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Air Force Offers Lufkin Receiver Dhailon Phillips

Lufkin receiver Dhailon Phillips picked up an offer from Air Force on Thursday.
Lufkin receiver Dhailon Phillips picked up an offer from Air Force on Thursday.

The United States Air Force Academy is in on a fifth East Texan within the 2017 recruiting class.

Dhailon Phillips heard from the Falcons program Thursday evening, and the conversation ended with the Lufkin receiver possessing his second Division I FBS college football scholarship opportunity. Phillips reported the news directly to ETSN.fm.

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Filed Under: Category: Class 6A, Football, News, Recruiting

Lufkin’s Kordell Rodgers Commits to Texas State

Lufkin Kordell Rodgers, breaks away from Lufkin's A'Darius Carter.
Lufkin quarterback Kordell Rodgers committed to Texas State on Thursday.

The second East Texas incoming senior has offered up a verbal college commitment in as many days. Lufkin QB/ATH Kordell Rodgers is the latest.

Rodgers (5-10, 165) confirmed to ETSN.fm Thursday evening of his intention to sign with Texas State in February...

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Filed Under: Category: Class 6A, Football, News, Recruiting

John Tyler Tops Longview In Tyler State Qualifying Tournament + Jacksonville Advances To State For First Time In School History

John Tyler Bryson Smith takes a nap.
John Tyler quarterback Bryson Smith threw for seven touchdowns in the Lions 46-26 win against Longview.

TYLER -- Bryson Smith got a small measure of revenge Saturday versus Longview's 7-on-7 team in the Tyler State Qualifying Tournament semifinals at Lindsey Park.

Smith threw for seven touchdowns and converted five of seven extra point conversions in John Tyler's 46-26 win against the Lobos to clinch a berth in next month's Division I state 7-on-7 tournament in College Station.

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Lufkin’s Dhailon Phillips Offered By Lamar

Lufkin receiver Dhailon Phillips picked up an offer from Air Force on Thursday.
Lufkin receiver Dhailon Phillips picked up an offer from Air Force on Thursday.

Lufkin receiver Dhailon Phillips picked up a Division I FCS scholarship offer from a program located in southeast Texas.

Phillips (6-3, 195) announced the news of an offer from Lamar via Twitter on Saturday afternoon...

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Filed Under: Category: Class 5A, Football, Photos, Recruiting

Lufkin Quarterback Kordell Rodgers Gets Offer From Lamar

Lufkin quarterback Kordell Rodgers received an offer from Lamar on Friday.
Lufkin quarterback Kordell Rodgers received an offer from Lamar on Friday.

Lamar went after two very explosive offensive players from the region Friday.

A few hours after reaching out to Arp running back Kayce Medlock, the Cardinals turned their attention to rising senior Lufkin quarterback Kordell Rodgers and presented the signal caller his seventh Division I school choice. Rodgers reported his Lamar offer to ETSN.fm late in the evening.

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Filed Under: Category: Class 5A, Football, News, Recruiting

Whitehouse Rallies to Oust District Foe Lufkin in Three Games + Advances to State

Whitehouse players dogpile on the infield after their 5-4 win in Game 3 of their Class 5A Region III championship series with Lufkin on Friday in Tyler.
Whitehouse players dogpile on the infield after their 5-4 win in Game 3 of their Class 5A Region III championship series with Lufkin on Friday in Tyler.

TYLER — The Whitehouse Wildcats have gone from the fourth team in to one of four teams remaining in the span of a month.

Whitehouse, the fourth-place finisher from District 16-5A, took out its second league competitor of the playoffs Friday afternoon to clinch its second-ever appearance at the UIL state baseball tournament...

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Lufkin Holds Off Whitehouse in Game 1 of Regional Championship Series

Lufkin infielder celebrate after a 5-3 win over Whitehouse.
Lufkin infielders celebrate after a 5-3 win over Whitehouse on Thursday night in Tyler.

TYLER -- For the third time this season, District 16-5A foes Lufkin and Whitehouse squared off against one another. And with similar results.

Only much bigger stakes this time.

Lufkin used a five-run third inning, and held off the Wildcats, grabbing a 5-3 win in Game 1 of their Class 5A Region II championship series Thursday night at Mike Carter Field...

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Whitehouse’s Feel-Good Story Is On The Line When Regional Championship Series Resumes Today

Lufkin's Max Quick (21) slides in safely away from Whitehouse catcher Connor Clark for the second score in a sequence started by a Whitehouse throwing error. It gave Lufkin a 4-0 lead in a five-run third inning toward a 5-3 final score.
Lufkin's Max Quick (21) slides in safely away from Whitehouse catcher Connor Clark for the second score in a sequence started by a Whitehouse throwing error. It gave Lufkin a 4-0 lead in a five-run third inning toward a 5-3 final score.

TYLER -- Reaching the regional championship round is not something to shrug off.

Come playoff time next year, however, most local coaches will want to talk about a Whitehouse team that reached the state tournament after finishing fourth in its district. Rather than a team that reached the final round of regional competition.

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East Texas Baseball + Softball Playoffs: Saturday’s Results [May 28]

Randi Carol Phillips and the Harleton Ladycats advanced to the state softball tournament for the second consecutive season with a 12-0 win over Cayuga on Thursday night. (Travis Harsch, ETSN.fm)
Randi Carol Phillips and the Harleton Ladycats advanced to the state softball tournament for the second consecutive season with a 12-0 win over Cayuga on Thursday night. (Travis Harsch, ETSN.fm)

BASEBALL REGIONAL SEMIFINALS
CLASS 5A
Region II

  • Lufkin 7, Mesquite Poteet 2 (Lufkin advances, 2-0)

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Lufkin Sweeps Mesquite Poteet + Faces Whitehouse In Regional Championship Round

Lufkin Rafael Pena makes a diving infield play, to get runner out at first.
Lufkin second baseman Adrian Peña dives for a ground ball to stop Mesquite Poteet's best chance to set up shop in meaningful time of Saturday's game, a 7-2 victory for the Panthers at Mike Carter Field.

TYLER -- Lufkin exploded on Mesquite Poteet early in Game 2 Saturday at Mike Carter Field and cruised for a 7-2, series-clinching victory in the Class 5A Region II semifinal round.

Momentum-shifting sequences weren't limited to the batters' boxes though. The Panthers' defense snuffed out several Poteet chances to gain traction before the Metroplex club gave up a six-spot in the bottom of the second inning.

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