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Camp provides a Ray of hope for area baseball players

Camp provides a Ray of hope for area baseball players

Roughly 50 high schools and colleges from around the East Texas area were represented Wednesday at the Ballpark of Hallsville for the Tampa Bay Rays tryout camp.

Hayden Henry talks about Longview Lobo going to LSU

Hayden Henry writes for the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked him about Colin Jeter.

X-Games medalist, Tyler native Morgan Wade stops by KETK

Tyler native Morgan Wade won a silver medal last weekend at the Austin X-Games. The East Texan has now won five X-Games medals, including his first gold last year.
Rangers pitcher Tanner Scheppers headed to DL again

Rangers pitcher Tanner Scheppers headed to DL again

Tanner Scheppers is headed back to the disabled list with right elbow inflammation.
East Texas talent keeps Texas Tech coming back

East Texas talent keeps Texas Tech coming back

It’s hard for the Texas Tech staff to find a reason not to come back to East Texas each summer.
UIL state basketball moving to Alamodome in 2015; football site still up in the air

UIL state basketball moving to Alamodome in 2015; football site still up in the air

After more than 90 years in Austin, all that awaits moving the UIL state basketball tournaments to San Antonio is a final agreement from the state’s governing body for public schools and the Alamodome.
Are you ready for the 2014 World Cup?

Are you ready for the 2014 World Cup?

The world’s biggest sporting event kicks off this week, so it’s time to bone up on the tournament, which begins Thursday in Brazil.
Texas-OU staying put in Cotton Bowl through 2025

Texas-OU staying put in Cotton Bowl through 2025

Texas and Oklahoma officials both confirmed to the American-Statesman on Tuesday that they have agreed to extend their football contract at the Cotton Bowl to 2025.
Texans’ Clowney must earn playing time

Texans’ Clowney must earn playing time

Just because Jadeveon Clowney was the No. 1 overall pick of the 2014 NFL draft doesn’t mean he will automatically start for the Texans.
Spurs set Finals record for first-half shooting to retake control of series

Spurs set Finals record for first-half shooting to retake control of series

The Spurs dropped in another first-half bucket, and LeBron James shrugged.
Tylerite to compete at NCAA Track & Field championships Wednesday night in Eugene, OR

Tylerite to compete at NCAA Track & Field championships Wednesday night in Eugene, OR

Three members of the UTSA men's track & field team, including a Tylerite, will compete on Wednesday in the opening day of competition at the NCAA Championships.
Donald Sterling says NBA officials are 'bullies,' 'hypocrites,' 'monsters'

Donald Sterling says NBA officials are 'bullies,' 'hypocrites,' 'monsters'

A defiant Donald Sterling calls the NBA "a band of hypocrites and bullies" in a written statement the long-time Los Angeles Clippers co-owner sent to the media through one of his lawyers.
Rolling Astros bring big head with them

Rolling Astros bring big head with them

They’ve gotten a big head, literally, and that’s a good thing.
Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee set for knee surgery Thursday

Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee set for knee surgery Thursday

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee is scheduled to have surgery on Thursday to repair the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, coach Jason Garrett said after practice Tuesday.
Texans OT David Quessenberry diagnosed with lymphoma

Texans OT David Quessenberry diagnosed with lymphoma

Texans right tackle David Quessenberry will be placed on the NFL’s non-football illness list after being diagnosed with lymphoma, the team announced Tuesday.