After not hearing his name called in this weekend’s NFL Draft, former Corrigan-Camden Bulldog La’Darius Hamilton didn’t take long to take the next step in his football career as he signed as an undrafted free agent with the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday night.
NACOGDOCHES — Nacogdoches native Brandon Jones had a dream come true Friday night, as the 5-foot-11, 198-lb. safety overcame injuries as a three-year starter of the University of Texas Longhorns and was the 70th pick of the 2020 NFL Draft by the AFC East Miami Dolphins.
Anyone who has spent more than a week in East Texas in the winter knows the fact that it’s January doesn’t mean it will be too cold for a picture-perfect day.
The 12th annual Guy Davis Golf Tournament wrapped up on Saturday with a record-setting field — and a couple of big bangs out on the course.
The All-Pro Tour, a sort of “minor leagues” for prospective professional golfers, has made the Crown Colony Country Club a regular stop over the past several years as one of several tournaments on the league’s season schedule.
It’s almost that time of year again. It’s the time when seemingly reasonable adults join together to spend hours upon hours on something that seems completely unreasonable.
With the NFL reaching championship weekend, it’s nothing new for both the Cowboys and the Texans to be watching from their couches.
Dez Bryant’s return to the NFL may be over even before it officially gets underway. A day after signing with the New Orleans Saints, the team fears he may have a season-ending injury.
The wait is finally over for Dez Bryant. After 10 weeks of the NFL regular season, the former Lufkin Panther and Dallas Cowboys wide receiver is set to sign with the New Orleans Saints.
It might not have been a picture perfect ending, but it was still more than enough as Lufkin’s Sam Fidone coasted in the final round to take the Southside Bank Open by three shots on Friday afternoon.
A good day for Sam Fidone led him to a tie atop the Southside Bank Open after Tuesday’s opening round. An even better round on Wednesday left him in danger of running away from the rest of the field at Crown Colony Country Club.
Former Lufkin Panther Sam Fidone saw his first PGA appearance come to an end Friday afternoon as he missed the cut after shooting a four-over par 76 at the RBC Canadian Open.
Playing under the PGA spotlight for the first time, Lufkin native Sam Fidone got off to somewhat of a shaky start as he bogeyed the opening hole at the RBC Canadian Open at the Glen Abbey Golf Course in Oakville, Canada, on Thursday afternoon.
With three stellar seasons at the University of Houston under his belt, Trey Cumbie closely watched this week’s MLB Draft, patiently awaiting where he would be selected.
Former Hudson Hornets’ standout Brandon Belt is riding a hot streak as he returns to Texas to play at Minute Maid Park when his Giants take on the defending World Series champion Houston Astros in a brief two-game series starting tonight.
Scott Kelly trailed by three shots heading to the 16th hole on Friday in the final round of the APT Stars of Tomorrow First Bank & Trust East Texas Open at Crown Colony Country Club.
It was a long day of golf on Thursday at Crown Colony Country Club for the APT Stars of Tomorrow First Bank & Trust East Texas Open.
The golf course at Crown Colony Country Club in Lufkin, known for its lush beauty, on Tuesday showed it also carries a little bite.
It was February 2011 when a skinny freshman from Whitehouse with a familiar name came strolling into Nacogdoches’ Dragon Coliseum for a district basketball game.
What started out as a hobby 15 years ago for Hudson native and Lufkin resident Toni Hunt Esteves has led to a trip to the WPBA Masters.
TYLER — Nine professional baseball players from East Texas gathered at APEC in Tyler on Tuesday for their normal workouts.
Sometimes he’s at the Pines Theater. Sometimes he’s working as a DJ/emcee for weddings and private parties. Sometimes he’s the public address announcer for local sporting events. And then he has his day job working for a beverage distributor.
Position eligibility is normally a big deal in Fantasy Basketball or Fantasy Baseball, but rarely does it come into question in Fantasy Football.
- Lufkin Daily News employee killed in collision
- Man dies in vehicle crash south of Zavalla
- Golden Corral not one of 35 corporate-owned stores to close
- Health district reports two more COVID-19 deaths, 18 new cases
- Incidents of police violence nationwide spark protests in Lufkin on Sunday
- Sheriff's office investigating grave desecration
- Lufkin city manager to retire at the start of July
- Tuesday Morning to close Lufkin location after bankruptcy filling
- Lufkin native's debut novel hits stores June 16
- Angelina County has two new cases of COVID-19