ET Football: Pittsburg, Daingerfield, Waskom, Hawkins grab wins, more
Kerry Lane wants the Pine Tree Pirates to enjoy Friday's 24-7 win over Marshall in the District 9-5A Division II opener for both teams.
ST. MARY’S 3, CHCS 1: In a district championship tiebreaker, St. Mary’s edged crosstown rival Christian Heritage Classical School, 3-1, at Longview’s Lear Park.
UNION GROVE — Union Grove’s boys and girls captured champonships, and the Hawkins boys and girls finished as runners-up at the District 21-2A District Cross Country Meet.
MARSHALL — They say all good things must come to an end, and that was certainly the case Friday night for a couple streaks for Marshall’s football team.
KILGORE – Kilgore quarterback Dalton McElyea threw for three touchdowns as the Bulldogs defeated Henderson 35-9 on a cold, windy Friday night at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium.
GILMER — Gilmer’s defense came up big in the second half to help secure a historic win for the Buckeyes, defeating the Liberty-Eylau Leopards 35-14 at Jeff Traylor Stadium.
NEW LONDON — James Greenalch and Andon Mata each rushed for more than 100 yards, and West Rusk took over sole possession of first place in District 9-3A Division II with a 44-12 win over Harmony Friday.
HALLSVILLE – Patrick Clater accounted for five touchdowns, leading the Jacksonville Indians to a 59-44 win over the Hallsville Bobcats in the District 9-5A Division II opener for both teams on Friday at Bobcat Stadium.
GLADEWATER – D.J. Allen did damage on offense and defense for Gladewater, and the Bears remained unbeaten in District 6-3A Division I play with a 31-14 win over the White Oak Roughnecks on Friday at Jack V. Murphy-Bear Stadium.
Adding to the unknowns and uncertainty that has accompanied the 2020 season as a whole, Longview is gearing up for a district race that features plenty of new faces this season.
ET Football: Zone Previews: Gilmer vs. Liberty-Eylau, Harleton vs. Waskom and Harmony vs. West Rusk highlight a big week of action. Previews of those games and more:
Madyn Brown and Jesse Dennis both found the back of the net for the Sentinels, and Christian Heritage Classical School earned a 2-1 win over Longview Christian School on Tuesday.
Kilgore’s Trayveon Epps, who set two school records on Friday in a win over Chapel Hill, was named the Class 4A Built Ford Tough Texas High School Player of the Week on Wednesday.
TYLER — Bullard and Palestine are both on three-game winning streaks, and both found their way into the latest installment of the #bEASTTexas Fabulous 15 following Week 8 of the high school football season.
The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches released its preseason rankings for the 2020-21 season on Tuesday, and East Texas was well represented.
Kilgore’s Trayveon Epps put his name at the top of a couple of lists, and West Rusk’s Torami Dixon helped keep his team at the top of the standings on Friday.
DALLAS - Responding to the challenge posed by veteran Doug Kalitta, Kilgore's Steve Torrence went wire-to-wire Sunday at the Texas Motorplex, qualifying No. 1 and then driving his Capco Contractors dragster to a signature victory in the 35th annual AAA Texas FallNationals.
After some early growing pains, the West Rusk Raiders have turned things around and now gearing up for a big District 9-3A Division II showdown on Friday.
The No. 19 ranked Tatum Lady Eagles clinched a district title and ran their current winning streak to 14 in a row with two more wins last week.