronicle article alleged the Universities of Texas and Oklahoma were pursuing a move to the Southeastern Conference in sports, Texas Tech Chancellor Tedd Mitchell is weighing in on the matter.
Texas Tech turned in the second-most Major League Baseball Draft selections of any team in the country Tuesday after Brandon Birdsell was picked in the 11th round followed by Dylan Neuse in the 17th round.
For the first time in history, NCAA student athletes may now capitalize on their name, image and likeness. It did not take long for some, including Red Raiders, to begin testing the possibilities this change now creates.