Sports

Top pick Claiborne working out with Cowboys

Former LSU Tiger Morris Claiborne is getting his first taste of professional football. The Shreveport native is now just a couple hours from home playing for the Dallas Cowboys.

Lobos Play Spring Football Game

Longview football fans should be pleased today if Lobo running backs break off a long run or two, and be concerned at the same time.

Woods survives as McIlroy misses cut at Players

Tiger Woods flirted with danger at the Players Championship on Friday before a run of four straight birdies helped him surge up the leaderboard and avoid missing the cut at a second straight tournament.

Churchill Downs death probe yields no suspects

A medical examiner is investigating the death of a 48-year-old stable worker named Adan Fabian Perez, a Guatemala native discovered in the back of a barn at Churchill Downs one day after the storied Louisville racetrack hosted the Kentucky Derb

Pine Tree Pirate Signs Baseball Scholarship

As the sports cliché goes, speed kills, and that’s exactly what Crowder College is getting in Pine Tree’s Ryan Lazo.

Louisiana Tech moves to Conference USA in 2013

RUSTON, La. — In a news conference on campus on Friday, Louisiana Tech University accepted an invitation to join Conference USA in all sports starting in July 2013.

East Texans Face Off Wednesday Night

White Sox Pitcher Phil Humber will face off against his friend and off-season training parter Josh Tomlin Wednesday when the ChiSox host Cleveland. Humber pitched the 21st perfect game in Major League history on April 21.

Playoffs Start for HS Baseball

The postseason is here and there are several East Texas teams in the baseball playoffs. Click here for the official UIL brackets.

UT-Tyler Softball Beats ETBU, Takes on LC Friday

The UT Tyler Patriots opened the 2012 American Southwest Conference Softball Championship Tournament at Oran Good Park with an 11-2 win over rival East Texas Baptist in five innings. The Patriots now advance to play Louisiana College at 4 p.m.

Tigers outfielder arrested; hate crime investigation under way

Detroit Tigers outfielder Delmon Young was arrested in Manhattan early Friday and charged with aggravated harassment after a dispute with another man, New York police said.