WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy on Wednesday said the Naval Special Warfare sailor killed in a training accident in Virginia was Electronics Technician 1st Class Ryan DeKorte from Lubbock, Texas.
DeKorte died Monday from injuries received late last week in a helicopter landing incident during an exercise at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story in Virginia.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech coach Mark Adams has a new contract that includes a hefty pay raise and extends his deal through the 2026-27 season after leading the Red Raiders to the NCAA Sweet 16 in his first season as head coach.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) _ South Plains Financial, Inc. (SPFI) on Tuesday reported net income of $14.3 million in its first quarter.
The Lubbock, Texas-based bank said it had earnings of 78 cents per share.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kevin Obanor is returning to Texas Tech as a super senior after starting all 37 games in his first season with the Red Raiders and recording double-doubles in all three NCAA Tournament games last month.
Mark Adams describes himself as an old West Texas farm boy who grew up on the cotton field and dreamed of being Texas Tech’s head basketball coach.
He has done it, though it was a decades-long journey that rarely got too far away from home for the 65-year-old Adams.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Davion Warren and 12th-ranked Texas Tech had a perfect ending at home.
Warren's 23 points included the go-ahead basket with 1:05 left, and the Red Raiders finished undefeated on their home court with a 73-68 win over Kansas State in a back-and-forth game Monday night.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Ninth-ranked Texas Tech is already tough enough to beat on its home court. Things really got out of hand when Oklahoma kept turning over the ball.
“When you get easy baskets, you know, you're probably going to win a lot of games,” first-year Tech head coach Mark Adams said.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kevin Obanor and his Texas Tech teammates responded after some choice words at halftime from coach Mark Adams to complete a season sweep of reigning national champion Baylor.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech guard Terrence Shannon's season started late to make sure he was eligible, and has been interrupted a few times because of back issues.
The Red Raiders hope their junior guard can stay around for good down the stretch.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A woman who was seriously burned in a northeast Albuquerque apartment fire last month has died, authorities said Thursday.
Albuquerque police said 29-year-old Ashleigh Keeto died from her injuries Monday at a burn center in Lubbock, Texas.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Joanne Allen-Taylor scored 14 points and blocked a potential tying shot with less than 10 seconds to play, Lauren Ebo made two clinching free throws with 6.7 seconds remaining and No.
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — One of the five candidates for the Republican Texas Railroad Commission nomination has been killed in a traffic crash while traveling from a West Texas campaign appearance, police said.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Mark Adams stayed on the South Plains even before he knew he would get the job as Texas Tech's new coach. Chris Beard got on a plane 10 months ago to Austin, and Red Raiders fans had waited since then to let him know how they felt about him leaving for their most-hated rival.
Chris Beard fondly recalls enchiladas from a favorite spot, the BBQ sandwiches at one of the town's oldest joints and certainly that NCAA national championship game appearance while he was at Texas Tech.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech dominated on both ends of the court, proving to be even better than what Mississippi State coach Ben Howland watched on film preparing for the Big 12/SEC Challenge.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Emily Ryan scored 20 points with seven assists, Lexi Donarski added 19 points and No.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — NaLyssa Smith scored 23 points, Sarah Andrews added 19 and No. 11 Baylor outscored Texas Tech 9-1 in the last 2 1/2 minutes for an 88-80 win on Wednesday night.
The Red Raiders, who have lost 23 straight in the series and trailed by 16 in the last minute of the first half, tied the game at 79 on a three-point play by Taylah Thomas with 2:36 to play.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Terrence Shannon is getting back on track and No. 18 Texas Tech keeps winning at home.
Shannon scored a season-high 23 points in only third game back from a lingering back issue, including the go-ahead three-point play, and the Red Raiders remained undefeated on their home court with a 78-65 win over West Virginia in a physical game with 50 fouls called.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kevin Obanor and No. 18 Texas Tech got physical with No. 15 Iowa State. The Red Raiders had some reinforcements this time.
Two weeks after the Red Raiders lost at Iowa State with only seven healthy players, Obanor scored 13 of his 15 points with several putback baskets in Texas Tech's strong second half for a 72-60 victory Tuesday night.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech kicker Jonathan Garibay is bypassing his final season of eligibility, opting to declare for the NFL draft after making the longest game-winning kick in FBS history and being the most accurate field goal kicker in school history.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Vivian Gray scored 23 points, Bryn Gerlich added a career-high 16 and Texas Tech raced to a 64-45 win over No.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kevin Obanor had 17 points and No. 19 Texas Tech backed up its consecutive wins over Top 10 teams with a 78-57 victory over Oklahoma State in a makeup game Thursday night.
Texas Tech (13-3, 3-1 Big 12) never trailed two nights after its 65-62 win at top-ranked Baylor that ended the nation's longest winning streak at 21 games.
HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — An 18-year-old New Mexico woman is facing charges after police say she abandoned her newborn baby in a dumpster.
A group of people was looking through a dumpster for anything of value Friday in Hobbs, near the Texas border, when they heard what they thought was a dog or kitten, Hobbs Police Chief August Fons said during a news conference Monday.
SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings for the week of Jan. 10.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The defensive effort never wavers for No. 25 Texas Tech, meaning the Red Raiders can frustrate and beat teams even when they're missing their top two scorers.
Bryson Williams scored 22 points, Clarence Nadolny had a career-high 17 and the short-handed Red Raiders upended sixth-ranked Kansas 75-67 on Saturday.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Davion Warren and the Texas Tech Red Raiders will have to wait a little longer than planned for their Big 12 opener.
They cruised in their final tuneup for conference play.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech receiver Erik Ezukanma is skipping the Liberty Bowl and his final two seasons of eligibility to pursue a career in the NFL.
Ezukanma is in position to lead the Red Raiders in receiving for a third consecutive season.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kevin Obanor had 11 points, seven rebounds and four assists without a turnover, helping No. 25 Texas Tech beat Eastern Washington 78-46 on Tuesday.
Adonis Arms and Bryson Williams each had 12 points for the Red Raiders (9-2), who used several big runs to rebound from their loss Saturday to fourth-ranked Gonzaga.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Police in West Texas on Monday arrested a 15-year-old boy after shots were fired a day earlier at a mall.
Lubbock police said two people suffered minor injuries when shots were fired Sunday at 5:35 p.m.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A 4-year-old boy was shot and killed during an apparent drive-by shooting in an east Lubbock neighborhood, police said Saturday.
Police said in a statement officers responded to a report of shots fired Friday night and learned 4-year-old Cornelius Carrington had been shot.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kevin McCullar and the Texas Tech Red Raiders were celebrating a return to the national rankings and awaiting a big test to try to stay there.
They didn't stumble against the overmatched opponent that came first.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Que Morrison scored 20 points, Jenna Staiti had 12 points and nine rebounds, and No. 20 Georgia beat Texas Tech 66-56 on Thursday in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.
Georgia has started a season 7-0 for the second-straight year and the third time under coach Joni Taylor.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kevin Obanor scored 20 points and Bryson Williams added 16 points on 7-for-10 shooting and Texas Tech beat Lamar 89-57 on Saturday.
Terrence Shannon Jr. scored 15 points for Texas Tech, which made 54% (27 for 50) of its shots.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Sonny Cumbie will remain on Texas Tech's staff as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach after finishing this season as interim head coach for the bowl-bound Red Raiders.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Terrance Shannon Jr. scored 18 points and Texas Tech beat Omaha 96-40 on Tuesday night.
The 56-point margin of victory ranks fifth in program history. The Red Raiders beat Nicholls State by 72 points in the 2002-03 season.
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say the pilot who died in a small plane crash last week outside Carlsbad, New Mexico was a 27-year-old Texas man.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Mike Gundy was an Oklahoma State quarterback who handed the ball off to Barry Sanders and Thurman Thomas. As the Big 12's longest-tenured coach, he has overseen many big-play and high-scoring offenses led by other All-Americans.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Ninth-ranked Oklahoma State is going to play for a championship because of its dominating defense.
Oklahoma State wrapped up its first trip to the Big 12 championship game with a 23-0 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday night, completely throttling an offense that hadn't been shut out since 1997.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Ninth-ranked Oklahoma State has been dominant on defense all season, won its last three games by an average margin of nearly 40 points with an offense starting to resemble the Cowboys of old and controls its own fate in getting to its first Big 12 championship game.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech's radio announcers were suspended for a game by the Big 12 on Wednesday over comments about officiating in the Red Raiders' 41-38 victory over Iowa State on Saturday.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech has cleared junior Terrence Shannon Jr. to return to play for the Red Raiders after the standout forward was held out of their first three games during a review of eligibility rules.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Bryson Williams had 18 points and seven rebounds and Davion Warren sank three 3-pointers and scored 15 as Texas Tech rolled to an 84-49 victory over Prairie View A&M on Monday night.
Class 3A Texas high school football playoff pairings, provided by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and texasfootball.com and distributed by The Associated Press.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jonathan Garibay was trying kicks beyond midfield before Texas Tech's game against Iowa State, but told coaches his range wasn't quite that far.
They sent him out for one from the other side of the 50 anyway.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kevin McCullar scored a career-high 24 points and Texas Tech defeated Grambling 88-62 on Friday night.
Davion Warren added 19 points for the Red Raiders (2-0). Bryson Williams had 16 points and both he and McCullar led with nine rebounds apiece.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Iowa State's Matt Campbell is getting asked about other jobs in the Big 12, and interim coach Sonny Cumbie is finishing the season for Texas Tech with that opening now filled by somebody else.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Bryson Williams had 22 points and seven rebounds, Mark Adams won his coaching debut with his alma mater, and Texas Tech defeated North Florida 89-74 on Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Terrence Shannon Jr. will miss Texas Tech's season opener Tuesday night and be held out of games while the school reviews eligibility rules after the standout forward went through the NBA draft process over the summer before returning to campus.