Sports

Thunder top Heat in Game 1 of NBA Finals

Oklahoma City — The Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Miami Heat 105-94 Tuesday Night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

Kilgore College looking for softball talent

The Kilgore College softball program is looking for prospective members for its inaugural team. Open tryouts are June 21 at Streamflo Park next to Driller Park.

I'll Have Another scratched from Belmont

I'll Have Another, the winner of Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, is out of Saturday's Belmont Stakes, a spokesman for the horse's trainer said Friday.

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.