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Kilgore upsets Athens; Tatum avoids upset by Central Heights; Plus other finals

Kilgore upset #10 Athens Tuesday night in Tyler. The Ragin' Red eliminated the Hornets at Wagstaff Gym, 69-44. #2 Tatum survived a scare from Central Heights.
25 years of Jerry Jones: The day that changed America’s Team

25 years of Jerry Jones: The day that changed America’s Team

Feb. 25, 1989, is one of those dates — if you were alive — you’ll always remember and where you were when you found out that “it” had happened.
Former Aggies, Oilers QB arrested on charges of DWI in Aggieland

Former Aggies, Oilers QB arrested on charges of DWI in Aggieland

One of Texas A&M’s all-time football legends has been arrested on DWI charges, according to the Bryan-College Station Eagle and KBTX-TV.
New athletic director a fresh start for Pine Tree

New athletic director a fresh start for Pine Tree

The Pine Tree ISD board room was abuzz with excitement Monday night as trustees unanimously named a new athletic director and head football coach.
Nowitzki's jumper at the buzzer beats the Knicks 110-108

Nowitzki's jumper at the buzzer beats the Knicks 110-108

Dirk Nowitzki drilled a dramatic 19-footer at the buzzer to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 110-108 victory over the New York Knicks on Monday night at Madison Square Garden.

Mike Owens, former Tyler Lee coach, put together a Hall of Fame career at a school he almost left

Mike Owens is a hall of Famer, the winningest coach in Tyler Lee history. But Owens told KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner that he almost left Lee soon after he got there.

KETK in Arizona; Abe Lincoln will play shortstop for Rangers

Four score and seven years ago. Wait.  This is about baseball. The Rangers need to score more like they did last year, Texas got a new leadoff hitter, Shin-Soo Choo.
Garrett in for long term, away from offense

Garrett in for long term, away from offense

Owner Jerry Jones is admittedly frustrated that the Cowboys have had back to back-to-back 8-8 seasons and a 29-27 overall record since Jason Garrett took over as head coach midway through the 2010 season.
Astros OK with new rule for collisions at home plate

Astros OK with new rule for collisions at home plate

When Astros catcher Jason Castro was drilled at home plate by Matt Gamel, then with the Brewers, at the start of the 2012 season, it made the highlight reel of must-see collisions on mlb.com. Watch a video of the play here.

Caleb Johnston; Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week

Dr. William Hobbs presented the Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week Award to Caleb Johnston of Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler. Caleb is a senior on the Lee basketball team. 

Phil Kuchinsky in Arizona; It's closing time at Spring Training

Spring training has just started and yet KETK's Phil Kuchinsky is talking about closing time. He's talking about who will be the closer this season for the Rangers. Joakim Soria was a set-up man last year.

Earl Campbell talks on Johnny Manziel

Earl Campbell was the #1 pick in the 1978 NFL Draft. The Tyler Rose was taken by the Houston Oilers. Now another Tyler native could be the top pick overall.
Manziel runs 4.68 in 40 at NFL combine; Bridgewater holds back

Manziel runs 4.68 in 40 at NFL combine; Bridgewater holds back

Johnny Manziel wasn’t as fast as first appeared Sunday at the NFL draft scouting combine.
Openly gay player Jason Collins signs with Brooklyn Nets

Openly gay player Jason Collins signs with Brooklyn Nets

Jason Collins became the first openly gay man in the NBA when he signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday.
'Jacks Outlast Demons in 70-68 Thriller

'Jacks Outlast Demons in 70-68 Thriller

Tied 68-68 in the waning seconds, junior Jacob Parker stole a Northwestern State pass and sealed the 22nd-straight victory for the Stephen F.