Sports editor Josh Havard held a question-and-answer session with Lufkin head coach Todd Quick on Tuesday afternoon. The Panthers fell to 1-3 on the season and 0-2 in district play with a 26-24 loss to the Magnolia Bulldogs at home Friday night. Lufkin will return to action when it faces the…

PINES — Water level is about five inches low and clear. Water temp in the low 70s.

GROVETON — Ethan Flori hauled in a 45-yard touchdown pass from Brent Roberts on the final play of the game as the Centerville Tigers pulled off a 26-20 win over the Groveton Indians on homecoming night here Friday.

DIBOLL — Jaylon Jackson and James Johnson combined for 285 yards on the ground and the Diboll defense held a shutout until the final two minutes as the Lumberjacks continued to roll through district competition with a 50-7 win over Palestine Westwood here Friday night.

NACOGDOCHES — The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks are coming off a bye week and will look to capture their second straight victory today when they host NCAA Division II Angelo State University at Homer Bryce Stadium.

Travis Moore and Mitch Hall combined for 257 rushing yards, and the Magnolia Bulldogs took advantage of a pair of huge special teams plays in the fourth quarter on the way to a narrow 26-24 win over a determined group of Lufkin Panthers in the home opener at John Outlaw Memorial Field at Abe…

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Linebacker. Running back. H-Back. Tailback. Tight end. Wide receiver. Kick/punt returner. Coverage teams.

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Attend any Huntington High School football game, and Hunter Mayes is easy to find.

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NACOGDOCHES — Less than 36 hours after saying at his weekly press conference that he told his players last week to treat everyone like they had the coronavirus and to be careful when they interacted with others because of the ease at which the virus is transferred, Stephen F. Austin head foo…

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TYLER — Ranked opponents keep being put in Carthage’s path, and the Bulldogs continue to run through them.

The first three weeks of the season left plenty of questions for a young but talented Diboll Lumberjacks’ squad. The past few weeks have shown the Lumberjacks are hitting their stride.

After three weeks on the road, the Lufkin Panthers will open the home portion of their schedule when they welcome in the Magnolia Bulldogs for a District 8-5A DI showdown on Friday night.

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A team can’t win a district title in the opening week, but they can certainly make their path much easier.

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Sports editor Josh Havard held a question-and-answer session with Lufkin head coach Todd Quick on Tuesday afternoon. The Panthers dropped a 37-20 road decision to the Magnolia West Mustangs on Friday night to fall to 1-2 overall and 0-1 in district play. Lufkin will be in action for its home…

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MAGNOLIA — Even while challenging for district titles and playoff spots over the last two years, the Magnolia West Mustangs never came close to threatening the Lufkin Panthers.

GRAPELAND — Dylan Wells had three touchdown runs and a 33-yard interception return for another score but it wasn’t enough for the Indians as the Grapeland Sandies ran the ball at will in a 54-36 win over Groveton here Friday night.

TOLEDO BEND — Water level is 31/2 feet and clear. Surface temp in the upper 70s.

NACOGDOCHES — With some last-minute changes, the Stephen F. Austin football team went into their open date one week early as there were some COVID-19 concerns with the Angelo State football team.

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Not much epitomizes the rogue ways of Mother Nature any better than the vicious circle of life that frequently plays out in the wild. Making a living off the land is a constant fight for survival where guarantees of seeing another tomorrow simply don’t exist.

TYLER — Carthage and Daingerfield once again grabbed the top spots in the #bEASTTexas Fabulous 15 polls.

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The Magnolia West Mustangs have been one of the biggest district challengers since joining 8-5A DI with the Lufkin Panthers two seasons ago.

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Without taking the field, the Diboll Lumberjacks moved to 3-0 in district play when the Elkhart Elks canceled Friday night’s regularly scheduled game.

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Even as a kid, Wilburn Smallwood grew up dreaming of the day he’d step on the field as a Lufkin Panther. But with his parents protecting him from injuries for as long as possible, he waited for his chance to start his football career.

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Tickets are currently being sold online for the Lufkin Panthers’ district opener at Magnolia West on Friday night.

Hudson’s Kayleigh Wagnon and Lufkin’s Adan Hernandez easily outpaced the competition in rolling to individual titles at the Hudson Cross Country Meet on Saturday morning.

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Sports editor Josh Havard held a question-and-answer session with Lufkin head coach Todd Quick on Tuesday afternoon. Lufkin (1-1) is coming off its first win of the season, a 31-28 road victory over Nederland on Friday. The Panthers will travel to Magnolia West for the district opener on Friday.

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The Huntington Devilettes picked up a 25-20, 25-15, 25-9 win over Hemphill on Friday night.

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HUNTINGTON — The Huntington Devilette volleyball team picked on a bigger opponent for Tuesday’s non-district match and played well against a stronger Lufkin Lady Panther team.

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An abbreviated offseason followed by a two-game non-district slate leaves 8-5A DI teams with a quick acclimation time before district action starts this week.

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NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Trae Self threw two touchdown passes and Stephen F. Austin won its home opener, beating Division II West Texas A&M 34-6 on Saturday.

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NEDERLAND — It was an admittedly long night for the Lufkin Panthers after being touched up for 500 yards and 70 points in the season opener seven days earlier.

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DIBOLL — The Diboll Lumberjacks forced six turnovers and James Johnson had 184 yards on 13 carries as Diboll rolled to a 47-0 win over the Huntington Red Devils on homecoming night here Friday.

NORMANGEE — Groveton had no answer for Normangee quarterback Mason Hardy in its district opener Friday night, as the senior threw five touchdown passes and ran for another in the Panthers’ 54-20 win over the Indians.

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The 2020-21 statewide archery only season for whitetail deer opened Oct. 3. Folks in the know are saying it should be a good one thanks to good range conditions and the timely arrival of mild fall weather that has whitetails on the prowl.

NACOGDOCHES — A Stephen F. Austin football team that has waged war at the NCAA Division I FCS level for the past three games will finally take on a foe that is more to its liking Saturday afternoon when the ’Jacks host NCAA DII West Texas A&M Saturday at Homer Bryce Stadium.

In two short seasons, Angelina College head men’s basketball coach Nick Wade has created quite the stir. People in the upper echelons of college basketball are beginning to take notice.

ATHENS — Water level is 5 inches high and clear. Water temp in the upper 70s.

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In a normal season, the Lufkin Panthers would be set for their home opener against the Nacogdoches Dragons, looking to extend their usual dominance against an old rival.