Sports

Turning Sochi medals into money

Winter Olympians are often overlooked and underpaid compared to other athletes, but a handful of Sochi stars could score sponsorship gold.

Marshall ISD joins 2 other ETX school districts in doing away with 7th grade football

According to Marshall Independent School District Athletic Director, Clint Harper, Marshall ISD will joining Texarkana and Sulphur Springs in dropping seventh grade football starting to being during the 2014-2015 season.

TPWD proposing seatrout bag limit change, gar conservation rules

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is proposing fishing regulation changes that will affect both salt and freshwater anglers.

East Texas Coaches Association to honor 8 at annual banquet

On Saturday, prominent football figures out of the East Texas area will venture to Texarkana to be inducted into the East Texas Coaches Association Hall of Honor.

Former Lion, Baylor Bear named new JT offensive coordinator

Former John Tyler All-State offensive lineman William Blaylock has been selected as the Lions' new offensive coordinator, according to Smoaky.com.

Board chooses not to renew contract for DeKalb AD

Monday night, the DeKalb Independent School District School Board voted 6-0 not to renew the contract for current Athletic Director, Brandon Easterly.

3 Lady Lobos, 3 Lady Raiders earn 12-5A All District honors

Six East Texas female athletes were awarded first and second team All District honors for the 2013-2014 basketball season.

No. 3 Alto Lady Jackets survives Grapeland rally, escapes with 4-2 victory

In a battle of top 10 softball programs, Tuesday night, Grapeland wasn't able to overcome the big hole it dug itself into against No. 3 Alto, as they fell to the Lady Jackets, 4-2.

ETX college to host annual Breast Cancer Awareness game Feb. 22

Jacksonville College will be hosting Angelina College in their annual Breast Cancer Awareness game, Saturday, February 22. The Lady Jaguars will play at 2:00 p.m., followed by the men at 4:00 p..m.

Gerry Stanford leaving White Oak for Flower Mound Marcus

White Oak Head Football Coach Gerry Stanford, who led his Roughnecks to the  2A Division I state semifinals in 2013 has been named the head football coach and boys athletic coordinator at Flower Mound Marcus High School.