Tag: Lubbock Sports

What to Know About Jones AT&T Stadium

Soon Lubbock will be cheering on the Red Raider football team under the bright lights at Jones AT&T Stadium. Given that football season is here (yes!) and thousands of people will flock to the facility to cheer on the team, we decided to learn more about the stadium…maybe you’ll learn something new. Here’s a list of

Venue Spotlight: APEX Event Center

For sports lovers, March means madness..March madness that is. When it comes to hosting basketball events in Lubbock, APEX Event Center is at the top of the list. But they don’t host only basketball events. At just a few years old, the facility has hosted a variety of sporting events in Lubbock. Learn more from

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

Day 7’s “Hub City Trivia” Answer is…

The Rawls Course

Happy National Travel & Tourism Week! Here in Lubbock, we’re celebrating in many ways (see www.livelovelubbock.org), and one of them is through our “Hub City Trivia” Game. Read on to find out the answer to today’s trivia question, as well as discover if you are the winner of the Lubbock Prize Pack! Today’s “Hub City Trivia”

Kick it with the Lady Raiders in 2014

GOALLLLLL! Texas Tech is coming off the most successful season in school history, and I couldn’t be more excited to cheer on the Lady Raiders during their 2014 campaign. Armed with a stifling defense and a goal hungry set of forwards, the Lady Raiders tallied a school record 18 victories and made their second straight

Is it Football Season Yet?

Say what you will. There is nothing quite like the college football experience at Texas Tech. After silencing their critics with an upset win over Arizona State at last year’s Holiday Bowl, Davis Webb will lead the charge into Jones AT&T Stadium when the Red Raiders open up their season on August 30 against Central

Vuelta Del Llano Bike Races

This weekend, Lubbock’s racing scene is heating up again with the Vuelta Del Llano Bike Races. Hosted by the Lubbock Monterey American Business Clubs, this two-day event will be held on Saturday, July 5 and Sunday, July 6 at Buffalo Springs Lake and Yellow House Canyon. Spectators are welcome at no cost! Here’s what you

To Movoto with Love

Recently Movoto posted a blog, which attempted to analyze the excitement of a city with cold, hard numbers. Sounds pretty quizzical, right? So we decided to send a love letter to the folks over at Movoto inviting them to use a different perspective when evaluating the “fun factor” of a city. This love letter is

Happy National Running Day

Regardless of the shoes you wear, where you run or how graceful you may look doing it, today we celebrate National Running Day. Here are some fast facts about the history of running. The history of the marathon can be traced back to ancient times. The legend states that Pheidippides was sent from the battlefield

Are you the next Ironman?

After getting an up-close-and-personal look at last year’s Ironman 70.3 at Buffalo Springs Lake, I knew triathlons were hard, but not that tough! I got thirsty by just watching them swim, bike and run up, down and around the lake. It was unreal! But, hey, that’s what separates these athletes from the regular weekend warrior