LUBBOCK-COOPER 2017 FOOTBALL PREVIEW: A TOUGH ROAD AWAITS THE PIRATES…

Lubbock-Cooper had one of the best teams in 5A last year and proved it on the field as the Pirates advanced to the 5A DI Regional Quarterfinal game before falling to FW Boswell in a heated contest. Jarret Doege is now at Bowling Green, and Ty Thomas is now at Arizona State. So, who steps up for Coach Kattwinkel’s squad? Obviously, one name comes to mind and that’s Elijah Boyd. A proven tailback that will be asked to carry the load this season, especially early as the Pirates try to…

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FOUR THINGS THAT STOOD OUT TO ME DURING 2017 SPRING FOOTBALL IN THE 806..

Well, Spring Ball 2017 is over for the “6”..What did we learn from the 18 practices these 5A and 6A teams held over May? A lot. How about Frenship having their first-ever Spring practices and game under new management, I mean, new head coach in Northcutt and Lubbock-Cooper practicing and playing at their middle school field due to new turf being installed on their main field. Coronado opened up the spring by trying to find new playmakers in the secondary and which receivers would replace Chance Fair and Noah Sifrit…

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PIRATES SECURE PLAYOFF BERTH WITH WIN OVER PLAINSMEN

In a game that was to decide the last spot in 4-5A’s boys’ basketball playoffs between Monterey and Lubbock Cooper, the game started off slow for both squads as The Pirates led after one quarter of action, 10-8. In the second quarter, play started to pick up as Daniel Fidler scored eight of his 10 first half points and Kailan Noseff scored 10 of his 13 in the second stanza as well as the Pirates took a 31-28 lead over the Plainsmen going onto the half. In the third quarter,…

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TEN QUARTERBACKS FROM THE 806 THAT WILL MAKE SOME NOISE IN 2016

Now, there are a few quarterbacks every year that surprise because they were on the Junior Varsity squad, or at another school doing some major work that was out of our coverage area. With that said, Brock Mooneyham from Tascosa, Nathan Betts from Amarillo, Bryson Daily from Abernathy, Nick Adame from Memphis, Cutter Sparks from Shallowater, and whoever emerges as the starter at Monterey, Estacado, and Frenship will make major impacts in 2016 for the 806. Ok. Let’s get to it… 10 QUARTERBACKS THAT WILL WREAK HAVOC IN 2016:  (NO…

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