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Westwood High School's athletic department took a bold step this year, introducing girl's soccer as a UIL team sport.

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Palestine High School hosted the Dogwood Relays Thursday afternoon, March 28.

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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.

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Westwood High School hosted the Panther Relays on Thursday. Twelve teams competed, including three from our area: Westwood, Cayuga, and Neches.

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Elkhart senior Ryan Lindsay made school history last week as the first Elk powerlifter to win a state championship.  

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On Saturday, Porter's family hosted the Boston's Buckaroos Kid's Rodeo, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the pavilion.

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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.   

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Tyler Gray's senior season was cut short by injuries, but the Wildcat quarterback's football career is not over. 

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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.

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.

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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.

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CAYUGA — The 10th Annual Cayuga Roundup race and walk will take place on Saturday, March 9 adjacent to the Cayuga High School baseball field.

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GRAPELAND — The Grapeland Board of Trustees made it official on Monday, hiring Terry Ward as the Sandies new head football coach/athletic director.

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Neches High School student John Snider shows off the gun he won as the shootout jackpot champion during the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo at the National Shooting Complex on Feb. 16.

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With great sadness the family of Kem K. Bishop, age 59 of Montalba, announces his passing on Friday, April 12, 2019. Kem was born April 29, 1959 in Houston, Tx. The "Amazing Kem" worked 23 years for Palestine Regional Medical Center. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Sgt. Robert "Bobby" Lloyd Maddux, USMC, went home on April 6, 2019. He was born in Bryan, Texas on September 6, 1958. He was a life member of D.A.V., VFW and American Legion. He was proud to serve his country as a United States Marine. He served from 1980 to 1989. He is survived by his wife,…