Sports
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 10:14am

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

Jack Stallard previews Gilmer semifinal game

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked about the unbeaten Gilmer Buckeyes. The Bux will play in the state semifinals at SMU Friday night against Celina.

Longtime ETX high school football coach Dickey Meeks retires

A longtime East Texas head football coach has retired.
Lobos lead All-District team

Lobos lead All-District team

Longview ran the District 15-5A table in 2014 on the Lobos’ way to the 36th district title in school history. The district’s coaches reflected that with the release of the 15-5A all-district team.

Mineola's magic season continues

The Mineola Yellow Jackets defeated Pottsboro 14-7 Saturday in Royse City. Mineola trailed 7-0 at the half, but came back to punch their ticket to the semifinals.
Fredericksburg Heritage defeats Longview Trinity to claim TAPPS title

Fredericksburg Heritage defeats Longview Trinity to claim TAPPS title

 Parker Pattillo rushed for 243 yards and four touchdowns and also threw one touchdown to lead No. 2-ranked Fredericksburg Heritage to a 46-16 win over No.

John Tyler players talk after big win in Denton

John Tyler topped McKinney North 64-40 Friday night in Denton. Now they move on to face Aledo. That game will be played at Mesquite's Hanby Stadium Saturday at 2:00 pm.

Undefeated Gilmer talks after beating Atlanta

Gilmer beat Atlanta 64-25 Friday in Longview. The Buckeyes advance to take on Celina at 7:30 pm Friday night at SMU. Click the video above to hear from head coach Jeff Traylor.

Henderson's season ends against Navasota

Navasota beat Henderson 34-14 down in Lufkin Saturday, ending the Lions quest for a state championship. Henderson went up 14-0 in the 2nd quarter, but was shut out the rest of the way.

John Tyler advances to semifinals

John Tyler is going to the state semifinals again. The Lions crushed McKinney North Friday night in Denton, 64-40.

Gilmer wins big again

Gilmer won in Longview last week. The Buckeyes returned to Lobo Stadium Friday night and won again. Gilmer eliminated Atlanta in the quarterfinals, 64-25.