Category: Sports

December Happenings

Lubbock is in the holiday spirit this season with Candlelight at the Ranch, Santa Land, Ballet Lubbock’s performance of The Nutcracker, and more. Check all happenings in the “Hub City” this December.

Reasons Why Lubbock is a Top Football Town in Texas

Football season is the best time of year in a college town, but in Lubbock it’s everything. Each Saturday you can expect to see thousands of fans decked in their red and black game day gear invading every nook and cranny of Northeast Lubbock, and the energy is contagious. Often hailed as one of the best

What’s Happening in the “Hub City”

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The temperatures are rising in town and so is the fun. Something about this weather brings out some of Lubbock’s greatest treasures— the things Lubbock does best, such as live music, wine, sports, art and family fun with a little West Texas flair. From now until to Sunday, April 17, we have several events happening in

Cardinal’s Sport Center: The One-Stop Fitness Shop

If you had me describe my perfect place, it would probably sound a little like this: somewhere you can workout, shop for shoes, grab coffee and where Under Armor leggings are always an acceptable form of pants. In Lubbock, it’s possible to do all of the above at Cardinal’s Sport Center, and this month we’re

Why Lubbock Is the Ideal Destination for Running Events

The 1,500 participants that head to Lubbock each year for the IRONMAN 70.3 Buffalo Springs Lake triathlon already know this, but it’s worth stating for anyone who’s never been to the area: Lubbock is an ideal location for racing. Just ask Mike Greer, a Lubbock native who has been participating in endurance running for almost

Dunk it with the Harlem Globetrotter’s in Lubbock

Can you believe The Harlem Globetrotters have been hoopin’ it up since 1926? More than 20,000 games and a bazillion points later, The Harlem Globetrotters have become a household name in the world of basketball. Don’t miss out on your chance to see the high-flying Globetrotters take on the Washington Generals when they bring their

It’s Not Easy Being An Ironman

My Sunday’s are usually reserved for hitting the snooze button multiple times while trying to battle the “get up and feed me” pawing from my 8 pound Yorkie. But this wasn’t any ordinary Sunday. While many of the triathletes for this year’s Ironman 70.3 at Buffalo Springs Lake were doing their final checklist, so was

College Baseball Hall of Fame: Coming Soon!

Dating as far back as the 18th century, baseball is a staple sport in America. Often referred to as “America’s favorite pastime,” baseball has captured the heart of millions, especially in the “Hub City.” In fact, the National College Baseball Museum and Hall of Fame is making its permanent home in Lubbock, and on Friday,

Sports in the “Hub”

I have to admit, when I first started looking into this job almost five years ago, I didn’t know much about Lubbock Sports. While there are many people who understand and take advantage of the services we provide, there are some that don’t. I thought it would be interesting to explain what Lubbock Sports is

Hello and Welcome

Hello and welcome to the brand new blog from your friends at Visit Lubbock! We’re excited to showcase all the fun and exciting events that are taking place right here in our own backyard. You’ll find everything from sporting events, to performing arts as well as the latest and greatest touring shows and concerts, and