Sports

Spring Hill boys reach state tournament

Collin Thompson led the way with a two-day total of 147, and the Spring Hill Panthers earned a trip to the UIL State Golf Tournament on Tuesday with a third-place team finish at the Class 3A Region II Tournament.

Mendicello soccer tournament begins today

The 31st annual Mike Mendicello Memorial Soccer Tournament begins its three-day run today at the Lear Sports Complex in Longview.

UT-Tyler honors military with free tickets

The University of Texas at Tyler Veterans Resource Center will hold a military appreciation event, “UT Tyler Celebrates our Service Members,” during the Patriot softball and baseball games on Saturday, April 13, Amanda Bayatpoor, ce

East Texas athletes chosen for THSCA all-star games

Some of East Texas’ top athletes have been chosen to play in the Texas High School Coaches Association football and basketball all-star games.

Porter weighs in on African-Americans in baseball

Astros manager Bo Porter has his own theory about why Major League Baseball is facing a historic low percentage of African-American players.

Lobo golf teams looking strong

Longview’s Reed Fisher fired back-to-back rounds in the 70s, closing with a 76 on Tuesday at Twin Lakes Golf Course to earn the individual District 12-5A championship and earn a berth in the regional tournament.

Rangers edge Rays

The Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays Monday night in Arlington, 5-4. Alexi Ogando picked up his second victory of the season.

Danny Kaspar hired by Texas State

SFA men's basketball coach Danny Kaspar has been hired by Texas State. A press conference is expected later this afternoon.

UT-Tyler, LETU softball postponed

The UT Tyler softball matchup against LeTourneau, scheduled for Wednesday in Longview, has been postponed until Monday, April 15 at 4 p.m. due to the threat of inclement weather.

Yu Darvish loses perfect game with 2 out in bottom of ninth

The perfect game is no more. Yu Darvish gave up a clean single up the middle with two out in the bottom of the ninth.