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  New UIL summer guidelines require face coverings at facilities

The UIL will start to let more activities take place on July 13 but will also require face coverings for anyone not actively working out.

Former Gilmer Buckeyes teammates now playing together again as Minnesota Vikings

  Lufkin 3-star running back commits to University of Washington

  Lufkin ISD preparing for fewer fans than normal at football games

  Nacogdoches ISD suspends female workouts after student gets COVID-19

  Proposal by TAPPS coach could switch high schools seasons

  Hallsville student-athlete test positive for COVID-19

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  With COVID-19 on the rise, high school programs around the state start to suspend summer workouts

Tenaha ISD suspends summer workouts until July 13 due to possible COVID-19 exposure

Trinity ISD superintendent confirms coach, student have COVID-19

  WEBXTRA: Dave Campbell managing editor previews high school football season

Schools preaching safety first during summer workouts

  Longview enters season No.3 in AP poll, Lufkin No.11

Carlisle ISD resumes workouts after student tests negative for COVID-19

There have been zero confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Carlisle ISD facilities.

All-Star softball game gives seniors closure after COIVD-19 shortened season

High school seniors from Deep East Texas have a chance to end their season on their terms.

  School administrators, coaches optimistic in UIL’s decision to allow Friday broadcasts

The University Interscholastic League’s executive director has announced high school football games can be streamed for the 2020 season only.

  Lufkin. Nacogdoches open summer baseball season with 2-2 tie

High school baseball is back in East Texas.

  UIL committee set to consider changes to upcoming year while coaches continue to monitor safety of athletes at summer workouts

  Carthage, Gilmer land spots on 4A DII preseason poll

  East Texas high school baseball summer league starts up Monday

  Shelbyville basketball honored by UIL with virtual ceremoy

  San Augustine sees summer workouts as beginning of quest for forth straight regional title

  Three East Texas schools land on 3A DII preseason poll

San Augustine once again in preseason football poll

The San Augustine Wolves once again should be hard to beat at the 2A ranks.

  New coaches finally working with student-athletes

Head coach Brett Ratliff is hoping to keep the team's winning tradition alive in the 2020-21 season.

  UIL set to honor LaPoynor Martin’s Mill, Shelbyville boys basketball teams

The UIL is trying to honor their boys basketball teams that saw their seasons end early due to COVID-19.

  Student-athletes return to summer workouts under new COVID-19 guidelines

High school athletes were happy to be back on campuses Monday to begin summer workouts.

  High school athletes head back to school Monday for voluntary summer workouts

Student athletes will return to campus next Monday for summer workouts. This year workouts will look different.

  Nacogdoches’ Zarreah Tilley carrying father’s legacy to college

Zarreah Tilley's passion for running comes from her father who she lost at just 3 years-old.

  Nacogdoches native, Texas DB makes plea for unity on twitter

Nacogdoches native and Texas Longhorn Josh Thompson is using twitter to voice his concerns on the unrest going on around the country.

Whitehouse native Dylan Cantrell heading to Arizona Cardinals

East Texan Dylan Cantell is heading to Phoenix to be reunited with his former college coach

  TAPPS schools begin summer workouts

High school student-athletes are starting to get back to a routine that involves their favorite sports.

  TAPPS clears way for schools to start summer workous on June 1

Private school athletes could be back on campus starting June 1.

  BLING BLING! Carthage Bulldogs receive 2019 state championship rings

It was a congratulation delayed by a few months late due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

New 7on7 tournament causes confusion and concern

A new 7on7 event in Texas is causing concern and confusion with coaches and fans.

  UIL releases guidelines for return of student-athletes on June 8

Coaches and schools can now start planning for student-athletes to return to campus after the UIL released their guidelines for summer strength and conditioning workouts.

Spring Hill names new head football coach

The Spring Hill school district is promoting from within for their next head football coach and athletic director.

  Jonny Louvier named Gladewater’s new head football coach

Jonny Louvier is heading back home to where his football journey began.

  State championship coach moving to another East Texas team

David Schmitt is on the move after leading the Shelbyville Dragons to three straight state tournaments and an outright title in the 2018-19 season. This past season, Shelbyville was given a special trophy for making it to state but not getting to play due to COVID-19 causing the cancelation of the s

  Jeremy Jenkins heading to Tenaha to be new AD/ Head Football Coach

Tenaha has filled their head football coaching vacancy with Jeremy Jenkins from Mt. Enterprise.

  Shot Clock in Texas high school basketball still a no-go

The shot clock debate will continue but any changes are not coming soon.

  Lufkin’s Caleb Berry heading into senior year with momentum on recruiting trail

Caleb Berry is a name hot on the recruiting trail through East Texas.

Spotlight on East Texan Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs during 2020 NFL season

After winning the Superbowl last season, all eyes will be on Kansas City as Patrick Mahomes looks for a repeat.

  East Texas athletes moving onto the next level

Several East Texas athletes made it official by signing letters to move on to their next stop in college.

  From Corrigan to Dallas: LaDarius Hamilton fulfills lifetime dream

Corrigan's LaDarius Hamilton is ready to be the next breakout non-drafted player by the Dallas Cowboys.

East Texas baseball coach heading to Lindsay ISD

After 300 wins in the East Texas region, Derrick Jenkins is heading to the north Texas region.

  ETN: Anissa Centers speaks with college athlete about abrupt end of season

Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic some college seniors are forced to try to figure out ways to deal with the fallout of the abrupt end of their collegiate athletic careers.

  East Texas rookies preparing for unique NFL Rookie mini-camp

NFL rookie Mini-camp will have a different feel this year.

  UIL clears way for changes to summer workouts, physicals

The UIL is hoping to help athletes and coaches once in-person activity is allowed.

  Dez shows support for new “88” in Dallas

There is a new No.88 in Dallas.

  Former Nacogdoches standout Brandon Jones ready for NFL

Brandon Jones was drafted last week, now he is ready to be the next star in Miami.

Chiefs use fifth-year option on Mahomes, seek long-term deal

The Kansas City Chiefs are exercising their fifth-year option on Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes.

  SFA AD: all athletes could benefit from NCAA compensation plan

SFA athletic director Ryan Ivey talked about the NCAA letting athletes profit off of name image and likeness as well as a COVID-19 update.

  Districts could see drop in revenue if UIL cancels fall events

The UIL and school districts could both take a revenue hit if COVID-19 causes a football cancellation in the fall.

  Texas High School products reign over 2020 NFL Draft

Thirty-three players who were drafted played high school football in Texas, leading the nation.

  Plenty of East Texas products heading to NFL

East Texans take center stage night 2 of the NFL Draft.

  Tenaha to fill AD, head football coach position

Multiple changes are being made to bring in a new head football coach and athletic director in Tenaha.

  UIL cancels all remaining spring activities, state championships

“Our staff had been working hard on plans to resume activities this spring, but without schools in session, interscholastic activities cannot continue,” said UIL Executive Director Dr. Charles Breithaupt.

  WEBXTRA: West Sabine, Chireno softball coaches talk about spring season hopes

KTRE’s sports director spoke to the softball coaches for the West Sabine and Chireno school districts about their hopes for the rest of the spring high school sports season.

  Nacogdoches native Brandon Jones ready for the NFL

Brandon Jones has been ready for the NFL since the first day he stepped onto the football field at Nacogdoches High School.

  New Diana hires Clark Herrell as new AD, head football coach

New Diana's new head football coach will bring in plenty of life experience.

  Carthage’s Kai Horton picks up first DI offer

SFA is going after a state champion quarterback from East Texas.

  Missed opportunity: athletes back home before spring football season completed

Student-athletes that left high school early for spring football at the college level are now back home with a missed opportunity to get ahead.

  Coaches in limbo with student-athletes during COVID-19 pandemic

Football coaches are sitting and waiting to get their student-athletes back.

  Corrigan hires former Bulldog as next AD/HFC

Corrigan is bringing in a home grown talent as their next head football coach.

  FCA’s Heart of a Champion games canceled

The 10th annual FCA Heart of a Champion event is the latest sporting event to be canceled in East Texas.

  UIL remains hopeful for Spring championships

Spring sports have been in a holding pattern for almost a month. The UIL remains hopeful that they will come back.

  Coaches optimistic and eager for teams to get back on the field

The UIL remains hopeful they can get seasons going again but there is no start date.

UIL Medical Advisory committee set to discuss COVID-19

The UIL medical committee is set to meet on Sunday to discuss the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

  Diboll, Grapeland one win from state

Boys basketball teams can almost taste the smell of the hardwood in the Alamo Dome.

  Chireno girls basketball hopes past experiences lead them to a title

On Tuesday morning, the Chireno Lady Owls left for the state basketball tournament in San Antonio.

4 East Texas girls basketball teams looking to win state

Four East Texas girls high school basketball teams are packing their bags and planning to win a state title in San Antonio this week.

  ETX Boys Basketball Area Round scores

The Area round will separate the contenders from the pretenders in East Texas

Regional finals set for HS girls basketball

The goal of making to state is almost a reality for several East Texas girls basketball teams.

Thomas Sitton returning to East Texas to coach Rusk

The Rusk Eagles are hoping history can repeat itself for their new head football coach Thomas Sitton.

  Corrigan-Camden Coach Seven Armstrong resigns after 25 years

Corrigan-Camden Independent School District released a statement Tuesday announcing that Coach Seven Armstrong has resigned to pursue other interests.

  Scores for Boys Bi-District, Girls Quarterfinals

The high school basektball playoffs are in full swing with both boys and girls teams in action this week.

Redskins pick up option on East Texan Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson will be with the Washington Redskins for at least one more season.

  National Signing Day 2020: Who is going where in East Texas

It’s a busy day for East Texas student-athletes as they commit to their future schools.

National Signing Day 2020 in ETX - What to expect

Signing Day is here at student-athletes are getting ready to make some tough decissions.