The Red Raiders’ new coach brings a standout resume to West Texas. Smith won a national title at Kentucky, has made 17 NCAA tournament appearances and has 19 seasons with at least 20 victories.
Former Texas Tech track and field standout Ifeatu Okafor was honored as the 2013 NCAA Woman of the Year.
Planned Parenthood wants a judge to stop enforcement of the new abortion restrictions before they come into force Oct. 29.
Trevone Boykin completed 15 of 26 passes for 228 yards and two touchdowns and TCU’s defense forced five turnovers to lead the Horned Frogs to a 48-17 victory Saturday against rival SMU.
Texas Tech and Lubbock Animal Services crews are trying to find a way to outfox foxes seen living in and around Jones AT&T Stadium.
Baker Mayfield, the Big 12’s offensive player of the week, appeared poised throughout the Red Raiders 41-23 win at SMU last week. In the fourth quarter alone, he completed 15 of 18 passes for 175 yards and two touchdowns.
Texas Tech fired Leach in December 2009 amid accusations he mistreated James’ son, a player who had a concussion. The suit against ESPN and Spaeth Communication alleged libel and slander.
Two people whose plan to sell more than 160 pounds of marijuana was revealed when their small plane crashed earlier this year have entered guilty pleas in federal court in West Texas.
A 14-year-old West Texas boy is dead after he ran into a bull statue on the Texas Tech University campus and impaled himself on one of its horns.
Former Southwest Conference football rivals Arkansas and Texas Tech have announced plans to play each other in 2014 and 2015.
The former Lady Raiders player returns to her alma mater as the program’s sixth coach. The move comes about a week after Kristy Curry left for Alabama.
Texas Tech University has created an institute that combines research and education in wind science, engineering and energy.