Summertime means a break from school, a dip in the pool, and – for a lot of area youngsters – long, hot afternoons and evenings at the ballpark. Baseball and softball are as popular as ever, and there are plenty of local opportunities for kiddos to learn the sport. From Opening Day ceremon…
Westwood's Monica Wilson has committed to play basketball for Oklahoma Wesleyan University, a four-year college in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. While playing for the Lady Eagles, Wilson will pursue a business degree and plans to become a real estate agent. After leading the Lady Panthers as point…
The 2019 Elkhart Elks baseball team had a successful season, making the playoffs for the 37th time in the past 42 years. The Elks unfortunately lost in the Bi-District round, but the team has continued to generate some good news post-season. Several of the Elks received All-District honors f…
AUSTIN — As the school year winds down, the final UIL athletic competition for local schools was the Boys State Golf Tournament which was held Monday and Tuesday, May 20-21, at several courses in the Austin area. Two area schools, Grapeland and Cayuga, were represented with teams which had q…
Palestine High School Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Robby Clark resigned Thursday to take a job as boys athletics director and head football coach at Krum High School, 160 miles northwest of Palestine.
ELKHART — Elkhart fans are a little spoiled. They expect to see their baseball team in post-season play, and the Elks have rarely disappointed them, earning a playoff spot in 36 of the past 44 seasons.
Elkhart High School student athletes turned in another strong performance at the 2019 District 20-AAA track and field meet at Westwood High School April 3-4.
The Palestine High School tennis team won both boys and girls district titles and are sending 10 players to regionals after the second day of district play Tuesday at Madisonville.
Palestine High School's girls soccer team will have big shoes to fill, with senior Isabel Garcia moving on to play for Tyler Junior College next year. Garcia participated in a signing ceremony on Monday morning at the high school auditorium, attended by friends, family, teammates and coaches.
SAN ANTONIO — The Oakwood High School boys' basketball team had a chance to force overtime, or even possibly win it regulation.
MALAKOFF — Weights will be clanging as 12 Anderson County high school powerlifters compete at Texas High School Powerlifting Association Region 3 meets during the next two days.
Palestine High School forward Javier Leonor scored 25 percent of the Wildcats' goals in Tuesday's victory over New Waverly in District 18-4A.
Last year, the Westwood High School softball program started slowly in district play — and it ultimately cost the Lady Panthers a shot at the playoffs.
Westwood High School baseball coach Micah Blackmon admitted the Panthers had a small heater in the dugout during Tuesday's District 20-3A game.
Members of the Oakwood High School boys' basketball team smile Wednesday morning as they board a motorcoach to the University Interscholastic League state tournament set for today at The Alamodome in San Antonio.
ROSEBUD — Palestine High School pitcher Chris Perez threw a perfect game during the Rosebud-Lott Tournament last weekend.
The Palestine High School girls' soccer team knew the cards they were dealt with heading into the 2019 District 18-4A slate.
Javier Leonor absolutely peppered Crockett in District 18-4A action on Friday, scoring eight of Palestine's goals in a 16-0 whitewash.
GLADEWATER — Palestine High School junior track and field athlete Shayla Arthur certainly made an impression during the opening meet of the season.
SAN ANTONIO — The Grapeland High School girls' basketball team had Martin's Mill on the ropes during the University Interscholastic League Conference 2A state championship game.
AUSTIN — Oakwood High School boys' basketball coach Michael Ostlund first saw his new team up close at the Texas Basketball Championships last summer.
FAIRFIELD — Elkhart High School junior powerlifter Chloe Ives nearly qualified for the state meet; but, she still picked up a snazzy bronze medal for her work.
BRYAN — The Grapeland High School boys' basketball team found itself stymied by Shelbyville in a Conference 2A-Region III championship game for the second straight year.
Temperatures were in the upper 20s with wind chills colder than that on Monday morning, which forced the cancellation or postponement of several sporting events across the Pine Empire.
SAN ANTONIO — Grapeland High School head girls' basketball coach Anthony DeCello knows the Sandiettes’ victory came down to foul management.
FAIRFIELD — Elkhart's Chloe Ives and Frankston's Kaela Davis have the most realistic shot among local entrants to qualify for the Texas High School Women's Powerlifting Association state meet.
CAYUGA — The 10th Annual Cayuga Roundup race and walk will take place on Saturday, March 9 adjacent to the Cayuga High School baseball field.
BETHEL — The Cayuga Booster Club meet signifies the beginning of the high school track and field season every year.
GRAPELAND — The Grapeland Board of Trustees made it official on Monday, hiring Terry Ward as the Sandies new head football coach/athletic director.
After spending six weeks honing their craft, Palestine High School track and field athletes will finally compete in a meet today.
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- Palestine woman, 84, arrested for 1984 murder
- City raises average water rates by 56 percent
- Historical figure with local ties gets annual holiday
- Harris assumes dual role at Westwood: Volleyball and girls basketball
- PPD bust leads to drugs, weapons, and theft charges
- Grapeland homicide case resumes three years later
- PHP EDITORIAL: Ode to an irreplaceable public servant
- Venus man eaten by dogs
- Let’s Go Palestine: Tuesday, July 16 — Monday, July 22