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John Tyler High School has spirit

John Tyler High School will open their season tonight against the Plano Wildcats. The best way to describe a John Tyler pep rally is one giant dance party. The cheerleaders danced, the football players danced and even the mascot danced.
Police identify football official who collapsed, died at JV game

Police identify football official who collapsed, died at JV game

A high school football official died Thursday night after collapsing during a junior varsity game.

Gilmer wins, Canton beats Grace Community

Gilmer came to Tyler for the Trinity Mother Frances Football Classic Thursday night. The Buckeyes didn't waste any time.
Texas A&M crushes South Carolina

Texas A&M crushes South Carolina

They're calling him Kenny Football. Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's school record with 511 yards passing Thursday night.

Stadium Countdown: #15 Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium

We start our countdown of the top football stadiums in East Texas with #15: Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium. "The Rose" has seen many legends come through, but none bigger then Earl Campbell.

Phil Kuchinsky is live with the Gilmer coach

KETK's Phil Kuchinsky was live at the Trinity Mother Frances Football Classic. He interviewed Gilmer coach Jeff Traylor before the Buckeyes' season opener.
Cowboys safety Hamilton suspended 4 games for substance abuse violation

Cowboys safety Hamilton suspended 4 games for substance abuse violation

The Dallas Cowboys’ beleaguered defense suffered another blow Thursday as safety Jakar Hamilton was suspended the first four games of the season by the NFL for violating the substance abuse policy.
Arian Foster calls out local reporters for their ‘mundane questions’

Arian Foster calls out local reporters for their ‘mundane questions’

The Chronicle and other local media outlets may have to import out-of-town reporters to ask Texans running back Arian Foster questions that interest him this season.
NBA expands baseline space for player safety

NBA expands baseline space for player safety

The NBA is expanding space on the baseline by limiting the number of media spots and prohibiting dance teams in the wake of the horrific lower-leg injury recently suffered by Paul George in an exhibition with USA Basketball.
Toyota Texas Bass Classic returning to Lake Fork in 2015

Toyota Texas Bass Classic returning to Lake Fork in 2015

Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC) officials announced next year’s dates and field changes for the World Championship of Bass Fishing, where the top professional anglers in the world are scheduled to return to Lake Fork Memorial Day weekend
Peyton Manning fined for taunting

Peyton Manning fined for taunting

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been fined $8,268 for taunting Texans safety D.J. Swearinger last Saturday during the Texans’ 18-17 preseason road victory.

Cheap Shots: Preseason Finale!

Phil, Reagan and Garrett preview the last week of the preseason, plus talk about the upcoming college football season.

Friday Football Fever is back!

This week kicks off the 21st edition of Friday Football Fever, East Texas' premier high school football showcase.
USC football star admits to lying about heroic tale

USC football star admits to lying about heroic tale

Josh Shaw -- a fifth year senior at USC -- was praised Tuesday for his heroics after saving his 7-year-old nephew from drowning.

Jack Stallard previews Longview at Lufkin

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked Stallard about the upcoming season opener between Longview and Lufkin.