The Nazareth Swifts (21-2) ended their baseball season falling to D’Hanis (28-3) 4-0 in the UIL 1A State Championship at Dell Diamond. The Swifts added their name to an elite list in the Texas Panhandle.
The Canyon Eagles baseball team was the lone survivor on Friday’s baseball and softball playoffs in the Texas Panhandle. Canyon soared in dominant fashion over Seminole 15-1. Many of the local teams will battle to keep their hopes alive on Saturday, but Shallowater ended Bushland baseball’s season.
The third round of high school baseball starts with Nazareth advancing to the UIL 1A Regional Finals after blanking Kress for the fourth time this season. Bushland falls to Shallowater 14-7 and now the Falcons face an elimination game on Friday.
Randall baseball and softball earned wins on Friday in District 3-5A. Randall baseball (21-7) defeated Tascosa 12-1, proving why they are the district champions and Randall softball defeated Caprock 8-4. The Lady Raiders sit second in district behind the Amarillo High Lady Sandies.
The Randall Raiders (20-7, 11-1) have proved all season long why they deserve to be the top-ranked team in District 3-5A. The Raiders shutout Tascosa 6-0. Meanwhile at Palo Duro the Dons nearly upset Amarillo High, but the Sandies hang on winning 16-14 in head coach Randon Johnson’s 200th career victory.
The Amarillo High Sandies lost their District 3-5A season opener to Plainview on Friday 5-3, but they redeemed themselves in the Battle of Bell Street on Saturday. The Sandies defeated the Randall Raiders 3-1.
Amarillo College baseball added five commits to their baseball inaugural roster, and all of them are from Amarillo. The community celebrated Randall catcher Mason Ladd, Amarillo High outfielder Will Franklin, River Road outfielder Luis Delgado, Tascosa pitcher and first baseman Javen Patrick and Tascosa third baseman and outfielder Joshua Splawn.
College recruiting can be challenging for high school athletes. Finding ways to gain college’s attention from sending emails to handing flyers, but now technology allows coaches to walk right up to a player and get the information through a QR code called an Interactive Recruiting Jersey. Off-Speed Athletics owner Anthony Bethel partnered with QR Recruiter to revolutionize the recruiting process.
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 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 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.
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.
he seventh ranked Amarillo High Sandies are making another deep playoff run, advancing to the UIL regional semifinals for the fifth consecutive season. The Sandies, led by third year Head Coach Randon Johnson, will face the Birdville Hawks in a class 5A three-game series starting this Friday in Lubbock.
The Randall Raiders baseball team, Tascosa track and Canyon High tennis team celebrated signing day for a few seniors on Wednesday. Randall High’s Noah Baker, MJ Cepeda and Hayden Smith all signed their National Letter of Intent to play baseball.
The West Texas Comanches are back in the UIL 2A Regional Semifinals, but this time with a strong core of seniors. The Comanches are two postseason wins away from advancing the farthest in program history. West Texas credits their success to their large senior class, which is rare for a 2A school.
The Canyon Eagles advanced back to the UIL 4A Area round of baseball playoffs for the second consecutive season, and this year’s team chemistry and pitching depth looks to make a deep run. It all starts behind home plate with Canyon’s reliable catcher.