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Manziel one of several East Texans picked up in final day of MLB draft

Manziel one of several East Texans picked up in final day of MLB draft

A couple East Texas natives were drafted on Suday during the final rounds of the MLB draft. Jason Jester has played for Hallsville high school, Tyler Junior College, the East Texas Pump Jacks and Texas A&M.
Spurs seek to clean up mistakes for Game 2

Spurs seek to clean up mistakes for Game 2

The Spurs were virtually flawless down the stretch in Game 1 of the Finals, hitting 14 of 16 shots in the fourth quarter to rally from seven points down and beat Miami going away, 110-95.
East Texas area summer sports camps

East Texas area summer sports camps

There are dozens of local sports camps going on this summer. From basketball and football to tennis and volleyball, and everything in between.
French Open: Maria Sharapova wins 2014 crown

French Open: Maria Sharapova wins 2014 crown

(CNN) -- Nobody solves a problem like Maria Sharapova. The Russian had to unleash some of her best tennis to defeat Simona Halep and win a second French Open crown under sunny Parisian skies Saturday.

Douglass comes home with state championship

The Douglass Indians have come home with the state championship trophy.
Cashing in already on California Chrome

Cashing in already on California Chrome

Horse racing fans are no strangers to betting. But many of them are apparently making an unusual bet this weekend, planning to not cash in a winning ticket if California Chrome becomes the first Triple Crown winner since 1978.
Longview, Pine Tree to take part in Lufkin 7-on-7 football state qualifier Saturday

Longview, Pine Tree to take part in Lufkin 7-on-7 football state qualifier Saturday

Longview and Pine Tree will compete Saturday in the Lufkin 7-on-7 state qualifying tournament. The Lobos will host an area league beginning Monday at Lobo Stadium.
Texans agree to terms with No. 1 pick Clowney

Texans agree to terms with No. 1 pick Clowney

Signing outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney – the first overall pick in last month’s draft – to a $22.272 million, fully guaranteed contract on Friday means guard Xavier Su’a-Filo is the only unsigned Texans draft choice
Spurs say AT&T Center A/C is back up

Spurs say AT&T Center A/C is back up

The air conditioning system at the AT&T Center is operational and will continue to be monitored in the days leading up to Game 2 of the Finals on Sunday, the Spurs announced Friday.
Hallsville Bobcats fall to Aledo in 4A semifinals, 9-1

Hallsville Bobcats fall to Aledo in 4A semifinals, 9-1

Hallsville turned a dream into a reality. Though they fell one game short of their ultimate goal, the Bobcats set out in the 2014 season with greater things on their mind.
Red Sox draft Mount Pleasant ace Kopech

Red Sox draft Mount Pleasant ace Kopech

The clock was ticking and team after team made selections in the Major League Baseball Draft on Thursday night.
Gov. Perry kicks off Austin X Games, presents first medals

Gov. Perry kicks off Austin X Games, presents first medals

Gov. Rick Perry helped open Austin's inaugural X Games last night, presenting the medals for the BMX and Skateboarding Vert competitions.
Spurs beat Heat in hot arena

Spurs beat Heat in hot arena

The air-conditioning went out in the AT&T Center in San Antonio. The Heat couldn't take the heat.

TCU coach Gary Patterson brings football camp to Kilgore

TCU coach Gary Patterson brought a football came to Kilgore Thursday. Several East Texans have played for the Horned Frogs.

East Texas Pump Jacks have players from 11 states

Kilgore has become the summer home to athletes from Hawaii, California, Florida, Maryland, Idaho, Washington State and more.