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Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 5:57am

Palestine Independent School District has hired a new head football coach and athletic director.

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.

Alto eliminated

The perfect season has come to an end. Alto was eliminated by Centerville Friday night at Palestine, 23-20. It was the only loss of the season for the Mean Sting.

Garrett Sanders is live with Gilmer's coach

KETK's Garrett Sanders talked with Gilmer coach Jeff Traylor Friday at Lobo Stadium in Longview. The Gilmer Buckeyes were getting ready to play their state quarterfinal game against the Atlanta Rabbits.
Trinity Titans to play for Six-Man state championship Saturday

Trinity Titans to play for Six-Man state championship Saturday

 When on a winning streak, many athletes are hesitant to change certain things. At the Trinity School of Texas, a few of the football players decided not to cut their hair as long as the team kept winning.
State playoff games tonight

State playoff games tonight

John Tyller will play McKinney North at Denton's Apogee Stadium at 7:30 Friday. Gilmer will play Atlanta at Longview's Lobo Stadium at 7:00. Alto will play Centerville at 7:30 at Wildcat Stadium in Palestine.

Jack Stallard previews Trinity School of Texas state championship game

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked Stallard about the Trinity School of Texas Titans.