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East Texas Baptist stays alive at national tournament

UT Tyler has been the home away from home for East Texas Baptist. The Tigers have played in Tyler for most of this month. ETBU was facing an elimination game at UT Tyler Friday in the national softball tournament.
UIL inquires about Alamodome for state basketball tournaments

UIL inquires about Alamodome for state basketball tournaments

 The University Interscholastic League has inquired about the possibility of hosting the state basketball tournaments in San Antonio, an official at the San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau said Friday. 
Rangers put Fielder on DL, call up Murphy

Rangers put Fielder on DL, call up Murphy

 The Texas Rangers announced this afternoon that the club has placed first baseman Prince Fielder on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Saturday, May 17, with a herniated C5-C6 disc in his neck.
Spurs ‘not surprised at all’ by Ibaka’s possible return

Spurs ‘not surprised at all’ by Ibaka’s possible return

Initially ruled out for the entire Western Conference Finals, and potentially the entire postseason, with an injured calf, Oklahoma City forward Serge Ibaka was upgraded to day-to-day on Friday, opening the door for a possible return as soon as
Woman files $25M lawsuit against Johnny Manziel

Woman files $25M lawsuit against Johnny Manziel

A woman has filed a $25 million lawsuit against former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel alleging sexual harassment and seeking a temporary restraining order. Manziel's agent says the lawsuit is a complete hoax.
Quarterback Tony Romo sends a 5-year positive message

Quarterback Tony Romo sends a 5-year positive message

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo says don't worry about him next season. In fact, don't worry about the next five seasons.
Pine Tree takes field for spring game tonight

Pine Tree takes field for spring game tonight

David Collins is bringing a jolt of energy to the Pine Tree Pirates. That was evident during one of the Pirates’ final spring practices Wednesday afternoon at the practice field.
ETBU and Hallsville both lose in softball

ETBU and Hallsville both lose in softball

East Texas Baptist was leading the defending champions at the national softball tournament. Alyssa Romero ripped a two-run home run to give the ETBU Tigers the lead in the fifth inning. But that lead did not last.
Prince Fielder to have neck surgery

Prince Fielder to have neck surgery

General manager Jon Daniels made the announcement during a conference call after the Rangers’ 9-2 victory over Detroit to kick off a series that was supposed to be billed as Fielder’s return to Comerica Park after a November trade f

Doug Wren has TJC back in the Junior College World Series

Doug Wren is the head coach of the Tyler Junior College baseball team. He has led the Apaches to their third Junior College World Series in the last five seasons. What has he learned?
East Texas athletes selected to play in baseball all-star games

East Texas athletes selected to play in baseball all-star games

Hallsville’s Connor Reich, Gilmer’s Bryce Tomlin, Hughes Springs’ Dylan Moore and Carlisle’s Caleb Colley have been selected to play in the annual Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Games.
Rangers errupt for 9 runs in Detroit

Rangers errupt for 9 runs in Detroit

Yu Darvish got plenty of run support. The Rangers scored the first nine runs of the game Thursday in Detroit. Texas tamed the Tigers, 9-2.
Spurs demolish Oklahoma City by 35 to take 2-0 series lead

Spurs demolish Oklahoma City by 35 to take 2-0 series lead

Tony Parker lead all players with 22 points, Danny Green drilled 7 of 10 3-pointers en route to 21 points and Tim Duncan recorded the 153rd playoff double-double of his career with 12 points and 12 rebounds.
Arian Foster eager for 2014 season

Arian Foster eager for 2014 season

After an injury-plagued 2013 season, Texans running back Arian Foster is enthusiastic about playing for a new coaching staff and learning a new offense
Three Longview track athletes moving on to collegiate level

Three Longview track athletes moving on to collegiate level

Deionte Wall has excelled on the track at every level.