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High school powerlifting: Elkhart boys, girls 2nd at Rusk  Palestine Herald Press

RUSK — The Elkhart High School powerlifting team may be training differently this year; but, the results are brilliantly the same.

High school football: Elkhart vs. Westwood information box  Palestine Herald Press

INFORMATION. Who: Westwood (1-3) at Elkhart (1-3). When: Tonight, 7:30 p.m.. Where: Jerry Ives Memorial Stadium, off Texas Highway 294 (Parker Street), ...

San Francisco 49ers running back Jeffery Wilson Jr. honored by alma mater Elkhart  Tyler Morning Telegraph

ELKHART — Jeffery Wilson Jr. just finished his rookie season for the San Francisco 49ers.

High school football: Elkhart, Grapeland play HoCo games  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — Both the Elkhart and Grapeland High School football teams will play their Homecoming games tonight in the area.

High school basketball: It's an Anderson County showdown tonight  Palestine Herald Press

FRANKSTON — The Elkhart High School boys' basketball program hasn't been in this position in seven seasons.

New Elkhart superintendent set to start Aug. 21 | Education  Palestine Herald Press

Members of the Elkhart ISD Board of Trustees are scheduled to hire Lamont Smith as the district's superintendent at an Aug. 20 meeting. The new ...

Veteran educator to lead Elkhart Middle School | Education  Palestine Herald Press

Former language arts teacher Rebecca Huff takes over as principal of Elkhart Middle School, effective Monday. In December, members of the Elkhart school ...

High school cross country: Elkhart meet set for Wednesday  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — The Elkhart Invitational cross country meet will take place on Wednesday around the Elkhart High School grounds.

High school football: Crockett's speed too much for Elkhart as Elks fall 38-6  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — Seniors were honored before the final regular-season home game for Elkhart High School at Jerry Ives Memorial Stadium.

High schools: Elkhart recalls 2017-18 in athletics  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — Elkhart High School recalled a successful 2017-18 athletic season with a banquet on Monday in the cafetorium. Athletes from the following sports ...

Elkhart boys and girls take silver at District Track Meet  Palestine Herald Press

Elkhart High School student athletes turned in another strong performance at the 2019 District 20-AAA track and field meet at Westwood High School April 3-4.

Elkhart superintendent resigns | Education  Palestine Herald Press

Ray DeSpain resigned as superintendent of the Elkhart Independent School District, effective Aug. 31, after heading the district for more than six years.

Elkhart High School named to “Best High Schools in Texas” list  Palestine Herald Press

Named this week as one of the Best Schools in Texas, Elkhart High School received the National Bronze Medal from U.S. News and World Report. For the ...

High school football: Elkhart's ground game chews up Westwood  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — The Elkhart High School football team controlled the offensive and defensive lines in Friday night's 36-3 victory over Westwood at Jerry Ives ...

High school football: Mays, others help give Elkhart a 'Happy Homecoming'  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — For Elkhart High School quarterback Landry Mays, and the rest of the Elks for that matter, it was a happy Homecoming.

High school basketball: Starr, Elkhart overcome Eustace to win  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — There was plenty riding on the line in the closing seconds of the Elkhart Holiday Invitational boys' basketball tournament.

High school basketball: Elks can't shake cold quarter, lose to Groesbeck  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — One dry quarter spelled doom for the Elkhart High School boys' basketball team in a 58-49 District 20-3A loss to Groesbeck.

High school basketball: Elkhart tourney reaches Day 2 Friday  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — The Elkhart Holiday Invitational continues with more games today and Saturday at Elkhart High School gymnasium.

Elkhart High School awarded Perkins grant | Education  Palestine Herald Press

Elkhart High School has been awarded the 2017-2018 Perkins Reserve Grant of $75000. Elkhart is one of 15 campuses in Texas to receive the grant.

High school basketball: Lady Elks experiencing a 'learning curve'  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — Last year, there were no varsity girls' basketball games for Elkhart, rather the school played a junior varsity schedule.

Former Texas high school football player sentenced for assaulting teammate over $5  USA TODAY High School Sports

LeGeorge Gray was handed a 120-day prison sentence and 10 years probation for attacking then-teammate Michael Stanczak over $5 in 2017.

Now at Elkhart, last year's Palestine attack victim has green light to play sports again

It was a trying road to recovery for 19-year old Michael Stanczak. But Tuesday the UIL ruled that he will be allowed to play varsity sports for the Elks.

High school baseball: Auction, supper set for Saturday  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — Spectacular bids will be in the offing on Saturday during the annual Elkhart High School Baseball Chili Supper and Auction.

High school track and field: Palestine's Arthur garners three golds  Palestine Herald Press

GLADEWATER — Palestine High School junior track and field athlete Shayla Arthur certainly made an impression during the opening meet of the season.

Second school lockdown in Anderson County in two days  Palestine Herald Press

Nearly a dozen Anderson County Sheriff's deputies responded to a threat of violence at Elkhart High School Wednesday morning, as the school, like Palestine ...

Stanczak banned from playing football  Palestine Herald Press

BY WILLIAM PATRICK. A University Interscholastic League board of six area school superintendents Wednesday banned high ...

East Texas schools to wear maroon in wake of Athens tragedy KYTX

After an Athens middle school student was killed in a school bus crash involving a freight train, students from all over East Texas will shot their support by ...

EDITORIAL: Schooling Michael Stanczak  Palestine Herald Press

A University Interscholastic Athletic League appeals board Monday ended Elkhart High School senior Michael Stanczak's year-long battle to play football again ...

High schools: Elkhart sets track and field slate  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — If the weather holds up, the Elkhart High School boys' and girls' track and programs will begin the season Thursday at the Cayuga Invitational.

High school cross country notebook: Many area teams advance to regionals  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — Destination: Huntsville. Three Pine Empire cross country units have qualified for the Conference 3A-Region III meet set for Kate Barr-Ross Park on ...

High school baseball: West sweeps Elkhart from playoffs  Palestine Herald Press

MUMFORD — The Elkhart High School baseball team saw its season come to an end on Saturday, falling to West 6-2 in Game Two of a best-of-3 Conference ...

High school basketball: Westwood girls alive for playoffs  Palestine Herald Press

Both the Westwood and Elkhart High School girls' basketball teams have shown improvement through the 2018-19 season — just in different increments.

Injured student still chasing football dream  Palestine Herald Press

After suffering multiple serious injuries stemming from an alleged assault following a Palestine High School football practice last year, Michael Stanczak, 19, ...

East Texas football player wins UIL appeal, can return to play  KLTV

A student who was badly beaten in a high school locker room will be allowed to return to the football field following a unanimous decision by a University ...

High school track and field: Elkhart boys nab team title  Palestine Herald Press

The Elkhart High School boys' track and field team came through with the District 18-3A championship on Thursday evening at Westwood High School's Panther ...

High school football: Fiacco named to Elks' post  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — The Elkhart Independent School District board had a special called meeting on Monday evening to announce the hiring of a new head football ...

High school powerlifting: Grapeland sends two girls to state; Lady Elk Ives' nabs bronze  Palestine Herald Press

FAIRFIELD — Elkhart High School junior powerlifter Chloe Ives nearly qualified for the state meet; but, she still picked up a snazzy bronze medal for her work.

Student speaks out one year after being badly beaten in locker room  KLTV

In September 27 of 2017, Michael Stanczak, then a senior at Palestine High School, was punched in the face multiple times by a teammate, resulting in severe ...

Football: Elkhart's Wilson scores TD in 49ers' loss  Palestine Herald Press

Former Elkhart High School standout running Jeff Wilson, Jr. earned some limelight in the San Francisco 49ers' final preseason contest.

High school rodeo: Three county performers ready for big stage  Palestine Herald Press

ABILENE — Three Anderson County youth will compete at the Texas High School Rodeo Association state finals rodeo.

High school track and field: Ashford, McSwane lead Elkhart boys; girls second  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — The Elkhart High School boys' track and field team defended its track as the Elks won their own meet on Monday at Ives Stadium.

High school track and field: Depth fuels Elkhart girls' win  Palestine Herald Press

ALTO — The Elkhart High School girls' track and field team claimed the top spot at Thursday's Alto Relays, scoring 173.3 points.

In abrupt move, UIL reverses decision on Stanczak  KLTV

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - In an abrupt change, a University Interscholastic League board has reversed its decision allowing a student who was badly injured in a ...

High school volleyball: Groesbeck tops Westwood in four  Palestine Herald Press

Westwood suffered a four-set loss at home to 20-3A rival Groesbeck by scores of 24-26, 27-25, 25-21, 25-15.

High school baseball: Elkhart prevails, Jacksonville rallies past Palestine  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — Brady Johnson produced his second straight solid outing of the week as the Elkhart High School baseball team blanked District 18-3A foe Teague, ...

High school baseball: Elks' Adair, Warren earn superlatives  Palestine Herald Press

The Elkhart High School baseball team received two superlatives as awards were distributed in District 18-3A earlier this month.

Schools across East Texas to have 'Maroon Monday' in honor of Athens ISD

While Athens has been reeling in the tragedy of the school bus collision with a Union Pacific train on Friday, many East Texas schools have come up with a ...

Elkhart mayor explains city's decision  Palestine Herald Press

Following Tuesday's Elkhart Volunteer Fire Department meeting at Elkhart High School, which the city of Elkhart chose not to attend, Mayor Mike Gordon wrote a ...

Trial set in locker room assault  Palestine Herald Press

A jury trial for the 18-year-old former Palestine High School football star accused of assaulting a teammate is scheduled to start next Monday.

High school powerlifting: Elkhart dominates in Rusk  Palestine Herald Press

RUSK — The Elkhart High School boys' powerlifting team finally accomplished what the girls have all season long — winning a meet.

High school roundup: Huff's 2-run single lifts Elkhart baseball to victory  Palestine Herald Press

TEAGUE — Elkhart High School's Bryson Adair pitched five innings of no-hit baseball, and he had seven strikeouts as the Elks downed Teague 4-2 in District ...

High school powerlifting: Elkhart girls 2nd, boys 3rd at Troup  Palestine Herald Press

TROUP — The Elkhart High School girls' powerlifting team had to settle for second place while the boys earned third at the Troup Invitational on Saturday.

High school baseball: Tradition-rich teams Elkhart, West clash  Palestine Herald Press

MUMFORD — Not qualifying for the playoffs last season left a bad taste for the Elkhart High School baseball team.

Pro football: Wilson signs with 49ers as undrafted free agent  Palestine Herald Press

SAN FRANCISCO — Former Elkhart High School standout Jeffery Wilson wasn't selected during the National Football League draft, which concluded Saturday ...

Brothers suffer second September tragedy | Community  Palestine Herald Press

Brothers James and Justin Warren are no strangers to tragedy.

High school basketball: Fairfield, Frankston showcase sites today  Palestine Herald Press

FAIRFIELD — The Palestine and Neches High School boys' basketball teams will compete in the Fairfield Invitational beginning today.

High school volleyball: Coach Evans earns 200th victory  Palestine Herald Press

TRINITY — Palestine High School head volleyball coach Janae Evans earned a very important achievement on Tuesday night.

High school softball: Lady Elks adjust, win  Palestine Herald Press

BUFFALO — The Elkhart High School softball team will need to get up to speed quickly for Friday's game versus Malakoff.

High school softball: Elkhart's Crouch inks with TVCC  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — Elkhart High School senior softball player Holly Crouch already was taking dual-credit classes at Trinity Valley Community College.

Fairy Garden Project blooms big | Community  Palestine Herald Press

The new Dogwood Trails' Fairy Garden Project, sponsored by Visit Palestine, in Davey Dogwood Park was a hit.

High school track and field: Drama set to unfold at state meet  Palestine Herald Press

AUSTIN — There are plenty of dramatic storylines heading into the University Interscholastic League state track and field meet, which starts today at Mike A.

Pro football: Peterson makes 'Skins roster, Wilson joins 49ers' practice squad  Palestine Herald Press

Former Palestine High School star Adrian Peterson earning a roster spot with the Washington Redskins was almost a certainty.

Friday's schedule: Division 3 boys' powerlifting meet headlines slate  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — The Texas High School Powerlifting Association Region 3 Division 3 meet will take place today at Elkhart High School.

Elkhart powerlifting dominates at quad meet  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART – Led by 11 lifters winning their respective weight classes Elkhart swept the team title in a quad powerifting meet held Thursday at the Elkhart High ...

Driver not at fault in fatal accident, passenger says  Palestine Herald Press

A passenger in a horrific crash early Saturday morning that killed two Palestine students told the Herald-Press Monday the driver, Miguel Morales-Ochoa, 17, ...

Westwood principals off to a roaring start | Education  Palestine Herald Press

Scott Nettles, the new Westwood High School principal, plans to keep an open door to students, teachers, and parents. Accessibility and leading by example, ...

Elkhart mourns student's death | Local News  Palestine Herald Press

The mood at Elkhart High School was somber Monday and extra counselors were on hand to help students and faculty cope with the tragic death of a popular ...

Pro football: Wilson reacts to signing with 49ers  Palestine Herald Press

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Former Elkhart High School standout Jeffery Wilson wasn't selected during the National Football League draft, which concluded ...

High school powerlifting: Elkhart girls keep dazzling, Garcia-Castillo wins weight class  Palestine Herald Press

MALAKOFF — The usual suspects showed up and succeeded on the platform during the Malakoff Invitational powerlifting meet on Saturday.

On pro football: Wilson, Jr. shines since promotion  Palestine Herald Press

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — With all the injuries the San Francisco 49ers have sustained at running back, it was only a matter of time for Jeff Wilson, Jr.

'Teens help teens' during Child Abuse Awareness Month  Palestine Herald Press

Teens removed from an unsafe home must often wait to be placed in a new home inside the Child Protective *Service's* Rainbow Room, which has toys, books, ...

Big Country couple among finalists for Texas Farm Bureau award

A Stephenville couple who also have a farming operation in Haskell County are among finalists for Outstanding Young Farmer & Rancher.

Gray scheduled to be tried on assault charge  Palestine Herald Press

LeGeorge Gray, a former football star for Palestine High School, is scheduled to be tried Jan. 14 for an alleged assault on fellow student and teammate, Michael ...

Elkhart band students excel at the UIL State Solo Contest  Palestine Herald Press

Elkhart High School band students, Burke Brumley, Briley Patterson and Jacob Urbina, earned medals at the UIL Texas State Solo & Ensemble Contest.

More than 100 East Texas students have art in Tyler Museum of Art exhibition opening March 31  Tyler Morning Telegraph

A record number of artists from East Texas high schools will have art on view in Tyler Museum of Art's 15th annual High School Art Exhibition, which opens ...

High school baseball: Eighth-inning squeeze yields Elk victory  Palestine Herald Press

FRANKSTON — The Elkhart High School baseball team found a way to beat District 18-3A rival Frankston on the Indians' own field Tuesday.

High school track and field: Hi-ho silver for Elk relay  Palestine Herald Press

AUSTIN — For Elkhart High School track and field athlete Trent Huff, he was the “veteran” of the group that competed in the 1600-meter relay on Friday evening ...

High school fishing: THSBA to expand again  Palestine Herald Press

The Texas High School Bass Association has announced another expansion for the 2018-19 season.

High school powerlifting: Four boys punch tickets to Abilene  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — There were plenty of records shattered at the Texas High School Powerlifting Association Region 3 Division 3 meet on Friday at Elkhart High ...

Palestine sweeps team titles at Elkhart cross country meet  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART – Cross country runners can draw upon a variety of sources to inspire them during the brutal part of finishing a race. In the case of Palestine's Manny ...

On pro football: In first pro start, Wilson, Jr. fares well  Palestine Herald Press

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Former Elkhart High School running back Jeff Wilson Jr. had his first career start with the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

Elkhart softball standout Rucker keeps promise, signs with Mary Hardin-Baylor  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — In this election year filled with ugly politics Camryn Rucker would probably win if she was old enough to run for public office. The Elkhart softball ...

National Football League: Wilson performs at NFL Combine today  Palestine Herald Press

INDIANAPOLIS — Today's the day for former Elkhart High School running back Jeffery Wilson.

High school basketball: Cayuga girls can't overcome deficit, lose  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — It's always tough to overcome a slow start.

Family haunted by the unknown in Lund case  Palestine Herald Press

Beth Lund will never forget the last time she talked to her 19-year-old son Ben Lund — six years ago.

Local powerlifters perform well at Elkhart meet  Palestine Herald Press

The Elkhart boys power lifting team placed first in the Elkhart meet on Thur at Elkhart High School with 61 points. Palestine Westwood took second place with 29 ...

Four Elkhart cross country teams win district  Palestine Herald Press

The Elkhart cross-country teams struck gold while running at the district meet Wednesday at Elkhart.

Elkhart CC teams repeat as 21-3A champions | Sports  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART – Elkhart's Ashley Buck and Westwood's Joseph Meador are relatively inexperienced when it comes to competing in high school cross country.

Palestine boys 2nd, Elkhart girls 1st at Davey Dogwood Invitational  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine's boys cross country team got proof earlier this month that Center could create an obstacle for a return trip to state. On Saturday the Wildcats got more ...

SHE'S IN THE ARMY NOW: Elkhart track standout Buck signs with West Point  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART – Being in the Army was not what Ashley Buck anticipated for her collegiate college career, then she went on a campus visit to West Point, New York.

Kerens LadyCats see season end | Sports  Corsicana Daily Sun

ELKHART -- It ended here, in East Texas on a cold, wet, miserable night when everything went wrong for the Kerens girls basketball team in a season where ...

2013 Year in Review Part 2: End of year marked by fire, festivals  Palestine Herald Press

The second half of 2013 was marked by a tragic downtown fire, the naming of the Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce's Citizen of the Year, the Hot Pepper ...

Commentary: Cantrell, Wilson set for Combine; Jacksonville's Newsome was in Super Bowl V  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The confetti had barely fallen to the turf of U.S. Bank Stadium and the first Eagles fan had yet to fall from a light pole when thoughts turned to the.

Rusk softball standout accepts lucrative offer from ETBU  Jacksonville Daily Progress

RUSK — Losing at least three of the five pitchers that were on this year's roster, East Texas Baptist University was in need of pitching help, and they were not.

Scrapbook Memories | Community  Palestine Herald Press

Zabick-Grant Wedding Announcement. Britney Dawn Zabick and Robert “Lane” Grant, both from Elkhart, are to be married on October 11 at Stone Oak Ranch ...

Buck, Billups, Brumley had big-time years  Palestine Herald Press

Ashley Buck. Xavier Billups. T.J. Brumley. What they have in common, besides last names that begin with the letter b, is they concluded their high school careers ...

Paige Huff  Palestine Herald Press

Paige Huff is the daughter of Scott and Kodi Huff. Paige received newcomer of the year 2012, academic all district 2012-2014, 1st team all-district 2013, ...

Buckholts ag teacher charged with official oppression | Crime  Temple Daily Telegram

A Buckholts Independent School District vocational agriculture teacher was arrested Monday morning at his home and charged with official oppression, ...

Skidmore Named to Hall of Honor - The Vindicator: News  Liberty Vindicator

Kenneth Skidmore, former head football coach at both Hull-Daisetta and Barbers Hill, has been named to the South East Texas Coaches Association Hall of ...

9 players named to TSWA All-State softball team  Palestine Herald Press

Nine local athletes were named to the 2015 Texas Sports Writers Association All-State softball teams.

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