Sports
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 4:56pm

The battle for the services of Gilmer’s Kris Boyd turned into a Lone Star shootout.

When all was said and done, it was the University of Texas that landed the blue-chip recruit.

Tyler Lee places three on All-State team

Tyler Lee linebacker Brandon Durman earned first team honors, teammate Zach Hall was a second team pick at quarterback and the Red Raiders had one honorable mention selection today with the release of the 2014 Class 6A All-State Football T

Jack Stallard previews Gilmer state championship game

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked Stallard about the unbeaten Gilmer Buckeyes.
Mineola and Waskom will play for state championships

Mineola and Waskom will play for state championships

The Mineola Yellowjackets will play for the state championship. The Jackets will make their first-ever appearance in the title game.
Longview and John Tyler lead 5A all-state football team

Longview and John Tyler lead 5A all-state football team

Longview and John Tyler dominted the 5A All-State team. Six Lobos and five Lions were named.

For Gilmer, state titles started in 2004

Gilmer won its first state football championship in 2004. The Buckeyes will try to win a third one this week.
Gilmer, Henderson and Gladewater lead 4A All-State Team

Gilmer, Henderson and Gladewater lead 4A All-State Team

Six Gilmer Buckeyes made it. Six Henderson LIons made it. Four Gladewater Bears made it.
Longview native, former NFL coach named director of new UT sports program

Longview native, former NFL coach named director of new UT sports program

An East Texas native has been named the leader of a new program designed for high school athletes and coaches by The University of Texas.
Longview News-Journal posts 3A All-State team

Longview News-Journal posts 3A All-State team

Four Mineola Yellowjackets have made the 3a All-State team. Other East Texans have also made it.
Aledo ends John Tyler's season

Aledo ends John Tyler's season

John Tyler lost to Aledo 44-14 Saturday in Mesquite. That loss ends JT's season, the Lions finish with a 12-3 record.

Gilmer crushes Celina; Buckeyes will play for state title

Gilmer scored five touchdowns in the first quarter. The unbeaten Buckeyes went on to crush Celina Friday night at SMU's Ford Stadium.