Local Interest

These are stories that may not qualify as 'breaking local news,' but are still of importance and interest to our region.

Nationally recognized Memorial Stadium in Commerce was the location for Friday's match between the Commerce Tigers and the Cooper Bulldogs. Hear highlights from that match, and catch up on score results from around the region.

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Observers of East Texas State/A&M-Commerce football over the past 20 years or so can be excused for not appreciating the rich tradition of the program – a lot of losing seasons, no playoff appearances, let alone post-season victories.  But it was not always thus.

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Motorists in Commerce likely noticed more traffic than usual Friday morning as Commerce and University police personnel were directing traffic around an accident at the intersection of Culver and Monroe St.

Cindy Roller / KETR/Cooper Review

Local firefighters, police officers and military personnel will be honored at the Cooper-Commerce high school football game in Commerce. 

Six-Man High Schools: 2013 football preview

Aug 30, 2013
Texas High School Helmet Project / http://www.txhshelmetproject.com

These four schools start their football season tonight.

Private Schools: 2013 football preview

Aug 30, 2013
Texas High School Helmet Project / http://www.txhshelmetproject.com

These private schools start their football season tonight.

Terrell Tigers: 2013 football preview

Aug 30, 2013
Texas High School Helmet Project / http://www.txhshelmetproject.com

Though the Terrell Tigers have been in a rebuilding phase recently and even had a 0-10 season last year, the fan support has never wavered. 

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Anna High School football fans hope that six returning starters on offense and eight returners on defense can help the Coyotes break into the upper echelon of District 12-3A.

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Melissa High School, just two years removed from winning the Class 2A Division 1 state championship, fared well in 3A last season with a district championship and a 9-3 finish.

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It’s not that Community High School’s football team is a bad one. It’s just that they play in one of the tougher 3A districts in Texas.

Royse City Bulldogs: 2013 football preview

Aug 28, 2013
Texas High School Helmet Project / http://www.txhshelmetproject.com

Coach David Petroff and the Royse City Bulldogs are coming off a one-win season in 2012, and hope to get a fresh start for a program that has won three games in four years.

North Lamar Panthers: 2013 football preview

Aug 27, 2013
Texas High School Helmet Project / http://www.txhshelmetproject.com/

Though the North Lamar Panthers had a tough 2012, Tommy Felty’s team did make it back to the playoffs after missing the postseason in 2011.

Paris Wildcats: 2013 football preview

Aug 27, 2013
Texas High School Helmet Project / http://www.txhshelmetproject.com

The Paris Wildcats enter 2013 as the reigning champs of District 13-3A and coach Steven Hohenberger is confident they can accomplish even more this season.

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The Texas high school football season begins again this week, so it’s an opportune time to reflect on the history of the game. 

Wills Point Tigers: 2013 football preview

Aug 26, 2013
Texas High School Helmet Project / http://www.txhshelmetproject.com/

With the district newcomer of the year, the defensive MVP of the district and the top three offensive stats leaders in the district returning for 2013, Wills Point is confident it can improve upon a 5-6 finish last season.

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