7 Lufkin football players sign to play with college programs

Seven Lufkin football players signed to play with college programs this week.
HOMECOMING: New Alto athletic director returns to alma mater
  3 East Texas districts announce football coaching hires
  Ricky Meeks leaving Alto to take over Center Roughriders
Brownsboro finds new football coach in Lance Connot
Mount Vernon promotes Brad Willard to head football coach

Jimmy Thompson stepping down as head coach at Crockett

Jimmy Thompson is stepping away from the Crockett athletic department.

4 coaches with East Texas ties named to top 100 coaches list for UIL football centennial

Four more coaches with East Texas ties were named to the UIL top 100 coaches list for the UIL football centennial.

South Texas prep football player attacks referee

A Texas high school football player charged onto the field and bowled over a referee Thursday night, angered after being ejected from the game.

  Affidavit: Lufkin coach tried to buy prescription pad from doctor’s son

An arrest affidavit states a Lufkin football coach offered money to a student for his father’s prescription pad. It also states he offered to sell edible marijuana and vape wax to the student.

  Livingston turns around program, roars into playoffs

The lions are set to play Chapel Hill in the first round of the 4A DI playoffs Saturday night in New Caney.

  WEBXTRA: Tickets on sale for Lufkin Panthers' home opener against Magnolia

Tickets can be bought in person on Wednesday only at the District Education Center on north First Street.

Timpson ISD superintendent warns adults who won’t comply with sports COVID-19 protocols: ‘do it somewhere else’

"I will personally do everything in my power to allow students to continue to come to school each day and participate in our activities. It is shameful for adults to fight their personal battles on a field that our kids should be enjoying right now," Johnson said.

  WEBXTRA: East Texas schools reiterate guidelines for fans after UIL warning

WEBXTRA: East Texas schools reiterate guidelines for fans after UIL warning

  Earl Campbell Award coming to Tyler HS

Earl Campbell is hoping a new award named after him will inspire the next generation of Tyler High School athletes.

  High school teams using new face shields to help stop COVID-19 spread

Special face coverings are being installed on helmets for several high school teams.

  Underdog or top dog, Lovelady is coming to play

The Lovelady Lions believe a district title in 2020 is a good possibility with the gritty players they have on the roster.

  UIL sets return to play guidelines for high school student-athletes

The University Scholastic League’s Medical Advisory Committee set more guidelines for the return to play this fall season.

  Timpson High School installs new turf field ahead of 2020-21 sports season

The school is also getting a new track that will be done in time for the spring.

  Three East Texas schools land on 3A DII preseason poll

Three East Texas football teams once again look to be the best in 3A DII. Dave Campbell's Texas Football released their 3A DII preseason poll Wednesday afternoon and Daingerfield, Paul Pewitt, and Newton all found their way onto the poll.

  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.

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.

  Red Zone Top 10 sees shakeup entering week 3

or the first time since we started putting out the list, we are starting to see the rankings based off of on the field performances from earlier this year. Four new teams made their way into the top 10 while the top three teams remained the same.

Kirbyville CISD officials: Football player who suffered spinal injury showing improvement

A Kirbyville CISD football player who suffered a spinal injury in Friday night’s game against Lumberton is recovering in a Houston hospital.

  John Tyler coach hopes summer camp conditioning will help players outlast opponents

Long-distance touchdown runs like one that occurred in the middle of the 2018 John Tyler football season runs like don’t just happen. They’re prepared for in August in summer camp.

  Alto Yellowjackets return to practice field for first time since tornado damaged town, school

Players and coaches said they’re just ready to get on with the game that they love.

  Garrison Bulldogs look to new group of starters to help repeat playoff success

The key will be replacing the offensive line, which lost a lot of depth due to graduation.

  Huntington ready to get back to postseason

The Huntington Red Devils have their sights set on their second playoff appearance in 36 years.