FootballLONGVIEW: Camp for grades 1-9 is from 8:30-11 a.m. July 26-28. Registration for the free camp is from 7:30-8:30 a.m. July 26 at the Longview High School Turf Room.

15-5A ACADEMIC TEAM: District 15-5A softball released the academic all-district team for the 2021 season. Honored players include:

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TYLER — Joseph McGowan made five diving catches, while snagging the game-winning two-point conversion while falling out of the end zone, as the Red All-Stars rallied for a 22-21 win over the Blue All-Stars on Saturday in the 10th Annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Heart of a Champion Bo…

Former Hallsville standout Julie Rawls led the University of Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns this season in homers (nine), RBIs (52) and walks (24). The 55-game starter, who played in 58 games, finished with a batting average of .273. She had 44 total hits (six doubles, three triples) in 161 trips t…

OPEN POT TOURNAMENT: The team of Craig Collins and Timmy Stewart gathered 7 pounds, 15 ounces of bass to take top honors at the Tuesday Night Open Pot Bass Tournament held on Martin Creek.

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From the start of the 2021 high school baseball season, the Hallsville Bobcats have played every game as if it’s their last. That mindset played a major role in the team’s late game rallies in last week’s regional semifinal sweep against Lucas Lovejoy and its berth in this week’s Class 5A Re…

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Elysian Fields senior Ryan Wilkerson, who belted seven home runs and also went 8-0 on the mound for the Yellowjackets, earned Most Valuable Player honors with the release of the District 16-3A All-District Baseball Team for the 2021 season.

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Jacke Davis, who had an eight-year professional baseball career before coaching high school and college baseball in his hometown of Carthage for nearly three decades, died on Sunday.

Longview: Colleen Gilliland; Pine Tree: Catherine Maximo; Henderson: Marin Love, Josie Arellano, Ella Wheat; Hallsville: Camryn Wilemon, Kylie Battles; Tatum: Lexi Luna, Kaniya Starling; Sabine: Rosa Gaona, Gracie Parrott; Mount Pleasant: Lessete Cruz; Carthage: Taylor Dixon, Melissa Salazar…

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NEVADA – Elysian Fields’ baseball team was unable to keep its season going as it fell short in the game three of the regional semifinals against the Gunter Tigers in a 9-3 final at Community High School in Nevada. Elysian Fields’ season comes to an end with a final record of 26-9 while Gunte…

HOOPS FOR CARTER: Pine Tree will host a basketball tournament on Saturday at the Pirate Center and at the junior high to help with expenses for Pine Tree sixth-grade student Carter Smith.

HOOPS FOR CARTER: Pine Tree will host a basketball tournament on Saturday at the Pirate Center and at the junior high to help with expenses for Pine Tree sixth-grade student Carter Smith.

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BULLARD – Elysian Fields is still alive, but the Yellowjackets were unable to come away with the sweep of the Gunter Tigers in game two of the 3A Regional Semifinals Thursday night as the Tigers came away with a 7-3 win.

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ROCKWALL — Hallsville scratched out a 3-1 battle of a win against Lucas Lovejoy in Wednesday’s Class 5A Region II championship series game one at Whitehouse and played game two on Thursday at Rockwall.

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(Incorrect information was provided to the Longview News-Journal for a story published on Thursday, May 27. This is a corrected version of the story):