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Texas inks Garrido for two more years

Texas inks Garrido for two more years

As expected, Augie Garrido will be staying at Texas beyond next season. Texas announced a two-year extension with its baseball coach on Tuesday, keeping Garrido in Austin through the 2017 season.
Aggies long an equal-opportunity defender concerning ’12th Man’ trademark

Aggies long an equal-opportunity defender concerning ’12th Man’ trademark

Texas A&M, in consistent staunch defense of its “12th Man” trademark, has long shown itself to be an equal-opportunity plaintiff – meaning the Aggies will go after anyone who violates the trademark.
Hallsville, Kilgore, White Oak among top 10 in Lone Star Cup

Hallsville, Kilgore, White Oak among top 10 in Lone Star Cup

Hallsville, Kilgore and White Oak were among the East Texas schools finishing in the top 10 with the release of the 2013-14 UIL Lone Star Cup final standings on Tuesday.
Can Tim Howard cash in on his big game?

Can Tim Howard cash in on his big game?

The hero goalie is set up to capitalize mightily on his World Cup soccer performance, setting a record for saves in keeping the U.S. team close in its elimination match against Belgium.
World Cup: USA dream shattered by Belgium

World Cup: USA dream shattered by Belgium

The U.S. soccer team lost its World Cup match Tuesday against Belgium, 2-1.
U.S. fans skip work to watch game against Belgium on unofficial 'National Watch Soccer Day'

U.S. fans skip work to watch game against Belgium on unofficial 'National Watch Soccer Day'

Untold thousands of soccer fanatics skipped work or sneaked away Tuesday to catch the World Cup game between the United States and Belgium. It is, after all, a do-or-die match. The winner advances. The loser goes home.
Rangers DFA Saunders, call up Mikolas

Rangers DFA Saunders, call up Mikolas

The Texas Rangers announced today that the club has designated left-handed pitcher Joe Saunders for assignment and recalled right-haned pitcher Miles Mikolas.
World Cup: Di Maria strikes late to break Swiss hearts

World Cup: Di Maria strikes late to break Swiss hearts

La Albiceleste are still standing, but only just.
Area tennis player competing on national stage

Area tennis player competing on national stage

Simran Kortikere is looking forward to the upcoming school year, but the 12-year-old tennis standout still has some unfinished business to attend to on the courts this summer.
East Texan named to Baseball Collegiate National Team

East Texan named to Baseball Collegiate National Team

The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team has finalized its 24-man roster that will take part in international competition this summer. Among the players is former Brook Hill standout A.J. Minter.
FIFA: U.S. World Cup fans most active online; Texas top 5 in states

FIFA: U.S. World Cup fans most active online; Texas top 5 in states

The results of Tuesday's knockout-round match with Belgium remain to be seen. But online, Team USA is already a World Cup winner.
BIG XII Football Media Days announced

BIG XII Football Media Days announced

The Big 12 Conference football media days will be July 21-22 in Dallas with five schools participating on Monday and f
Big XII Conference announces new branding initiatives, reveals new logo

Big XII Conference announces new branding initiatives, reveals new logo

As the calendar turns to July 1 and a new athletic season, the Big 12 Conference has undertaken a new set of branding
East Texan on Eagles faces 4 game suspension for PED use

East Texan on Eagles faces 4 game suspension for PED use

Multiple media outlets are reporting Groveton native Lane Johnson is facing a four game suspension for violating the league’s performance enhancing drug policy.
Looking for a World Cup watch party?

Looking for a World Cup watch party?

Want to watch Tuesday's USA-Belgium World Cup game with a group? Most bars in East Texas will have the game on. Bufalo Wild Wings in Tyler and Longview say they expect a big crowd.