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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.
Phil Mickelson investigated in trading probe

Phil Mickelson investigated in trading probe

A wide-ranging insider-trading probe is examining stock trades by golfer Phil Mickelson, investor Carl Icahn and a well-known sports bettor, Billy Walters, law enforcement sources told CNN.
Texas shows no mercy on former rival A&M

Texas shows no mercy on former rival A&M

Nathan Thornhill had career-high seven strikeouts as Texas routed former rival Texas A&M 8-1 in Friday's opener of the Houston Regional at Reckling Park.
Is Dez worth $10 million per season?

Is Dez worth $10 million per season?

Wide receiver Dez Bryant is on record saying he is deserving of a contract extension. The Dallas Cowboys apparently agree.
Texans get approving nod from O’Brien after first week of OTAs

Texans get approving nod from O’Brien after first week of OTAs

New offensive and defensive systems and limited practice time before training camp isn’t the ideal learning situation for a Texans team coming off an NFL-worst 2-14 season.
Hallsville’s Reich, Bailey combine for 3-2 win over Manfield Legacy

Hallsville’s Reich, Bailey combine for 3-2 win over Manfield Legacy

Logan Bailey turned from the mound and pointed at Connor Reich at shortstop.

Douglass Indians shutout Carlisle Indians

One is near Henderson. The other is near Nacogdoches. Carlisle and Douglass always seem to play each other in the state baseball playoffs. Thursday night in Kilgore, they met for the fourth straight year.

TJC Apaches cap a sensational sports year with a national championship

Tyler Junior College won its 50th national championship late Wednesday night. But the baseball team wasn't the only sports program to have success this school year.
Rangers rally past Twins 5-4

Rangers rally past Twins 5-4

Shin-Soo Choo had a three-run double Thursday, and Leonys Martin scored all three times he reached as the Rangers rallied for a 5-4 victory over Minnesota.

Jack Stallard previews the East Texas Pump Jacks

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. He spoke with KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner about the East Texas Pump Jacks. They will have their home opener in Kilgore next Tuesday night.
Former UT football great Saxton dies

Former UT football great Saxton dies

James Saxton, the former Texas running back who finished second in the Heisman Trophy balloting in 1961, died Wednesday after a long illness at the age of 74, the school announced. 
State champion Carlisle takes on No. 1 Douglass in regional final series

State champion Carlisle takes on No. 1 Douglass in regional final series

Carlisle has eliminated its upcoming opponent from the playoffs in all of the past three seasons, but despite all of that, Carlisle still enters its Class A, Region III final series against Douglass as the perceived underdog.