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  • Cowboys' Elliott gets another reprieve, will play vs 49ers

    Cowboys' Elliott gets another reprieve, will play vs 49ers

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 2:20 AM EDT2017-10-17 06:20:16 GMT
    Wednesday, October 18 2017 1:43 AM EDT2017-10-18 05:43:06 GMT
    AP source: Suspended Ezekiel Elliott getting emergency hearing in New York.More >>
    AP source: Suspended Ezekiel Elliott getting emergency hearing in New York.More >>
  • 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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  • Judge HR sparks NY, Yanks beat Astros 6-4 to even ALCS at 2

    Judge HR sparks NY, Yanks beat Astros 6-4 to even ALCS at 2

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-10-18 01:00:44 GMT
    Wednesday, October 18 2017 1:42 AM EDT2017-10-18 05:42:59 GMT
    Aaron Judge ignited a rousing rally with a home run, then doubled during a four-run eighth inning to spur the unflappable New York Yankees over the Houston Astros 6-4 and tie their AL Championship Series 2-2.More >>
    Aaron Judge ignited a rousing rally with a home run, then doubled during a four-run eighth inning to spur the unflappable New York Yankees over the Houston Astros 6-4 and tie their AL Championship Series 2-2.More >>
  • 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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  • 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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  • Judge, Sabathia help Yankees beat Astros 8-1, trail ALCS 2-1

    Judge, Sabathia help Yankees beat Astros 8-1, trail ALCS 2-1

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:41 PM EDT2017-10-17 03:41:07 GMT
    Tuesday, October 17 2017 11:46 AM EDT2017-10-17 15:46:30 GMT
    Aaron Judge hit a three-run homer and a made pair of sparkling catches, leading CC Sabathia and the Yankees over the Houston Astros 8-1 and cutting New York's deficit to 2-1 in the best-of-seven AL Championship...More >>
    Aaron Judge hit a three-run homer and a made pair of sparkling catches, leading CC Sabathia and the Yankees over the Houston Astros 8-1 and cutting New York's deficit to 2-1 in the best-of-seven AL Championship Series.More >>
  • 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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  • AP source: Suspended Elliott getting emergency hearing in NY

    AP source: Suspended Elliott getting emergency hearing in NY

    By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football WriterMore >>
    By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football WriterMore >>
  • 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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  • Watson tosses 3 TDs as Texans beat Browns 33-17

    Watson tosses 3 TDs as Texans beat Browns 33-17

    Sunday, October 15 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-10-15 20:29:25 GMT
    Deshaun Watson threw for 225 yards and three touchdowns, becoming the first rookie in NFL history with at least three TD passes in three straight games, helping give the Houston Texans a 33-17 win over the...More >>
    Deshaun Watson threw for 225 yards and three touchdowns, becoming the first rookie in NFL history with at least three TD passes in three straight games, helping give the Houston Texans a 33-17 win over the Cleveland Browns...More >>
  • Mond, LaCamera lift Texas A&M to 19-17 win over Florida

    Mond, LaCamera lift Texas A&M to 19-17 win over Florida

    Saturday, October 14 2017 11:08 PM EDT2017-10-15 03:08:56 GMT
    Kellen Mond made several huge plays, Daniel LaCamera kicked four field goals and Texas A&M handed Florida a second home loss in as many weeks, 19-17 on Saturday night.More >>
    Kellen Mond made several huge plays, Daniel LaCamera kicked four field goals and Texas A&M handed Florida a second home loss in as many weeks, 19-17 on Saturday night.More >>
  • No. 12 Oklahoma tops Texas 29-24 after blowing 20-point lead

    No. 12 Oklahoma tops Texas 29-24 after blowing 20-point lead

    Baker Mayfield threw 59 yards to Mark Andrews for the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter after Oklahoma had blown a 20-point lead, and the 12th-ranked Sooners held on to beat Texas 29-24 on Saturday.More >>
    Baker Mayfield threw 59 yards to Mark Andrews for the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter after Oklahoma had blown a 20-point lead, and the 12th-ranked Sooners held on to beat Texas 29-24 on Saturday.More >>
  • Week 7 Scores

    Week 7 Scores

    Saturday, October 14 2017 12:55 AM EDT2017-10-14 04:55:10 GMT

    Here are the schedules for Week 7.

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    Here are the schedules for Week 7.

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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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  • Here's your Football Friday forecast

    Here's your Football Friday forecast

    Friday, October 13 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-10-13 20:52:45 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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  • Court clears way for 6-game suspension of Cowboys' Elliott

    Court clears way for 6-game suspension of Cowboys' Elliott

    Thursday, October 12 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-10-12 20:45:49 GMT
    Friday, October 13 2017 11:51 AM EDT2017-10-13 15:51:12 GMT
    A federal appeals court has lifted an injunction that blocked a six-game suspension for Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott.More >>
    A federal appeals court has lifted an injunction that blocked a six-game suspension for Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott.More >>
  • NFL player gives back to former ETX high school football team

    NFL player gives back to former ETX high school football team

    Thursday, October 12 2017 11:33 PM EDT2017-10-13 03:33:24 GMT
    Whitehouse football player wearing cleats donated by former Whitehouse player and current NFL player Patrick Mahomes. (Source: KLTV: News Staff)Whitehouse football player wearing cleats donated by former Whitehouse player and current NFL player Patrick Mahomes. (Source: KLTV: News Staff)

    With the final practice before game day underway, the Whitehouse Wildcats say this week they're extra pumped to step on the field. 

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    With the final practice before game day underway, the Whitehouse Wildcats say this week they're extra pumped to step on the field. 

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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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  • Mahomes performs 'Noble' act of kindness for Whitehouse Varsity players

    Mahomes performs 'Noble' act of kindness for Whitehouse Varsity players

    Thursday, October 12 2017 3:06 PM EDT2017-10-12 19:06:04 GMT
    (Source: Whitehouse ISD)(Source: Whitehouse ISD)

    Whitehouse Varsity football players got a nice surprise on Wednesday from a former Wildcat turned pro. 

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    Whitehouse Varsity football players got a nice surprise on Wednesday from a former Wildcat turned pro. 

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  • Kilgore native Steve Torrence closing in on NHRA championship

    Kilgore native Steve Torrence closing in on NHRA championship

    Thursday, October 12 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-10-12 04:00:19 GMT
    Torrence currently leads the points standings.Torrence currently leads the points standings.

    When you consider Steve Torrence has overcome cancer and a heart attack, the Kilgore native is already a winner. But, the drag racer is closing in on his first ever championship. With three events to go, Torrence currently leads the NHRA points standings thanks to eight victories in 2017.

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    When you consider Steve Torrence has overcome cancer and a heart attack, the Kilgore native is already a winner. But, the drag racer is closing in on his first ever championship. With three events to go, Torrence currently leads the NHRA points standings thanks to eight victories in 2017.

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  • Van quarterback Garrett Moseley named Built Ford Tough player of the week for Class 4A

    Van quarterback Garrett Moseley named Built Ford Tough player of the week for Class 4A

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 11:54 PM EDT2017-10-12 03:54:01 GMT
    Moseley has been named the player of the week.Moseley has been named the player of the week.

    After putting up ridiculous numbers last Friday, Van's Garrett Moseley has received state wide recognition by being named the Class 4A Built Ford Tough Player of the Week for week 6.

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    After putting up ridiculous numbers last Friday, Van's Garrett Moseley has received state wide recognition by being named the Class 4A Built Ford Tough Player of the Week for week 6.

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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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  • Cowboys release another key free agent in cornerback Carroll

    Cowboys release another key free agent in cornerback Carroll

    The Dallas Cowboys have released cornerback Nolan Carroll, the second significant free agent let go this season.More >>
    The Dallas Cowboys have released cornerback Nolan Carroll, the second significant free agent let go this season.More >>
  • US misses World Cup for 1st time since 1986 with loss

    US misses World Cup for 1st time since 1986 with loss

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 10:14 PM EDT2017-10-11 02:14:38 GMT
    Wednesday, October 11 2017 9:16 AM EDT2017-10-11 13:16:49 GMT
    The United States has been eliminated from World Cup contention, a shocking loss at Trinidad ending the Americans' streak of seven straight appearances at soccer's showcase.More >>
    The United States has been eliminated from World Cup contention, a shocking loss at Trinidad ending the Americans' streak of seven straight appearances at soccer's showcase.More >>
  • Building a Tradition: Rusk Eagles on the track for big time success

    Building a Tradition: Rusk Eagles on the track for big time success

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 10:44 PM EDT2017-10-11 02:44:06 GMT
    KLTV StaffKLTV Staff
    The Rusk Eagles are on track to have their first winning season since 2006. On a four game winning streak, the feeling can be described in one simple sentence.  "It's way funner then losing is," said Damion Freeney, Rusk Eagle.  "I'm the same coach I was last year, we have the same defensive coordinator, the same nuts and bolts of the program. But the difference is that now they can see some results and now the kids are buying in. You see people in...More >>
    The Rusk Eagles are on track to have their first winning season since 2006. On a four game winning streak, the feeling can be described in one simple sentence.  "It's way funner then losing is," said Damion Freeney, Rusk Eagle.  "I'm the same coach I was last year, we have the same defensive coordinator, the same nuts and bolts of the program. But the difference is that now they can see some results and now the kids are buying in. You see people in...More >>
  • Palestine native Adrian Peterson traded to Cardinals

    Palestine native Adrian Peterson traded to Cardinals

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-10-10 21:18:03 GMT

    When Adrian Peterson signed with the Saints this off-season, a lot of experts wondered if it was a good fit. 

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    When Adrian Peterson signed with the Saints this off-season, a lot of experts wondered if it was a good fit. 

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  • Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCS

    Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCS

    Monday, October 9 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-10-09 21:33:52 GMT
    Tuesday, October 10 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-10-10 16:51:20 GMT
    The Houston Astros advanced to the AL Championship Series with a 5-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox.More >>
    The Houston Astros advanced to the AL Championship Series with a 5-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox.More >>
  • Marshall native Y.A. Tittle, Hall of Fame QB, dies at age 90

    Marshall native Y.A. Tittle, Hall of Fame QB, dies at age 90

    Monday, October 9 2017 1:33 PM EDT2017-10-09 17:33:52 GMT

    An East Texas native who was a Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback has died.

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    An East Texas native who was a Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback has died.

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  • Watt and Mercilus out for season with injuries

    Watt and Mercilus out for season with injuries

    Monday, October 9 2017 1:21 PM EDT2017-10-09 17:21:26 GMT
    Houston's J.J. Watt and Whitney Mercilus will miss the rest of the season with injuries.More >>
    Houston's J.J. Watt and Whitney Mercilus will miss the rest of the season with injuries.More >>
  • Undefeated Chiefs beat Texans 42-34; Watt breaks left leg

    Undefeated Chiefs beat Texans 42-34; Watt breaks left leg

    Monday, October 9 2017 12:12 AM EDT2017-10-09 04:12:23 GMT
    Alex Smith threw for 324 yards and three touchdowns to help the Kansas City Chiefs remain undefeated with a 42-34 victory over the Houston Texans on Sunday night in a game where J.J. Watt broke his left leg.More >>
    Alex Smith threw for 324 yards and three touchdowns to help the Kansas City Chiefs remain undefeated with a 42-34 victory over the Houston Texans on Sunday night in a game where J.J. Watt broke his left leg.More >>
  • Play Spotlight: Gunner Capps

    Play Spotlight: Gunner Capps

    Monday, October 9 2017 12:07 AM EDT2017-10-09 04:07:07 GMT
    KLTV StaffKLTV Staff
    This week's Red Zone Player Spotlight recipient is Carthage Bulldog Gunner Capps.  The quarterback led his explosive and balanced offense recording 241 passing yards, and 4 touchdowns. No.1 ranked Carthage proved why they are on top with a 42 to 17 win over Henderson, Friday night.   Next up for the bulldogs in the district of doom, Kilgore.  Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights reserved.More >>
    This week's Red Zone Player Spotlight recipient is Carthage Bulldog Gunner Capps.  The quarterback led his explosive and balanced offense recording 241 passing yards, and 4 touchdowns. No.1 ranked Carthage proved why they are on top with a 42 to 17 win over Henderson, Friday night.   Next up for the bulldogs in the district of doom, Kilgore.  Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Rodgers lifts Packers over Cowboys 35-31 in another thriller

    Rodgers lifts Packers over Cowboys 35-31 in another thriller

    Aaron Rodgers threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams with 11 seconds remaining, lifting Green Bay over the Dallas Cowboys 35-31 Sunday in another thriller nine months after the Packers' divisional...More >>
    Aaron Rodgers threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams with 11 seconds remaining, lifting Green Bay over the Dallas Cowboys 35-31 Sunday in another thriller nine months after the Packers' divisional playoff win...More >>
  • Warren's bull-rush lifts Texas over K-State 40-34 in 2OT

    Warren's bull-rush lifts Texas over K-State 40-34 in 2OT

    Texas running back Chris Warren III scored on a 2-yard touchdown run in the second overtime when the powerful running back moved a pile of Kansas State tacklers across the goal line, sending the Longhorns to 40-34...More >>
    Texas running back Chris Warren III scored on a 2-yard touchdown run in the second overtime when the powerful running back moved a pile of Kansas State tacklers across the goal line, sending the Longhorns to 40-34 win...More >>
  • Catalon runs for 177 yards, 2 TDs; Houston beats SMU 35-22

    Catalon runs for 177 yards, 2 TDs; Houston beats SMU 35-22

    Duke Catalon had 22 carries for 177 yards and two touchdowns and Kyle Postman accounted for three scores to help Houston beat SMU 35-22 on Saturday.More >>
    Duke Catalon had 22 carries for 177 yards and two touchdowns and Kyle Postman accounted for three scores to help Houston beat SMU 35-22 on Saturday.More >>
  • SFA falls in the 92nd Battle of the Piney Woods

    SFA falls in the 92nd Battle of the Piney Woods

    Saturday, October 7 2017 11:25 PM EDT2017-10-08 03:25:01 GMT
    KLTV StaffKLTV Staff
    SFA Athletics Release  In the 92nd edition of the Battle of the Piney Woods, the Stephen F. Austin football team left all it had on the field but was unable to upend 11th-ranked Sam Houston State Saturday afternoon in NRG Stadium in Houston, falling by a score of 27-16. Despite winning the turnover margin and seeing the Bearkats (4-1, 2-1 Southland) commit 13 penalties for 144 yards, the Lumberjacks (2-4, 2-2 Southland) were outgained 508 to 219 in total offensive yards. Sa...More >>
    SFA Athletics Release  In the 92nd edition of the Battle of the Piney Woods, the Stephen F. Austin football team left all it had on the field but was unable to upend 11th-ranked Sam Houston State Saturday afternoon in NRG Stadium in Houston, falling by a score of 27-16. Despite winning the turnover margin and seeing the Bearkats (4-1, 2-1 Southland) commit 13 penalties for 144 yards, the Lumberjacks (2-4, 2-2 Southland) were outgained 508 to 219 in total offensive yards. Sa...More >>
  • Hill scores 3 ways as No. 8 TCU beats No. 23 West Virginia

    Hill scores 3 ways as No. 8 TCU beats No. 23 West Virginia

    Saturday, October 7 2017 7:19 PM EDT2017-10-07 23:19:01 GMT
    Kenny Hill avoided a defender in the backfield and lunged forward through two more for a 3-yard touchdown run with 2:53 left and No. 8 TCU remained the Big 12's only undefeated team with a 31-24 victory over...More >>
    Kenny Hill avoided a defender in the backfield and lunged forward through two more for a 3-yard touchdown run with 2:53 left and No. 8 TCU remained the Big 12's only undefeated team with a 31-24 victory over No. 23...More >>
  • Nisby has 4 TDs rushing and Texas Tech pounds Kansas, 65-19

    Nisby has 4 TDs rushing and Texas Tech pounds Kansas, 65-19

    Saturday, October 7 2017 4:30 PM EDT2017-10-07 20:30:51 GMT
    Desmond Nisby had four touchdowns rushing, Justin Stockton ran for 161 yards with a score and Texas Tech's high-flying offense pummeled Kansas on the ground in a 65-19 blowout Saturday.More >>
    Desmond Nisby had four touchdowns rushing, Justin Stockton ran for 161 yards with a score and Texas Tech's high-flying offense pummeled Kansas on the ground in a 65-19 blowout Saturday.More >>
  • Week 6 Scores

    Week 6 Scores

    Saturday, October 7 2017 12:21 AM EDT2017-10-07 04:21:51 GMT

    Here are the games for Week 6 of Red Zone.

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    Here are the games for Week 6 of Red Zone.

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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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  • Athens player reportedly injured during game against Van

    Athens player reportedly injured during game against Van

    Friday, October 6 2017 10:30 PM EDT2017-10-07 02:30:10 GMT
    (Source: KLTV News Staff)(Source: KLTV News Staff)

    An Athens High School football player was carried from the field during a game Friday night. 

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    An Athens High School football player was carried from the field during a game Friday night. 

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  • 12-year-old collapses on field during Henderson vs. Carthage game, revived by AED device

    12-year-old collapses on field during Henderson vs. Carthage game, revived by AED device

    Friday, October 6 2017 12:15 AM EDT2017-10-06 04:15:51 GMT

    A football player collapsed during Thursday night's Carthage vs Henderson football game. 

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    A football player collapsed during Thursday night's Carthage vs Henderson football game. 

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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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  • SFA set to meet rival Sam Houston State in latest edition of Battle of the Piney Woods

    SFA set to meet rival Sam Houston State in latest edition of Battle of the Piney Woods

    Thursday, October 5 2017 8:14 PM EDT2017-10-06 00:14:45 GMT
    SFA faces Sam Houston State on Saturday.SFA faces Sam Houston State on Saturday.

    A great weekend of college football is on tap, especially for Lone Star State programs. And that includes a big time matchup at the FCS level between Stephen F. Austin and number 11 Sam Houston State.

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    A great weekend of college football is on tap, especially for Lone Star State programs. And that includes a big time matchup at the FCS level between Stephen F. Austin and number 11 Sam Houston State.

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  • Altuve hit 3 homers, Astros beat Red Sox 8-2 in ALDS opener

    Altuve hit 3 homers, Astros beat Red Sox 8-2 in ALDS opener

    Jose Altuve hit three home runs in an unprecedented show of power for the diminutive major league batting champion as the Houston Astros roughed up Chris Sale and the Boston Red Sox 8-2 Thursday in Game 1 of the AL...More >>
    Jose Altuve hit three home runs in an unprecedented show of power for the diminutive major league batting champion as the Houston Astros roughed up Chris Sale and the Boston Red Sox 8-2 Thursday in Game 1 of the AL...More >>
  • 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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  • Pittsburg learned a lot in comeback win over Tatum

    Pittsburg learned a lot in comeback win over Tatum

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 8:06 PM EDT2017-10-05 00:06:22 GMT
    Pittsburg pulled a comeback win in week 5.Pittsburg pulled a comeback win in week 5.

    Through 24 minutes last Friday night, not much went right for Pittsburg. The Pirates trailed Tatum 28 to 6 at halftime and riding a two-game losing skid, the team could have easily quit. But despite being down 22 points, head coach Brad Baca and company didn't lay down. Pittsburg instead dug deep and pulled off a comeback win for the ages.

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    Through 24 minutes last Friday night, not much went right for Pittsburg. The Pirates trailed Tatum 28 to 6 at halftime and riding a two-game losing skid, the team could have easily quit. But despite being down 22 points, head coach Brad Baca and company didn't lay down. Pittsburg instead dug deep and pulled off a comeback win for the ages.

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  • TJC football moves up in latest NJCAA poll

    TJC football moves up in latest NJCAA poll

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 11:58 PM EDT2017-10-04 03:58:35 GMT
    Apaches up to #2 in the nation.Apaches up to #2 in the nation.

    TJC is up to number two in the country. This is the Apaches highest ranking in recent memory according to the athletic department and perhaps their highest since the 1960's.

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    TJC is up to number two in the country. This is the Apaches highest ranking in recent memory according to the athletic department and perhaps their highest since the 1960's.

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  • Lufkin's Keke Coutee could miss Texas Tech's game vs. Kansas

    Lufkin's Keke Coutee could miss Texas Tech's game vs. Kansas

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 11:53 PM EDT2017-10-04 03:53:03 GMT
    Coutee could miss Texas Tech's game this week.Coutee could miss Texas Tech's game this week.

    At the Division I level, there's several great matchups this week involving Lone State teams. Texas A&M hosts number one Alabama, number 8 TCU takes on number 23 West Virginia and Texas hosts Kansas State. We'll preview those games as the week goes on, but Texas Tech playing without Keke Coutee is big news.

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    At the Division I level, there's several great matchups this week involving Lone State teams. Texas A&M hosts number one Alabama, number 8 TCU takes on number 23 West Virginia and Texas hosts Kansas State. We'll preview those games as the week goes on, but Texas Tech playing without Keke Coutee is big news.

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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 >>
  • Highway 79 Showdown: Carthage travels to Henderson for Red Zone 'Game of the Week'

    Highway 79 Showdown: Carthage travels to Henderson for Red Zone 'Game of the Week'

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-10-04 01:19:03 GMT
    KLTV StaffKLTV Staff

    Football is scarce with more than half of East Texas on the bye. However one of the best rivalries in the region in happening this Friday Night.  "The rivalry between Carthage and Henderson is a big deal. It's a big deal to these kids and the community. Every time we go up against those guys it's something to take seriously and focus on," said Phil Castle, Henderson head coach.  "They right down the road 30 minutes away. Having that close of game means ...

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    Football is scarce with more than half of East Texas on the bye. However one of the best rivalries in the region in happening this Friday Night.  "The rivalry between Carthage and Henderson is a big deal. It's a big deal to these kids and the community. Every time we go up against those guys it's something to take seriously and focus on," said Phil Castle, Henderson head coach.  "They right down the road 30 minutes away. Having that close of game means ...

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  • Verlander to start for Astros in Game 1 of ALDS

    Verlander to start for Astros in Game 1 of ALDS

    The Houston Astros will start Justin Verlander in Game 1 of the AL Division Series against Chris Sale and the Boston Red Sox on Thursday.More >>
    The Houston Astros will start Justin Verlander in Game 1 of the AL Division Series against Chris Sale and the Boston Red Sox on Thursday.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 >>
  • No 1 Tyler Shuts Down Lady Roadrunners

    No 1 Tyler Shuts Down Lady Roadrunners

    Monday, October 2 2017 12:02 AM EDT2017-10-02 04:02:39 GMT
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    AC Athletics Release  After their first attempt at a match ended in a suspended game back on September 23, the Angelina College Lady Roadrunners and the Tyler Junior College Lady Apaches finally got together again on Sunday. The No. 1-ranked Lady Apaches kept their season record unblemished, pitching their sixth shutout in 10 games to take a 4-0 win over the Lady ‘Runners at Jase Magers Field in Lufkin. With the win, Tyler moved to 10-0, 4-0 for the year. The Apach...More >>
    AC Athletics Release  After their first attempt at a match ended in a suspended game back on September 23, the Angelina College Lady Roadrunners and the Tyler Junior College Lady Apaches finally got together again on Sunday. The No. 1-ranked Lady Apaches kept their season record unblemished, pitching their sixth shutout in 10 games to take a 4-0 win over the Lady ‘Runners at Jase Magers Field in Lufkin. With the win, Tyler moved to 10-0, 4-0 for the year. The Apach...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 >>
  • Tale of Two Halves: Dallas falls to LA with lack luster second half

    Tale of Two Halves: Dallas falls to LA with lack luster second half

    Sunday, October 1 2017 11:41 PM EDT2017-10-02 03:41:07 GMT
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    It was a tale of two halves at AT&T Stadium. Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott and the offense put up 24 first half points, taking an 8 point lead into the locker room. However, the last 30 minuets belonged to the LA Rams as they outscored Dallas 19-6 after the break to pull of the 35-30 come from behind win. The Rams came in averaging 35 points per game and hit that mark right on the money. Running back Todd Gurley accounted for 215 total yards and scored th...More >>
    It was a tale of two halves at AT&T Stadium. Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott and the offense put up 24 first half points, taking an 8 point lead into the locker room. However, the last 30 minuets belonged to the LA Rams as they outscored Dallas 19-6 after the break to pull of the 35-30 come from behind win. The Rams came in averaging 35 points per game and hit that mark right on the money. Running back Todd Gurley accounted for 215 total yards and scored th...More >>
  • High School football Saturday highlights and results

    High School football Saturday highlights and results

    Saturday, September 30 2017 7:21 PM EDT2017-09-30 23:21:55 GMT
    Saturday football results and highlights.Saturday football results and highlights.

    high school football Saturday results..

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    high school football Saturday results..

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  • Palestine varsity football player arrested, charged with assaulting teammate

    Palestine varsity football player arrested, charged with assaulting teammate

    Friday, September 29 2017 6:47 AM EDT2017-09-29 10:47:19 GMT
    (Source: Palestine ISD website)(Source: Palestine ISD website)

    A Palestine ISD varsity football player has been hospitalized after an assault by another player. 

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    A Palestine ISD varsity football player has been hospitalized after an assault by another player. 

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  • John Tyler looking to end two-game losing skid

    John Tyler looking to end two-game losing skid

    Thursday, September 28 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-09-29 03:50:19 GMT
    John Tyler will look to end a two-game losing skid on Friday.John Tyler will look to end a two-game losing skid on Friday.

    For the second straight year, John Tyler dropped its District 11-6A opener to Rockwall. But the results were much different. In 2016, the Lions lost by only one point. Last Friday, they fell in blowout fashion by 41 points. Still, its what JT did last season that gives head coach Ricklan Holmes hope. The team went onto to run the table and claim a league title.

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    For the second straight year, John Tyler dropped its District 11-6A opener to Rockwall. But the results were much different. In 2016, the Lions lost by only one point. Last Friday, they fell in blowout fashion by 41 points. Still, its what JT did last season that gives head coach Ricklan Holmes hope. The team went onto to run the table and claim a league title.

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  • TJC women's soccer and volleyball win on Wednesday night

    TJC women's soccer and volleyball win on Wednesday night

    Thursday, September 28 2017 12:12 AM EDT2017-09-28 04:12:58 GMT
    TJC volleyball defeated #5 Panola in five sets.TJC volleyball defeated #5 Panola in five sets.

    With 56 national championships in program history, its always a good time to be associated with TJC athletics. But how about this. Men's soccer, women's soccer, and football are all currently ranked in the top four in the country.

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    With 56 national championships in program history, its always a good time to be associated with TJC athletics. But how about this. Men's soccer, women's soccer, and football are all currently ranked in the top four in the country.

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  • Two East Texans receive statewide recognition

    Two East Texans receive statewide recognition

    Thursday, September 28 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-09-28 04:00:12 GMT
    Ingram receives statewide honor for week 4 performance.Ingram receives statewide honor for week 4 performance.

    After each week of the regular season, Ford Motor Company releases its six Built Ford Tough Texas high school football players of the week based on stats and performance. Through three weeks East Texas had been shut out. But not any more.

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    After each week of the regular season, Ford Motor Company releases its six Built Ford Tough Texas high school football players of the week based on stats and performance. Through three weeks East Texas had been shut out. But not any more.

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  • Tyler Lee and Longview set to meet in the Red Zone game of the week

    Tyler Lee and Longview set to meet in the Red Zone game of the week

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 11:53 PM EDT2017-09-28 03:53:28 GMT
    Tyler Lee visits Longview in the Red Zone game of the week.Tyler Lee visits Longview in the Red Zone game of the week.

    Cruising along at 3-0 both Longview and Tyler Lee entered District 11-6A play last week with some serious momentum. But the Lobos and Red Raiders came away from their league openers not feeling so good. Lee lost to Rockwall Heath 24 to 14, while Longview fell to Mesquite Horn 52 to 34.

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    Cruising along at 3-0 both Longview and Tyler Lee entered District 11-6A play last week with some serious momentum. But the Lobos and Red Raiders came away from their league openers not feeling so good. Lee lost to Rockwall Heath 24 to 14, while Longview fell to Mesquite Horn 52 to 34.

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  • 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
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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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    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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  • TJC stays at number four in latest NJCAA rankings

    TJC stays at number four in latest NJCAA rankings

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 11:02 PM EDT2017-09-27 03:02:53 GMT
    TJC is number four in the country.TJC is number four in the country.

    Coming off a 61 to 33 blowout win over Cisco, Tyler remains at number four.

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    Coming off a 61 to 33 blowout win over Cisco, Tyler remains at number four.

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  • Player Spotlight: Whitehouse Wildcat Cameron Cantrell

    Player Spotlight: Whitehouse Wildcat Cameron Cantrell

    Sunday, September 24 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-09-25 03:46:23 GMT
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    On Friday night,  Whitehouse wildcat Cameron Cantrell racked up 4 touchdowns and 194 receiving yards.  The Texas Tech commit was quarterback Jake Clemons' one and only target in the end-zone. .  Whitehouse beat Sulphur Springs 28-6.   Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights reserved.

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    On Friday night,  Whitehouse wildcat Cameron Cantrell racked up 4 touchdowns and 194 receiving yards.  The Texas Tech commit was quarterback Jake Clemons' one and only target in the end-zone. .  Whitehouse beat Sulphur Springs 28-6.   Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights reserved.

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  • ‘Jacks Improve to 2-0 in Southland with 20-10 Road Win over Abilene Christian

    ‘Jacks Improve to 2-0 in Southland with 20-10 Road Win over Abilene Christian

    Sunday, September 24 2017 11:14 PM EDT2017-09-25 03:14:36 GMT
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    SFA Athletics Release  The Stephen F. Austin football team sits at 2-0 in Southland Conference play after an impressive 20-10 road victory over Abilene Christian Saturday night inside the brand new Wildcat Stadium. The win is the Lumberjacks’ (2-2, 2-0 Southland) second consecutive and first road victory of the season. For the first time in 2017 SFA outgained its opponent, racking up 414 total yards of offense compared to 328 by the host Wildcats (1-3, 1-1 Southland). T...More >>
    SFA Athletics Release  The Stephen F. Austin football team sits at 2-0 in Southland Conference play after an impressive 20-10 road victory over Abilene Christian Saturday night inside the brand new Wildcat Stadium. The win is the Lumberjacks’ (2-2, 2-0 Southland) second consecutive and first road victory of the season. For the first time in 2017 SFA outgained its opponent, racking up 414 total yards of offense compared to 328 by the host Wildcats (1-3, 1-1 Southland). T...More >>
  • Saturday Recap: Carthage, Gilmer and more

    Saturday Recap: Carthage, Gilmer and more

    Sunday, September 24 2017 12:05 AM EDT2017-09-24 04:05:53 GMT
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    Six East Texas teams took to the gridiron this Saturday and 4 came out on top.  High School Scores: Carthage 48, Gilmer 28 ETC Longview 48, ETC Tyler 26  Southland Conference:  SFA 20, Abilene Christian 10  NJCAA Scores:  Cisco 33, Tyler Junior College 61  Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights reserved.More >>
    Six East Texas teams took to the gridiron this Saturday and 4 came out on top.  High School Scores: Carthage 48, Gilmer 28 ETC Longview 48, ETC Tyler 26  Southland Conference:  SFA 20, Abilene Christian 10  NJCAA Scores:  Cisco 33, Tyler Junior College 61  Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights reserved.More >>
  • 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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  • No. 4 TJC holds off Roadrunners

    No. 4 TJC holds off Roadrunners

    Saturday, September 23 2017 11:38 PM EDT2017-09-24 03:38:36 GMT
    AC AthleticsAC Athletics
    AC Athletics Release Facing the fourth-ranked team in the nation was going to be a big enough challenge, but doing so fewer than 20 hours after a hard-fought road battle made the task even more daunting. Angelina College’s Roadrunners took on No. 4 Tyler Junior College in a Region XIV conference game on Saturday, and the Apaches proved worthy of their lofty ranking with a 3-0 win at Jase Magers Field in Lufkin. TJC’s Rashad Dobbs broke out of a cluster to hit the nets i...More >>
    AC Athletics Release Facing the fourth-ranked team in the nation was going to be a big enough challenge, but doing so fewer than 20 hours after a hard-fought road battle made the task even more daunting. Angelina College’s Roadrunners took on No. 4 Tyler Junior College in a Region XIV conference game on Saturday, and the Apaches proved worthy of their lofty ranking with a 3-0 win at Jase Magers Field in Lufkin. TJC’s Rashad Dobbs broke out of a cluster to hit the nets i...More >>
  • 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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  • Kilgore Bulldogs plan to play hard after 'Bubba T' was found

    Kilgore Bulldogs plan to play hard after 'Bubba T' was found

    Friday, September 22 2017 7:23 PM EDT2017-09-22 23:23:40 GMT
    'Bubba T' at a Kilgore High School Football game waving the teams flag on the sidelines. (source: KLTV file)'Bubba T' at a Kilgore High School Football game waving the teams flag on the sidelines. (source: KLTV file)

    Kilgore High School Football players say when Chris Terry, or as many call him Bubba T, went missing on Wednesday night it was like losing a team mate. 

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    Kilgore High School Football players say when Chris Terry, or as many call him Bubba T, went missing on Wednesday night it was like losing a team mate. 

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  • Preview of Carthage and Gilmer showdown

    Preview of Carthage and Gilmer showdown

    Friday, September 22 2017 12:19 AM EDT2017-09-22 04:19:27 GMT
    Carthage and Gilmer square off on Saturday night.Carthage and Gilmer square off on Saturday night.

    Since 2004, Carthage and Gilmer have combined to play in 10 state championship games, and claim eight state titles. So that's why Saturday's Class 4A showdown between the number one Bulldogs and second ranked Buckeyes is sold out. Carthage, who won the Class 4A division I title last year, knocked off Gilmer 55 to 37, snapping the then Buckeyes 23 game regular season winning streak.

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    Since 2004, Carthage and Gilmer have combined to play in 10 state championship games, and claim eight state titles. So that's why Saturday's Class 4A showdown between the number one Bulldogs and second ranked Buckeyes is sold out. Carthage, who won the Class 4A division I title last year, knocked off Gilmer 55 to 37, snapping the then Buckeyes 23 game regular season winning streak.

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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
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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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    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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  • Clint Conque visits Rose City

    Clint Conque visits Rose City

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:47 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:47:11 GMT
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    Stephen f. Austin head football coach Clint Conque paid a visit to the Rose City this afternoon. It's perfect timing to pump up the program, considering the Jacks are coming off a dramatic last second win over Incarnate Word. Put on by the alumni association, Conque was the featured speaker at a Lumberjack networking event. Coach Conque got to brag a little about SFA's first victory of the year. Not to mention that despite a rough non-conference, the Jacks are 1-0 in South...More >>
    Stephen f. Austin head football coach Clint Conque paid a visit to the Rose City this afternoon. It's perfect timing to pump up the program, considering the Jacks are coming off a dramatic last second win over Incarnate Word. Put on by the alumni association, Conque was the featured speaker at a Lumberjack networking event. Coach Conque got to brag a little about SFA's first victory of the year. Not to mention that despite a rough non-conference, the Jacks are 1-0 in South...More >>
  • Lufkin shocks John Tyler for Red Zone Game Ball

    Lufkin shocks John Tyler for Red Zone Game Ball

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:19 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:19:28 GMT
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    Last Friday night, the Lufkin Panthers defeated No.12 John Tyler 44-34. It was a surprise to everyone, but the Panthers.  "We see that we're good. Most people, a lot of people doubted us. We are getting better and better each week and we know that we got to get better and better each day," said March Thomas, senior defensive lineman.   "All the hard work payed off. We knew it was a big game so we had to come and compete. We don't expect to lose we pract...

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    Last Friday night, the Lufkin Panthers defeated No.12 John Tyler 44-34. It was a surprise to everyone, but the Panthers.  "We see that we're good. Most people, a lot of people doubted us. We are getting better and better each week and we know that we got to get better and better each day," said March Thomas, senior defensive lineman.   "All the hard work payed off. We knew it was a big game so we had to come and compete. We don't expect to lose we pract...

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  • Honors keep rolling in for SFA's Alize Ward

    Honors keep rolling in for SFA's Alize Ward

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:24 PM EDT2017-09-19 03:24:08 GMT
    SFA celebrates after win on Saturday.SFA celebrates after win on Saturday.

    After receiving Southland Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors this morning, sophomore safety Alize Ward has been named STATS FCS Defensive Player of the Week, the agency announced Monday afternoon..

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    After receiving Southland Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors this morning, sophomore safety Alize Ward has been named STATS FCS Defensive Player of the Week, the agency announced Monday afternoon..

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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
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    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 >>
  • Ward’s Pick-Six Lifts Lumberjacks over Incarnate Word

    Ward’s Pick-Six Lifts Lumberjacks over Incarnate Word

    Monday, September 18 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-09-18 04:00:03 GMT
    NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Sophomore safety Alize Ward intercepted Incarnate Word’s Sean Brophy on a flea flicker pass with 16 seconds remaining and returned it 70 yards for a touchdown as time expired, lifting Stephen F. Austin to a 37-31 victory in the Lumberjacks’ Southland Conference opener. Trailing 31-21 with under nine minutes left, SFA (1-2, 1-0 Southland) scored 16 unanswered points in the final eight and a half minutes of play to top the visiting Cardinals (...More >>
    NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Sophomore safety Alize Ward intercepted Incarnate Word’s Sean Brophy on a flea flicker pass with 16 seconds remaining and returned it 70 yards for a touchdown as time expired, lifting Stephen F. Austin to a 37-31 victory in the Lumberjacks’ Southland Conference opener. Trailing 31-21 with under nine minutes left, SFA (1-2, 1-0 Southland) scored 16 unanswered points in the final eight and a half minutes of play to top the visiting Cardinals (...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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  • Carthage visits Whitehouse in the Red Zone game of the week

    Carthage visits Whitehouse in the Red Zone game of the week

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-09-14 03:57:52 GMT
    Carthage visits Whitehouse in the game of the week.Carthage visits Whitehouse in the game of the week.

    Leading up to both Lufkin vs. Longview, and Tatum vs. Henderson, we heard all the head coaches talk about the importance of playing elite competition in non-district action. Well the theme continues in the Red Zone game week for week three, as number one Carthage from Class 4A Division I is set to visit East Texas and 5A foe Whitehouse.

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    Leading up to both Lufkin vs. Longview, and Tatum vs. Henderson, we heard all the head coaches talk about the importance of playing elite competition in non-district action. Well the theme continues in the Red Zone game week for week three, as number one Carthage from Class 4A Division I is set to visit East Texas and 5A foe Whitehouse.

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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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  • Tyler Lee golfer Annaka Watts preparing for chance of a lifetime

    Tyler Lee golfer Annaka Watts preparing for chance of a lifetime

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 12:15 AM EDT2017-09-13 04:15:14 GMT
    Watts is preparing for an event at Pebble Beach later this month.Watts is preparing for an event at Pebble Beach later this month.

    Golf is a sport that requires concentration, precision, and patience. Early in her life, Annaka Watts displayed a lot of fortitude while dealing with seizures. Named after female golfing legend Annika Sorenstam for more of the person she is off the course, Watts has ironically excelled at the game as well. Annaka's parents Cindy and Ron never knew their daughter would be on the verge of stardom, but the 16 year-old is about to get the opportunity of a lifetime.

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    Golf is a sport that requires concentration, precision, and patience. Early in her life, Annaka Watts displayed a lot of fortitude while dealing with seizures. Named after female golfing legend Annika Sorenstam for more of the person she is off the course, Watts has ironically excelled at the game as well. Annaka's parents Cindy and Ron never knew their daughter would be on the verge of stardom, but the 16 year-old is about to get the opportunity of a lifetime.

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  • Bishop Gorman earns the Red Zone Game Ball for week 2

    Bishop Gorman earns the Red Zone Game Ball for week 2

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 11:55 PM EDT2017-09-13 03:55:24 GMT
    Gorman defeated White Oak and earned the Red Zone Game Ball.Gorman defeated White Oak and earned the Red Zone Game Ball.

    Last Friday's back and forth contest between White Oak and Bishop Gorman featured three lead changes, and the Crusaders battled back from a deficit on two different occasions to earn a big win in the end 39 to 29. The victory means new head coach Randy McFarlin and company are now 2 -0 on the young year. Gorman received the Red Zone game ball for week two and we'll have that presentation as always on Friday evening before we turn the page to week three.

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    Last Friday's back and forth contest between White Oak and Bishop Gorman featured three lead changes, and the Crusaders battled back from a deficit on two different occasions to earn a big win in the end 39 to 29. The victory means new head coach Randy McFarlin and company are now 2 -0 on the young year. Gorman received the Red Zone game ball for week two and we'll have that presentation as always on Friday evening before we turn the page to week three.

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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 >>
  • Cushing players, coach looking to move on after incident with Hawkins

    Cushing players, coach looking to move on after incident with Hawkins

    Monday, September 11 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-09-12 03:45:04 GMT
    (Source: KTRE Sports Staff)(Source: KTRE Sports Staff)

    Hawkins police say no legal action will be taken by the department following an on-field altercation between the Hawkins and Cushing varsity football teams Friday night. 

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    Hawkins police say no legal action will be taken by the department following an on-field altercation between the Hawkins and Cushing varsity football teams Friday night. 

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  • 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
    KLTV StaffKLTV Staff
    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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  • Judge blocks Elliott's 6-game suspension over domestic case

    Judge blocks Elliott's 6-game suspension over domestic case

    Friday, September 8 2017 6:29 PM EDT2017-09-08 22:29:39 GMT

    By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football Writer             A federal judge has blocked Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over a domestic violence case, setting the stage for a potentially lengthy legal fight with the NFL.             Last year's league rushing leader was already cleared to play in the opener against the New York Giants on Sunday night before ...

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    By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football Writer             A federal judge has blocked Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over a domestic violence case, setting the stage for a potentially lengthy legal fight with the NFL.             Last year's league rushing leader was already cleared to play in the opener against the New York Giants on Sunday night before ...

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  • Whitehouse defeats Chapel Hill; John Tyler excited for home opener

    Whitehouse defeats Chapel Hill; John Tyler excited for home opener

    Thursday, September 7 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-09-08 03:52:46 GMT
    Whitehouse defeated Chapel Hill 28 to 14.Whitehouse defeated Chapel Hill 28 to 14.

    Whitehouse and Chapel Kill kicked off Week 2 of the high school football season in style on Thursday night at Rose stadium. The Lake Tyler rivals are the opening game of the 14th annual Trinity Mother Frances Football Classic.

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    Whitehouse and Chapel Kill kicked off Week 2 of the high school football season in style on Thursday night at Rose stadium. The Lake Tyler rivals are the opening game of the 14th annual Trinity Mother Frances Football Classic.

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  • Whitehouse and Chapel Hill square off on Thursday night

    Whitehouse and Chapel Hill square off on Thursday night

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-09-07 03:52:40 GMT
    Whitehouse has won five in a row over Chapel Hill.Whitehouse has won five in a row over Chapel Hill.

    Guess what, week two gets underway Thursday night as Lake Tyler rivals Whitehouse and Chapel Hill are set to meet at Rose Stadium to kick off the 14th annual Trinity Mother Frances Football Classic.

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    Guess what, week two gets underway Thursday night as Lake Tyler rivals Whitehouse and Chapel Hill are set to meet at Rose Stadium to kick off the 14th annual Trinity Mother Frances Football Classic.

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  • Keeping the streak alive: Gilmer wins season opener for 16th straight year

    Keeping the streak alive: Gilmer wins season opener for 16th straight year

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-09-07 03:46:54 GMT
    Gilmer won its season opener for the 16th straight year.Gilmer won its season opener for the 16th straight year.

    Every week we give away a Red Zone game ball to a team that either makes the biggest statement, or pulls off an upset. In this case, second ranked Gilmer gets rewarded for keeping the streak alive. We'll have the presentation for you on Friday night, but for now, the Buckeyes are all smiles on the practice field after winning their season opener for the 16th year in a row.

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    Every week we give away a Red Zone game ball to a team that either makes the biggest statement, or pulls off an upset. In this case, second ranked Gilmer gets rewarded for keeping the streak alive. We'll have the presentation for you on Friday night, but for now, the Buckeyes are all smiles on the practice field after winning their season opener for the 16th year in a row.

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  • Red Zone game of the week: Tatum and Henderson meet for second straight year

    Red Zone game of the week: Tatum and Henderson meet for second straight year

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 12:24 AM EDT2017-09-06 04:24:11 GMT
    KLTV StaffKLTV Staff

    Separated by just under 20 miles, Tatum and Henderson will tangle for the second straight year. Now we can call it a rivalry based on proximity, but this match-up is really new. The Lions won last years contest 45 to 13, and are the favorites on paper once again. But the Eagles have made a lot of progress under now second year head coach Craig Barker, who just happened to be Henderson's offensive coordinator in 2010 when the program won a state title. There are plent...

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    Separated by just under 20 miles, Tatum and Henderson will tangle for the second straight year. Now we can call it a rivalry based on proximity, but this match-up is really new. The Lions won last years contest 45 to 13, and are the favorites on paper once again. But the Eagles have made a lot of progress under now second year head coach Craig Barker, who just happened to be Henderson's offensive coordinator in 2010 when the program won a state title. There are plent...

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  • Ezekiel Elliott 6-game suspension upheld by Harold Henderson

    Ezekiel Elliott 6-game suspension upheld by Harold Henderson

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-09-06 00:49:26 GMT

    Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott and his representatives are in Sherman, Texas today for a federal court hearing.

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    Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott and his representatives are in Sherman, Texas today for a federal court hearing.

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  • Gladewater injured player back at home, Red Zone game of the week announced

    Gladewater injured player back at home, Red Zone game of the week announced

    Monday, September 4 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-09-05 01:03:45 GMT
    Tatum at Henderson is the Red Zone game of the week for week two.Tatum at Henderson is the Red Zone game of the week for week two.

    Between a last second game winning touchdown for Bishop Gorman, and Kurt Traylor picking up his first victory as the head coach of Tyler Lee, week one of the high school football season certainly did not disappoint. But on a more serious note, I am pleased to report that Gladewater's Rasheed Scott is back home and feeling a lot better..

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    Between a last second game winning touchdown for Bishop Gorman, and Kurt Traylor picking up his first victory as the head coach of Tyler Lee, week one of the high school football season certainly did not disappoint. But on a more serious note, I am pleased to report that Gladewater's Rasheed Scott is back home and feeling a lot better..

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  • 9th grader collapses during Rains ISD football practice, dies at hospital

    9th grader collapses during Rains ISD football practice, dies at hospital

    Monday, September 4 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-09-04 21:09:09 GMT
    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)

    The Rains ISD family is saddened by the sudden death of one of their student athletes.

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    The Rains ISD family is saddened by the sudden death of one of their student athletes.

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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
    KLTV StaffKLTV Staff
    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 >>
  • Dallas Cowboys cut Jacksonville native from 53-man roster

    Dallas Cowboys cut Jacksonville native from 53-man roster

    Saturday, September 2 2017 4:39 PM EDT2017-09-02 20:39:21 GMT
    McCown at Dallas Cowboys training campMcCown at Dallas Cowboys training camp
    The Dallas Cowboys sliced and diced to reach the NFL's 53-man roster limit by Saturday’s 3 p.m. deadline. The franchise made 38 moves, including the release of pro quarterback and Jacksonville native Luke McCown.  McCown will still receive his $80,000 signing bonus and &170,000 of his salary, totaling to $250,000 in guaranteed money.   Here is the Cowboys’ full list of roster moves to reach the league’s 53-man limit:   Waived DE ...More >>
    The Dallas Cowboys sliced and diced to reach the NFL's 53-man roster limit by Saturday’s 3 p.m. deadline. The franchise made 38 moves, including the release of pro quarterback and Jacksonville native Luke McCown.  McCown will still receive his $80,000 signing bonus and &170,000 of his salary, totaling to $250,000 in guaranteed money.   Here is the Cowboys’ full list of roster moves to reach the league’s 53-man limit:   Waived DE ...More >>
  • Red Zone Rundown: Winona is building something special

    Red Zone Rundown: Winona is building something special

    Friday, September 1 2017 12:23 AM EDT2017-09-01 04:23:51 GMT
    Winona is coming off its best season since the mid 1980's.Winona is coming off its best season since the mid 1980's.

    It wasn't too long ago, the Winona couldn't buy a win, but now the Wildcats are district title contenders. In head coach Keylon Kincade's first year in 2014, Winona went just 1-9. Last year, the Wildcats were 8-6 and advanced all the way to the state quarterfinals.

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    It wasn't too long ago, the Winona couldn't buy a win, but now the Wildcats are district title contenders. In head coach Keylon Kincade's first year in 2014, Winona went just 1-9. Last year, the Wildcats were 8-6 and advanced all the way to the state quarterfinals.

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  • Special moment takes place in Hughes Springs; Thursday night highlights and scores

    Special moment takes place in Hughes Springs; Thursday night highlights and scores

    Friday, September 1 2017 12:18 AM EDT2017-09-01 04:18:43 GMT
    Grace wins its season opener.Grace wins its season opener.

    Known as "Double J," Justin is a special needs student at Hughes Springs. He suffered a traumatic brain injury when he was four, but has always been involved with the Mustangs as their manager. Well Thursday night, Justin got to suit up and take the field. On the first play of the game, the 6 foot 9 star took the ball and broke straight for the end zone.

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    Known as "Double J," Justin is a special needs student at Hughes Springs. He suffered a traumatic brain injury when he was four, but has always been involved with the Mustangs as their manager. Well Thursday night, Justin got to suit up and take the field. On the first play of the game, the 6 foot 9 star took the ball and broke straight for the end zone.

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  • Texas Tech to donate $100 to relief fund for every point it scores on Saturday

    Texas Tech to donate $100 to relief fund for every point it scores on Saturday

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 11:56 PM EDT2017-08-31 03:56:34 GMT
    If Coutee scores, it helps Harvey flood victims.If Coutee scores, it helps Harvey flood victims.

    Texas Tech announced Wednesday afternoon that the athletics department will donate $100 to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts for every point the Red Raiders score in Saturday's season opener against Eastern Washington.

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    Texas Tech announced Wednesday afternoon that the athletics department will donate $100 to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts for every point the Red Raiders score in Saturday's season opener against Eastern Washington.

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  • 80th meeting between Lufkin and Longview is the Red Zone game of the week

    80th meeting between Lufkin and Longview is the Red Zone game of the week

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-08-31 03:52:43 GMT
    Lufkin and Longview is the Red Zone game of the week.Lufkin and Longview is the Red Zone game of the week.

    For the fourth straight year, rivals Longview and lufkin are opening the season against each other on Friday night at Lobo Stadium. And as in past seasons, it's our Red Zone game of the week. This will be the 80th meeting between the two storied programs, and the Lobos lead the all time series by just one game.

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    For the fourth straight year, rivals Longview and lufkin are opening the season against each other on Friday night at Lobo Stadium. And as in past seasons, it's our Red Zone game of the week. This will be the 80th meeting between the two storied programs, and the Lobos lead the all time series by just one game.

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  • BREAKING

    Cowboys vs Texans game canceled

    Cowboys vs Texans game canceled

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 12:00 PM EDT2017-08-30 16:00:44 GMT

    The NFL is canceling a Thursday preseason game between the Texans and the Cowboys, according to ESPN sources.

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    The NFL is canceling a Thursday preseason game between the Texans and the Cowboys, according to ESPN sources.

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  • Red Zone Rundown: White Oak gunning for third straight double-digit win season

    Red Zone Rundown: White Oak gunning for third straight double-digit win season

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 12:06 AM EDT2017-08-30 04:06:12 GMT
    Hood is back at quarterback for White Oak in 2017.Hood is back at quarterback for White Oak in 2017.

    Week 1 of the high school football season is just days away and we continue our Red Zone rundown with White Oak. He may compete in Class 3A, but Heath Hood belongs in the conversation as one of the best quarterbacks in all of East Texas.

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    Week 1 of the high school football season is just days away and we continue our Red Zone rundown with White Oak. He may compete in Class 3A, but Heath Hood belongs in the conversation as one of the best quarterbacks in all of East Texas.

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  • East Texans appear all over college depth charts

    East Texans appear all over college depth charts

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 11:59 PM EDT2017-08-30 03:59:48 GMT
    Coutee and Cantrell are starters for Texas Tech.Coutee and Cantrell are starters for Texas Tech.

    With Week 1 of the college football season here, programs across the country are releasing their depth charts. As you would expect, East Texans are all over the the two-deep rosters. It would take two minutes to list everyone, but over 20 guys from the region are listed as either a starter or back-ups for..

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    With Week 1 of the college football season here, programs across the country are releasing their depth charts. As you would expect, East Texans are all over the the two-deep rosters. It would take two minutes to list everyone, but over 20 guys from the region are listed as either a starter or back-ups for..

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  • 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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  • Nacogdoches hoping to return to playoffs in 2017

    Nacogdoches hoping to return to playoffs in 2017

    Monday, August 28 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-08-29 03:50:59 GMT
    Dragons are hoping to snap a two-year playoff drought.Dragons are hoping to snap a two-year playoff drought.

    Let's talk high school football now. We continue our Red Zone Rundown with Nacogdoches. Not too long ago, the Dragons were a push over and considered an easy win. But, that is not the case anymore.

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    Let's talk high school football now. We continue our Red Zone Rundown with Nacogdoches. Not too long ago, the Dragons were a push over and considered an easy win. But, that is not the case anymore.

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  • Josh McCown named Jets starting quarterback

    Josh McCown named Jets starting quarterback

    Monday, August 28 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-08-29 03:46:12 GMT
    McCown is the Jets starting quarterback.McCown is the Jets starting quarterback.

    Despite only playing one series this preseason, Josh McCown has been named the starting quarterback for the jets season opener on September 10th against Buffalo..

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    Despite only playing one series this preseason, Josh McCown has been named the starting quarterback for the jets season opener on September 10th against Buffalo..

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  • High school, college, and NFL games changed/moved due to Hurricane Harvey

    High school, college, and NFL games changed/moved due to Hurricane Harvey

    Monday, August 28 2017 6:47 PM EDT2017-08-28 22:47:38 GMT
    Game changes can be found in the article.Game changes can be found in the article.

    High school, college, and pro football games are being moved and postponed.

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    High school, college, and pro football games are being moved and postponed.

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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
    KLTV StaffKLTV Staff
    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 >>
  • East Texans have fun at SMU event

    East Texans have fun at SMU event

    Friday, August 25 2017 12:28 AM EDT2017-08-25 04:28:53 GMT
    Bell and Medlock with coach Morris.Bell and Medlock with coach Morris.

    You got to love SMU head football coach Chad Morris' reaction, "Oh Gosh." But being an Edgewood native, Morris knows all about Beast Texas. Morris invited the entire 2017 signing class over to his house Thursday night and Bishop Gorman product and wide receiver Judah Bell along with running back and former Arp star Kayce Medlock were all over the SMU football twitter account.

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    You got to love SMU head football coach Chad Morris' reaction, "Oh Gosh." But being an Edgewood native, Morris knows all about Beast Texas. Morris invited the entire 2017 signing class over to his house Thursday night and Bishop Gorman product and wide receiver Judah Bell along with running back and former Arp star Kayce Medlock were all over the SMU football twitter account.

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  • Red Zone Rundown: Gladewater eyes deeper postseason run in 2017

    Red Zone Rundown: Gladewater eyes deeper postseason run in 2017

    Friday, August 25 2017 12:02 AM EDT2017-08-25 04:02:43 GMT
    Davis carries the ball during practice.Davis carries the ball during practice.

    Let's switch to the gridiron now and feature Gladewater on Thursday night's Red Zone Rundown. This program has made the playoffs four years in a row, and all signs point to the Bears returning to the postseason in 2017. Here's where Gladewater can be better.

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    Let's switch to the gridiron now and feature Gladewater on Thursday night's Red Zone Rundown. This program has made the playoffs four years in a row, and all signs point to the Bears returning to the postseason in 2017. Here's where Gladewater can be better.

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  • 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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  • Brook Hill product A.J. Minter called up by Braves

    Brook Hill product A.J. Minter called up by Braves

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 11:58 PM EDT2017-08-24 03:58:38 GMT
    Minter has been called up by the Braves.Minter has been called up by the Braves.

    East Texan A.J. Minter is now a Major League Baseball pitcher.

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    East Texan A.J. Minter is now a Major League Baseball pitcher.

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  • Red Zone Rundown: Grace apart of Tyler Classic; ready for 2017 under a new coach

    Red Zone Rundown: Grace apart of Tyler Classic; ready for 2017 under a new coach

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 11:55 PM EDT2017-08-24 03:55:46 GMT
    Grace is in the 12th annual Tyler Football Classic.Grace is in the 12th annual Tyler Football Classic.

    To be a sportscast, football has to be in it somewhere during this time of year. A luncheon for the 12th annual Tyler Football Classic was held at Bishop Gorman Wednesday afternoon. All three games involving Grace, All Saints, and the Crusaders will take place at Gorman during Week 1. The Cougars take on Waxahachie Life Thursday, Gorman faces East Texas foe Garrison on Friday, and then All Saints plays A+ academy on Saturday.

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    To be a sportscast, football has to be in it somewhere during this time of year. A luncheon for the 12th annual Tyler Football Classic was held at Bishop Gorman Wednesday afternoon. All three games involving Grace, All Saints, and the Crusaders will take place at Gorman during Week 1. The Cougars take on Waxahachie Life Thursday, Gorman faces East Texas foe Garrison on Friday, and then All Saints plays A+ academy on Saturday.

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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
    KLTV StaffKLTV Staff
    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 >>
  • SFA men's basketball releases 2017-2018 schedule

    SFA men's basketball releases 2017-2018 schedule

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 7:05 PM EDT2017-08-23 23:05:22 GMT
    SFA basketball has released its schedule.SFA basketball has released its schedule.

    Featuring the program's largest slate of home games in over three decades, second-year head coach Kyle Keller unveiled the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team's complete 2017-18 schedule Wednesday afternoon.

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    Featuring the program's largest slate of home games in over three decades, second-year head coach Kyle Keller unveiled the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team's complete 2017-18 schedule Wednesday afternoon.

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  • 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
    KLTV StaffKLTV Staff
    "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 >>
  • Aggies working to be better toward the end of the season

    Aggies working to be better toward the end of the season

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 10:35 PM EDT2017-08-23 02:35:42 GMT
    Sumlin is trying to make sure A&M finishes strong in 2017.Sumlin is trying to make sure A&M finishes strong in 2017.

    On Monday the Associated Press released its top 25 preseason poll for college football. And for the third straight year, Texas A&M didn't make the cut. Starting fast though and moving their way up the polls in recent seasons hasn't been the problem. In fact, the Aggies, who have over a dozen East Texans on the roster, were number four in the initial playoff rankings last year.

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    On Monday the Associated Press released its top 25 preseason poll for college football. And for the third straight year, Texas A&M didn't make the cut. Starting fast though and moving their way up the polls in recent seasons hasn't been the problem. In fact, the Aggies, who have over a dozen East Texans on the roster, were number four in the initial playoff rankings last year.

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  • Mahomes and Watson have been impressive, but won't take over starting role

    Mahomes and Watson have been impressive, but won't take over starting role

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 10:27 PM EDT2017-08-23 02:27:14 GMT
    Mahomes has been impressive, but won't take over starting role.Mahomes has been impressive, but won't take over starting role.

    The NFL preseason is pretty boring. We can honest about that. But, it has been fun to see rookie quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes and Deshaun Watson play well for their respective teams.

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    The NFL preseason is pretty boring. We can honest about that. But, it has been fun to see rookie quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes and Deshaun Watson play well for their respective teams.

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  • Red Zone Rundown: Pearson teaching Brownsboro to play fast, hard, and physical

    Red Zone Rundown: Pearson teaching Brownsboro to play fast, hard, and physical

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 10:08 PM EDT2017-08-23 02:08:49 GMT
    Pearson is the new head coach in Brownsboro.Pearson is the new head coach in Brownsboro.

    With Jason Hooker leaving this offseason to take over at Chapel Hill, Brownsboro has a new man in charge. And their the focus of Tuesday night' s Red Zone Rundown. After helping Waskom win back to back state titles in 2014 and 2015 as an assistant, Greg Pearson decided to accept his first head coaching job and lead the Bears.

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    With Jason Hooker leaving this offseason to take over at Chapel Hill, Brownsboro has a new man in charge. And their the focus of Tuesday night' s Red Zone Rundown. After helping Waskom win back to back state titles in 2014 and 2015 as an assistant, Greg Pearson decided to accept his first head coaching job and lead the Bears.

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  • Texas governor throws support behind Thundering 13

    Texas governor throws support behind Thundering 13

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 5:47 PM EDT2017-08-22 21:47:36 GMT
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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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    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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  • Red Zone Rundown: Fall camp critical for Henderson as it tries to replace a lot of talent

    Red Zone Rundown: Fall camp critical for Henderson as it tries to replace a lot of talent

    Monday, August 21 2017 11:14 PM EDT2017-08-22 03:14:49 GMT
    Hall is back to lead Henderson in 2017.Hall is back to lead Henderson in 2017.

    Fall camp is a critical for every high school football program in East Texas, but when you only have one returning starter on offense, preseason practices become a little important. Featured on Monday night's Red Zone rundown, Henderson has a lot of talent to replace and knows capturing a third double-digit win season since 2014 won't be easy.

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    Fall camp is a critical for every high school football program in East Texas, but when you only have one returning starter on offense, preseason practices become a little important. Featured on Monday night's Red Zone rundown, Henderson has a lot of talent to replace and knows capturing a third double-digit win season since 2014 won't be easy.

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  • 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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  • SFA Breakdown: Running game shines in weekend scrimmage

    SFA Breakdown: Running game shines in weekend scrimmage

    Saturday, August 19 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-08-20 03:49:07 GMT
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    SFA Athletics Release  With temperatures once again in the mid-90's and a heat index over 100 degrees, the Stephen F. Austin football team took to Homer Bryce Stadium Saturday afternoon for the Lumberjacks' second scrimmage of fall camp. Playing in full pads for just the third time of the preseason, SFA ran 110 total plays in an open-field scrimmage that lasted about 1.5 hours.   "I think overall when we go back and look at it, how we ran the football and how we broke ...More >>
    SFA Athletics Release  With temperatures once again in the mid-90's and a heat index over 100 degrees, the Stephen F. Austin football team took to Homer Bryce Stadium Saturday afternoon for the Lumberjacks' second scrimmage of fall camp. Playing in full pads for just the third time of the preseason, SFA ran 110 total plays in an open-field scrimmage that lasted about 1.5 hours.   "I think overall when we go back and look at it, how we ran the football and how we broke ...More >>
  • 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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  • Camp Coverage: Defense focused on creating more turnovers

    Camp Coverage: Defense focused on creating more turnovers

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 10:51 PM EDT2017-08-03 02:51:05 GMT
    Byron Jones intercepts a passing during practice.Byron Jones intercepts a passing during practice.

    Now to Dallas, who had the day off and flew to Canton, Ohio. The Cowboys play their preseason opener Thursday night in the Hall of Fame game against Arizona. Pay close attention to the Cowboys defense, as it's main objective during training camp in Oxnard, California has been creating more turnovers.

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    Now to Dallas, who had the day off and flew to Canton, Ohio. The Cowboys play their preseason opener Thursday night in the Hall of Fame game against Arizona. Pay close attention to the Cowboys defense, as it's main objective during training camp in Oxnard, California has been creating more turnovers.

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  • ESPN report: Texans wide receiver Will Fuller suffers broken collarbone

    ESPN report: Texans wide receiver Will Fuller suffers broken collarbone

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-08-03 02:45:53 GMT
    Texans wide receiver Will Fuller left practice with an injury.Texans wide receiver Will Fuller left practice with an injury.

    Before we get to Cowboys camp coverage, some big news out of West Virginia involving the Texans. Wide receiver Will Fuller broke his collarbone in practice Wednesday afternoon and is out indefinitely.

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    Before we get to Cowboys camp coverage, some big news out of West Virginia involving the Texans. Wide receiver Will Fuller broke his collarbone in practice Wednesday afternoon and is out indefinitely.

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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 >>
  • Center's WR Evans commits to SFA

    Center's WR Evans commits to SFA

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-07-27 02:55:28 GMT

    Center's Jaterious Evans will not have to travel far to play college football. 

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    Center's Jaterious Evans will not have to travel far to play college football. 

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  • 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 >>
  • Jorvorskie Lane continues to give back to his hometown

    Lane continues to give back to his hometown

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-07-26 03:45:06 GMT

    Jorvorskie Lane has never forgot where he came from.

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    Jorvorskie Lane has never forgot where he came from.

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  • Sports WebXtra: Outlaw film to kick off high school season on Fox Sports

    Sports WebXtra: Outlaw film to kick off high school season on Fox Sports

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:12 PM EDT2017-07-26 02:12:30 GMT

    The memory of former Lufkin Coach John Outlaw lives on in East Texas and now his story is being aired for the entire state as part of Fox Sports Southwest's kick off of the 2017 high school football season.

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    The memory of former Lufkin Coach John Outlaw lives on in East Texas and now his story is being aired for the entire state as part of Fox Sports Southwest's kick off of the 2017 high school football season.

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  • Lufkin football star Jorvorskie Lane to give away school supplies Tuesday

    Lufkin football star Jorvorskie Lane to give away school supplies Tuesday

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 5:58 AM EDT2017-07-25 09:58:12 GMT

    Jorvorskie Lane has been a busy man over the past several months. Tuesday, the former Panther and ex-NFL fullback will be in Lufkin helping kids get ready for school.

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    Jorvorskie Lane has been a busy man over the past several months. Tuesday, the former Panther and ex-NFL fullback will be in Lufkin helping kids get ready for school.

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  • Coach Quick brings 'Hell Week' to Lufkin summer program

    Coach Quick brings 'Hell Week' to Lufkin summer program

    Thursday, July 13 2017 11:08 PM EDT2017-07-14 03:08:21 GMT

    There are just 7 Weeks until the Pack meets up with their rivals Longview to kick off the 2017 football season.

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    There are just 7 Weeks until the Pack meets up with their rivals Longview to kick off the 2017 football season.

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  • Officials needed for high school football in the Pineywoods

    Officials needed for high school football in the Pineywoods

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 9:10 AM EDT2017-07-12 13:10:04 GMT

    Over the past three seasons, the Texas Association of Sports Officials have seen a dramatic drop off in people signing up to officiate all sports on all levels of UIL competition.

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    Over the past three seasons, the Texas Association of Sports Officials have seen a dramatic drop off in people signing up to officiate all sports on all levels of UIL competition.

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  • Central Heights wins baseball state championship with 10-0 run rule over Wall

    Central Heights wins baseball state championship with 10-0 run rule over Wall

    Thursday, June 8 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-06-08 19:57:55 GMT

    Central Heights was named the 3A state champions after beating Wall 10-0 in 5 innings Thursday at Dell Diamond.

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    Central Heights was named the 3A state champions after beating Wall 10-0 in 5 innings Thursday at Dell Diamond.

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  • 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 >>
  • Dez Bryant comes home, throws BBQ party, kick ball game before leaving to camp

    Dez Bryant comes home, throws BBQ party, kick ball game before leaving to camp

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:07 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:07:57 GMT

    With just a day's notice, former Lufkin Panther and NFL superstar Dez Bryant arrived at Lufkin's Kit McConnico Park in grand fashion for his announced "Family Fun Day."

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    With just a day's notice, former Lufkin Panther and NFL superstar Dez Bryant arrived at Lufkin's Kit McConnico Park in grand fashion for his announced "Family Fun Day."

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