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SFA ready for NCAA Tournament

SFA ready for NCAA Tournament

It's time for Stephen F. Austin to take its show to the biggest stage in the country. The Lumberjacks will play Virginia Commonwealth Friday evening at 6:27 in the NCAA Tournament.
Texans sign quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick

Texans sign quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick

The Texans agreed to a contract on Thursday with free-agent veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, further fueling speculation former franchise quarterback Matt Schaub’s time in Houston is nearing an end.
Nolan Ryan is right about Jon Daniels' "sandbox"

Nolan Ryan is right about Jon Daniels' "sandbox"

Former Texas Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan has deliberately stayed away from anything remotely controversial about his time/departure from the professional baseball team in North Texas.
Jerry no ‘sleazeball,’ just incompetent

Jerry no ‘sleazeball,’ just incompetent

We had the recent case of a local general manager being called a “sleazeball” by a former player, and then last week another local GM received lavish media praise for his own incompetence.
New Longhorns coach to start statewide tour

New Longhorns coach to start statewide tour

Texas football coach Charlie Strong will take part in an 11-stop barnstorming tour of cities within the Lone Star State following the completion of spring drills, with the first stop set for April 21 in Fort Worth.
TJC women's basketball coach named finalist for Coach of the Year

TJC women's basketball coach named finalist for Coach of the Year

The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced today the three finalists for the inaugural Pat Summitt Trophy to be presented to the 2014 Russell Athletic/WBCA Junior/Community College National Coach of the Year.
Apache Ladies win again at national tournament

Apache Ladies win again at national tournament

The Apache Ladies played their second game in two days at the national tournament. They've been impressive both times. Tyler Junior College won another one-sided matchup in Salina.
Take on KETK in NCAA basketball brackets!

Take on KETK in NCAA basketball brackets!

It's that time of year again, the men's NCAA basketball madness starts Thursday! Match your wits against KETK & Fox 51's finest on ESPN's Tournament Challenge.
Bortles impresses Texans brass, NFL pundits at his pro day

Bortles impresses Texans brass, NFL pundits at his pro day

Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles impressed a contingent of NFL people, including Texans coach Bill O’Brien and general manager Rick Smith, at his pro day inside the Nicholson Fieldhouse.
Jack Stallard talks about SFA and LeTourneau

Jack Stallard talks about SFA and LeTourneau

He is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. Jack Stallard spoke with KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner about the LeTourneau YellowJackets. The baseball team is nationally ranked.
Will Melton make a difference?

Will Melton make a difference?

Defensive tackle Henry Melton agreed to a one-year contract with a three-year club option with his hometown team Tuesday night, according to sources.
Judge invites Comcast, Astros, Rockets to informal meeting

Judge invites Comcast, Astros, Rockets to informal meeting

U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes has invited Astros owner Jim Crane, Rockets owner Leslie Alexander and Comcast executive Robert Pick to a March 28 conference to discuss the Comcast SportsNet Houston bankruptcy case.
Apache Ladies play tonight; Trinity Valley plays tomorrow

Apache Ladies play tonight; Trinity Valley plays tomorrow

Tyler Junior College plays Wednesday night in the national tournament. The Apache Ladies will take on Southern Idaho at 7:00. TJC won its tournament opener Tuesday. Tyler beat Southwestern Illinois, 74-52.
Alto beats Wells

Alto beats Wells

Two pitchers joined forces to throw a no-hitter for Alto Lady Jackets Varsity in an 18-0 victory in five innings over Wells on Tuesday at Wells.
Cowboys are getting Henry Melton

Cowboys are getting Henry Melton

Help is on the way for the Dallas defense. The Cowboys are getting a new defensive tackle. Henry Melton will sign with the 'Boys. It's a one-year deal.