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Texas Tech's Stephen Smith swings during practice at the College World Series in Omaha. Smith has been a power hitter for the Red Raiders this season.

Walk the line: Stephen Smith thrives for Red Raiders with patience and power 

Texas Tech coach Tim Tadlock had heard it before. In Western Little League, Stephen Smith "belted 23 home runs.

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Texas hangs on to defeat Texas Tech 4-3 04/24/15 - 8:16pm

The wind in Lubbock does some crazy things. At 34 miles per hour, the wind played a supporting role in the Red Raiders' 4-3 loss to Texas on Friday.

More than ready: Chandler Moore finally making her mark for Red Raiders 04/23/15 - 7:15pm

Good advice

With Texas Tech down by one after three innings, Chandler Moore stepped into the circle. Kansas had been dominant so far in the first game of the series, scoring a quick six runs off 10 hits. However, the No.

WNBA player Brittney Griner, fiancee arrested after fight, five years after Griner's infamous punch in Lubbock 04/23/15 - 11:36am

Griner, Johnson arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct

Five years after she threw a punch in Lubbock that was watched more than a million times on YouTube, Brittney Griner got in another fight Wednesday night and ended up in jail.

Texas Tech hosts 'big series' against Oklahoma State this weekend 04/23/15 - 4:52pm

Series could determine eventual Big 12 champion