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Stars rally comes up short in game one loss to Ducks

Stars rally comes up short in game one loss to Ducks

The Dallas Stars first playoff game in five seasons almost turned into a blowout. Anaheim went up 4-0 in the 2nd period, en route to a 4-3 victory.
Rockets will face Trail Blazers in first-round series

Rockets will face Trail Blazers in first-round series

The Rockets got the starting date for the postseason they wanted, opening their first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday. They might have also gotten the sort of schedule they need, filled with off days.
Mavs lose to Memphis, will face Spurs in postseason

Mavs lose to Memphis, will face Spurs in postseason

Needing to sweep the season series with the Memphis Grizzlies, the Mavericks looked to seize the seventh seed in the Western Conference playoff picture.
White Oak’s Green commits to East Texas Baptist

White Oak’s Green commits to East Texas Baptist

Rebecca Green, part of a White Oak volleyball dynasty that averaged 40 wins per season during her high school career, will keep her talents in East Texas to play college volleyball at another successful program.

Jack Stallard impressed with LeTourneau baseball team

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. He talked with KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner about the LeTourneau YellowJackets.
New movie underscores fact that Cowboys are more fantasy than reality

New movie underscores fact that Cowboys are more fantasy than reality

The Dallas Cowboys are not what they once were, and they are more famous for their owner than their actual players.
QB carousel could land A&M transfer Joeckel at TCU

QB carousel could land A&M transfer Joeckel at TCU

The quarterback situation at Texas A&M and TCU just got more complicated. Or did they get less complicated?
Aggies hurting for depth at QB

Aggies hurting for depth at QB

Texas A&M’s fall-back option at quarterback suddenly has taken a fall. The Aggies announced Wednesday morning that senior Matt Joeckel intends to transfer.
Three Hallsville athletes pick colleges

Three Hallsville athletes pick colleges

Three Hallsville athletes who will go to the next level in their respective sport were recognized in a ceremony Tuesday morning at the high school.
What to look for in Stars-Ducks playoff series

What to look for in Stars-Ducks playoff series

Dallas begins a best-of-seven first-round series Wednesday in Anaheim. The Stars won the regular-season series 2-1.
Astros call up top prospect George Springer

Astros call up top prospect George Springer

After a wait that’s been excruciating for some fans, the player who could become the face of the Astros has arrived.
13 Longview athletes taking skills to next level

13 Longview athletes taking skills to next level

Thirteen Lobos who made their impact on their respective athletic fields were honored on Tuesday as they prepare take their skills to the next level.
Matt Flynn, former Tyler Lee QB, will stay with Packers

Matt Flynn, former Tyler Lee QB, will stay with Packers

He almost won it all at Tyler Lee. He did win it all at LSU. Matt Flynn also won a Super Bowl ring with Green Bay and he will stay with the Packers.
LeTourneau marks first sweep of UT Tyler

LeTourneau marks first sweep of UT Tyler

LeTourneau baseball has turned a corner. Not only on the field as the Yellowjackets are battling atop the American Southwest Conference standings but as a program in general.
Tracy McGrady makes his pitch as Skeeters open camp

Tracy McGrady makes his pitch as Skeeters open camp

Tracy McGrady, who announced his retirement in August after playing 16 NBA seasons, including six with the Rockets, is no stranger when it comes to pressure.