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Mineola wins again; Yellowjackets headed to state championship game

Mineola continues to make history. The Mineola Yellowjackets won their first-ever state semifinal game.

Garrett Sanders is live with Gilmer coach Jeff Traylor

KETK's Garrett Sanders interviewed Gilmer coach Jeff Traylor before his big playoff game. The Buckeyes were getting ready to play in the state semifinals against the Celina Bobcats.
Adrian Peterson's season-long suspension appeal denied

Adrian Peterson's season-long suspension appeal denied

Adrian Peterson's appeal to his season-long suspension has been denied.
THSCA eliminates all-star games

THSCA eliminates all-star games

The Texas High School Coaches Association’s Board of Directors announced Thursday it will eliminate an 80-year tradition of hosting the Texas High School Coaches Association All-Star Games.
UH interviews Will Muschamp

UH interviews Will Muschamp

Former Florida head coach Will Muschamp has interviewed for the vacant position at the University of Houston, a person with knowledge of the situation said Friday.

John Tyler - Aledo preview

John Tyler is going to the state semifinals for thrird time in the last four years. The Lions will play the Aledo Bearcats Saturday at 2:00 at Mesquite's Hanby Stadium.
Texas high school football playoff pairings

Texas high school football playoff pairings

Several East Texas teams are still alive in the state playoffs. Whoever wins this week will play for the state championship next week at the home of the Cowboys.
Cowboys’ Jason Garrett ‘right guy for job’

Cowboys’ Jason Garrett ‘right guy for job’

Jason Garrett isn’t interested in discussing his lame-duck status.
Texans may be without Andre Johnson

Texans may be without Andre Johnson

When the Texans try to win at Indianapolis for the first time on Sunday, they may be playing without receiver Andre Johnson and tight end Garrett Graham.
Earl Campbell Award committee announces finalists

Earl Campbell Award committee announces finalists

The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award has announced the 2014 finalists as determined by the selection committee. Finalists:

Local football team makes school history

 For the first time ever, the Mineola Yellowjackets are in the state semi-finals. "We're 5 rounds in the playoffs and its breath taking," said Dalton Dupont, senior right guard.

Jack Stallard previews Gilmer semifinal game

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked about the unbeaten Gilmer Buckeyes. The Bux will play in the state semifinals at SMU Friday night against Celina.
Big 12 needs a 13th game, but be careful

Big 12 needs a 13th game, but be careful

Remember Colt McCoy and Texas’ undefeated 2009 team? It was on its way down the conference title game disposal chute when a referee’s quick whistle saved the Longhorns against three-loss Nebraska.
Sanchez says Romo is a ‘great dude’

Sanchez says Romo is a ‘great dude’

Count Philadelphia’s Mark Sanchez among the many who admire Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo.
Clowney’s teammates hoping for full recovery from surgery

Clowney’s teammates hoping for full recovery from surgery

Jadeveon Clowney’s teammates expressed hope that his micro-fracture knee surgery, which was done Monday, will allow him to become the player everyone expected when he became the top pick in the 2014 NFL draft.