The Associated Press released its preseason high school football poll on Wednesday, and eight East Texas teams will begin the year ranked their respective class's top 10.
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Fans in East Texas could be presented with a real treat in the opener of the annual Trinity Mother Frances Classic at Rose Stadium in Tyler, as Smith County rivals Chapel Hill and Whitehouse tangle on Sept. 3.
The first of three games in the three nights in Tyler, this matchup ranks No. 17 on ETSN.fm's list of the top 25 games of 2015.
Chapel Hill has given Northwestern State a lot to cheer about through a two-day time span.
A day after kicking specialist Austyn Fendrick opted to commit to the Demon's program, teammate Jeremy West decided that was the best fit as well. The senior offensive lineman announced his decision via Twitter on Wednesday evening.
NEW CHAPEL HILL -- It's been four years since the Chapel Hill Bulldogs celebrated a state championship on the AT&T Stadium turf in Arlington, and perhaps for the first time since, they appear to be inching closer to the top of the mountain.
Chapel Hill reached the area round of the playoffs a season ago, and with a bevy of talented playmakers on both sides of the ball returning, the Bulldogs are hopeful another long playoff run could be in the offing.
Thomas Sitton had to be a particularly proud head coach Tuesday afternoon.
Chapel Hill senior kicking specialist Austyn Fendrick committed to Northwestern State while senior offensive lineman Jeremy West received his fourth overall Division I college football scholarship opportunity from Grambling State. Both players announced their respective news via their Twitter accounts.
The East Texas football landscapes never disappoints. Each summer, the staff at ETSN.fm combs through the thousands of players in the area to pick its annual preseason East Texas Super Team.
COLLEGE STATION -- The Chapel HIll Bulldogs began Championship Friday at the Division II state 7-on-7 tournament with the hope of becoming just the second team from East Texas to bring home a title.
And while that goal fell short with a 47-28 loss to China Spring in the semifinal round at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex, Chapel Hill became the final East Texas team from the Division II championship bracket standing.
It was the furthest any Chapel Hill 7-on-7 squad had advanced at the state tournament.
COLLEGE STATION -- East Texas sent eight teams to the Texas State 7-on-7 Championships' Division II tournament. And after one day of action, four of them remain alive for the title following Thursday's action at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex.
Chapel Hill, Gilmer, Carthage, and Crockett all claimed at least a second-place finish in their respective pool to qualify for Friday's 32-team, single-elimination championship bracket.
Chapel Hill 2016 lineman Jeremy West has received his fourth Division I scholarship opportunity. The Bulldogs' incoming senior announced an offer from Northwestern State via his Twitter account on Wednesday evening.
The Texas State 7-on-7 Championships begin Thursday from College Station's Veterans Park and Athletic Complex with Division II pool play.