A banner year for the Diboll Lumberjacks led to a long list of awards as the 21-3A All-District Basketball Team was recently announced.

Millions of Texans are now living under unprecedented “shelter in place” and “stay in place” orders issued by county and city governments, but that doesn’t mean you can’t venture outside. Current orders allow folks the flexibility to leave their homes to engage in essential activities, inclu…

The pressure doesn’t come much higher when it comes to high school underclassmen. Matched up against Central Heights’ Grayson Rodriguez, Central’s Dylan Cloonan shared a bullpen with the future No. 11 pick in the MLB Draft.

Like many softball players, Lufkin’s Natalie Chavez admits to her own variety of superstitions.

Diboll standout Javaughn Luster was a driving force in sending the Lumberjacks to their deepest playoff run since the 2005 season.

Jackson Parks and Natron Wortham have been two of the driving forces behind the Lufkin Panthers’ success on the hardwood over the past two seasons.

In most normal worlds, brothers take care of sisters. That’s just the way it is.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Florida — The Texas Team Trail presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s has canceled the Toledo Bend event due to concerns about the coronavirus.

Local high school athletes will have to wait at least a little while longer to get back on the playing field as the University Interscholastic League announced the suspension of all games and contests until at least May 4.

Being a pitcher on the softball field seems like one of the more pressure-packed positions in sports.

The same strengths that make Cy Murphy a top-notch high school starter are sure to make him a threat at the collegiate level.

If there’s a pitching situation, Sam Belasco has been in it. From pre-district tournaments to playoff starts, the Hudson Hornets have never been shy about handing the ball to their reliable lefty.

With competitions already being suspended until March 29, the University Interscholastic League added to its mandates on Monday afternoon by suspending any practices and workouts conducted outside of the normal school day.

The Angelina College Roadrunners’ basketball season came to a premature end as the NJCAA elected to cancel all spring sports and championships due to the COVID-19 situation.

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The already-delayed professional sports seasons in North America could be on hiatus for significantly longer than first planned after federal officials said Sunday that they recommend all in-person events involving 50 people or more be called off for the next eight weeks.

Knowing the UIL sports world was set for at least a two-week hiatus starting today, the Lufkin Panthers and Hudson Hornets gladly waited out an hour-long lightning delay in the first inning before getting down to business.

Both Angelina College basketball teams exceeded expectations in 2019-20, with both the Lady Roadrunners and Roadrunners advancing to their respective Region XIV Conference Tournament Championship games — and the Roadrunners winning the title.

It was a bizarre weekend at the Pete Runnels Texas Shootout. For those just watching the action on the field, it seemed like business as usual.

FRISCO — The Southland Conference announced Saturday that the league will cancel all remaining spring sports competitions and championship events, effective immediately.

Rachel Bonnin scored a pair of goals and the Lufkin Lady Panthers moved within a win of the District 16-5A championship with a 3-1 victory over the Whitehouse Lady Cats at Jase Magers Soccer Field on Friday night.

A day after winning back-to-back games for the first time this season, the Lufkin Panthers took a step back as they dropped consecutive games on the second day of the Pete Runnels Texas Shootout at Morris Frank Park Friday afternoon.

Scott Sherlock delivered a two-run single with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning as the New Caney Porter Spartans escaped with a 2-1 win over the Hudson Hornets on the second day of the Pete Runnels Texas Shootout at Morris Frank Park on Friday afternoon.

Angelina College and local high schools were the latest to be hit with cancellations and postponements due to the COVID-19 outbreak as announcements were made on Friday afternoon.

The Angelina College Lady Roadrunners were swept in a doubleheader by Kilgore on Saturday afternoon, dropping 8-4 and 1-0 decisions.

Back-to-back road tournaments left the Lufkin Panthers looking for answers ahead of the upcoming district opener.

Quint Graves was strong on the mound, Ben Penn provided lockdown defense in his season debut and the Hudson Hornets ended a recent hitting sllump by taking a hard-fought 6-4 win over the New Caney Porter Spartans in the opening game of the Pete Runnels Texas Shootout at Morris Frank Park Thu…

Hunter Smith hit a home run in the seventh inning as the Diboll Lumberjacks took a 6-5 win over the Center Roughriders in the Rusk tournament Thursday.

Bad weather forecasts for areas north of Lufkin have forced some scheduling changes for the Angelina College softball and baseball teams, leaving both teams playing at home for the weekend.

It’s been a rough road for the Lufkin Panthers in the first two weeks of the season. A brutal schedule mixed with some inconsistent play has left the team struggling in the early going.

Saylor Williams struck out 13 batters in a complete-game shutout as the Jacksonville Fightin’ Maidens rolled to an 11-0 win over the Lufkin Lady Panthers in District 16-5A softball action at Morris Frank Park on Wednesday afternoon.

Ty Roman struck out 14 in a complete game as the Diboll Lumberjacks rallied with two sixth-inning runs to take a 2-1 win over the Woodville Eagles in the district opener in Diboll Tuesday night.

HUNTINGTON — Huntington’s Kaden Reep kept Hudson hitters off balance most of the night and the Red Devils capitalized on one forgettable inning of Hornets’ defense on the way to a 4-1 win in the District 20-4A opener here Tuesday night.

It didn’t take Natasha Mack long to make a big-time impact on the Oklahoma State basketball program. In her first year on the Stillwater campus, the former Lufkin Lady Panther and Angelina College Lady Roadrunner star made her mark for the Cowgirls on a nightly basis.

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