After former coach’s death, son hopes to lead Newton Eagles to three-peat state title run

On top of the emotional offseason. many of the upcoming seniors have something of a chip on their shoulder.

Week 1 Schedule

XFL Releases names, logos of 8 inaugural teams

SFA Basketball releases 20-game league schedule

Meet the ‘Jacks set for Thursday night

Red Raider Kerry Hyder looking good with Dallas Cowboys

  New Tyler Junior College athletic director looks to the future

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Ex-Texans star Mario Williams accused of trespassing at home

Texas Fishing Report

Cowboys, LB Smith agree on extension amid Elliott holdout

NCAA reprimands Texas A&M-Commerce for misconduct

Tenaha Tigers look to continue dominance after stumbling in 2A Region III final

McCown makes appearance during Eagles, Ravens’ joint practice

  SFA Coach Carthel surprises senior with scholarship

After a long day of practice and meetings senior Stephen F. Austin State University running back Thomas Hutchings was given one of the biggest surprises of his life.

Rusk Eagles set bar high for 2019-20 season: ‘Win district, playoffs, play in December’

The message during preseason practice and scrimmages began with a theme that spanned the Eagles’ entire previous season: Finishing.

Report: Josh McCown to sign with Philadelphia Eagles

Retired veteran quarterback Josh McCown may be coming out of retirement.

Kilgore Rangers ready to launch with new coach who’s a familiar face

Last year Kilgore College rode straight wins to finish the season and then won their bowl game; this after beginning the season with back-to-back losses. That season gives them a lot of motivation for 2019

Crockett golfer one of final four competitors left in U.S. Golf Amateurs Championship

  Palestine’s Museum for East Texas Culture a must visit for sports fans

  Coach Traylor says ‘effort, ball security’ are non-negotiable in football

  VIDEO: We’re kicking off the season with a Red Zone pep rally!

Nacogdoches Dragons look to experienced new head coach for postseason inspiration

  John Tyler coach hopes summer camp conditioning will help players outlast opponents

More cancer treatment needed for SFA assistant Wade Mason

SFA assistant head coach Wade Mason was delt bad news with his cancer diagnosis.

  Lifetime fan: East Texas man has gotten Longview Lobos tickets for past 70 years

There’s no doubt that there are a lot of Longview Lobo fans out there, especially after their state win last season. However, there is only one who has been buying season tickets for 70 consecutive years.

Texas Fishing Report

Texas Fishing Report for Aug. 14

Bullard softball coach dies after battling cancer

Bullard High School’s head softball coach has died after her battle with cancer.

  Diboll looking for elusive district title

The Diboll Lumberjacks are hoping this is the year a district title comes home to the Lumberjacks.

  Two East Texans nominated for 2019 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award

Two East Texas athletes have been named to the seventh annual Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List.

Longview Lobos vs. John Tyler game to be televised on ESPN2

ESPN has announced that this year’s Longview Lobos vs. John Tyler game will be televised on ESPN2.

Coach Quick: State championship is the 'one goal’ for Lufkin Panthers this season

Lufkin hit the field and could not be stopped by the extreme heat index.

Report: Dak turns down $30M contract

Dak wants Dallas to show him the money.

LSU QB Joe Burrow returns to practice as the Tigers get back to work after first scrimmage of fall camp

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow was back at practice after a brief absence last week for an undisclosed injury.

Biggest TTU fan, former cheerleader, dies at age 98

According to the Texas Tech University Cheerleader & Pom Squad Alumni, Jane Kuykendall died Sunday. “Jane was a treasured cheer alum & was an inspiration to Tech Cheer for decades.#QueenOfTechSpirit,” said the Alumni group on social media.

  Former Dallas Cowboys, Superbowl champs visit Tyler for good cause

America's team visited East Texas this weekend to celebrate the first preseason game of the year.

Biles soars to 6th US gymnastics title with two history-making moves

The 22-year-old took the top scores on floor, vault and balance beam, finishing nearly five points ahead of second place.

Mahomes shines in NFL Preseason game

The first full weekend of NFL preseason action came to a close on Saturday, and the Kansas City Chiefs offense once again looked unstoppable with Patrick Mahomes leading the way.

Lufkin’s Jerrin “Bugg” Thompson commits to Texas

Bugg Thompson will be trading in his purple for burnt orange next season.

  E-sports earning skilled young video gamers money for school

Weeks ago a 16 year old won the Fortnight World Cup, taking home $3 million for winning it.

Garrison Bulldogs look to new group of starters to help repeat playoff success

The key will be replacing the offensive line, which lost a lot of depth due to graduation.

  Grace Community Cougars ready to reload

Grace Community Cougars will play with a chip on their shoulders in the upcoming 2019 high school football season.

SFA Basketball heads overseas to Spain

The SFA Lumberjacks are getting some binding time and game time in Spain before the semester starts,

Keke Coutee goes down with knee injury

Keke Coutee is once again injured.

Houston Astros extend protective netting at Minute Maid Park

Extended area covered with netting further down right and left field.

  SFA football player’s teammates help reveal second child’s gender

That's one Powerade bath that this tight end will remember forever!

  All Saints look to build off experience

Coach Drew Starnes is counting on the experience his team got last season to have a breakout 2019 season. He’s hoping that the team’s speed will be an asset on the field.

Cowboys defensive ends battling injuries

The Cowboys have taken a hit on the depth chart when it comes to defensive ends.

Cowboys donating $50,000 to victims in El Paso shooting

The Dallas Cowboys are donating $50,000 to a fund for victims of the mass shooting that killed 22 people and left about two dozen others injured in El Paso, Texas.

Texans veterans expect breakout season for Lufkin’s Coutee

Pay attention to the preseason game Thursday between Green Bay and Houston. You could see some great plays by Keke Coutee.

LSU Football releases 2020 schedule

LSU Football has released its schedule for the 2020 season.

Grapeland hoping Terry Ward can take Sandies to state

After 4 decades in coaching around Texas, Grapeland coach Wayne Mahaffy retired after the Sandies made it to the third round of the playoffs in 2018.

Garrett not satisfied with Cowboys as first preseason game approaches

The Dallas Cowboys still have a of work to do.

  Troup Tigers 2-a-days underway for mental review, focus

To get to the glory of Friday night lights in the fall, East Texas football players have to go through grueling “2-a-days” in the hot summer sun.

Veteran WR Randall Cobb Jr looks to build relationship with Dak

Randall Cobb Jr is looking to bring veteran leadership to an offense with plenty of talent.

Cowboys La’el Collins looking to stay in Dallas

La'el Collins is hoping his p;lay on the field earns him more time in Dallas.

  Mount Vernon coach Art Briles speaks to media after practice Monday

Briles has agreed to speak to the press on August 5 at the end of that afternoon’s practice with the team.

HS Football preview: SA Wolves in beastmode following back-to-back losses in semis

The Wolves enter the 2019-20 season after a disappointing finish to the previous season.

  Longview Lobos gearing up to defend state title

Later this month, the Longview Lobos, the defending 6-A high school football champions, will start defending their title.

Patrick Mahomes has multiple jerseys in Pro Football Hall of Fame

Patrick Mahomes is already a part of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

FOOTBALL IS BACK: Red Raiders host first fall camp practice

Friday’s practice marked the first of 22 scheduled workouts as they prepare for the season opener on August 31.

  They grew up with Mahomes, now they’re buying his Madden game

East Texans hit up stores today to purchase their own copies of Madden 20 — with Patrick Mahomes on the cover.

Lufkin Football ticket renewal begins Monday

make sure you renew your Lufkin season tickets before you lose them.

  Madden NFL 20 hits stores shelves featuring Whitehouse native Pat Mahomes

Mahomes was also given a Madden rating of 97 -- the highest of any QB.

Group of SFA QB’s look to lead 'Jacks in 2019 season

The 'Jacks have 19 spring practices left before opening up the season Aug. 31 at Baylor.

  COWBOYS CAMP: Linebacker Sean Lee continues to lead despite evolving role

When Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee suffered an injury a couple of days ago a lot of folks held their breath, but the good news is it’s not serious. That’s a good thing because he’s the heart and soul of the Cowboys defense

  Return of Travis Frederick setting the tone for Cowboys offensive line

If the Dallas Cowboys can get Ezekiel Elliot back they will need to have a good offensive line - which should improve with getting Travis Frederick back.

  COWBOYS CAMP: Dak Prescott continuing to learn from Jon Kitna and Kellen Moore

The Cowboys offensive brain trust is in the hands of a pair of former backup Dallas QBs, Kellen Moore and Jon Kitna. They’ve provided a lot of knowledge for Dak Prescott to absorb.

  Tony Romo cut from 2019 Texas State Open tournament

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is not expected to make the cut in the 2019 Texas State Open golf tournament.

Erik McCoy learning all he can from veteran Brees

Former Lufkin Panther and Saints rookie Erik McCoy has a good chance at starting at center for the Saints this year.

  COWBOYS CAMP: Rookies at camp learn character, respect

"You’ve got to take it day by day, and you look up to these older vets, they’re always there for you.”

Slow start to Texas State Open ends with Tony Romo shooting one-under par in opening round

Romo got off to a bit of a slow start, starting the day with a bogey and falling behind in the first few holes.

  Cowboys Camp: Actor, musician (and former Terrell High School QB) Jamie Foxx makes appearance Tuesday

Actor, musician (and former Terrell High School QB) Jamie Foxx made an appearance Tuesday at Cowboys Camp in Oxnard.

  Coach Garrett discusses Cowboys’ wide receiver: ‘We’re excited about Amari’

Without making judgement of Zeke Elliott’s holdout, Amari Cooper says he’s willing to come to camp and run routes and that holding out isn’t for him.

  Tony Romo opens up at Texas State Open Q&A

Romo got in a final set of practice rounds before the tournament kicked off the following day.

  Texas State Open going strong, could see growth

Festivities with the 49th annual Texas State Open got underway Sunday at the Cascades Golf Club with the ProAm event.

  Jason Witten brings years of experience with training camp return

One of the big stories enter Cowboys Training Camp was the return of veteran tight end Jason Witten.

  COWBOYS CAMP: Dak Prescott talks to the media at training camp

Dak Prescott reported to work today bringing his lunch pail ready to go to work and do what’s necessary to go a long way in the upcoming new season.

  COWBOYS CAMP: Rookie Tony Pollard planning to standout at training camp

The Cowboys training camp is already next man up especially at the running back position. As Tony Pollard was running with the number one team today. many believe Zeke Elliott will be in camp eventually and Pollard has not changed his attitude towards his work ethic. When asked on whether he though

  COWBOYS CAMP: Travis Frederick returns

Cowboys center Travis Frederick was one of the players who reported to camp Thursday, and he can’t wait to get back on the field.

  Cowboys Camp: Press conference addresses Elliott absence, other pressing issues

When the Cowboys, in their cavalcade of buses, came rolling in at training camp, all were accounted except for Number 21, Zeke Elliott.

Witten back, but where’s Zeke? Cowboys brass addresses state of the team

Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones and Head Coach Jason Garrett are expected to discuss the state of the team and expectations for the season during a press conference in Oxnard, California, where the team is holding training camp.