Here’s a look at Marshall's time at its ETSN.fm Photo Days shoot.
The Mavericks sent seven players to be the faces of their program for their work ethic on and off the field. The representatives were De'Kendrick Bender, Chasen Hines, Christian Hood, Kameron King, Champ Mathis, Marje Smith, and Tahj Washington
COLLEGE STATION -- Longview's best 7-on-7 team in several years met its end in epic fashion Saturday.
Baylor commitment Mark Milton caught a 15-yard touchdown in the final seconds to give Friendswood Clear Brook a 46-40 victory against the Lobos in the Division I championship bracket's round of 32 at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex. Milton's snag was Clear Brook's third consecutive touchdown.
COLLEGE STATION -- It was only the State 7-on-7 Tournament, but Pleasant Grove tended to forget that fact when it realized Abilene Wylie was coming down the pipe in the quarterfinal round of the Division II championship bracket Friday.
Wylie gave Carthage everything it wanted for three quarters in last season's Class 4A Division I football state championship game. More than that, the Wylie baseball team eliminated Pleasant Grove's squad in the state semifinal round for a second consecutive year less than a month ago.
The following are results from pool play at the Division I state 7-on-7 tournament Friday at Veterans Athletic Park and Complex in College Station.
- Georgetown 38, Lufkin 32
- Lufkin 22, Northwest Eaton 12
- Katy Cinco Ranch 32, Lufkin 12 (Lufkin to consolation bracket)
- Marshall 26, Dallas Wilson 24
- San Angelo Central 51, Marshall 18
- Houston Lamar 45, Marshall 25 (Marshall to consolation bracket)
- Longview 28, Pearland 19
- Longview 46, Lubbock Coronado 30
- Longview 34, DeSoto 19 (Longview to championship bracket)
- Cy Creek 33, Jacksonville 24
- Cedar Park 43, Jacksonville 26
- Jacksonville 32, Birdville 21 (Jacksonville to consolation bracket)
- Whitehouse 41, Round Rock Westwood 35
- Whitehouse 33, The Woodlands 20
- Whitehouse 33, Arlington 26 (Whitehouse to championship bracket)
— For complete Division I pool play results click here...
East Texas will have five representatives in the Division I bracket, which consists of schools with an enrollment that correlates with the UIL’s distinction for Class 5A and above.
The top two finishers in each pool play advance to Saturday’s championship bracket, while the bottom two will enter the consolation bracket...
The Texas State 7-on-7 Association has published its Division I and Division II tournament pools for the statewide event next week at College Station’s Veterans Park and Athletic Complex.
Eleven East Texas teams will make the trip between June 29 and June 30 after placing within the top two teams at various 7-on-7 state qualifying tournaments around the state...
TYLER -- A lot of people along Interstate 20 are eager to see how new Mavericks head coach Claude Mathis will shake up the Marshall-Longview rivalry when the two teams meet Sept. 8.
While that's the first official melee between the two schools in Mathis' tenure, the 7-on-7 squads met Saturday at Lindsey Park in Tyler for the right to advance to the Division I State 7-on-7 Tournament later this month. Longview kept its longtime edge with a 33-0 semifinal win in the Tyler State Qualifying Tournament and will make its first state tournament appearance since 2013.
It took a while, but Marshall 2018 ATH Marje Smith is now officially a Division I recruit.
Smith reported via Twitter on Friday and Saturday that both Baylor and SFA have given him his first D-I scholarship offers...
With the month of June just a few days old, the list of East Texas recruits in the 2019 class wth Division I FBS scholarship offers is ever growing.
The ninth incoming junior from the region to receive an FBS opportunity is Marshall offensive lineman Christian Hood (6-2, 290), who reported his first offer Tuesday from Southern Miss...