Thomas Sitton returning to East Texas to coach Rusk

The Rusk Eagles are hoping history can repeat itself for their new head football coach Thomas Sitton.

SFA looks to extend streak vs Northwestern State

Joe Burrow makes fun of his ‘tiny hands’

  Los Angeles honors Kobe, Gianna Bryant with public memorial

Ex-coach gets 6 months in college scam, runs from courthouse

Woman, 84, sinks putt across basketball court to win new car

SFA gains momentum in latest AP Top 25 poll

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Scores for Boys Bi-District, Girls Quarterfinals

Newman confirms he suffered head injury in Daytona 500 crash

  Elkhart welcomes San Francisco 49er Jeffery Wilson Jr. home following Superbowl

  Marshall native, legendary boxer George Foreman in Nacogdoches for film festival

40 years ago, the US beat the Soviets in the ‘Miracle on Ice’

Elkhart ISD welcomes new head football coach

Lufkin native Dez Bryant works out with Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes

ufkin native Dez Bryant is taking a possible NFL comeback seriously.

SFA looks to extend streak vs Incarnate Word

Stephen F. Austin looks for its seventh straight win in the head-to-head series over Incarnate Word.

  Lufkin girls soccer coach Juan Encarnacion hits milestone

Lufkin girls’ soccer coach Juan Encarnacion hit a milestone this week.

NFL owners approve terms of new players agreement

The NFL is one step closer to finalizing a new collective bargaining agreement.

NFL free agent Greg Robinson jailed in Texas on pot charge; police say he had 157 pounds of weed

Area Round Girls playoff scores and schedule

  SFA’s Kevon Harris sets school’s DI scoring record

  LeTourneau guard Nate West heartbroken by death of Kobe Bryant

Weekly Texas Fishing Report (February 19)

Redskins pick up option on East Texan Adrian Peterson

Ryan Newman is awake and walking around

Nascar driver, Ryan Newman, is making great progress and is alert and walking around.

Lufkin beats Mavs on senior night, Nac clinches 16-5A 1 seed

East Texas boys basketball teams battled it out until the final whistle on the final night to see who would make the playoffs.

Kevon Harris closing in on SFA men’s basketball scoring record

Kevon Harris is expected to become the all-time leading scorer in the history of the Stephen F. Austin State University men’s basketball program, and head coach Kyle Kellor said Tuesday that Harris deserves the honor.

  LeBron James will release children’s book in August

LeBron James wrote a children’s picture book that is set for release in August, according to the publisher, Harper Collins.

  Newman ‘awake and speaking’ after fiery Daytona crash

Hamlin was criticized for celebrating his second consecutive Daytona 500 win. He says he was unaware Newman was injured.

  Former NASCAR driver Candace Muzny found dead in home

The 43-year-old former NASCAR driver was found dead in her Oklahoma City home.

  Racing community weighs in on Ryan Newman’s Daytona 500 crash, condition

Members of the racing community took to Twitter Tuesday in reaction to NASCAR's update on Ryan Newman.

Dale Earnhardt died in the Daytona 500 on this day 19 years ago

One of NASCAR’s greatest drivers lost his life 19 years ago on the final lap of the Daytona 500.

SFA looks to extend streak vs Central Ark.

Stephen F. Austin looks for its 10th straight conference win against Central Arkansas.

Texas looks to end streak vs TCU

TCU looks to extend Texas's conference losing streak to five games

Walk-off single lifts AC past TJC 2-1

The AC Roadrunners needed all 9 innings to get a win on Monday night.

Hamlin wins 3rd Daytona 500; Newman hospitalized ‘in serious condition’

The rain dampened the hyped season opener with a visit from President Trump that energized the sold-out crowd.

Mickey Wright, golf great and early LPGA force, dies at 85

Hall of Fame golfer Mickey Wright has died. Her attorney says she died Monday of a heart attack Monday.

  SFA basketball continues to rise in Top 25 poll

THE SFA's men's basketball team continues to get attention for their season.

Video of McNeese catcher getting help putting on gear goes viral

A video of McNeese catcher Kade Morris getting some help from his teammates is going viral. In the video, Morris’ teammates and trainers help him get his catcher’s gear on between innings.

  Team LeBron wins NBA All-Star Game 157-155 in revamped format

Prior to the game, Hall of Famer Magic Johnson led a tribute to Kobe Bryant and Commissioner Emeritus David Stern, including an eight-second moment of silence, a nod to the number Bryant wore the first half of his career.

Girls basketball Bi-District scores

The playoffs are here and girls teams all over East Texas are ready to make their claim at a state title.

Arkansas State baseball beats Stephen F. Austin 8-4 to pick up series win

Red Wolves visit Ole Miss on Tuesday

No. 3 Texas Tech baseball remains undefeated after opening weekend

After the opening weekend of action, the No. 3 Texas Tech baseball team is still undefeated.

Rodeo clown Lecile Harris dies at 83

Legendary rodeo clown and Collierville native Lecile Harris has died.

Bridges, Zion lead U.S. over World in Rising Stars Challenge

Zion scored 14 points in the contest

Duncan homers but Arkansas State falls to Stephen F. Austin on Opening Day

The Lumberjacks beat the Red Wolves 3-2.

  Longview hosts 80th East Texas Golden Gloves

Boxing will be on display for fans for the next three nights in one East Texas city, as the 80th annual 'East Texas Golden Gloves' tournament begins in Longview.

Astros players try to offer explanations into sign stealing scandal

The Astros faced the media and tried to offer apologies after they were caught cheating in the 2017 season.

  Sticking to script: Bregman, Astros discuss sign stealing

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred disciplined the Astros after he found the team broke rules by using electronics to steal signs during its run to the 2017 World Series championship and again in the 2018 season.

No. 1 Baylor looks to knock off No. 14 WVU

No. 1 Baylor goes for its sixth straight win over ranked opponents against No. 14 West Virginia

Ecomet Burley Jr.'s impact went beyond football field

Former Lufkin standout and Texas Tech Red Raider Ecomet Burley Jr. has died.

Lady Runners stun No. 10 TJC

Playing short handed, the Angelina Women's basketball team pulled off the upset Wednesday night over nationally ranked TJC.

Ladyjacks sink Islanders

The Ladyjacks continue to stay at the too of the SLC following Wednesday's win

Kensmil leads the way in Jacks win over Islanders

The Jacks continued their winning ways after strong performances from Gavin Kensmil and Kevon Harris.

Tokyo, IOC officials reiterate that the Olympics are on

Tokyo Olympic organizers repeated their message again at the start of meetings with the IOC: the Summer Games will not be waylaid by the coronavirus that is spreading from neighboring China.

Weekly Texas Fishing Report (February 12)

The weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for Feb. 12.

Trump expected to attend Daytona 500 race Sunday in Florida

The Federal Aviation Administration issued a flight restriction for Sunday indicating that President Donald Trump is expected to attend the NASCAR race.

Dennis Rodman to appear at Texas Tech vs. Texas basketball game

Attorney Davis W. Smith will be bringing NBA legend Dennis Rodman to attend the Texas vs Texas Tech basketball game February 29, in Lubbock.

SFA football player back on campus after being shot in the head

SFA football player LaCoryien Washington wakes up everyday thankful for the little things in life after he survived a gun shot wound to his head in October.

SFA looks for road win vs Texas A&M-CC

Stephen F. Austin looks for its third straight win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at American Bank Center

Cowboys news: Lee coming back? Former OC heading to LSU

Cowboys fans got part of an answer they wanted with Sean Lee coming back to the NFL. Now they wait to see if he will be in Dallas or somewhere else.

Crockett poised to make a run to state

The Crockett Bulldogs are looking to be at the UIL State Tournament in March.

AP source: MLB considering expanding playoffs to 14 teams

There would be four wild cards in each league, up from two.

  Games scheduled for East Texas roller derby league for first time in three years

For the first time in three years, the East Texas Bombers, roller derby league has games booked for this season.

Important NFL Offseason Dates

Super Bowl LIV is in the rear view mirror and all eyes now shift to the NFL’s offseason. While there are no games to be played until September and even preseason is still six months away in August, there is plenty for fans to monitor in the interim.

  SFA basketball teams send UNO back to Crescent City with losses

The SFA Lumberjacks continued to keep a strong lead in the Southland Conference with a Saturday win over UNO.

President Trump tweets support for Pete Rose into HOF

The President made the case that Rose, who is currently banned, should be in the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame.

Former player’s death emotionally rocks the NSU family

Wade Williams is the Natchitoches school’s second graduate in 40 days to have died in a plane crash

Groveton native Wade Williams killed in Thursday plane crash in Louisiana

The crash of a small plane in Jackson Parish, LA, took the life of a Groveton native on Thursday.

  Three Tyler brothers will continue their bond on football field for ETBU

The Milton brothers been playing football together since they were three years old.

Mahomes after Super Bowl celebration: ‘TTU prepared me for these moments’

Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes apparently got more than an education and a football career from Texas Tech.

SFA teams remain at top of SLC after sweep of Nicholls

The SFA basketball teams completed a Wednesday sweep of Nicholls state

  ’The sky is the limit’: National champion Paralympic swimmer from Van exceeds limitations

The 17-year-old doesn’t know the meaning of the word ‘no.’

  VIDEO: Celebratory (and hoarse) Patrick Mahomes, Andy Reid speak to the crowd at KC celebration

Hundreds of thousands showed up to welcome Reid, Mahomes and all the Chiefs home to KC, and our camera was there, too! Check out what Patrick and Reid had to say to the fans.

Weekly Texas Fishing Report (February 5)

The weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for Feb. 5.

  National Signing Day 2020: Who is going where in East Texas

It’s a busy day for East Texas student-athletes as they commit to their future schools.

Mahomes Adidas commercial puts Whitehouse in the spotlight

A national Adidas commercial features the city of Whitehouse and their backing of star quarterback Patrick Mahomes.

National Signing Day 2020 in ETX - What to expect

Signing Day is here at student-athletes are getting ready to make some tough decissions.

Canton hires Casey Hubble as athletic director, head football coach

Canton has found their next head football coach. The school board approved the hire of Casey Hubble as their next athletic director and head football coach.

SFA looks to extend streak vs Nicholls St.

Stephen F. Austin looks for its seventh straight conference win against Nicholls State

  TEAM LUKE: Tim Siegel reflects on Patrick Mahomes’ Super Bowl win

Last night, the Siegels watched from a chair in Luke’s room as the quarterback won his first Super Bowl Championship, cheering on the man who has cheered for them.

Despite being on top of the world, Patrick Mahomes rooted in humble East Texas beginnings

Patrick Mahomes continues to give his home town credit for his success.