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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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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Elizabeth Eilenberger Rollins, 59, died at home in Palestine on June 25th. A memorial service will be held at 3PM on Saturday, July 20, in the Chapel of the First Christian Church with Rev Jordan Byrd officiating.