Log Cabin Democrat
A Lubbock reporter's take on Arkansas' victory
Alex Collins won't be so lucky. His legs weren't tired after the game - he said the holes his offensive line gave him were too big to get really sore.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Williams: Tech's porous run 'D' long time in the making
Arkansas' Brandon Allen scores a touchdown as Texas Tech' s Keenon Ward reacts during their game on Saturday in Lubbock. Texas A&M brags regularly about its 12th man.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Game Day Quick Hits
Texas Tech inside receiver Bradley Marquez has five touchdown catches in the first two games, giving him the FBS lead in that department. Marquez, a senior from Odessa, has been fast out of the gate for the second year in a row.
Tech hoping to channel Rivera vs. Hogs
This weekend, Texas Tech will add arguably the greatest defensive lineman in program history to its ring of honor. Gabriel Rivera, affectionately called Senor Sack, was a tackling machine in the middle of the early 1980s Texas Tech defense.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Loyola Men's Basketball Announces 2014-15 Schedule
Loyola University Maryland men's basketball will open the 2014-2015 regular-season Nov. 14 with an event that will be special for the family of Head Coach G.G. Smith and the Greyhounds' program. Loyola will play their first of 11 non-conference games in Lubbock, Texas, where Smith will face his father and mentor, Tubby Smith, and Texas Tech University.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Texas Tech using heavy rotation on defensive line to stop running attacks
For a brief moment after Bradley Marquez caught the ball in the end zone with more than 2 1/2 minutes left against UTEP, he thought Texas Tech might have scored too quick. And when UTEP's Autrey Golden returned the ensuing Red Raiders' kick off to the 48-yard line and then A face-mask penalty put the Miners at the Tech 33-yard line his worries looked valid.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
McElrath holds own at noseguard, makes case for more time
With Texas Tech's noseguard 1-2 of Jackson Richards and Rika Levi both missing Saturday's game, defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt allocated their snaps to junior-college transfers Keland McElarth and Marcus Smith and sophomore Anthony Smith. The results were mixed: UTEP rushed for 277 yards, but McElrath showed some playmaking and agility while getting credit for eight tackles and a quarterback pressure.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Texas Tech Fends Off UTEP 30-26
Texas Tech used a balanced attack, and some clutch defense late in fourth quarter to hold off upset minded UTEP, 30-26 late Saturday night in the Sun Bowl. The Miners would strike first on a pair of drives that would end with Jay Mattox field goals, taking a 6-0 lead after a 8 play 44 yard drive was halted, but the Miner would cash in on a 27 yard boot from Mattox to end the first quarter.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Red Raiders corral Cardinals, take UTPA tournament title
The Texas Tech volleyball team came back from a set down to defeat Lamar in four sets and claim the UTPA Tournament title, in Edinburg, Texas, on Friday. The Red Raiders dropped the first set for the second time this weekend, 25-22, but stormed back to take the second, 25-11, before dominating the third, 25-12, and finishing it off with a 25-20 win in the fourth.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Jackson takes charge of Tech defensive line
Out of class by noon, a half hour or so for lunch and in place at the Texas Tech football building by 12:45 p.m. Position meetings begin promptly at 2:15 p.m., so that gives him 90 minutes in between to study video before the group convenes. "I've done it in the past, but it was always a personal thing," Jackson said this week, "just something to do so I can look at it and see where I need to learn better.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Washington shoots for more second-half yards after snapping team's 24-game streak
Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury made it clear from the start of his tenure that he won't make a big to-do over whether his team gets its yards passing or rushing. Only once in 2013 did Tech have an individual rusher reach 80 yards - when DeAndre Washington, Sadale Foster and Kenny Williams ran for 88, 87 and 80 yards, respectively, against Iowa State.
Kevin Haskin: K-State-Iowa State among week's must-see games
Playing at Arizona State in a game the new coach could not get out of, the Wildcats fizzled in Snyder's debut. The loss was the 14th in a row, and also extended K-State's winless streak to 28 - marks that were the worst in Division I. "I told our players that Illinois came here last year, lost and went to a bowl game,'' Snyder said.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Levi 'day to day' with knee injury,
Texas Tech noseguard Rika Levi is day to day, coach Kliff Kingsbury said Monday, with the right knee injury he suffered in Saturday's season opener against Central Arkansas.
Big 12 Conference
Douglass, Nolan & Konstantinidou Garner Weekly Awards
Lauren Douglass , Caitlin Nolan and Lamprini Konstantinidou have earned the first Big 12 volleyball weekly awards for the 2014 season.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Williams: Issues from 2013 haven't gone away
Texas Tech's Bradley Marquez gets past Central Arkansas' Prince Ene during their game on Saturday in Lubbock.
Red Raider volleyball holds off Bucknell in five-set thriller
Powered by four players in double figures in both kills and digs, and a career performance form Marguerite Grubb, Texas Tech outlasted Bucknell in five sets on day two of the Titan Classic, in Fullerton, Calif., on Saturday.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Kingsbury begins year two as Raiders search for progress
The college football world generally can count on Texas Tech winning as many or more games than it loses.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Fehoko family back, beloved at Texas Tech
One of Lubbock's most popular families walked around the Jones AT&T Stadium field in April like they'd been there forever.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Big 12 Quick Hits - Week 1
Since converting to the spread offense under Mike Leach in 2000, Tech has averaged 40.6 points per game over the course of 14 season openers.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Texas Tech's Williams moves from RB to LB
Kenny Williams saw how depleted the Red Raiders were going to be at LB during the upcoming season, so he offered to help.