2018-19 News

  • South Plains track & field capture four event titles Friday at Texas Tech Matador Qualifier
    February 15, 2019
    LUBBOCK — The South Plains College men’s and women’s track and field teams combined for four event titles Friday in their final indoor meet of the regular season at the Texas Tech Matador Qualifier at the Texas Tech Sports Performance Center.
  • South Plains track & field to compete in final indoor regular season meet Friday in Lubbock
    February 14, 2019
    LEVELLAND — The South Plains College men’s and women’s track and field teams will compete in their final indoor meet before nationals on Friday at the Texas Tech Matador Qualifier at the Texas Tech Sports Performance Center.
  • South Plains track & field post top marks at Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville
    February 09, 2019
    FAYETTEVILLE — The South Plains College men's and women's track and field teams recorded 23 national qualifying marks over the weekend at the 2019 Tyson Invitational at the Randal Tyson Track Center on the campus of the University of Arkansas.
  • South Plains track & field set for Tyson Invitational Feb. 8-9 in Fayetteville
    February 07, 2019
    Levelland — With 49 national qualifying marks to date, the South Plains College men’s and women’s track and field teams return to the track this weekend in Fayetteville at the Tyson Invitational Feb. 8-9 at the Randal Tyson Track Center on the campus of the University of Arkansas.
  • Gladys Jemaiyo named USTFCCCA NJCAA Women’s ITF National Athlete of the Week
    February 05, 2019
    LEVELLAND — After shattering the women’s NJCAA indoor 5000-meter national record at the Charlie Thomas Thomas Invitational, South Plains freshman Gladys Jemaiyo was named the USTFCCCA NJCAA Women’s ITF National Athlete of the Week on Tuesday.
  • South Plains track and field capture multiple event titles Saturday in College Station
    February 02, 2019
    COLLEGE STATION, TX — The South Plains College men’s and women’s track and field teams capped the weekend at the Charlie Thomas Invitational at the Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium with a new national record and multiple event titles. Leading after day one, Sophomore Asani Hylton wrapped up the heptathlon with 5136 points to take first overall. Following first place finishes in the 60 meters, long jump, and high jump on Friday, Hylton opened day two with a second place finish in the 60-meter hurdles, clocking a time of 8.56. Hylton would then take fourth in the pole vault with a clearance of 12’ 1.5”, and second in the 1000 meters with a time of 2:53.44.
  • Gladys Jemaiyo breaks women's indoor 5000-meter national record Friday in College Station
    February 01, 2019
    COLLEGE STATION, TX — Running alongside some of the nation's top NCAA Div. I athletes at the 2019 Charlie Thomas Invitational on the campus of Texas A&M University, South Plains freshman Gladys Jemaiyo represented her school and the NJCAA in prime fashion in the women's 5000-meter run, setting a new national record with a final time of 16:51.52.
  • South Plains track and field primed for Charlie Thomas Invitational Feb. 1-2 in College Station
    January 30, 2019
    LEVELLAND — Compiling 19 national qualifying marks in their first outing in Lubbock, the South Plains College men’s and women’s track and field teams will return to the track this weekend at the Charlie Thomas Invitational on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station. The meet will get underway at 2:30 p.m. on Friday from the Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium at the McFerrin Athletic Center. The Charlie Thomas Invitational will be streaming live on the WatchESPN platform and can be accessed at the link below.
  • 36 South Plains College athletes named to WJCAC All-Academic Team
    January 22, 2019
    The Western Junior College Athletic Conference has announced the All-Academic Team for the Fall 2018 semester, with 36 athletes from South Plains College earning academic honors. The WJCAC All-Academic Team is an inclusive honor for all sports, recognizing student-athletes with a grade point average of 3.25 (2nd team) to a 3.64 – 4.0 (1st team). Congratulations to all of the athletes from South Plains College who were named to the WJCAC All-Academic Team:
  • South Plains track and field impress Friday at Red Raider Invitational in Lubbock
    January 18, 2019
    The South Plains College men’s and women’s track and field teams opened the indoor season on Friday against a stacked field in Lubbock at the 2019 Red Raider Invitational at the Texas Tech Sports Performance Center. South Plains capped the meet with multiple top 10 finishes as one of three junior colleges represented amongst the 24 teams competing.
  • South Plains College track & field open season Friday in Lubbock at Red Raider Invitational
    January 17, 2019
    LEVELLAND — The South Plains College men’s and women’s track and field teams will begin the 2019 indoor season in Lubbock on Friday at the Red Raider Invitational at the Texas Tech Sports Performance Center beginning at 10 a.m.