Mentally Tough

August 8, 2018

The Raiderland sat down with senior kicker Clayton Hatfield and new special teams coach Adam Scheier at local media day to preview the kicking game for the upcoming season. Dr. Bob Rotella often says that “Golf is a game of confidence and competence.” That it is not possible to underestimate the how important it is for golfers to be mentally tough in order to succeed at the highest level possible….

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5 Things We Know On A Sunday – From Jerry Jeff Walker To Adrian Beltre, A Lost Lubbock Cafe And A Disappearing Month. . .

July 29, 2018

5 Things We Know On A Sunday    Hard to believe that after 30 years, the quaint 82nd St. Cafe has closed down. Thirty years is a heck of a run for any eatery in any town, particularly Lubbock. Whether breakfast or a hearty lunch, 82nd St. was always there for ya, tucked away a little bit back from the street. It will hold a special place in my heart,…

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What The Hell’s Going On In Lubbock – The Latest News, Opinion And Analysis From KFYO’s Chad Hasty – Lubbock Loses A Leader, Citizens Tower Update And More

July 19, 2018

Want to know what’s going on in Lubbock? You’re in luck. Chad Hasty from KFYO Radio joins us again to catch us up on the latest in the Hubbaplex. Sadly, the loss of former Councilman David Nelson leads us off this week. Again, we express our condolences to his family and friends. Nelson was a great civic-minded man, never afraid to get involved to better the city and the region….

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5 Things We Know On A Sunday – From Harry Potter To Patrick Mahomes, Roger Staubach To The Little Brittany

July 14, 2018

5 Things We Know On A Sunday – From Harry Potter To Patrick Mahomes, Roger Staubach To The Little Brittany    I watched a Harry Potter movie for the first time this weekend. My son reads a lot of the books and I figured I needed to have some common ground when it comes to pop-culture and references beyond King Of The Hill and NFL. So…it wasn’t bad. Watched the…

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5 Things We Know On A Sunday – Father’s Day Edition – From Omaha Traditions To Phil Mickelson & The World Cup

June 17, 2018

5 Things We Know On A Sunday – Father’s Day Edition    I’ve been to Omaha three times now to cover the College World Series and Texas Tech Baseball and I’ve still yet to eat a Runza sandwich. I really don’t feel like I’m missing out yet. Maybe this trip. . . Inside CWS information you won’t find on the ESPN broadcast? One of the hobbies for folks in Omaha…

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5 Things We Know On A Sunday – The Love God Gives Moms To Give

May 13, 2018

5 Things We Know On A Sunday – The Love God Gives Moms To Give     My in-laws got us a really nice rain gauge a few Christmas’ back. I can’t wait to see if it works! I know kids still buy and collect baseball cards, but I don’t think it’s the same these days. I’m doubting many kids take the “doubles” or the player they really don’t like and…

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A Slice Of Red River History, With A Side Of Great Food – Our Visit With Chef/Owner Brett Lewis From Brett’s Bistro

April 30, 2018

Last week we got to spend some time in one of our favorite spots, Red River, New Mexico.  When we are there, TheRaiderland.com calls Lifts West home. One of the worst kept secrets is the great food downstairs at Lifts West at Brett’s Bistro. We spent some time with Chef/Owner Brett Lewis last week. We didn’t just talk food, we talked about the history of a great mountain valley town….

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5 Things We Know On A Sunday – From Talladega To Tacos, NFL To Bill Cosby And Donald Trump

April 29, 2018

5 Things We Know On A Sunday     If you’re not a NASCAR fan, don’t watch today’s race at Talladega until about 20 laps to go. You will be bored and won’t get it if you watch from the start. If you’re a NASCAR fan you’re listening this morning to NASCAR Radio on Sirius channel 90. Really looking forward to this one today. I think we will come out of…

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Periscope Update: Texas Tech Baseball, Lady Raider Rebuild, Red Raider Spring Report

April 11, 2018

Talking about the Lady Raiders process of rebuilding with a new head coach and staff, a look back at Texas Tech baseball and why head coach Tim Tadlock had to be ejected from the game along with Masters and check in with Texas Tech spring football. The #TexasTech WBB rebuild, Baseball gets ejected at DBU, NFL draft, your ?s #WreckEm https://t.co/l5hik9J6p7 — Ryan Hyatt (@RyanHyattMedia) April 11, 2018

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