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Little League state tournament starts in Tyler Saturday

Little League state tournament starts in Tyler Saturday

Faulker Park in Tyler will be filled with some of the best young baseball players in Texas this weekend for the LIttle League state tournament.
British Open: Rory McIlroy six clear after three rounds

British Open: Rory McIlroy six clear after three rounds

The British Open is Rory McIlroy's to lose. On a day when the weather finally bared its teeth at Royal Liverpool after six hazy days of sunshine, so did the Northern Irishman.
Astros let No. 1 pick slip away

Astros let No. 1 pick slip away

Lefthanded pitcher Brady Aiken, the first overall pick in the draft, did not sign with the Astros by Friday’s 4 p.m. deadline.
Rangers snap skid as Yu Darvish strikes out 12 Blue Jays

Rangers snap skid as Yu Darvish strikes out 12 Blue Jays

Whatever your biggest complaint about the Texas Rangers has been in 2014, everyone must agree that the starting rotation needs to do a better job in the second half.
Rangers are done, and Cowboys already might be cooked

Rangers are done, and Cowboys already might be cooked

Here it is midsummer, and although the blast furnace was a tad late in making a local arrival, the blistering heat showed up just in time to deliver a sweaty goodbye kiss to the Rangers.

New SFA coach Clint Conque ready to go

Clint Conque is the new coach in the oldest town in Texas. He's come to Nacogdoches to turn around the SFA Lumberjacks.
Mavs sign Eric Griffin

Mavs sign Eric Griffin

The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have signed free agent forward Eric Griffin. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Spring Hill youth team heading to World Series

Spring Hill youth team heading to World Series

The Spring Hill National All-Stars will open play in the Dixie Youth AA Machine Pitch World Series today at Ed Worrell Memorial Park in Texarkana, Arkansas. Read more at News-Journal.com
Comcast picks up SEC Network

Comcast picks up SEC Network

ESPN announced today that Comcast would become the latest and among the largest carriers to pick up the SEC Network, which will air at least 45 football games, more than a hundred men’s basketball games, 60 women’s basketball games,
Gilmer’s Johnson leads area selections on preseason football team

Gilmer’s Johnson leads area selections on preseason football team

The Southland Conference released its preseason All-Conference Football Teams on Thursday, and five East Texans were represented on the first team.
East Texas girls among 75th Kilgore College Rangerette line

East Texas girls among 75th Kilgore College Rangerette line

Katharine Parkhurst of Longview and Morgan London of Kilgore were among the girls who made the squad. The announcement officially kicks off the Rangerettes’ 75th Anniversary celebration.
Nowitzki’s $14 million-a-year pay cut in record territory

Nowitzki’s $14 million-a-year pay cut in record territory

If they had their way, the Dallas Mavericks probably wish they had 15 players who view money the way Dirk Nowitzki does.

Coach of Houston Cougars visits Kilgore

Tony Levine took over at the University of Houston when Kevin Sumlin left for Texas A&M three years ago. Levine came to East Texas Thursday.

Four Lumberjacks named to preseason All-Southland Conference team

Gus Johnson is an SFA senior from Gilmer. He ran for a thousand yards last season. It was the fifth-best performance ever by a Lumberjack running back.
Aikman surprised Cowboys passed on Manziel in NFL Draft

Aikman surprised Cowboys passed on Manziel in NFL Draft

Troy Aikman said Wednesday he was surprised that Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones passed on Johnny Manziel in the NFL Draft.