The Jacksonville Fightin' Indians' 2019 football schedule appears to be a daunting one as two of the Tribe's three non-district games will be against opponents ranked in the top 10 in Dave Campbell's Texas Football, while District 9-5A-II rival Marshall has been slotted in the No. 4 position in the Class 5A-II preseason poll.

Summer conditioning is well underway for athletes in the Mineral Well ISD with three days of intense physical drills a week for both boys and girls at Rams Stadium.

ROUND ROCK — A season in which the Wells Pirates made history concluded Wednesday morning in Round Rock where the Pirates lost, 12-2, to New Home in a UIL Class A state semi-final contest.

ROUND ROCK — A season in which the Wells Pirates made history concluded Wednesday morning in Round Rock where the Pirates lost, 12-2, to New Home in a UIL Class A state semi-final contest.

With nearly 20 NCAA Division I schools offering to pay for his college education in exchange for his services on the football field Jacksonville High School wide out Chris Carpenter decided on Sunday to become a Colorado Buffalo.

Supporters of Sam Houston State athletics are set to receive improved benefits for season ticket commitments and donations to the Bearkat Champions Fund (BCF) beginning this fall, with exclusive access and parking perks at the forefront.

Wells made winning look easy on Tuesday evening at Summers Norman Field at Jacksonville High School where the Pirates hammered LaRue LaPoyner 12-2 in five innings in the opening game of a best-of-three Class A, Region III championship series.

Sam Houston State outfielder Colton Cowser burst onto the scene in 2019 as one of the most productive freshmen in the country — and this week, the Southland Conference recognized the Cypress native for his performance.

The Alpha Omega Academy Lions were recently handed down an array of All-TAPPS District 5-5A honors following a 2019 run that included a third-place league finish and a pair of postseason victories.

KLEIN — One year after earning State School of Character notoriety, Klein Forest High School in suburban Houston has topped that honor by being one of only 10 schools nationwide to have been named a National School of Distinction by Character.org.

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The University of Texas at Austin has placed Michael Center, its head coach for men’s tennis, on administrative leave after FBI documents revealed that he allegedly took a $100,000 bribe in 2015 to help a student gain admission to UT-Austin by adding him as a recruit to the tennis team.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Tim Tadlock and Chris Beard, two of Texas Tech’s most popular athletic figures, shared an enlightening moment earlier this month when detailing the stark contrast between the draft process in their respective sports.

The University of Texas and Texas Christian University are welcoming two Houston-area football programs onto their campuses this week as nearly unprecedented storms continue to pound southeast Texas.

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Funeral arrangements for Louise Stewart, 85, of Gainesville, are pending with the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.