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East Texas teams eliminated at 7-on-7 State Tournament

East Texas teams eliminated at 7-on-7 State Tournament

Chapel Hill, Gilmer and Crockett lost in the second round of the championship bracket of the 7-on-7 State Tournament Friday in college Station. Waskom and Canton lost in the first round.
Rangers hit new low in throttling by Angels

Rangers hit new low in throttling by Angels

Each time the Texas Rangers seem to hit bottom, they find their way to a new low. That was the case Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series with the Los Angeles Angels.
Rockets working on finding a trade partner for Jeremy Lin

Rockets working on finding a trade partner for Jeremy Lin

If the Rockets are to land Chris Bosh, they will have to trade guard Jeremy Lin to free up salary cap space. Lin is due about $15 million this season although he only counts a little over $8 million on the cap.
Announcement due on state high school hoops tournaments

Announcement due on state high school hoops tournaments

An announcement is expected, possibly within a few weeks, on a deal that would bring the state girls and boys high school basketball tournaments to the Alamodome in 2015.
Texas chancellor: No beer sales at DKR in 2014

Texas chancellor: No beer sales at DKR in 2014

University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa said Thursday he will not approve beer and wine sales at Royal-Memorial Stadium this fall. It doesn’t appear anyone can change his mind, either.
Pine Tree pole vaulter chasing trip to nationals

Pine Tree pole vaulter chasing trip to nationals

James McNaney is one step away from reaching the 2014 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships. Well, actually a vault away.
SH All-Stars 8U headed to World Series, seeking help with expenses

SH All-Stars 8U headed to World Series, seeking help with expenses

For the first time the Spring Hill National All-Stars won the Texas Dixie State Championship 8U machine-pitch this past weekend. 
Lebron James taking his talents back to Cleveland

Lebron James taking his talents back to Cleveland

After four years away, it looks like King James will take his throne back to Cleveland.
East Texas teams do well at 7 on 7 State Tournament

East Texas teams do well at 7 on 7 State Tournament

Chapel Hill went unbeaten on the first day of play. So did Gilmer and Canton.
Holland’s return to Rangers looking more like late August or early September

Holland’s return to Rangers looking more like late August or early September

Derek Holland’s return to the Rangers likely won’t occur until late August or early September, a source said Wednesday.
Rockets’ goal is Chris Bosh and Chandler Parsons

Rockets’ goal is Chris Bosh and Chandler Parsons

The Rockets know the Mavericks want Chandler Parsons, but still await Chris Bosh’s decision. If they can get Bosh, they would keep Parsons, too, a person with knowledge of their thinking said.
Hughes Springs' Moore named to MaxPreps All-American Team

Hughes Springs' Moore named to MaxPreps All-American Team

Hughes Springs pitcher Dylan Moore, who won 46 games in a three-year varsity career — including a stretch of 32 straight victories — has been named to the MaxPreps 2014 Small Schools All-American Baseball Team.
Night fishing a good way to avoid heat

Night fishing a good way to avoid heat

Although East Texas has not broken the triple digit daytime highs in July, many bass anglers are starting to switch to night fishing to improve their odds of landing the big one.
Rangers hit bottom after three-game sweep by Astros

Rangers hit bottom after three-game sweep by Astros

Texas is now in last place (by percentage points), a team-low for this late in a season for the first time since finishing in last place in 2007. And, at the moment, Texas has the lowest winning percentage in baseball.
Andre Johnson reportedly no longer wants to be a Texan

Andre Johnson reportedly no longer wants to be a Texan

Johnson did not attend the team’s offseason workouts, losing a $1 million roster bonus as a result of his absence. He is reportedly seeking to regain the bonus before he agrees to rejoin the Texans.