RICHARDSON – LeTourneau University's softball team was picked to finish second in the American Southwest Conference preseason poll, as voted on by head coaches and sports information directors.
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TEXARKANA — Pine Tree’s swim teams placed second (boys and girls) at the District 16-5A Swim and Dive Meet over the weekend, and will send a total of 12 athletes to the upcoming regional meet.
Rockwall’s Will Bartoszek did his damage late and the Longview Lobos won’t find themselves atop the District 11-6A standings through the first loop through the league.
■ CARTHAGE FINISHES 4-0: MARSHALL — The Carthage Lady Dawgs went 4-0 over the weekend to win their division at the Marshall Tournament, knocking off Tatum’s JV, Gladewater, Waskom and New Summerfield to move to 9-0 on the season.
ROCKWALL — Freshman Gracie Ponder captured one individual district championship and helped two of Longview’s three relay teams earn regional berths over the weekend at the District 11-6A District Swim and Dive Meet held at the Rockwall ISD Aquatic Center.
PAIL PEWITT 64, QUEEN CITY 44: OMAHA — Mya Heath scored 24 of her game-high 32 points in the second half — including 14 in a decisive third quarter — as Paul Pewitt moved to 5-1 in district play with a 64-44 win over Queen City.
KILGORE — Tyron McMillian set the tone early and Michael Thomas was huge off the bench for Kilgore as the Rangers rolled to an 87-73 Region XIV East win over the Panola Ponies on Saturday night at Kilgore College’s Masters Gymnasium.
KILGORE — The size of Tyler Junior College was too much for Kilgore as the Lady Apaches downed the Lady Rangers 93-81 in a Region XIV clash on Saturday at Kilgore College’s Masters Gymnasium.
FRISCO — Paul Pewitt senior La-Jathan Allen, who helped lead the Brahmas to their first state championship game appearance since 2005, was named Class 3A Player of the Year on Saturday at the Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Year Banquet.
It is rare for a freshman to earn varsity time. Even a redshirt freshman. But Javotrick Dotrey and Davotrick Dotrey, a pair of Longview graduates, are not the normal freshmen.
TYLER — J.K. Dobbins, who had a legendary career at Ohio State, was the recipient of the Seventh Annual Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award during a gala Wednesday night at Willow Brook Country Club.