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Texas Tech basketball Kelsi Baker carries a special reminder when wearing pink uniforms in honor of breast cancer awareness. Kelsi's mother Valerie battled breast cancer. (FILE)

Pink jersey holds special meaning for Lady Raider Kelsi Baker  updated 9:40pm

Putting on her pink jersey means life to Kelsi Baker. When the Texas Tech senior was in high school her mother, Valerie, was diagnosed with breast cancer. Watching her mother battle for her life was the toughest obstacle Baker has ever faced.

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Thomas defied odds to have career in NFL 09/30/14 - 9:22pm

Former high school, Texas Tech star always had passion for the game

Eight hundredths. The odds didn't seem to be in Zach Thomas's favor to make the NFL. At less than one, they seemed nearly impossible. But that 8-year-old boy playing for the "Mean Machine" in Pampa, Texas, in 1981 was set on defying those odds.

Tech football notes: Still no final word on Webb 09/30/14 - 10:09pm

Red Raider QB practiced Tuesday

Davis Webb looks good enough to be Texas Tech's starting quarterback on Saturday, at least. There's still no indication whether he will be.

Davis Webb's status for Saturday remains uncertain 09/29/14 - 9:17pm

The Red Raiders may have to turn to Patrick Mahomes, a true freshman backup and the only other scholarship quarterback

The uncertainty surrounding who'll start at quarterback Saturday for Texas Tech remains. Davis Webb is considered a game-time decision after suffering a left (non-throwing) shoulder injury last Thursday.

Tech notes: Smith seeks better ball skills from defensive backs 09/29/14 - 9:16pm

Good news, bad news

Each of Texas Tech's last two opponents has found an area to exploit in the defense and kept hammering away at it. Arkansas kept running the football to beat the Red Raiders. Oklahoma State kept throwing it deep.

Talbot: Tech depth problem a new reality 09/28/14 - 10:58pm

Webb questionable for Saturday's game against Kansas State

Coming into the season, everyone knew quarterback depth might be a problem for the Red Raiders. Now, it is a reality. Texas Tech announced yesterday Davis Webb might not play Saturday against Kansas State.

How Texas Tech's top 2015 commitments fared 09/28/14 - 11:04pm

Jarrett Stidham accounted for seven touchdowns in Stephenville's 55-20 win against Alvarado. Here's how the rest of Texas Tech's 2015 commits fared. OT Madison Akamnonu, Arlington Bowie Team rushed for 338 yards on 38 carries (8.



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