BIG 12 NEWS: Texas Tech kicks off 2013 season at SMU

The Texas Tech Red Raiders and first-year head coach, Kliff Kingsbury, will kick off their 2013 season against SMU, Friday.

BIG 12 NEWS: Former John Tyler DT leaving UT

According to, former John Tyler defensive tackle, turned Texas Longhorn, Ashton Dorsey, has decided to transfer, the team announced Tuesday.

COACH JOHN KING: With preseason over, Longview shifts focus to opener

The preseason is in the books for the Lobos.

16-year NBA veteran, Tracy McGrady, retires

National Basketball League veteran forward, Tracy McGrady, announced his retirement Monday morning. "T-Mac," 34, ended his 16-year basketball career with the 2012-2013 Western Conference Champion San Antonio Spurs.

Browns release former Jefferson HS, SFA star receiver

The Cleveland Browns released former Jefferson Bulldog turned Stephen F. Austin wide receiver, Cordell Roberson, Monday, the team announced.

Former REL quarterback cut by Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons released former Tyler Lee Red Raider, Marcus Jackson, Monday, the team announced.

PT coach says team improving

Pine Tree’s offseason has been about putting the pieces together.

Panthers correcting scrimmage mistakes

Mark Sartain didn’t like what he saw from his team on Thursday in Spring Hill’s final scrimmage. More to the point, the first-year Panther coach was less than pleased with what he didn't see.

$16M state-of-the-art Pine Tree stadium opens to public with free tour

Pine Tree School Board President Charley Peck gazed through the glass of the press box at Pirate Stadium on Friday, surveying the newly-laid turf as crews power-washed a section of season ticket holder seats.