Round two of the 35th annual Whing Ding Invitational ended with Craig Riseling and Tyler Paige leading the Championship Field before the final round. The team shot a 66 for the day, and are -12 par going into Saturday.
8-ball pool is an activity you would normally see people play as a social sport, or really just for fun but, one Amarillo kid is taking his talents of the game all the way to Las Vegas to compete against 64 of the best in the nation.
The Amarillo Sod Poodles hot bats and strong pitching from Tyler Holton secured the 8-2 Friday night win over the Midland RockHounds. The series now tied at two games a piece. The near sellout crowd of 6,184 watched the Sod Poodles improve their record to 18-22 with the win.
The sixth annual Hamlet Tigers vs. Heights Dragons All Star game took the court at Horce Mann Middle School Friday night. The Tigers tying up the series 3-3 after taking down the Dragons 63-59. Hamlet won the past three games going into the matchup, and Heights stole back the bragging rights.
The Amarillo CC Whing Ding three round tournament involved 224 golfers split into teams of two competing in eight different flights. The Championship Flight winner at the end will qualify for the Coors Tournament of Champions August 12-15.
The Ambassadors Shootout, hosted by OKC Ambassadors, started out with a high scoring game from Off-Speed Athletics 2021 team that rosters nearly all seniors and one junior. The three-day Connie Mack qualifier hosts the championship game on Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Amarillo High field.
The Amarillo Bombers are back in the Civic Center for the first time since their 2019 Arena Soccer inaugural season. They’ll face the Omaha Kings FC on Sunday at 4 p.m., and it’s extra special for some of the veteran players this Father's Day.
The Amarillo Venom are off to a rough start in the Lone Star Series, holding an (0-2) record so far this season, losing to the West Texas Warbirds twice in-a-row. They need to win the next three games to be in contention for the playoffs.
A few of our Texas Panhandle football players have a chance to shine and show off their skills this weekend. West Texas Elite 7v7 will compete in the PremierEventsUSA 7 on 7 National Championship in Fort Worth, which is an invite only tournament. West Texas Elite has put together a strong season, tallying a record of (35-20), while playing in 13 tournaments, with two championship appearances and one title.
The Amarillo Sod Poodles transformed into the Pointy Boots de Amarillo for Copa de la Diversion day at HODGETOWN with some special guests in attendance. Dogs sat in the the right field lawn for Bark in the Park night. Despite a fourth inning home run to the dogs, the Soddies fell short to the RockHounds 9-6.
With Father’s Day coming up this weekend, Amarillo High basketball held their third annual Father-Son Camp. Kids kindergarten through seventh grade participated, competing in shooting, dribbling and passing drills with their dad.
The Amarillo Sod Poodles fifth inning grand slam from Stone Garrett lifted the Soddies to a 6-4 victory over the Midland RockHounds at HODGETOWN. With a second grand slam in as many games, Amarillo has a three game win streak and improves to an overall record of 17-20 on the year.
The Amarillo Wranglers revealed their new logo today, and fans will be pleased to see some of the old trademarks coming back to life. Wranglers President Austin Sutter said the goal was to give the logo an Amarillo vibe that was tough and simple.
The Amarillo Bombers Major Arena Soccer League 2 home opener is Sunday, June 20 at the Civic Center, and it’s been nearly two years since they’ve played there. Now the Bombers’ roster has a Palo Duro High prodigy that’s proving he can keep up with the pros.
The UIL will vote on Tuesday on a game changing basketball topic, the shot clock. States across America have been playing without a shot clock, with the exception of nine that have already tested it out. In May, the National Federation of State High School Associations announced that a 35-second shot clock will be permitted in 5A and 6A beginning in the 2022-23 school year.
The OKC Ambassadors will host their Ambassadors Shootout baseball tournament at Amarillo High’s Sandie Field and Tascosa High School. Plus, they're hosting a free clinic for kids ages 5-12 at the Rick Kline Baseball Complex.
The high school baseball season ended last week with the Amarillo High Sandies falling short in the UIL 5A State Semifinals in Round Rock and senior Jake Maynard earned a spot on the State Championship All-Tournament team.
The 2021 Texas Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame was one to remember. Recognizing athletes and coaches from not only the 2021 season but, also the 2020 season that was postponed for many; creating obstacles for athletes and coaches to work around.
The Amarillo High Sandies end their historic season at the UIL 5A State Semifinals against Barbers Hill. The Sandies sendoff 14 seniors after advancing to State Semifinals for the first time since 2016, and fourth time in program history.
The Texas Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame will induct the class of 2021 this weekend, and the nation’s most successful high school girls basketball coach in history headlines the class of five. Meet Joe Lombard.
Sod Squad pitcher and Seminole State Baseball product Hoss Brewer was named Texas Collegiate League Co-Pitcher of the Week along with San Antonio’s Kolby Lunsford for the first week of the season from May 28th – June 6th.
The Amarillo High Sandies are back in the UIL baseball State Semifinals for the for the first time since 2016. The Sandies are a team full of hardworking veterans and underclassmen, and everyone plays a special role.
In the Amarillo Sod Squad’s first series game against the Acadiana Cane Cutters, the Sod Squad only scored four runs early in the first and second innings. That was enough as Amarillo topped Acadiana 4-3.
The Nazareth Swifts, known for their basketball dominance, are making baseball history. It’s been a long time coming for the team. Nazareth’s consistent defense led by four seniors has guided the Swifts to their first State Semifinal in program history.
Just one day after winning the DII softball National Championship, West Texas A&M is back in Canyon. Fans greeted and celebrated the Lady Buffs second title in program history, and the team shared their thoughts on this special moment.