Lufkin 3-star running back commits to University of Washington

Lufkin running back Caleb Berry will be leaving the Pineywoods next year for the Northwest, where he plans on joining the University of Washington football program.

  WATCH: East Texas athlete explains why she refuses to run with ‘Robert E. Lee’ on her jersey

Hudson’s Riley Smith ready for second chance at making Arizona’s opening day roster

  WEBXTRA: Company creates Patrick Mahomes-themed face mask

Lufkin ISD preparing for fewer fans than normal at football games

SFA athletes return to campus with precautions in place

Nacogdoches ISD suspends female workouts after student gets COVID-19

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  Brandon Belt admits time away from baseball showed him how much he loved the game

  Proposal by TAPPS coach could switch high schools seasons

Report: Patriots fined, lose draft pick for videotaping Bengals

  Hallsville student-athlete test positive for COVID-19

  With COVID-19 on the rise, high school programs around the state start to suspend summer workouts

  Dak Prescott teaming up with Marshall business to help Boys and Girls Club

New faces in charge of ETX softball programs

Two East Texas softball programs announced changes on Friday.

Cowboys Elliott facing lawsuit after alleged dog attack

Ezekiel Elliott is facing legal troubles with a lawsuit concerning an alleged dog attack.

  Brandon Belt anxious to return to team with MLB season set to start

With the break from baseball coming to an end, East Texan and Giants first basemen Brandon Belt is ready to get back on the field.

  Dave Campbell magazine recognizes Whitehouse football coach as a top 40 under 40 coach

Marcus Gold enters his third season as the Whitehouse football coach, he’s made big strides with the program and others have taken notice.

‘Twice the Fun in ’21′: Pro Football Hall of Fame postpones 2020 Enshrinement Week events until next year

  Tyler Lee softball team prepares for upcoming season

Trinity ISD superintendent confirms coach, student have COVID-19

WEBXTRA: Dave Campbell managing editor previews high school football season

High school athletes get valuable evaluation from AC coaching staff

  Some Tyler community members push for Robert E. Lee High School name change

Dak Prescott signs exclusive franchise tag with Cowboys

Dak Prescott still doesn't have his longterm deal but he is ending his holdout with the club after signing the team exclusive franchise tag.

  Super Bowl MVP’s wish for Whataburger in Kansas City may come true after all

Even though the reigning Super Bowl MVP is a big fan of the Texas-based restaurant chain, Whataburger has no plans to open one of its burger joints in Kansas City, Missouri.

AP source: MLB spring training sites close amid virus worry

The players' association was told by Major League Baseball on Friday that teams will not agree to more than 60 games in the pandemic-delayed season, leaving open the possibility of an even shorter schedule of perhaps 50 games or fewer.

  Lufkin artist receiving help with Little League mural

Artist Byron Jones likes to work alone but doesn't mind getting some help from time to time.

Schools preaching safety first during summer workouts

High school programs continue to workout while balancing strength and conditioning with COVID-19 concerns.

  Flint professional fisherman to compete in FLW Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit next week

Kelly Jordon is competing in his second fishing tournament since the COVID-19 shutdown eased up. He’s from Flint and next week he’ll compete in the FLW Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit, that stop is in Dayton, Tenn.

NJCAA outlines return of junior college athletes

Junior college programs are preparing to have athletes back on campus in the fall.

MLB’s Texas Rangers face pressure to change name amid scrutiny over symbols, historical figures

A Chicago Tribune columnist argued Thursday, Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers should change their team name because of its ties to brutality and racism.

Longview enters season No.3 in AP poll, Lufkin No.11

Longview and Lufkin appear to be ready to have another great year under the lights.

NCAA clears way for football, basketball student-athletes to return to workouts

NCAA institutions have been given clearance by the NCAA on starting mandatory activities by the middle of July.

School administrators, coaches optimistic in UIL’s decision to allow Friday broadcasts

The University Interscholastic League’s executive director has announced high school football games can be streamed for the 2020 season only.

East Texas schools suspend summer workouts due to positive COVID-19 testing

Spring Hill ISD is the latest school to shut down summer workouts for athletes after a female tested positive for COVID-19.

UIL committee set to consider changes to upcoming year while coaches continue to monitor safety of athletes at summer workouts

The UIL's stading committee on athletics is set to listen to several COVID-19 related proposals on Tuesday.

Carthage, Gilmer land spots on 4A DII preseason poll

Its a new year and a new classification, but the Carthage Bulldogs look to continue their dominance.

WATCH: Dallas Cowboy Jaylon Smith appears in PSA urging Texans to wear masks

The Office of the Governor and Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith today released a new public service announcement (PSA) entitled, “Wear A Mask On And Off The Field.”

Ezekiel Elliott, other NFL players test positive for coronavirus

Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott is among several NFL players who have COVID-19, according to the NFL Network.

  East Texas athletes sign to head to college next season

High school athletes are still deciding on their next stop in athletic journey.

East Texas high school baseball summer league starts up Monday

High school baseball players have the chance to wear their school colors during a new summer baseball league.

SFA football agrees to deal with Troy for 2023 opener

Its still over three years away but the SFA football team already has their 2023 season opener set.

Black University of Texas athletes call for change

University of Texas student-athletes are hoping their voices will be heard as they ask for changes to bring about diversity.

SFA football players one step closer to returning under new NCAA plan

The NCAA is hoping to have football teams back with their coaches by mid-July.

Shelbyville basketball honored by UIL with virtual ceremoy

The Shelbyville Dragons basketball team was honored in a special virtual ceremony Thursday afternoon.

Former TJC Coach Danny Palmer heading to SU-Shreveport

Palmer has over four decades of coaching experience that he brings to the new Junior College program in Shreveport.

Gladewater, Malakoff football teams make state 3A poll

For the third straight day, East Texas teams have found their way into the Dave Campbell's Texas Football / Associated Press preseason poll.

  John Tyler workouts resume following break

It hasn’t taken long for Coach Rickland Holmes to notice what he likes best after just two days of the voluntary workouts with his players. He’s mildly surprised at how his guys are coming along.

San Augustine sees summer workouts as beginning of quest for forth straight regional title

The San Augustine Wolves don't plan on stepping aside as the top team in 2A DI Region III.

Three East Texas schools land on 3A DII preseason poll

Three East Texas football teams once again look to be the best in 3A DII. Dave Campbell's Texas Football released their 3A DII preseason poll Wednesday afternoon and Daingerfield, Paul Pewitt, and Newton all found their way onto the poll.

NCAA finalizing plan for extended college football preseason

The NCAA's football oversight committee expects to finalize a plan on Thursday to allow teams to conduct up to 12 unpadded, slow-speed practices, also know as walk-throughs, during the 14 days before the typical preseason begins in August.

UIL announces changes after 2 days of summer workouts

Changes are already coming to UIL summer workouts.

San Augustine once again in preseason football poll

The San Augustine Wolves once again should be hard to beat at the 2A ranks.

New coaches finally working with student-athletes

Head coach Brett Ratliff is hoping to keep the team's winning tradition alive in the 2020-21 season.

UIL set to honor LaPoynor Martin’s Mill, Shelbyville boys basketball teams

The UIL is trying to honor their boys basketball teams that saw their seasons end early due to COVID-19.

Student-athletes return to summer workouts under new COVID-19 guidelines

High school athletes were happy to be back on campuses Monday to begin summer workouts.

Former Tyler ISD athletic director Billy Hall dies

Tyler ISD announced Monday former teacher, coach, administrator, and athletic director Billy Hall died.

  EDITORIAL: Michael Coleman offers his thoughts on the recent racial tensions

Part of Drew Brees answer about his grandfathers risking their lives in World War Two shows his pride in them, nothing wrong with that. So do the grandchildren of black soldiers who also risked their lives.

  High school athletes head back to school Monday for voluntary summer workouts

Student athletes will return to campus next Monday for summer workouts. This year workouts will look different.

Dave Campbell’s Shehan Jeyarajah discusses upcoming college football season

The East Texas sports team sat down with Dave Campbell writer Shehan Jeyarajah to get his opinion on the upcoming college football season.

Former SFA basketball players dispute claims of racist comments from coach Danny Kaspar

Former head SFA basketball coach Danny Kaspar has been accused of making several racially insensitive remarks during his current time at Texas State.

Nacogdoches’ Zarreah Tilley carrying father’s legacy to college

Zarreah Tilley's passion for running comes from her father who she lost at just 3 years-old.

Drew Brees takes to social media to apologize for comments on protests

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has taken to social media to apologize for comments he made regarding protests of the National Anthem.

  Tyler ISD board approves new turf at Rose Stadium, new high school practice fields and more

KLTV 7′s Alex Leroux has the details about what is changing.

  TJC volleyball players left behind turn it into blessing in disguise

Slowly, student athletes are being allowed to workout on their school campuses, but there are those on the TJC volleyball team that never left town.

Houston Texans set to honor George Floyd on day of funeral

The Houston Texans will honor the memory and life of George Floyd next Tuesday.

Dak Prescott offers support for protestors and $1M for police training

Dak Prescott spoke out against systematic racism and also pledge money to help with police training.

  Cowboys to have training camp in Frisco under NFL decision

The Cowboys will be in Frisco for their 2020 Training Camp instead of Oxnard, CA.

Nacogdoches native, Texas DB makes plea for unity on twitter

Nacogdoches native and Texas Longhorn Josh Thompson is using twitter to voice his concerns on the unrest going on around the country.

  Carthage native discusses working with Stallone on ‘Rocky’ documentary

The documentary will be released digitally in North America on June 9.

Whitehouse native Dylan Cantrell heading to Arizona Cardinals

East Texan Dylan Cantell is heading to Phoenix to be reunited with his former college coach

  TAPPS schools begin summer workouts

High school student-athletes are starting to get back to a routine that involves their favorite sports.

SFA student athletes workout on campus for first time since COVID-19 shutdown

Each athlete had their temperature taken before being allowed into the building for their one-hour workout.

Mahomes, SFA coaches ask for unity amid protests over death of George Floyd

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes II weighed in on the protests and unrest going on across the United States in the wake of George Floyd’s in-custody death in Minneapolis on Monday with a heartfelt tweet urging unity.

SFA unveils new family of sports logos

The SFA Athletic Department is getting a fresh new look with a new family of logos to accompany the traditional SFA logo.

SFA ready to bring back athletes, working on plan for fans

Student-athletes will start returning June 1 and SFA is already looking at plans for fans returning in the fall.

  WEBXTRA: Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center partially reopens

Safety precautions have been put into place such as six-foot social distancing, some indoor exhibits are closed, as well as limited occupancy of 100 people at a time.

Dak and Cowboys continue contract talks while Watt not ready to ask Texans for one

Two big NFL players in Texas are set to make more money. One is in talks while the other is not.

TAPPS clears way for schools to start summer workous on June 1

Private school athletes could be back on campus starting June 1.

Nathan Bain Chosen to Receive Southland’s McCarty Citizenship Award

Nathan Bain's off the court leadership continues to get noticed.

  BLING BLING! Carthage Bulldogs receive 2019 state championship rings

It was a congratulation delayed by a few months late due to the COVID-19 pandemic.