KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ten years after firing Sean McDermott as his defensive coordinator, Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid will stare across the field inside Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday and see his protégé trying to spoil his hopes of a Super Bowl repeat.
Playing for the third time in a week and the second time in an 18-hour span, the Longview Lobos shook off a slow start and pulled away from rival Marshall on Saturday to earn a 67-47 win in District 15-5A action at Lobo Coliseum.
Exactly a year ago to the day, coaches from across East Texas gathered at First Christian Church to draft their teams for the Northeast Texas FCA Heart of a Champion All-Star games.
The long wait is over for the Kilgore College Lady Rangers, who hit the court today for the first time since dropping a heartbreaker to rival Tyler back on March 4, 2020.
Host team Longview rallied from a 1-0 halftime deficit to secure a 1-1 tie against former district rival Tyler Legacy on Thursday in the opening round of the Longview Lady Lobo Showcase.
In a normal season, the Kilgore College Rangers would have some time to adjust. They’d play a few non-conference games to let new players gel with returnees — games that count, but only in the overall standings and not when it decides playoff seeding.
Fifteen varsity games and 12 junior varsity matches are scheduled over the next three days at Lobo Stadium and the Longview Soccer Complex (grass field) as Longview plays host to the annual Lady Lobo Showcase.
Former Big Sandy High School standout Josiah Johnson, now a sophomore at Mary Hardin-Baylor, has been named Co-West Division Player of the Week in the American Southwest Conference.
Former Jefferson standout Dee Mitchell doesn’t see a lot of time on the court for the Oklahoma State men’s basketball team.
Lindale senior and Baylor signee Jordan Jenkins, who led the Eagles to the Class 4A Division I state title game, was named Most Valuable Player with the release of the District 9-4A Division I All-District Team for the 2020 season.
As I write this, I obviously don’t know the outcome of tonight’s Class 6A Division I state championship game in Arlington between the Southlake Carroll Dragons and Austin Westlake Chaparrals.
WHITE OAK — Just two days before beginning her senior season as a White Oak Ladyneck softball player, Daphne Bogenschutz locked up at least the first two years of her college future on Wednesday by signing a national letter-of-intent with Northeast Texas Community College.
The Longview Lobos, coming off a fifth-place finish in the 16-team Forney Tournament over the weekend, will return to action today by hosting the annual Lobo Invitational.