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  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.

  Cowboys to have training camp in Frisco under NFL decision

Nacogdoches native, Texas DB makes plea for unity on twitter

  Carthage native discusses working with Stallone on ‘Rocky’ documentary

Whitehouse native Dylan Cantrell heading to Arizona Cardinals

  TAPPS schools begin summer workouts

SFA unveils new family of sports logos

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

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

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

Nathan Bain Chosen to Receive Southland’s McCarty Citizenship Award

  The Next Normal: Youth sports coming back with changes in game day experience

New 7on7 tournament causes confusion and concern

Former ‘Jack John Franklin-Myers: Those are wins I will never forget

The wins may be off the books but SFA athletes will always remember them.

UIL releases guidelines for return of student-athletes on June 8

Coaches and schools can now start planning for student-athletes to return to campus after the UIL released their guidelines for summer strength and conditioning workouts.

SFA alum reacts to NCAA probation

The lumberjack pride has always been front and center. Andy Teel, an East Texas businessman weighs in on the school’s set back.

  13-page resolution outlines mistakes made by SFA Athletics in academic record keeping

The NCAA believed SFA had a lack of institutional control when it came to making sure all of their student-athletes were academically certified over a nearly seven year period.

  SFA Coaches release statements after NCAA releases sanctions on programs

  NCAA cites lack of institutional control in punishment of SFA athletic program

UIL sets date of return for summer workouts

Youth sports making a return under phase 2 of reopening Texas

  Jonny Louvier named Gladewater’s new head football coach

Webxtra - Weather causing delays for new SFA basketball Facility

Former MLB pitcher Pat Mahomes Sr. weighs in on state of league

MLB baseball hopes to be up and running in the first week of July, while still finding ways to battle COVID-19.

Patrick Mahomes delivers address at Texas Tech Virtual Spring Commencement

Patrick Mahomes gave back to the place where it all started to inspire the next class of graduates who have had to deal with unprecedented circumstances in completing their college careers.

  SFA athletic leaders optimistic in July 1 return to campus

SFA is hoping to have select athletes back on campus by July.

Former ‘Jack John Franklin-Myers ready for a comeback season with the Jets

After a year off due to injury former SFA Lumberjack John Franklin-Myers is ready to prove he is a starter for the New York Jets.

Longview native, SFA alum Ann Hollas’ success goes beyond the court

Ann Hollas made an impact on the court for SFA Volleyball the past four years. Now she is making an impact off the court in the lives of others.

Shot Clock in Texas high school basketball still a no-go

The shot clock debate will continue but any changes are not coming soon.

Lufkin’s Caleb Berry heading into senior year with momentum on recruiting trail

Caleb Berry is a name hot on the recruiting trail through East Texas.

Spotlight on East Texan Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs during 2020 NFL season

After winning the Superbowl last season, all eyes will be on Kansas City as Patrick Mahomes looks for a repeat.

  Tyler native using background in modern dance to help professional athletes

Tyler native Michelle Tyer Heines has been busy getting future NFL stars ready for the league.

East Texas baseball coach heading to Lindsay ISD

After 300 wins in the East Texas region, Derrick Jenkins is heading to the north Texas region.

SFA basketball sending historic items from win over Duke to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

SFA basketball's win over Duke will be immortalized in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

  ETN: Anissa Centers speaks with college athlete about abrupt end of season

Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic some college seniors are forced to try to figure out ways to deal with the fallout of the abrupt end of their collegiate athletic careers.

  East Texas rookies preparing for unique NFL Rookie mini-camp

NFL rookie Mini-camp will have a different feel this year.

College leaders remain optimistic in fall return for football

The return of college football in the fall is still up in the air but officials are optimistic.

UIL clears way for changes to summer workouts, physicals

The UIL is hoping to help athletes and coaches once in-person activity is allowed.

Dez shows support for new “88” in Dallas

There is a new No.88 in Dallas.

  Former Nacogdoches standout Brandon Jones ready for NFL

Brandon Jones was drafted last week, now he is ready to be the next star in Miami.

Chiefs use fifth-year option on Mahomes, seek long-term deal

The Kansas City Chiefs are exercising their fifth-year option on Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes.

  2020 Little League World Series canceled

The 75th edition of the Little League World Series will have to wait a year.

  Districts could see drop in revenue if UIL cancels fall events

The UIL and school districts could both take a revenue hit if COVID-19 causes a football cancellation in the fall.

Shelbyville, LaPoyner to be honored after basketball state tournament canceld

The UIL is hoping they found closure for the boy's basketball teams that lost their state tournament to COVID-19.

  Texas High School products reign over 2020 NFL Draft

Thirty-three players who were drafted played high school football in Texas, leading the nation.

Plenty of East Texas products heading to NFL

East Texans take center stage night 2 of the NFL Draft.

Former Longview Lobo, NFL Pro Bowler Trent Williams traded to San Francisco 49ers

Former Longview Lobo and NFL Pro Bowler Trent Williams is out of Washington and heading to San Francisco.

Cowboys pick WR CeeDee Lamb with 17th pick in NFL Draft

The Dallas Cowboys went with a wide receiver in the first round of the NFL draft.

  Palestine all-state athlete motivated by faith, not disappointed by COVID-19 closures

The Wildcats were ranked #1 by the UIL before COVID-19 outbreak

Tenaha to fill AD, head football coach position

Multiple changes are being made to bring in a new head football coach and athletic director in Tenaha.

Cancer Axed: SFA Assistant Coach Wade Mason on road to basketball return

Assistant Coach Wade Mason is cancer free and ready to get back on the basketball court with his SFA Lumberjack family.

Governor Greg Abbott working with NASCAR to bring racing back to TMS

NASCAR could be making a return to the American public soon and Texas officials want it to be at Texas Motor Speedway.

  WEBXTRA: Texas 7-on-7 2020 events canceled

KTRE Sports Director Caleb Beames spoke with Buffalo Athletic Director/ 7-on-7 board member Brandon Houston about the cancellation of this year’s season.

Former SFA play-by-play announcer, alum fighting COVID-19

Bobby Mauro is at home isolated from his wife and child as he battles what he presumes is COVID-19.

  Clarification on Smith County golf courses during the COVID-19 pandemic

Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s executive order defining essential and non essential businesses created confusion among the golfing community. On one hand, it is a forum for essential exercise. On the other, there are dining rooms and social distancing requirements.

  Messina resigns as Kilgore College softball coach

Kilgore Cllege will have to find a replacement for their first ever coach.

New Diana hires Clark Herrell as new AD, head football coach

New Diana's new head football coach will bring in plenty of life experience.

  East Texans make good use of virtual races

Virtual racing events are keeping people active in these tough times.

Carthage’s Kai Horton picks up first DI offer

SFA is going after a state champion quarterback from East Texas.

Missed opportunity: athletes back home before spring football season completed

Student-athletes that left high school early for spring football at the college level are now back home with a missed opportunity to get ahead.

Before baseball comes back, players will need time to adjust

When baseball comes back players will need time to get back into game day shape.

Chapel Hill ISD announces passing of fmr. coach Johnny Williams

Chapel Hill Independent School District announced the passing of former coach and educator Johnny Williams on Thursday.

Coaches in limbo with student-athletes during COVID-19 pandemic

Football coaches are sitting and waiting to get their student-athletes back.

LeTourneau pitcher, Lufkin native Kolton Eberlan at home preparing for next year

Kolton Eberlan was hoping to help LeTurneau get back to the conference championship. Now he is at home after COVID-19 ended their season.

Corrigan hires former Bulldog as next AD/HFC

Corrigan is bringing in a home grown talent as their next head football coach.

What an arm: Orioles prospect, Nacogdoches native Grayson Rodriguez clears small lake

Grayson Rodriguez is showing kust how strong his arm is.

FCA’s Heart of a Champion games canceled

The 10th annual FCA Heart of a Champion event is the latest sporting event to be canceled in East Texas.

Peterson, Brady, Watt lead NFL All-Decade team selections

East Texan Adrian Peterson was named one of the best players of the past decade in the NFL.

UIL remains hopeful for Spring championships

Spring sports have been in a holding pattern for almost a month. The UIL remains hopeful that they will come back.

SFA releases 2020 football schedule

The SFA Lumberjacks is looking to improve on a 3-9 performance from last season.

Coaches optimistic and eager for teams to get back on the field

The UIL remains hopeful they can get seasons going again but there is no start date.

UIL Medical Advisory committee set to discuss COVID-19

The UIL medical committee is set to meet on Sunday to discuss the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

SFA’s Kevon Harris optimistic about basketball future

SFA senior Kevon Harris wants to be playing in a NBA arena by this time next year,

After NCAA eligibility vote, universities now tasked with making it work

spring athletes were given another year of eligibility. Now what?

With no sports, college athletes adjusting to new normal

College athletes around the country are trying to adjust to life without their sport.

  Way Back Sports: A Look at the 2014 SFA logo fail

In 2014, SFA attempted to switch to a new logo. it did not work.

Former SFA football player, sign company shifting focus to medical supplies

A manufacturing company with ties to SFA is doing their part to help make supplies to fight against COVID-19.

Questions remain as decision looms on eligibility of spring NCAA Athletes

Athletes are facing a lot of unknowns right now in the wake of COVID-19.

SFA’s coach Keller, Kevon Harris bring home NABC awards

SFA men's basketball brought in two more awards Monday night.

2020 KTRE Pineywoods Showdown canceled due to COVID-19

The 12th edition of the KTRE Pineywoods Showdown will not take place due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Cowboys center Travis Frederick retires after 7 seasons

Travis Frederick is calling it a career and saying he is going out on his own terms.