2015-16 Men's Track and Field News

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    August 12, 2016
    Erik Vance named new SPC track and field head coach The South Plains College Track and Field program will begin a new era under first-year head coach Erik Vance. Vance served as an assistant coach for South Plains during the 2015-16 season, playing a crucial role in helping the Texans capture their 10th consecutive NJCAA Outdoor title. Vance will take over for former head coach Chris Beene, who stepped away to enter private business after 12 successful seasons at the helm, where he compiled 32 NJCAA track and field, cross country and Half Marathon championships.
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    August 05, 2016
    South Plains well represented in Rio Olympics with 10 former athletes Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is set to play host to the 2016 Olympic games, which will see more than 11,000 athletes from 206 National Olympic Committees compete in 28 different sports, proudly boasting their countries respective colors, and a chance to be crowned best in the world.
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    May 17, 2016
    Texans make collegiate history, capture unprecedented 10th Outdoor Title LEVELLAND—Collegiate history was on the brink entering the final day. The South Plains College Texans held a 23-point margin over Iowa Central after day two of the 2016 NJCAA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships at the Texan Track and Field Stadium in Levelland.
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    May 17, 2016
    2016 NJCAA Track and Field Outdoor Nationals day 2 recap LEVELLAND—After day two of the 2016 NJCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, the South Plains College Texans and Lady Texans have put themselves in contention to compete for a national crown come Thursday at the Texan Track and Field Stadium in Levelland.
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    May 17, 2016
    2016 NJCAA Track and Field Outdoor National Championship Day 1 Recap LEVELLAND—Day one of the 2016 NJCAA Outdoor Track and Field National Championship meet went as scheduled on Tuesday in Levelland despite the rainy weather conditions which remained consistent throughout the day.
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    May 13, 2016
    Texans, Lady Texans prepared to defend Outdoor titles With the regular season schedule complete, South Plains College is set to host the 2016 Outdoor track and field national championship meet on May 17- May 19 at the Texan Track and Field Stadium on the campus of South Plains College in Levelland.
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    May 11, 2016
    Abdi, Spencer and Hyshaw sign their National Letter of Intent LEVELLAND— Three members of the South Plains College track and field teams inked their National Letter of Intent on Wednesday afternoon in the Texan Club on the campus of South Plains College in Levelland.
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    May 06, 2016
    South Plains track & field dominates Masked Rider Open LUBBOCK—With a little more than a week remaining until the NJCAA Outdoor national championship meet on the campus of South Plains College in Levelland, the South Plains track and field teams competed in the 2016 Masked Rider Open at Texas Tech University over the weekend.
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    April 27, 2016
    South Plains Impresses at ACU Invitational ABILENE, TEXAS – Following an impressive outing from South Plains at the John Jacobs Invitational at the University of Oklahoma over the weekend, the Texans and Lady Texans were back on the road competing at the ACU Oliver Jackson Twilight Meet on the campus of Abilene Christian University.
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    April 22, 2016
    South Plains shines at John Jacobs Invitational in Oklahoma NORMAN, OKLAHOMA — With less than a month remaining until the 2016 NJCAA Outdoor national championships, the South Plains track and field teams were back on the road this weekend competing against some of the nation's elite at the John Jacobs Invitational on the campus of Oklahoma University.
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    April 09, 2016
    South Plains dominates ACU Invitational ABILENE? With 61 national qualifying marks to date, the South Plains College track and field teams showed no signs of slowing down this weekend at the ACU Wes Kittley Invitational in Abilene.
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    March 30, 2016
    SPC Track and Field shines at Texas Relays AUSTIN— After racking up 30 NJCAA national qualifying marks in week one of the Outdoor season in El Paso, the South Plains College track and field teams were back in action this weekend at the 2016 Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at Mike A. Meyers Stadium in Austin, Texas.
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    March 25, 2016
    South Plains track & field combine for 30 national qualifiers in El Paso El PASO— The South Plains College track & field teams began their 2016 Outdoor campaign as defending national champions this weekend at the University of Texas El Paso, walking out with a combined 30 NJCAA national qualifiers after week one.
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    March 25, 2016
    South Plains Track & Field begins quest for collegiate history 10 consecutive national championships is not a term that gets mentioned very often in the world of athletics. If at all. Most likely due to the fact it has never been accomplished at any national level, ever. You can look back into the golden years of 1964 and see that John Wooden's UCLA basketball program won 10 national titles over a 12-year span, beginning in '64 and capsizing in 1975. Not bad.
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    March 14, 2016
    Vernon Norwood to represent Team USA in Portland South Plain's former four-time NJCAA national champion Vernon Norwood added another notch on to an already stunning resume, as the world-class 400-meter specialist took the top spot in the men's 400-meter final at the Indoor Championships in Portland, Oregon on March 12.
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    March 04, 2016
    South Plains Track and Field Places Second, Fifth at Indoor Nationals WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA— The South Plains College Texans and Lady Texans track and field teams traveled nearly 1200 miles across the country to compete in the 2016 NJCAA Indoor National Championships on March 4-5 in Winston-Salem North Carolina.
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    March 04, 2016
    South Plains Places Second, Fifth at Indoor Championships WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA— The South Plains College Texans and Lady Texans track and field teams entered day two of the NJCAA Indoor National Championships with an opportunity to make a surge and contend for a national crown.
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    March 04, 2016
    South Plains Makes Strong Showing on Day One Of Indoor Nationals WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA— After day one of the 2016 NJCAA Indoor National Championships, the South Plains College men's and women's track and field teams have put themselves in a strong position to compete for yet another national championship on day two come Saturday.
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    March 01, 2016
    SPC Track and Field Set for Indoor National Meet Business as usual. With over 70 national qualifying marks on tap after four meets, the South Plains College track and field teams will travel to Winton-Salem, North Carolina this weekend to compete in the NJCAA Indoor national tournament, with an opportunity to bring home yet another national crown, which would make number 32 for South Plains head coach Chris Beene.
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    February 24, 2016
    Fabian Edoki Named National Athlete of the Week Third times a charm. For the third time in as many weeks, a member of the South Plains College Track and Field program has been named the National Athlete of the Week by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
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    February 19, 2016
    South Plains Track and Field Dominate At Home LEVELLAND— The South Plains College Track and Field teams were back in action this weekend in Levelland to compete in their final Indoor meet before heading to NJCAA Indoor National meet on March 4 in Winstom Selem, North Carolina.
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    February 17, 2016
    DeVante Lacy Named NAOTW For the second straight week, a member of the South Plains College Track and Field program has been named the National Athlete of the Week by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
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    February 12, 2016
    SPC Track & Field Makes strong Showing In Arkansas The South Plains College Track and Field teams made their third appearance of the 2016 Indoor season this weekend after competing in the Tyson Invitational at the University of Arkansas. Following the weekend, the Texans and Lady Texans have now accumulated 68 national qualifying marks, and currently hold the top position in several events. The Texans were lead by DeVante Lacy in the 400 meters, who's time of 46.61 was good enough for first place, and currently sits as the fastest time in the NJCAA.
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    February 12, 2016
    SPC Track & Field Travels To Tyson Invitational After another impressive outing from the South Plains College Track and Field teams last weekend at the Charlie Thomas Invitational in College Station, the Texans and Lady Texans are back on the road to compete in the Tyson Invitational at the University of Arkansas this weekend.
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    February 09, 2016
    Hassan Abdi Named National Athlete Of The Week South Plains College Track and Field standout Hassan Abdi has been named the National Athlete of the Week by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association after his record breaking performance this past weekend at the Charlie Thomas Invitational in College Station, Texas.
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    February 05, 2016
    Charlie Thomas Invitational Recap COLLEGE STATION— The South Plains College men's and women's track and field teams competed in their second indoor competition this weekend at the Charlie Thomas Invitational at Texas A&M University.
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    February 04, 2016
    SPC Track & Field Travels To College Station The South Plains College Texans and Lady Texans track and field teams will make their second Indoor appearance this weekend when they travel to College Station for the Charlie Thomas Invitational.
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    January 22, 2016
    South Plains Track and Field Impresses In Manhattan MANHATTAN, KANSAS— The South Plains College men's and women's track and field teams began their 2016 Indoor season with an impressive showing at the Deloss Dodds Invitational at Kansas State University against numerous division one schools from across the country.
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    January 22, 2016
    SPC Track & Field Begin 2016 Campaign The South Plains College men's and women's Track and Field teams will kickoff their 2016 season on Saturday at the Deloss Dodds Invitational at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas.