Joe Kirk Fulton, who as a Texas Tech senior became the university’s first “Masked Rider” at the 1954 Gator Bowl, has died at his West Texas ranch. He was 81.
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.
Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Friday that the league’s 10 schools will share a record $198 million for the 2012-13 school year, an amount expected to increase significantly going forward.
Tim Proudfoot singled twice, doubled and drove in five runs to lead Texas Tech to an 8-2 win against Baylor in the Big 12 baseball tournament.
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.
Strong winds have damaged part of a light tower at Texas Tech’s football stadium and forced evacuation of some nearby buildings as a precaution.
The school introduced Tubby Smith on Tuesday and he says he’ll fit in just fine in West Texas, where cowboy hats and cowboy boots are more prominent than other places he’s coached.
Smith is in talks with Texas Tech to become the next head coach of the Red Raiders, two people with knowledge of the conversation told The Associated Press on Saturday night.
The Red Raiders, who lost twice to West Virginia in the regular season, gave up a 14-point lead in the first half but managed to hold on for only their second victory all year away from home.
Texas Tech police are investigating the discovery in a dormitory room of what they say are materials necessary to produce methamphetamine.
Jordan Tolbert dominated for Texas Tech on Saturday afternoon. His coach thinks he’s capable of doing that more often.
Will Clyburn and Chris Babb each scored 17 points and Iowa State trounced Texas Tech 86-66 for its third straight win.