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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.
LISD hires seven new coaches

LISD hires seven new coaches

Seven new coaches were approved at Monday night’s school board meeting, giving Longview athletic director John King and the Lobo student-athletes plenty to draw from as the new school year approaches.
Longview High product Chris Davis working to overcome slump

Longview High product Chris Davis working to overcome slump

It has been an eventful – and at times trying – season for Longview High School graduate Chris Davis, the power-hitting first baseman for the Baltimore Orioles.
Germany shocks Brazil, 7-1

Germany shocks Brazil, 7-1

Germany eliminated Brazil in the World Cup semifinals Tuesday, 7-1. The Germans scored four goals in six minutes in the first half. It was one of the most shocking losses in Brazilian history.
Mandell puts best foot forward for Cowboys’ punting job

Mandell puts best foot forward for Cowboys’ punting job

It’s the atmosphere more than the style of punting that will be different for Dallas Cowboys undrafted rookie free agent Cody Mandell.
John David Crow, who once offered Manziel some heady advice, turns 79 today

John David Crow, who once offered Manziel some heady advice, turns 79 today

I first heard about running back John David Crow while growing up in South Montgomery County from my father, who’s the same age as Crow and who always admired Crow’s success story as Texas A&M’s first Heisman Trophy winner
Junction Boys to hold 60th Reunion in — where else — Junction

Junction Boys to hold 60th Reunion in — where else — Junction

The Junction Boys have long grown into the Junction Geriatrics, but there’s still something special about that South Texas tale that draws so many people in.
Mavericks have no choice but to wait on stars

Mavericks have no choice but to wait on stars

If the prettiest girl in town told you that she might, maybe, could conceivably go to the school prom with you, wouldn’t you wait to hear from her before asking someone else?
Using hockey as the barometer, soccer will grow ... glacially

Using hockey as the barometer, soccer will grow ... glacially

Shortly after Tim Howard made his 98th save against Belgium, the United States' run ended, thus concluding the viewership for the majority of Americans in the 2014 World Cup.
4 TCU players named to award watch lists

4 TCU players named to award watch lists

Four TCU football players have been named to award watch lists. Tailback B.J. Catalon has been named to the watch list for the 2014 Paul Hornung Award, presented to the nation’s most versatile player.
Scouting report: Astros at Texas Rangers

Scouting report: Astros at Texas Rangers

Astros All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve, who snapped a season-high 0-for-13 skid with a leadoff single in the sixth inning of Sunday’s road loss to the Angels, is having a magical season at the plate.