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Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 9:45am

Here's some of Thursday's scrimmage schedule.

Atlanta at Jefferson, 5 p.m.

Spring Hill at Rusk, 6 p.m.

Kilgore at Gilmer, 7:30 p.m

Eight White Oak Roughnecks make the 2A All-State team

Eight White Oak Roughnecks make the 2A All-State team

Daingerfield’s Kelshin Neal made it a clean sweep of statewide awards on Wednesday when he shared Defensive Player of the Year honors on the 63rd annual Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association Class 2A All-State Football Tea
Class A: Six East Texans named to TSWA All-State first team

Class A: Six East Texans named to TSWA All-State first team

Six East Texans, including three on special teams, earned first-team honors on the Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class A All-State Football Team.

Lufkin facing second-longest bus trip in 5A

Lufkin is used to going on the road. The Panthers used to be in a district with Houston area teams. This is worse. Lufkin will be paired with Ennis starting this fall.
Gilmer coach worth millions to his players

Gilmer coach worth millions to his players

Jeff Traylor has been the head coach of the Gilmer Buckeyes for 14 years. During that time he's had 95 players sign with college football teams. That adds up to $10 million dollars worth of scholarships.

It was time to sign at Longview, John Tyler, Tyler Lee, Whitehouse and Chapel Hill

It was time to sign. The Longview Lobos had eight players sign on National Signing Day, six in football and two in soccer.
New 5A district pairs John Tyler with Lufkin, Nacogdoches, Jacksonville, Whitehouse, Lindale and others

New 5A district pairs John Tyler with Lufkin, Nacogdoches, Jacksonville, Whitehouse, Lindale and others

It's back to the future for Cujo and the Pack. The John Tyler Lions are in the same district again with the Lufkin Panthers.
Longview in new 5A district with Pine Tree, Hallsville, Marshall and others

Longview in new 5A district with Pine Tree, Hallsville, Marshall and others

Longview has a cross-town rivalry again. The Longview Lobos and the Pine Tree Pirates are in the new 15-5A district.
Gilmer, Gladewater, Spring Hill and Bullard leaving the District of Doom

Gilmer, Gladewater, Spring Hill and Bullard leaving the District of Doom

Gilmer and Bullard will be in a new district 5-4A. The buckeyes and the Panthers will be joined by Canton, Melissa, Emory Rains and Nevada Community. Gladewater and Spring Hill will be in the new 6-4A.
Tyler Lee paired with five Garland schools

Tyler Lee paired with five Garland schools

Tyler Lee is the only East Texas school moving up to 6A. The Red Raiders' new district will have five Garland schools.
Kilgore, Carthage, Chapel Hill, Henderson, Brownsboro and Palestine in new District of Doom

Kilgore, Carthage, Chapel Hill, Henderson, Brownsboro and Palestine in new District of Doom

Kilgore and Carhage met in the state championship game. Now they will meet for the district title. The Kilgore Bulldogs and the Carthage Bulldogs have been placed in the new 9-4A district.