SFA releases 2020 football schedule

The SFA Lumberjacks is looking to improve on a 3-9 performance from last season.

UIL Medical Advisory committee set to discuss COVID-19

  SFA’s Kevon Harris optimistic about basketball future

Weekly Texas Fishing Report (April 1)

Study: racial graduation-rate gap grows for men’s NCAA teams

  After NCAA eligibility vote, universities now tasked with making it work

  With no sports, college athletes adjusting to new normal

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NFL team owners vote to expand playoffs to 14 teams

NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility

  SFA spring student-athletes granted another year of eligibility

  2020 Angelina Benefit Rodeo canceled

  Way Back Sports: A Look at the 2014 SFA logo fail

  East Texas players at home instead of at ballparks

  WEBXTRA: Former Central Heights baseball standout discusses MLB’s decision to postpone season

It is a sad day with no baseball. Today was supposed to be the first day of the major league baseball season, but 14 days ago, MLB closed down spring training and sent its players home.

  Huntington youth baseball facilities vandalized, surveillance video shows at least 5 involved

Huntington youth baseball facilities were vandalized over the weekend. Community members are speaking out about the amount of damage done and how it has affected them.

  Former SFA football player, sign company shifting focus to medical supplies

A manufacturing company with ties to SFA is doing their part to help make supplies to fight against COVID-19.

SFA releasing athletic themed coloring pages

The SFA Athletics department is trying to help fans pass boredom.

Weekly Texas Fishing Report (March 25)

2020-21 hunting and fishing season cancellation is rumor, TPWD says

  Questions remain as decision looms on eligibility of spring NCAA Athletes

  East Texas Little Leagues delay seasons until May 11

  Tokyo Olympics officially postponed to 2021 by IOC

  SFA’s coach Keller, Kevon Harris bring home NABC awards

  2020 KTRE Pineywoods Showdown canceled due to COVID-19

The 12th edition of the KTRE Pineywoods Showdown will not take place due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

  Cowboys center Travis Frederick retires after 7 seasons

Travis Frederick is calling it a career and saying he is going out on his own terms.

  East Texans continue to exercise while staying safe from COVID-19

Lufkin gym is offering streaming workouts

Saints head coach Sean Payton tests positive for coronavirus

Payton said he came forward with his coronavirus diagnosis because he wants all people to heed the warnings of government officials, stay inside, and behave responsibly

  UIL: No Spring Sports until May 4

Spring High School sports will not get until May due to the coronavirus.

  Way Back Sports: A look at the 2014 SFA basketball team

Sports fans around the country are sad today with no NCAA Tournament after the annual event was canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Today would have been the first day of the event where East Texas fans expected to see SFA play.

  ETN Interview: WWE superfan, SFA alum ‘Sign Guy’ talks about 2-day Wrestlemania

WWE superfan Rick Achberger, also known as “Sign Guy” spoke with East Texas News on Thursday.

  Greece hands Olympic flame over to Japan amid calls to delay 2020 Games

As of right now, the games are still on. However, more voices are calling for the games to be postponed or canceled.

  Coach Keller: ‘Those kids had their mind set on going to Atlanta’

The SFA basketball season ended early but the team still gained respect in the national polls.

Weekly Texas Fishing Report (March 18)

The weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for March 18.

  Way Back Sports: 4 years later, SFA’s win over West Virginia still brings happiness

With no basketball to look forward to we decided to catch up with Illinois Head Coach Brad Underwood who coached SFA to three straight national tournaments from 2014-2016.

Patrick Mahomes is helping families affected by the Coronavirus

The former Red Raider turned to Twitter to announce he would be donating 15,000 meals to families in the Kansas City area affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Sean Lee staying in Dallas

Sean Lee will return to the Cowboys for at least one more year.

  SFA spring coaches now look to an uncertain offseason

The seasons are over and now coachs and players will have to look to what's next

Earnhardt, Busch sign on for NASCAR esports series

The multi-week series will start Sunday with a virtual competition at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

  Durant among 4 Nets to test positive for new coronavirus

The Brooklyn Nets say four of their players have tested positive for the new coronavirus.

MLB teams pledge $30 million to support ballpark employees

Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement Tuesday, a day after pushing back opening day to mid-May at the earliest.

Jason Witten leaving Cowboys for Raiders

Popular longtime Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is seeing his time with the team come to an end after signing a free-agent deal with the Las Vegas Raiders, according to NFL Twitter.

SEC, ACC cancel sports for remainder of academic year

The ACC has cancelled athletics for the rest of the academic year in response to the coronavirus.

Six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady leaving Patriots

The 42-year-old quarterback with six Super Bowl rings said Tuesday morning that he is leaving the New England Patriots.

Amari Cooper set to sign $100M deal with Cowboys

Sources are indicating that the Dallas Cowboys are ready to pay Amari Cooper a lot of money over the next five seasons.

Wrestlemania still a go but will have no fans

The grandest stage of them all will be a little bit less grand this year.

Kentucky Derby 146 re-scheduled for Saturday of Labor Day Weekend

You may not be able to wear white after Labor Day, but this year’s Kentucky Derby will offer fashionistas one final chance to put together their freshest ivory outfits.

  SFA coaches talk about weekend without basketball

The season is over. Now the coaches are looking to stay busy.

  Junior College athletes see seasons comes to an end as NJCAA cancels spring sports seasons

The NJCAA has followed the NCAA and canceled it's spring sports season as well as the remaining basketball championships.

MLB delays opening day to mid-May at earliest due to virus

The move came Monday after the federal government recommended restricting events of more than 50 people for the next eight weeks.

Texans trade Hopkins to Arizona for David Johnson

In a blockbuster move, the Houston Texans have traded DeAndre Hopkins to the Arizona Cardinals for running back David Johnson, according to NFL.com.

Cowboys use franchise tag on Dak Prescott

The Dallas Cowboys have announced they are using the franchise tag to retain Dak Prescott for the 2020 season.

April NFL draft on schedule, no public events in Las Vegas

NFL Draft events for the public scheduled in Las Vegas next month have been canceled, the league said Monday.

Cowboys put exclusive franchise tag on Dak Prescott

The Cowboys made sure no other team could swoop in and take their franchise quarterback.

NFL players approve labor deal, including 17-game season

The NFL players on Sunday approved a new labor agreement with the league that features a 17-game regular season.

Southland Conference cancels all remaining spring sports competitions, championships

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

Nacogdoches County Pro Rodeo canceled over COVID-19 concerns

During an emergency meeting that was held Friday afternoon, the Nacogdoches County Commissioners’ Court voted to cancel the upcoming PRCA rodeo at the Exposition and Civic Center.

Lufkin City Manager: Little League baseball season will be delayed until April 6

Youth sports in East Texas are now anticipating the effect of COVID-19. Lufkin city manager Keith Wright confirmed after a meeting this morning that the Lufkin Little League will be delaying their season until April 6.

  UIL basketball tournament suspended until further notice over COVID-19 concerns

Due to growing concerns over COVID-19 (coronavirus), the remainder of the UIL Boys State Basketball Tournament is suspended until further notice.

  Reliving the season that was for the Lumberjacks

The SFA season is over. What a season it was.

  Scrubbed: March Madness leads long list of canceled sports

Several basketball conferences announced cancellations on Thursday amid a coronavirus pandemic.

Minor League Baseball delays start of 2020 season due to coronavirus concerns

Minor League Baseball has delayed the start of the 2020 season due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus.

  Southland Conference cancels the remainder of its championship basketball tournament

Amid the growing concerns over the coronavirus, the leadership of the Southland Conference has decided to cancel the rest of its championship tournament in Katy.

UIL limiting fans at boys state basketball tournament

Fans are still being allowed to attend the UIL Boys Basketball State tournament but they have to have a pre-purchased ticket.

NBA suspends season after player tests positive for virus

NBA suspending season after Wednesday night’s games until further notice because of the coronavirus concerns.

  Southland Conference limiting attendance beginning Thursday morning; NCAA president closes national tournament to public

Emmert has decided to close the national tournament to the public due to concerns about COVID-19.

Tiger Woods elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame

Already among the greatest on the golf course, Tiger Woods will join them in the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Weekly Texas Fishing Report (March 11)

The weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for March 11.

Coronavirus forces Texas Rangers to reschedule Opening Day series with Seattle Mariners

Washington Governor, Jay Inslee, has issued an emergency proclamation that limits large events to minimize public health risk during COVID-19.

  Lumberjacks see new levels of success with change in practice

Practice makes perfect and the 'Jacks have bought in to a new way of doing it.

Martins Mill, Shelbyville, La Poynor ready to bring home state basketball titles

The high school basketball season will come to an end this weekend in San Antonio.

  Ladyjacks looking to end 13 drought between NCAA tournament apperances

It has been called the "Katy Curse" and SFA is looking to end it this week at the Southland Tournament.

  NCAA conferences alter postseason tournaments due to coronavirus threat

College sports are starting to take steps to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

NCAA: March Madness going ahead as planned

NCAA basketball tournament games are scheduled to begin next week.

  WEBXTRA: SFA rebuild seeing great success

SFA was picked to finish 6th in the Southland Conference at the beginning of the year.

  Nathan Bain’s magical year still going

Nathan Bain is wrapping up his days at SFA but he is doing it with his family by his side.

Southland Conference Tournament taking steps to prepare for crowds as coronavirus concerns grow

Preparations are being made with the SLC expecting fans from all over three different states in Katy this week.

Former Cowboys quarterback coach accepts position as head coach, athletic director at Burleson ISD

The Burleson Independent School District (BISD) names Coach Jon Kitna, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback coach and National Football League (NFL) player, as Head Football Coach and Athletic Coordinator at Burleson High School.

  East Texas teams earn seeds in NJCAA national basketball tournaments

The Roadrunners earned an automatic berth after beating Blinn in the Region XIV tournament Championship this past Saturday.

  SFA inches closer to Top 25 ranking

SFA concludes the regular season with a win at home Saturday over Sam Houston State, pushing their conference record to 19-1 and their overall record to 28-3.

  Harris, Kensmil, Keller receive top Southland honors

Stephen F. Austin senior guard Kevon Harris is the 2020 Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Year, the league announced Monday along with its all-conference teams. Southland Player of the Year awards are presented by Ready Nutrition.

US Soccer, women’s players at odds over ‘equal pay’ offer

The U.S. Soccer Federation says it has offered the women’s national team equal pay to male counterparts. The women disputed the USSF account.