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Despite what the total stats show, ETBU’s football team came away with a win its home opener 24-15 against the McMurry War Hawks. The Tigers are now 2-1 overall and 1-1 in American Southwest Conference play while the War Hawks are 0-2 both overall and against conference opponents.

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ETBU’s football team is set to play its first home game of the season tonight when it plays host to the McMurry Warhawks, a team that holds a record of 0-1 after falling short to Howard Payne last week in a 42-36. The War Hawks were originally slated to open up the season on the road against…

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ELYSIAN FIELDS – Despite being a 17-point underdog, the Elysian Fields Yellow Jackets came away with a 44-28 victory to upset the Daingerfield Tigers at home. The Yellow Jackets are now 3-1 overall as the Tigers fall to 2-2.

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WASKOM – Waskom’s offense tallied up nearly 500 yards of total offense Thursday night in the KYKX Game of the Week in an effort to defeat the Arp Tigers 56-6. The Wildcats are now 3-1 overall as they head into district play. The Tigers are now 2-2 on the season.

HARMONY 29, HARLETON 6: HARMONY — Boston Seahorn scored on runs in the first and fourth quarters, and the Harmony Eagles remained unbeaten on the year at 4-0 with a 29-6 win over the Harleton Wildcats on Friday at Eagle Stadium.

Jarrett Lewis, Jalen Hale, Devean Isaac, Kaden Brooks and Jeremiah Rougely, Longview: Lewis carried 18 times for 132 yards in the Lobos’ 24-21 win over Bryant, Arkansas. Hale caught two passes for 86 yards and scored on both grabs. Isaac had 10 tackles, Brooks eight tackles and 1.5 sacks and…

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The Wiley College volleyball team hopes to start Red River Athletic Conference play strong as it travels to title contenders Huston-Tillotson University on Friday and Our Lady of the Lake University on Saturday.

East Texans love their hunting and while many hunters are already in the field chasing dove or teal, a few are still patiently waiting. Patience is probably an appropriate term for this group of hunters.

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SCHOLAR TEAM: The Wiley College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics continued its tradition of achieving excellence in the classroom as five programs earned the distinction National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Scholar Team the organization announced on Wednesday.

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Marshall was 0-17 against Pine Tree in high school varsity volleyball matches between 2009 and 2018, but the Mavericks started to turn the tide back in its favor during the 2019 season.

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Memphis quarterback Seth Henigan threw for more than 400 yards and five touchdowns in leading his Tigers to a wild win over Arkansas State on Saturday.

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East Texas Baptist University women’s soccer player Aaliyah Casas was named the American Southwest Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

My first job out of college was working a sportswriter for the Baytown Sun and one Sunday afternoon, I had an opportunity to cover a Houston Texans game when a longtime, well-known sportswriter in the press box said, “Kids these days don’t know or don’t appreciate the history of the game (fo…

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BELTON — Starting behind early in the first quarter, 17-0, against No. 1 ranked University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, the East Texas Baptist University football team was unable overcome the deficit as they dropped their American Southwest Conference opener, 34-14.

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Marshall senior Michael Olvera got his first varsity start at quarterback Friday night where he went 14-of-20 for 197 yards and one touchdown to help lead the Mavericks to their first win in their home-opener against the McKinney North Bulldogs in a 41-29 final. Both teams are now 1-2.

Marshall’s volleyball team fell to Lufkin in its final non-district game with scores of 19-25, 21-25, 25-21, 16-25. Marshall now owns a record of 18-9 and will open up district play Tuesday on the road against Pine Tree.

Joshua Thomas, Jarrett Lewis, Jalen Hale, Taylor Tatum, Daedrion Garrett and Devean Isaac, Longview: Thomas completed 5 of 6 passes for 166 yards and two touchdowns and added 61 yards and a TD on the ground in the Lobos’ win over Tyler Legacy. Lewis carried eight times for 109 yards. Hale ha…

L-EYLAU 56, JEFFERSON 15: TEXARKANA — The Liberty-Eylau Leopards jumped out to a 21-0 lead after one quarter and never let up, rolling to a 56-15 win over the Jefferson Bulldogs on Friday.

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HALLSVILLE – Chapel Hill rattled off 21 unanswered points in the second half here Friday night to pull away from Hallsville, 35-16, in a non-district game played on Homecoming night in Bobcat Stadium.

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Just moments after Marshall earned its first win in its home opener, the Marshall News Messenger caught up with Marshall athletic director and head football coach Jake Griedl.