CLASS 4AGILMER 5, VAN 2: WHITEHOUSE — Sarah Phillips struck out 10 in a complete game in the circle, and Karlye Johnston homered and drove in two runs for Gilmer as the Lady Buckeyes opened a best-of-three area playoff series with a 5-2 win over Van.

Class 4AL-EYLAU 3, KILGORE 1: TEXARKANA — Gage Bellatti fanned seven with no walks, giving up one unearned run on seven hits in seven innings for Liberty-Eylau as the Leopards opened a best-of-three bi-district series with a 3-1 win over Kilgore.

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One of the best seasons in Longview baseball history has occurred in 2021. The Lobos have produced a 22-6 regular season record, grabbed the number two seed from district 15-5A and won 11 of their last 12 games, so there’s plenty of excitement and expectation going into their first postseaso…

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Longview has had a very successful track season in 2021 and plans to finish what it started at today’s Class 5A UIL State Track and Field Meet state at the University of Texas’ Mike A. Myers Stadium.

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HALLSVILLE — District 15-5A champ Hallsville returned to its winning ways in its 2021 Class 5A playoff opener on Thursday.

LOBO FOOTBALL: The 2021 Lobo football team will hold a scrimmage at Lobo Stadium at 2 p.m. Thursday.

P. GROVE 6, GILMER 4: GILMER — Pleasant Grove scored twice in the top of the 11th inning to rally for a 6-5 win over the Buckeyes on Monday.

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Clint Fuller, who spent the last three seasons as defensive coordinator at Pleasant Grove High School, was named Kilgore High School’s new head football coach on Monday.

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Longview’s deepest playoff run in school history earned the Lobos several spots on the Texas Association of Soccer Coaches (TASCO) All-State and All-Region teams for the 2021 season.

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Five Spring Hill athletes in three different sports signed on the dotted line Tuesday during a ceremony at Panther Gymnasium, with three staying in town to compete at LeTourneau University.

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Longview started the 2021 regular season with two opening day starting pitchers throwing no-hitters. The Lobos experienced a different fate in Friday’s playoff opener.

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Pine Tree’s Kendall King finished her high school track and field career on a high note at the regional meet a few weeks back. On Monday, she locked in at least the first two years of her college athletic and academic career.

Class 3AW. RUSK 1, O. CITY 0: MARSHALL — Lilly Waddell got the only run she needed with one swing of the bat from the first West Rusk hitter, and she did the rest inside the circle as the Lady Raiders opened the postseason with a 1-0 bi-district win over Ore City.

C. HEIGHTS 14, KILGORE 11: KILGORE - Central Heights used a trio of four-run innings to rally past Kilgore, 14-11, in a tune up game on Saturday.

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WHITEHOUSE – By moving up its bi-district matchup against Jacksonville, Hallsville’s softball team was able to beat out the rain and the Lady Maidens in a 6-1 final to punch its ticket to the area-round of the playoffs Saturday.

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HALLSVILLE — Gilmer and Spring Hill battled in the early innings of Friday’s win-or-go-home Class 4A softball bi-district playoff game before the Lady Buckeyes pulled away late.

Class 4ACARTHAGE SWEEPS: The Carthage Lady Dawgs swept a bi-district series against Madisonville, earning 9-5 and 19-9 wins.

GOLDEN GLOVES: Boxers from all over East Texas and northwest Louisiana will converge on Longview May 6-7 for the 81st East Texas Golden Gloves.

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A little more than 12 hours after helping her team advance in the Class 3A softball playoffs, Hughes Springs standout Shea Nelson locked down the first two years of her college academic and athletic career by signing a national letter-of-intent during a ceremony at the high school gymnasium.

LONGVIEW 7, HALLSVILLE 5: HALLSVILLE — The Longview Lobos scored three times in the top of the first and never trailed, holding on for a 7-5 win over district rival Hallsville in a playoff tune up game.

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KILGORE – The No. 2 ranked Kilgore College Rangers remained unbeaten with another dominant performance here Thursday, rolling to a 50-14 win over the Southern University-Shreveport Jaguars in non-conference action at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium.

GOLDEN GLOVES: Boxers from all over East Texas and northwest Louisiana will converge on Longview May 6-7 for the 81st East Texas Golden Gloves.

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Quintin Collins has made so much progress in his first eight months as a boxer, he’s a rising challenger for the 81st edition of the East Texas Golden Gloves Tournament at Longview’s Maude Cobb Convention Center on Thursday and Friday.