Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:14:00 EDTBOYS CLASS 6A Region II The Woodlands 3, Tyler Lee 0 Longview 2, The Woodlands College Park 5 CLASS 5A Region II Mount Pleasant 2, Forney 0 Lucas Lovejoy 5, Sulphur Springs 2 Mesquite Poteet 3, Marshall 0 Highland Park 1, Pine Tree 1 (Highland Park advances in penalty kicks, 5-3) Region III Waco 3, Lindale 1 Nacogdoches 5, College Station 2 CLASS 4A Region II Kilgore 5, Mineola 0 Chapel Hill 2, Tatum 1 Athens 2, Henderson 1 Palestine 7, Waskom 0 Region ...
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:05:00 EDTStephen F. Austin Athletics Release Down by four to Abilene Christian with two outs and only one man on in the bottom of the ninth, the Stephen F. Austin baseball team appeared to be headed to an 0-4 mark in Southland Conference play. But, as one of the game’s most legendary figures opined, “it ain’t over ’til it’s over.” Designated hitter Stephen Stuart set off a wild celebration at home plate when the senior’s grand slam p...
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:56:00 EDTThere are athletes from all around East Texas that will be taking part in the Texas High School Powerlifting Association State Competition in Abilene this weekend. But while most of our schools are only sending off one, maybe two individuals, Troup High School said good-luck to three powerlifters. Troup recently sent nine lifters to the THSPA Division 3 Regional Competition, where the Tigers dominated as a team earning a Regional Championship. Now, ...
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:37:00 EDTOklahoma State has promoted assistant Mike Boynton to head coach less than a week after coach Brad Underwood left for Illinois.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:29:00 EDTThere are 35 days until the NFL Draft, and the market for Patrick Mahomes II is heating up. According to his agent Leigh Steinberg, 13 teams have asked for private workouts with the Whitehouse product.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:14:00 EDTGirls and boys soccer scores and highlights.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:59:00 EDTIn the national tournament for the 10th straight year, the Trinity Valley women's basketball team picked up its 64th victory Wednesday night at the Big Dance. Pretty incredible. But, the six-seeded Lady Cardinals were actually underdogs in the quarterfinals against number three Chipola.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:48:00 EDTBetween NFL Draft experts Mel Kiper and Todd McShay, the consensus is the Cowboys will draft a defensive player with their 28th pick in the first round. But the question is, what position and route will Dallas go? In his latest mock draft on Wednesday, Kiper has owner Jerry Jones and company taking Michigan safety Jabrill Peppers. In the first two mock drafts, Kiper has also has Dallas drafting a defensive back. In all three of his mock drafts meanwhile, McShay has Dallas taking thre...
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:45:00 EDTWith a First Alert Weather Day set for Friday, March 24th, colleges have moved weekend series back. No games will be played in the area for college softball or baseball Friday. UT Tyler softball and TJC baseball will both be playing their three game series on Saturday and Sunday rather than Friday Saturday. UT Tyler baseball and TJC softball are on the road and set to play double header's on Saturday. Soccer playoffs for boys and girls high school teams are scheduled arou...
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:14:00 EDTJohnny Manziel might get a second chance in the NFL after all. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported on Thursday the Tyler native and former Browns first-round pick met with Saints head coach Sean Payton at breakfast during last month's Super Bowl in Houston.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:41:00 EDTOver 10 East Texas high school softball teams are ranked in the latest top 25 poll. From Class 5A, Pine Tree is the lone school and it comes in at number 20.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:34:00 EDTDuring the NFL Combine earlier this month, around 300 athletes, including numerous East Texans had the chance to showcase their skills in front of NFL coaches, scouts, and personel. Pro Days leading up to the draft in April also allow NFL hopefuls to make a case to play on Sunday's.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:11:00 EDTOver 20 East Texas high school baseball teams are ranked in the latest top 25 rankings. Whitehouse and Hallsville are carrying the torch in Class 5A, while five teams are ranked in Class 4A, eight from 3A, and seven from 2A.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:38:00 EDTIn the national tournament for the 10th straight year, the sixth seeded Trinity Valley women's basketball team took down Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Wednesday night in the second round by a score of 67 to 53.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:38:00 EDTHarmony Head Football Coach Tim Russell recently visited with the SMU Mustangs football program, Head Coach Chad Morris, and Associate Head Coach Jeff Traylor. After speaking to athletes and seeing the two in action, Coach Russell says that the Mustangs are in some of the best hands East Texas has to offer. All three of these coaches have known each other for over two decades. Coach Russell worked with Traylor back with the Buckeyes at Gilmer High School. Copyright 201...
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:27:00 EDTCLASS 6A Region II Tyler Lee vs. Lufkin, 6 p.m. Thursday (March 23), Tyler Lee HS Longview vs. The Woodlands College Park, 6 p.m. Friday (March 24), Abe Martin Stadium, Lufkin CLASS 5A Region II Hallsville vs. Forney, 7 p.m. Friday (March 24), Mineola HS Pine Tree vs. Highland Park, 6 p.m. Thursday (March 23), Royse City ISD Stadium Texas High vs. Mesquite Poteet, 6 p.m. Friday (March 24), Mesquite Memorial Stadium Sulphur Springs vs. Royse City, 6 p.m. Friday (March 2...
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:30:00 EDTCLASS 6A Region II Tyler Lee vs. The Woodlands, 6 p.m. Thursday (March 23), Crockett HS Longview vs. The Woodlands College Park, 8 p.m. Friday (March 24), Abe Martin Stadium, Lufkin CLASS 5A Region II Mount Pleasant vs. Forney, 7 p.m. Friday (March 24), Greenville HS Sulphur Springs vs. Lucas Lovejoy, 8 p.m. Friday (March 24), Princeton HS Marshall vs. Mesquite Poteet, 7:15 p.m. Friday (March 24), Tyler Lee HS Pine Tree vs. Highland Park, 7:30 p.m. Thursday (March...
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:28:00 EDTA 1995 graduate of Mineola High School and the Yellowjackets defensive coordinator the past seven years, Luke Blackwell is no stranger to wearing orange and white. But, Blackwell is adjusting to life as the new head football coach and athletic director.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:47:00 EDTSMU Head Football Coach Chad Morris, Associate Head Coach Jeff Traylor, and Harmony Head Coach Tim Russell have all known each other for over two decades. "Coach Morris and Coach Traylor have been friends a long time, we've all known each other since the early 90s. That's one of the reasons why he wanted me to come in, and some other speakers have come in, to help the kids not only become better football players but better men," said Tim Russell, Harmony hea...
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:51:00 EDTTrenton Buchhorn hit a one-out double on the 10th pitch of his at-bat but would be stranded on third base as No. 2-ranked UT Tyler's rally came up 90 feet short in a 6-5 non-conference loss against No. 8 Centenary College on Tuesday at Irwin Field.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:15:00 EDTMost athletes don't look forward to weight lifting, but for Athens duo Noah Bush and Joseph Mahmoud it's always been something they've enjoyed. "Both of these guys are self motivated. I've never had to yell at them to get in the weight room, they've worked extremely hard. But more importantly, they are both great young men," said Craig Brown, Head Coach for Athens power lifting and Offensive Coordinator for football. For the past four years, Hornet fans ha...
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:54:00 EDTIt was big day at Whitehouse as nine individuals signed to continue their careers at the next level. Six of the athletes are baseball players, so you can see why the Wildcats are currently ranked in the top 25 and made it to state last year. The other athletes play volleyball, football, and is a trainer.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:47:00 EDTThe Dallas Cowboys have yet to release former starting quarterback Tony Romo, and it's affecting another Texas team. The Houston Texans have traded away Brock Osweiler, allowing room for Romo to come in. However, with the Cowboys choosing to hold out and hold on to Romo, the Texans are left with just Tom Savage. Even if the Texans meet whatever the Cowboys demands may be and keep Romo in Texas, they will still need to draft some young blood come April. Copyri...
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:42:00 EDTAs the 19-seed, the Tyler Junior College women's basketball team played its opening round game at the NJCAA national tournament Tuesday morning in Lubbock. In the big dance for the third time in four years, the Apaches tipped things off against Walters State.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:27:00 EDTThe Baylor Bears are headed to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2014, after taking down USC 82-78. As the No. 3 seed, the Bears will head to New York for the East Region matchup against the South Carolina Gamecocks. This is the first time since 1973 that South Carolina has reached the Sweet 16, they have never advanced to the Elite Eight. Baylor will tip off against South Carolina on Friday March 24th, at 6:30 p.m. on TBS. Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights...
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:04:00 EDTIn a press release from Chapel Hill Superintendent Donni Cook on Tuesday afternoon, the school district announced that it will recommend current Brownsboro head football coach Jason Hooker as its new head coach and athletic director on Monday March 27th at the CHISD School Board meeting.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:06:00 EDTMineola ISD is proud to announce that Luke Blackwell will become the new athletic director and head coach for the Yellowjackets.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:21:00 EDTIn Division I basketball news, Brad Underwood was officially introduced as the new head coach at the University of Illinois Monday afternoon. After just one season as the head man at Oklahoma State, Underwood jumped at the opportunity to lead the Fighting Illini and will make $3 million each year for the next six seasons.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:09:00 EDTPart of the reason Josh McCown didn't sign with Dallas is because Tony Romo is still on the roster. Romo will be gone at some point, but the Cowboys have decided to keep Kellen Moore. The quarterback has re-signed a new one year deal worth $775,000.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:15:00 EDTThere was mutual interest between the Cowboys and East Texan Josh McCown, but the free agent quarterback has decided to sign elsewhere. McCown is headed to the Jets on a one-year contract worth $6 million. The Jacksonville native visited New York over the weekend and left without a deal in place, but the two sides continued to talk before finally coming to an agreement.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:30:00 EDTThe women's NJCAA national tournament tips off Monday in Lubbock, and a quarterfinal matchup between rivals Trinity Valley and Tyler is possible. Of course, both programs have to handle their business and won't look ahead, but we can.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:26:00 EDTWhitehouse product and former Texas Tech star Patrick Mahomes II will be sitting next to Jon Gruden Monday to shoot his episode of Gruden's QB Camp.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:06:00 EDTThe Latest: After Florida beat Virginia, two more SEC-ACC showdowns Sunday.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 22:28:00 EDTJohnathan Motley had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 3 seed Baylor defeated No. 11 seed Southern California 82-78 on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 21:25:00 EDTRyan Newman gambled and skipped a late tire-changing pit stop to take the lead and held on for the final two laps a surprise victory in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series race.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 15:03:00 EDTDirk Nowitzki had 23 points and nine rebounds, J.J. Barea scored 20 and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Brooklyn Nets 111-104 Sunday.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 17:03:00 EDTAfter one season with the Oklahoma State Cowboys, head coach Brad Underwood is headed to Illinois.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 19:11:00 EDTAccording to sources free-agent quarterback Josh McCown will meet with the New York Jets on Friday and Saturday. NFL Network first reported the visit. A Jacksonville native, McCown has played with seven teams over his 14-season professional career, the past two have been with the Cleveland Browns. Earlier in the week, the QB also met with the Dallas Cowboys. However, with no movement on the Tony Romo front, McCown is more than likely going to have to give up hopes...
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 17:11:00 EDTSFA Athletics Release With spring break coming to a close, Stephen F. Austin is now preparing for some football as the Lumberjacks are one week away from the 2017 spring practice season, getting underway Friday, March 24th. “I’m anxious to get back to work and start getting some quality work done with our returners, redshirts and mid year transfers,” said head coach Clint Conque. “Coach (Dan) Eason and his staff put the team through a physically an...
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 17:09:00 EDTSFA Athletics Release The Stephen F. Austin women’s basketball team began their 2017 WBI Tournament campaign with a first round square off against the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. The Ladyjacks traveled down to Edinburg, Texas on Thursday for the evening match up against the Vaqueros. After a low scoring first quarter, the Ladyjacks found their stride overcoming an eight point deficit to take the three point lead at the half. The Vaqueros would not allow SFA muc...
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 22:08:00 EDTIn the NCAA tournament for the second time in three seasons, SMU enters the big dance as the number six seed in the East region. The Mustangs will open against USC on Friday afternoon in Tulsa.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 22:03:00 EDTPalestine native and free agent running back Adrian Peterson is officially done in Minnesota. General manager Rick Spielman confirmed the news Thursday after the Vikings signed running back Latavius Murray to a three-year, $15 million deal.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 21:53:00 EDTAfter Thursday, the Cowboys are in must draft mode when it comes to the cornerback position and will have a brand new secondary in 2017. Veteran Brandon Carr has agreed to a four-year deal with the Ravens, while Morris Claiborne is expected to ink with the Jets.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 20:18:00 EDTA new rule passed by the UIL in October will have high school coaches putting more thought into their rotation this season based off the newly introduced pitch count regulation. "It's a new rule by the UIL, so we have to keep heavy track during the game. Once they get to 110 with a certain number of days of rest then they got to come out of the ballgame," said James Boxley, Tyler Lee Head Baseball Coach. For instance, if a pitcher reaches the 110 threshold...
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 23:06:00 EDT2016 was a wash for Texas A&M defensive player Justin Dunning. The Whitehouse product tore the ACL in his right knee during fall camp and spent the whole season rehabbing. It was Dunning's third torn ACL of his career, with the first two in his left knee. Not giving up though, Dunning is currently working with the Aggies at spring practice.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 21:07:00 EDTThe SFA Lumberjacks are about to start play in the CIT Tournament against the Idaho Vandals. With a late start time of 10 p.m., KLTV 7 Sports will only be able to provide an updated score in tonight's televised sportscast. However, there is a way for you to watch the game! The Idaho Vandals will be streaming the match-up on their Facebook. Click Facebook Live to take you to the Vandals page and watch the game. Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights reserved.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 21:00:00 EDTBaylor and SMU are the two lone Texas teams in the NCAA National Tournament. With the madness of march in full swing the Bears and Mustangs will look to get passed their first round opponents and make the run of a lifetime. Click to view entire National Tournament Bracket . Baylor vs. New Mexico State March 17, 2017 11:40 a.m. CT on TruTV SMU vs. USC/Providence March 17, 2017 2:10 p.m. CT on TruTV Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights ...
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 20:51:00 EDTComing into the league, Dak Prescott was set to make the league base salary of $450,000 and took home a signing bonus of $383,391. However, after then starting quarterback Tony Romo was knocked out of commission, Prescott took over and started racking up the dough through performance bonuses. During the 2016 season, Prescott earned $353,544.57 through the NFL’s performance-based pay system. This system allows players to be rewarded for outperforming ...
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 20:36:00 EDTAfter winning their 21st Region 14 Tournament Championship, the Lady Cardinals are headed to the NJCAA National Tournament for the tenth year in a row. "To be one of the final 24 teams in the country is such a blessing. Trinity Valley is an amazing place, special people. To be part of a tradition like this is just unbelievable," said Gerald Ewing, TVCC Lady Cardinals Head Coach. In 2016, Trinity Valley made it all the way to the national championship final,...
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 17:51:00 EDTInstead of continuing to seek a sixth year of NCAA eligibility, Matt Davis has decided to enter the NFL Draft. The SMU quarterback made his intentions known on Wednesday afternoon and has hired an agent.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 17:27:00 EDTUnited States men's soccer coach Bruce Arena has finalized his 24 player roster ahead of two critical World Cup qualifying matches and Clint Dempsey is back on the team.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 23:13:00 EDTThe No. 5 UT Tyler baseball team lost for the first time since Feb. 25, falling 5-1 to Southwestern Tuesday night at Irwin Field.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 23:10:00 EDTIf you need help filling out your bracket for the NCAA tournament, then consider these historical facts. 1. In the tournament for the first time ever, Northwestern will try to become just the fourth first-time team to reach the Sweet 16. 2. At least one team from the First Four has advanced to the second round each year since 2011.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 22:16:00 EDTDespite not having a lot of money to spend this off-season, the Cowboys have managed to sign and resign players at positions of need. You can now add offensive line to the list. Dallas has agreed to a one year deal with guard Jonathan Cooper.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 22:11:00 EDTIt has been an up and down spring so far for the Rangers, but on the bright side, Yu Darvish is looking sharp. The right-hander took the mound on Monday night against the Giants and struck out six batters in just over three innings of work.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 19:43:00 EDTLongview is best known for its hard knocks on the football field, but soon this East Texas city could land on the map for the punches it throws in the cage. "He came up through the ranks very fast. He had 15 amateur fights, turned pro and went 9-0 before he has his first loss to a UCF veteran. A guy who was probably fighting when Kevin first started," said Wade Pomeroy, Head Coach of Longview MMA Team 515. Kevin Aguilar is a Harmony native who, moved to Longvie...
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:24:00 EDTOne of the greatest sporting events in the world, the NCAA Tournament always has surprise teams. One to keep an eye on this time, Oklahoma State. Former SFA head coach Brad Underwood and his Cowboys are going dancing as the 10-seed in the Midwest region.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:13:00 EDTLike the Ladyjacks, the Stephen F. Austin men are disappointed they won't be a part of the NCAA tournament for the first time since the 2012 season. It was a heck of a run for the Jacks in the big dance as the program even won two tournament games. SFA though is postseason bound for the fifth straight season.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 23:46:00 EDTDespite losing in the semifinals of the Region XIV tournament, there was a chance the Tyler Junior College women's basketball team would receive an at large bid to the national tournament. Ranked in the top 25 all season, the NJCAA committee did indeed pick the Apaches for the 24-team field. But it came down to the very last at-large bid.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 23:09:00 EDTThere were some rumors this offseason that DeMarcus Ware might return to the Cowboys and finish his career where it started. But, that will not be happening. The outside linebacker and defense end has announced he is retiring after 12 seasons in the NFL.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:08:00 EDTAt the junior college level, the Tyler Apache ladies just made the national tournament. And I mean barely. TJC received the last of eight at-large bids, but the Apaches are going dancing for the second time in three years. Trinity Valley meanwhile won the Region XIV tournament so the Cardinals received an automatic bid.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:02:00 EDTFor a fifth-straight season, the Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball team has qualified for postseason contention. Sunday evening, the ‘Jacks learned they will be one of 26 programs taking part in the ninth-annual CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament.
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 21:52:00 EDTThe No. 1 in West is Gonzaga, but it's the 8-9 game in Salt Lake City that has historical significance.
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 20:42:00 EDTMartin Truex Jr. passed Brad Keselowski with two laps to go and avoided a last-lap wreck that led to a pit-road brawl and left Kyle Busch bloodied in a wild finish to the NASCAR Cup race.
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 15:04:00 EDTTrying to reach the women's NCAA Tournament for the first time in over a decade, Stephen F. Austin faced a tall task on Sunday afternoon in the Southland Conference tournament title game.
Sat, 11 Mar 2017 15:23:00 ESTAfter defeating Lamar 62-48, Stephen F. Austin women's basketball is one win away from an automatic bid into the National Tournament.
Sat, 11 Mar 2017 23:13:00 ESTKilgore Athletics Release The Lady Rangers ended their Cinderella playoff run March 11, losing to No. 1 seed Trinity Valley Community College, 61-39. It was an impressive tournament by Kilgore College, especially since nobody predicted even a first-round victory. This season, under second-year head coach Anna Nimz, marks the first time since 2009 that the KC women had made it to the regional championship game. The unranked No. 6 seed Lady Rangers proved the naysayers wr...
Sat, 11 Mar 2017 15:15:00 ESTSFA Athletics Release For the first time since 2013, the Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball team will not represent the Southland Conference in the NCAA Tournament. The ‘Jacks dreams of a fourth-straight trip to he big dance came to end Friday night at the Leonard E. Merrell Center when SFA dropped a 77-69 decision to second-seeded Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in the second semifinal game of the Southland Conference Tournament. Entering the game having never los...
Sat, 11 Mar 2017 00:11:00 ESTAfter Friday came to a close in the Region 14 Tournament, three East Texas teams were left standing. On the women's side the Trinity Valley Cardinals and Kilgore Lady Rangers will face off in the championship. On the men's side the Panola Ponies will take on San Jacinto for a automatic bid into the NJCAA National Tournament. ?Trinity Valley beat TJC 72-58. Panola beat Angelina College 82-63. Saturday, March 11th - Women's and Men's Championship Game 17 - 5...
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 23:22:00 ESTSFA Athletics Release The Stephen F. Austin Women’s basketball team opened their 2017 Southland Conference tournament in the quarterfinal round against McNeese on Friday. The Ladyjacks took the 2-0 lead in the second minute of play and never looked back for the next 38:59 minutes when the final buzzer rang. SFA knocked off McNeese from the Southland Conference Tournament with a 77-63 win over the Cowgirls. Four Ladyjacks were in double figures this afternoon. Senior ...
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 18:54:00 ESTAccording to multiple sources, the Dallas Cowboys have agreed to a deal with wide receiver Terrance Williams. The contract being reported is for four years, worth $17 million with $9.5 million guaranteed. In his first four seasons, Williams caught 177 passes for 2,791 yards and 20 touchdowns. Williams will rejoin the Dallas franchise strong receiving group along side Brice Butler, Dez Bryant, and Cole Beasley. Sources also mentioning a Cowboys deal...
Thu, 9 Mar 2017 23:46:00 ESTStephen F. Austin wins its Southland Conference tournament opener over Lamar.
Thu, 9 Mar 2017 19:20:00 ESTThis week the Texas Longhorns opened spring practice, but before they hit the field, players and coaches were treated to a feast. Head Coach Tom Herman and the rest of his coaching staff separated Texas players into three groups; gold, green, and crimson. If you were lucky enough to granted gold status dinner consisted of steak, chicken, shrimp, and cheesecake. The crimson group on the other hand were treated to burnt burgers and hot dogs. Coach Herman has hosted t...
Thu, 9 Mar 2017 18:56:00 ESTThe NCAA National Tournament hasn't kicked off, but the madness of March has already begun. After a 61-60 loss to West Virginia back on February 25th, it seemed that the Horned Frogs hopes of earning a bid to the tournament were over. However, entering the Big 12 Tournament as the eighth seed, TCU has embarked on a last ditch effort to win the conference tournament and earn the automatic bid to nationals. This afternoon TCU shocked the country, by eliminating No.1 Kansas....
Thu, 9 Mar 2017 17:29:00 ESTWhile we sit and wait to see what the Cowboys officially do with quarterback Tony Romo, other teams in the NFL East are already making moves on the first day of the new league year. The Eagles have signed former Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffrey to a one-year, $14 million contract.
Thu, 9 Mar 2017 17:19:00 ESTUT-Tyler senior Whitney Simmons has been named the USTFCCCA South/Southeast Region field athlete of the year. This news comes just one day before Simmons is set to compete at the National Indoor Championships in Illinois. The White Oak native leads the nation in the Weight throw with a throw of over 19.70 meters.
Thu, 9 Mar 2017 16:54:00 ESTSoon enough the sports focus will shift to solely baseball and softball in East Texas, but for now there is NFL news and conference basketball tournaments. Still, you can't help but talk about a top three showdown taking place on the softball diamond this week. Number one UT-Tyler is taking on third seeded and rival East Texas Baptist.
Thu, 9 Mar 2017 16:32:00 ESTHouston trading quarterback Brock Osweiler to the Browns is the biggest news on the first day of the new NFL league year. But Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo either being released or traded could be coming soon as well. By dealing Osweiler, the Texans are clearing nearly $10 million in cap space.
Thu, 9 Mar 2017 14:29:00 ESTAmid uncertainty about where he'll land, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has released a message to his fans.
Thu, 9 Mar 2017 16:02:00 ESTThe first day of the new NFL league year is off and running with tons of excitement. According to ESPN, The Texans have traded quarterback Brock Osweiler to the Browns along with a second round pick in 2018.
Thu, 9 Mar 2017 01:06:00 ESTIt was a busy day for Tyler Lee quarterback Chance Amie on the recruiting trail. He picked up two Division I offers from Central Florida and Southern Miss.
Thu, 9 Mar 2017 00:53:00 ESTWednesday was a busy day for the Cowboys. The organization announced it was going to release quarterback Tony Romo, met with free agent East Texan Josh McCown, and agreed to re-sign wide receiver Brice Butler.
Thu, 9 Mar 2017 00:35:00 ESTIt was the women's turn to take the court at the Region XIV basketball tournament in Jacksonville. Now unlike the men, this tourney starts in the regional quarterfinals. As the four-seed, Tyler took on Blinn and the Apaches won 64 to 48. Top seed Trinity Valley meanwhile defeated Angelina 71-51, so that means TVCC and TJC will square off in the semifinals on Friday.
Thu, 9 Mar 2017 00:27:00 ESTWith the new league starting on Thursday, expect a lot more free agency news. The Cowboys are already searching for Prescott's backup, and they could turn to an East Texan. Dallas hosted and met with Jacksonville native Josh McCown on Wednesday.
Wed, 8 Mar 2017 21:35:00 ESTWith another regular season in the books, Stephen F. Austin is preparing for the Southland Conference Tournament. The only exception is that for the first time in four years, they won't be entering as the No.1 seed. "We've shown numerous times that we should have been the number one team. It just seems like every time we were given the opportunity to be number one we would have our worst game of the year every time," said Instead, the Lumberjacks will have to persev...
Wed, 8 Mar 2017 14:05:00 ESTSources tell ESPN the Dallas Cowboys will release Tony Romo on Thursday, according to the network.
Wed, 8 Mar 2017 00:43:00 ESTIn September of 2015, McKenzie Baskin lost her dad David after a five year battle with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. During his fight, the Whitehouse native put her cheerleading career on hold, but later this month Baskin will tumble and dance on the biggest stage.
Wed, 8 Mar 2017 00:11:00 ESTConference tournaments are underway across the nation in Division I basketball, but that's also the case in junior college. The Region XIV tournament tipped off Tuesday afternoon at John Alexander Gym in Jacksonville. Trying to earn its second trip to nationals in three years, Tyler enters as the five-seed.
Tue, 7 Mar 2017 19:26:00 ESTOver the weekend, Grapeland defeated Tenaha 99-83, punching their ticket to the state tournament in San Antonio. This will be the sixth state appearance for the Sandies, the first since 2014. Competing at the Class 2A level, Grapeland will face Muenster Friday at 8:30 a.m.. If they win they will move on to the state championship on Saturday against the winner of Clarendon and Thorndale. Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights reserved.
Tue, 7 Mar 2017 18:58:00 EST"Championship Weekend" is almost underway and men's basketball teams across the country will be looking to earn an automatic bid to the national tournament. Based on the strength of their conference most of the Big 12 is already considered a lock for the tournament. However, teams like SFA while have to come out on top as the Southland Conference Tournament Champion in order to make an appearance at the big show. Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights reserved.
Tue, 7 Mar 2017 18:50:00 ESTWith the Minnesota Vikings not willing to pay the $18 million dollar roster bonus due to running back and Palestine native Adrian Peterson, number 28 is searching for a new home. Peterson was sidelined by knee and groin injuries for most of the 2016 season. However, the soon to be 32 year old is back to training at full force. Peterson has made it clear through social media post that if he has to leave Minnesota he is going to head somewhere he can win a Super Bo...
Tue, 7 Mar 2017 00:53:00 ESTAs college coaches begin to fill the holes left by the likes of Patrick Mahomes II, KD Cannon, and Tyus Bowser, those East Texans are eager to start the next chapter of their career in the NFL. Mahomes, Cannon, and Bowser all helped their draft stock over the weekend at the NFL combine, but lets focus on the quarterback. Several mock draft's have Mahomes going to the Houston Texans towards the end of the first round.
Tue, 7 Mar 2017 00:49:00 ESTIt's the beginning of March so that's means the NCAA basketball tournament is right around the corner. In fact selection Sunday is this week. But, the third month of the year also marks the start of spring football. The University of Texas and new head coach Tom Herman will hit the field Tuesday and the likes of Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Houston, and SMU are a few practices in.
Tue, 7 Mar 2017 00:37:00 ESTLets talk college hoops now. We will have plenty of Stephen F. Austin coverage throughout the week as the Jacks will try to advance to the NCAA tournament for the fourth straight year, but at the junior college ranks, the stakes are just as high. A spot in nationals is on the line at the Region XIV tournament.
Tue, 7 Mar 2017 00:19:00 ESTOver the past several days East Texans Patrick Mahomes II, KD Cannon, and Tyus Bowser, among others had the opportunity to show off their skills to NFL coaches and personnel at the NFL Combine. Baylor's all-time leader rusher in Shock Linwood however didn't receive an invite. But that isn't stopping the Linden-Kildare product from pursuing his dream of playing professional football.
Fri, 3 Mar 2017 22:49:00 ESTTomorrow Whitehouse native Patrick Mahomes and his fellow quarterbacks, along with wide receivers, will go through NFL combine workouts to show off their talents. But while Mahomes is one of the most talked about athletes at the combine, the country is also starting to take note of John Tyler High School. As the most represented high school in Indianapolis, a trio of former Lions have catapulted their high school into the national spotlight. Greg Ward Jr. and Fred...
Fri, 3 Mar 2017 22:54:00 ESTThe Martin's Mill Lady Mustangs defeated the reigning Class 2A State Champions, Weimar, 58-50 this afternoon at the Alamodome. Britney Moon hit back to back three-pointers to tie up the game at 50 a piece. From that moment on the Lady Mustangs took over the momentum shutting out Weimar in the final minutes of the game. They will face Panhandle in the state championship Saturday at 1:30 p.m.. Copyright 2017 KLTV. All rights reserved.
Thu, 2 Mar 2017 23:59:00 ESTWith two games to go in the regular season, the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team is one game back of Southland Conference leader New Orleans. The Jacks need some help in order to claim a share of their fifth straight league title, but SFA also has to take care of its own business.
Thu, 2 Mar 2017 19:55:00 ESTWhitehouse product Patrick Mahomes the II along with seven other East Texans will be put under the microscope at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis over the next several days. Being a quarterback though, Mahomes has the most gain and prove. The former Texas Tech star is hoping show NFL executives and coaches he is worthy of a high pick in April's draft and his support group has no doubt he will shine.
Wed, 1 Mar 2017 20:46:00 ESTSecond chances aren't always granted, but Johnny Manziel just might get another shot in the NFL. According to NFL.com, the Tyler native has re-hired agent Erik Burkhardt to help him make a comeback. The reunion however comes with a strict set of commitments.