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Holland’s return to Rangers looking more like late August or early September

Holland’s return to Rangers looking more like late August or early September

Derek Holland’s return to the Rangers likely won’t occur until late August or early September, a source said Wednesday.
Rockets’ goal is Chris Bosh and Chandler Parsons

Rockets’ goal is Chris Bosh and Chandler Parsons

The Rockets know the Mavericks want Chandler Parsons, but still await Chris Bosh’s decision. If they can get Bosh, they would keep Parsons, too, a person with knowledge of their thinking said.
Hughes Springs' Moore named to MaxPreps All-American Team

Hughes Springs' Moore named to MaxPreps All-American Team

Hughes Springs pitcher Dylan Moore, who won 46 games in a three-year varsity career — including a stretch of 32 straight victories — has been named to the MaxPreps 2014 Small Schools All-American Baseball Team.
Night fishing a good way to avoid heat

Night fishing a good way to avoid heat

Although East Texas has not broken the triple digit daytime highs in July, many bass anglers are starting to switch to night fishing to improve their odds of landing the big one.
Rangers hit bottom after three-game sweep by Astros

Rangers hit bottom after three-game sweep by Astros

Texas is now in last place (by percentage points), a team-low for this late in a season for the first time since finishing in last place in 2007. And, at the moment, Texas has the lowest winning percentage in baseball.
Andre Johnson reportedly no longer wants to be a Texan

Andre Johnson reportedly no longer wants to be a Texan

Johnson did not attend the team’s offseason workouts, losing a $1 million roster bonus as a result of his absence. He is reportedly seeking to regain the bonus before he agrees to rejoin the Texans.
Football: Area teams ready for 7-on-7 state tournament

Football: Area teams ready for 7-on-7 state tournament

Conditioning, weight training and throwing the football a little bit are all staples of the summer for area football teams with a new season rapidly approaching.
CDC releases health benefits of water-based exercise

CDC releases health benefits of water-based exercise

Swimming is the fourth most popular sports activity in the United States and a good way to get regular aerobic physical activity.
A&M finishes work on college football’s largest videoboard

A&M finishes work on college football’s largest videoboard

In 2015, when the $450 million renovation project on Kyle Field is expected to be complete, Texas A&M will be home to the largest college football stadium (102,512 attendance capacity) in the state.

Jack Stallard talks about the Pump Jacks

He is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. Jack Stallard talked with KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner about the start of the second half of the season for the East Texas Pump Jacks.
Three ETBU Football Players Earn USA Football Network Pre-Season All-American Awards

Three ETBU Football Players Earn USA Football Network Pre-Season All-American Awards

There are still over 50 days until the East Texas Baptist University football team starts the season but they have earned three pre-season awards from the USA Football Network.
Touted QB prospect: Manziel made him pay attention to Aggies

Touted QB prospect: Manziel made him pay attention to Aggies

Johnny Manziel only used up half his eligibility at Texas A&M, but his two years of setting records and thrilling crowds continue paying dividends for the Aggies.
TJC Athletic Director Tim Drain Named President of NATYCAA

TJC Athletic Director Tim Drain Named President of NATYCAA

The members of the National Alliance of Two Year College Athletic Administrators (NATYCAA) selected Tim Drain, director of athletics at Tyler Junior College, to serve as President for 2014-15.
Report: A's could move to San Antonio

Report: A's could move to San Antonio

Could the Oakland A's find a home in San Antonio? At least one Oakland elected official thinks so, but Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff says San Antonio sports fans shouldn't hold their breath.

Golf and Tennis program keeps kids active during Summer

There's still about two months left before most kids head back to school, and if your kids like sports there's plenty options to keep them busy.