The Kilgore College football team signed 29 high school student athletes on Wednesday, including Longview High School standout Ta'Darion Boone and several other East Texas players.
BOSSIER CITY, La. - DaVeon Thomas scored 22 points, Joe Manning and Tyree Davis joined him in double figures and the Kilgore College Rangers picked up a 74-66 road win against Bossier Paris on Wednesday in Region XIV Conference action.
Longview High School is a stepping stone for athletes that dream about a career at the collegiate level, and the trend continued when 10 of its recruits were recognized and celebrated during the latest National Signing Day ceremony at the Turf Room on Wednesday afternoon.
Bayne Brinkman, a key performer on the offensive and defensive lines for the Spring Hill Panthers the past three seasons, will continue his academic and athletic career at the next level after signing a national letter of intent on Wednesday with the University of Arkansas-Monticello.
Pine Tree enjoyed a fast start to Tuesday night’s district game, but Hallsville used a strong stretch between the second and third quarters to overcome an early deficit, and earn a 44-34 road district win at the Pirate Center.
The 2022-2023 basketball season is down to less than 10 regular season games for the Kilgore College Lady Rangers and Rangers, which means four more weeks of fine-tuning and jockeying for playoff positioning in the rough and tumble Region XIV Conference.
Recruiters have always targeted the toughness, skill and talent of East Texas high school football players, and they will once again be rewarded when the region’s next crop joins college programs over the next couple of years.
After the divisional round of the NFL postseason concluded Sunday, only four teams remain in the hunt for the Super Bowl title. For the rest of the league, it’s on to the offseason and the 2023 draft.
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