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Grapeland High School junior pitcher/infielder Josh Ackley has been honored as the District 2A-21 player of the year.

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The Elkhart Independent School District had a youth tennis camp this week at the school courts in Elkhart. Twenty-five campers learned about the sport. Elkhart head tennis coach R.J. DeFreece and assistant Kathy Marlowe served as the camp instructors. 


Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's inland fisheries scientists have dedicated a considerable amount of time and resources in recent years learning all they can about Texas alligator gar populations and what makes prehistoric-looking fish tick.


Just when you thought Texas bass fishing may have started slowing down for the summer, somebody rocks the boat with a fish tale so big that it shocks the imagination.


ROUND ROCK — One of the many traditions in the state of Texas is blowing an air horn after your team scores a touchdown during a Friday night football game.

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ROUND ROCK — Slocum pitcher/outfielder Austin Sarraf earned championship game most valuable player honors after completion of the Conference 1A state championship game Thursday.


Here are the descriptions for the rodeo events our Anderson County performers will compete in next week at the Texas High School Rodeo Association state finals in Abilene.


Wildcat Golf Course will be the site of the first-ever Grace Church Golf Classic set for June 16.


Ever since Palestine Independent School District named Robby Clark head football coach in 2015, there's been a renewed commitment to 7-on-7 football.

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ROUND ROCK — The Slocum High School baseball team pushed three runs across the plate in the first inning of the University Interscholastic League Conference 1A state championship game.


ROUND ROCK — Slocum High School baseball player Taylor Hunt and his teammates soaked in the unique surroundings of playing at Dell Diamond in the University Interscholastic League Conference 1A state semifinals on Wednesday.


A recent Texas Parks and Wildlife report indicates that a Central Texas man could be treading in hot water after being arrested for fraud in a fishing tournament last April.

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Slocum defeats Fayetteville 6-3; to win first ever state championship. Slocum finished the season with a 22-8 record.

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ROUND ROCK — The Slocum High School baseball team embarks on its maiden mission at the University Interscholastic League baseball tournament today.

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AUSTIN — Slocum High School second baseman Courtney January slapped a single to left in the third inning to score teammate Jalyn Fletcher.


Shelby Bowman receives a hug from Slocum Independent School District superintendent Cliff Lasiter during award ceremonies after the Conference 1A state championship game. Bowman and all the players and coaches received gold medals for their hard work in winning the title. Kara Cumby is at right. 

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AUSTIN — The Slocum High School softball team turned a whopping four double plays in the University Interscholastic League Conference 1A state championship on Saturday.

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BELTON — The Slocum High School softball team is now two steps away from repeating as state champion.


The Frankston High School softball team produced a historic season as the Maidens went three rounds deep in the playoffs for the first time ever.


Kentucky Lake is a long way from lots of places, including Texas. Even so, the sprawling Tennessee Valley Authority reservoir in Gilbertsville had the full attention of bass fishing junkies worldwide during the FLW Tour event held there on May 17-20.

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