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The 14th annual East Texas High School Football Preseason Dream Team consists of players from the combined coverage areas of the Longview News-Journal, Tyler Morning Telegraph, Marshall News Messenger, Panola Watchman, Kilgore News Herald, Lufkin Daily News, Jacksonville Progress and Nacogdo…

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Three local baseball players continued to add to their impressive resumes as the Texas Sports Writers Association All-State Team was released earlier this week.

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THE WOODLANDS — With prominent former members that include the likes of BYU, Boise State, Arizona, Arizona State, Air Force Academy, Colorado, Nevada, Las Vegas, TCU, SMU, Louisiana Tech and others, many have wondered when, if ever, the Western Athletic Conference would rejoin the national s…

FORT WORTH — The SFA men’s basketball team has been selected as one of six teams set to compete in the first Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Classic at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth on Dec. 11.

ATHENS — Water level is 6 inches high and clear. Water temp in the upper 80s.

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With Lufkin’s season opener a month away, fans will have the opportunity to see the Panthers in action.

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With a renewed excitement in the air of an “old” normal football season that hasn’t been experienced in two years, the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks are looking forward to the challenge after joining the Western Athletic Conference less than a month ago.

Kennard sophomore designated hitter Jaden Kulms was named as a First-Team All-State player on Tuesday as the Texas Sports Writers Association released its Class 1A All-State Baseball teams.

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The Hudson 11U team fought to a fifth straight win before coming up just short in the semifinal round as they took third place at the Dixie World Series in Texarkana, Arkansas, on Sunday afternoon.

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After a season unlike any other, the Lufkin Panthers are currently planning on opening John Outlaw Memorial Field at Abe Martin Stadium to full capacity for 2021.

An early start didn’t slow down the Hudson 11U All-Stars as they opened the Dixie World Series with a 14-0 win over the host team in Texarkana, Arkansas, Friday morning.

ATHENS — Water level is 5 inches inches high and clear. Water temp in the upper 80s.

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A memorable summer ended in fitting fashion as the Lufkin 11U All-Stars started fast and held on late en route to an 11-8 win over Pearland in the championship game of the Texas East state tournament at Tyler’s Faulkner Park Wednesday.

The Lufkin 11U All-Stars have already picked up district and section titles while rolling to an undefeated record. Lufkin will look to add a state title to its ledger this morning as it plays for the Texas East state championship at Tyler’s Faulkner Park.

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The Diboll Lumberjacks have become a force in East Texas football where they followed up back-to-back 10-win seasons with an area playoff appearance last season.

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The Lufkin 11U and Juniors All-Stars recently went perfect to win their respective championships at the Section I tournament.

ATHENS — Water level is about normal level and clear. Water temp in the upper 80s.

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Hudson 12U took a hard-fought 6-3 win over a talented Central team to capture first place at the Dixie 12U Classic “O”Zone State tournament in Center, which wrapped up earlier this week.

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The honors continue to roll in for the Diboll Lady Jacks after a season that landed them in the Class 3A state championship game for the first time in school history.

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Former Lufkin Panther Haylen Green is set for the next step in his baseball career after being drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 20th round of the Major League Baseball Draft.

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The Hudson 11U all-stars stormed to a perfect 5-0 record to capture the Dixie state championship in Center on Monday.

NACOGDOCHES — The Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Preseason All-Texas Small College Team was announced on Tuesday, and the SFA Lumberjacks were represented on the offense by Katy freshman Justice Guillory.

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It’s seven weeks until kickoff for the high school football season with summer workouts just around the corner. With Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazines recently hitting newsstands, the Lufkin Panthers have high hopes for the upcoming season, although they have plenty of work ahead of them.

Jeff Hurd, commissioner of the Western Athletic Conference, announced Wednesday he will step down from the position at the end of December, six days after welcoming the “Texas Four” — SFA, Lamar, Abilene Christian and Sam Houston State — into the conference.

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It’s only July, but fall’s cooler weather and the long line of hunting seasons that come with it will be here before you know it. Whether you are a hardcore hunter looking to explore new territory, a novice without a lease or simply restricted by a limited budget, now is a great time to head…

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The Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball program will have some notable opponents this season following an announcement of the eight-team field for the Men’s Cancun Challenge.

ATHENS — Water level is about 2 inches high and clear. Water temp in the upper 80s.

Western Hills hit a walk-off two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning for a 4-3 win in an elimination game at the Section I tournament in Austin Thursday night.

It was a stellar year for local baseball players as area teams made their mark throughout the season before putting together strong playoff runs.

Former Lufkin Lady Panther and Angelina College standout Natasha Mack is now officially a member of the Minnesota Lynx.

The Nataki Stewart Soccer Academy will host the Angelina College Lil’ Runners Soccer Camps from July 12-16. The camps are available for 3-14-year-old boys and girls and cost is $55 per participant.

Western Hills scored a pair of early runs then made them stand up after a lengthy rain delay and a change of venue as they held on Tuesday night for a 2-1 win over Lufkin on the second day of the Section I tournament in Austin.

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Fresh off district titles, a trio of Lufkin teams will compete in their respective Little League Section 1 tournaments, which get underway on Monday.

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Bassmaster Magazine recently unveiled its annual rankings of America’s Top 100 bass lakes and there are some familiar names on the list. The rankings include the Top 10 overall picks and a breakdown of the Top 25 lakes in the Central, Southeastern, Western and Northeastern geographic regions…

The Nacogdoches High School girls basketball program has a new leader, and he brings an attractive resume along with him.