Sports

Tyler soccer team heads to Chicago for regional tourney

Some East Texas soccer stars are heading to Chicago. The '98 Azzurri girl's team will play in the US Club Regional. If they play well enough, they have a chance to qualify for the national tourney.

Longview's Wesley happy for former teammate Lebron James

Former Longview Lobo David Wesley played 14 years in the NBA, including in Cleveland where he shared the court with teammate Lebron James. Wesley was in East Texas Friday for his 11th annual youth basketball camp.

East Texas soccer athletes VX Chivas of Guadalajara in Lufkin

On July 1st, Lufkin and Nacogdoches Soccer will never be the same. The biggest Soccer Franchise in the North America will be touching East Texas Soil to battle against homegrown and local talent.

Heat force a Game 7

The Miami Heat pull off an amazing comeback against the San Antonio Spurs winning in overtime 103 to 100. The Spurs will have to win on the road in Game 7 Thursday night to capture their fifth NBA Championship.

Pine Tree tops Longview in 7-on-7

The smaller in-city school evened up the score for the older cousin Monday night.

Lobos earn state 7-on-7 berth

Jimmy Carter writes for the Longview News-Journal. The Lobos did well at the Texas State Qualifying Tournament.

Spurs just one win from another title

After beating Miami 114-104, the Spurs are one victory away from their fifth NBA championship.

Rose wins U.S. Open

Justin Rose became the first English golfer in 43 years to win the U.S. Open on Sunday as Phil Mickelson failed to conjure up a 43rd birthday present for himself.  

New Texas UIL rule on football practice reeks of political correctness

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram does not like the newest rule regarding Texas high school football. He's more from the Big Mac Blog.

Area athletes to take final prep bows in all-star game

Hayden Henry writes for the Longview News-Journal. He's got a preview of Saturday night's All-Star game at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium.