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■ BUCKNER CLAY SHOOT: The 20th annual Texas Bank and Trust Sporting Clays Challenge, benefitting Buckner, is set for July 12-13 at Prairie Creek Sporting Clays.

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■ LOBOS ON DCTF: The Longview Lobos will be featured on a custom, cover-wrapped copy of the 2019 edition of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Magazine.

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■ LOBOS ON DCTF: The Longview Lobos will be featured on a custom, cover-wrapped copy of the 2019 edition of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Magazine.

Check out the All-East Texas Girls Soccer Team, including MVP, Newcomer, Coach of the Year as well as the All-East Texas picks and honorable mention selections:

Check out the All-East Texas Girls Soccer Team, including MVP, Newcomer, Coach of the Year as well as the All-East Texas picks and honorable mention selections:

Chandler King was a standout athlete at Hughes Springs in multiple sports. While he excelled on both the gridiron and hardwood, it was on the oval surrounding Mustang Stadium where he truly made his mark.

Harmony senior Easton Blackstone earned overall Most Valuable Player honors, and regional finalist Harmony added three other superlatives with voting for the District 15-3A All-District Baseball Team for 2019.

WHITEHOUSE – Rusk’s Tatum Goff started the game and delivered three scoreless innings and later came back in to close out her own victory with a scoreless ninth as the Red defeated Blue 8-4 Friday in the 5th Annual Northeast Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes Heart of a Champion All-Star…

■ LOBOS ON DCTF: The Longview Lobos will be featured on a custom, cover-wrapped copy of the 2019 edition of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Magazine.

■ LOBOS ON DCTF: The Longview Lobos will be featured on a custom, cover-wrapped copy of the 2019 edition of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Magazine.

ROUND ROCK — Defending champion Dallardsville Big Sandy broke the game open with a four-run second inning en route to a 7-1 win over Linden-Kildare in the UIL State Baseball Tournament’s Class 2A state championship game at Dell Diamond.

■ KILGORE BASS ANGLERS: The team of Bruce Crockett and Chris Terry hauled in the tournament’s big bass of 7.05 pounds and the top stringer of 23.48 pounds to win the Kilgore Bass Angler’s June event held on Lake Gilmer.

AUSTIN — We’re not done.

It was a simple but quick message Kilgore head coach Eugene Lafitte delivered to his team after its Class 4A state semifinal game. It was a message that could’ve been applied during Wednesday’s game as well.

The Kilgore Bulldogs came up just short of a trip to the UIL State Baseball Tournament a year ago, but this time around coach Eugene Lafitte and the Diamond Dogs punched their ticket to the big dance in Austin for the first time since 1972.

Former Hallsville pitcher Justin Slaten was keeping a close eye on the MLB Draft on Tuesday when he got the best news possible – he was being drafted by the Texas Rangers in the third round.

After a slow start to the season, the Linden-Kildare Tigers rebounded in a big way and eventually punched their ticket to the UIL State Baseball Tournament for the fourth time in school history – the first since 1985.

■ TAMPA BAY RAYS CAMP: Area baseball players will have a chance to try out for the Tampa Bay Rays in an open camp set for June 27 at East Texas Baptist University in Marshall.