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  • Explosive plays have been key to Longview's deep playoff run

    Explosive plays have been key to Longview's deep playoff run

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 11:50 PM EST2017-12-13 04:50:23 GMT
    Longview is making big plays when needed.Longview is making big plays when needed.

    Over the years, Longview has found success thanks to marquee names that went onto play college football and in the NFL. As for this years squad, despite not having a single player committed to play major Division I college football, the Lobos just keep finding a way to win. Making big plays when they matter most, the Longview is in the state semifinals for the first time since 2010..

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    Over the years, Longview has found success thanks to marquee names that went onto play college football and in the NFL. As for this years squad, despite not having a single player committed to play major Division I college football, the Lobos just keep finding a way to win. Making big plays when they matter most, the Longview is in the state semifinals for the first time since 2010..

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  • San Augutsine Wolves draw inspiration from 2003 title when preparing for Thursday's state-semifinal

    San Augutsine Wolves draw inspiration from 2003 title when preparing for Thursday's state-semifinal

    Monday, December 11 2017 10:59 PM EST2017-12-12 03:59:36 GMT

    If the San Augustine Wolves can stay perfect they would be able to bring home the school's second state championship.

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    If the San Augustine Wolves can stay perfect they would be able to bring home the school's second state championship.

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  • Former Gilmer Buckeyes Coach Jeff Traylor headed to Arkansas

    Former Gilmer Buckeyes Coach Jeff Traylor headed to Arkansas

    Monday, December 11 2017 10:26 PM EST2017-12-12 03:26:51 GMT

    SMU Football has decided to hire Sonny Dykes as its new head football coach.

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    SMU Football has decided to hire Sonny Dykes as its new head football coach.

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  • High school football state semifinal schedule for East Texas teams

    High school football state semifinal schedule for East Texas teams

    Monday, December 11 2017 12:22 AM EST2017-12-11 05:22:39 GMT
    Longview is in the state semifinals for the first time since 2010.Longview is in the state semifinals for the first time since 2010.

    State semifinal schedule

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    State semifinal schedule

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  • Rough day for QBs: Wentz, Savage, McCown, Peterman hurt

    Rough day for QBs: Wentz, Savage, McCown, Peterman hurt

    Sunday, December 10 2017 9:42 PM EST2017-12-11 02:42:48 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 10:25 PM EST2017-12-11 03:25:32 GMT
    Philadelphia's Carson Wentz, Houston's Tom Savage, the Jets' Josh McCown and Buffalo's Nathan Peterman each left their respective games with injuries.More >>
    Philadelphia's Carson Wentz, Houston's Tom Savage, the Jets' Josh McCown and Buffalo's Nathan Peterman each left their respective games with injuries.More >>
  • Prescott throws 3 TDs as Cowboys spoil Eli's return

    Prescott throws 3 TDs as Cowboys spoil Eli's return

    Sunday, December 10 2017 4:35 PM EST2017-12-10 21:35:30 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 8:24 PM EST2017-12-11 01:24:48 GMT
    Dak Prescott threw three touchdown passes and the Dallas Cowboys beat New York 30-10 to spoil Steve Spagnuolo's debut as interim coach and the return of quarterback Eli Manning to the Giants' starting lineup.More >>
    Dak Prescott threw three touchdown passes and the Dallas Cowboys beat New York 30-10 to spoil Steve Spagnuolo's debut as interim coach and the return of quarterback Eli Manning to the Giants' starting lineup.More >>
  • Garoppolo leads 49ers to 26-16 win over Texans

    Garoppolo leads 49ers to 26-16 win over Texans

    Sunday, December 10 2017 4:54 PM EST2017-12-10 21:54:51 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 6:53 PM EST2017-12-10 23:53:35 GMT
    Garoppolo leads 49ers to second-straight victory; Texans QB Savage hurt on big hit.More >>
    Garoppolo leads 49ers to second-straight victory; Texans QB Savage hurt on big hit.More >>
  • Longview takes down Lufkin in epic Class 6A Div. II state quarterfinal game

    Longview takes down Lufkin in epic Class 6A Div. II state quarterfinal game

    Sunday, December 10 2017 12:03 AM EST2017-12-10 05:03:11 GMT

    When the clock struck zero, it is hard to argue against the idea that Longview and Lufkin had the game of the year in the state of Texas.

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    When the clock struck zero, it is hard to argue against the idea that Longview and Lufkin had the game of the year in the state of Texas.

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  • State quarterfinal scores and highlights

    State quarterfinal scores and highlights

    Saturday, December 9 2017 6:05 PM EST2017-12-09 23:05:01 GMT

    Here are scores from this week's games.

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    Here are scores from this week's games.

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  • Heading into Longview game, Lufkin players call Quick's punt 'Play of the Year'

    Heading into Longview game, Lufkin players call Quick's punt 'Play of the Year'

    Friday, December 8 2017 5:57 PM EST2017-12-08 22:57:32 GMT

    Through the course of a football game there are over 100 plays executed. Many times punts are an afterthought. The punting abilities of Max Quick took center stage when the Panthers took on #3 Spring Westfield last week.

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    Through the course of a football game there are over 100 plays executed. Many times punts are an afterthought. The punting abilities of Max Quick took center stage when the Panthers took on #3 Spring Westfield last week.

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  • Lufkin, Longview not thinking about week one game heading into rematch

    Lufkin, Longview not thinking about week one game heading into rematch

    Friday, December 8 2017 12:00 AM EST2017-12-08 05:00:36 GMT

    A lot has happened since Lufkin took one on the chin in a week one loss to the Lobos.

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    A lot has happened since Lufkin took one on the chin in a week one loss to the Lobos.

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  • Finalist for Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award announced

    Finalist for Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award announced

    Thursday, December 7 2017 11:50 PM EST2017-12-08 04:50:50 GMT

    The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award today announced the 2017 finalists as determined by the Selection Committee.

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    The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award today announced the 2017 finalists as determined by the Selection Committee.

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  • SFA men's basketball defeats Louisiana Tech thanks to last second layup by Harris

    SFA men's basketball defeats Louisiana Tech thanks to last second layup by Harris

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 11:57 PM EST2017-12-07 04:57:37 GMT
    SFA beat Louisiana Tech 85-83.SFA beat Louisiana Tech 85-83.

    Over the last five seasons, four cities in the United States of American have housed NCAA Division I men's basketball teams that are almost impossible to beat when playing on their respective home floors: Lawrence, Kan.; Nacogdoches, Texas; Tuscon, Ariz.; and Ruston, La.  Wednesday night, inside the borders of the last city on that list, the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team did something only four other opposing teams had done there in five years.

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    Over the last five seasons, four cities in the United States of American have housed NCAA Division I men's basketball teams that are almost impossible to beat when playing on their respective home floors: Lawrence, Kan.; Nacogdoches, Texas; Tuscon, Ariz.; and Ruston, La.  Wednesday night, inside the borders of the last city on that list, the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team did something only four other opposing teams had done there in five years.

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  • UIL announces cutoff numbers, John Tyler & Lufkin drop to Class 5A Div. I

    UIL announces cutoff numbers, John Tyler & Lufkin drop to Class 5A Div. I

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 8:27 PM EST2017-12-07 01:27:42 GMT
    John Tyler and Lufkin are dropping down.John Tyler and Lufkin are dropping down.

    East Texas better enjoy Saturday's Class 6A Division II state quarterfinal contest between Longview and Lufkin because the two rivals won't be squaring off in the playoffs for at least the next two years. Ahead of district realignment in February, the UIL has released its official cutoff numbers.

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    East Texas better enjoy Saturday's Class 6A Division II state quarterfinal contest between Longview and Lufkin because the two rivals won't be squaring off in the playoffs for at least the next two years. Ahead of district realignment in February, the UIL has released its official cutoff numbers.

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  • Chad Morris to Arkansas is official, Jeff Traylor named SMU interim head coach

    Chad Morris to Arkansas is official, Jeff Traylor named SMU interim head coach

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 8:06 PM EST2017-12-07 01:06:23 GMT
    Jeff Traylor has been named the SMU interim head coach.Jeff Traylor has been named the SMU interim head coach.

    It's a done deal. Chad Morris is leaving SMU to become the new head football coach at Arkansas and will be formally introduced Thursday morning. Associate head coach Jeff Traylor has been named the interim head coach.

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    It's a done deal. Chad Morris is leaving SMU to become the new head football coach at Arkansas and will be formally introduced Thursday morning. Associate head coach Jeff Traylor has been named the interim head coach.

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  • UIL releases realignment numbers, Lufkin moves to 5A

    UIL releases realignment numbers, Lufkin moves to 5A

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 11:14 AM EST2017-12-06 16:14:00 GMT

    Football season is winding down but we are already getting our first look at what next year could offer. 

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    Football season is winding down but we are already getting our first look at what next year could offer. 

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  • Set to meet for the 81st time, rivals Longview and Lufkin respect each other

    Set to meet for the 81st time, rivals Longview and Lufkin respect each other

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 12:23 AM EST2017-12-06 05:23:23 GMT
    Longview and Lufkin will meet for the 10th time in the playoffs on Saturday.Longview and Lufkin will meet for the 10th time in the playoffs on Saturday.

    Dez Bryant and Jovorskie Lane of Lufkin in addition to Malcolm Kelly and Trent Williams of Longview are just a few of the big names to participate in the rivalry over the years before going onto to play in college and the NFL.

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    Dez Bryant and Jovorskie Lane of Lufkin in addition to Malcolm Kelly and Trent Williams of Longview are just a few of the big names to participate in the rivalry over the years before going onto to play in college and the NFL.

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  • ESPN Report: East Texan Chad Morris leading candidate to take over at Arkansas

    ESPN Report: East Texan Chad Morris leading candidate to take over at Arkansas

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 11:58 PM EST2017-12-06 04:58:07 GMT
    Report: Morris is the top candidate to take over at Arkansas..Report: Morris is the top candidate to take over at Arkansas..

    An East Texan could soon be in charge of the Arkansas football program. According to ESPN, Edgewood native and current SMU head coach Chad Morris is the top candidate to take over the Razorbacks.

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    An East Texan could soon be in charge of the Arkansas football program. According to ESPN, Edgewood native and current SMU head coach Chad Morris is the top candidate to take over the Razorbacks.

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  • There's always fireworks when Lufkin battles Longview on the gridiron

    There's always fireworks when Lufkin battles Longview on the gridiron

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 11:12 PM EST2017-12-06 04:12:21 GMT

    The Lufkin Panthers took to the practice field for the 14th Tuesday in a row. It is something the team is taking in stride knowing what will happen on Saturday.

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    The Lufkin Panthers took to the practice field for the 14th Tuesday in a row. It is something the team is taking in stride knowing what will happen on Saturday.

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  • Lufkin ISD sells over 1,500 tickets to Longview playoff game on first day

    Lufkin ISD sells over 1,500 tickets to Longview playoff game on first day

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 10:04 PM EST2017-12-06 03:04:28 GMT

    A ticket to the State Quarterfinal match up between Lufkin and Longview is a hot commodity.

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    A ticket to the State Quarterfinal match up between Lufkin and Longview is a hot commodity.

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  • Mayfield, Jackson, Love are Heisman Trophy finalists

    Mayfield, Jackson, Love are Heisman Trophy finalists

    Monday, December 4 2017 7:19 PM EST2017-12-05 00:19:12 GMT
    Tuesday, December 5 2017 1:22 PM EST2017-12-05 18:22:03 GMT
    Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield and reigning Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson of Louisville are Heisman finalists for the second straight year and will be joined in New York for the presentation ceremony by...More >>
    Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield and reigning Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson of Louisville are Heisman finalists for the second straight year and will be joined in New York for the presentation ceremony by Stanford running back Bryce Love.More >>
  • New Diana embracing underdog role en route to most successful season since 1972

    New Diana embracing underdog role en route to most successful season since 1972

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 12:16 AM EST2017-12-05 05:16:47 GMT
    New Diana is in the regional final for the first time since 1972.New Diana is in the regional final for the first time since 1972.

    Most eyes this week are on Longview and Lufkin as the two rivals will meet on Saturday at SFA in the Class 6A Division II regional final. I'll have plenty on that matchup in the days to come, don't worry. But, an East Texas program at the at the Class 3A Division II level is turning some heads. New Diana has reached the state quarterfinals for the first time since 1972, and the Eagles are no doubt the Cinderella story of the region.

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    Most eyes this week are on Longview and Lufkin as the two rivals will meet on Saturday at SFA in the Class 6A Division II regional final. I'll have plenty on that matchup in the days to come, don't worry. But, an East Texas program at the at the Class 3A Division II level is turning some heads. New Diana has reached the state quarterfinals for the first time since 1972, and the Eagles are no doubt the Cinderella story of the region.

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  • San Augustine looks to derail Centerville's season

    San Augustine looks to derail Centerville's season

    Monday, December 4 2017 11:14 PM EST2017-12-05 04:14:42 GMT

    The San Augustine Wolves have been rolling through opponents all season and are looking to claim the school's second state championship.

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    The San Augustine Wolves have been rolling through opponents all season and are looking to claim the school's second state championship.

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  • Jimbo Fisher gets 10-year, $75 million deal at Texas A&M

    Jimbo Fisher gets 10-year, $75 million deal at Texas A&M

    Monday, December 4 2017 1:23 PM EST2017-12-04 18:23:10 GMT
    Monday, December 4 2017 5:43 PM EST2017-12-04 22:43:49 GMT
    Jimbo Fisher signs 10-year, $75 million contract to coach Texas A&M.More >>
    Jimbo Fisher signs 10-year, $75 million contract to coach Texas A&M.More >>
  • Oklahoma, Georgia headed to Rose Bowl for playoff semifinal

    Oklahoma, Georgia headed to Rose Bowl for playoff semifinal

    Sunday, December 3 2017 2:18 PM EST2017-12-03 19:18:38 GMT
    Monday, December 4 2017 2:30 AM EST2017-12-04 07:30:46 GMT
    Oklahoma and Georgia are headed West to play their College Football Playoff semifinal in the 104th Rose Bowl.More >>
    Oklahoma and Georgia are headed West to play their College Football Playoff semifinal in the 104th Rose Bowl.More >>
  • SFA beats ULM on buzzer beater

    SFA beats ULM on buzzer beater

    Sunday, December 3 2017 12:58 AM EST2017-12-03 05:58:58 GMT

    Three times in his life - all of which came at the high school level - Aaron Augustin was responsible for putting in a game-winning shot for his team.  The fourth time happened Saturday night inside William R. Johnson Coliseum and it's a moment that Stephen F. Austin faithful - and Augustin himself - won't soon forget.

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    Three times in his life - all of which came at the high school level - Aaron Augustin was responsible for putting in a game-winning shot for his team.  The fourth time happened Saturday night inside William R. Johnson Coliseum and it's a moment that Stephen F. Austin faithful - and Augustin himself - won't soon forget.

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  • East Texas showdown between Pack and Lobos headlines stacked regional football action

    East Texas showdown between Pack and Lobos headlines stacked regional football action

    Sunday, December 3 2017 12:28 AM EST2017-12-03 05:28:43 GMT

    There is a saying that Lufkin Coach Todd Quick has made famous this year: 'You can't just phone in the scores. You have to play the game.'

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    There is a saying that Lufkin Coach Todd Quick has made famous this year: 'You can't just phone in the scores. You have to play the game.'

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  • Regional Semifinal Scores

    Regional Semifinal Scores

    Friday, December 1 2017 11:24 PM EST2017-12-02 04:24:56 GMT

    Here are the results from this week's games.

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    Here are the results from this week's games.

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  • Lufkin's game against Westfield has new meaning after Garcia's season ending injury

    Lufkin's game against Westfield has new meaning after Garcia's season ending injury

    Friday, December 1 2017 5:40 PM EST2017-12-01 22:40:13 GMT

    Lufkin is looking to continue their run through the playoffs by knocking off #3 Spring Westfiled in the Regional-Semifinals of the state playoffs on Saturday.

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    Lufkin is looking to continue their run through the playoffs by knocking off #3 Spring Westfiled in the Regional-Semifinals of the state playoffs on Saturday.

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  • New Diana advances to state quarterfinals thanks to last second touchdown

    New Diana advances to state quarterfinals thanks to last second touchdown

    Friday, December 1 2017 12:25 AM EST2017-12-01 05:25:04 GMT
    Sampson celebrates after New Diana scored the game-winning touchdown.Sampson celebrates after New Diana scored the game-winning touchdown.

    Completely opposite of the Cowboys, scoring points and moving the ball hasn't been a problem for New Diana. The Eagles are one of 15 East Texas high school football teams to advance to the regional semifinals of the playoffs. New Diana got the third round action started this evening at The Star in Frisco against Jacksboro..

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    Completely opposite of the Cowboys, scoring points and moving the ball hasn't been a problem for New Diana. The Eagles are one of 15 East Texas high school football teams to advance to the regional semifinals of the playoffs. New Diana got the third round action started this evening at The Star in Frisco against Jacksboro..

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  • Prescott, Cowboys top Redskins 38-14 in 1st win sans Elliott

    Prescott, Cowboys top Redskins 38-14 in 1st win sans Elliott

    Dak Prescott threw two touchdown passes, including a franchise record-breaker to Dez Bryant, and the Dallas Cowboys finally won without suspended star running back Ezekiel Elliott, beating the Washington Redskins...More >>
    Dak Prescott threw two touchdown passes, including a franchise record-breaker to Dez Bryant, and the Dallas Cowboys finally won without suspended star running back Ezekiel Elliott, beating the Washington Redskins 38-14 on...More >>
  • Big send-off for New Diana Football team

    Big send-off for New Diana Football team

    Thursday, November 30 2017 9:33 PM EST2017-12-01 02:33:33 GMT
    Diana ISD wishes the team good luck. Photo by Jamey Boyum KLTV.Diana ISD wishes the team good luck. Photo by Jamey Boyum KLTV.

    New Diana High School is heading for the third round of football playoffs.

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    New Diana High School is heading for the third round of football playoffs.

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  • Longview's John King selected as assistant coach for annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl

    Longview's John King selected as assistant coach for annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl

    Thursday, November 30 2017 5:35 PM EST2017-11-30 22:35:50 GMT
    Coach King will be an assistant in the annual U.S. Army All-American game.Coach King will be an assistant in the annual U.S. Army All-American game.

    Now in its 18th year, the annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl is the nation's premier high school football All-American game that features the best 100 players across the country. This years game though will have an East Texas connection on the sideline.

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    Now in its 18th year, the annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl is the nation's premier high school football All-American game that features the best 100 players across the country. This years game though will have an East Texas connection on the sideline.

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  • Three East Texans highlight All-Big 12 teams

    Three East Texans highlight All-Big 12 teams

    Thursday, November 30 2017 5:08 PM EST2017-11-30 22:08:00 GMT
    Howard has been named first team All-Big 12 for the second straight season.Howard has been named first team All-Big 12 for the second straight season.

    The All-Big 12 Conference football teams and individual award winners have been announced.

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    The All-Big 12 Conference football teams and individual award winners have been announced.

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  • Longview turns in record breaking performance, ready for Klein Collins

    Longview turns in record breaking performance, ready for Klein Collins

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 10:19 PM EST2017-11-30 03:19:28 GMT
    Longview put up 75 points in the area round.Longview put up 75 points in the area round.

    Playing December football is expected at Longview, but at this time last year head coach John King and company were sitting at home. The Lobos were actually knocked out in the first round for the first time since 2005. No worries though, order has been restored and Longview is preparing to face undefeated Klein Collins in the regional semifinals on Saturday at Baylor's McLane Stadium.

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    Playing December football is expected at Longview, but at this time last year head coach John King and company were sitting at home. The Lobos were actually knocked out in the first round for the first time since 2005. No worries though, order has been restored and Longview is preparing to face undefeated Klein Collins in the regional semifinals on Saturday at Baylor's McLane Stadium.

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  • Longview's Travin Howard should be good to go for Big 12 title game

    Longview's Travin Howard should be good to go for Big 12 title game

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 12:06 AM EST2017-11-29 05:06:04 GMT
    Howard should return after missing the last two games.Howard should return after missing the last two games.

    TCU meanwhile has huge contest this coming weekend. The newly 11th ranked Horned Frogs are set to take on number three Oklahoma in the Big 12 championship game at AT&T stadium in Arlington. And here's good news for TCU. Longview product and linebacker Travin Howard is expected to play..

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    TCU meanwhile has huge contest this coming weekend. The newly 11th ranked Horned Frogs are set to take on number three Oklahoma in the Big 12 championship game at AT&T stadium in Arlington. And here's good news for TCU. Longview product and linebacker Travin Howard is expected to play..

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  • Coming off sixth shutout, West Rusk ready for biggest test yet

    Coming off sixth shutout, West Rusk ready for biggest test yet

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 11:57 PM EST2017-11-29 04:57:37 GMT
    West Rusk takes on Newton Friday night.West Rusk takes on Newton Friday night.

    Playing December football at the high school level is special. Just ask New Diana who will take the field for a regional semifinal game on Thursday night for the first time since 1995. Over 15 East Texas programs in fact are still alive, and another team in West Rusk isn't too familiar with this type of success. The 10 and 1 Raiders though are in the third round for the second time in three years..

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    Playing December football at the high school level is special. Just ask New Diana who will take the field for a regional semifinal game on Thursday night for the first time since 1995. Over 15 East Texas programs in fact are still alive, and another team in West Rusk isn't too familiar with this type of success. The 10 and 1 Raiders though are in the third round for the second time in three years..

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  • Lufkin looking to lay hammer down against Westfield

    Lufkin looking to lay hammer down against Westfield

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 11:46 PM EST2017-11-29 04:46:10 GMT

    Lufkin is in unfamiliar territory as they play Westfield Saturday in New Caney. No one on the team has been this far in the playoffs since going to high school.

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    Lufkin is in unfamiliar territory as they play Westfield Saturday in New Caney. No one on the team has been this far in the playoffs since going to high school.

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  • East Texas high schools roar into UIL Regional Semifinals

    East Texas high schools roar into UIL Regional Semifinals

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 12:14 AM EST2017-11-28 05:14:24 GMT

    The Thanksgiving break gave high school football fans plenty to be thankful for. There are plenty of teams across East Texas that still have a shot at a state championship.

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    The Thanksgiving break gave high school football fans plenty to be thankful for. There are plenty of teams across East Texas that still have a shot at a state championship.

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  • Trinity Valley head football coach leaving to become OC at Northwestern State

    Trinity Valley head football coach leaving to become OC at Northwestern State

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 12:09 AM EST2017-11-28 05:09:10 GMT
    TVCC head coach is leaving.TVCC head coach is leaving.

    Trinity Valley Community College athletic director/head football coach Brad Smiley has announced his resignation to become offensive coordinator at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

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    Trinity Valley Community College athletic director/head football coach Brad Smiley has announced his resignation to become offensive coordinator at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

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  • Lufkin product Keke Coutee named Big 12 offensive player of the week

    Lufkin product Keke Coutee named Big 12 offensive player of the week

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 12:05 AM EST2017-11-28 05:05:50 GMT
    Coutee named Big 12 offensive player of the week.Coutee named Big 12 offensive player of the week.

    Texas Tech junior wide receiver Keke Coutee earned his second Big 12 weekly award of the season Monday as he was named the conference's Offensive Player of the Week following his 168-yard performance against Texas. 

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    Texas Tech junior wide receiver Keke Coutee earned his second Big 12 weekly award of the season Monday as he was named the conference's Offensive Player of the Week following his 168-yard performance against Texas. 

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  • Jason Witten shuts down Tennessee coach rumor

    Jason Witten shuts down Tennessee coach rumor

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 12:02 AM EST2017-11-28 05:02:25 GMT
    Witten is staying put.Witten is staying put.

    I fell weird even talking about this, but Jason Witten is still all in with the Cowboys. After Tennessee, Witten's Alma Mater, backed out of an agreement with Greg Schiano as its new head coach, rumors starting flying that Witten would leave Dallas mid-season to go coach the Volunteers. During his media session Monday afternoon, the 15-year tight end denied those reports and says he feels to good to consider a move like that at this point.

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    I fell weird even talking about this, but Jason Witten is still all in with the Cowboys. After Tennessee, Witten's Alma Mater, backed out of an agreement with Greg Schiano as its new head coach, rumors starting flying that Witten would leave Dallas mid-season to go coach the Volunteers. During his media session Monday afternoon, the 15-year tight end denied those reports and says he feels to good to consider a move like that at this point.

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  • Union Grove basketball hosts "Team Brock" night

    Union Grove basketball hosts "Team Brock" night

    Monday, November 27 2017 11:53 PM EST2017-11-28 04:53:51 GMT
    Union Grove basketball was "Team Brock" on Monday night.Union Grove basketball was "Team Brock" on Monday night.

    Another successful campaign might be on the horizon for head coach Dee Lewis and company, but Monday night's non-district game against Avinger had very little to do with basketball. Instead, everyone was "Team Brock."

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    Another successful campaign might be on the horizon for head coach Dee Lewis and company, but Monday night's non-district game against Avinger had very little to do with basketball. Instead, everyone was "Team Brock."

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  • Second-half surge leads 'Jacks past Florida A&M

    Second-half surge leads 'Jacks past Florida A&M

    Sunday, November 26 2017 10:47 PM EST2017-11-27 03:47:58 GMT

    Perhaps suffering from a dose of post-Thanksgiving lethargy, it took until midway through the first half for the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team to get going against Florida A&M Sunday afternoon.

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    Perhaps suffering from a dose of post-Thanksgiving lethargy, it took until midway through the first half for the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team to get going against Florida A&M Sunday afternoon.

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  • Week 13 scores

    Week 13 scores

    Saturday, November 25 2017 12:28 AM EST2017-11-25 05:28:39 GMT

    Friday's Results

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    Friday's Results

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  • Red Zone Playoff Edition Weather Forecast

    Red Zone Playoff Edition Weather Forecast

    Friday, November 24 2017 2:59 PM EST2017-11-24 19:59:24 GMT

    Clear skies, fairly light southerly winds and perfect temperatures. 

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    Clear skies, fairly light southerly winds and perfect temperatures. 

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  • SFA men's basketball blows halftime lead, falls to Mississippi State

    SFA men's basketball blows halftime lead, falls to Mississippi State

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 11:47 PM EST2017-11-23 04:47:26 GMT
    SFA loses by five to Mississippi State.SFA loses by five to Mississippi State.

    Staring down a 16-point deficit with 6:06 remaining, the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team staged a furious comeback attempt by swishing five three-pointers through the final 3:10, but Mississippi State's lead proved insurmountable as the 'Jacks dropped an 80-75 decision to the Bulldogs inside Humphrey Coliseum.

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    Staring down a 16-point deficit with 6:06 remaining, the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team staged a furious comeback attempt by swishing five three-pointers through the final 3:10, but Mississippi State's lead proved insurmountable as the 'Jacks dropped an 80-75 decision to the Bulldogs inside Humphrey Coliseum.

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  • Rusk looks to add to best season in years in the Red Zone Game of the Week

    Rusk looks to add to best season in years in the Red Zone Game of the Week

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 9:35 PM EST2017-11-23 02:35:57 GMT
    Rusk has advanced past the area round since 2002.Rusk has advanced past the area round since 2002.

    At the high school level, the Red Zone Game of the Week for the area round of the playoffs features Rusk and Melissa. The Eagles are coming off their first postseason win since 2011 and will now look to get past the second round for just the time ever and first since 2002.

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    At the high school level, the Red Zone Game of the Week for the area round of the playoffs features Rusk and Melissa. The Eagles are coming off their first postseason win since 2011 and will now look to get past the second round for just the time ever and first since 2002.

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  • Three East Texans among semifinalists for The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award

    Three East Texans among semifinalists for The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 4:44 PM EST2017-11-22 21:44:34 GMT
    Semifinalists for The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award have been announced.Semifinalists for The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award have been announced.

    This year many talented athletes with ties to the state of Texas have emerged as candidates for The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award. Ten Semifinalists have been selected by The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Selection Committee.

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    This year many talented athletes with ties to the state of Texas have emerged as candidates for The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award. Ten Semifinalists have been selected by The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Selection Committee.

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  • Another team in Gilmer deserves attention, Union Hill is on a roll

    Another team in Gilmer deserves attention, Union Hill is on a roll

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 10:35 PM EST2017-11-22 03:35:41 GMT
    Union Hill captured its first undefeated regular season since 1982.Union Hill captured its first undefeated regular season since 1982.

    When the town of Gilmer is mentioned in relation to sports, the Buckeyes powerhouse football program immediately comes to mind. And that's fair considering they have won three state titles and racked up 13 double digit win seasons since 2000. But a small 1A school about nine miles away deserves some attention these days as well.

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    When the town of Gilmer is mentioned in relation to sports, the Buckeyes powerhouse football program immediately comes to mind. And that's fair considering they have won three state titles and racked up 13 double digit win seasons since 2000. But a small 1A school about nine miles away deserves some attention these days as well.

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  • Elkhart native Jeffrey Wilson out at least next two games, possibly done for year

    Elkhart native Jeffrey Wilson out at least next two games, possibly done for year

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 10:23 PM EST2017-11-22 03:23:47 GMT
    Wilson celebrates after scoring a touchdown.Wilson celebrates after scoring a touchdown.

    In other college football news, Elkhart native and North Texas running back Jeffrey Wilson scored two touchdowns and had over 70 rushing yards in UNT's win over Army on Saturday. The East Texan's senior campaign though is likely over. Wilson suffered an ankle injury in the victory and will not play against Rice or in next week's Conference USA championship game.

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    In other college football news, Elkhart native and North Texas running back Jeffrey Wilson scored two touchdowns and had over 70 rushing yards in UNT's win over Army on Saturday. The East Texan's senior campaign though is likely over. Wilson suffered an ankle injury in the victory and will not play against Rice or in next week's Conference USA championship game.

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  • Lufkin not resting on Thanksgiving Break as they prepare for Pearce HS

    Lufkin not resting on Thanksgiving Break as they prepare for Pearce HS

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 10:05 PM EST2017-11-22 03:05:47 GMT

    The Lufkin panthers are looking to keep their season going this Saturday when they travel to Corsicana to take on Richardson Pearce in the area round of the playoffs.

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    The Lufkin panthers are looking to keep their season going this Saturday when they travel to Corsicana to take on Richardson Pearce in the area round of the playoffs.

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  • Report: According to Houston Chronicle Texas A&M to fire Kevin Sumlin after LSU game

    Report: According to Houston Chronicle Texas A&M to fire Kevin Sumlin after LSU game

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 10:04 PM EST2017-11-22 03:04:17 GMT
    Report: Sumlin to be fired.Report: Sumlin to be fired.

    Over the years, and even more so since Kevin Sumlin arrived in college station, Texas A&M has recruited East Texas hard. There are currently over a dozen players from the region on the Aggies roster, but they may be playing for a new head coach in 2018. According to the Houston Chronicle, no matter what happens against number 18 LSU on Saturday night, Sumlin will be fired.

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    Over the years, and even more so since Kevin Sumlin arrived in college station, Texas A&M has recruited East Texas hard. There are currently over a dozen players from the region on the Aggies roster, but they may be playing for a new head coach in 2018. According to the Houston Chronicle, no matter what happens against number 18 LSU on Saturday night, Sumlin will be fired.

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  • Area Round games set for East Texas teams

    Area Round games set for East Texas teams

    Monday, November 20 2017 11:49 PM EST2017-11-21 04:49:42 GMT

    After three days of Bi-District Action, the Area round is set for area football teams. Friday Games:

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    After three days of Bi-District Action, the Area round is set for area football teams. Friday Games:

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  • Northwestern takes back Chief Caddo with 38-21 win over SFA

    Northwestern takes back Chief Caddo with 38-21 win over SFA

    Sunday, November 19 2017 12:01 AM EST2017-11-19 05:01:04 GMT
    From SFA Athletics NATCHITOCHES, La. – The largest traveling trophy in all of sports had to go back to Natchitoches, Louisiana, Saturday evening as Northwestern State topped the Stephen F. Austin football team 38-21 inside Turpin Stadium. The host Demons (4-7, 4-5 Southland) racked up 258 yards on the ground and scored 31 first-half points in the 52nd Battle for Chief Caddo to reclaim the Chief Caddo statue from its comforts of Nacogdoches, where it has resided for six of ...More >>
    From SFA Athletics NATCHITOCHES, La. – The largest traveling trophy in all of sports had to go back to Natchitoches, Louisiana, Saturday evening as Northwestern State topped the Stephen F. Austin football team 38-21 inside Turpin Stadium. The host Demons (4-7, 4-5 Southland) racked up 258 yards on the ground and scored 31 first-half points in the 52nd Battle for Chief Caddo to reclaim the Chief Caddo statue from its comforts of Nacogdoches, where it has resided for six of ...More >>
  • SFA moves to 4-0 after dominating win over Howard Payne

    SFA moves to 4-0 after dominating win over Howard Payne

    Saturday, November 18 2017 11:52 PM EST2017-11-19 04:52:29 GMT
    From SFA Athletics Nacogdoches, TX - At the endpoint of a stretch of three games in a matter of only four days, the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team emphatically denied any doubts about its fatigue level by producing an offensive explosion the likes of which not seen by Lumberjack men's basketball faithful since the mid 1990's.  Unloading a relentless scoring barrage on visiting Howard Payne, SFA posted its highest single-game point total in almost 21 years and rece...More >>
    From SFA Athletics Nacogdoches, TX - At the endpoint of a stretch of three games in a matter of only four days, the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team emphatically denied any doubts about its fatigue level by producing an offensive explosion the likes of which not seen by Lumberjack men's basketball faithful since the mid 1990's.  Unloading a relentless scoring barrage on visiting Howard Payne, SFA posted its highest single-game point total in almost 21 years and rece...More >>
  • Week 1 Playoff Scores

    Week 1 Playoff Scores

    Saturday, November 18 2017 12:47 AM EST2017-11-18 05:47:04 GMT

    Here are results from Week 1 of playoffs.

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    Here are results from Week 1 of playoffs.

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  • Lufkin moves past Bi-District round for first time since 2012 with win over Heath

    Lufkin moves past Bi-District round for first time since 2012 with win over Heath

    Friday, November 17 2017 11:42 PM EST2017-11-18 04:42:05 GMT

    The Lufkin Panthers are moving on in the playoffs after knocking off Rockwall Heath 28-7. it is something the seniors had not experienced with Lufkin last making it past the first round in 2012. 

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    The Lufkin Panthers are moving on in the playoffs after knocking off Rockwall Heath 28-7. it is something the seniors had not experienced with Lufkin last making it past the first round in 2012. 

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  • Here is your Red Zone Friday night lights forecast

    Here is your Red Zone Friday night lights forecast

    Friday, November 17 2017 3:48 PM EST2017-11-17 20:48:23 GMT

    Here is your Red Zone, High School Football Playoff Edition forecast for this evening.

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    Here is your Red Zone, High School Football Playoff Edition forecast for this evening.

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  • Lufkin on quest to end playoff slump

    Lufkin on quest to end playoff slump

    Thursday, November 16 2017 6:05 PM EST2017-11-16 23:05:51 GMT

    The Lufkin Panthers have not made it past the first round of the football playoffs since 2012. The team this year has a different feel to it and is hopeful that stat will be erased Friday night when they host Rockwall-Heath in the Bi-District Round of the 6A playoffs.

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    The Lufkin Panthers have not made it past the first round of the football playoffs since 2012. The team this year has a different feel to it and is hopeful that stat will be erased Friday night when they host Rockwall-Heath in the Bi-District Round of the 6A playoffs.

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  • TJC men's and women's soccer win in overtime

    TJC men's and women's soccer win in overtime

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 11:46 PM EST2017-11-16 04:46:47 GMT
    Both TJC teams won their second round games.Both TJC teams won their second round games.

    What an exciting and drama filled day for the TJC women's and men's soccer teams at their respective national tournaments.

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    What an exciting and drama filled day for the TJC women's and men's soccer teams at their respective national tournaments.

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  • SFA takes down St. Edward's in home opener

    SFA takes down St. Edward's in home opener

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 11:37 PM EST2017-11-16 04:37:01 GMT
    SFA wins its home opener.SFA wins its home opener.

    Press Release Eager to put on a show for their home fans for the first time in 2017-18, the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team began a stretch of three home games in four days by having to match up against a squad that came in averaging almost 100 points per game.

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    Press Release Eager to put on a show for their home fans for the first time in 2017-18, the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team began a stretch of three home games in four days by having to match up against a squad that came in averaging almost 100 points per game.

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  • New Diana's Sampson wins player of the week

    New Diana's Sampson wins player of the week

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 11:22 PM EST2017-11-16 04:22:08 GMT
    Sampson receives state wide recognition.Sampson receives state wide recognition.

    In other high school football news, one East Texan has received state wide recognition for his efforts last Friday night. New Diana's Jackson Sampson is the Week 11 Class 3A Built Ford Tough player of the week.

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    In other high school football news, one East Texan has received state wide recognition for his efforts last Friday night. New Diana's Jackson Sampson is the Week 11 Class 3A Built Ford Tough player of the week.

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  • Mineola and Hughes Springs to square off in the Red Zone Game of the Week

    Mineola and Hughes Springs to square off in the Red Zone Game of the Week

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 11:17 PM EST2017-11-16 04:17:16 GMT
    Mineola has a chance to win back to back titles.Mineola has a chance to win back to back titles.

    Our Red Zone Game of the Week for the bi-district round of the playoffs features an all East Texas showdown between Mineola and Hughes Springs. The Yellowjackets are the Class 3A Division I defending state champions, but oddly enough the Mustangs enter the contest with the better record in 2017.

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    Our Red Zone Game of the Week for the bi-district round of the playoffs features an all East Texas showdown between Mineola and Hughes Springs. The Yellowjackets are the Class 3A Division I defending state champions, but oddly enough the Mustangs enter the contest with the better record in 2017.

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  • Ezekiel Elliott withdraws appeal, will serve suspension

    Ezekiel Elliott withdraws appeal, will serve suspension

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 5:35 PM EST2017-11-15 22:35:56 GMT

    After a long-fought court battle, Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott has withdrawn his appeal of a six-game suspension.

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    After a long-fought court battle, Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott has withdrawn his appeal of a six-game suspension.

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  • SFA women's basketball wins home opener

    SFA women's basketball wins home opener

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 12:05 AM EST2017-11-15 05:05:10 GMT
    SFA women win home opener.SFA women win home opener.

    The Stephen F. Austin women's basketball team shook off a sluggish start to overcome the Coppin State women's basketball team at William R. Johnson on Tuesday, 72-59, earning their first win of the season and starting the home schedule off with a win. 

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    The Stephen F. Austin women's basketball team shook off a sluggish start to overcome the Coppin State women's basketball team at William R. Johnson on Tuesday, 72-59, earning their first win of the season and starting the home schedule off with a win. 

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  • Jacksonville is playoff bound thanks to a record breaking performance from its quarterback

    Jacksonville is playoff bound thanks to a record breaking performance from its quarterback

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 11:24 PM EST2017-11-15 04:24:03 GMT
    Session threw seven first half touchdons last Friday.Session threw seven first half touchdons last Friday.

    Despite making the playoffs last year for the first time since 2012, Jacksonville was picked to finish last in District 17-5A this season by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine. But the Indians proved they are no flash in the pan.

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    Despite making the playoffs last year for the first time since 2012, Jacksonville was picked to finish last in District 17-5A this season by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine. But the Indians proved they are no flash in the pan.

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  • From 0-10 to the playoffs, Hemphill in unfamiliar territory

    From 0-10 to the playoffs, Hemphill in unfamiliar territory

    Monday, November 13 2017 11:12 PM EST2017-11-14 04:12:11 GMT

    The last time the Hemphill Hornets made the playoffs, George W. Bush was finishing out his second term as President of the United States and Apple had just unveiled the Iphone.

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    The last time the Hemphill Hornets made the playoffs, George W. Bush was finishing out his second term as President of the United States and Apple had just unveiled the Iphone.

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  • Playoff match ups set for UIL football playoffs

    Playoff match ups set for UIL football playoffs

    Monday, November 13 2017 4:24 PM EST2017-11-13 21:24:15 GMT

    The Texas UIL Playoffs kick off this week in all classifications.

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    The Texas UIL Playoffs kick off this week in all classifications.

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  • Breaking

    Former Lufkin High School football standout nominated for prestigious award

    Former Lufkin High School football standout nominated for prestigious award

    Monday, November 13 2017 11:32 AM EST2017-11-13 16:32:44 GMT

    Texas Tech junior wide receiver Keke Coutee was named Monday a semifinalist for the prestigious Biletnikoff Trophy, which is presented annually to the nation's top receiver regardless of position.

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    Texas Tech junior wide receiver Keke Coutee was named Monday a semifinalist for the prestigious Biletnikoff Trophy, which is presented annually to the nation's top receiver regardless of position.

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  • Week 11 Red Zone scores

    Week 11 Red Zone scores

    Saturday, November 11 2017 12:50 AM EST2017-11-11 05:50:59 GMT

    Here is your Week 11 Red Zone schedule.  

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    Here is your Week 11 Red Zone schedule.  

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  • Red Zone forecast

    Red Zone forecast

    Friday, November 10 2017 3:33 PM EST2017-11-10 20:33:06 GMT
    Here is your Red Zone weather forecast for this evening. Clear skies, light winds and mild to cool temperatures are expected. A light jacket or sweatshirt is all you should need this evening. Enjoy! Copyright 2017. All rights reserved.More >>
    Here is your Red Zone weather forecast for this evening. Clear skies, light winds and mild to cool temperatures are expected. A light jacket or sweatshirt is all you should need this evening. Enjoy! Copyright 2017. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Gilmer visits Pittsburg in the Red Zone Game of the Week

    Gilmer visits Pittsburg in the Red Zone Game of the Week

    Friday, November 10 2017 12:14 AM EST2017-11-10 05:14:38 GMT
    Pittsburg hosts Gilmer in the Red Zone Game of the Week.Pittsburg hosts Gilmer in the Red Zone Game of the Week.

    Our Red Zone Game of the Week features Gilmer at Pittsburg. The winner claims the second playoff seed out of District 7-4A Division II, while the loser gets third. Despite being separated by just under 20 miles, this isn't a fierce rivalry, but Friday night will be the 70th meeting between the two programs.

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    Our Red Zone Game of the Week features Gilmer at Pittsburg. The winner claims the second playoff seed out of District 7-4A Division II, while the loser gets third. Despite being separated by just under 20 miles, this isn't a fierce rivalry, but Friday night will be the 70th meeting between the two programs.

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  • Court denies Ezekiel Elliott appeal, suspension upheld

    Court denies Ezekiel Elliott appeal, suspension upheld

    Thursday, November 9 2017 3:47 PM EST2017-11-09 20:47:16 GMT

    A court has upheld a suspension for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.

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    A court has upheld a suspension for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.

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  • Lufkin playoff date decided after coin flip

    Lufkin playoff date decided after coin flip

    Thursday, November 9 2017 1:59 PM EST2017-11-09 18:59:49 GMT

    The Lufkin Panthers now know when and where their Bi-District playoff game will be. Coach Todd Quick confirmed that the school won the coin flip with Rockwall Heath so the game will be on Friday, Nov.17. 

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    The Lufkin Panthers now know when and where their Bi-District playoff game will be. Coach Todd Quick confirmed that the school won the coin flip with Rockwall Heath so the game will be on Friday, Nov.17. 

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  • "bEASTtexas" lives up to its name in early signing period for sports besides football

    "bEASTtexas" lives up to its name in early signing period for sports besides football

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 11:21 PM EST2017-11-09 04:21:45 GMT
    Numerous athletes signed on Wednesday.Numerous athletes signed on Wednesday.

    Known for sending so many athletes to the next level, our region has earned the nickname "bEASTtexas." The early signing period for all sports besides football began Wednesday and lets just say once again, athletes from the area lived up to the reputation.

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    Known for sending so many athletes to the next level, our region has earned the nickname "bEASTtexas." The early signing period for all sports besides football began Wednesday and lets just say once again, athletes from the area lived up to the reputation.

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  • White Oak in great position to end a long drought on Friday night

    White Oak in great position to end a long drought on Friday night

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 11:52 PM EST2017-11-08 04:52:39 GMT
    White Oak can win an outright district title on Friday night.White Oak can win an outright district title on Friday night.

    With star quarterback Heath Hood behind center for his senior year, and coming off back to back 10 win seasons, it was fair to have high expectations for White Oak entering 2017. After five games though, the Roughnecks only had two wins and all of sudden it was like uh, what is going on. Well, order has since been restored.

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    With star quarterback Heath Hood behind center for his senior year, and coming off back to back 10 win seasons, it was fair to have high expectations for White Oak entering 2017. After five games though, the Roughnecks only had two wins and all of sudden it was like uh, what is going on. Well, order has since been restored.

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  • UT-Tyler men's soccer preparing for national tournament

    UT-Tyler men's soccer preparing for national tournament

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 11:47 PM EST2017-11-08 04:47:19 GMT
    UT-Tyler soccer in the national tournament for the first time since 2011.UT-Tyler soccer in the national tournament for the first time since 2011.

    UT-Tyler soccer in the national tournament..

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    UT-Tyler soccer in the national tournament..

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  • Lufkin seniors looking to reach 8 win regular season for first time

    Lufkin seniors looking to reach 8 win regular season for first time

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 11:33 PM EST2017-11-08 04:33:22 GMT

    The 34 Lufkin seniors on the football team can bring something to the school that has not been seen since 2011. 

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    The 34 Lufkin seniors on the football team can bring something to the school that has not been seen since 2011. 

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  • Despite loss to Rusk, Diboll can still claim piece of district title

    Despite loss to Rusk, Diboll can still claim piece of district title

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 10:58 PM EST2017-11-08 03:58:31 GMT

    The Diboll locker room was not a happy place to be Friday night after the Lumberjacks lost 40-35 to the Rusk Eagles.

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    The Diboll locker room was not a happy place to be Friday night after the Lumberjacks lost 40-35 to the Rusk Eagles.

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  • Pittsburg product Brian Baca earns player of the week award

    Pittsburg product Brian Baca earns player of the week award

    Monday, November 6 2017 11:47 PM EST2017-11-07 04:47:07 GMT
    Baca has been named the ASC player of the week.Baca has been named the ASC player of the week.

    Following stellar performances in the final home game of 2017, the East Texas Baptist University football team gained two awards from the American Southwest Conference in "Players of the Week" for Brian Baca and Ryan Travis.

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    Following stellar performances in the final home game of 2017, the East Texas Baptist University football team gained two awards from the American Southwest Conference in "Players of the Week" for Brian Baca and Ryan Travis.

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  • AC Roadrunners earn upset win over No.3 South Plains

    AC Roadrunners earn upset win over No.3 South Plains

    Sunday, November 5 2017 11:43 PM EST2017-11-06 04:43:14 GMT

    The Angelina College Roadrunners bounced back from a Saturday loss with an upset win over a nationally-ranked team on Sunday to close out the East/West Challenge in Lewisville

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    The Angelina College Roadrunners bounced back from a Saturday loss with an upset win over a nationally-ranked team on Sunday to close out the East/West Challenge in Lewisville

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  • Kristie Ahn Claims RBC Pro Challenge Title in Tyler

    Kristie Ahn Claims RBC Pro Challenge Title in Tyler

    Sunday, November 5 2017 11:37 PM EST2017-11-06 04:37:33 GMT

    Kristie Ahn defeated Danielle Collins 6-4 6-4 to win the RBC Pro Challenge, an $80,000 USTA Pro Circuit Event in front of a great crowd of more than 500 spectators at the Tyler Athletic and Swim Club.

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    Kristie Ahn defeated Danielle Collins 6-4 6-4 to win the RBC Pro Challenge, an $80,000 USTA Pro Circuit Event in front of a great crowd of more than 500 spectators at the Tyler Athletic and Swim Club.

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  • Week 10 Scores

    Week 10 Scores

    Saturday, November 4 2017 12:58 AM EDT2017-11-04 04:58:21 GMT

    Here is your week 10 Red Zone football schedule. Class 6A John Tyler @ Mesquite Horn Rockwall Heath @ Longview North Mesquite @ Tyler Lee Lufkin @ Conroe Class 5A Hallsville @ Texas High Pine Tree @ Marshall Mount Pleasant- Bye Greenville @ Sulphur Springs Whitehouse @ Corsicana Jacksonville @ Lindale Ennis @ Nacogdoches Class 4A Van @ Kaufman Brownsboro @ Crandall Athens- Bye Carthage @ Palestine Henderson @ Bullard Kilgore @ Center Chapel Hill- Bye Emory Rains ...

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    Here is your week 10 Red Zone football schedule. Class 6A John Tyler @ Mesquite Horn Rockwall Heath @ Longview North Mesquite @ Tyler Lee Lufkin @ Conroe Class 5A Hallsville @ Texas High Pine Tree @ Marshall Mount Pleasant- Bye Greenville @ Sulphur Springs Whitehouse @ Corsicana Jacksonville @ Lindale Ennis @ Nacogdoches Class 4A Van @ Kaufman Brownsboro @ Crandall Athens- Bye Carthage @ Palestine Henderson @ Bullard Kilgore @ Center Chapel Hill- Bye Emory Rains ...

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  • Pack handles Conroe; Rusk keeps district hopes alive with win over Diboll

    Pack handles Conroe; Rusk keeps district hopes alive with win over Diboll

    Friday, November 3 2017 11:39 PM EDT2017-11-04 03:39:00 GMT

    It was a busy night of football in the Pineywoods.

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    It was a busy night of football in the Pineywoods.

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  • The latest: NFLPA again files emergency motion on Ezekiel Elliott's behalf

    The latest: NFLPA again files emergency motion on Ezekiel Elliott's behalf

    Friday, November 3 2017 8:52 PM EDT2017-11-04 00:52:26 GMT

    Fewer than 24 hours after a judge rejected yet another appeal, the NFL Players Association has filed an expedited appeal and emergency injunction request on behalf of Ezekiel Elliott.

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    Fewer than 24 hours after a judge rejected yet another appeal, the NFL Players Association has filed an expedited appeal and emergency injunction request on behalf of Ezekiel Elliott.

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  • Judge denies emergency motion in Ezekiel Elliott case, another appeal expected

    Judge denies emergency motion in Ezekiel Elliott case, another appeal expected

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-10-31 22:24:05 GMT
    Ezekiel ElliottEzekiel Elliott

    Almost as swiftly as the NFL Players Association managed to file an emergency motion for an injunction on behalf of Ezekiel Elliott, a judge quickly denied it.

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    Almost as swiftly as the NFL Players Association managed to file an emergency motion for an injunction on behalf of Ezekiel Elliott, a judge quickly denied it.

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  • UPDATE: Ezekiel Elliott's suspension has been upheld, sources say

    UPDATE: Ezekiel Elliott's suspension has been upheld, sources say

    Friday, November 3 2017 8:52 PM EDT2017-11-04 00:52:21 GMT

    Fresh off a temporary reprieve, Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is returning to court today to fight a six-game suspension.

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    Fresh off a temporary reprieve, Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is returning to court today to fight a six-game suspension.

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  • Tyler freshman breaks 16-year-old swim record

    Tyler freshman breaks 16-year-old swim record

    Friday, November 3 2017 8:52 PM EDT2017-11-04 00:52:05 GMT
    Caroline Richbourg (Source: Tyler Lee Swimmers, Facebook)Caroline Richbourg (Source: Tyler Lee Swimmers, Facebook)

    Tyler Lee freshman Caroline Richbourg broke the school's record in the 100-meter butterfly event Wednesday night.

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    Tyler Lee freshman Caroline Richbourg broke the school's record in the 100-meter butterfly event Wednesday night.

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  • Texas governor throws support behind Thundering 13

    Texas governor throws support behind Thundering 13

    Friday, November 3 2017 8:51 PM EDT2017-11-04 00:51:32 GMT
    Source: FacebookSource: Facebook

    A Texas official is throwing his support behind a little league team as they work to bring home the Little League World Series title. 

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    A Texas official is throwing his support behind a little league team as they work to bring home the Little League World Series title. 

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  • BREAKING

    Severe thunderstorm warnings expire for ETX counties

    Severe thunderstorm warnings expire for ETX counties

    Friday, November 3 2017 8:51 PM EDT2017-11-04 00:51:17 GMT

    A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Gregg; Harrison; Panola and Rusk counties through 7:45 p.m.

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    A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Gregg; Harrison; Panola and Rusk counties through 7:45 p.m.

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  • Red Zone Friday night football forecast

    Red Zone Friday night football forecast

    Friday, November 3 2017 3:17 PM EDT2017-11-03 19:17:35 GMT

    A few showers possible this evening. Warm and Humid. 

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    A few showers possible this evening. Warm and Humid. 

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  • All Saints hoping to make history in playoff game on Friday night

    All Saints hoping to make history in playoff game on Friday night

    Thursday, November 2 2017 11:19 PM EDT2017-11-03 03:19:35 GMT
    All Saints is in the playoffs for the first time since 2011.All Saints is in the playoffs for the first time since 2011.

    A lot of teams across the region can clinch a playoff spot on Friday night. One East Texas program though is already playoff bound. Playing as an independent within TAPPS this year, All Saints is set to take on Cathedral out of El Paso in Abilene on Friday in the semifinals.

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    A lot of teams across the region can clinch a playoff spot on Friday night. One East Texas program though is already playoff bound. Playing as an independent within TAPPS this year, All Saints is set to take on Cathedral out of El Paso in Abilene on Friday in the semifinals.

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  • Arp's DeMarvion Overshown receives Under Armour All-American jersey

    Arp's DeMarvion Overshown receives Under Armour All-American jersey

    Thursday, November 2 2017 11:14 PM EDT2017-11-03 03:14:41 GMT
    Overshown receives All-American jersey.Overshown receives All-American jersey.

    For the second straight day a star football player from the region has been honored. On Wednesday, Carthage running back Keaontay Ingram received his Under Armour All-American jersey and this afternoon, it was Arp safety DeMarvion Overshown's turn.

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    For the second straight day a star football player from the region has been honored. On Wednesday, Carthage running back Keaontay Ingram received his Under Armour All-American jersey and this afternoon, it was Arp safety DeMarvion Overshown's turn.

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  • ESPN & NFL Network Report: Texans QB Deshaun Watson tears ACL in practice

    ESPN & NFL Network Report: Texans QB Deshaun Watson tears ACL in practice

    Thursday, November 2 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-11-02 21:35:47 GMT
    Report: Watson tears ACL in practice.Report: Watson tears ACL in practice.

    According to both ESPN's Adam Schefter and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson suffered a torn ACL in practice on Thursday.

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    According to both ESPN's Adam Schefter and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson suffered a torn ACL in practice on Thursday.

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  • Van hoping to claim district championship in the Red Zone Game of the Week

    Van hoping to claim district championship in the Red Zone Game of the Week

    Thursday, November 2 2017 12:29 AM EDT2017-11-02 04:29:18 GMT
    Van can claim a district championship with a win on Friday.Van can claim a district championship with a win on Friday.

    Our Kendrick Henderson likely isn't to happy with me since he has to drive over 70 miles on Friday night, but the matchup between number 8 Van and Kaufman is by far the best on paper for week 10. And that's why its the Red Zone Game of the Week. The Vandals are a perfect 8-0 on the year, while the Lions are 8-1. Both programs are undefeated in District 8-4A Division I play so the winner claims a district championship..

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    Our Kendrick Henderson likely isn't to happy with me since he has to drive over 70 miles on Friday night, but the matchup between number 8 Van and Kaufman is by far the best on paper for week 10. And that's why its the Red Zone Game of the Week. The Vandals are a perfect 8-0 on the year, while the Lions are 8-1. Both programs are undefeated in District 8-4A Division I play so the winner claims a district championship..

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  • Carthage running back Keaontay Ingram receives Under Armour All-American jersey

    Carthage running back Keaontay Ingram receives Under Armour All-American jersey

    Thursday, November 2 2017 12:16 AM EDT2017-11-02 04:16:25 GMT
    Ingram is set to play in the Under Armour All-American game.Ingram is set to play in the Under Armour All-American game.

    A pair of stars from the region will have a chance to show off their talents in front of the entire country in January. Carthage running back and Texas commit Keaontay Ingram and Arp safety and Texas commit DeMarvion Overshown are set to play in the annual Under Armour All-American Game.

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    A pair of stars from the region will have a chance to show off their talents in front of the entire country in January. Carthage running back and Texas commit Keaontay Ingram and Arp safety and Texas commit DeMarvion Overshown are set to play in the annual Under Armour All-American Game.

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  • Harmony is crushing opponents and closing in on history

    Harmony is crushing opponents and closing in on history

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 12:15 AM EDT2017-11-01 04:15:28 GMT
    Harmony is a perfect 8-0 on the year.Harmony is a perfect 8-0 on the year.

    Speaking of perfect, the Harmony football team is 8-0 after blowing out Alba Golden last Friday 63 to nothing. And folks, a lot scores look like that for the Eagles this year. They have also won games 42-0, 72-0, 68-0, 74-20, and 60-24. Only Tenaha has a better point differential than Harmony, who has outscored its opponents by over 360 points.

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    Speaking of perfect, the Harmony football team is 8-0 after blowing out Alba Golden last Friday 63 to nothing. And folks, a lot scores look like that for the Eagles this year. They have also won games 42-0, 72-0, 68-0, 74-20, and 60-24. Only Tenaha has a better point differential than Harmony, who has outscored its opponents by over 360 points.

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  • Lufkin defense forming new identity this season

    Lufkin defense forming new identity this season

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 10:56 PM EDT2017-11-01 02:56:33 GMT

    Every Friday, the Lufkin defense takes the field with a chip on their shoulder and something to prove. Last season, the Pack's defense seemed like they could not stop the scoring. The team made a complete 180 this year.

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    Every Friday, the Lufkin defense takes the field with a chip on their shoulder and something to prove. Last season, the Pack's defense seemed like they could not stop the scoring. The team made a complete 180 this year.

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  • Lufkin's Malik Jackson decommits from University of Houston

    Lufkin's Malik Jackson decommits from University of Houston

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 2:30 PM EDT2017-10-31 18:30:41 GMT

    Lufkin wide receiver Malik Jackson is once again exploring options for where he wants to play college football.

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    Lufkin wide receiver Malik Jackson is once again exploring options for where he wants to play college football.

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  • John Tyler product Jeremy Lane traded to Texans

    John Tyler product Jeremy Lane traded to Texans

    Monday, October 30 2017 11:16 PM EDT2017-10-31 03:16:23 GMT
    Lane has been traded to the Texans.Lane has been traded to the Texans.

    According to ESPN, an East Texan is headed back the Lone Star State.

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    According to ESPN, an East Texan is headed back the Lone Star State.

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  • Lufkin releases UIL snapshot numbers, still no cutoff from UIL

    Lufkin releases UIL snapshot numbers, still no cutoff from UIL

    Monday, October 30 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-10-30 21:00:08 GMT

    Lufkin ISD has released their "snapshot" enrollment numbers for UIL classifications. District Spokesperson Sheila Adams sated the number given to UIL is 2,158.

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    Lufkin ISD has released their "snapshot" enrollment numbers for UIL classifications. District Spokesperson Sheila Adams sated the number given to UIL is 2,158.

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  • TJC's Asghar's moves on in Tyler's RBC Pro Challenge qualifiers

    TJC's Asghar's moves on in Tyler's RBC Pro Challenge qualifiers

    Sunday, October 29 2017 10:58 PM EDT2017-10-30 02:58:35 GMT

     Tyler Junior College standout Jasmine Asghar was slated to play the no. 1 seed in qualifying when the draw came out Saturday night.

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     Tyler Junior College standout Jasmine Asghar was slated to play the no. 1 seed in qualifying when the draw came out Saturday night.

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  • Week 9 High School Football

    Week 9 High School Football

    Saturday, October 28 2017 12:54 AM EDT2017-10-28 04:54:01 GMT

    Here are the Red Zone Week 9 football games across East Texas.

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    Here are the Red Zone Week 9 football games across East Texas.

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  • Pack defense silences Oak Ridge in 34-7 win

    Pack defense silences Oak Ridge in 34-7 win

    Friday, October 27 2017 11:26 PM EDT2017-10-28 03:26:55 GMT

    The Lufkin Panthers Defense made a statement for a second straight week with a big win over Oak Ridge.

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    The Lufkin Panthers Defense made a statement for a second straight week with a big win over Oak Ridge.

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  • Snapshot Day outlook becoming clearer

    Snapshot Day outlook becoming clearer

    Friday, October 27 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-10-27 22:00:14 GMT

    The outlook for the next few years ahead of district realignment in February is becoming clear.

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    The outlook for the next few years ahead of district realignment in February is becoming clear.

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  • Jay Novacek comes to Tyler

    Jay Novacek comes to Tyler

    Friday, October 27 2017 12:37 AM EDT2017-10-27 04:37:03 GMT
    Former Cowboys tight end comes to Tyler.Former Cowboys tight end comes to Tyler.

    This guy used to be one of Troy Aikman's main targets in the 1990's and helped the Cowboys win three Super Bowls. Former tight end Jay Novacek paid a visit to Tyler Thursday night. Novacek is a spokesman for Heritage Land Bank and the five-time Pro Bowler was on hand to sign autographs and answer any questions East Texans might have about farming and agriculture.

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    This guy used to be one of Troy Aikman's main targets in the 1990's and helped the Cowboys win three Super Bowls. Former tight end Jay Novacek paid a visit to Tyler Thursday night. Novacek is a spokesman for Heritage Land Bank and the five-time Pro Bowler was on hand to sign autographs and answer any questions East Texans might have about farming and agriculture.

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  • Tyler Lee to be featured on FSSW

    Tyler Lee to be featured on FSSW

    Friday, October 27 2017 12:31 AM EDT2017-10-27 04:31:47 GMT
    Lee will be featured on FSSW.Lee will be featured on FSSW.

    Nothing beats the Red Zone and our Game of the Week coverage with Access, Band, extended highlights, and post game reaction. But this is pretty cool. Tyler lee will be featured on Fox Sports Southwest Friday night when it takes on Rockwall in the DQ Big Game of the Week.

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    Nothing beats the Red Zone and our Game of the Week coverage with Access, Band, extended highlights, and post game reaction. But this is pretty cool. Tyler lee will be featured on Fox Sports Southwest Friday night when it takes on Rockwall in the DQ Big Game of the Week.

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  • Alto hoping win over Carlisle brings much needed spark

    Alto hoping win over Carlisle brings much needed spark

    Thursday, October 26 2017 12:50 AM EDT2017-10-26 04:50:23 GMT
    Alto picked up an upset win over Carlisle.Alto picked up an upset win over Carlisle.

    Last year Alto went 7 and 4 and lost in the first round of the playoffs. Not bad, just so-so. But that's not what the Yellowjackets are used too. Since 2006, the program has won two state titles, and racked up five double-digit win campaigns, while never losing more than four games in a season. So when I tell you the Class 2A power is 2 and 5 so far in 2017, yeah it is like what in the world is going on.

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    Last year Alto went 7 and 4 and lost in the first round of the playoffs. Not bad, just so-so. But that's not what the Yellowjackets are used too. Since 2006, the program has won two state titles, and racked up five double-digit win campaigns, while never losing more than four games in a season. So when I tell you the Class 2A power is 2 and 5 so far in 2017, yeah it is like what in the world is going on.

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  • Longview and John Tyler meet in the Red Zone game of the week

    Longview and John Tyler meet in the Red Zone game of the week

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 12:48 AM EDT2017-10-25 04:48:41 GMT
    Longview and John Tyler are meeting in the Red Zone game of the week.Longview and John Tyler are meeting in the Red Zone game of the week.

    The similarities between Longview and John Tyler are striking and the rivals are set to meet for the 91st time on Friday night at Rose Stadium. An easy decision, the key District 11-6A matchup is our Red Zone game of the week.

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    The similarities between Longview and John Tyler are striking and the rivals are set to meet for the 91st time on Friday night at Rose Stadium. An easy decision, the key District 11-6A matchup is our Red Zone game of the week.

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  • High school tennis and cross country update

    High school tennis and cross country update

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 12:44 AM EDT2017-10-25 04:44:13 GMT
    Tyler Lee tennis dropes regional quarterfinal match.Tyler Lee tennis dropes regional quarterfinal match.

    It is not all about football right now at the high school level. The Tyler Lee tennis team faced The Woodlands in the regional quarterfinals on Tuesday in Nacogdoches, and the  Red Raiders season comes to an end. It was still a great run.

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    It is not all about football right now at the high school level. The Tyler Lee tennis team faced The Woodlands in the regional quarterfinals on Tuesday in Nacogdoches, and the  Red Raiders season comes to an end. It was still a great run.

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  • Lufkin's Kewon Thomas settling in as offensive leader

    Lufkin's Kewon Thomas settling in as offensive leader

    Tuesday, October 24 2017 9:20 PM EDT2017-10-25 01:20:42 GMT
    Source: KTRESource: KTRE

    As a first year starter, Kewon Thomas might have come in with little experience, but with three games left in his junior season the quarterback is leading the Lufkin Panthers to what the team hopes is a deep playoff run. 

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    As a first year starter, Kewon Thomas might have come in with little experience, but with three games left in his junior season the quarterback is leading the Lufkin Panthers to what the team hopes is a deep playoff run. 

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  • After early season setbacks, Groveton at full strength and ready for late season push

    After early season setbacks, Groveton at full strength and ready for late season push

    Monday, October 23 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-10-24 03:00:38 GMT
    OSurce: KTREOSurce: KTRE

    The Groveton Indians are setting themselves up for late season fireworks in a tight district race.

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    The Groveton Indians are setting themselves up for late season fireworks in a tight district race.

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  • Lufkin gets statement win over West Brook, after fast start Dragons fall to Corsicana

    Lufkin gets statement win over West Brook, after fast start Dragons fall to Corsicana

    Saturday, October 21 2017 11:56 AM EDT2017-10-21 15:56:39 GMT

    After giving up 70 points to last year to Beaumont West Brook, Lufkin was looking for revenge.

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    After giving up 70 points to last year to Beaumont West Brook, Lufkin was looking for revenge.

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  • Week 8 Scores

    Week 8 Scores

    Saturday, October 21 2017 1:04 AM EDT2017-10-21 05:04:48 GMT

    Here are the Red Zone week 8 scores for football games across East Texas.

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    Here are the Red Zone week 8 scores for football games across East Texas.

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  • Player injured during Marshall vs Greenville game

    Player injured during Marshall vs Greenville game

    Friday, October 20 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-10-21 01:24:34 GMT

    A Greenville player was carried off the field Friday night with an injury. 

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    A Greenville player was carried off the field Friday night with an injury. 

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  • Here's your Football Friday Forecast

    Here's your Football Friday Forecast

    Friday, October 20 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-10-20 21:24:01 GMT
    (Source: KLTV Weather staff)(Source: KLTV Weather staff)

     Better have an umbrella handy...just in case. 

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     Better have an umbrella handy...just in case. 

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  • Here's your Football Friday forecast

    Here's your Football Friday forecast

    Friday, October 20 2017 5:23 PM EDT2017-10-20 21:23:34 GMT

    A very warm and humid evening is expected with temps at kick-off in the lower to middle 80s, dropping into the mid to upper 70s by the end of the game. Light southerly wind expected as well.

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    A very warm and humid evening is expected with temps at kick-off in the lower to middle 80s, dropping into the mid to upper 70s by the end of the game. Light southerly wind expected as well.

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  • Tyler Lee swimming and tennis update

    Tyler Lee swimming and tennis update

    Friday, October 20 2017 12:27 AM EDT2017-10-20 04:27:26 GMT
    Lee swimmer sets school record.Lee swimmer sets school record.

    The Tyler Lee football team plays its homecoming game Friday night, but for now its not about them, its about other Red Raider sports making a statement.

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    The Tyler Lee football team plays its homecoming game Friday night, but for now its not about them, its about other Red Raider sports making a statement.

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  • Union Grove defeats Cross Roads; coach Adams gets win 100

    Union Grove defeats Cross Roads; coach Adams gets win 100

    Friday, October 20 2017 12:20 AM EDT2017-10-20 04:20:34 GMT
    Union Grove defeated Cross Roads on Thursday night.Union Grove defeated Cross Roads on Thursday night.

    Week eight of high school football got underway Thursday night. Union Grove played host to Cross Roads in a District 10-2A Division I battle.

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    Week eight of high school football got underway Thursday night. Union Grove played host to Cross Roads in a District 10-2A Division I battle.

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  • Carthage on a serious roll and mowing down competition

    Carthage on a serious roll and mowing down competition

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-10-19 03:37:38 GMT
    Carthage is 6-0 on the year.Carthage is 6-0 on the year.

    In the latest high school football AP Poll, only two East Texas teams are still ranked. Undefeated Carthage is at number one, and 7-0 Van checks in at number eight. Gilmer, Henderson, and Kilgore can thank the top ranked Bulldogs for no longer receiving state wide recognition. On a serious roll and atop the "District of Doom" standings, the defending Class 4A Division I champions have outscored their opponents by nearly 150 points..

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    In the latest high school football AP Poll, only two East Texas teams are still ranked. Undefeated Carthage is at number one, and 7-0 Van checks in at number eight. Gilmer, Henderson, and Kilgore can thank the top ranked Bulldogs for no longer receiving state wide recognition. On a serious roll and atop the "District of Doom" standings, the defending Class 4A Division I champions have outscored their opponents by nearly 150 points..

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  • Grace football hosts Azleway Boys Ranch for night of fun

    Grace football hosts Azleway Boys Ranch for night of fun

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 12:08 AM EDT2017-10-18 04:08:11 GMT
    Grace hosts Azleway Boys Ranch.Grace hosts Azleway Boys Ranch.

    Tuesday night felt like Friday night lights at Grace Community high school. As it does every year during the bye week, the Cougars football team hosted the Azleway Boys Ranch and helped the kids play touch football.

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    Tuesday night felt like Friday night lights at Grace Community high school. As it does every year during the bye week, the Cougars football team hosted the Azleway Boys Ranch and helped the kids play touch football.

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  • Bishop Gorman looks to make history in the Red Zone game of the week

    Bishop Gorman looks to make history in the Red Zone game of the week

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 12:01 AM EDT2017-10-18 04:01:19 GMT
    Bishop Gorman prepares for FridayBishop Gorman prepares for Friday

    At the high school level, 13 East Texas teams are still undefeated. In order for one program to stay perfect, it will have to make history on Friday night. 6-0 Bishop Gorman is set to host 5-1 Dallas Christian in the Red Zone game of the week.

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    At the high school level, 13 East Texas teams are still undefeated. In order for one program to stay perfect, it will have to make history on Friday night. 6-0 Bishop Gorman is set to host 5-1 Dallas Christian in the Red Zone game of the week.

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  • Pack, Dragons preparing for big time district games

    Pack, Dragons preparing for big time district games

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 6:29 PM EDT2017-10-17 22:29:58 GMT

    Both Lufkin and Nacogdoches football teams are heading into week 8 with big games that carry a lot of district implications.

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    Both Lufkin and Nacogdoches football teams are heading into week 8 with big games that carry a lot of district implications.

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  • SFA men's hoops picked to win Southland Conference.

    SFA men's hoops picked to win Southland Conference.

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 12:05 AM EDT2017-10-17 04:05:40 GMT
    SFA tabbed preseason favorite.SFA tabbed preseason favorite.

     SFA is picked to win the SLC.

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     SFA is picked to win the SLC.

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  • Home-field advantage coming to Class 5A

    Home-field advantage coming to Class 5A

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 12:01 AM EDT2017-10-17 04:01:24 GMT
    Class 5A changes coming in 2018.Class 5A changes coming in 2018.

    In Class 6A, there's a big plus to being a district champion or higher seed come playoff time because that school gets a home game in the opening round of the postseason. Well that will also be the case in Class 5A come 2018.

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    In Class 6A, there's a big plus to being a district champion or higher seed come playoff time because that school gets a home game in the opening round of the postseason. Well that will also be the case in Class 5A come 2018.

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  • Diboll eying 8-4A district title

    Diboll eying 8-4A district title

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:39:59 GMT

    The Diboll Lumberjacks were the first victim of the Gilmer Buckeyes in their quest of the 2016 4A state championship. The day after the loss, head coach Blake Morrison went to work on the 2017 season. He wasn't alone.

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    The Diboll Lumberjacks were the first victim of the Gilmer Buckeyes in their quest of the 2016 4A state championship. The day after the loss, head coach Blake Morrison went to work on the 2017 season. He wasn't alone.

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  • East Texas teams open up district play Friday night

    East Texas teams open up district play Friday night

    Friday, October 13 2017 11:33 PM EDT2017-10-14 03:33:17 GMT

    High Schools from across the Pineywoods were in action Friday night.

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    High Schools from across the Pineywoods were in action Friday night.

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  • Nacogdoches looking to open district play with a win over Lindale

    Nacogdoches looking to open district play with a win over Lindale

    Thursday, October 12 2017 9:43 PM EDT2017-10-13 01:43:30 GMT

    Nacogdoches Dragon Head Coach Bobby Reyes said do not be fooled by the team's 1-4 record.

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    Nacogdoches Dragon Head Coach Bobby Reyes said do not be fooled by the team's 1-4 record.

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  • Red Zone GOTW: Gilmer preps for undefeated Pleasant Grove

    Red Zone GOTW: Gilmer preps for undefeated Pleasant Grove

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 10:37 PM EDT2017-10-12 02:37:09 GMT
    KLTV StaffKLTV Staff

    At the high school level, our Red Zone Game of the Week features 12th ranked Pleasant Grove and No.8 Gilmer. 

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    At the high school level, our Red Zone Game of the Week features 12th ranked Pleasant Grove and No.8 Gilmer. 

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  • Lufkin gives up first half lead, falls to #9 The Woodlands

    Lufkin gives up first half lead, falls to #9 The Woodlands

    Friday, October 6 2017 11:32 PM EDT2017-10-07 03:32:01 GMT

    The game was set up like a heavyweight fight and the Panthers unfortunately came out on the losing side.

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    The game was set up like a heavyweight fight and the Panthers unfortunately came out on the losing side.

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  • Nacogdoches Dragons use bye week to prepare for district opener against Lindale

    Nacogdoches Dragons use bye week to prepare for district opener against Lindale

    Thursday, October 5 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-10-06 01:49:57 GMT

    Despite the Dragons being off Friday night, head coach Bobby Reyes has the team busy this week.

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    Despite the Dragons being off Friday night, head coach Bobby Reyes has the team busy this week.

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  • Lufkin looking for redemption against #9 Woodlands

    Lufkin looking for redemption against #9 Woodlands

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 10:48 PM EDT2017-10-05 02:48:25 GMT

    After losing to 63-42, many of the Lufkin Panther seniors were left with an empty feeling.

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    After losing to 63-42, many of the Lufkin Panther seniors were left with an empty feeling.

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  • Lufkin's Malik Jackson picks up fifth offer

    Lufkin's Malik Jackson picks up fifth offer

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 11:04 PM EDT2017-10-04 03:04:39 GMT
    Despite verbally committing to the University of Houston, Lufkin's Malik Jackson is continuing to get attention. The senior wide receiver announced on twitter that he was given an official offer by Tulane on Tuesday. The school marks the fifth offer that includes Houston (verbal commitment), Texas State, Arkansas State and Sam Houston State. Over the past two season, Jackson has become a threat from the receiver spot as well as out of the backfield and on kickoff and punt returns. J...More >>
    Despite verbally committing to the University of Houston, Lufkin's Malik Jackson is continuing to get attention. The senior wide receiver announced on twitter that he was given an official offer by Tulane on Tuesday. The school marks the fifth offer that includes Houston (verbal commitment), Texas State, Arkansas State and Sam Houston State. Over the past two season, Jackson has become a threat from the receiver spot as well as out of the backfield and on kickoff and punt returns. J...More >>
  • Rusk Eagles looking to be Cinderella in tight district race

    Rusk Eagles looking to be Cinderella in tight district race

    Monday, October 2 2017 11:05 PM EDT2017-10-03 03:05:30 GMT
    The Rusk Eagles are looking to be this year's 'Cinderella' in the Texas High School Football Playoffs. The team is currently 4-1 as they prepare for a tough match up with 5-0 Madisonville this Friday night. The winning ways of this years team is new to all of the players. This is the second year for head coach Jowell Hancock. The Jacksonville native joined the Eagles after a successful turn around in Dayton. Last year, the team went 4-7. Two of the wins came against district foes Di...More >>
    The Rusk Eagles are looking to be this year's 'Cinderella' in the Texas High School Football Playoffs. The team is currently 4-1 as they prepare for a tough match up with 5-0 Madisonville this Friday night. The winning ways of this years team is new to all of the players. This is the second year for head coach Jowell Hancock. The Jacksonville native joined the Eagles after a successful turn around in Dayton. Last year, the team went 4-7. Two of the wins came against district foes Di...More >>
  • Player Spotlight: Colt Mallory

    Player Spotlight: Colt Mallory

    Sunday, October 1 2017 11:59 PM EDT2017-10-02 03:59:58 GMT
    Playing six-man ball, Colt Mallory of Union Hill is this week's Player Spotlight winner.  The Bulldogs quarterback recorded a total of 581 yards for 11 total touchdowns. Mallory and the rest of his team ran away with a 110 to 64 win over Marshall Christian.  Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights reserved.More >>
    Playing six-man ball, Colt Mallory of Union Hill is this week's Player Spotlight winner.  The Bulldogs quarterback recorded a total of 581 yards for 11 total touchdowns. Mallory and the rest of his team ran away with a 110 to 64 win over Marshall Christian.  Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights reserved.More >>
  • On the Rise: Spring Hill Panthers go into 'Week 5' undefeated

    On the Rise: Spring Hill Panthers go into 'Week 5' undefeated

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 11:15 PM EDT2017-09-27 03:15:35 GMT
    KLTV StaffKLTV Staff

    There aren't many undefeated teams left in East Texas, but the Spring Hill Panthers are.  "It's not just the last couple of weeks, it's been a two year process. It's been off-season workouts, summers, and two-a-days and everything leading up to where we are now," said Kelly Mercer, Head Football Coach.  Now in his third season as head coach, Kelly Mercer is thankful this group of talented athletes, who have outscored their opponents by over 120 points, are finall...

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    There aren't many undefeated teams left in East Texas, but the Spring Hill Panthers are.  "It's not just the last couple of weeks, it's been a two year process. It's been off-season workouts, summers, and two-a-days and everything leading up to where we are now," said Kelly Mercer, Head Football Coach.  Now in his third season as head coach, Kelly Mercer is thankful this group of talented athletes, who have outscored their opponents by over 120 points, are finall...

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  • Week 4 Scores

    Week 4 Scores

    Saturday, September 23 2017 11:40 PM EDT2017-09-24 03:40:49 GMT

    Here are the schedules for Week 4. Find out who your team is playing.

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    Here are the schedules for Week 4. Find out who your team is playing.

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  • Friday Night Football: Lufkin improves to 3-1, Nacogdoches wins first game of the season

    Friday Night Football: Lufkin improves to 3-1, Nacogdoches wins first game of the season

    Saturday, September 23 2017 12:41 AM EDT2017-09-23 04:41:26 GMT

    Four weeks into the season and Lufkin is looking strong as they head into district next week. The Pack hosted Monterrey Prepa Tech Boregos from Monterrey, Mexico. The Panthers came out firing with Isiah Phillips moving the team down the field and then scoring the team's first two touchdowns.  The team would follow it up with a running touchdown by Kewone Thomas. Thomas would show his arm strength as he would find Braylon Garcia for a long  touchdown pass that would ma...

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    Four weeks into the season and Lufkin is looking strong as they head into district next week. The Pack hosted Monterrey Prepa Tech Boregos from Monterrey, Mexico. The Panthers came out firing with Isiah Phillips moving the team down the field and then scoring the team's first two touchdowns.  The team would follow it up with a running touchdown by Kewone Thomas. Thomas would show his arm strength as he would find Braylon Garcia for a long  touchdown pass that would ma...

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  • Game of the Week Preview Week 4: Palestine vs. Van

    Game of the Week Preview Week 4: Palestine vs. Van

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:06 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:06:53 GMT
    KLTV StaffKLTV Staff

    Following the trend of consecutive years, the match-up between Palestine and No. 9 Van is our Red Zone Game of the Week.

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    Following the trend of consecutive years, the match-up between Palestine and No. 9 Van is our Red Zone Game of the Week.

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  • Pound the Stone: Tyler Lee off to a 3-0 start

    Pound the Stone: Tyler Lee off to a 3-0 start

    Monday, September 18 2017 10:01 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:01:52 GMT
    KLTV StaffKLTV Staff
    Coming into 'Week 4' of the season at 3-0 isn't easy, just ask the Tyler Lee Red Raiders. Previous to 2017, the Red Raiders hadn't experienced a perfect start in 14 years.  "We're definitely not finished, but it was relieving just to get through the preseason. It's obviously a big deal, but it's not district. We still have work to accomplish," said Chance Amie, Tyler Lee quarterback. The Red Raiders will open up district play this Friday again...More >>
    Coming into 'Week 4' of the season at 3-0 isn't easy, just ask the Tyler Lee Red Raiders. Previous to 2017, the Red Raiders hadn't experienced a perfect start in 14 years.  "We're definitely not finished, but it was relieving just to get through the preseason. It's obviously a big deal, but it's not district. We still have work to accomplish," said Chance Amie, Tyler Lee quarterback. The Red Raiders will open up district play this Friday again...More >>
  • Walker Larue prepares for Pebble Beach in Tyler

    Walker Larue prepares for Pebble Beach in Tyler

    Thursday, September 14 2017 9:33 PM EDT2017-09-15 01:33:18 GMT
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    Almost four years ago, Walker Larue had his moment. The moment he realized what he wanted to do for the rest of his life.  "We went out and played a couple of holes and I had told my dad, I remember this specifically, on the second hole I wanted to play golf for the rest of my life. That was the sport I was meant to be in," said Walker Larue, 17 year old golfer and Whitehouse native.  But the journey to get there wasn't as easy as stepping out on the green. ...

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    Almost four years ago, Walker Larue had his moment. The moment he realized what he wanted to do for the rest of his life.  "We went out and played a couple of holes and I had told my dad, I remember this specifically, on the second hole I wanted to play golf for the rest of my life. That was the sport I was meant to be in," said Walker Larue, 17 year old golfer and Whitehouse native.  But the journey to get there wasn't as easy as stepping out on the green. ...

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  • Cushing coaches and staff to appear in front of UIL after altercation with Hawkins

    Cushing coaches and staff to appear in front of UIL after altercation with Hawkins

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-09-13 21:58:08 GMT

    Another day brings another day of updates in the Cushing ISD and Hawkins ISD investigation by the University Interscholastic League. CISD Superintendent Michael Davis confirmed on Wednesday morning that he will be going to Austin with his staff to meet with UIL officials and Hawkins ISD staff as well. According to Davis the incident all started Friday night after Cushing beat the Hawks 22-20 on the last play of the game. Davis said while the team was celebrating and lining up for a ...

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    Another day brings another day of updates in the Cushing ISD and Hawkins ISD investigation by the University Interscholastic League. CISD Superintendent Michael Davis confirmed on Wednesday morning that he will be going to Austin with his staff to meet with UIL officials and Hawkins ISD staff as well. According to Davis the incident all started Friday night after Cushing beat the Hawks 22-20 on the last play of the game. Davis said while the team was celebrating and lining up for a ...

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  • The Pack looking for redemption against John Tyler

    The Pack looking for redemption against John Tyler

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 11:14 PM EDT2017-09-13 03:14:16 GMT
    It has been almost exactly nine months since the John Tyler Lions ended the 2016 season for the Lufkin Panthers in the Bi-District Playoffs. Ever since that loss the team has been hard at work looking for redemption. "Lufkin pretty much has a lot of rivalries with the teams they face," running back Isaiah Phillips said. "Everyone wants to beat Lufkin. I have only been here since the start of high school. I learned about this rivalry with JT my sophomore year." &...More >>
    It has been almost exactly nine months since the John Tyler Lions ended the 2016 season for the Lufkin Panthers in the Bi-District Playoffs. Ever since that loss the team has been hard at work looking for redemption. "Lufkin pretty much has a lot of rivalries with the teams they face," running back Isaiah Phillips said. "Everyone wants to beat Lufkin. I have only been here since the start of high school. I learned about this rivalry with JT my sophomore year." &...More >>
  • Nacogdoches Dragons staying positive through tough non-district schedule

    Nacogdoches Dragons staying positive through tough non-district schedule

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 6:57 PM EDT2017-09-12 22:57:41 GMT
    Despite being 0-2, Coach Bobby Reyes is confident in the direction his team is going. The team lost games to Kilgore and Lufkin. Both were road games. The team opener does not get any easier. Tyler Lee, out of 6A will be paying the Dragons a visit on Friday night. "Lee is coming in at 2-0," Reyes said. "They are riding a high right now. We just got to get better and play better offensively and defensively. We are still young. We make a lot of mistakes. Last week we pl...More >>
    Despite being 0-2, Coach Bobby Reyes is confident in the direction his team is going. The team lost games to Kilgore and Lufkin. Both were road games. The team opener does not get any easier. Tyler Lee, out of 6A will be paying the Dragons a visit on Friday night. "Lee is coming in at 2-0," Reyes said. "They are riding a high right now. We just got to get better and play better offensively and defensively. We are still young. We make a lot of mistakes. Last week we pl...More >>
  • Saturday Night Lights Wrap: Tyler Lee, Harmony, and Waskom

    Saturday Night Lights Wrap: Tyler Lee, Harmony, and Waskom

    Saturday, September 9 2017 11:34 PM EDT2017-09-10 03:34:46 GMT
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    For the second week in a row high school football fans got a treat with Saturday match-ups.  In the Christus Trinity Mother Frances Classic, Tyler Lee hosted Corsicana. Meanwhile in Longview, Harmony and Waskom went toe to toe. Check out the video for highlights and results.  Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights reserved.More >>
    For the second week in a row high school football fans got a treat with Saturday match-ups.  In the Christus Trinity Mother Frances Classic, Tyler Lee hosted Corsicana. Meanwhile in Longview, Harmony and Waskom went toe to toe. Check out the video for highlights and results.  Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights reserved.More >>
  • BREAKING:

    ESPN: Ezekiel Elliott eligible to play indefinitely after judge grants temporary restraining order

    ESPN: Ezekiel Elliott to eligible to play indefinitely after judge grants temporary restraining order

    Ezekiel Elliott (Source: Ezekiel Elliott/ Facebook)Ezekiel Elliott (Source: Ezekiel Elliott/ Facebook)

    Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliot is now eligible to play indefinitely after a judge approved a temporary restraining order. 

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    Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliot is now eligible to play indefinitely after a judge approved a temporary restraining order. 

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  • Saturday Night Lights - All Saints, Brook Hill and more

    Saturday Night Lights - All Saints, Brook Hill and more

    Saturday, September 2 2017 11:48 PM EDT2017-09-03 03:48:06 GMT
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    Week 1 of high school football returning to East Texas was not over Friday night as multiple TAPPS teams kept the action going through the weekend. In the annual Azalea Classic, All Saints took on A-Plus Academy at T.K. Gormans' McCallum Stadium. Trojans quarterback Tanner Towns stole the show running in the first two touchdowns of the night. Trojans would go on to beat the Knights 56-16. In Bullard, Brook Hill hosted a team from Canada as apart of their annual Warrior Bowl. Ro...More >>
    Week 1 of high school football returning to East Texas was not over Friday night as multiple TAPPS teams kept the action going through the weekend. In the annual Azalea Classic, All Saints took on A-Plus Academy at T.K. Gormans' McCallum Stadium. Trojans quarterback Tanner Towns stole the show running in the first two touchdowns of the night. Trojans would go on to beat the Knights 56-16. In Bullard, Brook Hill hosted a team from Canada as apart of their annual Warrior Bowl. Ro...More >>
  • Proceeds from Cowboys-Texans preseason game going to flood victims; Houston postpones game

    Proceeds from Cowboys-Texans preseason game going to flood victims; Houston postpones game

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 11:55 PM EDT2017-08-30 03:55:33 GMT
    Proceeds from preseason game going to relief efforts in Houston.Proceeds from preseason game going to relief efforts in Houston.

    All tickets to the Texans and Cowboys preseason game on Thursday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington are now on sale for $25. Parking can also be purchased for the same price. And here's the best part, the contest is serving as a fundraiser for relief efforts in the greater Houston area.

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    All tickets to the Texans and Cowboys preseason game on Thursday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington are now on sale for $25. Parking can also be purchased for the same price. And here's the best part, the contest is serving as a fundraiser for relief efforts in the greater Houston area.

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  • Japan run-rules Lufkin, takes World Championship in 12-2 win over Lufkin

    Japan run-rules Lufkin, takes World Championship in 12-2 win over Lufkin

    Sunday, August 27 2017 8:01 PM EDT2017-08-28 00:01:53 GMT

    The Lufkin Little League All-Stars will be taking on a team from Japan with success since 2001 in the Little League World Series.

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    The Lufkin Little League All-Stars will be taking on a team from Japan with success since 2001 in the Little League World Series.

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  • Red Zone Rundown: Palestine and Pittsburg are two teams looking for the same results in 2017

    Red Zone Rundown: Palestine and Pittsburg are two teams looking for the same results in 2017

    Friday, August 25 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-08-26 03:51:30 GMT
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    Palestine may have missed the playoffs in 2016, but this year's plans are to bring the doom to the "District of Doom."  Returning the majority of their upper-class talent they have also discovered some fresh faces. Case in point, sophomore running back Jeremiah Davis. Head Coach Robby Clark believes that his third season with these athletes will be the year all the hard work comes together; reminding opponents that last season's 2-5 district r...More >>
    Palestine may have missed the playoffs in 2016, but this year's plans are to bring the doom to the "District of Doom."  Returning the majority of their upper-class talent they have also discovered some fresh faces. Case in point, sophomore running back Jeremiah Davis. Head Coach Robby Clark believes that his third season with these athletes will be the year all the hard work comes together; reminding opponents that last season's 2-5 district r...More >>
  • Lufkin takes 14-4 win over Connecticut to advance to US Championship in LLWS

    Lufkin takes 14-4 win over Connecticut to advance to US Championship in LLWS

    Thursday, August 24 2017 10:50 PM EDT2017-08-25 02:50:28 GMT

    The Lufkin Little League All-Stars have taken a 14-4 win over Connecticut to advance to the US Championship of the Little League World Series.

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    The Lufkin Little League All-Stars have taken a 14-4 win over Connecticut to advance to the US Championship of the Little League World Series.

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  • Lufkin falls to North Carolina in extra innings

    Lufkin falls to North Carolina in extra innings

    Thursday, August 24 2017 12:03 AM EDT2017-08-24 04:03:16 GMT

    In just less than an hour, the Lufkin Little League All-Stars face off against a North Carolina squad which has yet to give up a hit in the Little League World Series.

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    In just less than an hour, the Lufkin Little League All-Stars face off against a North Carolina squad which has yet to give up a hit in the Little League World Series.

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  • Playing for more than wins: TJC head football coach Danny Palmer prepares for a great season on the field, while battling cancer off the field

    Playing for more than wins: TJC head football coach Danny Palmer prepares for a great season on the field, while battling cancer off the field

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 7:45 PM EDT2017-08-23 23:45:24 GMT
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    Leading the offense is TCU transfer quarterback Brennen Wooten, along with Nicholas Gerber who is fresh off of setting the Texas high school single-season records for passing yards (5,617) and touchdowns (77).  There is no reason TJC shouldn't reach the end-zone.  "Brennen Wooten came in here as a big leader, coaching everybody up. I feel like we have a good offensive unit," said Joseph Ward, Apache sophomore wide receiver.  "Nick Gerber comin...More >>
    Leading the offense is TCU transfer quarterback Brennen Wooten, along with Nicholas Gerber who is fresh off of setting the Texas high school single-season records for passing yards (5,617) and touchdowns (77).  There is no reason TJC shouldn't reach the end-zone.  "Brennen Wooten came in here as a big leader, coaching everybody up. I feel like we have a good offensive unit," said Joseph Ward, Apache sophomore wide receiver.  "Nick Gerber comin...More >>
  • Red Zone Rundown: Joe Drennon takes over Hallsville, Bobcats buy in to win.

    Red Zone Rundown: Joe Drennon takes over Hallsville, Bobcats buy in to win.

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-08-23 03:37:34 GMT
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    "I really loved wearing the orange when I wore it, but I'm awful glad to wearing purple and gold right now. Kids did a great job of being here all summer long. That in itself tells me they want to be successful," said Joe Drennon, Bobcats head football coach. It journey won't be easy. The Hallsville Bobcats are coming off a rough 2016 season where they only came out victorious twice.  "We can't control what's gone on it the past. What we got to do ...More >>
    "I really loved wearing the orange when I wore it, but I'm awful glad to wearing purple and gold right now. Kids did a great job of being here all summer long. That in itself tells me they want to be successful," said Joe Drennon, Bobcats head football coach. It journey won't be easy. The Hallsville Bobcats are coming off a rough 2016 season where they only came out victorious twice.  "We can't control what's gone on it the past. What we got to do ...More >>
  • Lufkin All-Stars advance in winner's bracket after 6-3 win over Conn.

    Lufkin All-Stars advance in winner's bracket after 6-3 win over Conn.

    Monday, August 21 2017 4:54 AM EDT2017-08-21 08:54:28 GMT

    The Lufkin All-Stars are less than an hour away from their second game of the Little League World Series.

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    The Lufkin All-Stars advance in the winner's bracket after a 6-3 win over Connecticut Sunday afternoon.

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  • ETBU picked third in preseason football poll

    ETBU picked third in preseason football poll

    Saturday, August 19 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-08-20 03:46:26 GMT
    ETBU Athletics Release  The 2017 college football season has arrived and along with that comes preseason polls. The American Southwest Conference just released preseason poll for the upcoming season and East Texas Baptist University is predicted to finish in third place. ETBU collected 214 points and is 13 points ahead of fourth-place Sul Ross State. Last season, the Tigers started the season 5-0 for the first time in program history before finishing at 7-3. They were also rank...More >>
    ETBU Athletics Release  The 2017 college football season has arrived and along with that comes preseason polls. The American Southwest Conference just released preseason poll for the upcoming season and East Texas Baptist University is predicted to finish in third place. ETBU collected 214 points and is 13 points ahead of fourth-place Sul Ross State. Last season, the Tigers started the season 5-0 for the first time in program history before finishing at 7-3. They were also rank...More >>
  • John Tyler receives donation for local lawyer to help upgrade helmets

    John Tyler receives donation for local lawyer to help upgrade helmets

    Friday, August 18 2017 11:14 PM EDT2017-08-19 03:14:50 GMT
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    The John Tyler Lions always seem to look sharp in their uniforms. But thanks to East Texas lawyer Keith Miller, the Lions will look better and play safer. Helmets that advertise lowering the impact of hits, and possibly reduce the amount of concussions, come with a hefty price-tag. Miller's donation of 7,500 dollars, will go to help the lions cover that cost. "Keith Miller's been a big sponsor of John Tyler High School football program for years now.  I know it's...More >>
    The John Tyler Lions always seem to look sharp in their uniforms. But thanks to East Texas lawyer Keith Miller, the Lions will look better and play safer. Helmets that advertise lowering the impact of hits, and possibly reduce the amount of concussions, come with a hefty price-tag. Miller's donation of 7,500 dollars, will go to help the lions cover that cost. "Keith Miller's been a big sponsor of John Tyler High School football program for years now.  I know it's...More >>
  • Red Zone Rundown: Kilgore looks to a pair of Bulldogs speed to up offense

    Red Zone Rundown: Kilgore looks to a pair of Bulldogs speed to up offense

    Friday, August 18 2017 11:08 PM EDT2017-08-19 03:08:11 GMT
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    The last time we talked about the Kilgore Bulldogs, quarterback Buddy Jackson and wide receiver Jonathan Shepherd were apart of the 800-meter relay team that won gold at the 2017 state track meet. But today they are back in the pads, and looking to turn their speed into touchdowns.  Competing in District 9-4A, Kilgore has always had a strong run game that helped them become the 2016 District Champs. However, in order to surpass their opponents this season, including Carthag...More >>
    The last time we talked about the Kilgore Bulldogs, quarterback Buddy Jackson and wide receiver Jonathan Shepherd were apart of the 800-meter relay team that won gold at the 2017 state track meet. But today they are back in the pads, and looking to turn their speed into touchdowns.  Competing in District 9-4A, Kilgore has always had a strong run game that helped them become the 2016 District Champs. However, in order to surpass their opponents this season, including Carthag...More >>
  • Lufkin takes LLWS opener, 5-1

    Lufkin takes LLWS opener, 5-1

    Thursday, August 17 2017 10:08 PM EDT2017-08-18 02:08:20 GMT

    Lufkin made a tremendous debut in their first-ever trip to the Little League World Series in a 5-1 win over Michigan.

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    Lufkin made a tremendous debut in their first-ever trip to the Little League World Series in a 5-1 win over Michigan.

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  • Jason Witten to have college football award named after him

    Jason Witten to have college football award named after him

    Thursday, August 17 2017 12:14 AM EDT2017-08-17 04:14:28 GMT
    Witten to have college football award named after him.Witten to have college football award named after him.

    The inaugural Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year, presented by Albertsons and Tom Thumb, will be awarded at the conclusion of the 2017 college football season. The award will recognize the College Football Bowl Subdivision player who has demonstrated a record of leadership by exhibiting exceptional courage, integrity and sportsmanship both on and off the field.

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    The inaugural Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year, presented by Albertsons and Tom Thumb, will be awarded at the conclusion of the 2017 college football season. The award will recognize the College Football Bowl Subdivision player who has demonstrated a record of leadership by exhibiting exceptional courage, integrity and sportsmanship both on and off the field.

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  • Red Zone Rundown: Arp Tigers have reloaded on talent, ready to dominate District 9-3A for the second year

    Red Zone Rundown: Arp Tigers have reloaded on talent, ready to dominate District 9-3A for the second year

    Friday, August 11 2017 11:42 PM EDT2017-08-12 03:42:51 GMT
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    Tonight on the red zone rundown, we're taking a trip to the small town of Arp. The Tigers are coming off a magnificent 2016 campaign that ended one game short of a Class 3A Division II state championship appearance.  Competing in District 9-3A, the Tigers will meet fellow East Texas opponents West Rusk, Waskom, Beckville, Harleton, and Troup. Last season Arp ran the table thanks to running back Kaycee Medlock, who is currently fighting for a starting spot as a freshman at S...

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    Tonight on the red zone rundown, we're taking a trip to the small town of Arp. The Tigers are coming off a magnificent 2016 campaign that ended one game short of a Class 3A Division II state championship appearance.  Competing in District 9-3A, the Tigers will meet fellow East Texas opponents West Rusk, Waskom, Beckville, Harleton, and Troup. Last season Arp ran the table thanks to running back Kaycee Medlock, who is currently fighting for a starting spot as a freshman at S...

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  • Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott suspended for six games

    Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott suspended for six games

    Friday, August 11 2017 12:37 PM EDT2017-08-11 16:37:21 GMT

    Dallas Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott has been suspended for six games, the NFL announced Friday.

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    Dallas Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott has been suspended for six games, the NFL announced Friday.

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  • Red Zone Rundown: Chapel Hill Bulldogs prep their bite for 2017 season

    Red Zone Rundown: Chapel Hill Bulldogs prep their bite for 2017 season

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 8:46 PM EDT2017-08-09 00:46:19 GMT
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    "It feels good man, we've been putting in the work since summertime. I'm just ready to put the pads on a play football," said Adrian Berry, Bulldog linebacker.  Competing in the "District of Doom" for the second consecutive year, the Chapel Hill Bulldogs are looking to make 2017 their comeback season.  

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    "It feels good man, we've been putting in the work since summertime. I'm just ready to put the pads on a play football," said Adrian Berry, Bulldog linebacker.  Competing in the "District of Doom" for the second consecutive year, the Chapel Hill Bulldogs are looking to make 2017 their comeback season.  

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  • Mineola ready to prove Yellowjacket pride is still alive

    Mineola ready to prove Yellowjacket pride is still alive

    Monday, August 7 2017 10:53 PM EDT2017-08-08 02:53:40 GMT
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    "I like being the underdogs. I like proving people wrong, it's one of my favorite things to do. They can keep saying things and we'll just do what we do," said Cameron Sorenson, senior receiver. 

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    "I like being the underdogs. I like proving people wrong, it's one of my favorite things to do. They can keep saying things and we'll just do what we do," said Cameron Sorenson, senior receiver. 

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  • Red Zone Rundown: All Saints Trojans take a risk and decide to play as an independent in 2017

    Red Zone Rundown: All Saints Trojans take a risk and decide to play as an independent in 2017

    Friday, August 4 2017 11:15 PM EDT2017-08-05 03:15:54 GMT
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    It doesn't matter if you're watching six-man or Classification 6A football, in East Texas every level is competitive. With that said, when former TAPPS competitor All-Saints announced it's independence, it caught some attention.  "I'm just excited to play the game. At the beginning of the season I didn't even think we were going to have a football team to be honest. I'm just happy to be out here with everyone that has the heart to be out here ...More >>
    It doesn't matter if you're watching six-man or Classification 6A football, in East Texas every level is competitive. With that said, when former TAPPS competitor All-Saints announced it's independence, it caught some attention.  "I'm just excited to play the game. At the beginning of the season I didn't even think we were going to have a football team to be honest. I'm just happy to be out here with everyone that has the heart to be out here ...More >>
  • San Augustne's Q Borders makes verbal commitment to SFA

    San Augustne's Q Borders makes verbal commitment to SFA

    Friday, August 4 2017 10:33 PM EDT2017-08-05 02:33:27 GMT

    The SFA Lumberjacks can soon add another East Texas Wide Receiver to their list of incoming students.

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    The SFA Lumberjacks can soon add another East Texas Wide Receiver to their list of incoming students.

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  • Cannon Update: Mount Pleasant native KD Cannon signs with LA Rams

    Cannon Update: Mount Pleasant native KD Cannon signs with LA Rams

    Friday, August 4 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-08-04 21:51:12 GMT
    KD Cannon signs with LA RamsKD Cannon signs with LA Rams

    On Friday, the Los Angeles Rams signed K.D. Cannon to their active roster. The Mount Pleasant native and former Baylor standout will join the team on their sixth day of training camp.  

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    On Friday, the Los Angeles Rams signed K.D. Cannon to their active roster. The Mount Pleasant native and former Baylor standout will join the team on their sixth day of training camp.  

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  • Red Zone Rundown: Brook Hill returns healthy and ready to rock 2017

    Red Zone Rundown: Brook Hill returns healthy and ready to rock 2017

    Thursday, August 3 2017 5:46 PM EDT2017-08-03 21:46:34 GMT
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    It was the year of the guard. After 6 weeks of play, Brook Hill was undefeated with zero signs of slowing down. That is until starting quarterback Hood Taylor went down with a season ending knee injury.   "We probably didn't do a good enough job last year of getting our number two and three ready. We are doing a better job of the this year," said Scott Ryle, Guard head football coach.  Going 1-5 in the second half of 2016, first year Head Coach Scott Ryle an...More >>
    It was the year of the guard. After 6 weeks of play, Brook Hill was undefeated with zero signs of slowing down. That is until starting quarterback Hood Taylor went down with a season ending knee injury.   "We probably didn't do a good enough job last year of getting our number two and three ready. We are doing a better job of the this year," said Scott Ryle, Guard head football coach.  Going 1-5 in the second half of 2016, first year Head Coach Scott Ryle an...More >>
  • Camp Coverage: Preseason game means chance for good first impression

    Camp Coverage: Preseason game means chance for good first impression

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 10:59 PM EDT2017-08-03 02:59:28 GMT
    Players have a chance to make a good first impression on Thursday night.Players have a chance to make a good first impression on Thursday night.

    The Cowboys play their preseason opener Thursday night in the annual Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio  against Arizona. Don't expect to see any of the starters in action. But that means undrafted free agents, rookies, and players on the bubble have a chance to make a good first impression.

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    The Cowboys play their preseason opener Thursday night in the annual Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio  against Arizona. Don't expect to see any of the starters in action. But that means undrafted free agents, rookies, and players on the bubble have a chance to make a good first impression.

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  • In the Pros: New York Jets equipment manager and East Texan Andrew Johnson

    In the Pros: New York Jets equipment manager and East Texan Andrew Johnson

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 7:58 PM EDT2017-08-02 23:58:41 GMT
    From veterans like Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant and New Orleans Saints running back Adrian Peterson to rookies like Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and Baltimore Ravens linebacker Tyus Bowser, East Texas will be well represented on the field this coming NFL season.  But on the sidelines there will be another East Texan whose name will never be called in a highlight, but he is very much a pro at his profe...More >>
    From veterans like Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant and New Orleans Saints running back Adrian Peterson to rookies like Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and Baltimore Ravens linebacker Tyus Bowser, East Texas will be well represented on the field this coming NFL season.  But on the sidelines there will be another East Texan whose name will never be called in a highlight, but he is very much a pro at his profe...More >>
  • Red Zone Rundown: East Texas Christian Academy kicks off 2017 with first ever football practice

    Red Zone Rundown: East Texas Christian Academy kicks off 2017 with first ever football practice

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 9:11 PM EDT2017-08-02 01:11:30 GMT
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    There is a new football team in town and it's name is East Texas Christian Academy.  "We have a nine game schedule and we get to play 5 games at home in our new stadium. The kids are excited and for the first year I couldn't ask for more," said Joe Permenter, Panthers Head Football Coach.  Competing at the TAPPS 2A Division 2 level, the Panthers will play 6-man ball against other East Texas and metroplex teams.  "This is going to be...

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    There is a new football team in town and it's name is East Texas Christian Academy.  "We have a nine game schedule and we get to play 5 games at home in our new stadium. The kids are excited and for the first year I couldn't ask for more," said Joe Permenter, Panthers Head Football Coach.  Competing at the TAPPS 2A Division 2 level, the Panthers will play 6-man ball against other East Texas and metroplex teams.  "This is going to be...

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  • Region XIV Media Day in East Texas

    Region XIV Media Day in East Texas

    Friday, July 28 2017 11:03 PM EDT2017-07-29 03:03:48 GMT
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    In Lindale, the Southwest Junior College Football Conference (Region XIV) hosted their media day to ring in the 2017 season in East Texas.  Blinn, Cisco, Tyler Junior College, Kilgore, Trinity Valley, Navarro, NEO A&M, and New Mexico Military make up one of the toughest football conferences at the juco level. So it should come as no surprise that practically every roster handed out was riddled with East Texans.  With one of his best recruiting classes coming in, A...More >>
    In Lindale, the Southwest Junior College Football Conference (Region XIV) hosted their media day to ring in the 2017 season in East Texas.  Blinn, Cisco, Tyler Junior College, Kilgore, Trinity Valley, Navarro, NEO A&M, and New Mexico Military make up one of the toughest football conferences at the juco level. So it should come as no surprise that practically every roster handed out was riddled with East Texans.  With one of his best recruiting classes coming in, A...More >>
  • breaking

    Jacksonville native Luke McCown signs 1-year deal with Dallas Cowboys

    Jacksonville native Luke McCown signs 1-year deal with Dallas Cowboys

    Friday, July 28 2017 9:29 PM EDT2017-07-29 01:29:48 GMT

    According to multiple sources Jacksonville native and NFL quarterback Luke McCown has signed a one year deal with the Dallas Cowboys.  

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    According to multiple sources Jacksonville native and NFL quarterback Luke McCown has signed a one year deal with the Dallas Cowboys.  

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  • East Texas teams join in on Miracle Treat Day

    East Texas teams join in on Miracle Treat Day

    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:17 PM EDT2017-07-28 03:17:39 GMT
    Ever heard the saying, "treat yourself"? Well today was the perfect day to do it, because two East Texas teams paired up with local Dairy Queens to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network.  Serving guest at the drive-thru and enjoying some ice-cream themselves, John Tyler Lions and Tyler Lee Red Raiders football took part in Miracle Treat Day.  A five dollar donation was worth a small blizzard. Who can feel bad about eating one of those ...More >>
    Ever heard the saying, "treat yourself"? Well today was the perfect day to do it, because two East Texas teams paired up with local Dairy Queens to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network.  Serving guest at the drive-thru and enjoying some ice-cream themselves, John Tyler Lions and Tyler Lee Red Raiders football took part in Miracle Treat Day.  A five dollar donation was worth a small blizzard. Who can feel bad about eating one of those ...More >>
  • UT Tyler Athletics Adds Competitive Cheerleading Program

    UT Tyler Athletics Adds Competitive Cheerleading Program

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:06 PM EDT2017-07-26 20:06:31 GMT
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    UT Tyler Athletics Release  UT Tyler has announced the addition of an all-girl STUNT competitive cheerleading program for the 2017-18 season and the co-educational competitive cheerleading for the 2018-19 season. STUNT is a cheerleading-based activity which removes the crowd-leading element and focuses on the technical and athletic components of cheer, including partner stunts, pyramids, basket tosses, group jumps and tumbling. The dance team, within the UT Tyler Spirit Sq...More >>
    UT Tyler Athletics Release  UT Tyler has announced the addition of an all-girl STUNT competitive cheerleading program for the 2017-18 season and the co-educational competitive cheerleading for the 2018-19 season. STUNT is a cheerleading-based activity which removes the crowd-leading element and focuses on the technical and athletic components of cheer, including partner stunts, pyramids, basket tosses, group jumps and tumbling. The dance team, within the UT Tyler Spirit Sq...More >>
  • Hooks named to CFA's version of an All-America team

    Hooks named to CFA's version of an All-America team

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-07-26 19:58:35 GMT
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    Texas A&M Commerce Athletics Release  Texas A&M University-Commerce wide receiver and return specialist Shawn Hooks has been named to the College Football America 2017 Yearbook Division II Starting Lineup - CFA's version of an All-America team – as announced Wednesday.   Hooks, a senior from Daingerfield, was one of the top return men in Division II as a junior and was the only player in the division with three punt returns for touchdowns i...More >>
    Texas A&M Commerce Athletics Release  Texas A&M University-Commerce wide receiver and return specialist Shawn Hooks has been named to the College Football America 2017 Yearbook Division II Starting Lineup - CFA's version of an All-America team – as announced Wednesday.   Hooks, a senior from Daingerfield, was one of the top return men in Division II as a junior and was the only player in the division with three punt returns for touchdowns i...More >>
  • Camp Coverage: Jones and Garrett comment on Elliott's status

    Camp Coverage: Jones and Garrett comment on Elliott's status

    Sunday, July 23 2017 11:19 PM EDT2017-07-24 03:19:36 GMT
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    Of the 6 players on the Dallas Cowboys facing a possible suspension or legal problems, Ezekiel Elliott is the biggest name. The NFL is still investigating an alleged domestic violence incident involving Elliott last July. The league has been looking into the matter for 13 months now, despite the fact that the 2nd year running back was never arrested or charged. Elliott's name came up numerous times during today's opening press conference, and while owner Jerry Jo...More >>
    Of the 6 players on the Dallas Cowboys facing a possible suspension or legal problems, Ezekiel Elliott is the biggest name. The NFL is still investigating an alleged domestic violence incident involving Elliott last July. The league has been looking into the matter for 13 months now, despite the fact that the 2nd year running back was never arrested or charged. Elliott's name came up numerous times during today's opening press conference, and while owner Jerry Jo...More >>
  • Camp Coverage: State of the Team address main topic deals with off the field issues

    Camp Coverage: State of the Team address main topic deals with off the field issues

    Sunday, July 23 2017 11:08 PM EDT2017-07-24 03:08:06 GMT
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    Despite coming off a 13 win campaign and claiming the NFC East Title, there has been little talk about football and the excitement for the upcoming season. That's because 6 players are currently dealing with off the field issues. Questions about character and the type of guys on the Cowboys roster dominated the opening press conference of training camp here in Oxnard.. Owner Jerry Jones and Head Coach Jason Garrett acknowledged the problem, but remain confident the issues ...More >>
    Despite coming off a 13 win campaign and claiming the NFC East Title, there has been little talk about football and the excitement for the upcoming season. That's because 6 players are currently dealing with off the field issues. Questions about character and the type of guys on the Cowboys roster dominated the opening press conference of training camp here in Oxnard.. Owner Jerry Jones and Head Coach Jason Garrett acknowledged the problem, but remain confident the issues ...More >>
  • Camp Coverage: Dallas Cowboys arrive in Oxnard, California

    Camp Coverage: Dallas Cowboys arrive in Oxnard, California

    Saturday, July 22 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-07-23 03:50:41 GMT
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    Around 4:15 p.m. PDT, the Cowboys arrived at the Ventura County Naval Base in Pt. Mugu. And every player was dressed in a suit and tie, a pretty business like approach already being sent from Head Coach Jason Garrett. Before taking buses to the training camp headquarters in Oxnard, the players and Coach Garrett took time to sign autographs for the military and their families. "I think it really puts things in perspective. You know these guys are out here risking their live...More >>
    Around 4:15 p.m. PDT, the Cowboys arrived at the Ventura County Naval Base in Pt. Mugu. And every player was dressed in a suit and tie, a pretty business like approach already being sent from Head Coach Jason Garrett. Before taking buses to the training camp headquarters in Oxnard, the players and Coach Garrett took time to sign autographs for the military and their families. "I think it really puts things in perspective. You know these guys are out here risking their live...More >>
  • Mike Gundy talks Lamarcus Morton at Big 12 Media Days

    Mike Gundy talks Lamarcus Morton at Big 12 Media Days

    Friday, July 21 2017 7:07 PM EDT2017-07-21 23:07:56 GMT
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    During Big 12 Media Days Tom Herman said that Texas would need Nacogdoches native Josh Thompson to play for the Longhorns as a freshman, in order to help the team be successful in year one under Coach Herman. But Thompson isn't the only freshman with high expectations. Cue Gilmer product Lamarcus Morton, who will suit up for Oklahoma State.   Morton signed and graduated in December of 2016, giving this wide receiver about a 6 month jump on his class. Which is one ...More >>
    During Big 12 Media Days Tom Herman said that Texas would need Nacogdoches native Josh Thompson to play for the Longhorns as a freshman, in order to help the team be successful in year one under Coach Herman. But Thompson isn't the only freshman with high expectations. Cue Gilmer product Lamarcus Morton, who will suit up for Oklahoma State.   Morton signed and graduated in December of 2016, giving this wide receiver about a 6 month jump on his class. Which is one ...More >>
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