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PT’s Thompson finishes first in Hallsville meet

Pine Tree’s Brian Thompson recorded a time of 16:30 to win the second annual Hallsville Cross Country Invitational on Saturday morning at Lear Park.

VIDEO: Phil Kuchinsky talks Cowboys with Craig Smoak from ESPN Central Texas

KETK's Phil Kuchinsky spoke with Craig Smoak of ESPN Central Texas about the Cowboys' injuries to the front seven and quarterback, Tony Romo.

Oklahoma City Thunder guard DeAndre Liggins jailed on domestic assault charge

 Oklahoma City Thunder guard DeAndre Liggins was in jail early Sunday morning on charges of domestic abuse. Liggins, 25, was booked into the Oklahoma County jail Saturday night where he's being held on an $8,000 bond.

Tim Tebow released by New England Patriots, report says

Backup quarterback Tim Tebow was released by the New England Patriots Saturday, after failing to make the final roster for the new season, according to NFL.com.

BIG 12 NEWS: Kansas looks to overcome last year's dismal season

Coming off a 1-11 season, the Kansas Jayhawks look to bounce back this year. Kansas has not beaten a BIG 12 team since Colorado in 2010. The Jayhawks look to up their efforts after adding many ju-co players and transfers.

BIG 12 NEWS: Iowa state opens season against Northern Iowa

The Iowa State Cyclones will play their season opener against a solid FCS program, Northern Iowa.

100th high school football season begins in Gilmer

Thursday was the opening night of high school football in Northeast Texas, as the perennial powerhouse — the Gilmer High School Buckeyes — opened their 100th season on the gridiron in a contest at home against the Atlanta High Schoo

Pine Tree turns to Manns to fill quarterback spot

When quarterback Caleb Chumley went down with a toe injury in early August, Pine Tree already knew the man for the job.

BIG 12 NEWS: Houston transfer to start for WVU

The University of Houston will have to do without their star running back this year.

Longview-Lufkin game to be part of Great American Rivalry Series

Longview athletic director/head coach John King announced Wednesday that the Lobos’ Sept. 20 meeting with rival Lufkin will be a part of the Great American Rivalry Series, one of 80 premiere rivalries across the nation.