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SMU coach coming to Longview

SMU coach coming to Longview

Longview High School will host the East Texas Coaches Association Football Mini-Clinic from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday. The clinic will feature SMU head football coach Chad Morris and staff.
Barkley vs Rockets

Barkley vs Rockets

Charles Barkley isn’t backing down from his criticism of Rockets general manager Daryl Morey.

Longhorns 'Hook 'Em' a Buckeye, Traylor accepts UT coaching position

An East Texas football coach and athletic director is heading to the "Forty Acres."
Jeff Traylor: Decision on UT job coming Friday morning

Jeff Traylor: Decision on UT job coming Friday morning

KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner has learned from Jeff Traylor that a decision will be made on the Texas job Friday morning. Traylor said in a text the decision will be made tomorrow at 9:00.
Easy road ahead for the Texans?

Easy road ahead for the Texans?

The Texans won’t play a meaningful game for another six-plus months. But when they do start the 2015 NFL season, it’ll be against one of the easier slates in the league, at least according to the numbers.

The beginning of Jeff Traylor's winning ways in Gilmer

 Logan Bishop runs Outdoor Connection in Jacksonville, but during his high school days he played center for the Gilmer Buckeyes, and for head coach Jeff Traylor.
Is Darren Woodson next Cowboy for Hall of Fame, Ring of Honor?

Is Darren Woodson next Cowboy for Hall of Fame, Ring of Honor?

Now that defensive end Charles Haley and his five Super Bowl rings are finally in the Pro Football of Fame, could this pave the way for other long-overlooked Dallas Cowboys defensive players from the Super Bowl teams of the 1990s?
Whitehouse's Patrick Mahomes battling for starting job at Texas Tech

Whitehouse's Patrick Mahomes battling for starting job at Texas Tech

The candidates are Davis Webb, a junior coming off shoulder surgery, and Patrick Mahomes, a sophomore who threw for 439.6 yards per game in his final three starts of the 2014 season.

Jack Stallard previews state basketball playoffs

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director danny Elzner asked Stallard about the upcoming state basketball playoffs.

Jacksonville's Josh McCown cut by Tampa Bay

An East Texan has been cut by another East Texan. Jacksoville's Josh McCown has been cut by Tampa Bay head coach Lovie Smith, who is from Big Sandy. McCown threw 14 touchdown passes for the Buccaneers last season.

Brook Hill Signing Day

It was Signing Day in Bullard. The Brook Hill Guard sent six athletes to college Wednesday.
Rockets GM Daryl Morey, TNT’s Charles Barkley trade barbs

Rockets GM Daryl Morey, TNT’s Charles Barkley trade barbs

Rockets GM Daryl Morey got things started with this in-game tweet slamming TNT analyst Charles Barkley.
Hall of Fame coach Jerry Tarkanian dies at 84

Hall of Fame coach Jerry Tarkanian dies at 84

According to the son of Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, the vibrant on-the-court leader passed away Wednesday morning.
Some potential Cowboys not worth the risk

Some potential Cowboys not worth the risk

We have not seen Jerry “Mother Teresa” Jones at Valley Ranch in some time, and his well-documented streak of football benevolence has coincidentally been stymied since Jason Garrett took over as his head ball coach. Thank God.

Bishop Gorman Signing Day

KETK Sports Director went to Signing Day at Bishop Gorman High School in Tyler. He saw a father-son signing.