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Steve Green bids adieu to SPC

  By Dominick Puente Sports Editor After 22 years of being at the helm of the South Plains College men’s basketball program, Steve Green is joining Mark Adams’ coaching staff at Texas Tech University. “Coaching here in Levelland has been the best experience I have ever had in my career,” said Green. “When we moved…

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Lobos beat Sweetwater, improve to 3-2

The Levelland Lobos held off the Sweetwater Mustangs 48-30 to improve to 3-2 in district play. The Lobos and Mustangs exchanged multiple lead changes as Levelland went into halftime with a 21-9 lead. The second half of the game was decided at the stripe as the Mustangs struggled to sink their shots. The Lobos secured…

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Loboettes earn win over Sweetwater Friday night

The Levelland Loboettes stay perfect after dominating the Sweetwater Lady Mustangs on the road 64-13, Friday. The Loboettes held the Lady Mustangs to four points in the first half taking a 34-4 lead. The Loboette defense continued to pressure the Lady Mustangs in the second half to close out the game 64-13. The Loboettes’ record…

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Lobos fall to Perryton Friday

The Levelland Lobos fell to the Perryton Rangers, 44-10, on a cool Friday night at home. With their second district loss, the Lobos are 1-7 for the season and 0-2 in district. They have a bye next Friday and will face Estacado in Lubbock on Thursday, Oct. 28 and wrap up district at home against…

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Levelland ISD hires former Red Raider, Lyle Leong, Jr. as new athletic director

The Levelland ISD Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Lyle Leong, Jr., as the new athletic director for Levelland ISD at a special meeting, Wednesday. Jeff Northern, LISD superintendent, began the meeting by explaining the district formed a committee, made up of Dr. Matthew Birdwell, LHS principal; Northern, and Rodney Caddell, assistant superintendent, and…

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Hazardous conditions result in playoff game time changes

Hazardous roads and continued snow and ice and record low temperatures have resulted in yet another round of playoff game changes. Here is the latest, based on information available at 9 a.m. Wednesday. Girls Games: Levelland Loboettes face the Midland Greenwood Lady Rangers at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Andrews for Area title. Sundown Roughettes face…

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Levelland Lobos fall to Lubbock Cooper

The Levelland Lobos suffered a loss to the Lubbock Cooper Pirates, 72-38, Tuesday night at home. Zaiden LeCroy led the Lobos, scoring 16 points. Luis Otero added 10 points for the Lobos. In the first quarter, the Lobos put five points on the board but were outscored by Lubbock Cooper with 27 points. The second…

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Loboettes defeat Midland Christian Lady Mustangs, 83-15

The Levelland Loboettes defeated the Midland Christian Lady Mustangs 83-15 Tuesday night at home. The Loboettes’ leading scorer was Emma Kent with 18 points. Mahalia Stafford added 16 points for the Loboettes and Michaela Watkins and Reagan LaBadie each added 13 points for the Loboettes. In the first quarter, the Loboettes scored 18 points while…

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Levelland suspends summer workouts this week

Levelland ISD shut down its summer strength and conditioning program this week after a student-athlete recently tested positive for COVID-19. In a press release from Levelland Athletic Director Andy Correll, he said the situation was a `very isolated incident.’ “We do have a student-athlete that has tested positive for Covid-19. This individual has only come…

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