Texans Coach O’Brien impressed with progress of Keke Coutee

Keke Coutee appears to be over the injury bug and ready for a better second season.
  Webxtra: Coach JaMarkus McFarland is back
  Newton community comes out to celebrate life of Coach W.T. Johnston
  Family of Octavian Burrell present first annual scholarships to students
Nacogdoches ISD Board to consider honoring Coach Clarence McMichael

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  VIDEO: Newton community celebrates life of Coach W.T. Johnston

The Newton community gathered Wednesday night to celebrate the life of Coach W.T. Johnston who died after a long fight with Graft Versus Host disease.

  VIDEO: Lufkin's Erick McCoy proposes to girlfriend following NFL draft pick

Erik McCoy proposed to his girlfriend, Bianca Soliz, during a party he hosted for those who supported his journey to the NFL. (Source: Stacie Davis)

  WATCH: Newton Eagles celebrate 5th state championship during ring ceremony

Nacogdoches Newton Eagles ring ceremony celebrates winning 5th state championship

  VIDEO: Longview Lobos ring ceremony

The Longview Lobos celebrated their recent 6A state championship win during a ring ceremony at Lobo Coliseum.

  WEBXTRA: Nacogdoches' new football coach chats about East Texas football

Darren Allman, the new football coach and athletic director for Nacogdoches ISD, sat down with KTRE and chatted about what lured him to East Texas.

  WEBXTRA: Signing Day at Carthage High School

A slew of students signed letters of intent at Carthage High School.

Public memorial for Newton coach Johnston set for Wednesday

A public memorial service will be held for W.T. Johnston, Newton ISD’s former head football coach.

  Former Newton AD/ Football Coach W.T. Johnston has died

He inspired everyone he came into contact with and now the Texas High School Community mourns the death of W.T. Johnston.

Former LHS football standout signs 1st contract with New Orleans Saints

Former Lufkin High School football standout Erik McCoy signed his first professional contract Friday morning when he officially signed with the New Orleans Saints.

Dez Bryant hits field for first time since tearing his Achilles

Dez is back on the field.

Tatum ISD welcomes new athletic director Jason Holman

Tatum Independent School District is welcoming new athletic director Jason Holman.

Daylon Mack signs with Baltimore Ravens

Gladewater's Daylon Mack is officially a Baltimore Raven.

  Nacogdoches Dragons hope spring practice builds bond with new coaching staff

The Nacogdoches football team has new energy as they hope their new head coach can continue what the retiring Bobby Reyes started in turning around the Dragon football program.

  VIDEO: Lufkin’s Erik McCoy proposes to girlfriend following NFL draft pick

It was an eventful weekend for Erik McCoy.

  SFA’s Chris Wilkerson signs with San Francisco 49ers

Heading into the draft he was ranked as one of the top two deep snappers, depending upon which board you view.

Gilmer’s Kris Boyd picked by Minnesota Vikings in the seventh round of the NFL draft

Boyd, from Gilmer, is a corner who covers receivers like a glove. His high school coach, Randall Canaday, says Boyd is a hitter and knew one day he’d be in this position.

Gladewater’s Daylon Mack selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the fifth round of the NFL draft

Mack, from Texas A&M, is a defensive tackle whose motor is always running.

  Erik McCoy selected by the New Orleans Saints

Erik McCoy was the top-rated prospect out of the Pineywoods heading into the draft.

  NFL Draft 2019: Players to watch

In total, five young men with ties to East Texas could be hearing their name called out on one of the three days of the NFL Draft from Nashville.

  East Texas players to watch in the 2019 NFL Draft

Five young men with ties to East Texas could be hearing their name called out on one of the three days of the NFL Draft from Nashville.

  Erik McCoy’s path to the NFL started at a young age

Erik McCoy's future is bright with the NFL Draft hours away. getting there was a story of hard work and never stopping on the field, in the weight room and in the class room.

  Coach Reyes: ‘Greg Roberts is making his own path to NFL’

Greg Roberts, Jr. is looking to be the first former Nacogdoches Dragon drafted since 2001.

Brandt still NFL Draft guru

When Gil Brandt was with the Dallas Cowboys for more than 20 years he coached Tom Landry, GM Tex Schramm and made shrewd draft decisions that carried them through Super Bowls and playoffs. Think Patriots of the mid to late 1970s.

Drew Johnston replaces father as new AD/Head Football coach at Newton

The New Netwon head football coach is a name familiar to many.

  Lufkin Football to stop international series with Mexico after 2019 season

Lufkin will no longer play a home game against a team from Mexico after the 20198 season.

Former Gilmer defensive back looking toward NFL draft

Next week the NFL draft will be held, and a few East Texans are expected to hear their names called.One is defensive back Kris Boyd out of Gilmer.

  Holding onto memories: Alto grandmother pulls former Yellowjacket standout’s trophies from rubble

Marga Johnson is blessed to be alive after a tornado destroyed her home. it did not destroy her faith.

Lufkin Panthers to host 6 games in 2019

The Lufkin Panthers look to use a home heavy schedule to their advantage in 2019.