Sports

Sports

Sources: Rick Barnes not expected to return to Texas

Sources: Rick Barnes not expected to return to Texas

 Rick Barnes is not expected to return as head coach of the Texas men’s basketball team, multiple sources told NBCSports.com.
Cason Adams Throws 2nd No-No in UT Tyler Program History on Saturday

Cason Adams Throws 2nd No-No in UT Tyler Program History on Saturday

 UT Tyler sophomore pitcher Cason Adams pitched just the second no-hitter in program history, leading the Patriots to a 4-0 win over Hardin-Simmons on Saturday.
'Free Throws for Souls' now 5 years strong

'Free Throws for Souls' now 5 years strong

 Starting at 6:00 Friday morning, at the First Assembly of God in Chandler, Tom booth was shooting free throws.
SFA will scrimmage at Longview's Lobo Stadium Saturday

SFA will scrimmage at Longview's Lobo Stadium Saturday

The Stephen F. Austin football team will have a free scrimmage Saturday at 4:00 at Lobo Stadium in Longview.
Jerry Jones has shown he’s not concerned with ‘character’

Jerry Jones has shown he’s not concerned with ‘character’

Greg Hardy? This guy was red-flagged by the NFL as trouble from his college days at Ole Miss. That was 2010. Hardy, labeled a first round talent, fell to the sixth round in the draft.
TX lawmakers propose bill to require EKG testing for HS athletes at personal expense

TX lawmakers propose bill to require EKG testing for HS athletes at personal expense

A new bill proposed in the Texas legislature would require some student-athletes to undergo additional testing during their yearly physicals.

SFA to begin spring football practice Saturday, scrimmage set for Longview High School

Stephen F. Austin is set to open its 2015 spring practice schedule this week, announced Monday by head coach Clint Conque.
Legendary coach Dean Smith is giving back to his players, even in death

Legendary coach Dean Smith is giving back to his players, even in death

Coaching icon Dean Smith continues to give back to his players, even in death.
Money, overall help for the team trumped Cowboys keeping Murray

Money, overall help for the team trumped Cowboys keeping Murray

As much as the Dallas Cowboys wanted to keep running back DeMarco Murray, their desire to get better as a football team was far greater.
New Diana athlete returning to state powerlifting meet

New Diana athlete returning to state powerlifting meet

 Trey Villarreal has a lot on his plate – powerlifting, football, track and field, working at the volunteer fire department and playing softball for his church.
DID YOU KNOW: Inventor of basketball served as ARMY Chaplain

DID YOU KNOW: Inventor of basketball served as ARMY Chaplain

As "March Madness" makes its annual appearance on the American sports scene, fans who understand the history of basketball know Dr. James Naismith invented the game in 1891.
'Champions 4 Light' — Top coaches come together for benefit volleyball clinic

'Champions 4 Light' — Top coaches come together for benefit volleyball clinic

 By teaching the game they love to young girls in East Texas, five college and high school volleyball coaches plan to show another group of East Texas girls how much they are loved.

Jack Stallard talks about SFA coming to Longview

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. He talked with KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner about a big event coming to Longview this weekend.
Jerry Jones says Cowboys can be a platform for domestic violence awareness

Jerry Jones says Cowboys can be a platform for domestic violence awareness

There has been so much talk about the Dallas Cowboys and their supposed lack of concern regarding domestic violence after signing defensive end Greg Hardy that owner Jerry Jones and vice president Stephen Jones believe people have forgotten a k
Pine Tree completes no-hitter of Marshall, more

Pine Tree completes no-hitter of Marshall, more

Mason Hays and Bryton Thomas combined for a no-hitter in a District 15-5A contest that was suspended due to rain on Friday.