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Pump Jacks set for home opener tonight

Pump Jacks set for home opener tonight

The East Texas Pump Jacks, coming off a 1-2 road trip to open the 2014 Texas Collegiate League season, will make their home debut tonight when The Woodlands Strykers visit historic Driller Park in Kilgore.

"Coach Cool" comes to Tyler

The coolest coach in the country came to East Texas Monday. Teaxs Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury came to Willowbrook Country Club in Tyler to play golf with Tech Exes.
Jon Singleton on his way up to Astros

Jon Singleton on his way up to Astros

Prospect Jon Singleton will be joining the Astros on Tuesday, a person familiar with the move said.
LeBron has message for Spurs: ‘You wanted us, we’ll be ready’

LeBron has message for Spurs: ‘You wanted us, we’ll be ready’

Unlike Tim Duncan, who pays virtually no attention to the media or any of the hoopla surrounding the NBA, Miami superstar LeBron James sees and hears almost everything.
Kyle Busch and Toyota roll into Texas Motor Speedway on a hot streak

Kyle Busch and Toyota roll into Texas Motor Speedway on a hot streak

Kyle Busch is at it again. Winning every NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race in sight. But so is Toyota.
REPORT: Mack Brown to sign on as ESPN college football analyst

REPORT: Mack Brown to sign on as ESPN college football analyst

According to Chip Brown of HornsDigest.com, former University of Texas football

Victoria Viet: Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week

Meet Victoria Viet, out Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week. Victoria is a Junior at Lufkin.
Lady Cardinals going to bat for stroke victims

Lady Cardinals going to bat for stroke victims

On June 13 in Liberty City, Mount and Sabine teammates Kennidee Taylor, Allyson Cook, Heather McCown, Kaitlin Hunter, Kourtlin Hunter, Caitlyn Richard, Cheyenne Bynum, Summer McCarthy, Miranda Cook and Calleigh King will hold the first “S
TCU outlasts Sam Houston State in 22 innings

TCU outlasts Sam Houston State in 22 innings

TCU and Sam Houston State played one for the ages Saturday night. When it was over — at 2:25 a.m. Sunday morning — after 22 innings and nearly seven hours, the Horned Frogs had escaped with a 3-2 win.
Astros narrow candidates for No. 1 pick in draft

Astros narrow candidates for No. 1 pick in draft

The lack of a clear-cut top pick could play into the Astros’ hands Thursday when the team will choose first in baseball’s amateur draft for a record third straight year.
Spurs survive in OT, advance to Finals for rematch with Miami

Spurs survive in OT, advance to Finals for rematch with Miami

Shaking off the loss of their point guard and a fourth-quarter collapse, the Spurs rode Tim Duncan’s back in overtime to reach the Finals with a 112-107 victory over Oklahoma City in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals.
Douglass and Hallsville baseball advance to state tournament

Douglass and Hallsville baseball advance to state tournament

There will be two East Texas baseball teams trying to win a state championship next week. The Douglass Indians got past defending 1A state champion Carlisle to punch their ticket.
12th Annual David Wesley Basketball Camp returns to Longview

12th Annual David Wesley Basketball Camp returns to Longview

Former NBA basketball star, David Wesley, has announced the 12th Annual David Wesley Basketball Camp is returning to his hometown of Longview, TX. The camp takes place at Forest Park Middle School June 20-21, 2014.
Former JT Lion holding 4th annual free speed and agility camp

Former JT Lion holding 4th annual free speed and agility camp

Former John Tyler Lion Teddy Williams will be holding another free camp this Summer in Tyler. The Arizona Cardinal is coming back to his home town for his fourth annual camp.
Harleton’s title dream falls short in 4-3 loss to Weimar

Harleton’s title dream falls short in 4-3 loss to Weimar

Harleton’s run at a Class A state championship came to an end on Thursday, but not before the Ladycats put a scare into defending champion Weimar.