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  • Friday Night Football: Lufkin improves to 4-1, Nacogdoches wins first game of the season

    Friday Night Football: Lufkin improves to 4-1, Nacogdoches wins first game of the season

    Saturday, September 23 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-09-23 04:00:45 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...More >>
    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...More >>
  • 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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  • UIL places Cushing, Hawkins football teams on 2-year probation

    UIL places Cushing, Hawkins football teams on 2-year probation

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:44 PM EDT2017-09-20 03:44:28 GMT

    Two high school football teams that were involved in an altercation during a game have been placed on probation, the University Interscholastic League announced Tuesday.

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    Two high school football teams that were involved in an altercation during a game have been placed on probation, the University Interscholastic League announced Tuesday.

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  • 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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  • 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 >>
  • Week 4 Schedules

    Week 4 Schedules

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:39 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:39:16 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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  • Week 3 Scores

    Week 3 Scores

    Saturday, September 16 2017 1:12 AM EDT2017-09-16 05:12:53 GMT

    Here are the schedules for Week 3.

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    Here are the schedules for Week 3.

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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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  • 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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  • Week 2 Scores

    Week 2 Scores

    Sunday, September 10 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-09-10 20:52:25 GMT

    Week 2 Game Schedule:Friday Sept. 8

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    Week 2 Game Schedule:Friday Sept. 8

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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
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    For the second week in a row high school football fans got a treat with Saturday match-ups.  In the Christus Trinity Mother Frances Classic, Tyler Lee hosted Corsicana. Meanwhile in Longview, Harmony and Waskom went toe to toe. Check out the video for highlights and results.  Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights reserved.More >>
    For the second week in a row high school football fans got a treat with Saturday match-ups.  In the Christus Trinity Mother Frances Classic, Tyler Lee hosted Corsicana. Meanwhile in Longview, Harmony and Waskom went toe to toe. Check out the video for highlights and results.  Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights reserved.More >>
  • 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
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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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    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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  • 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
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    Week 1 of high school football returning to East Texas was not over Friday night as multiple TAPPS teams kept the action going through the weekend. In the annual Azalea Classic, All Saints took on A-Plus Academy at T.K. Gormans' McCallum Stadium. Trojans quarterback Tanner Towns stole the show running in the first two touchdowns of the night. Trojans would go on to beat the Knights 56-16. In Bullard, Brook Hill hosted a team from Canada as apart of their annual Warrior Bowl. Ro...More >>
    Week 1 of high school football returning to East Texas was not over Friday night as multiple TAPPS teams kept the action going through the weekend. In the annual Azalea Classic, All Saints took on A-Plus Academy at T.K. Gormans' McCallum Stadium. Trojans quarterback Tanner Towns stole the show running in the first two touchdowns of the night. Trojans would go on to beat the Knights 56-16. In Bullard, Brook Hill hosted a team from Canada as apart of their annual Warrior Bowl. Ro...More >>
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Red Zone Rundown: Palestine and Pittsburg are two teams looking for the same results in 2017

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

    Friday, August 25 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-08-26 03:51:30 GMT
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    Palestine may have missed the playoffs in 2016, but this year's plans are to bring the doom to the "District of Doom."  Returning the majority of their upper-class talent they have also discovered some fresh faces. Case in point, sophomore running back Jeremiah Davis. Head Coach Robby Clark believes that his third season with these athletes will be the year all the hard work comes together; reminding opponents that last season's 2-5 district r...More >>
    Palestine may have missed the playoffs in 2016, but this year's plans are to bring the doom to the "District of Doom."  Returning the majority of their upper-class talent they have also discovered some fresh faces. Case in point, sophomore running back Jeremiah Davis. Head Coach Robby Clark believes that his third season with these athletes will be the year all the hard work comes together; reminding opponents that last season's 2-5 district r...More >>
  • 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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  • 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
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    Leading the offense is TCU transfer quarterback Brennen Wooten, along with Nicholas Gerber who is fresh off of setting the Texas high school single-season records for passing yards (5,617) and touchdowns (77).  There is no reason TJC shouldn't reach the end-zone.  "Brennen Wooten came in here as a big leader, coaching everybody up. I feel like we have a good offensive unit," said Joseph Ward, Apache sophomore wide receiver.  "Nick Gerber comin...More >>
    Leading the offense is TCU transfer quarterback Brennen Wooten, along with Nicholas Gerber who is fresh off of setting the Texas high school single-season records for passing yards (5,617) and touchdowns (77).  There is no reason TJC shouldn't reach the end-zone.  "Brennen Wooten came in here as a big leader, coaching everybody up. I feel like we have a good offensive unit," said Joseph Ward, Apache sophomore wide receiver.  "Nick Gerber comin...More >>
  • Red Zone Rundown: Joe Drennon takes over Hallsville, Bobcats buy in to win.

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

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

    Red Zone Rundown: Bullard has pieces to prove preseason predictions wrong

    Friday, August 18 2017 12:16 AM EDT2017-08-18 04:16:48 GMT
    Bullard is ready to compete for a playoff spot in the District of Doom.Bullard is ready to compete for a playoff spot in the District of Doom.

    Once again, we are giving you two Red Zone rundowns for the price of one. Just like in Lindale, the Bullard players are learning a new head coach during fall camp. East Texas native Scott Callaway is now in charge of the Panthers program.

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    Once again, we are giving you two Red Zone rundowns for the price of one. Just like in Lindale, the Bullard players are learning a new head coach during fall camp. East Texas native Scott Callaway is now in charge of the Panthers program.

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  • Red Zone Rundown: Lindale has a unique, but fun situation within the coaching staff

    Red Zone Rundown: Lindale has a unique, but fun situation within the coaching staff

    Friday, August 18 2017 12:09 AM EDT2017-08-18 04:09:50 GMT
    Cochran is the head coach, but AD Maddox is the off. coordinator.Cochran is the head coach, but AD Maddox is the off. coordinator.

    With the smallest enrollment in District 17-5A, and really across the entire classification, Lindale could use that as an excuse for a sub-par season. But under defensive coordinator, turned head coach Chris Cochran, that won't be the case.

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    With the smallest enrollment in District 17-5A, and really across the entire classification, Lindale could use that as an excuse for a sub-par season. But under defensive coordinator, turned head coach Chris Cochran, that won't be the case.

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  • Red Zone Rundown: Jacksonville looking to take next step as a program

    Red Zone Rundown: Jacksonville looking to take next step as a program

    Thursday, August 17 2017 12:10 AM EDT2017-08-17 04:10:25 GMT
    Jacksonville is gunning for back to back playoff appearances.Jacksonville is gunning for back to back playoff appearances.

    You want two Red Zone rundowns on Wednesday night, well here we go and let's stay in District 17-5A for the next preview. No one gave them a real chance, but Jacksonville crashed the postseason party last year by defeating Nacogdoches in the final week of the regular season. The Indians failed to earn their first playoff win since 2004, but a three-year playoff drought was snapped.

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    You want two Red Zone rundowns on Wednesday night, well here we go and let's stay in District 17-5A for the next preview. No one gave them a real chance, but Jacksonville crashed the postseason party last year by defeating Nacogdoches in the final week of the regular season. The Indians failed to earn their first playoff win since 2004, but a three-year playoff drought was snapped.

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  • Red Zone Rundown: Whitehouse knows offense must be more consistent to win district title

    Red Zone Rundown: Whitehouse knows offense must be more consistent to win district title

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 11:58 PM EDT2017-08-17 03:58:46 GMT
    Whitehouse is looking forward to the 2017 campaign.Whitehouse is looking forward to the 2017 campaign.

    According to Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine, Whitehouse will finish second in 17-5A this coming season. We'll see how it all shakes out, but the good news is, the Wildcats appear to be district title contenders once again. Since winning 12 games in 2013, head coach Adam Cook and company have racked up a total of 13 victories the past three seasons.

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    According to Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine, Whitehouse will finish second in 17-5A this coming season. We'll see how it all shakes out, but the good news is, the Wildcats appear to be district title contenders once again. Since winning 12 games in 2013, head coach Adam Cook and company have racked up a total of 13 victories the past three seasons.

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  • Former John Tyler & SFA wide receiver Justice Liggins signs with Colts

    Former John Tyler & SFA wide receiver Justice Liggins signs with Colts

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 12:11 AM EDT2017-08-16 04:11:18 GMT
    Liggins has been signed by the Colts.Liggins has been signed by the Colts.

     Former Stephen F. Austin wide receiver and current NFL free agent Justice Liggins (Tyler, Texas) has been signed by the Indianapolis Colts, the organization announced Tuesday afternoon.

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     Former Stephen F. Austin wide receiver and current NFL free agent Justice Liggins (Tyler, Texas) has been signed by the Indianapolis Colts, the organization announced Tuesday afternoon.

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  • Four East Texans appear on Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award watch list

    Four East Texans appear on Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award watch list

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 12:06 AM EDT2017-08-16 04:06:58 GMT
    Cantrell is on the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award watch list.Cantrell is on the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award watch list.

    The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List was announced today at the annual East Texas Kick Off Luncheon. This year's Watch List includes: -45 players from all 10 conferences..

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    The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List was announced today at the annual East Texas Kick Off Luncheon. This year's Watch List includes: -45 players from all 10 conferences..

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  • Red Zone Rundown: Lufkin looks to get past first round playoff hurdle

    Red Zone Rundown: Lufkin looks to get past first round playoff hurdle

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 11:59 PM EDT2017-08-16 03:59:48 GMT
    Jackson is back for Lufkin.Jackson is back for Lufkin.

    Like Longview, Lufkin is always talented. Before the Panthers begin District 12-6A action, they'll play a loaded East Texas schedule featuring the Lobos in week 1, followed by Nacogdoches and John Tyler. Normally a 7 and 4 campaign would be considered a success, but not in Panther nation. In fact, despite making the playoffs every year, Lufkin hasn't advanced past the first round since 2012.

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    Like Longview, Lufkin is always talented. Before the Panthers begin District 12-6A action, they'll play a loaded East Texas schedule featuring the Lobos in week 1, followed by Nacogdoches and John Tyler. Normally a 7 and 4 campaign would be considered a success, but not in Panther nation. In fact, despite making the playoffs every year, Lufkin hasn't advanced past the first round since 2012.

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  • Red Zone Rundown: Longview quarterback battle not yet decided

    Red Zone Rundown: Longview quarterback battle not yet decided

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-08-16 03:51:54 GMT
    Longview is looking for a new starting quarterback.Longview is looking for a new starting quarterback.

    Our Red Zone Rundown continues with the other two Class 6A programs in East Texas. In District 11-6A with John Tyler and Tyler Lee, who we featured Monday night, Longview figures to challenge for the league title in 2017. In fact, the Lobos and Lions shared the district championship a year ago. It's no secret, Longview is used to winning and it does so by running the football and playing sound defense.

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    Our Red Zone Rundown continues with the other two Class 6A programs in East Texas. In District 11-6A with John Tyler and Tyler Lee, who we featured Monday night, Longview figures to challenge for the league title in 2017. In fact, the Lobos and Lions shared the district championship a year ago. It's no secret, Longview is used to winning and it does so by running the football and playing sound defense.

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  • Numerous East Texas programs in AP preseason poll

    Numerous East Texas programs in AP preseason poll

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 12:20 AM EDT2017-08-15 04:20:14 GMT
    Surratt and Carthage are ranked number one in Class 4A.Surratt and Carthage are ranked number one in Class 4A.

    Carthage head coach Scott Surratt calls it ink poisoning, but the Associated Press released it preseason poll Monday. As you would expect, the reigning Class 4A  Division I champions are number one in Class 4A.

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    Carthage head coach Scott Surratt calls it ink poisoning, but the Associated Press released it preseason poll Monday. As you would expect, the reigning Class 4A  Division I champions are number one in Class 4A.

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  • Red Zone Rundown: Tyler Lee to "Pound the Stone" during fall camp

    Red Zone Rundown: Tyler Lee to "Pound the Stone" during fall camp

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 12:07 AM EDT2017-08-15 04:07:18 GMT
    Amie at quarterback gives coach Traylor a great building block.Amie at quarterback gives coach Traylor a great building block.

    About seven miles away from John Tyler off the loop, Tyler Lee held its first practice of fall camp. Clayton George gave up on the Red Raiders program after just one season, but Tyler ISD athletic director Greg Priest connected on a Hail Mary by hiring Kurt Traylor in June.

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    About seven miles away from John Tyler off the loop, Tyler Lee held its first practice of fall camp. Clayton George gave up on the Red Raiders program after just one season, but Tyler ISD athletic director Greg Priest connected on a Hail Mary by hiring Kurt Traylor in June.

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  • Red Zone Rundown: John Tyler has plenty of returning talent; expectations remain high

    Red Zone Rundown: John Tyler has plenty of returning talent; expectations remain high

    Monday, August 14 2017 11:58 PM EDT2017-08-15 03:58:39 GMT
    Holmes and John Tyler have high expectations in 2017.Holmes and John Tyler have high expectations in 2017.

    Every high school football team in East Texas and the entire state is now in fall camp. And as always, John Tyler takes morning workouts to whole other level. Head coach Ricklan Holmes and company stepped foot on the turf at 5 a.m. sharp. Just like their normal practice routine, its a given, the Lions have high expectations entering 2017.

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    Every high school football team in East Texas and the entire state is now in fall camp. And as always, John Tyler takes morning workouts to whole other level. Head coach Ricklan Holmes and company stepped foot on the turf at 5 a.m. sharp. Just like their normal practice routine, its a given, the Lions have high expectations entering 2017.

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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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  • Red Zone Rundown: Dual threat QB Moseley ready to lead Van for third straight year

    Red Zone Rundown: Dual threat QB Moseley ready to lead Van for third straight year

    Friday, August 11 2017 12:05 AM EDT2017-08-11 04:05:41 GMT
    Moseley is one of the best dual threat quarterbacks in East Texas.Moseley is one of the best dual threat quarterbacks in East Texas.

    Tonight we give two Red Zone rundowns for the price of one. And lets go from one great quarterback to another. Van's Garrett Moseley has turned into one the best dual threat QB's in the region and is entering his third year as the starter.

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    Tonight we give two Red Zone rundowns for the price of one. And lets go from one great quarterback to another. Van's Garrett Moseley has turned into one the best dual threat QB's in the region and is entering his third year as the starter.

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  • Red Zone Rundown: Aaron "Poppy" Brown can do a lot for Gilmer

    Red Zone Rundown: Aaron "Poppy" Brown can do a lot for Gilmer

    Thursday, August 10 2017 11:58 PM EDT2017-08-11 03:58:47 GMT
    Brown returns for senior campaign.Brown returns for senior campaign.

    For the second straight night, a program that can make a serious argument for being the best in East Texas is being featured on the Red Zone rundown. Since 2003, Gilmer has won at least 10 games in every season, except for one. Over the past 14 years, the Buckeyes have claimed three state championships, and played in a total five state titles games.

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    For the second straight night, a program that can make a serious argument for being the best in East Texas is being featured on the Red Zone rundown. Since 2003, Gilmer has won at least 10 games in every season, except for one. Over the past 14 years, the Buckeyes have claimed three state championships, and played in a total five state titles games.

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  • Red Zone Rundown: Carthage reloaded and ready to defend state title

    Red Zone Rundown: Carthage reloaded and ready to defend state title

    Thursday, August 10 2017 12:18 AM EDT2017-08-10 04:18:57 GMT
    Ingram prepares to take a handoff in practice.Ingram prepares to take a handoff in practice.

    In East Texas, high school football is king. There's no denying that. And its also fair to say Carthage is one of the best, if not the best program in the region. Every season comes with high expectations and coming off a Class 4A Division I state title in 2016 only adds fuel to the fire.

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    In East Texas, high school football is king. There's no denying that. And its also fair to say Carthage is one of the best, if not the best program in the region. Every season comes with high expectations and coming off a Class 4A Division I state title in 2016 only adds fuel to the fire.

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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 >>
  • Red Zone Rundown: QB Jake Smith and new HC McFarlin ready to lead Bishop Gorman

    Red Zone Rundown: QB Jake Smith and new HC McFarlin ready to lead Bishop Gorman

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 11:14 PM EDT2017-08-03 03:14:50 GMT
    Randy McFarlin is Gorman's new head coach.Randy McFarlin is Gorman's new head coach.

    Lets talk high school football now. Bishop Gorman is on the "Red Zone Rundown" for Thursday night. In the rain and mud, the Crusaders took the field for their second practice of fall camp under new head coach Randy McFarlin. The former head man at Whitehouse and Daingerfield takes over for Coby Gipson who left to be the offensive coordinator at Howard Payne. An offensive guy himself, McFarlin couldn't ask for a better quarterback to work with.

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    Lets talk high school football now. Bishop Gorman is on the "Red Zone Rundown" for Thursday night. In the rain and mud, the Crusaders took the field for their second practice of fall camp under new head coach Randy McFarlin. The former head man at Whitehouse and Daingerfield takes over for Coby Gipson who left to be the offensive coordinator at Howard Payne. An offensive guy himself, McFarlin couldn't ask for a better quarterback to work with.

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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 >>
  • Baylor plans to play freshman and East Texan Trestan Ebner

    Baylor plans to play freshman and East Texan Trestan Ebner

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 12:12 AM EDT2017-08-02 04:12:44 GMT
    Ebner to play as a freshman at Baylor.Ebner to play as a freshman at Baylor.

    When we talked with Matt Rhule at Big 12 Media Days, the first year head coach raved about Longview product and starting running back JaMycal Hasty and former Gilmer Buckeye and starting receiver Blake Lynch. If those two aren't dangerous enough, the Bears signed Henderson standout Trestan Ebner in February.

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    When we talked with Matt Rhule at Big 12 Media Days, the first year head coach raved about Longview product and starting running back JaMycal Hasty and former Gilmer Buckeye and starting receiver Blake Lynch. If those two aren't dangerous enough, the Bears signed Henderson standout Trestan Ebner in February.

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  • 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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  • Longhorns begin fall camp; Kris Boyd shows up all over video

    Longhorns begin fall camp; Kris Boyd shows up all over video

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 12:02 AM EDT2017-08-01 04:02:43 GMT
    Kris Boyd makes an interception during practice.Kris Boyd makes an interception during practice.

    At the college level, Texas opened up fall camp on Monday. First year head coach Tom Herman says no one will impress or disappoint while the players wear just helmets for the next couple days. Herman however is pleased with his team's progress, noting they have shed 500 pounds of body fat and added around 380 pounds of lean muscle mass.

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    At the college level, Texas opened up fall camp on Monday. First year head coach Tom Herman says no one will impress or disappoint while the players wear just helmets for the next couple days. Herman however is pleased with his team's progress, noting they have shed 500 pounds of body fat and added around 380 pounds of lean muscle mass.

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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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  • 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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  • Charges dropped against Lucky Whitehead, victim of mistaken identity

    Charges dropped against Lucky Whitehead, victim of mistaken identity

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 12:47 PM EDT2017-07-25 16:47:54 GMT

    After being cut by the Dallas Cowboys Monday afternoon, charges in Virginia were dropped against Lucky Whitehead. 

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    After being cut by the Dallas Cowboys Monday afternoon, charges in Virginia were dropped against Lucky Whitehead. 

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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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  • Breaking

    Lufkin ISD confirms turning in faulty numbers to UIL

    Lufkin ISD confirms turning in faulty numbers to UIL

    Friday, April 22 2016 5:02 PM EDT2016-04-22 21:02:57 GMT
    Friday, April 22 2016 9:48 PM EDT2016-04-23 01:48:11 GMT

    Lufkin ISD officials have confirmed a discrepancy in numbers they turned in to the UIL, meaning they may have competed in the wrong division for the past two years.

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    Lufkin ISD officials have confirmed a discrepancy in numbers they turned in to the UIL, meaning they may have competed in the wrong division for the past two years.

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  • Former Lufkin football standout returns home to coach for LISD

    Former Lufkin football standout returns home to coach for LISD

    Friday, July 24 2015 3:18 PM EDT2015-07-24 19:18:56 GMT
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     A former Lufkin High School football standout has returned home to serve on the LHS Panthers coaching staff.More >>
     A former Lufkin High School football standout has returned home to serve on the LHS Panthers coaching staff.More >>
  • Nacogdoches’ Josh Thompson signs as pledge to turn Texas around

    Nacogdoches’ John Thompson signs as pledge to turn Texas around

    Wednesday, February 1 2017 9:05 PM EST2017-02-02 02:05:16 GMT

    The Nacogdoches auditorium roared with cheer once Josh Thompson signed the dotted line to take his talent to the University of Texas. “I'm a leader and I just want everybody to see. 

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    The Nacogdoches auditorium roared with cheer once Josh Thompson signed the dotted line to take his talent to the University of Texas. “I'm a leader and I just want everybody to see. 

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  • Groveton wins district title with undefeated run, get redemption playoff matchup

    Groveton wins district title with undefeated run, get redemption playoff matchup

    Thursday, November 10 2016 12:12 AM EST2016-11-10 05:12:51 GMT

    Groveton wins district title in undefeated fashion, get redemption playoff matchup The Groveton Indians have had a campaign slogan of their own this year, ‘Warpath 2016.’ Week after week, they've taken teams down one at a time until they were the only ones left standing with a district title in hand. 

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    Groveton wins district title in undefeated fashion, get redemption playoff matchup The Groveton Indians have had a campaign slogan of their own this year, ‘Warpath 2016.’ Week after week, they've taken teams down one at a time until they were the only ones left standing with a district title in hand. 

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  • Center Roughriders survive ‘District of Doom’ with growth in their lines

    Tuesday, November 8 2016 11:49 PM EST2016-11-09 04:49:31 GMT

    The Center Roughriders went through some tough times and an even tougher schedule. Either way, they’re playoff bound. They survived the ‘District of Doom,’ played 10 straight weeks because their bye wasn't until the last week of district play, and managed to pull away with a 6-4 record with a completely new offensive and defensive line.

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    The Center Roughriders went through some tough times and an even tougher schedule. Either way, they’re playoff bound. They survived the ‘District of Doom,’ played 10 straight weeks because their bye wasn't until the last week of district play, and managed to pull away with a 6-4 record with a completely new offensive and defensive line.

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  • Lufkin anticipates tough fight for John Tyler in bi-district match

    Lufkin anticipates tough fight for John Tyler in bi-district match

    Monday, November 7 2016 11:55 PM EST2016-11-08 04:55:18 GMT

    Lufkin making it to the playoffs is nothing new, but here's a curveball- they're finally not playing Longview in the first round. It’s the first time in two years the Panthers won’t be taking on the Lobos. Instead, they're set to play the John Tyler Lions.

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    Lufkin making it to the playoffs is nothing new, but here's a curveball- they're finally not playing Longview in the first round. It’s the first time in two years the Panthers won’t be taking on the Lobos. Instead, they're set to play the John Tyler Lions.

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  • Nacogdoches hones in on Jacksonville quarterback to win playoff berth

    Nacogdoches hones in on Jacksonville quarterback to win playoff berth

    Friday, November 4 2016 12:37 AM EDT2016-11-04 04:37:03 GMT

    A seven point win over Jacksonville is all Nacogdoches needs in order to make the playoffs. That's a lot easier said than done. It's definitely a milestone the Dragons can reach, as long as they can contain Jacksonville’s quarterback Cameron High. 

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    A seven point win over Jacksonville is all Nacogdoches needs in order to make the playoffs. That's a lot easier said than done. It's definitely a milestone the Dragons can reach, as long as they can contain Jacksonville’s quarterback Cameron High. 

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  • Lovelady Lions on the prowl to 3-peat for district title

    Lovelady Lions on the prowl to 3-peat for district title

    Friday, November 4 2016 7:29 PM EDT2016-11-04 23:29:34 GMT

    The Lions have a chance at a 3-peat for the district title Friday night, while an undefeated Groveton team has a chance to take the crown outright for the first time in nine years if they get the win. 

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    The Lions have a chance at a 3-peat for the district title Friday night, while an undefeated Groveton team has a chance to take the crown outright for the first time in nine years if they get the win. 

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  • Groveton on the warpath for an undefeated run to district title

    Groveton on the warpath for an undefeated run to district title

    Friday, November 4 2016 12:06 AM EDT2016-11-04 04:06:17 GMT

    It's all come down to one final duel in District 12-2A and of course it's going to be an East Texas tangle for the district title. The Groveton Indians have had a break out year. They admit, they got something special and the scores talk for themselves. Showing no mercy on their opponents this year, they're the only undefeated team left standing in their district, and have a chance to win the district crown outright. 

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    It's all come down to one final duel in District 12-2A and of course it's going to be an East Texas tangle for the district title. The Groveton Indians have had a break out year. They admit, they got something special and the scores talk for themselves. Showing no mercy on their opponents this year, they're the only undefeated team left standing in their district, and have a chance to win the district crown outright. 

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  • Nacogdoches faces certain conditions in order to make the playoffs

    Nacogdoches faces certain conditions in order to make the playoffs

    Wednesday, November 2 2016 10:45 PM EDT2016-11-03 02:45:35 GMT

    The number seven is all Nacogdoches will be seeing this week as they battle to clinch a playoff spot. Corsicana and Ennis are the only teams in district 17-5A who have clinched playoff berths. Jacksonville is 2-2, while Nacogdoches, Whitehouse and Lindale are all at a 1-3 record. 

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    The number seven is all Nacogdoches will be seeing this week as they battle to clinch a playoff spot. Corsicana and Ennis are the only teams in district 17-5A who have clinched playoff berths. Jacksonville is 2-2, while Nacogdoches, Whitehouse and Lindale are all at a 1-3 record. 

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  • Chatter lights fire under Tenaha for undefeated matchup against Overton

    Chatter lights fire under Tenaha for undefeated matchup against Overton

    Friday, October 28 2016 3:56 PM EDT2016-10-28 19:56:03 GMT

    Tenaha is set to face Overton on Friday. The Tigers have yet to lose a game all year, while the Mustangs are undefeated in their district season. Complete domination is the only appropriate way to describe this year's Tiger team. 

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    Tenaha is set to face Overton on Friday. The Tigers have yet to lose a game all year, while the Mustangs are undefeated in their district season. Complete domination is the only appropriate way to describe this year's Tiger team. 

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  • Tenaha’s CJ Horn nominated for Mr. Texas High School Football Player of the Week

    Tenaha’s CJ Horn nominated for Mr. Texas High School Football Player of the Week

    Thursday, October 20 2016 7:20 PM EDT2016-10-20 23:20:12 GMT

    Tenaha has been on a roll this year and nothing has seemed to be able to stop the Tigers or their quarterback CJ Horn. The junior has been nominated for the Mr. Texas High School Football Player of the Week honor by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football.

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    Tenaha has been on a roll this year and nothing has seemed to be able to stop the Tigers or their quarterback CJ Horn. The junior has been nominated for the Mr. Texas High School Football Player of the Week honor by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football.

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  • Lufkin focused on much-needed defensive improvements

    Lufkin focused on much-needed defensive improvements

    Wednesday, October 19 2016 12:03 AM EDT2016-10-19 04:03:23 GMT

    Imagine scoring 63 points in a football game and it's still not good enough to win. That unfortunately is the tough reality Lufkin had to embrace last Friday night against Beaumont West Brook, as the Panthers suffered their second loss in district. Lufkin went down 70-63. In a game in which 19 touchdowns were made, you have to wonder where the defense is.

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    Imagine scoring 63 points in a football game and it's still not good enough to win. That unfortunately is the tough reality Lufkin had to embrace last Friday night against Beaumont West Brook, as the Panthers suffered their second loss in district. Lufkin went down 70-63. In a game in which 19 touchdowns were made, you have to wonder where the defense is.

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  • Lufkin serves their bye week as a work week

    Lufkin serves their bye week as a work week

    Wednesday, October 12 2016 11:41 PM EDT2016-10-13 03:41:47 GMT

    The Lufkin Panthers are coming off on what they say is a much needed bye week. They've suffered a couple bumps and bruises that have now had their time to heal as they return to have a strong district finish. 

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    The Lufkin Panthers are coming off on what they say is a much needed bye week. They've suffered a couple bumps and bruises that have now had their time to heal as they return to have a strong district finish. 

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  • Lufkin’s Reggie McNeal named to Texas High School Football Hall of Fame

    Lufkin’s Reggie McNeal named to Texas High School Football Hall of Fame

    Thursday, October 13 2016 7:40 PM EDT2016-10-13 23:40:15 GMT

    Former Lufkin Panther, Reggie McNeal, has been named to the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame. McNeal will be one of nine inducted into the Class of 2017 of this Hall of Fame honor. 

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    Former Lufkin Panther, Reggie McNeal, has been named to the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame. McNeal will be one of nine inducted into the Class of 2017 of this Hall of Fame honor. 

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  • Dominant defensive shutouts turn Tenaha around for 5-0 start

    Dominant defensive shutouts turn Tenaha around for 5-0 start

    Tuesday, October 4 2016 11:52 PM EDT2016-10-05 03:52:40 GMT

    The Tenaha Tigers are living proof that drastic improvements can be made within a year. Last season the Tigers started 0-5, granted they were a young team in the transition of a new head coach. This year, they're 5-0 and are absolutely crushing people.

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    The Tenaha Tigers are living proof that drastic improvements can be made within a year. Last season the Tigers started 0-5, granted they were a young team in the transition of a new head coach. This year, they're 5-0 and are absolutely crushing people.

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  • Defensive improvements correlate to 5-0 start for No. 8 Crockett

    Defensive improvements correlate to 5-0 start for No. 8 Crockett

    Wednesday, October 5 2016 11:58 PM EDT2016-10-06 03:58:35 GMT

    The Crockett Bulldogs are off to the best start they’ve had in over a decade, entering their district season undefeated at 5-0. Head coach Jimmy Thompson said the biggest difference between last year and this year, and the key to what has propelled them to their undefeated start, is their defensive improvements.

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    The Crockett Bulldogs are off to the best start they’ve had in over a decade, entering their district season undefeated at 5-0. Head coach Jimmy Thompson said the biggest difference between last year and this year, and the key to what has propelled them to their undefeated start, is their defensive improvements.

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  • The Woodlands’ stout defense poses challenges for Lufkin

    The Woodlands’ stout defense poses challenges for Lufkin

    Friday, September 30 2016 7:35 PM EDT2016-09-30 23:35:02 GMT

    The Lufkin Panthers are about to embark on what will no doubt be their toughest district matchup. Not only are The Woodlands picked to win this district, they've got a stout defense. With seven defensive starters returning to their lineup, they've only allowed 11 points against on average and even held Katy to just three points.

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    The Lufkin Panthers are about to embark on what will no doubt be their toughest district matchup. Not only are The Woodlands picked to win this district, they've got a stout defense. With seven defensive starters returning to their lineup, they've only allowed 11 points against on average and even held Katy to just three points.

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  • Lufkin not intimidated by potential district title game

    Lufkin not intimidated by potential district title game

    Monday, September 26 2016 11:44 PM EDT2016-09-27 03:44:11 GMT

    The Lufkin Panthers are off to a 1-0 start to their 6A district season, but they're not dwelling on the past and have quickly gotten back to work. Their eyes are set on a contest that could potentially be a district title game against The Woodlands. 

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    The Lufkin Panthers are off to a 1-0 start to their 6A district season, but they're not dwelling on the past and have quickly gotten back to work. Their eyes are set on a contest that could potentially be a district title game against The Woodlands. 

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  • Alto, Rusk reignite heated rivalry 35 years later

    Alto, Rusk reignite heated rivalry 35 years later

    Thursday, September 22 2016 11:48 PM EDT2016-09-23 03:48:52 GMT

    East Texas is about to witness a rivalry reignite for the first time 35 years. Although the towns are just 10 minutes apart, Alto and Rusk haven't played against each other in all this time. 

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    East Texas is about to witness a rivalry reignite for the first time 35 years. Although the towns are just 10 minutes apart, Alto and Rusk haven't played against each other in all this time. 

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  • Nacogdoches, Gilmer face off for Red Zone Game of the Week

    Nacogdoches, Gilmer face off for Red Zone Game of the Week

    Thursday, September 22 2016 3:40 PM EDT2016-09-22 19:40:10 GMT

    The Nacogdoches Dragons have one last game before their district season begins and they're making the most out of it. Penciled as our Red Zone Game of the Week, the Dragons are set to face Gilmer. 

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    The Nacogdoches Dragons have one last game before their district season begins and they're making the most out of it. Penciled as our Red Zone Game of the Week, the Dragons are set to face Gilmer. 

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  • Lufkin opens district play against College Park

    Lufkin opens district play against College Park

    Wednesday, September 21 2016 3:33 PM EDT2016-09-21 19:33:23 GMT

    The Lufkin Panthers are currently 3-1 but the real season begins this week with their district opener against College Park. “Getting to this point is just amazing because this is where it begins. 

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    The Lufkin Panthers are currently 3-1 but the real season begins this week with their district opener against College Park. “Getting to this point is just amazing because this is where it begins. 

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  • Lufkin out to make improvements against Mexico football team

    Thursday, September 15 2016 11:46 PM EDT2016-09-16 03:46:33 GMT

    The Lufkin Panthers have had an interesting schedule this year. They're going from playing in Louisiana last weekend to playing a team from Mexico this week. Their schedule has thrown several curveballs which the Panthers embrace.

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    The Lufkin Panthers have had an interesting schedule this year. They're going from playing in Louisiana last weekend to playing a team from Mexico this week. Their schedule has thrown several curveballs which the Panthers embrace.

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  • New head coach pulls Garrison out of recent slump to 2-0 start

    New head coach pulls Garrison out of recent slump to 2-0 start

    Thursday, September 8 2016 6:34 PM EDT2016-09-08 22:34:13 GMT

    Not everyone is off to a 2-0 start, but Garrison is. It's the first time in two years the Bulldogs have gotten off with a 2-0 start and it's with a new head coach, Larry Prince.

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    Not everyone is off to a 2-0 start, but Garrison is. It's the first time in two years the Bulldogs have gotten off with a 2-0 start and it's with a new head coach, Larry Prince.

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  • Nacogdoches’ Phillip Jones runs big numbers in early start

    Nacogdoches’ Phillip Jones runs big numbers in early start

    Wednesday, September 7 2016 11:50 PM EDT2016-09-08 03:50:30 GMT

    1-1 is not a bad way to start the year and even though Nacogdoches has suffered a loss, it doesn't mean there aren't players shining and doing some big things. Take Phillip Jones for instance. The running back has been taking the field by storm by racking in 250 yards in just two games, not to mention he also has three touchdowns.

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    1-1 is not a bad way to start the year and even though Nacogdoches has suffered a loss, it doesn't mean there aren't players shining and doing some big things. Take Phillip Jones for instance. The running back has been taking the field by storm by racking in 250 yards in just two games, not to mention he also has three touchdowns.

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  • Lufkin Panthers headed for business trip at 6th Annual Battle of the Borders

    Thursday, September 8 2016 11:52 PM EDT2016-09-09 03:52:57 GMT

    The Lufkin Panthers will be playing another group of Panthers from Louisiana this week, as Lufkin will make another appearance in the 6th Annual Battle of the Border Showcase.

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    The Lufkin Panthers will be playing another group of Panthers from Louisiana this week, as Lufkin will make another appearance in the 6th Annual Battle of the Border Showcase.

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  • Nacogdoches seeks redemption after scoreless Lufkin game last season

    Nacogdoches seeks redemption after scoreless Lufkin game last season

    Thursday, September 1 2016 12:00 AM EDT2016-09-01 04:00:17 GMT

    Some loses sting more than others, and if there's one game Nacogdoches wishes they could have back from last year, it's when they left Abe Martin Stadium scoreless against the Panthers. The Lufkin, Nacogdoches rivalry reignites Friday night and although the Dragons have won two of the last three meetings, the last duel left Nacogdoches going home 38-0. 

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    Some loses sting more than others, and if there's one game Nacogdoches wishes they could have back from last year, it's when they left Abe Martin Stadium scoreless against the Panthers. The Lufkin, Nacogdoches rivalry reignites Friday night and although the Dragons have won two of the last three meetings, the last duel left Nacogdoches going home 38-0. 

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  • Glenn Thornton named Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week

    Glenn Thornton named Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week

    Wednesday, August 31 2016 11:50 PM EDT2016-09-01 03:50:22 GMT

    Groveton quarterback Glenn Thornton has received his second statewide honor after just one game into the high school football season. Thornton was named the Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week on Wedensday. 

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    Groveton quarterback Glenn Thornton has received his second statewide honor after just one game into the high school football season. Thornton was named the Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week on Wednesday. 

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  • Lufkin anticipates more competitive game against Nacogdoches after last year's shutout

    Lufkin anticipates more competitive game against Nacogdoches after last year's shutout

    Wednesday, August 31 2016 12:02 AM EDT2016-08-31 04:02:03 GMT

    The Lufkin Panthers are coming off an emotional, long-awaited win after beating Longview last Friday night 35-24. However, another heated rivalry is in store now that Lufkin and Nacogdoches are meeting this week. The Dragons also opened the season with a strong statement win rolling over Kilgore 48-21. While the emotions ran high in last year's duel, errors plagued the Dragons and Lufkin was able to blank out Nacogdoches 38-0. 

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    The Lufkin Panthers are coming off an emotional, long-awaited win after beating Longview last Friday night 35-24. However, another heated rivalry is in store now that Lufkin and Nacogdoches are meeting this week. The Dragons also opened the season with a strong statement win rolling over Kilgore 48-21. While the emotions ran high in last year's duel, errors plagued the Dragons and Lufkin was able to blank out Nacogdoches 38-0. 

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  • Groveton's Glenn Thornton nominated for Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week

    Groveton's Glenn Thornton nominated for Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week

    Monday, August 29 2016 4:27 PM EDT2016-08-29 20:27:54 GMT

    Groveton quarterback Glenn Thornton is one of 10 players in the state of Texas nominated for the Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week. The nomination comes after his Week 1 performance against New Waverly where the Indians had a statement 54-9 victory. 

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    Groveton quarterback Glenn Thornton is one of 10 players in the state of Texas nominated for the Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week. The nomination comes after his Week 1 performance against New Waverly where the Indians had a statement 54-9 victory. 

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  • Dragons’ strong D-line alleviates pressure from Kilgore testing their secondary

    Dragons’ strong D-line alleviates pressure from Kilgore testing their secondary

    Wednesday, August 24 2016 11:54 PM EDT2016-08-25 03:54:34 GMT

    The Dragons strong D-line will be hard to break through, but it's the inexperienced secondary that will be tested. They've already shown growth during the preseason, and with a great D-line adding quarterback pressure, it will in turn take some pressure off the backfield.

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    The Dragons strong D-line will be hard to break through, but it's the inexperienced secondary that will be tested. They've already shown growth during the preseason, and with a great D-line adding quarterback pressure, it will in turn take some pressure off the backfield.

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  • Lufkin eager to break losing pattern against Longview for season opener

    Lufkin eager to break losing pattern against Longview for season opener

    Wednesday, August 24 2016 4:04 PM EDT2016-08-24 20:04:23 GMT

    Lufkin’s season opener is a storyline made for a movie, but the storyline hasn’t had the fairytale ending the Panthers have wanted in recent years. For a third season in a row, Lufkin is kicking things off against Longview. 

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    Lufkin’s season opener is a storyline made for a movie, but the storyline hasn’t had the fairytale ending the Panthers have wanted in recent years. For a third season in a row, Lufkin is kicking things off against Longview. 

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  • Center Roughriders admit need growth for ‘District of Doom’

    Center Roughriders admit need growth for ‘District of Doom’

    Thursday, August 18 2016 11:44 PM EDT2016-08-19 03:44:31 GMT

    As the rain put a halt to several high school football scrimmages Thursday night, the Center Roughriders needed to get in as much work as possible before the season. Center traveled to Tatum for a scrimmage inside their indoor facility, and the reason every reps matters is because of their new district alignment. They're in easily one of the toughest 4A districts in the state and it’s also been tabbed it as the Red Zone District of Doom. 

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    As the rain put a halt to several high school football scrimmages Thursday night, the Center Roughriders needed to get in as much work as possible before the season. Center traveled to Tatum for a scrimmage inside their indoor facility, and the reason every reps matters is because of their new district alignment. They're in easily one of the toughest 4A districts in the state and it’s also been tabbed it as the Red Zone District of Doom. 

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  • Groveton quarterback Glenn Thornton eyes repeat of 4,100 passing yard season

    Groveton quarterback Glenn Thornton eyes repeat of 4,100 passing yard season

    Monday, August 15 2016 11:54 PM EDT2016-08-16 03:54:03 GMT

    If you plan on going to a Groveton football game, be warned. It's not a bird, it's not a plane, it's quarterback Glenn Thornton. The Indians offer a rare game of football that you don't see much of at the 2A level and it includes Thornton stepping back and letting the pigskin fly. 

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    If you plan on going to a Groveton football game, be warned. It's not a bird, it's not a plane, it's quarterback Glenn Thornton. The Indians offer a rare game of football that you don't see much of at the 2A level and it includes Thornton stepping back and letting the pigskin fly. 

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  • Alto renames football field 'Cam'Ron Matthews Field' for fallen teammate

    Alto renames football field 'Cam'Ron Matthews Field' for fallen teammate

    Wednesday, August 17 2016 11:18 PM EDT2016-08-18 03:18:22 GMT

    It’s almost been a year since his passing and the memory of Alto's Cam'ron Matthews has no intentions of fading anytime soon. On Wednesday, Alto ISD made sure Cam'ron's legacy will be remembered for years to come by commemorating his life in a special way. No longer named Yellowjacket Stadium, Alto's football field is now named Cam'ron Matthews Field. 

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    It’s almost been a year since his passing and the memory of Alto's Cam'ron Matthews has no intentions of fading anytime soon. On Wednesday, Alto ISD made sure Cam'ron's legacy will be remembered for years to come by commemorating his life in a special way. No longer named Yellowjacket Stadium, Alto's football field is now named Cam'ron Matthews Field. 

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  • Huntington's versatile, eager youth softens the blow of graduating 26 seniors

    Huntington's versatile, eager youth softens the blow of graduating 26 seniors

    Tuesday, August 16 2016 11:51 PM EDT2016-08-17 03:51:01 GMT

    With all the rain pouring down in East Texas this week, it hasn’t stopped Huntington from getting to work but it has changed their venue for practice. The Red Devils traded out their cleats for running shoes on Tuesday and held practice in their basketball gym. 

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    With all the rain pouring down in East Texas this week, it hasn’t stopped Huntington from getting to work but it has changed their venue for practice. The Red Devils traded out their cleats for running shoes on Tuesday and held practice in their basketball gym. 

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  • Nacogdoches expects drastic improvement offensively and on their line

    Nacogdoches expects drastic improvement offensively and on their line

    Wednesday, August 10 2016 10:39 PM EDT2016-08-11 02:39:39 GMT

    The Nacogdoches football team may have been picked to finish third in their district, but their strong returning numbers may write their own destiny. With 31 lettermen returning, nine offensive starters coming back, and seven defensive starters returning, the Dragons aren't lagging behind in their preparation going into the season. 

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    The Nacogdoches football team may have been picked to finish third in their district, but their strong returning numbers may write their own destiny. With 31 lettermen returning, nine offensive starters coming back, and seven defensive starters returning, the Dragons aren't lagging behind in their preparation going into the season. 

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  • Dragons defense in good hands with DI prospect Josh Thompson

    Dragons defense in good hands with DI prospect Josh Thompson

    Wednesday, August 10 2016 11:15 PM EDT2016-08-11 03:15:33 GMT

    Just because Nacogdoches graduated the best safety in the country last year in Brandon Jones, doesn't mean they've been left empty handed. Head coach Bobby Reyes thinks he's got one of the best, and biggest defensive lines he's had in Nacogodches, and the back field will be in great hands with Josh Thompson. 

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    Just because Nacogdoches graduated the best safety in the country last year in Brandon Jones, doesn't mean they've been left empty handed. Head coach Bobby Reyes thinks he's got one of the best, and biggest defensive lines he's had in Nacogodches, and the back field will be in great hands with Josh Thompson. 

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  • Lufkin gets a ‘head start’ on the year with returning offensive power

    Lufkin gets a ‘head start’ on the year with returning offensive power

    Monday, August 8 2016 11:51 PM EDT2016-08-09 03:51:46 GMT

    When the Lufkin Panthers took the field for the first time Monday, head coach Todd Quick felt they already had a head start on the season. With seven offensive starters returning, it's easy to feel that way. 

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    When the Lufkin Panthers took the field for the first time Monday, head coach Todd Quick felt they already had a head start on the season. With seven offensive starters returning, it's easy to feel that way. 

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  • Diboll Lumberjacks go ‘lights out’ for midnight madness practice

    Friday, August 5 2016 11:20 PM EDT2016-08-06 03:20:07 GMT

    The Diboll Lumberjacks went ‘lights out’ at their midnight madness practice Friday morning and the drills were intense for their first practice in pads. The team got an hour of practice in before the stadium lights shut off. 

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    The Diboll Lumberjacks went ‘lights out’ at their midnight madness practice Friday morning and the drills were intense for their first practice in pads. The team got an hour of practice in before the stadium lights shut off. 

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  • Rising above tragedy, Alto confidently fills unexpected voids to swarm the season

    Rising above tragedy, Alto confidently fills unexpected voids to swarm the season

    Friday, August 5 2016 2:47 PM EDT2016-08-05 18:47:13 GMT

    Alto has wasted no time getting back onto the field. They're stinging with a new purpose and looking to prove they can fill in voids that some were not expected to be filled. 

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    Alto has wasted no time getting back onto the field. They're stinging with a new purpose and looking to prove they can fill in voids that some were not expected to be filled. 

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  • Nacogdoches’ No. 1 safety Brandon Jones signs with University of Texas

    Nacogdoches’ No. 1 safety Brandon Jones signs with University of Texas

    Tuesday, February 2 2016 11:43 PM EST2016-02-03 04:43:51 GMT
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    Nacogdoches Dragon Brandon Jones has made his final decision on where he will play collegiate football after receiving over 40 offers. 

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    Nacogdoches Dragon Brandon Jones has made his final decision on where he will play collegiate football after receiving over 40 offers. 

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  • Center Roughriders prepare for anticipated match against reigning state champions, Gilmer

    Center Roughriders prepare for anticipated match against reigning state champions, Gilmer

    Thursday, November 26 2015 12:27 AM EST2015-11-26 05:27:01 GMT
    Thursday, November 26 2015 12:27 AM EST2015-11-26 05:27:00 GMT
    The Center Roughriders find themselves in the regional round for the first time since 2004. Up next for Center is Gilmer, a school with lots of experience making deep runs in the playoffs and they just so happen to be the reigning state champs.    More >>

    The Center Roughriders find themselves in the regional round for the first time since 2004. Up next for Center is Gilmer, a school with lots of experience making deep runs in the playoffs and they just so happen to be the reigning state champs.    

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  • Corrigan seeks revenge on Crockett for a round 2 rematch in the regional round

    Thursday, November 26 2015 12:05 AM EST2015-11-26 05:05:14 GMT
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    Crockett and Corrigan will be meeting in the third round of playoffs, but this won’t be their first time meeting this season. Earlier in the year when the Bulldogs brawled Crockett won big against Corrigan 71-22. Granted, Corrigan met Crockett right after the back end of losing several of their key players.More >>

    Crockett and Corrigan will be meeting in the third round of playoffs, but this won’t be their first time meeting this season. Earlier in the year when the Bulldogs brawled Crockett won big against Corrigan 71-22. Granted, Corrigan met Crockett right after the back end of losing several of their key players.

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  • Corrigan’s midseason hardships translate to postseason success

    Corrigan’s midseason hardships translate to postseason success

    Wednesday, November 25 2015 12:10 AM EST2015-11-25 05:10:32 GMT
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    Considering what Corrigan went through this year, many wouldn't have bet that the Bulldogs would be three rounds deep into the playoff run. Corrigan lost some key players to their lineup this year, but after a few episodes of magical chairs to find the right fit for new players in new positions and a couple loses later, Corrigan has found their groove.More >>

    Considering what Corrigan went through this year, many wouldn't have bet that the Bulldogs would be three rounds deep into the playoff run. Corrigan lost some key players to their lineup this year, but after a few episodes of magical chairs to find the right fit for new players in new positions and a couple loses later, Corrigan has found their groove.

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  • Crockett on hunt to defeat the undefeated Jarrell

    Crockett on hunt to defeat the undefeated Jarrell

    Wednesday, November 18 2015 11:55 PM EST2015-11-19 04:55:53 GMT
    Wednesday, November 18 2015 11:55 PM EST2015-11-19 04:55:53 GMT
    The Crockett Bulldogs have found themselves area round deep into the playoffs and have quite the challenge ahead of them. Next road block to state is Jarrell who has yet to lose a game all year. More >>

    The Crockett Bulldogs have found themselves area round deep into the playoffs and have quite the challenge ahead of them. Next road block to state is Jarrell who has yet to lose a game all year. 

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  • Undefeated Alto set to face 10-1 Beckville in area round

    Undefeated Alto set to face 10-1 Beckville in area round

    Wednesday, November 18 2015 12:12 AM EST2015-11-18 05:12:36 GMT
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    As we get deeper into the playoffs the games matter just that much more. The Alto Yellowjackets have made each one their games count as they're 11-0 entering the area round, but they're going to be up for a challenge this week against a Beckville team who has lost just one game this year.More >>

    As we get deeper into the playoffs the games matter just that much more. The Alto Yellowjackets have made each one their games count as they're 11-0 entering the area round, but they're going to be up for a challenge this week against a Beckville team who has lost just one game this year.

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  • Two East Texans nominated for Mr. Texas High School Football Player of the Week

    Two East Texans nominated for Mr. Texas High School Football Player of the Week

    Monday, November 16 2015 11:49 PM EST2015-11-17 04:49:13 GMT
    Monday, November 16 2015 11:49 PM EST2015-11-17 04:49:13 GMT
    Two East Texans are under a state spotlight and nominated for the Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week. The two top performers are Alto’s Keenen Johnson and Tenaha’s CJ Horn.More >>
    Two East Texans are under a state spotlight and nominated for the Mr. Texas Football Player of the Week. The two top performers are Alto’s Keenen Johnson and Tenaha’s CJ Horn.More >>
  • Longview ends Lufkin's season with a bi-district 31-10 victory

    Longview ends Lufkin's season with a bi-district 31-10 victory

    Saturday, November 14 2015 12:11 AM EST2015-11-14 05:11:26 GMT
    Saturday, November 14 2015 12:11 AM EST2015-11-14 05:11:26 GMT
    Lufkin and Longview have met at Tyler Rose Stadium for a bi-district matchup in back-to-back years, and the Panthers have now lost in the bi-district to Longview in back-to-back seasons.More >>
    Lufkin and Longview have met at Tyler Rose Stadium for a bi-district matchup in back-to-back years, and the Panthers have now lost in the bi-district to Longview in back-to-back seasons.More >>
  • Center Roughriders clinch district title for first time in 20 years before playoffs

    Center Roughriders clinch district title for first time in 20 years before playoffs

    Thursday, November 12 2015 12:22 AM EST2015-11-12 05:22:35 GMT
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    The Roughriders have given Center a reason to be excited about football again. First year head coach Barry Bowman has outdone himself in turning over the Roughriders program and has lead his team to its first district title since 1995. Winning district for the first time in 20 years has given Center the juice they needed entering to postseason.More >>
    The Roughriders have given Center a reason to be excited about football again. First year head coach Barry Bowman has outdone himself in turning over the Roughriders program and has lead his team to its first district title since 1995. Winning district for the first time in 20 years has given Center the juice they needed entering to postseason.More >>
  • Lovelady Lions enters bi-district 10-0, a second in program history

    Lovelady Lions enters bi-district 10-0, a second in program history

    Wednesday, November 11 2015 12:02 AM EST2015-11-11 05:02:38 GMT
    Wednesday, November 11 2015 12:02 AM EST2015-11-11 05:02:38 GMT
    The Lovelady Lions have managed to pull off an undefeated year entering the bi-district round with an impressive 10-0 record, making it only the second time it's ever been done in school history. Now that it’s the win or go home season, Lovelady has no plans losing now.More >>
    The Lovelady Lions have managed to pull off an undefeated year entering the bi-district round with an impressive 10-0 record, making it only the second time it's ever been done in school history. Now that it’s the win or go home season, Lovelady has no plans losing now.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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  • Big 12 Media Days wraps up with Texas and Baylor raving over East Texas

    Big 12 Media Days wraps up with Texas and Baylor raving over East Texas

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 11:10 PM EDT2017-07-19 03:10:21 GMT
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    Yesterday could have been described as a red carpet event for East Texas, but today none of the nearly 30 athletes from our region that compete in the big 12 were here. Turns out, that was okay. Texas Head Football Coach Tom Herman and Head Coach Matt Rhule couldn't stop raving about the talent East Texas brings to both the Longhorns and Bears; but also the character and work ethic that Beast Texans are best known for. "I think there is a bit of a toughness about them....

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    Yesterday could have been described as a red carpet event for East Texas, but today none of the nearly 30 athletes from our region that compete in the big 12 were here. Turns out, that was okay. Texas Head Football Coach Tom Herman and Head Coach Matt Rhule couldn't stop raving about the talent East Texas brings to both the Longhorns and Bears; but also the character and work ethic that Beast Texans are best known for. "I think there is a bit of a toughness about them....

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  • Big 12 Media Days kicks off with East Texas style

    Big 12 Media Days kicks off with East Texas style

    Monday, July 17 2017 10:58 PM EDT2017-07-18 02:58:27 GMT
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    Big 12 Media Days is meant to preview the season, talk some football, and figure out who might be this year's breakout super star. But when you have fun-loving East Texans in the mix the conversation can take a turn for the fashionable side.  "It's a clip-on, it's a clip-on bow-tie." whispers Dylan Cantrell, Texas Tech receiver, about his teammate Keke Coutee.  Representing Texas Tech both Dylan Cantrell of Whitehouse and Lufkin native Keke Coutee put on their be...

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    Big 12 Media Days is meant to preview the season, talk some football, and figure out who might be this year's breakout super star. But when you have fun-loving East Texans in the mix the conversation can take a turn for the fashionable side.  "It's a clip-on, it's a clip-on bow-tie." whispers Dylan Cantrell, Texas Tech receiver, about his teammate Keke Coutee.  Representing Texas Tech both Dylan Cantrell of Whitehouse and Lufkin native Keke Coutee put on their be...

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  • East Texans in spotlight at Big 12 Media Days

    East Texans in spotlight at Big 12 Media Days

    Monday, July 17 2017 10:41 PM EDT2017-07-18 02:41:12 GMT
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    Day 1 of Big 12 Media Days included not one, not two, but three East Texans representing their team.  For Texas Tech, Whitehouse native Dylan Cantrell and Lufkin native Keke Coutee both brought their media "A"  game catching questions left and right. For TCU, Longview native Travin Howard also tackled with ease.  With nearly 30 East Texans in the Big 12 this season, it is sure to be a fun football season.  Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights reserved. More >>
    Day 1 of Big 12 Media Days included not one, not two, but three East Texans representing their team.  For Texas Tech, Whitehouse native Dylan Cantrell and Lufkin native Keke Coutee both brought their media "A"  game catching questions left and right. For TCU, Longview native Travin Howard also tackled with ease.  With nearly 30 East Texans in the Big 12 this season, it is sure to be a fun football season.  Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights reserved. More >>
  • 15 East Texans attending Aaron Ross football camp this weekend, surprised with shopping spree.

    15 East Texans attending Aaron Ross football camp this weekend, surprised with shopping spree.

    Friday, July 14 2017 11:05 PM EDT2017-07-15 03:05:26 GMT
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    To prep for his free football camp, former NFL corner back and John Tyler alumn Aaron Ross teamed up with Academy Sports and Outdoors and Trinity Mother Francis to surprise 15 East Texas athletes.  Ross went from two-time super bowl champ to these kids personal shopper. Helping them all pick out cleats, gloves, socks, and shorts, Ross made sure all lucky 15 had everything they needed to hit the turf at Rose Stadium. After it was all said and done, Ross was t...More >>
    To prep for his free football camp, former NFL corner back and John Tyler alumn Aaron Ross teamed up with Academy Sports and Outdoors and Trinity Mother Francis to surprise 15 East Texas athletes.  Ross went from two-time super bowl champ to these kids personal shopper. Helping them all pick out cleats, gloves, socks, and shorts, Ross made sure all lucky 15 had everything they needed to hit the turf at Rose Stadium. After it was all said and done, Ross was t...More >>
  • Traylor talks Medlock and Bell fitting in at SMU

    Traylor talks Medlock and Bell fitting in at SMU

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 11:13 PM EDT2017-07-12 03:13:56 GMT
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    SMU Assistant Head Coach Jeff Traylor is in town for the 11th annual East Texas Passing Academy. And he took a opportunity to talk about to camp alumni who now play for him in Dallas.  According to Coach Traylor, Arp native Kayce Medlock and former Gorman receiver Judah Bell are meshing well with the mustangs offense.  Both Medlock and Bell will be freshman this season, and could find their way into the starting rotation.  Coach Traylor says the two have bought in to ...More >>
    SMU Assistant Head Coach Jeff Traylor is in town for the 11th annual East Texas Passing Academy. And he took a opportunity to talk about to camp alumni who now play for him in Dallas.  According to Coach Traylor, Arp native Kayce Medlock and former Gorman receiver Judah Bell are meshing well with the mustangs offense.  Both Medlock and Bell will be freshman this season, and could find their way into the starting rotation.  Coach Traylor says the two have bought in to ...More >>
  • Texas A&M Commerce host "Camp with the Champs" in Tyler

    Texas A&M Commerce host "Camp with the Champs" in Tyler

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 11:07 PM EDT2017-07-12 03:07:40 GMT
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    Today, Texas A&M Commerce rolled into town hosting their "Camp With the Champs" at Rose Stadium.    The Lions are back to back to back Lone Star Conference Champions and are looking for the best East Texas has to offer; to continue their tradition of being one of the top division two universities in the country.     Athletes from across the region and even the DFW area went through multiple combine drills before showing off what they could...More >>
    Today, Texas A&M Commerce rolled into town hosting their "Camp With the Champs" at Rose Stadium.    The Lions are back to back to back Lone Star Conference Champions and are looking for the best East Texas has to offer; to continue their tradition of being one of the top division two universities in the country.     Athletes from across the region and even the DFW area went through multiple combine drills before showing off what they could...More >>
  • John Tyler gets a shot at redemption for 7-on-7 season

    John Tyler gets a shot at redemption for 7-on-7 season

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 11:03 PM EDT2017-07-12 03:03:33 GMT
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    The John Tyler Lions failed to qualify for the 7-on-7 State Tournament, but their season is not over. The Lions will have a chance at redemption this weekend at The Star in Frisco, playing in the USA Football 7-on-7 National Invite.  In the southern championship series 16 teams were chosen from Arkansas, Louisiana, Kansas, Oklahoma, and of course Texas.  The Lions will compete in "Pool B", with their first match-up against Cedar Hill.  It came as a...More >>
    The John Tyler Lions failed to qualify for the 7-on-7 State Tournament, but their season is not over. The Lions will have a chance at redemption this weekend at The Star in Frisco, playing in the USA Football 7-on-7 National Invite.  In the southern championship series 16 teams were chosen from Arkansas, Louisiana, Kansas, Oklahoma, and of course Texas.  The Lions will compete in "Pool B", with their first match-up against Cedar Hill.  It came as a...More >>
  • ETX Passing Academy brings in top offensive talent from around the region

    ETX Passing Academy brings in top offensive talent from around the region

    Monday, July 10 2017 11:04 PM EDT2017-07-11 03:04:55 GMT
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    The 11th annual East Texas Passing Academy got underway this afternoon as quarterbacks, receivers, and tight ends all flocked to Jeff Traylor Stadium for an opportunity to learn from the best high school coaches around.  Of course the Gilmer Buckeyes coaching staff was there, but Tyler Lee, Pine Tree, Longview, and Lindale were also represented. SMU Assistant Head Coach Jeff Traylor was also present for day one, which seemed to go off without a hitch.  Athletes will c...More >>
    The 11th annual East Texas Passing Academy got underway this afternoon as quarterbacks, receivers, and tight ends all flocked to Jeff Traylor Stadium for an opportunity to learn from the best high school coaches around.  Of course the Gilmer Buckeyes coaching staff was there, but Tyler Lee, Pine Tree, Longview, and Lindale were also represented. SMU Assistant Head Coach Jeff Traylor was also present for day one, which seemed to go off without a hitch.  Athletes will c...More >>
  • Longview native Travin Howard makes 2017 Bednarik Watch List

    Longview native Travin Howard makes 2017 Bednarik Watch List

    Monday, July 10 2017 2:06 PM EDT2017-07-10 18:06:00 GMT
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    Former Longview Lobo and TCU defender Travin Howard, was named on the 2017 Bernarik Award Watch List released today. 

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    Former Longview Lobo and TCU defender Travin Howard, was named on the 2017 Bernarik Award Watch List released today. 

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  • Tyler Lee's Chance Amie commits to Houston

    Tyler Lee's Chance Amie commits to Houston

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 10:56 PM EDT2017-06-28 02:56:30 GMT
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    Tyler Lee 2018 senior Chance Amie announced his commitment to Houston via Twitter. Amie chose the Cougars over 17 other offers including Iowa State, North Carolina, Syracuse, and Virginia. Should Amie sign in the next coming months, the Red Raiders’ signal-caller would be the third local quarterback signed by the Cougars, joining Greg Ward Jr. (2013) and Bryson Smith (2017). Amie completed 97 of 180 passes for 1,556 yards and 10 touchdowns to seven interceptions last...More >>
    Tyler Lee 2018 senior Chance Amie announced his commitment to Houston via Twitter. Amie chose the Cougars over 17 other offers including Iowa State, North Carolina, Syracuse, and Virginia. Should Amie sign in the next coming months, the Red Raiders’ signal-caller would be the third local quarterback signed by the Cougars, joining Greg Ward Jr. (2013) and Bryson Smith (2017). Amie completed 97 of 180 passes for 1,556 yards and 10 touchdowns to seven interceptions last...More >>
  • Longview finds a balance offense to make first 7-on-7 appearance since 2013

    Longview finds a balance offense to make first 7-on-7 appearance since 2013

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 10:31 PM EDT2017-06-28 02:31:22 GMT
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    For the most part 7-on-7 can be a fair indicator of how well a team is shaping up. Do they need a lot or a little work. Unless you're the Longview Lobos.  The Lobos have always been so strong at the run game, that they could have a terrible 7-on-7 season and still come out dominating on Friday nights.  But what would happen, if the Lobos got balanced?  Well District 11-6A better start prepping, because for the first time since 2013 the Lobos have a stable pass ga...More >>
    For the most part 7-on-7 can be a fair indicator of how well a team is shaping up. Do they need a lot or a little work. Unless you're the Longview Lobos.  The Lobos have always been so strong at the run game, that they could have a terrible 7-on-7 season and still come out dominating on Friday nights.  But what would happen, if the Lobos got balanced?  Well District 11-6A better start prepping, because for the first time since 2013 the Lobos have a stable pass ga...More >>
  • Wildcats end the drought and head to College Station for 7-on-7 state tournament

    Wildcats end the drought and head to College Station for 7-on-7 state tournament

    Monday, June 26 2017 11:05 PM EDT2017-06-27 03:05:14 GMT
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    The last time the Whitehouse Wildcats qualified for a 7-on-7 state tournament was 2014, and they came one win short from taking it all.  But since their runner-up finish the Wildcats have failed to return to College Station; until now. We caught up with the Whitehouse crew this evening as they used the last of their league play to prepare for state.  The Wildcats will open up pool play against Westwood Round Rock at 2 p.m on Friday.  Copyright 2017 KLTV. All r...More >>
    The last time the Whitehouse Wildcats qualified for a 7-on-7 state tournament was 2014, and they came one win short from taking it all.  But since their runner-up finish the Wildcats have failed to return to College Station; until now. We caught up with the Whitehouse crew this evening as they used the last of their league play to prepare for state.  The Wildcats will open up pool play against Westwood Round Rock at 2 p.m on Friday.  Copyright 2017 KLTV. All r...More >>
  • 7-on-7 State Tournament Schedule released for College Station

    7-on-7 State Tournament Schedule released for College Station

    Saturday, June 24 2017 11:40 PM EDT2017-06-25 03:40:09 GMT
    The Texas State 7-on-7 Association has released its Division I and Division II tournament pools for the statewide event next week at College Station’s Veterans Park and Athletic Complex. Ten East Texas teams will make the trip between June 29 and June 30.    DIVISION I TOURNAMENT Pool A Houston Clear Brook Coppell Lake Travis McAllen Rowe Pool B Katy Cinco Ranch Haslet Eaton Georgetown LUFKIN Pool C Fort Worth All Saints Round Rock ...More >>
    The Texas State 7-on-7 Association has released its Division I and Division II tournament pools for the statewide event next week at College Station’s Veterans Park and Athletic Complex. Ten East Texas teams will make the trip between June 29 and June 30.    DIVISION I TOURNAMENT Pool A Houston Clear Brook Coppell Lake Travis McAllen Rowe Pool B Katy Cinco Ranch Haslet Eaton Georgetown LUFKIN Pool C Fort Worth All Saints Round Rock ...More >>
  • The Johnson Tradition: Justin and Jaron Johnson honor father by giving back to the Tyler community

    The Johnson Tradition: Justin and Jaron Johnson honor father by giving back to the Tyler community

    Saturday, June 24 2017 8:45 PM EDT2017-06-25 00:45:13 GMT
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    Former John Tyler Lion's Justin and Jaron Johnson returned to the Lion's Den Saturday morning, hosting their free Johnson Brothers basketball camp.  "It's fun man, very fun. I went to John Tyler, I'm a product of East Texas. Product of Tyler, Texas, and it's just great to give back the kids are amazing right now. When it comes to basketball, basketball is what unites us. It's our passion together," said Justin Johnson, former professional basketball player.  Just...More >>
    Former John Tyler Lion's Justin and Jaron Johnson returned to the Lion's Den Saturday morning, hosting their free Johnson Brothers basketball camp.  "It's fun man, very fun. I went to John Tyler, I'm a product of East Texas. Product of Tyler, Texas, and it's just great to give back the kids are amazing right now. When it comes to basketball, basketball is what unites us. It's our passion together," said Justin Johnson, former professional basketball player.  Just...More >>
  • Marshall qualifies for 7-on-7 state on last weekend

    Marshall qualifies for 7-on-7 state on last weekend

    Friday, June 23 2017 11:35 PM EDT2017-06-24 03:35:53 GMT
    After falling to Longview in the Tyler 7-on-7 state qualifier, the Marshall Mavericks had one last chance this weekend in Rowlett. The Mavs got through Killeen Ellison, Waxahachie, and Arlington Bowie in pool play in order to advance to the tournament semifinals. There Marshall had to beat Texas High for a berth to College Station. In a nail bitter the Mavs came out victorious 40 to 30, ending their District 16-5A opponents 7-on-7 season.  Marshall will head to state ...More >>
    After falling to Longview in the Tyler 7-on-7 state qualifier, the Marshall Mavericks had one last chance this weekend in Rowlett. The Mavs got through Killeen Ellison, Waxahachie, and Arlington Bowie in pool play in order to advance to the tournament semifinals. There Marshall had to beat Texas High for a berth to College Station. In a nail bitter the Mavs came out victorious 40 to 30, ending their District 16-5A opponents 7-on-7 season.  Marshall will head to state ...More >>
  • Trent Williams holds annual football camp in Longview

    Trent Williams holds annual football camp in Longview

    Friday, June 23 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-06-24 02:38:19 GMT
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    When your a kid the best part about summer is going to camp. Here in East Texas, camp means hanging out and learning from five-time NFL Pro Bowler and Washington Redskin's tackle Trent Williams.       Taking over Lobos Stadium in Longview this morning, over 100 athletes of all ages hit the gridiron to show off in front of Williams and pick up a few tips.  Rotating through a variety of drills, Williams and his selected coaches provided a successful outing ...More >>
    When your a kid the best part about summer is going to camp. Here in East Texas, camp means hanging out and learning from five-time NFL Pro Bowler and Washington Redskin's tackle Trent Williams.       Taking over Lobos Stadium in Longview this morning, over 100 athletes of all ages hit the gridiron to show off in front of Williams and pick up a few tips.  Rotating through a variety of drills, Williams and his selected coaches provided a successful outing ...More >>
  • The Tribe Returns: Jacksonville headed to 7-on-7 state tournament back to back years

    The Tribe Returns: Jacksonville headed to 7-on-7 state tournament back to back years

    Thursday, June 22 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-06-22 23:56:31 GMT
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    Despite the rain, the Jacksonville Indians were happy to be on the football field because for the second year in a row they are headed to the 7-on-7 State Tournament.  "Make the city look good. Everyone's been talking about it everywhere I go. It's good for us," said Deahvion Spencer, senior running back. "Shows that the coaches are putting in work just as well as we are, helping us to get to there. Without them we couldn't have done it," said Dontrail ...

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    Despite the rain, the Jacksonville Indians were happy to be on the football field because for the second year in a row they are headed to the 7-on-7 State Tournament.  "Make the city look good. Everyone's been talking about it everywhere I go. It's good for us," said Deahvion Spencer, senior running back. "Shows that the coaches are putting in work just as well as we are, helping us to get to there. Without them we couldn't have done it," said Dontrail ...

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  • 7-ON-7 State Qualifier Results

    7-ON-7 State Qualifier Results

    Saturday, June 17 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-06-18 03:12:35 GMT
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    Saturday, multiple East Texas teams participated in the Tyler 7-on-7 State Qualifier.  After four games in each of the four pools were over only four teams were left to compete in the semifinals. Longview, Marshall, Jacksonville, and Greenville would play for two berths to the state tournament in College Station.  Taking on Marshall, Longview was able to shut down the Mavs 33-0. The Lobos will return to the state tournament for the first time since 2013.  Jacksonvill...

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    Saturday, multiple East Texas teams participated in the Tyler 7-on-7 State Qualifier.  After four games in each of the four pools were over only four teams were left to compete in the semifinals. Longview, Marshall, Jacksonville, and Greenville would play for two berths to the state tournament in College Station.  Taking on Marshall, Longview was able to shut down the Mavs 33-0. The Lobos will return to the state tournament for the first time since 2013.  Jacksonvill...

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  • FCA Heart of a Champion All-Star Bowl results

    FCA Heart of a Champion All-Star Bowl results

    Sunday, June 11 2017 12:04 AM EDT2017-06-11 04:04:14 GMT
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    The 2017 FCA Heart of a Champion Bowl took place in Longview at Lobos Stadium, giving high school seniors one last chance to battle it out on East Texas soil.  The Red Team was the first on the board thanks to a running touchdown by Longview's D'Crayvan Polk. However, it was the Blue Team that inevitably came out on top thanks to two running scores by Elkhart's DJ Williams. Final score 14-7 Blue.  Williams was named the Offensive MVP, while harmony's Michael Edmonson was n...More >>
    The 2017 FCA Heart of a Champion Bowl took place in Longview at Lobos Stadium, giving high school seniors one last chance to battle it out on East Texas soil.  The Red Team was the first on the board thanks to a running touchdown by Longview's D'Crayvan Polk. However, it was the Blue Team that inevitably came out on top thanks to two running scores by Elkhart's DJ Williams. Final score 14-7 Blue.  Williams was named the Offensive MVP, while harmony's Michael Edmonson was n...More >>
  • Chris Cochran accepts head football coach position at Lindale ISD

    Chris Cochran accepts head football coach position at Lindale ISD

    Friday, May 26 2017 12:20 AM EDT2017-05-26 04:20:23 GMT

    Lindale ISD has a new head football coach as of Thursday. 

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    Lindale ISD has a new head football coach as of Thursday. 

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  • Sports WebXtra: John Tyler star picks up another Division I offer

    Sports WebXtra: John Tyler star picks up another Division I offer

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 7:11 PM EDT2017-05-03 23:11:16 GMT
    John Tyler's Dekalen Goodson has picked up another DI offer.John Tyler's Dekalen Goodson has picked up another DI offer.

    Five former John Tyler Lions are ready to make a name for themselves in the NFL, but the next crop of talent is receiving plenty of recognition at the collegiate level. Outside linebacker/defensive end Dekalen Goodson has picked up his fifth Divison I offer.

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    Five former John Tyler Lions are ready to make a name for themselves in the NFL, but the next crop of talent is receiving plenty of recognition at the collegiate level. Outside linebacker/defensive end Dekalen Goodson has picked up his fifth Divison I offer.

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  • BREAKING

    Former Whitehouse Wildcat Patrick Mahomes headed to Kansas City Chiefs

    Former Whitehouse Wildcat Patrick Mahomes headed to Kansas City Chiefs

    Thursday, April 27 2017 9:46 PM EDT2017-04-28 01:46:59 GMT
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    In January, Whitehouse native and Texas Tech Red Raider quarterback Patrick Mahomes declared for the NFL Draft, forgoing his senior season

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    In January, Whitehouse native and Texas Tech Red Raider quarterback Patrick Mahomes declared for the NFL Draft, forgoing his senior season

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  • Class of 2012: Three Lions ready for NFL Draft

    Class of 2012: Three Lions ready for NFL Draft

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:12 AM EDT2017-04-26 04:12:15 GMT
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    Greg Ward Jr, Fred Ross, and Tyus Bowser are all John Tyler Lions from the 'Class of 2012'. They are all names you could be hearing during this week's NFL Draft, adding to the list of former Lions already in the league.  "There something in the water here. We produce a lot of NFL guys, it's that East Texas water," said Fred Ross, the all-time record holder in catches and receiving yards at Mississippi State.  "Watching those big time guys get drafted in...More >>
    Greg Ward Jr, Fred Ross, and Tyus Bowser are all John Tyler Lions from the 'Class of 2012'. They are all names you could be hearing during this week's NFL Draft, adding to the list of former Lions already in the league.  "There something in the water here. We produce a lot of NFL guys, it's that East Texas water," said Fred Ross, the all-time record holder in catches and receiving yards at Mississippi State.  "Watching those big time guys get drafted in...More >>
  • Marshall hires Claude Mathis as new head football coach

    Marshall hires Claude Mathis as new head football coach

    Thursday, March 30 2017 5:37 PM EDT2017-03-30 21:37:22 GMT
    SMU Football RB coach headed to MarshallSMU Football RB coach headed to Marshall

    This afternoon Marshall Independent School District approved Claude Mathis as the Mavericks' new head football coach, replacing Clint Harper who left to be the athletic director at Duncanville High School in February.   Mathis joins the Mavericks after two seasons as SMU’s running backs coach, but most recently became the program’s director of high school relations when former Gilmer coach Jeff Traylor was hired as the Pony's assistant head coach and r...

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    This afternoon Marshall Independent School District approved Claude Mathis as the Mavericks' new head football coach, replacing Clint Harper who left to be the athletic director at Duncanville High School in February.   Mathis joins the Mavericks after two seasons as SMU’s running backs coach, but most recently became the program’s director of high school relations when former Gilmer coach Jeff Traylor was hired as the Pony's assistant head coach and r...

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  • Harmony coach shares life lessons with SMU Mustangs

    Harmony coach shares life lessons with SMU Mustangs

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 9:47 PM EDT2017-03-23 01:47:34 GMT
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    SMU Head Football Coach Chad Morris, Associate Head Coach Jeff Traylor, and Harmony Head Coach Tim Russell have all known each other for over two decades.  "Coach Morris and Coach Traylor have been friends a long time, we've all known each other since the early 90s. That's one of the reasons why he wanted me to come in, and some other speakers have come in, to help the kids not only become better football players but better men," said Tim Russell, Harmony hea...More >>
    SMU Head Football Coach Chad Morris, Associate Head Coach Jeff Traylor, and Harmony Head Coach Tim Russell have all known each other for over two decades.  "Coach Morris and Coach Traylor have been friends a long time, we've all known each other since the early 90s. That's one of the reasons why he wanted me to come in, and some other speakers have come in, to help the kids not only become better football players but better men," said Tim Russell, Harmony hea...More >>
  • CONFIRMED: Bullard AD/Head Football Coach Shannon Wilson leaving for Bridgeport ISD

    CONFIRMED: Bullard AD/Head Football Coach Shannon Wilson leaving for Bridgeport ISD

    Friday, February 24 2017 6:22 PM EST2017-02-24 23:22:24 GMT
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    KLTV 7 Sports has confirmed through Bridgeport ISD, that Bullard's Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Shannon Wilson has been approved and hired to take over the Bulls program.  

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    KLTV 7 Sports has confirmed through Bridgeport ISD, that Bullard's Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Shannon Wilson has been approved and hired to take over the Bulls program.  

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  • FCA Heart of Champion All-Star athletes meet in Tyler

    FCA Heart of Champion All-Star athletes meet in Tyler

    Sunday, February 19 2017 11:43 PM EST2017-02-20 04:43:41 GMT
    It's become one of the most anticipate all-star events in East Texas, and today the FCA Heart of a Champion All-Star rosters were released. Over 200 athletes were named as the best of the best in football, cheerleading, softball, and baseball.  The First Baptist Church of Tyler was filled with players and parents from all over the region. Checking in and receiving their official packets these all-stars took roster photos while figuring out who was on their te...More >>
    It's become one of the most anticipate all-star events in East Texas, and today the FCA Heart of a Champion All-Star rosters were released. Over 200 athletes were named as the best of the best in football, cheerleading, softball, and baseball.  The First Baptist Church of Tyler was filled with players and parents from all over the region. Checking in and receiving their official packets these all-stars took roster photos while figuring out who was on their te...More >>
  • Judah Bell talks SMU, Kayce Medlock, and Chad Morris

    Judah Bell talks SMU, Kayce Medlock, and Chad Morris

    Friday, February 3 2017 5:22 PM EST2017-02-03 22:22:53 GMT
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    The nation's leading receiver in high school football is headed to SMU.  Today, Bishop Gorman's Judah Bell mock signed his national letter of intent to play Division I football for the Mustangs. However, if the stars hadn't aligned exactly, Bell might have never stepped on the football field.  "I wanted to go play college basketball, and I was really focused on that. Then Coach Gipson kinda got me to come out there, figured out I wasn't a quarterback. So I s...More >>
    The nation's leading receiver in high school football is headed to SMU.  Today, Bishop Gorman's Judah Bell mock signed his national letter of intent to play Division I football for the Mustangs. However, if the stars hadn't aligned exactly, Bell might have never stepped on the football field.  "I wanted to go play college basketball, and I was really focused on that. Then Coach Gipson kinda got me to come out there, figured out I wasn't a quarterback. So I s...More >>
  • Gladewater defensive back Austin Hawley signs with Louisiana Monroe

    Gladewater defensive back Austin Hawley signs with Louisiana Monroe

    Wednesday, February 1 2017 12:47 PM EST2017-02-01 17:47:44 GMT
    Austin Hawley (Source: KLTV Staff)Austin Hawley (Source: KLTV Staff)

    He probably didn't blow up on the recruiting trail like he should have, but Gladewater standout Austin Hawley will get to prove FBS coaches wrong.

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    He probably didn't blow up on the recruiting trail like he should have, but Gladewater standout Austin Hawley will get to prove FBS coaches wrong.

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  • Longview DB Traveion Webster signs with ULM

    Longview DB Traveion Webster signs with ULM

    Wednesday, February 1 2017 11:33 AM EST2017-02-01 16:33:23 GMT
    Traveion Webster (Source: KLTV)Traveion Webster (Source: KLTV)

    All it takes is one. Longview defensive back Traveion Webster only had one FBS offer, but now he will get the chance to play big time college football. Webster officially signed with Louisiana Monroe on Wednesday joining fellow East Texan Austin Hawley from the Class of 2017.

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    All it takes is one. Longview defensive back Traveion Webster only had one FBS offer, but now he will get the chance to play big time college football. Webster officially signed with Louisiana Monroe on Wednesday joining fellow East Texan Austin Hawley from the Class of 2017.

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  • Lufkin QB signs with Texas State

    Lufkin QB signs with Texas State

    Wednesday, February 1 2017 10:35 AM EST2017-02-01 15:35:58 GMT
    (Source: KLTV Staff)(Source: KLTV Staff)

    From Dez Bryant to more recently KeKe Coutee and Eric McCoy, Lufkin has produced some of the most elite talent in East Texas. Quarterback Kordell Rodgers is the latest Panthers to move on to the next level.

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    From Dez Bryant to more recently KeKe Coutee and Eric McCoy, Lufkin has produced some of the most elite talent in East Texas. Quarterback Kordell Rodgers is the latest Panthers to move on to the next level.

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  • Bullard's TE Major Tennison enrolled at Alabama

    Bullard's TE Major Tennison enrolled at Alabama

    Wednesday, February 1 2017 8:00 AM EST2017-02-01 13:00:26 GMT
    Major Tennison is already enrolled at Alabama.Major Tennison is already enrolled at Alabama.

    Over the past couple of years, the University of Texas has come into East Texas and snagged some of our region's top talent. For a while, it looked like the Longhorns would get Bullard star Major Tennison from the class of 2017.

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    Over the past couple of years, the University of Texas has come into East Texas and snagged some of our region's top talent. For a while, it looked like the Longhorns would get Bullard star Major Tennison from the class of 2017.

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  • Gilmer's LaMarcus Morton enrolls at OSU

    Gilmer's LaMarcus Morton enrolls at OSU

    Wednesday, February 1 2017 8:00 AM EST2017-02-01 13:00:26 GMT
    LaMarcus Morton is already enrolled at Oklahoma State.LaMarcus Morton is already enrolled at Oklahoma State.

    The star wideout picked OSU over 12 other Division I offers.

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    The star wideout picked OSU over 12 other Division I offers.

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  • National Signing Day: ETX high school athletes announce commitments

    National Signing Day: ETX high school athletes announce commitments

    Tuesday, January 31 2017 10:26 AM EST2017-01-31 15:26:50 GMT

    It's National Signing Day and hundreds of student athletes are announcing where they'll take their talents next fall.

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    It's National Signing Day and hundreds of student athletes are announcing where they'll take their talents next fall.

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  • Coaches Vs. Cancer and Honoring Coach J

    Coaches Vs. Cancer and Honoring Coach J

    Friday, January 27 2017 11:46 PM EST2017-01-28 04:46:55 GMT
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    Hosting Rockwall Heath for a District 11-6A match-up, tonight the John Tyler Lions would also be honoring cancer survivors through their annual 'Coaches vs. Cancer' event.  "Before I became a head coach, I had seen this all across the country with college coaches doing it. I knew once I became the head coach here at John Tyler High School, I wanted to make it one of our main events," said Cedeno Clark, Lions head basketball coach.  "Coaches vs. Cancer game i...

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    Hosting Rockwall Heath for a District 11-6A match-up, tonight the John Tyler Lions would also be honoring cancer survivors through their annual 'Coaches vs. Cancer' event.  "Before I became a head coach, I had seen this all across the country with college coaches doing it. I knew once I became the head coach here at John Tyler High School, I wanted to make it one of our main events," said Cedeno Clark, Lions head basketball coach.  "Coaches vs. Cancer game i...

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  • Hallsville AD/Head Football Coach reassigned within district

    Hallsville AD/Head Football Coach reassigned within district

    Tuesday, January 24 2017 4:32 PM EST2017-01-24 21:32:45 GMT
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    After 12 seasons as the Athletic Director and Head Football Coach of the Hallsville Bobcats, David Plunk has been reassigned within the district. This move comes under new Hallsville I.S.D. superintendent Jeff Collum.   While he has been with the Bobcats program since 1998, during his time at the helm beginning in 2005 Plunk racked up 62 wins; the most by any Bobcats football head coach. Hallsville also reached the playoffs six times, the farthest being the Area r...More >>
    After 12 seasons as the Athletic Director and Head Football Coach of the Hallsville Bobcats, David Plunk has been reassigned within the district. This move comes under new Hallsville I.S.D. superintendent Jeff Collum.   While he has been with the Bobcats program since 1998, during his time at the helm beginning in 2005 Plunk racked up 62 wins; the most by any Bobcats football head coach. Hallsville also reached the playoffs six times, the farthest being the Area r...More >>
  • Sports WebXtra: East Texans playing in collegiate All-Star games

    Sports WebXtra: East Texans playing in collegiate All-Star games

    Wednesday, January 18 2017 5:54 PM EST2017-01-18 22:54:33 GMT
    East Texans to play in college football all-star games.East Texans to play in college football all-star games.

    Over the next two weeks, several East Texans will take the field in college football all-star games. It is a chance for the players to impress NFL scouts and personnel in an NFL type atmosphere including practices during the week.

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    Over the next two weeks, several East Texans will take the field in college football all-star games. It is a chance for the players to impress NFL scouts and personnel in an NFL type atmosphere including practices during the week.

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  • Ready to make history: Mineola preps to bring home programs first ever state championship

    Ready to make history: Mineola preps to bring home programs first ever state championship

    Monday, December 12 2016 8:56 PM EST2016-12-13 01:56:03 GMT
    KLTV StaffKLTV Staff
    This time last year, the football field at Mineola High School was empty. No one was lacing up their cleats, or putting on their pads. Instead the Yellowjackets were trying to figure out how they fell one game short of the state championship, after an undefeated season up to the state semifinals.   "Came up against a great Brock team, we played them four quarters and they just came out with a win. It's tough to lose a game like that," said Noah Sneed, senior corner and...More >>
    This time last year, the football field at Mineola High School was empty. No one was lacing up their cleats, or putting on their pads. Instead the Yellowjackets were trying to figure out how they fell one game short of the state championship, after an undefeated season up to the state semifinals.   "Came up against a great Brock team, we played them four quarters and they just came out with a win. It's tough to lose a game like that," said Noah Sneed, senior corner and...More >>
  • Carthage Bulldogs fight in 3 OT for win against China Spring

    Carthage Bulldogs fight in 3 OT for win against China Spring

    Saturday, December 10 2016 11:52 PM EST2016-12-11 04:52:11 GMT

    Tonight the Carthage Bulldogs survived three overtimes to take a 26-20 win over the China Spring Cougars.  Head Coach Scott Surratt and the Bulldogs are headed for the state championship title game in Class 4A Division I. The Bulldogs have won three straight championships from 2008 to 2010, and another one in 2013. Check out the highlights above.  Copyright 2016 KLTV. All rights reserved.

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    Tonight the Carthage Bulldogs survived three overtimes to take a 26-20 win over the China Spring Cougars.  Head Coach Scott Surratt and the Bulldogs are headed for the state championship title game in Class 4A Division I. The Bulldogs have won three straight championships from 2008 to 2010, and another one in 2013. Check out the highlights above.  Copyright 2016 KLTV. All rights reserved.

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  • Streaking into history: Malakoff Tigers head into the state semifinals 14-0

    Streaking into history: Malakoff Tigers head into the state semifinals 14-0

    Monday, December 5 2016 10:30 PM EST2016-12-06 03:30:44 GMT
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    A group of tigers is called a streak or an ambush. Either way the term is fitting for the Malakoff Tigers who are on a 14 game winning streak for the first time in program history. 

    They've done it by ambushing their opponents with their physical defense and fast paced offense. Looking for their 15th consecutive win, Malakoff is just one win away from the state championship. 

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    A group of tigers is called a streak or an ambush. Either way the term is fitting for the Malakoff Tigers who are on a 14 game winning streak for the first time in program history. 

    They've done it by ambushing their opponents with their physical defense and fast paced offense. Looking for their 15th consecutive win, Malakoff is just one win away from the state championship. 

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  • State Semifinal Pairings

    State Semifinal Pairings

    Saturday, December 3 2016 10:37 PM EST2016-12-04 03:37:38 GMT

    Class 4A Division I Carthage vs. TBA (Waco La Vega/ China Spring)  Class 4A Division II Gilmer vs. Sweetwater - Friday (Dec. 9th) 7:00 p.m. - McLane Stadium, Waco  Class 3A Division I  Mineola vs. Wall - Friday (Dec. 9th) 7:30 p.m. - Waco High School  Malakoff vs. Yoakum - Friday (Dec. 9th) 7:30 p.m. - DKR Memorial Stadium, Austin  Class 3A Division II  Arp vs. Boling - Friday (Dec. 9th) 7:30 p.m. - Texan Drive Stadium, New Caney  ...

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    Class 4A Division I Carthage vs. TBA (Waco La Vega/ China Spring)  Class 4A Division II Gilmer vs. Sweetwater - Friday (Dec. 9th) 7:00 p.m. - McLane Stadium, Waco  Class 3A Division I  Mineola vs. Wall - Friday (Dec. 9th) 7:30 p.m. - Waco High School  Malakoff vs. Yoakum - Friday (Dec. 9th) 7:30 p.m. - DKR Memorial Stadium, Austin  Class 3A Division II  Arp vs. Boling - Friday (Dec. 9th) 7:30 p.m. - Texan Drive Stadium, New Caney  ...

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  • Hot Hands: Winona Wildcats turn up the heat for a historic playoff run

    Hot Hands: Winona Wildcats turn up the heat for a historic playoff run

    Tuesday, November 29 2016 10:56 PM EST2016-11-30 03:56:30 GMT
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    In the past three years, the Winona Wildcats have developed from a team that could barely keep up into a state championship  contender.  "Going from 1-9 to 7-4, didn't have a good regular season this year, but it doesn't matter until the post season. We're 3-0 right now, looking for four," said Braxton Kincade, senior quarterback.  "It's a great feeling right now. Once they got that first gold ball they were like kids in a candy store, they wanted more,...More >>
    In the past three years, the Winona Wildcats have developed from a team that could barely keep up into a state championship  contender.  "Going from 1-9 to 7-4, didn't have a good regular season this year, but it doesn't matter until the post season. We're 3-0 right now, looking for four," said Braxton Kincade, senior quarterback.  "It's a great feeling right now. Once they got that first gold ball they were like kids in a candy store, they wanted more,...More >>
  • Playing like its 1984: Union Hill one win away from a state championship appearance

    Playing like its 1984: Union Hill one win away from a state championship appearance

    Monday, November 28 2016 10:36 PM EST2016-11-29 03:36:00 GMT
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    The rain may have forced Union Hill to head for dryer ground, but practicing at Pittsburgh High School the Bulldogs were just thankful for another week of football.  "We prepare real good. We got here and practiced, watched film, and we just go over everything. Make sure we do everything right," said Gabe Nelson, sophomore running back. It's been a wild ride for the this 6-man program, who has put up nearly 800 points while only allowing a fraction of that to be score...More >>
    The rain may have forced Union Hill to head for dryer ground, but practicing at Pittsburgh High School the Bulldogs were just thankful for another week of football.  "We prepare real good. We got here and practiced, watched film, and we just go over everything. Make sure we do everything right," said Gabe Nelson, sophomore running back. It's been a wild ride for the this 6-man program, who has put up nearly 800 points while only allowing a fraction of that to be score...More >>
  • High School Playoffs Round 3 Scores & Schedule

    High School Playoffs Round 3 Scores & Schedule

    Friday, November 25 2016 11:33 PM EST2016-11-26 04:33:06 GMT
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    Click here to see when your team plays.

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    Click here to see when your team plays.

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  • Bi-District Playoff Scores

    Bi-District Playoff Scores

    Sunday, November 13 2016 3:51 PM EST2016-11-13 20:51:18 GMT
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    Bi-District schedule for East Texas teams in the playoffs. 

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    Bi-District schedule for East Texas teams in the playoffs. 

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  • Faith and Football: Bishop Gorman dedicates playoffs to teammate diagnosed with a brain tumor

    Faith and Football: Bishop Gorman dedicates playoffs to teammate diagnosed with a brain tumor

    Monday, November 7 2016 10:16 PM EST2016-11-08 03:16:11 GMT
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    Jon Broom arrived at Bishop Gorman his junior year of high school. The change might have been difficult for others, but not for Broom.  "It didn't take long for Jon to make connections with people here at Gorman, because he is just that type of guy," said Daniel Schmitt, junior Crusader.  

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    Jon Broom arrived at Bishop Gorman his junior year of high school. The change might have been difficult for others, but not for Broom.  "It didn't take long for Jon to make connections with people here at Gorman, because he is just that type of guy," said Daniel Schmitt, junior Crusader.  

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  • Playing Perfect: Carlisle fresh faces lead the Indians to a 9-0 start

    Playing Perfect: Carlisle fresh faces lead the Indians to a 9-0 start

    Tuesday, November 1 2016 9:54 PM EDT2016-11-02 01:54:13 GMT
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     After graduating a giant senior class that left only three returning starters, the undefeated 2016 Carlisle Indians are proving that starting fresh doesn't mean starting over.  

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     After graduating a giant senior class that left only three returning starters, the undefeated 2016 Carlisle Indians are proving that starting fresh doesn't mean starting over.  

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  • Overton Mustangs look to take it to the next level for district championship

    Overton Mustangs look to take it to the next level for district championship

    Tuesday, October 25 2016 10:05 PM EDT2016-10-26 02:05:37 GMT
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    At first glance, the Overton Mustangs look like your typical small town football team. But for the first time since 2012, this 30 man roster has the opportunity to take home a prized district title.

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    At first glance, the Overton Mustangs look like your typical small town football team. But for the first time since 2012, this 30 man roster has the opportunity to take home a prized district title.

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  • Big wins lead to possible playoff berths with Jacksonville and Whitehouse in District 17-5A

    Big wins lead to possible playoff berths with Jacksonville and Whitehouse in District 17-5A

    Monday, October 24 2016 11:07 PM EDT2016-10-25 03:07:32 GMT
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    At the halfway mark in District 17-5A both the Jacksonville Indians and Whitehouse Wildcats picked up monumental wins for their programs last Friday.  "We sat and we stared at the scoreboard after the game, and we just couldn't stop laughing because we couldn't believe it," said Justin Crow, Jacksonville offensive lineman.  

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    At the halfway mark in District 17-5A both the Jacksonville Indians and Whitehouse Wildcats picked up monumental wins for their programs last Friday.  "We sat and we stared at the scoreboard after the game, and we just couldn't stop laughing because we couldn't believe it," said Justin Crow, Jacksonville offensive lineman.  

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  • Week 9 scores

    Week 9 scores

    Saturday, October 22 2016 12:01 AM EDT2016-10-22 04:01:48 GMT
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    For the latest scores and schedules make sure to download the Red Zone app. 

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    For the latest scores and schedules make sure to download the Red Zone app. 

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  • Eying the Playoffs: Pine Tree takes first win against Hallsville in 15 years

    Eying the Playoffs: Pine Tree takes first win against Hallsville in 15 years

    Tuesday, October 18 2016 9:46 PM EDT2016-10-19 01:46:39 GMT
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    "All I was thinking in my head, after I broke away from the line, was don't get tackled. Then I kept hearing people say there is someone behind you. So I just automatically started kicking my legs up to just avoid that leg tackle, and I just went," Maliq Owens, Pirates running back.  

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    "All I was thinking in my head, after I broke away from the line, was don't get tackled. Then I kept hearing people say there is someone behind you. So I just automatically started kicking my legs up to just avoid that leg tackle, and I just went," Maliq Owens, Pirates running back.  

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  • Secret to Success: White Oak has many weapons, but Heath Hood defines quarterback expectations

    Secret to Success: White Oak has many weapons, but Heath Hood defines quarterback expectations

    Monday, October 17 2016 10:12 PM EDT2016-10-18 02:12:30 GMT
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    As the White Oak Roughnecks cruise into Week 9 of high school football, the maroon and white are undefeated on the year, at the top of their district, and ranked 5th in the state among class 3-A teams. So what's the key to White Oak's success in 2016? 

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    As the White Oak Roughnecks cruise into Week 9 of high school football, the maroon and white are undefeated on the year, at the top of their district, and ranked 5th in the state among class 3-A teams. So what's the key to White Oak's success in 2016? 

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  • Who Let The Dogs Out? Kilgore goes on undefeated run in district

    Who Let The Dogs Out? Kilgore goes on undefeated run in district

    Tuesday, October 11 2016 9:40 PM EDT2016-10-12 01:40:12 GMT
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    The Kilgore Bulldogs seemed to be locked in their kennel for the start of 2016, entering district play at 1-3. But when games started to have playoff implications, someone let the dogs out and no one has been able to cage them back up.  "We started off not where we wanted to be. Coach Wood told us we write our own destiny, and since then we've wrote our destiny and now we're 3-0 in district," said Buddy Jackson, Kilgore quarterback.  "They understand wh...

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    The Kilgore Bulldogs seemed to be locked in their kennel for the start of 2016, entering district play at 1-3. But when games started to have playoff implications, someone let the dogs out and no one has been able to cage them back up.  "We started off not where we wanted to be. Coach Wood told us we write our own destiny, and since then we've wrote our destiny and now we're 3-0 in district," said Buddy Jackson, Kilgore quarterback.  "They understand wh...

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  • A Running Start: Big Sandy uses run game to accomplish best start in over a decade

    A Running Start: Big Sandy uses run game to accomplish best start in over a decade

    Monday, October 10 2016 10:11 PM EDT2016-10-11 02:11:56 GMT
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    In between Mineola and Gladewater, there is a water tower town that's home to one of the highest scoring football programs in East Texas.  

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    In between Mineola and Gladewater, there is a water tower town that's home to one of the highest scoring football programs in East Texas.  

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  • Saturday Action: Jacksonville, Elysian Fields, and Harleton play over the weekend

    Saturday Action: Jacksonville, Elysian Fields, and Harleton play over the weekend

    Saturday, September 24 2016 11:39 PM EDT2016-09-25 03:39:58 GMT

    Alvarado visited Jacksonville and came away with the 35-21 win.  Elysian Fields and Harleton played first district game at Lobo Stadium, E.F. shutouts Harleton 46-0.  Copyright 2016 KLTV. All rights reserved.

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    Alvarado visited Jacksonville and came away with the 35-21 win.  Elysian Fields and Harleton played first district game at Lobo Stadium, E.F. shutouts Harleton 46-0.  Copyright 2016 KLTV. All rights reserved.

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  • Sports WebXtra: AP Poll results heading into Week 5

    Sports WebXtra: AP Poll results heading into Week 5

    Tuesday, September 20 2016 7:26 PM EDT2016-09-20 23:26:02 GMT
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    Check out this Sports WebXtra to find out where your team lands on this weeks AP Poll for the state of Texas.  Copyright 2016 KLTV. All rights reserved. More >>
    Check out this Sports WebXtra to find out where your team lands on this weeks AP Poll for the state of Texas.  Copyright 2016 KLTV. All rights reserved. More >>
  • The Drone Era: Tyler Lee gets some help from above to improve athletes

    The Drone Era: Tyler Lee gets some help from above to improve athletes

    Tuesday, September 20 2016 6:40 PM EDT2016-09-20 22:40:17 GMT
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    The drone is the latest and greatest in filming technology that has taken over football fields across the county. 

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    The drone is the latest and greatest in filming technology that has taken over football fields across the county. 

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  • Sports WebXtra: Find out where the Red Zone cameras will be 9/23

    Sports WebXtra: Find out where the Red Zone cameras will be 9/23

    Tuesday, September 20 2016 2:26 PM EDT2016-09-20 18:26:00 GMT

    Red Zone will feature 17 games in Week 5! 

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    Red Zone will feature 17 games in Week 5! 

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  • District of Doom Who? Gladewater stays solid through packed non district slate

    District of Doom Who? Gladewater stays solid through packed non district slate

    Monday, September 19 2016 9:57 PM EDT2016-09-20 01:57:06 GMT
    It's been a great start for Gladewater, who packed their non district schedule with 4 teams from the District of Doom; including Carthage, Kilgore, Center, and Chapel Hill.  While we can't know for sure how things would have ended with Carthage, thanks to mother nature. We do know how things ended every other week, with the Bears on top.  "We got some pretty good wins under us against some really good teams. I feel like that boost your confidence up as well ...More >>
    It's been a great start for Gladewater, who packed their non district schedule with 4 teams from the District of Doom; including Carthage, Kilgore, Center, and Chapel Hill.  While we can't know for sure how things would have ended with Carthage, thanks to mother nature. We do know how things ended every other week, with the Bears on top.  "We got some pretty good wins under us against some really good teams. I feel like that boost your confidence up as well ...More >>
  • Carthage host Gilmer for Powerhouse Class 4-A matchup

    Carthage host Gilmer for Powerhouse Class 4-A matchup

    Sunday, September 18 2016 12:11 AM EDT2016-09-18 04:11:39 GMT
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    Carthage was the place to be in East Texas tonight as the Bulldogs went toe to toe in against the Gilmer Buckeyes.  While the Buckeyes have been off to a hot streak, with a 23 game regular season winning streak, the Bulldogs did not let that stop them from defending their home turf.  Copyright 2016 KLTV. All rights reserved. More >>
    Carthage was the place to be in East Texas tonight as the Bulldogs went toe to toe in against the Gilmer Buckeyes.  While the Buckeyes have been off to a hot streak, with a 23 game regular season winning streak, the Bulldogs did not let that stop them from defending their home turf.  Copyright 2016 KLTV. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Breaking Records: Bishop Gorman sets 6 school records and a state record in one game

    Breaking Records: Bishop Gorman sets 6 school records and a state record in one game

    Monday, September 12 2016 10:27 PM EDT2016-09-13 02:27:27 GMT
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    "You just don't even realize how big it was until much later when people are tweeting you from all over the country," said Jake Smith, sophomore quarterback. 

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    "You just don't even realize how big it was until much later when people are tweeting you from all over the country," said Jake Smith, sophomore quarterback. 

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  • Great start for the Tyler Lee Red Raiders puts them in the right place with one game left before district

    Great start for the Tyler Lee Red Raiders puts them in the right place with one game left before district

    Tuesday, September 6 2016 11:31 PM EDT2016-09-07 03:31:13 GMT
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    "We just made plays when we had to and it was a good team win," said Campbell Miller, senior defensive end. "Hard work is always good. Showing that it's paying off just really feels good," said Jordan Jones, senior center.  "Everybody in the state of Texas didn't expect this to happen, but we've known the whole time and it's great to see it happening," said Nathan Niedrauer, junior defensive tackle.  After a physically and mentally exhausting...

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    "We just made plays when we had to and it was a good team win," said Campbell Miller, senior defensive end. "Hard work is always good. Showing that it's paying off just really feels good," said Jordan Jones, senior center.  "Everybody in the state of Texas didn't expect this to happen, but we've known the whole time and it's great to see it happening," said Nathan Niedrauer, junior defensive tackle.  After a physically and mentally exhausting...

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  • Harmony ends Waskom's 32 game winning streak

    Harmony ends Waskom's 32 game winning streak

    Sunday, September 4 2016 12:27 AM EDT2016-09-04 04:27:27 GMT
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    Tonight the Harmony Eagles and Waskom Wildcats took a field trip to Longview to play under the lights at Lobo Stadium.  The Wildcats are the two-time defending state champs in 3A Division II football. So as you can imagine they took the field daring the other team to try and beat them.  Picked to win their district and out to prove that they are back and better than ever, the Eagles said challenge excepted.  Copyright 2016 KLTV. All rights reser...More >>
    Tonight the Harmony Eagles and Waskom Wildcats took a field trip to Longview to play under the lights at Lobo Stadium.  The Wildcats are the two-time defending state champs in 3A Division II football. So as you can imagine they took the field daring the other team to try and beat them.  Picked to win their district and out to prove that they are back and better than ever, the Eagles said challenge excepted.  Copyright 2016 KLTV. All rights reser...More >>
  • Fresh Start: Tatum Eagles leave 2015 woes behind

    Fresh Start: Tatum Eagles leave 2015 woes behind

    Tuesday, August 30 2016 11:29 PM EDT2016-08-31 03:29:34 GMT
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    Now that the Eagles have picked up their first win of the season, under new Head Coach Craig Barker, it's all about moving forward with the momentum. 

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    Now that the Eagles have picked up their first win of the season, under new Head Coach Craig Barker, it's all about moving forward with the momentum. 

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  • Saturday Showdowns: Results and Highlights

    Saturday Showdowns: Results and Highlights

    Monday, August 29 2016 12:10 AM EDT2016-08-29 04:10:56 GMT
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    In their 6A Classification debut, the John Tyler Lions showed their offense and defense has what it takes to compete at the highest level of high school football in Texas.  Other schools that came away with victories included Canton and Lone Oak.  

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    In their 6A Classification debut, the John Tyler Lions showed their offense and defense has what it takes to compete at the highest level of high school football in Texas.  Other schools that came away with victories included Canton and Lone Oak.  

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  • New Outlook: Tyler Lee hopes defense shows improvement under new head coach Clayton George

    New Outlook: Tyler Lee hopes defense shows improvement under new head coach Clayton George

    Tuesday, August 23 2016 9:23 PM EDT2016-08-24 01:23:52 GMT
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    There's only one way to describe last season for the Tyler Lee Red Raiders, disbelief. Blessed with offensive speed and never short of capable quarterbacks, how could a team that averaged 42 points a game not make the playoffs in 2015?

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    There's only one way to describe last season for the Tyler Lee Red Raiders, disbelief. Blessed with offensive speed and never short of capable quarterbacks, how could a team that averaged 42 points a game not make the playoffs in 2015?

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  • John Tyler returns star players and expects fireworks in 2016

    John Tyler returns star players and expects fireworks in 2016

    Tuesday, August 23 2016 6:04 PM EDT2016-08-23 22:04:29 GMT
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    When it comes to the John Tyler Lions, going 0-3 in the 2015, non-district slate didn't mean much. Once league play began, Cujo was awaken from its slumber and the Lions went on an undefeated streak that ended in the area round of the postseason.  

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    When it comes to the John Tyler Lions, going 0-3 in the 2015, non-district slate didn't mean much. Once league play began, Cujo was awaken from its slumber and the Lions went on an undefeated streak that ended in the area round of the postseason.  

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  • Pine Tree ISD announces new head football coach

    Pine Tree ISD announces new head football coach

    Tuesday, July 5 2016 6:53 PM EDT2016-07-05 22:53:03 GMT
    Kerry Lane announced as new head football coach and assistant athletic director for Pine Tree ISD. (Source: Facebook)Kerry Lane announced as new head football coach and assistant athletic director for Pine Tree ISD. (Source: Facebook)

    This position will be on the July 11 Board meeting agenda for approval by the Board.

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    This position will be on the July 11 Board meeting agenda for approval by the Board.

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  • Several East Texas schools could make the move to 6A

    Several East Texas schools could make the move to 6A

    Friday, October 30 2015 7:46 PM EDT2015-10-30 23:46:23 GMT
    John Tyler, Longview, and Lufkin high schools could soon join Robert E. Lee in the 6A ranks after UIL reclassification takes next year.More >>
    John Tyler, Longview, and Lufkin high schools could soon join Robert E. Lee in the 6A ranks after UIL reclassification takes next year.More >>
  • Injury ends Malakoff, Scurry-Rosser game early

    Injury ends Malakoff, Scurry-Rosser game early

    Saturday, September 26 2015 12:34 AM EDT2015-09-26 04:34:45 GMT
    Friday's game between Malakoff High School and Scurry-Rosser was called early after an injury.More >>
    Friday's game between Malakoff High School and Scurry-Rosser was called early after an injury.More >>
  • Purses and bags to be checked at Tyler Rose Stadium

    Purses and bags to be checked at Tyler Rose Stadium

    Friday, September 4 2015 7:42 PM EDT2015-09-04 23:42:49 GMT
    The Smith County Sheriff's Department will be checking all purses and bags as visitors enter Trinity Mother Francis Rose Stadium this weekend and next weekend, according to Tyler ISD.More >>
    The Smith County Sheriff's Department will be checking all purses and bags as visitors enter Trinity Mother Francis Rose Stadium this weekend and next weekend, according to Tyler ISD.More >>
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