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Westwood and Eustace (3A-D1 District 8) squared off with matching 1-1 records before the Panthers' Homecoming crowd on Friday night. WHS battled through their own mistakes to rack up some impressive numbers, coming out on top 50-28.

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PALESTINE – The Palestine Wildcats' non-district schedule has been all about progression. This time last year they were 0-2 heading into a week three matchup against the Rusk Eagles.

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CAYUGA – The Cayuga Wildcats spar against the Grapeland Sandies in a Friday night Anderson County battle.

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SLOCUM – The Palestine Wildcats cross country teams both walked away with first-place finishes at Slocum's Mustang Invitational Friday. This was a varsity only meet.

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GRAPELAND – In a tale of two rivals, the Grapeland Sandies walked off their home field with a 40-29 win over the Elkhart Elks Friday night.

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The Palestine Wildcats treated fans to a 28-7 victory over the Livingston Lions in the home opener at Wildcat Stadium on Friday.

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PALESTINE – Week two has a different feel to it for the Palestine Wildcats this year. In years prior the annual battle between Hwy. 79 rivals had been a staple between Palestine and the Jacksonville Indians.

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Last week was one of the more tumultuous weeks Major League Baseball has had in its history. Individual players and whole teams opted not to play their games for several nights from Wednesday into Friday.

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The Westwood Panthers, 2-8 last year, hosted the Carlisle Indians, a perenniel playoff team, in an exciting season opener Friday night. In a hard-fought contest, with the lead changing hands throughout the game, this Westwood team proved to be up to the challenge.

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VAN – The Palestine Wildcats find themselves in familiar territory after their 33-7 defeat at the hands of the Van Vandals Friday night.

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PALESTINE – Many people are expecting the Westwood Panthers to be better in 2020. The question is how much better?

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The high school football season is only a few days away after months it seemed uncertain if we would arrive at this point.

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High school football opens Thursday for the majority of teams around Texas that are classified 4A and under. Six of Anderson County's seven football teams begin their 2020 football campaign Friday.

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Do you have a love of sports? Have a knack for telling stories in an interesting, energetic style? If so, then sports writing or photography may be for you. The Palestine Herald-Press is currently seeking contributors to add to our sports coverage for the upcoming football season.

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When you lose 17 players to graduation it's fair to assume you're going to need some new names to step up in replacement of those players.

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We're a little over a week away from the official kickoff of the high school football season. Anderson County teams will see their first action against an opposing squad this year in their Thursday scrimmages. 

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