Sports
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 3:48pm

Longview took care of business against Pine Tree in the District 15-5A opener this past Friday night and is gearing up for Greenville, who make the trek to Lobo Stadium on Friday night, fresh off a district-opening win of their own.

Gilmer mourns the death of Desmond Pollard

Desmond Pollard was Gilmer's top receiver last season. He died last Sunday. His funeral will be at First Baptist Church in Gilmer Saturday at 2:00.

Lufkin back home again in East Texas district

Coaches in the new 5A East Texas district met in Tyler Thursday. It was like a homecoming for Lufkin. The Lufkin Panthers had been playing teams from the Houston area.

New East Texas district might belong in the NFL

The Fearsome 5A. That's the new East Texas district that has gotten even tougher. It has added Lufkin and last year's state semifinalist, Ennis.

Jack Stallard talks about new Pine Tree coach

He's the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. Jack Stallard spoke with KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner about the new coach of the Pine Tree Pirates, David Collins. Stallard said...
White Oak ISD athletic director search focuses on internal candidates

White Oak ISD athletic director search focuses on internal candidates

Just over a week into the search for a replacement for Gerry Stanford, the focus centers on a pair of qualified potential internal candidates.
New athletic director a fresh start for Pine Tree

New athletic director a fresh start for Pine Tree

The Pine Tree ISD board room was abuzz with excitement Monday night as trustees unanimously named a new athletic director and head football coach.

Mike Owens, former Tyler Lee coach, put together a Hall of Fame career at a school he almost left

Mike Owens is a hall of Famer, the winningest coach in Tyler Lee history. But Owens told KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner that he almost left Lee soon after he got there.

Dennis Alexander is headed to the Hall of Honor

Troup Coach Dennis Alexander is the winningest coach in East Texas. All 338 of his victories have come at East Texas high schools.

East Texas Coaches Association to honor 8 at annual banquet

On Saturday, prominent football figures out of the East Texas area will venture to Texarkana to be inducted into the East Texas Coaches Association Hall of Honor.

TISD Athletic Director Rod Kaspar reacts to news about Ennis

KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner was the first to break the news to TISD Athletic Director Rod Kaspar. Ennis is leaving the East Texas district in everything except football.