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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.

Gilmer opens season tonight at Buckeye Stadium against Atlanta

Atlanta vs. Gilmer 7:30 tonight, Buckeye Stadium, Gilmer Coaches Atlanta: Matt McClure Gilmer: Jeff Traylor

BIG 12 NEWS: Defending BIG 12 champions take on ND State in season opener

The defending BIG 12 champion Kansas State Wildcats will take on the North Dakota State Bisons, Friday night, in their season opener.

BIG 12 NEWS: TCU to open season against LSU

In a clash of two top 25 teams, the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs will take on the Louisiana State University Tigers in their season opener, Saturday night at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

Manziel suspended first half of Rice game

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel will receive a half-game suspension to be served in Saturday’s season opener against Rice.

Report: Manziel suspended first half of Rice game

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel will receive a half-game suspension to be served in Saturday’s opener against Rice, according to TexAgs.com owner Billy Liucci. Read more at Chron.com  

Gilmer Buckeyes to debut renovated stadium

When the Gilmer Buckeyes play their first home game Thursday night, they’ll be in a newly renovated football stadium that just opened to the public this month.

Astro prospect Appel has good first season

Righthander Mark Appel, the top overall pick in the 2013 draft, will remain with the Class A Quad Cities River Bandits even though he has officially been shut down for the season.