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Don’t blame Cruz for Rangers’ season

Don’t blame Cruz for Rangers’ season

Go ahead and blame Nelson Cruz, if you insist. In this Texas Rangers season of patch and blame, Cruz’s defection to the Baltimore Orioles is as good a scapegoat as any.

Jack Stallard praises Hallsville Bobcats

He is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. Jack Stallard spoke with KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner about the Hallsville Bobcats.
Foundation of Hallsville’s success many years in the making

Foundation of Hallsville’s success many years in the making

There’s an electric atmosphere in Hallsville these days. Marquees are lit up throughout town, people are talking and cheering the Bobcats on to a level no team from the tight-nit town has reached before.
Douglass wins state semifinal game

Douglass wins state semifinal game

Douglass is between Nacogdoches and Alto. The Douglass Indians are in Round Rock, north of Austin, for the state baseball tournament.
Americans finally want World Cup tickets

Americans finally want World Cup tickets

The World Cup is just days away, and Americans have finally caught the fever.
Unofficial mascot has been a lucky charm for Hallsville

Unofficial mascot has been a lucky charm for Hallsville

Over the past few months as Hallsville celebrated district and playoff wins, the jubilation has included a mascot on the field. No, it hasn’t been a cheerleader in a mascot uniform or an actual bobcat.
Jon Singleton homers in first MLB game

Jon Singleton homers in first MLB game

With his first major league hit, Singleton became the fourth Astro to homer in his first career game.
Pump Jacks win home opener

Pump Jacks win home opener

Bobby Webb’s debut with the East Texas Pump Jacks paid off in the form of a couple of clutch hits and a win for the home team.
Judge dismisses $25 million hoax lawsuit against Johnny Manziel

Judge dismisses $25 million hoax lawsuit against Johnny Manziel

A Florida judge has dismissed a $25 million lawsuit that was filed against Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel last month, according to a TMZ report.
Big 12 to host half of nation’s super regionals this weekend

Big 12 to host half of nation’s super regionals this weekend

The Big 12 Conference was limited to three postseason teams a year ago. In 2014, the league will host four NCAA Super Regionals.

Texas A&M football boots 2 starters, including East Texan

Texas A&M Head Coach Kevin Sumlin announced Tuesday the dismissal of two defensive players, including East Texas standout Isaiah Golden.
Nelson Cruz’s return to Texas triggers more ‘what-ifs’

Nelson Cruz’s return to Texas triggers more ‘what-ifs’

The next three games at Globe Life Park will give fans, baseball analysts and even some club personnel another chance to play the What Might Have Been game with the Texas Rangers.
George Springer named AL rookie of month for May

George Springer named AL rookie of month for May

Astros outfielder George Springer has been named the American League Rookie of the Month for May, the league announced.
Pump Jacks set for home opener tonight

Pump Jacks set for home opener tonight

The East Texas Pump Jacks, coming off a 1-2 road trip to open the 2014 Texas Collegiate League season, will make their home debut tonight when The Woodlands Strykers visit historic Driller Park in Kilgore.

"Coach Cool" comes to Tyler

The coolest coach in the country came to East Texas Monday. Teaxs Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury came to Willowbrook Country Club in Tyler to play golf with Tech Exes.