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New East Texas district might belong in the NFL

The Fearsome 5A. That's the new East Texas district that has gotten even tougher. It has added Lufkin and last year's state semifinalist, Ennis.

Maddie Smith going from East Texas to the Northeast

An East Texan is going from All Saints to the Ivy League, from Tyler to New Hampshire. Maddie Smith signed a softball scholarship with Dartmouth College.
Grapeland eliminated from state basketball tournament

Grapeland eliminated from state basketball tournament

The Grapeland Sandies quest for for a title ended today in Austin. Muenster came away with a 65-64 win in the opening game of the state tournament. Senior Patrick Martin dropped 37 points for Grapeland in the loss.
Denver hands Mavericks their first three-game skid

Denver hands Mavericks their first three-game skid

Going against a Nuggets team that’s waiting to take an early summer vacation, the Mavs failed to make a concerted effort and wound up losing 115-110.
Texans linked to veteran QB Matt Cassel

Texans linked to veteran QB Matt Cassel

Nine-year veteran Matt Cassel has been linked to the Texans by CBSSports.com and NFL.com. According to the sites, the free-agent quarterback is a candidate to become the Texans’ starter this season.
Lobo Classic Challenge features solid field

Lobo Classic Challenge features solid field

Longview is set to host the annual Lobo Classic Challenge beginning Thursday and this year's tournament field is a strong one.

Laneville basketball: A family tradition

The East Texas area will be well represented in Austin this week at the UIL State basketball tournament.

Region 14 Tournament: #11 TJC women defeat Kilgore

TJC topped Kilgore 69-52 Wednesday night at UT-Tyler in the first round of the Region 14 Basketball Tournament. They will play Blinn Friday in the semifinals.

Region 14 Tournament: TVCC ladies top Bossier, J'ville beats Paris

The #1 ranked Trinity Valley Cardinals took the court on day one of the Region 14 Basketball Tournament. TVCC beat Bossier Parish 109-61. The Cardinals are trying for their third straight National Championship.

Region 14 Tournament: Blinn men beat TJC, Angelina stops Navarro

The Region 14 Basketball Tournament tipped off Wednesday. On the men's side, TJC lost to Blinn 77-74 in the first game of the day. Angelina beat Navarro 82-76.
REPORT: NCAA drops 10-second slowdown rule

REPORT: NCAA drops 10-second slowdown rule

Multiple media outlets are reporting the 10-second slowdown rule proposed by the NCAA  has been dropped.

Eagles’ hard work pays off

Going to the state basketball tournament is nothing new for the Tatum Eagles. This will be their third trip in 12 seasons, all under head coach Brett Carr.

UT-Tyler's Baker named Coach of the Year

The UT Tyler women's basketball team placed five players on the All-American Southwest Conference teams the league office announced Wednesday.
Cowboys need to be careful with DeMarcus Ware

Cowboys need to be careful with DeMarcus Ware

The Dallas Cowboys are considering cutting defensive end DeMarcus Ware. Let that sink in for a minute.
Cowboys are reworking Romo’s contract to help salary cap

Cowboys are reworking Romo’s contract to help salary cap

The Dallas Cowboys are in the process of reworking the contract of quarterback Tony Romo in their attempt to get under the 2014 salary cap of $133 million, according to sources.