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Brian Mayper entered his first day of practice in his second year as head football coach of the ETBU Tigers Thursday. With year one under his belt with the team, Mayper said entering year two is easier.

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Marshall High School got a lot of attention when a video of the newly renovated Y.A. Tittle Athletic Fieldhouse went viral this week. First-year athletic director and head football coach Jake Griedl filmed the video but wasn’t expecting the type of reaction that it got.

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Just moments after winning its home opener Tuesday in a three-game sweep over New Diana, Marshall’s volleyball team was swept in three games by Harmony with scores of 22-25, 20-25, 15-25.

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Marshall’s volleyball team got the home opener it wanted with a three-game sweep of New Diana with scores of 25-20, 25-20 and 26-24 on Tuesday.

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Two East Texans — Denzel Mims of Daingerfield and Keenen Johnson of Alto — are on the watch list for the Seventh Annual Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, it was announced on Tuesday by the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce and SPORTyler during the 14th Annual East Texas Kick-Off Luncheon at Green…

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Two days of football practice are in the books for the Marshall Mavericks and first-year head coach Jake Griedl is pleased with what he has seen so far.

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Marshall ISD hosted its reveal for the renovations to the Y.A. Tittle Athletic Fieldhouse early Monday afternoon, just hours before the students got their first look at the renovated facilities.

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The countdown to the 2019 high school football season in East Texas has begun, and on Wednesday East Texas fans can begin their own countdown toward the release of our annual preseason preview magazine, The Zone.

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Paul Pewitt head coach Lori Shaw has junior standout Calli Osmon back at 50% heading into the 2019 season, but that proved to be more than enough to help the Lady Brahmas snap a long losing skid.

Marshall’s volleyball team jumped to a 2-0 start when it defeated Cumberland Academy and Troup. The Lady Mavs then lost their first game of the season against Athens in tournament action in Palestine.

■ TEXAS HIGH 3, HALLSVILLE 2: TEXARKANA — Texas High rallied from an opening set loss to earn an 18-25, 25-21, 25-23, 20-25, 15-13 win over the Hallsville Ladycats.

Marshall’s softball team was playing Lufkin last year when a Lady Panther collided with Lady Mavs’ Chloe Buchanan, ending the catcher’s season.

■ Editor’s Note: This is the final in a 10-part series looking back at the biggest athletic stories at Wiley College during the 2018-19 school year.

MAVS TICKETS: Current season ticket holders for Marshall Maverick football may reclaim their season tickets for the upcoming season beginning on Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Y.A. Tittle Athletic Fieldhouse.

If you enter the Y.A. Tittle Athletic Fieldhouse at Marshall High School, you’re likely to notice construction work, a lot of which is being done by the football coaching staff.

My wife, “Miss Becky” and I travel the highway of life, we realize more and more how blessed we have been and continue to be to have had the opportunity to be a part of one of God’s special creations of natural beauty that we know as Caddo Lake.The Lord has blessed Miss Becky and me with the…

The 12th annual East Texas High School Football Preseason Dream Team is headed up by a couple of state champions and loaded with playmakers on both sides of the ball.

■ Editor’s note: This column first published on Aug. 5, 2001, four days after Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Korey Stringer died and a day before area high schools began fall football drills. A year after this column ran, I had total hip replacement surgery at the age of 36. I still con…

■ MAVS TICKETS: Current season ticket holders for Marshall Maverick football may reclaim their season tickets for the upcoming season beginning on Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Y.A. Tittle Athletic Fieldhouse.

Monday will be the start of football practice for many high school teams across Texas and the Elysian Fields Yellow Jackets will be on the field bright and early.

State semifinalist Kilgore placed two players on the first team, one on the second team and added an honorable mention selection on Thursday with the release of the Texas Sports Writers Association Class 4A All-State Baseball Team for 2019.

■ MAVS TICKETS: Current season ticket holders for Marshall Maverick football may reclaim their season tickets for the upcoming season beginning on Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Y.A. Tittle Athletic Fieldhouse.